"If you like what you do, the job is half done." Sound advice given to Kevin by his father. Kevin's acute familiarity and enthusiasm for Arlington, as a life-long resident, is immediately apparent. Growing up in Bellevue Forest, the last of six children, Kevin credits his father, Warren L. Love, Special Agent, FBI, as instrumental to his success in real estate."I know my father would have liked one of us to follow in his footsteps with the FBI, but he lived by the advice he gave, encouraging each of us to follow our own path." Kevin's career in real estate began while simultaneously earning his Bachelors Degree in Economics from George Mason University. Since then, Kevin's career accolades have been numerous: Life Member, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Top Producer 1989-2010, Top 1% Nationwide, Remax Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award. Kevin derives particular satisfaction from having his Senior Real Estate Specialist Designation, S.R.E.S. that greatly enhances his ability to serve the needs of seniors, who have found him a valuable resource when selling a home.
Recently, in December, during NVAR Awards Ceremony, Kevin was recognized for his 25 years dedication and achievement of excellence as a recent inductee to the NVAR Pioneer Club. Kevin's very honest strait forward candor, often surprises clients initially but it is exactly this same quality that draws them back repeatedly, attracting numerous referrals of friends, family and co-workers. Free time, although limited, often involves activities close to home in Woodmont with his puppy "Jackie". Sometimes down the street at Fort C.F.Smith Park or exploring Windy Run/ Heritage Trail, which connects further up river to Gulf branch Trail where much of his childhood was spent. Kevin's familiarity with Arlington's neighborhoods, homes, schools and amenities coupled with his vast experience spanning 25 years, over 1200 transactions enable Kevin to provide his clients a competitive edge.
All Realtors tout the same industry derived labels "Top 1% Nationwide" "Top Producer" "Top Sales Agent" , all of which mean little to most consumers outside this industry. So, consider this, statistically, Kevin career average is an astounding 103% of list price achieved for his sellers and equally impressive, within a median of just 7 days!
Bottom-line, when Kevin prepares a market analysis of your homes value, he does so free of external influences that do not affect current value. More importantly, without playing into the seller’s natural inclination to over value ones own property when failing to utilize objective analysis. Unfortunately, some Realtors commonly exploit this, focused solely on getting the listing, regardless of price, advertise it, satisfied knowing that if overpriced, they still stand to reap the rewards by attracting new business off that listing. Some home owners might rationalize this by saying “Were in no rush anyway", but face it, no matter how much time you have to sell your home, it is never in the homeowners best interests to languish on the market. This results in homeowners forfeiting tens even hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Kevin stellar record achieving 103% of list price proves that he will establish a value for your home and make it happen. Furthermore, no detail affecting your homes ultimate sales price is overlooked. If this requires taking the homeowner to visit recently sold homes comparable to their own in an effort not to overprice or coordinating various contractors to prepare the home for market or in a pinch, cleaning out a messy garage the night before a homes debut, Kevin is on it! Kevin vast experience of 25 years, over 1200 transactions, involving every possible scenario, have readied him well as a valuable partner to any homeowner interested in maximizing net. Listing your home with Kevin ultimately strengthens your potential of maximizing net and further solidifies the fact that Kevin Love delivers as promised.