good track record, knowledge of the San Jose area, work ethic, and loyalty
Highly recommend! Brian and Dan came to us by recommendation. We were looking to move from a condo into our first house and location was really important to us in this move, as was sticking to a tight budget. We interviewed several realtors, one of whom actually laughed at us when we told her our budget and the location of an open house we’d just attended. We immediately clicked with Brian and Dan, feeling good about their track record, knowledge of the San Jose area, work ethic, and loyalty to us–in addition to their great video production skills and on-screen personalities. (Be sure to check out their YouTube channel for helpful hints, beautiful home tours, and a lot of fun: m.youtube.com/channel/UC….)Brian and Dan listened to our wants and needs, helped us search for homes and get familiar with different neighborhoods, and attended open houses with us. They also had a great list of preferred lenders. We ended finding a home we loved in December 2018. We made an offer, contingent on the selling of our home. The offer was accepted and Brian and Dan quickly went to work putting our condo on the market, one week before the Christmas holidays. Our condo sold the first week I. January. We moved into our first home in Willow Glen in February 2019. Thank you, Brian and Dan!
Jenny D.San Jose, CA
Dan and his business partner Brian were excellent
I have known Dan Rubnitz for many years and have found his honesty, real estate knowledge, and attention to details to be transcendent. Dan and his business partner Brian were excellent in handling the listing, the marketing, and issues dealing with siblings on the transaction of my father’s house. I was delighted with the whole process as they spoke with neighbors regarding the property, staged the house nicely, and sold the house quickly above the listing price. In addition to being very professional agents, they were very pleasant to deal with. If you are looking for a great agent to work with, I would highly recommend Dan and Brian. I will continue to recommend them to friends, coworkers, and acquaintances as they are the best. Thanks for all your work and a job well done.
Don D.Los Gatos
The Perfect Realtors
Dan and Brian were the perfect realtors for my wife and I. We were torn between living in the mountains, or downtown Los Gatos and Brian and Dan had expertise in both and patiently walked us through their views of mountain living vs city living, and really put us at ease that we were getting a real understanding of the pros/cons. It’s going to be impossible for me to remember everything they did for us so I will just list them in the orders I remember them:
- We decided to live downtown (after looking at both mountain properties and city properties) and Dan showed us a house that we really liked. Dan spent some time with the agent, and somehow decide that we could probably offer “below asking” which is unheard of for this area. WE put in an offer and it was accepted. As a side note the house appraised for slightly ABOVE asking, and WELL ABOVE what we offered.
- During the process Dan was the calm voice of reason putting our minds at ease that all the things that we were being asked to do were the right things.
- Dan and Brian helped us coordinate, home inspectors, carpeting, a painter, numerous contractors, and seemed to know the answer, or knew someone who could answer EVERY single question we asked. We ran a very tight time frame because we needed termite tenting, painting, carpeting etc to hit the move in date after closing.
Happy to say we closed, moved in, and our enjoying our dream home with our children. If you are deciding on a realtor team for the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno/Saratoga/Mountain areas – I wouldn’t even think of using anyone else. If you are thinking of using someone else, email my yelp account, and I would be happy to tell you why Dan and Brian would be a better choice.
Dan and Brian – thank you for EVERYTHING – E and A….
E H.Los Gatos, CA
Two Of The Nicest Guys You Will Find
Brian and Dan helped us purchase our home in Los Gatos recently and we could not be happier. I reached out to them based on their Yelp reviews alone but it turned out to be an excellent decision. They helped us navigate the local market and the offer process in a highly competitive market, and we ended up with an ideal home for our family. They not only bring years of real estate expertise and market knowledge, but a network of people that can help you be successful. And they are also two of the nicest guys you will find. I cannot recommend Brian & Dan highly enough.
Steven E.Los Gatos, CA
Dan and Brian sold our home in Monte Sereno in 5 days! We live in Portland Maine so they took on many of the “To Dos” to get the house ready to list. They gave us solid advice on painting and staging that allowed us to sell the home above the listing price. In addition to their very professional counsel, they were delightful to work with. When ever we had a question or concern, they had an answer for us in the shortest time possible.
Andy A.Falmouth, ME
They kept us informed and calm throughout this stressful time!
Brian and Dan did a great job. They guided us carefully through the purchase and sales processes. They kept us informed and calm throughout this stressful time!
Gary L.Los Gatos, CA
Real Estate for Real Life
Spring 2022 Silicon Valley Real Estate Update
We live in a world that seems to be getting more complex and unpredictable every minute. It feels like we are out of the frying pan and into the fire with two straight years of a global pandemic giving way only to an unprecedented invasion by Russia. Inflation is on the rise, the Fed is…Read More
California’s New Composting Law 2022
Have you heard the news?! Effective immediately, all residents can place food scraps inside their organics/yard trimmings cart. Brian and Dan made this video to help you understand how the new program works and what you can do to chip in. As you know, California is experiencing the effects of the climate crisis. Scientists tell…Read More
2021 Homes Sold by Brian and Dan
Despite the ongoing pandemic, 2021 was still a very busy year for Silicon Valley real estate! Thank you for trusting us on the sales and purchases of your homes last year. We look forward to working with more sellers and buyers in 2022.Read More
A Christmas Classic…With a Real Estate Twist
‘Twas just before Christmas when we listed their house, “This is the worst time to sell” our dear clients espoused. But the place was so charming and they’d taken such care, We felt with great marketing, we’d find buyers out there. Visions of success danced in our heads; So we took to the net and…Read More
Los Gatos Stands United Against Hate
On March 14th, Brian and Dan attended the Los Gatos Stands United Against Hate march in Los Gatos. We think this video captures the spirit of the event. Take a look and let us know what you think. The video was donated to the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce where it will be featured on…Read More
You Can Take It With You! Your Property Tax Base and CA Prop 19 Explained
Are you dreaming of moving to Carmel or San Diego or Santa Barbara or Napa Valley or Lake Tahoe but think you can’t afford it because your property taxes will go through the roof? Well, think again!! Do you want to be closer to the beach? Or closer to family? Children? Grandchildren? Now you can…Read More