The Right Real Estate Agent

People don't talk about it a lot. But finding the right real estate agent can be the difference between a happy, stress-free home buying or selling experience, and an unhappy, stressful experience.

First, you'll want an agent ready and able to make a full-time commitment to you. I can and will do that.

Second, you'll want an agent with the experience needed to know the local neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, ordinances, etc. With my years of experience in the local market - I have the expertise and track record of success you need.

Third, you'll want an agent who embraces the convenience of technology without losing the personal touch. You'll love the resources available on my website and the e-mail alerts that I send, but these will never replace the time I spend with you, serving as your personal guide through this exciting process.

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Selling Philosophy:

• As a long time resident and family member of San Francisco, Burlingame and Bay areas, a former engineer and a former Shell dealer who has been professionally licensed for more than twenty years, I have the experience and knowledge to help your buying, selling or renting process a successful and pleasant transaction.

• It is an honor and a great pleasure for me, as broker, Realtor, and Prudential Top Producer and Diamond Club Awardee, to be able to serve many different clientele and to successfully find a pleasant and comfortable home that meets my clients’ goals or to find a replacement home after selling theirs at the highest possible price.


" I re
commend Thiat, who looks out fully for his clients’ best interests....."-John and Annabelle

"Mr. Thiat Liang represented the buyer and seller in my real estate transaction (Peninsula 2012).  A hard spot to be in but Mr. Liang was for my part (buyer) fair, thorough and customer-oriented (which by the way is hard to come by these days)."
-Stefania Michelle

"A very pleasant gentleman who'd go out of his way to help as much as he could.
Brutally honest about the condition of everything.
He is there to help you and it's not just about renting you a certain property.
Thiat is a reliable man and i would highly recommend his services to anyone."
-Marwa E. 8-2-14 Yelp

“We signed all our paperwork today 7/14/15 with Thiat's excellent assistance at the escrow office and explained all the items in great detail.
We are done and just waiting for our keys in about a week.  
So far, it took almost a year to close because of we purchased a new built.
Excellent service from start to the end.  6 stars if yelp can let me do that.”

Timothy C. 7-14-2015 Yelp

“We met Thiat by visiting one of his open house randomly.  Have a very nice conversations with him but we didn't give too much of though that we will work with him.  
Fast forward almost 2 months, after spoke with some friends and getting their referred agents (3 of them), all of them are either too busy and or show no interest to provide any good assistance, we decided to check with Thiat.  Turns out, Thiat is not only the best jn terms of market knowledge/trend analysis and representing our best interest but also being very patient.  
I think there is a lot of good realtors out there (who wouldn't... given the current bay area market, every potential customer can easily translated to ten of thousand of dollars)... But having the virtue of being patient with his clients is GOLDEN.
At the end, I don't care an agent brag about how much $$$ he/she can closed in a year.  I only care about the house that will close by my own money.  Thiat totally understood that and have a great respect.
YES, after a few months of hunting together in the peninsular area/south bay area.  We decided to get a very nice townhome in the San Mateo area with Thiat's help.”

Timothy C. 2-13-2015 Yelp

"We recently moved to the bay area from TX and started to look for properties to live in. Thiat is our agent. He is an excellent agent. He is very detail-oriented, care for his clients, very informative, and extremely experienced. Every time when we have questions for him, he can always give us useful feed-backs. He works really hard. In order to help us close quickly, he works till midnight every day. We closed our transaction in around 20 days, right before our current rental lease ended. Thanks to him we can move in to our new place without spending time and money to look for temporary housing. Thiat is also our loan agent. He helped us find a very competitive rate with very reasonable closing costs. He literally takes care of everything for us. He always keeps track of everything and let us feel in good hands. I will definitely use him for our future buys and sells. I highly recommend him."
Five Stars on Yelp and Zillow
Peter P. of Austin, TX, (moved and purchased in SF bay area), Sept. 3, 2018

Let's get together and talk about your home buying and/or selling plans. Call or text me at the office (650-888-5829) or on my cell phone (650-888-5829) or send me an e-mail (, both), we'll set-up a time that is easy and convenient for you to meet.

P.S. If you're not ready to meet in person, please tour through my website. I'm sure you'll find the resources here useful and helpful. Enjoy!

Thiat Liang, Real Estate Broker (former Prudential Ca. Realty Top Producer and Diamond Club) 

THIAT LIANG (650-888-5829) (alternate email when is full)

• Realtor, real estate agent and broker (licensed since 1989 in CA, bre#01036903)

• Loan Agent (NMLS MLO loan license#315858)

• Former Loan and Sale Agent at Western America Mortgage/Prudential Ca. Realty

  • Speak fluent Indonesian, some Malay and Chinese
  • Serving clients from various countries, social, ethnic, educational, economic backgrounds and price ranges
  • With honesty, diligence and great respect, serving the entire San Francisco Bay areas and beyond for more than twenty years!
  • Serving for condo, townhouse, low-rise, high-rise, PUD, CID, house, ocean view, bay view, city view, SFO airport view, downtown, residential, gated community.

• Prudential Ca. Realty Top Producer

• Prudential Diamond Club Award (highest honor)

• Prudential President's Circle

• Prudential Fine Homes International Specialist

• San Mateo county Association of Realtors, SAMCAR SILVER Award (20+ transactions per year)

• San Mateo county Association of Realtors, SAMCAR BRONZE Award

• San Mateo County Association of Realtors, Member

• California Association of Realtors, Member

• National Association of Realtors, Member

• Former Chemical Engineer/Biochemical Engineer/Chemist/Mathematician

• Former Shell Oil Company Dealer

• BRE # 01036903 (NMLS MLO loan license#315858)

• Equal Housing/Lending Opportunity

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Equal Opportunity Housing/Lending

Government MARS Mandatory Disclosures for possible "short-sale" service/sale/listing:

Before using/buying this "short-sale" service, consider the following information:

(Note: We are real estate licensed agent/broker in California by the State Government of California, Bureau of Real Estate/Dept of Real Estate, and have successfully performed short-sale transaction)

(1) Thiat J Liang, Broker (Thiat Liang) is not associated with the government, and our "short-sale" service is not directly under the approval by the government or your lender. (Note: However, we are real estate licensed agent/broker in California by the State Government of California, Bureau of Real Estate/Dept of Real Estate, and have successfully performed short-sale transaction)

(2) Even if you accept this offer and use our service, your lender may not agree to change your loan.

(3) You may stop doing business with us at any time. You may accept or reject the offer of mortgage assistance we obtain from your lender [or servicer]. If you reject the offer, you do not have to pay us. If you accept the offer, you will have to pay us 3% or negotiated percentage of sale price for our services/commission at close of escrow.”

(4) The outcome of any short sale is not predictable and not guaranteed. Seller or buyer of any short sale shall consult with their own licensed professionals for tax, credit, financial matter or any other matter that may be resulted or impacted from or by short sale. We are NOT qualified to advise on these financial and/or legal consequences.

(5) You can and may continue communicating with your lender (or servicer) even when your property is listed with us for short sale.

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