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Broker, South and North Carolina, Georgia, New York (12 years experience)
John Bolas is a great realtor! He knows his job very well and knows the Columbia area very well. He is very knowledgable, understanding, and impressive. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to purchase a home or condo. Keep up the excellent work John.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Columbia, SC.
After having discovered John via Zillow's agent ratings (where he is so highly regarded by fellow sellers/buyers) I am delighted to report that the reviews and five-star praise are well deserved all around!
John just helped us close on a great house in the Irmo area and we couldn’t be happier!
We originally promised ourselves we’d never leave downtown – but like many home buyers, we discovered a bit more about our interests/needs/finances that eventually opened our eyes to expanding our reach – and at no point did John ever get flustered by our seemingly-ever-changing scope. He was energetic, resourceful, proactive, and patient with us each step of the way!
In terms of John’s ability to analyze a home, determine it’s value and relative comps; he is a terrific wealth of information. In fact, he was very open with us on several homes that were not of good value and would have been a poorer investment than the home we ultimately chose – something I consider crucial when making a purchase of this magnitude. I also found it incredibly useful that John was so attentive in pointing out the subtle differences between homes that would have otherwise escaped us.
Frankly, John easily could have nudged us into a more expensive home but he did not; he worked with us until we knew we had found the right home for us – then he got us a great deal that left us feeling excited, warm and fuzzy.
In all, our experience with John was what home buying should be: Fun and rewarding.
John has been extremely helpful when it came to the process of renting out our home. He offered sound advice on the pricing and any repairs that were needed, and found a long-term tenant for us that we are thrilled to have in our house.
I used John to rent out my property in Columbia, SC. John was honest and accurate about what I could expect out of my home. John prides himself on customer service and satisfaction. Additionally, John has an in-depth knowledge of the Columbia area and will do everything within his power to rent out your property. I recommend
John Bolos to anyone who is looking for a property manager.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Lexington, SC.
John was very helpful when my husband and I were tossing around the idea of renting our home and purchasing a new home. He did his research and provided us lots of good information so we could make an informed decision. We did decide to purchase a new home and rent ours out. John represented us when buying the new home and did a great job. He helped us negotiate a really good deal and we are extremely pleased with our new home. John also listed our old home as a rental and had it rented within the timeframe he promised. We are very pleased with John and his team. They're great to work with and we highly recommend him!
Since I've contacted Mr. Bolos, all I can say is I've had a wonderful experience. His team rented my property within 1 week! I can rest assured that I don't have to worry about the management of the property. Very seamless and I would recommend their service to anyone.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $225K in Columbia, SC.
I recently purchased a home for my two daughters to live in while attending USC. As I do not live in the Columbia I depended deeply on John's advice. John was fantastic through the whole process. He was right on with every decision and continued to impress throughout the process. I cannot begin to tell you how stressful it can be to go through a purchase from afar but John made it feel easy.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $125K in Columbia, SC.
John provided EXCEPTIONAL service when I was purchasing my first home. Any question I had and I had a lot, he answered thoroughly. His communication skills were great and he was able to work around my busy schedule. I also liked how he broke down the process and made it easy for me to understand. I would HIGHLY recommend John Bolos. John keep up the good work!
My husband and I had to relocate from Florida. Being a meticulous person, I did a lot of research and we pretty much knew what and where we wanted to buy before we contacted John. John, however, was very knowledgeable and thorough and still presented us with a lot of options to look at. He showed us houses in areas that we did not even consider during our search and to our surprise, we really loved and decided to build on one of the properties John showed us. I am so thankful that we contacted John because I can't imagine being in anywhere else but the one he showed us now.
John is also very responsive to all our needs during the buying process. He presents us with his opinions and recommendations but we never at all feel pressured to buy. We had some problems while writing up the contract. John was not only very patient, he also helped us explain to the builders what we wanted and got us a contract that we feel comfortable with.
We are so happy to have had John as our agent and will definitely contact him again should we need to sell or buy.