Simon Watson , VA Buyer & Seller Realtor, Walnut Creek

Real Estate Agent in the Walnut Creek ,& Contra Costa, Alameda and Solano Counties.
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Save London's 'stretcher fences' used during the Blitz

Jan 7, 2020 – Jun 10, 2020

A campaign has been launched to protect metal fences in south London made from WW2 stretchers once used to carry thousands of wounded civilians in the Blitz.

The so-called ‘stretcher fences’ can be found on estates in Peckham, Brixton, Deptford, Oval and East London.

Local historians claim hund...

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Earn over $2,500 per month renting your backyard.

Jan 3, 2020 – Jul 16, 2020

Why build in my backyard?

Commonly known as Granny Flats, In-Law Suites, or Laneway Houses, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) allow single family-zoned homeowners to add a second housing unit to their property. These ADUs earn rental income for the homeowner, increase the value of the property and...

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It's Raining Cats in This Arizona Cabin for Feline Lovers

Dec 31, 2019 – May 14, 2020

Attention, cat lovers: We guarantee you've never seen a fine feline living space like this before. And you probably never will again, which might be good—or bad, depending on how you look at it.

From the exterior, this Arizona home appears to be a modern log cabin set in the scrub of the high de...

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I Don't Have $ for Updates; Should I Offer a Discount ?

Dec 4, 2019 – Mar 5, 2020

When your home is on the market, it needs to stand out from the crowd. And certain features like beautifully appointed open kitchens or impeccable hardwood floors are great at drawing eyeballs for listings. But what if you can't afford to renovate—even if certain things have fallen into a state o...

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What You Need To Earn To Buy A House In London

Nov 18, 2019 – Apr 23, 2020

Who’s ready for a novel, yet still depressing, way of looking at London property prices? All of you? Good! TotallyMoney have released an updated version of the Tube map, which reveals how much you’d need to earn to afford a one-bedroom flat at each stop. The results are, predictably, less than ro...

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Homes For Sale with VERY odd design features

Nov 2, 2019 – May 6, 2020

Now that's a hard sell! Homes with VERY odd design features including a toilet in the shape of a naked man and a carpeted bath will not get buyers flocking

Venessa Van Winkle is a realtor and owner of Van Winkle Real Estate Group
The Texas realtor shared the worst designs she and her colleagues ...

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Here's how much house flippers actually make

Oct 24, 2019 – Apr 16, 2020

Here's how much house flippers actually make

Can you really make a bundle by flipping a house? It sounds alluring, but it's also risky. House flipping—that is, buying a fixer-upper with the intention of selling it quickly for a profit—can easily backfire if you’re not careful. Get the down-and-d...

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Walnut Creek 2 Bed Condo For Sale $299,950

Oct 17, 2019 – May 6, 2020

Want to live near downtown Walnut Creek? Here is your chance to purchase a 2 bedroom condo that is rough around the edges but priced to sell quickly. This unit needs someone to come in and do a quick rehab and make it shine! The condo is located in the desirable Greenwood Complex which has very c...

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Oct 11, 2019 – Mar 5, 2020




a month ago
Simon Watson was my real estate agent for a purchase transaction and the service he provided were above my expectations. Simon insisted I had to really love the property before making an offer. Thanks to his persistence, I found a place I absolutely loved and purchased. Simon is knowledgeable, patient and an extremely good negotiator. He knows the Bay Area market well and was able to guide me through the search, negotiation and financing process. I will do business with Simon and I highly recommend his services.
- Carine O
a month ago
Second time around with Simon, just as great as the first! I first worked with Simon two years ago when my husband and I were looking to purchase our first home with a VA loan. I knew he was great helping us purchase our home, so when we needed to sell our home quickly, he was the first call I made. If you think buying a home is stressful, try selling one, especially when you need it done ASAP! Start to finish, Simon explained everything beautifully. Every step of the process was easy to understand. He gives realistic and fantastic advice when reviewing offers. I would ask him for referrals for work that needed to be done prior to the house going on the market (i.e. pest inspections, repairs, etc.). Within hours of requesting the information, I had great contacts from Simon. Seriously, within hours! Simon also contacted me a few weeks after our home sale closed to see how I was doing and make sure I was settling into my new home. He feels like a great family friend who yo...
- Randi B
a month ago
Simon is a fantastic Real Estate Agent. He is patient, honest, smart, responsive, and always flexible. He helped my wife and I find the perfect home last year. He´s one of the rare RE agents that looks out for his clients´ best interests. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a home in Contra Costa County!
- Karim B

About us

My name is Simon Watson and I am part of a real estate team with over 26 years of experience.  Recently ranked in the top 5% of realtors in Contra Costa and Alameda county,  we use cutting-edge technology and internet marketing, as well as tried and true traditional marketing and networking to sell our client's homes. We educate our clients about which factors may affect the sale of their home, and we always price in a way that to ensures the widest buyer pool possible. We are available 7 days per week and have deep expertise working with first time homebuyers and veterans.  My appraisal background gives us an in-depth understanding of current market trends across the Bay Area, which allows us to accurately determine the absolute best sales price for your home. We will take the headache out of buying or selling a home.

Please click on this link to see an example of Drone Photography from one of our recent listings.

This is new system, similar to google Street view, it allows us to map the interior of you home
and then lets you walk thru it..   3D view interactive video of a home

We  have online reviews that you are welcome to check out from recent clients we have worked with on

We specialize in working with Active Military Personal and Veterans using VA Loans. One of our recent sales was working with a veteran who was currently deployed overseas. Working with his wife, we were able to get into contract a week after returning from a year long deployment using facetime and lots of photos.

It’s critical for military borrowers to use an Realtor who’s worked with VA loans and understands the program’s requirements.

If your PCS orders have you moving away, you may need to sell your home as soon as possible. Home hunting is often done from a distance and selling negotiations may have you communicating with your Realtor® from remote locations. Realtors who can maneuver through the agency's procedures can save borrowers from big-time hassles and headaches on things like appraisals and property criteria.

Since the VA loan program's inception in 1944, the Department of Veterans Affairs has backed more than 21 million loans for veterans, active-duty military members, and their spouses. This program has made buying a home more accessible to those who most deserve the American dream they helped build and protect.

Most members of the regular military, veterans, reservists and National Guard are eligible to apply for a VA loan. Spouses of military members who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability also can apply.

You may also apply for eligibility if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • Certain U.S. citizens who served in the armed forces of a government allied with the United States in World War II
  • Individuals with service as members in certain organizations, such as Public Health Service officers, cadets at the United States Military, Air Force, or Coast Guard Academy, midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy, officers of National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, merchant seaman with World War II service, and others
  • The property purchased with the prior VA loan has been sold and the loan paid in full.
  • A qualified Veteran-transferee (buyer) agrees to assume the VA loan and substitute his or her entitlement for the same amount of entitlement originally used by the Veteran seller. The entitlement may also be restored one time only if the Veteran has repaid the prior VA loan in full, but has not disposed of the property purchased with the prior VA loan.

Link to US Department of Veterans Affairs for more info..

My email is  or call me to chat on   925 -286 -7112

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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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