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Dedicated to educating my clients to make informed, sound decisions. Diligent, professional & enthusiastic. Delivering incomparable service. You deserve the best representation. My aim...to provide it
What I can do for YOU
You will not find me high pressure. What you will find is a caring, concerned, committed Realtor with a plan to make your real estate needs a reality.
• Marketing plan tailored to your specific need
• Full time competent hardworking agent
• Company with identity in the marketplace
• Access to the entire market
• Constant communication, feedback, what market is doing
• Experience with multiple loan programs for buyers
• Knowledge of the market for best price
• Attention to detail and follow up
• Calls returned promptly
• Available hours convenient to you
• Thorough knowledge of required forms
• Compatiable and communicative with other agents for networking and negotiation
• Professional relationship with quality ancillaries (lenders, inspectors, appraisers, title companies, etc.)
• Internet presense
* Short Sale experience
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I am a full service Realtor in Toledo, Ohio and the surrounding suburbs of Maumee, Perrysburg, Holland, Swanton, Whitehouse, Waterville, Sylvania, Rossford, Northwood and Oregon, Ohio. Knowledgeable in all areas of the residential real estate market including short sale properties both buying and listing. Short sales can be a tedious and stressful situation for all parties involved. It has been said of me, that I have excellent negotiating skills and lots of patience. My area of expertise is working with first time home buyers and investors. I get great satisfaction from providing easy to understand information about the home purchasing process from explaining forms, recommending reputable lenders, inspectors, contractors, appraisers, etc. and paying attention to detail that you may sometimes miss. I listen to your needs and work diligently to find properties that fit those needs without searching through endless properties that do not meet your personal criteria. In short, I treat you like I would like to be treated, fairly, honestly, openly. No high pressure sales. I am enthusiastic about my chosen profession and here to provide you with exceptional service along with a sense of humor to difuse a sometimes stressful process.
What people are saying about Connie Johns
I found myself in what seemed to be an impossible situation...my job was transferring me to Kansas and I had to sell my Toledo townhome in an unfortunate market. It not only wasn't going to bring what I owed on it...buyers couldn't even get a loan for a townhome. I initally chose Connie Johns because she had experience in Short Sales; and, although I didn't want to go that route - I really didn't know what else to do. Connie proved to stand by my for the duration. She was honest, straight-forward, and would always tell me the truth...even if it wasn't the best scenario. She truly wanted what was best for me and fought to provide that. Connie and I had open communication; and, with me being several states away, that can sometimes be a difficult thing. When an offer did come in - she kept me informed every step of the way as we moved to close the deal. In the end, I truly feel that I gained a friend in Connie. She helped me (basically held my hand) through one of the most trying experiences I have ever endured. If it hadn't been for God and Connie's support and experience - I may have just walked away from the home or chosen another route that wouldn't have ended successfully. I would recommend Connie to anyone I know...her honesty, work ethic, and knowledge of her business are three qualities that are hard to come by in a whole package...but she truly delivers!
Connie helped me through the process and helped make it as painless as possiable, kept me informed as to what was going on during the proceedings and helped keep extra costs at a minimum. She helped keep up my spirits when the outcome was questionable and went to bat for me when the big boys made changes in the bid/counter bid. thanks Connie, Tim Andrews-new home owner!!
Connie is great. She was frienldy, personable and extremely helpful with our search for a home. we were first time home buyers and had ALOT of questions and she was always available for us. She found us our dream home for us to raise our son in. She's wasn't just a realtor she became a friend.
Hello, One of my friend referred me to Connie Johns to help us find a house to buy. It has been less than three months when we visited with Connie for the first time in her office. Connie knew what kind of a house we are looking for. Connie was and still very respectful, friendly and helpful. Her patience and willingness to cooperate were amazing. Wow! Connie found a house for us within very short time. She introduced us to all the required information about the house. She was our efficient realtor. In addition, Connie demonstrated a helpful experience in house appliances including plumbing and electricity. Of course,I'll recommend my friends and others who are looking to buy a house to seek Connie's help first. Thank You,
-Hanna and Lor Nijim
Connie Johns was the first realitor to get back with us. I never though Connie would find what we were looking for but she did everything we wanted was in this home. Her consistance is what empressed us the most.
That Connie knows what she is doing and she will help you find your dream home.
I have already recommended her to a few people that I know is looking for a home.
We bought the house site unseen and trusted her enought to get us what we wanted. AND SHE DID. We concider Connie as not just a realitor but also as a friend. Thank you Connie.
God bless you Connie
Janice and Ken Grove -
Connie went above and beyond what was expected leading up to, during, and after the purchase of my home. Despite reading a number of books, as a first time home buyer I really had no idea what I was doing. Connie was always there to answer my questions and provide additional information that I might not have thought to ask about. Her patience and persistence is commendable. She brought me back to earth when I started getting to dreamy about homes that were not financial practical or realistic and comforted me when I called her crying about the delayed closure. Acquiring an FHA loan for a foreclosure needing a lot of work was no easy task but Connie assisted me every step of the way with suggestions and advice I knew I could trust. I would highly recommend her as a realtor and look forward to working with her again in the future.Connie Johns was a pleasure to work with and I would choose her every time for my realtor needs.
Connie has exhibited what a great realtor should be, she is reliable, trust worthy, knowledgeable, and honest. We choose Connie because we felt that Connie would give us honest feedback and tell us the truth and not just what we wanted to hear. We felt that Connie was not showing us houses so that she could make a commission, but she was doing it so that we could find a house that we could make into a home. We didn't know what to look for in a realtor, we thought a realtor would just find us houses to look at and we would tell them whether we liked them or not. But when Connie responded to our email @ 1am in the morning, when we were up surfing the internet, we knew we had found a gem. Connie is very accessible and easy to get a hold of, this is great when you have those silly little questions that could be the one thing that will make a difference in choosing a house. We have been in our home for two months and we still talk about how great it was to work with Connie. All of our family and friends are envious of our new home and we have no one but Connie Johns to thank for that.
Thank You Connie Johns for all you hard work and dedication to finding us the perfect home.
- LaWanda Wright Tyrone Mosby
in real estate it is refreshing to find someone who walks the walk since so many just talk the talk connie truly WORKS WITH and FOR her clients as a lender it is so nice to have someone who dots the i's and crosses the t's at every turn information is timely and accurate follow up impeccable! a true REALTOR in the most professional sense of the word.
- marty bihn v.p. sales NOIC
Sue and I actually just 'stumbled upon' Connie as we were searching for a home to rent. We looked at a listing she had for sale, contacted her and asked if she would be willing to contact the seller RE: possible lease agreement. In these difficult economic times, we didn't want to try to sell our home in Tecumseh MI, and were looking to rent for a relatively short period of several years. Connie agreed, and with the sellers approval, brokered a wonderful deal that was a 'win-win' for both the seller and us.
Unfortunately for Connie, there was no commission involved in a lease agreement. But she really went out for us anyway, and was incredibly helpful. As she pointed out, "When the time comes and the home is on the market again, the seller will turn to me to sell the property for him, and I'll earn my commission then."
My initial hope was that she would simply contact the seller with my inquiry. She far exceeded that expectation by representing his best interests while at the same time making sure that my wife and I were treated fairly and honestly.
Connie has followed up on several ocassions, resolving property issues (repairs) that needed attention. When I have asked her, she has offered constructive advice on how we might make some improvements to the property that would make the home more comfortable for us while also enhancing the value of the home for the owner.
Connie would be my absolute 'first pick' in recommending a realtor. She knows her business, knows people, knows the market, and, through it all, has made this a most pleasant experience. I've owned several homes, in California and Michigan, and Connie is by far the best agent I've ever worked with! My highest praise!
- Rev. Richard C. Rentner
The real reason I chose Connie Johns as my realator is because she and have been friends for the past 20 years. Although we have been friends so long I found that she always goes above and beyond what she is expected to do. When she Helped my father find a home she searched for just the right house, the right neighborhood and the right price and did not stop untill he got what he wanted. She helped him find financing and was with him every step of the way. I was most impressed with her honesty. Connie will alway answer question quickly, thoughly and honestly. When my father passed away, Connie helped me sell the house. She Helped me with every detail. I would recomed Connie to anyone who wants to buy or sell a house infact I do that on a regular basis. If I was to tell a friend about connie, I would say she is aggressive, honest and very persistant . She is not affraid to ask questions or to talk to any one. She will not stop untill you are happy.
- Debbie Carter
I had the pleasure of working with Connie 4 years ago when I was being relocated by my employer to the Toledo area, so she was the first realtor that came to mind when I was inquiring about a sales comparison for our home.
She completed my request in a few days and did a very thorough job.
She is very knowledgeable about real estate and is very pleasant. When she was showing me houses around the area she spent months taking me around. I didn't know the area at all, because I was from out of town, but she was patient and kept working until my family found the right house.
- John Irsak
I had met Connie socially and was impressed by how passionate she spoke of her business. I have high expectations and Connie has surpassed them. She led me through the buying and selling process and made a difficult and trying experience easier. Connie was always available, her wealth of knowledge and tenacity is awesome! She never settled and kindly 'pushed' me to never give up on what I was looking for in a new home. Connie is so knowledgeable and loves to share/teach people what to look for in a home. She is the only person you can trust with the biggest purchase of your life. She takes care of her clients as if they are a member of her family. Thank you Connie, you are welcome in my home anytime!
- Tracy Lustic
We could not have ben more pleased with the overall expierience of having Connie as our agent.She was so helpful and dedicated to our goal of selling this house. We would most definetly recommend Connie to our friends and family without reservation. We were most impressed by the sense of responsibility and integrity she showed throughout the entire transaction. Connie exceeded our epectations at every level. (Even her help in hanging curtains).
- Scott Fuller
I have the highest regard for Connie Johns. She always was patient with us, informative, available, courteous , professional, friendly, and honest. I never saw her loose her temper and composure.She always strived to have a good working relationship with other professionals even when others were difficult to work with. I would recommend Connie to a friend and say if you are interested in getting a qualified professional as well as a new friend, contact Connie!
- Dave Medere
One day we were looking for a realtor to help us find the right house for us. We came across a website for realtors we put in the informaion it was asking for and Connie Johns was the only realtor that responded, thus came the experience we had of a life time. We didn't know what to expect from Connie Johns, but in the end, we ended up with a friend for life. We also ended up with the right realtor and the right house for us. There for a moment we thought we weren't going to get the house we wanted, But Connie Johns said don't give up just yet, so we didn't and we got our house. We never thought that there was a realtor out there that would bend over backwards for her clinet, but Connie Johns did that for us and we couldn't have asked for a better agent. And if there's anybody out there looking for a new house, PLEASE LOOK UP CONNIE JOHNS, she will do whatever it takes to get your dream house. I hope your experience will be as great as ours was.
THANKS FOR EVERYTHING CONNIE JOHNS!!!!!
Tom & Irene & John Ramirez
Connie Johns recently helped me purchase my new home. I began the home buying process very nervous and skeptical. I had heard many horror stories from my friends and family members about how they felt their realtor had "pushed" them into purchasing too quickly or they felt their realtor had somehow misled them.
One of my friends recommended Connie to me. She sent Connie an email and the next day Connie got in touch with me. I told her that I was just beginning to look and that I was prepared for this process to take quite a bit of time as I wasn't sure what I was really looking for but I knew the area I wanted to live in. I loved the fact that Connie was very familiar with the Maumee/South Toledo area which is exactly where I wanted to be. The first time Connie and I spoke I felt she really took the time to get to know me and therefore had a much better idea of what I was looking for. From the beginning I never felt like I was talking to my realtor, I felt like I was talking to a friend. This feeling was invaluable to me considering this would most likely be the single biggest purchase of my life. Connie was in contact with me every day. I never felt like I was being ignored or pushed to the back burner. In fact, most of the time Connie made me feel like I was her only client. I believe that is truly the mark of a great customer service individual, to make you feel like you're the only person they have to take care of. Connie was honest and genuine with me. I really felt like I could say anything to her and I felt like if I asked her something I would get a straight answer. She told me that most of her business was built on referral and that it wouldn't do her any good to mislead me because she knew what that would do to her business. I went into the purchase of my home feeling completely prepared and I know I owe that all to Connie. Even when I had a problem after my closing Connie was there for me. She was working for me while she was on vacation. That is true commitment to excellence. I just cannot say enough great things about her. Connie is now and will forever be my realtor and I will recommend her to anyone and everyone who will listen. If you're looking for a realtor who is honest, caring and extremely knowledgeable then Connie is the realtor for you.
Kelli R. Hintz
"Connie took on this challenge with eagerness, enthusiasm and perseverance. She created clean, professional marketing materials and took the time to understand the finer details of this property and what it was all about. She managed to get quite a few people thru the property holding regular open houses and following up on every lead. She tried various sales techniques and listened to my ideas on what it would take to get this property sold. She finally found the perfect buyers and latched onto them. As it turned out she would first sell their house before they could buy mine, which she indeed did, and they ultimately purchased my house. It was a tough deal to close however. The sale was drawn out an additional two months because of a required zoning change, Connie was steadfast, she kept the deal together when it could have easily dissolved and she went the extra mile to close the sale. I would seek out Connie's services again in the future and would definitely recommend her to anyone buying or selling a house. My parents were impressed with her professionalism."
"I thought Connie was pushy when I first spoke with her but then realized that she was just overly enthusiastic about providing all the information she could. She is extremely knowledgeable."
"I liked that Connie was so flexible"
"Selling our house in East Toledo was a decision that we had to make for our family but it was a very scary one as is any major life decision. I immediately knew that we should call you. You had been my Home Interiors Demonstrator for many years before that and I always respected the way you handled your business so I felt confident that you would do well for us in buying and selling a home. We appreciate your patience with us while we walked through FIFTY homes after our house in East Toledo, surprisingly, sold in one week! You did so well negotiating for us with the seller and getting us into our new home! Thank you again, Connie!"
Greg and Angela M.
"You made it easy for me to transition into our 1st home...helping me with all the technical jargon. The house is wonderful. Only planning on staying here three more years. Then it will be time to sell! I'll be calling you."
"Connie went the extra mile in learning to communicate with our deaf child. She found us the perfect house, the perfect lender and made our dreams come true"
Jeff and Vicki H
When we thought about moving we didn't hesitate to call Connie. She marketed our home, negotiated a fair deal for us and then found us our perfect new home in record time. She was instrumental in getting us in our new place without having to move twice.
Norman and June G.
"We appreciate the countless hours that you invested in helping us to find our new home."
Jan and John I.
"It took a special agent to put up with all the headaches of the purchase of our home. We were fortunate to have you on our team. Your kindness made everything a little better. Thank you"
Gary and Cosette S.
"We appreciated Connie Johns help in assisting us in the purchase of our first home. Even though Connie had other clients to tend to, her performance did not reflect that fact. When we needed something she was there to take care of it. We really enjoyed her company during house hunting. Connie is very straight forward which instills a sense of security. Her knowledge and experience were very useful and aided us in our decisions...."
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