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Tim Riley of CENTURY 21 Hometown Realty

(5) 53 Ratings
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  • 2020 - Top Commercial Producer

Professional Designations

  • Accredited Buyer Representative
  • Certified Residential Specialist
  • Fine Homes and Estates Specialist
  • Graduate, REALTOR Institute
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist


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Personal Profile

Tim Riley was born and raised on a family farm in Northern California where a strong work ethic was ingrained in him. His introduction to real estate came when he purchased a home while still attending his second year of college. He continued to study real estate and decided to dedicate a year to real estate after graduating Cal-Poly. In 1999, he completed his Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Agriculture Business with a concentration in Marketing. Tim's lovely wife Mary Ann is also his business partner and mother to their adorable boys Tyler and Bryce. It's easy to understand why people like working with Tim. His manner is self-assured yet innately humble, with no trace of arrogance or self-importance. He answers questions directly and has a natural way of putting you at ease. His own experiences as a real estate investor has given Tim a strong foundation of knowledge and understanding on how best to help his customers achieve their own real estate objectives. He stays up to date on industry trends and changes through continued education. His clients gain valuable insight from Tim's experiences. Tim is very familiar with the entire Central Coast, and understands what to expect throughout all types of real estate transactions. He never stops learning, and this allows him to offer his clients valuable insight, whether they are buying or selling a primary residence, or looking to expand into the investment market. Specializing in the county of San Luis Obispo, Tim works with a balanced clientele of buyers, sellers, developers, and investors. Some of Tim's past accomplishments include: Several Single Family Home, Duplex, and Condo remodel projects throughout the county, lead principle and project manager of two separate condominium developments in San Luis Obispo. Bella Vista, completed in 2008 valued at $4,000,000 and Villa San Luis, completed in 2010 valued at over $6,000,000. Tim is the current sales manager of a new 62 home subdivision within SLO County. Tim clearly enjoys new challenges and his vast "hands on experience" often saves his clients money, time, and stress. Tim maintains a sense of perspective when it comes to his remarkable achievements. "I believe that the values of integrity, honesty, and trust stand the test of time in every aspect of life", Tim says. "Building relationships with my clients and helping them achieve their goals has been a wonderful opportunity to make a difference through my work, and I look forward to continuing to serve my customers for years to come." #1 Producing CENTURY 21 Agent in San Luis Obispo County Broker Associate Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Top 1% of Realtors Nationally Realtor Magazine- Top 30 Realtors Under 30, 2005 The Tribune Top 20 Professionals Under 40, 2006 GRAND CENTURION Producer, CENTURY 21 CENTRY 21 Quality Service Producer Award- 100% approval rating from past clients National Association of Realtors California Association of Realtors San Luis Obispo Association of Realtors BS California Polytechnic State University

Client Reviews

5 out of 5

(5) 53 Ratings
  • Buyer review
    Tim was very patient with us throughout the transaction no matter what curve ball came up. This was our first investment property and Tim was their for us the whole way through.
  • Seller review
    Mr.Riley was AMAZING. He walked my thru the process & never ONCE drop contact or failed to answer a question that I had. This is my fist sale & Mr.Riley left a lifetime impression on me. That impression is an impeccable professionalism & a soulful compassion for his customer. I would use Mr. Riley no matter what Realtor agency he is with. I suggest Century 21 recognize what an asset Mr.Riley is to your corporation. I do Thank Mr. Riley & Century 21 for making the sale of my home pleasurable. Sam Wooten
  • Seller review
    Tim is the best of the best. Wouldn't want to work with any other realtor. Have gone through a few sales and purchases with Tim, and he provides excellent service every time. Very happy with the experiences and results.
  • Seller review
    I just feel SO BLESSED to have found Tim, he fulfilled everything I could hope for. I knew nothing about selling a home and Tim was especially patient and helpful in many ways, I'm out of state and he even drove out and helped the old tenant get her mail out of my locked mailbox. I am so grateful to Tim Riley, not only did he de-escalate a legal situation with overdue tenants, but he coordinated all my needs with professionals that were excellent, like • the team who hauled away all the items left behind, • the cleaning crew, • a really great deal on new carpeting that went in immediately. • He published AMAZING photos which lead to 11 offers, one of which was all cash and $53,000 over the asking price! • Tim also saved me money in ways like buying and installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors on his own dime, instead of hiring it out! Unbelievable! He went over and beyond, communicated well, answered all my questions, I can't believe how seamless everything went and I can't recommend him enough!
  • Buyer review
    Tim was really great to work with! As people who had just moved to town, his knowledge of the area and willingness to help us purchase an affordable home was amazing. He is a great realtor to work with, both kind and caring and an aggressive negotiator. We are looking forward to working with Tim again when we buy our next home!
  • Buyer review
    Tim is the best. We have bought four properties with Tim in San Luis Obispo and would not use anyone else. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell in this Market.

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