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With a strong background in real estate valuation Benjamin looks forward to assisting you whether you are interested in the value of a property, buying, selling, or leasing a home, or investing.
Professional Experience & Goals
Put Benjamin's diverse real estate expertise as an Appraiser, Broker, and Investor to work for you. With a strong background in real estate valuation Benjamin looks forward to assisting you whether you are interested in the market value of a property, buying, selling, or leasing a home, or investing in real estate. His professionalism, great patience, attentive service and keen negotiating skills combine with his proven expertise make him an invaluable asset to anyone from first time buyers to seasoned investors seeking the highest level of professional service. By putting his knowledge and skills to work for you, Benjamin will guide you to success, "No one will work harder to protect your best interests in a deal!"
Benjamin has quickly established himself as a respected expert in the fields of real estate sales, marketing, and real estate investing. Benjamin has extensive knowledge of the real estate industry and local marketplace, combined with numerous hands on experiences in structuring and closing deals. He constantly educates himself on the latest trends in the marketplace as it is his goal to be able to provide you with top notch service, all the time. Educating you as the consumer or client so you better understand the real estate and financial markets is one of his core values. Benjamin takes pride in his attention to detail and puts all his efforts into understanding your needs. His strong ability to identify and anticipate your needs are representative of his commitment to quality service and your satisfaction. His ability to effectively communicate and present information of both a technical and non-technical nature to individuals at various levels of experience and expertise increases your confidence and satisfaction. Benjamin works with today's most current technology so you can expect him to be available for your real estate needs day or night. While working with you on achieving your real estate goals, Benjamin pledges to keep you up to date, "You will have the information as soon he does…"
Benjamin has worked full time in the CT market for nearly a decade. Benjamin applies and grows his knowledge every day through the direction of his company and then applies his ground breaking techniques to helping you achieve the results you expect from working with an industry leader. Benjamin has a talent for locating pockets in the market where significant opportunity exists, as well as areas that have a much greater rate of appreciation and that will continue to exceed other areas, even in today's market. He has proven an invaluable asset by surrounding himself with some of the most dynamic and dedicated professionals, colleagues, investors and clients. Benjamin has extensive experience in acquisitions and management that brings clarity to complex everyday situations you may face in any real estate transaction.
Alpha Real Estate & Valuation LLC has three divisions, Alpha Real Estate is a full service Brokerage Firm serving buyers, sellers, & renters throughout Central Connecticut, specifically Greater New Haven, Hartford & Middlesex areas. Our staff is knowledgeable & very experienced in assisting homeowners in a Short Sale process. Alpha Real Estate offers traditional services along with multiple internet exposures for sellers. Positioned as an aggressive sales and marketing real estate firm, the firm offers clients unique real estate marketing systems that are among the most advanced in the industry. Alpha Investments is a full service Real Estate Investment & Property Management Firm. Alpha Investments provides representation and transactional services to real estate investors, as well as unique offerings specifically for investors by locating off market deals and wholesaling them at a discount. The firm specializes in sourcing significantly discounted single & multi family rehab projects. Alpha Appraisal is a full service Residential Appraisal Firm.
Benjamin just completed an appraisal report on a 1700's home in a small CT town that had little property sales data available. When comparable properties are unavailable, the appraiser must think outside the box and has to analyze and report on the property carefully. Benjamin's attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile showed in his efforts to establish value on this very difficult subject. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ben for any residential appraisal that required more than the usual amount of effort and creativity.
-Kirk Hagert, Senior Mortgage Analyst, Northpoint Mortgage, September 2009
Very accomadating. Great attention to detail. Showed us every investment oppurtuniy and was very knowledable. Always there for us when he was needed. This was the 7th house I have purchased and by far the smoothest thanks to Benjamin. He will definitely be the first and only realtor we will call for my next real estate venture.
-Don & Francine B, Meriden, December 2009
We met Benjamin Shoemaker when we were looking to downsize our current home. He was recommended by our mortgage lender. I purchased 3 previous homes (all houses) over the years--and my wife has bought two--so we had a lot of experience with real estate agents. Benjamin is, by far, the best agent we've dealt with. He is knowledgable, highly experienced, and dedicated to you as his client. his responsiveness exceeded our expectations. He has a calming influence during some very tense moments (e.g. seller moved up the closing date at the last minute, leaving us with no place to go for a week until we closed on the home, etc).
-Wayne & Rita C, Meriden, April 2010
Benjamin was a valuable asset in the purchase of our home. His communication, knowledge, and charisma makes him an excellent realtor. I will never hesitate to pass his name on to anyone looking for anything real estate related. I can't say enough good things about him, use him for your real estate needs and you can guarantee you will be impressed!
-Dave G, Wallingford 2010
Benjamin J Shoemaker is a very competent real estate agent that cares very much for his clients. He used his experience to guide us through every step of our purchase. He is a great problem solver and he followed through with every request or concern. We would highly recommend Ben as a real estate agent.
-Amanda & Tom D, Middletown, June 2010
Benjamin came highly recommended by a friend, so I decided to check him out. I was apprehensive as he is an investor and real state agent. I found him very pleasant, smart and easy to get along. I signed up with him immediately. During the course of the house search, Benjamin was prompt in responding, took the time to answering all our questions (even the stupid ones!) and was accomodating of our schedule. We were very impressed by his knowledge about house construction which came in very handy while evaluating some houses. Overall the experience was very good and I will highly recommend anyone to go with Benjamin in your search for a home. You will be in safe hands!
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