A Southern Californian native and an avid traveler, Steve Woods possesses a unique blend of qualities and capabilities along with a strong commitment to outstanding personalized service. In addition to knowing the coastal markets inside and out, he knows how to intuit his clients’ needs and objectives. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from UC Santa Barbara, then backpacked through Europe and Asia before launching a career in sales, working for one of the country’s largest wine retailers. These experiences set the stage for a successful transition into the real estate industry—today, Steve is one of the area’s most trusted professionals and has worked with everyone from first-time buyers to savvy property investors. Clients who he has represented appreciate his dedication to service and his ability to communicate effectively. Most importantly, they trust him to procure positive results when it comes to some of their most important life goals. Now that he’s part of Surterre Properties®, Steve has put himself in the best possible position to help his clients. A variety of amenities and advantages, including an award-winning in-house design and advertising studio, the latest advances in real estate technology, and a strong network composed of more than 220 of the area’s most accomplished agents and brokers are a few characteristics that distinguish Surterre from its competitors. What’s more, Surterre makes a concerted effort to help preserve precious natural resources and be “green,” an initiative that’s near and dear to Steve.