Our Raving Fans

Rotary Club

Dear Representative Gary, 
Congratulations on being the inaugural winner of the Service Above Self Award by the Rotary Club of Cape Coral.
I am honored to join your family and friends in commending you on this wonderful achievement.  Iapplaud you for your service on
behalf of Lee County and for your leadership in our community. The citizens of Southwest Florida are fortunate to have such a positive role model like you.
Again,congratulations and keep up the good work.
With warm regards,
 
Brian Hamman
Commissioner - District  Four
 
Dear Mr. Aubuchon:

On behalf of our Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and the children and families who benefit from Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southwest Florida, please accept my sincere appreciation for your generous $10,000.00 donation associated with the 2014 Helping Hands for the Holidays event.

Your donation will assure that we are able to continue to care for seriously ill children and their families in our Fort Myers "House That Love Built®," as well as support our Care Mobile®, Grant and Scholarship Programs in Southwest Florida.

We are extremely grateful for your thoughtfulness and generosity.

Sincerely,
 
Laura Ragain
Executive Director

Builder's Care



Mr. Aubuchon
I wanted to personally thank you and your amazing employees for the continued support you all provide so graciously to Builder’s Care each and every year. Your service and blessings to the community are much appreciated and grant us the opportunity to help those in need.
God bless,
Wendi Carroll

Make-A-Wish



Dear Mr. Aubuchon,
Thank you can’t even begin to express how grateful we are for your continued support to Make-A-Wish! Thanks to your support, The Wish Make’s Ball reached a new record and we will be able to grant 30 wishes! That’s 30 local families’ forever changes! As a volunteer wish granter and co-chair of the call I’ve witnessed the joy and power of a wish! Your generous gift helps us continue our mission; we can’t do it without you! Thank you for always including us in your Helping Hands event. We truly appreciate it! Wishing you all the best always.
Wish Makers Ball Co-Chairs,
Amy, Jenny and Dylan

Builder's Care

Dear Mr. Aubuchon,
On behalf of Lee BIA Builders Care Board of Directors and staff, we would  like to thank you for your donation of $10,000.00 to Builders Care. It is encouraging to know of others who share and support  our vision of assisting elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners with emergency repairs.
Builders Care is the non-profit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association. Its  'mission is to provide  emergency repairs  and construction services to elderly, disabled, and economically disadvantaged  home owners  who do not have the means of obtaining these services themselves.
With the help of local companies and individuals like you, Builders Care has completed more than 200 projects  providing over $3 Million in construction services at no cost to elderly  and disabled individuals in our area. Please visit our website at www.LeeBuildersCare.org to view pictures  of these worthwhile projects. We are grateful for your continued support for Builder’s Care.
Sincerely,
Heidi Taulman APR
Executive Director
Lee BIA Builders Care

Epitome of Customer Service

"We began our home search in the Cape Coral, FL area in August, 2014. Our association with Lynn Hesselbach began at that time. Her unwavering attention and sincere desire to assist us in finding our dream home made the process an absolute pleasure. Her professionalism and honesty when showing and describing the various homes to us allowed for open communication and a greater understanding between us.

Lynn took the time to get to know us and what it was that we were looking for in a home. At no time was her opinion imposed upon us. She delivered facts about the properties with knowledge of what was important to us and a thorough understanding of what we were looking for.

Her network of associates and professional acquaintances’ led us to the perfect professionals to suit our needs. We can't say enough about the wonderful people she referred us to and who assisted us in the home buying process.

We would recommend Lynn Hesselbach and her team to anyone looking for true professionals in the industry who are prepared to go the extra mile and ensure that your experience is a positive one."

Sincerely,
John and Julie O'Hearon

Best Realtor - Best Friend

“Gary this is the 2 house I bought off Peggy. First house was a new House on Gulfstream Parkway. That was such a great experience I introduced her to Mike Necci. He then bought a condo from Peggy and then this last year built a new home with you. I was looking to build a new home so I asked Peggy to help me find an older home. We looked for three or four days and high heat. And that was also done in two trips. We found a home that I purchased this last week.

Peggy has help me with so many different aspects of this sale and helping to get inspections and hooked up with the right people and making the right decision. You end up feeling like she is your best friend. And I do consider her as a friend for the wonderful help that she gives. She is a great asset to your company which you probably already know but I just wanted to drop you a note to tell you.”

Robert Heid

Best Transaction!

Lynn,

“I moved to Florida in 1973 and became a licensed Real Estate Broker with my own firm in 1976 and although at 75, I no longer have my Broker's license, I invest in Real Estate in Lee and Collier Counties individually and thru my LLC'. I invest personally and thru in LLC.

In all my years I have NEVER met a Sales Agent more dedicated, thorough and personable as you are and it has been a pleasure in our first transaction together to work with you.”

David

Lynn is truly an exceptional person…


Dear Mr. Miloff,

“I would like to thank you and your staff for the exceptional service provided during the purchase of our Cape Coral home.

Lynn Hesselbach was referred to us by a friend who is one of your clients. We live in Ft. Lauderdale and were in the market for an investment property. After coming to the conclusion that we could not purchase what we wanted within our budget in Fort Lauderdale, we decided to look in Cape Coral. Initially reluctant to purchase over 100 miles away, Lynn eased our reservations during our first visit with her. We looked at several homes in different areas of the Cape and she gave us a guided tour of your charming city. Lynn quickly tuned into our preferences and requirements in a home.  On our second visit, we found two homes that we were interested in buying. Lynn never made us feel rushed or pressured to buy, which was an unfamiliar experience as compared to other agents that we have used in the past.  Although she was not hired as a buyer’s agent, we felt that she had 100% of our best interest at heart.

The closing process was very easy. We loved your paperless system.  It was so nice to sign the contract and preliminary HUD electronically while sitting at home after banking hours!  We did not have to run around frantically trying to have things signed and delivered. The actual closing was just as easy. A notary came to my office in Fort Lauderdale and the process was completed within 20 minutes.

Prior to closing, Lynn provided contact information for a wonderful network of handyman, plumber, etc. This gave us the comfort that we were buying a house in a beautiful community with a network of people to help us. It really made us feel confident that we could manage an investment property 100 miles away, so much so that we encouraged my parents (who live in Vermont) to do the same. With Lynn's help we found a house for them too. They close next week.

A short three weeks after closing, our house is almost ready to rent. We've had the comfort of leaving our key with the handyman. He has been available to let other service providers in during the week and my husband and I have spent the weekends making decisions, buying materials, and helping out with the work. Last weekend our 13 year old son was with us. One of the neighborhood boys started talking to him and within 30 minutes, they and 12 other kids were playing a pick-up game of football in the backyard!

It is so refreshing to know that a true sense of community can exist in Florida. We have lived in the Fort Lauderdale area for over 20 years and have never really felt "at home." We have fallen in love with your beautiful city and hope to soon buy a vacation home so we can spend more time there and perhaps one day retire to Cape Coral.

I want to thank you, Mr. Miloff, for hiring the right staff and using a business model that takes away the dread in home buying and turns it into a fun and positive experience. I thank Lynn for leading with her heart. She truly is an exceptional person and an incredible asset to your company. As a business owner myself, I know how difficult it is to find the right staff and recognize the importance of acknowledging and appreciating great people when you meet them. We look forward to working with you in the future.”

Warmest regards,
Stephanie LaForge

A Perfect Process!


Dear Mike,
 
“Thank you so much for your follow up e-mail. It will still take some time for our tears to dry after the sale of our house. We are still in disbelieve how fast everything went. This was absolutely perfect.

We were highly satisfied with your service. Some of your colleagues can certainly learn from you, especially from your informative communication skills throughout the process. Keep up the good work!”
 
Sincerely,
 
Ingo M.

Lynn Makes Long Distance Investment Possible

Hi Lynn,

“Stacy and I want to say thank you for the tremendous help and service you have provided us on our path to owning an investment property in Cape Coral.  Having owned only local real estate before, and being unsure of the neighborhoods in Cape Coral, we were not sure if long distance investing would work for us.  So it was fantastic when you were always available to answer my numerous questions and phone calls.  Now that we have purchased our investment property we cannot imagine having done it without you.  The time you put in after our bid was accepted was more than we ever could have asked for.  We could never have gone through with the sale without having your "boots on the ground".  It made Stacy's trip to manage the fixing up of the property so much easier having the great people in place you found to help us with the rehab. Really, I don't think that from finding a house, to getting it ready for rental, that it possibly could have gone smoother.  I have already mentioned you to several friends of mine who may want to also invest in the Cape Coral market. 

Again...thank you so much!”

Sincerely,
Terry and Stacy Fox

Simply the Best

“I have been involved in 9 real estate transactions in Cape Coral with 7 different realtors in the past 4 years. Randy is by far the best realtor I have dealt with to date. He is extremely knowledgeable of the market, honest and works very hard for his client. He is very friendly, easy to reach and very prompt at answering questions. I have never met another realtor that changes his voice mail greeting early every morning and lets people know his daily schedule and when he is available to meet or return calls.
Randy has done the most complete market analysis that I have ever gotten from a realtor. He stays on top of a deal taking care of any potential pitfalls as they might arise until it is closed. Randy has gained my respect and repeat business by not only his words but demonstrated ability and actions.”
David Nichols
Oregon

Mr. Quinlan knows the business

"Mr. Quinlan knows the business. During our first week with him, He comprehensively analyzed our needs and quickly determined what we were looking for. With his knowledge of the market and us, Patrick was able to narrow down a few properties from the hundreds available in our price range. He directed us to the best loan broker for our situation and negotiated with expertise on our behalf. His knowledge of the seller and their situation (probate) was of great value in closing on our home."

Brad and Darlene, Oklahoma

One of the Best!

“Jim Peterson is one of the best real estate agents we have ever worked with. As we searched for just the right retirement home in Florida, Jim diligently provided us with scores of properties to view - even as we kept “refining” the concept of what we wanted. He was always patient and never tried to unduly influence us in our decisions.
He did find the right house for us, and continued to assist us from the inspection to the settlement.  Being out –of-state purchasers, it would have been impossible to complete the transaction without Jim’s help. We’re glad we had Jim Peterson as our realtor.”
Dan and Maureen

Above and Beyond

“Jim did a fantastic job in selling my Dads house.  I believe that he sold it in a week!!  Jim made me feel like I was his only client.  I was able to call him any time with questions.  For the few times he did not answer he got back to me ASAP.  He not only sold my house but he hooked me up with an estate sale company which was a godsend.  They basically cleaned the house for me and I made a few bucks in the process.  We also had an issue with the AC while I was there and he contacted a buddy of his who fixed it quickly.  It was the “hotter” time of year. He went above and beyond.”
 
Best Regards,
Michael Reinesch

5 Star Rating in All Categories

“We worked with Jeff and Nancy Davis this summer and were very happy with the results. We were ambitious in our plans to sell our Cape Coral house and move into Fort Myers over the summer, but Jeff and Nancy came through. They not only did a great job of marketing our listing and finding the right buyer, but also were persistent in negotiating for the house we set our sights on moving into.”
Jeff & Amy Mayer

Best Investment Thanks to a Caring Realtor!

Hi Lynn,
 
It was nice working together with you. You were diligent and structured in everything. We know that it can be stressful or annoying for some. It was an important move for us, it represents the savings of all our life. We wanted the best investment we could make and a nice nest for us to grow old. We are happy with our choice. Thanks a lot for your help and time.
 
Céline & Jacques
Have a nice day too.

Commercial team member goes above and beyond.

"I wanted to take a moment and comment on my experience with Steve Root. After having been with several other commercial agents, besides one other agent, I can't explain the refreshing feeling of doing business with Steve. He was honest, showed integrity, was prompt in his communication with me and made the whole experience a win-win scenario. I will and do highly recommend Steve for anyone that is needing an agent in the real estate industry.

When you have people who adhere to the old adage of the "golden rule" you create a network of loyal clients and people that refer to him as a friend. This company and all companies could and would benefit from having more Steve Roots. He reminds me of the best employer I ever had the privilege of working for and his company was very successful in the Kansas City metro due to his integrity and honesty in dealing with his fellow men."
Cheers,
 
Bryon Blackwell, DC, D.PSc

A One-in-a-Million Person!

Gary,
 
“My name is Lyn Speicher. Mary has been working with me on buying a house. She has given me names of people to contact to see what we might qualify for. Unfortunately, we have had financial issues in the past due to a health issue that kept my husband out of work for almost 3 yrs. Mary has periodically checked in with me to see how we were getting straightened out. I thought recently we had gotten enough issues resolved to purchase so Mary has diligently been looking at houses for us, sending me emails or text msgs about houses. She is a one-in-a-million person. I have dealt with many different realtors up north and down here and I have never met anyone who is as caring and compassionate as she is. If we end up having to rent 1 more year then so be it, but I will be having Mary help us with a house when our time is right. Thank You for having such a wonderful person on your staff!!”
 
Regards,
 
Lyn Speicher

An All-around Skillful Realtor

“It is not often that I feel constrained to write an enthusiastic recommendation for any person who has rendered an important service to me and/or my family. But with my academic experience as a university professor and my business activities covering a somewhat extensive field as an executive in the healthcare industry and a systems efficiency expert, I have developed a fairly reliable sense of human performance and the ability for its evaluation when I see it, and Maddie Miloff Spears more than deserves a word appreciation for the wonderful service she gave us as a Realtor.
The purchase of a home is arguably the most important acquisition of most folk in our society. Given the dollar value involved and factors such as the environment, neighborhood, local infrastructure and amenities, not to mention the quality of the home, most real estate buyers are understandably nervous as they approach the process of finding a suitable realtor or other professional to help them with their search.  Even if things appear to go well, the possibility of failure is high especially when the prospective buyers have entered a new area in which they are total strangers.
I might point out that in addition to the activities I have stated above, I worked part-time as a licensed realtor in Colorado while teaching at the University of Colorado (Colorado Springs), hence I gained some specific insights into the real estate profession, like the plausible but not always understood fact that, perhaps more in real estate than in any other sales area, it is the character quality combined with professional competence of the realtor that in fact inspires the confidence necessary to close a sale, although we all know that even such attributes are not always enough to satisfy some people!
Maddie Miloff Spears greeted me and my wife as if we were long lost friends with a natural cordiality that was most appealing. More importantly, she displayed, without bragging about it, an extensive knowledge in her marketing area of Cape Coral and some of the surrounding territory.
But perhaps the most critical element of all in our relationship was the feeling, shared by both my wife and me, that Maddie was genuinely concerned about meeting our needs - whatever it took - and quite prepared to take the time and make every effort until we were able to make a decision to purchase the property of our choice. From my past experience as a realtor, the whole chain of events from our initial meeting with Maddie, to making another appointment, to viewing several properties, finding a beautiful home and proceeding with the purchase, was as smooth a transaction as I have ever experienced.
By comparison with my personal acquaintance of many realtors, both as a real estate professional myself and real estate buyer, I highly recommend Maddie Miloff Spears for her superior personal and sales skills, for her intuitive sense of customer needs, and for her intelligent insights into the various aspects of the challenging real estate market.”
 
Sincerely submitted,
Karl H. Heller, Ph.D.
Cape Coral, FL

A Wonderful Experience!

"Thank you again for taking us around. You were such a great match for us. Really enjoyed the hospitality! We truly appreciated your time and knowledge today. It was great!"
 

Stress-free Experience.

“I just closed on a house with the help of Karen Terbenche and wanted to let you know what a valuable asset she is to your organization.  She really made selling my home a stress-free process.  I have been a part of some very frustrating real estate deals in the past, so I truly appreciate how smooth this one went.
 
I initially reached out to her expecting to have to do a short sale on my home.  We walked through my situation and agreed to do whatever we could to avoid short sale.  I was willing to bring money to the table, but had limited funds to do so.  In the end, we got a cash offer that was a little more than what I needed to avoid short sale.  Karen did a great job entertaining multiple offers and explaining my situation to the buyers' realtors.  
 
I cannot thank her enough for her hard work, dedication, warm, personable, customer service.  I would highly recommend her to anyone that is looking to buy or sell in the Fort Myers / Cape Coral area.”
 
Thank you,
Jennifer C. (Alley) Beougher

Lynn makes out-of-state buyers feel comfortable.

 
“Dear Team Aubuchon,
 
My husband and I would like to take this time to express our delight in working with Lynn Hesselbach of Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group, Inc during our search for a home in Cape Coral.  We had only 3 days in town to look at properties and because of our wonderful agent, we were able to find a home that we are thrilled about and are in the process of closing on.
 
Friends of ours referred us to Lynn and have praised her professionalism when they were doing their search.  Upon our arrival, Lynn had all the listings ready and quickly understood our likes and dislikes and was able to show us viable properties.  We looked at dozens of homes until we found the one we liked.  She proceeded with the negotiations to finalize on a price we felt comfortable with and then assisted us to arrange the house inspection before we left.  Living in a different state, it was certainly helpful to move on all items while we were there.
 
We could not be more pleased with our experience.  Anyone looking for property in Cape Coral should consider using Lynn as their representative.”
 
Sincerely,
 
Anthony and Mary Ann

Patrick Never Misses A Beat!

“Patrick was a professional in every aspect of the home buying process. We had pretty demanding requirements for a home and a challenging schedule to follow. Patrick never missed a beat and we were able to purchase a terrific home in a terrific neighborhood.”
 
Jeff and Karen O’Dea

Great experience with Paul.

"Hi Paul,
 
Jerry and I are on our way back to Ohio where the weather is a bit nippy and wet. We had a mission and deadline to purchase a home, we were successful and more thanks to you.
 
We even added new furniture and rugs. We just need to transport a few more things from Ohio and our new home will be complete. 
 
It's been great working with you and Janet. Good luck in business and health.”
 
Cheri & Jerry Lawrence

Patrick is a Pro!

"Patrick Quinlan was responsive, professional and attentive to details. We narrowed our options by the criteria I set and watched the market daily until my dream home was located. Prior to this home, Patrick helped me in finding a rental property. With his knowledge of the industry and my wish list of criteria, he delivered the same professionalism. I will continue to use Patrick in the future as my Realtor."
 
Patti Weatherbee

More Than A Realtor…makes the experience rewarding.

“Terry,
 
Ann and I sincerely thank you for representing us, our home and our interests so well.  I told you today that you are a professional, and I meant it.  Your ongoing advice and counsel were key factors in making Ann and me comfortable and confident that there would be a positive outcome.  We appreciated your candor and nudge(s) when we weren't sure what the next best step should be. 
 
We just arrived home in Lakewood Ranch and have the beautiful basket of goodies on prominent display. Thank you for this gift -- it was entirely unexpected but much appreciated.
 
In addition, please let us know if we can help you and your business with references and such. We would be happy to oblige. Please feel free to forward this message to those in your organization who should be promoting you to Managing Director or some other suitable and well-earned position.    
 
Thanks again Terry!”
 
Best personal regards,
 
Al and Ann Geer

True Professional Guidance


“Dear Tracy,
Thank you for guiding us through the process of our Florida condo purchase. We appreciate all the hard work you put into this. Your knowledge, flexibility, communication, and professionalism helped us in reaching our goal.”
Sincerely,
Brian & Supriya Culliton, Ohio

Happy New Home Owners.

“Dear Steve,
 
Please excuse how delinquent we are in writing to you.  We want to thank you for helping us finally find our new Cape Coral home that we closed on last March, after having worked with you for at least annually the past 3 years and 3 months.
 
Your patience never wavered as we kept increasing our wants, and decreasing our price range.  After many offers and even contracts that did not work out, you helped us finally find the home we really wanted just as prices were starting to increase and our choices were dwindling.
 
After we purchased the house you continued to assist us in finding the necessary handymen to renovate our home, clued us in on local information, and even helped us get our Florida driver's licenses and registration, as well as our homestead exemption.
 
We will recommend you highly to any relatives, friends or acquaintances that we know because you have shown us how knowledgeable, honest, hardworking, and empathetic you are.
 
Once again, thank you so much!”
 
Joshua and Sharon J. Yungshten

Michele Has Focus!

"Thanks so much for the time you spent with us & all of the useful information you shared about Cape Coral. I am delighted to see so many properties in our price range that matched our wish list. You were great to focus on our specific needs and I saw that Cape Coral made Forbes 2014 list of most desirable places to retire in US!"
 
Karen Evans

Agent Recommendation.

James,
 
I just left you a recommendation on "trulia." I can not begin to thank you enough for all you did for me in making the entire sale process tolerable and for selling my parents house so quickly.
 
You are an honest and caring person and a true and accomplished real estate professional.
 
Linda Weinberger.
 

Caprice understands her clients.


We would like to share our experience working with Caprice Krumsick, our Realtor, who recently helped us find and purchase our dream home in Cape Coral.

My family and I decided we all liked Cape Coral as a vacation spot and it would make sense for us to buy a home.

We were referred to Caprice Krumsick by a mutual acquaintance. Looking for a house in the USA was definitely a new experience for us.

Mrs. Krumsick quickly understood what kind of property we were interested in and in a short period showed us quite a few, but not too many interesting options.

We decided a foreclosure property would be the right kind of property for us. We could not find our dream home during our first trip to Cape Coral. However, Caprice kept searching the right house for us, even after we had left for Germany.

When Caprice felt she found "the one," she immediately called, emailed pictures, and information. Indeed- she found the right property for us.

Over the phone and by email she carefully guided us through the bidding process and the rather complicated contracts. Pretty soon the house was ours.

Her service to us did not stop there. We were, at the time, unavailable to make a trip to Cape Coral, so she offered to be there for the house-inspection, helped us with the right insurances fort he property, and connected us to contractors to refurbish the house.

We are very happy with our vacation home and could not have found it without Caprice Krumsick’s help and enthusiasm. If we were to buy another house in Cape Coral or if any of our family and friends were to buy property there, we would definitely refer them to Caprice.

We feel she is fully reliable and has made this experience of buying a house in the USA an enjoyable one.

Sincerely,

Dipl.-lng. Hans-Peter Paulsen

Thanks to Patrick.

Dear Patrick,

I'd hope to have more time to thank and write this note, but time has a way of skipping past unnoticed. Consequently, I think the best thing to do is with this note simply saying thank you for the attention, follow through, and competent advice you have provided.

We will meet and visit again!

Sincerely, Jane Michael

New Friends.

"Dearest Mary,

Words cannot express the appreciation and the gratitude we have for you! Your kindness, professionalism, enthusiasm, and loving energy have touched hour hearts.
 
We are so thrilled to have met you and know we will all be future friends. We so look forward to building our new, last home with your firm.

Big Hug",

Coleen and Tom
 

Many thanks to Lynn.

Thank you so much Lynn!
 
Tomas and I are truly lucky to have had you help us through the daunting task of purchasing our first home. You tirelessly made yourself available during the entire search, purchase, and closing process.
 
Each day you progressively narrowed down what we were looking for and provided guidance and insight. Our search, offer, inspections, repairs, and closing was 100% smooth with no issues. Despite your always professional demeanor, we shared plenty of laughs and we couldn’t have had a better experience.
 
I cannot wait to tell my family and friends about you and the Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group. I’m confident they will have a terrific experience as well.

Many, many thanks!

Iris and Tomas Zimmermann

Warm welcoming experience.

I just wanted to praise your front reception area in your Cape Coral Parkway office. I work for Comcast and I'm greeted quite often with disdain and disregard.

My experience with your office was a complete different story, Virginia was absolutely lovely to talk with and also very helpful.
 
I would recommend your office to anyone looking for a home if your entire staff is that courteous. My sincere appreciation for the warm welcome to your office.

Nancy Feo
 

A Real Professional!

“Jim Peterson did a great job. He is a no nonsense Realtor who is very much in tune with the market conditions.  Although, I lost money I was very happy with Jim's ability to get my house sold. I think it was only about 30 day till it was under contract. I most certainly will employ Jim again when making a purchase which will be sometime in the near future. Thank you Jim for all your help.”
 
Sincerely
Peter deMont

More Praise from Lee County Homeless Coalition.

Dear Team Aubuchon,

On behalf of the Lee County Homeless Coalition, I would like to thank you for sponsoring a Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament to support the coalition. We received your donation check and are very grateful. We also want to thank you for the time and effort you put into this event. Your hard work made it a success! I know Mark Miloff was very involved in this event. Mark has much compassion for helping others and ending homelessness. He is an active board member of the Lee County Homeless Coalition and we are proud to have him.

Thank you again for your donation and your support of the Lee County Homeless Coalition.

Sincerely,

Janet Bartos
Executive Director
Lee County
Homeless Coalition

Professionalism, Knowledge, Diligence,Tolerance and Friendship.

“We would like to commend Jim on his professionalism, knowledge, diligence, tolerance and friendship. He helped us purchase our "new" home and to sell our existing one. 
 
Our many thanks to Jim for all his assistance. Without reservations, we highly recommend him to anyone buying or selling. Having done both with Jim Peterson was a pleasure.”
 
Leanne

Thak you from Lee County Homeless Coalition.

Dear Team Aubuchon,

Thank you for your generous donation for our 8th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction held on November 10, 2012.

Your donation of a Gift Basket helped make our event a success. It was wonderful to see so many people at the dinner and so many beautiful baskets and donations. We raised $15,000.

Thank you again for you donation and your support of the Lee County Homeless Coalition.

Sincerely,

Janet Bartos
Executive Director
Lee County
Homeless Coalition

A capable, hard working and honest broker!

 
“Since about 2 years Jim has been working with me. During this time frame, I bought several properties (single family homes on privileged waterfront locations). I know Jim as a capable, hard working and honest broker and would recommend him without hesitation.”
 
Roland  Gyssler, Switzerland
 
“Ich arbeite mit Jim Peterson seit rund 2 Jahren. in dieser Zeit konnte er mir verschiedene Liegenschaften (Einfamilienhäuser an bevorzugten Wasserlagen in Cape Coral) vermitteln. ich lernte Jim als kompetenten, fleissigen und ehrlichen Broker kennen und kann ihn mit gutem Gewissen empfehlen.”
 
Roland  Gyssler, Schweiz

Lee County Homeless Coalition

Dear Gary,

On behalf of the Lee County Homeless Coalition, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for being the Master of Ceremonies at our 8th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction on November 10, 2012. You did a terrific job and our guests just loved you!

Our event was a great success and we raised over $15,000. Your dedication and continued support of the homeless in Lee County is very much appreciated.

Sincerely,

Janet Bartos
Executive Director
Lee County
Homeless Coalition

Thank You!

Hi Paul,
 
I just wanted to thank you for all your effort ensuring a speedy and smooth sale of my mother's house.  I was so surprised how smoothly everything went and I’m very appreciative of all your help and guidance.  My sister says she met the buyers and they are great, just the type of people we would like to have in our mom's home.
 
Thanks again so much,
 
Liz Durstine-Lipkind

Patrick is a visionary for long term value!

"Being new to Florida, we had very little knowledge of many things, but Patrick steered us not only to areas that would be better long-term value, but also gave us a list of local vendors for every service we asked about. He helped us see potential in the house we finally chose because we were looking for a fixer. We removed walls, etc. and love our new house. One of the first people we invited to come look at our progress was Patrick! He took so much time with us to get us what we wanted in the price range we targeted. Would definitely recommend Patrick!"
 
 
Jill & Bob Hiatt-Minnesota

More Excellence...

I’ve been keeping "an eye out" and actively looking for a home in Cape Coral, Florida for almost 2 years. I used many realtor sites watching and keeping track of homes in Cape Coral. Claudia Hoh's personalized listingbook.com realtor site is by far the best realty search site. Her site helped me to choose and ultimately buy the home I wanted. It’s extremely user friendly and informative. Once you sign up to her site, you won't be disappointed in how you can hone in on and keep track of your list of favorite homes.
 
Today's real estate market has changed. The whole buying process can be very frustrating at best. There are new regulations and it’s not what it was 5 years ago. Claudia gave me a rush course in how and why the S.W. Florida market is the way it is and what you need to look for to not waste time on certain real estate. Claudia is the type of agent who shoots straight from the hip and won't "blow sunshine" at you. You will get all the sunshine you want from S.W. Florida!
 
Sincerely,
 
Manny Chaconis
 

He has our best interest at heart!

"Hi Jim!
 
I just wanted to send a quick note thanking you for helping Billy & I with our real estate purchase on 9/20/13. We appreciate the time and effort you put in to make it happen. Also appreciated the celebration party you provided after the closing. 
 
It’s nice to work with someone that truly has our best interest at heart…and not just trying to make a sale.  You’re great to do business with, Jim.  We will definitely call you the next time we are interested in buying or selling.
 
Thanks again!"
 
Lorena & Billy Smith
Cape Coral, Florida
 
 

Raving fan for Peggy.

I just wanted to take a moment to rave to you about Peggy.
 
I have taken a new position in Ft. Myers and I’m in the process of relocating. I had 30 days to do so with only one trip to FL. to secure housing for myself and my family. I contacted Peggy on a Thursday and by Monday she had a great selection for me. I had contacted another realtor who sent me the MLS listings for only her own homes and ignored me when I asked questions – leaving me totally in the lurch.
 
If not for Peggy, I would have been moving to FL. homeless. She went out of her way to help me and was a total joy to work with. I’m impressed with Peggy’s professionalism and total dedication to helping people find suitable housing for them. She took an entire day out of her week to run me around, calm me down, and help me to make a great choice.
 
I’m blessed to have found her and believe her to be an excellent asset to the Miloff Aubuchon Realty team! I will highly recommend her to anyone I can, that may be looking for housing.
 
Best Regards,
 
Janelle Taylor

Solid Recommendation

I recently had the privilege of working with Ms. Lynn Hesselbach of Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group, Inc. during the purchase of our new home. I found Lynn to be very patient and supportive throughout the entire process. We looked at dozens of homes as we narrowed our choices. I was very pleased that Lynn provided advice when asked, but did not try to influence our decisions. She tried very hard to discern the type of house we sought and to seek out the appropriate listings in our chosen location and price range.
In the end we chose a bank-owned home which resulted in additional challenges in the negotiation of the sales contract and closing expenses. Lynn patiently guided us through the process and made sure that the final documentation was acceptable to the bank. Tending to all of these details required a significant time commitment and Lynn did this willingly and was very gracious during these transactions. Lynn worked with us after the sale to make sure everything was in order.
In summary, I now know why Lynn was recommended to us so highly and I’m very appreciative of that recommendation. I will recommend her, should I be asked to do so in the future.
 
Sincerely,
Judy Ann Miller

Greetings, from Toronto, Canada

Hi Lynn, sorry it’s been awhile since we’ve last been in touch.
Hope all is well.
Sure do miss you, Cape Coral, the house, and Florida.
 
It was such a pleasure literally running into you back in July! Just think how it all happened…it was like good Karma. Jim and I were frustrated with the agent we had been connected with during that particular time. Then as we were driving, we made a U-turn into Miloff Aubuchon’s Real Estate Information Center and there you were!
 
You impacted our lives so positively (and it happened so quickly). You knew exactly what we liked, no pressure. You addressed our needs and wants in terms of properties. You are the embodiment of what true customer service should be and is rarely experienced by us the consumers.  
 
You’re more than a real estate agent…you are our advocate and most importantly a new good friend!
 
Hope to see you soon again.
Rita and Jim.
 
Regards,
 
Rita Di Giacinto

Feeling like a million dollar customer.

“It was a pleasure dealing with Jim. Even though we were not purchasing a million dollar home Jim made us feel like we were a million dollar customer. He was always professional and courteous and if we engage in another real estate transaction I would be very happy to have Jim represent us.”
 
Regards
Willie Herman

Life Changing Experience

Roberto and Keri Soto
My husband and I had the amazing opportunity to work with James Sommers, a realtor at Miloff Aubuchon Realty, in Cape Coral. We live in Miami and we were looking for a retirement home in and around the West Coast of Florida. My husband called James, after finding him online through Zillow. We planned a weekend to go visit and look at homes.  We met James at his office. James was energetic and ready to show us around. He started with a great introduction about the history of Cape Coral and then located main sites and places of interest on a map. My husband and I were impressed. We then set off to view homes. James handed us a folder with pictures and information about each house. He scheduled about 18 showing appointments arranged in order of location and drove us in his vehicle to view the houses. All our requests in our house hunt were met with each house James lined up for us to see. We were so impressed with the way he had the appointments arranged one after the other, since we were only visiting for the weekend. James’ friendly demeanor was uplifting too. He was so polite and understanding of our needs.
One Saturday out of the blue, my husband and I drove to Cape Coral to drive by one of the houses that caught our attention during our previous visit. We stopped in front of the house and wished we had set up an appointment prior to seeing the home again. My husband called James. Even though James was in the middle of doing his yard work, he said he would be with us in about 15 minutes, to show us the house again. We were elated! He was so flexible to meet our needs (this was out of the kindness of his heart). We had dealt with realtors in the past, working around their schedule and not ours. We were so excited to see James again!  His flexibility and caring to take time out of his schedule to meet with us immediately, was refreshing.
We signed a contract on the house a few days later. James guided us and all our requests were voiced to the seller and resolved through James. He was our guide and mediator through the whole process. Unfortunately, the mortgage broker of our choice took us for a ride and caused us not to close on the house by the set date. We were devastated. James was so composed, friendly, and reassured us not to worry. He would get our deposit back for us and call the seller to inform them of the outcome.
Throughout the whole process, James was comforting, informative, and understanding. He would answer all of our calls and never left us hanging. We would most definitely work with James again and highly recommend him to people looking for a house. He always went above and beyond the call of duty. We were and still are so impressed with his professionalism and caring ways.  We only wish ALL people were like James. He always had OUR best interest at heart.  We were so lucky to have had the opportunity to work with such a respectful, organized, and understanding individual such as James.

Guidance, Support and Leadership – that’s Lynn!


"In the process of selling my late Mothers home, my family and I relied on the guidance, support and leadership of Lynn Hasselbach. Through what could have been a very difficult process, it became one of great joy and satisfaction.

At first Lynn made a series of recommendations that we were able to do at a very low cost while requiring a minimal amount of time. This put the home at a peak selling appearance.

Than Lynn told us what she thought the home could sell for. It was quite a bit more that a couple of other highly regarded realtors had suggested. We were able to do this.

The bottom line was that Lynn believed in us and supported us throughout this process and we were able to sell this home for more than I could have imagined.

What Lynn did for me and my family was to help us lay a foundation for a long term financial security.

We will forever owe her."

Michael A. Senn

Sincere Appreciation

Bob & Patti Schuitema


Dear Terry,
 
The dust has finally settled, the relocation back to Michigan is complete, and it’s time we write you a note of sincere appreciation.
 
After our initial interview in February, we were very impressed with your presentation, your knowledge of the market, and your experience in the industry. Choosing you and your firm, to market our home, was not a difficult decision.
 
We compliment you on your professionalism, your communication skills, and offering ideas of compromise, to get the deal done. Further, we both appreciate how well you kept us informed after each showing, after each event of home inspection, appraisal and mitigation, which made the process of selling our home a very smooth transition. You are a most valued associate of Team Aubuchon.
 
We would be honored to provide our testimonial, on your behalf, to others. Again, Terry, thank you for the extra effort in making this process most successful.

Honesty and Business Professionalism

"We bought our place sight unseen relying on Patrick's advice and expertise. We have every confidence in his honesty and business professionalism. He is a hard-working gentleman."
Bob & Jo Johnson-Illinois

Above and Beyond

Margie and Bob Beattie

We are writing to let you know we feel blessed to have met Lynn Hesselbach. We are from New Jersey and we have been searching for a home in Southwest Florida. My husband Bob our daughter decided to go down to Florida for a few days and look at different communities. They started in Naples and then made their way to Cape Coral working with a different real estate agency for 3 days and not having any satisfaction, being shown homes that were not what we were searching for.
 
So.... the day they were to return home, they checked out of the hotel, and decided to ride through SW Cape Coral for one last time. They saw a house and decided to call the listing agent, Lynn Hesselbach. Bob explained to Lynn he needed to be at the airport by 4 PM. She went above and beyond right away. Lynn put together several listings and drove them around all afternoon. They fell in love with a house, and put in an offer. Lynn assured them she would take care of the rest as they needed to leave for the airport. Before they boarded the plane, Lynn called and told my husband the offer was accepted! I cannot tell you how nervous I was purchasing a home I had never seen! Lynn called me and introduced herself and made me feel like I had known her my entire life. She then went and measured all the rooms for us, and took extensive pictures for me.
 
We still needed to sell our house in New Jersey, and not knowing a real estate agent up here, Lynn researched and interviewed several agents in our area and suggested one in particular. We interviewed the one she picked, and decided to list our home with her. Our home had a contract in 2 weeks!!! Thank you Lynn!
 
We received daily phone calls from her to just check in with us. She would go by the property and make sure all was well. We then went down for a few days for the closing and she again could not have been more helpful and hospitable. Her input and knowledge has been invaluable. She has made two Jersey people feel like they belong in such a new environment. This was a very big decision for us and without Lynn's guidance I honestly do not think we would have made the BIG move.
 
I could go on and on about how professional Lynn is. She went above and beyond our expectations. It was our pleasure working with her and your agency. She is an inspiration and an asset to Real Estate!!!!
 
Bob and I both feel we have made the right decision for our family by making Cape Coral our new home. We look forward spending time with our new friend LYNN HESSELBACH!

Remarkable Realtor At Your Service

Elaine L. Carmack

I know that every client and his little brother will inevitably pop up with a glowing report about the GREAT service they received from some realtor or other. But, are these REALLY credible?
While this recommendation will say the same thing, it is different-stronger-because it comes from a Licensed Realtor in the state of Virginia who is intimately familiar with all of the ecstasies and agonies of the home purchase process.
Having said that, it probably won’t surprise you to know that I’m very, very picky when it comes to selecting a property for myself. Some 5-6 months ago, my husband and I made the decision to leave Virginia and move to Fort Myers, FL area.
At the time, I knew not a living soul in real estate and began poking around on the internet to see what was out there. Obviously, I was searching for – guess what?? The PERFECT home – knowing, of course, that there is really no such thing. There will always be little things you WISH you could have (realtors up here call them “wanna haves” in the home you select. But buyers must resign themselves to deciding what the absolutely most critical characteristics are: the “MUST HAVES” and forgetting about the rest! Otherwise, you could spend the rest of your natural life searching, searching, searching.
Knowing what the vast majority of realtors are like: goodness knows, I’ve dealt with HUNDEREDS if not THOUSANDS of them in Northern, VA, I was unprepared when Lesley Proud not only answered my initial questions about a property listing, but, wonder of all wonders, KEPT right on answering questions. And providing detail upon detail and suggesting diversity of websites with appropriate and relevant information…best of all, she made it a point to reply to me endless email inquiries within 24 hours or less!
I started out looking for homes in Ft, Myers, but Lesley suggested that I might also want to consider the Cape Coral area, saying that the homes tended to be equally nice but less expensive than Ft. Myers. I’ve only seen the name on a map, but on my several previous trips down, I haven’t ever crossed the bridge to see for myself. This suggestion of hers changed my life! She opened my eyes to a possibility that I would NEVER EVER have considered. But, after seeing the neatly manicured neighborhoods and canals crisscrossing through them, I fell in love with Cape Coral and all of the conveniences and amenities it offers.
Imagine my surprise when a couple of weeks ago into this internet relationship, I asked her to drop by a home to preview it and take a few more pictures. The listing agent had posted only 9 photos for his listing, which wasn’t really sufficient for my standards. Lesley went to the home and snapped another 30 shots while she emailed me promptly! That’s what I call going beyond the proverbial mile. In fact, in my book, that qualifies as a 10K Marathon Run!
In actuality, I did NOT end up with the above property, but instead found a BETTER one. One week before my trip to Fort Myers, I asked her to put together a sales contract, leaving only the price blank, until I could get there and see the home for myself. The morning following my arrival, I met with Lesley in her office and she presented me with half dozen other homes to tour as well.
Our first stop was the property I’ve pre-selected on the internet. I wanted to so desperately to fill in that contract on the spot because I so loved the homes and the features it offered. Knowing that the marketplace has become increasingly active over the past few months, I was fearful that I would lose the home before even having a chance to bid on it. Instead, calmer minds prevailed, Lesley urged me to check out the others on the list, eliminating two of them after she saw my reactions to the first property.
By the third home, I’ve decided categorically that I did, in fact, want to proceed with the contract. So we returned to her office and made an offer on it. However, still wanting to leave the door open, Lesley booked an appointment for 6pm that same day to see just one more home, I hated it! After viewing that one and coming back in my mind to my “dream home,” I filled in the price and Lesley submitted it to the listing agent. Our offer stipulated a 24 hour acceptance period. The following morning, while showing us one of Cape Coral’s lovely waterfront parks, Lesley received a phone call from the listing agent who advised her that the sellers accepted my offer. Wow, wow, wow!
That meant that I now had a week to “play” after having taken care of what I went down to accomplish. Once again, Lesley came through for me. She provided a list of her favorite restaurants, (which my husband and I proceed to patronize). Not only is she a GREAT realtor, but her credentials in the gastronomy department are obviously superb as well)! They were ALL fabulous picks, wonderful food in a casual atmosphere at a great price, who could ask for more?
I could go on and on and on telling you about how wonderful and personable Lesley is and how detail-oriented she is, but honestly, the best way for you to really understand that is to simply use her services yourself. Lesley works with Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group, at the foot of Cape Coral Bridge, next to the Chamber of Commerce. She can be reached on her cell phone at 239.292.4122 or he office number, 239.542.3332.
You won’t regret it! I promise! Oh, and when you call, ask her for my phone number. I will be glad to tell you more about my adventure in Paradise!

Great Team Effort!

David and Donna
 
We bought a house on 10th Avenue in April. Jim Peterson was our real estate agent. His wife Cheryl also helped. We want you to know how good of real estate agents they are. They went above and beyond the call of duty. We stayed at the house for 1 night because it was vacant to see how well we would like it.

We ended up buying it because of this.
They had all kinds of drinks and food ready for us to make our night there so enjoyable. Cheryl even washed the sheets and towels. Now that is service with a smile. Just wanted you to know what good employees you have. Don’t ever let them get away from you.
 
Thank You Jim and Cheryl.
 
David and Donna Finch
 

Dreams Do Come True...

The Hillers

The Aubuchon Team is phenomenal. We have built three homes and remodeled another throughout our lifetime. Our custom home building experience with Aubuchon was by far the best. They truly understand customer service. We had a multi faceted experience with the Aubuchon Team. We had boated by our lot for several years and admired its terrific views of the spreader canal and preserve. During one of our boating trips we noticed an Aubuchon for sale sign from the real estate division on the property. We bought our property in Cape Harbour from them, and then had the real estate division sell our existing home in a difficult market and finally assist us in building our new home. We worked with knowledgeable staff who crafted our dream retirement home.

The team created amazing drawings that encompassed the fantastic views. The design center staff guided us through each of our decisions. The on-site design center enabled us to make many decisions under one roof. The staff was very attentive to us as we went through the selection process. When we wanted other options, staff accompanied us to make our selections. Evalutions provided valuable advice on our space planning. We have continued our relationship with them to decorate our home.

Our Supervisor, Jim Aubuchon, kept us well informed each step of the way with phone calls, photographs and emails. The building process could have been difficult because we were living in Michigan while our home was being constructed. Aubuchon has outstanding relationships with their superior sub-contractors. Everyone was a pleasure to work with. The service didn't end when we closed. Our punch list was completed with attention to detail. We sincerely recommend Team Aubuchon to anyone interested building their dream home.

Tom and Barbara Hiller 


 

My Journey With James

Brenda Lee Wroten

My experience with my short sale started when I opened my mail one evening after work and noticed I had two mail pieces from James Sommers advertising his real estate services. The first one I tore up like all the other ones I received in the mail, then I realized why did I get two from the same agent. To me this was a sign knowing I had not paid my mortgage for a year now. I had a hardship as my boyfriend of almost eight years had unexpectedly left me a three page letter and moved out. Knowing this was a two income home I was unable to me the mortgage. I did not know where to turn or who to call or trust, I had to do something as my time was running out.

I called James that evening and made an appointment with him. I told him my situation and he said not to worry as he would help me thru this every step of the way. That evening I felt that I could trust and feel safe using his service by our conversation on the phone, and by the way he answered all the questions I had for him, and believe me I had a lot of them. My appointment was on the weekend and I signed the paperwork to get this started. James led me through the process with great support, professionalism, and respect. Many nights and days I had questions to be answered and he handled all them all with the knowledge and confidence that was perfect for me. He wrote me a little note in the beginning that I still have on my Vision Board in the garage today it said "This is good news focus on the future."

That is what I needed to hear just when I felt like the worse thing in the world had just happened to me.

We listed the house on Sept 7, 2011. It showed on the 8, three times on the 10, 13, 14, within a week the house showed 7 times and we had a single woman waiting to buy it. The paperwork went thru right away however the Banks took three months and the buyer found another house. Feeling upset, depressed, and scared, James assured me once again that things would work out. Within two weeks we had a second buyer a "Realtor" now how could I not sell this house with a Realtor on each end of this sale. He accepted our offer the Bank counter offered he agreed and we were done. Papers were signed on March 16, 2012.

I realized that James was so on point and focused throughout this process that the effort he applied for me made this happen, and most of all the assurance along the way. He would always say you are going to be fine and I am. I truly could never pay James back I felt like he saved me life at that time for the situation I was in I felt hopeless. Today I'm in a secure place and safe with my two Pugs. This short sale took six months which I think is remarkable looking back. I'm a person that never forgets when I have been treated good and taken under some ones wing. I will forever recommend James Sommers as my Realtor and to anyone that may need his services that I may run into the future. In closing James, I want to thank you for all your support during my time of need, and all the effort you put into helping me. I has been a privilege and a pleasure to work with you over the past six months. I wish you all the continued success and if I can ever help you out in life please call me. Here's hoping our paths will cross again!

Sincerely,

Brenda Lee Wroten

4/30/12


Peter Troniar

Dear Matt,

Thank you for all your hard work and attention. You have always gone the extra mile and given more effort than I could ever expect. Best wishes to you and your family for a New Year of peace, happiness, prosperity, and all God's blessings. Your kindness is special and so are you!

Sincere thanks, Pete
 
From: Roy and Janet
To: Mark Miloff

Mark,

Roy and I are very thankful for your help with finding and helping us establish a new home in Cape Coral. We sold our home and our staying in temporary housing. Roy retires January 13th and we will be on our way to Florida. We are going to ask Jim to help with the updating. God definitely answered our prayers and your friendship was part of his plan. Thanks again, see you soon.

Chamber Trends Magazine

Two members that are thinking outside the box are Matt Lamb and Patrick Quinlan from Miloff Aubuchon Realty. These two real estate tycoons are generating real estate leads while utilizing YouTube and Facebook to distribute videos about our quality of life here in Cape Coral.
 
Gary,

I hope this email finds you doing well. I miss squaring off in the mornings on the hardwood at the Cape Center!

I am writing this email to praise two of your employees who I have recently had the pleasure of working with concerning both and renting and then selling of my property in Cape Coral. First, I would like to start with Jim Morford, who was the manager of the property while it was being rented. Jim, through out the entire process, was the definition of professional. He was in constant contact with me from the first day he took a look at the property to the process of moving the house to being for sale. Jim was always an email or phone call away when needed, and again, his professionalism was greatly appreciated. 

This leads me to my interaction with another one of your fine associates, Ms. Karen Terbenche. Karen came highly recommended from Jim, who informed that Karen was one of the best in the busines when it came to handling short short sales/troubled properties. Needless to say, my property was in deed troubled, and I had many fears of the horrible outcomes you hear about in dealing with a short sale. After speaking with Karen for the first time, my fears went away. I fired every question I could think of concerning different outcomes that would wind up unfavorable for my financial future, and the call had to have been over 30 minutes long. Karen answered every single question with surety and confidence, which in turn made me confident handling of the sale. There were bumps in the road during the sale, which is to be expected, but with Karen's constant communication and professionalism, the experience was an over all unexpected breeze. 

I want to thank you personally for having such a great staff. Aubuchon Realty is an asset to the SWFL area due to their hard work and effort. 

Regards, 

Joe Nicolette  

Condo of my Dreams

Dear Margie,
 
I want to thank you for helping me find the "condo of my dreams". You were very patient and never tired of looking at every property I had on my list the weekend I came to Cape Coral on my search.  You intently listened to my wants and needs and you soon learned that "a view" was one of my top requirements. You were there every step of the way after my offer was accepted, with the inspection, and the long mortgage process and finally closing. Margie, you were a very important part of the whole process and I want to express my gratitude.
 
Regards,
Sadie Byler
 
 
Hi Gary,

I hope you don't mind, I asked Karen for her boss' email address. She just closed a short sale for me that put her through the ringer and back...but she did it! I believe it was a 2 year plus project in total.

Karen never missed a beat, never missed a follow up, never said a discouraging word...what a superstar!!! I believe due to her banking knowledge, she helped steer me through some very difficult times and helped me understand what was going on in a way no other realtor has done.

I just wanted you to know that yo have one incredible employee on your staff and I for one truly appreciate everything she has done for me!

Best Regards,
Jo Anne

Exceeding customer expectations

My wife and I contacted your agent, Lynn Hesselbach, last fall when we were interested in purchasing a home here in Cape Coral. Even though our home in Connecticut had not yet sold, and as a result, we were not yet in a position to purchase, Ms. Hesselbach spent several days with us to show us what was available, and to familiarize us with the area.

In April, we did sell our home in Connecticut and again Ms. Hesselbach spent several more days with us until we finally found the home that we purchased. During the past 25 years, we have bought and sold 11 different real estate properties, all with the help of either a buyer's or seller's agent. Never have we had an agent that was as helpful and caring as Ms. Hesselbach. She helped us find financing, a closing agent, home maintenance and repair companies, and watched over the home while we were out of state awaiting the closing. She also helped us become more acclimated with the area. In short, she went far above what one would expect of a real estate agent.

In the future, we will look to Lynn Hesselbach to help us in any real estate ventures that we may be involved in. Needless to say, she is a valuable asset for your company.

Regards,

John E. Hoffnagle

The Adams Family Experience.

Gary,

We have just seen that our recent emails with Carl were posted on "Our Raving Fans" - we are very pleased with that, however, it has highlighted to us that we should get around to sending a full testimonial.
We would like to offer the following message:

The Adams Family Experience

We have a love of Cape Coral that has developed over a number of years, along with our knowledge of the area.

After we had secured our lot in the desired location, our main objective was to build a quality home that would maximize the setting and the views.
We knew to look no further than Aubuchon Homes, and very soon focused on the Sterling Collection.

From the first meetings with Brian, viewing and discussing design options - it was great fun planning the pool; lanais; summer kitchen, and in particular the observation decks. We would also like to acknowledge Allen Miloff's input.

We found Linda's assistance and advice invaluable in making the right selections for the house - a combination of good taste and experience.

Then to the Master Builder, Carl - the epitome of passion and professionalism. Carl's commitment to high standards and perfection is unsurpassed. We knew from the 'get-go' that our project was in safe hands.

Aubuchon Homes/Sterling Collection certainly achieved the overriding goal to "marry the home and design to the site". The views from all around the house are spectacular, especially overlooking the canals and the Caloosahatchee River.

We are of the firm belief that Aubuchon Homes/Sterling Collection have the strongest team, and are the undisputed leaders in their field.

To put it simply, it has been one the best experiences of our lives.
We are also delighted to have had the opportunity to continue our association with all of the team, including Evalutions, during the BIA Parade of Homes - and we are very pleased and proud that our home won a number of awards..... which is really another accolade for your great team.

With Best Regards,

John & Anne Marie Adams

 
 
Working with Lynn was such a pleasure! She is professional and experienced. She really cares about her clients and the needs of the opposite side of the transaction as well. As a realtor I know it is hard to find the kind of charactistics that Lynn posses as an agent. She is easy to get along with and I look forward to working with her in the future!
Kirsten Petruzelli

The Molin Family

Dear Mr. Aubuchon,

We wanted to take a moment and congratulate you and your team for a job well done.  After hearing nightmares from too many people about their choice of contractors, we have concluded that we made the right choice with your Sterling Collection.  From the time that we stepped foot into The Monarch model and were greeted by the most professional sales associate that we have encountered, Peggy Senna, to the final walk thru with Carl Schmidt, who we found to be a no-nonsense team leader throughout the entire project, our experience has been nothing less than a success. Being in the construction business ourselves and having to rely on photos and the words of the construction team some 1500 miles away, was something that we were not looking forward to.  But your team proved it can be done hassle free.

Even during tough times in the Florida residential building market your team will succeed due to the quality and commitment that your team provides.  Our new neighbors have raved over the professionalism that was seen throughout the project.  That alone should keep your head high knowing that your team performs as others have failed.

Again we thank you and your team for our beautiful home in paradise and look forward to doing business with you in the future.

Sincerely,

Peter and Shari Molin

Why the McCloskey's chose Aubuchon.


Why the McCloskey's Chose Aubuchon Over Competitor.

Peggy,

Can you believe it? Thank you for all your time and patience you showed to us for all these years.  For us, it was well worth the wait. Our dream home is beautiful and we love it.

Thank you again for your tireless energy in making the process go smoothly and in rescuing us from the competition.  Please feel free to drop in anytime. We love showing off our new home!

Thank you all for expertly managing your each individual role resulting in the thrilling process of building our home. Your tireless energy and effort made possible the building of our quality dream home.  We know the building process can be a harrowing nightmare, but ours was a very smooth and wonderful experience.  The team effort made the construction process a seamless tranistion from concept to final construction.

If anyone from the team has not seen the completed masterpiece, we invite you to do so.  We are sure that you will be as proud to be a part of its construction as we are to be the owners.

Again, thank you for all your efforts in making our dream home a success.

Dennis and Joyce McCloskey


 
Ms. Amy Harrison
313 SW 17 Street
Okeechobee, FL. 34974

Dear Lynn,
I am writing because I wanted to thank you and commend you as a person and a professional in the real estate business. Throughout the process of listing and selling my home, you helped to reassure and readily guide me through this process, which I realize can be tedious and have many pit falls. I was very pleased, that I was able to avoid the pit falls and stress involved in selling my home thanks in turn to your knowledge and keen people skills. The line of communication was always open and because of your hard work and skills, my home, unlike many on the real estate market, is sold today. In the future, I hope to call upon your skills, to assist in the purchase of my new home, thoroughly knowing that I trust your skills and guidance and making the process go smoothly.  Please know that anytime someone asks me for a realtor, I will be recommending you wholeheartedly to them without a bit of reluctance. Good luck to you in all of your endeavors. Thank you again.
Warmest regards,
Amy Harrison

A True Professional

“Jim is a true professional. He Worked diligently in the entire process of our real estate transaction. He is ethical and believes in integrity.  It was a pleasure dealing with Jim and we highly recommend him.”
 
Marci & Gary 

Tim and Amy Marks

Just a letter to say THANKS! to the entire Aubuchon team and all the contractors.

When we decided to build our home we had a lot of people tell us things like, "oh man you are in for a nightmare of an experience" or "the company we just built with was terrible".  Since this was our first time building we were wondering if we were going to have the same comments by the end of the project.
 
Well just the opposite happened. From the first time we met Peggy we felt good about Aubuchon and the way they operated. Peggy did a great job of explaining the entire process and how it all would work. We chose to have the Evalutions folks do all the decorating and we can't tell you how many people come into our house and want one just like it.
 
I don't know the first thing about building a house but one thing I do know is that you all made it very easy for us to work with you.  Our superintendent Mike has been overseeing the project from the beginning and has offered many suggestions on things that we may have missed.  Also any issues that came up he took care of, no questions asked.  I don't think we could have asked for a better superintendent.
 
Thanks for not just building our house, but building a HOME for us.
 
We will call you for the next one!
 
Tim and Amy Marks
 
 
"Awesome and simply the best, Lynn and team were professional in all aspects of our transaction. They went above and beyond the call of duty to make our purchase enjoyable and effortless. Living at a distance in Canada the team made sure all items on our agenda were managed and completed to our full satisfaction. We thank you, Matt and Paul Tee for making sure all went so well."

Thanks again

Neil H.

Yvette and David Jackson

David and I would like to extend our thanks to everyone involved in the selling, building and design process of our beautiful home - without exception your teams were knowledgeable, professional, conscientious and pleasant to work with.

Yvette and David Jackson

Jim and Rosemary Whisner Speak Out

Dear Gary & Staff,

We truly thank God for putting us in such capable hands. Everyone of you as well as your sub-contractors has made this entire process most enjoyable as well as painless.

We feel that everything is flowing as it should at this point and will continue to do so. Again thanks and appreciation to all of you. We look forward to our continued work together.

Fondly,
Jim & Rosemary Whisner

Raving Fans, Sal and Pat Cangialosi

Dear Team Aubuchon,

After hearing all the warnings from people that I met in the area; I never thought I would have had such a pleasurable experience with a builder in Cape Coral. Everyone told me that I was asking for nothing but trouble if I attempted to build a home here while I still lived in New York. My experience was quite the opposite, and it compelled me to write this letter of appreciation.

First, I would like to thank Rick Anzola for convincing me to work with Aubuchon Homes. Rick, I appreciate your persistence and professionalism.
I have worked with many builders and contractors in New York, and Gary Aubuchon is an honest businessman. I would recommend you and everyone at Aubuchon to anyone who wants to build a home.

Next I must mention Jim Aubuchon who oversaw the construction of my home from start to finish. Jim, you are a true gentleman and a man of your word. You made the vision of my dream house a reality, and you allowed a possibly hectic experience to become a fun and exciting one.

After the foundation was poured and the walls raised the design team stepped in to offer expert advice and individual visions. To Eva, Jacque and Diane; you all helped us to discover our own style and to maximize our home to become not only uniquely beautiful but also comfortably livable.

I could not end this letter without giving special thanks to Jerry Aubuchon. I felt that you took special care of my home, and I sincerely looked forward to our conversations each morning.

We continue to discover new ways to enjoy our new home and we do not think the transition from New York to Florida could have been as painless if we had chosen another builder with whom to work.

Thank you,
Sal & Pat Cangialosi

Home Builder Debra Kilpatrick

From the very first encounter with any individual working for the Aubuchon Team, I was so completely impressed and comfortable.
I clearly remember the first time I walked into your model with Mark Miloff. He was informative, friendly and truly seemed to trust the product he was selling. Most important, there was no pressure and over time he just kept in contact. When I finally decided to build he could not possibly be more helpful than he was.

Then we got to meet Carl - what a sweet heart. He stood and went through the blueprints with us. I had no idea what I was looking at but he patiently explained everything. Throughout construction Carl kept us informed and any calls made to him were promptly answered.

Then "Charlie" came and caused some delays. Carl took the time to call us and assure that the house was fine. We also had to push him for completion due to work issues and the "miracle man" did what we needed. I have never in my life meet people like this!

Once I moved in Carl came over and we walked thru and he explained a lot of things about the house that I needed to know. We had some small problems but for the size of this house I feel the construction was EXCEPTIONAL!

I only had one panic situation - the plumbing stopped draining. The plumber was not responding so I contacted Carl and within three hours the plumber was here and problem fixed.

The pool also had a problem which we called the first day to have corrected. When Artesion had not come back on Monday, Carl did something and they showed up two hours later. He is AWESOME!

To top this off - my son had tried to put in a mailbox before leaving. He must have hit a rock and thought it was all rocks - so the box did not get put up. Carl stopped by and put that up too!

You have an excellent employee treat him well.

Debra Kilpatrick

Short Sale turns out to be a GREAT experience because of the right agent.

Dear Diane,

Good afternoon and I hope this letter finds you well.

I would like to take this time to share with you our experience with Karen Terbenche.  We have been working with Karen since April 2009, as she helped us short sale our investment property in Cape Coral.  Lynn and I would like to share our experience with you.

Karen was referred to us by Marc Strengholt who we were using for our rental property.  Karen took the time to walk us through how the process worked, what to expect, and gave us some tips to make sure our execution would be successful. Well I can tell you the trip to our Short Sale was less than smooth sailing. We had many ups and downs (way more downs than ups). However Karen is a pit-bull, and she doesn't take NO or any other form of rejection sitting down.  She worked tirelessly for us, and it is much appreciated.

The last few days of our short sale Karen had to work overtime, as she always does, in order to get our final HUD Document. If you asked her what short sale was the most challenging, she would say ours for sure.  All we can say is that it's been a pleasure to work with Karen. She is aggressive, and she knows her way around the banks.  She is a very valuable team member for you all.

We just wanted you to know that we are very satisfied with our experience with you all, and would highly recommend your firm to anyone.

Thanks for your time.

Sincerely,

Todd & Lynn Bradling

Rick & Marilyn Adams

Rick and Marilyn Adams are originally from Ocean City, New Jersey. They have 4 grown children, ages 31 to 37 and 2 Britney Spaniels, named Maddie & Abby. Their home, located in Cape Harbour, sits on a canal and includes a swimming pool. Below is an actual interview that took place with the Adams discussing their building experience with Aubuchon Homes.
 
Aubuchon:
How did you learn about Aubuchon Homes?
 
Rick Adams:
About five years ago, we saw an Aubuchon model home and we met a New Home Consultant named Terry Mell. We liked him a lot. We looked at other builder’s models and noticed a vast difference in quality between Aubuchon and the others.
 
Aubuchon:
Why did you choose Aubuchon Homes to build your new home?
 
Rick Adams:
We’re both professional Realtors with 50 years of experience between us. We’ve seen a lot of different attitudes about building. The quality of the homes and people at Aubuchon Homes speaks for itself. We knew it would be a good experience to build with them. We believe in this company. This is actually our second home with Aubuchon. We built the first one in the southwest part of Cape Coral in 2004; then, we got a great deal on this lot in Cape Harbour.
 
Aubuchon:
What is your home’s most unique feature?
 
Rick Adams:
We have a set of custom-made mahogany French entry doors. They’re beautiful! We spent four months working with the designers and suppliers of the doors at Naples Lumber. Aubuchon Homes worked very well with them.
 
Aubuchon:
What do you tell others about Aubuchon Homes?
 
Rick Adams:
I have convinced several friends and clients from New Jersey to build with Aubuchon. This company minimizes headaches. Working with Aubuchon is as good as it gets for a home builder!
 
Thanks for your support, Rick & Marilyn Adams!

Bill and Jackie Vossman

It's no secret that hurricanes have hit southwest Florida with a vengeance over the past 2 years. Just ask Bill and Jackie Vossman. They rode out Charley, Frances, Jeanne, and Wilma!
 
When asked what it was like staying in their Aubuchon home through one of the most intense hurricanes of 2004, Hurricane Charley, Bill summed it up in one word: "scary!" With a few essentials such as a flashlight, canned goods, and of course their family dog, Lucy, they took cover in their hurricane "safe room", an air-conditioned, windowless store room built to withstand intense wind speeds. Charley’s winds reached 105 mph, and, while the whole thing lasted only a few hours, they described it as lasting a lifetime.
 
Once the storm was over, they examined their home and found only structural damage to the lanai cage and minor water leakage through the roof vent. Their lanai doors creaked and groaned throughout Charley, but never failed. They were one of the lucky ones. It should be noted Bill and Jackie’s home was permitted before the last round of building code changes for hurricane protection, so today’s Aubuchon homes are even more hurricane-safe.
 
Bill describes the construction of his home: “I watched the entire construction of this house, and the framing job the guys did was like none I’ve ever seen. Even today, as I look at other houses being built, the amount of lumber and structural bracing seems miniscule compared to my Aubuchon home. The Aubuchon Team builds a high quality, structurally superior house.”
 
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Bill and Jackie are retired from GE Aircraft Engines and made Cape Coral their home after visiting the area several years ago. The couple toured Aubuchon’s Home of The Year model in 2001, and were very impressed with the quality and the adaptability of the floor plan to their specific desires, the Aubuchon name in the community, and the reasonable investment amount. Today, Bill, Jackie and Lucy have been in their home for 3.5 years, and tell us how happy they are to have built with Aubuchon. In fact, Jackie calls it her fortress!

Bob and Joanne Syverson - Raving Fans!

Thank you for the wonderful experience of working with all of you during the design, selections, and construction phase of our home. As we have previously indicated, you have far exceeded our expectations during the whole process. We have spoken to so many people of our wonderful experiences while building our dream house.

Gerald and Michelle Werner

Dear Gary,

We are delighted to be the proud owners of a Sterling Collection Home. We purchased the Monarch model wth Bill LaGrant acting as our sales associate.

We were in the process of looking at new homes for placement on our recently acquired gulf access property in SW Cape Coral. As we were driving through the area we noticed your announcement of a new home being built for one of your clients. The attention to detail and the professional look of your sign made an impression on us. We felt a company that pays that much attention to communication and show must likewise pay attention to the quality of home they build. We were right! As they say, the rest is history. With Bill's help we not only purchased the model but are considering placement of the Monarch home on our other property.

Bill did an excellent job of connecting with his customers and being attentive to us during the decision making process. He was knowledgeable about his product and helped us network with the right people to get the answer we needed to close the deal.

After concluding our business with Bill, he invited us to Tarpon Point. We were in awe of the beauty of your model. You can be proud of the quality home you build, from your sales team and all the others who represent your organization. Everyone was friendly, informative, courteous, and had an eye on the customer. You have made us "Raving Fans"! We look forward to working with you in the future and referring family and friends.

Sincerely,
Gerald and Michele Werner

Rick and Denise Bonnie Build Their Dream Home

Dear Gary, Darryl, Jim, Marti, & Ed,

We would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks in making our first experience building a home a very pleasant one.
One hears all kinds of stories associated with building a home, but with your expertise in quality, craftsmanship and attention to detail, you took us through financing, permitting, inspections and millions of questions with a professional attitude.

You took our ideas of a "dream" home and made them become reality, far beyond our wildest dreams. We spent several months searching for the builder that could work within our expectations and when we walked through your "Panorama Model", we knew instantly we had found our builder.

During construction you spent an enormous amount of time with us at the office and at the construstion site discussing concerns, for that we want to thank you for your patience. Helping us pick an outside package we will be proud of, we want to thank you for your persistence in showing us that installing the "green roof" did make all the difference. And during those stressful times, we want to thank you for your humor that helped us overcome our anxieties.

Rick and I will be proud to show our family and friends our new house, and you and your family should be proud of a job well done. We would, without hesitation, highly recommend Aubuchon Homes to anyone looking for the family oriented, quality custom builder!

It's a "BEAUTIFUL DAY" at 4609 SW 22nd Place!

Very truly yours,
Rick & Denise Bonnie

Cherry & Bob Fritz

Dear Gary,

Now that the mad rush of the holidays are over we would like to take the opportunity to thank you and the Aubuchon Homes for the fine home you built for us. As you know, we knew no one in that area so we picked a builder on our own using only what we saw of homes under construction in the area. As far as we are concerned we picked the best one in the area.

Very few, if any, other builders would have taken the time you did to contact us of changes or problems as they arose. Any changes we wanted to make were handled quickly and professionally. I could go on and on about you and Aubuchon Homes but the best way, I believe, is for you to show other perspective owners the job you've done on our home and if any any of them would like to talk to us about your company you have our phone number and address here in Tennessee.

Sincerely,
Cherry & Bob Fritz

Rick & Marilyn Adams

We began investing in Cape Coral real estate in 1999, and had some "rather interesting" experiences with the Real Estate "professionals" we encountered. We are ourselves "Real Estate Professionals" with over 60 years of combined experience, in our family owned company in Ocean City, NJ. We demand a lot of quality service from the Realtor we would have represent us.

After doing some business with a couple of agents from the "Nationally known" franchised offices, learning along the way just how inept many agents can be, we encountered Terry Mell. We meet Terry in an "Aubuchon Homes" model home in Cape Harbour, and were immediately impressed with the magnificent quality of the home, as well as Terry's professional demeanor and knowledge of the product and area. As Realtors, we knew Terry had the qualities that made an exceptional Sales Agent and that we need not look any further.

Four years later we are now in the midst of building our second "Aubuchon Home" and Terry is still our man. We cannont imagine having any other Realtor or Builder in Cape Coral. When we need or want anything to happen with our Cape Coral ventures Terry always makes it happen. Terry listens, records and reacts to our wishes, our needs and our requirements.

We have referred quite a few of our clients to Terry who were interested in investing and/or building in Cape Coral and there has never been anything but the best results. We "always" feel totally confident in recommending Terry, his team and Aubuchon Homes to our valued clients, customers and friends.

Rick & Marilyn Adams
Adams Cape Realty group, LLC
Ocean City, NJ & Cape Coral, FL

Mortgage One

 
Traci,
I wanted to take a minute to express my gratitude to yoJ1 and   our team for the superior support, and service provided to me during my very intense process of completing two mortgage applications within three weeks.  From the application, to file processing through the closing procedures, I always felt that you guys ' had my back'' and were not going to accept anything but "closure" on both loans.  Jamie and Melissa were always there and always responded immediately to any question I asked no matter how trivial.  They worked late, were patient with me as I sometimes grew frustrated with the volume of documentation that was required, and were always supportive and confident we would get to a successful conclusion.   One night, Jamie stayed late, and "pulled  me back from the ledge" as my frustration level had peaked.   Melissa in particular was simply outstanding!! She was not going to let this deal fall apart.  She was so committed to satisfying me (your client), that she even got herself into a little "trouble" over me.  Sometimes, to be successful, you have to swing at a "bad pitch".  She swung, and that "hit" may have won the game.  There is no amount of value I could place on her efforts.  If it were not for her, this deal would have come undone. You are very fortunate to have an associate  so dedicate to the client.  She wanted nothing but my complete satisfaction.   I told her, that if I were starting a business,  I would hire her in a second. I will be using your group again after we get moved down to Cape Coral.  I will look forward to that experience.   I will also recommend  your organization  to anyone looking for financing help in your area. Hoping you, and your team have a very happy, healthy, productive,  and prosperous New Year.
Barry & Nancy Clevenger
 

Builder's Care



Mr. Aubuchon
I wanted to personally thank you and your amazing employees for the continued support you all provide so graciously to Builder’s Care each and every year. Your service and blessings to the community are much appreciated and grant us the opportunity to help those in need.
God bless,
Wendi Carroll

Miloff Agents Go The Extra Mile

Hi Karen & Mark,
 
Just wanted to touch base and thank you both from the bottom of my heart for all the work you did to get my house sold.  I really didn't think the short sale would ever happen with all the challenges we faced.  But, you came through and made it happen.  You are the very best! If you ever need me for a reference please do not hesitate.
 
Kind regards,
Linda Murray
 

Agent's work ethic exceeds expectations.

To Whom It May Concern:

We would like to take this time to share with you our experience with Randy Downey. We have been working with Randy since January 2010, as he has helped us short sale our investment property in Cape Coral.

Randy, was not referred to us by anyone, we actually found him ourselves online doing research from my New Jersey home to try to find a realtor that would be able to help us find a property in Cape Coral. Well Randy has exceeded our expectations above and beyond. Randy took the time to walk us through how the process worked, what to expect, and gave us some tips to make sure our execution would be successful.

Well I can tell you that the trip to our Short Sale was less than smooth sailing, but Randy worked tirelessly for us, and it is much appreciated.
The last few days of our short sale, Randy had to work overtime, as he always does, in order to get our final documents ready. Randy showed us he is a great realtor and during this entire process also became a good friend. All we can say is that it's been a pleasure to work with Randy. He is aggressive, and he knows his way around the banks. He is a very valuable team member for you all.

We just wanted you to know that we are very satisfied with our experience with all of you, and would highly recommend your firm to anyone. We will continue to work with your company for future investments.

Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,

Mario and Isabel Catoggio


PMG

Good morning Marc,
You and Dana have been remarkable! It's hard to believe we have been working together 9 years. I have said over and over when we selected you as our management team it was the best decision we made.  If the opportunity for Bill and I to stay a month or so as "snow birds" we will definitely contact you for accommodations.
We signed papers yesterday and sent them FedEx overnight to the title company. I believe the buyers are signing today or tomorrow and everything  should be complete. Dana mentioned he would  need a copy of the HUD form so I made a copy before I mailed it yesterday. I have attached a copy.  If you need a better copy please let me know and I will send it again.
Sincerely,
Linda

 


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