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More about Lydia Vetere
I am passionate about integrity, commitment and finding out what you need! Open, honest communication combined with information based on facts is what I strive for. Each Client is very important and should be treated like they are "special". One of the things I value most, is being responsive. In today's hurry up world, we often forget to get back to people in a timely manner. This is one of my top priorities and it will avoid misunderstandings. If there is a misunderstanding or error, I want to fix it as quickly as possible, without blame ,but rather by finding solutions.
Listening to your needs and wants is key for me to successfully find, or sell your home! In a big decision such as buying or selling a home, it is important that you trust me . I will look for ways to earn that trust, by communicating often in the manner you most prefer. Also following up and statusing you on any changes is another key element. In the end, I would want you to love the way I work, before, during and after Escrow.
Referrals are my life-line and if I did my best job ,than I would love to see that translate into future business!
Education and Training
I have had decades of sales training with Pacific Bell, trained with Allied Institute, CAR online courses and updates, Weekly Office workshops on varied Real Estate related subjects, Quarterly seminars with Brian Buffini, Tom Ferry and Matthew Ferry, CD training on Selling Velocity, I read a book every month to educate and stimulate my knowledge of Real Estate and interactions with Clients. I also receive extensive training Through Coldwell Banker's Legal, IT and Marketing Departments on a regular quarterly basis and as new subject matter becomes relevant.
I have attended Las Positas courses as well as Livermore Adult School Courses to enhance my abilities and sharpen my skills on an ongoing manner.
I attend weekly Marketing Meetings that cover relevant local and State real estate subjects week to week.
Awards And Designations
I have received the 2012 Beaver Award ,2013 the Cheerleader Award. 2014 the International Presidential Award, recently 2016 the Top 15 Office Award.
Areas of Expertise
My expertise is in listening to YOUR needs! I strive to work with all types of people, young, old or in between. Whether you are moving up or down sizing or just starting out, my passion is to help you find that home or buyer that will take you to the next step in your journey!
This then allows me to be there for whatever your need might be:1st Time Home Buyers and Sellers of any age, Seniors, Empty Nesters and/or Young Families. Working with anyone who is looking to buy or sell in the Tri-Valley, Castro Valley, Hayward, Berkeley, Oakland, Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Dublin, & Tracy areas. I have lived and owned homes in San Lorenzo, San Leandro, Oakland,Fremont, Castro Valley and Livermore. Worked in San Francisco,Walnut Creek, Hayward, San Jose,San Ramon and even Sacraments so I am familiar with most areas in the Greater Bay area.
Call me and see if we are a good match, if I cannot connect with you or you are moving out of the area, I can refer you to a reliable, trustworthy co-worker to make sure you are taken care of!
I belong to Celebration Christian Center in Livermore CA where I believe in Tithing and contributing to the community and missionary work all over the world! I also belong to the Altamont Cruiser's Classic Car Club where we host an Annual Nostalgia Day Car Show that donates to all the Youth and community programs and have donated over $450,000 over the past 26 years. Our holiday party collected 4 bags of Toys For Tots, 5 Boxes of food donated to the Open Heart Kitchen as well as over $500 cash.
My husband and I also love to participate in the Surtec Adopt-A-Family program that provides food for over 500 families and 1000 kids with toys for Christmas. The delivery process will touch your heart and make you realize how blessed we are on a daily basis.
I was born in Holland and speak Dutch. I come from a musical family, dad played bass & sang, brother plays drums, sisters sang and played Timbales. When we came to the United States, one of the first things (besides learning to speak English) was to form a band! My mom taught dance so we had quite a fun life growing up, full of music and dance.
I met a great man and am happily married and lo and behold he comes from a musical family as well! We are in a band together called TNT aka This 'N That (www.tntliveband.com) ! My brother has joined me also and we play around the bay area on a regular basis.
We are also members of the Altamont Cruisers Classic Car Club in Livermore. We have donated over $400,000 to local youth programs (anti-drug) and other charities. We are known as "Cruisers Against Drugs". We drive a 1956 Chevy named "BabyJNR".
I started with the local phone company when it was called Pacific Telephone! Worked as a "411" Operator, then became a Clerk , ran wires as a Frame Technician, promoted to Communications Tech, promoted to Manager, all this in Operations. I decided to change and transfer to Marketing and finally found out what we do for the "Customer"! I was an Account Executive with 500 clients, then promoted to the Winback Group and ultimately Retention. My final job before retiring was "Sales Coach".
I took some time off to travel to Israel, Europe and Vietnam. Then started my business as a Fashion Coordinator with a Company called "WEEKENDERS" Women's Clothing. They went belly-up in 2008 and I started working part-time for a Health Insurance Broker for 5 years . Work load dropped and I was laid off.
I have always loved looking at homes and enjoyed finding homes for myself and friends. This is why I decided to become a Realtor. I am excited to be following my passion of meaningful ways to impact people's lives. I am looking forward to making lots of people happy in their transition to or from a home while enjoying a new career. I hope you are one of them! Call me to see if we are a good fit...
Communities I Serve
East Bay and beyond! I can also help connect you with a "Quality Coldwell Banker Agent" in other county or state. Livermore, Pleasanton,Fremont, Newark,Dublin, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Oakland, Berkeley, Antioch, Brentwood , Tracy, Mountain House and more...