Professional ExperienceJohn has successfully marketed and sold properties throughout the Silicon Valley for almost 15 years. From the venture capital haven of Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road, to the luxury home markets of Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, John is well acquainted with the unique characteristics of the Peninsula's housing market.

    Education
    BS Business Communications, Oregon State University

    Professional Philosophy
    John believes that buying or selling a home should not be an intimidating process, and he works hard to make sure his clients are well informed and completely satisfied.

    Professional Affiliations
    Previews Property Specialist
    International President's Elite
    National Association of Realtors
    Silicon Valley Association of Realtors

    Personal Background
    Born and raised in the Bay Area, John has been a part of the region's real estate market for most of his life. His father's L.B. Nelson Corporation specialized in residential and commercial land development, both locally and nationwide, and John served as vice-president of the land division, seeking out areas suitable for development.
    John earned his real estate license in 1992 and started selling residential real estate through Cornish & Carey, which has since been acquired by Coldwell Banker Northern California. John now lives with his wife and two young children in Redwood City, where he is president of the Parent Faculty Group at his daughter's school.

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