Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners)

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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I sold a new home in an over 55 community to a gentleman from NY who was 96. He was young at heart and could run circles around me. He got a mortgage and closed easily. He was a Yankees fan and we had a nice rivalry. He was good spirited for a Yankees fan as they are not always so nice to us Red Sox fans. He got me Yankees cupcakes and i swapped his Yankees flag for a Red Sox flag for the afternoon. 

 

Jan 12, 2018 03:26 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I Closed one recently for a 90-year old and that woman is as sharp as a tack! I absolutely loved working with her!

Jan 12, 2018 07:52 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Alliance Real Estate - Minot - Minot, ND
Bob Timm, Broker Associate, Alliance Real Estate

I just helped a couple in their mid 80's purchase a condo Praful Thakkar but if I really think about it I bet I could come up with an even older buyer.

Jan 12, 2018 04:30 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Oh wow. I think early 80s . . . she was my mom's age when she was alive . . . and she had a BF who was MY age (50s, then) LOLLLLLL

Jan 12, 2018 03:11 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I've had buyers in their 80s multiple times

Jan 12, 2018 06:50 PM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

Did a 30 year fixed rate loan to a person that was 95 years old. Can't discriminate based on age!!

Jan 12, 2018 04:35 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

85 years old.... he was in good shape.... bought in an active adult community..... he was married to a 60 year old!!!  

Jan 12, 2018 03:55 PM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I think about 75... it was the mother of one of my clients... I sold her house and she purhased a new build condo... I was just notified today that she wants me to list it now, as she is in failing health and has moved in with her daughter..

Jan 12, 2018 03:15 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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I had a lovely couple in their mid 50's buy a home from me. What was special about it was it was their 1st home purchase!

Jan 13, 2018 06:41 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

It was 83 or 84

Jan 13, 2018 05:35 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I have investors in their 70s still buying.

Jan 13, 2018 04:12 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

The age range in our niche is from their 60's to their 80's Praful Thakkar

Jan 12, 2018 08:58 PM
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Mike Cooper
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro

I just closed a deal for an 86 year old. She paid cash. I'm currently selling the home she moved from. Sharp as a tack and pretty fit. 

Jan 12, 2018 05:43 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I sold my hubby's townhouse when he was 69 but I don't ask clients their age so I really don't know if he was the oldest!

Jan 12, 2018 04:59 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Not exactly sure but they were in their 80's.

Jan 12, 2018 04:44 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

That was 78 taking out a 30 year loan which was a hoot.

Jan 13, 2018 05:45 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

In their 70s

Jan 13, 2018 04:59 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

A mother and daughter team bouht a condo in a conversion building. Mom was 97 and daughter was 72. They got a 30 year mortgage! Had to take the documents to the unit for signature.

Jan 13, 2018 04:32 AM
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Mike & Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

She was 84 and this was in the days where everyone represented the seller. She bought a low priced condo and it was her first home.

It was not my job to "help" her get a lower price or money for deficiencies...

I felt guilty and she is one of the reasons that I became an exclusive buyer broker.

Eve

Jan 13, 2018 03:48 AM
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Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Daytona Beach, FL
Waterfront and Coastal Lifestyle Properties

Many of my clients are relocating here to Florida and well into their eighties. 

Jan 13, 2018 03:20 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Have no clue Praful Thakkar 

Jan 13, 2018 09:19 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Hmm, never worried about age of buyers or sellers.

Jan 12, 2018 05:44 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Age. Sex. Religion. Nationality. None of that is discussed with me or by me.

Jan 12, 2018 04:45 PM
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Byron K . Jones
Keller Williams - Exton - Coatesville, PA
List Today - Sold Tomorrow!

72...Cash Buyer going from 55+ to another w/assisted living help

Jan 12, 2018 03:06 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

We have sold homes to people in their 80s.

Jan 13, 2018 11:35 AM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Several in their 80's.

Jan 13, 2018 09:35 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Not sure of the exact age, they were in their 80s.

Jan 13, 2018 07:55 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Probably in her 60's, but have had a few forestland owner clients who were in their late 80's and still getting around the woods well.

Jan 12, 2018 08:39 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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John was 82. He bought two from me 6 years ago. I knocked on his door say hi at his home last year.  He remembered me called last month.  He should be 88 by now.

Jan 12, 2018 04:16 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

86 and it was last year

Jan 13, 2018 05:55 PM
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Christine Kankowski North SD and Temecula
House Match Inc - Poway, CA
Excellent Sales and Property Management

81

Jan 13, 2018 04:06 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

75.

Jan 13, 2018 07:21 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Never asked

Jan 12, 2018 04:18 PM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I had some retirees buy into a 55+ development and believe they were over 80.   Lived there only 5 years and went to assisted living, and now both have passed.

Jan 16, 2018 06:08 AM
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Joe D'Agostino
NMLS# 729950 - Manahawkin, NJ
Mortgage Officer 46 years!

My oldest mortgage borrower was 94. Did a 20 year mortgage. Had excellent credit. He is 97 today. Received a Christmas card from him. One of the "sharpest dressers" you will ever see. Drives a Mercedes SLK 2 door. 

 

Jan 15, 2018 03:39 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

70 something

Jan 14, 2018 06:52 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

My oldest client was 92, she asked me to sell her house because she was moving in an assisted living facility. In Scottsdale, this is not unusual, as many people move to Scottsdale to retire. So they buy when retired, so you have an older buyer clientele, and they sell when they can no longer live on their own or scaling down to a much smaller place.

Jan 14, 2018 05:54 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

67 years old is probably in the younger range of my average clients.  

Jan 14, 2018 05:25 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Over 70. Actually I have right now two potential buyers( two different  families).

Jan 13, 2018 11:54 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Don't know.

Jan 13, 2018 12:35 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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I do not know.

Jan 13, 2018 09:48 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I have no idea.

Jan 13, 2018 09:17 AM