Linda Van Drent

Linda Van Drent

Associate Broker
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
5 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA 94563


Linda Van Drent has been a top producer for over 20 years in the Bay Area. She is the best-of-the-best consistently ranking in the Top 100 and earning the “International President's Elite” award, an esteemed award attained only by an elite 2% of Coldwell Banker sales associates worldwide. Linda is known for “getting the job done!”

“Linda intrinsically understands the art of the sale (whether representing the seller or the buyer) and is a strong advocate to have on your side. She’s simply the best and her clients are fortunate to have her working for them.  I can’t recommend Linda highly enough – especially for anyone facing a challenging sale or move.”  - Pam Mantor      
With over 24 years as a real estate professional, Linda Van Drent offers the perfect balance of business acumen, design sensibility and industry knowledge.  

Linda consistently ranks among Coldwell Banker’s Top 2% Worldwide.     


Coldwell Banker 1990 to Present, Associate Broker
Rucker Fuller San Francisco, Branch Manager
Corporate Interior Design and Space Planning for major design and architectural firms


California College of the Arts, BFA with Honors
UC Berkeley

Stay Ahead of the Curve

In today’s ever-changing market only the best and the brightest stay ahead of the curve. Competing offers coupled with inventory fluctuations require real time strategies, quick execution, savvy negotiation skills and a solid reputation. Linda has all of these attributes and this is why she has an outstanding record for getting you what you want and “closing the deal.”

“Linda helped me find my dream home and then negotiated against six other buyers to actually win it. I had no idea the negotiation process was so complicated and positioning was so important. Linda is a real pro. If you want to get what you want, make sure you have Linda on your side.” - Jeffrey Smith

It's all about first impressions 

There is an old saying, “If your home does not sell it is either marketing or price.“  Linda offers her clients a formidable combination of: strategic pricing, artful presentation, and savvy marketing. The message is simple, honest and is designed to provide your home with a powerful first impression. Staging, photos, property description, web images, preview parties and open houses are carefully orchestrated to make your home stand out and to create the “buzz” required to attract the most qualified buyers.

“She knew how to best market our home. No detail escaped her and the results were better than we ever anticipated. We received five offers and sold the house for substantially over the asking price! I would recommend her to anyone who is selling or buying a home.” - Liz Reynolds 



Linda has a reputation for providing exceptional service to her clients. Her broad experience and knowledge make her the best person to deliver results in today’s market. She represents her clients with passion and determination. Her goal is to develop a simple plan of action to help them get the results they desire.      


Linda built her business the old fashioned way –
With client service at the forefront and a solid commitment to responsiveness and action. 

Her mission is simple –
To provide extraordinary service on a one-to-one personalized basis, with decisions made quickly and solutions customized to individual needs