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Want to buy a home?

When Joanne represents buyers her focus is to lead them through the complex maze of finding just the right property, contract negotiations, types of financing, qualifying, disclosures, inspections, and the escrow process to a sucessful closing.  She has acquired a keen insight into the financing world and developed specialized skills that help clients secure the best type of loan for their purchase.  Sensitive to the fact that real estate is the biggest investment most people make in their lives,  Joanne works diligently to secure best  financing, which saves clients thousands of dollars.  See what some of my clients have to say about my service on the Testimonial page. Type your paragraph here.

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About Our Services


Joanne L. Gardiner and Advantage Realty offers two types of real estate services, those to the public and those to lenders (REO).  While both are different in certain ways, in either case clients can count on receiving the highest level of service, timely communications, direct access to Joanne and the best possible results for their particular needs.  That's Joanne's promise to each and every client. Joanne believes strongly in the traditional values of integrity, professionalism and accountability.  The core of her  business philosophy is the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would want them to do unto you. 

To buy or sell wisely, buyers and sellers need someone who cares about their goals and has the knowledge, dedication, and experience to make it happen for them successfully. That someone is Joanne. 

When paying your house payment is too tough, and you want to sell your home but think you cannot afford to, then it's time to call Joanne for a confidential, no obligation consultation. Her cell phone number is 510-589-4794 or send her a note on the contact form.  


Want to sell a probate or trust property?

Joanne has handled countless probate sales from successor trustee sales, to independent administration, and court confirmed probate sales.  Each type has a particular framework that needs to be ahered to in order to successfully represent these unique transactions and deliver results to sellers.  

Are you thinking of relocating to a different area or state?
Individual relocation can be smooth or it can be a nightmare depending on many factors.  The most important aspect of relocating is finding the right agent in the new city.  When you need a broker outside of the San Francisco Bay Area or in another state, call on Joanne to connect you with just the right one.  By using her e-PRO Realtor® network you will have the best representation possible in your new city.  

Why choose Joanne to represent you when you buy or sell real estate:

She is a California licensed Broker with more than 40 years full-time experience and strives to stay on the cutting edge of the real estate industry.       
Her knowledge, attention to detail, timely communications and effective results are superior to her competitors, period.  She stays on the forefront of real estate market cycles and trends.   

She listens to her clients and pays attention to their needs.  She strives to meet each client's individual goals, even when it means working seven days a week and burning the midnight oil.         

She personally handles all negotiations for her clients.  She is a strong negotiator.  For sellers that results in an increased bottom line.  For buyers that reduces the total outlay.   
By Joanne providing personal attention clients feel more secure, more connected and better informed in what is probably the most important transaction of their lives.
Clients refer their family and friends to her because they like the results she produces. Testimonials       


Types of property in which Joanne Specializes:

 Single family homes, condominiums, townhomes, garden homes, PUDs, single family homes, manufactured homes, mobile homes, modular homes, duets, residential income properties: duplexes, tri-plexes, four-plexes, apartment complexes under 10 units and Certain Special Use Properties.

For information on buying or selling east bay homes, please contact her at 510-429-4800 or send her a note on the Contact Joanne form


Joanne L. Gardiner, Broker, e-PRO Realtor®, CDPE, Notary Public
California Department of Real Estate Brokers License Number: 00822285
California Department of Housing and Community Development Occupational License Number:  SP1178511         

Office: 510-429-4800 or Cell phone: 510-589-4794 

Joanne Gardiner and Advanage Realty serve the greater San Francisco Bay Area with an emphasis on the East Bay.  Our location near the bay enables us to easily serve Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and San Mateo County.  Our primary service areas in Alameda County include:  Castro Valley, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Niles, Oakland, Pleasanton,  San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Sunol, and Union City.  In Contra Costa County:  Danville and San Ramon.  In San Mateo County:  Burlingame, Foster City, Palo Alto, and San Mateo.  


The types of real estate in which we specialize are:  Single family homes, duets, condominiums, townhomes, garden homes, PUDs, manufactured homes, mobile homes, and small residential income properties from duplexes up to complexes with 10 units.


Zip codes for the primary areas we serve:  94540, 94544, 94545, 94541, 94542, 94543, 94540, 94557, 94587, 94536, 94537, 94538, 94539, 94555, 94560, 94577, 94578, 94579, 94546, 94552, 94583, 94582, 94566, 94588, 94506, 94526, 94568, 94611, 94610, 94602, 94618, 94619, 94605, 94501, 94502, 94404, 94010, 94301, 94302, 94303, 94304, 94306, 94309
 

 Joanne L. Gardiner, Broker CalBRE #00822285
Cell phone 510-589-4794

Want to sell your home?

Whether it is a house, condo or townhome, when Joanne represents sellers she guides them you through an even more complex maze including effective planning and marketing, inspections, negotiations, numerous disclosures, contract clauses and other aspects of the selling process.  Her attention to details enables sellers to realize the best result possible, even in these current market conditions.  

Whether it's a short sale, an REO, or a regular sale, Joanne's experience and knowledge will bring you superior results.  See what some of her clients have to say about my service on the Testimonials 


Want to buy or sell your residential investment property?  

Joanne has a keen understanding of the rental housing market having owned rental units since 1976.  Joanne has developed an innate sense for residential investment properties.  She is a member of the California Apartment Owners association and the regional Rental Housing Association and has held uninterrupted membership in these organizations for more than 36 years.