Below is an article written by our agent Ray Jensen about The Jensen Group and Port of the Islands Realty that we feel really hits on point about using all of our agents here. You can reach Ray directly at 305-849-0387 and at www.WeSellThePort.com. Please enjoy!
9 Reasons to use “The Jensen Group” and Port of the Islands Realty, a boutique Real Estate Agency
What is a Boutique Real Estate Firm?
Many may consider a “boutique” firm to cater to high end only, or possibly too small to break into the competitive real estate market. In reality, these firms are extremely specialized businesses with a culture centered on customer service and professionalism. As a client of The Jensen Group at Port of the Islands Realty, you can expect above average representation in any transaction from a quaint condo unit to sprawling single family home and everything in between. You will rest assured knowing that not only your agents but the entire office is working to assist you for a smooth and skilled transaction.
How is a boutique firm similar to a large real estate company?
In an age of technology where bigger is often better and instant gratification is expected, a Boutique Real Estate Firm, like The Jensen Group at Port of the Islands Realty, stands among the best. We offer the same Multiple Listing Service (MLS) representation as larger companies. Meaning, all companies have the same access level to the same properties whether representing a buyer or a seller. Online marketing offerings at larger companies and Port of the Islands Realty are equal. Your property will be represented on major home buying and selling sites like REALTOR.com, Homes.com Zillow and Trulia and many others.
Much of the technology that REALTORS® provide their clients are provided through the MLS system. This technology is available to both large companies and boutique firms.
Large Real Estate companies have high quality marketing products, just like a boutique firm. Often, boutique firms are able to specialize their marketing even more than larger firms.
So, why is a Boutique Real Estate Firm Best?
1. Quality of Quantity.
The Jensen Group and Port of the Islands Realty knows that each client has different needs. Instead of focusing on the number of homes we list or sell, we can concentrate on Customer Service. We know that your opinion has a more significant impact than at a larger company, and will strive for your satisfaction.
2. Support from their office.
The small close-knit group that we have at Port of the Islands Realty helps to facilitate the needs of each agent and therefore each need of their clients. By choosing us you can guarantee that the entire office is dedicated to your best interest.
3. Established and Top-Tier Agents.
The owner is working to cultivate a small and professional environment, which means only the best and most driven will be selected. At Port of the Islands Realty, you can expect The Jensen Group to be proficient and dedicated to each client.
4. Vigilant about cultivating the culture and brand of the firm.
Unlike a larger company, Port of the Islands Realty has something to prove and doesn’t have a large brand name to use as a source of their worth. We are eager to show our ability to complete with a larger firm.
5. Innovation and customization happen more quickly.
Large companies have more “red tape” and company regulations that restrict the ability of the agent to be innovative. Port of the Island Realty offers instant communication with the company owner, allowing for quick and cutting edge customization in marketing your home. Most marketing is done in house, so you won’t need to wait for weeks before your home is represented in the market place.
6. Boutique firms care about the rights of buyers and sellers more than building a business empire.
Port of the Islands Realty has strong options regarding the rights of their clients, rights of other REALTORS® and their small business. Their primary cause is not to build a business empire, but to be sure their community thrives through home ownership.
7. Your community comes first.
Your community is The Jensen Group and Port of the Islands Realty community. Your agents and agency will typically be committed to an economically sound, beautiful and welcoming community because their business only does well if the community does well. Port of the Islands Realty and it's agents will be found volunteering their time at various organizations throughout the community.
8. Your Transaction is always with your agent.
With a focus on customer satisfaction, your agent will not give your contract to a closing coordinator. Closing coordinator are typically used by larger companies so an agent can begin work with their next client. The Jensen Group will see your transaction through from the beginning to the end. No paperwork or important information will be lost in the shuffle, so you can be assure that you are well represented throughout the entire process.
9. An Experienced & Professional Environment
Owners of Port of the Islands Realty hire a small staff, and they are extremely picky in choosing their players as they only seek experienced and driven agents that have credibility, local knowledge and connections in the industry. These agents are usually hand-picked on the basis of their performance and their ability to deliver results.
Needless to say, Port of the Islands Realty is a specialized businesses and their culture is focused on ensuring customer satisfaction and productivity with professionalism and result-driven commitments. Port of the Islands Realty is known to have greater agent loyalty and retention as compared to large scale brokerage firms, which makes them much more dedicated and proficient in their fields.
And these are 9 great reasons to use “The Jensen Group” at Port of the Islands Realty to sell or buy your home! You can reach the author Ray directly at 305-849-0387 and at www.WeSellThePort.com.