About Us

 Linda Pond and Kevin Godden are a Winning Team that is known for Synergy, Knowledge, Dedication, Collaboration...and Results! They specialize in Distinctive Homes and Estates, Relocation of Corporate Employees, California Trophy Ranches, Land Sales and Targeted Marketing.  Linda, a Real Estate Professional for 38 years, joined forces in January 2008 with Kevin, bringing 20+ years of sales experience in another industry. Professional excellence, specific knowledge, personal service and discreet representation have been the benchmarks of this married Team's career, throughout Silicon Valley and San Benito Counties. 

 With an MA from Stanford University, Linda founded her own brokerage, working with corporations to successfully relocate their new employees to Silicon Valley.  Her counselling-based approach won her national acclaim and she was a trainer for other Relocation Specialists within RELO:Intercity Relocation Services.

A skilled negotiator, Linda's goal is to represent her client's best interests within a congenial climate so that all parties feel they have won. A 4th generation San Josean, her family has been active in local real estate and ranching for over 130 years! Past resident of Los Gatos for 25+ years, she has an extensive knowledge and background in "up-town" homes, as well as a special interest in country homes and properties. Currently a rancher and vineyard owner in the mountains west of Gilroy, Linda enjoys ranch sales, whether it's a "Back 40"or a 20,000 acre cattle ranch.

  Originally from England, Kevin is well-connected to the local British-American community and both are proud to be Realtors with Compass, a unique brokerage where technology, real estate and entrepreneurship come together for the benefit of their clients.  Linda and Kevin have created a dynamic team approach in our New Real Estate Marketplace and offer their buying and selling clients peace of mind and the confidence to know they will get the job done well, with the least amount of stress!!