There are many things I can say about the high quality of service I provide to my home seller and home buyer clients, but probably none would be as credible as testimonials from some of my recent clients themselves.
So please take a moment to read the following testimonials. I hope they indicate my experience and integrity, as well as make it clear how much I enjoy helping people with their real estate needs.
"We really appreciate your hard work and attention to detail. Thank you for all your extra efforts helping us sell the land. If we ever have the opportunity to send you business in the future - we shall."
Gerald and Lucy Pittman
"We can't thank you enough for all your hard work and endless efforts towards our real estate adventures. Your tireless efforts have not gone unappreciated and we look forward to working with you again."
Scott and Vikki Metheny
"We do appreciate all of your effort in getting "Old Leicester" sold, and making it easy for us."
Ron and Nancy Smith
"Ryan and I want to thank you for all of your great help last week in Asheville. You were so organized and found everything we were looking for in a house. We truly appreciate all of your hard work! Take care."
Brandi and Ryan Young
Marlow Real Estate and Appraisal Services has been in business since 1993, offering residential appraisal services in Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, Madison, and Transylvania Counties in Western North Carolina. We specialize in residential, multifamily, acreage, FHA, and divorce and litigation appraisals. We can accept payment by credit card.
Several things set me aside from most local Realtors. First, I grew up in the real estate business. My mother and father are both Realtors. My mother has been in the real estate business more than 25 years and owns Sharon Marlow Realty in Morganton, NC. I answered phones in the real estate office from the time I was a small child, and my "job" as a child was to put the for sale signs in the yards. Unlike most Realtors who end up in real estate as a second career later in life, I planned my career in real estate by majoring in real estate in college, and beginning my career when I was 22 years old. I am also a state certified appraiser, and appraise a wide variety of properties all over Western North Carolina. I am one of the very few Realtors in the Asheville area, that is also an appraiser. That allows me to give you expert advice on the true Market Value of your property. I enjoy the real estate sales business, because it gives me the opportunity to help people who need to sell their home, and help buyers find the right home for them. I do sincerely feel as if I am doing my best to help people with their real estate needs. Buying or selling a home can be very stressful, and I am glad I can help make the process easier for people. My income from appraisals takes the pressure off the sales business, so you will always get unbiased advice from me. I do not consider myself a salesman. My job is to provide advice, expertise, and knowledge to my clients, not to sell them on any particular property. I only want my clients to buy or sell a home if it is truly in their best interest, that way they will be happy with my company in the long run. I would always prefer to have a satisfied client to do business with over many years, than any single commission from a sale. It is the repeat business I have earned over the years that has allowed me the privilege of being in business since 1992. I always treat my clients like a friend, and hope to maintain a lasting relationship with them. Personally, I always like to feel like I am doing business with a person not a corporation, and that's how I want my clients to feel about me.
My Client-First Philosophy
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.
That said, in my experience as a Asheville real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.
So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Asheville or WNC area, or need an appraisal, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-236-3221.
The Right Real Estate Agent
People don't talk about it a lot. But finding the right real estate agent can be the difference between a happy, stress-free home buying or selling experience, and an unhappy, stressful experience.
First, you'll want an agent ready and able to make a full-time commitment to you. I can and will do that.
Second, you'll want an agent with the experience needed to know the local neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, ordinances, etc. With my years of experience in the local market - I have the expertise and track record of success you need.
Third, you'll want an agent who embraces the convenience of technology without losing the personal touch. You'll love the resources available on my website and the e-mail alerts that I send, but these will never replace the time I spend with you, serving as your personal guide through this exciting process.
Let's get together and talk about your home buying and/or selling plans. Call me at the office (828-236-3221) or email me at email@example.com, we'll set-up a time that is easy and convenient for you to meet.
P.S. If you're not ready to meet in person, please tour through my website. I'm sure you'll find the resources here useful and helpful. Enjoy!