About Daniel

As a real estate professional that specializes in our local marketplace, I would welcome the opportunity to talk to you about your real estate needs.

Daniel Cardenas

Daniel Cardenas


Get to Know Me

Anyone who has ever visited the Monterey Peninsula understands the allure of this special place. Whether it is the famous and challenging golf courses, the rugged beauty of the rocky coast, or the picturesque village-like setting of Carmel-by-the-sea, you’ll fall in love with the Monterey Peninsula, Daniel Cardenas did and he decided to stay.
Leaving his career as Advertising/Publicity Manager for Warner Bros. in Latin America, Brazil, and 7 countries in the Asia Pacific together with Worldwide online marketing and theatrical distribution for all Warner Bros. movies was a tough decision but Daniel’s love of the Ocean and the Monterey Peninsula won him over. His skill in International marketing, communication, and negotiation left him exceptionally well-suited to embrace a real estate career. Daniel quickly became familiar with the real estate market on the Monterey Peninsula which can be complex, problematic, and frustrating without a skilled advocate working for you. Daniel Cardenas is exactly the advocate you need when buying or selling property here. He is someone you can trust.
Daniel has partnered with the International real estate company, Coldwell Banker Realty in order to provide his clients and customers with state-of-the-art technology and the latest in market information and local market knowledge. Together with Coldwell Banker Realty and Daniel Cardenas provide both local traditions and global connections. If you are planning on buying or selling, call Daniel today to discuss timing and strategies. Daniel has spent his whole life helping others achieve their dreams, let him help you achieve yours.


Knowledgeable, personable, consummate professional. Working with Daniel was a wonderful experience. He gave us expert advice regarding the value of our home, made very helpful recommendations, and helped to ease a lot of the stress of putting our house on the market with his warm and approachable demeanor. One of the things we appreciated most was the fact that Daniel listened to us and effectively commu...

— John & Tracy

Shopping for a home in the time of a pandemic doesn’t elicit much joy. That is unless you have a Realtor® who makes you feel as if you were an old friend and makes the home search effortless and enjoyable for you. Daniel Cardenas assisted us over the course of 8 months in finding our forever home location. As anxious as we were about the process, Daniel made us feel like we were in good hands all along t...

— Deb P.

Finding him was such a blessing. We cannot even begin to explain how wonderful our most recent home buying experience was thanks to Daniel. We have never worked with such a delightful, thorough, and thoughtful Realtor®; he made my wife and I feel comfortable throughout the entire process. Daniel is very easy to be with, he is honest and exudes gentle confidence. He was never pushy, always focused on the ...

— Tara J.

The assistance Daniel provided enabled us to make our dream home on the peninsula a reality when we were seriously looking at renting a home instead of purchasing one. He provided us with an army of support that assisted us in making the transition super simple every step of the way. His tactfulness in negotiating saved us thousands of dollars. His contacts in the finance industry saved us thousands on o...

— Jeff & Debbie

If you want a genuine broker, then Daniel is the one. From start to finish Daniel worked diligently for us. No nonsense, extremely knowledgeable and effective. Buying a house is such important decision paperwork, footwork, negotiations. Daniel never made us feel bad for all our questions and phone calls. He actually made the whole process enjoyable. Now we are happily in our forever home and will continu...

— Brian & Corkey

I have bought and sold many homes and Daniel is the best of the best. He is all about the needs of the client and service. Because of his diligence, he found the perfect cottage for us, even in a difficult market, and prevented a bidding war. Now, even 6 months later he continues to go the extra mile, answering questions, providing us with an incredible handyman, and more. His diligence, integrity, and r...

— Dr. Judy

Work With Daniel

Whether it is through representing you in the sale of your home or assisting you in finding the home you’ve been waiting for. Let Daniel help you envision what living in this magical place is like.