- Highly likely to recommend
08/01/2013 - user6128730
Sold a home in 2013.
I used Tere in two different real estate transactions; one involving a purchase and one involving a sale. Not only she helped me during the transactions but also continued to assist me even after the closings to make sure that I was satisfied with any post-closing matters. Tere does not abandon her clients once she receives her commission. I highly recommend her.
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Response from Tere on 11/26/2013
Thank you! It was so wonderful working with you! Thank you for having faith in me to get you more money for your home then you even thought possible! I love being able to get my clients the very top dollar for their homes and have the appraisal come in spot on! Enjoy your new home in beautiful Temecula Wine Country! Welcome!


- Highly likely to recommend
04/20/2013 - klmcn
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $300K in Temecula, CA.
I first called Tere looking for a referral for an inspector, as I was in the middle of refinancing my house, knowing I might need to sell in the future. Well, you know how it goes- wonderful people tend to stick together, and I made the right call.

When it came time to sell, Tere knew her stuff. I was incredulous at the price she predicted and the time in which she wanted to put it on the market. I thought she was being overly optimistic. After all, I had just refinanced. I had seen what my appraisal came in at!

Not only was Tere being realistic in her predictions, the sale exceeded both our expectations... with no sign, no lock-box, no early morning door-knocking or people looking through our windows.

Tere was not afraid to go the extra mile to bring the right buyer in. She had a list of things she was sure would get the right folks in. She comes to every open house armed to the teeth with little tips, tricks and props. She knows the area, knows her market, and knows other local agents and what they like.

I believe Tere will work just as hard for you as she did for us.
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Response from Tere on 11/26/2013
Thank you for allowing me to help you stage and ready your home so we could get Top Dollar! I love my military family's. Helping them sell or buy is always something that brings me joy. To know I am helping those that have sacrificed for our Freedoms, ..... Priceless!


- Highly likely to recommend
08/06/2012 - Froglips
Showed home in 2012 in Temecula, CA.
Tere's level of local knowledge is amazing. She knows every nook of the Temecula Valley. We were trying to understand the many different areas of the valley. As we found areas that we liked (and those that didn't fit us) Tere had to make a series of 'on the fly' changes to the list of homes we would be viewing. She was always unflappable. I would recommend Tere to anyone coming to Temecula.
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Response from Tere on 11/26/2013
Dean you always challenge me to go over and beyond, what I think is possible! This Short Sale had a few more twist and turns but perseverance paid off. A little love and this place will be a great investment with a great purchase 20% under market value Hoot Hoot!


- Highly likely to recommend
04/10/2012 - user729328
Sold a home in 2012.
Tere was a pleasure to work with during the sale of my home. She was very responsive to our needs and guided us through every step of the process. I was very appreciative to the fact that Tere would take/respond to calls during odd hours and without complaint or hesitation. If we would have stayed in California I definitely would have worked with Tere to find another home. Thanks for all your hard work Tere, we greatly appreciate it!!!
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- Highly likely to recommend
04/10/2012 - user147357
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $425K in Temecula, CA.
I had decided to move to the Temecula area after doing a lot of research on my own. At that point I needed a solid real estate agent who would best represent me as a buyer. I picked Tere from zillow reviews as well as reading about her on several other sites. Tere got back to me immediately and I would say responsiveness is her number one quality. Her knowledge of the area was extensive which helped immensely especially being from out of state. From initially looking at homes that fit my criteria through the closing process of a home that fits me perfectly, Tere's expertise provided a smooth, successful buying experience and I highly recommend her.
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01/24/2012 - elisajenise
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $325K in Murrieta, CA.
Buying our home from another state was the very best experience that I could have every had. I owe this to Tere Rice! We began our home buying process with no knowledge of what to expect. We were first time home buyers and were living in Texas at the time. Tere was able to recommend an excellent lender, gave us quite a few choices for Home Inspectors etc. I can honestly say the worst part of our experience was waiting to move in because my husband's orders were not yet finalized! From our initial email to Tere asking if she was accepting new clients, our 2 trips to California to decide on an area to live and ultimately a house, to the hundreds of homes that Tere sent for us to review, to the final close, she was amazing! It wasn't until 2 weeks after our close that we were able to come and actually move in due to military obligations. When we arrived, Tere had not only turned on our lights and heater for our 11pm arrival, she had provided snacks, drinks and a small Christmas Tree! She is a wonderful person and I highly recommend you use her services!
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11/18/2011 - jwc2020
Bought a home in 2011.
In my case, the five star ratings given are in no way exaggerations. I had my eye on a property that Tere recommended early on in the search process. Without overstating it, I can truly say with certainty that I would not be living in the property without Tere’s knowledge, patience and persistence. She’s confident, competent, and works hard at her trade. Briefly stated, she’s a real pro.
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Response from Tere on 11/26/2013
John this was an incredible journey for you. We started a Short Sale that turned out to be just a stall for the seller to stay for Free then turned in to a Trust Deed Sale. I tracked down the buyer, an investor who bought the house to flip, and we got it under contract, before it even went on the MLS!!! Welcome John!


- Highly likely to recommend
10/27/2011 - chifeng
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $1.25M in Murrieta, CA.
We are completely satisfied with her assistance. She is informative , responsive in whatever we asked. On top of that, she is efficient and always goes beyond we expected
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- Highly likely to recommend
10/17/2011 - Steve Doty
Sold a home in 2010.
In all of my dealings with Tere, she has been honest, and willing to work very hard on my behalf. Tere is a tenacious negotiator, ensuring her client's best interests are met. Tere has always been very responsive to all of my questions and her knowledge of the market is beyond reproach. I would highly recommend Tere to anyone whether looking to sell or purchase. Honestly, you could not ask for a better agent. I look forward to using Tere's services when I purchase my next home.
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08/29/2011 - heidihanson
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $250K in Temecula, CA.
OUTSTANDING. Tere's knowledge, expertise, responsiveness, negotiation skills, patience, and diligence is OUTSTANDING! I am not necessarilly an easy client to please, either. I had specific requests from the seller for the home we purchased and Tere was patient with continual mediating between us and the seller. Tere was responsive, available, helpful, energetic, motivated, and most importantly... nice. When we found our home, we needed a realtor so I found Tere on Zillow and emailed her. She called me back within 3 minutes and showed me the house that very day. We made an offer that week and closed within a month. As first time home buyers, Tere walked us through the process and explained everything patiently through every step. Excellent realtor. Excellent, excellent!
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Response from Tere on 10/12/2011
Thank you Heidi it was a great pleasure working with you and your wonderful family. I wish you all the best in your beautiful new home congratulations!


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