Friday, September 14, 2018 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
Our Abio Properties family is growing! We are excited to introduce nine talented East Bay Realtors, who bring expertise, energy, and proven results to our unique team.
Read about what motivated these real estate stars to join our boutique brokerage of 35+ agents and see what they can offer homebuyers and sellers...
Bouchra Chandran Bouchra, who lives in San Ramon, brings her masterful negotiation skills as well as two decades of finance experience. “Whether I am working with a buyer or seller, I provide comprehensive and personalized service to guide each client through every transaction from contract to close,” Bouchra says.
Why Abio? “I love the unity and camaraderie between agents and their vision of the future of real estate.”
When she’s not brokering deals, you might find this agent on the ice. Ask Bouchra about the Vacaville Adult Synchro team!
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 / by Abio Properties, Blogger
Is BIGGER better when it comes to real estate brokerages?
That’s the BIG industry debate at a time when national brokerages are gobbling up smaller agencies to create behemoth firms. Most recently, New York-based Compass purchased Paragon Real Estate Group and Pacific Union International, both based in San Francisco.
The combined firm will become the nation’s third largest residential retail brokerage.
Yet this wave of consolidations isn’t crushing boutique brokerages. It’s fueling their fire and highlighting their passion for providing profoundly local, personal, and concierge-level services to agents and their clients.
In fact, Abio Properties, with offices in Oakland and Lafayette, was created in direct response to the big guys getting too big.
Abio co-founder Linnette Edwards previously worked a decade at the fourth largest brokerage in the Bay Area and knew she wanted something different.
“Most brokerages ha ...