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What clients say about Carolyn

Someone to help you navigate and be successful with any real estate transaction

We enlisted Carolyn to sell our former home and later asked her to help us find a new home. She is down to earth and an active listener which is essential from our perspective for anyone in this business. Coupled with her attention to detail, marketing expertise, technical background, and her established list of network… Read more “Someone to help you navigate and be successful with any real estate transaction”

Steve Choy
Alamo/San Ramon

Carolyn Gwynn did an outstanding job

Carolyn Gwynn did an outstanding job finding a home for us during an unpredictable and fast paced time in the market place. We moved to the San Ramon/Danville area from Dallas Texas and thankfully a good friend from graduate school referred us to Carolyn. Carolyn is easy to communicate with, professional, an expert in real… Read more “Carolyn Gwynn did an outstanding job”

Tricia Houston
San Ramon

If we could give Carolyn 100 stars we would

If we could give Carolyn 100 stars we would. As many know, once you decide to buy and/or sell a home, you quickly start to spend a lot of time with your realtor. After several false starts with a handful of realtors in San Francisco and the East Bay, we were put in touch with… Read more “If we could give Carolyn 100 stars we would”

Heather Swedeen

I have 3 family members who are active realtors and I still use Carolyn as my agent

Carolyn Gwynn has represented me in several home purchases and I would trust her completely in all matters. She is the most competent, thorough, honest, hard working realtor I’ve ever run across. My ex-husband, and 7 other relatives were or are salesmen or brokers, so I speak from experience. I have 3 family members who… Read more “I have 3 family members who are active realtors and I still use Carolyn as my agent”

Theresa M. Kent

Carolyn was a godsend…

She really took the time to understand what was important to us in what we were looking for, and did an extremely thorough job in previewing everything in the marketplace … She also went above and beyond what many realtors would do in taking care of us, right down to stepping in to take care… Read more “Carolyn was a godsend…”

AJ Brown

Carolyn is a joy to work with … She always looked out for our best interest

Luckily we were introduced to Carolyn. Carolyn is a joy to work with – She is attentive, passionate and knows the East Bay very well. She always looked out for our best interest. With her help, we were able to find the home of our dreams for our family. We will be referring Carolyn to… Read more “Carolyn is a joy to work with … She always looked out for our best interest”

Eric R.
East Bay

I can’t praise Carolyn enough

Integrity, professionalism and local knowledge serve her well… When we ran into some issues well after close, Carolyn stepped in and managed to resolve matters effectively. If you’re looking to have outstanding and uncompromising representation, Carolyn will not disappoint.

David Lubinsky

Carolyn is the exception.

I have dealt with many real estate agents and generally find them to be very poor quality business people. Carolyn is the exception. She is very professional, handles all the details, and got us the best prices both buying and selling. If you are looking for someone who can get things done, Carolyn is your… Read more “Carolyn is the exception.”

Michael Fletcher

Invaluable guidance, support, encouragement, honesty and knowledge

There is so much to thank you for…your invaluable guidance, support, encouragement, honesty and knowledge during the purchase of our new home, the marketing of our former home, and the complete change of our life. It has meant more to us than we can adequately express.

Mark Stephens

She is friendly yet professional … we could not be happier with our experience

Carolyn worked enthusiastically on a trust sale in Walnut Creek with me and my co trustee. Her recommendations to update the house with new flooring and painting as well as updating bathrooms and lighting, resulted in multiple offers and a great sale. She also brought professional subcontractors to the remodel that were both expedient and… Read more “She is friendly yet professional … we could not be happier with our experience”

Michele R.

There were no surprises throughout the process

Carolyn gave us, clear concise and accurate input regarding the condition of the house and the market for such house. She gave us options along the way with the likely outcome. And the outcome was exactly what she said would be the result. There were no surprises throughout the process. She does not develop unrealistic… Read more “There were no surprises throughout the process”

Robin K Johnson

From the moment I met Carolyn Gwynn I was completely at ease

From the moment I met Carolyn Gwynn I was completely at ease. Carolyn is professional and knowledgeable as well as being warm, patient and attentive. Selling my home as a single woman I didn’t have a partner to bounce thoughts off of during the preparation and selling process. Carolyn filled that need for me; always… Read more “From the moment I met Carolyn Gwynn I was completely at ease”

Karen S
Carolyn Gwynn

Carolyn Gwynn personifies business acumen and excellence in the Diablo Valley real estate market. Producing in the top 1% of Contra Costa County Realtors, Carolyn is a businesswoman whose depth of knowledge of the communities she serves, and large personal and professional networks give her clients a distinct advantage when buying or selling residential property.

Carolyn has carved her niche in the luxury property arena (over $2M), and knows the key to marketing luxury homes is leveraging relationships and maintaining a spotless reputation. She sold the highest value homes in Alamo in both 2016 and 2017 and enjoys drawing out the uniqueness in her client’s properties.

Her Sellers benefit from Carolyn’s management of every detail and expert preparation of properties, resulting in the highest possible price for her listings.

Her Buyers appreciate her tireless efforts to find them the right home and negotiate the best terms on their behalf, even in competitive multiple offer market conditions. 

Prior to becoming a Realtor, Carolyn spent 20+ years in the computer hardware and then software industry as a Sales Executive entrusted with global accounts such as Chevron, HP, Apple and Nike. Negotiation, marketing skills and juggling multiple balls in the air are second nature to Carolyn, as they should be for anyone negotiating one of the largest assets you will ever buy or sell. Having Carolyn on your side of the table will serve you well.

Real estate is not a part-time job or hobby to Carolyn. She knows it takes 100% focus in an industry where knowledge equals power and the most prepared win. Carolyn understands the importance of being available to clients, clear communication, and command of her subject matter. It is this invaluable knowledge that allows her clients to make sound decisions. She is known by colleagues as a hardworking, intuitive, top notch individual.

A fundamental part of Carolyn’s life has been giving back to the community. She is involved with Pledge to Humanity, and leads the Sister School program at San Ramon Valley High School. Additionally she is a member of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. She has served at Rancho Romero and Stone Valley Schools, Round Hill Country Club, and Del Amigo Pool. The Gwynn’s support the San Ramon Valley High School Athletic and Academic Booster Clubs.

Carolyn grew up in Walnut Creek, attended Carondelet High School, and then earned a BS in Finance at California State University, Chico. (It remains her firm belief that Chico is no more a party school than any other University). Carolyn resides in Alamo with her husband Mike, and they have three daughters; the eldest attends the University of California at Berkeley and is a 4th generation Bear. The second is a business major at San Diego State University, the youngest is at San Ramon Valley High School.  The Gwynn’s enjoy traveling, music, camping, and a menagerie of pets. Carolyn and Mike have renovated three homes.