My husband and I had never bought a property in DC before, and it made a world of difference to work with Michael who was very knowledgeable regarding the different neighborhoods, pricing, and overall market trends. We also really appreciated his professionalism and exemplary ethical behavior every step of the way.
Bought a Condo home in 2009 for approximately $325K in Petworth, Washington, DC.
Michael was our realtor when we purchased our home in December 2009 in Petworth. We had a tight budget and a big wishlist and Michael helped us find just what we were looking for; a fixer-upper with good bones. Michael was always prompt, responsive and helped us navigate a challenging and competitive real estate market. He also was great at helping us see all of our options in the market and sent us notice of new listings as soon as they came on the market. We will definitely use Michael the next time we need a realtor.
Bought a Condo home in 2010 for approximately $200K in Alexandria Wrest, Alexandria, VA.
My husband and I purchased a condo in Alexandria,VA in 2010. It was a short sale. During the eight month process we encountered numerous obstacles form the bank and the agents representing the condo owners. Michael remained professional and dedicated to our best interests. I am sure any other agent would have walked away from this property and encouraged us to go in another direction. We witnessed first hand Michael's resilience, knowledge, negotiation skills, and persistence on our behalf. If you want the best agent in the DC, MD, and VA area call on Michael and his team!! They will not let you down!!
Bought a Condo home in 2011 for approximately $500K in Petworth, Washington, DC.
Michael was recommended to us by a close friend who purchased a house with him a while back. He was very responsive from the start. We spoke on the phone to give him an idea of the type of home we were looking for and was able to meet (after work hours) the next night to speak in person then look at a few properties. Michael is friendly and easy-going so it was more like looking at houses with a close friend who you can be blunt with. Being first-time buyers, we needed a little hand-holding as well and someone who could break-down the process for us. Michael was a huge help with that and his knowledge of both the logistics of buying a home and what it feels like emotionally as a buyer. He picked up imediately on the type of house we were looking for and is comfortable with the various DC neighborhoods so he could speak to the safety, amenities and overall vibe of the areas. That first night we looked at just three places, and then showed him our rental to give him an idea of our style. He imediately knew of a house still being renovated, that fit the bill, he called the contractor and was able to give us a sneak preview that night. We fell in love but didn't want to rush into things. Michael was very level headed and put things into perspective, the next day we looked at several more properties that were simlilar and that gave us the reasurance that the first love was meant to be. We made an offer that night, it was accepted shortly after and we closed in a month. Michael and his Crew did an excellent job with all the heavy lifting behind the scenes to make our home-buying process easy and quick. He also recommended a great moving company and I still reach out to him when I have questions. We are so happy with our new home and will be refering Michael to all our friends.