44 Reasons to hire Bill Clarkson to find your new Home

  • Pledge
  • Home Search
  • Technology
  • Escrow/Closing
  • Bill Clarkson
  • Community Network

Promise and Pledge

  • My first priority is to listen and communicate clearly.
  • I commit to working with motivated and qualified individuals in purchasing a home.
  • I will market your requirements and needs to the “ San Ramon Marketing Masters” group, comprised of 20 of the best brokers in the valley, of which I am a member.
  • I will also market your requirements to the “San Ramon Valley Marketing Association” a weekly marketing group of 200 agents and affiliates.
  • As a licensed Real Estate Broker and a full-time real estate agent since 1978, I know and understand this valley’s housing market inside and out.
  • I have an extensive networking background and have access to many sources of information that can assist us in finding your new home.
  • I have a strong business background , and I can walk you through the financial decision-making process

Home Searching Activities

  • I will search the Multiple Listing Service on consistent daily basis to bring the newest homes to your attention.
  • I will be constantly previewing new homes on the market.
  • I can give detailed information about each neighborhood to which you are considering a move, including information on schools and test scores.
  • I will do a detailed walk-through of each home you are considering and outline its strengths and weakness.
  • I will make sure that a home warranty to cover all the major appliances is placed on the home you are buying.
  • I will do a Comparative Market Analysis, reviewing all comparable sales and establishing a fair range of values for homes you are considering.
  • I will provide advice on repairs and upgrades that will improve the value of your prospective home.
  • I will clearly outline all expenses with the focus on minimizing your net dollars at the close of escrow

Deploying Technology

  • I have a strong internet web site at . This site averages over 750 hits per day. Plus, an automated Multiple Listing Service notification system of new listings for buyers.
  • Cutting edge technology, from e-mail to the latest in interactive web presentations.
  • An additional communications channel to keep you up-to-date.

Escrow and Closing

  • Negotiating advantageous terms in the purchase of your home.
  • Open escrow and confirm terms with the officer.
  • Anticipate and review all contingencies.
  • Coordinate appraisal & inspections.
  • Review the calendar of events, possession dates and occupancy
  • Confirm that insurance is ordered.
  • Gather all Homeowner Association documents for review.
  • Insure a smooth transition of utilities (PG&E, EBMUD etc).
  • Give accurate escrow instructions to the escrow office, and review all costs with you prior to your appointment to sign papers at the escrow office.

Bill Clarkson

  • My first priority is to listen and communicate clearly.
  • I am licensed Real Estate Broker .
  • I have been a full-time real estate agent since 1978.
  • I have recomendations from satisfied customers.
  • I was honored as just the third recipient of the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce's "Life-Time Achievement Award" in 2010.
  • I was the City of San Ramon and Chamber of Commerce “Business Person of the Year” 1997.
  • I have a Master in Business Administration degree ( MBA ).
  • I have sold over $420 million dollars worth of homes since 1978.
  • I was Contra Costa County Council's "Business Person of the Year" in 2002.
  • I was the #1 selling Broker in the Nation for ERA in 1995.
  • I was one of ERA National's "Top 10" selling Brokers 4 times between 1996 & 2008.
  • I have been the #1 individual Selling Broker in California for ERA for the years (1990-2005).
  • I was on the Board of Directors, National Relocation Council (1995-1998).
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Power of Community Networking

  • I am on the Board of Directors of the San Ramon Chamber of Commerce (1996-Present).
  • I have been three times elected to the School Board as a Trustee of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, three times serving as its President. Terms- 1998-2010.
  • I am currently a "Parks & Community Services Commissioner" for the City of San Ramon
  • I am currently the Charter President of the Dougherty Valley/San Ramon Rotary Club
  • I am a past-President of the San Ramon Rotary Club
  • I sat on the City of San Ramon's Housing Advisory Committee (1993-1995).
  • I was a member of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (1997-1999).
  • I was a member of the City of San Ramon's Charter City Commission (1998).