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Christina believes that putting her clients first the most important aspect to being a good agent. After being a competitive athlete for so many years, she learned that dedication is the key to success. When your agent is dedicated to you, it builds trust, which is one of the most, if not, the most important qualities in the Real Estate world. Teaming with Coldwell Banker allows Christina to be a part of the oldest and biggest Real Estate Brokerage firms in the world. She is excited to work with you to help with all of your real estate needs!
Education and Training
Christina Fusano Hinds graduated from the University of California, Berkeley as a Sociology major. She has completed all of her Coldwell Banker Training and continues to expand her knowledge of the Real Estate Market daily!
Areas of Expertise
Christina has worked from the Foothills to West Sacramento and all places in between. She lives in East Sacramento and has extensive knowledge about the market there. She is ready, willing and able to answer questions about the entire Sacramento Region.
Christina volunteers weekly with the Mustard Seed School, which is a free, private school that allows homeless children to learn in a safe environment. www.sacloaves.org/programs/mustardseedschool
Christina is also a member of Athletes For Hope, which is a non-profit organization who's efforts focus on educating, inspiring, and empowering all to make a difference in the world. She has been a part of this organization for 5 years and enjoys giving her time to numerous charities around the Sacramento Area, some that include The Shriners Hospital and The Boy and Girls Club. www.athletesforhope.org
Christina Fusano Hinds was raised in the Placerville area and attended Ponderosa High School. She attended the University of California, Berkeley where she majored in Sociology. Christina earned a tennis scholarship and played 4 years for the Golden Bears. After she excelled at the college level, which included winning a NCAA Doubles Title, she played 8 years professionally. She was lucky enough to travel the world and compete at the highest level of tennis. The 2011 US Open was her last tournament before retiring from tennis and making Sacramento her home.
Baja Fish Tacos Recipe
Baja Fried-Fish Tacos
Makes 6 to 8- Approximately 45 Minutes
Ingredients for the Fish 1 cup dark beer, 1 cup flour, 1 tsp. salt, 1.5 boned, skinned white-fleshed fish, such as Pacific cod or tilapia, Vegetable oil, Lime wedges, 12 to 16 warmed corn tortillas, Cabbage and Cilantro Slaw (recipe below), Chipotle Tartar Sauce (recipe follows)
1. In a bowl, whisk beer, flour, and salt until well blended
2. Rinse fish and pat dry; cut crosswise into 1-in.-wide strips
3. Pour about 1 in. of oil into a 10- to 12-in. dutch oven medium-high heat; bring oil to 360 degrees. With a fork, dip each piece of fish into beer batter; lift out and let drain briefly. Slide fish into oil, few pieces at a time and cook until golden, keep heat at 360, turning if necessary to brown all sides, 2 to 4 min/batch. With slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel, keep warm in oven.
4. To assemble tacos, top with a couple pieces of fish, then a spoonful of cabbage and cilantro slaw. Serve with the chipotle tartar sauce to add taste, squeeze lime over the top.
Cabbage and Cilantro Slaw
Makes 4 1/4 cups. In a large bowl, mix 6 cups of finely shredded cabbage, 1/3 cup of chopped cilantro, 3 tbsp. lime juice, 2 tbsp. vegetable oil, and 1/4 red chile flakes with salt to taste
Chipotle Tartar Sauce
Makes 1 1/3 cups. In a blender or food processor, whirl 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp. canned chipotle chiles, 1 cup mayo (I used Greek yogurt) and 1/4 cup each sweet pickle relish and chopped white onion until smooth.
I hope you enjoy these wonderful tacos, the slaw and sauce really make it great!
Approachable and Engaging
“My wife and I met Christina at an open house, we were immediately struck by how approachable and engaging she was about the property she was representing. We initially were tied to another realtor but the opportunity came to Christina represent both the sale of our current home and the purchase of a new home, we jumped at the chance to have Christina be our guide. We couldn’t have been happier with the results. She is fantastic!” ~ Seller & Buyer in East Sac
“I highly recommend Christina for all of your real estate needs. She worked diligently with me to help me find the perfect house. She also helped to negotiate a great price, and she stayed diligent through the escrow process by hiring the right ‘expert’ to ensure everything was perfect. The next purchase or sale of real estate that I make, my first fist call will definitely be to Christina.” ~ Homebuyer in Placerville
“Christina was on top of the transaction process and anticipated any problems before they came up! I really enjoyed working with. She made searching for the purchase of my home easy & stress free.” ~ Homebuyer in East Sac
“Christina connects her clients with a deep and board network of real estate resources. She holds none back in making sure her clients gets the BEST professional support in all aspects of the complex home buying process.” ~ Homebuyer in Folsom
“Christina was AWESOME!” ~ Seller & Buyer in East Sacramento