San Ramon Valley Real Estate and Homes For Sale
Carol Sawdey

San Ramon Valley Real Estate and Homes For Sale
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Hi, I'm Carol, nice to meet you. How can I help? I’m here to answer any tough questions you may have. Looking for easy, cost effective ways to increase the value of your home? I can help. Need someone who will listen to you to help you find your dream home? I can help. Have a question about the market? I'm up to date and I'll share with you what I know. Never any obligation, all you have to do is ask!

Community Events

Let's Talk Turkey!
11-20-18 6:30 pm - Dublin Sports Grounds
TriValley Single/Divorced Parents Meetup

A get together before the busy holidays approach us . I have reserved a section in the bar area( look for red balloon). We will get happy hour prices during the meetup( please tip appropriately for their hospitality) . Please give your server a...

Absolutely No Turkey Talk
11-20-18 6:30 pm - Dublin Sports Grounds
Singles + Wine = Good Time

A get together before the busy holidays approach us . I have reserved a section in the bar area( look for red balloon). We will get happy hour prices during the meetup( please tip appropriately for their hospitality) . Please give your server a...

Mahjong Session - Tuesday at Corner Bakery (Pleasanton)
11-20-18 6:30 pm - Dublin Sports Grounds
Mahjong and etc...

Need an after-work Mahjong fix? Come after work to unwind from a busy day. Order something good to eat or drink. Do a little chit chatting with others. Then, let's have some Hong Kong-style mahjong time for a couple hours. No potluck worries. At...

Tuesday 6:30 PM @ Dublin Sports Grounds
11-20-18 6:30 pm - Dublin Sports Grounds

Please bring both DARK and WHITE shirts to separate teams.

Recent Posts

How to Build Family Wealth by 20% over the Next 5 Years

Think you’ve missed out on the opportunity to build housing wealth (otherwise known as home equity) over the next 5 years? Well, it’s time for you to think again! Currently, there is over $90 TRILLION dollars in home equity in the U.S. In fact, according to ReverseMortgageDaily, U.S. home equity has continued to grow consistently […]


San Ramon Valley Schools some of the Best in the Nation… Again!

It is no secret that the outstanding San Ramon Valley Unified School District is one of the best in the nation and a major draw to live in the area. In fact, for families with school age kids it may be one of the top criteria for moving to the area. It’s not hard to […]


Is Costco’s switch from American Express to Citi Visa Credit Cards going to Impact your Credit Score?

Like many of you, we are long-time Costco loving members who have used our Costco American Express credit card extensively to earn rewards. Effective today, Costco has switched to a Citi Visa credit card that they believe is better in the long run for their members. But will this switch have an impact on your […]


Where have all the First-Time Homebuyers gone?

The National Association of Realtors® has just released its latest annual Buyer and Seller survey. An infographic showing the highlights of the report is below.  Standing out is the fact that the share of first–time buyers declined for the third consecutive year and remained at its lowest point in nearly three decades as the overall […]


Does Home Staging Boost Selling Price?

According to the 2015 Profile of Home Staging put out by the National Association of Realtors, 52% of Realtors representing the Buyer believe a staged home is going to receive a higher offer than a similar non-staged home.  71% of Realtors representing the Seller feel the same way, but we feel it’s more important what […]


Was Waiting To Buy The Right Choice In 2014?

There are lots of people out there who debated purchasing a home last year who ultimately did not.  There was a lot of talk about rising mortgage rates and home prices adding a sense of urgency to the decision but lets take a quick look to see if waiting was the right choice. What Happened […]


Why You Need To Use A Realtor When Buying New Construction

Builder Agents work for the Builder – their job is to protect the Builders best interests and once you call or check in and register, you’re stuck with them – they won’t let you use a Realtor past that point.  Your Personal Realtor and Trusted Advisor has a fiduciary responsibility to protect your best interests.  It’s […]


The Top 4 REAL Reasons Americans Buy a Home

Our friends at Keeping Current Matters report that The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University performs a study every year surveying participants for the reasons that American’s feel are most important in regards to home-ownership.  There’s No Place Like Home The top 4 reasons to own a home cited by respondents were not financial. […]


Fall in Love with the Green Hills of the San Ramon Valley

With the rain comes one of the greatest transformations and surprises of living in the San Ramon Valley… With the prolonged drought we’ve been mired in, you have probably had enough of the brown hills, cracked soil and parched yards you’ve been living with.  We know we have. In fact, flying into the Bay Area […]


It’s Official! We are Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | Drysdale Properties

As of today our clients will get the best tools, technology and services in the industry as well as the yard sign that buyers and sellers want to see!  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was awarded the Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year by the latest Harris Poll Equitrend Study and is also a Harris Poll 3-time […]


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“ When we started to seriously look for houses to meet our family's needs, we chose our neighborhood expert, Carol Sawdey. It was a perfect fit for us since we wanted to stay close to our current house/school. As a neighborhood resident, Carol knows the... (more)


I highly recommend Carol to anyone I know looking for a realtor! We put our home on the market at a time of year that wasn’t ideal, but we sold the house the first weekend and received over our asking price, which was for more than any equivalent house in... (more)


I want to thank Carol so much for all of her help and assistance throughout the home searching and purchasing process. I very much appreciated her always keeping me up to date on the latest home listings even while I was living 2,500 miles away and didn’t... (more)

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