Phillip DeMateo

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    DRE No. 01384378

    Closed a total of $100 Million in sales volume with 91 total units sold, Philip DeMatteo of First Team Real Estate ranks as the #1 individual real estate agent in all of Orange County for 2020. An industry veteran with expertise in nearly all facets of the real estate transaction, Philip’s business only continues to grow as he strives to provide his clients with superior customer service.  He utilizes his wife’s staging company to provide his clients staging and has 30 years + of experience and connections when it comes to home improvements.

    • Top Agent Overall Sales Volume First Team Company Wide 2020
    • First Place Listing sold First Team Company Wide 2020
    • First Place Units sold Individual Agent  Company Wide 2020
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    "On happenstance, I met Philip DeMatteo on the very same day my husband and I were about to commit to another realtor we had been in contact with and we couldn’t be happier of the outcome of our chance run in. Shortly after leaving this other realtor a voicemail asking him to give me a call back, I arrived at a glass shop in Los Alamitos to inquire about a replacement shower door. As I was explaining to the clerk behind the counter what I was looking for and that my intention was to spruce up the bathroom prior to listing, Philip walked in. Overhearing my situation, he quickly ran out to his car and, before I knew it, returned with a packet of his promotional materials and asked for the opportunity at the job. Recognizing his name as a prominent local realtor in the Rossmoor area (the area we were targeting to find our next home), I figured this might be a good idea. By the next day, Philip was at our house and had pretty much won us over. He sealed the deal by offering to show us a few listed houses without any commitment. Philip and his team went ABOVE AND BEYOND right from the start! His team immediately got started taking assessment of our house and what it would take to ensure that it’s best features stood out by helping us stage it with furniture and accessories that they let us borrow (totally part of his offerings!). Our house never looked so amazing! We almost re-considered selling (well, just for a second). After a few open houses we had an offer! Philip and his team coached us through the entire process. We never felt rushed or lost on where we were in the process and he was always available for our (many) questions. Plus we always felt that he had our best interest in mind the entire time! The service we received on the selling of our house was only half of it. We really put Philip through his paces finding our next house (can’t be on this street or that street, limited street noise, oh, and only one specific model home is what we wanted at a price in our budget) and he pulled out all the stops to find our “unicorn” house. Looking back on that day in the glass shop, I’m so glad that other realtor happened to miss my call"
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    "I have to thank Philip DeMatteo for being such an unbelievable Real Estate agent for not only the sale of my home in Rossmoor but for also helping me buy the house in Seal Beach. Phillip took on the task of selling our home on Hedwig which was a huge undertaking. Not only to maximize the selling price of our home, he also was dealing with a sensitive situation with my husband and I in the middle of a divorce. Phillips professionalism and patience to the entire process was something that I commend him for. His job in general is not easy and having to balance everything with the sale of our home he did a phenomenal Job. He kept every promise he made to us, he always kept us informed, he managed the entire sale of our home, and the construction, his wife came in and did all of the staging and he sold our house in one week. He managed the entire close of escrow. While managing the close of our house he also managed to help me find my dream house. He was able to balance both of those and keep the timing so that I literally moved into my new house days after the close of my house in Rossmoor. There are struggles and stress that most would not believe that we had to go through but the entire time Philip kept his cool. If it was not for him I would not have my dream house in Seal Beach. If anyone that I know is ever in need of a Real-estate agent I will recommend Philip DeMateo hands down. You are a class act and the best I’ve ever seen. Thank you so much for everything you did and all your help. Now I understand why you have more awards and trophies in your First Team Office than you have shelf space! You are amazing! Thank you!!"
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    "When our family decided to move across the country, my husband sought out a realtor who knew the area inside and out, who lived locally and was a top producer. After interviewing 3 realtors, he knew Philip was the overwhelming choice. Since that first meeting, we have been blown away by the personal attention, in-depth knowledge of the area and expert advice Philip has given us. Even after our purchase, he continues to be a fabulous resource for us, as we are still getting acclimated to the area. He truly cares about his clients and this really shows in how he runs his business. We are so thankful to have found Philip and know that he will continue to be our realtor for many years to come!"
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    "If you need a realtor, there's only ONE realtor you can count on and his name is Phillip DeMatteo.

    I don't even know where to start because we are so grateful. We were in the process of trying to do a home extention with our current home. We even thought about refinancing because everyone was doing it whether it was family, friends or co-workers. Somehow I thought about Phillip and something told me to give him a call. As long as I've known him, I always valued what he has to say. I decided to give him a call. It started with a conversation and after talking and some thinking, he had me convinced NOT ONLY could he sell our current house for us, BUT he could find us our future home. Phillip says, "you never know if you don't try."

    He landed us our first home, (a condo) 8 years ago. We had no idea of who to talk to and where to go to first. My wife's best friend suggested Phillip to us because he also helped them purchase their first actual home. So we made the phone call and he responded right away. We told him our goals, what cities we we're looking at and how much house we could afford. Our biggest goal was location and to stay in Los Alamitos for the school district. Phillip does what he does best and he found us 1 listing. We went to check it out and it was everything we we're looking for. SO YES. The same Saturday we first met Phillip, he FOUND US us our first home, WE WERE SIGNING PAPERS and we're on escrow the following Monday.

    3 and half years later in 2016, My wife wanted to upgrade into something bigger than what we had. Again, our main goal was to stay in the city of Los Alamitos. I said there's only one realtor I want to work with and that's Phillip. We make the phone call and here we are again, house searching with Phillip. He will even pick you up sometimes to check out the listings you are inquiring about. He will go above and beyond to get you an appointment to check out a listing as soon as possible. So he found us several houses we liked, but in the end, HE ULTIMATELY LANDED AND FOUND US our future home in Los Alamitos like we wanted to all along.

    So here we are again with Phillip. Now almost 4 years later after landing us our first home and he's DOING IT AGAIN in 2021 AND IN COVID! We did look at several houses in different cities. As far as the search for our future home, we ended up asking Phillip to do his best to keep us in Los Alamitos or Seal Beach. It has always been a priority for us to stay because of the school district. We value how much it had done for our older son, so we wanted to do the same for our youngest son. Not only was he able to fulfill this for us but he able to find us a home in ROSSMOOR. Landing a home in Rossmoor was something me and wife had always DREAMED about but we NEVER IMAGINED. BUT Thanks again to Phillip, he was up for the challenge and made our DREAM A REALITY. Plus he was also able to sell our current home and make the process as easy as possible.

    Since we last worked with Phillip, he only had Tina and Sean. He now has an even bigger staff. He also has the best assistant's. Tina, Sean, Tara, Debbie and Nick work just as hard, night and day like Phillip. They are there to help you with what ever you may need, what you need sign, help move, who to contact, fix things that need fixing and set up appointments with whomever.

    And as far as any suggestions for upgrading your house, Phillip always has the right person to help you. Whether its getting your floors fixed, house painted or sprinklers installed, he will get you the BEST service possible.

    Again, Phillip is the BEST and there is nobody else I would ever go with. He delivers the BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE a realtor can give. He communicates with you 24/7 whether it be by phone call ,text, or email the entire step of the process. There is no one else who will dedicated their time and effort better than this man. He truly goes ABOVE and BEYOND what a realtor should do and we are truly blessed to have worked with him AGAIN! And if we ever have to do this all over again, you know we will be calling Phillip.

    Again we can't thank Phillip enough for everything and there no is other realtor I will ever work with. Clients for life we are ALL THANKS TO YOU PHILLIP!!!!!!!!!!!"
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    "Philip and his team are amazing! From staging our condo to sell (Debi made it look SO CUTE, seriously our place never looked so good), to renovating our new home before we moved in, and everything in between. They guided us through the entire process and made it as easy as we could possibly hope for. And our condo sold fast, showed it two days and we had multiple offers. If we ever do this again, you bet we’re giving Philip a call. So happy in our new home, thank you Philip!

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