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Jesse and Karla Godinez
REALTOR® | DRE# 01957554, 01515529
Jesse Godinez
REALTOR® | DRE# 01957554
Karla Godinez
REALTOR® | DRE# 01515529
Company JohnHart Real Estate

About Jesse and Karla Godinez

Jesse and Karla have proudly lived in the San Fernando Valley since 1974 and together have raised three beautiful daughters while enjoying the benefits of living in the Valley, and sharing great memories with their extended family and friends. They both began their career in real estate in 2005, Jesse as a banking lender and Karla as a real estate professional. Now, Jesse and Karla work together as Team Godinez and enjoy every moment of it.
With more than 15 years of working in the LA County, Ventura County and Antelope Valley real estate markets, Jesse and Karla have a strong passion for being the very best at what they do, staying up to date daily in order to make certain each transaction is completed with the utmost professionalism, and concern for their clients, yet allowing each of them to do their jobs that they are uniquely qualified for.

Jesse and Karla work with both buyers and sellers. We provide specialized market and property knowledge, top-flight negotiation skills, and exceptional transaction management so their clients can enjoy seamless buying and selling experiences from start to finish. We enjoy meeting people and we work well as a team, it is easy to understand the amazing success Team Godinez has had in matching clients with their dream homes. “Exceptional client satisfaction is essential to our success as real estate professionals”, believes Karla. With an uncanny ability to listen to and understand clients’ needs, it only comes to reason that they are one of the most respected real estate professional teams in and around the tri-counties.

With passion, perseverance, and a desire to always exceed their clients’ expectations, Jesse and Karla are the right choice. Whether you’re buying or selling real estate, please don’t hesitate to contact Jesse and Karla directly for a private consultation at 818.744.5382 or 818.923.0006,


About Jesse Godinez

Motivation, hard work and integrity are the keystones I will provide to ensure you the best real estate experience. I understand buying and selling real estate can be stressful. As your real estate agent I will not only walk you through the process, but will teach you as we go along. I want you as my client to be emotionally and financially fulfilled. As an agent at JohnHart Real Estate, I am backed by a productive support team, which means I will have more time with you as my client. As an experienced real estate agent I understand the market, the economics of buying and selling and how to leverage the best tools to get you what you want. My reputation within our communities has earned the respect of my clients, and I look forward to walking you through your home buying or selling process with the same hard work, dedication and integrity.


About Karla Godinez

Seeing the joy in my clients face as I hand them the keys to their dream home is my daily motivation as a real estate agent. My clients choose me because I go above and beyond just the transaction. As a realtor it is my duty to walk my clients through every step of the way, and teach them the whole process. Most people don’t now the choices they have and I am here to assist you.

I have been practicing real estate for over a decade. My educational background in business and professional experience in banking and escrow drove me to work one on one with clients, and into their dream of home ownership. Helping people is in my nature. It keeps me fulfilled. As the Vice President of NAHREP, I am constantly working to drive knowledge to the public. As your community real estate agent, I look forward to assisting you with all your real estate needs.


Benefits of Buying Real Property

There are wide array of benefits for buying real property. From social to economic, and even political, benefits of owning real property can't be easily counted. Real property offers an anchorage to family geographic zoning. Owners enjoy the benefits of forming closer connections with their community, through local businesses, schools, worship places and neighbors.

As always, economic benefit is a good starting point. Did you know that by paying $900/month rent you are throwing away $54,000? Yes, rent is a waste of money. Rent can't be even claimed in tax returns. In contrast, monthly payments towards mortgage payment plan will expand homeowners' wealth as equity is created. Moreover, buying a real property increases credit rating through regular payment history and location security. Even more, real property buyers can claim interest in their yearly tax returns (consult a tax expert for more details).

On the political level, homeowners exercise more influence on political decision makers. Because most county and state profits are based on real property taxes, politicians answer demands of property owners before renters (who are usually relocating). For example, when the financial crisis struck the U.S. markets in middle of 2007, the federal government quickly enacted laws to protect property owners. The same issue played a crucial role in 2008 Presidential elections.

In addition to economic and political benefits, real property buyers enjoy better social standings. Because property owners are more constraint to move, they form social networks with their local community. Neighbors invite each other for birthdays and other events. Housewives form local groups to help raise the children of the community. Even in safety, most communities utilize local neighborhood watches to keep crime level at a low level.

Finally, by buying a real property, individuals achieve the American Dream. Thanks to the U.S. government system, ownership rights are at the foundational core of the United States. A sense of accomplishment and satisfaction beholds property owners as they are free to express themselves within their own castles. Buying real property is as simple as desires of potential buyers.

This information is an estimate and for research purposes only. The estimate is based on prevailing rates typical in the industry and your own input concerning salary and assets, which JohnHart has no way of verifying. The estimate does not purport to include every potential expense involved in purchasing a home (including but not limited to taxes and HOA fees) which can vary widely by property and location. Neither JohnHart nor any of its affiliates make any warranties or guarantees in any way about the likelihood of obtaining a loan for a house and on what terms (if at all) a prospective buyer may be able to obtain a loan. Prospective buyers must consult a lender for qualification and for terms of qualification according to a buyer’s financial situation at the time and the property sought. This information only represents an estimate based on average financial terms prevailing at the time and may be different from what you see from a lender depending on, amongst other things, your individual financial situation and time period during which you seek a loan.