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Fulcrum Properties Group

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Agent (12 years experience)

26 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

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10/22/2014 - carlos271
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $700K in Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

I was very pleased with the experience, attention and expertise I received from Fulcrum properties on a home we were selling. I recommend them enthusiastically and with great confidence. In our situation, we had listed a property with another agent and were not able to sell it in over 90 days. The agent at Fulcrum properties stepped in, added to our staging, provided new photography, marketed our property in a new manner (with several strategies) and adjusted the pricing to reflect the local market. The property went under contract within a week or two of listing it for our expected price, and settled it within 30 days. We wished we had gone with Fulcrum earlier and saved ourselves over 120 days of waiting and paying a mortgage on a vacant house! Call them!

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10/22/2014 - ryansmoody
Sold a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $575K in Barney Circle, Washington, DC.

My wife and I recently sold and purchased a home with Fulcrum Properties Group. Fulcrum went above and beyond at every point in the process. Their entire team worked tirelessly to make sure we were well informed, well prepared, and confident about moving. Tom, Ty, and Mike exhibited patience while consistently providing us with honest answers to difficult questions. Instead of working to quickly sell or buy a home they carefully laid the foundation for a lasting relationship- an increasingly rare attribute in any business. Five Stars.

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03/30/2014 - depotato 5
Sold a home in 2014.

TOP NOTCH all around!

I was responsible for selling my uncle's house in NW Washington, DC that had been in the family for over 75 years.... The house was very old, full of 'things' that had been acquired by several generations of family members and unfortunately not in the best of condition. I was in a position where despite these challenges, I desired to empty the home and sell it in a timely fashion during the winter months.

The Fulcrum Property Group team made this an easy, non-stressful, delightful experience. The team communicated extremely well with me and my family. They were honest, positive and genuinely cared about the entire process and its' impact on me and my family.

Regardless of who I was talking to within the team, each member was well aware of my situation and there to help at a moment's notice. The teamwork that exists among them made this a seamless experience. For example, on a Saturday night we found that the hot water heater broke. Being that it was one of the harshest winters in the DC area, I notified a Fulcrum Property team member immediately. As they were on vacation, I received a call back from another team member within minutes. By Sunday morning, the Fulcrum team had someone look at the unit, give estimates and by Monday it was replaced.

The Fulcrum team also has a great network of services that can be useful when selling a home. My uncle's home was full of 'things'. I was given option on how to empty the home and get rid of the things. The options ranged from having a wholesale auction home come in, take what was potentially valuable and sell at auction to having another auction house come in, bring 3 trucks - one designated to be filled with auction items, one designated to be filled with goodwill items, and one designed to be filled with trash. After making my choice on how to handle all of the 'things', the process was seamless and taken care of without me lifting a finger.

Words simply cannot express how awesome each and every person at Fulcrum Properties is to work with! I highly recommend them!!

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01/31/2014 - user8512157
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $625K in Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

My wife and I worked with Ty and Tom very closely when buying our home this past summer. Not only did they help us find a great home in the exact neighborhood we were looking for, but they responded to us immediately and knowledgeably any time we had a question during the process. Even months after closing they have remained a great resource to us.

I would strongly recommend Fulcrum Properties to anyone looking to buy or sell on the Hill!

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02/27/2013 - MattAshburn
Bought a Townhouse home in 2007 for approximately $250K in Trinidad, Washington, DC.

Jim Lisowski was recommended to me by two different friends independently, and I'm glad he was. Not only was he knowledgable about DC and the current markets, his no-nonsense approach was very efficient and didn't waste my time (unlike another agent I tried). Because of Jim's skill, I got a great deal on my home 6 years ago and now have over $200k in equity.

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03/07/2012 - user982279
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $375K in Kingman Park, Washington, DC.

I am so happy that we had Jim as our agent in the purchase of our first home. He was extremely knowledge, always available and quick to respond, unbiased, and just a really nice and enjoyable person to be around during what can be a very stressful time. I have and will recommend him to anyone, as I couldn't imagine a better agent to have on your side.

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03/06/2012 - user699172
Bought a home in 2012.

I cant fully express how great it has been working with Jim. I am a first time homebuyer and knew very little of the process. Jim made sure to stand with me through every step and explain everything so I fully understood what was going on. Jim even recommended someone for my home insurance, and they were cheaper than my original company.

We must have looked at twenty houses, Jim made sure we found one we loved prior to buying. He is extremely knowledgable, answering questions ranging from home repair to neighborhoods.

One thing that stands out to me is Jim did not treat me like a commission, but as a friend who he truly cared about finding the right home.

I would recommend Jim to my closest friend.

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03/03/2012 - user51618
Bought a Condo home in 2011 for approximately $275K in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC.

Jim was great. He made me feel comfortable asking questions and was understanding of my concerns and needs. He was proactive with sending me suggestions and was very receptive to feedback and comments about what I was looking for. I would definitely go to him for my next purchase and would recommend him to friends. He was responsive and informative, and provided me with the information and resources I needed to make the home-buying process smooth and painless. This being my first purchase, he was also patient with me, which was great!

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02/01/2012 - Happy_On_The_Hill
Bought a home in 2009.

James is great - He really knows his stuff! We purchased a home with him in 2009 and have since recommended him to a few of our friends (who have also purchased). We all couldn't be happier with our choice in homes and his help through the entire process. He is patient, knowledgeable and really made us a feel at ease. Thanks Jimmy!

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09/22/2011 - rek1981
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $350K in Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

James Lisowski is one of the best real estate agents in D.C. He knows the city inside and out, and has a great sense about what his clients are looking for in a home. He is dedicated to finding the right house for his clients and very prompt and responsive throughout the entire process of buying a home.

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