Real Estate Professional (16 years experience)

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

Team reviews

Areej Kuraishi was outstanding. We were looking for investment property and she was able to accommodate our needs based on our tight schedule to locate and purchase a home. She was knowledgeable and listened to our requests. She went above and beyond what we expected. Excellent Buyer’s Representative! She took care of Scheduling the Home inspection, getting the pre-approval. She was involved in each and every step and talking to the Lender Company from time to time to fasten the process. She even helped me to get the quotes for the contractors with the paint jobs. It’s a one stop shop, with my busy schedule she is exactly what I was looking and she rented out this property in 3 days. Thanks you so much for everything you did.

  

07/06/2015 - user3499725
Bought a home in 2015 in Arlington, DC 20330.
Primary point of contact: Areej Kuraishi

Areej Kuraishi was outstanding. We were looking for investment property and she was able to accommodate our needs based on our tight schedule to locate and purchase a home. She was knowledgeable and listened to our requests. She went above and beyond what we expected. Excellent Buyer’s Representative! She took care of Scheduling the Home inspection, getting the pre-approval. She was involved in each and every step and talking to the Lender Company from time to time to fasten the process. She even helped me to get the quotes for the contractors with the paint jobs. It’s a one stop shop, with my busy schedule she is exactly what I was looking and she rented out this property in 3 days. Thanks you so much for everything you did.

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/06/2015

Yes! We did it!! What a ride right? Thank you so much for your patience and trust in us to make this dream come true! We enjoyed working with you from the beginning to the end! Keep in mind this is just the start of our relationship as we will be with you from now to forever :)

 

  

07/03/2015 - user20894596
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Springfield, VA.
Primary point of contact: Areej Kuraishi

It was our first home buying experience, and we are happy that Areej was with us. The process went smoothly thanks to her professionalism, knowledge and amazing attitude. Areej saved us a lot of money by negotiating a good deal on our home. She gave us helpful tips in order to make our offer stronger. Whenever we wanted to see a house, she was able to get us an appointment quickly. When our offer was accepted, Areej found us a very good home inspection company ( actually, she gave us a list of trusted companies, and we picked one from that list). She was there for the inspection, and for the re-insection, and then she went there at the end to make sure that all repairs are done properly. We couldn't come for the last part, so she sent us the pictures of all things repaired. No question or issue is too small or unimportant for her. She explained every little detail, really. She was always responsive, friendly and honest.h Dear Areej, thank you very much again! You are amazing, and we wish you thousands more of happy customers!

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/04/2015

Alex congrats my friend!! We have come a long way to get to this point! Through many obstacles and many offers on properties we did not win - we finally found the right home and the best home that fit you and your family's goals! It is a great feeling to see happy buyers get what they want! Very rewarding for us to go on this journey with you! Thank you again for the opportunity!

 

  

07/01/2015 - schoolboyzhen
Sold a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $175K in College Park, MD.

It was a pleasant experience, and they are very thoughtful and helpful. I am an absolutely new buyer for the house, and they taught me step by step. They are very responsible, and get everything ready very fast.

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/02/2015

Congrats on your recent sale! We work with many first time buyers and walk them through every step of the way. Buying a home is an investment for the future and requires a formulated plan and team work. Thank you again for the opportunity!

 

  

06/30/2015 - stefgrinder
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $175K in Mount Rainier, MD.
Primary point of contact: Eddie Vasquez

We worked with Eddie Vasquez on finding a home. Our family was struggling with a location to buy in, so we were a little all over the place at first. Eddie was very patient and helpful through the whole process, while being very available and attentive to showing us homes we were interested in. Our experience was overall great. As first time home buyers, I think he helped us overstep a lot of the stress we hear is associated with buying your first home.

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 07/01/2015

Congrats on your recent purchase! Being a first time buyer in this faced paced market requires working with a great partner and being a solid team. Eddie Vasquez is that true professional and has guided all of his clients to the finish line and achieved their goals! Thank you for the opportunity to help you with this exciting process!

 

  

06/26/2015 - zuser20141104163858075
Helped me rent a Townhouse home in Centreville, VA.
Primary point of contact: Anuzia Bakir

Anuzia was Amazing! We wanted to look at a specific place and she gave us a list of places to look through to look at She met with us and we viewed all the homes and she was very informative and supportive. She helped us rent on a very short timeline and understood our rush. She kept in contact the whole time and even checked in after! I appreciate everything and when we look to buy a home we will only go through her because after this experience I trust her completely!

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 06/26/2015

Thank you so much for letting us help you with your rental - Anuzia is one of a kind! She is very attentive and client focused and always gets her clients what they are seeking! We will always be here for you :)

 

  

06/26/2015 - YasminHussein
Helped me rent a Townhouse home in Herndon, VA.
Primary point of contact: Anuzia Bakir

Anuzia helped me and my family locate a townhouse to rent in the Herndon area. She continued to stay in contact with me even after I signed the lease and addressed any concerns or questions I had during the process of looking and after. I would highly recommend her to anyone in the future.

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 06/26/2015

Yasmin - congrats on your new townhome! We are very glad you were able to find what you were seeking! Anuzia is a top tier agent and very dedicated to her clients at all times. We are not just your broker but we are your partner every step of the way!

 

  

06/25/2015 - zuser20140812194928429
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $475K in Glenn Dale, MD.

My experience with Samer and his staff (Fernanda, Angel) was excellent. We utilized him as a seller for our 5 bedroom property and the listing process was seamless. Our home was listed within a few days of original contact. Samer and his staff worked with us from start to finish (closed on 19 June). He negotiated with multiple buyers to get a desirable price for our property. Samer is extremely knowledgeable of the real estate process and he is also very responsive. If we ever had any questions regarding status or next steps in the process, Samer or his team responded immediately. Fernanda did an excellent job of staying on top of things and there was never concern that we were lost in the shuffle. Samer and his team definitely exceeded expectations and I plan to utilize his team's services when I decide to buy another home in the future.

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 06/25/2015

Marcia - thank you so much for working with us to short sale your home! We had 2 banks and a heavy amount of obstacles in front us but we did it! We appreciate all of your hard work in getting us the documents we needed to make this happen. Being in this distressed situation it really matters how responsive your seller is as working as a team to reach a common goal is very important! Appreciate the opportunity and we are always here for you!

 

  

06/10/2015 - dsxliu
Bought a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $775K in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.

I first met Samer when he showed me a townhouse that was listed for sale. I was impressed by how knowledgeable and straightforward he was, so a few months later, when I decided to get serious about my home search, I contacted him--on a Sunday morning--to ask him to be my agent. He responded immediately--a preview of how he would always be on top of things throughout what turned out to be a very rapid process. As a first time home buyer, I felt very secure in the hands of Samer and his team. They patiently addressed every question I had, no matter how naive or trivial, and they were a pleasure to work with, as were the preferred vendors that Samer recommended. I'm now a very happy homeowner, and I would wholeheartedly recommend Samer and A-K to friends and family (and Zillow-ites).

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 06/12/2015

David you are great! So happy for you on your new home in Dupont Circle - Washington, DC - we fought against a few offers and while our offer may not have been the highest we definitely were the strongest which is all that matters! Thank you for your belief in my ability to make this happen for you! I can't wait for the house warming! Congrats David!

 

  

06/04/2015 - Jameshd80
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $150K in Anacostia, Washington, DC.

I contacted Samer about a year or so go, (after reading his Zillow reviews) regarding the potential short sale of my property that was draining my pockets on a daily basis. After talking back and forth he assurred me that he could get it sold and that "team winning" was on it. I met with his agent, Angie, at the property later that week. Samer, Angie and their title co. representative, submitted the short sale request to our lender and listed the property. To make this review short, our lender (bank) with said property was very slow in responding with an approval, but finally agreed to accept an acceptable offer. 4 offers and a year or so later, the property is sold! Furthermore, I am relived of the debt from short sale. I'm really impressed with their dedication, expertise and patience. I thoroughly recommend Samer & Co.!

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 06/05/2015

James - thank you so much for your business and confidence in us handling your short sale property! They call short sales the "long sale" sometimes and this one sure was but we never gave up and got you the results you were seeking! Debt and obligation release in full!!! Time for bigger and better things! Thank you again for the opportunity to show you we work and the results that followed :)

 

  

06/04/2015 - zuser20140515112348535
Bought a Townhouse home in 2015 for approximately $350K in Gaithersburg, MD.
Primary point of contact: Edward Vasquez

Can't give enough praise to Edward Vasquez and A-K team!! Being that this was our first home purchase, my husband and I were completely out of our element. Eddie was extremely helpful and knowledgeable throughout the whole process. We were able to get the home of our dreams in a crazy seller's market! Thanks, Eddie!!

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Response from Samer Kuraishi on 06/04/2015

Thank you so much for the opportunity to help you with your first home purchase! Our Agents are alway ready, willing and able to make it happen! We understand the importance of a home purchase and take great pride in walking our clients through the entire process so we are not just leading the way but showing the way and being very transparent. Congrats again on your purchase and we look forward to a healthy future with you!