Santino has been a licensed real estate professional on the Central Coast since the late 90’s. Over the last 20 years has represented clients from Encinitas to Santa Cruz, California, specializing in properties on the Central Coast. His roots in the local community run deep. In fact, his family lived in San Luis Obispo before there were electric street lights! As a real estate broker, he specializes in listing residential, multi-family, and land.
Since becoming a licensed Broker in 2005 he has supervised both Mortgage and Real Estate firms. As a graduate of the Real Estate Institute and receiving the “GRI” designation, Santino thrives on exceeding both his clients’ and colleagues' professional expectations. Pairing his specialized education, with decades of experience, and a wide variety of transactions enables him to guide his clients through even the most unique transactions with ease and confidence.
Santino is a man of many interests! In his spare time, he cultivates gourmet mushrooms on his small family farm and enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 children, and his beloved Red Fox Lab, Smith.
“Santino was the BEST! He made our first experience selling a breeze and answered all of our questions and helped us get our home above asking price. He helped us navigate through the whole process and was prompt, professional and just an all around wonderful guy. I would recommen”...-Ted & Ellen Daly
“Working with Richardson Properties Broker Associate Mr. Santino Cattaneo was exceptional, from the first meeting to the closing process he was very professional and he personalized the experience to meet our expatiations.”...-Leonard & Leeanna Bileti
“Santino was the most knowledgeable real estate professional I have ever worked with. He took care of every aspect of every transaction .Because of Santino I got top dollar for my home with the most seamless process. He respected my feelings about my home and most of all he listen”...-Betty
“After a year and a half of looking to buy a home with no luck, we were getting pretty discouraged. We were introduced to Santino through a family connection and right off the bat he made us feel at ease. He really listened to what we were looking for and was positive and supporti”...-Tanya McClelland
“Santino helped us list and sale our house in San Marcos. Santino was helpful in numerous ways including: 1) Advising us what we should do to improve the marketability of our property and when to list it. 2) Helping us set the list price. 3) Managing the open houses, marketing to ”...-David K
“Santino got us $350K over asking. He helped us every step of the way from preparing the home for sale to researching pricing and strategy, to evaluating offers, negotiating, to resolving issues during escrow. Santino was a patient listener, a tireless advocate, creative, diplomat”...-Christine Kirkpatrick
“Santino is a true professional. He kept in close touch with me, every step of the way. He was supportive and sensitive to my particular situation. He negotiated an easy and smooth transition from the sale of my old house to the purchase of my beautiful new house and took care of ”...-Christie Andrade
“Santino made buying our home in San Luis Obispo a great experience. He guided us step by step with clarity, thoroughness, and professionalism and made the process seamless from start to finish. Santino is efficient, honest and knowledgeable. He is an excellent communicator and wa”...-John Funk
“I have used Santino in three transactions: bought a house in SLO 20 years ago, sold that same house 2019 and bought a duplex in a 1031 exchange. All three properties are in the Central Coast. Santino nailed it on pricing my house to sell. He went beyond the pricing and listing of”...-Meredith Takken