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As late as Spring of 2021 I didn't even know I was going to sell my home. I am a widower with two adult children and one had already moved out and for the last few years I had been considering what to do with the inevitable arrival of "empty nest" status. But after a year of lockdown and pandemic any major lifestyle moves like that seemed on hold. Then my younger child did leave just as I began to notice house sales booming in my town. I began to consider a long-held, but not articulated, notion to return to New York City after my quarter-century sojourn raising my family in South Orange, NJ. The timing seemed right: the seller's market was hot in my neighborhood and there were deals to be had on apartments in Manhattan. But without a prior timeline I had not done the work I thought my house would require to list high or even considered staging it for sale. I could have waited for a year but for all kinds of reasons the time seemed right. NOW. After attending a Sue Adler virtual seminar I decided to ask about the merits of an "as is" sale. Within a week one of her associates had visited my home and discussed the merits and minuses of such a move. I decided time was as much of a factor as anything else in my decision and within two weeks my house was listed for a number researched and recommended by the Sue Adler team. After a weekend we had multiple offers all over asking and in three it weeks I was under contract. A month later the sale closed and I was living in my new apartment on the upper west side of Manhattan. Some of the process was exasperating and frustrating as I had not sold a house before—and there was additional complexity in securing my New York apartment. But anytime I needed to be walked back from the ledge the Sue Adler team were there. They acted as a support “care team” taking me through every step in the journey from the first consultation to the final closing. It was total customer care: from crafting the listing to recommending movers to obtaining the necessary permits and even providing ideas on where to sell or donate downsized items. Everyone I dealt with - Laurie, Jessica, Aislinn, Erika and Luciano- expressed an empathy alongside their professionalism that went above and beyond mere service in support of a commission. I’ve achieved a goal that seemed like a pipe dream only a few months ago. As I walk my dogs in Central- or Riverside Parks or look out from my new apartment onto 107th Street, off of Broadway, I am still in the “pinch me” mode. We did it! My heartfelt thanks to the Sue Adler Team and my strongest endorsement!

Thomas
Home Seller | South Orange
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We cannot sing enough great praises for Merihan Nassif! She was completely professional throughout the process, abundant with patience and empathy as she helped us navigate this insane housing market. Meri walked us through the entire process so there were no surprises. She was easy to communicate with and not afraid to nudge us when needed. Thank you so much for everything!

Home Buyer | West Orange
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Larry is the best real estate agent I have ever worked with. He is very personable and always looks out for your best interests. After seeing a house, he immediately will go over the pros and cons of the house , which my wife and I found very helpful. He also has experience in construction and has a pretty good idea of what remodeling can be done to a house and an approximate cost. He is very responsive and is a great negotiator!

Home Buyer & Seller | Summit
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"If there were more than 5 stars, we would happily give them to Abby. Not only is she professional and knowledgeable, but she's so upbeat and easy to work with that she makes the process enjoyable and, dare I say it, FUN. This felt like a true partnership and not simply a business transaction."

naomi panzer
Home Buyer | Short Hills
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Amy was amazing to work with! I just closed on a house thanks to her help. She really took the time to understand what was important to me when we started looking. And because I didn’t have a deadline to find a house, she had tons of patience as I took my time to find the perfect home. She made herself available when it was good for me and she had knowledge in areas I was not as comfortable assessing. She also reminded me in a gentle way of all steps I needed to take leading up to the closing. She responds to texts quickly! And it didn’t end with the closing. She found contractors for areas I wanted to work on first in the house which was so helpful. I think it is important to mention that I did not know Amy before starting this process. But I felt like she had my best interest throughout all of it and will I always be grateful.

Home Buyer | Short Hills