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Lake Oswego Office

15400 Boones Ferry Road

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Anita Singh Cardoso & Leo Jacobs

Real Estate Brokers/Consultants

PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATION AND SERVICE SINCE 1977

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

We have been in the business of providing exceptional Real Estate Services since 1977 in the greater Portland area.  Anita began her career in real estate right out of college in 1977. Her dedication and expertise comes from hard work and dedication to her clients even in the toughest of markets.

Leo came aboard in 2001 after a very successful career in the Hospitality industry.  With over 34 years of Hotel, Restaurant and private club management experience that brings customer service level to new heights.

Together we pride ourselves on many years of experience, high level of knowledge and integrity, superior customer service and the ability to guide, consult and advise our friends and clients on a customized basis.

There is no substitute for experience “EXPERIENCE THE BEST”

 

PERSONAL COMMITMENT

Exceeding expectations: Being a REALTOR means more than selling homes. It’s about people, families and their hopes and dreams. It’s about a relationship based on trust, knowledge and expertise. Our clients can be assured that we always go the extra mile to make their experience the best they’ve ever had when buying or selling a home.

 

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe in diligent hard work and strict ethical professionalism. We stand for Quality and not Quantity and we believe that a job well done speaks volumes. We strive to create a working partnership with you, consulting and guiding you to the most valuable decision. Respect, integrity and consumer consideration is our motto!

PREMIUM SERVICES AND AN EXCELLENT TRACK RECORD

“REAL ESTATE IS OUR BUSINESS, CUSTOMER SERVICE IS WHAT WE PROVIDE”

 


 

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Anita is a first-rate real estate agent. She helped us negotiate the purchase of a new home in addition to selling our townhome. She was very attentive and accommodating through the whole process. I would wholeheartedly recommend her for any of your real estate needs.

— Buyer

Anita helped me purchase my first home in 2012. I knew very little about the housing market or the process but Anita as well as Leo Jacobs made what can be a very stressful time very easy to handle. They understood our needs, gave EXTREMELY helpful advice and were always available for any question no matter how far fetched it may have been. The purchase of the home went smoother than I could have hoped. Then, more recently in 2015 when it came time to sell the house I went straight back to Anita & Leo. Again, being a rookie in this department they helped me understand the process from the sellers perspective and laid out the process for what needed to be done to sell the house for both the best value and in an efficient manner. Their professionalism is 2nd to none, but equally as important they truly do care about their clients and their personal satisfaction/happiness. I believe the saying goes that in life you need to make friends with a doctor, a lawyer and a realtor. I can proudly cross realtor off of my list! Thank you!

— Justin Fleming

February 19, 201 To Whom it may concern: After living in the same house for 35 years, raising our children there and loving it thoroughly, we decided to sell and move to San Diego to be with our children and grandchildren. This occurred in one of the biggest down real estate markets in the last 40 years. After interviewing a number of real estate agents, we chose Anita Singh Cardoso and Leo Jacobs. I will admit up front that I had an “attitude”...cynical, at best, about real estate agents. Anita and Leo won me over. They were flat out terrific. There were diligent and attentive. They understood our needs. They offered salient suggestions about preparing the house for market. They were active in the marketing process with open houses. Leo’s “lunch for the realtors” was a huge success. They were honest and upfront with the counsel. They plainly just worked hard. They make an outstanding team. I ended the process not only respecting their professional abilities, but also considering them my friends. I recommend Anita and Leo with my highest recommendation, without the slightest reservation, and know that you will be well taken care of by this professional, yet personal team. Sincerely yours, Harold Vick, MD

— Dr. Vick

From: Nancy LoBue [mailto:fnssd@yahoo.com] Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 10:15 AM To: Anita Singh Cardoso; Joseph LoBue; leojacobs@comcast.net Subject: Re: 100% by referral only! Anita & Leo, You are not only great real estate agents, but truly warm and interesting people as well. You managed somehow to take a list from Joe of "mountain views" and " close to hiking" and a list from me of "walkable to downtown" and "historic or unique property" and somehow find our perfect new home! It has truly been a pleasure getting to know you and other new friends you've brought into our acquaintance. If it would ever help to have us used as a reference, please feel free... Hugs, Nancy

— Nancy & Joe LoBue

Leo and Anita have been invaluable business resources to us, and more importantly, great friends. We began working with them approximately 5yrs ago. Leo and Anita had a great eye for the market and picked out a cozy tri-level home for us in Beaverton. This was our first home in Oregon, and we love it dearly. Since then, we’ve purchased two other homes with their help. In addition, other relatives of ours purchased two homes in the Hillsboro area with their help. We all appreciate their experience, honesty, and professionalism in the Real Estate business, and we look forward to continued business with them in the near future.

— Casey and Nani Tanaka

I met Anita in 1983 when my parents sold their house to move down to California. A year later in the heart of one of the worst recessions Anita helped my room mate sell his house. 20 plus years later and Anita has continued to show her professionalism and ability to connect the right buyer with the right seller in a manner that every one is positive about the experience. At a recent gathering at our home of some 30 friends the conversation came up in regards to where we all used to live and that moment we realized Anita was successfully involved in each of our home transactions. Thank you Anita, for putting your heart into our homes.

— David and Krista Schreiber

We met Anita and Leo when they were the sellers’ agents on a house we purchased when moving to Portland. They so impressed us throughout that transaction, with us as buyers, we turned to them when it came time for us to sell the same home. They had worked very hard for us as the buyers the first time around, and from that experience we thought they would be the best choice. We found them to be impeccably professional, extremely honest and forthright, none of which surprised us based on our prior experience with them. Anita worked very hard to price our home properly. She did such a great job that our house sold in two days with a full price offer, followed closely by a second full price back up offer! We clearly did make the best choice in them, and would recommend them most highly and without any reservation. Since we moved out of Oregon, the only regret we had was that they were not able to help us find our next house!

— Donna Savastio and John Shambroom

"From the minute we met Anita and Leo we knew it was going to be a great fit. No-nonsense, down to business, honest, professional and not afraid of "good old fashioned hard work". Not only were we apprehensive about the current market conditions, we also wanted our house to "show" in the best possible way. Leo was kind enough to help out in that area. He came in and within 20 minutes, he had staged our house beautifully. We received positive comments from the first s howing to the last. Thanks to Anita and Leo's hard work and professional expertise, our house sold in one week. Without question, we recommend Anita and Leo. They are a fabulous team!

— Kim Buchanan & Brian Howe

"We got to know Anita through a friend and we were very happy that she represented us. We got full price offer within a week and sold the house in about 3 weeks! Anita has a good network in the industry and is very much in tune with the real estate markets. With her multiple years of realtor experience and thorough market analysis tailored for us, she recommended a reasonable and competitive price and an agile marking plan. She provided a detailed list of homework for us to do and also a good network of handymen who helped us greatly. We were impressed by her professionalism. She was helpful and available for questions, discussions, and coordination throughout the whole process. She is organized, articulate, paying attention to details, honest, and fun to work with.

— Bei li

"We were referred to Anita by a family friend. To our pleasant surprise, Anita sold our home in 31 days in one of the toughest real estate market in years. I was amazed by the amount of effort she put to get our house sold. She was always in communication with us giving us updates about visits, market conditions and thoroughly followed up with every single visitor we had. We were at ease with matter in her hand, and she was one step ahead as far as marketing, negotiating and making the sale happen. If we were to sell or buy another house we don't have to search for another agent, it will be Anita (if she is still working!). We are extremely pleased with the way she handled everything. With Anita and Leo, you get real Realtors working for you not just a sign post.

— Preetha & Rejo

"We want to thank you for the great service you provided us in selling our home for us. This was the second house you have sold for us and we are glad we came back. It is hard to choose which part of your service was most valuable to us because you're contribution was outstanding in so many ways. To begin, there was you're thorough market analysis for our home and thoughtful recommendation of the listing price. Your advice on staging the house meant we didn't need to hire anyone else to do it. After the house was listed, you both worked hard to promote the property. I remember the first week, there were two showings a day, and there were always at least two showings a week. This was fabulous in a depressed market! "After we moved out, you helped to make sure the house was clean and presentable. I really appreciate how much time you spent at the house cleaning the deck, etc. And then when we entered negotiations for the sale, your encouragement helped us to get our full asking price, after just six weeks on the market. "This result was well beyond our hopes and expectations. You both did an outstanding job making this experience remarkable."

— Bob New & Marilyn New

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05/04/2017 - ag1986

Bought a Single Family home in 2017 for approximately $500K in North Plains, OR.

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"Anita and Leo are amazing realtors, looking back they made our home buying process smooth and as stress free as possible. They were thorough, professional, ever-present and provided our space throughout the process. Overall we had an amazing experience, if you are reading this and are in the market for a house, I would highly recommend Anita and Leo over anyone else. With more than 40 years of experience up her sleeve you are in the safe hands of Anita. Rest assured they will make your home buying process memorable. Below is our experience:  

My wife and I were first time home buyers after going through a few houses we realized that we needed to get a realtor. On a reference from a colleague I contacted Anita and Leo. In the first meeting they were very patient and just listened to what our requirements were for a house. Having built a house themselves, they understood our requirements gave us options on both buying and building the house.

Anita and Leo are so patient, this was evident when they took us to see few houses, once done with the walk through, Anita would listen to our views and observations, and then they would come up with their honest opinion. Anita and Leo both have an eye for detail and quality of the construction. As they always mention, its just not about about buying the house, its about what comes after it; be it the maintenance or resale capability. These details that they provide helped us in making the right decision. I have heard about realtors being pushy but Anita and Leo were completely honest with their opinions and never pushed us to make a decision.

The one attribute that was shown throughout the process was their ability to provide high quality information promptly. Since we were new to Portland we didn’t have much of knowledge on the school districts and future developments. When we liked a house and decided to put an offer we had mixed emotions and questions of how the area would develop and if the investment was worth it. Even through it was Christmas holiday Anita was prompt in answering any questions we had and also talked about future development of the area by researching or talking to prominent people in the area. The quality, promptness and her confidence helped us in making a well informed decision.

As I learnt purchasing a house isn't done with just having an offer accepted, a major portion of the work is after the acceptance. Anita and Leo provided guidance with mortgage and advice on the house inspection. Negotiation is Anita’s biggest attribute, when needed Anita helped us negotiate with the sellers, on closing dates, minor/major fixes, and they made sure we get a quality house at the end of this process. Leo with his knowledge on home maintenance was quick to provide us with some easy tricks and tips. We are very pleased to have found the best realtors and we hope to work with them in the near future."

— ag1986

04/06/2017 - sandesh shankarappa

Bought a Single Family home in 2017 for approximately $425K in Hillsboro, OR.

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"Anita and Leo are the best realtors out there! period..!

They are very professional and smart. They helped me and my fiance to buy our first house. I have worked with few realtors before who were good in some aspects of house hunting but Anita is a champion in all aspects of real estate like market research, competitive offers, negotiation, value estimation etc. Unlike other realtors they listen to you and try to understand your requirements well before they make suggestions. They work with few clients at a time so they can spend more time with each client. Anita worked with us even when she had few unpleasant setbacks at home. We admire her professionalism.

Anita is on top of everything! In this market where houses are sold in day or two, it takes a lot to beat the competition. Anita has plenty of tricks up her sleeve which helped us throughout the house purchase process. At times when we had lost hope of finding the house of our dreams, Anita held our hands till the end and made it happen!

Anita worked really well with my mortgage lender and made sure that our loan was processed on time. This was a laborious process which required her to keep tabs on everyone involved with the deal. Her bold decisions and suggestions were a boon for us.

Leo and Anita both not only helped us with the house purchase but also educated us during the process. They have tremendous patience and knowledge about real estate. They were always available when we had questions, always reachable on text/call/emails. We always received convincing answers promptly. Anita and Leo made sure all the issues were addressed on time before we signed the papers.

They are still helping us after house purchase, nobody does that after finishing the work. This is very sweet of them!

Overall it was fun & stress-free working with them. We highly recommend Hasson Realtors!"

— sandesh shankarappa

03/11/2017 - jjaraya

Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Portland, OR.

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"Uprooting your family and moving to a new country is stressful to say the least. Navigating the ins and outs of a new and hot real estate market like Portland's could have just added to that stress. Lucky for us we had Anita by our side to walk us through the process of finding a home that met or exceeded all our expectations.
Her decades-worth of knowledge of the market coupled with her attentiveness to details and superb customer orientation were the right ingredients to give us the confidence to take the plunge and settle in what would be our new home for years to come.
Working with Anita has been a real pleasure; she is a true advocate of your family's needs and will work hard to make your real estate dreams come true (while keeping you grounded to the reality of the market before you)."

— jjaraya

03/29/2016 - mhamilton763

Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $450K in Neighbors Southwest, Beaverton, OR.

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"I have worked with Anita for nearly 20 years and 8 real estate transactions. In each transaction her thorough research has been instrumental to quick and accurate pricing. Her customer service was always impeccable and she clearly communicated the process at each step. I highly recommend Anita and her team for your Real Estate needs."

— mhamilton763

02/25/2016 - tamic0

Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $775K in Beaverton, OR.

Highly Recommended


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"Anita is a first-rate real estate agent. She helped us negotiate the purchase of a new home in addition to selling our townhome. She was very attentive and accommodating through the whole process. I would wholeheartedly recommend her for any of your real estate needs."

— tamic0

03/31/2015 - zuser20150305171533300

Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $400K in Concordia, Portland, OR.

Highly Recommended


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Responsiveness

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"Anita helped me purchase my first home in 2012. I knew very little about the housing market or the process but Anita as well as Leo Jacobs made what can be a very stressful time very easy to handle. They understood our needs, gave EXTREMELY helpful advice and were always available for any question no matter how far fetched it may have been. The purchase of the home went smoother than I could have hoped.
Then, more recently in 2015 when it came time to sell the house I went straight back to Anita & Leo. Again, being a rookie in this department they helped me understand the process from the sellers perspective and laid out the process for what needed to be done to sell the house for both the best value and in an efficient manner. Their professionalism is 2nd to none, but equally as important they truly do care about their clients and their personal satisfaction/happiness. I believe the saying goes that in life you need to make friends with a doctor, a lawyer and a realtor. I can proudly cross realtor off of my list! Thank you!"

— zuser20150305171533300

01/09/2015 - ricardoquintanaujueta

Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Beaverton, OR.

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"My wife and I just moved into the Hillsboro/Beaverton area last October and were hoping to find a good opportunity to buy a house. We contacted Anita earlier during the spring and since day 1 she was incredibly helpful and responsive. She has a lot of experience in the area and is definitely on top of her game. Additionally, she is a wonderful human being.
We came to Oregon for a couple of weeks on our house hunting trip, and Anita drove us around diligently and patiently, and showed us a great range of houses that matched our requirements and budget right on.
All throughout the home buying process, Anita and Leo were there for us, providing the right guidance and advise. Knowing we had such knowledgeable professionals working on our side gave us great peace of mind.
We ended up buying a very nice new house which we're enjoying a lot. Leo even carved a "Welcome Home" pumpkin for us! (It was late October when we moved in) What a nice detail =)
I'm recommending this dynamic duo to everyone I know!"

— ricardoquintanaujueta

01/07/2015 - user6016907

Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Portland, OR.

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"Anita is the ultimate professional - bright, focused and at the "top of her game" when it comes to managing the demanding steps involved in finding and negotiating on a new home. I've found Anita to have a lovely balance of firmness and grace. She will represent you well and do so in a way that leaves all parties at ease. Anita and her partner, Leo, had a keen sense of what I was looking for and helped me to find the perfect home and setting. I can't imagine the process without them. I have the highest respect and appreciation for Ms. Singh Cardoso and have already recommended her to others about to begin their search knowing they'll be in the best of hands:)"

— user6016907

10/30/2014 - tomnmaryann

Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $425K in Hillsboro, OR.

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"We contacted Anita to help us sell our home and find a new one because we had worked with her before. She and Leo are very professional and were always concerned about our needs and wants. The sale of our home went quickly and Anita worked diligently with us to find the right new home. Buying and selling a home can be stressful at times, but Anita and Leo, were more than professional agents, they treated us as friends and removed a lot of our worry. We are grateful to have worked with Anita and Leo as we begin a new chapter in our lives."

— tomnmaryann

10/29/2014 - penqueen2

Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $325K in Linwood, Milwaukie, OR.

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"I used Anita and Leo because they were such a great help to my brother and his wife in selling their home. Although my home didn't sell quite as fast (three weeks) I was totally satisfied with their service. They showed the home often to the public. They paid attention to details and took me through all the necessary paperwork quickly.

I, indeed, would recommend them highly."

— penqueen2

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