“As a first time home buyer, I was quite intimidated by the whole process of searching, making an offer, entering and hoping to close escrow. There are a million and one t’s to cross and i’s to dot not to mention property inspections, loan approvals, home warranty plans before one can finally get the keys and breathe a sigh of relief.
One of the best decisions my husband and I made was to use Greg Booth as our realtor. His professionalism, honesty, empathy, and thorough knowledge of the entire purchase process were a huge factor in helping us become homeowners!
It took us almost a year to find the right property that met our needs and during this period Greg had dedicated many hours of time showing us properties based on our search criteria (which changed quite a few times!) answering questions and providing us with enough information to make educated decisions. I was always so impressed with his patience, attention to details and his prompt follow up. His great sense of humor also made it fun!
The purchase process itself went very smoothly. We were able to bring the asking price down by 10% thanks to Greg’s negotiation skills and knowledge of the market and in the end made a great deal that we are extremely happy about. I rested assured that it was done correctly, to our benefit, and ethically.
I cannot recommend him more strongly. He stands out among other realtors and you will like working with him!” -Kobi and Romi
Certainly one of the best decisions we made in the entire process was selecting Greg to represent us. Success in this “zany” Bay Area market requires one to have an agent with an acute pulse on current conditions, established relationships, the ability to produce results at a moments notice and willingness to go the extra mile. Greg certainly exemplified and exceeded all these characteristics and proved to be an invaluable asset.
The process of searching, navigating disclosures, submitting offers etc can be a draining and overwhelming process. Greg took the time to understand our needs and desires and we would not have been successful in finding our new home without all his help and expert guidance throughout every stage of the process. I would without a doubt recommend Greg for anyone looking for an agent in Bay Area and he will certainly be my first and only call if/when we are in the market again.
-David and Ruey-Li
“Bought a wonderful house in San Bruno Hillside.
Before getting started on finding the perfect first home, my wife and I did countless days of research in finding the right agent. After the all mighty power of Google, we stumbled upon Greg’s Website address www.gvbooth.com. One quick email to Greg and a reply from him with a explanation of what he offers and his methods, my wife and I found our new agent.
My wife and I are the most pickiest in buying anything. Our Criteria the home has to feel right and feel welcoming with a big backyard. Greg understood that and explained once we feel the home is for us, everything will just fall into place. We totally Agree.
Greg has shown us every home we have asked to see. Whether it was a home that looked only good from the outside but inside was a work in progress or a home that is only worth land value. (Greg if you read this you know which home this is!!).
His response rate is great!..We communicated via email, texting, phone calls on a 5-10 times daily basis based on what we needed to cover.
His Guidance on what to expect and what not is what we totally admire. His honesty is what takes the cake, no frills.
We thank Greg for our purchase of our first home!!!…” -Ricky and Ashika
“I recently asked Greg to handle the sale of my home in San Jose. From the minute I asked him to step in and he told me we would shoot for a 30 day close, positive things started to happen. Communication with me, the buyer and the title/escrow parties was regular and crisp. Greg did all the legwork, meeting with the buyers and closing the deal within his predicted 30-day window. During and after the process, positive comments about Greg came from all involved parties – they were volunteered. You can ask them too. Everything about working with him was a dream / piece of cake. I left it to him and it got done… right!
Will use him again in a heartbeat.” -Dave and Janie
“We had a positive experience with Greg on both the buy and sell side. He communicated well and was prompt and accessible. He marketed our home extremely well in a very limited amount of time, resulting in multiple offers over asking price. On the buy side, we were able to purchase the home we were looking for prior to the first open house.
We Highly recommend!” -Harish and Husna
“Often real estate transactions come loaded with all the emotion of the family that inhabited the property. Mine was such a transaction. Greg Booth handled the sale of my property with the diplomacy and sensitivity that my unique situation demanded. He weathered my many changes of mind as I looked for a new family home. Long after his commission had been paid, he continued to monitor every detail until my family was fully transplanted into our new digs. It’s rare to find such compassion and empathy in business.” -Sue
“We are writing this letter to express our sincere personal gratitude to Greg Booth as a real estate professional in our search for a home. Greg was so responsive to our needs, which tends to make me think the guy never sleeps! Anyway, the service that Greg provided us was invaluable and above and beyond in the area of customer service. We also have found a friend in Greg, he really cares and strives to do the best for his clients. Greg, you’ve been so awesome to work with, and I appreciate your professionalism. There have been many times in my career where the other party has simply dropped the ball or failed to perform, however you effectively communicated with me through every step and process, and the transaction ended smoothly and uneventful .We found the perfect home, thanks to Greg, and would recommend him to anyone buying or selling a home. We could not have asked for a better person to work with.” -Joseph and Bozena
“Greg Booth is a REAL agent!and a GREAT one! He will listen to your needs and do everything he can to make things happen, Greg always makes sure the process is on track and always is looking out for you as the home buyer. I would recommend Greg to everyone, in fact I only trust him on home buying. He was great at the short sale process, pushing foward everyday. He is quick to respond to calls,emails and all my needs. I feel that because of Greg’s hard work ,I have a home now. I will be using his services for my next home and future vacation home as well.” -Justin
“When we first started working with Greg we were still living in Japan. Through-out the process of selling our house (while still living in Japan) and then helping us find and close on our current house he has been amazing to work with. Bottom-line… Greg goes the extra mile to take care of you all while walking you through the process in a calm cool manner that makes selling or buying a house that much more less stressful.” -Tyson and Maiko
“Greg was extremely helpful in finding my roommate and I our perfect home in the bay area. We had recently moved out to the area and he found us a place in 2 days! In our initial search process, Greg took the initiative to suggest an area that we had not considered before, and we ended up loving the house that he had suggested to us and the neighborhood. The house definitely had the “wow” factor and was in our budget range – just what we had wanted! He showed us not only the house but also the neighborhood and the park in the neighborhood. Throughout the whole process we felt that he was honest and thorough. He was very knowledgeable about the area and was able to give us a helpful comparison between the different neighborhoods. Once we made the decision to move forward, we were able to sign the lease in about a day, and he personally came by to pick up the check and deliver it. He is a great agent and we would recommend him to anybody who is looking to purchase or rent a home in the SF bay area.”-Yoomi and Tabassum
“We would like to thank you for all of your help for our house purchasing experience. You have had a great impact in one of the biggest decisions we have made in our life. Right now we are living in our wonderful new home and having a great time enjoying it. We highly recommend Greg to anyone who wants to deal with someone in real estate who is down to earth, posssses good business sense, personable and most importantly professional..” -Toby and Kathy
“As first time home buyers, we lacked the experience and knowledge in how to go about searching for real estate. My father-in-law had met Greg at an Open House and was very impressed with his professionalism. We fell in love with a short-sale home, and Greg helped us get the house of our dreams. Although the process took a while (as any short-sale home would), Greg made the experience incredibly easy and painless. He is responsive, and great with communication. He helped us stand our ground with a tough transaction, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. I would highly recommend Greg Booth as your agent.” -Marcus and Meiling
“Greg and I searched for my dream condo for almost half a year. During that time there was not a single occurrence of him being late or not following up on his commitments. I had previously had some experience of working with other agents and they did not compare as I felt that my time was just not as valuable to them. As for Greg – he was sharp : timely with appointments, persistent with seller agents, wealth of knowledge about the process and caveats. I could count on him to back me up as in the case when I was on a hiking trip and seller has counter offered with a short deadline : Greg managed to get through to me on the phone and we produced another counter offer over email, without me having to return to Bay Area. He was always available for questions and was in the loop about the market dynamics, which helped shape my decisions.
Overall I am very happy I have found such a good agent. His help was invaluable in my search and our joint effort resulted in a very good purchase.” -Svetlana
“Now that we are settled in, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for helping us buy our first home. You were terrific from the start, never pushy and yet always flexible. Our interests crossed town limits, styles and price ranges and our timeline changed weekly. Through it all you were there for us and graciously accommodated our many requests.” -Brett and Janet
“I am writing this letter to express my thanks for your role in selling my home in Mountain View, California.
Throughout this process I was impressed time and again with the lack of pressure and the real commitment showed by the both of you. During the time it took me to make up my mind about listing, which as you will recall extended over several months, you honored my wishes and responded exactly as I requested. An ironic aside in this process is that I received far more pressure from local agents who wanted this listing, however were never employed by me.
Once the decision was made to sell, you did everything you promised, when you promised. Your advice during the process was right on point and resulted in the sale of my property in a short amount of time in what has been described as a very slow market.
Recently I viewed a T.V. program discussing real estate commissions, which among other things, evaluated the amount earned vis-à-vis the service received. I can state unequivocally the commission paid in my transaction was some of the best money I have ever spent.
I will recommend your firm without reservation to anyone I come across who is contemplating the sale of their home.” -Anthony