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Loren Sanders

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Agent

16 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Coastal Properties , Broker Associate (26 years experience)

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

Ratings & Reviews

Working with Loren was great. I felt that, as my selling agent, he was on my side. He knows Encinitas and you could tell. It was clear from the start that he had my best interest at heart and wasn't selling my place just for the commission. He did the research and put my place on the market with a realistic price - which still gave me a good return. And the house sold in 5 days. Loren was in continual contact with me and even followed up after the sale. What's more, he even bought me a lovely present after closing! I wish all real estate agents and brokers were as great as Loren!

  

10/01/2014 - reillish
Sold a home in 2014 in Leucadia, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Working with Loren was great. I felt that, as my selling agent, he was on my side. He knows Encinitas and you could tell. It was clear from the start that he had my best interest at heart and wasn't selling my place just for the commission. He did the research and put my place on the market with a realistic price - which still gave me a good return. And the house sold in 5 days. Loren was in continual contact with me and even followed up after the sale. What's more, he even bought me a lovely present after closing! I wish all real estate agents and brokers were as great as Loren!

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Response from Loren on 10/03/2014

Mireille, thanks for your feedback on your home sale. I really enjoyed working with your and being of service. All the best on your new adventure:-)

 

  

03/24/2014 - user5738166
Sold a home in 2014.

My husband and I have worked with Loren Sanders on 3 house transactions over the course of several years. Loren is very patient in showing houses (it took us 8 months, on and off, to finally find the house we bought) and most skilled in negotiating the best deal when you finally find the house you want. It was Loren's suggestion of a backup offer and his excellent negitiation style that got us the house on a secondary offer, below asking range in a very competitive market. Otherwise, it would have gone to a different buyer. He also negotiated down the asking price of another house that we decided not to go with - once our first choice became availble to us.

In addition to helping us purchase the house, both Loren and his dad were absolutely invaluable with house remodel that followed. They gave us excellent contractor referrals, scheduled and took bid appointments and often supervised the work. From building a wall/closet to recommending a cabinet refinish contractor, Loren and his dad went above and beyond real estate agent services.

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Response from Loren on 03/25/2014

You guys have been awesome to work with Larissa. Thank you for the review I really appreciate it!

 

  

03/24/2014 - larry geiser
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $850K in Encinitas, CA.

From the moment we met Loren during our request to interview him as our potential realtor, he began to exceed our expectations. Loren came prepared and provided an information packet tailored to our property. His responses to our questions were clear, informative and demonstrated his experience and professionalism.

Loren was always available to answer questions and was patient, taking the time to thoroughly answer all our questions. He kept us updated throughout the listing, offers, escrow and beyond, following up to make sure we were completely satisfied.

My wife and I can make an unqualified recommendation for Loren Sanders to whomever is interested in his services.

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Response from Loren on 03/25/2014

Larry, I really thank you and Julie for the opportunity to be of service. It was great getting to know you guys and I hope to see you guys anytime you are back in Encinitas. Thank you as well for taking your time to post this review.

 

  

02/01/2014 - alisonbtf
Helped me rent a Single Family home in San Diego, CA.

Loren and his partner Diana Gallardi at Coastal Properties completely mis-managed and mis-represented a high end home rental for us.

They even congratulated us and sent over a fully prepared lease, which we signed.

Come to find out 3 days later, they were also helping another client get the house. They were apparently working with the seller and other interested parties concurrently and having us all bid against each other. Highly unethical in my opinion.

We even agreed to offer over $50k in advance to lock down the property, and signed a 2 year lease.

There are a lot of additional details left out, including non responsiveness, and overall lack of genuine professionalism and integrity, etc.

In summary, we would not recommend Loren or Diana to anyone. Ever.

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Response from Loren on 02/20/2014

I have had zero direct contact with this person in the review. Diana is not my partner and I have never congratulated these people on anything. They made a lease offer on a rental and the seller decided to choose another applicant. It is unfortunate when offers don't work out but it is 100% the owners decision on who they want to rent their property. There was some delay in the answer to the application due to the owners travel outside of the U.S.

 

  

12/04/2013 - jonnycd
Sold a home in 2013 in La Costa, Carlsbad, CA 92009.

Loren is by far the BEST! I recommend him to anyone I can. I look for opportunities to recommend him all the time. He's that good! We are lucky to have found him through a friend and after working with other real estate agents in the past, he is by far the best. He is the only one we will call!

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Response from Loren on 12/05/2013

Jonny, thanks for the review. You guys are the best! I always enjoy working with you and Sylvia.

 

  

05/28/2013 - Jared Laethem
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $700K in Carlsbad, CA.

Loren helped us with the purchase of our very first home. When we started we were fairly ignorant of the process. Loren patiently guided us through everything, explaining everything, never pressured us and generally demonstrated a great deal of integrity. Even after the papers were signed Loren provided assistance that helped ensure we were able to move into our home comforably.

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Response from Loren on 06/06/2013

Thanks Jared, I really enjoyed helping you and Ashlee find your home. You picked a great location.

 

  

04/21/2013 - user1281566
Bought a home in 2013 in La Costa, Carlsbad, CA 92009.

Not only is Loren a great agent, but a good man as well. He was always available when I needed him and that extended beyond the purchase to the home. His knowledge of the Carlsbad market was the critical component of my family ending up in a really great situation. I really don't think I could have chosen a better agent. Thanks Loren!!

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Response from Loren on 04/22/2013

I really enjoyed working with you guys, thanks for your support and kind words.

 

  

03/02/2013 - user0441896
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $600K in Carlsbad, CA.

Loren was amazing!

We are new to San Diego and Loren came highly recommended from a coworker. He guided us through the confusing San Diego/North County market like a pro and got us to a neighborhood we would never have thought of before.

Loren ended up finding us a Spanish style hacienda that fit our funky style in south Carlsbad. He checked every box on our must have list; unique home, non-cookie cutter neighborhood, great schools, no HOA, no Mello-Roos, and families throughout. It's perfect! Loren was our advocate through the mortgage process, and guided us through escrow and closing without any issues

Beyond just helping us find and purchase our new home. Loren also helped us find a home designer to help update our kitchen and bathrooms and he even had his dad come over to help with a plumbing issue. I can't imagine someone being more involved from beginning to end and know if I called him today he would help us out with anything in a minute.

We got lucky. Loren was amazing!

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Response from Loren on 03/06/2013

Thank you for your kind words, it was great fun working with you guys. I can't wait to see how the house turns out when you are done with the remodel.

 

  

04/16/2012 - user5785700
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $325K in Vista, CA.

This is the second home Loren helped us purchase, and we'd do it again! My wife and I liked how Loren was no pressure, but able to answer (or find the answer) to all our questions immediately. I have been comfortable recommending him to friends and family because I trust his skill, knowledge, and upright integrity.

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11/04/2011 - gbostrom1
Bought a home in 2011 in Leucadia, Encinitas, CA 92024.

When my wife and I were looking for our first house, we didn't know the ropes, we didn't know the process, we didn't know what to do. Luckily, we ran into Loren and he took us under his wing and he helped guide us through the process. He's AMAZING! Trustworthy, honest, hard working. Loren will go above and beyond to make your home buying dreams come true. I would HIGHLY recommend Loren to anyone and everyone. He has a ton of experience, has extensive knowledge on the short sale process (fyi). Our property was a short sale and Loren knew exactly what to do, when to do it, and whom to talk to. Again, a great guy. My wife and I would definitely recommend and if you have the pleasure to work with Loren in the future, I promise you'll be writing the same type of review next.

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