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Laurie Reader

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Real Estate Professional (18 years experience)

Specialties:
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My wife and I just bought our second home using Laurie Finkelstein Reader Team. Laurie also was able to sell our current home for us, which made it an extremely smooth transition. In today’s world we find trust a key factor in our decision making process when doing business with people, and when it comes to our own home it is even more important. Laurie and her team helped in ever aspect of selling our home as well as finding our family a new home. Her knowledge of the local market gives her a tremendous advantage over other brokers out there. Laurie and her team take a personal level of pride when selling a home, you get the impression it is there own home they are selling not yours, always being respectful of the property. Like all businesses, real estate has many intricate details to the process that should be left to a qualified expert. I cannot imagine anyone trying to buy or sell a home in South Florida and not wanting to get a whole team of experts on their side like the Laurie Finkelstein Reader Team.

  

04/29/2015 - bill2044
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $350K in Plantation, FL.

My wife and I just bought our second home using Laurie Finkelstein Reader Team. Laurie also was able to sell our current home for us, which made it an extremely smooth transition. In today’s world we find trust a key factor in our decision making process when doing business with people, and when it comes to our own home it is even more important. Laurie and her team helped in ever aspect of selling our home as well as finding our family a new home. Her knowledge of the local market gives her a tremendous advantage over other brokers out there. Laurie and her team take a personal level of pride when selling a home, you get the impression it is there own home they are selling not yours, always being respectful of the property. Like all businesses, real estate has many intricate details to the process that should be left to a qualified expert. I cannot imagine anyone trying to buy or sell a home in South Florida and not wanting to get a whole team of experts on their side like the Laurie Finkelstein Reader Team.

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04/27/2015 - KristaAguirre
Sold a Townhouse home in 2015 for approximately $175K in Coral Springs, FL.
Primary point of contact: Andrea Harrington

In the closing of the sale of my rental property, the team was so helpful. I was always 100% confident that all matters would be handled in a professional matter and that I did not need to worry about anything. . No need to double check anything, just know that if they needed anything from me, they would reach out. I referred a friend to Laurie and her team to buy a home. This friend had experienced some frustration with other agents.. after speaking with this team, her home was purchased and closed within 30 days! Amazing! I will always make Laurie and her team my first call for any home purchasing or selling needs that I may have in the future.

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04/27/2015 - crbittle
Sold a home in 2015 in Sunrise, FL 33322.
Primary point of contact: Matt Weiner and Saria Finkelstein

We interviewed four realtor estate agents to handle the sale of our house, and selected the Laurie Reader team since their agent showed the most confidence in handling the listing, and was the most willing to work with us on the sale price we wanted. The photography was exceptional and resulted in a cash contract within one day of listing.

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04/24/2015 - camoesasj
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $225K in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Primary point of contact: Stefanie Halbert and Julie Grushoff

We chose a local realtor that was familiar with the area and had a high number of sales. The team of Laurie Reader was the right choice!! Stefanie Halbert, Julie Grushoff and the rest of the team were amazing and kept us well informed and things on schedule. They had all the contacts and made the whole process and closing great! We highly recommend using the Laurie Reader team whether you are buying (like we did) or selling. Thanks everyone!! J Camoesas

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04/24/2015 - jdp nick
Sold a home in 2014 in Modello, Homestead, FL 33033.
Primary point of contact: Melissa Curley

Melissa Curley is the best!! She went above and beyond by handling all paperwork and appoinments needed for me to purchase a home then, 8 months later with Laurie Reader, helped me sell my home within 30 days!! I would definatley recommend Melissa or Laurie for buying or selling homes. Their knowledge and professionalism is unreproachable. Thanks again, Ladies...you rock!!

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04/24/2015 - azidar
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $725K in Plantation, FL.
Primary point of contact: Rene Munoz

My wife and I could not have been happier with the Laurie Reader Team and out Agent (Rene Munoz). They made our home buying experience a delight and we will definitely work with them on any future sale/purchase.

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04/08/2015 - user7638313
Bought a home in 2014.
Primary point of contact: Rene Munoz

My experience with the Laurie Reader group was nothing short of outstanding! I was referred to this group by my niece's husband, Mr. Brian Sparr of Sparr Properties, located in Walnut Creek, CA (also affiliated with Keller Williams). I currently live in Walnut Creek, Ca. I decided I wanted to move to South Fl., but not sure which city. Mr. Sparr had met Laurie Reader sometime ago at a conference and was impressed by her and her group's performance. After doing a bit of research, he refferred me to an associate of Laurie Reader's group, Mr. Rene Munoz. He talked to Mr. Munoz and shortly after I was contacted by Rene who sent me listings that best matched my preferences. Mr. Munoz, made a special effort in mid November, 2014, to meet me at my hotel, while I was on a stop over in Ft. Lauderdale, for a cruise. We then made arrangements for me to make a special house hunting trip for 10 days, during Dec. 2014. He even provided me with hotels to stay that met my budget. Prior to my house hunting trip he put me in contact with Julie Grushoff, a mortgage counselor, from 1st Choice Financial so I could get started for my mortgage loan approval. While on my 10 day house hunting trip, Mr. Munoz showed me all the areas in South Florida so I could get a feel for the cities within Palm Beach and Broward counties. We looked at many listings. Within the last few days of my stay, I had found the house of my dreams! Mr. Munoz handled the negotiations with the seller and her realtor. The negotiations were a bit difficult as there was another offer from a buyer submitted at the same time my offer was made. Due to Rene's patience and negotiating skills my offer was accepted just as I was boarding my plane for my return to CA. Ms. Julie Grushoff , loan councelor for 1st Financial, was wonderful to work with. She was extremely efficient. I never met her face to face. We did everything by mail. Due to her STELLAR efforts, my loan was approved at a very reasonable interest rate. She and Mr. Munoz kept in constant communication. Ms. Grushoff, also put me in touch with Ms. Jessie Brozic Ago, from M&L Insurance who provided me with insurance quotes in order to procure my loan. She too was extremely efficient and a pleasure to work with while maintaining constant communication with Julie. Within a few days I was also placed in touch with Ms. Jennifer Maldonado, from the Laurie Readergroup, who took care of all the inspections and related repairs. Ms. Maldonado kept very close contact with me always keeping me abreast of progress and status. Ms. Grushoff also put me in touch with the Gerson Law Firm. Since I could not be present for the closing, a representative of the GERSON Law Firm, Ms. Amy Levinson, prepared all the necessary papers and even hired a local "closer" who came to my home in CA. This gentleman reviewed the papers and obtained my signatures. Ms. Levinson, was outstanding. She reviewed every line on my HUD settlement and made sure I understood every aspect! The entire time all these folks, regardless of which company they represented, kept excellent comunication with other and myself. The experience of buying my new home in Coral Springs was SEAMLESS and a pleasure. I have bought many homes in many states and without a doubt this was the best experience I have ever had! Working with the Laurie Reader group and her various external associates/contacts e.g. Julie Grushoff from 1st Financial, Amy Levinson from Gerson Law Firm, Jessie Brozic and members of group, Rene Munoz and Jennifer Maldonado took the stress out of purchasing a home from a remote location! I have already recommended the Laurie Reader group to friends who are retiring soon and moving to Florida. I assured them that this was an extremely proffessional and outstanding group to work with. I also am so greatfull to Mr. Brian Sparr for referring me to the Laurie Reader group and Mr. Rene Munoz as my realtor.

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04/07/2015 - user596493
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $275K in Emerald Hills, Hollywood, FL.
Primary point of contact: Rene Munoz

Rene and Jenn were wonderful and easy to work with. We were first time home buyers and they made the process move along as smooth as possible. Very knowledgable and answered all questions in a timely manner. Would work with again!

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Response from Laurie on 04/10/2015

Thank you for making the Laurie Finkelstein Reader Team your Realtors of choice! We more than appreciate the opportunity to have been a part of your awesome experience! We are here for all of your real estate needs. www.BuyHotFloridaHomes.com

 

  

03/31/2015 - srkalmowicz
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $325K in Plantation, FL.
Primary point of contact: Melissa Curley

We did not use Laurie Reader nor at anytime did we meet her or speak to her. As this is a review for Laurie Reader, we cannot recommend her. We did use Melissa Curley, who is a member of the Laurie Reader Team. We met Melissa at a open house and she listened to what we were looking for. She worked very hard to find us a new home that had everything on our checklist and was in our budget. She personalized an e-mail listing for homes that matched our criteria. Melissa was always available to show us a home we wanted to see, which meant showing the same home at two different times to accomodate both our work schedules. We would recommend Melissa Curley for anyone looking to buy a house.

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Response from Laurie on 04/07/2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Please know we are the #1 KW Real Estate Team in Florida! WE are completely focused on the client experience! We have a specialist at each & every turn! I am personally committed to the development of ROCKSTAR Talented Real Estate Agents that lead with heart and are filled with knowledge. Melissa is fabulous and I am thrilled that you had a wonderful experience! We pride ourselves on developing outstanding Administrators, outstanding buyers agents and outstanding listing agents. Please know that WE will be here in the future to serve all of your real estate needs. With pure gratitude we thank you for making the Laurie Finkelstein Reader Team your realtors of choice!

 

  

03/15/2015 - psudler
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $350K in Plantation, FL.
Primary point of contact: Natalie West and Rebecca Kennedy

Natalie West and Rebecca Kennedy handled the sale of my Plantation home. Natalie was my agent and Rebecca handled the administrative end of the sale. Natalie was very professional, accomplished everything she said she would and communicated with me through the entire process. When my home needed some repairs noted in the inspection she quickly offered vendors who did an excellent job at a reasonable price. Rebecca was also fantastic....kept us informed throughout the process and was very responsive to our questions. I would certainly recommend Natalie and Rebecca to anyone selling their home.

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Response from Laurie on 04/07/2015

We are so grateful that you took the time to share your review with us. We are always focused on making sure YOUR experience is nothing short of awesome! We love being your go to real estate team and will be here for all of your real estate needs! With gratitude we thank you! www.BuyHotFloridaHomes.com