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Carol Sawdey
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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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  • Recent Posts

    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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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    Coming Soon – A New Era In Real Estate

    Have you heard? Prudential California Realty is proud to announce that in the coming weeks we will have a new name: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | Drysdale Properties We are extremely excited about the upcoming change. When the world’s most respected and admired brand, Berkshire Hathaway, puts its name on a real estate sign, that’s a […]

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    New Client Testimonial for the Carol Sawdey Real Estate Team

    We love seeing new reviews of how well we’ve done our job – we take your trust seriously and take what you say to heart! This sale was for a record sales price for the Bent Creek Valley neighborhood in San Ramon, another thing we are proud of. “I highly recommend Carol to anyone I […]

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    Top 10 Reasons To Shop Our Local Farmers’ Markets

    A Healthy Lifestyle Farmers present large colorful displays of just-picked, vine-ripened, and best-tasting produce for thousands of health-minded shoppers every week. Friendly Community At farmers’ markets, you always see people talking to one another. They enjoy visiting with others–farmers, friends, and new acquaintances–and having a good time. Markets bring community elements together including fishermen, farmers, bakers, and […]

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