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Brian Schwatka Captain & Listing Agent

Brian Schwatka has been a top-producing Realtor and Transition Specialist since 2004. His purpose is to help homeowners of all ages make the best decisions for their future, whether they are staying or going.

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Call/Text: 408-499-9561

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Monnick “Nicky” de Guia Transaction Manager

Nicky has more than 10 years of experience assisting in the field of customer service and technical support. She is keen to details, making sure to provide excellent outputs. She is one of the main points of contact throughout your transaction. She schedules the home preparation services, orchestrates the calendar and makes sure that your transaction is stress-free.

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Candace Levers Project Manager and Listing Assistant

Candace has been a licensed Realtor since 2007. Candace is responsible for scheduling and interacting with the home preparation team to help you get the biggest return on your investment. She can back up Brian in "Realtor-Mode".

Email address:

Call/Text: 408-768-9492

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Judith Vandsburger Buyer's Agent

Judith has been a licensed Realtor since 2005. Because Brian only represents home sellers, it is a conflict of interest for him to write offers for unrepresented buyers. Judith is one of the top Buyer’s Agents in Silicon Valley and can write offers on behalf of unrepresented buyers while assuring that the lines of communication are always open. 

Michelle Santiago - Chicago Title Escrow Officer

Michelle Santiago Escrow Officer

Michelle has over 28 years of experience in escrow in Los Gatos. Her Background has a very strong history with resale, Trust, Probate, 1031 exchange, reverse exchange, refinance and commercial sales. Michelle and her highly experienced team are well known in the real estate industry as being very professional by her long list of loyal clients.

Email address:

Call: 408-354-6737

Helpful Real Estate Videos

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The Homeowner FlightPlan

This video explains what happens between the time you place your deposit and the time you move in to the Retirement Community.

The Listing Agreement

This video explains the California Association of Realtors Listing agreement in plain English so that you get a better understanding of what you will be signing when you decide to list your home.  

Mediation and Arbitration

This video explains the verbiage in the mediation and arbitration clauses within the California Association of Realtors listing and purchasing agreements

Wire Fraud - Don't Wire Funds!

This video explains how important it is to protect yourself from wire fraud.

Please do NOT wire funds until you've watched this video!

DocuSign Electronic Signatures

This video explains how to use the DocuSign electronic signature email program so that you can sign documents from your computer or mobile device.

The Listing Preparation

This video explains what to expect between the signing of the listing agreement and the close of escrow

Home Preparation

This video explains what we might want to do to get your home ready for the market

Downsize & Prepare

This 3 minute video demonstrates how my team and I can transform a neglected home into a move-in ready home in 4 weeks.  

Seller's Disclosures

This video explains all of the disclosures that a seller will be completing prior putting their home on the market.  

Some Documents have changed, so the video must be changed.  Stay Tuned.

The Residential Purchase Agreement

This video explains the California Association of Realtors (CAR), Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) in an expeditious manner for both buyers and sellers.

The Residential Purchase Agreement (COURSE MANUAL)

If you really want to learn the in-depth details of the California Association of Realtors (CAR), Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA), feel free to download this 106 Page course manual.

The Residential Purchase Agreement (SAMPLE)

Download this Sample RPA and follow along as Brian explains the California Association of Realtors (CAR), Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) in an expeditious manner for both buyers and sellers.

Offer Accepted, Now What?

This video explains all of this things that will happen after a purchase agreement has been accepted.

Important Documents

Homeowner Combined Booklet

Santa Clara County Utilities

Residential Listing Input Form

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