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Boston Real Estate Broker Associate (13 years experience)
Sold a Condo home in 2013 in East Boston, Boston, MA.
Jeff handled two years of rentals for me. Jeff also sold my property. Jeff Is professional, knowledgeable, and responsive. Love this guy. We talked casually and he communicates loads of information. Jeff is an agent that will always be on your side. Highly recommended.
We had a short sale and he stuck through the process for over a year. This was not easy and he was very patient and persistent with the attorney's office. This agent will definitely get the job done for you.
Response from Jeff on 05/19/2013
It was a 3 year relationship and we were able to accomplish all the goals that were set forth. I am happy that the transaction is over and I have a new relationship with the seller and the buyer. Whatever you need, I am your man.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $275K in Chelsea, MA.
My girlfriend and I met Jeff at an open house for a loft where he was the listing agent. At the time, we did not have a buyer's agent representing us. Jeff was professional, kind and seemed to have a great grasp of the East Boston and Chelsea areas and more specifically their loft markets. The day we met him at his open house, Jeff was nice enough and resourceful enough to show us another loft he felt was better suited to our wants. Jeff nailed it and before we knew it, he was guiding us through an offer process. Not surprisingly, in this market, we found ourselves in a bidding war and Jeff helped us navigate and come out with a high bid that was still 5 digits under asking price. Jeff's responsiveness is amazing. I needed a lot of handholding and Jeff was there for me every step of the way. He also went above and beyond the call of duty of a normal realtor on several occasions. A few examples- he was able to find me a contractor to do some work on the place the same day I decided to do it!(closing day); he put up some of his own commission to make the deal happen to close a rather significant gap between offer and final asking price; he took calls from me at all hours (as early as 6:30am and as late as midnight) and also even took calls before, during and after minor surgery on one of the days leading up to the offer acceptance. I could go on and on, but in short, Jeffrey Bowen is a resourceful, exceptionally attentive real estate professional that knows his market extremely well and takes pride in exceeding his clients' expectations. I endorse him wholeheartedly!
Response from Jeff on 05/19/2013
This is the best review I have ever had! THANK YOU SO MUCH. It was a challenging transaction and I thank you for sticking with it and me. Let's plan dinner and drinks soon. THANKS SO MUCH!!!!
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $300K in East Boston, Boston, MA.
Jeff is the best! I found him to be very helpful and honest! Jeff knows the market and will provide you with the knowledge needed to make the right choice. He will stick with you from start to finish and get the job done! In short, Jeff is a true professional and a great guy to boot!
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $225K in Chelsea, MA.
I can't say enough good things about Jeff. When I needed to rent my condo, he found me an excellent tenant. When it was time to sell my condo, he found a buyer in three weeks and the transaction went through without a hitch.
He has the experience to anticipate issues so they never become problems and works closely with a group of professionals (i.e., cleaners and repairmen) to take care of last minute details.
He is extremely knowledgeable about the local market, and if I were buying another property in the area I would absolutely work with Jeff again. He's great.
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $250K in Chelsea, MA.
In my role as a real estate attorney, I have worked with Jeff on quite a few transactions and I can not say one bad thing about his work. He is efficient, wise and puts the customer first. He has helped me eliminate issues before they occur through his knowledge and experience gained over the past decade in the real estate industry. It is a real estate attorney's dream to work with someone like Jeff, as he proactively works against the "last minute hiccup" and everyone of our mutual clients were very happy with the entire transaction.
I highly recommend Jeffrey Bowen to anyone looking for a real estate agent. .
Response from Jeff on 03/11/2013
Matt, that is Awesome! I appreciate this stellar review and I hope to have many more real estate transactions with you. My clients love you and your team is great.
Jeff helped us buy a our first condo/property this past April. He spent countless amounts of time with us and was a wonder to work with! Being a first time homeowner and having no idea what I was doing, I asked a million questions. Jeff answered everything with a smile. We looked at property after property and ended up with an amazing condo on Meridian St. in East Boston. I look forward to working with Jeff Bowen again.
Response from Jeff on 02/25/2013
Wow, this made my day! I appreciate the review without me having to ask. I try hard to make everyone happy and I do the best I can. I strive for constant communication and full disclosure in all of my real estate transactions, so there are no surprises. I surround myself with the best Mortgage Brokers, Attorneys, Movers, House Cleaners, Contractors and Home Inspectors that I can find to help for a smoother transaction. THANKS! User 5179542 I know who you are and where you live!!! I want to take you guys to a Celtics Game sometime, as I know you are a big fans.
I found Jeff through Zillow and he was VERY responsive in getting back to me and we were able to meet right away. This was a cash only Commercial deal and Jeff promptly brought 2 parties to the house and we had offers from both parties right away. Jeff was extremely honest, cordial and prompt in arranging and facilitating everything that went to getting the house under agreement and ultimately sold. Jeff coordinated and hustled with the Fire Department and Water Department to receive prompt certifications to meet closing obligations. You just don't see good hustle and the ability to plan and coordinate many aspects of a complex real estate transaction. GREAT job Jeff! and Thank you.
Sold a Condo home in 2012 in East Boston, Boston, MA.
Jeff is the best broker. He helped me to secure good tenants for my Boston apartment when I moved California. When there were issues with the apartment, he helped me to resolve the issues so that i did not need to travel to attend to the issues. Finally, today he helped to sell my property and I closed today.
Bought a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $200K in East Boston, Boston, MA.
We came across Jeff on Zillow and contacted him about a property we were interested in buying. Jeff contacted us back that day and we talked about what we were looking for and our budget. Jeff worked with us to get the pre-approval letter from the bank and then showed us condos that were within those parameters. He never tried to upsell us or make us feel bad for not liking a property. He really listened to our wants and needs and never pressured us into looking at something we did not think was going to work.
Jeff also negotiated very well with us. Being first time home-buyers we were really unsure of the process and how to approach negotiations, but Jeff really helped us out with that. We couldn't be happier.
Jeff was truly a gem.
We would recommend him to anyone, including our friends and family. We were first time home-buyers and Jeff helped us through the process and explained each part as it was happening. He was incredibly helpful and extremely responsive. He always responded to emails within an hour or two and always answered his phone or called us back immediately. If we buy a condo again, we will definitely be using Jeff as our agent.
Jeff is from the East Boston area, so he knows the local area very well; that made us very comfortable buying from him. He is familiar with the area...he knew exactly what we were looking for before we even knew! :)