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Leigh Brown

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Premier Agent

Broker/Owner (15 years experience)

139 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Foreclosure,
Short-Sale

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08/12/2014 - burkphoto
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Newell South, Charlotte, NC.
Primary point of contact: Lawrence Mahool

As both a former client, and a former radio producer, I would do testimonial commercials for Leigh! She and her firm are the Real (Estate) Deal.

Our agent, Lawrence Mahool, gave great, *realistic* advice on what would get the home sold — right pricing, right staging, right repairs, etc.. We took most of it, replacing worn carpet, trimming overhanging trees, cleaning as needed, de-cluttering, restoring our living room to a living room from its role as an office...

The young photographer, Danielle (?) did a great job capturing the house\'s many attributes and getting a good selection on the web.

The house was under contract, WITH A SECOND OFFER WAITING IN THE WINGS, in less than 24 hours officially on the market! It was shown *only twice,* that I\'m aware of! Getting two offers from two showings, on the first day it was available to show, was not something we were entirely prepared for!

Leigh Brown did a great job while Lawrence was on vacation, walking me through the negotiation process, and helping us get a signed contract. We got just about what we expected we would get.

Leigh Strickland did a great job helping us with the details approaching the close.

There were numerous complications associated with the BUYERS\' situation (selling their home, their buyers\' financing and closing timing, financing the purchase of ours, title search, etc.). Our buyers also wanted numerous inspections beyond the first one. So we settled the entire transaction about 22 days later than anticipated.

Leigh Brown\'s team did their part to make the entire process as smooth as possible, even when the buyers were delaying the process with hiccup after hiccup. We are happy to have the place sold, and would recommend Leigh\'s team to anyone.

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07/24/2014 - ronilynn79
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Dilworth, Charlotte, NC.
Primary point of contact: Amy Gamble

Amy Gamble and Terra Patterson and team went above and beyond.. Very smooth experience...even helped with referring services after I moved. Would definitely use again, and recommend highly.

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06/03/2014 - zuser20140603084941864
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Piper Glen Estates, Charlotte, NC.

Terra Patterson could not have provided a more comprehensive service when helping us buy a house for the first time. She was there with us from start to finish and was extremely patient and helpful. She and her team have house buying down to a science!

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03/22/2014 - RachelHarrisGibson
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Chantilly, Charlotte, NC.

I have personally known Leigh Brown for 10 years and have used her as my buying agent 3 times, selling agent 1 time. She always goes above and beyond any of my expectations and always keeps her clients' best interests in mind. She is a tough cookie and an expert in all aspects of real estate. If you are a seller, she will promote/advertise your property with a vast array of marketing strategies to ensure potential buyers of all ages or lifestyles can access your property information via numerous websites, automated phone information service, printed booklets in color, and word-of-mouth. She has established an extensive network nationwide and has earned the respect of her fellow real estate agents.

Once you partner with Leigh, you will never need to research other realtor/agency qualifications or their client testimonials because she's that good. She will never waste your time and looks for every way to save her clients' money and/or headaches. She is also a very kind and thoughtful person and does great things for her community outside of work.

I have so much confidence in Leigh and her work ethic, honesty, and overall experience. Rarely do you meet a person who is down-to-earth, protective of her clients, and not just out for your commission. She has 5-star ratings everywhere for a reason. You will not regret choosing Leigh as your real estate representative.

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03/14/2014 - Dean0497
Sold a home in 2014.

I specifically worked with Lawrence Mahool who is an agent with Leigh Brown's team. He was outstanding. I listed a home in Myers Park on Zillow on a whim. The home was tenant occupied for the next 60 days so I knew I would have my challenges if anyone actually wanted to see it. Well they did, I received 32 phone calls and emails that weekend, so many that I took down the listing.

I got back with each of the 32 contacts, some individuals and some Realtors. Only Lawrence was proactive. Responded that his client may be willing to place an offer which bought the house and the tenant's lease as they really wanted that location. Of course I said sure, bring me an offer.....and he did. We reached an agreement and the deal was closed in 30 days.

Interestingly I received a call from one realtor asking about the status and she responded by saying I should have called her as she would have probably gotten over the asking price from her client. As I shared with Lawrence, his handling of the transaction is what separates a professional from the rest of the pack. He was creative and got the deal done.

I am sure some will say well you priced it too low. Maybe but I doubt it as it was at the top of the market for what was selling in that neighborhood. Besides, Lawrence had a cash offer with no contingencies. My belief is take the best deal that makes sense rather than waiting for the dream offer. In this case, I am happy and so are the buyers. Their agent did his job--Thanks Lawrence.

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01/17/2014 - keegan amy rice
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC.

Awesome! We got everything we wanted and more with their help. They helped us choose a lender and did all of the grunt work and keep us informed through the whole thing! Their team is fast and really helpful and nice, we worked with Amy Gamble and Terra Patterson and they were amazing!

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12/02/2013 - neil bentley1
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $150K in Harrisburg, NC.

Great realtor and the best in Harrisburg, NC. Leigh and her team advocated for me during the sale of my home. She always kept me in the loop and let me know what to expect during the process. Very knowledgeable and courteous. I will definately use her in all my real estate transactions in the future.

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11/22/2013 - debrow
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $150K in Concord, NC.

In 2011 we sold our home in PA to relocate to NC. Our home sold much sooner than we expected which left us scrambling to find a house in NC. I found Leigh's website and contacted her. I had been reviewing real estate online and had a list of homes I wanted to see. The one home I was most interested in went under contract the same day I looked at it before I was ready to make an offer. Leigh discouraged me from looking at some of the other homes on my list because she was aware of "problems." Leigh showed me three other homes she thought would meet our needs and one was a perfect fit for my husband and I. Every time our son, who lives in the area, comes into our home, he comments how much he likes the house and how glad he is that this is the home we chose. I feel Leigh was very honest and more concerned about finding us the right house than just making a sale. I also felt Leigh gave me the same advice she would give to a family member. I highly recommend her.

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11/16/2013 - McatG87
Bought a home in 2009.

LOVE LOVE LOVE Leigh Brown and Associates!!!!!! They were great at helping me find me a new home 4 years ago and I'm looking forward to working with them again soon!

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11/12/2013 - user2839807
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Charlotte, NC.

We used Leigh Brown to purchase a new home, as our management company for our rental and again to sell our rental home. All three times we were very pleased. Our emails were answered promptly and answered our questions. We would highly recommend Leigh Brown and team.

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