After interviewing four real estate agents with experience in the Alexandria market, I engaged Patricia Harris to sell my home of 26 years. Ms. Harris had the best understanding of the Alexandria market, the value of my home and the best marketing plan. Ms. Harris responded quickly. We agreed on a price that was higher than comparable neighborhood sales. Our asking price was $10,000 above a similar house on the market nearby. She suggested an excellent handyman to help with minor repairs and within a couple of weeks she hosted a very successful open house for a couple dozen agents. That was a Thursday . The plan was to have an open house the following Sunday. Friday she received a request to show the house. Prospective buyers showed up at 9am Saturday and by early afternoon Ms. Harris had a full-price offer. I was astounded. Ms. Harris continued her great service and expert advice through the negotiations and was at the settlement. Because of her great service, knowledge of the market and expert planning and follow-through I can highly recommend Patricia Harris.
“I would like to commend and praise the quality listing realtor services provided by Ms. Patricia Harris in the sale last fall of my home in Virginia. Ms. Harris presented a comprehensive, professional, and informed listing presentation, provided invaluable help and advice in preparing my home for its first showings, including her own tasteful advice in staging my home. She provided multiple information venues for presenting my home?s listing and conducted two broker open houses and a public open house.Not only did Ms. Harris provide all those services above, but she also kindly lent a hand in the final hours of home listing preparation, as well as those of her able and helpful husband. She presented information regarding my house honestly and with great care. Her efforts bore fruit quickly. I received an offer within 15 days of my house?s listing. Ms. Harris expertly represented me in the negotiations of that contract and advised me regarding obtaining a title company and home warranty insurance, as well as other details regarding inspections and the final closing. I had lived in my home for 29 years so the process of selling it was involved and detail fraught. I was grateful for the help Ms. Harris provided and would recommend her to any prospective seller whole heartedly and without reservation.
First rate listing services from start to finish. My house sold in a week because of Patricia’s efforts. Would highly recommend her. Many thanks for your incredible help, professionalism and care
Andrew and Amy R
Patricia was an amazing realtor to work with! Both my wife and I have very demanding jobs with long hours and Patricia was able to make the process completely effortless. Additionally, Patricia makes great use of technology (Email, electronic signatures, home finders, ect.) so you will always know what is going on.
Katherine and John W
Our realtor was Patricia Harris and she was great. Patricia helped us a lot and was determined to find us our home. She was very flexible with her timing and available to answer our questions. I would recommend Patricia to everyone, Thank you Patricia 🙂
Jonathan and Ming I
“I expected that my first home purchase would be a stressful experience, but with Patricia as my agent, that was not the case. She was a true professional, and she was very helpful and readily available at all times! She also helped me with the negotiations and got a terrific deal on my first purchase. I feel good about having had such a positive experience and would HIGHLY recommend her services to anyone. Patricia, Thank you very much from the bottom of our hears for being patient with our many questions and inquiries. You’ve kept the communications going strong the whole way, and made the process go as smooth as silk without inconvenience!”
“Paticia Harris was my real estate agent when I purchased my condo. She listened to what I wanted and helped me identify properties that met my criteria. When I ran into trouble with financing (the property had too many investor-owned units), she came up with a couple of alternatives that avoided the problem. She was very helpful and I highly recommend her.”
“Patricia Harris worked with us for over six months before finding us our new condominium. We had a very difficult search as we were trying to find a hip? apartment for our 24 year old daughter that would one day be a part time apartment for my wife and I. We tried to balance the active night life our daughter was seeking and the quiet, well established neighborhood we would someday like to be in. We also had many diverse needs that we wanted to fill. Patricia’s patience with us, her everlasting smiles and encouragement and her responsiveness kept us going when more than one of us was ready to call it quits. Patricia’s architectural background brought a level of sophistication to the home buying process that other agents just don’t have. See is also unbelievably responsive, sending, emails, documents, sketches research reports at all hours even while hosting her weekly cook out with her husband. If you are looking for someone who will attend to your every need while house hunting, you couldn’t ask for a better agent than Patricia.
“Patricia made my experience of buying my first home exciting all the way.
She brings a strong knowledge of architecture and room planing to the table and can help to envision you and your furniture in your new place. If there are changes to be made to the place you can trust her knowledge of design and the construction business to make the best out of every place.
Patricia knows every property there is in the Virginia and D.C. area and can help you see just the ones that fit you and your needs.
Even if you are not the greatest negotiator Patricia will make sure you will get the best Deal.Buying a home can be stressful at times and you sometimes need more then a Realtor but a friend that holds your hand, she will always make you feel good about your decision.
If you are looking for a new home you will spend a lot of time with your Realtor and Patricia is always fun hang out with and will make finding a place more like a treasure hunt than a stressful experience.If you are looking for somebody you can trust and who is on your side Patricia is your woman.”
“Patricia’s un-tiring energy and warm sincerity and selflessness helped us find our perfect house. She was always “on”, answered all our questions immediately and listened to all our needs and conditions. She has held our hands every step of the way. She is a great real estate agent and she’s a great asset to Long and Foster. I want her to sell my current house next and will recommend her to anyone who asks without hesitation.
“Patricia thank you for EVERYTHING
Atilla and Erin K
It’s been great working with Patricia, she really knows the VA/DC area market and would be happy to work with her again in the future!
She has been really great to work with! Not only does she know the market, but she’s on top of everything and makes the whole process very easy. Thank you
Gina and Walt S
Dear Patricia. Thanks for being so warm and friendly, and for alll the followup during a challenging time! We love our new home!
Patricia thank you so much. God Bless you !
Beverly and Mel C
This has been a great experience, thanks to your intelligent help and your lovely personality
Patricia came recommended to us thru a friend. Her assistance was great. We live in India, and she took care of all the running around needed and was aware of what an international buyer needs etc. Went beyond the required, to assist us with insurance agent, property management agent etc. Would recommend her, without hesitation.
Mary and Sebastien T
Patricia is wonderful! She knew exactly what we were looking for and had the patience to wait for the perfect condo to come on the market. We’ve lived in our new place for almost a month and love every square inch! Thanks, Patricia!
Patricia both sold my current home and found me a new home in a well coordinated execution of actions and attention to detail that resulted in my purchase of a new home, sale of my current home, all within a 30 day time-frame. Patricia negotiated an outstanding purchase price, perfectly matching my desires and price point to currently available inventory, then developed an offer package that appealed to the sellers needs and saved me thousands over comparable homes in the area. While negotiating my new home, Patricia was planning the sale of my current home. She had my home sold before my first mortgage payment was due!! Patricia’s 20+ years as architect and designer paid dividends in the sale of my home and also my new purchase. For the sale she staged my home with a combination of well curated furniture and pieces from her own collection, saving me several thousand dollars. Once staged, I commented that maybe I should move back in! For my purchase she was able to let me see how I could add and subtract walls, closets, or do renovations that would make my perfect new home continue to stay fresh for years to come.
Patricia’s attention to detail, outstanding negotiating skills, professional training (Architect/Designer + Realtor) and technical savvy (use of social media and photography etc) gave me piece of mind, maximized my return and saved $$ on my purchase – When I do this again, she’ll be my Realtor again. Just an absolutely delightful experience.
Patricia Harris came highly recommended to us and before we even contacted other realtors to interview, we decided, after speaking to her, that we would like for her to represent us in selling our property.
We were not disappointed. Although, due to the change in the real estate market, it took longer for us to find a buyer, we always felt that Patricia’ left no stone unturned’ to come up with strategies to make our house stand out from others.
Her interior decorating skills made our home always look appealing to prospective buyers. In summation, we can say that we could not have been happier with her professionalism and sales skills. We will look for her again in the future if and when we are ready to purchase another property. Sincerely
Patricia handled the sale of my Arlington property.
When she first saw it, it was in need of considerable work.
She was very honest in her assessment of its condition and managed to deftly convey criticisms in a kind yet direct manner. She has a large network of trades people and interviewed and negotiated contracts with them so I could get some of the needed repairs performed.
She has great knowledge of real estate buying/selling, augmented by her knowledge of architecture – a great combination. She handled all phases well, was encouraging and enthusiastic throughout, and was delightful to work with.