“Carol and Nicole are the first realtors we recommend to friends, family, and anyone who is looking to buy or sell a home. They exemplify the highest in professionalism, integrity, insight, real estate knowledge, and first-class service. Let me briefly explain further why we have such confidence in them. In 2001, my husband and I were looking to move from San Francisco to the Peninsula. We went to open houses one day and met Nicole Aron at one of them. We instantly were impressed with her knowledge, professionalism, and style. When we were ready to make the move, we called Nicole and enlisted her help as our agent. She was nothing short of amazing, to say the least. She met with us and quickly understood the neighborhoods in which we were interested, the types of homes we liked, the price range, and much more. She then proceeded over the next few weeks to find and show us a number of wonderful homes, and was very patient as we went back and forth in deciding between two homes, one in Palo Alto, one in Menlo Park. She provided expert guidance and counsel, and negotiated a great deal on the Menlo Park home that we chose to buy. For five years we lived in that home, and Nicole stayed in touch, always willing to offer advice or referrals when we wanted to make improvements, or had any questions about our home and the real estate market.
During our fifth year in that Menlo Park home, we knew we were ready to move into a larger home with more land. Although the internet had become much more of a source of information for real estate by this time, we never would have seen or bought our current home near the Emerald Hills of Redwood City had it not been for Nicole. While looking at another home that was not right for us, Nicole asked us if we were familiar with a house near the Emerald Hills. We had seen it on the internet and had passed, but she assured us that it was worth a look and that the internet posting did not do the house justice. She was absolutely, spot-on correct, as we fell in love with the house the minute she took us to see it. Once again, Nicole helped us negotiate a great deal, including a contingency to sell our Menlo Park house, which she helped us do in less than two weeks. To accomplish that, she arranged for all of the inspections and minor repairs, and had the house ready for the market in a few short days. We received multiple offers and sold our house for $40,000 over asking, more than we ever expected.
We got to know Carol during this period, as she and Nicole had become partners during the time after we bought the Menlo Park house. We quickly understood why these two are partners, as they complement one another beautifully and were both extremely helpful with strategy, recommendations, and guidance. Both Carol and Nicole have an incredible attention to detail, through every aspect of the buying and selling process.
Our experiences with Carol and Nicole have been truly outstanding, so much so that when our aunt moved into a retirement condo and needed to sell her home, we contacted Carol and Nicole and they handled everything for our aunt, from pre-sale repairs and pricing, to staging and so much more. The house sold over the holidays, no small feat given the slow real estate market in 2010, especially over the holidays. Our aunt is very happy, as are we.
In our minds, there is no one else to turn to for our real estate needs than Carol and Nicole. They are the best!” — Jeff K., Redwood City, CA