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Derek M. Wagley , Esq

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Agent

9 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Real Estate Broker | Attorney (10 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Foreclosure,
Legal

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I've worked with Derek on two completed deals, one a sale, the other a purchase. In the first, Derek won my listing by doing a great deal of work to show me what he could do even before I decided to give him the listing. He was thorough, creative, polite, knowledgable and persistant. With those same qualities, he sold my property at a very good price in a reasonable amount of time.<br/><br/>When I moved to Fresno, I was shopping for a house. The realtors in Fresno just couldn't compare to the service I had gotten from Derek in the Bay Area, and so after I had looked for some time, I called Derek and asked if he would consider representing me in my purchase in Fresno. Even at a distance of 150 miles, Derek's work was impeccable.<br/><br/>I would (and have) gladly recommend Derek to anyone who wants intelligent, knowledgeable and always professional representation in real estate transactions. Derek has been an absolute delight to work with over the years, and I hope to work with him again in the near future.

  

08/17/2011 - SheilaDavidson
Sold a home in 2007 in Hoover, Fresno, CA 93710.

I've worked with Derek on two completed deals, one a sale, the other a purchase. In the first, Derek won my listing by doing a great deal of work to show me what he could do even before I decided to give him the listing. He was thorough, creative, polite, knowledgable and persistant. With those same qualities, he sold my property at a very good price in a reasonable amount of time.

When I moved to Fresno, I was shopping for a house. The realtors in Fresno just couldn't compare to the service I had gotten from Derek in the Bay Area, and so after I had looked for some time, I called Derek and asked if he would consider representing me in my purchase in Fresno. Even at a distance of 150 miles, Derek's work was impeccable.

I would (and have) gladly recommend Derek to anyone who wants intelligent, knowledgeable and always professional representation in real estate transactions. Derek has been an absolute delight to work with over the years, and I hope to work with him again in the near future.

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07/12/2011 - Brad Stoddard
Sold a Single Family home in 2009 for approximately $450K in Bushrod, Oakland, CA.

I really can't recommend Derek enough. He did an incredible job pricing and selling our house! Everyone said it was a down market, but we had over 20 offers and Derek negotiated with the buyer's agent to make sure we had the best possible deal. I was particularly impressed by his attention to detail, as he caught everything and made it the smoothest possible transaction. He's an all around awesome Realtor!

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07/11/2011 - levitt44
Listed, but didn't sell my Single Family home in 2011 in Danville, CA.

Derek is an excellent broker/agent and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone. I chose to list my home in Danville with him because of his reputation and experience. From the very beginning Derek has been professional and has exceeded my expectations of a broker.

Derek is always prepared, has out of the box ideas or suggestions and goes above and beyond the typical services of an broker/agent.

It is a blessing knowing Derek is handling the listing and EVERYTHING else that goes along with the sale of my home. It's one less thing in life that I need to worry about.

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07/10/2011 - patterbach
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $1.175M in Alamo, CA.

We worked with Derek off and on for about 10 months as we searched for the perfect home. He is extremely knowledgeable about the East Bay as a whole and was incredibly patient and responsive as we narrowed down our search. Derek is the opposite of the stereotypical pushy agent. He is analytical and reserved, focusing on what we wanted, not his likes and dislikes. When we found something we liked, he was helpful in formulating and executing a negotiation strategy and following up with all of the little things -- contacts for the various inspections, title insurance etc. We have dealt with a number of good agents and not so good agents over the years, but Derek is at the top of the heap.

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07/08/2011 - deannamercier
Bought a home in 2009 in Prescott, Oakland, CA 94607.

I was a first time home buyer in 2009 and Derek helped me find an amazing loft that suits my needs perfectly. With his help the process was much less daunting and I feel like I got a great deal. He is extremely knowledgeable, patient, and thorough in his work. I would highly recommend Derek to any buyer.

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07/06/2011 - kenckar
Sold a home in 2011 in Prescott, Oakland, CA 94607.

Derek helped us on both ends of our move from San Ramon to Oakland.

In San Ramon, the house sale was completely flawless. It was priced perfectly and sold quickly. His marketing and advice made all the difference.

On the Oakland side, he helped us find three great places. The first two fell through because we were unable to close value gaps with the owners, and Derek helped us with and fully supported the assessments before moving on to the next one.

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07/06/2011 - NToledoEC
Sold a home in 2011 in El Cerrito, CA 94530.

We worked with Derek for a little over 3 years in the SF bay area in locations such as Alameda, Jack London Square, El Cerrito, Berkeley, Brisbane, etc.

Derek always had our best interest in mind. He pointed out potential issues with homes, which was very helpful to us as we missed some obvious things. Had Derek just been interested in a quick sale and moving on then he could have done that as we gave him plenty of opportunities. But Derek was more interested in making sure that we found the right place at the right price. There was never any pressure from Derek to purchase.

When we finally found a house, he also was hands on and with us during the entire process of inspections, mortgage brokers, contracts, price negotiations, etc. We knew with Derek's legal education that he would review the contract and point out any potential issues. He helped us to negotiate a great price. He navigated and scheduled the entire inspection process, including finding the best inspectors.

Derek was always available and worked with our schedules. Even after 3 years of looking, he never seemed to get irritated with us that we were taking so long to find the right place. He was more patient with us then we were with ourselves.

We have no hesitation in recommending Derek as a realtor for all of the SF Bay Area. We don't plan on moving anytime soon, but if we do then Derek will be the first person we contact.

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07/06/2011 - alexkhu
Bought a home in 2009 in Longfellow, Emeryville, CA 94608.

I was a first time home buyer and I needed someone who was responsive to my lack of experience.

Derek Wagley took the time helping me and I felt like he valued my business. That mattered to me the most.

He kept me informed whenever there is a new listing. He is thoughtful and mindful of what I was looking for. He was simply thorough and complete.

Consequently, he sent to me the right choices. And I am very happy with my purchase.

I appreciate his professionalism and hard work. I am confident of his skills and experience. I truly felt that I was in good hands.

And I see the respect he gains from escrow officers, lenders, and his constituents. I was very glad he represented me.

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