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Gary Ward

Premier Agent

Realtor (5 years experience)

9 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Consulting

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06/08/2014 - Mutkoski
We connected, but it did not work out.

We were doing research in a few areas at the time we contacted Gary. We have since chosen a different area to buy in. Since we were moving from far away, most of our interactions were via email and the internet.

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05/14/2014 - shafhome123
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $100K in Sun City Center, FL.

Gary was very helpful in pointing out important things we would like or dislike in each house. He always made himself available or made arrangements for us to see the homes. He was always on top of things that needed to be done in the process, and after the sale, he again checked to make sure things were going okay. He explained the contract thoroughly and added a home warranty and allowed dollars for repairs to be done after the home inspection and we have used both. I would highly recommend Gary to any of my friends.

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03/10/2014 - dave896
Bought a home in 2014.

Gary and Deb were more than we could have hoped for to help us buy our new home in Florida. Being from Texas we knew very little about the area and only had a few days each trip to look at homes. Gary was so patient. He made us aware of all the 'goods' and 'bads'. After just a few hours we felt like we had know the Wards forever. After 3 trips to SCC from Texas we finally found our dream retirement home. Gary jumped in to action..sealed the deal, found a mortgage lender, inspector, etc. We literally offered...closed in 28 days. Since we are not able to move in for a few month they are still helping us with local things we can't get done long distance. Thanks Gary and Deb you guys are awesome. Dave and Cathy

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01/06/2014 - ronsilva71
Bought a home in 2013.

Gary was very professional and supportive during the entire home buying process, which included looking at resale homes as well as new home construction options. We decided on the new home construction and Gary was very attentive in assisting us thru the process. We had not relocated to Florida yet during the early construction period and Gary kept an eye on construction until our arrival in Florida. He also assisted in arranging for temporary lodging for us for several months during new home construction.

Gary is easy to get to know, honest and always helpful. It was a pleasure to work with him during our home buying and building process.

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09/19/2013 - user0328048
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $125K in Sun City Center, FL.

A few months ago we purchased a home in Sun City Center, FL. We have great respect for Deb and Gary Ward. They are excellent, kind, and very patient in answering questions and showing homes that you specifically are interested in. We respect their honesty and integrity. Our pre purchase agreement and the final closing went very smooth. Without hesitation we can highly recommend them for any Real Estate need a person would have.

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09/05/2013 - user1754211
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $100K in Sun City Center, FL.

Gary Ward was excellent in all area's of helping us in our search of a new home. Gary went beyond what I had expected of a real estate person in many ways. Gary was very professional, knowlegable and friendly during our times together. I would recommend Gary to anyone wanting to buy or sell real estate because of what I experienced recently. I hope anyone looking for a great real estate person will give Gary Ward a call. Thanks again Gary

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09/04/2013 - user857435908
Helped me rent a home.

took time to understand my needs and give a full overview of the area, including amenities and various neighborhoods----excellent knowledge of the community

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09/02/2013 - user05093492
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $100K in Sun City Center, FL.

As a Canadian shopping for a winter / retirement property in Florida, it was difficult to know where to begin. My wife & I knew the area we wanted to buy in but knew little else about the procedure. After spending many hours on Zillow looking at potential buys, we began to consider a sales agent. Gary & Debbie Ward surfaced as a team with the best reviews I have seen anywhere and when I sent a request for contact, they both proved their reviews to be true. Gary contacted me the same day and set up a phone meeting for the next morning. They spent over 90 min. with us thoroughly explaining all the nuances of buying property in Florida, as a non-resident. The guidance they offered allowed us to make a much more educated decision. After about a week of looking at homes with our new vision we contacted Gary again and asked if he would check out a home we liked. Within two days Gary had been to the property, taken pictures and presented an honest opinion to us which turned out to be advice NOT to purchase that particular home. We asked Gary to do the same with 4 more homes we liked and he came back to us within three days with his pictures and opinions. This allowed us to narrow our search to 1-2 homes so when we arrived to do the viewing, our time wasn't wasted. Our subsequent offer on one home was contingent on our liking it when we saw it some 2 weeks later. Once again Gary & Debbie were flawless in guiding us through the offer process with a very difficult seller. In the interim Gary provided us with the names of several Home Inspectors, Insurance Brokers and other contacts so we could make our own choices. These have been some of the best people we have ever dealt with.

We made arrangements to view the home and one other on a Sunday afternoon. We all met for the first time that day and along with two friends, went to view the homes. Gary's advice once again proved itself to be spot on as the home we all thought would suit our needs the best was the one we had offered on. Next came the very lengthy and often mind-blowingly frustrating process of trying to get a close on the house that would suit everybody. Gary & Debbie once again perfectly mediated the eventual purchase of our Florida home.

All of this, buying a home virtually sight unseen, trusting that with a person you haven't even met, not meeting Gary & Debbie until the process had been in motion for over a month speaks to their professionalism, honesty and ability to gain someone's trust by phone, doing their utmost to please their clients. Even on the final inspection and closing day when Gary & Debbie were unable to attend due to family matters, they put us into the kind hands of their colleague Jack Stevens who even went as far as to help me transport our new mattress set from a friends house to ours so we had somewhere to sleep our first night.

All in all, Gary, Debbie, Jack and all the staff at Beggins Enterprises Century 21 offices were found to be exemplary. A Huge Thank You.

George & Cheryl Madden-Nadeau St. Catharines, Ont. Canada.

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01/18/2013 - user1425489
Bought a Condo home in 2012 in Sun City Center, FL.

We used Gary as our buyer's agent for our recent purchase. Gary spent considerable time in the beginning to insure we understood the process as we had never used an agent prior to this purchase. During the search process, he was very patient. We looked at a lot of places. Gary pointed out positives and negatives of most of the homes, but gave us lots of "breathing room". He never really pushed one over the other. Once we settled on the one we wanted to offer on, he completed all the paperwork, again explaining everything in detail. He assisted us in several offers and counter-offers. Once our offer was accepted, he pursured all issues up to the closing. Gary strongly negoiated on our behalf to get a warranty issue corrected, resulting in the sellers purchasing a new dishwasher. Throughout this process, Gray was cordial, patient and professional. We would recommend Gary to anyone purchasing a home in this area.

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06/02/2012 - user521985
Bought a home in 2012.

We have nothing but positive things to say for Gary and Debbie Ward. They know the area of Sun City extremely well. They are honest, hard workers and their recommendations on various aspects of home buying made us feel that we were in the hands of professionals. They always went the extra mile for us and what they didn't know they would find the answer and respond in a timely manner.

We felt comfortable with them as they were very easy to talk to. Bottom line is that they are two very personable who are very easy to like.

Bob & Bev Burman Alliston, Ontario Canada

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