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Ian Burris & Margaret Lamberton

Agent

Broker

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation

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04/08/2012 - user498650
Sold a Condo home in 2011 for approximately $725K in Kalorama, Washington, DC.

Margaret Lamberton is a consummate professional and I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking to sell a home. As a "remote" seller, I was extremely grateful and very impressed by Margaret's oversight of renovations made to improve the likelihood of selling my condo. She held several open houses and showed great diligence in pursuing all potential leads. In negotiating a final sale, she gave me strong, credible advice throughout, resulting in a successful outcome and a very timely closing. Margaret is trustworthy, reliable, and prompt in her responses; I could not have been more fortunate to work with her.

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11/05/2011 - David Hunting
Sold a home in 2011.

Lamberton's experience and professionalism managed the details and closed the sale in a difficult economy.

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11/02/2011 - J E Wright
Sold a home in 2010.

Margaret is an excellent agent. She did a market survey and helped us make our decision on asking price. She conducted several open houses and always briefed us on the results. She coordinated the closing with little inconvenience on our part. I would definitely use her again if the opportunity arose.

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10/30/2011 - Valerie Zandoli
Sold a Multi Family home in 2010 for approximately $250K in Cleveland Park, Washington, DC.

Margaret sold my Wilshire Park condominium beyond reproach. I recommend her to anyone in my situation.

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10/25/2011 - Highview2Highland
Sold a home in 2011.

Margaret Lamberton made this the smoothest and easiest real estate transaction you could imagine. I needed to sell a condo unit my parents had owned for years. An otherwise excellent tenant had left the unit a little the worse for wear and the appliances were were way out of date. Margaret gave me excellent advice on a few inexpensive repairs and improvements to make the property more attractive, put me in touch with a cooperative and efficient contractor, and helped me set an appropriate price. As a result, we sold the property immediately, well within our acceptable price range. Work with Margaret and take her advice; you'll be glad you did.

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10/25/2011 - djbva
Sold a home in 2011.

I was given Margaret's name and number from my accountant who has use Margaret for some of his property purchases. I was told that she was very professional and knew the NW part of DC real well. In my mind that was an understatement.

We purchased the condo with Margaret's help in '95 for our son to use for his last 2 years at GW and then in 2011 when we decided to sell the property we worked with her. Even during the period when we held the property Margaret was always available to talk with us about our property or others.

Currently sales are much more complicated and difficult than all of us hope but Margarets help kept the sale on track and led to a successful solution.

I have purchased and sold homes on both coasts at least 11 different times and Margaret was my most professional realtor -- ever. I would and will work with Margaret in the future and will recomend her work wholeheartedly and without reservation.

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10/25/2011 - dcj3
Sold a Condo home in 2011 for approximately $325K in Wakefield, Washington, DC.

My situation is different than most, in that I have never met Margaret face-to-face, but nonetheless can recommend her heartily. I live in NJ, and never felt I had the need to come to Washington to manage the sale of a Connecticut Ave condo that had been in the family for 20 yrs, and had recently become vacant.

The unit needed a good deal of work before being put on the market. Margaret handled all this deftly, and for a reasonable fee, I thought. And once we had a prospective buyer, a sometimes ticklish situation in this buyer's market, she kept things moving along at a good pace, and negotiated the final details in a way that I thought was fair to both parties.

This brief review would be incomplete without mentioning that Margaret was unfailingly prompt and pleasant in replying to any of my many phone calls/e-mails. Should I ever have the need for real estate services in this area, there is no doubt about whom I would contact.

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10/25/2011 - jmcgee504
Found a tenant for a Single Family home in Silver Spring, MD.

I have used Margaret on multiple occasions over the past 12 years to secure a tenant for my condominium. She is professional, informative and very helpful. I have felt very comfortable that she and Ian provide me with the best advice regarding the monthly rental based on current market values. They have performed a careful review of all potential tenants and I have been very fortunate to have reliable tenants. Within the past year, Margaret also assisted me in purchasing a 2nd condo in DC. The entire process was very smooth and she provided me excellent guidance throughout the coarse of the process.

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10/12/2011 - Tony Strauss
Bought a Condo home in 2010 for approximately $425K in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.

I spent most of last year with Ian and Margaret. They were both consummate professionals with an extensive knowledge of both the market and hidden gems. And, important in my case, had a great deal of patience for all of those condos that were just not quite right. When I did find the right one they helped be win against two competing offers and assisted with mortgage recommendation after a major bank appraised high. Highly recommend.

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10/11/2011 - saraide
Showed home in 2011 in American University Park, Washington, DC 20016.

I have worked with Margaret Lamberton for several months, searching for the perfect condominium in DC. I have very specific criteria, and Margaret has been superb at locating condos that meet them, while also showing me other options to help me refine my wishes. She is particularly astute about pricing, and is very good at analyzing comparables. On a more personal level, Margaret is warm and sensible and it's a pleasure to spend an afternoon driving around to see properties with her.

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