STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

   

                                                                              

Education: Dutches College; Business Administration, Accounting

Licenses: Real Estate Brokers License, State of Massachusetts. DEP Certified Title 5 System Inspector, State of Massachusetts.                                        

Designations: RECS, Real Estate Cyber Specialist (Internet Marketing) SRS Sellers Representative Specialist. SFR, short sales & foreclosure rescource.

Professional Experience:                                                                                                                  1970 - Present. Independent Real Estate Investor, Investing in Residential & Commercial Properties. 

1972 - 1998. CEO of a New York based Waste Management Company. Licensed in New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania. Broad-based clientèle includes Federal, State and Municipalities, Corporations and the general public. Sold company 1998.

1978 - 1980. Investor in Oil Company. Held position of Chief Financial officer and 401K Administrator. Sold my interest in 1980.

1990 - 1997. CEO of New York based KS Environmental Services. Client base; State, County & Municipalities, Developers and large construction projects. Sold company in 1997.

2000 - Present. Earned DEP Certified Title 5 System Inspector License. I use my experience to counsel and advise my Real Estate clients as to the title 5 regulations and review their reports and work with them to get any problems corrected.

2001 - 2004. Independent contractor associated with Upper Cape Realty in Buzzards Bay Massachusetts, selling Real Estate.

2004 - 2005. Independent contractor associated with Pat Dubois Realty in Wareham Massachusetts, selling Real Estate.

2005 - Present. Opened my Independent Real Estate Office (Seahorse Realty). Located at 80 North Street, Mattapoisett Massachusetts. A brokerage firm specializing in the listing and selling of residental and commercial property. Offering Buyer and Seller representation. Property Management: This includes renting and leasing and all other services which can be found on my Property Management page. Broker/Advisor: Working with investors and developers in the procurement and development of investment properties.

Specialized education: Education to obtain a Massachusetts Real Estate License, education and requirements to obtain a Massachusetts Real Estate Brokers License, continuing education to maintain a Brokers License with education in, but not limited to; Standards of Professional Practice, Ethics, Appraisal, 1031 Exchange, Real Estate Law, Commercial Real Estate, Buyer Agency,Seller Agency, Contract Law,Foreclosures, Short Sales and several courses on Brokerage Relationships in Massachusetts. Additional courses on Title and Title Concerns, Closing and Settlement, Probate of Estates and Chapter 93A (massachusetts consumer protection laws), Property Assessement, Valuation and tax and Auctions. Listing, Marketing, and Establishing Value for Solar PV Homes.

Memberships: National Association of Realtors®, Massachusetts Association of Realtors®, Cape and Islands Association of Realtors®, Massachusetts Property Information Network, Point2 Homes National Listing Service, Cape and Islands Professional Standards Board.  Real Estate Cyber Society , SRS Council and NAR's Short Sales and Foreclosure Recource.                                                                                                     

There are aspects of real estate sales that seem pretty simple.

There are many elements of a smooth transaction, however, that
are complicated and daunting.

I can help you with every aspect of buying or selling your
home because I’m experienced, because I’m professional . . .
and because I care

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  What do I do? I list and sell real estate in Massachusetts. The property listings and home sales consisting of homes, townhomes, condonminiums and land and I do it through out many Massachusetts communities within Plymouth,Bristol, Bourne & Barnstable counties. I have written about relevant topics like title, escrow, the selling and purchase process. I have written about mortgages and underwriting guidelines topics, appraisal, local, state and federal laws that govern the process of transfering title, property taxes and federal tax credits. I have written about land use, zoning, encumbrances, easements, clouds on title , bank owned properties and the foreclosure process. I have written of and about housing markets, market trends, housing forecasts. Not to forget, IDX Local Home Search, home inspection, doing your due diligence, distressed property, short sale, how to protograph a home interior and exterior for the MLS, home insurance, even about Veterans now serving their communities in the real estate industry and the real estate industry in general, etc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The relationship between a home buyer or seller and their agent is based on trust, shared goals and understanding.  I strive to continually improve and to do this I listen and take the needs and wants into consideration.

I'd love to hear from you!

Richard

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