July 28th, 2014 at 4:21 pm
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announced recently that the La Jolla office is ranked #1 nationwide for sales production through the first quarter of 2014. The announcement caps off more than a decade of success for the La Jolla office, as it has ranked #1 for sales production for nine of the last 11 years, out of the company’s vast network of offices in North America.
“La Jolla is a beautiful area with a great climate and incredible work opportunities, so people will always want to live here,” explained Nicki Marcellino, manager and vice president of the San Diego County region. “What sets us apart is our agents, and the quality of the support that they provide for their clients.”
The results speak for themselves, as the La Jolla office has been #1 in La Jolla and San Diego for its sales for 14 consecutive years, for all brokerages providing residential services. “When people have a good experience, they want to go back and they want to tell their friends about it, so we are very proud of this accomplishment,” added Marcellino.
July 25th, 2014 at 11:05 pm
With nearly $29,000 raised for a new bike for Lance Weir, a Marine Corps Reservist who was paralyzed in a diving accident, the Lancelot Ride supported by Carlos Gutierrez of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, The Charitable Foundation, Hall of Famer Bill Walton and many other volunteers was a tremendous success. A picturesque, two-day cycling tour through Temecula’s wine country, the event featured a free wine tasting, live music, dinner, and a massage for each participant.
Weir is known for his tireless efforts to serve the community. As a part of Operation Rebound, he often participates in events such as the Million Dollar Challenge, a 600-plus mile bike ride down the California coast to benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation. This fall will be the third consecutive year that he will be competing in the event with Team Lori and Bill Walton.
In spite of the almost constant difficulties presented by Weir’s 70 pound tandem bike, Team Lori and Bill Walton never failed to complete the race or serve as a constant source of inspiration for everyone involved. Last year they were the top fundraiser, with over $160,000; they are hoping to exceed that total this year.
The need for a new bike for Weir was reinforced when his current bike met its doom 25 miles into the first day of the event. Luckily the totals for the event surpassed the funds required, so Jose Doval and Matt Hoffman, with help from Holland Cycles, will now be proceeding with the building of new custom bike for Weir.
July 14th, 2014 at 7:32 pm
Regional Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties Scott MacDonald welcomes Mariana Donahue. “Mariana is an educated professional with great networking skills and an eye for design,” says MacDonald. “This will allow her to deliver optimal results for her sellers and find excellent deals for her buyers.”
Donahue gained an interest in real estate from her experiences conducting personal transactions. Having purchased and sold both primary residences and investment properties, where she supervised each phase of the design and remodeling process, she developed a talent for visualizing the potential of a space and a capacity for maximizing a home’s aesthetic appeal.
Donahue also credits her mother, who was in real estate, for inspiring her to focus on residential purchases and sales. “I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to learn about the industry from a young age,” says Donahue. “This has given me a belief in the importance of listening carefully to people, which is essential to helping them identify their needs and goals for the future.”
July 7th, 2014 at 10:48 pm
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties announced today that Kanyen “Connie” Tye has joined the Irvine office. “Connie is poised for a very bright future in real estate,” says James Cameron, manager. “Her understanding of the art of property management and excellent problem solving skills make her a trusted advisor to every client she assists.”
Formerly an adjunct professor of Mathematics at Miramar College, Tye explains that she chose to move into residential sales to combine her love for helping others achieve their goals with her passion for real estate. Raised in a family with a real estate background in Taiwan, she developed a talent for negotiating from her numerous experiences conducting personal transactions and managing rental properties.
June 26th, 2014 at 5:36 pm
Regional Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties Scott MacDonald is pleased to welcome luxury real estate expert Fa Karamzadeh to the Corona del Mar office. “Fa has built an excellent reputation and a loyal client base as a result of his no-nonsense approach to real estate,” said MacDonald. “With his focus on ethical business practices and superior market knowledge, he is a valuable asset to our office and our company.”
Karamzadeh is a 16-year veteran of the real estate industry with a proven track record of success in helping his clients. Known for his commitment to provide his buyers and sellers with the resources and guidance they need to make informed decisions, he has participated in more than $425 million of real estate sales.
Far more important to Karamzadeh than passing sales milestones, however, are the relationships that he has formed with his clients. “Relationships are paramount to what I do, so I have always worked to earn my clients’ trust and repeat business. To accomplish that goal I provide my clients with open, honest communications and carefully manage all of the details, to ensure that I can deliver a positive result for their transactions,” explains Karamzadeh.