We have owned this wonderful property for 12 years. It’s been empty and dusted weekly for the past 8 years. We had it listed for sale for the past 5 years. Then we hired Chris Griffith and he had it under contract and sold in a week for the price we were looking for, without listing it on the MLS.
Chris exceeded our expectations, represented us professionally, presented choices we didn’t even know we had, and his hands-on can-do attitude is contagious. Don’t hire a broker to sell your property until you meet Chris. You won’t be disappointed.
Craig D. - Portland
I would like to relate my experience with Chris Griffith who sold our family property recently.
Chris had a vision of what the property needed to look like to sell and was instrumental in helping me to prepare the property for the sale which included tidying up the road frontage to make it more inviting to the potential buyers. He was very clear about what needed to be done and shared his vision of the property as a "product" so I was able to be objective about what I had to change to make the property more marketable.
He even ran the tractor a couple of times to make sure the field looked good and even took potential buyers on tours with his jeep.
His suggestions were very important such as making sure I ordered the surveys, and appraisals in a timely fashion which I was able to do. He spent a lot of time and went above and beyond his duties to ensure that the property was sold during our short summer season. He worked closely with me to keep me informed of any feedback from the potential buyers so that I could address issues as needed. When the offers came in he explained the particulars and suggested counter offers which made a lot of sense. Since he spent so much time getting to know the potential buyers, he was able to understand what they were looking for in a property and was able to show them how my property would work well for them depending upon their situation.
Chris really knows the real estate market and sold our property in a relatively short time. He showed the property to 61 potential buyers in 10 days, which took at least an hour and a half for each tour.
I was very happy that Chris was our broker on this property and several others.
Claire L. - Falmouth
When I met Chris Griffith, it was in a social setting, and I wasn't thinking of selling a property I owned in Biddeford, ME at all. In fact, I thought I would never sell it. I had listed the property twice in the past two years. The first broker put a sign up...the second broker, after 6 months, didn't even do that. Both of these brokers are with reputable firms in my community. One firm has sold 2 of my houses, the other broker was the parent of a good childhood friend of my daugher's. Obviously, none of this mattered in the end. I had decided I would just sit on the property, and move on with other plans. When Chris told me he sold real estate for a living, I quickly shifted gears.
Chris's energy, enthusiasm and passion for livelihood are nothing short of powerful. You feel it from the moment you shake his hand. His impression is professional and positive. I knew shortly after meeting him that if anyone was going to sell this property, it would be Chris Griffith. I met Chris on Friday, August 21st, he brought me a buyer within 48 hrs., and we closed on the property on Tuesday, September 15th. The process was seemless and probably the easiest transaction I'll ever be involved in. I went to the closing still thinking "This was too easy!", but everything went according to plan, Chris dots his "i's" and crosses his "t's" ..... twice.
I know I will be doing more business with Chris in the future and recommend him highly for all of your property needs. Chris understands his market and his strong ties to the community allow him to connect your needs with others' wants quickly, efficiently and with that great big Chris Griffith Smile!
Laurie M. - Kennebunk
Biddeford, ME - Commercial Property
Biddeford, ME - Commercial Property
Aside from all the things that Real Estate Agents do; market comparisons, marketing, open houses, advertising, dealing with the lookers and tire kickers, managing negotiations, and so on and so forth, Chris listened to what I had to say, gave straight forward no BS advice and often went way beyond any official obligation.
We had owned our house for about 20 years and raised our family, entertained friends, hosted family gatherings, had great memories and so it was inevitable that selling was emotional at times. With insight and tact Chris guided me and delivered a smooth professional experience for both my family and for the buyers. Also his van can carry a lot of junk that you realize you have to get rid of at the last minute. Thanks Chris for being a friend.
Charles C. - Kennebunk
Kennebunk, ME - Residential Property
Chris, I want to thank you for giving us an excellent buying experience in Gray, Maine. When you're new to an area you need accurate and informed advice to make necessary and timely decisions. You gave all that and more. From helping arrange meetings with owners and bankers and townspeople, you delivered the whole package.
When we need more Maine properties you'll be my first and only contact. I very much look forward to future dealings. Again thank you for your exemplary service.
Brian Young, Construx, Inc. - Plymouth, NH
P.S.- On this journey Brian was my "customer" and the seller was my "client". Real Estate Brokerage should be a rewarding experience for everyone!