Any really great realtors in Lawrenceville?

Asked by Mimi, Atlanta, GA Thu Sep 27, 2007

We want to sell our house (like everyone else in the world.) What is the role of a good selling realtor and does anyone know of a fantastic one in L'ville? Any website that rates them?

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Stephanie, Home Buyer, Gwinnett County, GA
Wed Jun 2, 2010
EASY! YES there is a GREAT REALTOR in Lawrenceville
Christina Pelham-Warren 678-697-2635

I sincerely couldn't have done it without her.
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Matt Fagioli, , Dacula, GA
Tue Jan 1, 2008
Just wondered if you sold your house in Lawrenceville? 2008 should be a much better year!
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Eric Mabo, , Atlanta, GA
Wed Dec 19, 2007
It depends on what a "GREAT" Realtor means. Does selling many homes make you a great Realtor? Does selling only one home this year make you a bad Realtor?

You really want to sit down with the agent and make sure that you connect with him/her and he/she understands what you want and are willing to work with you.

Ask yourself this simple question: What is the most important thing to you? Many people want to save some money when they buy. Does the agent who sells many homes help you save money, or are you just one number in their statistics? Can the agent who sold only one home this year help you save money? It's probably a little bit more complicated. You will probably not go wrong, if you interview more than one agent.
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The Lewis Sa…, Agent, Grayson, GA
Thu Oct 25, 2007
I know I am late answering this question. A good realtor will have a good track record. Ask them how many homes they have personally sold this year or sold last year. Dont let them tell you we (as in my office with 100+ agents) have sold __ amount of homes. You want to know how many they have personally sold. You might be surprised but half of the agents in the Atlanta area only sold 1 home or less last year. the 90/10 rule definetely applies here. 10% of the agents sell 90% of the homes. Just do your research and get references from not only the agents past clients but talk to their current clients also. I live right in your area and would love to show you how I could help if you have not already listed your home. Good luck!
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Alex Rodrigu…, Agent,
Thu Oct 25, 2007
There's no real good answer to this question, like Mr. Nelms said, interview a few Realtors, ask questions, and ask to see their marketing plan in writing, a written guarantee of their services. A really fancy looking website is no good unless you have people looking at it so advertising is where the thing is.
Ask your friends if they can refer any agents, ask them questions about their experience working with them.
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Joseph Andrew, , Gwinnett Co. and Surroundings
Wed Oct 24, 2007

Yes I am a little late answering this question but that is better than not showing up at all. :)

Since you asked this about 30 days ago, you have probably listed your home with an agent already. If you have then you can call me after your listing expires.

If you need to sell your home quickly like most sellers, we can help you.

We will sell your home in under 77 days(at a price acceptable to you) or we will buy it ourselves!!...or pay the Mortgage until it does!

Visit our web site for comprehensive information regarding the offer above:
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Brenda Richt…, Agent, Atlanta, GA
Wed Oct 17, 2007
There are many GREAT agents in need to find someone that you are comfortable with.

Yes...there are websites that rank agents and yes you can Google or Yahoo or search other search engines for key phrases to see which Realtors come up first, but that doen't mean they are great. Every page rank is based upon an algorithm and agents can target keywords or they can "post for points" by posting blogs which will rank them ahead of another agent. Because of this it is hard to say that there is a site that rates agents and can display the best agents. Take myself for instance, our team is number 8 out of an office of 300 plus that statistic we are not "the best", however we have only been in real estate for the past four years...many of the agents ahead of us have been networking and have built databases for the past 10 years. We feel that we are the greatest, however we don't really have a statistic to prove this. However, our office and other offices constantly ask us to teach classes on buing, selling/listing, our systems, etc....I believe that means something!

Our team consists of three individuals, myself, Brian Richterkessing (Listing Manager and Systems integrator) and Carl Martens (Internet Marketing and Operations Manager). Not many teams have an individual solely dedicated to interent marketing like we do...Carl comes from a background in this field and even has his own company providing these services to businesses countrywide. He has been a great compliment to our already tech savvy team...we pride ourselves and differentiate ourselves as being the best tech savvy team in the Atlanta area and this is what we contribute our success to.

Like every agent that has responded to your post, we would love the chance to talk with you further...if you think our team could be a good match then please contact us...we will always work hard to deserve your business!
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Andy Nelms, , 30019
Fri Oct 12, 2007
A really GREAT agent is hard to find, but with the right questions the average agent can be eliminatted. Here are some questions to ask:

Do you have your own independent web site and not just a clone web site provided by your company?
Do you have a good understanding of the local market?
Can you negotiate a contract for me with both good terms and a good price?
Do you have multiple web sites?
Do your listings appear on Google, Trulia, realtor,com and other real estate search sites?
Does your web site appear on the first or second page of search results?
What training beyond the pre-license course have you had?
Have you had Graduate Realtor Institute Training (GRI)?

Only 18% of all realtors have achieved the prestigous GRI designation. Andy Nelms has!

Search at Yahoo! for many of the 38 towns and cities in North East Georgia and you will find there.

If you want excellent service and a great agent, contact Andy Nelms at The Nelms Team at 404-925-6027.
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Eric Mabo, , Atlanta, GA
Thu Oct 11, 2007
Google "Lawrenceville Georgia Homes for sale". This is how most home buyers, including out of state buyers search for homes in Lawrenceville GA. Our site is on page 1. We get many hits. We will put your site on this page. We will sell your home because of the amount of traffic that we get. We will give you a written guarantee, with a firm committment to step in and buy our home at your price, if we can't sell it within 60 days. Some conditions apply. Contact us for details.
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James Dudley, Agent, Suwanee, GA
Thu Sep 27, 2007
I'm an active realtor in the Lawrenceville area. I've had good success recently with getting homes sold in this tough market.

In addition our company offers a guaranteed home sale program you may be interested in. There are a few special requirements that need to be met to qualify for the program, but you will have a written contract waiting on you when you are ready to sell!

Let me know if you have any questions. I would be happy to supply you with some references of satisfied clients.
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Joshua Jarvis, Agent, Duluth, GA
Thu Sep 27, 2007
Since most buyers are on the internet you might type something like "Lawrenceville Homes For Sale" to see who pops up. The links that are actual agent's pages will be ones that understand (at least a litte) how to expose your home that way.

It's a bit self serving to say I know a great Lawrenceville Realtor, ME! I used to live in Lawrenceville and have quite a bit experience in L'ville. I see that you are most likely in the Collins Hill HS district and should have an easier time selling because of this.

Let me know if you have any questions.
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