San Ramon Valley Real Estate and Homes For Sale
Carol Sawdey

San Ramon Valley Real Estate and Homes For Sale
Let's find a home you love!

Why Choose Us


I help people buy and sell homes. I counsel them thoroughly. I negotiate to their advantage. I keep their stress to a minimum. I love what I do!

We’re not just looking for our next client, we’re looking for lifelong relationships.  Look at our testimonials and reviews here and on the web to get the best feel for what we mean…

Beyond that, we have proven plans we put in place to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction with the least amount of stress and hassle.  Since every transaction is different, we’ll tailor these plans to best suit your particular situation. Following are brief overviews of what you can expect if you List or Buy with us.  For more information call me – I’d love to help you!


Selling Real Estate in the Bay Area is exciting!  We live in one of the most in-demand and complicated real estate markets in the country. With careful planning, attention to detail and consistent follow through, I will excel at getting you the best price and terms on the sale of your most important asset.


  • Analyst.  I will give you a strong start by determining the best pricing strategy.  You’ll receive a comprehensive market evaluation of your property using current local market information, appropriate comparable sales data and visual analytics so you can make a decision with confidence.
  • Consultant.  I will help make your property glow!  I will work with you to prepare your property for the market by suggesting repairs, recommending service providers and with my free staging service.
  • Bullhorn.  I will get the word out by designing a marketing strategy specific to your property utilizing the latest and most appropriate advertising and promotional tools available including high definition professional photography and virtual tours.
  • Advisor.  I will work with you to prepare all disclosures and documentation to safeguard your legal interests.
  • Networker.  I will work with the real estate and relocation communities to ensure your property has maximum exposure to the most qualified local, national and international buyers.
  • Negotiator.  I will work with buyer’s agents to negotiate the maximum sales price and terms for your home.  With years of experience, I’m able to be a tough negotiator on your behalf.  And enjoy every minute of it!
  • Coordinator.  I will arrange all inspections, appraisals, escrow and closing times.  Let me handle all the details.
  • Lifeline.  I won’t feed you to an assistant.  I prefer one-on-one service.  And I am here for you!  I am available 24/7 throughout the entire transaction and I’m known for answering my phone or getting back to people quickly.  I work arduously for all my clients and friends.  It is my goal to protect you and make your real estate transaction as rewarding and stress-free as possible.

For more information on my Marketing and Advertising plans or to schedule a Listing Consultation, please contact me at (925) 487-2353 or at!


Congratulations!  You’re ready to buy property in one of the best places to live in the country.  The hard part is over.  Well, sort of… Whether you view your investment as a life experience or just another financial transaction, I am here to suit your needs.  I am experienced in working with the challenges of today’s market from start to finish – identifying the right property, the right lender, negotiating terms and understanding the escrow process.


  • Technologically literate.  I use the latest technology to stay on top of the market and will manage your purchase in the way that is most convenient for you.  You call how and how often we communicate – in person, by phone, email or text.
  • A Local Market Expert.  I will help you figure out what neighborhoods and property types best fit your needs.  Once you’ve settled on a neighborhood (or two or three!), I will set up showings as properties become available. And when it’s time to make an offer, my expert guidence will provide you with detailed market information and analysis of the purchase.
  • Your Guide.  I will sit down with you to carefully review the disclosure documents of properties you like and help you establish the right offering price and terms.  I will then present your offer in the most favorable light to the listing agent or seller.
  • Your Advocate.  I will be your home inspection buddy.  You’ll get a list of qualified home inspectors and I’ll attend the inspections with you.  I know what to look for and if the inspections reveal items that require correction, I will work to negotiate an acceptable solution with the seller.
  • A Lifesaver.  I will monitor the escrow progress and make sure everything is going smoothly.  If not I will handle making the patient well again.  When it comes time to sign closing papers, I will be present to handle any last minute details or corrections needed.  Leave the details to me!
  • Your Resource.  Just because you’ve closed on your home, it doesn’t mean that our partnership is over.  I’m now your real estate go-to gal.  I will be available to answer your questions and help you with any real estate related needs for the duration.  Just ask! l will also take care of any family and friends with the same level of care you received. We just need to get the word out!

For more information and a copy of my free complete Buyer’s Guide, please contact me at (925) 487-2353 or at!


5SR Matt

“ 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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