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Going to escrow in less than a week after listing, with an offer that meets our asking price, which exceeded the sale price of the home less than a year ago!!! That's got to be some kind of record!! When my brother suddenly passed away I became executor for his estate, which included the dream home he had just recently purchased. His purchase price was slightly above comparable homes in the area as the previous owners had made considerable improvements. Since I live in NJ, I knew I needed someone who understood the market well in Southern California and could handle all the logistics of a probate sale, including emptying the house of personal belongings, staging the house for family buyers (my brother was a single man), and even calling AAA to jump start his Corvette and get it loaded onto a carrier and shipped to the east coast. These are not tasks typically handled by a real estate agent, but Oriana showed no hesitation in taking on these tasks and performing above and beyond what anyone would expect of their agent. She developed an online ad for the property that resulted in multiple offers the first weekend it was listed, most at asking price and one that exceeded. Oriana knew the market well enough to know what buyers wanted, and how to market to those buyers. Oriana and her staff have little competition in my opinion, as they are performing at a level of professionalism, efficiency, and knowledge that far exceeds other agents. I highly recommend Oriana Shea & Company and feel fortunate to have found someone I can trust like a family member. I only wish she worked on the east coast, so I could recommend her to friends.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Lakewood, CA.
Really good professional. Excellent communication. Made the sale of my house very easy for our family. that kind of service is what it will be making us use her service every time we think about buying or selling a property. Defenately five star.
Oriana has been my real estate agent for many years. I was looking for a home near CSULB close to ten years ago. After discussing with her exactly what I was looking for; lot size, room arrangements, and condition of house, she showed me several houses which met my requirements. She was a fabulous negotiator with the seller's agent, and I got a great price for my dream house. Since then she has represented me when selling other properties. I have recommended her to friends and she has sold and bought for them as well. Oriana knows the Long Beach area and the surrounding areas extremely well, and she will find exactly what you are looking for. Oriana is also very personable, friendly and very easy to work with.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $350K in East Side, Long Beach, CA.
Oriana helped me find the PERFECT HOME!
I am a younger buyer who was looking but pushed out of the market 2 years ago due to investors buying everything in cash.
She knew the market so well that she told me the perfect time to start looking again. Her and her team spent
a good amount of time understanding my needs, wants, and desires. After about two weeks of researching
different homes, we final settled on looking at 7 in the area I wanted to live in. We saw all 7 in one day, and I had not only found but named
my home that very day.They understood exactly what I wanted, and did not give me the run around looking at home out of my area or price range.
Now the crucial part came in to play, GETTING THE HOME. Oriana is so knowledgeable and understands the market so well, she told me exactly what I should offer
to get my bid accepted. A few problems arouse in the inspection, she did not hesitate to make sure that I was comfortable at all times with my decision before closing.
She and her team made sure that those issues were resolved before loan documents were signed.
So with her Help I purchase a BEAUTIFUL home, in my favorite area of town. I am thankful for her help every shingle time I come home and step in my house.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $550K in The Plaza, Long Beach, CA.
Oriana helped my wife and me find our first home just over two years ago. I had a very random work schedule but Oriana made sure that she kept us aware of any properties that became available in the neighborhoods we wanted to live in as soon as (and, on a few occasions, before) they were on the market. Due to my schedule I would often call Oriana at a moments notice to ask if she could show me a home and she never disappointed-on most occasions I was walking around the house I requested to see within an hour.
Oriana explained the process of buying a home to us in detail and made us feel comfortable throughout the process. I have and will continue to recommend Oriana to anyone that wants to buy or sell a home-she and her team were fantastic!
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $350K in State College Area, Long Beach, CA.
Oriana was incredibly patient with me as I had been trying to move from Los Angles to the Los Altos section of Long Beach for several years weighing the choice of commuting to LA for work against the attractive valuations in Long Beach relative to pricey West LA. It honestly took me a few years of on-again/off-again searching until we came across the perfect house and Oriana was able to submit the offer and get it accepted within a day or two under market. She was personable and professional throughout the process and very in tune with the local market as well as supply/demand and valuations in the general SoCal region. She also is excellent in helping with design ideas and local contacts for workmen and we remain friends several years after our transaction. You will enjoy working with Oriana and find her service nothing short of excellent. D.C.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $550K in The Plaza, Long Beach, CA.
I had been researching realtors in the Long Beach area for several years. My husband and I are very picky. One day, Oriana knocked on my door. I was familiar with who she was through my research. After talking with her for a few minutes, her knowledge and professionalism struck me in a good way. Then I started researching her specifically. After a few months, I told my husband when we were ready to buy and sell, I have the realtor he would want to work with. That day eventually came and we set a meeting. I was right, my no nonsense husband liked her from the start!
We started the process of seriously looking for a home in August. Oriana devoted many hours to helping us find what we were looking for. We moved into our new home just a couple months later. I didn't think it would happen that fast. She listened and found us exactly what we waned. She was with us every step of the way. A couple months later, we decided to sell our other home. Not only did she make some wonderful suggestions on small improvements, but she also got personally involved in helping make it happen. Her background in design and artistic ability is a plus. We received 2 offers in less than 14 days. We credit her marketing and expertise for that. Since then, we've discovered a couple undisclosed "issues" with our new home since move in that we are still dealing with. Here we are 5 months later and Oriana is still involved in helping these issues get resolved.
She's top notch and has put together a wonderful team. Oriana is our relator for life!
Sold a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $600K in Rancho Estates, Long Beach, CA.
"Her approach to inundating the market with information about our home and its features were excellent from all aspects, i.e., a video tour of the home, as well as visibility via the internet, flyers, signs, and open houses. When all was said and done, we couldn’t have asked for a more seamless process. Our home went on the market with an open house on August 14, we had an over asking price offer on August 16, accepted the offer on August 18. We closed the deal on September 22 at $10,000 above asking price in a tough California market. From start to finish, we couldn’t have asked for a quicker, smoother, and more uneventful home sale. Just barely over 30 days! Oriana was with us all the way, answering all of our questions, and staying involved in every step and aspect of the sale. Not only is Oriana a great realtor, she is now considered a friend."
-David & Bambii J.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $475K in Imperial Estates, Long Beach, CA.
We just closed on our home a few weeks ago. Oriana was nothing but the best. Her whole team is professional and very knowledgeable of the whole purchase process. We were dealing in a multiple offer situation with a home that we didn't want to loose. With Oriana's smart advise and experience we got the home of our dreams. She keep us in the loop the whole way and made sure weekly we knew what was happening with the closing. Home buying can be very stressful but Oriana made it a positive one for us. I would and will recommend her to anyone looking to buy a home!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $550K in The Plaza, Long Beach, CA.
We had very positive experience using Oriana and her team. They were very professional and were always available to meet our schedule. All through the home buying process from the inital showings to the close of Escrow her team provided excellent service. In particular, during the "request for repairs" phase, Oriana was able to negotiate a very favorable resolution with the seller on our behalf. Additionally, Oriana and her team are well organized and highly effective in ensuring that the home purchasing process is well planned and executed without unnecessary stress. We are delighted with Oriana's performance and we would certainly use her again and would highly recommend her.