• "During negotiations, she was always firm yet reasonable" Last Thanksgiving, my mother decided it was time to sell our home in Newport Coast and move to a retirement community. We were both a little skeptical about selling a home at holiday time and during a depressed real estate market, but after talking to Patty Lance we felt confident to move forward. Patty did her research and came up with a fair and accurate value of the property. The listing posted on a Friday, and in less than five days we had three offers – two of which were full price. Shortly after we accepted an offer, the buyers wanted to switch to an all-cash offer and speed up the escrow to close in twenty days. Through it all, Patty was professional, thorough, energetic and efficient. She was always readily available by phone or email to answer questions with the utmost of patience. With every step we had confidence in Patty’s ability to handle whatever came her way. During negotiations, she was always firm yet reasonable, deftly handling situations with the buyer that had the potential to erupt into disputes. I would not hesitate to call Patty again for future real estate needs and would highly recommend her to others.

    Susan F.
  • Patty Lance recently represented me in the sale of 2315 Port Lewrick in Newport Beach, California. Without any hesitation I recommend her highly as a real estate agent. Her hands on approach guided me in updating the property and preparing it for sale. She was consistently available and aggressive in showing the house. Patty screened multiple offers and chose the one that was the most sound and followed it through to closing. She was proactive ensuring the buyers lived up to their obligations. Patty was active in overseeing the escrow and helping me fill out all the forms correctly and in a timely fashion. Patty is a tiger and knows how to get things done. Wow! wish all agents were this efficient! John Miller M.D.

    John Miller M.D.
  • "We’re writing to thank you for all the help you’ve provided to us" We’re writing to thank you for all the help you’ve provided to us as we’ve made the four year transition from Illinois to California. Whenever we’ve needed help, you’ve been our guardian angel. From our very first meeting you listened to what we were trying to accomplish with our long term plans, and with each successive property we looked at you were able to take our input and in remarkably short order present us with exactly what we had envisioned. Then, your ability to negotiate on our behalf and your attention to all the little details smoothed the way until we had the final deal. The things we couldn’t do from Chicago were all handled expertly by you because you were looking after our interests, including finding us a wonderful family to rent our house until we were ready to make our move to California. If the above weren’t enough, when we ran into difficulty selling Pam’s house in Chicago, which had been on the market for a year with not one offer, you put us in touch with a local realtor who facilitated the sale in six weeks! We had no idea your “reach” extended quite so far. But wait, there’s more. When we decided to make our move west, and sold our Illinois house much faster than anticipated, we needed to find interim housing until our tenant’s lease expired. So, of course, we asked for help once again and there you were, negotiating a short term lease for us in Newport Beach. Another perfect solution that provided a wonderful transition to Southern California for us. We simply can’t thank you enough for all the help you’ve given us. We just can’t envision a scenario where our four year journey could have been accomplished more smoothly. We truly believe it could never have been done without your efforts and attention to our needs.

    Pam & Bob Horwitt
  • The purpose of this letter is to recommend Ms. Patty Lance, of Coldwell Banker, in representing your interest, either as a buyer or seller in any real estate transactions you may be anticipating. Her multi-faceted skills in accounting, real estate law, and knowledge of property values in respective areas, uniquely qualify her in representing your interests. Patty has represented our interest, over the past 5 years with skills we had not previously experienced from others in her profession. She brings to the table negotiating skills, creative terms and conditions with her background skills in such a way as to achieve surprising results. We have always appreciated that she personally has handled aspects of the transactions and phone calls not relying on associate/assistant involvements. She personally stays with you from inception to move-in and always with the follow up of “after-closing’ details that always seem to pop up. We are pleased to be able to offer assessment.

    J. Jarmin Roach
  • "She is warm, funny and extremely knowledgeable broker" Patty Lance is the Best! She always puts her client’s best interests first. For example, at the beginning of last year when the market declining, she advised me to take our home in Emerald Bay off the market until the market recovered. Also, her advice and recommendations regarding the home we were in escrow to purchase on the sale of the Emerald Bay home was spot on. I am a very experienced and I believe very knowledgeable real estate investor and developer and I have never worked with a residential broker that I have enjoyed or trusted more.