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Get to know Pete Sabine
Pete Sabine is a full-time Real Estate Consultant specializing in residential property sales since 1985. Pete brings together an extensive background in sales, marketing, negotiation, relocation and construction with buying and selling strategies focused on delivering quality services, expertise and innovative solutions for his clients.
Over the course of his real estate career, Pete has successfully completed more than 680 real estate transactions in Contra Costa County. Following an advanced study in listing, selling, investment and taxes, Pete earned his designation as a Certified Residential Specialist. He is a graduate of the Realtors Institute of California, a member of the Contra Costa Association of Realtors©, the California Association of Realtors©, the National Association of Realtors© and the Residential Sales Council.
Pete is a consistent top producing real estate broker and Pete is a member of ACRE, Accredited Consultant in Real Estate.
Pete and his team are focused on delivering a new industry standard of quality services, depth of expertise and innovative solutions. Members of Pete's real estate team are passionate about empowering its clients to achieve their desired results. Pete has resided in many Contra Costa County cities since 1963, including Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Orinda, Martinez and Concord. Prior to becoming a successful Real Estate Consultant, Pete was a general contractor specializing in residential construction in various Contra Costa County communities.
Over the years, Pete has actively supported the community as a volunteer with the Contra Costa Consolidated Fire District, The Contra Costa Food Bank, The Neighborhood Watch Protection Program, The Lindsay Wildlife Museum and The Blackhawk Automobile Museum. When Pete isn't busy with his real estate career, he enjoys hiking and fishing at his cabin in the Mount Lassen area and boating on Lake Almanor. Pete also likes to spend time touring Northern California on his motorcycle.
Pete Sabine's Blog Posts
Title: Get The Best Deal When Selling Your Home (San Francisco Bay Area Edition)
Learn the secrets that top-selling Realtors use to get higher sale prices than people who sell "by owner". Selling your home can be a complex, confusing, and frustrating process, but it doesn't have to be.You can not only make the sale of your home easier by reading this book, but you can receive thousands of dollars more by acting on it's suggestions and lists. Don't attempt to sell your most precious asset without first reading this book.
This book will do more to empower the home seller than anything else in print - "this is a ground breaking work for home sellers. It is not only a quick read, but it puts in layman's terms the language of real estate. This book will do more to empower the home seller than anything else in print. I strongly recommend you buy this book before you even consider putting your home on the market" - Michael E. Houtari, Corporate Attorney
It's like having your own personal coach in a box - "this book is a wonderful road map for the ever-confusing world of real estate. It's like having your own personal coach in a box" - Melissa Giovagnoli, Author, best selling book, How to Grow a Great Business and Power Network
This book has the exact things most buyers and sellers need to know but are afraid to ask - "many Realtors might put this down as too elementary, but I wish all my clients would review the simple steps provided here so they could learn to be an effective part of the teamwork it takes to fulfill their dreams. This book has the exact things most buyers and sellers need to know but are afraid to ask" - John Foltz, President, Realty Executives
The contents of this book include:
Selling Your Home: The Basics
Going It Alone Using a Real Estate Agent The Role of the Internet How Much Is Your Home Really Worth? Selling Your Home in an Up or Down Market Pre-Sale Preparation Screening Prospective Buyers You Have Received Offers...Now What? Preparing for Uncle Sam
Buying Your Next Home
Play the Field and Lose the Game Lender Contracts Loan Abuses Finding Your Next Home
Home Preparation Checklist
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