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Craig Jelinek Reviews

Craig Jelinek
Realtor

Specialties:

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Consulting

 
- Highly likely to recommend
04/15/2013 - user14960426
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $400K in Los Gatos, CA.
I needed to refresh our sweet little "vintage" condo, but did not want to spend a lot of money on cosmetic upgrades or staging. Craig was instantly on the same "budget" page as I was, with strategic suggestions and great ideas that had not even occurred to me. Once we decided to list we were ready to SELL -- through his excellent resources and contacts Craig enabled us to accomplish the property inspection, termite inspection, whole house cleaning, carpet cleaning, and many other small tasks in less than a week. Within days we were ready for Open House. With very little effort and expense on my part, the condo looked fresh and fantastic and we had multiple offers within days. Thanks to Craig for all the help, and for the excellent results!
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- Highly likely to recommend
11/04/2012 - user715567
Bought a home in 2012.
Craig helped me find a nice townhouse in Sunnyvale in July this year. He is very knowledgable on local real estate market and is very pleasant to be with. I had a few experience with other agents. They all seemed pushy, which made me uncomfortable. However, I've never felt being pushed by Craig on making buying decisions. I really like his comprehensive comp sale analysis. Very helpful on setting up the right price. He is responsive and professional. Felt like that I was his only customer :-) Highly recommended!
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09/12/2012 - user196712
Bought a home in 2012.
Craigs knowledge of the area and quick understanding of our needs was key. He was incredibly organized, responsive and great at the negotiation. We found our home quickly and the process was painless. We would highly recommend him.
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09/12/2012 - mjsmalls
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $1.0M in Downtown, San Jose, CA.
My husband and I loved working with Craig. He was enthusiastic, positive and determined to help us find a home. We went through 6 offers before finally landing a house. We were really close to giving up (moving from Philadelphia area) and pulling the plug on the whole move, but Craig hung in there with us and helped us find a beautiful home that we are extremely happy with. Craig was truly a joy to work with....always a smile and cheerful disposition....which was necessary getting through the frustrating experience of CA real estate!! I highly highly recommend Craig as a real estate agent.....you will enjoy your experience as well as the home you end up with!!
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09/10/2012 - user5222021
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $1.0M in Downtown, San Jose, CA.
Craig is an absolute pleasure to work with. Due to his strong business background, Craig is extremely professional and responsive. That combined with his outgoing personality makes the process of hunting for a house a truly enjoyable experience. We were almost sorry when it was over. I would highly recommend Craig to anyone looking to buy or sell a house anywhere in the south bay. 2 thumbs up!
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09/10/2012 - user721186
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $1.8M in Los Gatos, CA.
My family and I arrived to Los Gatos, and the United States, for the first time in April 2012 looking to buy a home and by chance met Craig at his Sereno Group office. We were in the middle of a challenging relocation process from Europe and from Day 1 Craig was a huge help in not only finding us a house, but in also familiarizing us with the area, connecting us with local mortgage brokers, insurance agents, builders, social activities, etc and generally going way above and beyond to ensure our transition was as smooth as possible. In general Craig displays countless characteristics that are critical in a top real estate agent and someone with whom you would want to work: - Always available... works non stop hours - Puts his clients first, never makes you feel like you are being pushed. - Honest and has 100% integrity - Is aware of needs and makes connections beyond the home transaction only - Friendly and easy to talk to, but will not back down in a negotiation if he feels an item is critical

Overall I would confidently recommend Craig to anybody looking to buy a property and/or looking to meet any relocation type needs.

Todd Johnstone
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09/03/2012 - user14845038
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $525K in Santa Teresa, San Jose, CA.
Craig helped us find a home in the South Bay area. He is the best realtor you can imagine! I've called him a million times with all kinds of questions and he (and everybody at his office) were always there for us right away! He made the search for a home a lot more pleasant, in this really tough market! We're actually going to miss calling Craig every other day :-). He's the best...
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02/20/2012 - user34412
Sold a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $450K in Los Gatos, CA.
Craig did an outstanding job in selling my mother's condo after she passed away. He was professional, responsive and did a great job in making sure that there was full transparency and open communications through the entire process. He negotiated a very good deal for all involved in spite of a difficult real estate environment. His follow up was excellent and he represented our interests very well through the entire process. He facilitated all of the inspections as well as the stager, staying on top of each step.
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02/17/2012 - user10474
Sold a home in 2011.
My experience working with Craig was very positive. We had a beautiful 1 acre piece of property with an old house on it and a partially built new house. Needless to say it was a complex situation that required some creative marketing to find the right buyer. The financing side was also challenging due to the partially complete home. Craig was always positive and enthusiastic through all the ups and downs of closing the sale. He was very accessible and responsive and had a thorough knowledge of the process. Thanks to Craig, we were able to sell the property much quicker and at a higher price than we expected.
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02/16/2012 - RanjanS
Showed home in 2011 in San Jose, CA.
This was my third time to purchase a home. My family transferred to the new area and we knew nothing about neighborhoods or schools. Mr. Jelinek first met with my wife, me and our children and asked many questions about our interests, requirements for a home - like budget, number of bedrooms, type of neighborhood we wanted. It was our first experience ever with a real estate agent who cared about us. We were very, very pleased with him and always will recommend him.

When I transfer to a new area, I will ask Mr. Jelinek to sell my home for me.
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Sereno Group
214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA  95030
Office:
(408) 921-5415Click to view
 
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(408) 384-6226Click to view
 
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Member since:
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