License #: 1889141 A Beverly Hills native and quintessential L.A. gal, Michelle Schwartz was raised immersed in Los Angeles real estate, learning and experiencing the intricate nuances of the city’s many neighborhoods. A founding member of The Agency, she is proud to join fellow agents Craig Knizek and Emil Hartoonian as Managing Partners of the Valley offices in Sherman Oaks, Calabasas, and Studio City.
In the business since 2010, Michelle developed a thriving business with an equal yet robust focus on Los Angeles’ Westside and the Valley. Her years of experience and solid knowledge of brand and lifestyle marketing allow her to provide an array of opportunities, perspectives, leverage, and exposure that is unique in our industry and that shine when representing properties for sale. Her approach with all clients is simple: always one of immense communication and transparency, with a solid foundation based on honesty and integrity.
With an unwavering commitment to her clients, Michelle thrives on delivering an exceptional level of service, assisting with everything from property prep and staging to design and landscaping. Always readily available, she provides results-oriented guidance which has earned her a thriving business based heavily upon referrals and repeat clients. Whether budgets are high or low, Michelle treats all of her clients with the respect and kindness they deserve, happy to guide them through the transaction process.
Prior to practicing real estate, Michelle owned her own marketing and public relations firm which specialized in consumer goods and trends, health and nutrition, and licensed goods. Working with Fortune 500 companies such as Reebok, Herbalife International, Disney, Bank of America, and ESPN, Michelle has shown exceptional ability and comprehension in getting into the minds of consumers.
A graduate of The University of Southern California, when not selling real estate or developing her own design/ build projects, Michelle is an honored wife and mother of two wonderful boys, Ethan and Asher, and snuggler of Maverick, their pandemic pup! Michelle is proud of her Mexican heritage and is fluent in Spanish.
?After just one meeting, she completely understood what it was we were looking for - what was important to each of us as individuals, and what was important to us as a family with young children. Unlike any agent we'd worked with before, Michelle always listened to what we were saying, cared about what was important to us, and gave us attention as if we were her only clients. We just sat back while she did all the work, which was also a big change from other agents we'd worked with in the past. Within a month, Michelle found not just a viable option for us, but the house of our dreams! We were able to look at it the second day it was on the market, and we closed the deal before the first open house. Even the entire escrow process was unbelievably easy - and I never thought I'd say that! If and when we ever choose to buy another house, we'll definitely call Michelle again. In the meantime, we are still benefiting from her widespread knowledge on everything related to our house, and we have already recommended her to friends and family looking for their new homes. You can't go wrong with Michelle Schwartz."