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Ed Dee

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Ed Dee


Partner with Sanctuary Real Estate founder Ed Dee for the kind of hands-on approach and genuine care that has made him a top listing and selling agent in Silicon Valley and the surrounding areas. Rated in the top 1% for sales/list price ratio in both buying and selling in one of the most competitive real estate markets in the world, Ed’s deep expertise as both an investor and Realtor® makes him a powerful negotiator and advocate for you.

Much of what Ed brings to his career can be attributed to his previous roles in leadership positions at large tech firms. From supporting CFO decision-making in mergers and acquisitions to leading global enterprise software sales teams in meeting top revenue goals, Ed’s business experience gives him a market-driven perspective on real estate value and trends. It has also helped him rank among the top 5% negotiators in Silicon Valley and top 5% producers in the Los Gatos area, as reported by Homelight.

Named among America’s Best Real Estate Professionals by The Wall Street Journal and RealTrends, Ed ranks in the top 0.08% of 1.4 million agents nationwide. He has also earned accolades for his local expertise and deep commitment to service, including being voted’s Favorite Neighborhood Realtor® in Los Gatos since neighbor voting began in 2017. 

A native of Los Gatos, where he still lives with his family, Ed has always been driven by a strong commitment and dedication to his community. He has volunteered as a program lead for his local elementary school’s Project Cornerstone, a Los Gatos Little League coach, and a CT English Middle School basketball coach. He is a previous board chairperson for the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association (CORBA); and a member of Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (, Surfrider Foundation, the San Jose State University and Los Gatos High School alumni associations, and his neighborhood volunteer fire team. He’s also a Self Expression and Leadership Program coach. 

Ed’s favorite definition of SUCCESS is the famous poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson: 

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”


WSJ Real Trends (#1,085) of 1.4M Agents Nationwide

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Negotiator – Silicon Valley – Homelight

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Producer – Los Gatos Region – Homelight

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Ed helped us in both buying and selling property.

Ed helped us in both buying and selling property. When buying he took us through a plan which clearly explained the complicated process and got us the best deal we could imagine. When selling we ended up getting substantially more than what we listed for. We have recommended Ed to…

Ed is a strong problem solver, always willing to dig in, go…

Ed established clear goals and objectives, conferenced on a weekly basis to be sure our plan stayed on track and moved forward with efficiency and rigor. Ed is a strong problem solver, always willing to dig in, go the extra mile, and ensure our success. In the end, Ed’s marketing…

Ed is a very honest person and he was a delight to…

Ed is super professional realtor and gave me excellent guidance and help during my home buying journey. I enjoyed working with Ed, who always gave cons and pros for every aspect of the purchase, was prompt, responsive and available 24/7. Ed clearly explained any step in the process and always…

This recent experience has aided in restoring my faith in real estate…

This recent experience has aided in restoring my faith in real estate agents overall. I have dealt with many realtors, but very few have exemplified the expertise, integrity and tenacity that you have in dealing with my recent efforts to purchase the land in Los Gatos. In my experience, good,…

We had a great experience working with Ed on the sale of our house! He’s very knowledgeable and fantastic in making sure his clients are represented and protected. He’s organized and extremely helpful and goes above and beyond in many ways! Highly recommended!

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