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Vik Mittal

Joan is one of the very best agents in the DC metro area! She will be your trusted friend and advisor throughout your home buying or selling journey. Joan’s wealth of experience will help you find the home that is right for you, at the right price, and she will guide you every step of the way. She is well connected with the best people and resources in the industry, giving you a smooth process with a lot less stress. Joan’s customer service is exceptional! You wouldn’t know she has dozens of clients because she treats you like you’re her only one. Whether you’re looking to buy a $300K home or a $1M home (she has helped me do both), she will treat you like you’re a multi-million dollar client. What I love most about Joan is that she is always on my side, like family. She has a keen eye, pointing out many positive and negative qualities about a house. If she doesn’t think a house is right for you, she’ll be very honest about why. She’s not trying to make a quick commission and move on to the next customer. She wants you to be happy and love your new home. I recommend Joan to all my friends and family and I highly recommend her to you as well. When you work with her, you will quickly discover why hiring a real-estate agent is worth every penny.

Chris Cernich

Joan is fantastic - good knowledge of the North Springfield area, pricing theory, timing. 23 showings and two offers the first week on the market. Very good communicator, unflappable professional, both critical because I’d already moved out of state and was relying on her to make it all work out. We closed 28 days after the listing went live. Far and above expectations, and vastly superior to the other agents I interviewed. I cannot thank or recommend her enough!

Laura Farley

Joan is amazing and worked nothing less than a miracle to make everything go as smooth as possible. This is the second time I’ve used Joan – she helped me find my first home years ago. Just recently Joan helped me to purchase my second home and sell my first place. As a buyer, both times, she found me exactly what I was looking for and where. As a seller, Joan is extremely knowledgeable of all aspects needed to successfully sell a house. She is very responsive, prompt and savvy about the industry. Closing on both houses was a breeze. Joan took care of all the paperwork and the nuances of buying and selling to make it a seamless process to me. I cannot recommend Joan enough. I’ve had two amazing real estate experiences with her.

Kevin McLernon

"Selling your house - it can be a frightening, once-in-a-multi-decade event that's also a personal and financial rollercoaster into the Twilight Zone known better as the "Real Estate Market." Seller beware. The first, and all-important, step is finding a good ... wait ... not good ... GREAT agent. No easy task. You need to interview potential agents and do research from former clients, and then keep your fingers crossed. After doing our homework, we were fortunate enough to find such a consummate professional -- Joan Lovett, who did a spectacular job, met every challenge, and guided us through every phase of what was at times a puzzling, complicated, deadline-driven and frustrating process. In every relationship, business or otherwise, there are "Moments of Truth" where you realize exactly who you are dealing with. And many times, there is not a happy ending. That was not our experience with Joan, who helped solve every issue and project that cropped up during the selling process. Joan and her network of contractors never let us down. Bottom line: Our house sold at a good price, and everyone was happy when the odyssey was over. So go ahead. Pick your adjective: Responsive. Understanding. Resourceful. Prompt. Thoughtful. Totally professional. A pleasure to work with. Joan has it all. And in our opinion, there is no one better in the business. Thank you, Joan!"

Mike Warren

"Joan Lovett is the best Realtor I have ever worked with. I have been transferred at least six times during my career with the government and have found her communications skills to be really great. She presented accurate comps for our community and gave us insightful advice regarding our property value which helped us come up with a reasonable price for our home in a very challenging real estate market. Prior to listing the property, she advised us on how to properly stage it, and went out of her way to prepare professional marketing literature and a video to show our property to potential buyers. No doubt her efforts contributed significantly to our ability to sell our property in a very difficult market, in record time. From listing to sale, one week!! Now that is what I call professional service! Her insight and knowledge of the market was invaluable. I highly recommend Joan!"

John &Trisha Scurto

"We are writing to express our gratitude for all that Joan Lovett has done in helping us sell our home and to purchase the home of our dreams. Joan made buying and selling our homes easy. Joan had a list of highly qualified referrals for any time we needed a service. Examples were a mortgage broker with as much integrity as Joan, a master electrician, and an insurance agent with great rates. If we needed someone, she had a person she would call who could do the job. She staged our home to sell, and even helped us decorate our new home. She was always available to assist us whenever we would call her. We appreciated her advice, and trusted her judgment. Joan had integrity and always had our best interest at heart. Joan was pleasant and fun to be around and we will always think of Joan as a friend."

M.L. Hovater

"Joan Lovett is an extraordinary REALTOR and someone I look forward to doing more transactions with in the future. As the buyer's agent for a short sale listing of Joan's, I saw firsthand that she is an expert in the industry. She gained my respect, admiration and trust. The property went to settlement because Joan played a pivotal role in seeing that all parties were kept informed. Her steadfastness kept the transaction moving forward. She treated everyone fairly and with kindness. It is of utmost importance to sellers and buyers that agents know how to communicate effectively with others and Joan is outstanding. I am honored I had the opportunity to do business with her."

Debbie Seeley

"I sold and bought a house with Joan! You couldn’t ask for someone with a better understanding of real estate. She is able to convey everything in very simple terms that even the most inexperienced homeowner and buyer can comprehend. When listing your house she takes you room by room and tells you how to stage it. I did everything she said. She marketed the house well with professional photographs. Within two days of listing my house there were five offers and a backup, just in case. We only had to spend two days looking for my new home because Joan understood my needs and wants so well...she knew just what to show me. She also knew the market well enough to suggest locations that met my needs within my price range. I would highly recommend Joan to anyone looking to sell or purchase a home. She is very professional and a joy to work with! If I have to buy or sell another house it will be with Joan. "

Doug & Kathy Price

"Joan Lovett is the definition of Real Estate Professional! Her strategic planning, market insight and knowledgeable resources gave us the opportunity to position our house in a down market for sale at a competitive price. Her plan for us included a well crafted time table allowing us to prepare our house and stage properly before we entered the market. We followed her recommendations and sold our house in 4 days! From start to finish Joan kept us informed, and guided us through the paperwork and negotiations with ease. Joan possesses a keen sense for understanding her clients needs and has the ability to create a win-win situation for all in the real estate transaction!"

Nancy & Bill Lusk

"We met Joan in 2005 when she agreed to be our Realtor for the sale of our home in Fairfax. Her friendly, professional manner gained our confidence and total trust from the onset. She guided us in staging the home and helped arrange for some minor repairs. She professionally and effectively negotiated all the offers received and the home sold after just three days—it was a seller’s market—and we received top price. We were highly pleased with Joan’s work. Fast forward seven years. It became necessary to put my Mother’s Arlington home on the market. I called Joan from our home in South Carolina to ask if she could handle the sale. Different market, different circumstances but Joan quickly brought order to the situation. She helped me find someone to handle an estate sale; she was both friend and consultant. She brought in a painter and supervised the painting of the interior of the house. She eased the entire process which could have been difficult long-distance. We trusted Joan with our best interests and she again exceeded our expectations. The home sold in just a couple of weeks. In a buyers’ market, Joan negotiated the best price for the house. In both experiences, Joan kept in close communication with us throughout so we never “wondered what was happening.” Joan is such a joy and pleasure to work with; we just wish we had more houses for her to sell for us!"