3.5% Commission to Sell Your Home

Buyer Rebates of up to 50% or   

   (1% to Us, 2.5% to Buyer's Agent)

More of Our Commissions   

Phone: 310-689-0703     Cell/Text: 310-339-4593    E-mail: tomhallen@gmail.com    (click here to send us e-mail)

New Hope Realty, Inc., a full-service discount real estate broker

We provide real estate brokerage services to clients in Los Angeles and surrounding Southern California cities. We make a one percent commission (1%) to sell your home and rebate up to 50% or more of our commission to buyers we represent. Our transactions have included $2+ million single family homes in Palos Verdes, sub $500k townhouses in San Luis Obispo, and almost everything else in between - including 1031 Exchanges, multi-family investment properties and new construction.
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Carl 'Tom' Hallen, Broker
MBA-Duke University

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We have many happy clients!
You'll be working with Carl 'Tom' Hallen, MBA-Duke University, BSEE-UMass.

Cell/Text: 310-339-4593
E-mail: tomhallen@gmail.com

He managed a $120 million equity portfolio at Pacific Income Advisers, assisted in managing a $2 billion multi-asset portfolio at The Duke Endowment and was an engineer in the semiconductor industry before becoming a real estate broker. He has finished 4 26-mile marathons and admits his times would not impress anyone.

Buyers and sellers of real estate today are often very well educated, experienced and informed. Many have been involved in prior real estate transactions because of job transfers or through investment properties. And because of the proliferation of free real estate information on the Internet, including sales history, listings, school ratings, demographics, open house schedules and even walk-ability scores, many buyers and sellers do much of their own research. These buyers and sellers often feel that the real estate broker or Realtor does not require an exorbitant commission to facilitate a transaction.

Large Buyer Commission Rebates

1% Listing Commission

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* We rebate half or more of our commission to you. That's typically a rebate of 1% to 1.5% of the purchase price.

* The rebate is typically a credit toward your closing costs and is done through escrow.

* The amount of the rebate depends on whether we need to meet you at properties to view them and how frequently.

* It's easy to work with us. We are very reasonable. Call us anytime with your questions.

If you want a Flat Fee Broker, if you are a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) home seller or want a low commission MLS Listing Broker let us know your budget, and we will try to work with you.
On our website you can read what clients have said about us at the Testimonials tab; you can see our listings and transaction history at Listings/Sales; you can read about the broker's background at About Us. From the Industry Resources tab you can read about neighborhood demographics, school ratings and crime statistics. Our philosophy regarding commissions is at Commissions.

Our primary service area is Southern California, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County and Ventura. We have been involved with properties in Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Culver City, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Marina del Rey, Venice, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Playa del Rey, Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Woodland Hills, Encino, Reseda, Tarzana and Northridge. Contact us anytime if you need a discount Realtor, a discount real estate broker, a flat fee broker, if you are doing a home sale for sale by owner, or just want an MLS listing broker with low commissions - and keep in mind that buyers get commission rebates and sellers can pay low listing fees or a 1% broker commission to us!

Thank you for visiting our website and considering us. We are members of the California Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors and the Combined Los Angeles Westside Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Carl 'Tom' Hallen, Broker/REALTOR, BRE 01893150
MBA-Duke University
BSEE-University of Massachusetts

New Hope Realty, Inc.
406 Broadway 211C
Santa Monica, California 90401
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