Gary Kent, 33 Years Experience & 5,000+ Homes Sold (Gary Kent Team - Keller Williams Realty) Managing Real Estate Broker



Gary Kent
33 Years Experience & 5,000+ Homes Sold
location_on La Jolla, CA — Gary Kent Team - Keller Williams Realty
Keller Williams Realty Inc.
CalBRE# 00862878
Get to Know Gary Kent

Gary Kent has successfully helped well over 200 clients and their families sell their homes or other real estate via a short sale.  In 1991, he closed his first short sale for a young family, and since has been helping clients get out of stressful financial situations, escape from “under water” mortgages, avoid foreclosure (and the accompanying stigma), save their credit, and maintain their pride through a short sale. Unlike most agents, Gary has extensive training and experience with short sales and has earned the respected CDPE and Certified HAFA Specialist designations.  Based on years of experience, Gary and his team take a carefully planned approach to help people achieve a successful short sale.  It begins with thorough counseling, pre-qualification, and answering clients’ questions.  It continues with strategic pricing and expert marketing.  And it ends with proactively pushing the process through to a successful close. Gary has been #1 in San Diego County 10 times for two major national firms. A licensed broker, Gary is a recognized authority on real estate.  Appraisers and Realtors seek his advice and he has been an expert court witness.  He trains agents, authors an e-newsletter to 20,000 people, and does public lectures on homebuying, selling, and investing.  The Salvation Army, dozens of major banks, San Diego Episcopal Diocese, Fannie Mae, and the U.S. Small Business Administration have had him sell properties for them. Gary jumped into real estate in 1984 after earning his Economics Degree from UCLA.  His first year was a struggle, ingraining in him the importance of hard work.  He’s come a long way since those early days.  Now, Gary and his team of hand-picked, caring professionals are each skilled in different facets of your home purchase or sale.  Together they take care of your every need.  This explains why Gary receives regular referrals from clients.  Of course, Gary isn’t all business.  He enjoys spending time with his wife Marianne and their two children, Tim and Emily, as well as playing tennis and spinning/cycling.  


We recognize that in today's market, the client deserves more attention than just one agent can give them.  That is why we have an integrated team that specializes in all aspects of the residential real estate process.  Gary's primary roles in Gary Kent Team is to be the leader and to help San Diego home owners sell their home for the highest net return is the shortest time.

While we service most all of San Diego City and County, our primary market area are:

La Jolla

Pacific Beach


University City

Carmel Valley

Since 1984, Gary has helped sellers sell under difficult situations, including MyShortSaleGuide a guide that shares the 8-step secrets of overcoming the current challenges of short selling their San Diego Homes