Teresa Todd is the Branch Manager of the Paramount Properties Porter Ranch office. She has been an effective m ember of the management team since 1998.
Teresa is a native of the San Fernando Valley. She has experienced its explosive growth from the once sleepy, suburb, blend of residential, and agricultural properties sprinkled with commercial development to its now affluent splendor. She graduated with honors from James Monroe High School, received her A.A. Degree at Valley College, and continued on at California State University, Northridge towards a degree in Business Administration. Teresa was married in 1973 to John "Matthew" Todd. Together, they raised their two sons - Benjamin, now living in Colorado, and Michael, currently attending college locally. Currently residing in Chatsworth, she has been involved in community affairs and is active in church leadership, singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school.
Obtaining her real estate license in 1985, Teresa became a consistent multi-million dollar producer for the next 14 years as a full-time real estate salesperson. Within the real estate community, Teresa is respected as a salesperson mastering skillful negotiating, resourceful problem solving, and creative marketing. During her years in sales, she acquired a wealth of real estate knowledge and developed a loyal following of committed clients. Her ability to read, write, and speak Spanish has been a real asset to her business. Her genuine desire to assist clients and fellow agents succeed in their real estate endeavors motivated Teresa to become a full time manager.
Teresa loves being a Paramount Properties Branch Manager. She is free to express her passion for teaching by conducing on-going weekly training sessions. She educates her agents with easily understood explanations, sharing her negotiating techniques, her escrow-closing skills, and her creative marketing ideas. At office meetings she challenges her agent to truly know real estate. She motivates them with her extreme level of positive energy demonstrated by her continuously upbeat attitude even in difficult circumstances. She assists them with her keen insight for anticipating challenges and helps them set into motion the necessary action to overcome obstacles. Her calm, diplomatic approach is taken to a now higher and more effective level as she assists in reconciling transaction conflicts, working them through to ‘win-win' situations. Teresa whole-heartedly supports her staff and agents to excel by encouraging them to constantly reach for the stars with laughter and fun.
"One of my favorite fairy tales is the, story of Cinderella," Teresa shares. "Not because of the obvious ending with Cinderella living happily ever after with the handsome prince, but because the 'fairy godmother' took simple, everyday items from Cinderella's life (mice, horse, pumpkin, etc.,) and helped make her dreams come true. That's what I love about real estate. In sales and in management," I am involved in the everyday lives of clients and agents. My greatest reward is seeing the excitement in their eyes when they have accomplished that impossible dream. Whether it's a first time buyer, an agent taking their first listing, or an experienced agent making the biggest sale of their career, I love sharing that excitement with them and knowing that just maybe some of my 'fairy godmother magic' helped to make their dreams come true!"