Dan & Tish were always there when we needed them. Whether it was a phone call or driving us around to look at houses. Being a first time homebuyer, we were not familiar with the process at all. They talked us through everything and made sure we were comfortable with what we were signing. They made sure we were happy with every detail of the process and more importantly, our home. We are very happy with our experience and have made a friend in the real estate business for life.
Josh & Tab
Dan & Tish did more than I could expect. I had some last minutes items that were revealed towards the close and they did everything possible to complete the transaction.
Dan & Tish were great! We looked at so many houses and they just kept searching until we found the right one for us! We would refer them to any of our friends. We will use them again in the future! Thanks again for all of your help! The house & neighborhood are great! We love it!
The Davidek Family
Dan & Tish were knowledgeable in making us, as first time buyers, feel confident and reassuring when things got stressful. If we were in charge of your business there's just one thing we'd change, your salary! You deserve to make so much more for your efforts!
Michael & Kim Nelson
Dan & Tish are quite simply the best real estate team we’ve ever worked with. Their knowledge of the market and proper contacts within the real estate field made buying our home easy! We will most definitely keep our ears open for anyone to refer your services to. Thank God we found you guys! Thank you so much!
The Clark family.
Dan works by referral only and I would refer him to anyone who needs a follow through businessperson.
I met Dan (through an internet referral he was sending me) and found that discussing our mutual client was informative and easy. He's a professional that makes working together a breeze. I would find working with him directly a pleasant experience and highly recommend
Celeste Barr, GRI, CRS, ABR, e-Pro
Dan and Tish provided my wife and I with a superior and flawless real estate service as we searched for our first home. Despite a tumultuous buying process, both Dan and Tish were always available to answer questions and provide the support needed. Their network of professionals proved to be exemplary and were also a significant value added service to being a client of Dan and Tish's. My wife and I have referred them to several professional and personal contacts already and plan to do so in the future. Dan and Tish will also continue to be our Realtors in all our future real estate transactions.
Scott & Sarah Lipton
I first worked with Dan and Tish back in 2006 I think it was. When I first met Dan and Tish I told them from the start that I didn’t like working with real estate agents and they took the time to find out why and still worked with me. I have to admit Dan and Tish both changed my mind on working with real estate agents even though they are the only ones I will work with when the time comes again. They always did whatever I asked and went above and beyond what I asked of them. There are no better people to work with or to have help find you a home. They are not only the most professional people I know they are also the most friendly and hardworking of any real estate agents I have ever known. I know for a fact they won't stop till they know you are a 100% happy.
Dan & Tish are past customers of mine and I highly recommend them to anyone in need of a quality realtor.
Dan and Tish are outstanding real estate agents. In all my years of working with literally thousands of Realtors across the U.S. and around the world, I have seen very few who know their business and deliver like these two. Their marketing knowledge is unsurpassed, their systems tight and their people skills are great. These are special people with huge capacity for results and huge hearts! You will enjoy your experience with them, so call them and find out for yourself.
Dan and Tish are great people, and that’s what makes them great real estate agents. They are very family orientated, and they make you feel like one of the family. They are trustworthy people. The best home buying experience we’ve ever had.
Melayne Ritter & Ean Devine
Dan and Tish went above and beyond our expectations. We always felt as if our interests were of the utmost importance to them. They helped us pursue our dream of home ownership with professionalism, sincerity and excellence. We would gladly recommend them to anyone interested in buying or selling a home.
Jason & Jennifer Lowry
Magazine of MacNexus - The Sacramento Macintosh User Group - July 2008
Mac-Assisted Home Buying
by Diana Hunt
I finally got my husband to agree to move after eight years of trying. We had retired and didn’t need the city any more for jobs. With my Mac I could be anywhere, right? Gary took a vacation in July 2007 to visit his brothers and sister in northern Illinois. I stayed home with the dogs. He decided that moving to Illinois might be OK.
His brothers took him house hunting. I used the Internet to check out the properties that he liked and learn about Illinois. Yes, I learned they have winter. But, by then, Gary had found a house and property the car crazy family liked. I could see why. My Mac showed the listing and the picture was of a 40' x 60' shop. No house in sight. He assured me there was a house, too. And a three-car garage!
The real estate agent was not very sure how to use email, but received help from another worker in his agency. From 2,000 miles away, the agent would email documents for us to sign. We printed them, signed them, scanned them back in, and thanks to Apple building in a PDF routine on the print function, I could turn the signed docs into PDFs to email back to the agent. And to the bank, who were quite adept at receiving docs by email. We bought the house, and got a bridge loan, all by email.
Now that we had a place in Illinois, we could start packing up 25 years of stuff to move. What a job. I used the Mac to research moving van rentals, moving companies, advice on packing, cost estimates for moving all Gary's vehicles, and the like.
We found a Sacramento real estate agent by asking a title company for a recommendation. That agent may be good at the final details, but she was not able to sell our house in six months. The local banker here in Illinois suggested finding a husband-wife team as he'd had luck before with a couple. You pay the same percentage but have two people working for you. I could not find a real estate \"couple\" with a Google search.
I decided to post a request on the MacNexus website for help in finding an agent. After the posting, I happened to see the MacNexus directory function and decided just to try entering \"real estate\" into the profile area. Sure enough, a member profile came up with an agent. Lo, and behold, it was Dan AND Tish Abraham, long-time members, who are a COUPLE of real estate agents! Plus I wouldn’t have to teach them how to make a PDF to email!
I sent off several emails asking if anyone knew the Abrahams. Gail McGovern said they had volunteered for the club when she was putting on some training. They did their jobs well and were pleasant. Others agreed. I call that a good recommendation. I checked their website (www.danandtish.com ) and found interesting material on how to choose an agent. Wish I'd seen that before! So I signed on with Dan and Tish to try to sell my poor house. It's a good house. How could it still be for sale after six months?
Thanks to those who took the time to email me about the Abrahams or to suggest others.
The first thing Dan had to do was calm me down about the state of Sacramento real estate and that it would all work out. \"Diana: Have faith.\" We did that first meeting with a video chat and used iChat several times to hash over stuff. It really was more reassuring to see Dan and Tish than to just discuss by phone or email.
Seven days later, we had a buyer and a signed contract. One month later, the Sacramento house was no longer ours. Thank you, Dan and Tish!
We had to go into the bank here to get one document notarized, but other than that, my trusty Mac and Epson scanner turned our signed documents involving a mega-money house contract, IRS sworn statements, and legal disclosure forms into email, and shuttled documents back and forth, 2000 miles from Sacramento to rural Illinois. Still amazes me how the technology allowed me to buy a house and sell a house without physically being there.
Anyone want to iChat to see the beautiful meadow in the backyard? firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan and Tish drastically exceeded my expectations. Being a first times home buyer, I had many questions and concerns, but Dan & Tish were able to immediately answer them and put me at ease. They gladly walked me through every step. Their infinite knowledge of the Sacramento market is only surpassed by their kindness. I came out of the experience with an amazing home and two new friends. If your considering using Dan & Tish as your agents, do it! You'll be glad you did.
Dan and Tish, Thank you for being on top of everything and for following up on the homes we made offers on. If it wasn't for your great experience we wouldn't have our home. Even though escrow rarely goes as planned, it was worth the wait. We appreciate it and we're glad we chose you as our realtors.
Marvin & Sao Noriel
Tish was very helpful, and explained everything clearly to us. She and Dan were able to accommodate our schedules. They always put the client first.
John & Jennifer Melvin
Very professional, and easy to work with. Knowledgable about the market, and answered all our questions. Easy to get ahold of and promptly returned all our calls, emails, etc. Thanks Dan & Tish
Dr. James Janik and Dr. Sarah Conlon
We were referred to Dan and Tish by some friends, so I gave Tish a call. She was very friendly, and set us up with some listings to look through. She was very helpful in finding and walking us through houses, as was Dan. Tish helped us write up an offer, and our first offer was accepted. She was very helpful and explained all the paperwork we needed to sign. Dan was an excellent resource during the inspections with his contracting background. I was able to feel a lot less overwhelmed with him there. Tish was great during the closing process. She was the easiest one to work with and the most on top of things where the lender was not as efficient. Whenever problems arose with the seller and lender, Tish informed me, but was able to take care of it. Dan and Tish really helped make this a stress free transaction.
Drew & Carolyn Nolan
Dan & Tish walked me through every step. As a first time buyer this was very helpful. The process went very quickly, and I knew the neighborhood were I wanted to buy. We first met the first week of September, and I was in my new home December 1st
I can only say great things about Dan and Tish. I was referred to Dan and Tish from a trusted coworker, and I couldn't have asked for a better team. Tish took the time to explain all necessary home buying information step by step, no pressure, only professionalism and attention to detail. My 7year old son Romaine and I couldn't have asked for a better couple of professional/honest/down-home team of Real Estate Agents. My first time buying a home has been a pleasant experience. The individual attention and positivity during the home buying process has been a breath of fresh air...I didn't feel pressured one bit..again Thank you for all you have done for us and being there. Thank you Dan and Tish I will refer you to anyone I know interested in buying or selling a home.
Best regards, Tara and Roamine
Dan & Tish are a great combo team. They're very knowledgeable in this market and quick to answer questions. As first time home buyers, we had a lot of questions, and Dan & Tish were quick to track down the answers. It was a leaser working with them and we're enjoying our new home!
Isaac & Makenzie Seckora