Benicia's Local Real Estate Resource
Jenny Castaneda & Melanie Ross

Benicia Real Estate Agents | Sellers and Buyers

Senior Sales Counselors

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“Real Estate Made Simple”
Since teaming together in 2006 under Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific located in Benicia, Melanie Ross and Jenny Castaneda have been dedicated to their client’s needs. As local REALTORS®, who live and work in Benicia, they know their clients come first and their experience with buying or selling real estate needs to be as smooth as possible. Jenny & Melanie educate their clients about the process and set expectations of what can and what will most likely happen. They prepare their clients for all scenarios so they are in control of their choices. From the beginning to handing the keys to their clients, Mel and Jenny communicate and prove over and over again….their clients come first. There is no better team of two to take care of you.

We are proud to work for Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific In Benicia, consistently ranking the #1 Real Estate Office in Solano County. Coldwell Banker is a premier highly ranked real estate agency that is known worldwide. There are 3100 offices in 51 countries. The Castaneda Ross Team provides Local Expertise with International Exposure. Year after year Melanie and Jenny have ranked in the top of their office for over sales and have provided the best service to hundreds of clients. Read our reviews on Zillow!

Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you make in your life, so why wouldn’t you choose REALTORS® who have the experience, knowledge, and care to do the very best for you? We make real estate simple!

Contact Me

address900 First St
Benicia, CA 94510
state license #CA BRE 01461040 Jenny, CA BRE 01474067-Mel

Company Info

Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific
900 First St Benicia, CA 94510

Designations & Awards

We believe in continuing education to keep up with the ever changing world of real estate. We have completed the following education programs:
• SFR-Short Sale Foreclosures Resource teaches agents to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers
• CDPE-Certified Distressed Property teaches Agents a thorough understanding of complex issues in today’s turbulent real estate industry and knowledge of foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners
• Certified HAFA Specialist-Homes Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Provide homeowners with the expertise, knowledge, and guidance they’re looking for to avoid foreclosure and understand their needs
• E-Pro- enable agents to use cutting-edge technologies and digital initiatives to link up with today’s buyers and sellers
• GREEN-provides advanced training in green building and sustainable business practices so that you can seek out, understand, and market properties with green features
• GRI-Graduate Realtor Institute provides in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process
• SRES-Senior Real Estate Specialist educates REALTORS® on how to serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50

Our achievements would not have happened without our clients, it is because of them we have been awarded the following:
• International Coldwell Banker Diamond Society Team Award for 2013,2012,
• International Coldwell Banker Sterling Society Team Award for 2015, 2011, 2010
• International Coldwell Banker President’s Circle Team Award for 2008, 2009
• Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Company Top Team Producer Award 2012, 2008
• Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Company Top Team Listing Award 2012, 2011, 2008
• Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific Top Team Selling Award 2012, 2009, 2008




I have listed two properties with Mel and Jenny because they are terrific! I have the utmost trust and respect for their skill and knowledge. As a team they are always available and attentive to all aspects of the sale. With a friendly, "can-do" attitidude… (more)


My husband and I have had the pleasure of working with Jenny and Melanie twice. In 2011 they helped us in the purchase of our home and in 2013 upon relocation helped us with the sale of our home. In both the purchase and the sale we could not have had a… (more)


Great Team! They got to know our family and treated us like members of their own families. Their professionalism is outstanding. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home in the Solano County area.

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