Your Local Real Estate Connection
A real estate broker and an attorney at law, Elaine has been involved in over 600 real estate transactions over the last 21 years. She is in the top 1% of all Coldwell Banker agents internationally, as well as in Northern California.
Elaine is certified as a Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialist, and she has certifications in marketing, negotiation, and senior housing needs. She also teaches a course on residential real estate course in the Stanford Continuing Studies Program.
Elaine earned her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and was admitted to practice law in California and Federal District courts. She practiced law in San Mateo County for 16 years, specializing in family law, probate, and estate planning, and she has been an adjunct instructor at Santa Clara University Law School.
A go-getter who is often ahead of the pack, Elaine was one of the first female members of the Rotary Club. She is a native of Redwood City and attended Menlo-Atherton High School. Her three children also graduated from Menlo Atherton. Husband, Dean, is a realtor and general contractor and was also born and educated locally. Sister, Beth, is a realtor and also a Menlo Atherton grad with a BA in Communications from UCLA. Daughter, Rebecca, is the team's transaction coordinator. Elaine and Dean reside in Menlo Park with their standard poodle, Shadow, and golden doodle, Rocky.
International Presidents Premier (Top Coldwell Banker agent status)
First recipient in San Mateo County of the Athena Business Woman of the Year award
Palo Alto University Club
Member of the Redwood City/San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce
Former member and past president of Soroptimist International
I am completely aware and very thankful for the level of professionalism you both displayed in a less than ideal situation and market. When I consider that I both sold and bought a residence within 8 weeks of initial correspondence with you, it was incredible work. Please remember that you prepared the house for sale including painting, re-carpeting, planting, cleaning, …
-David Knox, buyer and seller, Client
Elaine is not only an incredibly knowledgeable, professional & dedicated real estate agent, she’s an invaluable partner & resource to our family. When we bought our first home in Menlo Park, Elaine did an amazing job of listening to our needs & desires, working with our challenging schedules & maintaining an impressive pace to help us achieve our goal. Beyond her …
-Chet & Roxanne Bozdog, buyers and sellers, Client
Elaine’s reputation precedes her. As a family law attorney and broker, Elaine White has all the necessary skills to guide your clients through the selling or buying process. As a listing agent for divorcing parties, Elaine is able to navigate strained relationships to accomplish the common goal—selling the house for the most amount of money in the shortest period of …
-Marisa C. Dane & Michèle Bissada, Client
Elaine and Dean made selling our old house and moving to our new house as easy as can be. They had our house read to go on the market in one week, and helped with everything from shopping and installing new fixtures, meeting with contractors, and helping us pick paint colors! As busy parents of three young children I don’t think we could have managed the process …
-Flavia Herrod, Vintage Oaks buyer and seller, Client
Elaine, you are completely knowledgeable about the market and what appeals to buyers. Additionally, your ability to coordinate contractors and suppliers to ready the house for market in a cost-efficient manner was invaluable. You were also available whenever we needed you, had answers to all of our questions and are a skillful negotiator, all while maintaining the utmost …
-John Stacey, seller, Client