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Rick Arbutine

Agent

9 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

REALTOR (15 years experience)

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

Ratings & Reviews

Rick was absolutely amazing. He spent all the necessary time needed with us and was very understanding of our needs. We live across the Country but he still spent an entire day with us searching for homes even though we were not nearly ready to buy yet.

  

07/16/2015 - zuser20150415081849395
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in San Trope, Bakersfield, CA.

Rick was absolutely amazing. He spent all the necessary time needed with us and was very understanding of our needs. We live across the Country but he still spent an entire day with us searching for homes even though we were not nearly ready to buy yet.

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06/25/2015 - user52625748
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $350K in Lake Mary, FL.

Rick was all-around fantastic. Made the process painless and quick and his guidance quelled our fears about moving into an unfamiliar area. One of the best!

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05/28/2015 - shyriyasat1
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $400K in Oviedo, FL.

As a foreign buyer,it was important to find a suitable agent that will have and find answers to all my real estate questions.Rick Arbutine met my expectations and even went beyond his responsibilities to keep me connected and informed.He even found a gardner for me. He is fair and knowledgeable and is highly recommended to handle all your real estate needs.He is definitely a five star agent. Shy Riyasat

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10/28/2014 - patriciaeisenhauer
Bought a home in 2014.

Rick Arbutine is a fabulous real estate broker. We have been looking for a winter home in Florida for quite some time. Rick has given us all the time, knowledge, and patience it took to make our Florida dream vacation home a reality. Rick is extremely honest and forthcoming, with no hesitation to express his personal insight into each and every home and area we researched. We cannot say enough about Ricks professionalism and dedication to placing the clients needs, wants and desires above his own personal gain. You will not be disappointed, if you chose Rick Arbutine to handle any and all of your real estate requirements.

Bob & Pat Eisenhauer (Snowbirds )

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06/26/2014 - jim quinlan4
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Mt Plymouth, FL.

To say that I am thrilled that we found rick when beginning our Central Florida home search does not come close to expressing how pleased with his services we were. As buyers who were moving to FL from the Northeast with few connections to Central FL, Rick was patient and incredibly helpful. He was available to us at any time, even on short notice, to show properties if we (or a representative) happened to be in the area; and, in fact opened our eyes to an area that we had not even considered. We are glad he did as that is where we found the perfect home. He knew what we were looking for possibly even before we did!

During the offer process, Rick saved us considerable money because of his knowledge of the market and area - I can not thank him enough. Even post closing Rick has remained in touch providing referrals that we have needed for our new home.

While I hope to never move again I can assure you that if I did, Rick would be my first call.

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04/30/2013 - user0998180
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.1M in Windermere, FL.

Rick was everything that you would expect from a consumate professional. He was knowledgable, curteous, responsive, and timely in every step of the process. Our situation was a bit complicated as we were moving from another country (Brasil) with all of the issues related to this type of move....three young children and finding the best schools...changes in language and culture....Rick was supportive and helpful in each component of our relocation. Rick was instrumental in finding the right property and helping us through the decision and negotiation process. His knowledge and contacts were invaluable to us in finding the home of our dreams allowing for a perfect work-life balance as well as ideal educational access for our children. Without hesitation we would give Rick a 5 star recommendation in terms of process and partnership in what can be a very pivotal life decision.

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06/20/2012 - user1263843
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $300K in Lake Mary, FL.

I cannot say enough good things on how Rick handled my recent home purchase. He did not push me towards some of the inventory which was out there since it really didn't meet what he and I discussed initially as some other brokers had. When I proposed some homes to him he was honest in his assessments of the home as well as the surrounding areas. Once Rick found a home that would fit what I was looking for he was extremely responsive in setting up a showing of the home as well as reviewing comps in the area. Due to his attentiveness we were able to make an offer which was countered and accepted within a few days. He was also very hands on when it came to the home inspection portion of the sale.

As stated earlier, I can't say enough good things on how Rick assisted me with the purchase of my new home and I would recommend him to anyone looking for an attentive and detail oriented real estate agent.

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05/03/2012 - user023503
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $325K in Lake Mary, FL.

As newcomers to the FL home-buying market, Rick permitted us to go with our gut, but led us to what he knew we would like when our "gut" was off the mark. I would reccomend you let Rick guide you through the home search process, it might save you a couple of days of frustration!

He was always responsive and considerate of our needs. I would definitely encourage anyone wanting someone responsible, ethical and trusted to contact Rick.

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04/15/2012 - user409590
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $325K in Lake Mary, FL.

We made the decision to move to Lake Mary 1year ago contacting many realtors to help in our search, most gave up but Rick stayed with us all the way. Making sure we were appraised of all properties in our range.

His tenacity was very impressive and in the end he won through. The process for a couple of Brits was quite daunting however, Rick held our hands from start to finish and made the experience bearable.

Would I recommend Rick...absolutely, a consummate professional in all his dealing.In fact even more impressive is the after care service we still get, making sure we find good tradesmen etc and everything is ok with us, coming from the UK we are not use to this level of service, so for us it is a pleasant surprise.

if you are looking to buy or sell do yourselves a favour and commission the best...Rick Arbutine, you will not be disappointed!

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03/23/2012 - user970821
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $450K in Lake Mary, FL.

Rick Arbutine is a flawless professional. I recommend him to every real estate buyer or seller in Florida, particularly in the Orlando, Lake Mary, or Heathrow areas. Rick helped us immensely with every facet of our home purchase in Heathrow. As a retired Army Colonel and as retired senior executive at the Pentagon, I have met and worked with many outstanding professionals in my life. Rick Arbutine stands among them.

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