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Tess Downey

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Agent

11 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

REALTOR, GRI, CDPE, HAFA Certified (15 years experience)

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

Ratings & Reviews

We received a verbal recommendation from a mutual friend in December as we were driving to CA from Idaho to either rent out our home or try to sell it. Within a couple days of a call to Tess, we were meeting with her and determined a short sale was in our best interests. We had been told she was the queen of short sales in Solano County in 2011! Sure enough, within 2 weeks from listing, we had 4 offers and by the end of 3 months the house was sold and recorded!!! Our experience with Tess was nothing less than remarkable and fabulous. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to sell real estate in this economy. She can get it done!!!! We still can't believe how smoothly everything went!

  

04/12/2012 - user576542
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $225K in Vacaville, CA.

We received a verbal recommendation from a mutual friend in December as we were driving to CA from Idaho to either rent out our home or try to sell it. Within a couple days of a call to Tess, we were meeting with her and determined a short sale was in our best interests. We had been told she was the queen of short sales in Solano County in 2011! Sure enough, within 2 weeks from listing, we had 4 offers and by the end of 3 months the house was sold and recorded!!! Our experience with Tess was nothing less than remarkable and fabulous. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to sell real estate in this economy. She can get it done!!!! We still can't believe how smoothly everything went!

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02/01/2012 - jadcms
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $200K in Suisun City, CA.

Making the choice to short sale your home is by far the hardest decisions we ever had to make. After dealing with Bank of America for over a year jumping through hoops and hearing all their lies it became very hard to trust anyone dealing in the Real estate industry. We found Tess Downey from ReMax through a Real estate lawyer. I wish we had found her a year earlier and save all the turmoil we went through. She was up front and surprising very honest. Tess guided us through all the paperwork and helped us with H.O.F.A which gave us $3000.00 at closing. It took only 3months from listing to close on our short sale. I Highly Recommend Tess Downey to anyone going through a short sale!!! Jeff and Gretchen

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01/03/2012 - greenegirl07
We connected, but it did not work out. Looking in Fairfield, CA

I never got the chance to work with Tess as she called me to tell me she was to busy and would refer me to someone else. That someone else never called and I called Tess to let her know, left a voicemail but never heard back.

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Jennifer sent a message through Zillow 2 days before Christmas. I did contact her via phone, spoke with her & told her how busy I was (it seems as if EVERY short sale bank needed something from my clients at the same time - last 2 weeks of December, go figure) and that I would forward her to a colleague who is usually right on top of things. Apparently not this time. I found out about this on December 28th when Jenn contacted me again through Zillow saying she had not been contacted. I immediately called the number she left me & left a voice mail asking her to call me. I never received a phone call back. We do pride ourselves on being responsive but those last 2 weeks of December were absolutely crazy and I was trying to spend some time with my family around the holidays.

 

  

12/01/2011 - kadams623
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $250K in Fairfield, CA.

Tess helped us find the perfect house. She is a very knowledgeable expert in the Solano real estate market, and she worked hard to help us achieve our dream. We give her 5 stars in everything because she is THAT good!

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10/19/2011 - keithmyeshia
Sold a Condo home in 2010 for approximately $50K in Fairfield, CA.

Tess is an amazing agent. She is knowledgeable in all areas of buying and selling, and is dedicated to her clients. Tess is punctual, flexible and always accessible. I have recommended her to family members and she has performed beyond their expections. When it is time to buy another home, we will certainly call on Tess because she always has our best interest in mind.

-Keith & Myeshia Brown

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01/25/2011 - whechin
Sold a home in 2006 in Green Valley, Fairfield, CA 94534.

I'm very very happy that I was lucky to have Tess as my purchasing and selling agent. If I ever return to the area. I will use her as my agent again. Her professionalism, honesty, and integrity was beyond my expectations.

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12/31/2010 - shellyflo
Bought a Single Family home in 2009 for approximately $425K in Fairfield, CA.

TRULY AN EXPERT IN HER FIELD! TESS' KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE HELPED US GET THE HOME OF OUR DREAMS IN THE PERFECT NEIGHBORHOOD FOR OUR FAMILY. TESS LISTENS TO YOUR CONCERNS WHILE UNDERSTANDING YOUR NEEDS AND PRODUCES TIMELY RESULTS! TESS' PERSONAL ATTENTION TO DETAIL IS UNMATCHED! WORKING WITH TESS, WILL TAKE YOU ABOVE & BEYOND THE ACTUAL HOME SEARCH--TESS WILL WELCOME YOU TO HER COMMUNITY & ASSURE THAT YOU WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF. HER HANDS-ON "PERSONAL ASSISTANT" APPROACH & EXPERIENCED LIST OF RESOURCES ELIMINATED OUR STRESS OF SEARCHING FOR ADDITIONAL "IN-HOME" SERVICES IN OUR NEW COMMUNITY. TESS SAVED US A LOT OF TIME & POTENTIAL FRUSTRATION! WHETHER YOU ARE BUYING OR SELLING, LOOK NO FURTHER THAN TESS FOR A TRULY TURN-KEY EXPERIENCE. YOU'LL FIND SUCCESS WITH TESS!

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12/28/2010 - gigismithhenry
Sold a Condo home in 2010 for approximately $225K in Napa, CA.

Tess sold our short sale in record time for a short sale. She had a great attitude despite a difficult negotiation process with both banks (we had a first and second) and the buyer's agent. She jumped in with both feet, rolled up her sleeves, and got the job done for us - all while tirelessly and immediately answering questions about the process. She gave us VIP treatment throughout. She is knowledgeable, hard-working, kind, pleasant, funny, and tough. I would highly recommend Tess for any RE transaction.

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