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The Dawn Thomas Team
Broker Associate, California Salesperson License (10 years experience)
4 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Consulting

 
- Highly likely to recommend
04/26/2014 - jeff6264
Sold a Single Family home in 2011 in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA.
When we bought our home we didn’t think of it as an investment it was the start of a new life together. As you can imagine we became attached to our home and over the nearly 20 years in it we added what many called “amazing” touches all of them crafted by our own sweat and joy. Our kids were grown, dream professions in place and we were set to retire in the Silicon Valley. Little did me know that life would call us to New York City.

The best thing we did was to choose Dawn Thomas to handle our emotionally conflicted sale. She and her team listened to us, guided us, prepared us, did all inspections pre-sale and we went to work on preparing our home to go on the market. Dawn’s experience and knowledge was crystal clear and she never lost sight that this was an emotional transaction for us. Her advice was absolutely spot-on and her support was unyielding in her representation. Dawn knew we would have no problems what so ever but we knew we had an absolute deadline and at times this created some fear and doubt. The broker tour was on a Thursday, an open house on Saturday, negotiations began immediately and we were in a contract above asking price by Tuesday.

Her insight, confidence and tenacity supported by amazing associates under her leadership make The Dawn Thomas Team an asset and the ideal real estate partner. We would be remiss if we didn’t mention that on top of everything else, Dawn’s one heck of a person.
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12/02/2013 - lucysyh
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.275M in Cupertino, CA.
We used the Dawn Thomas team to purchase a house in the crazy Silicon Valley real estate market and managed to win our house under asking price (shocker!!!). On the buying side, your primary contact will be Ellie Scott. Dawn primarily represents clients who want to sell but will participate in all aspects of the negotiation process for both buying and selling. Ellie will be your lead on the day to day things, such as showing you the homes and paperwork.

Pros: - Dawn's pricing was very accurate. I trusted the team not to have us outrageously outbid but just enough to get the winning bid. - Responsive and lots of attention to detail. I'm pretty anal so I really mean it when I say they focus on the fine print. - Great at pushing back on seller's agent, especially since it almost feels like you are up against some sharks.

Cons (just things to keep in mind in case you are the sensitive type): - The team is super aggressive so only use Dawn's team if you are certain you want to buy. They don't mince words and waste time. - Ellie Scott is super nice and genuinely wants you to be satisfied but she is fairly new to real estate so expect a bit of a lead time for her to provide advice as she usually checks with Dawn.
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- Highly likely to recommend
11/07/2013 - ClaireKalia
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $900K in Cambrian Park, Los Gatos, CA.
We just closed escrow on our first home in Los Gatos and Dawn represented us in the transaction, and we can't have been happier with her services. She is extremely responsive, organized and detail-oriented, and she drove the process forward with energy and motivation. We happened to be out of state during the week following our offer acceptance, and she completely ran the show while we were gone - coordinating with home inspectors and our mortgage broker, and constantly staying in touch with us to let us know how the process was going.

In addition to being a great communicator and organizer, Dawn is also very courteous, professional and respectful and worked well with everyone involved in the transaction. We would definitely work with Dawn again and whole-heartedly recommend her services.
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10/24/2013 - user0110443
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.725M in Los Altos, CA.
We found our house in Los Altos thanks to Dawn ! Dawn is an extremely professional and reliable agent. In this highly competitive real estate market, it is very important to be well represented in the acquisition of a house to maximize your chances. Seller’s agents receive multiple offers. If your offer is not well in order you do not stand a chance in this market. This is where Dawn made a difference. Dawn did an excellent job walking us through the process and advising us on how to make the best offer. She knows the market very well and is extremely responsive. She also has a lot of connections and can recommend great professionals. We really enjoyed working with Dawn for her honesty and straight answers. We highly recommend her and her team.
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10/14/2013 - dannecar
Sold a home in 2013.
We have nothing but high praise for Dawn and her professionalism. She was a pleasure to work with every step of the way, from introducing herself to us, laying out a selling strategy, assisting us in home sale prep, marketing, promotion and ultimately selling our home within a week's time for over our asking price.

Every contractor that we had the pleasure to work with through a recommendation from Dawn said the same thing, "She's the BEST!" We couldn't agree more.
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- Highly likely to recommend
09/29/2013 - user76113455
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.425M in Emerald Hills, CA.
Before listing our home for sale, we interviewed several Real Estate agents. Upon meeting Dawn Thomas, we knew we had found our ideal representative. We immediately appreciated Dawn's friendly personality, finding her intelligent, articulate, approachable and possessing a great sense of humor. After listing our property and proposing her sales strategy, Dawn guided us through the process of pre-sale preparation, providing us with an impressive list of contractors (general, painters, staging, inspectors, landscaping) that were excellent. There is also a mutual respect between Dawn and the contractors she recommends since quality is key...if they don't produce, they don't work on Dawn's team.

During the sales process, Dawn was great, proving her extensive knowledge about all aspects of the real estate process along with savvy negotiating skills, to help make the process a smooth one. We were also appreciative that, from the time we listed our home, until all the loose ends were tied-up after the sale, Dawn was always available to us. She was prompt in returning calls, answering texts and emails, which helped quell the inevitable anxiety associated with selling one's home. In closing, we would recommend Dawn Thomas and her team without hesitation. The sale process of our home was seamless and pleasant.
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09/29/2013 - KartikKrishnan
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $900K in Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA.
Absolute Professional and great to work with..A clear example of "Success brings more Success" in the real estate industry..Clear and communicative. Been shocked many times by how accurately she could predict what price a house would go for with her analysis reports. Maintains a very resourceful and useful real estate blog- especially the things to do in silicon valley section which is one of my go to websites everyday
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- Highly likely to recommend
07/11/2011 - asdasdasdasdasdasdas
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $800K in Cambrian Park, San Jose, CA.
Dawn is everything I was looking for in an agent and more. She was exceptional at learning what I wanted, and helped me understand my position better as well. She was thorough in describing the market and showing me my options. When it came time to do the deal she was always 100% on the ball, never missed a step and was a pleasure to work with the entire time. Her assistant Laura is also a quality person who proved very helpful along the way.
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Response from The Dawn Thomas Team on 07/12/2011
Thank you so much for your very kind words, Roman! It was a pleasure working with you!

 

- Highly likely to recommend
07/10/2011 - LettMiller
Bought a home in 2009.
Dawn helped me and my husband purchase our first home and we could not have asked for more of a dream real estate agent! She seems to know everything about Silicon Valley so for people who don't know much it is a huge help. She even writes a blog with all kinds of helpful hints for living and purchasing a home in the Valley. She was attentive (but not in an annoying way) and always had our best interest in mind. I'm happy she was on our side of the negotiating table also. I can't imagine buying a home in the Valley without Dawn, we are clients for life!
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Response from The Dawn Thomas Team on 07/12/2011
You were so much fun to work with, and I am looking forward to the next time! Thank you very much for placing your trust in me!

 

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