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International Society of Excellence 


Luxury Property Specialist (Luxury Specialist), Luxury Property Specialist (Luxury Specialist)

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Everyone loves Malibu for its magnificent coastline, sublime beaches and inspiring vistas. Tourists are impressed by its rugged beauty. Residents rave about its unique features and lifestyle. As a Malibu native and real estate specialist, Chris Cortazzo has heard it all and heartily agrees.
"I am familiar with Malibu's properties and the most updated and relevant information regarding schools, beaches, beach rights, water quality, hiking trails, wind and weather patterns and other area specific issues. My extensive knowledge of Malibu, both personal and professional, is an indispensable advantage for my clients."
Over $1.5 Billion closed since 2000

$200 million in sales in 2010 and currently over $600 million in listings.
#1 Producer for all of Malibu 2000 - 2010

#1 Producer in all of Southern California

#1 Producer for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - out of 45,000 Sales Professionals
#1 Producer Internationally - out of 107,600 Sales Professionals
Chris has been awarded the prestigious Society of Excellence award the past 10 years
A proficient and tenacious negotiator, Chris loves the challenge of putting willing buyers and sellers together. He says, "I thrive on working with people in challenging situations and helping them to achieve their best possible transaction price. My clients know that they can count on me to do my best for them, through good times and bad. Because of this, I've developed close and abiding friendships with many of my clients."
Cortazzo has always considered Malibu his home. From a professional standpoint, Chris's life-long familiarity with the area helps other people visualize a "house" as a "home" in Malibu. Either way, it's "home sweet home" for Chris Cortazzo.
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Chris Cortazzo was born in Los Angeles and has lived his whole life on Point Dume in Malibu. This local insight and knowledge into the Malibu coastline and community gives him a unique ability to find his clients their ideal homes. He has been the #1 Coldwell Banker Agent Worldwide for the past 2 years, #1 In Malibu for the past 10 years and the #1 Agent in all of Southern California. Chris provides the highest level of professionalism in listing and selling high-end properties. He specializes in creating a specific marketing plan to give each property its full exposure. With over $1.5 Billion in closings since 2000, it's evident that he's mastered this craft. Known for his excellent people skills and access to the top eschelon in the entertainment industry, Cortazzo is highly respected in the real estate community and continues to provide a superior level of service for his clients. If you would like to contact Chris Cortazzo, please call him at 310-589-2472