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Brian Bernasconi

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My personal life

I was born and raised in Los Gatos. I graduated from Los Gatos High in 1986. I have lived a good part of my life in the Bay Area including Los Gatos, Campbell, San Jose, Palo Alto and San Francisco. I also lived in New York City and abroad in Sydney, Australia and Copenhagen, Denmark. I have also had the good fortune to travel a great deal and see many fascinating parts of the world.

My wife, Christina, and I married in 1996. We have two children, Dominic and Maia, who go to school here in Los Gatos. We have a great family. We are lucky that we are all so healthy, that we all love each other and that we all get along as well as we do. We are truly blessed in this respect.

A career in real estate

I have been selling real estate full time since 2002. Although I work in all communities throughout the Bay Area, I tend to work primarily in Los Gatos, the Los Gatos Mountains, Saratoga, Campbell and the Almaden, Cambrian and Willow Glen areas of San Jose.

Meaningful and important decisions

One of the most rewarding aspects of what I do is that I get to spend very personal time with people and families as we walk together through some of the most important and meaningful experiences of their lives.

This is a responsibility I both enjoy and take very seriously.

A passion for what I do

I am very good at what I do. Each day in real estate is a new and interesting adventure where there is a great deal of money on the line and outcomes are extremely important to all parties involved. I am constantly challenged by how to provide more valuable service and take better care of my clients while managing complex situations and negotiate favorable outcomes on their behalf.

Real Estate Experience

  • Full time real estate professional since 2002
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Management of “high conflict” situations such as trusts, probate and divorce
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration
  • Keen understanding of process behind buying and selling homes, the current housing market and property values
  • Refer additional service providers who provide expert advice and exceptional service
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Real Estate During COVID-19: What is Happening and What has Changed?

As we move beyond the Shelter In Place order and into new phases of our lives with COVID-19, there are many changes in the real estate industry.  Now more than ever we need the services of experienced real estate professionals to successfully navigate a real estate transaction. Here are some of our thoughts about many…

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Silicon Valley Real Estate During Covid-19 Shelter In Place: May 2020 Update

Over the past many weeks we have all been learning what it means to Shelter In Place. What can we do? What can’t we do? Who can do what? What day is it? With guidelines changing every day, it can be a challenge to keep up with the current status of things.   Well, the…

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Silicon Valley Real Estate Services During Covid-19 Pandemic

Real Estate services are considered essential during the pandemic. We are committed to the safety of our family, friends, clients, peers and community. Properties are still selling and we know that with a little ingenuity and creativity, we can get the results that you expect! If you’re looking to buy, interest rates for jumbo loans…

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Brian and Dan #FeedTheNeed

Friends, We hope you and your family are doing well and that everyone is healthy and safe. We want to share some important information about two wonderful local organizations. About #FeedTheNeed Bay Area – Los Gatos and Feed Our Heroes It takes two! Two Los Gatos community organizations have partnered to provide critically needed food to those…

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Home Contents Inventory Checklist

Looking for something productive to do while staying home? We thought the attached Home Inventory Checklist for Insurance Claims could be a great project during the Shelter In Place order. Download this checklist to help take account of personal belongings for your insurance company in case of an emergency. If you have any questions or…

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Brian and Dan are Rising Stars!!

The Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce has named Brian and Dan Real Estate of Sereno Group this year’s “Rising Stars”. Come join us as we celebrate at the “Hometown Heroes Annual Gala & Awards Celebration” on February 6th at La Rinconada Country Club.  Go to the Chamber’s website for more information about the Hometown Heroes Awards Ceremony and Gala…

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New 2020 Services From Brian and Dan

As part of our “20/20 Vision”, we are offering some exciting new services that we feel will be great compliments to what we do now. Firstly, we are excited to introduce our Start to Finish Home Prep program designed specifically for: Sellers who own property in the Bay Area but who live out of the…

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What To Do With All Your Stuff and More

Congratulations! You’ve decided to sell your house and move! Now what? If you’ve lived in your home for a long time you’ve probably got a lot of stuff.  Thinking about getting everything organized and cleaned up, and also preparing your home for sale can be completely overwhelming. What do we do with everything? Are some…

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Eat Drink Play Los Gatos!

Get ready Los Gatos!  It is almost time for the 3rd Annual Eat Drink Play Los Gatos and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever!  Eat Drink Play Los Gatos is a street festival that features amazing Los Gatos restaurants, local wineries and craft breweries – all on a closed N. Santa…

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What is a Contingency?

When a contract to purchase a home is accepted it is exciting time for both a buyer and a seller. However, the old saying “it’s not over until it’s over” sums up the true feeling of the period of time when a home is “under contract ” until the day it officially closes. A contract…

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Brian & Dan | Sereno Group

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