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Personal Info
 
I was born in Hong Kong, came to US for College. Both my bachelor and Master degree are in Computer Science and I worked in high tech for over 20 years. My last three roles are Director and Senior Director in Engineering. I am married with 2 sons and have been living in Cupertino since 1986.
 Real Estate - Experience & Results
 
I obtained my broker license in 2004 and joined zipRealty. During my 6+ years at zipRealty, I managed to become the top agent in the district from 2007-2009, ranked second across the company (with 3000+ agents) and top agent in California in 2009. In summer of 2010, I decided to join MaxReal Property in Cupertino. Joining MaxReal Property provides me the opportunity to manage this real estate office and help my clients in buying & selling. We now have 40+ agents in this office and we are doing 200+ transactions per year. 
 
Philosophy and Mission
 
Of all the years as a realtor, my personal philosophy and style have not changed - To treat every client as my own family and to provide the best services that I possibly can, one client at a time. I always put your interest before mine, stay with you every step of the process, and keep you informed the entire time. You are welcome to talk to any of my past clients, as they will be able to tell you first-handed about me, as a realtor and friend.
 
I look forward to hear from you and be your realtor-friend.
 
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Listings & Sales  

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Active Listings

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Past Sales  

(170 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Buy-side
12/10/2014
$851,000

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12/10/2014 - Buy-side - $851,000

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Buy-side
09/16/2014
$645,000

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09/16/2014 - Buy-side - $645,000

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Buy-side
09/03/2014
$606,000

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09/03/2014 - Buy-side - $606,000

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Sell-side
08/08/2014
$690,000

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08/08/2014 - Sell-side - $690,000

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Buy-side
06/30/2014
$986,000

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06/30/2014 - Buy-side - $986,000

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Ratings & Reviews

  
 

07/12/2014 - wei ho 777
Bought a home in 2014.

Martin was an easy individual to work with. He's very knowledgeable about each prospective area and provided valuable pros/cons insight of each property. Martin was able to make our house hunting process less painful in this sellers' market and follow-up continuously until the closing.

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06/04/2014 - user9692159
Bought a home in 2014.

Really smart guy, extremely professional and responsive realtor. Martin helped us buy our first house and supported us through a very competitive market. Never pressured us into or out of buying a house but provided valuable input based on his knowledge and let us make our own decision. I can recall at least 3 instances where other realtors complimented Martin's thoroughness. He also helped us close our loan on time despite being on a vacation at the time. If you want a trusted advisor in your home buying process, go with Martin.  More Less 

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06/03/2014 - ilovebrownie12345
Bought a home in 2014.

My husband and I are first time buyers. We are glad we got to know Martin through our friends. We are very impressed with his work attitude, experience and personality. We are very happy with the house that he helped us with.

Martin really put his heart to get to know our needs. He guided us throughout the entire process, such as getting familiar with potential buying neighborhoods, reading disclosures, inspecting properties, communicating with sellers, and working with lenders/title company, even finding contractors after the transaction. He tried his best to ensure we understand the every detail and make correct decisions that we would not regret at every step. He is a very hard working realtor, always very patient and responsive to our all sorts of questions and requests.

Another reason we trust Martin is because of his extensive experience in the real estate business. He is very familiar with the pros and cons of different neighborhoods in the south bay, the statistics of different markets, and the reconstruction/remodeling cost of different parts in a house, which gave us a very clear picture on the appreciation value and the total cost that we need to spend on the house we were interested in. He is also very good at the transaction process. He coordinated different parties (lender/title/sellers/buyers) very well and ensured the transaction met the timeline. He also has a very good network of service providers. He helped us find very good contractors to improve our home after closing.

Same as most buyers, our goal was to buy the most satisfying house that within our budget. Martin was able to think from our side. He always carefully screened the disclosures himself and pointed our possible concerns. He never pushed us to buy some house with serious defects. He is also against overbidding. He would honestly tell us a reasonable offered price range from his gut feel.

In the San Francisco bay area, this super-hot housing market, lots of realtors are spoiled and short in offering quality services. Martin was the 3rd agent we worked with and we found him a very professional and trustworthy realtor. We truly enjoyed working with him in our first home purchase.
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