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Jose Smith Jr

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Premier Agent

Realtor Home Sales & Short Sales (11 years experience)

7 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Short-Sale

Recent reviews

 

  
 

09/17/2014 - sospeedy
Sold a Condo home in 2009 for approximately $300K in Traffic Circle, Long Beach, CA.

Jose is a true pleasure to work with. He is extremely dedicated and customer-focused oftentimes going over and above the call of duty to do what it takes to satisfy his customers.

His work ethic and responsiveness are fantastic! I will 100% rely on his talent and industry knowledge the next time I buy or sell!

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07/18/2014 - mrblanco72
Sold a home in 2012.

Jose helped us sell our home very quickly. He was very patient & answered our questions thoroughly. Jose always took care of everything immediately & professionally. I would recommend him to anyone thinking of buying or selling.

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07/17/2014 - ElliotJ1
Bought a Single Family home in 2008 for approximately $425K in Buena Park, CA.

Jose helped me buy my first house in 2008. He specializes in Long Beach, but when I asked him to look into Orange County he didn't shy away from the challenge one bit. His energy and dedication to his work is unmatched. Jose goes the extra effort to research the area, pre-screen the houses, and put aside the time to assist you with your house-shopping. Not only is he very knowledgeable of the real estate industry and trends but he shares that knowledge with you, so that at end you come out with an education in Real Estate 101.

Jose was very thorough during negotiations and the escrow process. He makes sure all paperwork goes through, that all the T's are crossed and the I's dotted. Everything. Far be it for him to allow anything to slip through the cracks.

I highly recommend Jose. His natural enthusiasm to his craft and toward his clients can really be beneficial, whether you're buying or selling .

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07/16/2014 - user5427284
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $525K in Signal Hill, CA.

Jose is truly an amazing agent! Though it was hard selling our home, he was there for us through EVERY step, easing our frustration & making sure we understood the process. It makes a big difference to have someone you can trust! Jose is also very knowledgeable & professional. I would definitely recommend him to friends & family.

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07/13/2014 - bentraven
Sold a Condo home in 2009 for approximately $300K in Traffic Circle, Long Beach, CA.

I wanted to sell my home; Jose Smith was highly recommended by my children and neighbors. He's exceptionally sharp. He sold my home above list price and almost immediately. Thank you, Jose.

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07/13/2014 - tndstyle
Sold a Condo home in 2014 in Traffic Circle, Long Beach, CA.

“ Thanks to Jose, we didn’t have to sell our home in a Short Sale. Jose did everything in his power, including reducing his income and giving more to the Buyers Agent, to get our home sold in a very tough market! This guy staged our home, helped to clean it, had the best photos in the area and sold it above similar Short Sales with the same model in the area! He is the most honest and down to earth Realtor we know! We mention his name to all of our friends and family when they say they need someone to help them with Real Estate!!

Thanks Jo

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07/12/2014 - sheilacalvario
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $350K in Signal Hill, CA.

Jose was a pleasure to work with. He is reliable, knowledgeable, professional, and personable. He was always available when we had questions. He helped us to sell our condo faster than we expected. We felt lucky to have him on our side.

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Response from Jose on 07/14/2014

I can't thank you enough for taking the time to review me!! I'm so, so happy and really enjoyed helping! One of my most successful and memorable transactions to date!! Your family is awesome!! Thanks again! Jose

 

  

07/05/2014 - msmith21310
Sold a Condo home in 2011 for approximately $175K in Traffic Circle, Long Beach, CA.

It gives me great pleasure to write this review for Jose! He sold our home when the market was extremely difficult for Sellers. When you add the fact that we were trying to sell a one bedroom condo in a short time frame, the dynamics only became more intense. To cut to the chase, Jose personally staged our home with his own supplies. He covered my couch, rearranged furniture, added items and removed others. He said the home had to be “BEST IN CLASS” if we were going to see results quickly. His attention to detail is extraordinary and he has an eye for how to stage a home properly. The reason all of this was so important was that our work hours had dropped dramatically, due to the economy being so tough. We had fallen behind on the mortgage and the HOA dues. We were going to have to result to a short sale if our home was not sold quickly. Jose worked his magic and we had an all cash offer within a little over a week. We actually had an FHA offer as well but the HOA forgot to renew their paperwork for the program. We are not even sure if he made money on our sale after all the out of pocket expenses. We were so happy that we chose the neighborhood expert, Jose, for our sale. He saved us from future grief and we walked away with money in our pocket! We tell everyone to call Jose, he’s a Blessing waiting to happen!!

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Response from Jose on 07/14/2014

Aaaaaaw, I love that you remembered so many details! That is very kind of You!! Thanks for taking the time from your busy lives to recommend my services! Makes me blush. :) Sincerely, Jose

 

  

07/05/2014 - owardak
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $525K in Signal Hill, CA.

Working with Jose to purchase my home in Signal Hill was a pleasure. He is very meticulous when it came to looking at the contract and was able to get me a pretty fair deal on the house. Jose went above and beyond to make sure all necessary repairs were taken care of and checked in after the purchase to see if there was anything I needed. He is very easy to work with and will tell you his honest opinion which is quite refreshing coming from your realtor.

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Thanks so much! Love it!!

 

  

07/03/2014 - zuser20140703174254928
Bought a home in 2014.

I’m very happy to write a review for Jose Smith Jr.! When we were out shopping for homes, Jose would advise us of both the benefits as well as the potential issues on the home. For example, we saw a home that we thought might be a great fit. However, Jose pointed out some of the issues with the garage on this home that could have caused us heartache later. As you can see, he was not concerned so much about making money, but more concerned that we were making an informed decision. He really cared about our well being in the home! That told us right away that we had the right Realtor for the job. In the end, we got the home that we wanted in the neighborhood that we wanted. As Jose was quick to point out, you can change things in a home, but you can’t change it’s location! We absolutely love our home and have been very excited making the upgrades that make it our own! Thanks to Jose, we are in the home we wanted more than any of the others! When you are making a decision on which Realtor to choose, call Jose, he cares about his Clients!!

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