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Martha Thorn

Zillow Local Expert in:

  • 33767
  • 33770
  • Belleair
  • Clearwater

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52 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Real estate agent (32 years experience)

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

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Background:She was born in New York City and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida.
She moved to Clearwater in 1973 and resides at 626 Poinsettia Road, Belleair.
Education:Northeast High School, St. Petersburg, Florida
Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida – Bachelor of Arts in Education
Prior Experience:
Education - Three years
She began the first two year old nursery school in the area.
She tutored Philadelphia Phillies' children each spring.
Retail/Marketing – Six years
She owned and operated Ali's Infant and Children's Boutique.
She prepared a multitude of marketing strategies to promote sales annually of over $165,000.
Real Estate:Licensed in real estate in 1985.
Multi Million Dollar Club producer
Member of the Million Dollar Guild
"Florida 100" Top 100 agents in Florida
Coldwell Banker International President's Premiere (top 1% internationally)
Coldwell Banker Office Top Sales Associate 2000 - 2006
Recognized by her peers at the Annual Meeting for "Exceptional Creativity in Marketing"
Recommended by other professionals in real estate
Follows through with each transaction from financing to closing
Qualifies buyers and establishes individual needs
Keeps informed with current marketing trends and computer technology by
attending educational seminars and meetings
Certifications:Certified Negotiation Specialist – providing buyers and sellers with the best possible assistance when negotiating their sales contract
Certified E-Marketing Specialist – exposing your home on the internet where over 71% of the buyers go to research their interests.
Certified Home Marketing Specialist – providing sellers with the expert advise to prepare their home for sale and net more dollars
Member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing – keeping buyers and sellers up-to-date on marketing trends.

TESTIMONIALS

Consistently #1 In This Area

"Martha is the very best in the business - we have done over 8 transactions."
L.Morgan, Belleair.

Communication

"Kept me informed frequently of what was happening."
Dr. Nancy Dawber, Belleair Beach.

Knowledge

"During the time Martha worked on the sale of our home, she continuously amazed us with her attention to detail and knowledge."
Dr. & Mrs. J. Rygorski, Belleair.

Professionalism

"Martha is a rare and very special person. A real professional who is also caring and kind."
R. Doyle, Belleair.

Service

"The service rendered was superb - I was never under stress."
Karaphyllis Family, Clearwater.

Marketing

"Outstanding, describes the creativity Martha showed in marketing my property."
Paul O. Germann, Belleair.

Success

"Martha did for us what I am sure she always does - an outstanding job!"
Harry S. Cline, Atty., Clearwater.




•  Over $352 Million in Career Sales
 •  Certified Previews Specialist
 •  Certified Home Marketing Specialist
 •  Certified E-Marketing Specialist
 •  Certified Negotiation Specialist
 •  Member of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing
 •  Member of the Million Dollar Guild
 •  Recipient of Coldwell Banker's Society of Excellence – Top 1% internationally
 •  Recipient of the "Florida 10" – top 100 realtors in Florida
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Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(66)

Past Sales  

(180 all-time)
Property Address
Represented
Sold Date
Price
Sell-side
01/22/2015
$319,000

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01/22/2015 - Sell-side - $319,000

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Sell-side
01/05/2015
$434,100

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01/05/2015 - Sell-side - $434,100

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Sell-side
01/05/2015
$1,072,500

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01/05/2015 - Sell-side - $1,072,500

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Sell-side
12/31/2014
$585,000

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12/31/2014 - Sell-side - $585,000

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Sell-side
12/29/2014
$655,000

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12/29/2014 - Sell-side - $655,000

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03/20/2015 - user8410042
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Belleair, FL.
Primary point of contact: Sara Borger

Sara Borger and The Thorn Collection made our home buying experience so much more enjoyable than anticipated. Sara is friendly, knowledgeable and always available to help...at all hours of the day. We loved working with her and the Thorn Collection!

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12/22/2014 - cpinnick
Bought a Vacant Land home in 2014 for approximately $225K in Tarpon Springs, FL.
Primary point of contact: KJ Kein

I would have to say that KJ Kein of the Martha Thorn Agency was one of the best professional's I have ever dealt with. She went above and beyond to assist my wife and I in the purchase of our land in Tarpon Springs. Due to our schedules, we were only able to visit the St. Pete/Clearwater/Tarpon Springs area on weekends. She would spend the week preparing a schedule for us. She would accept my late night calls and emails and promptly respond to our questions and concerns. When we found what we wanted, she jumped right on the task and provided us with all of the pros/cons of purchasing the land. She worked tiresoulsy with the seller to get us the best price and has provided insightful information about the building of our forever dream home. The support staff at Martha Thorn, was tremendous. Pleasant and very helpful. I can be very demanding, and they were right there with the answers, sometimes before I even had a chance to ask them. I couldn't ask for a better agency to work with. My only regret, is that we can't use their agency to list our current home in Jacksonville. Seeing how they work so hard on the buyer side, I would have no concerns of them representing me on the seller side. I can guarantee, that when we purchase additional real estate in the area, my first call with be to KJ and crew. They are AWESOME!  More Less 

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11/01/2011 - jmbeachhouse
Bought a home in 2011 in Harbor Oaks Homeowners Association, Largo, FL 33756.

We enjoyed working with the Martha Thorn team during the purchase of our new home. I would highly recommend!

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