• About

    "Find Yourself at Home with The Avenue"

    We are a boutique brokerage devoted to providing innovative, personalized real estate service.


    We believe in transparent communication and authentic relationships.


    We endeavor to increase your profits by pushing the boundaries of modern day marketing.


    We ❤️ California

    In 2016, The Avenue Home Collective became one of the first Corporate Sponsors of The Surfrider foundation. Through our meaningful partnership we support efforts that maintain clean beaches, clear waters and healthy coastlines. With our continued affiliation we aim to enhance the experience of Coastal living with regard to environmentalism for many years to come.

    Surfrider Foundation

    About Surfrider

    The Surfrider foundation is a grassroots non profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Their campaigns and programs are developed to support our strategic goals and initiatives: Clean Water, Beach Access, Beach Preservation, and Protecting Special Places.

  • Giveaway

    We love you & clean oceans!

  • Our Broker

    Melissa Sofia

    Founder and Broker

    License No. 01332191

    "Be the change you wish to see in the world"

    With 17 years in the industry, and 5 years as a broker, Melissa combines the knowledge of a veteran agent with a fresh contemporary outlook on real estate. Her unique methods help her clients win time and again in this very competitive market. Whether on the selling or buying side she has become a force in San Diego as a broker and a leader. Melissa was recognized as one of the Top 5% of all Realtors 3 years in a row with a gold award in 2016, silver in 2017, and gold again in 2018. Last year she was also awarded as best "40 under 40" by the San Diego Union Tribune, while The Avenue Home Collective was nominated as San Diego's best brokerage.

  • The Collective

    The Avenue Home Collective hand selects agents and associates based on their integrity, charisma, dedication, and willingness to surpass expectations.

    Our team is required to commit time and personal resources to social responsibility and non profit initiatives that directly improve our California coastlines and communities.

    We proudly stand by the belief that representing The Avenue means providing exemplary service through improving local lifestyles as well as servicing the public through ethical and seamless real estate transactions.

    Ian Hoey

    Realtor-Serving San Diego

    Endless energy, jack of all trades, secret nerd.


    Click to read a full bio on Ian.

    Nicole Marrè

    Realtor-serving Los Angeles & San Diego

    Yogini, feng shui practitioner, nature lover.


    Click to read a full bio on Nicole.

    Rita Kealey

    Realtor-serving Los Angeles

    Sushi addict, coffee lover, event planner.


    Click to read a full bio on Rita.

    Joe Hindle

    Realtor-Serving San Diego

    Motivated, world traveler, fitness addict



    Holly Nguyen Sanders

    Realtor-Serving San Diego

    Autism awareness, puppy snuggler, animal rescuer.


    Click to read a full bio on Holly.

    Kimtan Bui

    Realtor-Serving San Diego

    "Trust the Journey"


    Rick Edu

    Realtor-Serving San Diego

    MBA graduate, expert negotiator, creative problem solver


    Cheli Hanley

    Realtor-Serving San Diego

    Faith, family, empathetic, driven


    Click to read a full bio on Cheli

    Deven Ortiz

    Realtor-Serving San Diego



    Jason Newman

    Realtor-Serving San Diego


    Click to read full bio on Jason



  • Perfect Oasis

    Exclusive Listing! This bright & beautiful home is perfectly situated within an ideal neighborhood of Oceanside. Vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan welcomes you. A stunning remodeled kitchen and serene and private backyard is perfect for entertaining. Upstairs find 3 comfortable bedrooms and remodeled bathrooms. Contact us for a private showings before this home hits the market!

    Inspired Townhome

    Exclusive Listing!! This townhouse boasts a stunningly remodeled kitchen, beautiful flooring, and brand new dual pane windows. Rare to find, enjoy a direct access garage plus private car port. Completely private backyard features newer deck and plenty of room to entertain. 2 bed/2 bath Mira Mesa.

    Paradise Found!

    Stunning canyon views await within this private & picturesque sanctuary. Nestled in highly desired Ridgeview neighborhood, this unique estate features endless upgrades.

    Coastal Vibes on Barbara

    Quintessential So Cal home in Solana Beach – just steps from the beach and Cedros Design District. Enjoy the ocean breeze through the french doors which open up to bright front porch. Savor ocean view sunsets from the master bedroom or the spacious wrap around balcony. This home has California written all over it!

    Resort Living

    Nestled high above North County in the 24/7 guard-gated family-friendly neighborhood of Emerald Heights.

    Panoramic Views

    This magnificent estate features wrap around sweeping vies of the San Pasqual valley and over $200k in upgrades. Designed for entertaining the landscape & pool lighting is magical as you enjoy the star filled night sky.

    Entertainers Dream

    This Fabulous single story home is an Entertainers Paradise offering an Open Floor plan with a Stunning Gourmet Kitchen that flows right into the Dinning and Family Room.

    Views for days

    As seen on Win This Listing, this Rancho Bernardo home offers sweeping San Diego views and a custom designed kitchen.

    California Living

    Fully remodeled home in the highly desirable neighborhood of UTC San Diego. 5 bedrooms, 3 bath with over 2,300 sq ft of living space, this home feels truly luxurious with a wide open floor plan and beautiful light filled rooms.

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  • The Avenue Home Search App

    Download "The Avenue Home Search" on iTunes and/or Google Play!

    We place the MLS right in your hands and give you a more up to date searching source than Zillow, Redfin, and Trulia. This App is all about creating a customer centric Real Estate experience and championing innovation in home buying. You can also browse through our hand selected team, contact an agent, schedule showings and utilize our mortgage calculator.

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