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Referring Buyers to Top Real Estate Agent in Southern California

Giving up Miami, Florida  … contemplating relocating  somewhere on the West Coast  (“Pacific Ocean”  …  “Southern California” …  beach front community) …   clients of ours  flew across country  for a look/see  …  to house hunt (over a holiday weekend).

They met up with a real estate agent we recommended and referred them to … (spur of the moment – Thanksgiving weekend).

The Realtor knew La Jolla, Laguna, San Diego, Newport, Carlsbad and the coastal areas they thought might be of interest to them … From what we knew of her, and everything we knew about these buyers, the combination seemed to be (at least in theory) a ‘good fit’.

Two great buyers … One fabulous real estate agent.

They hit the pavement running  (on very last minute notice from us …  over a holiday weekend).  The Realtor understood what our buyers were looking for in a home, and she found it for them … and put it under contract.

In a perfect world, it all would have been nicely wrapped up with their first house (which was in La Jolla, a town I adore – having vacationed there as a youngster).   But being an older home … near the water …  inspections uncovered some concerns.  The contract fell through … They were back at square one .


After quickly previewing a handful of other listings, they put an offer in on a BEAUTIFUL home in Carlsbad.   No glitches this time around.   We are so pleased!  CONGRATS on your spectacular new home … and carefree California lifestyle!   We miss you already … but know you’re happy!

Watching from the sidelines can be fun …  As a mother/daughter real estate team in Miami Florida  – Vicki Restivo & Alexandra Restivo (Hechtman) –  we SO appreciate the connections we have with top real estate professionals across the country (& internationally),  associated with various real estate companies,  who do a phenomenal job with relocation referrals.

Finding a real estate agent by asking for a referral recommendation  is a good way to go.   If you (or someone you know and care about!) is thinking of relocating elsewhere, we would be pleased to refer you to someone fabulous.  Call us … The Restivo Team …  [email protected]  305 793-1365…. or send us a note here .


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