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12/02/2013 - user5724080
Bought a home in 2013.

We have been looking for an ideal home for over an year and a half now . We met Amar 3 months back through one of our family friends and we just got the keys to our new house yesterday. There are several great things which I have seen and experienced in working with Amar. - He has been very focused on sending us only listings which have been very relevant to us. - He has an excellent network with builders and other realtors which helped in getting information before hand. - His deep relationships and credibility with builders and lenders have helped us in getting deep discounts, free upgrades as well as very competitive rates. - He has been a ONE STOP shop for us right from house hunt to finish (Lender, Home insurance, Home warranty and others). - He has helped us not just as a realtor but also helped us in making the right decisions by presenting clear facts, when we were undecided at times. - He gave us ample time to make thoughtful decisions and never hurried or pressurized us into making quick decisions. - His negotiation skills, guidance, and his team bar none. - He is available ALL the time over the phone or email or personnel meetings. - He stay on top of every process to give THE BEST home buying experience.

I would definitely recommend him anytime for any real estate needs. Thank You and Awesome job Amar!!!"

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11/13/2013 - gudavasr
Sold a home in 2013.

Now a day’s, many Listing agents to do double sides (both buyer and seller side) and don’t even submit higher offers because of their own vested interest in the transaction. It’s virtually impossible to do the justice and right representation when listing agent representing both seller and buyer. Lawyer representing both sides. It’s obviously compromise of ethics on buyer side or seller side or both sides. Think about it. I can’t imagine any other agent other than Amar for selling my home because of his highest standard of ethics and right guidance in actions and practice. Amar honestly represents the client’s best interest above all clearly shows in end results. Summary of my Home Selling experience with Amar:

· Entire process guidance throughout Home SELLING PROCESS.

· Extensive Marketing for maximum exposure.

· The Best deal negotiation by ALL possible means.

· Perfect execution to sell RECORD price of same Sq.ft Home in the neighborhood.

· Personally involved in ALL areas (Listing preparation, Appraisal, Loan, Escrow process, and closing).

· Co-ordination and engagement with Bank and Escrow to ensure loan closing on time and smoothly.

· Staying on TOP of EVERY activity in the entire process to make sure end goal is accomplished as smooth as possible.

Bottom line, the flawless EXECUTION on multiple dimensions what every seller hope to achieve in ideal conditions.

THANK YOU

Sridhar

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11/06/2013 - user91995
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.0M in San Ramon, CA.

"We can describe our experience with Amar in single word “Superb!” This was our first home-buying experience and we have been looking for a good home for almost 6 months before we met Amar. The earlier agent could not close the deal even after putting multiple offers above the asking price and it was becoming a frustrating experience for us. Since day one, Amar was very engaged in every step of the process. He quickly understood our requirements around good school district, location of the home, price point, and big one was to be with vastu compliant for certain aspects. He engaged our whole family including our kids to understand everyone’s requirements and individual’s expectations from new home. One think we like about Amar is that he always puts himself in buyer’s shoes and evaluates like he is buying his own home.

We found our dream home within a short span of time and that too within our price point. His patented style of putting winning offer, meticulous negotiation skills, and pro-active approach helped us closing the deal in this crazy seller’s market. He didn’t only help us getting the home but was personally involved in ALL areas including Appraisal, Inspection, Load processing, Escrow, and Closing processes. He uses his project management skills to develop a very well thought strategy and execution plan. He always stayed on top of everything, sometime a step ahead, to make sure that we move to our new home on time (before school opens). He took care of many items while we were away in India. We never bothered about anything other than signing the papers as we knew that Amar will take care of everything J He also took extra time to follow up with us to make sure that we have settled well in new home.

Amar’s key strengths are developing relationships with seller’s agents, negotiation skills, and his extensive knowledge about market are priceless. Getting a home at the best possible price was quite tough in this competitive market and Amar has exceeded our expectations doing that for us. Amar’s logo E = MC² is a true representation of his service and he delivers 110% to justify it! We are very happy with our decision to choose Amar to represent us in our home buying process and we would certainly recommend him to anyone and everyone.

A Very Big Thanks Amar….."

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10/31/2013 - umesh chandwani
Bought a home in 2013.

Our home buying experience with Amar was excellent and here is why,

Initial Meeting Within a few days of us contacting him, Amar came by our house to discuss what we were looking for with respect to buying a house. He spent a lot of time with us to understand what we were looking for in a house (budget, location, size, etc.). He also gave us a professional perspective on various different aspects such as financial requirements and the importance of a good school district. These helped us narrow down our search and save us time.

House Hunting – Visiting Non-Open Houses Amar was very proactive in showing us properties that were on the market but not open for viewing. Once Amar even came down to Sunnyvale between 8 and 9 pm to show us a property that only had realtor access.

Home Buying Strategy Since we are first time buyers and new to the real estate market we relied quite heavily on Amar on how we should proceed. We bid on a property which is not on the market but there were issues such as extended renter occupancy period because of which the deals did not go through. There were some other properties we were interested that had below average schools but Amar encouraged us to stay focused on good schools and location (within budget). In hindsight, we are glad we did it.

There was a property we were very keen on but were not sure it would fit our budget given that there was so much over bidding going on. We talked to Amar about it and he moved quite swiftly. Amar setup a lunch appointment with the listing agent and developed a good relationship before even making offer. He was able to get valuable information and helped make our bid the winning bid with the right strategy. In the process, Amar also ensured that the sellers paid their fair share of the fees (home warranty, title insurance, other fees..etc.). He rebuffed any attempt on their part to get some rent-back and ensured that appliances were included as a part of the sale. Amar extremely good at negotiations and execution of tasks by staying on top of every task in the home buying process.

Escrow and Beyond Amar was there with us throughout the escrow process (even during signing), coordinating between the Escrow Company, seller’s agent and our lending institution. He ensured that everything moved along at an even clip.

Summary

Amar is completely committed to his clients goals and goes above and beyond call of duty to make things happen, thank you Amar for everything.

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10/28/2013 - khristophers
Bought a home in 2013.

HI All, I am a proud new resident of Evergreen community. I also wanted to take the opportunity to recommend the realtor we used. His name is Amar Amarnath of Keller Williams. He is excellent negotiator. In this neighborhood where demand is high, he was able to get the house 19K lower than the listing price. In addition, he made made the seller and the bank cover my closing costs. All in all, i am truly delighted to use his service as my realtor and urge anyone who is in the market to try his service. I have posted my candid feedback on Yelp and you can also find more reference on his linked page. Try his service with no strings attached.

Thanks

VK

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10/15/2013 - askant
Bought a home in 2013.

Amar, it was truly a great experience buying my first home with you. You have been most helpful through out the process. Being a first time home buyer in this market, it was essential for me to understand the various nuances at various steps in the process and you have been the ultimate guide for me all along. From the moment we decided to buy a home just a couple of days before meeting you till the day we got the keys to our current home, the process was so quick that we were living in our new home before we even realized. Everything happened with in 6 weeks of meeting you. Your expertise in finding us the right home, negotiating the right deal (savings over 40K in price, upgrades, closing cost), and helping us with a great loan program was exceptional. We feel that you are best agent when it comes to helping first time buyers. Your insights in all the areas helped us a great deal

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10/07/2013 - karthiklakshmanan
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $800K in East Industrial, Fremont, CA.

AMAR is absolutely more than a Realtor. If you love a house and want to make it yours, Amar is THE BEST representation that you can ever imagine. He does a thorough analysis and best strategy to win offer. Amar has the uncanny knack of figuring out the seller’s mind and developing relationship with agents. In our case, Amar helped us get our house without getting into a bidding war by constructing a offer within record time. Amar recovered over 5K in closing costs and helped us by referring to an amazing network of providers for everything from mortgage to home warranty. The best thing about Amar is that he is highly responsive and you can reach him almost anytime. He can execute deals within record time largely due to going above and beyond with his hard work and excellent team of network. Amar also helped us get the refrigerator, washer, and dryer as part of the offer, which made the house move-in ready and helped us get started right away. The whole process from open houses to close of escrow was super smooth. Amar definitely exceeded our expectations with unmatched service and VALUE proposition. I will whole-heartedly recommend Amar to my friends and colleagues for Real estate guidance and help. - Karthik Lakshmanan

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09/21/2013 - user08802205
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $775K in Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA.

One fine day, Amar showed us a house in our preferred zip code. The moment we saw the house, we really liked it and desperately wanted it as it was meeting all my specifications and requirements. However, in the next moment, I realized that I am not the only buyer in this market. The house we liked is also liked by many buyers as it is a nice house. All the buyers have to go through the next stressful step which is bidding process. I want to share how amazing is Amar as a Realtor who was able to close the deal within a record time and without entering to the bidding war. In our neighborhood, the single family houses usually sold for at least 100K more than the offered price. Therefore, I came up with my offer price which is 66K more than the list price. However, Amar gave us the pleasant surprise just after 3 days by getting the deal for me just 20K above the list price without entering to the bidding process and before offer deadline. Bank appraised 70K over the list price. Amar able to win the deal 50K less than the Bank appraisal value. It’s THE BEST deal in this market. In my opinion, any other Realtor present my offer price and ask more to get the house but Amar clearly demonstrated in actions clients best interest well above and beyond. As results of his actions, unique approach with listing agent, and proven strategy saved us 46K. Amar was more interested in well-being of my family rather than making his own profit and benefit. In each and every step, he saved my money as if he is buying the home for himself. Once our offer was accepted, Amar gave us guidance throughout Home BUYING PROCESS. It’s great experience. Thank you so much Amar for all your hard work and dedication throughout the process and we are extremely happy with your service. We moved to our dream house and “Thanking You” every day while getting settled in our new house.

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08/25/2013 - user63253917
Bought a home in 2013.

Amar,

Thank you so much for being such a great friend and the best and ultimate real estate agent for me and my family. You went out of your way to get us this Home, shows that rather than being in it for the money, you were more interested in our well being, rather than making your own profit – we are eternally grateful to you. Thanks to you, we have moved from a rented accommodation, where the rent kept going higher and higher, to our own dream Home. We absolutely love the Home you made a reality for us, in the beautiful city of Dublin, in a very good school district, with a lot of like minded neighbours, family and friends living around us! Amar negotiated from the Builder and lender over 29K [Upgrades: 10K, Price: 8K, Loan closing: 7K, Appliances: 4K] by going above and beyond and guidance throughout the Home buying process is priceless. I can only stress Amar’s passion, negotiations, and guidance to help clients is hard to match by Realtors. Amar’s strong execution abilities, the breadth of his real estate domain expertise makes him an invaluable asset to any Buyer/Seller. Thanks so much for everything Amar!

Best Regards,

Srikant - Homeowner in Dublin, California

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08/21/2013 - user50491642
Bought a home in 2013.

"After my Home buying experience with Amar last month, I just can say, Amar is THE BEST Realtor in the Bay area. Amar, as a Realtor always go above and beyond to provide the exceptional service and great value for his clients . In this current market, it is really tough to deal with the seller’s agent as they are getting multiple offers. However, we are able to find our dream home last month because of Amar’s hard work and amazing execution. I would like to share my home buying experience with Amar. Amar provided us the best service anyone ever expect from a Realtor.

Amar showed us a really nice Home in our preferred zip code. Once we all on-board and offered our comfortable amount for that house, he immediately started working on it. Amar almost gave all his valuable time in negotiating the deal with the seller’s agent. In that process, he established a good rapport with the seller agent and understood the seller motivations and situations for selling home. Amar put together offer package, to our surprise, he announced us that he actually got the deal for less than 46K which we offered. He is extremely good at analyzing the situation, winning the deal with right strategy, and perfect execution. Amar personally involved in all the areas of our home buying process(Appraisal, Loan, Inspections, Escrow, Insurance, and closing). He has great team of people to make home buying process absolutely stress free. Amar co-ordinated with the WF lender who did our pre-approval and loan closing providing us a really good interest rate. On the top of everything, Amar helped us to recover $9,857 towards closing.

The entire home buying process starting from the beginning to end went so smooth with peace of mind because of Amar’s hard work, dedication and capability. We are 2nd time Home buyers and lot of real estate knowledge, Amar and team makes a BIG diffidence in journey of Home buying process. Thank you so much Amar for all your contributions in our Home buying process." Service Category: Real Estate Agent Year first hired: 2013 Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, On Time

*** SOURCE: LinkedIN/AmarAmarnath Realtor

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