THE WAIKELE GROUP and Lester Salazar
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Local Agent. Local Knowledge. Lester takes great pride in assisting buyers and sellers to achieve their real estate goals.
Who is Lester: Lester is a licensed real estate professional on the island of Oahu. Born and raised in Hawaii, Lester has lived all over the island of Oahu, including Kaimuki, Salt Lake, Waipahu, Aiea, Mililani, and Wahiawa. Lester's experience includes living in walk-up apartments, luxury condos, and single-family homes. Lester has gone through the home building process, having built a 5 bedroom 3 bath home in Kaimuki as well as smaller projects such as a Master Suite addition, kitchen, and bathroom remodels and plumbing and electrical retrofits.
Background: Lester has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, working for companies like Computerland, City Bank, The Queen’s Medical Center, Affiliated Computer Services, Xerox Business Services, Atos, and others. IT is an extremely demanding field and has given Lester the skills to problem solve and negotiate in a variety of situations while maintaining a calm, cool, collected demeanor. This translates into a smoothly executed transaction for you, the client. Establishing lasting business relationships and providing excellent client satisfaction are essential parts of Lester’s business.
Coming from a technology background, Lester is in tune with the latest technological advances in real estate. Paperless is the wave of the future, and Lester provides a seamless experience eliminating time-consuming documents. Cloud storage and digital signatures allow flexibility and timely delivery. Lester utilizes the latest tools and apps to provide an unparalleled user experience. He has his hand on the pulse of real estate and will provide you with the information you need to make that next home purchase or sale. Lester is also CB University Smart Home Certified. Not only does he understand Smart Home technology, but he also employs the latest gadgets in his own home.
With over 90% of buyers now using the internet to begin their search, Lester specializes in social media and real estate websites to promote and attract business. Internet presence is very important to Lester, as he has nurtured his online presence for over a decade.
Lester is a family man, with a beautiful wife, 3 daughters and 2 cats. He has a deep respect for serving clients with integrity and providing the best client experience possible. Think of him as your Golden Retriever of Real Estate. Reliable, dependable and relentless at retrieving the home of your dreams. Lester is not just a real estate agent, but your Central Oahu neighbor. You just might run into him at the Towncenter at Mililani, Waipio Costco or the new Ka Makana Alii Mall.
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As an agent who's an expert in this local area, Lester brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate on Oahu. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. Lester is eager to serve you. Here are some of the things he can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home
Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. Lester can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things, like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls, can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.
Why Choose Lester As Your REALTOR®?
Real estate is not just a profession, it’s a way of life. When Lester decided to venture into a real estate career, it was because the home shopping process fascinated him. To see the faces and emotions of his clients when they find that the right home is simply heartwarming to Lester. He has a passion to deliver an exceptional real estate experience. When you trust Lester to be your REALTOR®, you're trusting in a full-time professional who is trained and skilled to deliver your dream home or get you the best price on your home to sell. But more than that, you get someone that is truly excited to help you reach your real estate goals. Because it’s about your dreams and wishes. That’s what sets Lester apart.
From the initial meeting process to completion, Lester considers himself a humble guide in your home buying or selling adventure, and as such respects your personal needs above everything else.
Lester applies the most innovative and cutting-edge processes in today's real estate market. You can rely on Lester to make recommendations that fit your taste and style but always give you the final word.
Long Term Relationships
Lester is committed to providing you with the highest level of service, so you’ll always choose him for your real estate needs. He will make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. Lester genuinely cares about your housing needs and your experience with him.
Lester is committed to providing good customer service. He listens to your needs and wants, and then comes back to you with a plan that works for you. Lester’s clients continually become his long term customers time and time again, choosing him for all their real estate needs and referring him to their family and friends. Call Lester today, and see what his commitment to customer service is all about! Lester may not be related, but you’ll feel like you’re family.
Have you been thinking about selling your home or buying a new home? You should understand that no matter who you decide to hire, there are specific steps necessary to successfully sell your home or buy your new home. Today's market requires proactive, aggressive marketing and a good understanding of the overall market.