Joint Base McGuire-Dix-LakehurstReal Estate Agent
SpecialtiesBuyer’s agentListing agentAir Force VeteranStagingLandlord
Are you looking for a professional real estate agent team that goes above and beyond for you? One who is available when you need them, and will negotiate on your behalf as they would for themselves! Well, you have found them. Cathy Hartman has been in the business going on 15 years and has been very successful in negotiating on behalf of her clients to get them the best price. Cathy is also an Air Force Intelligence Veteran who, has served two tours right after 9/11 and is used to protecting, and will always protect your best interest. She uniquely qualified to handle your selling, buying or renting needs and also understands the unique needs of military families.
Being a professional Real Estate agent and Master Accredited Professional Home Stager, is what makes Cathy Hartman the best listing agent you can find. Her team prides themselves on taking excellent care of each and every client they work with. They always put their client’s interests first and will always be honest and upfront with you. We appreciate the opportunity to provide you with references and tell you more about our approach in getting you Top Dollar for the sale of your home and also finding your dream home while negotiating to get you the best price!!! Call to speak with us today call 856-630-4750. Check out our Creative Home Staging and Design get your home sold for top dollar!!!!!! (Creativehomestagingdesign.com )
1. Find an agent who works with military personnel – When it comes to finding someone with the right knowhow to help you with real estate, nothing beats firsthand experience. As military personnel, veterans, or their family members you have specific needs and benefits that require consideration and understanding. Having a real estate agent who’s dealt with situations exactly like (or at least close) to yours will make any property rental or purchase go as smoothly and simply as possible. Your best bet in making sure an agent has the knowledge you need is to find one who’s earned a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification from the National Association of Realtors.
2. Make sure an agent knows your specific timeline – Military orders are rarely, if ever, flexible in any way, so the timeline of your or your family’s next move is pretty much set in stone. Moreover, most orders requiring a relocation (either PCS or short term) arrive a few months, at the most, before they take effect. So your moving timeline is typically both very short and extremely rigid. Let any agent you speak to know when and where you need to move in or out from the very start of your interaction. That way you both know right away if they can get what you need done in time or if you have to keep searching for an agent who can.
3. If you’re looking into a VA loan, use an agent who knows the process well – VA loans are a great tool for veterans and their families looking to realize their dream of home ownership. But it, like nearly any loan process, can be a complicated one. And it’s definitely something you want to get done the right way. Just as you should use a Military Relocation Professional (or similarly qualified agent) to help you move between bases, find an agent with previous VA loan experience to help you with yours. Someone who’s gone through the process of helping a client get their certificate of eligibility, obtain their loan from a VA approved lender, and purchase their dream home will be well-equipped to help you do the same.
4. A good agent will listen to exactly what you want and work hard to find it – When it comes to real estate transaction, your agent is the expert but you are the customer. And, as the old saying goes, the customer is always right. Your realtor’s job is to make sure you get exactly what you want in the easiest, fastest, most cost effective way. So you want one who pays close attention to your requirements, finds answers to all your questions, and does their utmost to get you the sale, rental, or purchase you need.