Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $725K in University City, San Diego, CA.
Leon found our FOREVER home. He made it the easiest house buying experience I have ever done. Leon knew exactly what we wanted (even before we did) and made sure that we knew all the good and bad aspects about each option. We had very specific requests coupled with a low inventory market and a very small desired neighborhood radius. Leon made sure everything went as smooth as possible and went above and beyond to make sure we got an amazing deal. I highly recommend him to anyone buying or selling - we know we will recommend him to our family and friends.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $625K in Clairemont Mesa West, San Diego, CA.
Leon just sold my house in Claremont (San Diego) and I couldn't be happier. We had a terrible time with our agent buying the house, and again when we refi'd it was another nightmare. I was scared to sell the house dreading all the paperwork and long drawn-out process. But that was all for naught. Leon made this happen so quick (house sold in 6 days!) and painlessly and I can't recommend him enough. We got our the top of our asking range and he's got a HUGE list of houses he's sold where he got more than asking. Give him a shot, you won't regret it!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $625K in Clairemont Mesa West, San Diego, CA.
If you are considering selling, buying, or anything real estate related, put "Meet with Leon Dienes" at the top of your To-Do list. Simply put, Leon is the most amazing agent to work with, and what makes him so great is that he truly loves his job. I cannot tell you how incredibly wonderful of an experience it was selling our home with him. I met with numerous agents in the greater San Diego area, and none made me feel the confidence, comfort and trust Leon provided throughout our selling experience. From the moment my brother and I sat down with Leon, we knew he was the right person to list our home. Leon goes above and beyond what a typical real estate agent would be willing to do, and he is such an great person to work with.
Honestly, buying or selling your home is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life, and anyone who is interested in doing so MUST meet with him. I cannot sing his praises enough. His generosity, creativity, willingness to help, and excellence-in-service are unmatched. He greatly exceeded all of our expectations, and the whole experience was truly fun and rewarding.
I will tell anyone and everyone buying or selling a home to make sure they meet with Leon Dienes. It will be the best decision you ever made. THANK YOU a million times over Leon. You are the best at what you do and are a very wonderful person.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $700K in University City, San Diego, CA.
Leon Dienes is expertly skilled in all aspects of his job! He is a consummate professional, but never pushy! He willingly invests his time & expertise in finding new properties coming to the market, but never intimidates a client into making a purchase of a house. He understands & encourages his clients to buy a new home, not just any house that will do.
I just completed the sale of my home thanks to Leon Dienes. Leon is a true professional and his knowledge of the San Diego market was evident. He was a pleasure to work with and always thought about my needs as a house seller. I would highly recommend Leon to anyone looking for an agent with integrity, character and a passion for what he does.
You will not find a more trustworthy, reliable, and honest agent than Leon. Leon worked closely with us in the sale of our San Diego home on a very tight timeline as we were locating out of state. He helped us prepare and present our house for one targeted weekend of showings. We had 6 offers by the beginning of the following week. Leon worked patiently with us as we navigated the sale and provided continued advice during the purchase of our new home out of state. I would absolutely work with Leon again if we were to need an agent in SD. I recommend him without reservation.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $475K in Clairemont Mesa East, San Diego, CA.
Leon was amazing! My Grandmother and her Sister were selling there home and Leon was there every step of the way to make sure They were getting the best deal and taken care. Leon went above and beyond when it came to taking care of us. He visited us multiple times throughout the process, got us a price above our asking price and made sure everything went smoothly.
Other than that Leon is an amazing person with the biggest heart. Who is willing to do everything he can to make you feel comfortable confident and satisfied with the sale of your home. I highly recommend Leon as your real estate agent. He will not let you down. I plan to use Leon's services when it comes time to buy my own home.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Clairemont Mesa East, San Diego, CA.
My husband and I recently sold our condo in San Diego with Leon and were incredibly pleased with the entire process. As a tenant was residing in the property, the process was a bit more complex and Leon was a crucial element in making the entire transaction seamless and easy. In addtion we had previously listed this property with 3 different realtors with no success. It is a testament to his ability and hard work that we able to successfully sell the condo. His combined knowledge of the area, engaging personality and real estate expertise provided an absolutely top-notch experience! My husband and I will definitely be using him for any future real estate transactions.
Leon has been my agent for almost two years, during which he helped me find and purchase a property in San Diego. It took so long because the number of homes for sale in this period was unusually low and because my requirements were rather difficult. I wanted a condo or townhome that I liked for myself but that would also serve me well as a rental unit. Moreover, I was willing to consider only a few locations in University City and Clairmont. However, I was not in a hurry and this long experience with Leon convinced me that he is an excellent and highly professional real estate agent.
Despite my difficult requirements, Leon has always been patient and optimistic about my chances of finding the right property. He promptly e-mailed me any new relevant listings and, over time, he allowed me to visit dozens of properties. Whenever showing one, he was both interested and informative about the details of the unit: age of the water heater, quality of the plumbing under the sinks, the texture of the ceiling, and so on. He also helped me avoid potentially bad deals. In one instance, he provided evidence of widespread water intrusion and mold problems in a condominium complex that I was considering. In another instance, after placing an offer for a nice attached home, we discovered signs of water leaks from the roof, and Leon, drawing from his experience with similar issues, supported my choice of backing out from the deal.
In the fall of 2013, I finally purchased a town-home that exceeded my expectations. In a period of high demand and low supply, Leon’s quick response following the initial listing was essential to ensure a successful deal. Indeed, Leon coordinated and executed in a timely manner the many steps involved in this purchase, from e-mailing me the listing, to submitting offers, addressing counter-offers, arranging home inspections, and facilitating the escrow process. Through Leon’s mediation I was even able to negotiate the price down a few percent. Also, he recommended a very good home inspector (HouseMaster) and he coordinated the clearing of the seller’s cluttered garage to allow a second inspection in search for water intrusion.
Working with Leon for a long time allowed me to appreciate his professional qualities. He communicates with clients effectively, using e-mail, phone, and text messages as appropriate. He always replied to my emails according to their urgency. Nevertheless, he always kept interruptions to a minimum while showing properties for sale. Leon is very thorough and careful about details, as when listing acceptable escrow companies in a purchase offer, instead of leaving the choice to the seller. Leon consistently strives to make things easy for his clients. Once he stopped by my place to review and sign on offer, thus saving me a trip to his office. Later, he adopted DocuSign, an Internet-based service that greatly simplifies the signing of legal documents. He even gave me rides to the escrow company, when important milestones had to be reached. Leon wants the client to be happy with every aspect of the transaction. In fact, he continued to help me even after the close of escrow, offering quotes from his trusted contractors to re-carpet and re-paint the property, and following up on some jobs that seller’s agent promised as part of the sales contract.
My overall experience with Leon makes me confident that he is one of the best agents in San Diego. He is hard-working, positive-minded, proactive, experienced, thorough, prudent, and honest. I am very glad that he helped me buy a home in San Diego, and I definitely recommend him to anyone as a real estate agent.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $525K in University City, San Diego, CA.
Leon was our listing agent and our buying agent. He did an excellent job on both ends. We especially appreciated his low pressure demeanor. Both our old house and our new house are in University City and I think Leon has an expert knowledge of the area. I'm also confident his advise helped garner a top end sale price for our house during the negotiations. I would recommend Leon Dienes to other home owners and home purchasers.