Denise Cavanaugh is my Real Estate Agent and I am so grateful that I found her. 8 mos ago I started to look for a condo in Long Beach with a very limited budget...not much in my price range. Denise was awesome from the start, she listened to what I wanted, understood and promised to help me find my dream home.
After several months of searching, she found a short sale condo the day it came onto the mls and contacted me immed. It was EXACTLY what I had been searching for & Denise jumped on it. We viewed the property the very next day, ahead of 7 other potential buyers.
Upon walking in to the unit, I fell in love :) & knew i wanted it. Thus began a long 6 month journey with Denise, who did her best to procure me this condo.
We discussed the situation(7 buyers looking at condo after me), the price and determined our best plan. After 1 month we heard that the bank accepted our offer...oh yeah...but wait...
2 months into the deal the bank decided they have sold prop too low and put it on the auction block....OMG!!! Once again, Denise was wonderful, the calming voice of reason and we got thru the auction process with no one else bidding & I was the highest bidder....oh good the home is mine right? not so fast...this is a short sale....!
By month 4 Denise had become not only my Agent, but friend and counselor as the short sale process is very slow, frustrating and scary as you just dont know til escrow closes....
Denise counseled me on short sales, giving me some great advice. Despite the many calls/texts from me, she never once lost her cool as my agent, she always picked up the phone and was professional AND patient with me. She returned emails and phone calls promptly every single time.
After 6 long months I closed escrow last fri 11/5/14. I believe that if I didn't have Denise as my RE Agent, there is a good chance I would not have gotten this condo.
The bank didn't want to sell it to me as they listed it too low and I believe they were hoping for a bidding war, which didn't happen. The entire 6 mos last minute requests were thrown at her with unrealistic deadlines in hopes we would perhaps drop the ball....which never happened because Denise was on top of every little thing from the beginning.
I will recommend Denise to anyone, friends and family. She will go to bat for you, have your back and not drop the ball. All attributes we need in a good realtor.