Why Work With Us?
Here's what our satisfied customers are saying about us:
Selling a house can be a very personal thing, so it was important to have a personal connection to both Elaine McDonald and to Douglas Palino, her sales manager. We got along well and felt we had a strong partner in this "moving adventure"!
Elaine let us set the pace and frequency of our new home search; this was mostly good news, because we were capable of doing the work and assessing good possible fits for us. When we wanted or needed more help, Elaine was right there with good ideas and marketing strategies. Her follow through with us was excellent.
I would definitely recommend Elaine McDonald and her team to friends and other acquanintances! Overall, it was a very positive experience with a great outcome!!
Elaine and Doug did an outstanding job helping us through the entire process from listing to closing. We would recommend Elaine and her team without reservation.
We bought our house with Elaine, and sold it with Elaine 7 years later. In both cases, Elaine was attentive, professional, creative and operated 100% with our interests in mind. When selling our house, Elaine was direct, honest and creative in helping us prepare our home for sale, working with us for months before we put our house on the market so everything was "Buyer Ready" by the time we put the sign in our front yard. We got our first offer (a low ball) within days, and Elaine told us to reject it out of hand. We got a full-price offer just a couple weeks later. Through it all, we felt like we were the most important client Elaine & Doug had. They were consistently responsive and proactive. Elaine is THE BEST!!
We've used Elaine McDonald many times over the years to both buy & sell our homes in the area. She's extremely knowledgeable about the area and the entire buying/selling processes. Elaine tells it like it is (without being harsh) and there is no drama or overinflation of an issue when dealing with her. I can't possibly overstate her competence and experience. She's has a great presence on the internet as well and did a great job of getting our listing out there to the world. She & her team made this last selling process so easy given that we were out of state. I would recommend her to anyone looking to buy/sell a home. She's got you covered.
We bought our house with Elaine and sold it with Elaine 7 years later. Elaine is knowledgeable, professional, responsive and always acted 100% with our interests in mind. She was direct and honest with us as we prepared to put our house on the market, and worked with us for months before we put out house on the market so it was "Buyer Ready" by the time the sign went up. We got our first offer within a few days (a low-ball offer that Elaine told us to reject out of hand) and we got a full-price offer just a couple weeks later. though the entire process we felt like we were Elaine's most important client. Doug was also extremely helpful with many of the logistics. I would recommend Elaine to anyone either buying or selling a house. This was our sixth home sale and it went more smoothly and successfully than any sale we've ever done. THANK YOU ELAINE!!
Elaine was extremely helpful in all aspects of selling our house. She and her team made the process as stressless as possible. The home sold quickly at our desired price.
To say that Elaine was amazing is truly an understatement. She listened to our needs, advised us with her invaluable knowledge, and always had our best interest in mind. She made the purchase of our first home one that we will never forget. I do not believe that we would have been so well taken care of had it not been for her. Truly the best!
I have purchased many homes, in several states, including 4 in 3 states in the past 10 years, so I have a lot of experience working with realtors from both sides of the buying and selling equation. I can say, without hesitation, that I have never had a realtor better advocate for me as a seller. Elaine's evident experience and competence are an enormous asset to a client. Her knowledge of the area, its home values, and its services makes the transition so much easier as well. In addition, her patience is amazing, as is her commitment to her clients. It is clear to me that Elaine will be there to give advice and answer questions at any time, long after the deal is closed. I cannot recommend her more highly.
I never would have thought that I could have gotten such a wonderful home. Elaine was awesome and very professional. She knew exactly what I was looking for but got me something even better. She referred me to the perfect help for my loan and now I am a happy and proud first time homeowner and it only took a few months from the time I decided to buy a home instead of renting to closing on my wonderful home.
Elaine and Doug are a great team. Elaine showed me condos available in the desired area and kept in touch with me. She went the extra mile to do a showing and the inspection by iPhone/iPad when I was not able to actually be in town. She knows professionals in the area and has contacts that help smooth the process. She is kind and thoughtful along with being professional and knowledgeable. She is the best!