Redfin Agents Find Their Way to Fabulous Fresno!

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Redfin has arrived in the heart of San Joaquin Valley, also known as California’s largest inland city, Fresno!  Residents of Fresno can now work with local Redfin agents to buy and sell homes and can use the Redfin online and mobile tools to search every home on the market.

Redfin combines in-person service and cutting-edge technology to truly revolutionize the home-buying and selling process. Our technology empowers both our agents and customers with information and tools that make buying and selling a home more efficient, less stressful and more fun.

Redfin real estate agents focus on delivering great service while helping clients buy or sell homes. This efficiency, powered by the best in technology, also enables Redfin to pass savings on to our clients. Someone who buys a $300,000 home with a Redfin agent in Fresno would receive a refund of over $1,500 at closing. Instead of the typical 3 percent commission, Redfin charges sellers a 1.5 percent fee. This means someone selling a $300,000 home with a Redfin agent would save $4,500.

Like all Redfin real estate agents, our agents in Fresno earn a salary and receive health care benefits. Their bonus pay is based on customer satisfaction, not commission. This means they are incentivized to make you happy!

Redfin hired Marti Cook to lead the team in Fresno. Marti has been helping people buy and sell homes since 2004 and has worked in many other facets of the real estate industry including home building, home renovation and lending. As a Fresno native (born and raised) and a CSU Fresno graduate, Marti is an expert on the local housing market and is excited to bring Redfin’s one-of-a-kind service and technology to her hometown.

“As a longtime real estate aficionado, and now a professional of over 10 years,  I love helping people fulfil their unique real estate needs,” Marti says. “When I learned about Redfin, it was a match made in heaven. I told myself I had to work for this company. I’m thrilled to be part of the Redfin team and  bring their philosophy of always putting the customer first to my hometown!”

Marti plans to expand the Fresno market and is already on the ground touring homes with buyers and guiding them through their offer, negotiation and closing. She’s helping people sell their homes, too. If you’re thinking about buying or selling, feel free to reach out to Marti, schedule a tour or start a conversation about your home’s value.

Redfin.com and the Redfin mobile apps also offer several ways to find out about homes for sale, selling your own home and what the local market is like even before you’re ready to dip your toe in the water, including:

Selling with Redfin:

  • Redfin Home Dashboard: A comprehensive online resource for home sellers that provides real-time data about their home.

  • Redfin Home Value Tool: A more accurate way to find out what your home is worth using self-selected comparable homes for sale in your market.

  • Redfin 3D Walkthrough: A new feature enabling homebuyers to get a high-resolution, photo-quality view from every perspective inside a Redfin agent-listed home.

Buying with Redfin:

  • Instant Tour Scheduling: Ability to instantly schedule a home tour with a Redfin agent with a single click from a browser, iPhone, iPad or Android app.

  • Redfin Matchmaker: Software that recommends unexpected listings to Redfin clients.

  • Instant Updates: Smartphone or email notifications when new homes are listed or when prices drop.

  • Search by School: Shows all the homes for sale served by a certain school with one easy search.

  • Tour and Offer Insights: Real-time statistics and notes from Redfin agents about thousands of homes and offers.

  • Deal Room: A real-time guide through the closing process, including milestones, deadlines and tasks.

We’re looking forward to meeting you! Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. on November 12 at Westwoods BBQ in Fresno. Enjoy drinks and food on us and chat with the Redfin team and other members of the local real estate community and learn all about buying and selling with Redfin. For more information about the celebrations, please email us at rsvp(at)redfin.com. We hope to see you there!

Interested in working for Redfin? We’re hiring! Check out our jobs page to see the positions available near you.

Download the Redfin app and follow Redfin on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and LinkedIn to keep track of what we’re up to.

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Amy oversees communication for Redfin’s West Coast markets. Prior to joining Redfin, she handled PR for a culinary magazine and events organization in Paris. Her dream home can be found in France, with tall windows, high ceilings and sweeping views of the Canal St. Martin, but for now she’s quite content with her little cottage in Madrona. Redfin is a full-service real estate brokerage that uses modern technology to make clients smarter and faster. For more information about working with a Redfin real estate agent to buy or sell a home, visit our "Why Redfin?," page.

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