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We are Joe & Evangelina Tontz, owners of Tontz Realty & Management and dynamic husband and wife team working together since 1992. Together we have a lovely family with three children. After 10 years of working in the teaching profession, we took the leap of faith and decided to jump into real estate to create a more flexible work schedule in order to support our older child’s successful career in the entertainment business. Luckily, our effort was not in vain as our daughter continues to thrive as an actress (for more information Google Denyse Tontz) and our business took off too. Little did we know, the teaching background experience gave us the upper hand in the ability of being better at listening, understanding, and educating our clients about the process of selling or purchasing a home.
Since we began our real estate venture, we have closed over 236 transactions, of which, 165 have been listings. We take pride in the fact that we receive constant referrals from our loyal clients which for us demonstrates our client’s satisfaction. Through our career we have faced ups and downs including the 2008 recession and we have always come out ahead. The constant changes in the market have allowed us to explore many branches within the real estate industry and have giving us extensive experience in not only traditional residential sales, but also on short sales, foreclosures (REO) and court house foreclosures, investment opportunities and property management. The Tontz Team has also purchased, renovated, and flipped successfully many homes throughout San Diego. Lastly but not least, due to beloved family members that have served or are serving in the military, we decided to specialize our services to the military community in our area too. Therefore, we decided to get our Military Relocation Program-Certificate from the National Association of REALTORS® in order to better understand our military clients.
Our clients like the fact the we are not only sales agents but also college graduates. Joe has a BA in City Planning with an emphasis on Urban Development as well as a master’s degree in Education. Evangelina has a BA in Business Administration. In addition, our clients enjoy the fact that they are hiring two agents for the price of one. With our experience of flipping homes, we also give our clients our opinion on home décor and staging options. We also can provide our clients the option of a cash offer when appropriate as we deal with many large investment firms.
We are also not alone in this journey. We have a comprehensive team of professionals working hand in hand with us to help you with your lending, escrow and title, inspections, repairs, and transaction coordination. Together we work hard to make sure your transaction flows smoothly.
What about our commission rates? Let’s just say we have never lost a client based on commission costs. Being our own independent company give us the luxury most agents do not have and that is flexible commission options that will save you thousands. We can beat any other offers!
Find out why our clients love working with us
Tontz Realty & Management is the quintessential “trusted agent”. We worked with them to find our home and Joe guided us through all of the details… tough and easy. You can’t ask for a more honest, upstanding and sincere interest in providing the best service, advice and guidance. When all was said and done, Joe even helped us move across town into our new home!
In 2016 my husband and I decided to sell our home downtown and look for a home in the suburban area to start a family. Joe with the help of his wife Evangelina were our realtors. Joe was so patient and understanding when setting up appointments for us to view potential listings. Always on time and always greeting us with a positive and cheerful demeanor. He was not only able to sell our current home right away but was able to find our dream home within a matter of weeks within selling our home. He was able to negotiate a great deal and take the other interested buyers out of the running. Last month he was able to do the same for one of our very dear friends we recommended. Joe and Evangelina are an amazing team and my husband and I could not be more confident in their abilities as not only our realtor but our family and friends realtors as well.
Tontz Realty & Management is amazing! Joe was wonderful to work with! He’s so easy to talk to. He’s a great communicator and made the process of purchasing our first home very streamlined ☺️We would definitely recommend Tontz Realty & Management!
Truly it was a great experience to have you help us with the sale of our home. Everything went smooth and amazingly fast from the posting, to the offer and finally the escrow. Thank you for being our Realtor!
The Ceballos Family
(Sale and Relocation)
Joseph and his whole team were extremely helpful in the whole process. They made buying and selling a home not only easy and not stressful but fun. We didn’t have to worry about anything as they took care of everything. They new exactly what we wanted and wanted to make sure that we got just that.
It was a pleasure working with Tontz Realty in the sale of our house. Joe was extremely helpful, thorough and communicative through the entire process. He would get back to us immediately when we had any questions and our house sold quicker than we had anticipated! Thank you Joe and Evangelina!
The Cruz Family
(4th transaction together)
Len & Chris Giuffrey
The Paladino Family (Military)
Moving to Southern California has been a dream of our family for many years. Tontz Realty made it happen! After marrying and having 3 kids in the Philadelphia area, we were anxious to move back to the San Diego area to be near my wife’s family. Selling our house and buying a new one over 3000 miles away, with 3 kids under the age of 4, during a global pandemic was no easy fete. Joe and his team were patient, responsive (even with a 3 hour time difference,) and extremely supportive during what should have been a very stressful time in our life. Joe was there every step of the way – helping to find the right home for us as well as to coordinating with our selling agent back in PA. He navigated the complicated and unprecedented transaction with apparent ease, grace, honesty, and a great sense of humor. We are extremely grateful for Joe’s hard-work and dedication to making our dream come true! Thank you Tontz Realty!
Looking for a Real Estate Agent who puts you first?
If you’re planning to buy or sell a home, you want the process to go successfully. If you’re selling, success means getting your property sold quickly and for the highest price possible. If you’re buying, it means finding your next dream home and getting into it, affordably. On top of that, if you’re like most of my satisfied customers, you also want everything to go smoothly, with as little stress as possible.
How can you ensure all that happens? By working with a real estate agent who truly puts you first.
I’m proud to be the real estate agent of choice for those who want a great experience buying or selling a home. My “clients-first” approach means that you’ll be working with a professional who listens to you, provides expert advice, and works hard on your behalf.
The Expert by Your Side
When you’re selling: My track record of success means I know how to showcase your house effectively, market and promote it so that it attracts qualified buyers and get it SOLD for the highest price. Throughout the process, I’m with you every step of the way, making sure your questions are answered, all the details are handled expertly, and the entire experience is a positive one.
When you’re buying: My expertise in the local market means I can introduce you to homes that meet your criteria – and notify you immediately of brand new listings. I can advise you on what to look for when viewing a home, so you don’t make a catastrophic mistake, and I can arm you with in-depth details on every property you see. When you find a home you fall in love with, I know how to negotiate effectively so you get that property, at the best possible price. In fact, nothing pleases me more than saying, “The home is yours.”
The Right Real Estate Agent for You
Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s ultimately about realizing a dream. I understand how much the decision will mean to you. In fact, that’s one of the reasons I became a real estate agent – to help people buy or sell a home, while making the process easy and trouble-free. Clients often tell me how much they appreciate my expertise, my willingness to be there with them every step of the way, and my determination to get them the best deal. They also tell me I’m friendly and a pleasure to work with – which is quite a compliment!
If you’re looking for a real estate agent, it’s important that you find someone who is a good fit for you. So let’s talk. Whether you’re selling or buying, I’d like to learn more about you and your needs and goals. You can count on me to “tell it like it is” and give you a realistic picture of what is possible.
Contact me to get in touch.
As a real estate agent who puts clients first, I look forward to hearing from you.