"We recently moved to the San Diego area from Northern California and were so lucky to have had John as our agent. From the first day that I met with him, till the end of the whole process he made us feel safe knowing he was there to guide us through it all. John patiently listened to us, and at the same time shared his knowledge of the area while showing us as many homes as we wanted to look at. John goes beyond your expectations, I would recommend him to anybody looking to buy or sell a home in this area. Our moving experience has been a much better one because of John’s dedication to his job."
"We did not know John before calling him through Zillow. He was easy going, but knowledgeable, never pushy. We never felt like he was talking up a property to make a sale, in fact, he pointed out little features that could be red flags. After the offer process, he made sure the parties moved along as promised, so that the time frames were honored. Additionally, he gave us a great recommendation for remodeling help after escrow closed. He was an important find for us. John Pabst is a first class realtor!"
"John was a great real estate agent from the beginning to the end of the process. He helped my husband and I purchase our first home in California. We recently moved here from New Jersey and his expertise in the different areas as well as the process was impressive. Also, John was very professional through out the home buying process and offered advice that we trusted."
"I consulted with John concerning the potential acquisition of income producing property in San Diego and the surrounding area. John was professional, polite and a joy to consult with. John's knowledge was extensive and the information he provided me was invaluable. He was able to guide me regarding concerns and considerations other brokers didn't even discuss with me."
"We've been working with John for nearly 2 years and the best way to describe John is patient and responsive. He is the kind of real estate agent that is not only knowledgeable but is very patient with his clients and will show you properties that match your profile until you are 100% satisfied. The other fact that people need to know about John is that he has a wealth of business experience and has a deep understanding of construction and building code. He has an eye for looking at a property and giving you straight answers as to how much work needs to be done and the cost involved. He also has a great network of professionals from contractors to finance people. He is a true entrepreneur at heart and we will definitely work with him again."
"I was absolutely impressed by John’s sheer responsiveness when in less than 24 hours I receive a call from him asking when I would like to see the home I was inquiring about on Zillow. His diligence and tireless efforts in finding the right home for us has successfully paid off. We are extremely happy with our new home. John not only works hard to find the right home for you he also listens. "
"Mr. Pabst's knowledge of the community resulted in establishing a competitive rent level and adding finishing touches to the property which increased it's curb appeal and improved the interior attractiveness. His responsiveness to my need for a quick turnover of tenants and his process expertise resulted in minimum vacancy time, top rent, and a quality tenant that valued being in the property. This combination resulted in a tenant that always paid on time, had minimal maintenance and repair requests, and took excellent care of the property."
"John has been an absolute delight to work with. His experience in the market but also his background as a builder makes him a perfect consultant and supporter for your house search. He has been able to quickly check out what we really want and then followed up with many houses we've liked, finally leading to a great purchase. I strongly recommend John as agent and real estate professional."
"John Pabst with Pabst Associates has been of tremendous help through our home purchasing experience. We had a million and one questions and didn’t know where to start or what area would be a great fit for us, yet after talking to us, John was able to help us find homes that fit our personal taste and budget. John was patient with us in our search with limited homes on the market and even looked at other resources to find us properties that weren’t readily available to anyone else. He was very supportive and instructive in making sure we got to the Closing Day with the least amount of hassle. I would certainly work with him again and recommend him."
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"He’s a good guy, which consequently makes him easy to work with. It almost goes without saying that he was promptly responsive, detail orientated, and able to clearly articulate the intricacies of buying our first home. I would recommend him to anyone."
"We were lucky to be paired up with John through Zillow while searching for our first home. He was friendly, knowledgeable, responsive, and a pleasure to work with from start to finish. His background in home building was great because he could tell you what could and couldn't be done (construction wise) to a property and estimate how much it would cost on the spot. He also was great at negotiating and getting us the price we wanted. I would highly recommend John to anyone whether they are buying or selling a property. I'll definitely be using his services again in the future."
"I would highly recommend John Pabst and his company to navigate the recent tumultuous waters of buying a home. We had some very specific criteria that had to be met for us to pull the trigger on a home purchase. John was patient and only showed us homes that met our criteria and never rushed our buying process nor tried to sell us anything. We applauded the candid approach and love the home we bought."
"John is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. We were new to California and John helped us understand the differences in purchasing a home here versus our previous state. We had a very unique circumstance and John was instrumental in making the purchase happen. John goes out of his way to make sure his clients are taken care of and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home."
"As a first time home buyer I was a little nervous encountering agents the are too pushy. John was nothing but patient, informative, honest and understanding. Made my home buying experience a breeze and couldn't be happier with the place he helped me buy. Thank you!!"
"John is knows what he's doing in all aspects. He will listen to you and get you what you want. He's very responsive. I'm 61 and a retired exec. He is the best real estate agent I've ever worked with!"
"I have worked with John on several transactions and he did a awesome job on all of them. John and I worked on buying and selling homes and he was always very knowledgeable and responsive with every detail."
"We hired John with Pabst Associates to sell the place we called home for many years. It was somewhat of a daunting task as well as emotional too. John systematically explained what the home selling process looked like, showed us proprietary methods of how he and his team would position our home on the market to make it stand out, and gave us a timeline that we could count on to help us get ready to sell our home. We were very excited with the sale price we got from the sale of our home, the limited amount of time it took and how little hassle it was. I highly recommend John Pabst with Pabst Associates to sell your home or help you with all your real estate needs."
"John is more than a real estate agent - he is a good person. We have several properties in Southern California and I have dealt with many agents over the year. John stands up over all of them. He is knowledgeable, available on a very short notice and provides the right advice. I would recommend John Pabst for your real estate needs."
"I have used John for many real estate endeavors, from home sales to evaluations and recommend him highly. His skills range from not only real estate sales, but in mid to high end development and spec building."
"John was referred to us from one of our good friends that has used the services of Pabst Associates on more than one occasion. John was respectful of our criteria, he always listened and made sure that we were confident with our home selections. In the end, John helped us to find our dream home. I would highly recommend John Pabst and his team to anyone. He was very patient and guided us through the process successfully. We are very happy with our home."
"John helped us buy our high end home in San Diego and provided excellent service and advice. He is very resourceful and creative when dealing with complex transactions and is cool under pressure. He helped my wife and me deal with the emotions of buying a home and kept us grounded in the reality of the large financial transaction that was taking place. I would not hesitate to work with him again."
"We loved finding our new place with John. For the last 8 months, we have been looking at places and haven't had any good experience with realtors. All they did was unlocking the door and then pushing to submit an offer that was equal or higher than asking price so they can close and get their commission. Long story short, if you want a realtor that doesn't push or hurry you, provides far more services than just unlocking a door then you simply go with John."
"John was a great help from start to finish in helping me find and purchase my new home. Being new to the area, I didn't quite know the neighborhoods around, but after talking to me, John was able to help me find homes that fit my personal taste and my budget. I would certainly work with him again and recommend him to family and friends."
"John made this daunting process easy; viewing properties, selecting, and then navigating the confusing realm of buying. I am pleased that John was available to help us buy our new home. The experience far exceeded my expectations."
"John was so helpful with assisting my family with finding a property. He took the time to look at a variety of properties and provided guidance while understanding our preferences. We were able to close slightly under asking price and have since become happily settled in our new home."
"John has been a godsend from day one! Working with him, we truly felt like he had our best interests in mind. From finding a home that met our requirements to advising us on fair market pricing and finally until closing, he has been an integral navigator for the entire process. Always prompt to answer questions and ready to give us live updates, I would recommend John to any and everyone looking to buy or sell their home."
"John was a valuable partner in our home purchase. He has a wonderful personality and made the purchase process fun while ensuring both our home preferences as well financial interests were satisfied. He is by far the most knowledgeable realtor I have worked with in buying a home. He was always available, patient, and had a great sense of humor."
"I have never purchased any property before and was connected to John through a family realtor. John agreed to meet with me and helped me to put together an offer. John was responsive and walked me through the entire process, and after the offer was accepted, he worked with me through the inspections, appraisals, and contingencies and all of the actions required to close. I am now the proud owner of my condo and John continues to answer my questions as I get settled in. I utilized John to purchase property but he was knowledgeable about all aspects of real estate and I would highly recommend John."
"While I was looking for a home, John was very helpful, knowledgeable and patient. I have very particular tastes in exactly what I wanted in a home and he only brought me listings that met those requirements and was very patient with all my requests and he never stopped smiling. He is a very happy, friendly, and competent professional."
"John Pabst has been nothing short of 'exceptional' throughout our home buying experience. As out of state buyers looking for a new home in San Diego county, John guided and educated Karen and I through the 'process' of purchasing with seamless ease. He was remarkably patient and thorough. And most importantly to Karen and I was that the fact that he could always make us laugh! "
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When you are looking for a home in San Diego or the surrounding areas, John Pabst is the realtor in San Diego you need by your side. He has the experience, knowledge of local markets and outstanding customer service that you deserve. And, he has the data to back up his claims of being the leader in real estate in the area.
Working with John Pabst gets you real results. His numbers tell the full story – he sells homes 66% faster and for 3.4% more than other realtors. He also has 11,669 qualified homebuyers in his database. Scores of clients have found their next home or sold their current home with John Pabst and he has the satisfied customer reviews you’d expect from a top realtor.
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It’s critical that you make the right decision about who will handle what is probably the single largest financial investment you will ever make.
Not all real estate agents are the same. If you decide to seek the help of an agent when selling or buying your home, you need better than good information before you make any moves.
An agent can cost or save you thousands of dollars.
Picking an agent is one of those critical issues that can cost or save you thousands of dollars. There are very specific questions you should be asking to ensure that you get the best representation for your needs. Some agents may prefer that you don’t ask these questions, since the knowledge you’ll gain from their honest answers will give you a very good idea about what outcome you can expect from using them as an agent. And let’s face it – in real estate, as in life – not all things are created equal. Hiring a real estate agent is just like any hiring process – with you on the boss’s side of the desk. It’s critical that you make the right decision about who will handle what since this is probably the single largest financial investment you will ever make.
What makes you different? Why should I list my home with you?
It’s a much tougher real estate market than it was a decade ago. What unique marketing plans and programs does this agent have in place to make sure that your home stands out favorably versus other competing homes? What things does this agent offer you that others don’t help you sell your home in the least amount of time with the least amount of hassle and for the most amount of money? Get Free Report
On average, when your listings sell, how close is the selling price to the asking price?
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How many Buyers are you currently working with?
Obviously, the more buyers your agent is working with, the better your chances are of selling your home quickly. It will also impact price because an agent with many buyers can set up an auction-like atmosphere where many buyers bid on your home at the same time. Ask them to describe the system they have for attracting buyers. Get Free Report
What happens if I’m not happy with the job you are doing to get my home sold?
Can I cancel my listing contract? Be wary of agents that lock you into a lengthy listing contract where they can get out of (by ceasing to effectively market your home) but you can’t. There are usually penalties and broker protection periods which safeguard the agent’s interests, but not yours. How confident is your agent in the service s/he will provide you? Will s/he allow you to cancel your contract without penalty if you’re not satisfied with the service provided? Get Free Report