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Mark Lesti

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    Premier Agent

    Broker / Owner (29 years experience)

    32 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

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

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    10/22/2013 - jenborgen7
    Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Napa, CA.

    We have worked with Mark on three separate transactions, one of which proved very challenging. He was particularily helpful in the negociations department- his instincts are "spot-on!"

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    10/06/2013 - sarahlee825
    Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $375K in Napa, CA.

    Mark came very highly recommended by more than one person, and we're glad we took the advice or I don't think we'd be in our new house!

    He really went to bat for us with the seller and was on our side the whole time. He answered phone calls and responded to emails quickly, we never felt low on the totem pole of priorities. He never hesitated to answer any of our questions about the process, and we had a lot because it was our first time.

    Bottom line, he's knowledgeable, he works closely with you and he gets it done!

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    09/24/2013 - user4528538
    Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $300K in Napa, CA.

    As a first time home buyer, Mark made the entire process a breeze. He was there at any moment I was interested in checking out a house and when it came time to put in an offer, Mark was there to go to bat for me. I came out of the deal with a better closing price than I was expecting when initially going in!

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    09/18/2013 - user3100092
    Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $725K in Napa, CA.

    Mark Lesti is by far one of the best realtors I have worked with. We arrived from out of state with a mission to find a house quickly. Mark exceeded our expectations with his thorough knowledge of the region and tireless efforts to show and provide documentation for every possible option. He took the time to understand our requirements, preferences and budget and was genuinely personable and considerate. During our time with him his focus never strayed to other clients or issues. Our questions were answered promptly and we received almost immediate responses to emailed questions even on weekends. His staff made it their mission to accomplish a 30 day closing. In addition, Mark has a strong network of contacts that have proven useful on multiple occasions. All in all, a great experience.

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    09/17/2013 - drjones1
    Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $475K in Napa, CA.

    Mark keeps his finger on the pulse of real estate in our area. If you can define what you are looking for, he will find it and know about it before anyone else. He is well-versed in non-traditional transactions and is a great guide through these frequently opaque processes. He is very diligent in answering questions or finding out information during the entire process. He was an excellent sounding board for negotiating, encouraging us so we feel we made an excellent deal, but keeping us on track so nobody walked away. Another great real-estate experience, looking forward to many more. I recommend Mark and his team to anyone needing a real estate professional.

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    09/11/2013 - user8030373
    Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $600K in Napa, CA.

    I am new to Napa and Mark was recommended to me by somebody I didn't know well. I lucked out. He was very responsive and completely accommodating. He drove me around and offered commentary on specific neighborhoods and properties when I requested his input. Although I was in the process of selling another property and concerned about putting an offer in until that house closed, he suggested that we make a contingency offer. The house I was selling took longer to close than anticipated, but Mark was able to negotiate with the owners and the owners' realtor several extensions that allow us to buy the house we wanted. I highly recommend Mark.

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    09/10/2013 - user3048719
    Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $475K in Napa, CA.

    In a very complicated VA Loan environment, Mark Lesti demonstrated superior knowledge and skills in negotiating the difficult VA loan process to the advantage of the Buyer. His overall knowledge of the intricacies of the entire real estate market and use of that knowledge in a fast moving market was exemplary and I would not hesitate in either using Mark again, or referring him to others to bring in the result sought by his client. Highly recommended.

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    08/29/2013 - user0085358
    Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $3.375M in Calistoga, CA.

    Mark did a fantastic job with our short sale purchase in Calistoga in August 2013. We are out-of-state buyers and this was for a $3M second home. It was a very long process -- over 5 months of negotiations and trying to get the seller's various lenders to agree to the short sale. He did a very good job of working with the listing agent to get the deal done. Prior to selecting the home we bought, Mark did a very good job showing us many properties quite patiently. He was never pushy and was a very good partner in the home search. He has a great understanding of the local market, knows all the players, and is a very good guy. I'd highly recommend him.

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    03/28/2013 - user5688515
    Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $350K in Napa, CA.

    This guy is a true pro. He has been more than helpful through my whole purchase. He put me in contact with the right people, from my lender to all of the inspections that took place. Mark also got my purchase done much faster than was projected. He is a great guy to have in your corner so if you want to find your house and close the deal call him.

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    02/04/2013 - user92112177
    Showed home in 2012.

    Mark Lesti,

    Mr Lesti was a great help, excellent knowledge of his market. Was prepared and understood international client needs. Provided local information as well as transportation, we will use his services in the future.

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