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Lake Forest Real Estate Services

Browse these real estate services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lake Forest.

Platinum
4.7
from 63 reviews
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Rafael Z.
Verified review

Joel was great. He came to my house and knew right away what the issue was and fixed it. I was having trouble with one of my recessed lights but Joel quickly fixed it. Talking to him on the phone, he gave me a sense that he was the guy for the job. Very Knowledgeable guy. Great service!

Top Pro
  • 15 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dawn P.
Verified review

I was looking for a retro appraisal for a trust estate. Andrew followed up on my quote request when I got busy and didn't respond back right away. He was polite, helpful, explained thoroughly what I could expect, and he was honest!!! He turned around my appraisal report the same day. I highly recommend Andrew for any of your real estate needs!

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan M.
Verified review

David is a real professional contractor .His knowledge of the concrete job I had hired him to do ,far exceeded my expectations. He also did stucco repairs to the exterior of our Apts and demolition and removal on certain areas of the complex. His rate was fantastic and he finished the total job way ahead of schedule, Thank You Mr Garcia for a job well done .I recommend D G Construction for all your construction needs.

Home Inspection Technicians
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Genie R.
Verified review

Jimmy was a real professional. He did a very through job. He took his time to explain everything and answered all my questions.

Veritas Property Inspection
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Jeremiah C.
    Verified review

    I'm a licensed real estate agent that does business in Southern California. I met Nick @ Veritas Property Inspection through buyers that hired him to inspect a property that I was selling. He did a good job and was a pleasure to talk to, so I started using him for my clients as well. I highly recommend him.

    Lisa Ann - Realtor
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
    • 14 years in business
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    Randy J.
    Verified review

    Lisa has been our real estate agent for our last few times. Lisa is knowledgeable, understanding, honest, fun and extremely thorough. On our most recent transaction, we relocated before our home went on the market. We were confident from previous experience that Lisa would take care of everything and communicate throughout the process. We highly recommend Lisa!

    Primex Termite Co.
    4.9
    from 10 reviews
    • 11 hires on Thumbtack
    Sharon V.
    Verified review

    I have to say, my experience with PrimeX was amazing! I have been in the real estate business for over 25 years and I have never seen a termite company get out to an appointment so fast, on time and deliver the report before I even got back to my office! I rely on fast, honest service and that's exactly what i got it! Thank you Giovanni, I look forward to doing business with you in the future!

    • 27 years in business
    • 15 hires on Thumbtack
    Ioan C.
    Verified review

    A. D. Whitmarsh Appraisal, Inc. is the most professional appraisal firm I know. They were on time and the appraiser was very kind and professional. After being screwed by a different appraiser A. D. Whitmarsh Appraisal, Inc. helped me gain the right value for my home. I definitely would recommend them to anyone.

    • 19 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Kimberly S.
    Verified review

    Ginger was amazing! She was consistently on top of each portion of the home sale/new purchase process. She was so wonderful to work with from beginning to close. Her friendly dimeanor and extensive knowledge made her the perfect fit for someone such as myself, with little experince with buying/selling a home. Ginger made me feel like more than just another client in the vast real estate market, but more like a trusted friend. I have, and will continue to recommend her to everyone! Kimberly Stetler, CPT

    • 9 years in business
    Jackie R.
    Verified review

    The property management connection are incredible at managing several of my properties, justin is very professional, making the whole process stress-free, and does whatever it takes to get the job done and done right. I highly recommend the property management connection for property management, and also Justin has his real estate license and has sold 2 of my homes in just a few days! I can’t thank him enough. This is your go to source for all things real estate!

    • 5 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Maria O.
    Verified review

    I have lived in a TLC real estate property now for over a year. I feel comfortable and appreciate the privacy yet the responsiveness when I need something urgently.

    • 17 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Janine B.
    Verified review

    I had inheritted two rental properties after my father passed being in IT field I know nothing about the property managment or real estate field. I interviewd 3 different management companies and found EZ management company the best in price and service. Being in the tech inudstry I am all about internet and technology. I loved the fact that the technology that EZ is using is compatible with the new century and designed to entertain owners like me who are tech savvy. I was thrilled when my property manager with EZ sat down with me to explain everything in detail. The market conditions, technology, marketing techniques to publish my property to 36 different website to ensure I get the best and highest rent and NO OUT of Pocket expense for me to get them started. They said I pay when every thing is done and they work free of cost until the property gets filled. I had no harm to try them out wihth their month to month contract. I was thinking if i don't like them I will cancel them after a month but I was amazed how they were able to rent out the property beyond my expectation with in 10 days. They impressed me with their work time after time. I ended up selling my own home through them and bought another property. Their management as well well sales both Rock! If i could give them 10 or 100 stars I would. Thank You EZ you truly stand to your slogan of Making people life's EZ..you sure did make my life EZ.

    Full Scale Real Estate
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Carol K.
    Verified review

    Kellan is the nicest, most sincere real estate agent I've ever dealt with before. He's not pushy, but knows his stuff. I will definitely use his services again.

    • 32 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Linda R.
    Verified review

    Keystone Realty, Rob/Don have been professional and helpful in handling any real estate issues we have had in the past.

    The Hanover Group
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 17 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Aaron C.
    Verified review

    If you need anything related to Real Estate. Selling. Buying. Inquiries. Window Shopping. Whatever you want, when it comes to Real Estate, The Hanover Group is there. I loved working with Vianey when I bought my house. She was patient and understanding of my naivete. I loved working Raoul when I sold my house. Not only did it sell quickly, but way over the asking price. If you are in SoCal and need anything to do with real estate, The Hanover Group should be your first call. Even though I am out of state, if I ever return to SoCal, The Hanover Group will be my first call to find me a residence.

    Andrew Cisneros
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Michelle G.
    Verified review

    Andrew is phenomenal! He is extremely knowledgeable, dedicated, efficient, the list can go on and on. I recommend him to all my friends and family that have real estate needs!

    • 37 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Gina L.
    Verified review

    I work in the real estate industry and on numerous occasions have been asked for a recommendation for an appraisal company and Don and his team at 1Advanced Appraisal are my go to company! This a group of hard working and knowledgeable people and I trust them 100% to determine accurate property values.

    Lacey Khiev Real Estate
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    Blanca S.
    Verified review

    Lacey is awesome, very knowledgeable! she dedicates her time to you like you are her only client, she listens, never rushes you, and she is always there for you for the entire process of your purchase/sell and even after. You would love working with her!

    Monica D. Stone REALTOR
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Tyler S.
    Verified review

    Monica is the first of many agents in the saturated California real estate market that actually impresses! She is highly motivated, extremely personable, and ALWAYS RESPONDS day or night. She continuously assists in searching and re-searching prospective properties for our highly unique situation, while providing perfect suggestions for alternatives. Monica follows up just enough, yet has remained highly flexible in our ever-changing parameters. We believe she has just curated our perfect selection and we are very excited! Hopefully the offer is moving forward so we can soon be celebrating with her in our new home. We are so impressed that as we acquire additional properties in the region, we hope to continue working with Monica. She is my NUMBER ONE recommendation for anyone looking for a home in Southern California - all referrals will be sent her way. I'm also happy to call her a new friend!

    Feng Shui Investment

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      About

      Feng Shui Investment is a full-service real estate brokerage, specializing in short sales, auctions, first-time home buyers, and REO. Customer satisfaction is our prime focus, and our first priority is to do whatever is best for our clients. If you need a free personal consultation with an expert for your real estate needs, please contact us.

      About

      In real estate, we help the buyers to buy the home at good price and also give free pre-qualify (loan approval) letter. We send emails as soon as the homes are available, as per their needs (location, price, etc). We explain how the buying process works! We arrange and confirm the best possible loan for them. We help the seller to sell the home fast, at the best price! We promise less and deliver more. I'm glad to see the smile on customer's face.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is a home inspection?

      A home inspection is a visual inspection performed by a trained professional to determine the condition of a home’s main elements. The inspection usually takes several hours, during which the professional takes multiple photos and notes, tracking information for a final report. After the inspection, the pro will create a printed report, complete with photos and detailed information, summarizing the condition of the house. A home inspection is often used by potential home buyers prior to purchase to determine if there are larger issues (such as dry rot or a faulty foundation) that are not immediately visible to the untrained eye but that would cost a lot of money to resolve. Home inspections are also used by real estate agents and home sellers to address any concerns before putting a home on the market. Longtime homeowners can also schedule a home inspection to get a snapshot of their current home condition and identify any issues that need to be addressed. A home inspection is not a legal document that can be used for divorce or estate settlements, nor can it be used to secure loans or mortgages.

      What does a real estate agent do?

      Real estate agents help their clients buy, sell, and rent commercial and residential properties. There are also real estate agents that sell industrial and agricultural real estate, but the majority sell residential properties. To become a real estate agent, you must be at least 18 years old, successfully complete real estate courses, and pass a real estate exam. Be sure to check for any required licensing, too. Often real estate agents will earn 5 percent to 6 percent of the total home sale price for their work in representing their client. Typically this commission is split equally between the buyer’s agent and the seller’s agent. Here is an overview of what a real estate agent does, according to the United States Department of Labor:

      • Represent clients who are looking to buy, sell and rent properties.
      • Stay knowledgeable about regional real estate prices, mortgages, market conditions and related information, and advise clients accordingly.  
      • Determine competitive market prices by comparing properties.
      • Create and publicize lists of properties for sale, including details such as location and features.
      • Market properties through advertisements, open houses and listing services.
      • Show prospective buyers or renters properties.
      • Present purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
      • Mediate negotiations between buyer and seller.
      • Ensure that all terms of purchase contracts are met.
      • Prepare documents, such as loyalty contracts, purchase agreements and deeds.

      How do you find a good home inspector?

      A home inspection should tell you the true condition of a home. A competent home inspector closely inspects your home’s structure and foundation, looks for termites and signs of problems like mold, checks the wiring to ensure it’s in good condition, and investigates the HVAC system, among other items. To find a good home inspector, first research whether home inspection is licensed in your area; not all states require licensure.

      If there is no regulatory body that licenses home inspection in your state, there are other ways to make sure you are hiring a trustworthy professional. Carefully look into the person’s reviews and ask for references. Ask if they are committed to continuing education, and whether they are active members in any reputable home inspector organizations. Some organizations that recognize and/or certify home inspectors are the American Society of Home Inspectors, National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, and American Home Inspectors Training. Don’t be shy about asking to see credentials and licensing.

      What's the difference between a real estate broker and an agent?

      Real estate agents and real estate brokers both help clients buy, sell, and rent residential and commercial properties. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, real estate brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Real estate agents cannot have their own real estate office and must work under a broker. Real estate brokers often have real estate firms and employ real estate agents. Those real estate agents may be employees of the firm, or they may work on contract and earn part of any commission they bring into the firm.

      If you are a homeowner ready to sell or a buyer in the market for a new home, either a real estate broker or a real estate agent can help you achieve your goal. What is more important than their title is their track record and client success stories. When interviewing real estate agents or brokers to help you buy or sell a home, ask about their recent sales history as compared with the original listing prices. If you’re selling a home, ask how they would market your home and what price they would list it at. Whether you hire an agent or broker, you want a professional who will have your best interests at heart.

      What should you look for in a real estate agent?

      When you’re hiring a real estate agent you want to find a qualified pro who can negotiate the best deal for your home — whether you’re buying or selling. Reading reviews will help you weed out obvious bad operators; you want to work with someone who treats their clients with fairness and respect. That said, you also want someone who can play hardball and maximize your real estate deal. Ask for references from recent clients, and be sure to call them.

      Experts encourage you to interview more than one prospective real estate agent before hiring. A home sale or home purchase is a big deal — sometimes the biggest deal in a person’s life — and you want to find an agent who will work hard for you. In today’s market, having a real estate agent who is social media savvy and has an attractive online presence is critical. Ask the agent how they plan to market your house. Review their listings, and ask yourself if they have professional photos with homes that are professionally staged. If the answer is no, they might not have the marketing savvy you’re looking for. Ask what price they would list your house at and why. Pay attention to how they communicate with you during your initial interviewing phase. Are they too busy to respond for several days? Are they clear and helpful? This information is a clue to how they’ll engage during the entire process.

      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.