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Realtor DC/VA/MD, Licensed in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia
Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC.
I had been searching for a 1 bed condo in NW DC for a while, and when I decided to commit to buying, I looked for an agent. I scanned reviews on Zillow and contacted 4 different agents, out of whom Jennifer was the first to respond and show actual interest in helping me out.
I worked with Isabella from Jennifer's team and she was great! She was ready to show me as many condos as possible in my budget in all different areas of NW DC, from Columbia Heights, to Petworth, to Shaw, to Mount Vernon Place, to Foggy Bottom, and Friendship Heights/Cleveland Park. She was very patient, gave me good advice on property values, and answered all my questions in a timely manner.
When we were working on my offer, I got to meet Jennifer who also had her input. I have to say that I never thought I'd be buying such a great place after only 3 weeks of working with an agent.
Jennifer Smira's team was very friendly yet professional, and I loved working with Isabella in particular!
If you're looking for an agent then I totally recommend working with Jennifer Smira and her team!! Do not think twice!
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $450K in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC.
I worked with Isabella Pinto from Jenn Smira's team. She is a professional, responsive, personal, and delightful agent to work with. She helped me sell my condo and get top dollar for it; the process was very smooth through out. Isabella helped stage the property beautifully with things I already owned, the marketing material created for the listing was very high quality and helped attract potential buyers to the one open house that was held. The condo was under contract within 6 days of listing and we just closed earlier this week!
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $750K in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC.
We highly recommend Marc Ross, a Realtor on Jennifer Smira's team, to anyone looking to buy a house in Washington, DC. Not only was he fun to work with and flexible for changing plans, but he also knows the market very well and understood exactly what we wanted in a first home. Marc spent countless weekends looking at houses with us until we found the perfect place - without Marc we never would have thought to look in the neighborhood we ended up in and now love it. He was able to recommend the right offer price in a highly competitive market so that we got the perfect house without overpaying. Marc was such a pleasure to work with, we'll actually miss seeing him on Saturdays to view homes. He is absolutely fantastic and easy going; we never felt rushed throughout the process. Hopefully, we won't be looking for a new house for many years, but I certainly encourage all others who are to get in touch with Marc.
Marc, a member of Jennifer's team, was so easy to work with. He went out of his way to meet with us whenever we were available. We had a very tight schedule since we were moving from out of town and he took the time to show us as many properties as possible, and even re-show us the ones that went on our short list. He was a great sounding board for us too. We would definitely work with them again and are very happy about our ultimate purchase.
Bought a Apartment home in 2014 for approximately $675K in Trinidad, Washington, DC.
Jenn was nothing short of fantastic. She is professional, motivated, responsive, and was incredibly adept at navigating the complex process of buying a home. Jenn and her team (thanks Marc!) were quick to show us homes as they came on the market. They were knowledgeable about the H ST market providing us with meaningful analysis and comps to inform our bids.
In the current sellers market, it never hurt that all of the listing agents we encountered knew Jenn and spoke highly of her. While the prospect of buying our first home was at first daunting, we had an incredible advocate in Jenn. Her expertise and reputation benefited us beyond our winning bid to include an excellent referral for a fantastic lender to a $100 discount on our new locks! (Seriously...our locksmith gave us a $100 break on our new locks because of Jenn's referral)
As the owners of a new, wonderful home in an exciting neighborhood, we are both sincerely grateful to Jenn for all of her hard work making this happen. We enthusiastically recommend her as an agent.
I had the great pleasure to have Isabella Pinto as my Realtor and she made made my first time home buying experience simple and easy. She was patient enough to explain everything that was happening as the process went along and made me feel and showed that she had my best interest at the forefront of the entire purchase process. Her team is very well connected with a network of reliable home inspectors and mortgage lenders and this made the process even smoother. Even after the I purchased my home she was there to help me. I would Highly recommend Isabella Pinto and Jennifer's team!!
I met the the Jennifer Smira team (Reishman Real Estate), through Isabella Pinto, an extremely active and extremely nice agent who was on top of everything on our behalf! She took great care of myself and my wife, both of which were first time homebuyers in the US. The process, as you may know, is not simple. But we felt very safe and supported not only through Isabella's knowledge but also with the extensive background of the whole team! They complement each other and check vital information throughout the process together, to make sure that we had the best information available.
Talking to different people and checking the service provided to them, we realized that the attention and care we received are not always given through other companies. They are definitely not a "sausage factory". They are in the business to provide a great service that people can recommend to others. That is their competitive advantage, and I am happy to say that I would recommend Isabella and their team to support anyone willing to buy in the DC area.
Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC.
We got in touch with Jenn’s team through Zillow. Isabella worked with us in finding a property that could meet our expectations. She helped us refine our search and identify properties. She was super fast in arranging visits to potential properties (a crucial matter in DC), and she was amazing in getting in touch with sellers’ agents, making strategies and writing proposals. She was super flexible and accommodating to our long working hours, she even picked up and drove us back to our jobs so many times. Isabella is so good at her job that in one month we found a property, submitted the proposal and signed the contract. This is very rare in DC! We had been looking for properties before but after six months without finding anything we gave up. Isabella was then the key factor for us to be successful this time! We couldn’t have made it without her. Isabella was attentive to all details, even after signing the contract, when we had to find companies to do some jobs at the property, and getting us free passes to the gym next to the building. We strongly recommend her and all Jenn’s team. They provide an excellent service throughout all the process of finding and buying a property.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC.
Jenn did a great job throughout the process, was available out of hours and knows the area and her business thoroughly. She and her team were invaluable during contract negotiations and as a first time buyer of an old house I couldn't have done it without her advice on renovations and contractor recommendations.