When helping you purchase or sell a home we have a commitment and reputation of always putting our client’s best interests first.

Read what our clients have to say...

"The exact time I needed a real estate agents advice, I received a phone call from the Maverick Group. Danny Alvarez made the sale of my home extremely smooth and without the stress I was anticipating. From start to finish the experience was great and I will continue to use them in the future. "

— Joan Bell

"Danny Alvarez is the best, most prepared, most knowledgeable and helpful realtor that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. I have bought and sold many properties in different states, most of the realtors have been nice but none have  had the extensive building contractor background that Danny has had. His help and advice on my project was invaluable.  He has a winning personality and is always upbeat and friendly.  His staff is likewise very helpful and responsive."

— Karin Ramsey

"We bought and sold a home with Danny and The Maverick Group. What a team! I’ve had one other realtor who was as exceptional in my lifetime of home purchases and sales. These guys were amazing and add Marie, Danny’s wife made the process seamless. We are in our new home and loving it, plus we have met three wonderful people who will remain friends for life."

— Illana Berger

"I highly recommend Daniel Alvarez as an agent. He was wonderful to work with. He understood what we were looking for and was knowledgeable about what was on the market that would fit our needs. Once it got around to making an offer and dealing with the owners agent, he was amazing. "

5 Star Review!

— Elizabeth Miller, Buyer

"... I've worked with many, many Realtors + I'm a though cookie, not easy to please. Never have I experienced such a smooth + charmed transaction. You guys made this process pure pleasure!

So Blessed!!! Thank you again for Everything!"

— Laurie, March 2019

"I have used Danny to both buy and sell properties over the years, Not only does he execute, but does so with an uncanny ability. He has a sixth sense about his business that translates to his clients."

— Client in Santa Cruz

"Danny was an invaluable resource selling my house. He went up and above any traditional agent and helped in every facet of the process, including helping get the house ready to sell.

"Danny listens to a client's opinions while offering his own experience in the market. He is an upbeat and enthusiastic agent that I would recommend without reservation to either a home buyer or seller."

— Bonny Doon Home Seller

"I would highly recommend Danny Alvarez. His vast knowledge of the market allowed him to price my home appropriately such that my house sold in one week for more money than I expected. He was professional and extremely accessible, always able to answer any of my questions."

— Client in Santa Cruz

"I have known Danny since he was my neighbor on King Street in Santa Cruz in 1999. Danny helped us buy our first investment property, a home on the West Side in Santa Cruz in 2002, sell it three years later in 2005 (he found the buyer) while at the same time representing us in the purchase of a ranch in Northern California, while doing a 1031 tax exchange, and pulling off the closings on both properties three days apart.

"In April of this year (2013) he represented my daughter in the purchase of her first home in South San Jose. Danny is friendly, knowledgeable, and professional in everything he does. He is also an all-around nice guy who I can call at anytime for advice regarding real estate and building projects. I recommend him highly to anyone needing real estate services."

— Client in Santa Cruz

"I had the pleasure of meeting Danny in 2008. This was first time I attempted to purchase a home in Santa Cruz. Even though it didn't work out, I was so impressed with Danny's as a real estate agent, I told him when I came back he would be my first call. Sure enough in 2010, I showed up ready to go. If I ever have another real estate need, he is going to be my first call."

— Erik

"Danny Alvarez is a fantastic realtor. He is personable, knowledgeable, and fully engaged. He has helped me buy two houses, and in both cases he was fun to work with and a tremendous resource."

— Gary Bloom, Buyer

"Danny and Marie from Maverick Group worked with us twice in 2021: first to buy our dream property out in the hills, and then three months later, to sell our former home. In both transactions, they went above and beyond all expectations to make sure every last detail worked out perfectly. (Danny was also my buyer's agent in 2010 on my first home - which worked out wonderfully well.) Danny's decades of experience REALLY make a difference. The contractors they recommended all did great work at good prices. For the purchase, the bank's appraiser informed us at the last minute that we had to put in a new railing around our deck. Danny pulled a team off another job and got it done in just two days. In selling, Danny showed an amazing ability to visualize what our old home needed and then to get it done, beautifully, faster than we would have believed. His experience as a general contractor meant he knew exactly what the house needed, how to do it, and who to call to get it done. The buyers just love the place, largely due to his vision and execution. Danny and Marie are also just great people to be around, and their positive, can-do energy really makes a difference. Very highly recommended!"

— Maribeth and Dave

"Danny found our dream home! We literally would not have found it without him because it wasn’t listed on MLS. We met him at an open house and he really impressed us. He listened and after we gave up looking he called and said we have a house you need to see today. We made an offer right after seeing the home. It checked all our boxes. They have such a strong network and with years of experience in real estate and general contracting. We are so incredibly grateful and will always refer Danny and his team."

— Trish Davis 

"Maverick Group is a top notch team that was always available and reachable. They coordinated multiple open houses. They also provided a video for better property showcasing. With our tight closing schedule they kept everyone on pace."

— Brian

“First, I should tell you that I HATE shopping. All types of shopping. No exceptions. And looking for a place to live is still shopping. Only it involves more money. More time. Lots of paperwork. And is more of a hassle than all other shopping expeditions combined. So, my first thought when I decided to purchase a condo was, "How can I make this as painless as possible?"

“Danny Alvarez was a known. I had dealt with him for about 10 months as the property manager for the place that I was renting. I found him to be pleasant, reliable, dependable, and most importantly, honest. He never became a pest. As an added bonus, he handled unpleasant emergencies in a professional and timely manner. (Yes, if things can go wrong, they certainly will.)

“So, I decided to use Danny as a dual-agent to purchase the condo that I was renting. Yes, I was told by many well meaning friends that not using my own agent could be a mistake. But, like I said, Danny was a known. And, I'm glad that I made that choice. He was fair and impartial to both sides while working towards an agreement that pleased both buyer and seller. We were both happy using Danny as a dual-agent.

“(An additional plus is Danny's document and transaction coordinator, Marie. I have never met Marie in person, but have spoken to her on the phone and exchanged numerous emails, and she definitely walks on water and leaps tall filing cabinets within a blink of an eye.)”

— Carolyn

"Danny is truly amazing. I wanted the impossible (full asking price, closing in weeks not months, cash offer, lots of help getting the house ready to show , no hassles) and he said, No problem.

"He not only delivered, he did it in 10 days time.

"I don't know how he did it, but he made my dreams come true."

— Kathy C., Santa Cruz, CA via Yelp.com

"My first impression of Danny was a bit reserved but once he started discussing our needs and desires, Danny showed his real skill as a knowledgeable realtor. I appreciated his efforts to cater to our whims and negotiate on our behalf.

"Danny knows the "neighborhood" — all the quick and easy backroads and local folks too. Having Danny on our side is a real plus. I can't thanks Danny enough. Danny epitomizes all we should come to expect in a realtor but he provides the personal touch plus. Thanks Danny."

— Client in Capitola

"Danny Alvarez knew everything about the market and loans and also commercial Real Estate. He always answered the phone immediately when I called and was available at the drop of a hat to take me to properties anytime during the day, on weekends and after hours. He helped me with planning and zoning and knew a lot of contractors and inspectors and set up everything for me.

"His negotiation skills were astounding. If I were you I would use this guy whether selling or buying."

— Alex