About Peter

Peter Stein works with his wife, Yvette Collins, in real estate sales.

Peter grew up in Burlingame and San Mateo … And attended Serra High School … He graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Marketing and provides expertise in designing and implementing successful marketing strategies … Prior to working in real estate sales, Peter was employed with Home Savings of America for over 19 years as a real estate appraiser … In that capacity, he appraised single-family residential, multi-family residential, and commercial and industrial properties on the Peninsula and throughout central and northern California … And, at one point, he was the Chief Appraiser of the Commercial and Industrial Loan Department for Home Savings and supervised all commercial and industrial appraisal activity in central and northern California as well as the states of Oregon and Washington … Peter's broad experience provides clients with a unique perspective and understanding of the financing and banking industry as well as real estate, realistic market evaluations and the means of getting the highest possible price for client's homes.

Yvette was educated in Asia and in France and has lived on five of the seven continents … Prior to working in real estate, Yvette worked for the U. S. foreign service, arranging protocol and itinerary for visiting dignitaries … She is fluent in French, Vietnamese, Fukein (Chinese), and of course, English … In her real estate career, Yvette has also worked with Mason-McDuffie Real Estate, Prudential California Realty, Cashin Company, and is now associated with Compass … Over the years, Yvette has taken courses and attended seminars relating to real estate principles, ethics, finance, valuation, law, marketing and advertising … Her approach combines personal attention and exceptional negotiating skills with knowledge of prevailing market conditions, innovative marketing strategy, and the use of state of the art technology, to skillfully guide her clients through every step of the home buying and selling process … With her education and proven experience, Yvette works with the highest standards of quality and service to achieve the very best results for her clients.

With over 45 years of combined professional dedication, knowledge, experience, and expertise in real estate, Peter Stein and Yvette Collins are a hard-working team servicing the residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and San Francisco Counties … They have exceptional track record of success in sales, marketing, high quality service, and client satisfaction.


There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate sales professional … Integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiating skills, and a high quality professional network … All of which comprise the foundation of our business philosophy.

However, in our experience as real estate sales professionals, we have found that providing the very best service is essentially all about "putting our clients first" … This means keeping ourselves accessible, being good listeners and communicators, and responding quickly to our clients needs and concerns.

This "client first" philosophy had always been our approach and it requires us to continually work to improve our skills and ways of doing business … In this endeavor, we also utilize the latest technologies to enable us to reach more buyers and sellers much more quickly and efficiently … As well, these technologies also provide us the means to continually extend the range of services and information that we provide our clients.


"There are many reasons … We believe that our marketing skills, our knowledge of the market, and our experience in the industry are just a few of the benefits we provide our clients … However, what really separates us from the others is our ability to produce outstanding results for the sellers and buyers that we work with … We are full-time, highly trained, experienced professionals, not part-time sales people … This is our career … We have high standards and have consistently been top producers.

"We believe that they ultimate test of how well real estate agents serve their clients is whether or not the clients keep coming back … And we are happy to say that the vast majority of our business today is repeat business from satisfied clients and the referrals that they send our way. "

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