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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Deland, FL.
Primary point of contact: Veronica Pratile
Maureen was in a meeting when I contacted her, she immediately texted her team member Veronica Pratile to get in touch with me, which happened in less than half an hour. This team was absolutely top-notch in every way. Could not recommend them more highly, especially Veronica (with whom I worked most of the time).
I worked most closely with Lisa Koenig who is the other agent in Maureen's office. Maureen kept in contact through her.
I felt that my concerns were extremely important and I was treated as if I was the most important client they had, even though they were extremely busy. I would not hesitate to recommend Maureen and Lisa to anyone without reservation. They not only helped me to find the perfect house for me but handled the long distance negotiations and paperwork with aplomb. This was a foreclosed house and dealing with the title company was extremely stressful, at one point threatening to cancel the sale because a document had been sent jpeg instead of pdf,. Lisa took charge and within 15 minutes the issue had been resolved. I felt the title company wanted to sell the house to someone else for more money. Lisa and Maureen stayed vigilant and everything was done with due diligence, even facing many roadblocks.
Both agents not only cared for my interests during the sale but continued long after. When I had to go to the hospital just before closing, Lisa drove 25 miles to get me and make sure that we closed, since the title company would not extend closing.. Then she drove me back and for the next few days checked frequently to make sure I was ok. This was service above and beyond the sale. Anyone buying in this area should use Maureen and Lisa..
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $100K in Orange City, FL.
On March 29, 2013 the Hometown News printed an article about Maureen Kemp entitled "Deland Realtor finds treasures from the past, keeps vision for the future" that immediately caught my eye. She has "more than $33 million in historic and classic home sales in the Deland area under her belt" and lives in a historic home. As I read further I knew Maureen would be the perfect realtor to list our Circa 1895 Florida Vernacular home, and my intuition was right on. Her professionalism, knowledge, guidance, enthusiasm, attentiveness, truthfulness and warm personality are to be commended. We sold and closed on our home in less than three months after it was listed. Maureen, there are no words adequate enough to express to you what a pleasure it has been working with you and getting to know you. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for going above and beyond in assisting us and "holding our hand" through the stressful, but successful, journey. We treasure our newly found friendship with you. Carol and Don Parmelee
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $375K in Deland, FL.
Maureen is a wonderful realtor--and a great person to work with as a seller. We have now sold two homes with Maureen's help. The first, in 2004, was an historical home near downtown DeLand. The second, in 2013, was a neo-craftsman home that we had built ourselves back in 2004. Both experiences exceeded our expectations: Maureen brings deep understanding and knowledge of the DeLand market (and prospective buyers). Both times, she understood the kind of person who was likely to be interested in our home(s). She helps navigate the process so that everything goes seamlessly. She responded immediately to our many calls, emails, and texts--always with professionalism and clarity. We have also referred numerous friends to her and all have been satisfied. She's the best!
We just bought our house from Maureen, everything went very smoothly, and went off with out a hitch when it came to closing. Maureen is Very professional in all communications, whether text, phone, or email. Very nice and understanding and a great listener. Very calm and knows how to handle conflict extremely well and solve problems with grace when bumps came up in the road with our foreclosure. Excellent service.
What a pleasure to work with Maureen Kemp!! We worked with Maureen to find and purchase land. Her knowledge and expertise was outstanding. She is a shining star to our community. Thank you, Maureen for making DeLand a better place.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $75K in Deland, FL.
My husband and I recently purchased a home and were extremely fortunate to have Maureen as our Realtor.. She truly goes above and beyond other realtors to ensure a smooth transaction. She provided us with local contacts and shared her vast knowledge of the Deland area. She made the purchase the best real estate experience we have ever had.
Response from Maureen on 02/28/2012
Thank you so very much!! If this is who I think it is... :) I am thrilled for DeLand that you all will be here!!
This review does not share you name... but thats ok!!
You are the reason that I love my profession so much!!
I can honestly say that Maureen Kemp is a realtor that truly listens to her clients and makes sure that their needs are at the top of her list, which is why our experience was so enjoyable. My partner and I have purchased several properties and have dealt with dozens of realtors but Maureen's professional expertise and ability to simplify the sometimes frustrating process is unsurpassed.
We weren't just buying a home we were buying a spectacular historic mansion which needed a major facelift. Every step of the way Maureen assisted us above and beyond what we could ever hope for and responded to our inquiries with lightning fast speed and if she didn't know the answer she would find someone that did. Most of all though she encouraged us and never made us feel pressured and continually connected us with key people in the community to speak with or meet. Maureen's ability to connect a buyer with the perfect home is gift and skill that makes her a standout in a field with so many choices. Thanks to her we now happily own Florida's first luxury estate and own of the nation's most amazing historical and architectural masterpieces. Thanks Maureen!!
We can't say enough good things about Maureen. In a market where everyone told us we were crazy for selling, she was able to market our home in such a way that attracted buyers.
We felt confident that we had chosen the right realtor because of her extensive knowledge of the market. Having been born and raised in the area, we also knew that she could offer more information and expertise because of it being her home town.
We are currently enlisting her help as we look for a new home.