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Testimonials

Here are some of our recent  Flat Fee MLS testimonials. If you would like to contact any of these previous customers, please let us know and we will provide you the owners contact information (with their permission).


"Using the "Flat Fee MLS" service with Northern Star Realty worked out really great for us.  Bob was very helpful through out the process. Our house sold within 4 days of the listing date!  There are no hidden fees and everything is explained on the web site. We were able to save a lot of money and I would highly recommend using his services."

Dale S., Brockport, NY     5/10

"I have just concluded the sale of my property with Northern Star Realty and Bob Piazza. I could not have been more pleased. The property sold quickly and at a very good price. All the forms and information I needed for a successful listing were provided for me. Bob provided tons of support and helpful tips along the way. I never felt I was "in it alone". Any questions or concerns I had were answered quickly and professionally.  I would recommend Northern Star Realty and Bob Piazza to anyone."
 
Sincerely,
Barr M., Kendall, NY    6/10


"Making the decision to sell by owner was easy, but the process is not! I never could have gone through it successfully without Bob's help. Using Bob as my "real estate consultant" turned out to be a great decision. He was extremely responsive, supportive and very knowledgeable. His advice and service was priceless to me. Not only did he assist me with the mechanics of selling my house, but also was there to provide guidance when I got my offer and walk me through all of the different steps. If you are looking for a partner in selling your home-- I highly recommend Bob Piazza & Northern Star Realty!"

Thanks again for everything.
Laura S.,  Rochester, NY    8/10

"Bob,

Thank you for the outstanding support you provided to us in our recent efforts to list (and successfully sell) our home. Your flat fee MLS offering was just what we needed and your prompt, professional updates and advice enabled us to position our home as favorably as possible in today’s very challenging market. I would highly recommend you and your services to anyone looking to sell their home."

 

John G., Greece    9/10

"I recently sold my house with the help of Northern Star Realty. Bob was very helpful in answering all of my questions and walking me through the process of purchasing a flat fee MLS number. I would not hesitate to use Northern Star Realty in the future."
John G., Hamburg, NY     11/10

"We saved over $9,000 and sold our house in less than a month! We would definitely recommend selling a house using this method!"
Rick D., Webster, NY     12/10

"Although I saved money using Northern Star Realty, equally as notable is the level of service Bob Piazza provided throughout the listing and sale of my property. Bob is accessible, knowledgeable, and honest. He provided me with a CMA and all paperwork required to list the property immediately upon signing up for the service. All emails and phone calls were quickly answered/returned. I was able to sell the property within a few weeks of listing it. Thanks Bob!"

Brian B., Hilton, NY     12/10

"Bob Piazza at Northern Star Realty provided outstanding service in assisting us with the sale of our home. He always responded very quickly to our questions and provided professional advice from determining our asking price to reviewing our first offer, which came the first day the house was listed on the MLS."  

Peter & Karen, Webster, NY     4/11

"We are so glad to have found the Flat Fee MLS program offered by Northern Star Realty! Bob Piazza is fantastic to work with! He helped and guided us through every step of the process, including consulting with us when we received the offers on our house. Bob's experience and knowledge where invaluable as we went through the steps to selling our home. If you are thinking about selling your house yourself, you should definitely give Bob Piazza at Northern Star Realty a call. You will be so glad you did!"

Christine and Robert,  Victor, NY    4/11

"After retaining a well known real estate company in the Rochester area to sell my home during the summer of 2010 and experiencing less than impressive results, I decided to use the services of Northern Star Realty through Bob Piazza. Not only does Bob make it an easy process to list your property, he's accessible every step of the way to address virtually any & every situation one may encounter while selling their home. Bob simply provides you all the tools you need and in my case, I saved almost $10,000.00 in the process. An absolute "no brainer"."

Chris F.,  Fairport, NY      4/11

"Using Bob Piazza and Northern Star Realty to list my home on the MLS was the best money spent. Within days of being listed I was receiving calls from people interested in viewing my home. Bob was always following up and making sure things were on track. The next home I sell will definitely be listed through Bob. Thanks a million."

Rob T.,  Clarkson, NY     4/11

"We were very pleased with the service from Northern Star Realty. Bob Piazza always had quick responses and was very knowledgeable.  There are no extra fees and all of the forms necessary for the sale are provided.  We already have and continue to recommend his service to others looking to sell their houses. Thanks for everything."

Mike L.,  Fairport, NY  5/11

"I would recommend Bob Piazza at Northern Star Realty to anyone.  His site was very comprehensive and he over delivered on every account.  Bob's experience and hard work really shine through and because of that selling our home was quick and easy.  We appreciate him and his services greatly and would without a doubt use him again and again. Thank you Bob!"


Katie S.
Penfield, NY     5/11

 

"I’m so glad that I found a local realtor with a Flat Fee MLS program. I was hesitant to use a large out of town/area Flat Fee service, and I couldn’t have been more impressed with the level of service provided by Bob Piazza at Northern Star Realty! Phone calls and emails were always answered or promptly returned by Bob himself and not a staff member. If you want control over the sale of your property, but need guidance from an experienced realtor, contact Bob at Northern Star Realty and you won’t be disappointed!"

Paul L., Victor   5/11

 

"Hiring Northern Star Realty was the best decision we made in selling our home.  Bob was reliable, efficient, and thorough. Our home sold within one day of listing and Bob helped us every step of the way. We saved a lot of money and headaches in the process.  We would most highly recommend Northern Star Realty." 


Peter and Siobhain K., West Irondequoit     7/11


"We have already recommended Bob Piazza, Northern Star Realty to friends and business associates.  Bob provided superior support to the sale of our home.   Bob worked patiently and efficiently with us to get our home online and sold timely.   We received a good offer the first week we listed with Bob.  Bob consulted us thru the buyer’s process and was always available for questions or assistance."

 

Tom B, Ontario NY   7/11

"We called Northern Star Realty after listing with local real estate and not meeting success. Bob spent a good deal of time explaining how we should go about selling our house on our own.  After receiving an offer Bob welcomed our questions about the appropriate procedures to follow and put the deal together. He is extremely knowledgeable of all aspects of this business and willing to share this expertise with his clients.  I would recommend his service highly to anyone interested in listing and selling their home. Thanks again for your help."

Bill/Renee M.,  Baldwinsville, NY     8/11

"We listed our home for sale this past February. In hopes of saving 3% of the total sale price, we used the flat fee MLS program offered by Northern Star Realty. The price was extremely competitive and met our needs. Having not sold a home before without a realtor, we were a bit anxious. Bob Piazza counseled us throughout the process. He answered emails promptly (we had many questions along the way) and reviewed the contract for us, which we received 2 months later. We are very grateful for his expertise and kindness."

Amy and John H., Webster, NY 
  8/11

"I recently sold my mother-in-laws condo in Webster and used Northern Star Realty to list on MLS. Couldn’t have been easier! I provided the pictures and copy, and Bob did the rest. He was very helpful on suggested selling price, as well as follow-ups during the entire process. His web site also has the portfolio of forms for buyer and seller to download, that was very straight forward. Great job Bob! I would use him again in a heartbeat. I’ve already got one of my friends using his service."

Rich C., Webster, NY     8/11

"We wanted to sell our house ourselves but were worried we wouldn't do the process right and it would sit on the market longer than it should. When we found Northern Star Realty's website however, we felt confident about doing it ourselves. Bob's program offers way more services than other sites and he's a local agent. Bob answered his phone every time we called and gave us answers to all of our questions. It was a very pleasant experience. We had a buyer after our second open house and saved about $3,700 selling ourselves. We'll definitely do it again and will certainly recommend Bob Piazza and Northern Star Realty's Flat Fee MLS listing program to others."

Tracy S., Chili, NY        8/11

"Bob, thank you for your flat rate MLS service. I just closed on my first house using it. It works well and as a contractor / flipper, it helps to enhance the profit margins. Also, thanks for doing the Comparative Market Analysis for me. Hopefully they will help me buy more properties right so I can rehab and list them with you too. Thanks again."

Fred C., Sodus, NY       10/11

"Northern Star Realty was a perfect solution for me to save money, selling my home. Bob  helped me with any questions I had during my listing as well as providing me with all the forms  required to complete the sale. Anytime I had a question, he promptly replied. I saved $4,700 using Northern Star Realty. I highly recommend using Northern Star Realty for your Real Estate sales needs. "

Joe B, Greece, NY     10/11


"
I chose Northern Star Realty to see if I could sell my home myself. Bob performed a broker price opinion and determined what my home was worth . I Listed my home with him and sold it in 3 days. I saved $3,300. He was very helpful  , very organized, and everything worked out great! Thanks Bob!"

 Annie Z., Chili, NY      10/11

"I used Northern Star Realty's flat fee MLS program to acquire an MLS to get more sale exposure for my home. The program got my home on the major realtor websites and it definitely resulted in more exposure than the flyers I was putting up at work, craigslist and all of the other "for sale by owner" websites. I was surprised by how much it helped, I really think it is the best way to go if someone is going to sell a house without a realtor. An added bonus was being able to ask Bob Piazza questions whenever something unexpected popped up. This was the first time I ever sold a home and Bob of Northern Star Realty was a tremendous help. My expectations were exceeded and went far beyond what I expected from this flat fee program. I would recommend this to any of my friends or family. I really needed to get all I could out of my home sale and I was lucky to have found Northern Star Realty to make that happen."

Joe F.,  Rochester, NY     11/11

"I recently closed on my house using Northern Star Realty. Bob was very helpful and had quick responses to my e-mails. I am very pleased with the process and its simplicity. I saved thousands taking this route and will not think twice about using Northern Star Realty again."

Diane H., Webster, NY        11/11

"Bob,
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, Northern Star Realty, for the excellent service that you provided us in selling our home. The listing on the MLS really gave us the exposure needed when trying to sell ourselves. We have and we will continue to recommend you to anyone who is thinking of selling their home themselves. For the small fee, it is well worth the services provided. Once again, thank you."

Mike and Jinny G., Greece, NY       11/11


"Using the Flat Fee MLS Program with Northern Star Realty worked great for us! Bob made setting up our listing fast & easy and was always available should we have a question or need assistance. Bob made the whole process very simple and the results speak for themselves. The home is sold!!  Thanks for everything, Bob!"

T
erri & Chuck,  Sodus, NY     11/11

"This is the second time I've used Northern Star Realty's flat fee MLS program. Just like the first time, it was a piece of cake. Bob is always there to answer calls and emails. He checked in frequently to make sure everything was going well with the listing and sale. This time around, the buyer called after seeing the sign in the front yard of my property. I subsequently sold the property to this buyer. This means there was no buyer's agent! A SAVINGS OF OVER $7400.00!!! AWESOME!!! "

Brian B., Greece, NY      12/11

" I decided to sell some land on my own, no realtor. I knew in order to reach more possible buyers I would need to list through the Realtors MLS. After researching the many choices on the Web, I decided to go with Bob Piazza at Northern Star Realty. What a smart choice that was. Bob was extremely easy to work with. He was also very helpful. He was always very attentive to my needs, updating my listing whenever I wanted. I have since sold my land ! If I decide to do this again, Bob will be the one I call. Thanks again Bob for all you did."

Kyle P., Scottsville, NY.     2/12

 

"Bob,
I wish to express my deepest gratitude to you for your assistance in selling my home. From the moment we signed the listing contract I encountered the highest professionalism, care, ehthusiam and passion in you and your site. Your suggestions, advice, and practical sense is exactly what I was looking for from your program. My home sold at a reasonable price in spite of the depressing economy. I would like to thank you and will definitely recommend you highly to my friends and family members. You may use my name and reference to any of your future clients.
Regards,"

Anthony and Joanne V.,  Penfield, NY      2/12

"Bob,
The closing was yesterday.
Thank you so much for all your help & great advice!  I have strongly recommended you to a couple of my friends who are thinking of selling, & will continue to do so. With much gratitude,"

Yanika,   Brighton, NY      3/12

"Bob,

Listing my home on the MLS with your service was one of the best decisions I have made in a while! The service, your support, and the resources made available to me saved me thousands – and most importantly SOLD MY HOME! Thanks so Much and plan to work with you in the future."

Lance M.,       Pittsford, NY      4/12


"Bob thanks for your help. We found it very easy to get the MLS listing with Northern Star when we decided to sell our house on our own. It worked out well, scheduling and showing the house at our convenience. The house was listed for 6 weeks before it sold."  

Steve C.,    Hilton, NY    4/12


"For those with the common sense to realize they can sell their own property, the flat rate MLS service from Northern Star Realty is a great value.  It saved us thousands on our sale, and I would not hesitate to use this service again in the future. You get exactly what is advertised, and Bob is helpful and encouraging throughout the process."

 

Angelo & Laura C.,    Palmyra, NY     4/12

"Bob Piazza/Northern Star Realty provides a great service for those who might not need a full service real estate agent.  Bob was responsive, informative and kept the process simple for me.  He provided advice, viewing activity data and touched base periodically to see if assistance was needed in any way.  I see him as a trusted advisor that provides a service with great value.  I would use Bob's real estate services again without question."  

Eric M.,    Irondequoit, NY      6/12


"Using Bob Piazza and Northern Star Realty was the best decision we made during the process of selling our home. From the day I first called Bob our home was up on the MLS within 48 hours. Bob was extremely knowledgeable, fast and responsive to any changes that I need made. With Bob’s help our home was under contract within 2.5 weeks of hitting the MLS and all of this was done with only having to pay a minimal flat fee to list on the MLS. We saved at least 3% of our sale price by not having to pay a realtor to sell our home. I would recommend Bob to anybody who is willing to run their own open houses and host private showings. It will be well worth the 3% that you end up saving."

 

Joe D.,   Webster, NY     7/12

"We are active real estate investors and purchased a property in Canandaigua to fix and flip. The property was located about 45 minutes away from where we lived and since I handle all our marketing, I was concerned about how to market the retail sale of this property once we were ready to sellI found Bob Piazza & Northern Star Realty in an online search and saw that he offered a flat fee MLS listing service.  At $395, it seemed like a good way to get exposure to sell the house we just rehabbed.  I was not expecting much more than placing a listing; however, Bob exceeded whatever minimal expectations I had.  Bob went above and beyond not only to assist with submitting the listing correctly, but he assisted us with creating flyers for our open house, email updates of volume of web-views our listing had and consistently contacted us to touch base and see how our sales process was proceeding.  All this help for a flat fee!  I can only imagine the level of expertise and activity Bob would bring to the table for a full listing! I would highly recommend working with Bob in any capacity whether it be the flat fee listing service or his full Realtor service.  Bob is a true professional and we look forward to doing business with him again in the future.  Thank you Bob!"

Pam & Joe,  Rochester, NY     8/12

"Just sold with Northern Star Realty even though my mom is a licensed agent somewhere else. Selling a home with a flat fee MLS listing gives you the exposure that selling on your own can never ever match, all  while saving $$. A MLS number is the key to getting traffic through your house. As long as your asking price is a researched market price and you have some understanding of real estate market you will attract buyers quickly. Those without agents will save you usually 6% in commission fees while those with agents 3%. In either case it's a win win situation, it gives you a better pricing range to negotiate and it's definitely worth a try."

D.S.   Orchard Park, NY        8/12

"We sold our home in three weeks using the flat fee listing from Northern Star Realty.  We had a total of 17 people come through on the first weekend open house and another 12 on the second.  There were also appointments to see our home almost every night.  Bob has also been great in helping us once we received our offer. He even hounded our buyers' attorney when closing got delayed.  Thanks to Northern Star Realty!"

Steve & Yen,     Henrietta, NY     8/12

"We recently listed an income property in Webster and needed a boost to get interest going. Bob and Northern Star Realty came to the rescue with MLS. Thought it would be a huge process but it was very simple and fast. Bob gave great pointers and helped with each step. We provided the pictures and some details and Bob made it sound like a very marketable property. He provided comps to get us headed toward a realistic selling price, as well as follow-ups during the entire process. We have already referred his services and will use him and Northern Star Realty again in the future!"

Katie O.,    Webster, NY      8/12

"I couldn't be more pleased with the support and services I received from Northern Star Realty. In today's tough real estate it is crucial for sellers to retain as much of their hard-earned equity as possible. "For Sale By Owner" with the added boost of a great flat-fee broker like Northern Star Realty gives the seller terrific exposure in the market and cuts the typical real estate commission almost in half. It will be the best investment you ever make!"

Wendy H.,   Clay, NY      8/12

"We sold a home with Bob Piazza of Northern Star Realty and are very pleased with the entire process. Bob made himself readily available with expert advice, tips, blank forms... basically everything needed. We had our house listed for less than 2 months and saved over $15,000.00 in realtor fees! Don't let fear of the unknown hold you back. Do your research and call Bob."

Mike R.,      Canandaigua, NY    9/12

"Bob Piazza and Northern Star Realty offered me an excellent experience when I recently sold my home. If you are willing to put in a little bit of work, you will realize a great savings by using Northern Star Realty. Bob was always available to answer my questions so I never felt like I was totally on own in selling my house. You get the best of both worlds - an MLS listing with the guidance of a licensed real estate professional without the completely unnecessary fees charged by the normal full service realtor."  

Sameerah B., Henrietta, NY.     9/12    

"Bob, just wanted to send my appreciation for your assistance in selling our home.The flat fee service you provide is exactly what I needed in this market.  The savings allowed me to competitively price the home.  A win/win for both the buyer and seller. Most importantly, I was impressed with your prompt and thorough responses to all of my questions. Best regards," 

Mo  S.   ,      Ontario, NY     10/12

"Bob thanks to you and Northern Star Realty for your help in selling my house. You were a solid resource throughout the selling process. You answered all my questions and provided me with the advice I needed that assisted me in selling the my house. Thanks again."

Brian W., Syracuse, NY     10/12

"Bob, we finally closed this house!!! It was a unique property and a tough market so I guess it was not a real surprise that it was hard to find the right buyer. Anyway, I just want to thank you for all the time you spent with me working on strategy and giving me what turned out to be very solid advise.  I think it was what made the difference. Your service has great value! When we go to sell this house we will definitely use you again. Thanks again,"

Chris & Christina     Fairport, NY     10/12

"I worked with Northern Star Realty to list my house on the MLS system and sold the house very quickly.  The forms were simple to use and overall a very simple process.  I was able to save 3% in Realtor fees by only paying the 3% finders fee.  That said, the exposure could help you find a buyer on your own and you save the entire Realtor commission less the listing fee ($395). I would recommend this service to any friends listing their homes."

George K.                     Greece, NY     10/12

"Bob - I can't begin to tell you how helpful your services have been to me in selling my cottage in a difficult market. Because the price of vacation properties has been depressed, I chose to sell my lakefront property myself and "take less of a financial hit" that I would have had I paid the traditional realty commission. I would not have been able to generate the interest and traffic without having the property listed through you on the MLS. The regular reports were very helpful, your guidance throughout the process was invaluable and your patience much appreciated. It is with certainty that I can say I would look to you again should I venture forth again in the real estate market. Thank you."

Lynette L.                     Silver Lake, NY     11/12

"Bob and his knowledge of the market really helped me out. The sale went quick and smooth. I would definitely recommend Northern Star Realty, and I will be using them again in the future."

Pat S.,          Greece, NY      11/12

"We felt Northern Star Realty was perfect for our needs.  We were comfortable selling by owner but really wanted the advantage an MLS offers.  Bob was so helpful with all of our questions.  He either answered when we called or called back the same day.  When I called to go over our offer he already had it and had reviewed it.  He pointed out things we did not have a full understanding of.  I was very impressed with Bob's knowledge and prompt attention to our needs.  Pay attention to his tips!  I felt he gave us the confidence to sell by owner.  By the way, our house sold in 2 weeks!"

Sherri & Joel C.,         Webster, NY      11/12

"It was a pleasure to work with Bob.  He made the whole paid listing process easy.  He was very prompt in getting my home listed, making adjustments when asked, and responding to any questions--providing knowledgeable tips and advice.  I've already recommended him to others and will definitely use him again."

Larry T.,          Greece, NY    11/12

"Bob, 
It was a pleasure dealing with you.  Your guidance was helpful, even to one with a legal background.   Your prompt response to every one of our questions was most appreciated.  At no point did I ever feel that we were at a disadvantage in this transaction and have felt very comfortable recommending both you and your method to our friends that have asked.  Since our experience is that the buyers' broker is the source of the potential buyer (rather than our own broker), we were pleased to save half of the normal commission." 

Lou & Marie H.,       Buffalo, NY    12/12

"Having less than successful results from originally listing my house with a traditional broker,I was referred by a friend to work with Bob Piazza and his Flat Fee MLS listing program. With his help, assistance and direction, I was able to find an able buyer at a significant reduction in realtor fees. His quick response to any questions that arose made the whole process more enjoyable. I've already referred another couple to him and they've already sold their house in a rather short period of time. Rest assured that I'll recommend his services to others in the future."

 Larry C.,   Buffalo, NY       12/12

"
This is the second time I've used used Bob Piazza's MLS Flat Fee program to sell a house I was "flipping." Just like the first time, I found it to be the only way to go. The price is right and Bob is always available for advice if you need it. It results in a much quicker sale than just trying to list it yourself and not put it on the MLS. I saved over $5,500 in commissions this time around. Thanks again Bob!"

Rob T,              Greece, NY        12/12

"I was very satisfied with listing my home for sale by owner through Northern Star Realty. Bob helped me out every step of the way and was available for phone calls to answer my questions. I have been recommending to my family and friends to use this service for the sale of their homes."

Christine E.,       Pittsford, NY    2/13


"Bob is a great business person and one people can trust. In the world of real estate you couldn't ask for a better guide, mentor, and broker. I've recommended him numerous times and he's never let me down."

 

David A.,      Spencerport, NY    2/13

"We would like to extend our gratitude to Bob Piazza for his assistance in helping us to sell our home.  We owned a home on Lake Ontario and attempted to sell it by listing it with a conventional realtor.  We had to adjust the price upward to help to cover the traditional six percent commission.  It was listed for six months and we were not able to find a buyer. We knew that we needed to price it right in order to get it sold.  By listing it using a "flat rate" we were able to price it more competitively.  We saved over eight thousand dollars by not having to pay a listing commission and the house sold.  Bob did exactly what he promised to do.  Phone calls and emails were answered promptly.  If an agent or a prospective buyer contacted Bob, he referred them directly to us. We recommend Bob without reservation."

Cathy & Scott S.,   Hamlin, NY     2/13

"Everything you need from a Realtor - Bob Piazza covers! After he puts you on the MLS and all the national websites, he goes onto insert your ever changing open houses, and wording copy changes. Questions? ASK HIM and he gives specific solid answers. Then when you get an offer he'll give advice to countering and dealing with Buyers. Total Professional from Beginning to End!"

Daryl P.,       Baldwinsville, NY      3/13

"Bob Piazza is a top-notch real estate professional.  He is extremely knowledgeable about the Greater Rochester real estate market and is very responsive to his clients’ questions and requests.  Bob offered me good advice regarding the listing price of my home, and my house sold quickly, as a result.   I highly recommend Northern Star Realty!"

Tonya F.,       Irondequoit, NY     3/13

"We were 1st time home sellers to-be this last fall, and we considered selling our own home.  We found out about Northern Star Realty (Bob Piazza) and liked the sound of his program.  Bob walked us thru the picture process, hints on the write-up, and his knowledge gave us the confidence we needed to tackle this job ourselves.  I will say the best part about working with Bob is that HE ALWAYS ANSWERED HIS PHONE.  When we had questions, he had answers and fast.  We sold the house in 2 months!  Thank you for all the help, Bob.  If we need to sell again, we will be calling. (and probably will have fewer questions!)

Gerry M.,            Avon, NY       3/13

"This is the second time I have used Bob Piazza's Northern Star Realty paid listing service, and there will be more. He helped me determine the market value of a condo in an area I hadn't invested in before. He encouraged me to stick with my price when I considered dropping it and I had my offer the next week. Thanks Bob! Bob is responsive, knowledgeable and helpful. It is not just the listing in the MLS. Take it from a professional.  Go with Bob."

Larry T.,  Parkway Homes LLC,           Churchville, NY     4/13

"Hi Bob, our house closed with out any problems. My husband and I would like to thank you very much for all the help and support you gave us through the process of listing and selling. Your prompt responses to my e-mail were very much appreciated. I remember a time when I sent you an e-mail close to midnight and to my surprise you answered in a few minutes. I will recommend your services to anyone who are thinking about selling their home because it is a huge savings and great service by you. Once more thanks for all the help you gave us to sell our house." 

Regina D.,              Webster, NY    4/13

"Northern Star Realty's flat fee MLS program has been a money saver for me! I saved $13,400, selling 3 homes. Bob is very knowledgeable and he will guide you through the process, help you determine your home’s value, and assist you in presenting your home in a professional manor.  Having Bob Piazza at your side is worth every penny of this program. Look no further if you want to save money and sell your own real estate, use “Northern Star Realty” , Thanks Bob!"

Joe B. ,                           Rochester, N.Y.      5/13

"My mother had decided to sell her house, I told her that there is no need to pay a full real estate commission.  She had just recently finished alot of updates and that the house would sell itself if it could just get the exposure.  A friend of ours told us about Northern Star Realty and their flat fee MLS listing service, it worked great for us and saved my mom a ton of money.  Thanks Bob."

Dan and Chris                   Syracuse, N.Y.    5/13

"Bob,
I would like you to know I am delighted with you and the flat fee listing service you provide. I was initially impressed with your website and how clear you explain the process. Selling my townhouse totally commission free 3 days after you listed it on the MLS was amazing. You took all of my calls for advice, I followed it and saved $9,800.00. The entire process went very smoothly with no surprises. Your customer service is second to none!  Thank you for everything!"

Tom S.,                         Baldwinsville, NY       6/13

"The flat-fee program offered by Northern Star Realty is easy to follow and results in huge savings to the seller!  Bob is extremely helpful and professional through every step of the process and makes himself readily available via phone or email for guidance and advice.  This program takes the intimidation out of selling your home yourself and really makes the whole selling process seem simple.  I wouldn't sell a house any other way!  Thanks Bob!"

Christina S.,      Gates, NY     6/13

"I highly recommend using Northern Star Realty to list your home.  We saved thousands of dollars in real estate commissions and had numerous showings of our town home in Fairport.  It sold with no problem and Bob Piazza was always available to assist me if I had real estate questions.  It was an easy process and we were able to list our home on the MLS and had a lot of showings even though we did not have a realtor.  I am very happy I used a flat fee service especially one that was local and offered me very high customer service.  Bob is very expereinced in real estate and was always there immediately to assist me in anyway.  Thank you Northern Star Realty!!"

Jenny W.,             Fairport, NY    6/13

"Bob & Northern Star Realty has been a tremendous asset to me regarding the sale of my two homes - I was able to save a lot of money by listing with Bob, but was still able to get solid real estate advice from a professional with many years of experience! Bob was more than happy to answer any questions that I had (and I had many!) and also followed up with me throughout the process.  I have been 100% satisfied and will be recommending him to my friends."

Rosemary A.,         Chili, NY     6/13

"Our experience with Northern Star Realty was absolutely wonderful. Not only does Bob help and advise throughout the whole listing and sale process, but his services are comprehensive and not misleading as with many other flat fee agents. I would recommend Bob without a doubt to my friends and family. There is no better price for the type of service and support you will receive. Thank you Bob!"

Pamela J.,     Pittsford, NY     7/13

"Bob, I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your agency and your service.  With your flat fee service I saved 6% of $125,000 or $7,500 in Listing and Buyer Real Estate Commissions.  I sold my house as a result of one of two open houses you set up for me in the MLS listing. I would also like to say that your extremely quick turnaround in loading our information into the system and announcing the open house dates was most appreciated.  Your attention to detail was critical to our success.  Anytime we called for advice we had a wonderful experience.  I honestly do not know why anyone would ever pay 3% to list their house for sale when they can partner with you for a nominal flat fee.  Your service is great and we feel fortunate to have found you.  Thanks for everything you have done for us!"

Valerie J.,     Syracuse, NY    7/13


"Bob, purchasing the Flat Fee MLS Program was a remarkable experience. The exposure to the numerous real estate web sites was the same as if a full service Realtor had listed my property. I had an offer on my home 6 hours after it hit the MLS listings. With the buyer's having their own realtor we only paid 3% commission instead of 6% percent. I would definitely use your flat fee program again in the future."  
 

Guy P.,                Greece, NY     7/13

"Bob, we wanted to thank you for the service you offer.... while we knew that we would have a good chance to sell our home on our own, getting the exposure on the MLS was key to the having it sell so fast.  We would do it again the exact same way!   You were a helpful resource to us and guided us through the process.  We will be spreading the word about your fine service to all our friends and family.  Thanks again!"

Lianna & Steve B.,                   Ogden, NY      7/13

"Thanks very much to Bob & Northern Star Realty for the excellent service and the savings of almost $5,500 dollars in commissions. It was well worth the $395 to be my own lister."

Frank A.                                   Gates, NY        8/13

"I tried to sell my lake property for 6 months on my own and had little success. Early in January Bob contacted me about listing in the $395 MLS package. I did see that I was getting some activity with the weekly status reports on views of the property.  Bob was was very prompt with any questions I had.  I highly recommend his MLS listing service." 

John W.,                       Wayland, NY            8/13

"Your “Flat Fee” service works great! We were able to get our house listed on the MLS quickly and affordably. We sold our house in (4) days from listing! Bob was a great resource in reviewing contracts and helping us avoid potential pitfalls prior to closing. With this service we were able to save money on the sale of our house and help with the cost of buying a new home. I would highly recommend Northern Star Realty and the Flat Fee MLS service!"

 

Shawn  M.,                    Amherst, NY          8/13

"Just wanted to say that in the grand scheme of things finding Bob was God send.  I don't believe in coincidences. We had mistakenly gone with a Realtor we knew, thinking that a Realtor was a Realtor... wrong!   After months and monthsof our house being "on the market" and hardly any showings, after extension, after extension, and price reduction after price reduction, we finally "fired" our Realtor and signed on the dotted line with Northern Star Reality.  Wow... Was that the right decision.  With in a couple weeks we had 2 full price + offers. We were very happy.  At first I was not sure I felt comfortable showing" the house. Then I realized that most people "buying" a house have a Realtor.  So I really only was working with our "buyer's" Realtor.  There were several times that I did end up showing the house, but most of the time it was only working with an agent so people could come see the house.  We used a lock box and I would look up the Realtor on the internet to be sure they were active and licensed before I gave the lock-box code if we were out of town.  It was no problem.  I have already recommended Northern Star Reality to several of my friends who have needed to relocate due to employment and I would heartily recommend them to anyone needing to sell property.  Bob was very professional and answered all my questions and concerns very patiently.  I could not have asked for more and our house sold quickly and for our price. Yea...!!!"

Jo & Jim A.,                    Barker, NY      8/13

"We were very pleased with the fast, easy and convenient MLS service. The house was on the market for only 1 day when we received an offer that we were able to negotiate into a closed sale of the property in very short order, and we saved alot of money in the process. I would recommend this service to anyone looking to sell their house in this area.

Rick L.,                           Greece, NY      9/13

"Bob provided an excellent approach for anyone that would like to be able to sell their home on their own and also have the support of the area realtors. His web page is well organized and the important information needed is easily available for review. Bob responded quickly to all my questions and made changes when I requested in a timely manner. Getting the information into the formal Multiple Listing System at a very low cost provided the needed exposure to get the house sold.  Thanks Bob for your cost effective approach."

Tom K.,             Penfield, NY     9/13

"Bob thank-you for the help, Would do it again in a heart beat and would recommend your service to those who were willing to do the necessary leg work. You were more responsible and professional than the majority of "' pro realtors" who I opened up to show my property which only confirmed and fortified my decision not to go with a listing agent. Thanks again"

Rod  R.,                Chili, NY     11/13

"Using Northern Star Realty to list our cottage was a breeze.  Bob was very attentive and responded almost immediately whenever I asked a question.  He had all forms available to us, and provided a sign.  We were able to save approximately $7,500 in commissions we would have paid to list it with a realtor!  We would definitely use this service again!"

Jackie V.,     Chautauqua Lake, NY   12/13


"Hi Bob, I wanted to let you know that we finally had our closing on Thursday! Thank you for all of your help and support the past couple of months. I have already recommended you to a few friends and think it's a wonderful way to sell your home...I'm so happy that we saved so much doing it this way! :-)  All the best,"


Theresa A.       Syracuse, NY
    1/14

"Just sold with Northern Star Realty for the second time. Selling a home with a flat fee MLS listing gives you exposure that selling just on your own can never ever match, all while saving $$. An MLS number is the key to getting traffic thru your house. So long as your asking price is a researched market fair price and you have some basic understanding of the real estate market you will attract buyers quickly. Those buyers without agents will save you usually 5-6% in commission fees while those with agents 2.5-3%. In either case it's a win win situation, it gives you better pricing range to negotiate and it's definitely worth a try. I will definitely use Northern Star Realty again."    

Dalibor S.     Hamburg, NY   1/14


"When we decided to put our house on the market I was referred to Bob's site.  I found his site to be user friendly and fast.  Bob was quick to respond to my emails, texts and calls. Most of all I saved over $6000!

Angela L.,  Conesus, NY         1/14

We were just about to try to list our house ourselves and a good friend of mine recommended using Northern Star Realty.  I’m so glad that I took her advice because I couldn’t have been more pleased with the flat fee MLS listing service. Within one day of calling Bob, the house was listed and we were immediately getting calls.  He had a sign made and delivered to us the very next day. Bob is very knowledgeable and professional and he was always available by phone or email to answer our questions and offer assistance.  He made a point of checking in with us throughout the process to see how everything was going.  We ended up attracting a buyer without an agent and saved $12,000.00 in real estate fees.  I would definitely recommend this service to anyone who is willing to show their own house and I would not hesitate to use Bob for our future real estate transactions.   

 Carl & Jill Zizzo, Webster NY          4/14


Bob, We thank
You again for your input, updates and advice. We feel that your service was valuable in selling our home and our confidence in your company is evident by our second time using your services. Thank You.

Tony and Joanne Ventura, Penfield, NY   4/14


 

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