Allen & Cheryle Griffin


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Fair Oaks
  • 8814 Madison Ave
  • Fair Oaks, CA 95628
  • Direct (916) 536-3955
  • Fax (916) 536-4036
  • CalBRE# 01242942
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Hello…. Welcome to our site!  We’re Allen and Cheryle Griffin with Lyon Real Estate.  What makes us different from the rest of the pack? Experience and market insight.  We’ve been producing results in our industry for over 15 years,  have an incredible marriage of over 20 years and our working relationship is collaborative and teamwork focused.  Our teamwork approach has afforded us to market and sell over 1300 properties in the last 8 years – that’s over 1300 successfully closed sales that we marketed, negotiated and most importantly, closed…  Experience, check!

When it comes to the sale or purchase of your home, you need someone who is knowledgeable of our region’s market nuances.  We are natives of the Sacramento Region and we’ve been practicing real estate together since 1998. We understand the market.  You’ll also need someone who is well versed on the pitfalls of buying and selling a home and with our transactional experience we can provide insight on the next move before you need to make it.  Insight, check!

We’ve been bestowed almost every major production award in our industry, including being nationally ranked for production and sales volume… But seriously, does that really matter to you, probably not!  What probably matters to you is if we can listen and truly make your desires and needs a reality.  I bet we can…   Aside from being very driven, we’re optimistic and make things happen!   And because we’ve produced so much, in 2014 we took a new approach to our real estate business, in the words and advice of Jerry Maguire, “Fewer clients, more personal attention.”  We’re not after EVERY ONE’S business, only those that really want to achieve their real estate goals and can appreciate amazing service and results.

What these pages will tell you is that we have the experience and qualifications to get the job done; however, what these pages won't convey is our love, drive and passion for serving our clients. This is something that an email or written word doesn't do very well but it's the reason we get up every day and it's the reason we’ve been so blessed with such success in our real estate business. Personal relationships are everything! 

Our philosophy about real estate is that we’re here to help two parties (buyer and seller) find each other and complete a transaction with a minimum of fuss and headache.  We DO NOT believe in beating up the other party just because we're on opposing teams.  Selling and/or buying a home is an emotional experience and we don't believe it is in the best interest of either party to make the other feel bullied or abused.  Some real estate agents feel it's their job to intimidate us and/or our client and they seem to thrive on unnecessary confrontation.  We believe this is counterproductive to the basic desires of both parties to sell or to buy.  We’re advocates for our clients.  Our job is to obtain the best price, terms and conditions for OUR client. We’re expert negotiators and have an exceptional reputation in the industry for making things happen with all parties still intact at the end of the transaction.  Please don't mistake our kindness for weakness.  The "good will" approach has served our clients very well throughout the years.  Your real estate agent should not get in the way!

Our synergy is infectious.  We’re very positive and social people.  Our hobbies include good food, good wine and great friends… in addition, we’re fitness oriented.  Allen plays ice hockey and Cheryle likes to train and run triathlons.  We enjoy traveling to new places, snow skiing, water sports and loving our 3-legged rescue dog, Lucky!

We truly love what we do and that makes us passionate with a service-oriented heart.


Allen and Cheryle Griffin

  • 4630 Carmen Drive El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 - Image 1

    4630 Carmen Drive
    El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

    6 Beds | 8 Baths | 8,125 SqFt.
    MLS# 15047146

    Courtesy Of: Coldwell Banker-Res R E Srv

  • 3007 Legends Drive Meadow Vista, CA 95722 - Image 2

    3007 Legends Drive
    Meadow Vista, CA 95722

    3 Beds | 5 Baths | 4,572 SqFt.
    MLS# 90013584

    Courtesy Of: Lyon RE Fair Oaks

  • 4849 Cavitt Ranch Place Granite Bay, CA 95746 - Image 3

    4849 Cavitt Ranch Place
    Granite Bay, CA 95746

    5 Beds | 6 Baths | 6,506 SqFt.
    MLS# 11014066

    Courtesy Of: Lyon RE Fair Oaks

  • 8920 North Seville Circle Granite Bay, CA 95746 - Image 4

    8920 North Seville Circle
    Granite Bay, CA 95746

    6 Beds | 8 Baths | 7,695 SqFt.
    MLS# 10098506

    Courtesy Of: Lyon RE Fair Oaks


Customer Feedback

Satisfaction: 99%

Recommendation: 100%

Performance: 100%

Allen & Cheryle Griffin has been rated by 9 customers.
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Working with Cheryle and Allen was by far the best experience I could of asked for while trying to find and purchase our forever home! Their attention to detail and their communication was superior! I never felt like I was left out of the loop, they kept us posted on every step of the transaction! Cheryle and Allen were also very attentive to our needs, they are very genuine and supportive to any decision we made! Overall, best choice of Real Estate Agents! I will continue to recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell.

-Lia Lovelady-Harrison, Orangevale Ca. (Buyer)
3 months ago

Very motivated; were very organized and had a plan/schedule/time frame for everything to happen and kept us informed throughout the whole house selling process and were very knowledgeable and helpful with all the paperwork involved. Received TOP SERVICE from the Griffin Team. Just a wonderful couple to have worked with; they both listen, ask, suggest/recommended and were always upbeat every step of the way! There seemed to be nothing to stand in their way or that they couldn't handle. The Griffin Team is on top of their game plan. Outstanding overall from Allen & Cheryle Griffin

-Darrell & Della Rieschick Carmichael, CA. (Seller)
3 months ago

Allen and Cheryle are a great team. With their knowledge of the real estate market, they guided us in fixing up and staging our home before hiring a professional photographer to take pictures for MLS listings. They priced our home to sell and it sold the first weekend for more then we expected. They were with us every step of the way to provide guidance and support. Despite selling our home on contingency, everything went very smoothly and we could not ask for a better experience. Allen and Cheryle are very professional, knowledgeable and good at their jobs. It was a pleasure working with them and we recommend them to all our family and friends.

-Paul and Brenda Scott, Roseville CA (Seller)
5 months ago

We have bought and sold four properties with Cheryl and Allen and they have consulted with us on the purchase of two other properties outside the Sacramento area. Each of our projects was unique and required different strategies to sell. They advised us correctly on price points, helped us strategize our negotiations and kept us current on market trends. They brought high quality sales tools to bear, including compelling drone video that highlighted our property. We would always use them going forward to help us with our property portfolio and enjoy that our business relationship has also resulted in a lasting friendship.

-Monty Anderson, The Sea Ranch, California (Seller)
6 months ago

I just heard great things from my friend and knew they would do an amazing job and that I could trust them! Cheryle explained everything to me, told me what to expect, and went to bat for me for repairs and other things. She's amazing! I wish there was a "phenomenal" button I could select because excellent just doesn't seem adequate to describe how great they were through this entire process. Danielle is amazing! When Cheryle & Allen were on vacation I contacted Danielle for random questions. She answered everything she could herself and found the answers for me for everything else. She always got back to be super quickly and had all the information I needed. I love them!

-Alli Robeson, Antelope (Buyer)
1 year ago

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