Pacific Union Montclair Oakland Realtor
1900 Mountain Blvd., Oakland 94611 | Cell: 510-735-6605 | Email:
Exceptional client care before, during and after each transaction.

Carla Buffington

Buying or selling a home is one of the most significant financial and personal experiences of your life. Choosing Carla Buffington as your trusted real estate professional can also make it one of the best experiences of your life.

Carla grew-up in Sacramento and received her BA from UC Davis. She joined Pacific Union after 18 years with Gap, Inc. When Carla left retail she was a corporate executive responsible for managing $300 million dollars’ worth of product and services annually, as well as heading up the corporate contracts team. Her experience in this area allowed her to develop excellent negotiation skills, an in depth knowledge of contracts, and exceptional communication skills. Carla combines these skills with her enthusiasm for real estate to service buyers and sellers in Piedmont, Oakland, Berkeley, Kensington, Orinda, Moraga and Lafayette.

Carla has consistently ranked among the top producers in the East Bay. In 2013 she was in the top 1% of all of the agents in the areas in which she serves and in the top 3% of all Alameda County Pacific Union agents. It is not only about outperforming the competition but also out behaving them ensuring that ethics and trust go hand in hand with great results.

Carla’s client base consists almost entirely of referrals from clients and other real estate professionals who respect and appreciate her integrity and strong work ethic. She is an honest, ethical and detailed real estate professional who is dedicated to fulfilling the needs and goals of her clients through clear, consistent communication and an excellent knowledge of neighborhood markets and the industry.

Carla provides exceptional client care before, during and after each transaction.

Carla Buffington: What People Have Said...

5470 Manila - Carla did a fantastic job for us-we were nervous first-time home buyers and she handled everything with grace and professionalism. We are very appreciative of her service. - Buyers

658 Jean Street - Very fast transaction- Carla was great. I couldn't be more satisfied with her service. - Seller

9443 Skyline - Carla is a friend, great agent and a natural fit. Pacific Union also has a great reputation. An excellent experience! - Buyer

Every once in a while we still have to pinch ourselves to remind us that this is real. We are so happy in our new home. Piedmont is wonderful. The new house works so much better for our family.
It still amazes us that Robinson sold so quickly. We appreciate everything you did from the early advice and punch lists to calming us during the escrow process. Have a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Krista & Zach
Sellers - 3452 Robinson/Buyers - 240 Bonita

Thank you so much for helping us find and buy our new home- you were such an optimistic driving force and we are grateful for all your skill, finesse, zeal and humor you brought to the table. You've been great! Thanks-Sarah & Jolene.
Buyers - 367 49th Street, Oakland

Thank you so much for helping us buy our perfect home! We absolutely love our house and know it wouldn't have been possible without you! You provide the most amazing service and we're so lucky to have worked with you. You made the home buying process so comfortable and easy we won't be able to stop raving to all of our friends about what a wonderful agent and friend you are! Thank you again. We know we'll be happy in Walnut creek for many years to come.
Buyers - 1023 Rachele Road, Walnut Creek

"Thanks you so much for all your help with our home search and for talking us out of a few! We really enjoyed working with you and we are so happy to be getting settled in our new home. We hope you'll come by soon to visit."
Buyers - 3920 Randolph Avenue, Oakland

"Thank you SO much for being the most kick a-- real estate agent on earth! We are so exited about the house and we know it couldn't have happened without you. Thank-you for your patience with us as we constantly changed our minds about our strategy. You were so supportive through out the process and we so appreciate it."
Buyers - 1231 Blake Street, Berkeley

"Carla was wonderful to work with. She listened to what I was looking for but also provided honest professional advice. Will definitely recommend Carla and Pac Union."
Buyers - 4069 Huntington Street, Oakland

"Thank you so much for helping us find our first home as married people! You were a careful listener, resourceful and incredibly astute in nailing down the type of house we described, all in 24 hours! You made sure we were in capable hands as you vacationed in Bhutan. We have and will continue to enjoy working with you."

"Carla is skilled and well informed. We loved getting to know her and she was completely accessible by phone at all times. We could not have been happier with Carla- would highly recommend her! She was fun, well informed and had great recommendations for us. Excellent- we were in good hands!"
Buyers - 5159 Miles Avenue, Oakland

"Incredibly informative,professional,friendly and caring. Carla overwhelmingly exceeded our expectations. She assisted us every step of the way and we can't imagine the process without her. We will definitely be recommending Carla to our family and friends."
Buyers - 355 Glendale, Oakland

"Thank you so much for helping us buy our dream home...and working so hard to sell our old home. You have been such a joy to work with. I am really glad we met. We really appreciate all you have done for us. Thanks so much!"
Buyers -1339 Grizzly Peak, Berkeley & Sellers of 910 St. Andrews, El Sobrante

None of this would be possible without you. Thank-you so much for all your efforts to find the perfect home. To the best agent ever!!!! Blessings.
Buyers - 7269 Chabot Road, Oakland

Words cannot express our gratitude for all your hard work the last couple of months. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts; we absolutely LOVE our new pad and Bella adores her new yard. We'll let you know when the housewarming will be. Don't be a stranger!!
Buyers, 4971 Coronnado Avenue, Oakland

"Carla was extremely dedicated, knowledgeable, friendly and wise. She knew the area very well, made recommendations but wasn't held to them, worked tireless hours, advised us as to what it would take to be competitive and above all else, helped us get our new fantastic home. We would absolutely still be looking if it hadn't been for Carla."
Buyers, 3858 Fruitvale, Oakland

"Working with you on the house could not have been a better experience. You thought of everything, always kept your cool and were fun to be with. We will never forget what a great job you did."
Sellers, Sequoyah Hills

"You have been such a terrific professional in a time that could not have been more painful. I remember laughing more about bumps in the road to selling Mom's house than crying about them. This is something you can take credit for."
Seller, Claremont Hills

"Carla was excellent in all areas. We really liked her professionalism, energy level and knowledge of the real estate market. We highly recommend her."
Seller, Montclair

"As a first time home buyer Carla was an absolute professional. She handles the process perfectly. She understood my concerns, needs and what I considered to be 'the home for me'."
Buyer, Glenview

"We wanted to thank you for the meeting yesterday and how great you were at making us feel like we were doing the right thing and coaching us when you think we weren't. We continue to be impressed by both your professionalism and by you taking the time and energy to make sure that we are doing what is right for us."
Buyer, Oakland Hills

"You are a wonderful professional realtor with a great demeanor and smile. We will be indebted to you for a long time. Please come see us."
Buyers, Sequoia Hills

"Congratulations on choosing Carla Buffington as your realtor. Over 16 years in this business, I have worked with hundreds of realtors and I can honestly say that Carla is diligent, works extremely hard, follows through on all of the details and is frankly one of the best."
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1900 Mountain Blvd., Oakland 94611 | Cell: 510-735-6605

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