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Lance King

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Agent

5 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Owner/Managing Broker (10 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Foreclosure,
Staging

Ratings & Reviews

I'm not one to take the time to write a review and of the two previous homes (and five buyers and sellers agents I have worked with in the past) I have found most real estate agents are terrible. My experience with both Lance and Jon was exceptional. Lance was honest (to a fault if I believe that was really possible) and Jon was optimistic and very level headed. Not only were we able to close on a sfh in SF in this crazy market, but they did it with integrity. We would never have been able to close the deal without them. Looking forward to the next one (in time....). Thanks Guys!

  

05/11/2012 - user9863510
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $650K in Bernal Heights, San Francisco, CA.

I'm not one to take the time to write a review and of the two previous homes (and five buyers and sellers agents I have worked with in the past) I have found most real estate agents are terrible. My experience with both Lance and Jon was exceptional. Lance was honest (to a fault if I believe that was really possible) and Jon was optimistic and very level headed. Not only were we able to close on a sfh in SF in this crazy market, but they did it with integrity. We would never have been able to close the deal without them. Looking forward to the next one (in time....). Thanks Guys!

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01/26/2012 - ms_kelly
Bought a home in 2011 in Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA 94114.

Lance was amazingly helpful in our house hunt. In addition to being first-time homebuyers, we were looking in a very narrow geographical area, and a fairly narrow price range. No question or issue was too ridiculous for Lance to deal with.

I cannot recommend him highly enough.

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01/13/2012 - DontRetail Jose Castello
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 in Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA.

I met Lance by luck, getting my feet wet, playing around with the idea of buying a house and checking out what was in my price range. I called a couple of listing agents at 9pm on a weeknight, leaving voice mails and expecting calls a week later or so. 10 minutes later, I receive an apology for not having picked up the phone (I thought to myself "Really? who picks up the phone for work at that time at night?!") and Lance introduced himself. He gave me a brief explanation of who he was and what he did, and I think we spent like an hour talking about SF real estate, the ups and downs and the different types of apartments in SF.

Weeks passed and he set me up with MLS emails, which I ended up doing with more than one agent. The difference between the other agents was, Lance responded to my emails almost instantly when I had questions or returned phone calls always within the hour. I even had a few referrals from close friends, but nobody treated me the way that Lance did.

Honestly, I felt insignificant at first, buying a small house in what I considered to be a low price range and taking up a lot of time with a lot of questions as a first time homebuyer. Lance never made me feel that way. In fact, I was shocked at the attention that I got from him all throughout the process, I felt like I was buying a Pac Height 10 bedroom mansion!

We saw one home after another after another. Every time, Lance would have the same routine. Walk in, and start pointing out defects and the downsides of the home. Once I understood what all of these were, and if I felt comfortable with the home anyways (no home is ever going to be perfect...) we would talk about the positive aspects of it. Never any pressure, never any rush, but he helped me think things through and make educated decisions.

Lance was out of town for one weekend, and instead of postponing things, he made sure that one of his agents was available for an open house I wanted to see; that's when I met Jon Iddings. We became friends almost instantly when I saw that his work ethic was identical to that of Lance's and he helped me numerous times closing on the unit I finally decided upon.

I would trust Lance or Jon the same way I would any of my best friends or family. They were both honest, hard working and a pleasure to work with. They clearly knew the ins and outs of San Francisco real estate. Not only did they help me find my dream home, but I've found two great friends.

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