241 South Norton Avenue | Hancock Park
Last listed at $3,305,000
My husband can be very difficult to please & can be demanding. But Ruben's excellence, professionalism & honesty even impressed my husband and ME!! He spotted things in homes that we didn't see and yet found solutions to repair or honest opinions that benefitted us. Rubén is calm, patient & easy going but strong in negations. We are very happy with the purchase of a beautiful condo that our youngest son has made his home! Ruben understood the importance of a safe location but also with fun activity & entertainment with close proximity. We live in Ventura County and we're not familiar with West Hollywood. It was easy to trust Ruben to provide us with honest information & know he would protect us from dishonest sellers & find any After all we have gone thru, we feel Ruben is now a good friend. And who makes the best salsa we have tasted.
- Dominguez Family
Incredible Realtor. Smart, Kind & Know his Business We’re writing a letter of commendation for Reuben Pacheco and Wendi Smith-Harris for the incredible job they did in helping us find and purchase our new home. I met Reuben at an open house September, 2011. The house was way over our budget but he inquired about our needs and proceeded to share with us the information about a property that was in the area we liked and was well within our budget. We eventually went into escrow on this property but since it appraised much lower than the asking price we backed out, even though Reuben worked hard to get the seller and the seller’s realtor to accept a more reasonable price. When we didn’t get this property I was pretty disappointed (this is the first house I have personally attempted to purchase a home in California and felt that there wouldn’t be another as desirable). Reuben assured me that there are many more fish in the sea and the search continued. Going forward he had Wendi assist us with the search. We kept her busy!! I called her nearly every day (or she called me) to look or inquire about a property in many different locations. She was ALWAYS professional, kind and reassuring. Both she and Reuben had such positive attitudes we were buoyed instead of weighed down by the process. Two more times we put in offers, one ended in another escrow. This one didn’t work out because of the issues with plumbing, etc. My husband is a contractor and he is pretty picky about the quality of the properties. Never did we feel like a burden to either Reuben or Wendi. They hung in there with us. Now we had been searching for seven months! Finally, we found 1406 N. Benton Way the day after we were out of the second escrow. Both Reuben and Wendi worked hard to get our offer at the top of the list. They worked hard to sell us to the seller and the seller’s realtor. And they were successful! We closed on this property May 4 and moving day is tomorrow. I am so happy to finally get a home that I love in a great area within our budget. We owe all the thanks to Reuben and Wendi. You have two incredible employees. They are smart, kind and know their business. We couldn’t be happier with my experience. You are extremely fortunate to have them on your team. We will recommend both Reuben and Wendi to ANYONE who needs to buy or sell a property. We’re only sorry that we won’t be seeing them on a regular basis – we are going to miss them!! We send this with our most sincere gratitude and regards,
- The Stack Family
Straight Forward Approach When I made the decision to do a short sale on my condo the first person I called was Reuben Pacheco. After an unsuccessful loan modification through another company a short sale was my only option to avoid foreclosure. Reuben immediately gave me the information I was looking for. After some preliminary evaluation Reuben and his team were confident that a short sale would get approved. Throughout the entire process Reuben was the utmost professional. He always provided me with the information I needed and he did it in a way that made sense and made me feel comfortable. It was a long process and Reuben never wavered in his dedication to selling my property. Even after receiving multiple offers I would drive by and see the property with open house signs. I asked Reuben why, and his response was that you never know what can happen and it’s better to keep showing it to people. This proved vital when the first offer fell through due to the buyer backing out. I have to admit that at that moment I was pretty deflated. Reuben re-assured me that he would have the place ready to show that very next day and within a couple of weeks we had more offers. I remember talking to him on the phone and he said, “This is what we do.” Like it was no big deal. I would recommend Reuben to anyone looking to buy or sell a property. His knowledge of the industry and his straightforward approach made what could have been one of the worst experiences of my life, very easy and simple.
- The Fotters - FuseFX
Gratifying to Work With & A Privilege to Know. The Southern California real estate market can be very competitive and stressful. Working with Reuben Pacheco proved to be an excellent decision; not only did his services exceed our expectations, but he made the process seamless and stress free. Reuben has represented us as both buyers and sellers over the past decade. His strong work ethic and attention to detail is unrivaled. His expertise in marketing and contractual negotiations combined with savvy business skills differentiated him from other real estate professionals we considered. Having been in the position to evaluate all types of agents, we found Reuben gratifying to work with and a privilege to know. When we return to Los Angeles, there will be no question as to who will represent us."
- Kelli Seely, Senior Vice President, United Services Organization Jeffrey Seely, Director, U.S. Department of State