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Testimonials

 

 

“I have used Jennifer Taves as my real estate agent several times over the years. I have bought/sold 3 homes with her representing me. Last summer I closed on my current residence on School St. Prior to this, I purchased a single-family shell on Mystic Place, which I renovated to sell. I then listed with Jennifer to market and sell the home. She provided invaluable advice and guidance, which I will expand on a bit below.

Once the construction was completed on my most recent sale – Jennifer listed the place for sale. She works with a team of stagers, still and virtual media photographers, associate agents and marketing staff to create the virtual, print, digital and social media marketing campaigns. Those efforts procured us a qualified buyer at an excellent price. We were able to close the deal in 30 days!
The property brochure and the virtual presence was excellent. The advertisement they ran in Boston Homes was front and center and jumped right out. The iPad sign in at the open house was very professional. One of our friends attended the open house and found her greeting friendly and professional and her follow up email was very professional. The marketing brochure was a large 8×17 fold over heavy stock with high quality gloss…I kept one for my portfolio.

I would recommend Jennifer to anyone looking to buy, rent or sell…or anything to do with real estate. She loves the business and enjoys her clients…she really cares and will go to any length to help find her clients the right fit.”

 

 

 

I listed and sold my home in the South End with Jennifer and was incredibly pleased. My condo needed some work before we put it on the market and Jennifer helped me by bringing in her contractor to do the upgrades. We replaced appliances and light fixtures, painted the entire home and staged it professionally. It looked clean and updated and it was ready for marketing.

She educated me to the comparable sales and I was able to set a competitive asking price.

Jennifer’s team of professionals was amazing. She brought in stagers, still and virtual media photographers, other agents and staff to create a comprehensive media marketing campaign. Shortly after the first open house we had an offer over asking.

I would recommend Jennifer to anyone looking to buy or sell. You can’t go wrong!”

 

 

 

 

 

I would recommend Jennifer to anyone looking to buy or sell. You can’t go wrong!”

 

 

 

“We couldn’t have done it without Jennifer! Her experience and knowledge made our dream come true in a highly competitive market. After losing several deals as a buyer, we sought Jennifer’s help and got exactly what we were looking for. The entire process was fast and easy, thanks to Jennifer’s diligence through each step. Highly recommend!”

 

 

 

Jennifer is incredibly assertive and contacted me the minute any new relevant listing came on the market. Always easily reached and available on short notice. She knows the comparable sales and has a wealth of real estate experience which I was able to draw on to help me in making my decisions when buying property. She was direct, honest and fun to look at homes with.

 

 

 

 

Jennifer is incredibly assertive and contacted me the minute any new relevant listing came on the market. Always easily reached and available on short notice. She knows the comparable sales and has a wealth of real estate experience which I was able to draw on to help me in making my decisions when buying property. She was direct, honest and fun to look at homes with.

 

 

 

“We can’t recommend Jennifer enough. When we were looking to buy a condo in the North End, we found Jennifer and she helped us get a great deal on a beautiful two-bedroom overlooking the Charles and Boston Harbor. A few years later, twins came along and we needed to sell. Because of our great experience with Jennifer in buying the place, we went directly to her. She promptly came over and assessed the condo, gave us a candid and accurate market analysis, and made a number of suggestions that she thought would maximize value, which we followed. She knew exactly who to go to for repairs, at reasonable costs. She knew exactly who to go to for beautiful staging, at reasonable cost. She knew exactly what marketing efforts made sense, at a reasonable cost–and the print and virtual marketing, and photographs, were very professional. And she managed the whole process like a general contractor, so we could focus on work, getting ready for the move, etc. We completely trusted Jennifer’s judgment, and don’t in any way regret doing so, as it was always spot-on. We would highly recommend Jennifer, whether buying or selling. She really knows her stuff, she really works hard, and its clear she cares greatly about her clients, and trying to maximize value on whatever side of the deal she’s on.”

 

 

“Jennifer was absolutely spectacular to work with. She is extremely professional, very well connected in the real estate market and thoroughly enjoyable to work with. I started working with Jennifer to find a new home in Boston. She took the time to get to know me, what I was exactly looking for and to find the right home for me in Charlestown. Never once did I feel any pressure from her to make an offer. Jennifer was so quick to react to homes that fit my needs, I never felt like I had to watch MLS, she had homes in my specifications in front of me before I could even find them … and only homes that were in my specifications, she was truly looking out for what I wanted. The level of customized service went beyond my expectations. Jennifer truly made the process of buying a new home for me easy and worry free. I can say that I truly respect Jennifer’s work ethic, responsiveness and positive attitude. If it were not for her, I might have made very different decisions, but I am so happy to have found her as my agent. I was so happy with her work as a buyer’s agent, that when I was ready to sell my home in the suburbs, I chose Jennifer to sell my house as well. I couldn’t believe the amount of work, care and effort she put into my home from the beginning. I truly believe that the success of selling my home within 3 days of listing for over asking was a result of Jennifer’s research on the marketplace, her wonderful presence at the open house and her diligent follow thru working to get a total of 4 bids, all over asking by the end of the deal. She was wonderful to walk me thru this process and again, didn’t provide any pressure or try to sway my decision on selling in any manner, but was truly there to help and support me in the process. Jennifer is exceptional in her job, and you will be thrilled to choose her as your agent on either side of the process. She is an honest, hard working, and gracious real estate agent, and it is my honor to recommend her work.”

 

“I recently worked with Jennifer as both a buyer and a seller. I was compelled to write a review to express how fantastic she was to work with. I first met her at an open house earlier this spring when I was beginning to look for a new home. I was blown away from the greeting as I walked in – not to mention the ipad sign in, marketing materials, color brochures and custom web site…all very impressive. I ended up buying that home and then deciding to also use Jennifer as the listing agent for my current home at the time. Thanks in combination to her dedication, flexibility and strong negotiation skills, I ended up selling my home over asking price and having overall smooth transactions with both properties. Once again – I highly recommend her and would use her again in the future!!!

 

“Jennifer Taves has that rare combination of knowledge, diligent follow-up and giving clients the unbiased information and space to decide. She guided us on areas and properties in a city new to us, asked great questions when we did not, but also stepped back when we needed to process information or take a break. Her strong recommendations were completely unrelated to price/commission potential, she knew our priorities and was able to help us stick to them, and was the perfect process ally to keep us on track through the closing process. While she has resources if needed – mortgage consultants, inspectors, and attorneys – she had no problem when we chose our own and worked well with all the players. While Jennifer is not shy about giving her professional opinion, she respected our needs and gave us the ultimate ownership of the process of buying a home. In a market full of stereotypical realtors who promise the moon, are very aggressive but fail on listening and follow-through, Jennifer is a great combination of deep area knowledge, confident and diligent follow-ups with sellers and us, and careful stewardship of the buying process that entrusts ultimate decisions about the new home to the buyer. She is a great match for buyers who do their own research and need a well-informed realtor to vet their choices and guide them through the process. Highly recommended, have sent a few friends on to her, and we’ll sell our home through her someday!”

 

 

 

 

“Working with Jennifer was a breeze. Her knowledge of the potential buyers in the area was top notch. Jennifer told us exactly what needed to be done to sell our Condo, and then she brought in the right people to do it. We sold our Condo BEFORE the open house, and couldn’t be happier with Jennifer’s support in doing so. We had a great experience with Jennifer and would highly recommend her. Very sharp and very professional.

 

 

 

“I cannot say enough good things about Jennifer Taves. This past summer she helped my husband and I sell our home and buy a new one in a period of two months. On both the sell side and the buy side, Jennifer was terrific to work with and incredibly efficient. When selling our home, she was able to give us guidance on how to stage and present our unit which was incredibly helpful. Our home sold after the first open house for well over asking price. I’m sure this success was in part due to the market and the weather, but a huge part of it was Jennifer. he was able to give us the direction to make our place shine and she spread the word beforehand to ensure we got as much exposure as possible. I also can’t express how appreciative we were regarding her responsiveness and attention to detail. At the same time that we were selling our home, we were looking for the perfect replacement. Jennifer was able to understand exactly what we were looking for and was able to narrow our search quickly and effectively. She lined up showings on very short notice and her fantastic reputation preceded her wherever we went. We found the perfect home for us and our offer was accepted within 24 hours. Jennifer also helped us through the financing process and held our hand every step of the way to ensure everything was going as smoothly as possible. After 6 months of living in our new home, we are still so appreciative of everything Jennifer did to make all of this possible and to make everything go so efficiently. Next time we are looking to buy and/or sell, we will be reaching out to her again.

 

 

 

“Jennifer is an excellent and extremely knowledgeable real estate agent and without a doubt one of the top ones in Boston and Charlestown in particular. She is very professional, respectful of your time and thoughtful. She simply gets the job done and does every inch of it with the highest standards.”

 

 

“Jennifer Taves was absolutely wonderful to work with and I am so grateful to her for helping me find and purchase my very first home! When I started my home search six months ago, I was completely new to the home buying process and I had a lot to learn about the competitive Boston market. Jennifer educated me on the different areas around Boston, guided me through multiple offers, and was supportive through the emotional ups and downs that come with buying real estate! Jennifer’s knowledge and experience in the real estate world was very apparent. She learned very quickly what I liked and didn’t like, and she proactively sent me listings as soon as she saw them and always found a way to get me into open houses early to get ahead of the crowds. She was extremely responsive and available to talk at all hours of the day and to make sure we got our offers in on time. Jennifer really went above and beyond to help me find the home that was most right for me! I have been living here for over a month I couldn’t be happier! I highly recommend Jennifer to anyone looking for an exceptional, thoughtful agent.”

 

 

“Jennifer Taves is THE real estate professional to meet all your needs. I have owned rental property in Boston’s suburbs for 16 years and wanted to buy an investment condominium in the exciting growth neighborhoods of Downtown Boston. I saw Jennifer’s listings in the window of her office on Cross Street in the North End and contacted her. Her detailed knowledge of the North End, Charlestown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, The Waterfront, South End, Downtown Crossing is second to none. You tell her exactly what you are looking for and she sends you a very accurate updated listing every day of what is available. She is very responsive to all your questions-if she does not know the answer she will get it. I ended up buying an investment condo in the North End and on Beacon Hill with her expertise. Her negotiation skills and EXPERIENCE clearly show. She also does a great job as a rental agent. She listed and rent out for me both of the investment condos. She is very honest, professional and a tireless worker. If you are looking for a real estate professional at the top of her field don’t look any further than Jennifer Taves.”

 

 

“Not knowing much about the area I was looking to buy in, I was so lucky to have met Jennifer and have her as my realtor. She knew so much about the properties and really went out of the way to make sure that as her client I was getting the best deal for the investment. It was a life changer meeting her. She is so professional and I would highly recommend Jennifer to anyone looking for a realtor!”

 

“We contacted Jen after deciding to purchase a condo in Boston. She spent a few days with us to take us through the different neighborhoods to help us narrow down the search and was very conscientious about respecting our budget and the “must haves“ on the units we looked at. There was never any pressure to compromise on either price or required items. She was quick to let us know when appropriate units came on the market. In the end, we did find a unit with the features that we were looking for and well within our budget and she provided excellent advice in the negotiations and strong service to insure a smooth closing. She is terrific to work with, I would strongly recommend her. In fact, Jen is now helping my son and his wife in their search.”

 

“We had a wonderful experience working with Jennifer Taves and strongly recommend her to anyone buying a home. Jennifer is very professional and well-informed in real estate. She was quick to respond to emails and set up appointments to see condos – so important and necessary in a tough Boston market. Jennifer has an expertise in Charlestown and the North End, and we felt that working with her gave us an abundance of information about the area and housing history. Jennifer always had our best interest in mind and made us feel supported in our pursuit of a new home. She is truly dedicated to her profession. She took the time to make sure that we really found the place of our dreams, and we couldn’t be happier with our new home – thanks to Jennifer. Our experience in working with Jennifer was phenomenal throughout the entire process. She is motivated, reliable, and hardworking; the best out there!”

 

“Jennifer has an excellent knowledge base of the North End, Seaport and Leather District. She was always reachable and incredibly accommodating with showings. Her perseverance allowed us to tour our future home prior to the first open house which put us in the envious position being able to place an offer ahead of others.”

 

“Jenn is the best person I have ever worked with when it comes to buying and selling homes. In the past year and a half, I have purchased two houses and sold one through Jenn. Her knowledge of the Charlestown area is incredible, which made it extremely easy to both buy and sell my homes. She also has a fantastic understanding of the market and how it moves. For example, when selling my home, she let me know the prime weekends for me to put the house on the market and hold a open house. This lead to my sale going much higher than my asking price. I could never thank her enough for everything she has done and I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for or selling a home.”

 

 

“Jennifer was amazing. We have already recommended her to friends because we were so impressed with her knowledge, enthusiasm, and attention to detail. She was always available when we needed her and happy to meet on quick notice. Her professional mannerism made her a pleasure to work with, and we never felt pushed or pressured.”

 

 

“Jennifer was extremely professional, organized and patient with our house hunting process. She calmly accepted a wild change in neighborhood in the midst of our search, and used her existing relationships to help us see houses faster in a neighborhood, even though she had not worked in that neighborhood before. She asked for and gathered information that was important to us…even before we had thought of it ourselves.Unlike other agents, she did not forward every MLS listing, which helped us remain focused with our search and wish list. Also she seemed to understand our long term goals and clearly placed that higher than the one time commission. She was available at every part of the process, right through the closing day.We will be happy to work with her in our future home ownership endeavours”

 

 

 

“Jennifer is wonderful! I didn’t know a thing about looking and/or purchasing my first home and Jennifer held my hand with knowledge, ease, and a fantastic personality throughout the whole ride. I am so happy with my new home and I wouldn’t be here without Jennifer. I would absolutely recommend Jennifer if you’re looking to browse and considering buying a home. She can help you through every step if you’re a newbie like I was or will work her magic if you’re a seasoned homebuyer!”

 

 

 

“Jennifer was extremely helpful in our home buying process. We gave her the tough task of finding a home for ourselves and 2 dogs. She was incredibly knowledgeable of the area and gave great recommendations of neighborhoods. Jennifer did not give up until she found us the perfect home and pet friendly. We always looked forward to seeing Jennifer and her positive personality for each listing. She was so motivated, professional and always available for us via phone and/or email. Jennifer negotiated a wonderful price for us as well. I cannot say enough good things about her and would highly recommended her.”

 

 

“I cannot recommend Jennifer Taves highly enough! As a first time buyer, I was very intimidated by the real estate market and the home buying process. Jennifer’s patience, warmth and kindness always put me at ease and took the edge off what could otherwise be a stressful experience. Jennifer never made me feel pressured. Her knowledge of the entire greater Boston area, her complete honesty to point out any issues of which I should be cautious, and her understanding of my personal needs made it clear I was in great hands every step of the way. I was also grateful for her savvy negotiation skills. She was able to fight for me and my needs with the seller’s agent and lawyer without making it uncomfortable. And, as a bonus, her grace and passion for her work actually made the process fun! I couldn’t have asked for better service, dedication, or expertise!

 

 

“Jennifer Taves is, without a doubt, the best realtor we have ever had the opportunity to work with. Jennifer assisted us with the sale of our home, and she was able to negotiate an excellent sale price during a down market. More importantly, Jennifer was always available, provided wonderful service, and dealt with us in an honest manner. She is extremely knowledgeable about real estate practices and is a consummate professional. Jennifer Taves is a joy to work with!”

 

“Jennifer was extremely helpful in the process of helping me find a condo. My parents and I were not too familiar with the area and Jennifer went above and beyond to make sure we knew the proper details in order to make our decision. She was easily accessible whenever we had a question and made sure she could help us in anyway possible. I would definitely use her again, as well as recommend her to anyone.” 

 

“Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. In a bad economy, bad housing market and demographic that had a lot to be desired, Jennifer was the best. We interviewed six Agents listed with one that was local, the house was on the market for seven months and nothing happened. Then we found Jennifer. Two days after we signed with her, she had an open house, and we had three offers. She said she would sell it and she did. She made a difficult situation a positive one. We are now in our new home and very happy thanks to Jennifer. THANK YOU!”

 

“We were completely satisfied with Jennifer as a realtor. She effectively guided us through the entire process, from loan prequalification to searching for houses to making the offer and closing the deal far below the asking price. Jennifer was professional, conscientious, and motivated at all times and there was never a hesitation or delay in the service she provided. We always felt like her top priority.”

“The two things I value most in a broker are: attention to detail and just the right amount of communication, both of which Jennifer Taves naturally showed over the course of my sale. I would certainly vouch for her ability to execute and advise sellers to challenge for their own good, but appreciate her empirical knowledge.”