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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $150K in Columbus, OH.
Regina is top notch. She is very helpful, honest and absolutely candid with any feedback you request. I trust her, having now used her as my Realtor through two separate purchases. I came back to her because of how great she was the first time, and she validated top notch trust and professionalism once again. I recommend her without reservation. She is simply TERRIFIC!!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $425K in Merion Village, Columbus, OH.
Regina Acosta Tobin is hands down the best agent! Her real estate knowledge and expertise helped us to make clear and good decisions. When we listed our home with Regina, she addressed both our wishes and concerns and guided us with a sure hand. From the beginning, we were confident we were getting the best service available and in the end - we cannot imagine a better or more positive experience. You will find integrity, professionalism, expertise and an incredible communicative style with Regina. You need a great partner in real estate. Look no further - she is the best!
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $200K in German Village Commission, Columbus, OH.
Regina sold my condo in German Village in one day! I choose Regina to be my agent after seeing her for sale signs turnover so quickly all summer around the German Village Neighborhood. Regina was incredibly knowledgeable about the current German Village market and she provided exceptional support in every aspect of selling process from suggesting appropriate pricing and offering constructive advice to help get my home ready for showings to taking professional pictures of the property. Regina made the selling process as stress-free as possible. I could not be happier with my experience working with Regina and I would definitely recommend her to anyone selling or buying a home in German Village/downtown area.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $600K in German Village Commission, Columbus, OH.
My wife and I worked with Regina to purchase a home in the German Village section of Columbus, OH. Regina is extremely knowledgeable about the Columbus real estate market and helped guide us in making a strong purchase decision. Even after the transaction closed, Regina remained very responsive to our post purchase needs and provided valuable community info as we settled into the neighborhood, even introducing us to many of our neighbors. If you're purchasing/selling a home in Columbus, using Regina is a smart decision.
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula), Columbus, OH.
Regina helped us locate a downtown condominium that suited our needs and budget. From our initial contact with Regina, she was responsive to our questions and provided relevant information on a very timely basis. She introduced us to two lenders who she felt would be able to provide financing, and the one we chose was exceptionally professional and helpful. We looked forward to Regina's e-mails with listings of properties for sale, and they were always on point. Once we decided to make an offer, Regina obtained specific information we needed from the owner and provided useful recommendations regarding the property inspection and contractors for improvements. At contract, Regina recommended terms that were advantageous to us, as buyers. Ultimately, the transaction went exceptionally smooth, thanks to Regina and all of her advice and recommendations. We would highly recommend Regina to anyone searching for a home and we certainly would ask for her help should we become sellers in the future.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $700K in German Village Commission, Columbus, OH.
One brisk Sunday afternoon, we were strolling through German Village in Columbus and encountered a man posting signs for an open house. We learned his name was Jeff and his wife Regina was the agent at the open house. The encounter would turn out to be fortuitous. Regina helped us find a home in German Village that was not even on the market. This would not have been possible without her knowledge of the area, networking contacts, negotiation and interpersonal skills. Once we moved in, Regina provided a wealth of excellent resources for home decorating as well as service providers for carpentry and painting. However, the story doesn't end here. About 18 months later we would need to sell the home and relocate to another city. She facilitated the successful sale of our home which also sold prior to being listed and at a virtual full price offer. Her advice on how to present the home, the professional quality photos and her ability to accurately assess the housing market and recommend a sale price contributed to the success of the sale. She also gave us some criteria about finding another real-estate agent in our new city, including the CRS designation for real estate agents. If you are looking for an outstanding real estate agent don't hesitate - call Regina.
Regina was amazing to work with! We chose her because we saw her glowing reviews and knew we were choosing the best of the best! We let her know that we were not emotional buyers and that we would stick to our analytical ways even in this crazy market and she was understanding. When we were faced with an unexpected emotional bidding war that we lost, Regina kept us hopeful and positive throughout our experience and was on it as soon as we saw a house we wanted to see. She worked so hard and very fast for us. We finally found the perfect house for us and she went to bat and got us a price that we felt was very fair, especially in this crazy market where people go into bidding wars and offer way above asking price. THANK YOU, Regina! We never imagined we would be able to find our perfect house in the neighborhood my fiancé and I always wanted to be in!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $125K in Franklin Park, Columbus, OH.
We were starting to get a bit anxious after several months of searching. Our lease was up soon and we needed to move quickly. Within a week of calling Regina we we re in contract and in the end we got even more than we thought we were getting. I can't recommend her highly enough.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $75K in North Linden, Columbus, OH.
Regina helped me when searching for and buying my first home, to purchase a larger home when I was able, and also sold my first home. She was very patient with me as a first time homebuyer and later on when I was looking in Clintonville. Regina gave great advice on neighborhoods and specific houses. When I was selling, she was there when I had questions and forwarded on information as soon as she received it. Regina was very thorough when looking over the property, with the mounds of paperwork, and in negotiations even if it was a crazy time. The service she uses to let owners know about showings was also fantastic, allowing notifications by call, email or text as preferred. All in all, working with her made a potentially stressful experience so much better!
Regina was great to work with, especially as first time home buyers. She's knowledgeable, responsive, and patient. We can't recommend her enough. She knows the German/Merion village neighborhoods very well. She is indeed the Village Queen!