Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $675K in Fairview, Hayward, CA.
I really wish there were more stars, because 5 is just not enough to even come close to how awesome Moni is. We got very lucky to happen to meet Moni one day while looking for our first home. We hit it off right away and Moni made great effort to truly understand our needs, our wants, and our deal-breakers when it came to the home we were looking for.
The process was grueling due to issues with my Mortgage broker, however Moni held our hand through the whole process. Much of it was very confusing and overwhelming for me and my wife, but Moni always was there to step in and keep the process moving. It was a long 2 months trying to find the right home...we put in many offers and didn't get any bites, but Moni still stood by our side.
I think that Moni has raised the bar when it comes to the skills, professionalism and ethics that a real estate agent should have. Thank you Moni for helping us get the home of our dreams! We are forever grateful.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $500K in Evergreen, San Jose, CA.
I am a first-time home buyer and for me, the whole process from making offers to getting your loan through underwriting was a very new and stressful process. Moni was able to carefully explain every scenario to me at every step of the way with complete clarity and outstanding patience. The listings she brought to the table all fell under my requirements and it was an absolute pleasure having to go to the open houses with her.
She is extremely knowledgable about the various types of constructions and materials used. With one look Moni was able to say what kind of tile, linoleum, hardwood, engineered wood etc. it was.
I bought my home in October of 2013 and the deal almost fell through because the interest rate was much higher and I could no longer afford the offer price. Moni was able to convince the seller and their agent (after the offer being accepted) to reduce the sale price. That was a huge help and by far the most uplifting part of my home-buying process.
I will definitely recommend her to anyone who is looking to buy a home or sell one. In fact, she is already helping out another friend of mine. Moni is also a short sale expert and I saw her help an elderly couple keep their home when the bank was trying to foreclose on them (without any commission or benefit for herself).
Moni helped me with the short sale of my condo. She kept me in the loop of the entire process of the sale. If you are looking for someone who will go beyond and above in dealing with a difficult bank or lender, Moni is the one to call. She will take away some of the stress of selling your home.
I can’t praise enough about Moni Shah. She was instrumental in the selling of my house in San Jose, CA. I lost my Job in US and had to move out of country (Dubai). It was the most difficult time of my life. Moni made my experience in selling my house extremely painless for me. She was totally hands-off and took the full responsibility. I don’t remember making a single call to her. She followed up with me on regular basis and updated me on every step of the way. She took care of all the paperwork in my absence. . I would recommend her to anyone who doesn't want much pressure on them during this process.
Moni has been helping my fiancee and I find our first house and she has been fantastic. She knows the areas we're interesting well (Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale) and can quickly provide us a feel for the area, the school district, and other concerns that would affect the value of the house. Moni has patiently walked us through the process questions we've thrown at her and has helped us discover what we find important. She has us think through what we really want by showing us houses we may not have considered ourselves and posing thoughtful questions that force us to think about what really matters to us. She weeds through the dozens of houses we send her and keeps us honest when we start to compromise too far from what we said we wanted, too. She's always honest with her opinions and sincere in her intentions. When dealing with offers, Moni has always provided us her counsel and graciously accepted and executed our decisions in the end.
Moni learns about the people involved and gives us invaluable insight and experience when dealing with offers. She's prompt, reliable, attentive, experienced, capable, and also just a genuinely friendly and caring person.
I highly recommend her if you are a first-time house buyer like we are.
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $250K in Newark, CA.
Moni is a wonderful agent. She showed us many properties and we found one that we were happy with. So we put our offered in and was just waiting to hear back from the bank. While waiting Moni continued to show us more properties but didn't find one that we like. Then on an afternoon we were just browsing around online and found a newly listed property. She showed us the property and we fell in loved with it - now we own it.
She took a lot of her time helping us buy our first home.
I bought an income property from Moni. What I realy liked about her was her responsiveness and process expertise. She looked out for my interest at every step of the process and cordinated the transcation between the all the parties including the seller, seller's broker, lender and escrow company which not every agent offers.
I found Moni through Zillow. I knew exactly what I wanted to buy, Moni worked harder to get me the property. She was truly my agent. She even document errors where bank/seller made a mistake and got me my money back, the errors I would had over looked. She worked very diligently as my agent. Moni never pushes her ideas, but rather gently suggests her ideas and leaves it up to you. I would definitely recommend her. I truly believe she negotiated on my behalf and gave me proper advice.