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John Petrella

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  • 96778
  • Pahoa
  • 96737
  • 96749

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5 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Realtor Broker ABR GRI SFR (15 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Short-Sale,
Consulting

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Aloha,

My name is John Petrella. I am an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), a Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI) and a full time licensed BROKER REALTOR in the State of Hawaii. My Hawaii License number is RB-18892.

Prior to my career in Real Estate, I managed and taught on the East Coast of the United States for over 20 years in a engineering research and teaching facility for a major university in down town Washington DC. For summer fun I worked at NASA/GSFC on remote sensing projects, and participated in field studies in Oklahoma, Alabama and Maryland. Before my engineering career at the university, I served several years in the USAF as a technician. While in the USAF, I was stationed in Alaska (6 miles above the Arctic Circle!), Alabama, Arkansas, Montana, Mississippi, Texas, Germany and Korea.

I know first hand what it is like to move to the Big Island, buy land and then build a home. I am so very happy to call the Big Island home!

Contact my Brokerage with your Real Estate needs and let me put the Professional REALTORS at Local Hawaii Real Estate to work for you!
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About John Petrella: Aloha,<br/><br/>My name is John Petrella. I am an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), a Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI) and a full time licensed BROKER REALTOR in the State of Hawaii. My Hawaii License number is RB-18892.<br/><br/>Prior to my career in Real Estate, I managed and taught on the East Coast of the United States for over 20 years in a engineering research and teaching facility for a major university in down town Washington DC. For summer fun I worked at NASA/GSFC on remote sensing projects, and participated in field studies in Oklahoma, Alabama and Maryland. Before my engineering career at the university, I served several years in the USAF as a technician. While in the USAF, I was stationed in Alaska (6 miles above the Arctic Circle!), Alabama, Arkansas, Montana, Mississippi, Texas, Germany and Korea.<br/><br/>I know first hand what it is like to move to the Big Island, buy land and then build a home. I am so very happy to call the Big Island home! <br/><br/>Contact my Brokerage with your Real Estate needs and let me put the Professional REALTORS at Local Hawaii Real Estate to work for you!

Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(43)

Past Sales  

(67 all-time)
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John is a "people-person", "user-friendly", cooperative, helpful, skilled, knowledgeable, integral, upfront, cordial, likeable, goes the extra mile and miles. He has performed a couple of sales/purchase transactions for us and he remains on the top of our list for real estate business. We highly recommend him to buyers or sellers of property. Thank you John. We appreciate your work and interactions with us! Mahalo Nui! -Dorothy-

  

03/02/2015 - sunshinegesan11
Bought a home in 2014 in Honolulu Landing, HI 96778.

John is a "people-person", "user-friendly", cooperative, helpful, skilled, knowledgeable, integral, upfront, cordial, likeable, goes the extra mile and miles. He has performed a couple of sales/purchase transactions for us and he remains on the top of our list for real estate business. We highly recommend him to buyers or sellers of property. Thank you John. We appreciate your work and interactions with us! Mahalo Nui! -Dorothy-  More Less 

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03/01/2015 - pdxsailman
Bought a Single Family home in 2009 for approximately $250K in Keaau, HI.

As a new comer to Hawaii, it was important for me to find a realtor who would work with me prior to my move, assist me during my move and once here, work tirelessly to help me achieve my real estate objectives. I can honestly say that John provided all those services and more throughout my home search. Once here, John spent countless hours searching for just the right home that would accommodate my family and pets. John not only knows real estate processes, he understands and listens to individual needs. Once we found the perfect home, he went to work on negotiating the best possible deal in a very complex situation. Many realtors have experience but John uses all of his professional and life experiences to the best advantage for his clients. It has been over five years since we moved into our home and I would not hesitate to recommend John Petrella as the go-to-realtor here on Hawaii Island. You will not find a more knowledgeable, committed and dedicated agent. As a former real estate agent myself, I highly recommend John Petrella.  More Less 

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09/23/2013 - user37567408
We connected, but it did not work out.

I tried unsuccessfully contacting John several times prior to my visit to the Big Island to find a home and finally got a reply from someone else in his office. She called couple of times describing the island, but didn't seem to be interested in showing me any properties. My visit came and went without any further contact. Upon my arrival back on the mainland, another agent from the office called and offered to help. Too little, too late.  More Less 

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