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Subject:  Contacting agent who is family friend Date:  5/10/2004  1:40 PM
Author:  yosandiego Number:  70820 of 128075

My wife and I are moving to the Bay Area in a few months and have just learned that a family friend's mother is a real estate agent there. The family friend has told her mother that we're moving to the Bay Area, are not yet in a position to buy, but hope to be in a year or so.

She focuses on Berkeley/Albany/El Cerrito and Oakland which is the area that we'd like to buy in. Our family friend has also told us that her mother is very good at getting people into their first homes in the very tight Bay Area market (we will be first time homebuyers). She has offered to talk to us and give us a sense of what we'd need to have lined up once we're read