Cathryn Durante

DRE: 02016540

(949) 335-2717







Melissa was raised in Southern California, graduated from USC's Business School and moved to Orange County where she raised her 4 children in Newport Beach/Corona del Mar.  Her oldest child is an app developer in San Diego and her triplets are all currently away at college.  She and her husband recently moved to San Clemente where she is loving exploring eating and retail establishments as well as spending time out on the San Clemente Beach Trail and discovering the miles of hiking trails.

Melissa previously had a retail store on Balboa Island where she perfected her customer service.  She also has an appraisal background and can therefore help you to price your home correctly as well as give you knowledgeable guidance when deciding how much to offer on a purchase weather it be your dream home, second home or investment.

Listening to her clients and understanding their specific needs is a top priority for her. Melissa is committed to treating every client with the same personal attention she would give to a family member or close friend. “My focus is on providing the best service possible.” The combination of strong negotiation skills and marketing expertise get the results her clients expect, while making each experience pleasant and rewarding.  She is known for her meticulous attention to detail, keeping in close contact, communicating effectively, and making recommendations based on what is best for her client.


Melissa specializes in: Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, San Clemente, Dana Point and Laguna Niguel.





 Cathryn was born and raised in Southern California, graduating from Chapman University and University of California, Irvine. Growing up in the beautiful community of Woodbridge in Irvine, Cathryn has extensive firsthand knowledge of the various ocean cities along Southern California. Her background being in Paralegal Studies, Marketing and Communication, Cathryn has a passion for law and contracts, and loves finding new ways to effectively market your property. Using a business-savvy model to market your home, ensures you are reaching the most qualified buyers and Cathryn's clients know that they can trust her and that she will deliver beyond their expectations. She prides herself on being available to her clients around the clock, providing dedication throughout the real estate transaction, which she attributes to her success in Real Estate. 


Prior to getting her license, Cathryn worked for HomeSmart Evergreen Realty assisting Top Producers with their business plan, marketing and Real Estate business.  Growing up surruonded by mentors that excelled in Real Estate and Interior Design, Cathryn has always had a passion for luxury home design and uses this in her approach with her clients. Cathryn attributes her success to her genuine interest to help people find their dream home, extending her personal knowledge about the market and what her clients are looking for, always delivering excellent customer service and work ethic.


Whether you are looking to buy your first home, wanting to relocate or want to sell your home, my business is about service and Cathryn will remain committed to your Real Estate needs.

In Cathryn's spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog, Bella, hiking in the beautiful trails along Orange County while giving back to the community through charity donations and fundraisers. 


Cathryn Specializes in : Laguna Beach, Dana Point, Newport Beach, San Clemente , Huntington Beach and Irvine. 




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