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Maureen O'Grady

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  • 06371
  • Essex
  • 06426
  • Essex Village

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Premier Agent

Broker (21 years experience)

7 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Consulting,
Luxury Home Sales

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Maureen Wiltsie O'Grady, Broker/Principal Rachel Thomas Associates

General Experience Highlights:
Maureen has over 21 years of experience in the real estate business, including over 14 years
as the owner of Rachel Thomas Associates in Essex Connecticut.  She is an expert on the Connecticut River Valley/Shoreline real estate market as well as having acquired extensive knowledge in areas of land use, construction, home design, and staging.
Maureen has spoken extensively to local organizations, on various real estate topics ranging from charitable giving of real estate to planning a move as life situations change.  She has used her professional expertise to assist several charitable organizations with real estate matters.
Professional Education: Maureen attended Siena College in Loudonville, NY. as a Sociology major.  She left in 1979 to start her own business in the health and fitness field.  She was licensed as a Realtor in 1993 and earned her Broker's license in 2000 where she along with her husband, John founded Rachel Thomas Associates. As a Realtor she has earned the designations of GRI, ALHS, PSCS. ILHM.

Professional Organizations: National Association of Realtors 1993 – Present 

CT Association of Realtors 1993 – Present 

Dares Institute, New Canaan, CT 2011 - Present

    - Instructor of Real Estate Law and Ethics

Mid-Shore MLS Board Old Saybrook, CT 1993 - Present
    - Past President 

Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate 2000 – Present  



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Listings & Sales  

  • For Sale
  • For Rent
  • Sold

Active Listings  

(12)
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Past Sales  

(16 all-time)
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Sell-side
07/24/2014
$193,000

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07/24/2014 - Sell-side - $193,000

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Sell-side
07/01/2014
$179,000

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07/01/2014 - Sell-side - $179,000

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Sell-side
06/09/2014
$442,500

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06/09/2014 - Sell-side - $442,500

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Sell-side
01/01/2014
$570,000

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01/01/2014 - Sell-side - $570,000

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Both-sides
12/29/2013
$863,000

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12/29/2013 - Both-sides - $863,000

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Ratings & Reviews

  
 

03/11/2014 - bradford carpenter
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $875K in Essex Village, Essex, CT.

We enjoyed working with Maureen very much. From our first property viewing to sitting across from her at our closing, she shepherded us through a challenging process (the property we ultimately settled on turned out to be a short sale) with grace, humor, and skill. She listens well, which is critical. She had a good sense of us as her clients, and intuited well what we were looking for even when we couldn't articulate it well. In terms of email, text, and phone communication, she is very responsive. She seems to know everyone in Essex and has gone above and beyond to make sure that we feel a part of our new community. I cannot recommend Maureen highly enough. In this public forum, allow us to say, "Thank you, Maureen!"  More Less 

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