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Agent2Agent in Contra Costa County : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Jan 22, 2018
Farnaz Murcray asked:
Hello- I need your assistance! In reviewing my profile I noticed a false/fabricated review from a previous client. This individual made sexual advances towards me and when I refused he became…
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Thu May 25, 2017
Allan Montonen asked:
If, so, can you have someone contact me in regards to services and pricing ?
Allan Montonen, PH 925-330-1880, e-mail
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Sun Mar 27, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
Scroll up and it state FOR PROFESSIONALS. Also while you are signing up, check out ACTIVE RAIN, it is a great site for agents. I placed a link to sign up free below. Feel free to message me with any questions. ... more
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Mon Feb 8, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
Depending on you choose to work for, can also affect how much you will need to get started. In short the board of Realtors and joining your MLS. Some offices will get you started with business cards and marketing material while others may not. No matter who you choose to work for, you will want and need to market yourself. START with a FREE blog over at Active Rain, i have placed a link below. A blog is a great way to promote yourself and what you can offer for no cost other than your time. Read about becoming a rain maker which promotes your blog. By interacting with other agents on Active Rain you will start to build a referral base as well ... more
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Mon Sep 14, 2015
Exclusive Home Realty answered:
I might suggest looking into an ISA (Inside Sales Associate) position. In Washington State you need to be licensed to do this position. You make calls to potential clients (leads provided by your team..) set appointments for agents and get paid on appointments and closings. It's very lucrative if you are good. ... more
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Wed Jul 29, 2015
Mariah Bradford answered:
Absolutely yes. Frank Wojcik from San Miguel in Concord. He has decades in the business, and I have had to call him out against other companies in the past (when there was a major discrepancy between his report and another) and he has always "won". On several occasions I have seen him state that there are actually NOT any termites on a property when another company is calling for a full tenting and fumigation!!!! I use him to represent both buyers and sellers, because whether the news is good or bad, I completely trust that his report will be ACCURATE. ... more
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Tue Mar 17, 2015
Simon Watson answered:
I am a realtor who works with VA Buyers, at present I am working with two , one is in contract
which is going to close next week and the other is still looking. Talking to right lender is
also important so they know the system, please feel free to call me and I can give you the
contact info for one of the VA lenders I work to see what options you have.I am based in Walnut Creek and I work in all the areas around it including Concord, my contact info is below



Simon Watson
Keller Williams Realty-East Bay
(925) 286-7112
(510) 859-4773
BRE 01881304
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Wed Feb 11, 2015
If it helps, I was contacted by Trulia to see if I wanted to pay to advertise.
I said..without the Blogs I was not interested.
The sales rep did not realize the Blogs were removed....
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Mon Dec 8, 2014
Tristam Bielecki answered:
Not returning calls is the biggest offense - I have tried getting showing appointments with Realtors that wont call or email you back. If they cant even respond to those requests - how do you think they will respond during escrow? ... more
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Sun Dec 7, 2014
Phyllis McArthur answered:
Yes, Adam I know.....The Agent who pays Trulia the MOST money for leads, gets to be at the top of the list....
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Johnny Huang, MBA answered:
Try FirstCal, RPM, Pacific Funding, all good companies. Good luck and let me know if you need help finding these companies.
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Fri Feb 8, 2013
Pacita Dimacali answered:
Check out Alain Pinel Realtors. See
We have a program to help new agents.

Call/email me if you have questions.
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Sun Sep 23, 2012
Hi Tamaki,

My broker allows "referring agents" which might be a good fit for you. What you would do is hang your license with us and refer business to an active agent. This way you do not have to pay all of the E&O and Technology fees that you would normally face. Let me know if you want more info.

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Sun Jul 1, 2012
Alison Hillman asked:
I am curious if anyone has observed an increase in the number of people buying homes in Brentwood, please share your story!
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Dayna Wilson answered:
Hi Cindy,
What is it that interests you about the East Bay? Based on your needs/wants/wishes you can narrow down towns and then neighborhoods-some are crazier than others. Do you want to walk to get your Starbuck's in the morning? Want to be steps from a hiking or bike trail? Want a large lot for your organic veggie garden? Higher price ranges are a bit less frenzied. Those of us who are active in the industry & regularly network with other real estate professionals, often hear about a 'coming soon' not yet on MLS. This can be very helpful in a competitive market like the one we are in. I am a life-long east bay gal, and Contra Costa is my playground. Feel free to call if you'd like to chat. 925-788-6582. I'd be pleased to offer my 2 cents to a fellow professional in the 'biz.' ... more
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Wed Apr 11, 2012
Taken Advantage Of answered:
I have an issue at one of Shapell apt. complexes in San Ramon. Falcon Bridge.
There is mold in the apartment. One place it was found was on the bottom of my daughter's mattress.
They did do remediation and told me the mattress was the source. Even though the hallway had a higher reading for mold. They took the mattress, disrupted my life and did not find out where the real cause was coming from. Now I am told if I want to move to a new apartment I can at my own expense.
If I do they will rent this apt. to some unsuspecting person and they will go through the same thing.
I have headaches, a cough, my daughter has asthma and rash break outs.
I will continue to write whoever I can until I get some real results. This is a cover-up and they tell you one thing and do another. Who can help me.
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Wed Mar 21, 2012
NinjaVirtualMarketingAssistant answered:
Be seen and heard...have others spread the word for you. Look how Obama used social media to get to the people who otherwise might have never wanted to vote, and not for him. Create a website, create relationships, let your message spread virally by offering quality advice and help. ... more
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Thu Mar 15, 2012
Bernard Gibbons asked:
I need to find out what single family homes were selling for (on average) in San Ramon, back in 1987. MLS and even records that Title Companies can acces don't go back that far. Any…
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Fri Dec 30, 2011
Ron Thomas answered:
I don't understand:
You cannot have BOTH a 1/5/12 (not 2011) Trustee Sale,
A Shortsale approval:
If the Bank granted a Shortsale Hardship, then they are supposed to put the Foreclosure on hold.

Unfortunately, you are at the mercy of the Listing Agent: If he won't get of the dime, go around him to his Broker. This is not personal, it is BUSINESS!

Good luck and may god bless
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