Living in San Ramon

San Ramon is where we have lived and raised our family over the last 30 years. Having put 3 kids through the schools, sports and recreation programs and been actively involved in the local schools, politics and charities, Carol Sawdey is THE go-to source for living in the area! If you are searching for San Ramon Homes for Sale, look no further. You have found your friend in the business who will guide you from start to beyond the finish!

Blending identities as a bedroom community and major employment center, San Ramon’s impressive growth over the past decade was the result of a single decision. When developers decided to transform 580 acres of orchards into Bishop Ranch Business Park in the 1980s, the complexion of the community changed. Today, over 16,500 people are employed at the park, serving as the regional headquarters for giants like Pacific Bell, Chevron, AT&T, ROLM, and IBM. Domestic and international companies agree that San Ramon has the right combination of “room to grow” and an excellent innovative environment. The dizzying pace of prime development has amazed long-time residents who still remember the days of driving to Danville for groceries. The construction of Interstate 680 further opened the area to waves of new subdivisions and commercial growth. Among its impressive amenities, San Ramon now claims several shopping centers, a hospital, library, community center and senior center, a golf course, country club, swimming pool and numerous parks. No wonder looking at San Ramon homes for sale is so popular!

Fortunately, the transition from a residential and agricultural village into a bustling business center has been admirably planned and controlled to maintain a quality image. Parks, fountains, waterfalls, and acres of rolling lawns surround modern office buildings and industrial parks to create a truly beautiful living environment. East Bay regional recreational amenities are superb, providing thousands of acres of prime wilderness, trails, and nature preserves.

The City of San Ramon’s Official Web Site!

San Ramon Valley Unified School District Official Web Site!

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce!

San Ramon School Scores!

Guide to San Ramon Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Local Information, Dining, and Activities

Learn all there is to know about San Ramon Real Estate & Homes for Sale from a top San Ramon realtor, Carol Sawdey, who actually lives in San Ramon. If you are looking for someone to answer all the questions you have about San Ramon, then you are in the right place. You can get this “straight from the horse’s mouth” information off of a website, and there are a ton of websites that will show you San Ramon Homes for Sale, but let’s be honest, most of them are terrible. Especially the big ones – they are so inaccurate it is mind boggling. But not us! We update ALL our San Ramon homes for sale every 15 minutes, even if the MLS doesn’t that often.

Looking for insider tips on the best restaurants and bars in San Ramon? Here are some of our favorite places over the years… For Italian we love Gianni’s Italian Bistro. The Tartufo Limoncello dessert is to die for! For Pizza there is no better deep dish in the Bay Area than at Zachary’s. Going out to lunch? Primivera is very nice, more casual is the fun and farmhouse inspired Fat Maddie’s Grille. Of course it’s hard to top the local In N Out Burger. And if you want something different, Clementine’s is where the Bayou meets the Bay.

Our favorite San Ramon bar is probably Firehouse 37. Always fun there and the food is pretty good too. For beer there is The Hopyard, a local institution for beer and pub food. And our local craft brewery is Schubros – get your growler on!

We keep our finger on the pulse of San Ramon. If you want more information on San Ramon Real Estate and Homes for Sale, then please get in touch. We have been living, loving and selling San Ramon for many years and nobody knows it any better than we do.

When it comes down to things to do in San Ramon, we show how we love being outdoors! The system of parks and trails in San Ramon is amazing. Besides the Iron Horse Trail cutting through the whole length of town, there are also trails all over the many hills of San Ramon. The Las Trampas Regional Wilderness is 5,342 acres of expanded trails and included Little Hills Picnic Ranch and the Las Trampas Stables. Central Park is amazing though San Ramon has 53 parks and they each offer something special. San Ramon also has 3 great golf courses for you to play plus numerous tennis courts throughout the area.

Coming soon is the much anticipated City Center Bishop Ranch, designed to give San Ramon a destination “downtown”. There will be a theater, shops, restaurants and bars, music venues, meeting places – all of which should complement the rest of the city perfectly. Carol can give you information on all of these, as well as other activities in the area. Give her a call, shoot her an email, or just “Contact Us“.

Choosing a Top San Ramon Realtor

Hire a Top Producer and Proven Marketing Expert

If you are thinking about selling your home, investment property, condo/townhouse or other San Ramon real estate, allow us to make the sale a pleasant and successful experience. Marketing is where our team excels, and no other realtor in San Ramon can offer your home more online visibility and exposure than we can. What does that mean for you? Your home will sell faster, and for more money.

Our marketing is second to none, and we pride ourselves on being current with the latest technology and social media. Because we are ahead of the curve in terms of marketing San Ramon homes for sale, we’ll get your home seen by more potential buyers than anyone else. Here’s a dirty little secret – because the market is so hot some realtors get away with just putting a sign in the ground and the house on the MLS and it will sell. To us, that just won’t cut it.

Our #1 goal is to put a SOLD sign on your house and as much MONEY in your pocket as possible and we want to make sure you feel the home selling process was seamless, low stress and pain free. We market the heck out of the homes we sell! How many San Ramon realtors can say they know how to market your house for sale on Instagram? Well, we can.

In addition to marketing, probably the most important skill your realtor can have is negotiation skill. Every sale has multiple negotiations, with the seller, the buyer’s agent, the inspector, the appraiser, the buyer’s agent again… A great realtor will have a negotiating strategy – a proven process to get the best terms and money for their client. There are very few realtors who are certified in negotiation. We are.

Let us be your guide to San Ramon Real Estate and Homes for Sale as top San Ramon real estate agents. We have been selling lots of homes in and around San Ramon for years – in fact, we have called San Ramon home for the last twenty five years. “Contact us” to discuss how we can best serve your needs.

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