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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Updates

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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2 BEDROOM FIXER IN WALNUT CREEK, $299,950

Oct 11, 2019 – Mar 5, 2020

COMING SOON FOR SALE

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH, 790 SQ FT, 2ND LEVEL FIXER. NEEDS PAINT , CARPET, KITCHEN AND BATHROOM IN POOR CONDITION, ORIGINAL WINDOWS, FACING FRONT OF COMPLEX, NO PHOTOS YET, WALNUT CREEK SCHOOLS, NO RENTAL RESTRICTIONS

Home Prices Are Finally Going Down

Sep 19, 2019 – Mar 5, 2020

By Clare Trapasso ...Typically, home prices surge over the summer months. Buyers don't mind schlepping to open houses when the weather is warm and they don't have to slog through snow, and families are motivated to move before the kids start school. This year, with very low mortgage interest rate...

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Home Sweet Homer: Bart Simpsons House in Nevada

Sep 5, 2019 – Mar 4, 2020

A nearly identical replica of the Simpsons’ family home was built for a giveaway but when the winner refused it, the developers had to find a buyer..By Jake Rossen..
At first glance, the two-story stucco house located on Red Bark Lane in Henderson, Nevada, looks very much the same as the neigh...

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FOR SALE . Gated 2 Bedroom Townhouse in Oakland

Aug 27, 2019 – May 13, 2020

This beautiful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse is located just south of the Oakland Zoo at the base of the foothills in a quiet security gated complex minutes away from many amenities. The unit has been meticulously maintained and has newly updated kitchen and baths. Windows separating the private ...

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Testimonials

5 days ago
We love Simon Watson! We thought things would be all simple but Simon walked us through the buying process with gentleness and ease..laughing through the entire process. He knows exactly what price you should offer and how to make that offer. He will show you which properties to consider and steer you away from those that would be a waste of your time. He is very honest. If you can listen and hear great guidance he is willing to give it to you. He knows a lot of folks in the Area from realtors to mortgage brokers. You can´t go wrong with Simon. Again, we loved him.
- Zenju M
2 months ago
Mr. Simon Watson should be Saint Simon for his patience in helping us find, negotiate and close on a house we bought in Oakland . It was a fixer in a short sale that involved two mortgage holders. Communications and negotiations had to include all the parties who had to agree on each step. There were multiple inspections as well and each required scheduling among the same large group. When the inspections found a significant issue, Simon helped us resolve it satisfactorily. Somehow Simon kept everything together while counseling us on strategy to keep our bid on top. The purchase ended happily and the fixer is getting fixed. We recommend Saint Simon Watson to be your real estate agent, too.
- Ken R
2 months ago
If you are looking for an awesome, knowledgeable, responsive, and attentive realtor look no further than Simon. My fiancé and I had the pleasure of working with Simon on our first home purchase and he made the whole experience comfortable, enjoyable, and most importantly less scary than we thought it would be. As soon as he got our contact information from our lender he gave me a call and we talked for about an hour about our new home wants and needs and he explained the whole process on what to expect. A day or two after that we were looking at homes. What amazed me the most was his attention to detail and his honest opinions on the properties we looked at. I definitely felt he had our best interest at heart on everything. Once it got time to place offers he's explained everything to a tee and answered my millions of questions. He even reviewed every document that we were to review and made sure to point out important things to make sure we understood and didn't miss anything. We w...
- Shawnda T

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 jakamo62@gmail.com  or call me to chat on   925 -286 -7112


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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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