Block Change Real Estate - Serving the areas of Palo Alto, San Jose, Milpitas

Testimonials

What our clients are saying

  • CAMBRIAN NEIGHBORHOOD: BUYER

    Brian and Matt were a huge help in guiding us through the process of buying our first home. They were extremely professional, prompt in communicating and setting up house walkthroughs, and gave their honest feedback about positives and negatives for the many houses we viewed. Matt and Brian helped us understand the market and helped…

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    Steven H. (Buyer- San Jose)
  • SOLD WITHIN WEEKS

    We were a first-time home seller. We had the pleasure to work with Thao and Brian. The team gave excellent service. The team helped us to get it sold within weeks. We are happy with the results and I highly recommend team Thao & Brian to my friend.

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    Minhhang C. (Seller- San Jose)
  • SOLID AS A ROCK IN ANY SITUATION/PROBLEM

    I spoke with four agents with various real estates. What stood out with Brian; his assessment abilities in already seeing the end results. How he utilized his crew and tools to meet the timeline was impeccable. He was solid as a rock in any situation/problem. Any hiccups, he had no problem whatsoever. Therefore I felt,…

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    Julia C. (Seller- San Jose)
  • BEST OF THE BEST

    They are the best of the best…..working with Brian was effortless, he took charge of planning, doing repairs, staging, and selling the house. He sold the house in 4 days over the asking price… I will always remember them as the Real Estate Guru of the Bay Area

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    Marlon M. (Seller- San Jose)
  • DELIVERED ABOVE AND BEYOND

    Brian was very professional. He set realistic expectations and delivered above and beyond. He worked with amazing speed. He took care of a lot of minor fixes and touch-ups even before we knew! He was always available to answer our questions. He was very resourceful in finding people to get stuff done. The whole process…

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    Suresh K. and Geetha T. (Seller- San Jose)
  • REPRESENTED SELLER OF LUXURY HOME

    Thao Dang and Brian Ng were very professional and knowledgeable in the preparation and selling of our home. They handled all aspects of the sale from the staging to the selling. They made selling our home easy and quick. We highly recommend their services.

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    Richard and Darlene S. (Seller)
  • EVERGREEN HILLS, SAN JOSE: SELLERS

    Brian represented us with the sale of our home. His counseling regarding the preparation of the home for sale as well as knowledge of buyer preferences was invaluable. With current changing market conditions, he worked diligently to achieve a speedy sale and a very successful purchase price.

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    Leslie and Nick L. (Seller- San Jose)
  • RECEIVED MULTIPLE OFFERS & GOT TOP DOLLAR

    We had the pleasure of working with Brian as a home seller. We interviewed a few agents, but Brian stood out in his experience, knowledge of the area, negotiation skills, and just overall service. Brian responded to all of our calls, texts, questions promptly at any time of the day. Block Change Real Estate has…

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    Kirt and Seema M. (Seller- San Jose)
  • TRANSPARENT OVER-ASKING RESULTS

    My wife and I own and operate a Real Estate photography company so when it comes to listing our home, we have many options since we know quite a bit of a highly qualified and dependable team to help us list our home and to get us the best results. Since our home is located…

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    Khang and Lynn T. (Seller- San Jose)
  • REPRESENTED A SELLER FOR MULTI-UNIT SINGLE-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

    Block Change Real Estate represented me as the seller of a multi-unit single-family development located in San Jose. Everyone involved gave excellent service and was very knowledgeable about the market. I got top dollars for all the units sold. The team knew what they were doing and the process was seamless. I have not had…

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    Lilly P. (Seller- San Jose)
  • RESPONSIVE AND PROFESSIONAL AGENT

    Brian is a very responsive and professional agent. Things move very fast and quickly in the Bay area market and he is ready for all scenarios and situations which helped us make a decision. His knowledge of the local area is very helpful and he will always let you know what he thinks with honesty…

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    Rohan & Aditi B. (Buyer and Seller- San Jose )
  • EXCELLENT NEGOTIATION SKILLS

    Brian is extremely knowledgeable about the market and the area. He has excellent negotiation skills, and is aware of the home buying process. He was able to structure a compelling offer letter in a non-conventional way. Highly recommend him.

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    Nidhi and Vipin A. (Buyer- San Jose 95121)
  • LUXURY LIVING ON THE GOLF COURSE: BUYERS

    We had a very pleasant experience working with Thao Dang and Brian Ng. It was our first time buying a luxury house and both of these gentlemen were very professional, patient, and responded quickly whether by email or text. Brian guided us to a good mortgage company, making the loan process much easier to endure….

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    Tu N. and Vy T. (Buyers- San Jose 95138)
  • SEASONED REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL

    We bought a condo through Mandy about 8 years ago and she left me with a good impression due to her pleasant personality. Hence we reached out to her again when we needed help selling our condo. Throughout the real estate transaction, Mandy had proactively updated me on all major events and milestones, but not…

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    Ric L. (Seller- Milpitas)
  • BRIAN AND THAO SET THEMSELVES APART FROM THE REST

    Let me first say that I am also a licensed real estate agent. We started our process as anyone would. We interviewed 3 agents that worked in our area and got 3 very different values and presentations. We knew our home was going to sell fast but were nervous because of Covid-19. We asked each…

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    Patrick L. (Seller- San Jose)
  • NEGOTIATED A DEAL WELL OVER MY ASKING PRICE

    Brian provided outstanding customer service and his knowledge and experience with the market are very impressive. He was quick to respond to my calls and texts. He provided sound advice on all of my questions and concerns. He negotiated a deal well over my asking price for the house and left the buyer and me…

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    Geoff and Cheryl S. (Seller- San Jose)
  • VERY PATIENT AND PERSISTENT IN CLOSING OUR DEAL

    Mandy is not just a good realtor, she is a great realtor. She is professional and at the same time personal. She helped us negotiate and close a very tough property and made our dreams come true! She is a strong intelligent woman who is well connected in the community. She was very patient and…

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    Padma M. (Buyer- San Jose)
  • REMARKABLE DEGREE OF INTEGRITY, TRANSPARENCY, AND COMPETENCE

    Brain Ng was our go-to person! Only one word to describe our experience working with him, AWESOME! Everything we were looking for in an agent, not pushy but there whenever we needed him. Each time he gave us his honest opinion and helped us manage realistic expectations and on what to expect as we were…

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    Vish S. (Buyer- San Jose)
  • SOLD HOME WITHIN WEEKS & ABOVE LIST PRICE

    We were super impressed by our experience with Brian in selling our home. He was very professional and detail-oriented in his approach. Gave good advice and presented options but with no pressure and let us make decisions we were comfortable with. The best way was that he took charge of the entire process and got…

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    Pavan N. (Seller- Milpitas)
  • HIGHLY RECOMMEND BRIAN AND THAO

    This was our first home, where we started a family, so it was an emotional choice to sell it. After many referrals and hearing great things, we chose Brian and Thao to list our home. From the very beginning, they were very engaged throughout the entire process, with very clear communication to make things simple…

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    Jimmy L. (Seller- Santa Clara)
  • TWO TRANSACTIONS IN TWO YEARS

    This is the second time we called on Brian Ng. The first time he helped us find our dream single-family home was last year. This time he helped us sell a condo in Santa Clara. Brian recommended the time to sell and we sold just before the COVID-19 outbreak. The timing could not have been…

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    Yu C. (Seller- Santa Clara)
  • STRONG ABILITY TO CLOSE THE DEAL

    Best real estate agent, thoughtful, quick to take action and respond to client questions even in late night and early morning, diligently follow up with issues raised by the client. Strong ability to close the deal timely.

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    Qiang G. (Seller- Sunnyvale)
  • VALUED CLIENT: 5 TRANSACTIONS IN 20 YEARS

    I have used Thao and Brian exclusively in the past 20 years for residential transactions. They’re fantastic! I have done 5 transactions in 20 years. Always smooth and best prices.

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    Nam T. (Buyer- Campbell)
  • PROFESSIONAL & WELL-ORGANIZED

    Brian and Thao were our realtors in 2016. They helped us sell our home in Silver Creek Valley Country Club and purchase our home in The Villages. The process with both of these transactions was very professional and brought very little extra stress to a challenging move. Brian and Thao always made required appointments for…

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    Patti and Frank B. (Buyer & Seller- San Jose)
  • BRIAN IS A RARITY IN THE REAL ESTATE MARKET

    Brian has helped us purchase two homes in the past 7 years. Our experience working with him on both purchases has been nothing but excellent. Brian is a rarity in the real estate market; he brings experience, commitment, and deft to the deal-making process. He also has a construction background; he can quickly spot red…

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    Ashish K. (Buyer- Saratoga)
  • WHY HIRE A REALTOR WHEN YOU CAN HIRE A WINNING REALTOR?

    Why hire a realtor when you can hire a winning realtor? We worked with Brian to sell our home in Evergreen, then purchase our new home. Brian stayed on top of everything, everyone, every step of the way, every day! Not only was working with Brian’s one-stop shopping for us, but we were also thoroughly…

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    Shaun and Lily R. (Seller- San Jose)
  • TRUSTED THEIR INSTINCT AND ABILITY TO DELIVER

    We are grateful to have the opportunity to work with Thao Dang and Brian Ng Real Estate Group.  About ten years ago, they helped us purchase a house in Palo Alto.  We decided to go with them because of their experience, their wide knowledge of the real estate markets, their assessments, and their approach to…

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    Tan B. (Buyer- San Jose)
  • NEGOTIATES HARD FOR HIS CLIENT

    Brian is the best realtor I’ve had the pleasure of working with. I have now bought 2 houses with him and referred several of my friends. I’ve never met a person who has the hustle that Brian does — he does his research on the neighborhood, will relentlessly follow-up, and get intel from the seller’s…

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    Rishi J. (Buyer- Atherton)
  • HOME SELLING PROCESS WAS SEAMLESS

    I reached out to Thao Dang because of his reputation as an excellent broker with over 25 years of experience. My wife and I sat with him & Brian to discuss a game plan on how to maximize the sale of our home. The process was seamless, Thao provided an extensive analysis of the current…

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    Robert & Renayda D. (Buyer and Seller)
  • HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEIR SERVICES

    We used Brian to help us with both finding a new home here in the Evergreen area in San Jose as well as selling the current home that we have. Throughout, the experience could not be better. Brian was extremely patient throughout the whole experience, showing us different homes that fit our budget and our…

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    Sanjay & Pauline D. (Buyers and Sellers- San Jose)
  • VALUED CLIENTS FOR OVER 25 YEARS

    Thao Dang & Brian Ng Thank you for all the hard work in helping us find our three homes over the last 25 years. Our first home we lived there for 11 years and the second home we lived there for 13 years now we’re in a new home for the last couple of years…

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    Cosme and Sylvia M. (Buyers- Tracy)
  • VALUED CLIENTS FOR OVER 28 YEARS

    Over the past 28 years, I have used the services of Principal, Thao Dang, formerly one of Century 21 top realtors. Thao assisted my wife and me with purchasing and selling several homes. We were very satisfied with each transaction. During the process of purchasing and selling our homes, I observed Thao utilizing the following…

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    Seth J. (Buyer and Seller- San Jose)
  • EXCEPTIONAL BUYER’S EXPERIENCE

    Over the last few years, I have experienced a bunch of great experiences with great people across the service industry, be it banks, restaurants, luxury resorts, travel companies, etc. Home Buying never strikes you as a place where you can have an exceptional experience. It is always linked with stressful times and hard decisions. My…

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    Kartik R. (Buyer- Sunnyvale)
  • BROUGHT US MULTIPLE EXCELLENT OFFERS

    We reached out to Block Change because of their stellar reputation, and from our first meeting, we knew we were in the right hands.  Things could not have gone more smoothly when Brian sold our home for us this past July.  He and his team coordinated and scheduled every service necessary to get our home…

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    Kelly R. and Paul P. (Seller- San Jose)
  • BEYOND PLEASED WITH OUR EXPERIENCE

    I usually don’t write reviews but I had such a great experience that I had to share. We had such an amazing experience with Block Change Real Estate. We can not praise them enough. We were worried as we’ve been told by a lot of family and friends that buying a house is really stressful….

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    David T. and Kristy D. (Buyer- San Jose (95126))
  • SELLING? THESE ARE YOUR GUYS!

    Selling your house within the Silicon Valley market can be a process wrought with peril. When my wife and I decided to sell our home of 26 years, we interviewed many agents and agencies and ultimately hired Brian Ng and his Block Change Real Estate team. Brian’s experience, extraordinary competency, and his second-to-none negotiation skills…

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    Paul K. and Zinnia K. (Seller- San Jose)
  • UNDERSTANDS THE ANXIETY OF A FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER

    Brian has undoubtedly been the best realtor I have worked with. I have worked with a couple of realtors before and had very bad experiences. Brian’s approach is always reasonable and based on the current market. He is always direct with his approach and does not oversell and more importantly does not pressure or push…

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    Madhan M. and Madhu P. (Buyers- Pleasanton)
  • VERY RESPONSIVE AND DEDICATED

    We worked with Brian in purchasing our home. Found him to be very responsive, and dedicated. He takes the time, and effort to explain things in detail and give his thoughts on several factors in the home buying process. He also gives valuable insights into the condition of the home, estimates /costs of repairs, fixes,…

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    Swagath and Sri M. (Buyer-Fremont)
  • EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND INSIGHTFUL FOR LOCAL MARKET

    Brian is extremely knowledgeable and insightful for the local area. He was recommended to me by a co-worker. He has been the agent for 5+ people at my work. He went far beyond the duty by negotiating hard and held firm on the price and even got an additional $10K from the sellers when we…

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    Young C. and Hyunju L. (Buyer- Los Altos)
  • VALUED CLIENTS SINCE 2006

    Brian Ng has been our agent for the sale and purchase of several homes since January 2006. Most recently, he helped us with the sale of our home in the Silver Creek Country Club last month. We trust Brian implicitly and cannot say enough about his professionalism and thorough, in-depth knowledge of the real estate…

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    Rakesh and Sindu S. (Sellers- San Jose)
  • KNOWLEDGEABLE AND PROFESSIONAL

    Thao and Brian are knowledgeable and professional. Their experience in RE helped us a lot in analyzing the market and making the offers. They are also very responsive, answering our endless questions quickly and nicely. Highly recommend!

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    Sheng V. (Buyer- Palo Alto)
  • GREAT BUYER’S AGENT IN A SELLER’S MARKET

    Brian has been a great buying agent for us in the seller’s market. He gave us very insightful information throughout the process in a very subtle and calm manner. He was very prompt and responsive in getting us inside properties for tours. He was giving honest considerations about the houses we saw. Also after closing…

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    Amit and Shashi M. (Buyers- San Jose)
  • VALUED CLIENTS FOR OVER 17 YEARS

    The process of selling a home can be very stressful Brian and his team made it a very uncomplicated process for us. His house knowledge of the local area real estate market and negotiating skills really helped us through the process. His team helped us tremendously through the process of getting the house ready for…

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    Hari and Mythili P. (Sellers- San Jose)
  • ALWAYS PROVIDES IMMEDIATE RESPONSE

    Very professional and always provides immediate response. Great local knowledge. Their whole team works so well together and works hard to make sure their customers are satisfied.

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    Catherine D. (Seller- San Francisco)
  • VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE OF AREA

    I would not have gotten the house I wanted without Brian’s help. I called him on a Saturday evening about a house in Cupertino I saw that morning and he responded right away by calling the seller’s agent to find out it was about to close that night. With his knowledge of the area and…

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    Thomas and Carolyn (Buyers- Cupertino)
  • PROVIDE EXCELLENT GUIDANCE: BUYERS

    I have known and worked with Brian for over 4 years when he helped me close on my 1st home. My experience working with Brian was truly wonderful. I must have seen about 50 homes before finally closing and Brian went to see each and every home with me. My search took about a year…

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    Amit A. and Asmita A. (Buyer- San Jose)
  • SOUTH SAN JOSE (95111): SELLERS

    I just want to take a minute to rate my recent experience of buying and selling my house with Thao Dang and Brian Ng. When I came to their listing, I didn’t know them. I met Brian to show him the house. I told him “I want the house!”. He said, “Don’t worry! I’ll get…

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    Que L. (Seller- San Jose)
  • BEST REPRESENTATION POSSIBLE: BUYERS

    Having Brian as my agent, made purchasing my new home effortless and worry-free – a pleasure. His knowledge of the market and the process, from property selection through negotiations and closing was always evident. His communication was always thorough and articulate – I was cared for and felt assurance that Brian was fully engaged on…

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    John and Linda V. (BUYER- San Jose)
  • LUXURY LIVING ON THE GOLF COURSE: SELLERS

    We know Thao Dang due to our long-time relationship at SCVCC. Block Change is the best Realtor in Silicon Valley and especially at SCVCC. They had a buyer lined up with all terms agreed to before we even signed the listing contract. The entire process from start to close of escrow was less than 10…

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    Gregory and Gail S, (Seller- San Jose)
  • SAN MATEO: BUYERS

    Brian is the best real estate agent we have ever worked with. He encouraged us during the process to not give up on our preferred neighborhoods even in a very competitive market. He gave us a lot of valuable advice about neighborhoods and home remodeling ideas. Brian was always honest to tell us the negatives…

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    Balazs K. and Neelam B. (Buyers- San Mateo)
  • MORGAN HILL: BUYERS

    We bought our first home with Brian and we are absolutely glad we did. We went into the process with nothing more than hearsay from our friends/others. But soon the process and volume of data just overwhelmed us. This is where Brian’s guiding hands were absolutely God-sent. He helped us navigate the mountain of data…

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    Dinesh B. and Genevie Clare E (Buyers)
  • EVERGREEN VALLEY HILLS HOME: SELLERS

    Brian and Thao helped us in selling our property. They were very professional from the beginning. During our first meeting, we were impressed by their preparedness. They came well versed with the area, types of potential buyers, range of asking price, comps, etc. They took care of every little thing – paintings, cleanings, staging (front…

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    Sayeem A. and Farhana S. (Sellers)
  • PLATINUM-LEVEL SERVICE: BUYER AND SELLER

    Thao and Brian were our realtors for both buying a home and for selling our current home. They were extremely efficient, patient, and knowledgeable in supporting us throughout the process. They provided us with the right guidance about the market and gave us the best service through excellent negotiation and management. They have been one…

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    Mrinal K. and Shveta M. (Buyers and Sellers)
  • GILROY: SELLERS

    Brian and Thao are excellent agents. Brian always makes sure everything is on track and always updates his clients. Our house got listed so quickly and moved so fast to accept offers which were more than my expectations. I will definitely do business with them again and of course, he will be my agent for…

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    Diep and Thang N. (Sellers)
  • SILVER CREEK VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB: SELLERS

    From the first day, Thao and Brian were on top of the sale of our home. They gave us a very clear and understandable picture of the market for our home and outlined what they were prepared to do as well as what we should expect. On the first showing, they produced interested qualified buyers….

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    Rodney and Valorie B. (Seller)
  • WHO REPRESENTS YOU MATTERS: BUYERS

    My wife and I are new to the housing market in the Bay Area. We were in the market looking to buy our first house in the Bay Area. We chose Brian Ng and Thao as our agents to help with our purchasing adventure. What we have realized quickly is that selling and/or buying in…

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    Arun R. and Chandrika M. (Buyers)
  • EVERGREEN HILLS: BUYER AND SELLER

    Brian Ng is the most professional and experienced real estate agent that I have come across. We had the most pleasant experience working with him recently both to buy a property and list our house for sale. His responsiveness is amazing he would respond back to emails and messages at any time of the day,…

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    Praveen and Meenaxi S. (Buyer and Seller)
  • SAN JOSE SELLERS

    Thao, thank you for your assistance, marketing and professionalism selling our San Jose home… Please extend our appreciation to your entire team… They are a great group and they were never impatient with my hundreds of calls and questions… We will continue to recommend you to our friends in the Bay Area…

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    Denis & Joan Mullen
  • CALISTOGA SELLERS

    We contacted Thao Dang because of his reputation as the leading seller of homes in our area. As we got to know Thao better, we (were) very impressed by his honesty, sincerity, dedication, job knowledge and friendly personality.

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    KATHRYN HERMANN
  • GREAT REPRESENTATION

    When we were looking for a realty firm to represent us… we checked around and found that Thao Dang had a very good reputation for having a team that was extremely professional, dedicated and hard working… We were impressed with their willingness to help during this entire process, and every person in the office provided…

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    Douglas and Pamela Glader
  • SANTA CLARA SELLERS

    I am writing to thank you for all you did in selling my house… I particularly want to praise (my agent). He was constantly available, courteous, and responsive to every request I made… I would be delighted to recommend you… to anyone seeking the services of a realtor.

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    Judge Randolf Rice (Superior Court, Santa Clara County)

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