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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $850K in Cedar Grove, NJ.
Met Mary Rose by chance at an open house and she ended up representing us as we searched for our current house. She really, really knows the area. Most impressive was her responsiveness - always easy to get in touch with. I'm convinced that without her guidance we would have ended up paying much more for the property we purchased. She approached the process of negotiating strategically, and we ended up purchasing under my target price. Smooth sailing throughout the process up until the close. It was a pleasure!
In the few months since, she's checked in to see how we're doing, which is much appreciated. Will not hesitate to refer people her way.
I worked with Mary Rose Martorell to sell my aunt's house in Montclair. It was a unique property, and she immediately appreciated this and formulated a marketing program to highlight the finest aspects of the house. This strategy proved very successful and we sold the house right away.
She had a keener eye for the value of the property than the other realtors, all of whom estimated that it would sell for far less than it eventually sold for, which was well over even Mary Rose's estimate. If I had gone with one of the other realtors, we probably would have sold it for $30-40,000 less.
The kicker is that I was away for a crucial three weeks during the selling period, and Mary Rose was not only immediately responsive to my requests, but went out of her way to keep me informed, and picked up several details that I had missed.
She has street smarts that get right to the bottom of things, and a sunny personality that is delightful to work with.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $325K in Verona, NJ.
Selling your home is not a walk in the park, especially if you are attached to it. In addition, prices are still down and buyers have to meet more and more stringent requirements. Working with Mary Rose was collaborative, intense and successful. I would entrust her with this task again and think that nobody would have been able to do a better job.
Mary Rose was very quick in request for selling my condo. She is hardworking. I had an condo in Clifton for sale through her. She quickly put my condo on the Web. I had to sell it before I could buy a new one, and I was pressed for time. She was able to help me sell it quickly. So I was able to sell my condo in a timely manner.
Because of her good job in selling my condo, I had her as my agent for buying a new one, too. With her hardwork, I was able to see a range of condos and apartments on the market. However, I was not pleased with them. Yet she was patient enough to continue to work with me. I finally selected one in Montclair. I quickly made a deal with the seller and closed it out.
She has the expertise on selling and buying houses. She is the one that you can trust to get your house sell and buy a new one. I strongly recommend her.
Mary Rose was able to sell our house after another realtor had failed to do so. She showed a calm aggressive demeanor in dealing with our buyers that got us the best price for our house. She is calm, cool and intelligent which is what you want in a realtor in this market. You will like her honesty and straightforwardness that got things done. If you want someone who will represent you honestly and with professionalism, you should choose Mary Rose. She got results for me and made the process less stressful.
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in West Orange, NJ.
Mary Rose was exactly the person we needed to sell our home. We had another real estate agent before her and our house sat on he market for more then four months. Once Mary Rose got the listing it was sold in weeks and we had multiple bids and she got us more then the list price. She held our hand through out the entire process. Found us great contractors when we needed them. Extremely professional. She is a go getter and a very hard worker. She has a great intuition of the market and knows what needs to be done to sell a home in this market. I am very greatful to her for all she did for us during the stressful time of selling our home. I can't say enough good things about her. She is an outstanding real estate agent.
Mary Rose was very helpful in locating my house. Also was very understanding of my situation and did her best to keep everything on track. I would recommend her in a heart beat. My best to her and best wishes.
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $275K in West Orange, NJ.
We had been working previously with another realtor, and there was just no comparison. Mary Rose always went above and beyond to make sure everything was taken care of, and taken care of well. She did so much to focus us and help us form a realistic plan given our budget and circumstances. Mary Rose made the search process painless and efficient, and we ended up finding a home that was just right for our family and our budget. She was absolutely instrumental in the negotiation process, as we were dealing with a complex estate sale. Her command of real estate procedures, as well as her intuitive understanding of people, were critical in winning over the sellers and making the whole process go smoothly.