Larry Knifong REALTOR®, Broker CRS, CDPE


Office: 530-872-5400
Mobile: 530-680-6234


Larry was born and raised in Paradise, California. He attended local schools, as well as Butte College and California State University, Chico. Larry began his real estate career in 1986 and has been a top Realtor in Butte County for several years. He specializes in residential resale, new construction, multi-family income properties and vacant land sales. He enjoys many activities outside of real estate which include quad riding, water sports, fishing, RVing and spending time with his wife and two adult children. As a lifelong resident of Paradise, he has always taken pride and been involved in the community, supporting local schools, youth sports activities, and charitable organizations.


  • Top California Coldwell Banker Team Award 2014
  • #1 Team in Paradise Association of Realtors for the most homes sold since 2012
  • Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite Award since 1999 for sales revenue
  • Coldwell Banker Ponderosa has been the #1 office in our MLS for many years running
  • Coldwell Banker Ponderosa ranked consistently in top 20 nationwide for all Coldwell Banker offices


  • Real Estate Veteran in the Chico, Paradise, Magalia and surrounding Butte County area
  • Certified Residential Specialist, specializing in Residential sales, CRS
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert, CDPE
  • REO and short sale properties
  • 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges
  • Customizing Marketing Plans for your unique property
  • Providing strong National and Local Advertising Presence
  • Leading Fully Staffed and Qualified Administrative Team


  • California Association of Realtors, Member
  • California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Member
  • National Association of Realtors, Member
  • Paradise Alliance Church (CMA), Deacon
  • Paradise Association of Realtors, Member
  • Residential Sales Council of Northern California CRS Chapter, Member

As the premier real estate agents in Paradise, we’re here to provide you with all the resources and information you need to buy or sell real estate. Contact us so we can keep you updated on the latest real estate activities in our community and answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to assisting in all of your real estate needs!

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Amanda Bess REALTOR®

Mobile Phone: 530-781-2342
Office Phone: 530-872-5433