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Irene Bremis
Real Estate listing and Sales Exper (24 years experience)
14 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Consulting, Notary

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Irene Bremis is a full time professional realtor dedicated to serving the needs of her customers and clients. Known as a top listing agent in the city of Somerville with a solid reputation for fairness and strong negotiating skills on behalf of her clients her warm and bubbly personality encourages cooperation from other agents. Her respect for the confidentiality of clients in dealing with sensitive issues on financial and family matters serves as a comfort to a wide range of property owners. When working with a Seller, commitment to achieving top dollar, expeditiously, with the fewest problems is a priority. This commitment to her clients and customers rings true and is evidenced by the repeated referrals she receives from their families, colleagues and friends.

Experience:
Has worked in the real estate industry for over 20 years.Family owned business for over 50 years.Consistently sells over 15 million dollars in sales volume per year.Consistently the first and second top residential sales agent in total dollar volume sales since 1999Somerville resident since 1990.Has helped hundreds of people sell, purchase and rent their properties.Works well with all types of Sellers including: First Time Home Sellers, For Sale by Owners, Expired Home Sellers, and Experienced Investors.Works well with Attorneys representing clients in: Foreclosure Sales, Estate Sales and Specialty fields dealing with the Handicapped or Elder Services.Works well with all types of Buyers ranging from the most inexperienced 1st Time Home Buyers to the more savvy Investors and Real Estate Developers.

Business Affiliations:MLS realtor and MLS pinMember of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB)Member of National Association of Realtors (NAR)Relo Certified CoordinatorNotary PublicRotarySenior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)Certified Buyer Representative (CBR)Accredited Seller Representative (ASR)

Specialties:Real Estate ConsultingListing, Marketing, and Sales Specialist with experience in residential, investment, and commercial properties.Hosting and lecturing informational real estate seminars with emphasis on investment, legal, or development related strategies.

Informational Seminars:1st Time Home BuyingCondominium ConversionsLandlord Tenant LawEstate Planning
In addition to this, Irene has counseled many sellers, first time buyers, investors and homeowners over the years hosting and teaching seminars independently and jointly with many financial institutions, attorneys and city housing offices. She has been quoted or featured as a guest speaker regarding the real estate market, values, and trends for local newspapers (Somerville Journal, Boston Globe), local cable, and local news, and has been recognized and served as an expert witness for clients and legal counsel in court.

"My goal is to meet and exceed the clients' goals and expectations. My greatest satisfaction comes from witnessing their smiles and experiencing the rewards of long term business relationships, but most importantly building long-term friendships in the process."

Testimonials:

"I have known Irene Bremis for over twenty years. She has represented me as a seller's agent in numerous transactions. I have found that she has been extremely professional and responsible in all my dealings. Irene has a very friendly and pleasant personality and works with the highest form of integrity. I find her knowledgeable of the current market and she has always maintained a high business standard. I have highly recommend Irene Bremis to friends and business acquaintances on numerous occasions that have been in need of a real estate broker." James P. Douglas, R.E. Developer and Investor
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Listings & Sales
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For Rent
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Active Listings (11)
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Bed / Bath
Price
3 Bed / 1.0 Bath
$459,900
1 Bed / 1.0 Bath
$1,400/mo
2 Bed / 1.0 Bath
$1,600/mo
3 Bed / 1.0 Bath
$489,900
    Past Sales (47 all-time)
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    Seller
    03/06/2014
    $620,000
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    03/06/2014 - Seller - $620,000

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    Seller
    01/15/2014
    $493,000
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    01/15/2014 - Seller - $493,000

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    Seller
    11/21/2013
    $210,000
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    Seller
    11/17/2013
    $375,000
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    Seller
    08/30/2013
    $385,000
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      Ratings & Reviews
      - Highly likely to recommend
      12/06/2013 - user6899305
      Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $450K in Wilmington, MA.
      Irene and her team are absolutely fabulous! They are very responsive, helpful, and really care about their clients. We had an overall wonderful experience with our home purchase and can call her and her team not only our realtors but our friends.
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      - Highly likely to recommend
      12/02/2013 - Lauren Dowley
      Sold a Condo home in 2013 in Medford, MA.
      I have had the privilege of working with Irene Bremis for almost ten years. I refer clients, friends, and family to her on a regular basis and have the utmost confidence that they will be treated well, advocated for strongly, and given the best advise and advantage possible by working with Irene. I have had nothing but glowing reviews from all who have had the opportunity to work with Irene.  MoreLess
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      - Will never recommend
      10/02/2013 - user2165155
      We connected, but it did not work out. Looking in Somerville, MA
      I would NEVER use this person again. If you do be very careful. She lied to me several times. I have excellent references and a very high credit rating. for some reason she just did not want to rent to me. I suspected this, and just did not want to waste my time. Her option was the best one I was looking at, but I had other options, so I did not want to lose them. I tried to give her an "out" (easy excuse) , but she kept on insisting that the rental was still likely. after several weeks of being led on, she gave me a bogus -said it was already rented. This cost me the other place & I had a scramble to find a place to live. by the way, 1 week later, she was still advertising the place for rent with several rooms available.

      I also found out that she has done this to several other people. if she would lie to me about this, (when she really did not need to) then I am sure that she really doesn't care what she lies about. BE VERY VERY CAREFUL if you deal with her
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      Response from Irene on 10/29/2013
      I have flagged this review as I am not sure this is a legitimate complaint. Why would I not want to rent to a person with excellent credit and great references??? If you feel you were treated unfairly please contact me at your earliest convenience to discuss. The only property I can think of where I may have had to refuse a tenant with excellent credit or references is a property that was advertised as a September 1st rental that I could not deliver tenant free as of September 1. Tenants laid over past the September 1st date and I could not accommodate. One never finds these things out until it is either last minute or just too late. If this is a legitimate grievance then I am more than willing to make myself available for you if you would like to further discuss. Warm Regards, Irene

       

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      James Bremis Realty
      1177 Broadway
      Somerville, MA  02144
      Phone:
      (617) 905-5232
      Cell:
      (617) 905-5232
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