Mary Faria, Broker

Coldwell Banker The Real Estate People
2698 Berryessa Road San Jose, CA
Office: (408) 923-2411 , Mobile: (408) 206-7828 , Fax: (408) 251-5261
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BROKER -14 Years Experience. "My Clients are the HEART of my Business...Not their Homes!" View my current listings with slide shows @ MaryFaria.com

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Office: Coldwell Banker The Real Estate People Address: 2698 Berryessa Road, San Jose, CA 95132 Office Phone: (408) 923-2411 Mobile Phone: (408) 206-7828 Business: (800) 221-2127 x1125 Fax: (408) 251-5261 Email:
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About Mary Faria

  • Contributing Author to the 2012 book, "Sell Your House Fast FOR THE Right Price!" www.SellYourHouseFastBook.com
  • Tri-lingual BROKER. Brokers achieve the highest designation available in our industry, and are specifically trained with a concentration in Real Estate Law
  • View my Zillow.com Reviews at http://www.zillow.com/profile/RE-Broker-Realtor/Reviews/
  • Professional Property Manager, certified by the California Assoc. of Realtors with the professional property manager PMC designation. My experience is invaluable if you are Renting or Selling a Rental Property, or requiring a 1031 Exchange
  • Professional Stager. Staging adds warmth & beauty to a vacant property, increasing marketability. Staging existing surfaces is included for all of my full service listings
  • Clients are provided a List of Clientele References, so they may contact any of my Past Clients to discuss the quality of the services I have provided them
  • Listing Clients are provided a Custom 10 Point Marketing Plan to back up what I Promise "In Writing"


  • 2004 & 2003-Coldwell Banker International "President's Circle" Award *TOP 9% COMPANY WIDE
  • 2010, 2009, 2006, 2005, 2002, & 2001-Coldwell Banker International "Diamond Society" Award
  • 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008, & 2007-Coldwell Banker International "Sterling Society" Award
  • 2001-Coldwell Banker, North Valley, "Most Improved Percentage Volume" Award
  • 2000-Referral Realty, San Jose, "Rookie Of The Year"


  • Real Estate BROKER, less than 1/3 of all Realtors have this highest professional designation of the real estate industry
  • California Real Estate Sales License since 1999. Professional Property Manager, PMC designation, certified by the California Assoc. of Realtors
  • RDCP Certified REO Specialist
  • Member of SCCAOR (Santa Clara County), CAR (California) & NAR, (National) Association of Realtors


  • Interior Design is a passion. I'll walk through your home during your initial consultation, & give you proven professional advice on dressing your home and suggest constructive changes to make it more marketable. I place 25 photos on the MLS, & many more onto the Coldwell Banker website to include a professional Slide Show which starts from the exterior elevation, walking the potential buyer through the entry and rooms in chronological order, then out to the rear yard, so they feel as if they are physically there
  • Professional Property Manager with over 30 years of experience. I will provide you with the required legal forms necessary to sell your Rental
  • Professional Stager. If your property is vacant, I can stage all the surfaces of the house with timeless decor items. To include the Kitchen, Baths, Fireplace Mantles, Niches, Built in Hutches, Desks, Bookcases, Wet Bars, etc. I can also recommend Professional Cleaners, Painters, Gardeners, & Estate Sale Promoters
  • View my decorating style featured on the cover of the February 2010 issue of "Today's Vintage" Magazine at http://www.todaysvintage.com/spotlight/contentview.asp?c=265310
  • View my "Beach Chic" decorating style for staging coastal properties at www.SantaCruzBeachRental.com


  • TESTIMONIALS: I am pleased to recommend Mary Faria to people who are in need of the services of one of the most professional, ethical, and honest Brokers I have ever had the privilege of working with. Mary possesses a highly sophisticated business acumen one which, in my opinion, is the result of numerous years of experience in and dedication to the real estate industry. Mary implemented a wide array of marketing strategies, including effective open houses and widespread advertising, to procure strong offers and qualified buyers. Her guidance throughout the entire marketing process, attention to detail and timelines, and dedication to the needs of my family were on a scale of one to ten, a twelve. Sincerely, Sharon N. Johnson, Realtor, GRI, Lifetime Member, El Dorado County Top Achievers Club, Seller of 69 Ridgeview Ave, San Jose, CA 95127
  • Dear Mary, Kim and I wanted to thank you so very much for helping us to sell our home. You were so professional, honest, caring, & creative through the entire process, and was always personally available whenever needed. Lastly, thank you for your compassion, and caring so much about my families needs during the entire process. You are truly a Realtor with a Heart. We look forward to referring you to friends and family, because we know you will take good care of them. Please forward our warmest thanks to your assistant, Menina. She was a blessing to work with too. You two are the Best InThe West, bar-none. Rick and Kim Armendariz, Sellers of 1843 Threadneedle Wy, San Jose, CA 95121
  • Dear Mary, Your active support as our listing agent was professional with an extra special personal touch that made the transition easier for me. You were sensitive to the circumstances surrounding the sale while always being helpful in suggesting what would serve my best interests, and you honored my choices during the process. Your responsive and thorough nature allowed me to feel confident that I was being served very well. There is no doubt that I would choose to work with you in the future. Sincerely, Tim & Sue Donough, Sellers of 10469 Anderson Rd, San Jose, CA 95127 & 2178 Rosita Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050


  • I have listed & sold over $75,000,000 of Northern California homes from San Jose to Santa Cruz, and Hollister to San Mateo
  • Expertise as a Seller's Listing Broker with a concentration in e-marketing your home on the web, RDCP Certified (REO Default Certified Professional) as a "REO & Short Sale" Specialist, Buyer's Relocation Agent, 1031 Exchange Specialist with a concentration in Investment Properties, with over 30 years of experience as a Rental Property Manager
  • For all of my full service Vacant listings, I professionally stage all surfaces with timeless decor items. To include Kitchen & Baths, Fireplace Mantles, Niches, Built in Hutches, Desks, & Shelving, Wet Bars, etc. This adds warmth & beauty to an empty property, increasing its' intrinsic value & marketability
  • For all of my full service Tenant Occupied listings, I provide professional Property Management legal forms to make sure you rent or sell in compliance with current Rental Ordinances
  • For all of my full service listings, I create & download on line, a custom Home Disclosure Packet, containing copies of each of the pertinent transfer disclosures, plotted easements, inspection reports, & a professionally detailed full color Marketing Flyer with the life style benefits & features of your Home, all of which are also placed in the house, for potential buyers to review during the showing of your Home. These Flyers are also placed on the sign post, and as a Virtual Flyer on coldwellbanker.com & maryfaria.com, complete with a multi-photo Slide Show, which can be viewed 24/7 by potential Buyers. The Slide Show starts from the exterior elevation, walking the potential buyer through the entry of your home, leading out to the rear yard in chronological order, so they feel as if they are physically there. Current Market Research indicates potential Buyers are more apt to peruse a Slide Show, rather than take the extra time to download a Virtual Tour
  • Specializing in the marketing & sales of unique luxury Homes for the discriminating Client set in extraordinary settings such as the San Jose East Foothills, near the prestigious SJ Country Club, with enviable views of the Silicon Valley city lights; The San Jose Rose Garden & Willow Glen areas, kissed with timeless vintage charm; & The Santa Cruz Seabright Beach area caressed between the Boardwalk & Marina

New Construction Homes

  • We built our custom home over 22 years ago & am well versed in New Construction.


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Specialty Markets

  • Lot/Land
  • Buyer Representative
  • Luxury Properties
  • Retirement
  • New Homes
  • Relocation
  • Recreational
  • First Time Buyers
  • Vacation/Second
  • E-Pro

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