- Highly likely to recommend
09/01/2014 - noahknauf
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $2.825M in Mill Valley, CA.
We were referred to Mary & Diane by some friends who recently purchased home in Tiburon and said they had "the best" realtor. We had spoken to several local agents as we began our search for the perfect spot in Mill Valley and as soon as we met with Mary & Diane, we knew we found our agent. From the very beginning, they focused on all the things that we needed in a home for it to be our "perfect fit." We established our criteria and they were dedicated to showing us homes that met our needs and not wasting our time with properties that weren't quite right. We knew we would have to wait to find the right place and Mary & Diane were patient and diligent. They presented properties from the perspective of "here's how it fits your criteria" rather than " let me tell you all the great things about this house." In addition, they are incredibly responsive, quick to move, respectful of our budget parameters, and no-nonsense in their approach. I would highly recommend Mary & Diane. Their knowledge of the market and the way they work with their clients are unmatched!
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- Highly likely to recommend
05/09/2014 - marabrazer
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $925K in San Anselmo, CA.
I was looking for an investment property at the right price, and in this competitive market I expected it to take a long time. Within two weeks, the Mary & Diane team had flagged the perfect opportunity. With Diane’s careful coaching, I was chosen to purchase the property in a competitive bidding situation, and I was not the top bidder! Diane, Mary and Sarah take the time needed and have the expertise to advise clients on what the true value is of a home so that you are not caught in the emotion of a purchase or the frenzy of a hot market. Diane went out of her way to help me manage a quick close, going above and beyond with the services she provided to me. This was my second time making a purchase with the team and I recommend prospective clients, whether buying or selling, look no further than the Mary & Diane team. You are in the most capable hands.
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- Highly likely to recommend
05/05/2014 - janethrandall
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Sausalito, CA.
I have been on both sides of the real estate game with these ladies and they are real team players. I have purchased and sold several properties with the team in Marin County and San Francisco, and they never stop amazing me. That is the reason I keep coming back to them. I have been lucky enough to work personally with Sarah, Mary, and Diane and can say with certainty that the entire team is knowledgeable, committed, and extremely efficient.

It does not matter if you are on the market for the house of your dreams or for an investment property, the three of them will take into account even your slightest request and guide you with great disposition and amazing wisdom. I personally love the fact that their experience does not cloud the due care they owe to their clients. To me, Sarah is passionate and brings fresh ideas and incredible charisma to the team while keeping the client always as her first priority. Mary is an amazing force and her knowledge and experience makes the difference in making the right decisions always. Diane brings pragmatism and efficiency to any transaction making the team your best ally when purchasing or selling a property. Also, the fact that Sarah, Mary and Diane work together in all of my purchases/sales has been ultimately a tremendous advantage to me because they complement each other and always deliver!

I hope this review helps everyone, but I especially hope to help the people who are on the fence deciding whether to hire the team or not. I have worked with these girls for years and feel very strongly that you cannot find a group of people more ethical, experienced, and dedicated to your case.
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- Highly likely to recommend
05/03/2014 - mkalff
Sold a home in 2014.
The Mary and Diane team first worked with us to sell our Mill Valley home. I know we weren't a typical client as we changed our mind on how committed we were to making the change. But never did we feel pressured to do something before we were ready. When the time was right they listed, marketed, and sold our house for above asking quickly, efficiently, honestly, and professionally.

We then rented for a year as we considered where we wanted to buy. Again, there was no pressure from the Mary and Diane Team to move quickly, but they were always there to explore options, answer questions, and help in any and every way we wanted or needed them to. They heard of a property about to get listed, in the Larkspur area we were interested in, and worked swiftly to enable us to successfully get the right property at the right price.

And beyond the individual expertise of Diane, Mary, or Sarah, you get the benefit of a cohesive, strategic team - always there to support their clients.

Both as a seller and a buyer, we are enormously grateful for the opportunity to partner with this team of smart, knowledgeable, amazing women - women we're now happy to call friends.
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- Highly likely to recommend
04/17/2014 - jsleider
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $650K in Sausalito, CA.
MaryandDiane were wonderful. We were relocating from Southern CA to Marin and they were helpful, organized and led us to a great house in Sausalito in a tough market. We highly recommend them!
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- Highly likely to recommend
11/27/2012 - user401863
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $1.4M in Mill Valley, CA.
We started with Diane in our recent successful search for an affordable Mill Valley home that was charming, and had the potential for a legal second unit. She was excellent--hard working, responsive, reliable, tenacious, cheerful (when we twice backed away from accepted offers), and savvy. It became clear that her goal really was to serve our needs.

Mary and Diane are both professionals with many years of experience, and their partnership has the important benefit that you're never abandoned by a vacationing agent. So when the right home finally came along and Diane was away on a trip, we were seamlessly guided by Mary. She had been briefed throughout on our painful saga, and her wisdom and knowledge of the specifics of the new opportunity enabled her to negotiate a successful purchase at a good price.

We hope never to sell or buy another home, but if we do we'll go with Mary and Diane.
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- Highly likely to recommend
03/12/2012 - user977998
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in Kentfield, CA.
My husband and I have worked with Mary and Diane over the last 4 years and they have successfully guided us through the purchase of two homes in Marin. Buying a home is never an easy decision and they were extremely patient and took the time to show us countless homes as well as make sure we were making the right decision for 'us' even if it meant prolonging the 'sale' for them. They know how to take a stressful process and make it enjoyable for their client. They went over and above the call of duty to make sure all of our needs were met and they were thorough, detail oriented and diligent in their work.

Ultimately, working with Mary and Diane has been a fantastic experience and we could not be happier with their market knowledge, expertise, patience, reliability and postiive attitudes!"
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- Highly likely to recommend
02/03/2012 - AldoC
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $1.175M in Mill Valley, CA.
Mary and Dianne helped us find a house in Mill Valley, a process that they guided us through patiently. I will recommend them to any of our friends that are buying or selling a house in Marin. They are both consumate professionals and my wife and I could not recommend them more emphatically than we do! We're looking forward to seeing them again when we move to our next house ;-)
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- Highly likely to recommend
01/25/2012 - Risa Sorkin
Bought a Single Family home in 2008 for approximately $2.375M in Corte Madera, CA.
“I cannot say enough good things about Mary. Mary worked with us for almost a year to find the perfect house, and succeeded brilliantly. I have unconditionally recommended her to many friends (one of whom purchased a home with Mary by her side).

Mary "gets" you and what you want quickly, she's no-nonsense, super smart, really knowledgeable about the Marin real estate market, easy to reach, honest and patient and she doesn't waster your time. And she's all around a lovely person. She and her partner Diane give real estate agents a good name!

Risa Sorkin Corte Madera”
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- Highly likely to recommend
01/24/2012 - Pennybiker
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $1.0M in Mill Valley, CA.
As a busy professional making the big move out of the city, I wanted to be sure I was getting the right house, in the right location, at the right price, or it wasn't worth the move. Mary came recommended by one of her clients, and she was everything promised and more. Mary Thomson was knowledgeable, ethical, and professional; she listened to our needs, coached us through pros and cons of locations, houses, amenities, worked with our crazy schedule, put up with our rowdy five year old, and in the end, found us THE perfect house in our price range. I love my new home, and thank Mary for it
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