Buying a home during a pandemic is certainly an interesting experience and we couldn’t have been happier to have Alex at the tiller while my wife and i looked for and purchased a home over the last few months. All viewings during COVID is done by appointment so having an agent is critical. We found him through a mutual connection and were immediately impressed with his approach and calm, easy demeanor (you’ll see that mentioned a lot in the reviews because it’s VERY true).
He immediately set us up with access to the listings platform and we set up alerts for what we were looking for (2-3 bedroom condo/TIC in SF). We started getting big lists of a dozen or so properties matching our criteria each day and would send those to Alex to arrange viewings. At the same time he set us up with lenders who he knew would work quickly and meet our financing needs. Once we had the pre-approvals in hand we began doing viewings and he also identified a beautiful off-market property for us. He found us multiple off-market listings (always good to have an agent who has the connections to secret properties).
He was patient with us but also was very clear when we needed to move quickly and be decisive, which was really helpful. He coordinated well with the sellers, our escrow folks, and the lender to make sure the process was moving and we even managed to close a few days early despite our somewhat complicated financing structure.
We highly recommend Alex for your home purchase. I know we’ll be using him in the future. He also donated a portion of his earnings from the sale to Natural Resources in SF.