Sponsored: Iron Horse Real Estate: Connecting families to the community

Jennifer Van Wegen’s passion for her hometown of Pleasanton is
evident the moment she starts talking.

History
buff Jennifer Van Wegen’s new office reflects that fascination
— it was built in the late 1880s and remodeled around 1937.�

It’s no wonder she’s thrilled to open the new Iron Horse
Real Estate office on the city’s iconic main street.

Located in the historic building at 550 Main St., Iron Horse
Real Estate is a boutique brokerage where the emphasis is
community.

“We’re not only selling homes and properties, we are selling
our wonderful communities and the lifestyle,†Van Wegen says.
“This is the area in which we are fortunate to live and raise our
families in, and there are so many great things to say about
it.â€

Van Wegen chose the name Iron Horse Real Estate because it
represents the East Bay and symbolizes strength.

The Southern Pacific Railroad used to travel up and down what we
now refer to as the Interstate 680 corridor from Pleasanton through
Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Alamo, and Walnut Creek to Concord.
The rails have since been replaced with the popular Iron Horse
Trail that continues to connect these vibrant communities.

The
Pleasanton native believes she is “selling our wonderful
communities and the lifestyle.†

“Much like the Iron Horse Trail, we connect families and
businesses to communities, which includes one of our local favorite
restaurants, Salt Craft,†Van Wegen says.

“I think Pleasanton is one of the most special places to
live,†despite the number of residents opting to leave the Bay
Area and the state during this time, Van Wegen says.

“This community is hard to beat. Pleasanton is so unique, and
I feel that its character and charm will always attract buyers to
the area.â€

A huge fan of architecture, interior design and modern art, Van
Wegen designed her new Main Street location to reflect her desire
to literally and figuratively leave her door open to the community.
Van Wegen is convinced that post-pandemic, “people are going to
crave that sense of community.†Supporting her community and
giving back will always be the forefront of her business model and
personally meaningful. She will continue to be an integral part of
the vibrant downtown district as a member of the Chamber of
Commerce and the Pleasanton Downtown Association. Her fundraising
efforts always support her local businesses and restaurants. She
has been a proud Gold Sponsor of the PPIE Run for Education, Big
Bay Ray Horse Rescue and many other local community fundraisers.
She will also be featuring art from local artists and retail items
for sale in her office and continue to support locals. She looks
forward to Iron Horse Real Estate being a stop in the Pleasanton
Downtown Association events once they commence again.

Iron
Horse Real Estate currently offers three agents and staff members
to serve their clients. 

Meanwhile, her new office space is welcoming for people to
gather and discuss available homes in the Tri-Valley’s many
desirable neighborhoods, and how Iron Horse Real Estate can
creatively partner with fellow local small businesses to give back.
Also a history buff, Van Wegen feels right at home in the building
built in the late 1800s and rebuilt around 1937 that originally
housed a cobbler and a French steam laundry.

Proud of the building’s history, she displays framed photos of
the building that dates back to the late 1800s through today.

Iron Horse Real Estate currently has three agents and staff
members to serve their clients and will continue to grow the team
with an emphasis on local market and community knowledge,
cutting-edge technology, combined with some of the strongest
marketing and negotiation skills in the industry. The team blends
extensive real estate knowledge, professionalism, honesty and
integrity into the business, all to provide buyers and sellers with
exceptional service.

Except for time away at college and a short time living in
Alamo, Van Wegen was determined to move back to Pleasanton, where
she graduated from Foothill High, played soccer, and spent her
childhood on a ranch, riding horses, barrel racing, and competing
in 4H.

Today, she and her husband and their three children live in the
heart of Downtown Pleasanton and love walking to the farmers market
and participating in community events.

“I want our children and our clients’ children to experience
the same type of community I did growing up.â€

What: Iron Horse Real Estate
Where: 550 Main St., Pleasanton
Contact: Jennifer Van Wegen, DRE # 01947833,
Jennifer@IronHorseRealEstate.com 925-858-9332

Source: FS – All – Real Estate News 1
Sponsored: Iron Horse Real Estate: Connecting families to
the community