Jeanne F. MacKie

  • Real Estate Agent
  • 950 Tennant Station, Morgan Hill, CA 95037   
  • Website

(408) 776-7127

Jeanne MacKie is a veteran real estate agent with 23 years expereince representing both buyers and sellers of residential properties. Richard MacKie is a 25 year veteran real estate agent for buyers and sellers of commercial properties. Together, the Mackie team can support the needs of any client in the Silicon Valley, CA area.

There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how we work.

That said, in our experience as Morgan Hill and Gilroy real estate professionals, we have also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting our clients first. This means keeping ourselves accessible, being good listeners as well as a good communicators, and responding quickly to your needs.

This "client first" philosophy has always been our approach. It requires us to continually improve our skills and ways of doing business. In addition, we've found that the latest technologies are enabling us to do everything we've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped us to extend the range of services we provide to our clients.

So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Morgan Hill, Gilroy, or Silicon Valley areas, please contact us.

Expert Articles by Jeanne F. MacKie

Selling Real Estate

Questions to ask in choosing your real estate agent
Focus on the outcome not the process of selling a home as a short sale
What are the steps in a short sale?

Expert Articles Sponsored by Jeanne F. MacKie

Home Emergency, Preparedness, and Recovery

Protect your home from mold and prepare for flooding during a storm
Prevent and remove mold in your home with certified mold inspectors
Secure and protect your home and family from a home invasion
Expert advice on preparing your family for a natural disaster
Protect and seal your home from insects and pests for the winter
Protect and prevent your family and home from a fire
Protect your home and family from your Christmas tree catching fire
Avoid a house fire when cooking with a turkey fryer this Thanksgiving
Protect your home against bed bugs and what to do if you have them
Be prepared and safeguard your home and family from hurricanes
How to prepare and survive a hurricane or other natural disaster
A property management company can help you prepare for a hurricane
Homeowners: Stay on solid footing with earthquake preparedness
Hire the right property management company for your condo or HOA

Renting Real Estate

Become a successful landlord
Guide to choosing a property manager for your rental property
Understand your legal obligations before signing a lease agreement
How to protect you and your rental property as a first-time landlord
Secure long-term tenants by making your rental property a home
Advice on finding and renting an apartment in New York City
Use Facebook to help you find the perfect rental property
Choose a property management firm to rent and manage your home
What to consider when renting your home or apartment in NYC
Advice for landlords on screening and selecting the best tenants


Make your DIY house or apartment move easier with this practical advice
The right moving company will save you time, money and headaches
When moving, shipping your car cross-country doesn't have to be hard
Choose a storage unit that fits your needs and your budget
Choose an auto shipping company that is trustworthy and reliable
Prepare your boat for shipping to ensure it isn't damaged when moving
Expert advice for shipping an antique or classic car
Expert care is required when shipping your motorcycle
Fundamentals for packing your belongings and home for moving
How to move large furniture into a small apartment or home
Plan and budget to minimize the cost of your move

Home Mortgages

Guide for first time homebuyers on securing a mortgage
How to get a mortgage to buy or refinance your home
Guide to obtaining a mortgage in the new lending world
Secure a mortgage and proper financing for your vacation property
Successfully secure a loan for your home renovation project
A reverse mortgage is a great way for homeowners to convert equity
Choose between a 5/1 ARM or 30 year fixed rate mortgage
Which loan is best for you? A jumbo or conventional mortgage
Expert advice on buying or not buying points for a home mortgage
Expert advice on securing the best rate for your home mortgage
Rebuild your credit and secure a mortgage after a short sale
Veterans should use the VA Loan Program when buying a house
Determine how much you can afford to borrow for a home mortgage
Advice for successfully securing a home mortgage when self employed
How to successfully get a mortgage for your investment property
Learn when to lock your fixed rate loan to get the best rate
How to get a mortgage for a home with less than 20% down payment

Selling Real Estate

An investment in home staging helps sell your home faster
How to successfully prepare your home for sale for maximum return
Questions to ask in choosing your real estate agent
Focus on the outcome not the process of selling a home as a short sale
Survive selling a co-op in New York City
The keys to selling luxury real estate
What are the steps in a short sale?
Use video to sell or rent your home faster
A Seller's Guide to prepare your NYC home for a Fall listing
Sell your home faster
Smart advice on selling the family estate home
How to sell your home during the winter months
Sell your home in a buyer's market for the price you want
Advice on successfully selling your NYC co-op home
How to price and get the most money when selling your house
How to prepare and sell your home in a competitive market

Buying Real Estate

Buying homes as short sales and foreclosures can be very rewarding
Guide to buying a co-op in NYC
How to find and buy a house on a river
How to find and buy a lake house
How to find and buy a mini or hobby farm
How to successfully buy multi-residential investment properties
Smart steps to successfully buy real estate in Baltimore, MD
The right way to buy a home
How to make the right offer on your dream home
Advice on buying land for investment, development or build a home
Advice on buying a fly-fishing ranch in the Rockies
Choose and buy a vacation home with confidence using a realtor
Expert advice for the first time homebuyer on buying the dream house
Hire a qualified home inspector to help reduce risk when buying a home
Buying a foreclosure can be a great investment if your informed
Expert advice on buying a condo as a good investment
Get the best deal by knowing what to offer when buying a home
Buying a home in a hot market and how to win a bidding war
How to build your dream home from the ground up
How to win over the co-op board when buying a home in NYC
Advice on buying a townhouse and real estate in NYC
Advice for first time home buyers on buying a co-op in NYC
What to consider when buying a home as a fixer-upper
What price you can expect to pay for a single family home in NYC
Advice for buying a home in NYC when you have a young family
Buy a home in downtown Manhattan to get access to the best views
You can buy a home in New York City with a $1 million budget
Investing in commercial real estate is a great opportunity for anyone
Use the internet and social media to help you find the perfect house
Buying a home in an HOA neighborhood can be a great move

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