About Gordon Elliott

Gordon Elliott has had a lifelong passion for cars. After high school, he worked full-time in auto mechanics and built professional drag cars while he was in college. With a particular affinity for classic cars, he has been restoring a 1967 Mustang over the last several years. After college Gordon worked in the retail industry, managing jewelry stores. He switched to a career in real estate in 1974, drawn to the idea of operating his own business.

What would you like potential clients to know about you?
'I am always available to my clients-night or day. My job is to provide the client with all possible options to make a well-informed purchase.'

In what ways do you provide top-notch service to your clients?
'I am one of the few people who grew up in the South Bay. My family homesteaded a home in South Redondo when there was still open land. I have an amazing knowledge of the area. My uncle Calvin Clark was a local general contractor and built many of the homes in South Redondo and Palos Verdes. My other uncle Pete Hutton was a plumbing contractor for many years. Having been raised in the 'trades,' I have a great deal of knowledge to offer my clients.'

What do your clients love about living in the South Bay?
'Having grown up here, I have a great appreciation for the area. Great weather and beautiful beaches. The school systems are among the best in the state with great parent participation in the schools. Amazing shopping and medical care is available.'
Who is your typical client?
'There are no typical clients. I have attorneys, money managers, doctors, movie people, sports people and more. Everyone is unique and has a different need to be fulfilled. Many of my clients are repeat clients and bought several properties from me.'

What's most rewarding about your work?
'Seeing my clients find their perfect home is my greatest reward.'

What keeps you interested in real estate?
'It's always different, and I like having the ability to control my time. Real estate has offered me many options and has been a truly rewarding life.'

Tell us about your team.
'South Bay Brokers has offered me the opportunity to work with best people in the industry.'

In which area of real estate do you specialize?
'High-end residential real estate.'

Do you have a personal motto for doing business?
'Never give up; never quit.'

Town Coverage: Manhattan Beach, California - Hermosa Beach, California - Redondo Beach, California - Torrance, California