Why You Should Consider Choosing Russell Real Estate Services
Who We Are
We Are a family owned real estate company dedicated to delivering the finest real estate experience for you and your family locally and globally through exceptionally trained agents utilizing the most innovative tools and technology available.
o Syndication network feeds to hundreds of different websites giving our clients maximum marketing exposure.
We Are a family owned real estate company dedicated to delivering the finest real estate experience for you and your family locally and globally through exceptionally trained agents utilizing the most innovative tools and technology available
o Listings available on Zillow and Realtor.com
o Best of both worlds our clients receive both company paid print and online advertising.
In Business over 55 years
o Locally owned, Same Family ownership for over 55 years.
o Founded in the Cleveland Area, staying in the Cleveland area and Growing in the Cleveland Area
o 2nd largest Broker in Northern Ohio
o Positive Name recognition earned over 3 generations in the Northern Ohio area.
o Active member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.
o In good standing with the BBB.
o Cutting edge technology: All of our agents have access to the same real estate marketing tools.
o Internet based forms and transaction management available to all of our agents and clients.
o Continuous company training keeping our Real Estate Agents current on today’s market conditions.
o 9 offices and 600 agents strong, the perfect size to provide you with exceptional service.
o One of the fastest growing companies in Ohio and in the top 200 brokers nationwide.
o One Stop shopping for all your Real Estate needs including, but not limited to, Mortgage, Escrow, Title, Home Warranty, and Insurance.
o 99% of our clients surveyed would recommend us to their friends or family.
o Russell has a strong affiliation with Make a Wish®, raising over $603,000. assisting children in granting their wishes.
o Official Real Estate Company of the Cleveland Browns.
o We market our listings by giving them full maximum exposure including Social Media, Mass Syndication, print and entering into the MLS.
o We do not believe in withholding listings from the MLS to try and sell them ourselves and earn higher commission. (We put our clients ahead of ourselves)
**Five Star REO Certified / REO Default Certified Professional Res.net Certified / Equator Certified**
"List by dusk...SOLD by Dawn!"
Rated "One of The Best Agents in America" and #3 in Ohio-2013
Ranked #3 Realtor in OHIO for total homes sold-2012
SOLD over 450 listed homes in 2011!
#1 Realtor in total sales and volume at Russell Real Estate Services for 2 years in a row!!!
Accredited Buyer's Agent
Five Star REO Certified Specialist
Five Star Short Sale Certified Real Estate Professional
HUD, REO/Bank Owned Foreclosure Listing/Sales Specialist
REO Default Certified Professional-RDCPro
New Home Construction Specialist
Senior Housing Specialist
I work with clients to sell homes all across Northern Ohio.
Known for consistently providing service that EXCEEDS client expectation!
"List by dusk...SOLD by Dawn!"
I currently service the following counties: Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Portage, Geauga, Lake, Wayne, Holmes, Huron, Erie, Sandusky Seneca & Ottawa counties.
We currently hold the #2 market position in our area. We are the oldest & the largest locally owned brokerage company in our area.
We are in attendance at national/regional REO Conferences to obtain continuing education and stay abreast of industry developments, changes and challenges
Thinking of purchasing a Bank Owned Home?
Whether you are an experienced investor or first-time home buyer, our experienced team of REO agents are available to assist you every step of the way.
Contact the Russell Real Estate Services REO Department to help!
We will provide the important information you need in order to make informed decisions.
Ask for a list of area bank owned homes that meet your individual needs. We can also provide information on local schools, zoning and building regulations and permits, help obtaining special financing and repair bids, market evaluations and so much more!
One call does it all! 440-652-6362 or Toll Free 1-800-735-2406
We are a full service broker offering our clients a full menu of REO Asset Marketing Services
Pre-foreclosure Through Closing
*Our Dept customizes our services to meet your needs
*Ave list –to-close time is less than 60days
*Reduced Client Expense
*Open Client/Broker Communications
Each of our 7 offices are open 7 days per week
Dawn Doleh & REO Department Team members are available by cell phones anytime
Emails are responded to promptly if not immediately
Any voice messages are generally returned within 1hr
*Secure property and handle trespass situations
*Re-key & board windows/doors if necessary
*Handle emergency calls
*Quick, accurate inspections and price opinions
*Perform routine occupancy status reports within 24 hrs
*Install signs on the property within 24 hrs
*Handle all cash for keys offers
*Coordinate with attorney and Sheriff to gain possession of the property
*Gather and organize each vendors tax ID and contact info
Submit invoices per property with all supporting documentation and photos
Provide detailed monthly or bi-monthly billing (based on client preference)
*Order and supervise the removal and disposal of any personal property
*Initiate all point of sale inspections with local municipalities
*We meet inspectors at the property
*Order utilities in our company name if needed
*Obtain and submit repair bids
*Drive-by exterior and interior Broker’s Price Options
*Aggressive & detailed marketing plan submitted by client deadline
*Title work available in-house if needed
*Routine property inspections for all inventory properties
*Supervise all contractors to assure all work is completed on time and satisfactorily
*Equal effort is made to sell properties of all types and values
*Bank Owned listings have prominence on our company web page
*Revised marketing plan submission 30, 60, 90 days after initial listing
*Monthly marketing reports submitted on all listings
*Negotiation of contracts within client specified platforms/guidelines
*In-house auction services available
*Closing management and coordination
Aggressive Marketing-for every REO Listing
REO Open Houses
REO Broker’s Opens
Highlight Marketing Sheets installed in ‘take-one’ boxes on each property and replenished weekly
Response time less than 3hrs for all website info requests
Advertise every REO listing until it’s sold-in print and online
Each REO listing sent to all company office managers for announcement at weekly office meetings
Weekly fax and email our inventory to area agents and buyers/investors
Gather feedback from every showing and include results in monthly marketing reporting
Newman Russell founded this family owned, locally operated business in 1962. We are one of the oldest Real Estate Companies in Ohio. With almost 5 decades of experience Russell Real Estate Services has built our reputation by focusing on customer satisfaction, honesty, dependability, experience and results oriented success. We continue with that tradition!
We appreciate the opportunity to earn your confidence and business.