Carla's Professional History
Real Estate Sales Associate, Keller Williams Tri-Valley Realty, Hometown GMAC Real Estate, Pleasanton, CA.
Owner, Operator, Champagne Limousine, San Ramon, CA
Owner, Office Manager, California Marble & Stone, San Ramon, CA
Cosmetologist, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville and Alamo, CA
Volunteer for the American Red Cross in their Blood Donation Centers
Volunteer for the Contra Costa Food Bank
Member of the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce
Supporter of the Wheelchair Foundation
Professional Associations / Designationsand California Association of Realtors
National Association ns
Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
E-Pro Certified (ePro)
HAFA Short Sale Certification
Jo's Professional History
Home Service Counselor for a major utility Company.
High school teacher in Mississippi, teaching home economics and science.
Manager of a specialized store for women's clothing and accessories.
Real Estate Sales since 1979.
Training Director for new agents in real estate for 7 years.
Volunteer for numerous community fund raising events.
School volunteer in the class room and out-side activities.
Master of Science Degree from Louisiana Polytechnical University.
Certified Relocation Specialist.
Professional Associations / Designations
CRS ( Certified Residential Specialist). This designation is based on proven production and extensive training. Only 5 % of Realtors nationwide have obtained this designation.
Notary with Certified Signing Agent Designation.
What Sets Jo & Carla Apart?
Carla & Jo have lived in the area (Danville, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton & Livermore) since 1974. They have extensive knowledge of the schools, neighborhoods, recreation, community activities, transportation, culture and shopping. Jo has been active in the real estate field since 1979 and has vast knowledge of varying market conditions which enables her to serve and protect her clients appropriately. After watching and learning from Jo over the years Carla joined the profession in 2003. Together as a team they are committed to strategically pricing and creating extensive exposure for their listings.
With a commitment to education Carla & Jo have cumulatively acquired well over 1000 hours of course work in real estate. Having been a trainer for Hometown Brokers and Better Homes and Garden Real Estate, Jo knows the fine points of real estate extremely well. Carla has honed her computer and internet marketing skills to ensure a well rounded marketing campaign for their listings.
Carla & Jo's Client Service Program for Sellers Educate you about current market conditions Prepare a professional Comparable Market Analysis Communicate several times per week Prepare the home for sale using a staging professional Recommend which "pre-sale" inspections are appropriate for your property Provide an excellent list of subcontractors Coordinate the subcontractors' work Implement an aggressive Marketing Plan Provide Utilities Phone List and Change of Address forms prior to close of escrow Provide a complete file on CD after close of escrow Be present at escrow signing appointment at title company Offer continued service beyond close of escrow
Carla & Jo's Client Service Program for BuyersEducate you about current market conditions Provide a Buyer's Handbook Obtain a Buyer's Relocation Package for you Conduct a daily search for appropriate properties Schedule immediate showings of appropriate properties Provide experienced counsel when writing a competitive offer Provide you with a list of reputable lenders Provide you with a list of qualified and licensed inspection companies Help you to visualize cosmetic updating Provide Utilities Phone List and Change of Address forms prior to close of escrow Furnish a DMV Driver's Handbook and Voter Registration Card (for out-of-state residents) Provide a complete file at close of escrow Be present at escrow signing appointment at title company Offer continued service beyond close of escrow