Gina Strane Ellis, CDRE™

Location: Orange County, CA

Ms. Strane is a Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert™ handling the sale of real property in family law cases. She is the only Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert™ (CDRE™) in Orange County and possesses the experience, skills, and training to handle the real property aspect of a case neutrally and efficiently. Ms. Strane has 22 years of experience in real estate marketing and sales which includes divorce listings. Understanding the complexities that can arise when listing properties in divorce, Ms. Strane utilizes a specific divorce listing protocol that minimizes conflict thereby streamlining the listing process and maximizing the value of the property. In addition to her role as a neutral listing agent, Ms. Strane does not engage in dual agency and will not represent the buyer in the divorce transaction. Her in-depth knowledge of the real estate process provides resources to the family law community and their clientele. This includes providing up to date local housing reports, property profiles, fair market values, deeds, chain of title, and legal descriptions.

Ms. Strane’s dedication to providing an unparalleled level of service to her clients has earned her the prestigious Coldwell Banker International President’s Award designations multiple years in a row. She has vast experience in all facets of the real estate industry — from sales, luxury global marketing, preparing and staging a home to sell, to being a real estate trainer for thousands of agents in California. Her experience in real estate divorce transactions includes transactions involving medium to high conflict matters and uncooperative spouses. Her extensive training in communication skills, and her natural skill of empathy gives her the expertise needed when working with divorcing homeowners. Ms. Strane provides resources to her clientele that advances the cost of home improvements, allowing sellers to reimburse these costs at the close of escrow, free of charge, while keeping 100% of the return on investment.

Ms. Strane is also the co-founder of Next Level Real Estate Academy, where she trains experienced agents systems in their real estate business to provide a higher level of service to their clients. Ms. Strane has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Orange County. This court experience, experience working with high conflict and abuse, and experience testifying in court on other matters, along with being a trained Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert, provides the expertise and resources needed in divorce transactions in serving the family law community.