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Laura Forty-Garcia

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Agent

10 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

REALTOR, CDPE, SFR Certified REO

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

Ratings & Reviews

Laura was incredibly patient with us as first time homebuyers. We viewed a ton of houses but finally found our perfect home! She is very upfront and honest with things she sees in homes, especially as far as repairs needed or concerns to consider. She was very thorough with her explanations of all the bits and pieces that go into buying a home, and gave us details on every question we had. Laura went above and beyond during our closing process, and definitely went above and beyond. We highly recommend Laura!

  

04/08/2015 - pprbckwrtr
Bought a home in 2015.

Laura was incredibly patient with us as first time homebuyers. We viewed a ton of houses but finally found our perfect home! She is very upfront and honest with things she sees in homes, especially as far as repairs needed or concerns to consider. She was very thorough with her explanations of all the bits and pieces that go into buying a home, and gave us details on every question we had. Laura went above and beyond during our closing process, and definitely went above and beyond. We highly recommend Laura!

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03/05/2015 - renaissancedoc
Sold a home in 2013 in City of Orlando-GOAA, Kissimmee, FL 34744.

Laura is a God-Send! When I was referred to Laura, I was not only embroiled in a contentious divorce, but I was defending a foreclosure. Laura found a very well qualified (and patient) buyer. Even after I prevailed over the foreclosing bank in court, Laura kept the buyer interested while we negotiated a HAFA sale. When my ex-wife attempted to slow the process by withholding signatures, Laura acted as mediator and intermediary to get the needed cooperation. Laura is by far the best Realtor and advocate with whom I have ever worked!

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02/19/2015 - Mary Baptisti
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Lake Mary, FL.

What can I say? Laura is the BEST. She is very knowledgable and seems to know exactly which homes we were interested in. Laura is a no nonsense realtor. She tells it like it is. She observes and listens and before we knew it, she knew exactly the type of home we were looking for and didn't waste our time looking at everything on the market. I highly recommend Laura!

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01/13/2015 - nieva23
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $200K in Lake Mary, FL.

It was such a pleasure & great experience working with Laura & Karen team in both selling & buying our home. They're "demographic/location" expertise are topnotch! they've had sifted tons of listings for us based on the criteria -especially the budget we were looking for. They did all the hard work & saves us a lot of time. Laura is very professional, efficient, very pleasant to talk to, very knowledgeable including the financial/lending aspects, market timing as she provided us great advice on best timing on listing up & looking in at a reasonable but effective pace. She connects us to reliable people to work with during the process such as inspections, appraisal, services, contractors if needed, lender in a very efficient & timely manner....just like a "all in one page info, right on your fingertips, user-friendly guide" transactions without the fuzz! we really appreciated you being available even after hours! We're grateful on her honesty and showed us better way on how to see home core value in the area, on not to get easily distracted in minor stuff & sticking to the budget. We are very delighted of the home we purchased in 2013 which was listed at a lower price in a great neighborhood! So, we couldn't thank Laura enough for helping us through the whole process go smoothly & be able to make better decision as home buyer! We would highly recommend Laura, she is awesome to work with!

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01/13/2015 - user75107176
Sold a home in 2013 in Saint Cloud, FL 34769.

Laura has helped us both in the buying and the selling process. She explains the process in great detail, is patient with questions, is reliable and responds quickly to any questions. She helped us to sell our house in record time, less than 3 months from listing to closing and we were able to sell for a profit. Through the buying process she helped to point out pros and cons to each house especially when it came to things that may be a costly issue that I would not have even thought of when looking. She is incredibly personable and honest. She is never too busy for you, and you can really tell she does realtor work, because she enjoys helping others. I HIGHLY recommend Laura, our whole family has used her and have been very pleased with her and the results she gets.

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01/13/2015 - ned johnson1
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Colonialtown North, Orlando, FL.

Laura was extremely helpful throughout the whole process. From the beginning she understood our budget and timeline and everything went perfectly. We have already recommended her to friends

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11/13/2013 - angryhalfling
Sold a home in 2013 in Heathrow, Longwood, FL 32746.

There's no real way to express what a wonderful experience it was working with Laura. She delivers everything she promises and more. Always keeps you informed, communicates promptly and extremely knowledgeable and efficient. I had been working with a realty company who assigned a realtor to me. The process went on for over a year. It was a bad experience. The realtor didn't do the negotiation or many other things. There were different departments for all of that. I'd call for a status update and they'd tell me forms were missing, then I'd call the realtor who didn't know about them. Way too many things to mention here. I was so stressed out and nervous all of the time with no end in sight. Finally I decided it was time to change realtors and located someone who referred me to Laura. What a blessing! The best decision I made, truly. At first I felt like something was missing because she did all the work on her end. Unlike the previous experience. Then I realized WHAT was missing...the stress. She was always pleasant, professional and got the job done. So grateful to have worked with her. I'd recommend her without hesitation.

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11/22/2011 - geoffrionk
Bought a home in 2011 in Midway, Sanford, FL 32771.

My husband and I were first time home buyers, and overwhelmed with what we didn't know. We were lucky to be referred to Laura through friends of ours and we still thank our lucky stars today for that blessing.

Laura is extremely knowledgeable, professional and caring. She walked us through the whole process and was great about answering questions and following up with us. Not only did she follow up with us, but she was also continually getting updates from our bank and the seller.

We put in an offer on our current house around the same time as a co-worker of mine and we had our house within 3 months and my friend still has yet to buy a house.

Laura made our dream come true and we will always be grateful to her! I would recommend her without hesitation to anyone that I knew. I know that she would provide the same valuable and helpful expertise to anyone because she truly cares about the people that she works with.

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11/15/2011 - brittanyh
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $175K in Sanford, FL.

My husband and I just purchased our first home in October. Laura was amazing. She made the short-sale process much easier on us by constantly keeping us up-to-date on everything. Not only is she knowledgeable about the area, but she is a great negotiator and really looked out for our interest. We can't thank her enough for helping us find the home of our dreams.

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11/14/2011 - jenrod1989
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $175K in Longwood, FL.

Excellent agent who was there to fight for us while trying to buy a house 3 different times. Laura was patient while we looked at house after house for over a year. We never felt pressure from her, or that we were wasting her time. Laura is not only knowledgeable about the areas in Central Florida, but also the housing market. She is very caring and makes you feel valued as a potential homeowner, not just a paycheck. Laura was not only the only agent for all our needs but is now like family.

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