We Excel at the Home Selling Process

Single Family Homes, Condos, Townhomes, Duplex, 1031 Exchange Services

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Put your home sale ahead of the competition 

List with an experienced and caring Real Estate Broker / Realtor & Team

--  Pre-listing advantage #1:
 I invest your listing. I pay for your termite and home inspection. I pay for professional photography and professional marketing. 

--Pre-listing advantage #2:  Increase the odds of your home seller quicker and receiving higher net proceeds with my home prep for sale analysis report and program. You also have the option of using the Compass concierge progam, you pay for home improvement for sale costs at closing, no upfront costs or interest. 

 --Pre-listing advantage #3: Strategic list price. My 3 viewpoint market analysis will accuratlely show you the current market value of your home allowing you to choose a list price that will maximize the odds of receiving a higher offer price. 

 --Pre-listing advantage #4:  Attract potential buyers and build momentum before your home goes on the market. My client's have the option of taking advantage of the coming soon options with the MLS and or the Compass pre listing exposure.

Experience: Serving the Santa Clara County as a Realtor since 2002. Licensed Real Estate Broker. Numerous successful sales in Santa Clara County and surrounding Counties.

Work Ethic: Your success is our success. We do not just put a sign in your yard and put the listing on the MLS. I vow to work agressively to get your listing sold to your satisfaction. 

I invest in you: When you list with myself and Compass I will either pay for your termite and home property inspection or assist in the staging costs as well as cover the professional photography and marketing costs

List Price Accuracy: My own 3 viewpoint market analysis provides the home sellers with the information needed to get an excellent look at the current market value of their home and the current market conditions. Getting the list price right is crucial in increasing the odds of a higher net seller proceeds.

Home Preparation for Sale: Together with my home prep for sale analysis and the Compass Concierge program my clients can make educated decisions on what make sense to do to the home before putting it on the market. The goal with home prep is to aid in selling the home quicker and to increase net seller proceeds.

Teamwork: When you list with me and Compass you will be backed by a team of professionals. I have worked with the same office staff, transaction coordinator, escrow officer and marketing professionals for many years. With Compass you will be backed by the same excellent management that was there when we were Alain Pinel Realtors. Bottom line is that your transaction will have the backing of experienced and caring real estate professionals in various real estate related fields.

Resources: My past work experience before real estate sales was in general construction and tile and stone sales. From this work experience and my real estate sales experience I have developed a quality list of referrals in home related services for my clients to choose from.

Bringing Potential Buyers: I will not be outworked in trying to bring every potential buyer to consider your home. Your listing will get in front of buyers through online, print, digital and social media marketing as well as personally contacting realtors and my personal sphere via emails and phone.  

Marketing: Getting the word out to the right places with the correct verbiage and professional photography is our goal. We do this with continuous massive and smart marketing of your home. We use an effective combination of marketing on the MLS, multiple major real estate websites, online advertising with adwerx, numerous social media platforms, print advertising, direct marketing to agents, local area postcards and my network and sphere.

Photography: Showing Showing your home on line in its best light is a highly critical marketing tool. We pay for and provide professional photos and 3D virtual tours for your home  Sample virtual tour: https://www.tourfactory.com/2847224  

Disclosures: I am there to assist in making sure all necessary reports, disclosures and advisories are provided to my clients in a timely manner. Reviewing and discussing all disclosures with my clients is a high priority in every transaction.

Negotiating: I will provide my experience and advice with regards to negotiating a real estate purchase contract. Ultimately it is up to the buyers and sellers to offer and accept but it is my job to carefully read the contract and to offer my advice which I take very seriously.

Showing your Property: Due to COVID all showings are by appointment only and have to abide by the rules set by local guidelines. During the initial consultation you will be provided information on how the showing process works.We can however as usual provide professional photography and 3D virtual tours of your home and property to be shown on numerous websites for potential buyers to view. Open houses are not permitted yet during the pandemic shut down but we can do video open houses and during the open house we can communicate on line with potential buyers

Red Flags: From home preparation to close I will be looking for any red flags that may arise. Protecting our clients and ourselves is a high priority in every transaction.

Communications: I vow quick and informative communications. Have a question or request? No problem simply call, text or email me and I will respond in a timely manner.

Escrow Process: The escrow process is a coordinated effort and can vary greatly depending on the accepted terms of the purchase contract. My transaction coordinator, our escrow officer and myself will make sure that all parties are performing to the agreed upon terms. I will personally accompany my clients to the tilte company for final signing of closing documents.

1031 Exchange Services: Exploring with you if an exchange may be a good option at this time. Performing the exchange process along with an excellent exchange service company.

Guarantee: I guarantee that I will do all my fiduciary duties as a Realtor. If at any time before we receive a purchase offer you are not satisfied with our services you can cancel our listing agreement. You will not be locked into a listing agreement.

The Compass Advantage

Ranked #1 as the nations largest independant brokerage with over 235 offices extending from coast to coast.
  Compass is building the first modern real estate platform, pairing the industry’s top talent with technology to make the search and sell experience intelligent and seamless. Compass merged with Alain Pinel Realtors in 2019 and have worked together to bring forth the best of brokerages.

-- Office Staff: The Compass Los Gatos office staff is second to none in residential real estate. Our home sellers have the additional backing of seasoned transaction coordinators, marketing professionals, a sales manager and branch manager both with decades of experience. 

-- Virtual Agent Services: 3D virtual home tours and virtual open houses available for all listings. Call Rene for more information. 

-- Compass Concierge Service: Increase the odds of selling your home quicker and for more money. Compass covers up front costs of selected services that can increase your home's selling price. From deep-cleaning to cosmetic renovations, we'll work together to elevate your home's value and create a tailored plan to maximize its potential on the market. 

-- Compass Coming Soon Program: Create early demand and buzz for your listing with Compass Coming Soon and through MLS members only. Call Rene to see what options you have to pre market your home.

-- Compass Private Exclusive Listings: A private exclusive listing is an off-market home that can be shared by a Compass agent directly with their colleagues and their buyers. Property details aren’t disseminated on the MLS and won’t appear on public home search websites. This program is for those that want to keep their home off the MLS and still expose their home for sale directly with Compass professionals and their clients.  

-- Promoting Virtual Opan Houses: Bringing more buyers through your open house with massive digital, print, social media marketing. 

-- Digital Presence: Massive monthly viewers on compass.com. 15K luxury agents who receive the compass connect newsletter. Numerous partner websites to which your listing is automatically syndicated for maximum digital coverage.

-- Intelligent Digital Marketing: Compass can promote your listings on platforms like facebook and Instagram. Precise targeting; compass finds the most likely buyers for your property using exclusive data. 

-- Paid Advertising Works: Reaches passive buyers, drives more private tour requests, brings more open house visitors, acclerates the tranasaction timeline, improves chances of competing offers, can drive a higher purchase price. 
-- Social Media: Engaging brokers and buyers across 5 dynamic platforms. your home will be spotlighted in a real-time, relatable, and quantifiable way. Massive instagram impressions, numerous views on compass youtube channel, numous following across all social media platforms. 

--Global Presence: 51 countries to which Compass syndicates listings. 78 International real estate syndication portals. 3.8B international impressions per year. 

-- Networking Capabilities: Aided by state-of-the-art Compass technology compass agents can strategically connect to brokers most likely to have buyers for your home through email programs and targeted outreach. 

-- Relocation ServicesMoving in or out of the bay area Compass can help with over 235 offices coast to coast.

-- Compass Website: Premiere site for home buyers and home sellers. View exclusives and coming soon listings before they go on the market. Great advantage for our home sellers and home buyers.. http://www.compass.com   

-- Compass Phone App: Great tool for home sellers and home buyers. Conveniently keep up to date with listings in your area of interest. Find the free Compass app by going to apps on your phone and inputting Compass Real Estate-Homes in the search section.

-- Compass Cares: 100% of closed transactions result in Compass in making a donation back to the community.

-- Compass Mission Statement: Our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world

Compass Offices: Nation wide referral network


Top 20 items you should be familiar with before listing your home or property for sale:

1.)    Tax Consequences of the Sale of your Home or Property.
2.)    Title or Legal Issues Affecting the Transfer of the Property.
3.)    Estimated Time Frame from Preparation to Close
4.)    Current Market Value of Your Property / Current Market Conditions
5.)    Home Preparation for Sale & Staging Options / Cost Estimates
6.)    Strategic List Price Options / Positioning Your Property
7.)    Estimated Seller Net Proceeds / Estimated Closing Costs Including Commissions
8.)    Pre-Marketing and Marketing of Your Property
9.)    Listing Agreement & Purchase Agreement Contracts
10.)  Basic Home Seller, Broker/Realtor Duties and Responsibilities
11.)  On & Off Market Selling Options
12.)  Disclosures, Inspections, Reports & Advisories
13.)  Common Home Seller & Realtor Mistakes
14.)  Property Showing Options and Safety Items
15.)  Personal Property Items to Include or Exclude from the Sale
16.)  Negotiating the Purchase Contract
17.)  Basic Sales & Escrow Process for Your Type of Sale
18.)  Details on Your Move to Destination if Selling Your Primary Home
19.)  1031 Exchange Process / Investment Options if Selling Income Property
20.)  Time Frame from Preparation to Close


Rene David Martinez
Real Estate Broker / Realtor
License #01250176




750 University Ave. Suite 150
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Rene David Martinez  
Broker Associate / Realtor
License #01250176
408-410-6645 (cell phone)

DRE#: 01250176