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Shawn Sia Tanara

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GRI,MBA,SFR,Realtor, BRE, Graduate REALTOR Institute (21 years experience)

5 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

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08/03/2014 - user8528885
Bought a home in 2014.

Shawn has made the home buying process a breeze. In this "seller's market," we have been discouraged as buyers in a competitive market. But with Shawn's knowledge and expertise, we were able to get into the home and neighborhood we wanted. He was always present, responsive and guided the process with expertise and professionalism. We can't thank him enough for helping us buy our home.

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07/07/2014 - dainsworth345
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $825K in La Crescenta, CA.

Shawn is the Master of Real Estate…

I absolutely give my highest marks to Shawn for getting amazing results for me as a seller. I was faced with liquidating a family trust which owned two residences, one in La Crescenta and one in Altadena. What made it a bigger challenge was that I live 1.5 hours away from both.

Shawn handled all the many tasks which I would have otherwise been burdened by. He helped with several home improvement vendors to spruce the houses up, knowing who to call and being there for the service calls. He knew just what sort of buyer would likely be interested in each house, and presented a super attractive presentation for each. He also took care of the many small details and issues that arose with both houses, and kept me well informed every step of the way.

Shawn’s sales plan resulted in multiple offers (14 for each property!), most of them considerably over our initial asking price. Buyers were hungry to buy both houses. I was just amazed. You gotta talk to Shawn for your Real Estate needs in this area.

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02/24/2014 - HowardBaker
Sold a Single Family home in 2002 in Staunton, VA.

I have had a wonderful working relationship with Shawn for over twelve years. I have bought and sold four properties using Shawn. I have bought and sold over twenty properties in the last 40 years. I have probably dealt with over 40 agents, one way or another. There are everyday Realtors and there is Shawn. He definitely is the cream of the crop. His financial background and his understanding of the complexities of the real estate market make him one of the very best realtors I have ever come across. Shawn is very well educated in the business of realty and finance and he keeps up to date on current and future real estate trends. He continues to give me accurate assessments of my California properties and advises me when is the right time to sell. I would highly recommend his services.

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02/23/2014 - stern assoc
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $650K in South, Pasadena, CA.

My daughter sold one property and bought another thru Shawn. She recommended him to me. He found a property for me that was exactly what I asked for, at the right price. It took 3 or 4 months, but Shawn didn't waste my time by dragging me around to properties that didn't meet my exact specifications. He recently sold a different property for me that was complicated by timing needed to locate a 1031 exchange property up North. The service he provided, his patience dealing with complicated circumstances, and his very sound advice, again produced the best possible results. I always felt that he had my best interests at heart and cannot recommend him enough.

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01/29/2014 - gitisaj
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $475K in Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA.

I was referred to Shawn by my Co-Worker because he made such a positive impression, with her last real estate experience. I have been through multiple home sale and purchase experiences with other Realtor, none of which were completed with such a degree of knowledge, professionalism and commitment. Just impressive from the very first contact and he has continued to be very responsive. Shawn took the time to hear my entire situation and scheduled a meeting with me in person. Shawn and his team had solutions for all my concerns and had a detailed plan on how to get me where I need to be in my real estate goal. The level of excellence I've encountered with Shawn and his team leads me to highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a responsive, professional and knowledgeable Realtor.

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01/29/2014 - jchoi4jc
Bought a home in 2010.

Shawn is a seasoned, experienced and true professional in his field. I was looking to buy a place, but I did not know what is out there. Shawn was patient and took his time to explain and to show me places. After many months, I finally purchased a house with a big lot. I am almost done with an addition to this house and am very happy with the choice of property. Thanks to Shawn. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to sell or buy property. Jeanette C.

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09/26/2013 - user1882662
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $750K in South East, Pasadena, CA.

Shawn Tanara's personal motto is "It's my job!" And the job he does is fabulous! We could not have asked for a better real estate professional to help us in our pursuit of the right home to purchase. The strengths attributed to Shawn listed above should be added to and include: courtesy, kindness, promptness, patience, flexibility, a sense of humor (very important), optimism, financial savvy and the talent to listen!. Furthermore, we came to consider him a friend. We were extremely lucky to have worked with Shawn and if the occasion presents itself, will highly recommend him to anyone in search of property to buy or lease. No realty company could have better representation!

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