They have found us 3 tenants over the years and they were all good tenants except for the one, but Norm
was extremely good at handling the situation.
is a consummate professional: he
knows the market and pegged my home at the right asking price, even though it was substantially higher than most in the neighborhood.
Other agents I spoke with would have had me list it at a significantly lower price, in view of the purported comparable properties that had sold recently.
was absolutely correct: I got a full-price offer within nine days of putting it on the market.
Aside from price, Norm
is great to work with.
I was living out of town once the property was put on the market, and he
took care of all the details regarding repairs and other similar matters at the house in my absence.
More importantly, he keeps his cool and works well with the other party's agent, even when they are being difficult, to resolve issues.
"I know it sounds contradictory, but having known Norm
in a few of his
many capacities (landlord, developer, agent, friend and car-nut!), Norm
is the consummate professional whose word Is bond.
gives you his
word that he
will do something, it gets done.
Having been in a business where your only asset is your word, I know Norm's capabilities are rare and valuable.Case in point, the seller of our house conducted a "Sale by Owner".
The longer the process continued, the more bids the seller received at higher prices.
pressed for a two-week escrow (unbelievable!).
It didn't happen - it was only 12 days!
If you have a chance to work with him, please jump at it.
I guarantee you won't regret it - in fact, you'll enjoy every step of the process.
Thanks again Norm
, for making the potentially harrowing experience of purchasing a house in a seller's market, a pleasure."
, you are a gem!"
, thanks for everything.
You've been a super Real Estate advisor and friend.