Frequently Asked Questions

What areas do you specialize in?
I have in-depth knowledge and substantial experience helping clients buy and sell real estate in Needham, Newton, Dover, Medfield, Natick, Westwood and other suburbs of Boston

How can I determine my property's value?
Using my extensive market knowledge, I provide a comprehensive market analysis that factors in the unique aspects of your property compared to current real estate market trends in the suburbs of Boston.  

What sets you apart from other real estate agents?

Leveraging my market knowledge, negotiation skills, innovative marketing and technology strategies, I guide clients effectively through their real estate journey. My professionalism, integrity, and dedication to prompt communication set a high standard. Additionally, My dedication to client success and a robust network of professionals set me apart in delivering exceptional service.

How do you market properties?
I use a mix of traditional methods, cutting-edge technology, and targeted social media campaigns to showcase your property effectively.


What should I expect during the selling process?
From listing to closing, you can expect clear communication, negotiation support, and a seamless, professional experience. 


Can you help me find other professionals like home inspectors and mortgage advisors? Absolutely. Berkshire Hathaway is who we are and HomeServices is what we do.  I have a network of trusted professionals to ensure you have the best support throughout your transaction. Email for referrals


What's the first step I should take when looking to buy/sell a home?
The first step is a complimentary consultation to discuss your goals, timeline, and to craft a personalized plan. We can meet in person, on the phone or via zoom.  Email to schedule


What should I do to prepare my home for sale?
I will guide you through the preparation process, which may include decluttering, minor repairs, cleaning and I provide professional photography and videography for all of my listings. 


Why do you hold open houses?
Hosting an open house increases exposure allowing us to showcase your property to a larger audience of potential buyers and it streamlines the viewing process. Instead of scheduling individual showings, you can accommodate multiple interested parties in a single session, saving time for you. 


How can I find Real estate listings  and homes for sale in Needham MA and Boston Suburbs?
I am your single source for property information I have access to virtually every property for sale in this market, regardless of whether or not it is being offered by a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate sales professional, and will show you the homes that best match your requirements.   I have access to coming soon, off-market and on-market properties via social media, Top Agent Network, Email Marketing from my network, MLSPIN, BHHS Local and Global Reach and Real Scout Reverse prospecting and more.


Do you work in New Construction?
Yes! I have extensive experience both marketing new construction in Needham and helping clients purchase new construction homes in Needham and the surrounding suburbs. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, downsizer, or looking for a custom-built home, I can guide you through the process of purchasing new construction. My experience includes working directly with builders and developers to ensure that your needs are met from the ground up. I understand the nuances of new construction purchases, including selecting the right lot, choosing finishes, and navigating the timeline of construction. My goal is to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible, ensuring that your new home meets all your expectations.


Do you sell luxury homes?
Yes, I specialize in selling luxury homes. Selling a luxury property requires a unique approach, including understanding the market, knowing how to reach potential high-end buyers, and presenting the property in the best possible light. I employ strategies tailored specifically to the luxury market, ensuring that your property stands out to attract the right buyers. This includes professional staging, high-quality photography, targeted marketing campaigns, and leveraging my network to find qualified buyers. My goal is to provide a seamless and efficient selling experience, maximizing your home's value in the luxury market. 


What are the benefits of staging and who pays for it?
Home staging invites buyers to view the home as their own and highlights the home’s important features. Professional staging and/or a consult is included with my marketing for all of my listings.  (blog post)  


Do you assist with relocation?
Yes, I provide relocation services. For buyers relocating to the Needham area and suburbs of Boston, I provide guided area tours, property and neighborhood facetime tours as well as resources and guidance for both local and long-distance moves. For sellers moving out of Town, I can connect you with an agent in your new community and manage everything here should you move prior to closing. 


How often will I hear from you during the selling or buying process? Consistent updates are part of my commitment. I maintain open, honest, and effective communication by responding promptly to calls, texts, and emails ensuring that clients are well-informed throughout their real estate journey


What distinguishes you as a leading real estate agent in Needham and the Boston area?
As an experienced real estate agent, I am consistently ranked in the top 1-3%  of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network for the last several years and was the number one listing agent in Needham in 2023 (per mlspin data).  I was Voted Best of Boston Realtor in 2021, 2022, and 2023  and earned top agent ranking from RealTrends in 2023.