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"Sellers Took Us Seriously When They Heard We Were Working With John"

We approached John with the idea of buying a house in San Francisco in early 2018. We had some specific ideas about what we wanted and where we wanted to buy. However, we were entirely unfamiliar with how the buying market in San Francisco worked. John was great at answering every question we had about real estate transactions, what the state of the market in SF was, and what we should expect from the offers we placed. He has fantastic knowledge of the area, having been working in SF for decades. Some things that really stood out were how well he knows the housing stock. He's been in literally thousands of houses and apartments in San Francisco so he's seen every possible variation on things. He also seems to know nearly every other real estate agent, or at least, they know him! Many times when we went to look at an open house on our own, we'd mention his name to the realtor and they nearly always knew him. This was great for buyer/seller communications and I got the impression that sellers figured we were serious when they heard we were working with John. In the end, John found us an apartment in a neighborhood we hadn't considered, but we fell in love with it as soon as we walked in. He was familiar with our tastes and knew what to show us. He helped us through the insanely complicated tasks of making offers, going through all of the disclosures, and ultimately closing the deal. He and his team at Aethos were exactly what we needed to find a great place in one of the most difficult markets for buyers in the world!"

- Sam and Liz

"John is Ethical, Moral and a Breath of Fresh Air"

John is ethical, moral and a breath of fresh air in a highly competitive industry. He is honest, knowledgeable and works his butt off for you. Highly recommend.

- Bill B.

"John is the Perfect Realtor"

John is the perfect realtor. He listens, always answers phone calls, responds to queries with cheerful readiness, and is an all around good guy. He and his business partner, Marcus, facilitated the purchase of a property for us in San Francisco, and made it very easy. I recommend him without reservation.

- Laird C.

"John Helped Us Through Multiple Potential Minefields"

John helped us through multiple potential minefields in the purchase of our first home in San Francisco and later in its sale. We couldn't ask for a better team in these complex and pivotal -- and most personal -- decision processes. We are grateful for the day my husband wandered into a cafe and happened to meet John early in our SF sojourn.

- Frances

"He is Proactive in Getting Things Done"

Buying my new apartment would not have happened without John; he is very proactive in getting things done and always available to answer any questions. I will definitely refer all my friends and family to him when buying property in the future!

- Vanessa

"Express Our Appreciation"

We just wanted to express our appreciation for the good work of John in the successful sale of our home in South Beach. What we truly appreciated was that they guided us through the process step by step, made themselves available for questions and within a week of aggressive marketing managed to sell our home in a declining market.

- Vijay S.

"I can’t speak highly enough about my experience"

I really enjoyed working with John on the sale of my condo. Being my first sale, I was a bit clueless about the sellers end of the transaction. John diligently walked me through the process and explained things every step of the way. Not only was he professional, responsive, and knowledgeable, he was pleasant to talk with and fun to be around. I can't speak highly enough about my experience working with John.

- Kelley G.

"Tremendous Command of SF Real Estate"

John has a tremendous command for the SF Real estate market, and strategies to sell and purchase. I've bought and sold houses with him. Anyone looking to close a great result in a real estate transaction, I'd highly recommend engaging John for such services.

- Chuck F.