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We are pleased to showcase our client testimonials and reviews below:

You will not find a team with more experience or heart–we are clients for life! As first time home buyers, we relied heavily on the expertise of Lydia, Magda and Bill to help us identify, negotiate and ultimately close on our dream home in Marin. Every question we had (and there were many!) was answered with great care and the utmost professionalism.

Bill and Lydia have the kind of market knowledge, connections and deal instincts that you’d expect from professionals with nearly 40 years of experience. If you’re serious about buying or selling a home in Marin, there really is no other team to consider.

Anonymous
Kentfield, CA

Thank you to Bill, Lydia, Magda and their spectacular team for an amazing job helping us to buy our new home and sell our old home right next door. Bill and Lydia blew our expectations every step of the way, working tirelessly to help our family get our home market ready and sold. The stager they recommended, Margot Oven was genius, reasonable and incredibly easy to work with. Their photographer, Matt took the most beautiful photos and created the most insane marketing video to show off the property. Lydia managed the 80 people who came through our open house with ease. The next day, Bill and Lydia were on the phone accepting multiple offers over asking and reviewing them with us until 11pm. We were able to hand pick our new neighbors, a family with young children. We were in contract in just 3 days and had a quick, smooth sale. Just incredible for our neighborhood where sales tend to take longer. They are a rockstar team and we could not be happier in our new home with our new neighbors!

Laurie H.
San Francisco, CA

Lydia and Bill are a dynamic and complementary force. Lydia is warm, approachable, immediately engages with you as a client and is sensitive to your concerns, needs and interests. Bill is thorough and very knowledgeable of the real estate markets through many cycles and brings a quiet gravitas to the union. He is a man of few words, but when he speaks, you know it is with much thought and foundation. They are excellent at representing the client’s needs toward the end game of closing. Both are good listeners and really try to understand their client’s needs. We felt our interests were very well represented, and Lydia and Bill are easy and gracious to do business with. We trust them both implicitly and recommend them highly. We would do business with them again without question.

Martin C.
Belvedere Tiburon, CA

All I can say is that without Lydia’s professional and heartfelt work I would not be in my beautiful new home. A good agent is more than someone who shows you properties. Lydia is committed to making her clients happy. She works hard and really knows her market. She also makes deals happen and is a joy to work with.

On the selling side both Lydia and Bill were an incredible team. Lydia kept my focus on the deal and off the emotions that can come with selling a home that you have lived in for many years. I could not have gone through this process without them.
I have worked with other agents over the years and I have learned through my experiences that this team delivers.

Sandy K.
Belvedere Tiburon, CA

My husband and I just sold our home in Mill Valley. Lydia Sarkissian and Bill Bullock were our second agents and how we wish they were our first!!! They are simply extraordinary on every level.

We called them on a Friday afternoon and they were both here in a few hours to meet with us. Their knowledge of the market, incredible international, national and local reach, coupled with their professionalism, exquisite taste and sound advice are unsurpassed. Moreover, they listen carefully, understand the importance of market timing and command respect among all agents and brokers. Lydia’s enthusiastic, warm personality is a perfect blend with Bill’s quiet and authoritative gravitas; together they are a remarkable team. They consistently work together for their clients’ benefit. Phone calls and emails are returned promptly. They think of all the big and small issues that comprise a sale and enable all parties to move in the same direction.

They were able to quickly find the best contractors, inspectors and other resources necessary to close the transaction. Bill and Lydia also spent considerable time on disclosure documents to assure that all risks were planned for in advance. We saw first hand how other agents and buyers respected their opinions and professionalism. The presentations of our house were impeccable. In addition, the profile of the buyers interested in our house far surpassed that of our prior agents.

We were thrilled with the entire transaction and the speed and efficiency with which it was accomplished.

They also represented us with the same level of attention and professionalism when we bought a new house. We were down sizing. The new house was less than half the size and price of our prior residence. However, they were not driven by the size of the transaction. Bill and Lydia patiently helped us through this process which included detailed walk-throughs, inspections and scrutiny of prices on eight separate houses. All they ever wanted was the best for us.

Many people believe that real estate is a commodity and that real estate agents are interchangeable. That is not true. The quality of your broker makes a huge difference in your success, whether you are a seller or buyer. Call Bill and Lydia, you will not be disappointed!

Sara M.
Mill Valley, CA

Selling a home, under the best of circumstances, can be a very emotional and stressful experience. When I was ready to take this step and began searching for knowledgeable and experienced professionals who will give me the guidance and attention I needed and who would protect my interests at every turn, I found Bill Bullock and Lydia Sarkissian. Moments after meeting them, I soon knew why so many of their clients say they’d never choose anyone else. .

Lydia’s easy demeanor coupled with her energy, warmth and care draws you to her. You know you can trust her. Bill’s attention to detail and his sound guidance and advice throughout all that daunting paperwork to be filled was impeccable. they were both very patient, honest and listened to my needs and were there for me every step of the way. My house was creatively marketed and attended to and sold for more than it was listed, and I could not have been happier.

Lydia and Bill are well-known for outstanding client service, professional touches and strong attention to detail. They are your advocates and your trusted advisor in real estate. They leverage their combined experience of over 50 years as a successful team in tracking real estate trends, values and inventory. They are your best source of accurate and timely information that can mean success in the volatile Bay Area real estate market.

Five stars and hats off to this classy, brilliant, creative and honest team. I highly recommend them to anyone considering selling or buying real estate. You will be glad you did. I am now ready to buy my next home and so glad I do not have to look further.

Grace J.
Greenbrae, CA

I was first introduced to Lydia Sarkissian through friends who had done a number of successful transactions with her and Bill Bullock. I was immediately drawn to her warm charm and quickly realized what a keen and savvy business woman she is.

My husband and I decided to list our house as a luxury summer rental so we could travel in Europe with our family, and Lydia and Bill with their sterling reputation were our first call. Having never done this before, we had a lot of questions and they couldn’t have made it easier for us. Bill patiently explained all of the legalities and liabilities that exist when renting your home and, more importantly, how to protect ourselves contractually. Once our home was listed on their website, the calls began to come in and Lydia personally screened prospective clients who were interested in renting our home to ensure she would be bringing us conscientious and qualified applicants. They also assured us they would handle any problems related to the house that might arise during our travels which they had to do on a couple of occasions. They quickly took care of some minor mishaps which our renters truly appreciated. Our first summer rental went so flawlessly that we did it again the next summer.

When considering what a comparatively small commission Lydia and Bill made from listing our home, I think the professional and personal attention they provided speaks volumes about how they treat their clients. We have recommended them to many of our friends and, without fail, they express such gratitude for the introduction. It is no surprise that Lydia and Bill have such a loyal following as they are truly the best in the business!

Noelle K.
Belvedere Tiburon, CA