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Bates Realty

Kay Bates

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21 years of experience
24 sales in last 12 months
250 transactions all-time

Achievements

Business Highlights

Locally owned & operated

REALTORยฎ certified

Women-owned & operated

Free home valuations

Offers customized solutions

About Kay

About
I have worked in the Real Estate industry since 1992. My 25+ years of experience in commercial & residential Real Estate includes; property management, real estate portfolios in excess of $13 million, inspections, loan draws, tax filing, budget & audits. I have made myself a crucial asset to the clients I serve daily. After moving from Trinidad & Tobago she settled in Escondido, CA. Her children attended schools in Escondido & she made herself a part of the community. She is also serves on the Board of Directors at Escondido Chamber & is a 2 term president for the Chamber Toastmasters Club. Kay and her husband Gary, continue to provide gifts for several local families in need, through InterFaith Community Services. Kay is an animal lover & has rescued several dogs from the local Escondido Humane Society. In her spare time Kay likes to cook, hike,travel,interior design & spend time with family. She appreciates the beauty & love of Escondido & is proud to be a part of the community.
Hobbies
Entertaining, Family, Food & Cooking, Music, Outdoor Activities, Reading, Shopping, Travel
Education
Bachelor's Degree

Professional Information

Brokerage

Bates Realty

333 South Juniper Street, #200

Escondido, CA 92025

Real Estate License
01332568 (California), Broker
Designations
REALTORยฎ
Languages
English
Service Areas
Bonsall, CACarlsbad, CAEncinitas, CAEscondido, CAOceanside, CAPoway, CASan Marcos, CAVista, CAValley Center, CARancho Santa Fe, CASan Diego, CA

Specialties & Awards

Overview

At Bates Realty our Motto Expect Excellence and our team of agents strives to serve you with superior knowledge, strong negotiation skills along with an outstanding marketing plan.

Specialties

1031 Tax Exchange
Buyer Representative
Concierge Services
Condominiums
Distressed Properties
Farm/Ranch
First Time Buyers
Lot/Land
Luxury Properties
Military (relocation)
New Construction
New Homes
Relocation
Seller Representative
Short Sales
VA loans

Awards

2016-2021 Circle Of Excellence-Top 5% SD County

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Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Michael Z. sold a home in Escondido, CA.

Kay, listed a property that we had an investment property. We didnt know how the value would play out as the sale was a rehab of a condo that needed work. Kay handled the transaction very smoothly and was on top of the transaction throughout every step of the listing. Her team picked the perfect staging company. She worked well with the buyers agent so that the lines of communication were clear. Considering that that the close of escrow was in the middle of COVID-19 and that there is a stay at home order by the govt. For us to sell the home and close was an amazing job by her team. the biggest key for her, again, was her style of communication with the buyers agent. I would use her again to list a home for sale again.

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Tye W. sold a home in Escondido, CA.

There isn't many times that you can get the kind of service where someone does exactly what they say they will do. In my situation that is exactly what I received from Kay Bates. Kay delivered time and time again in the process of selling a property that we rehabbed. The communication was impeccable and there was a team type of synergy that kept things moving forward. The most important piece of this transaction was that we got the price for the property we were looking for to cap off a successful relationship. You should welcome the opportunity to work with Kay Bates and her group if you want superb service!

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Stephanie B. sold a home in Escondido, CA.

Kay gave me a lot of ideas which assisted in selling my home in record time. My husband is disabled and I work full time. She offered to help me clean my home moving week. My home only showed once and a bid was placed. Went from 0-100 so fast was surreal. So grateful my town home was sold able to pay off and buy a beautiful Mobil home cash. As I looked forward to retirement, I feel confident in my news surrounding. Thanks Kay

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Bill M. in Oceanside, CA.

I have worked with Kay on several Commercial and residential real estate transactions over the last fifteen years. Always the consummate professional, when things go wrong as they usually do Kay simply fixes the problem with no drama. I have referred Kay to friends and business associates and she always delivers. My first and only choice for all my real estate needs.

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Jillian N. bought a home in Escondido, CA.

As first time home buyers my wife and I stepped into the presses feeling a lot uncertain as to what to expect and how it all works, but Kay brought with her a skill set that provided us comfort, confidence, and know-how. We'd worked with other realtors before her and felt as though our wants/needs were not being accounted for, but one conversation with Kay and she'd blown us away. She hand chose homes for us to look at and they were so in line with everything we'd described to her. By the 2nd time out looking at houses, we'd found our home. Kay then blew us away further by her strong and professional negotiation skills. She shoots it to you straight and will steer you to success. She has great connections for all your needs (inspections, painting, cleaning, handyman, etc.). Her response time was always VERY fast. She answered every question we had. Even after the purchase was complete she stayed in contact making sure there wasn't anything else we needed or she could help with.

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Demetrius P. bought a home in Murrieta, CA.

It is with great pleasure that I recommend Ms. Kay Bates as a real estate agent. She is innovative and a seamlessly professional real estate agent. My family was searching for the ideal home and Kay listened to us and based on our needs found our dream home. In less than a few days, we were in our home. Kays a master negotiator and we never felt out of the loop or neglected. As a matter of fact, Kay constantly communicated with us during the entire process and pushed our purchase all the way to the finish line. Shes calm and reserve and she never stops working hard for her customer, no matter the time, day or night! She was a blessing for our family in finding us the perfect home with lots of space and a huge yard that my daughter will come to have fun in for years. We cannot thank Kay enough for her dedication and efforts. Shes the PERFECT AGENT!

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Ellen C. bought a home in San Diego, CA.

I wanted to move my aging parents from east coast to San Diego so I can look after them. Because they are older and quite set in their own ways, consequently we had a lot of requirements: close proximity to my house, low maintenance, one story, plenty of sun shine and move-in ready. Kay met my parents, took the time to understand their needs and took us to a lot of showings in the two weeks my parents visited San Diego. Because Kay is so knowledgeable about the area, she recommended a condo in a nearby 55+ community, and it turned out to be exactly what my parents are looking for! Afterwards in the entire real estate transaction, Kay is professional and extremely efficient. Every question is answered within the hour and all documents are organized for e-signature. When seller is not willing to fix some of the problems our inspector found, Kay took her own time and effort to fix the items for my parents. It is amazing what a warm and kind person Kay is!

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Leigh M. sold a home in Escondido, CA.

Kay was absolutely wonderful! I appreciated her consistent communication, sense of humor, knowledge of the market, and her expertise in handling my listing. After working in retail for several years, I have high expectations for service. Kay was outstanding and I appreciated it! I knew that Kay was an expert on my side and it was very comforting. I also appreciated her encouragement, responsiveness, and willingness to guide me through the process of selling my home. For those that are pet owners, she was extremely careful to keep my cat safe and secure, while showing my home. Thanks again, Kay for the hard work you and your team provided. I will certainly refer anybody that may be interested in buying or selling in San Diego county to you!

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Paula S. sold a home in Valley Center, CA.

From the first meeting we had with Kay, we felt we were in good hands. She led us through a tricky sale and got us every bit of money she said she would. She went above and beyond to get us to a successful closing, even when there were some roadblocks to making it happen. Not only will we use her again if we stay in So Cal, we are recommending her to everyone we know who might buy or sell a property.

Highly likely to recommend
5.0
Review Date
07/21/2020
Customer
Makina P. bought a home in Beaumont, CA.

If you look up the words 'exceptional', 'integral' and 'phenomenal' you'll without a doubt find a photo of Kay Bates! Kay is the epitome of excellence in the world of real estate! Her depth of knowledge is incredible, she is professional, extremely kind and makes you feel "at home" in every step of the process. She listens carefully to identify your wants and needs, all with the intent to help find the absolute best fit for YOU! Kay takes pride in service to others and you can see that in the way she diligently works to help you, always making herself available and genuinely going above and beyond to support you! Kay not only helped my family move into our new home but we also just closed on our 1st rental income property with her! She is very thoughtful, advocates for you at all times, and makes it all feel so EASY because she is with you every step of the way. Kay delivers on an absolute 1st class class experience and she has gracefully set the highest standard!

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