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Jo Buchanan

Realtor Associate Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Los Altos, CA 94022
Office: 650-941-7040 | Mobile: 650-888-0639 Welcome from the Buchanan & Bowen Sales Team! Call on us for all your real estate needs. We'll exceed your expectations!

1220 Chula Vista Dr
Belmont, CA 94002, USA
$1,288,000 USD
5 bedrooms 3 baths
  • Buchanan & Bowen Sales Team, partnered with Stuart Bowen
  • 30 years professional experience in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills
  • Specializes as listing agent
  • Well known and well regarded professional in the industry
  • Member, Chamber of Commerce Los Altos
  • GRI designation, President's Premier, President's elite, Bachelor's degree
  • Offers full services including professional marketing writer and transaction manager
  • Offers advice and expertise in home staging and preparation
  • Broad range of contacts and resources in the industry
  • Known by clients for smooth and successful transactions


  • Graduate Realtor's Insititution Designation (GRI)
  • Presiden't Premier, President's Elite
  • Bachelor's of Arts Degree, University of Georgia
  • Previews Property Specialist
  • Licensed Realtor since 1968


  • Understands the needs of professionals moving into our out of Los Altos or Los Altos Hills, seeking top dollar for their home due the luxury and prestige the area is known for including top local schools, Universities, and Fortune 500 companies.
  • Well seasoned in downsizers relocating to live near their children and grandchildren.
  • Adept at finding a new home for those seeking to move up and stay in the same area and/or neighborhood.
  • White glove, professional, committed service to all her clients.
  • Knows professionals in all areas of service needed to prepare and sell your home. Takes care of everything you need done.


  • Jo Buchanan combines her 26 years of sales and marketing experience in real estate with the excellent reputation of Northern California's largest residential real estate company, Coldwell Banker...a team that's hard to beat!
  • Jo began her real estate career in Los Altos with Grubb & Ellis one of the nation's premiere real estate services companies, where she has remained through the acquisition of the company Northern California residential division by Fox & Carskadon in 1993 and then subsequently by Coldwell Banker in 1995.
  • Graduate Realtors Institute Member (GRI), Previews Property Specialists, Lifetime Senior Marketing Consultant, Diamond Achievement Award from Silicon Valley Association of Realtors.
  • Jo and her husband Joe Couch have lived in North Los Altos since 1976. They have 3 grown sons, 2 daughters, and 5 grandchildren all living in the Bay Area.
  • Jo holds a BA in Business from the University of Georgia. In 1984, Jo earned the prestigious Senior Marketing Consultant (SMC) designation, Grubb & Ellis' highest honor. She also has attained Lifetime Achievement Award status with the Los Altos Board of Realtors. Today, she holds Coldwell Banker's highest honor, international President's Premier. Top 1% of Coldwell Banker Nationwide. Consistently in Top 30 of all Coldwell Banker agents in Northern California.
  • Jo strives to bring a high level of energy integrity and pride to her profession. Building long-term relationships has always been her goal and key to her success as evidenced by the fact that a majority of her business now comes from past clients and referrals. Many longtime clients are pleased to provide personal references for Jo on request. In 1998 Jo had the good fortune to form a business partnership with David Troyer. When working with buyers, Jo and David spend time discussing the type of home and setting you desire which will best suit your personal, financial, and family needs. Your valuable time is spent previewing only those properties which are suited to your specifications.
  • When representing you in the sale of your home, Jo and Stuart expend every effort designing professional marketing strategies and tools that create interest in your property and to reach the largest market possible. This effort results in top dollar offers on your property and the kind of attention to detail that produces a successful, stress-free transaction.
  • Experience for yourself the RESULTS and complete satisfaction that come from working with the top-producing team of Jo Buchanan and her partner, Stuart Bowen.

Real Estate Specialities

  • Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Properties
  • Listing specialist
  • Previews Property Specialist, Luxury Homes
  • Staging specialist
  • Brand new homes, Working with developers
  • Absentee owners
  • Equity share arrangements
  • Land and acreage
  • E-pro realtors


  • English