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I'm Bob Simone, the founder of Better Living Real Estate®. As a well-respected and “second generation” real estate broker licensed in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, I have over 36 years of experience providing attentive and personalized real estate solutions based on my clients' individual needs and goals.
Together with a team of seasoned real estate professionals, I represent both home buyers and sellers throughout Eastern Massachusetts, Greater Boston and Rhode Island. As a multi-state real estate brokerage, Better Living Real Estate® serves Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire with our real estate agents living in and near the towns and cities that they serve. We have a tremendous amount of resources that we deploy to make your real estate experience amazing, all at no extra cost to you.
Let's make your real estate transaction a great one!
The difference between a great real estate experience and a poor experience has much to do with the real estate agent you choose. Be sure to get the best agent with the best process and experience as a professional negotiator. With a deep set of expert level skills and hundreds of transactions negotiated for clients, I'll make your real estate sale or purchase an easy and efficient process.
I'll coordinate all aspects of the real estate transaction for you, so there aren't any problems or stress points that keep you up at night. My process of buying or selling is much less stressful than what buyers and sellers typically experience using a less organized processes or inexperienced agents. I'll truly listen to your needs and wants in order to gain a solid understanding of your overall goals. I'll always treat you with the respect you deserve. The more we work together and the better I get to know you and your needs, the better I'll be as your real estate broker.
A real estate transaction is an expensive and emotional process for both buyers and sellers. I'll help you protect your money and connect you with excellent referrals for all of your needs both during and after your transaction closes. I incorporate team building, exceptional client communication and management of the process based on old fashioned values of honesty, trust and hard work. You get a complete "turn-key" approach to comprehensively address your needs, often exceeding your initial expectations.
It's all about Happy Clients
Our clients rave about us to friends and family, and we know you will too. See my testimonials by clicking here.
"Bob is an honest, straightforward advocate for his clients who simplifies the process of buying or selling a home. He understands the emotional impact of either process, but also provides a calm reminder of the financial goals inherent in the transaction. I have had the opportunity to refer a number of my estate planning and probate clients to Bob and have received consistently positive and enthusiastic feedback from those clients." - Jenn T.
Renting vs. Buying
I've helped thousands of people with making important decisions about buying, selling or renting real estate. It's important to me to help my clients get the best approach to enjoying their real estate, lifestyle, community and surroundings. I've helped clients with renting decisions as they relocate into a new community as well as buying and selling when they want more permanent housing, while building and controlling their equity and investment.
If you're considering a move, let's have a free consultation and discuss all of your real estate options that affect your cash flow, monthly budgets, housing needs and both your short term and long term real estate goals. Ultimately, you want to make a decision that is financially sensible and makes you happy; with our level of real estate experience, we can get you there. Below is a short interview that discusses the recent trend away from renting and back into homeownership. With rents increasing and mortgage interest rates still low (from a historical perspective), we're seeing the shift back to homeownership from renting, especially by first time homebuyers. An if you are a first time buyer, we have amazing financing and buying plans tailored especially to save you time and money!
Phil Hall interviews Bob Simone about "Renting vs. Homeownership" on Mortgage News Network (MMN)
About Bob Simone
In addition to my real estate background, I've owned a New England based architecture firm in the early days of my career, and received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI. My professional training as an architect assists buyers with understanding new construction and existing homes from the ground up. I can help you expertly negotiate and coordinate building new construction or renovation issues as your real estate broker. I've been helping clients realize the American Dream of Home Ownership since 1988. You can view more about me by viewing my LinkedIn profile or at my personal web site www.BobSimone.com
I'm happily married with two amazing sons. When not working, I enjoy spending time with my family. When I have a free few hours, you may find me enjoying boating Narragansett Bay, kayaking, fishing, and being involved with local charities and community organizations as a member of the Foxborough Country Club.
I believe strongly in giving back and helping people, and am the founder of the Community Protectors Program, helping local military veterans, firefighters, police officers, EMTs and their families in our local communities. Learn more at www.CommunityProtectors.org
Summary of Services
I assist both home buyers and sellers build a "real estate move plan." It's a plan based on my client's specific needs and it makes their entire real estate process a great experience. Plus there are no additional costs involved in creating this stress free, easy and smooth real estate process! Here are just a handful of comprehensive services that I personally provide to my real estate clients:
- Expert with Family Law and Divorce Mediation Real Estate Services
- Expert Estate Sale & Disposition Specialist working for families estate planning sales
- Expert Senior Move Planner and 55+ Community expert
- New Construction and Luxury Home Expert
- THE RESIDENCES DOWNTOWN, Franklin, MA
- Lawson Farm, Foxboro, MA
- Alexander Estates, Norfolk, MA
- Luxury Properties and Estates
- Waterfront Properties
- First Time Buyer programs
- Seller and Buyer real estate move planning
- Relocation Planning
- Comprehensive coordination of the relocation process for either a sale or purchase
- Extensive experience evaluating options for these real estate needs:
- Single family homes
- Multi-family property
- Apartment buildings
- Condominiums & Townhouses
- Detached condominium properties
- Investment property purchase and liquidation
- Commercial property, retail space and office space purchase or leasing
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