The realtor is not communicating at all. Expressed initial interest of showing the house but failed to do the work of completing the sale. I gave an offer for the house and two months later still waiting to hear from the seller. My initial offer was refused but when I wanted to increase the offer the agent did not want to pursue. The main problem - I had to call him all the time to follow on the status and at the end I just gave up.
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $125K in West Side, Jersey City, NJ.
Arvin is honestly the best agent i have ever decided to go with. This is my first time buying a home and it was very successful all thanks to Arvin! Arvin took care of everything by getting the papers ready in no time and submitting our offer in no time. He is very professional and he always explained clearly on what we had to do and the process of buying our home. After we had finished everything, Arvin is still helping us improve and fix our home! I recommend him a 100%!
Two curious first time buyer contacted Arvin Fallarme in early 2013 while we were searching through Zillow. We were close to the neighborhood so we decided to give him a call. Arvin being an expert in the field knows that we are not yet ready to purchase a house but he still entertained us. He was there quickly in 5 minutes and started to tour us around the house. We toured the house really quickly but we spent longer time discussing the trend in real estate and how short sale works.
Arvin was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful in answering all my questions and addressing any concerns we have.
We lost communication after as we are looking into the possibility of moving a bit further (we live in the city and we cannot afford the houses we prefer) . We reached out to a couple of agents but we did not find anything that feels like home. Out of the blue we saw a house in Bayonne (which is a lovely quiet neighborhood outside Jersey City) and I knew right then we should contact Arvin. He was there quickly(again within few minutes) and was ready to tour us around the house. That moment we felt right away..This is Home!!! We immediately made an offer on the spot knowing it was a short sale and this lovely house will be out of the market quickly. He was very quick in action and did not waste any time contacting the listing agent. For those curious out there, below is our timeline from start to finish:
7/20/13(Saturday) We made an offer on the spot
7/21/13 (Sunday) Our offer got accepted by the seller verbally ..yay!
7/22/13(Monday) Seller signed the paperworks accepting our offer
8/06/13 (Tuesday) Seller turned on Utility so we can do Inspection
8/10/13 (Saturday) Inspection Day. Seller disclosed pipe burst prior to Inspection but this is a short sale so it is as it is
8/22/13 Seller found a lien on their property from previous owner but they took care of it
9/7/13 Short sale Affidavit and Wells Fargo Counteroffer sent to us( they actually countered 8K less than what we offered..weird but we won’t complain! ?)
9/13/13 Short sale offer sent to our Attorney
10/25/12 Short Sale Approved
11/21/13 Closing Day. Finally
I was so happy using Arvin Fallarme for our first purchase. For what can be an emotional event for a first time home buyer he really made the whole process painless and calm as much as he can. He is there to answer every questions we have .
But wait! There's more!
Arvin also helped me by recommending a real estate attorney and a mortgage broker and I can't say enough good things about how this made everything a whole lot easier for us. Sure it is painless every tiem they give these requirements but knowing these people are putting their best effort to expedite and make things easier for us is a big plus!
Even though we have closed on the house- he still stops by to say Hi and to see if he can help in any other way.
Need I say more? Arvin is just so wonderful!
Arvin’s wealth of knowledge and expertise real estate market and short sale and dedication is hard to find in an agent these days.. I can't recommend Arvin enough - you will not be disappointed!
Working with Arvin Fallarme is a great pleasure. He is knowledgeable, courteous, professional, and experienced. Arvin is always available for us and generous with his time. Mr. Fallarme is very patient and understanding when it comes to our questions and concerns. For these qualities we are grateful and thankful to have him as our agent. Without hesitation we would highly recommend him to any potential buyer.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $125K in West Side, Jersey City, NJ.
Very professional. Tremendously helped us to decide by explaining to us what we need to know. Always there when you need him. Very impressive. We are first time buyers and we don't know anything about the qualms of buying a house, he was so helpful in explaining to us what are the pros and cons in choosing a property.
I contacted Arvin to buy house in Jersey city. He sent me the available list. I called and made an appointment to show me the houses on Fri. I called him again to meet me at this location and will proceed. I called him again on Fri to confirm but said he contacted the landlords and they are not available on Fri and asked me if we can go on Weekend. I made an appointment for Sun, then called him on Sun to confirm if we can see all the properties. He said he will call me back with in 30 minutes. I did not hear from him even I left couple of messages but did not respond me back.
I would say he is not professional and ignorant person. I will not refer his name to any one instead I will say 'STAY AWAY FROM THIS GUY', he will waste your time.
Response from Arvin J. F. on 08/15/2013
Dear user8047039, Based on the limited information you have provided I am at a lost as to who this person can be. As you can see from my other 12 5-Star reviews this is not how I conduct business. In all honesty I get over 100 contacts a month which is a lot for any agent to handle so if I did drop the ball and miss our appointment then please accept my apologizes. The foundation of my business is built around referrals and testimonials and I would never have done anything that would jeopardize my families wellbeing. If there is anything I can do to assist please let me know. Thanks.
Arvin brings lot of facts and stats about local market trends, property developers and other critical information to table to empower customer to make one of the greatest decision of their life. He promptly responds to customer needs and accommodates requests to meet customer needs. For example while buying our home, I wanted to see our home at least 3 times before placing the offer. Without any reservations, Arvin fulfilled my request. He is thorough with the home buying /selling process and advises additional amount of money customer needs to bring to table above contract price. He is a very good person to work with and I will work with him in future again.
Provided Excellent and Fast Service!! I highly recommend him. When I researched properties online in the weekend, he was the first who responded to my inquiries and sent me properties that I requested very fast.