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Margaret Rome

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Premier Agent

19 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Author: Real Estate the Rome Way (25 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Consulting

Ratings & Reviews

There oughta be 6 stars just for Margaret Rome. She is truly in a class by herself. We have sold two homes with Margaret, and she was at all times thoughtful, caring, and sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that both buying and selling a home entail, while at the same time she is the consummate professional and a shrewd bargainer. She will go to the mat for you as her client, she knows what works and doesn't, and literally wrote the book (see Amazon.com and look up "Real Estate the Rome Way"). Whenever we felt lost or despondent, Margaret was there to encourage us and ease our minds. She is a warm, kind, genuine, honest person who takes the time to get to know her clients as individuals and helps them think clearly and decisively about a subject that is laden with emotion and uncertainty. She is the big sister or favorite aunt in Real Estate everyone wishes they had, except she is RIGHT HERE in Baltimore and ready to give you the benefit of her experience, compassion, and dedication. I only regret that (years ago) when we moved to NY, we couldn't have Margaret negotiate for us. She never fails to impress; we have known her and worked with her for over 10 years and are proud to call her not only our agent, but our friend.

  

06/04/2015 - D_GitlitzMD
Sold a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $75K in Glen, Baltimore, MD.

There oughta be 6 stars just for Margaret Rome. She is truly in a class by herself. We have sold two homes with Margaret, and she was at all times thoughtful, caring, and sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that both buying and selling a home entail, while at the same time she is the consummate professional and a shrewd bargainer. She will go to the mat for you as her client, she knows what works and doesn't, and literally wrote the book (see Amazon.com and look up "Real Estate the Rome Way"). Whenever we felt lost or despondent, Margaret was there to encourage us and ease our minds. She is a warm, kind, genuine, honest person who takes the time to get to know her clients as individuals and helps them think clearly and decisively about a subject that is laden with emotion and uncertainty. She is the big sister or favorite aunt in Real Estate everyone wishes they had, except she is RIGHT HERE in Baltimore and ready to give you the benefit of her experience, compassion, and dedication. I only regret that (years ago) when we moved to NY, we couldn't have Margaret negotiate for us. She never fails to impress; we have known her and worked with her for over 10 years and are proud to call her not only our agent, but our friend.

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09/18/2014 - L.sothoron
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $250K in Linthicum Heights, MD.

Margaret Rome is an exceptional real estate agent. She truly cares about her clients and I felt more like we were her family. She goes above and beyond to help you find the perfect home. She stays on top of everything needed for settlement. She also is a wonderful negotiator! We truly couldn't have picked a better agent to work with! We would recommend her to anyone! If you are a first time home buyer or even looking for an upgraded home, she can help you in every way possible. A well seasoned relator is best since she knows the state of Maryland extremely well. Pick Margaret Rome as your agent! We loved every mintute working with her! You won't regret it at all :). Best, Liz & Reed Sothoron

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Response from Margaret on 09/20/2014

What a pleasure working with such a wonderful and appreciative couple. Take a look at this link... http://actvra.in/4mFJ http://activerain.trulia.com/blogsview/4477850/first-time-home-buyers-in-baltimore-are-cute-and-so-is-the-house

 

  

09/04/2012 - user5096740
Showed home in 2012 in Cross Country, Pikesville, MD 21208.

One word to describe Margaret Rome is AMAZING! You absolutely want this woman as your Realtor. She's got a wonderful warm personality, full of energy and highly professional. She's a total go-getter who produces results fast. My husband and I are SO grateful we found her!! We didn't know all the ins and outs involved with selling a home,and Margaret educated us on our options and walked us through the process. We would have been lost without her. She sold our home for us in 2005 when we moved out of state for a better job, and in the past month showed us homes as we were thinking of coming back to the Baltimore area. Her knowledge, professionalism, patience, and negotiation skills are beyond excellent! Her work ethic is outstanding! I honestly do not think there could be a better realtor than Margaret in the Baltimore area!

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05/12/2012 - user329194
Sold a home in 2012 in Cross Country, Pikesville, MD 21208.

A five-star experience all the way! Margaret Rome knows the business like no other Realtor in the area. Equally important, she is a pleasure to work with. She's incredibly responsive, smart, and supportive. She has a warm, gracious personality, but she also knows how to draw the line and get tough with the other guys when necessary! It's a difficult market now for sellers, especially for condos, but Margaret never gave up on selling mine. She also kept me apprised of developments during the selling process. Want your emails answered lightning-quick? Margaret's the one! I would recommend Margaret Rome without reservation.

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03/26/2012 - user885839
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $325K in Baltimore, MD.

Margaret helped me buy my house in 2009, so she was the first person I called when I was relocating in 2012 and had to sell my home. We were under contract in 30 days, and during the sales process, I moved out of state for my new job. Margaret was great about meeting the buyers and third party reps for inspections, appraisals, etc. She even volunteered to meet the moving company at my house so they could work up a cost estimate for me.

She kept me in the loop during the entire process, and I never doubted that she was on "my side" during the sale. It was sad to have to sell the house, but Margaret made it as smooth a transition as possible!

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Response from Margaret on 03/27/2012

It was a pleasure working with you to find the perfect house back in 2009. It was sad selling this perfect home just recently. But again you were a delight and did a fabulous job of keeping the house show ready. You are definitely the neatest and most organized moving person I've seen in a long time. Wishing you much luck and success in your new job and in finding your new home.

 

  

03/25/2012 - user0910739
Sold a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $50K in McElderry Park, Baltimore, MD.

I owned a rental rowhome in Baltimore City that I had been trying to sell for three years without even one showing. I was going through a very well known agency that was well established in the area. After 6 months with the new agents, I obtained Margaret Romes number. She was such a positive helpful agent, willing to try anything to get the property sold. The property was not in the best of neighborhoods but that did not deter her in any way. She was determined to help me (thank goodness!) Within a few months she called me with an offer and we settled within a month. I was thrilled with the entire process. Margaret truly cares about her clients and is fantastic at keeping you up to date and informed.

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11/28/2011 - Lucy Clark
Sold a Single Family home in 2011 in Westminster, MD.

Margaret is a hands down the best agent I've ever worked with in selling or buying a home. She not only listens, is patient and professional, but she thinks outside the box and is superiorly creative in her approach. We listed a pretty challenging home located on a large amount of land. We were concerned about the sale in this market, which as you know, isn't what it use to be. With her talents, perseverance and large amount of contacts, we were able to sell our custom home. We were NOT merely placed on the MLS listings, had a sign installed and left to wait for a buyer to come along, which I have experienced with other realtors in the past. Margaret Rome is a genuine top notch agent who truly cares about your needs, and offers so much more than I can even mention here. She arranged for custom floor plans to be included in the full color multipage brochure, a fabulous professional photographer and wide spread internet exposure. Without her stelar negotiations, impeccable timing and ambitious nature, I'm convinced we'd never have sold our home. One conversation with Margaret and you'll see. In my opinion of all the Realtors I've ever worked with and interviewed (bought and sold 3 homes) she has a unique offering that would be difficult to match.

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09/28/2011 - MLLmontillo
Bought a Single Family home in 1999 for approximately $625K in Owings Mills, MD.

I bought my home and other properties with Margaret's Brillance. She is more than an agent! She helped me like I was a daughter. Her expertise, professionalism, and knowledge are priceless.

The day we met I said I want big, fenced in yard and a pool for CHEAP. 45 days later, I moved into my dream home.

Thanks again Margaret!

LMM Berans

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Response from Margaret on 09/30/2011

You are still in your dream home and have made beautiful custom changes. It was fun finding you the perfect home! Continue to enjoy with your wonderful family!

 

  

04/27/2011 - mike0224
Sold a home in 2010 in Glen, Baltimore, MD 21215.

My mother's property had been on the market for two years. It had been listed with 5 agents. Margaret told us she would sell the property in a month and that is exactly what she did. She is the only realtor I would recommend to family and friends. She is the consumate realtor, knowledgable, determined, and supremely competent. Her people skills are superb! We are very grateful to Margaret. When the time comes for our daughter and son-in-law to begin looking for their first home, Margaret is the only realtor we would trust to look out for their best interest and find them the perfect home.

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Response from Margaret on 06/25/2011

Thanks for the review. You and your family were a pleasure to work with. Every single request was taken care of immediately. Hope you are doing well. Margaret

 

  

02/15/2011 - kab4865
Sold a Single Family home in 2007 for approximately $450K in Ten Hills, Baltimore, MD.

In 2007, I wanted to sell my home and buy something larger. Recommended by a friend, Margaret Rome quickly became an indispensible partner. To the home I was selling, she recommended only improvements that would increase the value. The house was sold at the listed price of $199k in less than a month. Now I needed a place to live. First, Margaret exhaustively interviewed my family and I on our needs (must have, like to have, etc.). Then she went to work finding outstanding properties that met our wishes. As we viewed these homes, Margaret was processing our reactions and quietly readjusting to show us what we really wanted; not what we said we wanted. As you might have guessed, the house that we loved and eventually bought was not at all what we had described in initial interviews. Thanks to Margaret’s insights, patience and skillful negotiations, we ended up in a stately 1920's home in an old neighborhood of giant oaks and fantastic neighbors. I can honestly say that Margaret is one of the most knowledgeable, hardworking, and gifted professionals I've ever had the pleasure of working with. I recommend her highly to anyone wishing to buy or sell a home.

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Response from Margaret on 06/25/2011

You two were so much fun to work with. I loved selling the small stone rancher with all your handy improvements. When it was time to purchase...It was fun to read your wish list and then watch your reactions in various homes. Your head was telling you to buy a certain home but your heart told you otherwise. I think you made a wise decision. Your new home is lovely!