Intero Real Estate Services

Before Silicon Valley was duly named, its history as the hotbed of innovation was well noted. Our catchy moniker reflects the giants of technology who line the corridors of Cupertino, Mountain View, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and Sunnyvale, the wave of progressive firms that have shaped electronics, e-commerce and social interaction all call this place home.

In its truest form, innovation knows no boundaries. It isn’t contained by market or economic trends. Silicon Valley is where everyone gathers at the water cooler of progress, questioning why can’t things be better.

It’s from that fountain that the founders of Intero drank.

Intero’s desire wasn’t to be like all other brokerages. Not only were we committed to providing our residents and neighbors a service that heralded the very nature of where we live, we owed it to our new neighbors, recruited from all over the world to come and work for many of the most creative, progressive companies on the planet.

Powered by an entirely new technology platform, backed by a solid investment, lead by a team of real estate veterans who were all born, raised and weaned right here in the Silicon Valley, Intero Real Estate Services was born.

In 2014, in the truest spirit of Silicon Valley, we were acquired by HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and one of the most respected names in the business.

In a way, this is simply part of the unique and wonderful story so many great companies encounter from this area. But more importantly, it is the obvious next chapter that plays to the innovative spirit that birthed us, nurtured us and took us from start-up to established.

For over 12 years, agents have trusted Intero with their career and our clients with the biggest transaction of their lives. We take that seriously. Our founders are still here willingly running our company just as they always have done.


Recommendations (6717)


Zenab Khan recommends Moe Khanghahi

It was a pleasure having Moe help us buy our first house. Being first time homebuyers, we didn’t know much about the process. Moe kept us updated and explained the whole process step by step.
He offered excellent advice, never left any question unanswered and was always prompt to respond.
Thank you Moe, you were awesome!
2 days ago

Weiling Liao recommends Qinjiang Jane Beal

Jane is a very professional realtor and also very nice. She collected, understand and respect my preference. She love to share her idea and suggestion. She always put every effort to help me to be a good competitor when making an offer. Jane also provided lots of help when I modeling the new house. You won't regret to work with her!
2 days ago

Vina albright recommends Margaret Lin

Broker/owner in NEVADA

Appreciate the referral! Thanks for your help on keeping me posted as the sale got closer to closing! It kept things to running smoothly on the closing on our end! Merry christmas
3 days ago

Rishi Bakshi recommends Girish Bangalore

Broker & General Manager @Intero

It is with great pleasure to recommend Girish Bangalore. Honest, resourceful, enthusiastic, and intelligent are some of the words that come to mind when I think of Girish. He will deliver and exceed your expectations. Girish is a great real estate professional and is always looking to improve his skills and expertise to better serve his clients. His clients are lucky to have him on their side.
3 days ago

Joshua Justiniano recommends Jose Zavalza

Acquisition Manager

Jose is very knowledgeable about the market. I'm appreciative of the fact he keeps up with what's going on, and implements quickly strategies to obtain offers that fit our criteria.

We have flipped plenty of homes, and in the areas Jose works in we would never use another agent aside from him.

I know he will continue to work diligently on our listings. Thank you!
Dec 12, 2018

Bob Deluca recommends Christine Kirks

Christine was so helpful in giving us a sense of the area and quickly connecting us with people who could help with whatever we needed. She is easy to communicate with, and if she can't help, she knows who can. She makes it happen!
Dec 12, 2018

Yves Bourgeois recommends Mike D'Ambrosio


Mike was my sales manager that took care of the sales of my property. He is a highly focused and detail oriented individual with your best interest at heart. He is resourceful and creative. Mike is successful at trying something new to get the job done. I highly recommend Mike if you are looking to get the best offer for your property.
Dec 11, 2018

Sandy Rodriguez recommends Armando Rangel

My husband and I were clueless first time home buyers and I am so grateful we found Armando. He was very thorough and helped us feel extremely confident during all the phases of our first home purchase. I can't stress enough how much I appreciate Armando, he is truly a seasoned professional in his field.
Dec 10, 2018

Tina Ulep recommends Margaret Lin

To say that Margaret is an excellent realtor is an understatement — for me, she is EXCEPTIONAL. I’ve worked with many real estate agents in the past, and Margaret is simply the best realtor I’ve known. She’s been our realtor since 2009 and she has helped us with 4 different real estate transactions — as seller’s agent to 2 tough short sale transactions, as buyer’s agent when we bought our condo, and as seller’s agent again when we sold our condo recently. In all those 4 transactions, she consistently gave us the best service that we could possibly get.

Here are some qualities that I really like about Margaret:

- she acts quickly and is very proactive
- she’s always on top of things
- she always keeps us updated
- she is very hardworking
- she always keeps her clients best interest in mind
- she is funny and easy to get along with

Having the above qualities make Margaret an “excellent” realtor, but what sets her apart from other realtors are the following qualities that make her an “exceptional” realtor:

1.) She would do anything just to make things easier for her clients, even the tasks that are outside the scope of her job as a realtor. When we moved out of state, it was difficult for us to monitor the construction/renovation that was going on in our condo in California. Luckily, Margaret was there to help us. She would always check up on the progress of our condo and made sure that the contractor was doing his job properly. She even helped us shop around for materials so that we could get the best bang for our buck!

2.) She’s very innovative and aggressive with her marketing strategies. As a matter of fact, we already got an offer for our condo even before it was listed on MLS. In contrast, the other 3 condo units being sold in our complex at that time had been in the market for months. If we didn’t have Margaret, our house would probably still be sitting in the market waiting for a buyer to come.

3.) She has excellent negotiation skills both as a buyer’s agent and as a seller’s agent. She doesn’t easily back down in negotiations. In our recent sale, we were able to sell the house for $35K above the listing price despite the fact that the other home prices in the area were dropping down.

Margaret isn’t just a realtor for us. She has become our friend, and we consider her part of our family. Thank you, Margaret, for all the services you’ve provided us all these years!
Dec 10, 2018

Carlo and Valerie Trovato recommends Mary Jo Townzen

Listing our property with Mary Jo Townzen of Intero Real Estate Los Gatos was one of most valuable decisions we made this year. Mary Jo diligently accessed and proposed a clear plan to prepare us and the home for a clean sale. We appreciated that she worked alongside us every step of the way. Mary Jo kept us completely informed during the process making us confident that we would see a clean offer and close with the right buyer. We never felt rushed, unaware or uninformed during the offer process or the title process. We highly recommend working with Mary Jo Townzen to sell your property in Silicon Valley. Such a knowledgeable professional of the highest integrity. Thank you Mary Jo and the entire Intero team for representing us.
Dec 10, 2018

Ali P. recommends Lisa Marie Contaldi

We had a fantastic experience working with Lisa-Marie. She's very professional, courteous and knowledgable about the area.
My wife and I flew in from CA to look at properties in Austin area, and she was able to show us around on a short notice even though taking from her personal time. Her knowledge of the neighborhoods, what has been and what's to come is extensive.
Throughout the process of finding the right property, negotiations and closing, she was attentive, helpful and fully on top of everything. We are glad to have worked with her and recommend her to anyone looking in and around Austin.
Dec 10, 2018

Mariko Kimura Biondi recommends Sam Zerarka

VP, Event Prodution

Sam is an incredibly nice guy, and very knowledgeable about the area. He’s warm, empathetic , yet very efficient and got our house on the market quickly. He spruced up the house just the right amount to maximize the sales price. The house never looked better! It was a pleasure to work with Sam, and I look forward to working with him again in the future.
Dec 9, 2018

Sarah Haufrect recommends Sam Zerarka


Sam represented my grandmother's house in Palo Alto this summer. He was the only realtor my family considered working with because he's warm and friendly and he knows the South Bay, especially Palo Alto, better than anyone! The house sold in barely two weeks thanks to the incredible work his team did with staging, marketing and showing the property. We're very grateful for his expertise and professionalism.
Dec 7, 2018

Beth Johnson recommends Girish Bangalore

Chief Commercial Officer

I've had the pleasure to work with Girish on several projects. He is thoughtful, diligent and a pleasure to work with. In a real estate transaction, his analytical skills combined with his open, easy-going manner will ensure a successful transaction.
Dec 7, 2018

Kristen Courtney recommends Mark Gissler

Sales Director

Mark is amazing. He has sold two homes for us. Their first one was a sticky mess due to complications with the buyers yet Mark knew who to go to in order to keep the deal in play. It was a success! We used him again to sell our house recently and it went smooth as could be. He always picks up his phone and responds to email. He is awesome !!!!
Dec 6, 2018

A.P. Robertson recommends Myrtha Moll


I have worked with Myrtha Moll for over 15 years and I have always been amazed by her knowledge and professionalism. Bar none, she is one of their hardest workers I have ever met.

I would strongly recommend her to anybody who is a bottom line person, who wants the job done right, with no excuses and no BS.

A.P. Robertson, CEO
Dec 6, 2018

Ashwin Subramanian recommends Lavanya Duvvi

Lavanya helped in buying my first home in the Bay Area. Being a first time homebuyer I had a lot of questions on how the process works and she was very patient in answering them. Her experienced helped when we were touring open homes as she provided good insight into the pros and cons of each house. I would recommend her for anyone looking to purchase real estate in Bay Area.
Dec 6, 2018

Daniel Ebrahemi recommends Ed Gory

Realtor Intero San Carlos

Ed Gory is the BEST manager any realtor can have. I have joined his office since moving from San Mateo last June 2018, and since I joined his team my income has nearly tripled and he has given me so much personal help, has spoken to my clients in person and spent the extra time other managers don't. I consider him friends for life. I'm excited to start 2019 with him and helping grow my business as best as possible.
Thanks a lot Ed I'm very grateful to have you on my side and in San Carlos office.
Warm Regards,
Daniel Ebrahemi
Dec 6, 2018

matthew wong recommends Margaret Lin

IT specialist

Margaret was very helpful through out the purchasing process for my mom's two properties. She even helped us when she could with the selling process as well. She went well out of her way to make sure things were done correct and complete. I highly recommend her for all real estate transactions.
Dec 6, 2018

Aziz Ahmad Naeimi recommends Shawn Shokoor

We were nervous because we wanted to purchase our first dream house. Luckily we met Mr. Shawn at an open house. Within a month he helped us win the bid for our first home. He is an outstanding realtor, very knowledgable and resourceful. Because of him we had a regular and smooth experience throughout of purchasing process. He was extremely professional, market knowledgeable, pro-active and went above and beyond on many occasions. Because this was our first experience we had many questions but he was always available to patiently answer questions and/or get more information. He paid careful attention to all the details and walked us through all aspects of the buying process. He had detail attention in negotiation stage, document process and house hand over. He is not just a realtor he is a friend in meantime. I strongly recommend him.
Dec 5, 2018

Miriam Oliver recommends Prem Lakhanpal

Director Of First Impression

Prem is a very professional and knowledgeable Agent , I strongly recommend working with him.
Dec 1, 2018

Zoe Sanchez recommends Michael Strachan

Mortgage Advisor

Michael is on Top of His Game. Besides being knowledgeable as a real estate agent - he is energetic, professional and a great communicator. Michael will go the extra mile to make sure his clients are taken care of and to ensure all the boxes are checked for a smooth transaction. I highly recommend Michael. He will do an amazing job for you!
Nov 30, 2018

Jon & Jade Elson recommends Russ Warrick

Property Owners

Russ Warrick is one of the best realtors we have had the pleasure of working with. He worked hard in getting our home sold in what I would consider record time. He was excellent in keeping us informed about the progress of events during the sale. He even called us during his vacation to keep us up to date.
Russ is dedicated to providing excellent service and will communicate frequently to make sure your real estate needs are met in a dedicated and professional manner. It is my pleasure to recommend Russ Warrick to serve your real estate needs.
Nov 29, 2018

Ariel Moseley recommends Frank Vento

Frank Vento was the perfect realtor for our purchase of a piece of land with a "problem" on the title, which caused me a lot of anxiety. Frank was empathetic, available, efficient, knowledgeable and, importantly, calm. He didn't belittle my fears, but professionally worked through them to my complete satisfaction. I am grateful for both my new land, and the help of Frank to acquire it.

Nov 29, 2018

Edward and Brad recommends Pam Blackman

Seniors and Co-Trustee Sellers

It was very professionally done and everything was in good order.” “It is so wonderful that we got this completed so directly. I cannot believe how hard you worked on this. You really have valuable experience, from the trust details to the staging and sale, and you certainly know who to call to get things done.

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