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    Professional Experience:
    Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – 1993 to present:

    • Residential sales working with both Sellers and Buyers
    • Consistent Top Producer – President’s Circle Award
    • Management Assistant / Director of Training<
    • Teacher of a number of real estate classes for agents
    • Relocation Certified
    • Preview Property Expert
    Marriage, Child & Family Counseling – 1989 to 1992

    Lifespring Sales Coordinator for training – 1980 to 1989

    Center For Human Development – training teacher – 1979 to 1980

    • Designed and taught elementary school teachers (K-6) group process for building self esteem in the classroom
    Elementary School Teacher in Orinda - 1968 – 1979
    • Taught Grades 3 and 4, and Gifted Program
    Orinda Chamber of Commerce
    • President – 2005, 2006
    • Member of Board of Directors – 1997 to present
    • Ambassador – 2007 to present
    Contra Costa County Womens Council of Realtors - 2007 Buffini & Company
    • Real Estate Training Certified Mentor – 2004 to present
    • Certified to teach “100 Days to Greatness” – a step by step new agent training program with materials designed to get agents started and successful in the business
    International President's Circle

    About Patti

    Patti Camras is a Native Californian, who grew up in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. After graduating from UC Berkeley, where she received her BA in Sociology and California Teaching Credential, Patti started teaching elementary school locally in the Orinda Union School District. After a successful eleven year career of teaching, Patti went to graduate school and received her Masters in Psychology and Family Counseling from John F. Kennedy University.

    Patti exemplifies a rare talent in her profession; she sets her standard of practice very high and continues to outperform each client's expectation. Patti brings creativity and craftsmanship to every transaction allowing to individual properties she lists to enjoy a unique marketing plan resulting in a faster more lucrative sale for the seller.

    With teaching and counseling in her background, it was more than a natural next step for Patti to launch her career in real estate, a profession she has been enthusiastically pursuing since 1993.

    Client Testimonials


    "“However, more than anything else we want you to know how much we appreciate your attitude and professionalism. You always had our best interest in mind throughout the entire working relationship. When most realtors would have encouraged a sale - any sale, you actually talked use out of a bad contact and quickly found us a better and more conducive contract that was form fit for our situation. Patti you really made a difference and we can testify to how important a dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced realtor truly is.” -Buyer and Seller, Lafayette and Orinda


    "“After a fairly exhaustive search, we made offers on 2 houses, eventually purchasing our current home, but not after extended and sometimes acrimonious negotiations compounded by the fact that ½ of the sellers lived on the East coast and we were in Southern California. There were a number of instances that Patti kept the deal together and we are happy that she did…there are no agents with whom I have dealt that have exhibited more professionalism or tenacity as Patti. She always went out of her way to make herself available and promptly responded to all my inquiries, day or night. She represented us extremely well during negotiations and closing.” -Buyer, Lafayette


    ""We had heard that Patti Camras was an exceptional realtor and now we can attest that it is true! She began actively selling our home so that we had an offer even before the open houses. We so appreciated her professionalism and honesty about selling a home in Lamorinda. It can be a stressful time, but with Patti, we were confident and at ease during the entire process. Thank you, Patti Camras!" - Seller, Lamorinda


    ""Patti Camras is a true professional. Excellent communicator, organized, and responsive. More importantly, she had out trust. We loved working with her. We highly recommend her." - Seller, Orinda


    ""I cannot speak highly enough of the service we received from Patti. We were moving from the UK and consequently had limited opportunity to view properties. Patti soon worked out what we wanted better than we did! We completely trusted that she would find us a great house and she did not let us down. On top of her ability to work out what was important to us, she negotiated like a demon and guided us through the whole house buying process with great care from start to finish. We are so pleased we met Patti." - Buyer, Lafayette


    ""In a world of many real estate agents, Patti is phenomenal. She knows the Lamorinda area, and as a former teacher in the Orinda elementary schools, she knows people. Warm, caring, understanding, and at the top of her game, Patti is a great choice of realtor." - Buyer/Seller, Lamorinda

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