I met Annalise in spring 2017 when I knew I was going to sell my vineyard property. While the 6-acre vineyard property is in the highly desirable Russian River Valley AVA and on a road with many existing wineries, the 102 year old house needed some work to be market-ready. Before I even signed the contract to hire Annalise, she was ready and willing with spot-on suggestions on where my pre-sale money would be best spent.
What impressed me most was that unlike most other realtors, Annalise held an open house every single weekend it was on the market (and being a specialized vineyard property, it took a while to find the right buyer) over a period of months, greatly increasing the number of potential buyers who could see it without having to make an appointment.
The Oct wildfires occurred while the property was on the market, and where other realtors had their clients take homes off the market, Annalise suggest I keep mine on and “let it ride”. This was sound advice since the low inventory of available homes meant many who had lost homes came to look at, and consider, mine.
While trying to sell the vineyard property, Annalise took the time to get to know exactly what I was looking for in a new home by sending me current listings and taking me to see properties she thought would meet my needs. She really shines as a buyer’s representative – she found me the perfect home, in the neighborhood I wanted to buy in, before it even went on the market. She helped me negotiated a price under market value as well as a credit for some needed repairs. And she pushed to get escrow closed in under 30 days during the Christmas/New Year holidays.
Annalise was always there to answer a text, phone call, or email and was infinitely patient, kind, and understanding with my million and one questions and requests. If you need a real estate professional to either buy or sell, or both, don’t hesitate to contact Annalise Demuth.