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Nancy Duff

RE# 00370805

Nancy Duff was named "The Goddess of Real Estate in Berkeley California" by the New York Times in 2005, and the agents and clients who have worked with her over her 40+ year career know why.


She has been a real estate broker since 1977, giving her vast experience in all types of real estate transactions. Throughout her storied career clients have found her to be an immense source of knowledge and support. She has a master's degree in sociology from San Francisco State University and is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). The combination of skills often proves quite helpful during stressful transactions. 


Nancy’s experience covers residential, commercial, industrial, vacant land, business opportunities and development. She helped to pioneer the live/work concept in the east bay. Westside Place, an award winning live/work project in Berkeley, was developed by Planet Properties in partnership with Panoramic Interests. Nancy is a member of the Bridge Association of Realtors®, and has served as a member of the city of Berkeley's Zoning Adjustments Board.


Sellers, buyers and developers alike can look to Nancy as one of the best agents in the Bay Area. Come and meet the Goddess.

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Dominic Ouellette

RE# 02087395


Working with Dominic is an example of classic service. He treats the duty of being an agent with deep respect. His clients are always kept informed of the status of the transaction, the updated time-frames, the next steps to take, and how their interests are being served. 


Dominic knows the best way to represent his client’s interests is by thoroughly understanding them. In this way he becomes the best advocate for his client’s interests. When something comes up Dominic is there with the details and the options. 


Dominic has worked on commercial and residential transactions across the East Bay. Anyone who is seeking a loyal, efficient, and hard working agent should contact Dominic today!


Our Mission

The mission of Planet Properties is to provide the knowledge, foresight, diligence and support our clients need to succeed in their real estate transactions. Whether buying or selling, residential or commercial, we will strive for the best possible outcome for you.

We Strive To:

  • Remove barriers to ownership by demystifying the process. For most people the world of real estate can be a confusing mess of jargon, forms, and laws. We value transparency and will make sure our clients are always fully informed.
  • Demonstrate integrity worthy of our client’s trust. We maintain strong relationships throughout the industry which help us broker the best deals. We do that by always putting our client’s interests first and treating all parties involved fairly.
  • Provide a human touch that sets our service apart. Internet brokerages promote their software as a replacement for skills and experience. While we use the latest technology we provide the personal service and understanding that algorithms simply cannot replace.

How We Serve:

Working with Planet Properties means having our full support from start to finish. Our service is personal, thorough, and consistent. Whatever your real estate goals we are the brokerage to help you see them through.


Buyers (especially first time buyers), we will help you through the process of finding just what you want. We can provide referrals to the best loan brokers, inspectors, insurance agents, and other real estate professionals necessary to complete your transaction. We will work hard to get you your dream home and will include a free one year home warranty to get you started in your new home.


Sellers, call us for a free evaluation of your property. We can provide you with the most up to date sales of comparable properties. We offer expertise in staging and preparing the property for listing. Then we will set ourselves to marketing your property; our goal is to make the listing as visible as possible to any interested buyers. In addition to posting on the Multiple Listing Service we can also build an individual website that will speak to our target audience. At your discretion we can also use social media to share this site and get the attention of buyers far and wide. And of course we will hold your property open weekly for brokers and the public. 

Reviews

Zoe C.

Jamal M.

Jamal M.

She never once made me feel rushed. Instead, she made it a fun process and kept my spirits up even when it seemed buying a house might be out of my reach. When we finally found "the house," she came up with the perfect amount to bid and walked me through the closing process with enormous patience. I can honestly say you will be in the best possible hands with Nancy. She is a treasure!!

Jamal M.

Jamal M.

Jamal M.

Working with Nancy was as if having a truly concerned, knowledgeable member of the family who only had your best interests at heart. Once she knew what I wanted and relentlessly pursued it for me. She expanded my horizons in regards to what  was possible for me and how to get it.


I don't go anywhere without Nancy's business card. Because I love the idea of making someone else's' home buying experience as painless as possible and dreams come true.

Chloe A.

Jamal M.

Chloe A.

Nancy was amazing. We put in an offer on the first house we fell in love with and got it. No question was too inconsequential nor detail too small to be given her complete attention. She is a wealth of information after literally decades of working the bay area. I can't imagine anyone better.

Leroy

Fiona M.

Chloe A.

Nancy took care of everything, including moral support and cheerleading and keeping my spirits up whenever I panicked. She was always there like a Rock of Gibraltar, just the epitome of wisdom, integrity, street smarts, confidence, and a sense of humor that kept me sane, even when she had me hyperventilating into a brown paper bag I was laughing so hard. I am a completely naive babe in the woods when it comes to real estate, and she held my hand and walked me through every step, and I always felt like I could absolutely trust her. She’s one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met.

Max D.

Fiona M.

Fiona M.

Nancy Duff is incredibly good at what she does, a master of every aspect of real estate. Her knowledge and experience made a big difference in our being able to get the house we wanted -- and there were competitors. It's not just that she has been at this for decades, but that she loves it and is  so insanely good at it. 

Fiona M.

Fiona M.

Fiona M.

Nancy Duff is a phenomenal agent. I met many real estate agents when I was getting ready to sell my property. I really didn't feel I needed another and then I met Nancy. I knew she was the right one for the job. I not only got asking price for my house but she was by my side each step of the way  and made the process easy, and even fun.


She is a great person and treats you like a truly valued individual not a means to an end. Working with Nancy was a sheer pleasure and a joy along with a great success.