Born and raised in Orange County, Terry was involved in numerous extracurricular school activities and various sports through high school and community college. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cal State Long Beach and later earning a Masters of Business Administration degree, Terry worked as a secondary school teacher in the Garden Grove Unified School District and with the cities of Garden Grove and Fountain Valley. In 1976, Terry relocated to south Orange County, to serve as Director of Community Services and Education with the South Orange County Community College District for six years. Always in pursuit of excellence with a servant-leadership vision, Terry combined his entrepreneurial spirit with an extensive knowledge of Orange County communities to begin his real estate career in the early 1980's. Since then he has successfully helped over 2,300 clients realize their dreams of homeownership and real estate investments since the early 1980's. Terry's honors include 1) Orange County Business Journal recognition as One of Orange County's Top Realtors, 2) Director, Orange County Association of Realtors, 3) President's Award for Realtor Excellence - Orange County Association of Realtors, 4) Disneyland Community Services Award, 5) Cultural Icon Award, Keller Williams Realty and 6) State of California, Senate Certificate of Recognition. The combination of 40 years of real estate experience, consistent top sales success, extensive knowledge of Orange County and active community leadership roles are a extremely valuable resource for his client's benefit.
It is Terry and his team's job to find either that perfect home for you and your family or an ideal investment property. Terry's team will also help you sell your current home quickly, smoothly and at top market value. To accomplish those goals we need to first understand your dreams and goals. Next we need to develop the right marketing plan if you are selling your current home, or define the perfect home if buying your dream home.
For Sellers, Terry and his team will design the perfect marketing strategy to meet your financial and timing goals. We will then implement the plan for the successful completion of the sale of your home. Once the home is under contract, Terry and his team will work hard to keep the escrow on track and close smoothly. After escrow closes, we will be there for any further questions or assistance you may have.
For Buyers, we will meet and discuss your vision of the perfect dream home for you that meets your budget. Once we know what you are looking for we then discuss the ‘where’ aspect of the search. Once we are all in agreement on features, price and location, the search begins! Terry and his team will be there to guide you through the possibilities until we find the perfect home. Once in escrow, we will use our professional expertise to make certain your escrow proceeds smoothly and cost effectively as practical until the day we hand you the keys to your new dream home.
Call Terry direct at either 949-466-5470 or email Terry@TerryYapp.com to begin our journey together!
Terry Yapp, DRE # 00840241