Dawn O'Neal Broker~Owner/Real Estate Advisor
Ombudsman for SCCAOR
Women’s Council of REALTORS® President 2004

~ Exceeding Expectations ~ ALWAYS!
As a licensed Real Estate Broker, I have been a REALTOR® since 1990. In June of 2002 I opened my own franchise ~ Realty World Executive Advantage. This dynamic concept links independent Broker/Owners together to provide strength in number to provide you with the individual service we all relish above all else to our clients. The Executive Advantage Team is in full swing serving our clients. Realty World has more than 400 offices in Northern California. Many of you have met my Partner, Tom Binder, and if not, you will soon. I AM A MEMBER OF:
the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® ~ (SCCAOR)
The California Association of REALTORS® ~ (CAR)
The National Association of REALTORS® ~ (NAR)
The Women’s Council of REALTORS® ~ (WCR)
and the Council of Residential Specialists ~ (CRS)
I work predominantly with residential clients, commercial properties and 1031 exchanges. CAREER QUALIFICATIONS:
I have been self employed since 1975 when I opened my accounting practice and income tax preparation service: Accounting by Dawn. I maintain this company still to assist my clients in regard to their financial status and income tax questions. I was awarded many honors from the RE/MAX network including the Executive Award, Presidents Award, 100% Club Award, Platinum Award and Hall of Fame Award during my 12 years with them. I have continued to receive awards with the Realty World Family including their top award of Hall of Fame. In my continuing quest for education, I have earned my GRI, (Graduate REALTORS® Institute), and my CRS, (Certified Residential Specialist)and SRES, (SENIORS Real Estate Specialist) designations. Less than 5% of all REALTORS® hold the CRS designation. I also completed the LTG (Leadership Training Graduate) through the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, and my e-PRO Designation for proficiency in Internet work. I am also an Accredited Staging® Professional™ with the designation of ASP. I love to help clients prepare their home for selling. I work extensively with many clients through emails and the Internet and invite you to visit my web page at http://www.DawnOneal.com/. I also contributed to the San Jose Mercury News Virtual Realty column when it was in publication. I am also very active in WCR, (Women’s Council of REALTORS®), with the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of about 230 members. In November of 2005 I completed the intense program of study for the CIPS, (Certified International Property Specialist), designation. I now hold the CIPS and TRC, (Transnational Referral Certification), designations also. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
I made time each year as a volunteer to help raise money for the Fire Department at the prior annual Chili Cook Off for the Valley Medical Burn Unit; work with the Women’s Council of REALTORS® to raise money for the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter; and headed up the volunteers for the Annual Joe Kapp Golf Tournament which raised over $250,000 in the past for the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund, sponsored by Anheuser-Busch and Bottomley Distributing Company. I also contribute to the Children’s Miracle Network each year. Our annual Breakfast With Santa is a project that I started in 1999 with 2 friends in the industry and has become very much in demand by my clients and my associate’s clients. We assist the Toys For Tots, Toys for the local Fire Departments, Second Harvest Food Bank and supported the Child Quest organization in the early years of this function. I have worked on many committees at our local Real Estate Board and was Co-Chair for the SCCAOR Foundation. <<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>>

Tom Binder – REALTOR® / SRES®, Real Estate Advisor
~ Exceeding Expectations ~ ALWAYS!
CURRENT STATUS: Licensed REALTOR®, SRES® A MEMBER OF: The Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® ~ (SCCAOR) The California Association of REALTORS® ~ (CAR) The National Association of REALTORS® ~ (NAR) and a Designated SRES®, (SENIORS Real Estate Specialist). In addition, I am a member of St. Christopher Church. I work primarily with residential clients, commercial properties and 1031 exchanges. CAREER QUALIFICATIONS: Coming from a background in the service industry, including West Coast Regional Sales Manager for a Fortune 500 Company, I have worked for over 35 years in customer contact, customer service and customer support roles involving technical applications, customer interfacing and personnel management. These have included both hardware and software in the semiconductor industry and process measurement and control industry. In addition my career has included national responsibility in the United States as well as support and start up activities in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the Far East. PERSONAL INFORMATION: I grew up in Indiana, but have lived in the San Francisco Bay area for over 28 years. I have 3 children currently spread from Silicon Valley to Seattle to Illinois; and 2 wonderful grandchildren, ages 5 and 6. I enjoy running, biking, traveling and skiing when time permits. EDUCATION: Engineering degree: University of Cincinnati MBA: Indiana University <<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>><<>>

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