Licensed by the Department of Real Estate in California since 1980.
Member in good standing of the following associations:
National Association of Realtors
California Association of Realtors
Bay East Association of Realtors
Contra Costa Association of Realtors
East Bay Regional Multiple Listing Service
Originally with The Property Professionals of Castro Valley, Barry was owner and President of Century 21 Liberty Real Estate, Inc. in San Ramon, California, until June 1, 1991, serving central Contra Costa and Alameda counties. Established in l978, Barry Wood purchased the Brokers shares in 1987. Century 21 Liberty specialized in marketing residential real estate. Prior to ownership of the San Ramon Century 21 franchise, Barry was recognized as being within the top two percent of the entire Century 21 system in residential sales volume consisting of approximately 70,000 sales associates in the United States and Canada, earning the coveted ‘Centurion’ award. After Century 21, Barry Wood became one of the Top Producers in the East Bay for Fox & Carskadon, earning membership in the prestigious Fox & Carskadon’s 'President's Club-Silver Division'. As of January 1st 1995 Fox & Carskadon was merged with Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Barry became one of the top producers for Coldwell Banker in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties, with the repeated distinction of having the most listings sold of all associates. As of February 15,1998 Barry reaffiliated with Re/Max Accord of Danville, California which provides more flexibility to better serve his clientele. ReMax is recognized as being the fastest growing real estate franchise in the United States today.
Barry has earned the CRS designation (Certified Residential Specialist) held by only 5% of Realtors nationwide. Barry has also earned the prestigious ‘PHD’ of real estate, the GRI designation, Graduate of Realtors Institute.
Barry is regularly engaged to analyze values, manage and market real property assets throughout the East Bay of large institutions such as Coast Federal Bank, Nations Credit, Transamerica Financial Services, First Nationwide Bank, FGB Realty Advisors, Household Finance Corporation, North American Mortgage Corporation, Monument Mortgage, P.M.I. Mortgage Insurance Corporation, the F.D.I.C., CityFed Mortgage Company and affiliates, N.A.R.E.O.B., R.S.V.P./Standard Trust Deed, EMC Mortgage, law offices, as well as many others. Barry also serves as a consultant to several appraisers, and of course markets and represents many private individuals in his normal course of business on the purchase and sale of their private residences.
Barry Wood is an active investor in real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as forming real estate investment groups, that have purchased properties in the states of California, Washington, Texas, and Florida. He is also the founder of two real property management firms.
Barry has been a resident of the San Ramon Valley for over twenty years, currently residing in Danville, and associated with Re/Max Accord, Real Estate Services, with numerous offices in the Bay Area. Barry Wood personally specializes in residential, residential investment properties and foreclosed residential properties in the San Francisco East Bay Area.