Marina Padovani
Top Agent / Award Winner 2013-14-15-16 & 2017 :-)
Call or Text: (949) 212-1894
Trilingual- Spanish and Portuguese

Client Testimonials

Due to an unparalleled commitment to providing outstanding customer service as an Orange County  / Coastal Realtor assisting with home sales and property purchases, many satisfied real estate customers have submitted letters of thanks and some greatly appreciated reviews regarding my Orange County real estate services.

What a blessing!

First of all, having Marina Padovani as a realtor was a blessing. Marina has instinct and intuition. She will guide you smoothly throughout the stressfully process of selling your house and buying another one. As a layperson, my wife and I were very concerned about dealing with this huge  challenge. However, Marina is so knowledgeable that she made us feel confident. To give you an idea, our house was sold (and a new one purchased) in no time at all. It is important to emphasize that my wife and I are a very picky couple (I have to admit it), which did not faze Marina. Quite the contrary, she was very motivated to help us find our home sweet home. If you are looking for a professional, smart, and proactive realtor, we strongly recommend that you contact her. Sandra & Paulo

Excellent support and team of professionals!

Marina was extremely professional, helpful and definitely has a good group of people working with her to make the purchase or buying event a successful one. We were to get the house we wanted at the location we wanted for the price we wanted and also were very successful on the sale of our older  home. Selling our home and buying another one was an smooth process with Marina's guidance. She is great!!

- Celso, Cecy and Pablo :)

Third transaction within 10 months! Thank you Marina! :-)

Marina has helped us buy/sell three homes. It has been an absolute pleasure working with her for all three transactions. I would highly recommend her to all my family and friends. She is extremely patient, knowledgeable, understanding, attentive and professional. Marina will help you every step of the way and will go above and beyond. I am so grateful that she helped us find our dream homes! Thank you so much for everything!
- Nataly & Family 

Second time using Marina's services!

Marina Padovani has been our realtor twice, through the process of selling my old house and buying my new home. Both times have been very different and she has made each process flow as less stressful as possible. Her knowledge and skills makes the transition go very smoothly. She will walk you through the entire sell/buy transaction starting from the moment you say "we were thinking of buying a house....." She is a very hard working and responsible person. Marina will go out of her way for her clients, which is something you do not see much of now a days. We were very impressed by her work and leadership. We would recommend her as a realtor to any of our friends.
- Shannon & Sidney  

Positivity and Professionalism at it's Best!!

 I am a global traveler and busy professional myself, so time is of the utmost importance to me and I expect great professionalism and promptness when doing any deal. Choosing a home is a very big deal! I was referred to Marina from my banker which in itself is a great sign and he told me that Marina had done sterling work before and had very happy clients. Marina was very attentive and listened carefully to my vision for the home. After the first face to face consultation, Marina was very diligent in sticking to my plan, my vision and my timeline. Once we found the perfect place for me, she proved exceptionally good at keeping ahead of the game and explaining everything to me every step of the way to ensure I was comfortable, in clear understanding and full agreement before we proceeded to the next step. We started the search, found the place and closed on it all in less than 4 weeks! I really enjoyed Marina’s positive energy and highly recommend her services to any serious home buyers/sellers! Good luck! All the best, Justin

Rock star!

Marina, you are a rock star. That may not sound like the most sincere thanks but it is. We are so pleased to be working with you, and are so lucky we found you. In our experience it is very hard to find a good real estate agent - and by good I mean one who listens, is super intelligent, punctual, and kind, has attention to detail and is a pleasure to interact with. You are all of those things. Thank you for fighting for our best interests and for being so knowledgeable. You had patience and remained dedicated to helping us find a home we loved. I would want to be on any team with you. 

Attention to detail

 Good Morning Ms. Padovani, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the superior service and information that you have provided me. Your attention to detail is refreshing, all too often when dealing with realtors they can come off as pushy and condescending.  You took the time to listen to what my needs and desires were rather than just trying to sell me on something that I was not interested in.  You are a plethora of information and knowledge. In today’s unsettling market it is refreshing to find someone that is willing to assist a potential customer in every aspect.  It can be extremely difficult getting accurate information regarding interest rates as well directing me to reputable individuals in the banking industry to say the least. Meeting you has been an extraordinary experience and I will gladly recommend you to any and everyone that I know that may be interested in purchasing a home. I wish you the very best in the future as I am sure that you will succeed in all that you aspire to do. I not only consider you as a superior realtor but now also consider you a new friend.  Again thank you for all of your help.
George H.

To whom it may concern

I'm writing in reference to my experience with Marina Padovani.
My wife and I recently purchased a house for the third time. It was an inevitable decision which I was not looking forward to because of past experience with other agents and multiple frustrations due to incompetency.  NOT the case with Marina.
Marina not only worked her tail off, her attention to detail was impeccable. Every issue that came up though the purchase process, which there are always issues, Marina attended to immediately. Marina would not let up until she got us into the perfect house.
From start to finish, searching, making offers, counter offers, negotiations and everything else involved in a home transaction was not a problem for Marina. A stressful process is less stressful with Marina on your side. 
My wife and I wholeheartedly recommend Marina whether buying or selling. With Marina we not only feel like we have an on call agent, we also have a new friend.
Bob and Pamela  

Recognition for Marina Padovani

 Marina cares a lot to understand what her client is really looking for and she asks a lot of questions and offers lots of explaination to the point that both her and the client feel that they are looking exactly for the same house. Marina puts extra effort and energy to show her client as many houses as possible to and collects all required information about them and organize them in a way to ease up the house buying process. She looks so much into all details of the houses as she is buying for herself which is highly respectable to me. Not only she is not pushy but also she is always very careful that her client is happy with what he/she buys.
 Cheers, Shahab M.

First time buyers thanks to Marina! :-)

We were first-time home buyers and the whole process was foreign to us. Marina is very knowledgeable in real estate and the local market. She asked us all the right questions to help us find the home of our dreams that was also in our price range. And it's funny because the very first home she showed us we knew we were home! Marina got the sellers to knock a significant amount off the sale price and even negotiated for the seller to give us a rebate for some minor repairs that needed to be done. She also helped us get a fast 30 day escrow, which was important to us for our situation. Her great service didn't stop there - on moving day a small leak was discovered in the downstairs bathroom. Marina handled everything and even helped pay for the unexpected repairs! There's no one else we will ever use for our future real estate endeavors. Marina is awesome!


-- Ryan and Amy, Laguna Niguel


    In a market with a short inventory Marina quickly and consistently found us properties that matched our needs and our wants. In a very short period of time she found us three properties that we decided would make excellent homes for us. All three properties received multiple offers in just a few days. We put offers on all three of the homes, and solely because of Marina’s expertise, all three of our offers were accepted!  We were able to choose the best home at the best possible price. We couldn’t be happier with the results. Our family has enjoyed ever moment in our new home. We have already created so many happy memories here, and it is all thanks to Marina. We required a lot from Marina; she provided in excess and always with a genuine smile.

Deepest regards,

   The Bennett Family

Thank you so very much. We will always be grateful.

Superb job!

"Dear Marina,

I wanted to take the time to thank you for taking charge of my recent home purchase.  Being a first time buyer I had heard horror stories from other friends who had bought in the past. I was very impressed with your professionalism and attention to details even when I changed my wants and need on you several times. Hope I didn't drive you to crazy.

I wanted to also thank you for all the closing costs you somehow managed to get the builders to throw in not to mention the upgrades you secured on my behalf for my new home. I feel like I have been well taken care of by you and your agency and I genuinely felt you had my best interest at heart. I now live in the home of my dreams. 

I will definitely recommend you to all my friends and really anyone I hear is looking for a realtor.  I know there are a lot of realtors out there but the passion you have for what you do really shines through and you have a client for life."


Steven S

Marina is a gem!

 Marina is first-and-foremost a professional, yet also has a warmth of nature that makes you feel comfortable and at ease. Our search for a rental home took many, many months as we had particular requirements for a property and were unwilling to compromise on many details. She displayed patience, enthusiasm, dedication and a positive attitude throughout our search. We often included our 6  years old  daughter on home tours and Marina helped her to feel part of the process; she engaged her in a friendly manner and made her feel her opinions were important. We would recommend Marina highly and wholeheartedly; we will definitely seek her out when we plan another move.
Marc, Tiffany & Madeleine.  

Exceptional professional, highly recommended!


Marina we would like to recognize and commend you for the exceptional job you’ve done helping my family find our first home in America. I and my family were still planning moving to US when we met Marina. From the first time we’ve spoken I knew she was going to be a valuable person in this transition, her attention and professionalism overwhelmed me from the first moment and I knew we were in good hands. After we moved in to US and met her in person it was even clearer that she not only was 100% committed to helping us find the perfect house but also that she was very knowledgeable of the real estate business. In summary, we found the house we really wanted thanks to her. Thanks for your support, commitment and patience Marina J. We’ve already recommended you to some friends, we wish you all the best!

Douglas, Tatiana & Family


Dear Marina,

I'd like to commend you for the exceptional job you've done in finding the property that I was looking for. You really cared and understood what I was looking for! You are a professional, determinate, charismatic, and patient person; and you are very knowledgeable in real estate business. You tirelessly made yourself available from the beginning of the search until the closing process. I really appreciated that.

 I'd like to thank you very much for all your efforts to help me to find the property that I had in mind. I would recommend you highly and wholeheartedly!! And you can count on me in working with you again in my next real estate purchase here in California.

 I wish you all the best!


Robert and Sylvia

Lake Forest, CA

Many, many thanks!!

We wanted to commend Marina for the wonderful job she did helping us find our new home. My company transferred me from Pennsylvania  to California and we had a huge challenge to find a house, submit the applications and get a signed contract in 15 days!
She tirelessly made herself available during the entire search and closing process. We viewed homes for 10 days straight and each day she progressively narrowed down what we were looking for and provided guidance and insight.
Marina's positive "can do" attitude was very important during the whole process and some times she was responsible for cheering us up and keeping our confidence up in this process of finding a home.
Fabio & Debora C.


We would like to thank you Marina Padovani for helping us sell our old home and to buy our new home. You have been very professional and courteous. As a nurse and a mother I was always short of time but you were able to make time in your day to adjust to my schedules so that all the paperwork and deadlines were always met.
No matter how stressful I believed the situation might be, you were always there, calm and tranquil explaining exactly what was happening, the next steps and always giving us options. This helped our transition though the process of selling our house and buying our new home.
Once again, your knowledge in the real estate business is very good and we are very satisfied with your work. 
We would definitely recommend your  services. Thank you! 
Shannon M. & Sidney D.  

Thank you Marina!

 Good afternoon Marina,
We wanted to leave you this quick note to thank you for all your help. We have been working together for over 4 months and we finally found the perfect condo! We could not have done it without your hard work and constant energy. You were extremely helpful !
Your assistance in guiding us throughout the process ( from signing the initial offer to close of escrow ) was an invaluable asset to have. You were there for us 24/7 - Thanks to IMessage!!
You truly have a "can do attitude", you always stay positive and find solutions. Your effort and energy made signing the contract much easier and less worrisome.
Thank you again for your hard work in getting our new condo.
Farnk, Jerome & Cardinal. 

Thank you!

 Marina, just a quick note to say thank you for all your hard work in getting our house sold. I can say without a doubt that you kept us updated along the way and made sure we understood the home-selling process. You made selling our house as pain-free as possible :) You are truly a one of a kind realtor and we will be sure and contact you when we are in the market for our next home. Thank you again for all your hard work and God bless you!
Irish, Chris, True and Mac. :)

Thank you!

  I have recently begun looking for my first house and was fortunate to be
introduced to Marina through a dear and trusted friend.  Marina has been
very instrumental and patient in addressing my real estate naïveté.
Additionally, Marina has been very honest, accessible and reliable.  She is
unlike any real estate agent I have encountered and is truly a pleasure to
work with.  With her expertise and help, I look forward to settling into my
new home.  I would definitely recommend Marina to anyone who is in buying or
selling property in Southern California.
Nicholas C.

This section is designed to give you some ideas of the level of service that I can provide as a  Realtor. Receiving thanks from clients who have had successful real estate purchases is largely due to the fact that I always assess the needs of my real estate clients and provide them with a level of service that is second to none whether that be for a Corona Del Mar house or San Clemente property.

There is no doubt that providing the ideal level of real estate service will mean that you will be able to meet all of your real estate objectives. Thanks again for visiting and be sure to contact me regarding any real estate buying or selling need, whether large or small.
Are you an international client? I love to hear that!  As an international and tri lingual  Realtor  I'm connected to high skilled professionals from all over the world! Let me know how can we help.

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