Over $1 billion in career sales
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Powerhouse team of Lauren Forbes and John Corrales continue to make dreams come true for their clients in the South Bay. Since 1999 Lauren and John have topped over $1 Billion in sales and are top agents in Southern California. Their core business is the South Bay and their reach is Global. The Forbes Corrales luxury presence is fueled by innate business relationships with agents in other cities including London, New York, Aspen, San Francisco and Miami.
Forbes Corrales strives for excellence and originality to help buyers and sellers feel confident in their decision-making. We look 360 degrees, we drill down, and we care about what we do and how we go about doing it. There is meaning in every aspect of our approach, and it shows by the way in which others follow our lead.
WHAT INSPIRES US?
Exceeding expectations and out performing others in the market drives us. Our clients don’t call on us because they want to pay us a commission for doing what others can do. They call on us because we can handle tough situations, resolve issues to make their lives easier and to break records. From Lauren Forbes’ law degree to John Corrales’ years of marketing and valuation experience, we’re able to move with efficient purpose and achieve our clients’ desired results. Add to that our hyper local networking and the immense network of Coldwell Banker and you get 2 unstoppable agents with proprietary resources no one else has.
· Current brokers’ price opinion with different options at no cost
· A business plan that is better than the “normal” comparative market analysis
· Transaction management for pre-market, escrow control and post follow-up
· Property analysis including referrals for repairs, staging and sales preparation
· Risk management covering seller disclosures to protect you from lawsuits
· Loan qualification and approval
· Finding properties on the market, off the market and upcoming
· Market knowledge and information to gain every possible advantage
· Advanced negotiation strategies including knowing who the competition is
· Investment analysis with an exit strategy
· Hands-on transaction management to make our clients’ lives easier
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
· All residential sales including income properties
· Estate and trustee sales
· New construction including interior design and staging
· 1031 tax-deferred exchange and reverse exchange
· Probate sales and family estate planning
· Short sales and bank owned properties
· Property renovations with our own design build teams
· Creating calm in situations i.e. divorce
· Making the difference with statistical analysis beyond the normal CMA