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Real Estate Service You Deserve, Agents You Trust, Expertise You Need. We Believe In: Embracing fresh ideas and bold thinking, Being real and transparent, Being responsive and available, Obsessing about the details, Doing the right thing for the long term, Doing what we love and outsourcing everything else, Being ourselves. It’s Win/Win. Solid Experience. Real Results. Full Transparency. Communication Guaranteed.

ABOUT US:

Katie Duke and Larry Dunn are Realtors that specialize in a wide range of services from helping individuals find properties to Purchase, Selling properties, and Invest.
Katie and Larry focus on superb Customer service with a strong sense of Integrity. They pride themselves on being full service agents who genuinely care about their clients and stay in close contact with them from start to finish. This has proven to be of great value to their clients since many of them are returning clients and have referred their friends and families.
Whether you are purchasing your first home, purchasing an Investment Property, trying to sell your property, having trouble affording your property and need to do a short sale, Katie and Larry are the best realtors for the job. They go above and beyond for their clients from doing tons of research to the type and amount of advertisements that they place on behalf of their clients. Since they are very knowledgeable in their field and are experts in negotiating, Katie and Larry have helped their clients close countless properties each year while saving their clients thousands of dollars.

Brilliant Buyers

Katie and Larry have a NO Pressure, NO Sales Pitch approach and their services are always FREE to buyers. Once you decide you want to purchase a home, they will perform tons of research to help you narrow down the types of homes that you are looking for. Then, they will show you as many properties as you would like to see to make sure you find your perfect home. They understand that this process cannot be rushed and can take from days to months and even years. There is never any sales pressure and they will never push you to make a decision that you are not completely happy with. Furthermore, since they have been in the business for so long, they have many contacts in different fields to help you find the best, cheapest, and most reliable lenders, inspectors, and home insurance companies in the area. All of their services are FREE to you if you decide to use Katie Duke and Larry Dunn as your Realtor.

Savvy Sellers

Decide to Sell
So, you have decided to sell your property. Before anything else, it is a good idea to sit down and clarify your motivations and draw up a basic time frame for the selling process.

Why Sell?

Why do you want to sell your property? Do you intend to simply find a larger property, or do you plan on moving to another neighborhood, school district, city or state? You might think your reasons are obvious, but it would do well to consider the implications of each option for your lifestyle, opportunities, and finances. Being clear about your intentions for selling will make it easier for us to determine the most appropriate option for your specified financial, lifestyle, and real estate goals.

When Should I Sell?
You should immediately establish your time frame for selling. If you need to sell quickly, we can speed up the process by giving you a complete market analysis and action plan to obtain all of your goals. If there is no pressing need to sell immediately, you can sit down with one of our expert real estate agents to thoroughly review the current market conditions and find the most favorable time to sell.

What Is The Market Like?
When you work with us, you can be sure that you will have our knowledge, expertise and negotiating skills at work for you to arrive at the best market prices and terms. We will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the marketplace and the price, financing, terms and conditions of competing properties. With us, you will know exactly how to price and when to sell your property.

How Do I Optimize My Finances?
Deciding to sell your property demands a serious consideration of your current financial situation and future possibilities. With the help of our qualified agents, you will be able to effectively assess the cumulative impact of these changes, estimate potential proceeds of selling your property, and plan effective tax savings and estate planning strategies. We will ensure that you not only take control of your finances but use them to their fullest potential.

Intelligent Investors

In order to procure successful real estate investments, it’s vital that you have a knowledgeable team on your side – especially in today’s tricky real estate market. From rental properties to properties that can be flipped for a profit, our team of Realtors has been helping investors navigate the ropes of investing for more than a decade. So, if you’re thinking about dipping your toes into real estate investments, here are a few reasons why you need us on your side:
We have been working with investors for 14+ years, and we know what we’re doing. When it comes to real estate investing in the TRACY area, known as the region's "Gateway to the Central Valley and Bay Area," and beyond, we have all the inside information you need. From finding the property with the greatest potential return to securing the best price, we can help you every step of the way.
We can deal with time frames of the 1031 tax deferment – also called the Starker exchange. Under this law, it’s possible for investors to exchange or trade similar properties without incurring taxes on the sale of their current property. However, the trade must be made within a certain time period or the whole thing falls through. We have dealt with these time constraints numerous times can help you navigate this tricky process.
We have many repeat investors. Not only have we helped numerous investors meet their investing goals, we have also been able to build long-term relationships with them. Once we know what your needs are, we always keep an eye open for future opportunities and deals that fall in line with your goals.
We strive to maximize your return on investment any way we can. Whether that means getting you the best deal or helping you secure ideal tenants for your rentals, we want to help you make more money.
If you wish to rent out your investment property, we can help. We take care of everything from accepting applications from potential renters to showing the property.

Relocation

Relocating to a new community can be extremely stressful. Not only does relocating involve starting a new job, enrolling your children in a new school, learning your way around a new community, and making new friends, it also involves finding housing – a task that can be difficult if you’re not familiar with the area. You may also need to have housing in place before you arrive. And let’s face it; searching for a home from hundreds of miles away is no easy task.
This is where we can help. The Duke and Dunn Team can help you throughout every step of the relocation process. From selecting a residential area that complements your lifestyle as well as your budget, we can give you an inside advantage in the current local market. And the best part? You can do most of the work of finding a new home from your current one. In fact, you can find your dream home to purchase before you pack the first box.
Not only can you search for properties on our site, we are also here to help you determine your best housing options. No one knows the real estate market like we do, and we excel at placing families in the right homes in the right communities. After all, you can only learn so much from a listing and a few pictures, we will do the legwork and research necessary to get you in the perfect home.
Once you find the perfect home, we will negotiate with the sellers on your behalf. You already have enough to do. Having us on your team will make the relocation process smoother and quicker than you ever thought possible. Contact us for more information about moving to our exciting community.