Creative solutions.

Creative ideas.

Creative design.


We are associated with Willis Allen Real Estate, an independent company that has been in business for over 100 years. We are the only real estate company in San Diego directly affiliated with Christie’s, a world-renowned art and auction house known for trust, integrity, discretion and excellence. This exclusive relationship offers our sellers even more opportunities to be showcased. When listing with us, your home will receive unmatched exposure-locally and globally. Masters of execution and follow-through, our strategic marketing efforts are targeted, integrated and measured. We are passionate about providing stellar service and committed to getting results. It is our intention to make you a customer for life!

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Experienced – We have joyfully represented hundreds of buyers and sellers.
Trusted – 95% of our business comes from referrals and past clients.
Results-Driven – We have achieved nearly 50 million dollars in home sales over the past three years.

Build Anticipation

We focus on a few special clients at a time and have mastered the art of building anticipation for potential buyers. We do so by capturing the emotion-the feeling-of your home, neighborhood and local culture by creating:

Our methods reach more people and capture the attention of qualified buyers faster and more effectively than traditional tactics.
“49% of new home shoppers do mobile searches at the beginning of their research; 40% do mobile searches throughout their research.”–National Association of Realtors

Online Presence


The first 24 hours after listing your home are critical. We are not afraid to spend money to get results, and we will not waste a single minute using every available resource to find the perfect buyer.

In the first 24 hours, we will:

  • Set up showings
  • Plan for a successful open house
  • Reach out to our sphere by email, social networks and mailers
  • Launch an international advertising campaign
  • Begin creating your home’s dedicated property website, full-motion property video and mobile tour

Collins Family & Associates offer exclusive international real estate websites and affiliations, cutting edge buyer search tools, videos, property websites, enhanced search optimization and much more. For every online marketing function, analytics will be gathered and all leads will be promptly answered within just a few minutes.

All of these marketing efforts will continue until your home is SOLD!


We Provide Custom Videos

Quick, powerful and uplifting, our virtual video tours are like nothing you’ve seen before. Our expertly produced video will capture the emotion of your home, including the neighborhood and culture that surrounds it. The 360-degree aerial views and wide-frame shots will make potential buyers fall in love with your home before they have even set foot inside. For sellers, we offer an in-depth report how many times your movie has been opened and played.

Your Home in Print

While the Internet is paramount, glossy printed material is still a vital component of advertising real estate. To sell your home, we offer a mix of conventional and new media advertisements, backed by the Christie’s brand. One of our most successful marketing and advertising pieces is Willis Allen Real Estate’s signature magazine, COLLECTION, which is printed four times per year and includes an interactive online edition. Your home’s feature in COLLECTION magazine will reach 26 international affiliates in 17 countries. In addition to this feature, we will advertise your home in numerous magazines and newspapers, locally and across the country.

Additional Print Publications May Include:

  • San Diego Magazine
  • Riviera
  • Departures
  • San Diego Premier Properties & Lifestyles
  • Unique Homes
  • Country Life International
  • Luxe Interiors
  • Velocity
  • Luxury Portfolio International
  • Christie’s Real Estate
  • Locale Magazine
  • Architectural Digest
  • Town & Country

Advertising in local papers is also imperative. Weekly papers offer a unique perspective on local culture and help communities be fully aware of our real estate inventory.

Our Newspaper Advertising May Include:

  • San Diego Union Tribune
  • San Diego Business Journal
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Del Mar Times
  • Coronado Eagle Rancho Santa Fe Review
  • La Jolla Light
  • Carmel Valley News
  • The Peninsula Beacon
  • San Diego Downtown News
  • Solana Beach Sun

Staging Solutions &
On Selling Suggestions

Before our highly regarded photographers bring out the best in your home, we will provide staging suggestions to assure that your home sells faster and for the most money. Should you wish to have a professional staging company do the work for you, we would be happy to provide referrals.
We can also suggest home upgrades or improvements to help get the highest price for your home.

International Reach

List with us and your home will be seen by over 70 million potential buyers and investors in over 60 countries. Buyers come to San Diego from all over the world. By harnessing a global network of leading real estate sites, your home will be at the top of the list! Furthermore, we can set you up with first-class realtors all over the world, should you ever choose to move out of San Diego.