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“I want to give an unsolicited recommendation to Desiree who worked with us on the recent sale of our home. Desiree Docktor (a midtown neighbor) of Alain Pinel Realtors was outstanding! She was terrific in all phases of the sale: staging, pricing and timing the listing. Desiree kept a close eye on competing houses and adjusted the timing for accepting offers to maximize our leverage. We sold the house for hundreds of thousands above the list price and we were more than happy with her efforts! If you are considering selling we recommend that you talk to Desiree.”
- BRIAN AND CATHY S. - PALO ALTO SELLERS
“Desiree guided us through the process in selling our parent’s home with patience and ongoing support. She explained paperwork and processes making difficult things easy to understand. We felt she always had our best interests at heart. The end-result was an amazing transformation of the home. She collaborated with us in a way that honored our parents.”
- JH PALO ALTO SELLER
“We could not have done this without her and her team in the tight time frame we were working with. She was calm & collected and smart.”
- PENNY & DICK G. SELLER PALO ALTO
With over 75 million in Real Estate sales Desiree brings experience and extensive knowledge of the Palo Alto neighborhoods and surrounding communities.
She grew up and raised her family in Palo Alto. Desiree and her husband, Steve Miller, have three children who attended Palo Alto schools. She has volunteered in many different capacities in the community and has extensive experience in fundraising for the Palo Alto School District.
A graduate of University of California, Berkeley, in 1985 she founded Videotransform, Inc. (a leading corporate video services company based in Palo Alto) and served as CEO until 2001. Desiree brings to Compass over 30 years of marketing and business management experience.
Her knowledge of video technology will help you frame your home at just the right angles with excellent exposure to ensure your home is digitally and distinctively displayed in print and on the internet. Call for her unique perspective of a 5th generation Californian living the quintessential California lifestyle in an Eichler home in Palo Alto.
What she will offer you:
- Complete knowledge in preparing your home to sell for the highest and best price in a competitive marketplace
- Negotiation skills
- Reputation for Excellence
- Video & Imaging expertise
- Local market expertise, with global reach
- Green Housing Enthusiast
“I have a steadfast commitment to treating each transaction with the utmost integrity and professionalism.”
-Member of National Association of Realtors (NAR)
-Member of California Association of Realtors (CAR)
-Member of Silicon Valley Association of Realtors (SILVAR)
-Quality Service Certified (QSC) Platinum
-Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Awards: Palo Alto Community Outreach Award 2011
Palo Alto District Rookie of the Year 2008
Desiree works exclusively through referrals. If you know anyone who may be buying or selling a home, call Desiree so she can guide them through the process.