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Leslie Poole

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  • Punta Gorda

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62 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Realtor (6 years experience)

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

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Originally from Massachusetts, I moved to Punta Gorda in 2008 and began my real estate career in the spring of 2009.  The good news is that having vacationed here for many years, the immersion into the Punta Gorda lifestyle was relatively quick.  The not-so-good news was that the real estate market was in difficulty with an average of 39 months of inventory for sale.  I''m happy to say that we''ve weathered the storm and now find ourselves in a seller''s market with 2-3 months of inventory (2015).  The experience gained during this period is immense.   Negotiations in a declining market, short sales & bank owned properties were the norm.  Today, we are working in an appreciating market with multiple offers.  The timing was perfect for teaching a broad spectrum of skills.  I was, and remain an active, full-time Realtor dedicated to helping you SELL or BUY property.  

Prior to entering real estate, I was a commercial insurance broker to high-tech, life sciences & general manufacturing clients for over 20 years.  In this capacity, I have 12 years of executive sales and marketing experience and 24 years of contractual analysis.  This background provided me with a professional and detail oriented approach to business.  

Education is a lifelong pursuit and I continue to increase my knowledge and expertise with formal training, executive coaching, industry periodicals and hands-on contractual negotiations. I have my Bachelors in Management Science from Bridgewater State College, received my SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist), SFR (Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource) and GRI (Graduate, REALTOR Institute) designations.   Additionally, I have my CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), ARM (Associate in Risk Management) designations.  I taught several classes for The Insurance Library of Boston and was heavily involved in the CPCU organization.   Eventually, I rose through the ranks to become the President of the Boston Chapter.  

Integrity, communication and professionalism are the cornerstones of a successful relationship.  Our team''s value system is in synch with these ideals.   Aracelis (Shelly)  Nims,  Realtor, is our newest member.   She is my Executive Assistant and is responsible for taking the executed contract through closing.  She is extremely detail oriented and will ensure inspections are timely, contractual obligations are complied with and you have a wonderful home sale experience.  Shelly has over 12 years of real estate experience and she speaks fluent Spanish.  

A donation is made to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County and to KW Cares charities with every sale over $50,000 in value.
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About Leslie Poole: Originally from Massachusetts, I moved to Punta Gorda in 2008 and began my real estate career in the spring of 2009.&nbsp; The good news is that having vacationed here for many years, the immersion into the Punta Gorda lifestyle was relatively quick.&nbsp; The not-so-good news was that the real estate market was in difficulty with an average of 39 months of inventory for sale.&nbsp; I''m happy to say that we''ve weathered the storm and now find ourselves in a seller''s market with 2-3 months of inventory (2015).&nbsp; The experience gained during this period is immense.&nbsp;&nbsp; Negotiations in a declining market, short sales &amp; bank owned properties were the norm.&nbsp; Today, we are working in an appreciating market with multiple offers.&nbsp; The timing was perfect for teaching a broad spectrum of skills.&nbsp; I was, and remain an active, full-time Realtor dedicated to helping you SELL or BUY property. &nbsp; <br/> <br/>Prior to entering real estate, I was a commercial insurance broker to high-tech, life sciences &amp; general manufacturing clients for over 20 years.&nbsp; In this capacity, I have 12 years of executive sales and marketing experience and 24 years of contractual analysis.&nbsp; This background provided me with a professional and detail oriented approach to business. &nbsp; <br/> <br/>Education is a lifelong pursuit and I continue to increase my knowledge and expertise with formal training, executive coaching, industry periodicals and hands-on contractual negotiations. I have my Bachelors in Management Science from Bridgewater State College, received my SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist), SFR (Short Sales &amp; Foreclosure Resource) and GRI (Graduate, REALTOR Institute) designations.&nbsp;&nbsp; Additionally, I have my CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), ARM (Associate in Risk Management) designations.&nbsp; I taught several classes for The Insurance Library of Boston and was heavily involved in the CPCU organization.&nbsp;&nbsp; Eventually, I rose through the ranks to become the President of the Boston Chapter.&nbsp;&nbsp; <br/> <br/>Integrity, communication and professionalism are the cornerstones of a successful relationship.&nbsp; Our team''s value system is in synch with these ideals.&nbsp;&nbsp; Aracelis (Shelly) &nbsp;Nims, &nbsp;Realtor, is our newest member.&nbsp;&nbsp; She is my Executive Assistant and is responsible for taking the executed contract through closing.&nbsp; She is extremely detail oriented and will ensure inspections are timely, contractual obligations are complied with and you have a wonderful home sale experience.&nbsp; Shelly has over 12 years of real estate experience and she speaks fluent Spanish. &nbsp; <br/> <br/>A donation is made to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County and to KW Cares charities with every sale over $50,000 in value.

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Past Sales  

(138 all-time)
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Buyer
08/28/2015
$176,000

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08/28/2015 - Buyer - $176,000

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Buyer
08/27/2015
$325,000

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Buyer
08/26/2015
$500,000

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08/26/2015 - Buyer - $500,000

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Buyer
07/30/2015
$235,000

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07/30/2015 - Buyer - $235,000

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07/17/2015
$180,000

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07/17/2015 - Seller - $180,000

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We worked very closely with the Leslie Poole team (Leslie, Mike and Shelly). Mike spent countless hours on two weekends to show us homes. He was very patient, knowledgeable, and respectful. Mike and Shelly always returned our phone calls promptly. Our home purchase was a very difficult one but Shelly was there for us every step of the way. We strongly recommend the Leslie Poole team!

  

08/04/2015 - georgiannaconte
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $250K in Punta Gorda, FL.
Primary point of contact: Mike and Shelly

We worked very closely with the Leslie Poole team (Leslie, Mike and Shelly). Mike spent countless hours on two weekends to show us homes. He was very patient, knowledgeable, and respectful. Mike and Shelly always returned our phone calls promptly. Our home purchase was a very difficult one but Shelly was there for us every step of the way. We strongly recommend the Leslie Poole team!  More Less 

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Response from Leslie on 08/06/2015

Thank you!!

 

  

08/02/2015 - brewarthur
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $200K in Punta Gorda, FL.

Leslie and her team made it a very stressfree experience, very professional and courteous throughout the negotiations,we would definitely recommend her to anyone wanting to buy or sell there house.

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Response from Leslie on 08/05/2015

Thank you!!!

 

  

07/06/2015 - kdnugent
Bought a Condo home in 2015 in Venice, FL.

Prior to our trip to Florida we contacted Leslie on the recommendation of a friend. We talked about what we wanted and she set us up with daily emails which listed new homes that matched our criteria. We had originally planned on visiting the area to see what neighborhoods we liked but ended up buying a home in 2 days. Leslie was a pleasure to work with as was her wonderful assistant Shelly. We did a closing by mail and they helped us coordinate everything. We received constant updates so we always knew what was going on. We closed two weeks ago and they are still helping us. I would highly recommend Leslie.  More Less 

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