Blatchford Group is here to help you realize your real estate dreams. Ed & Laura have more than 24 years combined experience selling homes in Orange County. They can help you sell your home, find your perfect home, invest in real estate, or help you in that very tough decision...where to retire. Ed & Laura are here to help make these lifetime decisions as efficient, lucrative and painless as possible.
With a professional background that includes experience working for the Chicago Board of Trade and 24 years of acting, Ed Blatchford offers clients a unique blend of skills and talents that place him in an elite class of real estate agents. This fact became apparent at the onset of his transition into the business, when he earned a reputation as one of the industry’s best almost immediately, closing more sales volume in his first year than any other “rookie” in the history of his brokerage. Today, nearly two decades later, Ed continues to excel at his craft, consistently facilitating valuable outcomes for his beloved clientele, whether they’re selling property or investing in it. Ed’s thorough knowledge of the financial facets of the real estate transaction—including mortgages, bonds and interest rates—means fiscally savvy representation for buyers and sellers alike. But it’s his penchant for delivering first-rate service in every aspect of his endeavors that’s rendered him one of southern California’s most sought-after real estate professionals.
As part of Surterre Properties®, Ed is in a highly advantageous environment—one that promises his clients an elevated experience when it comes to hands-on service, opportunity, and, most importantly, results. Resources like an award-winning in-house advertising studio and cutting-edge technology ensure the utmost in effective property exposure, giving clients with a variety of objectives a definitive edge in the pursuit of success. What’s more, with an ever-growing network comprised of the area’s best and most accomplished professionals—each of whom work together in an effort to perfect the client experience—Surterre remains ahead of the curve in each of its efforts.
Laura Blatchford has been selling real estate in Orange County for the last 10 years. Prior to her real estate career, Laura spent 15 years as a retail buyer and merchandise manager with some of the top retailers, including Contempo, Wet Seal, Macy’s West, and Disneyland. Laura majored in economics and minored in finance. Her strong analytical background brings a wealth of solid market information and knowledge to all of her clients.
Laura also has experience remodeling and building homes from the ground up. Her expertise in this area helps to make the seller’s job of getting his or her home ready for the market as smooth as possible. This also assists buyers in envisioning what their new home’s possibilities are. Laura’s biggest asset is her calm demeanor, both with her clients and in negotiating the deal. Laura is a certified e-marketing specialist and a certified e-negotiator.