Miranda is an experienced and talented agent specialized in personalized real estate consulting for real estate buyers and sellers in Silicon Valley. She has extensive international real estate experience, joining Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty following 13 years at the helm of the real estate agency she created in Paris, France. Miranda is highly educated, with a Magna Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in Russian Language and Literature from UC Berkeley and a law degree from Yale Law School.
Miranda’s uniqueness is her blend of cultural fluency (she speaks French fluently, and can hold her own in German and Hebrew), legal and real estate knowledge, international business expertise, and her fun, engaging flair, making her a welcome addition to any real estate deal. Her clients recognize her as their “tireless advocate” who knows how to “keep the ball rolling, and a smile on your face” no matter the challenges along the way. Her peers enjoy her “honest, fresh, intelligent perspective” that result in “smart, creative solutions to whatever roadblocks turned up along the way”.
For Miranda, real estate is not about square feet and walls bought by generalized, calculating investors; it’s about heart-beating people with their lifestyle dreams and needs, looking for that perfect combination of a great investment and a place to call home. Miranda connects with each client to understand their unique situation, then guides them through their transaction in the way that best maximizes their value while respecting the level of engagement and participation that they want. She delights in going the extra mile, applying her critical legal mind and creative vision to every client and every project. Miranda is a firm believer that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity. In real estate, that means laying the groundwork, working every angle, and pushing every door open, to realize to open all the doors as possible to realize success for her clients on every transaction.
Miranda’s expert views on the property market and international real estate investing have been sought and published in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, CNN.com and South China Morning Post. She was an early property star on HGTV House Hunters International. Before real estate Miranda was an attorney – first a civil rights advocate, and then general counsel for a global company in San Francisco. Since 2014, Miranda is raising her children in the village of her family and friends in Palo Alto.
Miranda's Current Listings & Sales
Education & Training
• Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
• Juris Doctorate, June 1996
-- Clinical: Prison Legal Clinic; Battered Women Project
-- Activities: Journal of Law and Feminism Editor; Barrister’s Union; Moot Court Pre-competition
• UC Berkeley
-- B.A., Slavic Language and Literature, summa cum laude,1992
-- Honorary Academic Scholarship, 1989-1992
-- President, UC Berkeley Women’s Lacrosse, 1990-1992
• Admitted to the State Bar of California (1996), Central District of California (1996), Ninth Circuit (1997)
• Fluent in French
• Working proficiency in German and Hebrew
Board of Directors, Music in the Schools, Palo Alto, California
Avid skier, amateur chef, music lover
How I can help:
I am a Yale-trained lawyer with 14 years of real estate experience in Europe and the United States. A self-starter with creative ideas, sharp business acumen and top oral and written communication skills, culturally fluent and adept at navigating wide range of social and professional situations. I use laughter and an infectious energy to inspire those around me to work toward a common goal. Perhaps my greatest skill is taking a good idea and making it better.
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