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about-sandy-berensSandy Berens
The Berens Group
Moving Forward “of course

At the helm of The Berens Group, Sandy Berens is one of the Westside’s most knowledgeable and respected names in real estate. Specializing solely in West Los Angeles beach communities, Sandy maintains a special focus on Venice and the Venice Canals.

As a long-time resident of the Canals with close to four decades of real estate experience, Sandy offers both up-to-the-minute knowledge and the deep perspective that comes with observing and participating in the evolution of a community. A board member for the Venice Canals Association (for a “long, long, long time”), Sandy has a personal interest in maintaining the beauty, safety and unique personality of her “neighborhood.”

Her concern with quality of life extends to all of the beach communities. “I’m lucky enough to live and work on the Venice Canals,” Sandy says, “but my passion for the character of this region extends miles up and down the coast.” That level of concern is apparent in her longstanding relationships with the clients that return to her again and again for trustworthy representation. It is also reflected in awards of distinction – both professional and personal – showered upon her year after year.

At the 2013 Venice Boat Parade, Sandy was honored with an award from the City of Los Angeles in recognition of her 20 years of community work on behalf of the Venice Canals. The award was presented in front of an enthusiastic audience during the Boat Parade, hand delivered by 11th District Councilman, Bill Rosendahl.

Born in Chicago and raised in Los Angeles, Sandy majored in the arts at UCLA. Before launching her real estate career, she was a fashion model and owned retail stores all over the U.S. Turning her eye for beauty from fashion to homes, she earned her real estate license in 1974 and her broker’s license in _____. She also holds a Short Sales and Foreclosures (SFR) certification.

Through their community outreach program, “Berens Friends,” The Berens Group contributes a portion of every commission to a charity of the client’s choice.

Representing sellers, buyers and investors, Sandy’s expertise covers the gamut from homes and estates to vacant land and income property. What keeps her going? “I like meeting new people, I like negotiating the deal, and I like being successful.” Sandy’s success on behalf of her clients has earned her not only an outstanding reputation and the trust of her clients, but the admiration and respect of her professional colleagues throughout Southern California.

Sandy Berens ~
Office direct 310-448-5961 ~ Cell 310-463-3323


about-steffi-berens2Steffi Berens
The Berens Group
Moving Forward “of course

With a background in art and a passion for horses, Steffi Berens is a savvy Westside real estate specialist with an interest in equestrian properties and a first career that earned her an Emmy as a makeup artist. With unique warmth and terrific “people” skills, Steffi is absolutely devoted to her clients’ happiness. At the same time, she is a tough negotiator with patience and understanding that wins the admiration of sellers, buyers and even other real estate agents.

As part of The Berens Group, Steffi works with her mother, Sandy Berens, and Pam Ross representing home sellers and buyers in Venice, Marina del Rey and on the Venice Canals. “There is nothing like these beach communities,” Steffi says, “These are areas that are defined by geography and absolutely unique when it comes to history and architecture – and beauty.” Involved in the Venice Boat Parade every year, Steffi participates in many community projects, including bridge painting. Through their community outreach program, “Berens Friends,” The Berens Group contributes a portion of every commission to a charity of the client’s choice.

about-steffi-berensSteffi, who was born and raised in Southern California, grew up in Mar Vista and has lived in Marina del Rey for more than 20 years. She earned scholarships to Otis Art Academy and Brentwood Art Academy and attended UCLA.

Detail-oriented and hardworking, Steffi is known for her passion and compassion. “My clients’ happiness motivates me. I really care if they’re happy. It matters to me that they understand their transaction and that they’re involved exactly as much as they want to be. I am totally accessible and available to them. I want the sale to be as stress-free as possible for my client.”

Patient, involved and a good communicator, Steffi is committed to fairness. “I am usually able to come up with a good solution that works. I find I am very creative in working out problems.” With her great skills, experience and attitude, Steffi Berens is a vital member of the dynamic Berens Group team.

Steffi Berens
cell 661-433-2669 ~ vm 310-577-0110 ~ fax 661-793-6607