John Leahy (Realty World Land of Liberty)

1936 Camden Ave., Suite #8

San Jose , CA 95124




John is here to serve home buyers and home sellers as a full service discount broker offering expertise in negotiations, plus 17 years of knowledge and experience in the San Jose real estate market.

Get to know John Leahy

John Leahy 

Broker/Owner Realty World Land of Liberty

1936 Camden Ave. Suite #8 San Jose, Ca  95124       (408) 377-5999

 

Experience

1994- present      Broker of Realty World Land of Liberty

1991-1994          Agent for Prudential Calififornia Realty, formerly Referral Realty Relocation

1985-1991          Manager of West Tek Supply, a grading and paving supply firm

 

Education

•1989  Graduated with distinction from San Jose State University with Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, concentration in Finance, with a minor in Economics

1982  Graduated from De Anza Junior College in Cupertino, California with AA degree in Liberal Arts

1979  Graduated from Lynbrook High School in West San Jose, California (Fremont Union High School District)

1975 Graduated from Miller Junior High School (Cupertino Union School District)

 

Professional Organization Committees and Assignments

2004-Present Chair Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Ombudsman Committee

2003 Selected REALTOR® of the Year by Santa Clara County Assoc. of REALTORS®

•2002-2003  Co-Chair of Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Whistle Stop Political fundraiser

2002 Co-Chair of Santa Clara County Association of Realtors MMSI Task Force

2000 Chair Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Government Relations Committee

2000-2003   2005-Present   Board of Directors Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®

2000-2004  Board of Directors California Association of REALTORS®

2003 Member California Association of Realtors Equal Opportunity/ Cultural Diversity Committee

2002-2003 Member California Association of Realtors Professional Standards Committee

2002-2004 Member California Association of Realtors Housing Affordability Committee

2003 Regional Rep California Association of Realtors Legislative Committee

2000-2001 Member California Association of Realtors Local Government Relation Committee

2001 Member California Association of Realtors Equal Opportunity/ Cultural Diversity Committee

1997-Present Member Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Government Relation Committee

1998-Present Member Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Board of REALTORS® Political Action Committee

2001-Present Member Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Finance Committee

2002-2003 Member Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Executive Committee

1998-2005 Active in Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Legislative Day

Regular Attendance at Monday Morning Lender's Group, Wednesday Morning Almaden, Blossom Hill Cambrian Marketing Group and Friday Morning Campbell, Rose Garden, Willow Glen Marketing Group. Attendance at various meetings, events and interviews with elected officials in conjunction with Government Relations Committee

 

Goal

I am committed to working with my clients as a trusted advisor and ally in helping them to achieve the highest sales price, the highest net price, the best terms and the least amount of hassle in the sale of their residential real estate investment. I am further committed to being easily accessible by phone, e-mail and fax and to working diligently as a legal fiduciary in representing them and their interests.

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John has been selling homes in Santa Clara county for 17 years. This includes selling homes in both good markets and bad markets. Johnhas represented home sellers who are upside down in their homes, worked on lease options, done seller carry-back transactions as well as represented banks in selling their REO properties. The greatest satisfaction comes from helping new hoomebuyers get into their first home while negotiating the best deal for the buyer and getting them into a great neighborhood. John also works with lenders to get the best loan rates as well as getting no closing costs by working with Realtor rebates from the commission. On the seller's side John works to get the highest price and best terms for a seller while improving the seller's net profit by working with steeply discounted commissions. John's knowledge of the Santa Clara county real estate market extends into Santa Cruz County, Alameda County, and San Benito County. Santa Clara County area of expertise include the cities of San Jose, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos, Los Gatos Mountains, Redwood Estates, Aldercroft Heights, Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Gilroy and San Martin. San Jose, California also includes the districts of Almaden Valley, Blossom Valley, Blossom Hill, Santa Teresa (Santa Theresa), Cambrian Park, Willow Glen, West San Jose, North San Jose, Berryessa, East San Jose, Alum Rock, South San Jose, Downtown San Jose, Japantown, and the soon to be named Little Saigon. In Santa Cruz John has good knowledge in Zayante, Lompico, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, Capitola, Freedom, and the Santa Cruz Mountains. In Alameda County John has good knowledge in Fremont, Newark, Union City, Oakland, and Alameda. John has also sold homes in the San Benito county town of Hollister.

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