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5 Reasons To Buy With Derek

#1 - Satisfaction Guarantee!  If at anytime you decide that you're not happy with me as your agent, you're welcome to switch to another agent at anytime!  I would ask that, if you ARE happy with the service I provide, that you will remain loyal to me; directing all property inquiries to me directly and not clicking the "more information" links on the listings that you see online (that will take you to a different agent)

#2 - Excellent Communication!  You might be surprised to find that not all agents are responsive after they take your listing...not so with me.  If for some reason I am unable to answer your call/text immediately, I commit to responding to you as ASAP, plus you will be apprised of all significant milestones and/or concerns as they arise

#3 - Trustworthiness/ReliabilitySome of the most common words that I hear used to describe me is that I'm trustworthy and reliable.  References available upon request!

#4 - Collaboration!  As far as I'm concerned, you and I are a team with a common goal...get the best price & terms for your home as quickly as we can!  I pledge to involve you in the process as much (or as little) as you'd like!

#5 - 20% of My Net Profits Go To CharityI believe in tithing, therefore I contribute a tenth of my net income to various 501(c)(3) charities


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"I have had the pleasure of working with Derek on numerous occasions. He is hard working, a team player, and very thorough. He helped educate me to make the best decision for me and my family. I highly recommend him if you’re in need of a realtor. He will guide, recommend, and help with each step of the way. The best advocate I’ve had in the real estate world!"

-Arlene R

"Derek was super easy to work with and saw the deal through to the end. Through a slew of different hurdles and last-second, unforeseen circumstances, Derek worked with the team he had assembled to secure the best outcome for us. From the day we signed with him he was professional, resourceful, organized, and detail-oriented. Thank you Derek!"

- Conor B

"We used Derek to purchase our current condo and it was a wonderful experience. Derek is very knowledgeable about the ins and outs of purchasing real estate and was able to guide us through the process, from identifying a lender, finding a trustworthy home inspector and working with the seller's agent to ensure we had a smooth sale process. I would definitely work with Derek again for purchasing or selling real estate."

-Sheldon L

"Derek is a veritable professional. Buying or selling a home is a serious endeavor and you want to make sure you have someone on your side willing to do what it takes to get the job done."

-Andrew S

"Polite, courteous, professional, efficient, discrete, punctual, responsive, truthful, honest, gets the job done fast, well connect, would hire again without hesitation, and you should use Derek!"

-Russ B

"I would highly recommend Derek if you are looking for an agent who is reliable, organized, trustworthy, professional, and excellent at what he does! He exceeded my expectations with making this transaction go so smoothly.  For example, he recommended a great lender, got our offer accepted (in spite of multiple competitors), closed on-time, and promptly got us tenants immediately after the closing! He was very informative on numerous aspects of investment properties and has excellent content on his website. Hands down the best realtor I have ever worked with!"

-Jennifer W

"Derek is trustworthy, down to earth and will go the extra mile for anyone! I highly recommend him!"

- Lisa K

"Derek is professional, personable and knowledgeable about Soquel and surrounding areas! He will definitely go the extra mile to help you buy or sell your home!"

-Sandi S

"I have found Derek to be honest, an excellent listener, and someone who truly 'seeks first to understand, then to be understood'. If you are a first time, last time or anytime home buyer/seller and you are serious about finding your perfect...home, I would agree, and advocate for Derek Scranton, in that he stands by his pledge to offer a patient and attentive ear, clear instructions about how real estate works...and he keeps his appointments as well as his promises. From first time home buying to investment properties and anything in between; I would highly recommend Derek for fulfilling any level of your home buying, selling or rental needs."

-Tara G

"I had the good fortune to work recently on a transaction with Derek. He was a total professional, very responsive, available for whatever I needed and was adept at navigating a few curve balls that came up and still got us to the closing table smoothly. I would highly recommend him for your home buying and selling needs. He is definitely one of the good guys!"

-Peter T

"It was a pleasure working alongside Derek! He referred a lovely client to our office who was relocating north to our area. From the start, Derek paved the path for a seamless process for our client. He worked with her to get pre-approved through his preferred lender (also a great experience!) and was very helpful in the process of finding the perfect home for the client that fit all of her needs. He was communicative, efficient and strategic throughout the transaction as we helped our client close one chapter, and begin another! I highly recommend his services and look forward to the opportunity of working together again."

-Laura P

"Derek was an awesome Realtor to work with, who went above and beyond for his client in the midst of a hurricane. He managed to secure movers to get the deal closed without a hitch. This was particularly important here, where his client was moving into another property. We look forward to the opportunity to work with him again. Way to give your client that top-notch service!!"

-Olivia S

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Voted "Best Realtor®"  2 Years in a Row!

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