We understand that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. That’s why our team of highly-seasoned real estate professionals is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service for all of our clients. We take great pride in the relationships we build and always work relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.
Our team of experts represents the best and brightest in the industry, and we’re always striving to lead the field in research, innovation, and consumer education. Today’s buyers and sellers need a trusted resource that can guide them through the complex world of real estate. With our extensive knowledge and commitment to providing only the best and most timely information to our clients, we are your go-to source for real estate industry insight and advice.
Our Mission Statement:
Our philosophy is simple: clients come first. We pledge to be in constant communication with our clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. We believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, we haven’t done our job. We don’t measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of our clients.
Char Michaels is a leading Ojai Valley real estate expert dedicated to making your home buying or selling experience seamless and satisfying. She believes that each client and property is unique, and deserves customized care. Her team caters to your needs with complete concierge service to handle all the details of your important purchase or sale.
World-class real estate services, 35+ years of market experience and a proven track record of sales make Char the Realtor of choice for discerning clients. In addition to in-depth real estate expertise, she delivers the highest standards of dedication, professionalism, and skillful negotiating to achieve your unique goals.
With experience in marketing & promotion, property locating, escrow coordination, and communication, Char formed her real estate team to capitalize on these skills and optimize the consistent level of quality service she offers her clients. Whether you are looking to purchase your first or next home, are selling your prized property, or want to invest, buy and renovate to maximize potential, Char gets the job done right. She and her top-notch team of contractors, landscapers, architects, lenders, stagers, attorneys and other pros cover every base and help streamline the entire process.
Char holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and finds her source of rejuvenation through dancing, traveling, ocean kayaking, and scuba diving. She also played an integral role in the inception and development of the Ojai Defense Fund, a trust started to preserve and protect the Ojai Valley, which just reached its $1 million goal mark.
A Southern California native and Ojai Valley resident for many years, Jerry has gained market knowledge extending beyond trends and values. It includes equally beneficial insights into neighborhoods, schools, weather patterns and more. His nearly three decades in the field of real estate, combined with his singular blend of problem-solving, ethics, and attention to detail, make him an invaluable asset to his brokerage, team and distinguished clientele.
Jerry is known for implementing aggressive marketing strategies that result in multiple offers for a property. He is a master negotiator for his clients, and has a track record for selling homes quickly and for above-asking price.
He also believes that building relationships with clients, vendors, and service providers is the key to long-term success. That’s why he takes a unique, full-service approach to real estate. For Jerry, real estate is about so much more than just buying and selling a home. As such, he has assembled a team of lenders, movers, decorators, trade workers, and others to help his clients through every phase of the real estate experience. This ensures that his clients get the expert help they need quickly.
Jerry lives in Ojai with his wife and business partner Char. When he’s not working, you can find him on the golf course, at a car show, or reading up on the latest feats of architecture.