Real Estate Professional (16 years experience)

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

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A-K Real Estate, Inc. ("A-K") offers a diverse, motivated group of Real Estate Professionals—all of whom are dedicated to putting the DC Metropolitan clients' needs first.  Using the most cutting edge technology and providing constant education and training, A-K's Agents are always prepared and ahead of the market.  These efforts have paid off because, most recently, Real Trends ranked A-K #1 in most units and #2 in volume sold in the DC Metropolitan area and #44 in Top Producing Brokerages Nationwide on the Wall Street Journal.

Premier Zillow Agent, Samer Kuraishi, leads A-K's Group of Professionals.  Samer is licensed in Maryland, DC and Virginia and holds the distinguished Certified Distressed Property Expert designation for short sales and foreclosures. With the largest presence on Zillow nationwide and over 400+ glowing reviews from satisfied customers to show for it, Samer is well-known among the real estate tech-savvy.  Having consulted and presented to numerous real estate investment groups and technology organizations nationwide, Samer is a trend setter in the Real Estate Social Media World.

In building the A-K Group, Samer carefully hand-selects each A-K Agent and instills in them A-K's drive to constantly improve the client experience through technology, creativity, service, and truly understanding the client's needs. Samer ensures that A-K Agents receive comprehensive and ongoing training in all aspects of the home buying and listing process.  From home inspections to skilled negotiation tactics, A-K Agents are well-prepared to represent their clients.  Supported by experienced management and legal counsel, A-K Agents are able to provide the highest level of customer service.  Yet, A-K Agents are always striving to be better. 

For over 26 years, A-K has sought to improve the Real Estate experience for its clients and it will continue to do so for another 26 years and beyond. Having thoroughly vetted lenders, home inspectors, contractors, title professionals and others, A-K provides a seamless transaction from beginning to end. And, to better serve the diverse population of the DC Metropolitan area, A-K offers Agents fluent in many languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Armenian, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Korean and Cantonese.  A-K's commitment to improving the client experience has allowed it to sell more than a half-billion dollars of real estate in just the last three years alone.  Despite its success, however, A-K strives to do better – always better!  That is the A-K way!  At A-K We Make It Happen!   

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About Samer Kuraishi Group: <p>A-K Real Estate, Inc. ("A-K") offers a diverse, motivated group of Real Estate Professionals&mdash;all of whom are dedicated to putting the DC Metropolitan clients' needs first.&nbsp; Using the most cutting edge technology and providing constant education and training, A-K's Agents are always prepared and ahead of the market.&nbsp; These efforts have paid off because, most recently, Real Trends ranked A-K #1 in most units and #2 in volume sold in the DC Metropolitan area and #44 in Top Producing Brokerages Nationwide on the Wall Street Journal. </p> <p>Premier Zillow Agent, Samer Kuraishi, leads A-K's Group of Professionals.&nbsp; Samer is licensed in Maryland, DC and Virginia and holds the distinguished Certified Distressed Property Expert designation for short sales and foreclosures. With the largest presence on Zillow nationwide and over 400+ glowing reviews from satisfied customers to show for it, Samer is well-known among the real estate tech-savvy.&nbsp; Having consulted and presented to numerous real estate investment groups and technology organizations nationwide, Samer is a trend setter in the Real Estate Social Media World.</p> <p>In building the A-K Group, Samer carefully hand-selects each A-K Agent and instills in them A-K's drive to constantly improve the client experience through technology, creativity, service, and truly understanding the client's needs. Samer ensures that A-K Agents receive comprehensive and ongoing training in all aspects of the home buying and listing process. &nbsp;From home inspections to skilled negotiation tactics, A-K Agents are well-prepared to represent their clients.&nbsp; Supported by experienced management and legal counsel, A-K Agents are able to provide the highest level of customer service.&nbsp; Yet, A-K Agents are always striving to be better.&nbsp; </p> <p> </p> <p>For over 26 years, A-K has sought to improve the Real Estate experience for its clients and it will continue to do so for another 26 years and beyond. Having thoroughly vetted lenders, home inspectors, contractors, title professionals and others, A-K provides a seamless transaction from beginning to end. And, to better serve the diverse population of the DC Metropolitan area, A-K offers Agents fluent in many languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Armenian, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Korean and Cantonese.&nbsp; A-K's commitment to improving the client experience has allowed it to sell more than a half-billion dollars of real estate in just the last three years alone.&nbsp; Despite its success, however, A-K strives to do better &ndash; always better!&nbsp; That is the A-K way!&nbsp; At A-K We Make It Happen! &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Buyer
07/24/2015
$460,000

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07/24/2015 - Buyer - $460,000

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07/24/2015
$295,000

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07/23/2015
$234,900

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07/23/2015
$427,000

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07/23/2015
$211,000

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Team reviews

I worked with Hovick Suleymanian at AK and had a great home buying experience. I would have been completely lost with the complex the DC home buying experience without Hovick's help. Hovick's responsiveness and expertise made the whole process easy and enjoyable.

  

07/25/2015 - dbrooks380
Bought a Condo home in 2015 in Columbia Heights, Washington, DC.

I worked with Hovick Suleymanian at AK and had a great home buying experience. I would have been completely lost with the complex the DC home buying experience without Hovick's help. Hovick's responsiveness and expertise made the whole process easy and enjoyable.

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/29/2015

We are very thankful for your business and trust in us making your first home purchase a reality! Hovick takes great strides in ensuring his clients are happy and get what they want. You are not buying a pair of jeans but a lifestyle and an investment and with that said here at A-K we take that very seriously. Congrats and we are here for you always!

 

  

07/24/2015 - bazilikus
Bought a Condo home in 2015 in Silver Spring, MD.

“A-K” was one of the several groups I contacted on Zillow. When I placed my requests I specifically asked realtors to reply via email, even though I was required to provide my phone number. Sameer was one of the few who didn’t instantly bust my phone calling and text messaging. Those few were further narrowed down by the ability to follow up and provide specific answers. I was moving from CA to MD and wanted to buy property fast; I knew nothing about property in DMV other than what I read online. The effectiveness was of essence. For the viewing of condos and further processing I was assigned to agent Chris Chambers. The availability and responsiveness of this guy was rather amazing. After viewing two condos and talking for a bit, he honestly expressed his vision of my situation, which helped us narrow down the search and pick the winner in the next hour or so. The rest was paperwork. Chris was extremely helpful in negotiating the price with the seller and the interest rate with the bank. He answered all my emails and text messages within one hour at the most (usually 15-30 minutes), facilitated interactions with the bank and the title company. My modest estimate is that I probably saved around 6-7K on the cost of the condo and mortgage in the end. Of note, the services of the title company were a bit more expensive than I expected. There were also a couple of minor discrepancies in regard to the property. However, after some negotiation at the settlement table all was resolved by a satisfactory compensation to the buyer (me). In conclusion, I closed on a condo in 30 days at the target price and no surprises. I highly recommend “A-K”, in particular Chris Chambers, who I had great pleasure to work with.  More Less 

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/29/2015

We did it! Another goal met! Chris Chambers goes above and beyond every single time for this client(s)! He is very organized and skilled in the art of negotiation and knowing how to angle offers correctly to put the client(s) needs first! Congrats again on your first purchase and welcome to Maryland!

 

  

07/23/2015 - carlgirard69
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Fort Washington, MD.
Primary point of contact: Hovick Suleymanian

I hired Hovick Suleymanian as my realtor who works for the Samer Kuraishi Group. The first time I met Hovick, my impression of him was that he was honest and direct. Those were two of the key things I was looking for in a realtor. Initially, I did not select him as my realtor because he didn’t work the area I was most interested in, as much as a few other realtors I had spoken to (believing they would have known that market better). After using a few other realtors, that put their interests ahead of mine, did not know how to do comparison analyses (comps) and were more interested in showing me homes they thought were good for me vs what I was interested in, I went back to Hovick. For the record, Hovick’s lack of experience working that area was not a detriment at all. My experience tells me that a good realtor can effectively work any area. We looked at a lot of houses over six months and weren’t finding homes that captured my interest. I hereby give Hovick credit for thinking outside of the box, to find other alternatives that would possibly meet my housing needs. Throughout this process, we did see a few homes I liked, one was overpriced, another one someone else beat me to and a third one that I opted to pass on because I made an offer on a house I had previously seen (that I had initially really liked) and had gone off of the market (the day after I saw it and had told my previous realtor to put an offer on it). During the offer/acceptance process on the house I did make an offer on, it became apparent to me that that home didn’t fit my needs as well as I initially thought. We ended up withdrawing my offer based on shortcomings found in the home inspection. In the end, we did find a house that I liked and bought. I found Hovick to be very knowledgeable during the entire offer/acceptance/home inspection/mortgage/closing process. He was even more knowledgeable than some of the other professionals we worked with in these processes (for example: he was able to answer a few questions the closing agent would have been expected to answer and couldn’t). Hovick was very professional throughout the process. He was easy to work with, he made arrangements for his wife Lina or other agents from his office to meet me and show me properties when he was unavailable and he returned phone calls promptly. Hovick is a bright, friendly guy and I would whole-heartedly recommend him to my family and friends. If I ever have to buy or sell real estate again, Hovick will be the first realtor I call.  More Less 

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/27/2015

Wow! Thank you for the kind words! We take great strides in being the best and giving our clients the best experience in the business ! We are so happy you had a great experience with Hovick and the A-K Team! Congrats!

 

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