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Melanie Chiu

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14 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Realtor, CDPE, SFR, ABR (11 years experience)

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

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Hi, I've been in the business since 8/2004. I have considerable knowledgeable in real estate specific to the areas I've lived and worked in. What I like to do for anyone who works with me is to keep them well informed as to what to expect in a sales or purchase of a home. My goal is to provide outstanding service to each and every client.  To do this, I first start with building trust.  Here is what I promise:
SELLERS: 
1. Answer the phone/reply immediately or within 15 minutes unless I'm driving, on a call, in a meeting or it's after hours. If I can I will try to text you 1st.
2. Get the custom marketing analysis to you within 24 hours or less after I talk to you.
3. Get to know about your family, home, why you want to move, then set up an appointment for viewing your home. 
4. In the appointment, I will give you ideas on preperations, advise you on a marketing and pricing strategy to get your home sold fast and with the least amount of hassle.
5. Provide you with a net sheet so you can see what you may walk away with in equity.     
BUYERS.
1. Answer the phone/reply immediately or within 15 minutes unless i'm driving, on a call, in a meeting or it's after hours.  If I can I will try to text you 1st. 
2. Give you the information you requested and set an appointment for viewing. 
3. Listen to you about your home buying plans and set up for you an Home Alert so you can access the MLS through my website 24/7 and I can keep you updated on new homes coming on the market. 
4. Send you a copy of the purchase contract and other forms for you to read to become familiar with them. 
5. Keep in communication with you so I can find you the home of your dreams and you can move into your home within 3-5 months or less.  
 
Office hours: 10am-7pm Monday-Saturday, Sunday 1pm-7pm.  After hours is base on availability. 

BACKGROUND: I lived in the Bay Area my whole life, living in 11 different cities.  Before I received my license, I worked in many positions in the banking industry, but customer service mainly.  On my days off, I enjoy outdoor activities, short weekend vacations, visiting family and friends, and learning about the history of the places I visit.  Life is a blessing and every moment is precious!  
 
WHY REAL ESTATE: 
I've wanted to be a Realtor since I was 20.  Helping people has been a passion of mine.  To assist a family in selling their luxury home, their home away from home, investment property or childhood home is very rewarding. Plus, my clients become my friends, and you simply can't have to many of those, right!


CAREER PATH:

2004 Intero Real Estate, Pleasanton CA
2004-2006 Zip Realty, Pleasanton CA
2006-2009 Excel Realty and Mortgage, Pleasanton CA
2009-present Better Homes and Garden RE/Mason-McDuffie, Antioch CA

Since being with BHG R.E./Mason-McDuffie, I have educated myself in specific fields and hold these certificates:

Certified New Home Build
Residential Construction Certified
Certified Distress Property Expert
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About Melanie Chiu: Hi,&nbsp;I've been in the business since 8/2004. I have considerable knowledgeable in&nbsp;real estate specific to the areas I've lived and worked in. What I like to do for anyone who works with me is to keep them&nbsp;well informed&nbsp;as to what to expect in a sales or purchase of a home. My goal is to provide outstanding service to each and every client.&nbsp; To do this,&nbsp;I first start with building trust.&nbsp; Here is what I promise: <br/>SELLERS:&nbsp; <br/>1. Answer the phone/reply immediately or within 15 minutes unless I'm driving, on a call, in a meeting or it's after hours. If I can I will try to text you 1st. <br/> 2. Get the custom marketing analysis to you within 24 hours or less after I talk to you. <br/>3. Get to know about your family, home, why you want to move, then set up an appointment for viewing your home.&nbsp; <br/>4. In the appointment, I will give you ideas on preperations, advise you on a marketing and pricing strategy to get your home sold fast and with the least amount of hassle. <br/> 5. Provide you with a net sheet so you can see what you may walk away with in equity.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <br/>BUYERS. <br/>1. Answer the phone/reply immediately or within 15 minutes unless i'm driving, on a call, in a meeting or it's after hours. &nbsp;If I can I will try to text you 1st.&nbsp; <br/>2. Give you the information you requested and set an appointment for viewing.&nbsp; <br/>3. Listen to you about your home buying plans and set up for you an Home Alert so you can access the MLS through my website 24/7 and I can keep you updated on new homes coming on the market.&nbsp; <br/>4. Send you a copy of the purchase contract and other forms for you to read to become familiar with them.&nbsp; <br/>5. Keep in communication with you so I can find you the home of your dreams and you can move into your home within 3-5 months or less. &nbsp; <br/> &nbsp; <br/> Office hours: 10am-7pm Monday-Saturday, Sunday 1pm-7pm. &nbsp;After hours is base on availability.&nbsp; <br/> <br/>BACKGROUND: I lived in the Bay Area my whole life, living in 11 different cities. &nbsp;Before I received my license, I worked in many positions in the banking industry, but customer service mainly. &nbsp;On my days off,&nbsp;I enjoy outdoor activities, short weekend vacations, visiting family and friends, and learning about the history of the places I visit. &nbsp;Life is a blessing and every moment is precious! &nbsp; <br/>&nbsp; <br/>WHY REAL ESTATE:&nbsp; <br/> I've wanted to be a Realtor since I was 20. &nbsp;Helping people has been a passion of mine. &nbsp;To assist a family in selling their luxury home, their home away from home, investment property or childhood home is very rewarding. Plus, my clients become my friends, and you simply can't have to many of those, right! <br/> <br/> <br/> CAREER PATH: <br/> <p>2004 Intero Real Estate, Pleasanton CA<br/>2004-2006 Zip Realty, Pleasanton CA<br/>2006-2009 Excel Realty and Mortgage, Pleasanton CA<br/>2009-present Better Homes and Garden RE/Mason-McDuffie, Antioch CA</p> <p>Since being with BHG R.E./Mason-McDuffie, I have educated myself in specific fields and hold these certificates:</p> Certified New Home Build <br/> Residential Construction Certified <br/> Certified Distress Property Expert

Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings

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Past Sales  

(24 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Buyer
06/23/2015
$455,000

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06/23/2015 - Buyer - $455,000

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Buyer
06/18/2015
$260,000

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06/18/2015 - Buyer - $260,000

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Seller
06/18/2015
$310,000

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06/18/2015 - Seller - $310,000

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Seller
06/03/2015
$678,000

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06/03/2015 - Seller - $678,000

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Buyer
04/17/2015
$380,000

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04/17/2015 - Buyer - $380,000

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Ratings & Reviews

Melanie is at the top of her game. She's professional, extremely knowledgeable, and quick to respond. She makes it a point to understand her client's needs and never wastes your time. I recommend her to everyone.

  

06/25/2015 - leon bucsit
Showed home in 2015 in Antioch, CA.

Melanie is at the top of her game. She's professional, extremely knowledgeable, and quick to respond. She makes it a point to understand her client's needs and never wastes your time. I recommend her to everyone.

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02/03/2015 - user2430032
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $375K in Antioch, CA.

I highly recommend the exceptional level of service and expertise demonstrated by Melanie Chiu. After looking for a new home for almost a year with no success, Melanie was able to get us in a beautiful home in less than 30 days. She demonstrated an excitement and commitment to finding us a home we had not seen before. She worked tirelessly and with an amazing enthusiasm. Right after meeting Melanie, she assured us that she was committed to finding us a home. She took all of the stress and uncertainty out of the process. She advised us all along the way developing a trust we depended on. I feel truly blessed to have Melanie as our Agent and I recommend her above all others.  More Less 

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Response from Melanie on 02/05/2015

Thank you, you're so kind! It was a pleasure helping you.

 

  

10/14/2014 - lwermuth3
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Antioch, CA.

Melanie did an amazing job selling our house. She had a clear plan, and gave us good advice on how to enhance the house and yard’s appeal to buyers. She was proactive in getting advertising out ahead of time and provided us with research suggesting the right price. Melanie kept us informed every step of the way. We had offers within a week and the deal closed in a very short period of time. This is the smoothest real estate transaction we’ve ever had! I highly recommend her to sellers or buyers. Melanie has integrity, she’s straightforward and good-natured, and she communicates clearly--all so important in this business! I would happily hire her again and recommend her to friends and family.  More Less 

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Response from Melanie on 10/17/2014

Because you did your part and I did mine, WE made it happen. Thank you so much for letting others know! God bless you!

 

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