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I work hard to represent my selling or buying clients to get them their best deal. My primary market areas are the Northern New Haven and Southern Litchfield County towns.
As an experienced Realtor, I pride myself on doing business with my clients the old fashioned way with honesty, integrity and the ability to listen to my clients and actually hearthem when they make their wishes known. I hold ABR, CDPE, GRI and e-pro certifications. I have lived in the area all of my life. I bring thirty-plus years of sales professionalism to the transaction, with a knowledge of negotiating that satisfies my clients.
I am an engineer by degree, and worked as a machine design/sales engineer for better than 30 years. I have been a national sales manager, with up to 15 regional managers working under me.
I became a licensed agent in 2004, and since then have become accredited with my ABR, CDPE, GRI, taken both the e-Pro and e-buyer courses, and became a licensed broker in 2008.
I am recognized as a member of the RE/MAX 100% club, and am an associate broker in my office.
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I work with both buyers and sellers on residential single family, multi-family, and condominiums. I also work with new construction and land sales. Although my profile shows my town of residence as Prospect, I have full knowledge of the values and specific nuances of the surrounding towns of Waterbury, Naugatuck, Bethany, Cheshire, Middlebury, and Watertown.
Having taken the CDPE, Certified Distressed Property Expert classes, I am qualified to assist homeowners that are underwater in their mortgages to successfully get through a short sale.
Ed, we are indebted to you for the fine service and professionalism you demonstrated from first contact by E-mail to closing. You helped us through every detail of the listing and through closing, even recommending cleaning and repair companies for us to deal with. There were no complaints or disappointments. Your quick personal action, with a temporary chimney fix that you personally performed, undoubtedly saved us from great damage to the homes interior. I was amazed with your pricing recommendation. It was very close to the bank appraisal and your sales approach garnered multiple offers in just three weeks. Incredibly, the house sold for more then the asking price.
Are we a satisfied client? You bet we are. We will be pleased to recommend you to any and all who ask for a reference. Ed, thanks for everything. Donald & Sanday Hoffmann
"We just wanted to take a moment thank you for everything you did for us. From the very first day we met, you were upfront and honest. Through both of our transactions you always went above and beyond, and at one time did more than our lawyer. We could not have asked for a better realtor. At times it was difficult to tell whether you were a friend or an agent. We will never forget you and would gladly refer any of our remaining friends and family back in Ct to you. Thanks again for your help."Gayle and Fernando
"Ed, I really appreciate all of the extras that you have done for me and my family. You are truly a great, kind and sincere person. I didn't think there were any trustworthy people left in the business world, but you have taught me to trust a little more. I also want to thank you for all of the other small lessons you taught me along the way. I have not only bought my first home, but I have also grown as a person. Now I am a more confident person who knows that I can achieve anything I want if I am just patient, as you have taught me to be. You are so much more than a good realtor, you are a great teacher."Latanya
"Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We just want to again say thank you for everything you did for us. We just can't put into words how happy we are. John & Janet
My wife and I entered a rough market to sell and had met with several realtors before we signed with Ed. Our meeting only solidified that Ed Silva was a true professional in his field, "The Real Deal." He is an excellent realtor who adheres to the principles located on his website including superior service, excellent time management and an understanding, local expert with unmatched commitment to the profession who provides support and has the inside knowledge of real time market conditions. Our experience taught us that Ed goes above and beyond. Ed Silva is a tough act to follow in the real estate profession. Thank You Again, Ed for being a true professional. Rob & Nichole
" I was very nervous as a first time home buyer without a lot of experience in understanding the home buying process. Ed Silva was patient with me and explained all my options from every angle. When the time came to get serious about buying, he was always there to answer questions and to show a property. He went above and beyond what I believed a Realtor's job was to get me a home I was satisfied with. Due to his knowledge in every aspect of the home buying process, along with a great network of professionals to get you whatever you need, I cannot imagine using anyone else as a Realtor. Even now that the sale is final, he is still there for me to make sure the transition into my new home is smooth. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. " Charles C
Ed - thank you for your help. We appreciated your advice and would recommend you to other folks who need a great Real Estate Agent and a Guiding Light ! Thanks. You are a pro. Diane & John Johnson
Here we come to the end of the process that was at some points a complicated one. . It's thanks to your deep experience and profound knowledge that we were able to clean the mess that we were in. It would have been impossible to face the challenges or overcome the obstacles had we listed the house with any other agent. Our experience with you is the proof that it requires a lot more than a state license to be a successful real estate agent or broker. It's your honesty, dedication and attention to details that makes you very distinguished and successful person.
Therefore, we are so lucky that we have met you. As you know we still have family and friends in Connecticut and we are going to make sure they know whom to trust when it comes to any real estate transaction.
Even though the house is sold, this is not the end. We consider this a beginning of a long-term relationship with you where we are going to need your advice in a future house purchase. It was an honor to meet you and we wish you and your family the best.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.