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Choose a Realtor that can help maximize your return, save you time, and is on top of meeting 1031 requirements.

Highest-rated Realtor Out of All Orange County Realtors on ZillowJimmy Reed is the top-rated Orange County Realtor on Zillow with 5.0 out of 5.0 stars from over 170 reviews and is the #1 South Orange County Realtor by past sales in the last 12 months. Jimmy is trusted by both inexperienced and seasoned investors alike to get them results in the real estate market and to make things happen while minimizing their time required.  He has an extremely high referral base and repeat clients because of what he is able to accomplish and the level of service he provides.  His extensive knowledge of cities and neighborhoods is vital in identifying homes with better income and/or appreciation potential.  Jimmy is a highly professional Realtor that you can count on to deliver, and his over 16 years of real estate experience seeing ups and downs helps him avoid being too bullish or too bearish about the market, which combined with his negotiating savvy, helps to maximize your return.

"Let me start by saying I am an experienced real estate investor who has been around the block. I found Jimmy Reed by clicking on his name and two others next to a property that interested me. All three called me back but Jimmy set himself apart by finding answers about the subject property and as any good salesman should do, he found similar options for me. He didn't make me prove myself to him before he spent time helping me. Jimmy and his wife Lisa are top notch. They helped me through multiple offers on multiple properties. They even answered my phone calls much later into the evening than I should have been bothering. In the end, Jimmy's negotiations skills and Lisa's follow through proved valuable and reassuring. Their skills secured me a good property at a very fair price. Not only are they sharp, but they are genuinely nice people too. I strongly recommend calling Jimmy for all of your real estate needs. -user5408884

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Some investors are hands-on and some are hands-off.  Jimmy works well with both, and he is a no-nonsense guy who can get down to business yet who will also happily take the time to guide and explain when desired.  He is highly reachable and offers digital document signing which works on both computers as well as mobile and tablets.

"Jimmy Reed was a lifesaver!! I can't say enough good things about him. He is professional, extremely knowledgeable and just an all around nice person. We trust him completely. We recently bought a townhouse in Carlsbad with Jimmy's help. We were trying to complete a 1031 exchange and had to follow some very strict IRS rules. We were also trying to complete the transaction within a short time window. Jimmy was able to negotiate with the seller on our behalf and steer us in the right direction. He was very much on top of all the rules and timeframes. His assistant, Lisa, was top notch also. Jimmy made a complicated procedure, one that we could handle. He also knows everyone in the industry (loan officers, mortgage officers, 1031 exchange accommodators) which made the process go more smoothly. I would give him a 10 out of 10 rating.  -linsite

Combined with over 16 years of experience, as a graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), Jimmy has specialized training in real property, tax, and exchanging as well as in the areas of finance, law, and ethics.  Unlike some agents, Jimmy is qualified to use the designation of "Realtor" and is a member of the National Organization of Realtors (N.A.R.), California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) and the Orange County Association of Realtors which helps him stay current on regulations surrounding real estate transactions.  He is affiliated with Coldwell Banker, which has approximately 3,000 offices in the U.S. and worldwide plus approximately 87,000 brokers and independent sales associates and is owned by the same parent company as Century 21.

"We used Jimmy Reed and his team to negotiate a very complex 1031 exchange, we sold one investment property while simultaneously buying another. He explained in detail, his strategy, he listed our property for sale and on a weekend in January held our open house, two days later we had 2 offers. He and his team Lisa and Kate are very, very helpful, they kept us abreast of negotiations, if we had a question, it was always answered very quickly. This is a great team, for any real estate transaction I would not choose another team, smart, knowledgeable and what could have been a real headache for us in terms of deadlines and worry was all brought smoothly to its hopeful conclusion, a sale and purchase. Thank you guys you were great! -smbydalek

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Reviews may have been minimally edited for spelling or grammar ( the review submission form doesn't have spelling or grammar check built in), and bolding has been added. The phrase "#1 South Orange County Realtor by past sales in the last 12 months" is referring to the number of "Past Sales" (last 12 months) as reported on Zillow out of all agents specializing in South Orange County. This page is based on data as of April 2015.

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“To me, Jimmy Reed is the most knowledgable agent in South Orange County. I was selling my home and buying a new home at the same time and Jimmy handled both negotiations with the utmost skill. He has a thorough knowledge of all the geographical areas he covers, as well as personal relationships with other agents and lenders, which was a huge advantage in our two deals. His customer service is the best I have ever encountered and is always there to help and take responsibility for all the little details required in buying and selling property. Jimmy comes with my highest recommendation.”
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“Jimmy and his wife Lisa are a great team. Their knowledge and commitment to excellence has made the buying and selling experience much less stressful and more efficient for me and my wife. We've used them on several buying and selling transactions: their personal integrity makes all the difference. Starting with their assessment of our needs, thorough market research, communication and negotiation skills, deep legal understanding and extensive connections with trustworthy folks in related skills/service areas - I just won't use anyone else. Highly recommended.”
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