Margele Gifford has a substantial real estate background suited to meeting the challenges of a dynamic and ever-changing real estate market. Mentored by experts throughout her career, she credits them with providing her the opportunity to experience and develop a broad-based knowledge of a number of different types of real estate transactions, all of which require different skills.

Margele’s strategy is to start every transaction by teaming with all involved parties. She is confident that the stress in a real estate transaction can be managed with teamwork, preparation, and timely communication.

The foundation of her continued success is based on personal referrals and repeat business. She has respect for her clients and a deep appreciation for being a part of what they wish to accomplish for themselves and their families.



  • CA Real Estate Broker’s License (1981) – 25 years of full time real estate practice.
  • B.A. Degree in Communications, Mills College.


  • Certified Negotiation Expert
  • Certified Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource


  • Member of Professional Standards and Ethics Committee 2007-2010 - Charged with hearing matters of alleged ethical misconduct by association members.


  • Representing VA Sellers/Buyers, Traditional Sellers/Buyers and Investors.


  • Residential resale homes, condominiums, new home sales and short sales.


  • Multi-unit properties, real estate exchanges, land sales and acquisitions, time share, lease options, business opportunities, part of a 6-member sales and marketing team working from the ground floor to completion of a 578 acre new home community.

Avantage Real Estate

Margele Gifford Real Estate Broker/Owner

(619) 855 - 1398

CA BRE 00450127


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