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Our Mission

Chernov Team is the premier real estate services group in the San Fernando Valley. With over a decade of best-in-class localized performance, our agents, marketing specialists, and house whisperers excel in actualizing dynamic results for our clients. Working hand-in-hand, we strategically position your property for the explosive outcomes you deserve—selling well above asking, generating buyer offers pre-market listing, producing multiple offers, and moving property in only a matter of days. We know the San Fernando Valley inside-out and we have carefully curated and nurtured the local relationships necessary to produce outcomes well beyond the reach of our competition.

Actualizing Dynamic Results

Real Estate
Boutique Services

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Meet the Team

About Us
Map Transparent Steven Ejiofor Burt Bakman Helen Hillo Lexii Lamas-Carnes Nicole Tekiela Kara Robarts Dennis Chernov Yana Chernov Megan Gaspar Jo Palma Kevin Silver Greg Shenon Nicole Racky Sarrah Gallegos Gibson Map
Steven Ejiofor
Realtor
Burt Bakman
Realtor
Helen Hillo
Executive Sales Director
Lexii Lamas-Carnes
Internal Operations Administrator
Nicole Tekiela
Realtor
Kara Robarts
Resale Homes Director
Dennis Chernov
Founder + Executive Realtor
Yana Chernov
Head of Operations + Marketing
Megan Gaspar
Social Media Manager
Jo Palma
Video Content Creator
Kevin Silver
Realtor
Greg Shenon
Realtor
Nicole Racky
Executive Assistant
Sarrah Gallegos
New Developments Marketing Coordinator
Gibson
Head of Positivity + Grunting
200+
Homes Sold
$0Billion+
Sales Volume
1st
2019 Realtor Ranking

In The Valley
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Avg. Days Our Listings Are On The Market
> 1%
Listings Sold
At Asking Or More
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Clients Love Us

I recently had a listing sold by Helen Hilo from Dennis Chernov team. It was a great transaction in every way. Communication is always important to every successful escrow and Dennis and his team w/ Helen were always quick to respond and fully transparent throughout. It was a pleasure to work with them. They were...

Karen F.

We just moved in to our beautiful new home and it truly could not have happened without the help of Steven and the entire Chernov team. Steven not only found our home but did everything in his power to make it happen. Steven and the Chernov team made sure the transaction went smoothly and helped...

Zachary B.

Dennis, Helen and the whole Chernov team were incredible to work with and provided excellent customer support. They were communicative and hands on throughout the entire experience. I'd recommend their services to anyone who is considering it....

Stephanie Y.

To say that Dennis, Kevin & Helen are a DREAM TEAM doesn't begin to cover it. They went above and beyond all my expectations to get my house sold for the BEST price possible and even faster than I imagined. Their personal attention and caring to each detail of our transaction was superb and unlike...

Daniel E.

We recently worked with The Chernov Team to buy and sell our home and they navigated each of these transactions with incredible ease, distinct professionalism and an attention to detail like I have never seen before. As a marketing exec, I was incredibly impressed with their extensive and insightful approach to marketing our home from...

Dana Nussbaum

The Chernov Team is best of class and we highly recommend! From buying to selling, we had great experiences working with Kevin, Dennis, Helen and Kara. The guidance provided during the process showed their tremendous experience. We greatly appreciate all of their help and would definitely work with the entire team again! Thank you!!...

Brian N.

It’s been wonderful working with Helen. She shows us exactly what we are looking for and is very patient. Wonderful broker highly recommend her. Looked at some homes and lots....

Victoria Hijazin

After working with the Chernov Team to sell my home, it is obvious why they are top year after year. The entire process was seamless! They're a perennial real estate all-star team that forms like voltron to get a deal done! I have been a friend of Burt's for decades and it was a true...

Kane F.

Best. Team. Ever! I could literally leave it at that but I won't. Dennis, Kevin and his entire team are such superstars. They guided us so brilliantly on the sale of our home and concurrent purchase of our new home. Their expertise from listing pricing, photos, social and marketing was the best of the best...

Shannon & Gabe Cohen

To say that Dennis, Kevin & Helen are a DREAM TEAM doesn't begin to cover it. They went above and beyond all my expectations to get my house sold for the BEST price possible and even faster than I imagined. Their personal attention and caring to each detail of our transaction was superb and unlike...

Daniel E.

Dennis and team were incredible! Let’s deal in facts - sold within days of listing @ price premium to listed $. Now let’s deal in emotion - high integrity, fantastic communication at critical moments, flawless paperwork and incredible people! Why sell/buy with anybody else?? Happy seller!...

Todd Putman

We recently bought our house with Dennis as our realtor. He was very knowledgeable, diligent, responsive and addressed all our concerns. His team, especially Helen, stayed on top of things and made sure we were updated with each step of the way. I highly recommend Dennis and his team whether you want to list or...

Milena D.

Working with Dennis and the entire Chernov team was an absolute pleasure. They were very attentive to our needs and fought to get us the best price on the sale of our home. As first time sellers, it was important that we fully understood the entire process every step of the way and Dennis made...

Michael Caplan

My experience with the Chernov Team was simply exceptional. Dennis Chernov and his team is extremely professional and knowledgeable in all aspects of real estate. Dennis was dedicated to taking care of us during the complete process. We found him to be caring and it was obvious to us that he loves what he does,...

Robin Gaur

Dennis and his team are masters of their craft and are true professionals. They are top producers but make you feel like you are their only client. Their marketing efforts are unparalleled and will garner you top dollar. They remain involved in the entire process, bring their expertise to bear on any issues, and know...

Bob M.

Dennis Chernov + team are simply the best in the game! They worked around the clock for over a year to help us find our perfect home. Dennis made the process fun and enjoyable but never lost sight of our goal and always had our back. They worked above and beyond to make sure we...

Haylee Winard

Dennis Chernov and Team are simply excellent at Real Estate. They have a long track record of excellent service. I have has their team buy and sell many homes for me over the years. Trust worthy, smooth process and long reach with hundreds of millions in sales. They have one of the best reputations in...

Rob D.

Working with Dennis & team selling my Studio City home was a pure joy. And even almost as important - I sold it for WAY more than anticipated. Their style is relaxed and non-pressuring...but you know they are on top of every single detail, which made the entire sale process so much less stressful. I...

themichaelrola

I listed my beautiful house with another broker for 5 months and got no results! Disappointed with the outcome, I began interviewing several known local brokers. Before deciding to hire Dennis, we talked on the phone on several occasions and met at my house twice. He was always available and courteous, but never overzealous and...

Sassan O.

Thank you, Dennis and team, you and your entire team made the home buying process so easy. They worked around the clock to get our home purchase closed on time, went above and beyond to recommend interior designers, made sure every inch of the house was in perfect and brand new condition prior to close,...

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Our Blog

The Real Deal

Everything Real Estate in the San Fernando Valley

Monday July 26, 2021

In June 2021, the volume of new home sales dropped to its lowest level since the onset of COVID-19 in early 2020. The common consensus is that low inv...

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Friday July 23, 2021

While June home sales were lower than expected, they still represent a rebound after 4 consecutive months of decline. According to the Nationa...

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Wednesday July 21, 2021

According to date released by the U.S. Census Bureau (“USCB”) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, building permits dropped to its lowest point since August...

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Monday July 19, 2021

In August 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would charge a .5% refinancing fee o...

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Friday July 16, 2021

It appears that the rate of appreciation in home values, despite slowing down, will continue to increase for the near future, as mortgage rate...

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Wednesday July 14, 2021

We’ve been seeing a lot of discussion about inflation recently, and that discussion is warranted; housing costs have increased at a break-n...

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Monday July 12, 2021

The housing market oscillates between being a “buyer’s market,” where the buyer has a stronger negotiating position, and a “seller’s...

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Monday July 5, 2021

What has been coined “The Great Wealth Transfer” is already underway; the Baby Boomer generation, those born between 1946 and 1964 (an estimated ...

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Friday July 2, 2021

Much to the new construction industry’s dismay, the cost of one thousand board feet of lumber hit $1,670.50 on May 7, 2021 (a 400% increase since th...

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