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    Welcome to the Carol Reen Team, with Compass. We have more than 20 years of real estate experience in the Bay Area and we have accomplished more than $610 million in successful real estate transactions. As your strategic real estate adviser, you can expect the Team’s total commitment to protecting your assets and getting the very best results possible.

    Our keen negotiation skills, our recognized sales record as “Top Producer”, and our winning skills set, give us all the expertise necessary to sell your property and obtain the highest price in the shortest amount of time.

    Bay Area real estate is a tremendous asset and a smart, long term investment. We believe in protecting our clients’ real estate assets, that’s why we have a Certified Public Accountant on the team who has more than 25 years of income tax experience.

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      "You don’t find the Happy Life. You Make It! " – Camilla E. Kimball

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      "I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity." – Jil Sander &n

        "Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design."   ⎼ C

        "Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul." – Thomas Mann

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      “I am a citizen of the world and my nationality is goodwill.” – Socrates

      "Tough times don't last. Tough people do." — Gregory Peck  

      "If no one ever took risks, Michaelangelo would have painted the Sisti

      "A house is built of logs and stone, of tiles and posts and piers; a home is built of loving

      "People who love to eat are always the best people." —Julia Child

      “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love

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    "I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver." — Maya Angelou HAPPY THANKSGIVING! &n

      "Every canvas is a journey all its own." ⎼ Helen Frankenthaler

      "It's as much fun to scare as to be scared." — Vincent Price

      "I like an interior that defies labeling. I don't really want

      “There is no such thing as bad weather — only different kinds of good we

        “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”

      “We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.” – Dr.

        “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

      "ANYONE WHO SAYS THAT MONEY CANNOT BUY HAPPINESS HAS CLEARLY NEVER SPENT THE

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      “Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.” - Basil King

      “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defea

      “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happines

        "Sometimes life isn’t about getting to the destination but rathe

      “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charlie Chaplin  

      “There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures,

      “But land is land, and it’s safer than the stocks and bonds of Wall Street swindlers.

      "In summer, the song sings itself."  — William Carlos Wil

      "Freedom lies in being bold." — Robert Frost

      "Strength Lies in Differences not in Similarities." - Stephen R. Cove

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      "Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll sta

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    “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every

    “I will forever believe that buying a home is a great investment. Why? Because y

      "Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal 2nd base and keep your foot on 1st." –

    “A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters.”

      “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” —Warren Buffet

      “The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.” ― Gandhi

      "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touc

        “I desire no future that will break the ties with

        “While I encourage people to save 100% down for a home, a

        " There is no sincerer love than the love of ice cream. ”

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      “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood,

      "What good is the warmth of summer, without the

      “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on bu

      "Some birds are not meant to be ca

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      “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them;

      "Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a

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      Hello Again! For the past two months, my team and I have been sharing daily doses of inspiratio

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      “We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.”

      "Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    When something is in stock and I need it, I pull a truckload. 😁Hebe’s coming soon! Beautiful shrubs that use minimal water once established and in my case, will cover some serious square footage on a home that I’m currently prepping. . . .#gardenlife #thankful #thankfulthursday #TheCarolReenTeam #getoutside #grow #summervibes

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    Just SOLD! 3030 Anza St., San Francisco, CA Is a Super cute period home for my clients. We spied it before it came on the market and got in contract! Congrats, Rosa & Robert! 🎉 . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #justsold #congratulations #bayarea #newhome #newbeginnings #sanfrancisco #sanfranciscoliving #summervibes

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    It’s time for Tuesday’s Market Movement! What do you think? 🙂 . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #marketmovement #realestate #compass #marin #bayarea #bayareahousing #bayarearealestate

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    Picking up a lovely orchid arrangement from Sol Ambience for my clients as a 'Congratulations!' to accompany keys. It's always a journey and in our case, a super wild ride especially during escrow. #CentralRichmond #RichmondDistrict #SolAmbience #Orchids #Cymbidium #Sold #MyClientsAreTheBest

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    I love an Open House with a pool on a hot day. 😍 Come stop by at 3715 Terstena Pl., #211, Santa Clara, CA 95051. We are here Saturday & Sunday 2-4PM.

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    Clients have been eyeing this home on walks with the family. Currently off-market, but my clients love the big views and the modern feel of the architecture. . . . #TwinPeaks #ClarendonHeights #HotHome #SanFrancisco

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    Even though Golden Gate Park is in our backyard, sometimes I forgot to walk through it. Hollyhocks, azaleas, poppy’s blooming - June is just gorgeous in the park! . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #goldengate #getoutside #mothernature #poppytime #summer #california

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    If windows are the eyes to the soul of a building, then the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute may have gotten it right?!?! What do you think? 👀 #PacificHeights #SanFrancisco #District7 #DistrictSeven

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    3030 Anza St., San Francisco has just SOLD!! Super cute period home for my clients. We spied it before it came on the market and got in contract! Congrats, Rosa & Robert!! 🎉 . . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #happyclients #newbeginnings #sanfrancisco #livingthedream #bayarea #bayarearealestate

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    There are often things to address on a home regardless of price point, but bird’s eye views especially on a day like this, priceless. . . .#viewsonviews #TheCarolReenTeam #sanfrancisco #birdseyeview #priceless #bayarea #realestate #bayarearealestate

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    TWO open houses today, that means double the fun. Looking for a sign foe when to move? Here it is! . 627 39th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94121 Saturday & Sunday 2-4PM . . 3715 Terstena Pl., #211, Santa Clara, CA 95051 Saturday & Sunday 2-4PM . . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #sanfrancisco #sfrealestate #sfbayarea #sfforsale #santaclara #santaclaraliving #santaclaraopenhouse #bayareaopenhouse #sanfranciscoopenhouse #openhouse #newbeginnings

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    Ranch home in Burlingame for which my clients wrote an offer. The Open House we attended had a LOT of interested people. Sellers received a total of 8 offers, and the terms went way above expectations, even though there were conditional items for the home. Shows there's still a huge lack of inventory in some neighborhoods, like Mills Estates! #MillsEstates #Burlingame #Peninsula #SanMateoCounty #SanFranciscoBayArea #hothome

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    I know it's been over a year since I've seen the Hop-on-Hop-Off buses in action! Thankful and glad to see they are back! Have you taken one of these in SF or another city? What did you think?! . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #welcomeback #sf #backtolife #hoponhopoff #thankful #thankfulthursday

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    The windmills of Golden Gate Park are serene spots in the city. And no matter how many times I see them - a surprising and refreshing find. Have you been to either of the windmills? 🙃 . . . #OuterSunset #MurphyWindmill #GoldenGatePark #SanFrancisco

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    Marin Market Update! Any thoughts? Send them my way! 😊

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    I always tell clients to convert bedrooms into more flexible spaces and I’ll take my own advice. Buying this beautiful Crypton Velvet sleeper sofa from Eric @ Bedrooms and more! Gorgeous and American made with quality. . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #carolconnection #couchdreams #bedroomsandmore

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    Sweet home in super Outer Sunset location. Toured with clients yesterday. Check out the updated kitchen and tiered landscaped rear yard! #OuterSunset #Sunset #Landscape #SanFrancisco #HotHome

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    Congratulations to Dora and Alex on the sale of their home in Merced Manor. It’s been a journey and they are looking forward to new beginnings after they pack and move! 🥂🥂 . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #congratulations #happyclients #happylife #newjourney #bayarea #bayarearealestate #manor #thankfulthursday

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    One of the great things about San Francisco are the many refreshing parks and parklets. Glen Canyon Park and Glen Canyon are two amazing nature sites. Snapped this pic when out touring with clients. What's your favorite park? #SanFrancisco #GlenPark #GlenCanyonPark #Parks #SFParks #SFRecParks

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    ATTENTION SAN MATEO! Here is your Market Movement for the month. As always, I want to hear your questions. 🏡 . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #marketmovement #tuesday #compass #realestate #bayarea #sanmateo #sanmateorealestate

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    Proud to honor and remember all the veterans in my life. Who are you honoring/remembering today? 🇺🇸 . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #compass #memorialday

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    JUST LISTED! See it in person this weekend from 2-4, Saturday and Sunday. 🔥 One-of-a-Kind Stately Outer Richmond Home! With Ocean Views from the Master Bedroom Balcony and Gorgeous period elements throughout, this Open Concept home is Spectacular. Magnificent high ceilings, cherry-inlaid hardwood, impressive decorative and crown molding keep classic features that blend beautifully with updates made by the sellers. The home basks in sunlight with a Center Patio and the Open Updated Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and Granite counters opens to a fabulous Deck that sits above the flat Backyard and Basketball Court! With 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms on the Upper Level, Living Areas and a half bath on the Main Level, plus another 1 Bedroom and 1-1/2 Bathrooms at the First Level, this home offers Flexible living and space! The backyard is a blank canvas for a garden and playground, and it’s just a short walk or bike ride to Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, the restaurants on Balboa, shopping and more. With an A+ location, this home offers so much to love! . . .#TheCarolReenTeam #hothome #sanfrancisco #bayarearealestate #oneofakind #openhouse #forsale

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    @carolreensf

    Previewed a home on the peninsula today with clients and the home - ho hum and above average honestly. The front garden that greeted us however was beautifully curated. And yes I know, I’m a sucker for those larger agaves and drought tolerant California landscapes. 🏆 . . .#californialandscapes #agave #home #realestate #bayarea #thankful

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    @carolreensf

    One of the local groups I am honored to support for the last 10+ years. The last year has been hard for everyone, especially groups who rely on in-person fundraising events. This year, join me in supporting the Virtual Walkathon Fundraiser for CCCC, a creative and fun way to assist their important work from a distance! What local groups do you support? . . . #SFChinatown #ChinatownSF #CCCC #GivingBack

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