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Realtor/Broker's Associate/Attorney (10 years experience)
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $975K in Mid City, Los Angeles, CA.
John helped us through our very first home purchase. We brought him on when we knew the area in which we wanted to live, and contacted him every time we went to make an offer. During the negotiation and escrow process, John was remarkably knowledgable and understanding. He also was a fantastic advocate. We've already recommended him to a couple of friends who are first-time home buyers. I can't say enough nice things about him.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $650K in Encino, Encino, CA.
John was a wonderful agent. He was very responsive, understanding, and patient. Further, he always had our best interests at heart. My husband and I were so pleased that we plan to recommend him to all our friends and family members.
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $375K in Crescenta Highlands, Glendale, CA.
John is absolutely amazing to work with. He is patient and persistent and he really knows his stuff. He's very thorough with everything decision.
My husband and I had been looking over a year for a new home and John was always ready and able to visit homes almost every weekend till we found exactly what we wanted. It's been a little over 2 years + 2 additions to the family since then but, we are still very happy with our home and feel it was the best investment we've made.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $450K in Glassell Park, Los Angeles, CA.
Primary point of contact: Sarah McMaster
Sarah and John were an awesome team to help us buy our first home! Sarah tirelessly met us at countless properties all over Los Angeles, from Westchester to Highland Park, until we found our perfect nest in the up and coming neighborhood of Glassell Park. Her inspection referrals and advice were top notch, which ended up helping us negotiate the price down before closing. John's referrals to contractors for renovations were diverse and thorough. He even connected us to a previous client, with a similar backyard to ours, to view the work of a contractor we wanted to work with. We were so impressed, we hired that contractor based on his craftsmanship. Sarah has a ton of experience renovating her own home, and she has been a great resource every step of the way. I was also very impressed how John stayed on top of our lender in the 11th hour to make sure everything went through in a timely manner without any unnecessary hold ups. As first time home buyers, my husband and I could not be happier with the expertise and service we have received from The Kostrey Collection!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $2.3M in Mid Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA.
John provided exemplary service to my wife and I throughout a complicated contingency deal. He is kind, patient, tireless and attentive. He has a very good legal mind and is able to translate the reams of paperwork into language I can understand. Simply the best.
Our experience working with John was extraordinary. He went "above and beyond" in our every interaction. He helped us with the sale of our home and the purchase of a new condo. His experience as a lawyer and his thoughtful deliberations on even the smallest concern were invaluable. We would recommend him highly to anyone purchasing or selling a home.