Homes2USA is an essential division of the Dragon1USA business.
The Homes2USA division, based in Cupertino, California (approximately an hour drive South of San Francisco) is your trusted partner to assist you in home and vacant land searching and purchases. In addition, we can service land investment, and commercial properties lease and purchase.
Our team is comprised of licensed REALTORS® who speak multiple languages and are educated in servicing diverse cultural ethnic groups. Our experience includes assisting foreign nationals of multiple countries and native speaking cultures including Chinese (Mandarin , Cantonese and Shanghainese), Turkish, Spanish, Bulgarian, Fasi, Polish, with more native languages to be added in the near future.
Our services begin with client communication. This is based on our clients’ preferred communication vehicle, including telephone, email, text message, and Skype. Superb customer service is our standard and we believe fulfilling your goals is based on upfront determination of your desires and developing a strong client relationship. We strive to provide stress-free transactions that close on time and obtain the best value for our clientele. Our REALTORS® will walk you through every step of the process. Your REALTOR® will educate you on the purchase contract, provide you with property searches that meet your criteria, arrange for you to view the properties “virtually”. Most importantly, your Homes2USA REALTOR® will arrange your homes showing trip and provide you with a private homes showing, negotiate the best offer on your behalf, present the offer in person whenever possible, and support you throughout the close of escrow and beyond.
The Homes2USA team of REALTORS® is highly qualified to provide the best service for our clients. They are very experienced, and certified through continual real estate education. Thus, many of them hold real estate designations such as ABR® (Accredited Buyer’s Representative), CIPS® (Certified International Property Specialist), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist®), ePRO®, GRI (Graduate, REALTOR® Institute), and SRES® (Seniors Real Estate Specialists®).
If your goal is to purchase a vacant lot or build a custom home on an existing parcel, our partners of architectural and engineering teams can assist you to design your dream home and our partners of contractors can complete the construction. We can also assist you through the remodel process. Our interior designer partners and feng shui experts can add the finishing touches to your dream home.
We pride ourselves on providing a full range of services to make your trip to the U.S. an effective and enjoyable one. Prior to your trip to the U.S., our staff can assist you with hotel reservations, car or limousine rentals, local tours, shopping assistance (such as a personal shopper), in addition to a myriad of other services such as local school admission assistance, and sports training. Just let us know your needs and we will find a solution!
The current top locations in the United States for foreign buyers are:
• San Francisco Bay Area, California
• Metropolitan Los Angeles Area and San Diego, California
• New York, New York and nearby cities
• Florida (Orlando, Miami, Palm Coast, Treasure Coast, Sarasota, Tampa Bay)
• Las Vegas, Nevada
• Phoenix, Arizona
Homes2USA has resources to assist with home purchase in additional cities. Just let us know your target location and we’ll go to work for you!
Meet Our Team
Fred Lam, Founder & President of Dragon1USA
REALTOR®, e-PRO®, ABR®,CIPS®; Presidents Club, MAOM
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Fred’s personal network combined with education (BA in Computer Science and MA in Organization Management) and real estate designations (REALTOR®, e-PRO®, ABR® &CIPS®) brand identity provides his clients with a distinct advantage when buying or selling a home.
Fred’s international education and business background has cultivated him to understand and appreciate different cultures. In addition, Fred’s multi-lingual (English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and other dialects) ability enables him to effectively communicate with most buyers and sellers around the world.
Nesli Yilmaz, Turkish Business Executive – Charter Member
REALTOR®, GRI, SRES®, Presidents Club
Nesli brings to Homes2USA a wealth of skill, experience and professionalism, and joins a group of distinguished real estate professionals who are all part of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced marketing specializing in distinctive properties and estates.
She delivers high standard of integrity, hard work, care and dedication for clients’ unique situations and needs. She is very much committed to her clients satisfactory when she represent their interests in every respect, toward the most stress-free, positive and successful conclusion.
Rosa Bencuya, New Business Development- Charter Member
REALTOR®, GRI, SRES®, Presidents Club
English, Turkish, Spanish
A long time Bay Area resident, Rosa has an in-depth knowledge of the neighborhoods, communities, schools and diversity that gives the Silicon Valley its’ unique desirability. Her educational background in analytical research provides her with insight into market dynamics. Rosa combines those attributes with years of real estate experience to serve her clients when buying or selling a home, or investment property. She thrives in finding unique solutions to fit individual needs. In addition, her savvy negotiation skills and comprehensive marketing plans are instrumental in helping her clients achieve their real estate goals.
Rosa’s business philosophy is to have her clients’ best interests foremost. Her professional, energetic, and personable approach has created her a referral base of repeat clientele.
Maria Cardich, Spanish Business Executive
REALTOR®, Presidents Club
Spanish, English & French
Maria is a real estate professional with a strong economics background and skills to guide you in understanding market conditions, financial implications, and timing of your real estate purchase or sale. Having relocated with her family to the Bay Area, Maria has first-hand experience in finding all the resources necessary to successfully integrate your family in the area. A native Peruvian, Maria is bilingual in Spanish and English, and also speaks French. Maria is extremely active in the local community. She serves on the Board of Media Arts Program at Saratoga High School and is also involved in the school’s fundraising programs. Maria was also involved in Palo Alto’s Gunn High School’s parents association. If you are looking for a REALTOR® who provides a personal touch and will go the extra mile 100% of the time, Maria can help you!
Laura Kramer-Rahmil, Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Bosnian & Serbian Business Executive
REALTOR®, Broker Associate, Presidents Club
English, Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Bosnian, Serbia
Laura’s passion is to help people find their dream home, or successfully sell their current home for the highest possible price. Having been in Real Estate since 1983 as a Real Estate investor, landlord, homeowner and REALTOR®, Laura has extensive experience with residential, commercial and subdivision transactions in Chicagoland, Florida, and the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. Laura embraces and respects diversity in people, ideas and cultures. Combined with her love of international travel and multi-lingual capability, she effectively communicates and supports international clientele. Laura speaks your language!
Marjan Fariba, Farsi Business Executive
REALTOR®, Presidents Club
A visionary, whose energy and diligence is the driving force in bringing ideas to fruition. Her dynamic personality and her wealth of connections make her the perfect candidate for bringing people and projects together. Her specialty and experience is in understanding the process of growing a business from small to large in a most effective and efficient manner. She sees the ultimate value that partnerships and collaborations can bring to any business. With customer satisfaction as the strongest form of advertisement, Marjan attributes her years of business success to word of mouth. Clients eagerly partner with Marjan because she is well known for her exceptional business accoutrement, her vast knowledge, and her high standards of excellence, her network of people and her innate ability to bring the right people together at the right time.
Celine Song, Mandarin & Shanghainese Business Executive
REALTOR®, Broker Associate, Presidents Club
English, Mandarin & Shanghainese
Celine Song is a professional Real Estate Agent with broker license specializing in the sale and marketing of homes throughout the Silicon Valley where she has been living in the past ten years. In addition to English, she also speaks Mandarin and Shanghainese. She received her undergraduate degree back in China, where she was born and raised. And earned her master degree at University of San Francisco. Before becoming a realtor, she had been working in the field of public relations, corporate marketing and human resources in multinational corporations. Because of her extensive cross cultural experiences and global perspective, Celine has developed and continues to have especially strong connections to clients from China. In her spare time, she also enjoys playing tennis, traveling and all other activities in which she can experience and capture the beauty of the life and the nature.
Maha Dahdouh, Marketing Consultant – Charter Member
REALTOR®, Executive Circle
French, Arabic, English
Maha Dahdouh has consistently been recognized as a top-performing Realtor servicing the Silicon Valley, all San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda counties. Along with her Corporate High-tech management background and her spiritually grounded principles, she brings a personalized world class service to negotiate the best deals for her clients. She strives to build and maintain a long-term relationships long after the purchase or sale of a home. Clients have praised Maha on her instant accessibility and prompt responses to each client’s concerns and needs. Always exceeding above and beyond her clients expectation with her knowledge, energy and high integrity.
Anne Lawrence, Commercial Sales & Leasing Account Executive – Charter Member
REALTOR®, Senior Associate, Presidents Club
English, French & Spanish
Anne’s real estate career began in 1992 while serving as a real estate investment consultant for the Academy of Art College, assisting Chairman Richard Stephens with the purchase and build out of six downtown San Francisco properties, totaling over one million square feet.
A native of Sacramento, California, Anne attended the University of California at Davis (UCD), where she received a B.A. in International Relations and earned a Masters’ degree in Political Science. While at UCD she wrote a column for The Sacramento Bee.
China Business Representative
Lidia Song, China Business Representative
Lidia Song, China representative of Homes2USA currently resides in Beijing. She is committed to help clients in China finding their ideal homes in the United States.
Prior to joining the Homes2USA team, she worked as an overseas investment marketing professional for 2 years in China. Developing research, date analysis, as well as attending investment overseas exhibitions throughout mainland China.
Because of her excellent communication skills, hardworking, and pragmatic attitude; she earned customers’ trust and praise. Her firsthand experience of overseas investment gives her the knowledge and skill set understanding what it takes to help Chinese clients finding the right place for their homes, and the promising place for commercial investments. Lidia’s key role is in matching high net worth clients through mainland China in immigration and investment in real estate and investment projects in the United States.
Real Estate Designations
REALTOR®: National Association of REALTORS® member
ABR®: Accredited Buyer’s Representative
CIPS®: Certified International Properties Specialist
CRS: Certified Residential Specialist®
e-PRO®: Marketing, Social Media & Technology
GRI: Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
QSC: Quality Service Certification®
SRES®: Senior Real Estate Specialist
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