With over 40 years representing clients in their real estate sales and purchases, Steve Sawaii is one of the Westside’s top agents – uniquely knowledgeable about the property, market conditions, and the intricacies of today’s transactions. What’s more, he is a problem solver and astute negotiator who is excellent at ﬁnding solutions and delivering results that exceed expectations.
Steve is known for his honesty, integrity and expert advice. “Whether you’re selling your home or buying a new one, you are involved in a complex ﬁnancial transaction with long-lasting results. A home is likely to be your single most valuable asset – a signiﬁcant personal investment in your future and your family’s security,” says Steve. Steve’s dedication, commitment, and professional skills are widely acknowledged and respected by his clients, his peers, and the real estate industry. His sales production consistently places him among the highest-ranking agents on the local, state, and national levels.
Clients appreciate Steve’s attention to detail and full-service approach, helping them to avoid problems, make informed decisions and ﬁnd solutions that are tailored to their needs. His proactive manner also has saved many clients time, energy and money. It’s that expertise and professionalism that leads so many Los Angeles Westside sellers and buyers to Steve. In fact, Steve’s work on behalf of his clients is so effective that 90 percent of them refer their friends and family to Steve or return to him for their subsequent sales or purchases. He has recently hired Carmen Johnson, a former Marketing Manager for Compass' Westside, for an added high-touch approach to the virtual presence necessary to navigate the market at this digitally-focused time.
Born and raised on the Westside and a third-generation Japanese-American, Steve attended local Catholic elementary and high schools, Santa Monica College, UCLA, and Cal State Northridge. His son, Justin, is an agent with the WSA team with hopes of creating his own real estate legacy. His son Spencer works for a real estate developer building luxury housing, and his daughter Bianca works in software sales. Steve currently lives in Paciﬁc Palisades with his wife, Pat, and their two dogs, Roo and Enzo.