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01/08/2015 - I Leto
Sold a home in 2014 in Passaic Junction, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663.

A true professional! I was recommended to Sheldon by my mortgage broker, his exact words "He is the best realtor in Bergen co"... he wasn't exaggerating. Sheldon helped my wife and I find the perfect house on a nice quiet cul-de-sac. But in order to purchase I needed to sell my home in Saddle brook first. No problem.. Sheldon had a signed contract within 5 days of listing my house for sale! Amazing!! Besides being great at what he does, Sheldon is just a genuine nice person and great to work with. If anyone is considering buying or selling do not think twice about giving Sheldon Neal a call.

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01/06/2015 - desmond124
Sold a home in 2014 in Dumont, NJ 07628.

OUTSTANDING!!! I began working with Sheldon a full year before listing. He was instrumental in guiding me through the preparation of my home, knowledgeable in the market and the process, and can masterfully negotiate the best price for your home. I have already recommended Sheldon to 2 others. Thank you Sheldon!

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06/27/2014 - fb547336873
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $350K in Maywood, NJ.

Sheldon is an EXPERT in his field! We listed our house on Friday and it sold in a bidding war that Sunday OVER asking price!!!! With his knowledge, expertise, honesty and hard work throughout the process he was spot on with everything. Returned calls immediately, always had answers for my questions and because I was in another state he came up with solutions to get things done when I could not. I highly recommend him for your Realtor needs.

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03/23/2014 - rysmendievm
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $350K in New Milford, NJ.

Sheldon is the best real estate agent out there! Period!!!! If you want to get a great deal buying or selling your real estate you should contact this guy immediately. I am a first time home buyer and was lucky enough to be referred to Sheldon. As a result, I just closed on my house two days ago. It wasn't an easy process, but Sheldon's knowledge of real estate, his dedication to his clients and enormous energy and passion to what he does made my dream come true. I own a beautiful house, the one I always wanted. Thank you Sheldon for your amazing job!!!!

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07/17/2013 - MandCDoherty
Bought a home in 2013.

What can I say about Sheldon that hasn't been said before. Sheldon is truly one of the most compassionate, knowledgable, and caring individuals, let alone realtors, that I have ever met.

My wife and I met with Sheldon in his office on a Friday afternoon, and within one week we had an accepted offer on our new home in Fair Lawn, NJ. Sheldon completely understood what we were looking for, and was always reachable for any questions we had. He began by giving us a quick overview of how home buying works (my wife and I were first-time homebuyers). After that, he was off looking for homes.

When we would mention a house we wanted to see, he would make sure he was there for us to see it that day. It is really incredible how quickly he gets around, especially considering he was recovering from leg surgery when showing us houses.

On the day we found our home, we came through to view it at 7:00pm, and we decided we wanted to put an offer on it. Sheldon was able to go over the process by conference call from 9-10pm at night, and he was writing a cover letter for us long after I went to sleep. Our offer was on paper, and in front of the seller by the morning.

After we got an accepted offer, Sheldon was there for every step, whether they were part of his job or not. He helped expedite the process between our lawyer, lender, and ourselves.

I honestly cannot recommend Sheldon any higher. He is honestly one of the hardest working people I know, and I consider ourselves lucky to have worked with him. He even stopped by just the other day to pop in and see the progress with our home over the last month. If you are looking to buy or sell in Bergen county, look no further.

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04/21/2013 - user33590384
Bought a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $250K in Pompton Plains, NJ.

If you want the best realtor in New Jersey, look no further! Sheldon is the man! We were referred to Sheldon by my son and daughter-in-law, who also referred many others to Sheldon. My husband and I saw a condo in Pompton Plains we were interested in online and, before I knew it, we had an appointment to see it. Sheldon handled the purchase with expertise and guided us through every step of the way. He returns your calls, texts, or emails promptly! I would definitely recommend Sheldon to my family and friends. Thanks, Sheldon, you're the best!

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04/02/2013 - user0387146
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $425K in Paramus, NJ.

Look no further, Sheldon is by far a top notch realtor that will guide you every step of the way. After switching realtors several times and being extremely dissatisfied with others, he was the first realtor that really listened to our needs, really understood the local market and was able to formulate very quickly a mixture of showings to match our needs. His patience, persistence in finding us a home, professionalism, and making us feel we were his only clients really sets him apart.

Being a first time home buyer, his hand holding made us feel like we were pro's. He guides you through every stage of the buying experience and has a great team of professionals he recommends. Not to mention his post sales support follow-up is simply remarkable.

I would recommend Sheldon to anyone with my eyes closed even to my friends and family.

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02/23/2013 - user4551048
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $725K in Wyckoff, NJ.

So if you are scrolling through these reviews, you are probably going to end up saying to yourself, Sheldon just can't be this good. Well, we are here to stop that thought in its tracks. He just plain is THAT GOOD. We had our home up for sale for 18 months before we chose to go with Sheldon. We had a few showings here and there but overall the process was disappointing. Then we turned our real estate aspirations over to Sheldon, and it was like putting the whole experience on a rocket ship. Always courteous, Sheldon made a few suggestions about what to do in the house (nothing a weekend didn't take care of) and off we went. We got constant showings! I swear we spent more time in the car than we did in the house the first few weeks Sheldon had our listing because we were always having visitors! We had more showings in the first week than we had in the previous 6 months.

Once we had an offer on the line, we immediately turned our attention to the purchase side on which Sheldon was equally adept. He handled our negotiation on the purchase side with extreme care as we had basically found our dream home for which we had been looking for over 2 years.

Then, to top it all off, as we were finally in the mechanics of the purchase and sale, Sheldon turned out one of the most professional networks of real estate services I've ever seen. The mortgage company, the inspectors, and the homeowner's insurance agency he referred us to were all on top of their game and gave us great advice along the way. We even switched our car insurance while we were at it the rates were so good.

To close out this review, there really is no reason to use anyone else. Sheldon should be your first and only call. Because you know he's going to call you back within seconds.

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01/01/2013 - user0275933
Bought a home in 2012 in Emerson, NJ 07630.

It would be impossible to express how fantastic Sheldon is, but I'll do my best. My husband and I were referred to Sheldon by my sister who had a wonderful experience with him, and she was insistent that I use him because he was so good to her.

In June of 2012, we were ready to officially start the process to buy our first home, so we contacted Sheldon. He responded immediately to my email, and got to work right away on finding us homes that fit our criteria. He was always available to us, whether it be through email, text, or call. I would hear from him the day I would reach out, usually within minutes.

Sheldon set up multiple visits to nearby houses, and he was always honest with us as he helped us find the right home. I knew that he would lead us in the right direction, and never once did I just feel like another client. He genuinely cared about us and finding us the right home. I felt like I was working with a friend, rather than a realtor that I had only known for a few weeks.

When we found a home in Waldwick that we immediately knew we'd like to put an offer on, he got right to work. It was a Sunday evening, and he was in contact right away with the seller's realtor putting in a bid for us. He guided us through the process of placing an offer and what would be needed from our mortgage company. Unfortunately, the house was so great that it received many other offers, higher than we would be able to compete with. I was devastated, and Sheldon was incredibly sympathetic in delivering the bad news through my tears. He knew exactly what to say, and he was positive that he would find us our home. Although I was very disappointed with our first "loss," I felt better knowing he was going to continue to help us.

After that, we visited a home in Emerson that we had seen a week or two before with Sheldon. We kept thinking about the house, and although I didn't fall in love with it right away, something kept it at the back of my mind. It was bigger than we had been looking for and had many of the key features we wanted: two full baths, a large basement, and a nice sized yard. It needed work, but something about it felt right. We were afraid to pass up what felt like a great opportunity for us in my husband's hometown, so we decided to put in an offer. Again, Sheldon was efficient with the process, and got the ball rolling right away. We heard from him the night we placed our offer, and we were asked for a counter. We decided to go back lower than the seller requested from us, with another offer on the table, because it felt right to us. Sheldon supported us fully and told us that he would do his best to sell us, and that he did. We found out the next day that they had accepted, and I knew that it was because Sheldon went above and beyond, selling our story to the sellers, making us the best possible buyers.

As we started the buying process, Sheldon was there to answer every one of my thousand questions. As a first time buyer, we had MANY questions, and he never once was unreachable. I felt like I was constantly texting him to ask questions, and he never made me feel like a bother. He was kind, compassionate, and so incredibly knowledgeable. He offered to do our home inspection at 7 a.m. because we were going on vacation and had to have it done! He even went out to get us coffee for the early morning. Another save by Sheldon was when we found out two days before our closing that the mortgage company wanted a handrail put in the upstairs staircase or they wouldn't close. I was in a frenzy and panicked that our closing would get pushed back, and we had to be out of our apartment. Sheldon refused to let that happen, and yet again inconvenienced himself to help us. He met me at the house at 8 p.m. after he finished his work day so that my father could install the banister.

Because of him, my husband and I are living in our dream house in one of our favorite towns, and we have started our new journey. I still talk to Sheldon regularly whether it be a text to say hello, or an email to check in on our construction progress. He was the first person that I sent pictures to as we began construction on our kitchen, and he could not have been happier for us.

I consider Sheldon a friend now, and I look forward to seeing his continued success with new clients. He is the epitome of a realtor, and he is what every home buyer deserves to have by their side. I intend to recommend him to anyone that is looking for a realtor. It is important to have someone reliable, compassionate, professional, intelligent, and honest, and that is exactly what Sheldon is. He made a scary, stressful, and sometimes upsetting process go as smoothly as possible and held our hand through it all. I am so grateful to him. I know after using him, all others will be as well.

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07/31/2012 - user610409
Sold a home in 2012.

In order to include everything I would like to say about Sheldon, I'd have to write a book! The selling of our home was probably one of the most difficult that Sheldon has ever experienced (and hopefully ever will). After two years of ups and downs and a few heartbreaks, Sheldon never gave up and was always optimistic. He really came through for us at the most important time when we found a home we loved and absolutely had to get our house sold. Sheldon immediately dropped everything for us and went right to work with open houses, advertising, and very enticing wording on our listing. He got us not one, but three buyers right when we needed them. Even after the contracts were signed, it was not an easy road for us, but Sheldon was right there when we needed him! Now when I pull up to my new, beautiful home, I am reminded how lucky we were to have Sheldon on our side. I couldn't have asked for anyone more professional and hardworking than Sheldon. He really did every possible thing he could for us to make our dreams come true! We thank you so much for everything, Sheldon. You are the best!!!

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