Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Manassas, VA.
We had to sell our home due to an out of state relocation. The home listed at the beginning of October 2014. As time was of the essence, Sean's expertise helped us to make appropriate decisions regarding an attractive list price followed by an appropriately times price reduction to help attract more prospective buyers during a time when the market slowed down after the busy and active summer selling season. This reduction was enough to increase the interest in our home significantly.
I appreciated that Sean was accessible for the entire process whether via email or text. This type if communication allowed for any questions or concerns to be addressed quickly. It was not uncommon for my late night inquiry to have a response first thing in the morning.
On October 31, we received an offer for our reduced list price. As my family had just spent our final evening in town trick or treating with friends and were packed up ready to leave the state very early the next morning--Sean met us at our hotel to get the paperwork signed!
Things worked smoothly until our closing week when the seller was not going to meet the agreed upon date due to information they failed to disclose. Sean worked very hard to honor our closing date but the seller was unable. He was able to give us excellent advice and suggestions on how to proceed. This included a renegotiated closing date with the buyer covering our holding costs. So while the 3+ week delay was very unexpected, it did not cost us any additional out of pocket expenses. As this delay occurred over the Christmas season--I was additionally impressed when Sean followed up with me on Christmas Eve to ensure that he was making sure to keep me informed of the status with our buyers.
The second closing date did occur and Sean spent part of New Year's Eve making sure that there were no other hiccups from our buyer.
It was a pleasure to work with Sean. We were pleased with his diligence and dedication to sell and close the sale of our home as soon as possible. Even though it took about a month to get an offer--we were pleased with how quickly we were able to sell our home during the slow period of the real estate market. We attribute that success to Sean's helpful skill.
Sean came highly recommended to me by a friend who is a real estate agent, and he did not disappoint. Sean exceeded my expectations in every aspect of our 1.5 year endeavor to find our new home. Sean's communication was timely and relevant, his experience with variations in areas and their unique valuations was extremely helpful, and he truly exemplified the definition of buyer advocate. I would highly recommend Sean to anyone looking to buy or sell in the Northern Virginia area, without a doubt.
We are so grateful for all the time, hard work, and patience through the entire short sale process. For us it was just about being patient, getting whatever you all asked from us, and trusting that you all would get us to the finish line. However, we understand there was a lot of work done in the background that we never got to witness firsthand. Because of you and members of your respective teams the short sale was finalized on Friday. In the end the outcome was a person having a home they wanted and we were able to sell a home that we could no longer afford. It was never a situation we hoped to be in, but we are forever thankful that you all were on our side to walk us through the entire process and make the short sale a reality. If any family or friends are in the same unfortunate situation we were in we would not hesitate to recommend them to your services.
Many thanks and we wish you all continued success!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Manassas, VA.
Sean is incredible! He was extremely respectful of us as we searched for homes and wasn't the pushy, opinionated type that we've come to expect from NOVA real estate agents. Sean was in constant contact with us and even submitted a time-sensitive offer while he was away on a trip. He's excellent with kids, was incredibly wise in timing during contract negotiations, and made the process extremely easy for us. We would recommend him to anyone!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $725K in Gainesville, VA.
Both my husband and I were impressed with Sean. He marketed our house well and answered questions when we had any. He is a man of integrity, devoted to his family, but also committed to his clients. His calming influence helped a nerve-racking (to us) sale go as smoothly as possible. We were also impressed with his assistant Julie - if Sean wasn't available, she was there to help. Would definitely recommend him!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $250K in Manassas, VA.
Sean Blanchette is true professional! We have used Sean in the past and because of our great experience with him, he was the only realtor that would fit in our plans to find a larger home. He is courteous, honest and extremely knowledgeable. He wasted no time with obtaining our requirements and worked quickly to find homes that meant our needs. With the completion of this transaction, we are now working to sell our former home with his talent. We are always pleased with his pleasant demeanor and would not hesitate recommended him to our family and friends. You will not be disappointed!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Manassas, VA.
My husband and I were fortunate to have Sean Blanchette handle the sale of our property. From our first meeting with Sean, we instantly felt that we were in the company of a very experienced and professional individual. Sean took his time explaining the home selling process and timelines, always with a calm reassuring manner. The home selling process can be quite stressful at times, and having Sean look after our interests and provide guidance was invaluable. Sean always made time for our frequent calls and e-mails, and saw us through the process, and more importantly possessed the highest integrity and ethical standards.
We live in Richmond VA and needed to help find a place for our son who lives in Arlington VA. Our time was limited and situation urgent. We found Sean by researching realtors in the area. He had great reviews so we contacted him. We explained our situation and not only was he able to help us upon short notice, he also made sure we could continue our search that particular day when he had to attend a previously scheduled appointment. Sean had several properties lined up for us to see and we were able to make a great choice from the selection.
We found a condo for our son that day. Sean was extremely helpful in the purchasing process. He provided great resources for us, as well as helping the the transaction go smoothly. Even when we had a couple of issues, Sean was great in having solutions to resolving those issues.
My son loves his new place and we truly appreciated Sean's professionalism.
Rick and Rose S.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $600K in Ashburn, VA.
We came upon Sean's website while starting our search for a new home in Virginia.It seemed so well organized and user friendly and the man behind it is as well. We had limited windows of opportunity to search for home and Sean pre-qualified most of them before we even got here. He understood our needs perfectly and was a constant reference whenever we needed support from other vendors. Being new to the area we relied on Sean for guidance that was always timely and accurate. He and his office followed up on details so that the purchase, inspections and closing went smoothly. He was always honest and professional in his dealings with us and the sellers. We heartily recommend Sean.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $275K in Front Royal, VA.
My wife and I hired Sean to purchase an investment property. Not the first time we have used Sean and we keep coming back as he is a great communicator and held our hand the entire way through to purchase. He is an expert at negotiation and contract particulars and whenever a problem arises I think this is when Sean truly shines (although he is wonderful with every other details also). He always keeps his clients needs at the forefront of the task in hand and he truly cares very deeply about all his clients. In particular we found that the Docusign format that Sean uses is extremely efficient and does not take up any time. Wonderful. Thanks so much Sean and we look forward to our next purchase with you.