About Us

Frank, Heidi and Michael are all Laguna Beach residents who have been successfully representing homeowners and buyers in Laguna Beach since 1984. Our combined experience of over 50 years of selling real estate assures that we have the expertise and local knowledge to successfully represent you. Our team has sold over 100 Laguna Beach listings in the last eight years.

This website has advanced search technologies that allow you to view the complete MLS inventory and search by city, property type, price range, bedrooms or by map. You'll find our website to be a one-stop resource for your online real estate research and we are happy to share our knowledge about the local market for best values.

We pride ourselves on helping people succeed in this market. Whether you are buying or selling, you can count on us to provide superior representation. We offer a free market analysis and can help you sell your home for top dollar in a reasonable timeframe.

 

Frank Hufnagel

Frank is an energetic, action-oriented professional with a passion for real estate that transcends to his ability to consistently meet the individual needs of each buyer and seller he represents. Known for being technology driven and for his superb negotiation skills, he places a strong emphasis on customer service by providing exceptional communication and follow-through.

A licensed Broker Sales Associate with Surterre Properties, Frank has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in Real Estate and with Fortune 500 companies that gives him a definite edge in helping his clients attain maximum results in today’s marketplace.

As a certified e-PRO internet professional, he uses the latest technology to offer a customized virtual marketing plan that maximizes property exposure to the most qualified buyers. His innovative and internet based marketing programs will provide unparalleled internet exposure for your property. With over 84% of home buyers using the internet as part of their home search, Frank’s online marketing program is essential to generating the greatest possible awareness and demand for your home.

Frank served as President of the Laguna Board of REALTORS® in 2015, and he is currently a Director for the Laguna Board of REALTORS®. He has previously served as the chairperson for the MLS committee and on the Grievance, Education, Director Nomination, and Long Range Planning committees. He also has served as the Board representative on the California Regional MLS Steering Committee. Frank also leads the Surterre Properties eWaste events in Laguna Beach, as well as the Best Buy Committee, and also has volunteered with Meals On Wheels, delivering food to locals.

Frank, a Certified EcoBroker®, holds an MBA in marketing and specializes in the marketing and sale of property throughout coastal South Orange County including Laguna Beach, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Dana Point, and Laguna Niguel. He also has personal experience in investment property, rentals, remodels, and corporate relocation that serves his clients well. Backed by the tremendous resources of Surterre Properties, Frank Hufnagel looks forward to providing outstanding personal service through professionalism and integrity to assist you in achieving your real estate goals.

 

Heidi Cleveland

With a background that spans property management and sales and marketing with companies including E&J Gallo and Cable & Wireless, Heidi Cleveland brings to her clientele a broad understanding of residential real estate as well as a strong capacity for negotiating the best values. Hardworking, detail-oriented and highly responsive to her clients, she’s quickly earning a reputation as one of the Laguna Beach area’s most trustworthy and dependable real estate professionals. A graduate of Dartmouth, Heidi complements her skills and capabilities not only with an Ivy League education, but with the invaluable connections that come along with it. Heidi is actively involved in the Top of the World Elementary and Thurston Middle School PTAs, and has three children enrolled in the Laguna Beach school district. In her limited free time, Heidi enjoys cycling, running and yoga.

At Surterre Properties®, Heidi has access to unparalleled resources in the way of property exposure, which prove the perfect strategic complement to her experience as a savvy marketer. But an award-winning in-house marketing team isn’t the only amenity that grants Heidi an advantage over her competitors. Working alongside the local industry’s best and most accomplished agents and brokers in the teamwork-focused environment that’s unique to Surterre, she’s able to promise her clients an exponentially greater opportunity for success, no matter how complex their goals.

Michael Gosselin

Michael Gosselin is not just a well-known name in the Laguna Beach real estate market. He is, unquestionably, its backbone. Throughout his 40 plus years as a real estate broker serving the coastal communities, he has consistently striven to set new standards for professionalism, client service and sales success. His unwavering commitment to both his clients and his community has made him the leading real estate professional in Laguna Beach. Year after year, he is consistently among the top-selling agents in the city and since 1995 no agent has represented more sellers than Michael.

Michael has served as a Director for the 900 plus members of the Laguna Board of Realtors® since 1995 and served as its President in the year 2006. He is a State Director for the California Association of Realtors® and a member of the National Association of Realtors®. In the year 2000, his peers voted him Realtor® of the Year, the highest honor bestowed on a Realtor®. He is one of the only brokers in Orange County to be state certified to teach Professional Standards and Ethics.

Michael’s accomplishments can easily be accredited to his warm, easygoing nature that makes his clients feel confident they are in good hands. Michael knows your home is perhaps your most valuable investment, and representing you in the marketing and sale of that asset is an assignment he takes very seriously. From your first contact with him you know you have a trusted advisor. As your advisor, he will be with you each step of the way, as he is known for his highly “hands-on” approach to every transaction. Michael personally manages each element of the marketing and sale of your home to ensure it proceeds smoothly, expeditiously and to your greatest benefit.

In addition to his stellar client relations, Michael is recognized for his strategic marketing and aggressive advertising campaigns including the use of his personal website www.MichaelGosselin.com. At Surterre Properties, Michael has merged his 30 plus years of real estate expertise with the finest in-house ad agency in the business. Led by creative genius Paula Wilhelm, the Surterre Studio is already recognized as one of the leading marketing firms in the County. Michael’s clients demand the most attractive, results-oriented advertising to market their homes, and Surterre Properties makes it easy to deliver on this promise.

A Southern California native, Gosselin earned his bachelor’s degree at California State University, Long Beach. He has taught Real Estate Finance at the college level and has been a full-time real estate professional since 1975. Always ready for travel and adventure, Michael enjoys taking in all the outdoors has to offer, be it white-water rafting in South America, kayaking in the jungles of Costa Rica, or mountain climbing in Africa. In 2015 Michael completed a solo pilgrimage of the 550-mile Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. He is married and his daughter attends California State University, Fullerton.

The consummate professional, Michael welcomes the opportunity to make your next real estate transaction the smoothest and most successful ever and the standard by which you measure all of your real estate purchases and sales.