Profile picture for Diana Chaplin

Diana Chaplin

Zillow Local Expert in:

  • 02493

The Local Expert badge is awarded to those who have made valuable contributions in a specific city or neighborhood on Zillow. Local Experts are active Zillow users who share their real estate knowledge and help others by contributing high-quality content at a local level. The more and better the contributions a user makes that relate to that city or neighborhood, the more likely an award will be granted. Users' contributions can be seen in their profiles.

Learn more
Premier Agent

Vice President (18 years experience)

8 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Land consulting specialist

Add personality to your profile! Tell the community about yourself, your home, and your profession.

When selling your property in Weston, Wellesley, Wayland, or Lincoln it is important to trust your agent, and to work with an agent who has a proven track record, experience selling in your community, and can dedicate the time and marketing dollars necessary to sell your property for the best price terms and conditions.

I have sold more than $150 million in real estate in Wellesley, Weston, Wayland, and Lincoln since 1996. I enjoy working with sellers to position homes in a way that attracts as many buyers to their property. By listening carefully to sellers about what makes their properties unique I can target the marketing to buyers who are more likely to buy.



I work as a buyer agent to find property my buyers describe be it land to build a dream home, new construction that provides immediate access to new home living, homes that present a good value in today's marketplace, and most importantly I can look for these properties on and off market so that my buyers know they are getting what they want or as close to what they want. I specifically consider the buyers preferences and never compromise the goals to which I have been hired to achieve. I help buyers understand their options so that they can make the best choices for themselves.

For both buyers and sellers providing a comprehensive education about the market so that they can benefit and make a successful transition is what I do best.
More Less 

Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(7)
Property Address
Bed / Bath
Price

Past Sales  

(127 all-time)
Property Address
Represented
Sold Date
Price
Buy-side
10/10/2014
$3,010,000

Report a problem with the transaction

10/10/2014 - Buy-side - $3,010,000

Please enter a valid email address.

Transaction flagged

We will review this transaction. If changes are necessary, it may take up to 2 weeks for corrections to appear on Zillow. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.

Buy-side
08/19/2014
$625,000

Report a problem with the transaction

08/19/2014 - Buy-side - $625,000

Please enter a valid email address.

Transaction flagged

We will review this transaction. If changes are necessary, it may take up to 2 weeks for corrections to appear on Zillow. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.

Buy-side
06/03/2014
$5,075,000

Report a problem with the transaction

06/03/2014 - Buy-side - $5,075,000

Please enter a valid email address.

Transaction flagged

We will review this transaction. If changes are necessary, it may take up to 2 weeks for corrections to appear on Zillow. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.

Sell-side
05/23/2014
$5,000,000

Report a problem with the transaction

05/23/2014 - Sell-side - $5,000,000

Please enter a valid email address.

Transaction flagged

We will review this transaction. If changes are necessary, it may take up to 2 weeks for corrections to appear on Zillow. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.

Sell-side
04/24/2014
$1,597,375

Report a problem with the transaction

04/24/2014 - Sell-side - $1,597,375

Please enter a valid email address.

Transaction flagged

We will review this transaction. If changes are necessary, it may take up to 2 weeks for corrections to appear on Zillow. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.

We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.

Ratings & Reviews

  
 

09/14/2014 - user8191188
We connected, but it did not work out. Looking in Hastings, Weston, MA 02493

I did not end up listing with Diana, because I inquired about renting my house but I was impressed with a level of her local knowledge communication skills and humility. She responded to my inquiry right away had an very honest talk about my listing and expectations. She possesses a very deep knowledge in the local market and understands many nuances. At the end of the day, she convinced me not to rent the house and proceed with selling for which I am forever grateful. With this knowledge and honesty I know you will be in good hands  More Less 

Profile picture for Diana Chaplin
Response from Diana

 

  

06/21/2014 - zuser20140621175942870
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $2.025M in Weston, MA.

I was not expecting to buy a new home in 2013; however, due to unforeseen circumstances, I entered the market with the hope of closing on a new property within 2 months. I cannot possibly say enough about how helpful and supportive Diana was in helping me through the process.

We started by talking about what I knew I definitely did and did not want in the new house. There were many questions that Diana asked that I hadn't even considered. Based on our discussion, she ruled out homes that she knew would just not be a good fit so that I didn't waste my time. We saw approximately 8 houses the first day. It was a wonderful preview of the town so that I could become comfortable with the current market. We went out a second afternoon to do a second showing on one home and see a few other new homes. We then followed up with second and third showings. I was amazed at how she frequently knew the details of the homes better than the listing broker. She often remembered the architect, builder, etc. from years past when the house was previously on the market. Within a week, I had made a decision and felt comfortable making an offer.

Diana was wonderful in giving me guidance through the negotiation process, but also allowed me to make the final decisions without pressure. She made the voluminous paperwork seem simple.

There were a few small problems with the inspection. She knew immediately who I should call to obtain additional information and was wonderful at helping me to gain access to the home to make sure that everything could be resolved.

I began my search on October 4 and actually closed by mid-November. I have been in the house for 7 months. I must say that it has been a really good choice for my family. I can't imagine that anyone could have been better at helping me with this process. Diana's kind demeanor, knowledge of the home buying process and passion for the community made it as easy as possible. I would highly recommend her to a friend.
  More Less 

Profile picture for Diana Chaplin
Response from Diana

 

  

03/27/2014 - lillaswan1
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.025M in Wellesley, MA.

Diana responded to my on line request within about 15 minutes of submission, and she remained as responsive throughout the process. After interviewing several realtors, it was Diana's most-thorough evaluation of the market and my home's pros and cons that solidified the partnership. Great direction was given to staging the property, incredible pictures (including the best time of day to incorporate the best light) of the rooms and property, having my home as the featured property of the week in the local newspaper led to four offers in four days. Diana didn't stop there: she helped tremendously through some complicated post-inspection issues to insure the closing was smooth and on time.  More Less 

Profile picture for Diana Chaplin
Response from Diana

 

Service Areas