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Our family has worked with Diane for over two decades to purchase and sell our property in the Sierra foothills.

She has delivered on every occasion. She is truly interested in ensuring that her clients' goals are met. She is realistic and enthusiastic. She is always available for questions. We highly recommend Diane!

Elizabeth Zimmermann

Roberta fights for her clients she wants what is best for them!

John and Janet Bruckner (Past Client)

My overall experience was excellent.

Roberta was amazing and made the selling of my home as seamless as it could be. I would highly recommend Roberta to family and friends who are buying or selling a home.

Adrianne (Past Client)

Tammy is the best!

Thorough, on point, and went above all expectations. Highly recommend her for your home buying or selling needs.

Zach Anisko (Now Home Owner )

Roberta was always prepared and knowledge on whatever we were doing.

She was constantly keeping us up to date on documents and requirements that needed to be completed. She researched the area our home was in to advocate a fair price for the home for us. She was up front and honest throughout the entire purchase process. Roberta made herself available to us at any time to answer questions or meet with us. She worked around our hectic schedules always with a professional and understanding approach. I felt as though Roberta advocated for us as clients throughout the entire process. She was aware of what we wanted and went out of her way to make sure it happened. She contiguously sought out how we were feeling about things throughout the entire home buying process, making sure we were always comfortable every decision. Roberta was willing to work with us for a year, showing us homes whenever we wanted to before even purchasing. She was consistently available to us at any time to meet, even before the purchasing process began.

Lindsey Lujan (Past Client)

Roberta Bennett was always profession and helpful in a very difficult real estate market.

We were able to sell our property while other properties remained on the market.

James Eckland (Past Client)

From start to finish, Tammy did a thorough and professional job of guiding me through the listing process and the sale that soon followed.

A great agent to work with!

Frederick Schoemehl

Diane was very professional throughout the entire home buying process.

I appreciated her direct and empathic style. Diane is a consummate professional and always puts people at ease! I’m sitting in my new home, sipping coffee and enjoying my views of the vineyards!


Tammy was absolutely amazing to work with on my home sale!

She worked fast, was kind, professional, and organized, and made this process incredibly easy and manageable during a very busy work season. Tammy explained everything along the way and was always quick to answer any of my questions. This was a seamless process, and I truly enjoyed working with Tammy! I highly recommend her as your agent in Calaveras County and anywhere else!

Judy Ospital

Roberta Bennett treated us like good friends during a difficult time to sell our home.

She made everything easier for us when we couldn't be at the actual location. She was the right person to sell our home!

Sandi (Past Client)

Roberta, was and is outstanding as a person and agent.

Her professionalism and patience goes without saying.

Anonymous (Past Client)

Roberta is a kind and thoughtful woman who truly listens and cares about her clients wishes and at the same time delivers sound and professional advice based on market conditions.

I have used Roberta in two transactions and look forward to our next endeavor. I would recommend Roberta for both listing and buying property as her years in the industry and attention to detail will give you a strong presence in your transaction.

Linda G Silveria

Tammy, our listing Broker, is the consummate professional.

First, her real estate knowledge is broad, and current. Her support provides a voice of reason and calm throughout the transaction. She kept us informed at every turn along the way through and after close of escrow. A bonus is her cheerful attitude and sense of humor. We highly recommend Tammy Dillashaw for your real estate needs!

Linda Oliveira

We have purchased six homes during our married life and Diane Bateman is by far the most knowledgeable and helpful of all.

She is also very compassionate and accommodating. She listens to what you want and doesn’t try to steer you away from that. She doesn’t just want to make a sale she wants you to be happy. We will recommend her again and again!

Earnie & Gloria Hust (Past Client)

We were very happy to have both Tammy and Samantha as our agents in the selling of our home.

Both Tammy and Samantha kept us fully informed along the way. Our home had an accepted offer after only four days on the market! Tammy and Samantha are excellent agents and I highly recommend them to anyone looking to sell their home or purchase a new one. Thank you so much for your efforts in selling our home :)

Kristy Jordan

Tammy is very professional, responsive and made the selling process very smooth and easy.

Alissa Wylie

My husband and I highly recommend Diane and her team.

We knew very little about the home selling process and Diane with her vast knowledge set our minds at ease. There were several bumps along the way but with Diane’s genuine kindness and understanding we got through this process with confidence. She truly had our backs during every aspect of this stressful time. She made us feel very comfortable knowing we could call her with any questions that came up. We highly recommend Diane to anyone looking for a top notch realtor. She exceeded our expectations, and we couldn’t be happier.

Justina Cones

I had a great experience with Diane Bateman.

She explained things clearly and completely. She was available any time I had a question which I really appreciated. She had many helpful suggestions to help show my home in the best possible light. I know that is the reason my home sold quickly with an over asking offer.

Gary Burns

She was very friendly and knowledgeable during our first interview.

As time went on she proved to be very conscientious about her job and timely responded to any questions or needs I had. Very pleased with how Roberta negotiated with buyer and their realtor. Wonderful person professionally!

Teresa Dominguez (Past Client)

While buying our home Diane was the most professional,kind , caring realtor I think I have ever seen.

She listened to things we wanted. There was no pressure to try to buy something. She made buying our home a walk in the park and I would recommend her to everyone. Thank you Diane for all the help it was awesome doing business with you.

jeff rivas

Roberta was so patient and kind during the sale.

The house belonged to my Sister who passed away. So She had to deal with me, the Trustee, and my Nephew who was beneficiary of house. So she had several people she had to report to. She did an amazing job!

Marci Ek (Past Client)

Roberta Bennett did an excellent job of assessing our needs and identifying corresponding properties.

She is very thorough and a good communicator. She is the best real estate agent we have encountered in any of our 11 former home purchases. We would certainly recommend her to our family and friends.

Kent and Barbara Robinson

Diane is awesome to work with.

We met her by chance 30+ years ago, and not only has she been a great Realtor, she became a great friend as well. This is our third home Diane has helped us buy and sell. She works hard for her clients, is easy to talk to and will answer or get answers for all your questions. We highly recommend Diane for all your Real Estate needs.

Hank & Vip Hale

A pleasure to work with.

Smooth transactions and a great communicator on where we were at in the process.

Lindsey Rivas

All I can is Roberta is the best realtor I've ever met!

Michael Dwight (Past Client)

Diane is the best!

She has been my realtor and property manager for the past 15 years. We have just completed another home sale. She is knowledgeable, competent, responsive and caring. It is a pleasure working with her.

James De Lara

Tammy was very professional, helpful and personable throughout the process of selling our home.

We were very satisfied with her realtor skills and service.

Anthony Reynoso

A+ Realtor.

. Roberta Bennett was fantastic in representing us with buying a cottage in Vallecito. She was super knowledgeable, trustworthy, easy to communicate, always available, and over all awesome... A five star experience+++++ I will definitely call Roberta with all my future real estate needs..

Skye Ruggieri (Past Client)

Roberta did an excellent job keeping us up to speed on all aspects of the home purchase.

She was always accessible when we needed advice or assistance with anything in regard to the purchase. She made a very challenging and complicated process much easier with her attention to details and through strong communication.

Bruce Kyse (Past Client)

Easy to work with, very helpful, always looking to find the perfect house.

Available, responsive, personable, and professional. Knows the area, the problem areas, what to watch out for, recommends good areas to look at, and gives good recommendations and evaluations of potential properties.

Anonymous (Past Client - Buyer )

Working with Roberta Bennett was a very enjoyable experience.

she was very professional and knowledgable in all aspects of the sale of my home. She was always positive about the process from the initial offer to closing. I would recommend her to anyone interested in buying or selling a home in the area.

Herb Mehner

Tammy is the best!

Thorough, on point, and went above all expectations. Highly recommend her for your home buying or selling needs.

Zach Anisko (Now Home Owner )

Roberta was an outstanding seller's agent for us!

We wanted to sell our home at a higher market value than most agents would have agreed too. She found and was able to substantiate our desire to do this by utilizing market timing and keeping a close eye on what the surrounding homes were going for. She had excellent ideas about making our house presentable and had the contacts for making this happen at reasonable rates. She was prompt and well informed on every situation involving the sale of our home. She is an excellent negotiator but realistic too. Overall a very competent real estate agent and I would go to her again with my housing needs in a heartbeat! We thank you Roberta for your dedication and hard work.

Terri Gladden (Seller)

Tammy was our listing agent.

We were very impressed of her knowledge in real estate. She was professional and thorough. She was easy to reach at all times as we had a difficult transaction. She went above her responsibility to get this escrow closed. We definitely would recommend her to others.

judith holm

We can't express enough how grateful we are for Tammy's exceptional service as our real estate agent.

As first-time homebuyers searching for a rural property, Tammy's expertise was invaluable. Not only did she impress us with her in-depth knowledge of rural properties, but her keen understanding of inspections and what to look for truly set her apart. Tammy guided us through the entire process, offering insights along the way. She meticulously pointed out details during property viewings, ensuring we were well-informed about the condition of each place we considered. Her expertise saved us from potential pitfalls and gave us the confidence to make the right decision. Tammy secured us a fantastic deal on our dream property, and her thoroughness during the closing process was remarkable. She was always easy to contact and answered any questions we had. Her insights were valuable, making us feel empowered as buyers. If you're looking for a real estate agent who not only understands rural properties but also possesses a wealth of knowledge about inspections and what to look for, Tammy is the one to call. Her dedication, professionalism, and expertise made our homebuying journey smooth and successful. We highly recommend her to anyone in search of their perfect property.

Melissa Anisko (Homebuyer)

Diane did a great job considering the very difficult escrow.

She kept in contact the whole time. Diane works very hard for you.

Jim @ Sue Hoffman

Diane was wonderful to work with.

She always got back to us promptly when we had questions. She is extremely organized an offered lots of good advice. We were also very happy that Diane has lived in the area for many years and knows it well. We were very pleased with how closely Diane worked with us through this process.

Sharon Keith Putman (Retirees)

Thank-you for all your help in finding us a house after many tries.

Finally found the right one!

Steve & Judy Magruder

Diane went above and beyond my expectations.

I could call her anytime and she would help me figure out my next step. She sold my home within 2 days of listing and I purchased a home 2 days later. She worked perfectly with our purchasing agent and made sure everything ran smoothly. I so appreciated Diane and NextHome.

Cynthia Janee Burns

Roberta was extremely professional yet caring and personable.

She is very attentive to you and your situation; flexible, yet precise. We most definitely would recommend Roberta Bennett as a valuable agent in your current need be it selling your current home or in your pursuit for a new home!


Roberta was excellent during a recent purchase of a commercial property.

She was attentive and on top of things as we navigated a difficult market. Roberta stepped in and helped secure Insurance and also an extended escrow which ultimately secured the sale. No complaints.

Clinton Johnson

Diane has worked with our family on three homes, two purchases and one sale.

She went above and beyond to make sure the sale went smoothly and that my Mom understood step by step the process of selling her home of 40+ years. Diane is organized and keeps the timelines she sets. If something out of her control happens she updates you promptly and has a solution in place. I would happily work with her again and again.

Elicia Simmons

Tammy did a great job helping negotiate the purchase of our property.

She was very available and helped put us in contact with the right people. The sale was difficult considering multiple owners involved in the sale and we were grateful to have someone to help in negotiations.

John Farrier (Owner)

Tammy did an excellent job of marketing and selling my property.

She helped us purchase the house 12 years ago and was just as professional and helpful in selling our home last month. Would recommend her in a heartbeat!

Carolyn Brown

Roberta is an asset!

This is not a coerced response but a truly earned and deserving one.

Kelvin Gamble (Past Client)

Diane did an excellent job with the sale of our house.

She was very responsive and we always felt that thru out the often stressful time of selling a house that we were her top priority. I would highly recommend Diane as a realtor.

Keith Putman

Jeff and Tammy are great.

I have sold about 30 houses with this team in the last 12 years and I still use them. Best steve

Steven Stewart (investor)

We were very happy working with Samantha!

She is very professional, quick to reply to our questions, very knowledgeable about the property we were purchasing, and always eager to go the extra mile for us. She kept us up on all the details of the transaction for our new home and everything went as smoothly and as easily as it possibly could have. I highly recommend Samantha as either a buyer or seller agent, in fact, Samantha is our agent for selling our current home. Samantha and Next Home Utica Properties are excellent to work with!

Krsty Jordan

She went all out and even provided flowers, towels and floor mats.

I couldn't have asked for more. Having booty's for clients was a nice touch. I would also like to mention that Stephanie in the office was very knowledgeable and efficient.

Petithome (Past Client)

From the start to the finish I felt I was in the best hands with Roberta.

Terri Bishop (Past Client)

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