Broker/Owner (17 years experience)

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

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I began my career in real estate due to my experiences in buying and selling homes while being transferred around in the corporate world. Each time, I was disappointed in the different agent's knowledge, service, and follow through. I thought that there was something lacking in the approach of these agents in that none of them really went above and beyond to help me achieve my goals. I thought that if I were in the real estate business, I could really stand out as someone that took that service to a new level. In 1998, I decided to get my real estate license and learn everything I could about the buying and selling of homes to be of the greatest benefit to clients.

Since I began in real estate, I have represented clients in the purchase or sale of over 300 homes. I earned my CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute) designations, which only about 4% of Realtors have, and cntinually educate myself by attending legal updates, classes of the array of contracts and addendums, marketing forums, and staying ahead by utilizing all the tools that today's technology has to offer. I am also an Accredited Staging Professional, and have the know-how to make your home show it's absoulte best to potential buyers.

What you can expect from me:

Helpful Opinions & Advice
I won't just open the doors of homes, or tell you what you want to hear. I want to give you the benefit of my knowledge of
potential problems, marketing or pricing miscues, neighborhood issues, contractual issues, etc., so you have all the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions.

Communication
I'm extremely attentive to my clients. I return phone calls and emails promptly, and I'm committed to making sure you have a full understanding of all the details throughout your home sale or purchase. No Surprises!

Thoroughness & Professionalism
When I work with a buyer, I am there for every step of the process, from writing up and explaining in detail the purchase offer and all related contract addendums, through the inspection process, the negotiation of any necessary repairs with the seller, and signing your closing paperwork.

If you're looking to sell your home, you can expect me to help you address any needed repairs or upgrades, staging, and other pre-sale concerns, market your home with the highest quality marketing materials and photographs, making sure that every available marketing resource is utilized, While your home is listed, I'll stay in constant communication, with feedback from other agents and potential buyers on their opinions, update you on market and financing issues, and work non-stop towards completing a successful sale.

Integrity
I have no interest in pushing you to do something you don't want. You will never wonder what my agenda is. My only goal is to insure your satisfaction with the handling of your purchase or sale, and giving you the benefit of my experience to make the best decision for your individual situation – even if that means not making a sale.

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About Ken Jacobs: I began my career in real estate due to my experiences in buying and selling homes while&nbsp;being transferred around in the corporate world. Each time, I was disappointed in the different agent's knowledge, service, and follow through. I thought that there was something lacking in the approach of these agents in that none of them really went above and beyond to help me achieve my goals. I thought that if I were in the real estate business, I could really stand out as someone that took that service to a new level. In 1998, I decided to get my real estate license and learn everything I could about the buying and selling of homes to be of the greatest benefit to clients. <p>Since I began in real estate, I have represented clients in the purchase or sale of over&nbsp;300 homes. I earned my CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute) designations, which only about 4% of Realtors have, and cntinually educate myself by attending legal updates, classes of the array of contracts and addendums, marketing forums, and staying ahead by utilizing all the tools that today's technology has to offer. I am also an Accredited Staging Professional, and have the know-how to make your home show it's absoulte best to potential buyers.</p> <p><strong>What you can expect from me:</strong></p> <p><strong>Helpful Opinions &amp; Advice</strong><br/>I won't just open the doors of homes, or tell you what you want to hear. I want to give you the benefit of my knowledge of<br/>potential problems, marketing or pricing miscues, neighborhood issues, contractual issues, etc., so you have all the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions.</p> <p><strong>Communication</strong><br/>I'm extremely attentive to my clients. I return phone calls and emails promptly, and I'm committed to making sure you have a full understanding of all the details throughout your home sale or purchase. No Surprises!</p> <p><strong>Thoroughness &amp; Professionalism</strong><br/>When I work with a buyer, I am there for every step of the process, from writing up and explaining in detail the purchase offer and all related contract addendums, through the inspection process, the negotiation of any necessary repairs with the seller, and signing your closing paperwork.</p> <p>If you're looking to sell your home, you can expect me to help you address any needed repairs or upgrades, staging, and other pre-sale concerns, market your home with the highest quality marketing materials and photographs, making sure that every available marketing resource is utilized, While your home is listed, I'll stay in constant communication, with feedback from other agents and potential buyers on their opinions, update you on market and financing issues, and work non-stop towards completing a successful sale.</p> <p><strong>Integrity</strong><br/>I have no interest in pushing you to do something you don't want. You will never wonder what my agenda is. My only goal is to insure your satisfaction with the handling of your purchase or sale, and giving you the benefit of my experience to make the best decision for your individual situation &ndash; even if that means not making a sale.</p>

Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings

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Past Sales  

(116 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Seller
05/14/2015
$615,000

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Seller
04/28/2015
$475,000

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Buyer
04/14/2015
$753,000

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Buyer
03/24/2015
$776,000

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03/24/2015 - Buyer - $776,000

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Seller
03/20/2015
$505,000

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03/20/2015 - Seller - $505,000

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Ratings & Reviews

Ken guided me and my family through the renovation and sale of our father's townhouse in Walnut Creek with quiet expertise. His staff/crew are top notch, and the marketing of our property was impressive. One open house, five offers, sold for over asking price. That pretty much tells the story. We couldn't be happier with our experience with Ken Jacobs and Clock Tower Realty.

  

04/30/2015 - grauntlinda
Sold a Townhouse home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Walnut Creek, CA.

Ken guided me and my family through the renovation and sale of our father's townhouse in Walnut Creek with quiet expertise. His staff/crew are top notch, and the marketing of our property was impressive. One open house, five offers, sold for over asking price. That pretty much tells the story. We couldn't be happier with our experience with Ken Jacobs and Clock Tower Realty.  More Less 

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04/03/2015 - ssankranti
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $800K in San Ramon, CA.

Ken helped us in finding our house. He is a great guy and understands your needs and helps you target your search accordingly. He makes sure you do an introspection of your choice before you jump into it. There were couple instances where we thought we should put an offer, but Ken made us to think through and in a subtle way told that these were probably not the ones we would have wanted. Would definitely recommend him for my friends and relatives who are looking for houses.  More Less 

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03/16/2015 - doktorevitch
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $700K in Martinez, CA.

We were first time home buyers. Ken helped us every step of the way. He answered every question we had. He quickly responded to everything we asked. He had complete knowledge about every area of concern we had about the process. I would recommend him fully.

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