Michelle Dykstra

Michelle Dykstra
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With more than twenty-five years of experience, Michelle Dykstra is one of coastal San Diego’s top real estate agents, consistently placing in the top 1% of real estate agents nationwide. Whether you’re looking for a beachfront mansion or a cottage to call your own, Michelle knows how stressful a move can be. With her inside knowledge of the market and the communities in coastal San Diego, Michelle takes the worry out of finding the perfect home to fit your needs. Originally from Marin County in Northern California, Michelle moved to San Diego in 1984 to attend San Diego State University. Having grown up in the real estate business, she held her first open house at age 14, and began her residential real estate career in 1988 in the La Jolla marketplace.


Married with two children, Michelle has lived in La Jolla since 1998, and is active in fundraising for local schools, on the Board of Directors for the La Jolla Women’s Club, active in the Bird Rock Community Council, a member of the San Diego Junior League, and an avid philanthropist.Well-known in the community as the “Queen of Bird Rock,” Michelle has a strong client base of qualified buyers for the La Jolla area. With great pride she brings her decades of hard-earned experience to every successful real estate transaction. As a result of her work ethic, extensive experience, and market knowledge, she is consistently sought out by principals from all over as well as by out-of-area agents representing an assortment of buyers seeking properties in La Jolla.

what our clients say
I would like to express my appreciation for choosing me as your Realtor. In my business, people have the opportunity to choose the agent they work with and I am extremely honored that you chose me....
If you are contemplating the sale or purchase of real estate, I highly recommend you use Michelle Dykstra for your transaction. She is intelligent, knowledgeable and extremely detail oriented. In most transactions there are a variety of loose ends, and Michelle is great about remembering and handling all of them. She knows the local area...
Michelle recently helped me with another transaction, this time selling an investment property. She did an excellent job including working with the Tenant from Hades! Michelle is very experienced and knew the ins and outs of working well with the tenant, buyer, escrow, title, lenders, etc. She also is remarkably quick to respond to emails...
We wish we would have found Michelle earlier. If you're looking for a home in Bird Rock, I can definitely say that there is no better real estate agent than Michelle Dykstra. Still skeptical? Consider this, we were referred to her by another very well-known agent because he knows Michelle is the best in Bird...
Michelle did not only help us find our dream home she gave us a real estate 101 crash course. We learned so much from her and we will definitely use her in the future. Highly recommended....
If you're looking for great real estate agent -- particularly in the La Jolla/Pacific Beach area -- there's no one better than Michelle Dykstra. We have worked with her several times over the past 15 years, both to sell and buy homes, and she did a stellar job each time. Look no further....
We are working through our fourth real estate transaction since 2003 with Michelle. In every one, she has proven very knowledgeable about the market and excellent on paperwork. This current one is complicated, because it is all being done remotely. We have dealt with many real estate professionals over the year and she is the...
Without Michelle's guidance, wisdom and real-estate know-how we could never have found our perfect dream home with in a month’s time. She is patient, informative and proactive, and we couldn't have asked for a better partner in what is a very overwhelming experience for a first time home buyer....
Michelle helped my sell my house a few years back and she was very professional and did great advertising to get the house sold. I recommend her, especially for the La Jolla / Bird Rock area....
Michelle is the consummate professional and conducts herself in a manner worthy of trust and respect....
Michelle had an aggressive marketing plan and pinpointed the most desirable details of our home, taking the most flattering photos and advertising in several community newspapers. There is no question we have found our realtor for life. I can’t say enough about Michelle and truly admire her dedication and her knowledge of real estate....
Her knowledge of the area and properties made us feel comfortable that we were making the best investment in a house that we felt suited our needs and desires. We were so impressed that she was willing to go the extra mile to help us finalize the sale and make a smooth move into the...
If you are contemplating the sale or purchase of real estate, I highly recommend you use Michelle Dykstra for your transaction. She is intelligent, knowledgeable and extremely detail oriented. In most transactions there are a variety of loose ends, and Michelle is great about remembering and handling all of them. She knows the local area...
We've known Michelle for 20 years and have recommended her out to folks we'd love have living in our neighborhood, she never disappoints. In addition, she is an active community member and lives right in the heart of where she sells!...
Michelle was my agent for my 1937 Craftsman home in Bird Rock La Jolla. This unique property was a difficult sale but Michelle worked tirelessly to find a buyer and ultimately sold the property. I appreciate her high professionalism, integrity, and engaging style which are so important in an agent....
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