Bringing Sellers and Buyers Together Since 1984

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Meet Don

Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty

Don DeFranco | CA DRE# 01317125 Don is loved for his down-to-earth, principled approach to business, where integrity is his most important asset. This shows through uncompromising, personal policies, like never working both sides of a transaction, despite the tempting economic incentives. It's also demonstrated by how he listens to each client's unique goals, and these alone become the metric of success for every transaction. Contact him today!

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Our Values- Your Goals

Don’s Philosophy and Core Values. “In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.”- Benjamin Franklin ++++++++++++++++++ Don prides himself on providing an exceptional combination of concierge services, marketing savvy, and value as a negotiator to his clients. Everything Don does is centered around what’s best for his clients. His philosophy is simple: he treats others as he would want to be treated himself. Don‘s mission is to help his clients achieve their real estate goals, and to serve them with fairness, integrity, and earnest representation. He is patient, articulate, persistent, and assertive when necessary, and his clients always know they have sold or purchased at the best possible price. ++++++++++++++++ 1.) The Luxury of Trust. "I believe that extraordinary service and trust is what we crave and will never be replaced by a computer. It has been said that the new commodity is attention, and the new currency is time. I submit that the new luxury is trust. It is increasingly difficult to find- in our ever changing world. "- Don 2.) Fiduciary Loyalty "When I am your agent, I represent your best interests only. Dual agency, or working for the buyer and seller simultaneously, on the same transaction- never. You will have my 100% loyalty and discretion. In fact, I put it in writing. Not a JD or MBA…I’m an MFA- a creative thinker and problem solver. And matchmaker extraordinaire- I won’t stop until you win your prize. " 3.) Discretion and Privacy. "Everyone has different levels of privacy today but I err on the side of being discreet when it your personal and financial dealings. I don't "kiss and tell”. I have the honor of serving very important and private people for over three decades many of whom are still in my life today. But I won’t disclose who they are, or what they have purchased or sold. For an approved list of recommendations and testimonials, please contact me."


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