Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in the Sacramento region, announced today that Stephen E. Sanchez has joined the company as a broker associate in its Elk Grove office.  In his new position, will specialize in residential sales in Sacramento County and the greater Sacramento region.

“Steve is a terrific real estate agent and I’m thrilled he has joined our sales team,” said Jeff Talani, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Elk Grove office. “He is a seasoned veteran who really understands the needs of a home buyer or seller.  Steve has a proven system to build value for his clients, and they have come to trust his knowledge and judgment.  He will be an asset to our company.”

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Sanchez worked at Better Homes & Gardens RE Mason Mc Duffie as a broker associate.  He has earned the Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource and the Certified Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives designation and is Five Star Short Sale certified.  He has also completed education and training in 1031 exchanges, and resort and second home properties.

Sanchez has extensive knowledge in international property sales, ownership and trusts in Baja, Mexico. He has been an active contributor for the last three years in the Education Foundation has participated as a volunteer at the Elk Grove Food Bank. 

Sanchez earned his bachelor’s degree in communications and business from California State University, Sacramento.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Elk Grove is located at 9250 Laguna Springs Drive, Ste. 100 and can be reached at 916.684.8180.  Sanchez may be reached directly at 916.212.3803 and via e-mail at or