Michael B. Bell, #1 agent with Sotheby's International Realty - Pasadena Brokerage since 2015, is a highly referred real estate broker. With a focus on working with sellers, Michael has achieved remarkable success, closing over 600 sales throughout his 25-year career. He is also recognized as a #3 Wall Street Journal best-selling author of 'Seller Mistakes,' further establishing his expertise in the field.
Clients consistently praise Michael for his experience, resourcefulness, and trustworthiness, solidifying his reputation as a reliable and effective real estate professional. In addition to his client-focused work, Michael also serves as a real estate instructor at Pasadena City College, demonstrating his commitment to sharing his knowledge and expertise with others.
As a licensed broker, Michael holds notable designations such as Realtor Institute (GRI), California Probate Specialist (CPS), and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES). He is a member of the National and California Associations of Realtors®. Michael actively engages with the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors® and has represented a delegation at the California State Capitol.
Michael's commitment to service is evident as an Eagle Scout, having earned his own rank with Troop 509 NASA/JPL. His dedication to Scouting continues as he guides his sons on their journey to achieving their Eagle Scout rank with the same troop. He actively contributes to the Scouting community as a merit badge, cyber chip, and new Scout counselor.
After earning a business degree from Gonzaga University, Michael embarked on his real estate career as an investor and later became a brokerage owner. He, along with his wife and two sons, resides in Bungalow Heaven, a historic landmark district. Their lovingly restored 1914 Craftsman home has been showcased in prestigious home tours, highlighting their commitment to preserving architectural heritage. During their leisure time, Michael and his family find joy in exploring the natural beauty of Lake Arrowhead, engaging in biking, camping trips, exciting travels, and weekend adventures.
For a comprehensive insight into Michael's work and the satisfaction of his clients, please visit his website, where you will find over 50 testimonials, engaging videos, and additional information. As a bonus, you can also enjoy a complimentary audiobook of his international best-seller.