20% Commission Rebate For You & $250 For Charity

When you purchase a home, there are typically two real estate agents involved in the transaction. One agent represents the seller while the other represents the buyer. The agents get paid a commission at the end of each successful sales transaction. The exact commission amount varies, but in our area, each agent’s commission is usually in the range of 2.5% – 3% of the home’s final sale price [*1].

Our rebate program works as follows.When we, Stella & Mike Yacobian, help you buy or sell a property, we will give you a 20% commission rebate. This percentage is taken directly out of our commission and refunded back to our client at the close of escrow. [*2]


$250 For Charity.

As parents, and members of the community, we are committed to helping local and national organizations that are really trying to do good out there. Therefore, we have put together what we consider to be a pretty cool offer. Close escrow with us and we we will donate $250 of our commission to one of the following organizations. *

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No matter your price point, California really does have it all. Checkout the median homes prices for these Cali Counties.


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Based on indicators such as inventory, median list price, days on market, and search and listing activity, these towns are leading the nation’s housing recovery. [Read more…]

Our 4th Quarter 2013 Newsletter

As of early October 2013, the fall market has been a little cooler than expected. The spring was wild, the summer was good, however, the increase in interest rates, a government shutdown and the steady rise of inflation may affect some of the momentum we have experienced within the last year. The good news is that prices dramatically increased overall within the past year, allowing many homeowners healthy profit margins when selling.

photo_agentSTELLA YACOBIANREALTOR, BRE# 01182908Office: 415.759.2527Stella@StellaAndMike.com


photo_agentMIKE YACOBIAN, MBAREALTOR,BRE# 01902358Office: 415.759.2527Cell: 415.602.2030


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Rented! 920 Vicente St.

Great 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with sunroom in desirable Parkside location. Large living room features a beautiful wood burning fireplace. The formal dining room leads into a nice sized kitchen which includes a breakfast nook and plenty of cabinet space. Down the hall are the two bedrooms; one is carpeted and the other has hardwood floors and a beautiful built-in cabinet. The quiet sunroom in the back leads out to a cozy deck with garden views. Lower level [Read more…]

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  • Determining affordability
  • Finding the right home

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