Terry Ballentine has been a full time real estate professional since February 1976. After obtaining his Real Estate Brokers license in June 1979, Terry began a 2 year management position in the MarVista branch of a large Westside real estate firm. He then joined Jon Douglas Company, Marina del Rey office when it first opened in May 1981. He was appointed Assistant Manager in February 1990. Jon Douglas Company was sold to Coldwell Banker in 1998. Terry Served on the Board of Directors of the Venice-Marina Board of Realtors for 2 years and was the chairman of the Ways and Means committee. Terry joined RE/MAX Beach Cities in June, 2010 and serves as Branch Manager as well as Real Estate Sales.
Specializing in residential and income producing properties in Venice, Marina del Rey, and West Los Angeles, Terry has handled the sale of properties from Malibu to the South Bay.
With a proven track record from year to year, he is considered a true professional within the real estate industry and among his clients. A majority of his sales consist of repeat clients and referrals which speak highly of his client's satisfaction.
Born and raised in Venice, Terry attended school locally and graduated from Santa Monica College and completed a program of study as approved by the California Department of Real Estate and the California Real Estate Association. He is a designated E-pro.
Terry is an adventurous, energetic individual, active in many outdoor sports including water skiing, snow skiing, scuba diving, fishing, and hiking. He plays in a Culver City softball league year round and manages a co-ed Realtors softball league during the summer. Residing in Venice with his wife, Terry is a devoted family man with three grown children. Chances are, you will bump into him walking his dog or riding his bike with his wife.
Terry has developed an aggressive, personalized marketing plan that has placed him as one of the top professionals in his field. "I want my clients to have a positive experience when they place their property in my hands. With professional, personalized service, everybody is a winner."