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Christina Chin

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Premier Agent

13 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Realtor (7 years experience)

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

Ratings & Reviews

My husband and I were looking for an investment property in Irvine which was not an area that we were familiar with. Christina was well prepared each time before we went to a tour and always gave us her professional opinions after visiting the houses. She also helped constantly follow up with the lender and escrow company to make sure we were on time of everything. Finally she was also extremely helpful throughout the lease listing process. I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family who is looking for property in her area of expertise.

  

07/08/2015 - PatriciaHsu
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $725K in West Park, Irvine, CA.

My husband and I were looking for an investment property in Irvine which was not an area that we were familiar with. Christina was well prepared each time before we went to a tour and always gave us her professional opinions after visiting the houses. She also helped constantly follow up with the lender and escrow company to make sure we were on time of everything. Finally she was also extremely helpful throughout the lease listing process. I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family who is looking for property in her area of expertise.

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04/20/2015 - wueileen
Bought a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $775K in Woodbury, Irvine, CA.

Before we truly go around for houses, Christina did a lot of homework for us. During the whole process of searching our dream house, Christina put all of her patience on us. She shared her own experience with us, and told us everything if was she looking for a dream house. Thank you so much.

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02/01/2015 - Karenx522
Sold a Condo home in 2010 in Lower Peters Canyon, Irvine, CA.

Christina's an amazing agent! I've worked with her for several years now on a few different properties already and she's been great!!! She's honest, detail-oriented, knowledgable, excellent communication, proactive, patient and has a passion for what she does!! I've recommended Christina to others and will continue to do so!!!

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01/29/2015 - christopher kung esq
Sold a home in 2014 in San Gabriel, CA 91776.

Christina did a fantastic job selling our home in San Gabriel. Our house was previously listed with another agent but didn't get sold. And after meeting and working with Christina, we knew she was the right agent for us. Christina provided great service and a comprehensive marketing plan during our initial appointment. We weren't familiar with the concept of staging before putting the house up for sale, but she had her designer team came during the 2nd appointment to stage the house, and it really made a huge impact on the appeal of our house. Our house looked like a model home! We also took her advise on remodel parts of the house so it was presented more attractively to the buyers. We received 2 offers from qualified buyers and she carefully reviewed the offers with us and advised us on accepting a buyer who she felt was the strongest. She guided us through the entire process, provided showing feedback and kept us well informed. Christina is very professional and knowledgeable about the local market. We highly recommend her!

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08/17/2014 - kepcch16
Listed, but didn't sell my Single Family home in 2014 in Tustin, CA.

The flyers she had mailed out in our neighborgood made it possible for us to contact her. She had lived and grown up in the same community as we had. On the first appointment with her, she came well prepared with all the documents in hand. She had already done a thorough market research on the neighborhood market conditions and was able to present the data to us. We were very impressed. She developed a marketing strategy based on her knowledge and many years of experience in the real estate business. She suggested we use the service of an interior designer for her advice on how to improve, enhance and stage the interior to impress and attract potential buyers. We concurred with her suggestion and took the designer's advice in preparing the interior. After a month of preparation the property was listed on the market at a fair market price bsed on her market research data. An open house was conducted and within a week , we received multiple offers.. We wee able to counter the potential buyers for the best price. Eventually, we accepted the best offer at above the lisiting price. Christina was deligent and skillful in negotiations and handled all the required documents efficiently. She instructed us how to use the e-sign online. This turned out to be the most effective and time-saving way to handle the required documents in real estate transactions. Communications with emails and phone calls kept us in close contact with her for all the development and to take necessary actions. We were able to close the escrow and complete the sale in 40 days since the first and the only open house. This was totally unexpected. We are very pleased with her committed professional services. Ken Chen

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07/14/2014 - irenetong328
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $750K in Walnut, CA.

We had worked with Christina before on some rental properties that we have and this was the first time that we worked with her to sell our property in Walnut, CA. Christina was not only professional, but she was extremely knowledgeable about the area, prices, and knew what was necessary to get our home sold in a timely fashion for a reasonable price. Christina handled everything for us and we literally did not have to lift a finger to get our property sold. She kept us in the loop the entire time and was extremely diligent and meticulous. Our home was sold much quicker than we expected and we are extremely happy with the entire process and will definitely work with her again. We definitely recommend all of our friends and anyone who is looking for an agent to work with her because you will only be working with one of the best in the business.

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04/04/2014 - mer7lina
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $725K in South, Pasadena, CA.

I was casually looking around for properties because like everyone else, I wanted the right home. Christina offered me suggestions while I was looking and eventually pointed me in the right direction to the perfect place. Being a first time home buyer, I was basically clueless about the whole process. She offered her knowledge and expertise and explained any questions that we had. She was also very responsive and took initiative in making sure that everything was going smoothly. I can proudly say that my escrow closed in record time because of her hard work. Her services also didn't stop after the home closed. She even recommended and was personally involved with home improvements that I did after the home was purchased. She treated it like it was her own and I cannot be more thankful. I will definitely recommend Christina to anyone who has real estate needs as she is truly the best.

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03/17/2014 - meellingchin
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $875K in Tustin, CA.

We wanted to express our sincere appreciation to Christina for not only selling our home at a top price but also offering a helping hand through every step of the process. When my family decided to sell our family house in Tustin Ranch, Christina met with us at our home and explained the details of the selling process and proposed a fair market price based on thorough research. Christina was extremely professional and very organized. The CMA report she provided really gave us a good idea on the current activity in our neighborhood. Because there were two other houses in our community that were listed on the market for over 100 days, we were concerned about putting our house on the market and competing with them. Christina was able to convince us that she knows how to prepare our house and market it appropriately to attract a lot of interest without having to lower our listing price to stay competitive. We took her advise on remodeling the kitchen, painting the interior to a natural color and staging the home to give the best presentation to prospective buyers. She hired a professional photographer to create a flyer that highlight the key features of the house and the showcased the property. We even got a website link with our address!

The strategy worked extremely well in our favor. We received very positive feedback from potential buyers and agents during and after the open house. We received our first offer the day after the open house and above listing price, and multiple offers soon after. Christina was able to negotiate a final selling price that was above our expectation. Within a week, we accepted an offer above listing price, opened escrow, and even had two backup offers even though we were already in contract with a buyer. This illustrated her dedication to provide the absolute best service, and we simply cannot have a better experience if we were working with another agent.

Christina kept us calm through some stressful times, and I cannot thank her enough for turning the selling process into a smooth and wonderful experience. I highly recommend Christina to everyone because you can feel the passion and dedication she has for her work and her clients.

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11/04/2013 - feathe12s
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $475K in South, Pasadena, CA.

I am a first time home buyer and was originally using Redfin as my agent. However, after several months of working with them I realized that I needed more attention and help, especially in this market where the inventory is very limited. We needed an agent who is very responsive and good at negotiating so that we can win offers without having to pay over market price. Christina has been absolutely wonder to work with and made a great deal for us for our new condo. I would definitely recommend Christina, she is somebody that truly cares and thinks for her customers and takes great pride in not only finding you a home but making sure you are purchasing at the best value possible.

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08/24/2013 - LimCheung
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $875K in South, Pasadena, CA.

Christina is the best. I am from out of town, did not know the local market conditions, and could only visit the area once every few months. She was very patient in working with me over a two year period, offering me very professional advice on many properties. Over time she knew exactly what I like, and I came to appreciate the soundness of her opinion. She continued to maintain a positive attitude even after I backed out of two accepted offers. In the end, I purchased a property without seeing the unit first hand, largely based on her judgment and due diligence. She helped expedite the negotiation, the property inspection and the escrow process expertly and efficiently while I was out of town. It is a property that I really like on my first visit. All in all, it was a pleasure to work with her. I would definitely recommend her to my relatives and friends in the future.

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