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Sold a Condo home in 2008 in South of Market, San Francisco, CA.
5 stars across the board for Mia Takami! I've bought and sold properties through Mia for several years now, including a condo in SOMA directly across for the Giants ballpark. Mia knows every inch of SOMA and where the best properties are. I'd highly recommend her - friendly , professional and super responsive, Mia is a pleasure to work with.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 in South Beach, San Francisco, CA.
Thanks to all the previous glowing reviews of Mia because they helped me find her. They also encouraged me to hire her to sell my place and each review turned out to be 100% accurate. She has the integrity, perseverance, resourcefulness, style, and grace under pressure that make her clients put their confidence in her. She was very responsive, tenaciously hard working, and supportive through the entire process. Her knowledge of the area will impress and her expertise quickly earns your trust.
In the end, she got me the top price in a 21 day close, constantly sheltering me from all the drama that is typical to real estate transactions. Needless to say, I would hire her again and recommend her for anyone that values these exceptional characteristics.
Sold a Condo home in 2013 in South of Market, San Francisco, CA.
Mia was perfect. Very professional and timely. She has handled more than a half dozen transactions for us in the last year alone. Never any problems and she represented us with the utmost professionalism. I would recommend her to any of my business associates as well as to friends and family. She is very trustworthy and I can depend on her for completion of task. No wonder she is such a successful realtor.
Found a tenant for a home in Mission, San Francisco, CA 94103.
I was referred to Mia by my business contact in Tokyo who really recommended her for any real estate needs.
I was looking for a furnished rental in San Francisco downtown (to have a brunch office in U.S.) and have contacted her from Japan.
She communicated with me though Skype and have helped me through the whole process to secure a perfect place.
I have learned so much about San Francisco real estate from Mia and she also educated me with the possibility of buying a property in SanFrancisco.
Bought a Multi Family home in 2010 in Yerba Buena, San Francisco, CA.
After renting and living in the SoMa area of San Francisco for about a year, I knew that this was the right place for me to buy a condo. I felt uneasy since finding the right real estate agent is half the battle and can make a big difference when finding and purchasing a condo. My uneasiness turned out to be accurate with the first real estate agency I worked with during my condo search - it turned out to be very lethargic and unresponsive. I was disturbed at this point since I was not being taken seriously, but I decided to go ahead and check out a few open houses on my own one day.
This is when the condo hunt turned for the best since Mia was showing one of the open houses that day. Mia gave me a good impression and I told her that I was very serious in buying a condo and that I wanted her to be my primary agent. Mia exceeded all expectations. Mia is very easy to talk to and shows no negative attitude or arrogance. The whole process of finding and purchasing the right condo took about 5 months, which can be very time consuming for many real estate agents, but Mia was very patient with me. Mia would always make time to visit different condos with me and gave me excellent feedback. Mia had a great knowledge of the area that I was interested in living in. Mia would warn me if certain condo complexes or buildings were going to raise their HOA fees, for reasons such as pending lawsuits. Once I selected a condo, Mia went into battle with the condo developer and presented me with the best deal available. Overall I was very pleased with the outcome of my condo search.
It's very easy to write a positive yelp review for Mia since she is a genuinely great person.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $2.7M in South Beach, San Francisco, CA.
Mia represented me in the purchase of my loft unit in the City Residences at Millennium Tower in 2010. She did such a great job, saving me $300,000 from the list price at the time of purchase, that she was my first call when it came time to sell my unit this past June.
Mia worked her magic again! Even though I had spent several hundred thousand dollars building out my unit to spectacular results, she recommended we consult with her number one stager to get some recommendations on how to best show off my home I was skeptical, but I had to admit, Mia was right. Her team developed great ideas to really make my home showcase its best potential. The photographer she selected shot the unit throughout the day and night, capturing dramatic lighting to showcase the unit to great effect in our online and print advertising.
The result was a record setting price for a one bedroom unit in San Francisco of almost $2.7 million! Mia priced the property several hundred thousand dollars above where I thought it could possibly sell, and we were on the market less than one month, with a buyer meeting our offering price. Mia knows the SOMA market and hit the bullseye with our pricing. Between the money she saved me on the buy side and the great pricing on the sell side, she put hundreds of thousands extra in my bank account!
Mia is extremely detail oriented and conscientious so that I had to do very little with regard to documentation, administration, etc, in the sale of my unit. She really knows the rules and regulations of real estate in San Francisco, which was very reassuring to me, since I am busy in my own business and never had to worry whether Mia was handling everything correctly.
Now Mia is assisting me in a search for a three bedroom home in San Francisco which will meet my needs for expanded space. I have complete confidence in her abilities and know that we will find the best solution.