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Real Estate Principal Broker (17 years experience)
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Hayhurst, Portland, OR.
Purchased a house under their guidance. Cannot say enough positive things about them as a team. Were available all the time with difficult work schedules. We were new to the area and they showed us many different neighborhoods and communities. Was really excellent.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $200K in Hillsboro, OR.
I interviewed several Realtors and from the first meeting with Barbara I was impressed with the level of detail she could communicate about various housing communities. She was very organized in the my home search. We looked at many homes and I certainly appreciated her insight into possible problems or advantages of each property. She listened to my likes and dislikes and found a great home that fits me.
Over the 4Th of July holiday the listing on my future home came on the market and she was quick to react. There was a lot of interest in the property, but because Barbara moved fast I got the home I wanted. As in many cases, things don't always go smooth in the buying process and she was on top of the problems and worked to bring a quick closure.
Barbara, thank you for making this a positive experience.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $150K in Flint, TX.
We purchased our home in Oregon seven years ago through Barbara Nelson of the Nelson Team. As this was a huge move from California to Oregon and my husband actually moved to Oregon first and was working 10-12 hours a day, Barbara actually went to the house to let the appliance people in to put in the new fridge. She was upfront and honest about everything.
We sold our Oregon home in May of this year, once again using the Nelson Team. Our home sold within 2 weeks. The Nelson Team does an awesome job putting together a binder with all the information a prospective buyer would need. The photographer they use to take pictures of your home, inside and out, knows just the right angle to display the positive aspects of your home. The pictures are posted on ther website in order to take a virtual tour as well as in the binder.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $325K in Portland, OR.
Barbara and Mike did a great job landing us a deal on our dream home. The most important aspects were their local knowledge and timeliness in getting the right offer to the sellers at the right time. I highly recommend the Nelson team for anyone looking to buy a house in the Portland area.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $275K in Hillsboro, OR.
Mike was very helpful in the search for our house. We were really impressed by his honesty and willingness to go out of his way to help and make sure we got the right house. He facilitated the whole buying process very smoothly and ensure we were satisfied with the purchase. Thanks to Mike that we finally found the house we love.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $325K in Hillsboro, OR.
We decided to go with Nelson Team after we had interviews with several realtors. Being the first-time buyer, we barely had no idea about the local real estate market, the neighborhood, the business process, etc. The only two things we knew about, one, we need a single-family house; two, the budge range we can afford. Since my husband can only be available during weekend, we don’t have much time to do drive-by and check-out every-listed house that might be suitable. We need a realtor who can help us do some pre-screening work and come out with a short-list then we can check out. Barbara and Mike are those kinds of realtors who do work before and save the time and energy of client. And their professional knowledge about the local real estate market, the neighborhood, school zones, and about the specific details of each house persuaded us to choose and stay with them, which in the end turned out to be a right and happy decision.
Barbara and Mike work as a team, which is another advantage because we can have a back-up realtor without worrying about if she/he is available for bring us to check a house at the very day or missing a open house day. They work together quite well. Both of them are very nice and helpful in answering questions and making timing reminding. Barbara is very experienced with rich knowledge about houses (both designs and structures), neighborhood and market. Mike is familiar with the business process and led us through it in a very patient way.
With their help and our luck, we found our dreaming house in Hillsboro within just 2 weeks. Everything went fast and smoothly. Even the house is already in very good condition, Barbara and Mike, by going through the inspection report carefully, negotiated for us to have the seller done some repair work (minor but necessary). Our house is perfect for us and satisfied almost every bit of our requirement. We went through this whole house-buying process in happy and even funny way. And we are very appreciated the work of Barbara and Mike, the Nelson Team. Highly recommended!
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $375K in Hillsboro, OR.
We interviewed 3 realtors and picked Barbara because of her overall great attitude and the comfort we felt in communicating with her. We felt she would represent us well in selling our home and were not disappointed. In a market where the average time to a sale was more like 6 months, our home sold in 9 days. Barbara showed true integrity in all aspects of selling our home, and never failed to do what she said she would. She supported us in turning down early offers as she believed in the true value of our home, regardless of the appraisal politics of the day. We ended up getting a full price, cash offer, which Barbara facilitated flawlessly. We would not hesitate to recommend her. Finding a realtor with our own interests in the forefront was an extra special blessing to us.
Response from The Nelson on 03/07/2013
Thank you Steve & Merilou for the kind words. I am so happy that I was able to help you sell your home and help you transition to the next chapter of your life. The best part of my job is meeting wonderful people such as yourselves and becoming friends. Your kind words are appreciated!
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $225K in Hillsboro, OR.
Barbara assisted us in selling our home earlier this year. In a tough market, she was able to bring in plenty of traffic and we found a buyer in a short, few months. She was very helpful, knowledgeable and responsive. We are so glad we chose her to be our realtor!
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $375K in Portland, OR.
We bought 2 homes, one earlier 5 years ago and another one now. She knows what she does, very reponsive even during after hours and weekends. She will help you out in every possible way allowed. She has the right contacts and right attitude to be very patient with difficult buyers like me.
Response from The Nelson on 03/07/2013
Sreenivas, It has always been a pleasure to work with you and assist you with your real estate needs. One clarification, you are NOT difficult and never have been. You are savvy and professional and because of that have made very smart real estate decisions. Thanks so much for your kind words!
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $275K in Hillsboro, OR.
We tried to sell our home with a flat fee MLS service (buy owner) for a year and only had 1 low ball offer to show for it, which came in the last month. Within 2 months of hiring Barbara we had a seller agreement for 2.5% below asking. The process was smooth and Barbara had lots of good advice along the way. A pro.
Response from The Nelson on 03/07/2013
Craig & Deborah, It was a real pleasure to help you sell your home. You are both so professional, responsive and made my job such a joy. Thanks for the kind review!