A Luxury Affiliation: The Shearin Group, Strand Hill, and Forbes Global Properties Real Estate

The Shearin Group is one of the top producing real estate firms in the South Bay, with the company’s founder, Cindy Shearin, consistently rated in the Top 1% of realtors nationwide.  Shearin’s powerhouse team occupy a preeminent position in the partnership affiliate program of the exclusive brokerage firm Strand Hill Forbes Global Properties, known for representing luxury homes for a discerning clientele.  The boutique firm Strand Hill has an extraordinary reach via the Forbes global marketing program.

Forbes Global Properties leverages the audience and worldwide reach of Forbes to engage, inform, and delight buyers and sellers of luxury properties.  Forbes Global Properties™ is the exclusive worldwide real estate partner of Forbes, one of the world’s most trusted media brands for the last 100 years.  Membership in this prestige network is reserved for the most distinguished brokerages in select cities and second-home destinations.

In addition to the strong marketing expertise we deliver locally, as an affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, we have the resources to market your property to the highest possible number of potential buyers. With 130,000 talented associates around the world, we expose your property to buyers on six continents.  In addition, we receive inbound clients from other affiliates around the globe who are interested in purchasing a luxury home.

Cindy Shearin has a flawless reputation for impeccable service, market knowledge, superior negotiating skills, and a keen understanding of the desires of the upper echelon buyer and seller.  In addition, her knowledge of both the design and building of luxury homes sets her apart from her peers. These skills, coupled with a tremendous network of clients and associates, results in a seamless experience when The Shearin Group is working with you from the beginning to the end of your transaction.  

The Shearin Group

The Shearin Group has been a Top Producing South Bay Real Estate Group for over 30 years. 

Cindy is continually named as one of the top agents in the Los Angeles area and throughout the country.  The Shearin Group has been designated as a Los Angeles All-Star for 2021, 2022 and 2023.  The Shearin Group has also been recognized by Real Trends as one of the top 300 Small Groups in America.

Cindy Shearin and Bill Mar work closely with sellers and buyers at every level required during listing and purchasing. The marketing plan is designed for both local and international coverage.  The group is also available to handle all aspects of preparing a home for market.  They often schedule packing, needed repairs, staging and more to assist in preparing a home for market.  In addition, they can orchestrate a team to assist sellers and buyers in preparing move-outs and move-ins. There is daily office admin support and additional assistance as needed to execute the wide range of efforts that go into generating a successful outcome.  This comprehensive approach is a hallmark of The Shearin Group and tailored to meet the unique needs of each client.

Meet the Team

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Cindy has been a local South Bay REALTOR for over 30 years. Her years of experience in working with buyers, sellers and investors in home sales, purchases, investments and developments enable her to provide expert assistance in making her clients’ visions and desires a reality. Cindy’s exceptional negotiating skills, coupled with her unmatched knowledge of the area, ensure that you will maximize your results with a seamless transaction every time, whether buying or selling. 

What makes working with Cindy truly unique is the client’s access directly to her and not just a team of assistants.  In addition, the benefits one gains from her knowledge of years of successful experience in design, development, and construction is not available with most other realtors. She can assist in the execution of a project from the ground up, including the arrangement of financing, and continuing through to completion of a project.  Also, Cindy and her team have the best resources for preparing your home to sell for top dollar.  No job is too small or large as Cindy and her team are prepared to execute the needs of their clients. With Cindy you truly get a 2-in-1 package of a seasoned, successful realtor combined with a gifted visionary designer.

Please visit Cindy’s testimonials to see what her many satisfied clients have to say about the level of service Cindy Shearin and The Shearin Group provide. You can contact Cindy directly at 310-200-8318 or email Cindy@TheShearinGroup.com to request a confidential appointment to discuss what The Shearin Group can do for you.

● Residential Real Estate Sales
● Residential/Income Property Management
● Exclusive Specialist at the Beach House, a condotel in downtown Hermosa Beach
● Joint Venture Partnerships
● Special Projects Coordinator (extensive experience with remodels and new construction)
● Specialist in “staging” homes for sale to maximize value
● Interior Design/Decorating/Space Planning

● 28 year resident in the South Bay with unmatched knowledge of the marketplace
● With negotiating skills developed through years of experience, The Shearin Group will maximize your return under the right terms and the optimum conditions
● Cindy has her cell phone as a constant companion, making her easily accessible
● Additionally, The Shearin Group’s qualified team members consisting of agents, marketers and support staff assist Cindy on a daily basis, allowing her to provide you with exceptional personalized real estate service

● Residential Real Estate Sales
● Residential/Income Property Management
● Exclusive Specialist at the Beach House, a condotel in downtown Hermosa Beach
● Joint Venture Partnerships
● Special Projects Coordinator (extensive experience with remodels and new construction)
● Specialist in “staging” homes for sale in order to maximize value
● Interior Design/Decorating/Space Planning

● Born in Atlanta, Georgia and has lived in Manhattan Beach, California for 35 years

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Bill has been specializing in marketing residential properties in the South Bay for the past 17 years. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and has a Physician Associate Degree from UCLA Medical School in Los Angeles. Bill’s integrity, people skills and compassionate demeanor refined while dealing with patients has served him well as a real estate professional.  

Bill’s credentials and certifications include: Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Green Certified, e-Pro, SFR and CDPE. Bill is an integral part of one of the most successful teams in the South Bay, The Shearin Group, Inc. Bill is also a member of the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS).

●  A real estate associate with one of the top realtors in the South Bay for the past 17 years
● CLHMS (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist)
● CRS Graduate (Certified Residential Specialist, 4% nationwide)
● SRES Certified (Senior Resident Specialist)
● SFR, CDPE Certified (Certified Distress Property Expert)
● Green Certified
● e-Pro Certification