Agent (9 years experience)

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

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I take pride in giving my customers the best real estate experience possible. I love meeting new people and I will work hard to meet your highest expectations. I'm readily available 7 days a week by phone, e-mail or text. E-mails are sent to my phone, so I'm always quick to respond no matter which way you choose to contact me.



When working with Buyers:

* I check for new listings daily and only send you homes that fit your criteria rather then sending you 50 to choose from.

* My comparative market analysis (home comparing report) are always free. I will help you understand the market values in the neighborhood that you wish to buy a home.

* I keep you updated regularly whether we are still in the process of finding a home or if we already have a contract that we are looking to close. When dealing with short sales, this process can take awhile but I will touch based with the listing agent and relay this information back to you.

When working with Sellers:

* Advising my customer of the suggested sell price by using comparative analysis reports but ultimately going with the price that my customer feels comfortable listing it for. If we receive little or no actvity, I will recommend that we lower the price so that our listing does not become staginent and ineffective.

* Advising my customers of all the media outlets that will be used to expose the property to the public and providing routine updates with activity feedback.

* If selling your home for short of what you owe (short sale), then I will work with your lenders to come to terms with the offer that we've received. My goal is to allow you to sell her home before it goes into foreclosure..

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About James Ruffolo: I take pride in giving my customers the best real estate experience possible. I love meeting new people and I will work hard to meet your highest expectations. I'm readily available 7 days a week by phone, e-mail or text. E-mails are sent to my phone, so I'm always quick to respond no matter which way you choose to contact me.<br/><br/><br/><br/>When working with Buyers:<br/><br/>* I check for new listings daily and only send you homes that fit your criteria rather then sending you 50 to choose from.<br/><br/>* My comparative market analysis (home comparing report) are always free. I will help you understand the market values in the neighborhood that you wish to buy a home.<br/><br/>* I keep you updated regularly whether we are still in the process of finding a home or if we already have a contract that we are looking to close. When dealing with short sales, this process can take awhile but I will touch based with the listing agent and relay this information back to you.<br/><br/>When working with Sellers:<br/><br/>* Advising my customer of the suggested sell price by using comparative analysis reports but ultimately going with the price that my customer feels comfortable listing it for. If we receive little or no actvity, I will recommend that we lower the price so that our listing does not become staginent and ineffective.<br/><br/>* Advising my customers of all the media outlets that will be used to expose the property to the public and providing routine updates with activity feedback.<br/><br/>* If selling your home for short of what you owe (short sale), then I will work with your lenders to come to terms with the offer that we've received. My goal is to allow you to sell her home before it goes into foreclosure..<br/><br/>

Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(2)
Property Address
Bed / Bath
Price

Past Sales  

(29 all-time)
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Sold Date
Price
Seller
06/13/2015
$255,000

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06/13/2015 - Seller - $255,000

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Buyer
03/25/2015
$128,834

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03/25/2015 - Buyer - $128,834

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Buyer
03/19/2015
$124,000

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03/19/2015 - Buyer - $124,000

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Buyer
03/19/2015
$125,000

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03/19/2015 - Buyer - $125,000

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Buyer
02/25/2015
$159,900

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02/25/2015 - Buyer - $159,900

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Team reviews

James was the best. He helped us look at houses ALL OVER the bay area. We started in South Tampa, Harbor Island, went to Town N Country, Saint Petersburg etc. He was very patient with us and knowledgeable. He didn't just try to get us to buy a house for a commission he actually cared about what we were interested in and made sure we got what we wanted. He helped us negotiate the price for a house down from 230K to 210K. I feared after we got the house we'd never hear from him again. But we still do, he's currently helping us get keys to our mailbox, and giving us information to reliable cleaners and handy men in the area. I would most definitely recommend him for your home buying or selling needs.

  

06/30/2015 - masterdoctor11
Bought a home in 2015 in Gandy-Sun Bay South, Tampa, FL 33611.

James was the best. He helped us look at houses ALL OVER the bay area. We started in South Tampa, Harbor Island, went to Town N Country, Saint Petersburg etc. He was very patient with us and knowledgeable. He didn't just try to get us to buy a house for a commission he actually cared about what we were interested in and made sure we got what we wanted. He helped us negotiate the price for a house down from 230K to 210K. I feared after we got the house we'd never hear from him again. But we still do, he's currently helping us get keys to our mailbox, and giving us information to reliable cleaners and handy men in the area. I would most definitely recommend him for your home buying or selling needs.  More Less 

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05/29/2015 - zuser20140517161008662
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $300K in Bayside West, Tampa, FL.

As first time home buyers in an extreme competitive market, my wife and I were extremely grateful that we found James. He is extremely knowledgable, competent, candid and humble, and could not have been more helpful through the entire purchasing process. James is a perfect agent for those that appreciate an incredible work ethic without the pushy salesman attitude; he legitamately wants buyers to have the best possible experience, even if it means a smaller commission for himself. We will highly recommend James to anyone looking for options in the Tampa area.  More Less 

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05/08/2015 - patricia sennhauser
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $225K in Brandon, FL.

James was an absolute life saver!! I had no idea how stressful this experience could be but once we found James everything wAs better. He patiently explained the various steps in the process and gave us professional opinion without being pushy. He took every late night frantic phone call and listened carefully to what we wanted and didn't want in our new home. He respected our wishes every step of the way and was always pleasant to work with. My husbands grandparents ended up moving shortly after us and we suggested James to them. He found them their dream home too! I would gladly suggest James to anyone.  More Less 

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