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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $3.65M in Esther Clark Park, Palo Alto, CA.
Greg is an excellent and dedicated agent. He worked very hard to get us the home we wanted and is a master negotiator. His background in business really came in handy. And he knows the area, schools, traffic, etc very well. Great client service all around.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $2.1M in Los Altos, CA.
Greg managed our Los Altos purchase of a modern home. Every step of the process he communicated and established strong rapport with both sides. He handled every complication and managed seller expectations and crafted agreements that made this buyer feel well represented.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $2.125M in Los Altos, CA.
Gregg was very knowledgable and accommodating through the whole process of selling our home of 43 years in Los Altos. He was helpful in recommending upgrades and was able to suggest experts to help us if needed. The resulting sale only took a few weeks after being listed with a sale price much higher than we had expected. In addition, Gregg was able to negociate a very advantages escrow period for us, so we were able to remian in our home until our new house was ready. We would happily recommend him to anyone thinking of selling their home. On one other note, we never in any way felt that he pressured us to do anything but he was always available.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $2.825M in San Carlos, CA.
I have done many real estate transaction in my time and I would have to rate Greg as the best I have ever worked with. Too many agents will just tell you want you want to hear, usually - "yes it is worth that much", only to come back two weeks later to tell you it's time to adjust the price as market conditions have changed. They just want your listing and don't care what lies they have to tell to get it.
Greg is not that agent. He understands well what the realities of the market are and will come to you with a realistic price and then ensure that you do get the high end of the range. A lot of the little tests I put out to him he passed with flying colors. From adjusting the length of my contract with him, to adjusting commission rates, he did not push back at all as they where reasonable requests. They where signs of sincerity and commitment and that is what Greg is about.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $2.125M in Los Altos, CA.
Greg was my real estate professional when I bought my home in Los Altos. He was the perfect blend of patience and expertise. He knew what properties were worth and advised us appropriately. He was careful to stay neutral when my wife and I disagreed on something, yet he brought us both facts that helped us sort out what to do next. This sounds like a small thing but turned out to be an important factor in helping us find something that we both liked. Most importantly, he was a true pro at working through the logistics and the negotiation phase. I give Greg a healthy portion of the credit for us finding a great place at a great price. In summary I have no hesitation in giving him my highest recommendation.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $3.175M in Los Altos, CA.
I've personally listed and sold a number of my homes using Greg Goumas. When it comes to selling homes and finding homes to buy as a developer and end user he is very knowledgeable. He knows the market and is a great negotiator and that is why I've used him and will continue to do so! This makes for a win/win for all! I am a developer who knows what he wants and needs and Greg understands this.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $2.625M in University Heights, Menlo Park, CA.
Greg Goumas is an excellent real estate agent and our experience with him has been top notch. We are about to embark on our third real estate venture together because we trust him to always keep our best interests at heart. Greg has great communication skills and is a wiz with the numbers. He is analytical, but still very personable. He is a well-rounded agent and really understands the turbulent real estate market of the Bay Area. We are very pleased with Greg and highly recommend him to anyone looking for an agent to help them navigate California's difficult real estate market!
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.2M in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA.
My wife and I moved from Upstate NY to the Bay Area and were fortunate to have worked with Greg. He is an excellent Real Estate professional. He understood our needs and always performed in-depth research and analysis on properties of interest to facilitate sound decision making. We appreciated his high availability, including phone meetings and arrangements while he was on vacation overseas. Another time, he showed us a house of interest late Sunday afternoon at short notice. Greg always spent quality time evaluating pros and cons of properties and steered us away from unsuitable properties. We had a tight timeline to find a home and Greg found us a home within 6 weeks! Greg is customer focused and we highly recommend him to anyone looking for a home.
We met Greg early this year when we were looking for a house. At that time, we did not have our own agent. Greg really impressed us with his knowledge of the local area including woodside, los altos, and menlo park. He was very professional, not pushy at all, which we valued highly. He presented us an objective view of the house that he was selling on behalf of the owner and left us enough time and space to think it through. Therefore, we decided to use Greg as our agent. Greg did a great job respesenting both parties and bringing us to a consensus point.
Having said that Greg is not pushy (a quality we find rare in a lot of real estate professionals) He was very responsive to all our questions and all the interaction with Greg has been always pleasant. After we bought the house, there were some fixing/maintainance issues and my husband and I were traveling abroad for some part of the period when we were addressing these issues. Greg was our contact person for all these projects: he stayed on top of things, managed several contractors for us, and provided us with detailed update, and always consulted with us re important decisions.
Since we met Greg, we have developed huge amount of respect and trust in his professional attitude and expertise. We were so pleased that we get to know Greg and if we were to do another transaction, Greg is our man!