"A friend had suggested Mike in my search for a beach property in the Wilmington area. I cannot thank them enough! I live in Pennsylvania and was used to going to Pawleys Island SC. But was ready to make the switch to shorten the drive. I was only in town for a short time and Mike spend over six hours with my daughter and I to find the perfect home that fit our needs. I told him what I was looking for and specifics that I needed in advance so he knew exactly what to show us. Made an offer on a home in Carolina Beach a few days later with a contingency that I sell another property since I was doing a 1031 exchange. For a beach home to be taken off the market during prime season is not the most desirable for a seller, however, Mike convinced them to do so. He kept me informed about everything. The home inspection, who to call about renting if I wanted to go that direction, utility expenses, where to look for home furnishings and, of course, where to go for dining and entertainment. Always got back to me right away if I had any questions. Settled on time and can't wait to enjoy all the area has to offer in our new home. Best experience in purchasing a property by far! Would highly recommend Mike for your real estate needs. Thanks Mike:)"
"To anyone in Wilmington NC looking for a Realtor, the person for the job is Mike Lardieri with Homes For Sale in Wilmington. Mike went so far above and beyond our expectations in both selling our house and negotiating the terms for the house we were purchasing. In his research for listing our house, he learned more about the property we were selling than we knew ourselves. Within two weeks of listing our house, we were under contract. Mike was equally committed in our house purchase with his research and involvement in the process. He was there every step of the way, more so than I could be, and negotiated terms we are so pleased with. He even crawled through the crawl space with a contractor making sure everything was ok in our new home. Not sure how many Realtors would do that. Mike is trustworthy, easy going and a good person that can identify and represent your best interests. Buying and selling a house is stressful but Mike took so much of that burden off our shoulders. Thanks Mike!"
Rick and Ali Duncklee
"Mike has been an amazing realtor to work with! My fiance and I presented him with 2 challenging properties to sell, one a condo and another one in a rural location. Through his hard work, diligence and marketing ability, Mike got both of our properties under contract in 5 days! Mike also helped us purchase our new home. We used his website, www.homesforsaleinwilmington.com to search through all the different properties in the area, and we ended up finding the perfect one that we now call home. We did 3 real estate transactions with Mike Lardieri in just under 3 months. We could not be more thrilled with the service we received from Mike!"
Sherrie and Nate Buffum
"What can I say about this guy? Class act, knows his stuff. We had another realtor before him that set the bar pretty low. Didn't return calls, didn't do their homework, we sent them more properties than she sent us. Switched to Mike Lardieri, and it was a complete 180! He was on top of it, negotiated a heck of a deal for us, and was willing to go above and beyond. Even got the kiddos housewarming gifts afterwards. :)"
"I would highly recommend Mike Lardieri with Homes For Sale in Wilmington, if you are either buying or selling a property in Wilmington NC. The first time we spoke, Mike asked concise questions and the third house he showed me was love at first sight. He listens, understands all facets of the process, was great with negotiations and is always prompt in returning calls and answering questions. I love the house he found for me. He was a great Buyer's Agent.
I also have another house I own that Mike is currently helping me sell. Once again, he has gone all out getting the house ready for sale and coming up with the best strategies and pricing to get it sold. Mike just listed the property and we already getting offers! It is a pleasure to actually work with someone who knows the area and is always responsive, especially since I live far, far away"
"The best thing about Mike Lardieri as a realtor is that he is not just knowledgeable and professional, but he is also a great guy! We were completely new to the ins and outs of buying a house and Mike went above and beyond to make sure we knew everything we needed to in order to feel comfortable making every single decision. He is patient and available, always answering his phone or responding to a message promptly. Mike knows people and what they want. There is not a doubt in our minds that Mike really cares(d) about us and what we were looking for as a family. He doesn’t waste time trying to sell things that aren’t needed or wanted and pays attention to every concern, no matter how seemingly small or insignificant. He made us feel comfortable, informed, and confident about what can feel like an intimidating process. He referred us to wonderful providers of all things needed when purchasing a house. All in all, working with Mike and the Homes For Sale in Wilmington Team was fantastic, and we could not be happier with our home buying experience! We LOVE our house and wouldn't have even imagined that it would be possible to be in a home of our own that is so perfect for us had it not been for Mike. His genuine smile and authentic personality is an added plus :-)"
The McIver Family
"My family and I made the move to Wilmington from New Jersey. Moving from out of state could have been an extremely stressful and scary proposition, but Mike made it painless. We only had one weekend to look and hopefully find the house of our dreams. With that in mind, he took care of everything. He narrowed our search to certain neighborhoods to fit our family’s lifestyle, he gave us information regarding school districts, he took all of our specifications into consideration.
By time we came for our weekend to look, Mike had sent us numerous listings and refined the list several times based on our feedback. The handful of homes that we saw were all exactly what we had mind.
Not only did we fall in love with a house, but we made an offer right away. Mike helped to negotiate for us and was also available on-site when needed when we were still out of state.
We had an amazing experience and would recommend him to anyone."
"My husband and I were looking to list our house and we were concerned about being under water.
Mike Lardieri was instrumental in helping us decide what upgrades would not only set our house apart but also give us the best bang for our buck. He worked closely with us and put us in touch with very reliable and reasonably priced contacts to make our plan happen.
Whenever we had questions he was very responsive and always had ideas to offer us. Mike knew how difficult it was for us to sell our first home and leave the town and people we loved but he did an amazing job. We were able to sell our house for more than we had hoped and in almost exactly 2 months!
We highly and emphatically recommend Mike Lardieri and Homes for Sale in Wilmington. He was informative ,friendly, trustworthy, responsive, hardworking, knowledgeable, and honest. In the future, when we (hopefully) return to Wilmington we know exactly who we'll be looking up to help us look for a new home."
Krista and Ashton Blessing
"Mike's obvious passion for his work drives him to succeed where it counts in real estate...matching his client with the perfect property. I've spent my 11 years in Wilmington working exclusively in the building and development industry and constructed hundreds of new homes and community infrastructure, so I like to think I know this market very well, we asked Mike to find a very specific type of property on which to build our 1st personal house. Mike worked diligently and delivered seemingly endless options until we found a property that checked all of the boxes and even a few we thought were out of our price range! By hitting the streets and knowing this market inside and out, Mike sought out and secured the perfect piece of land which was only listed for sale by a faded sign out front. Not many realtors would go that extra mile. Honest, informative, hard working, savvy, creative, always pleasant and effective."
Ryder and Kelly Balcome
"My husband and I are so thankful we connected with Homes For Sale in Wilmington and Mike Lardieri to sell our home. We recently moved cross country and got a letter a week into our trip that our current tenant of 6 years was leaving without notice. What could have been a horrible situation was a blessing after connecting with Mike through a friend's referral. He did everything start to finish, practically "flipping the house" over the phone. Mike tapped into his local resources for painting, lawn, and a complete kitchen remodel. He oversaw everything and was professional, direct and honest in what needed to be done to sell the house quickly. He had complete confidence that he could sell the house quickly. He delivered on his predictions and got us a quick sale. He used www homesforsaleinwilmington com and social media sites to market my home, and got me a great price. I would highly recommend anyone in the Wilmington NC area to use Mike Lardieri. Without his strong relationships with contractors, attention to detail and his ability to simplify the selling process, we would have been lost and might still be losing money. However thanks to Mike, the story ends on a positive note. If you are looking to buy or sell in Wilmington, do yourself a favor and work with Mike Lardieri!"
Brooke Serwatka , Patrick Rafter
I've used Mike 3 times, twice as a buyers agent, once as a seller's agent. I've had exceptional service every time. Mike really knows Wilmington, the neighborhoods, and especially the market. He took time to understand what I was looking for, and picked listings to show me that were just right (in price, location, style). He knows a lot about the town, Realty, building and renovations, and even staging. He was able to help me purchase a house and sell my old house with only a few weeks overlap. I got more for my old house than I was expecting! Mike is not only good at his job he's a great guy and a lot of fun! He makes the process easy, and low stress. I would totally recommend his services
"Mike Lardieri worked as a buyers agent for the purchase of my home in February 2015. I am from Wilmington and have the advantage of knowing the area and what I was looking for in specific zip codes. I ended up using Mike for a few reasons. Mike is extremely quick on response and is intuitive when developing a portfolio of possible houses that would fit my needs. Mike also has multiple investment properties and understands the importance of finding a property that is good value and has great potential for a good return on equity growth. Mike will find what you need, negotiate the closing cost and repairs, work quickly and efficiently to get you a mortgage broker and insurance agent, while navigating everyone to closing as quickly as possible. He is a talented architect at coordinating everyone's efforts to get to the final result. My experience was one day of looking, an offer the next day, and a closing right at 30 days out. As a business owner short on time this is the service that I needed to keep myself and my business running efficiently while getting in to an awesome house."
"Michael Lardieri’s assistance couldn't have pleased us more. We were in the difficult situation of attempting to purchase a property from another state. Mike worked diligently to mail and email us property listings that fit our criteria. When we were finally able to schedule a trip into the area, Mike arranged for us to view ten properties that captured our interest. Given the fact that we had only one day to do this, he had appointments set up for us like clockwork. We were able to select our first choice and his negotiations as our buyers broker could not have pleased us more. And he was diligent to make sure the property was as we expected when we took possession. We can't thank Mike enough for his time and effort in helping us purchase our oceanfront condo."
Mr. & Mrs. Schwing
"Mike Lardieri was a savior in my home buying process. I am active duty military and was living in Alaska when I got orders to Wilmington. He spent countless hours on the phone with me informing me about the local area and physically walking through endless properties for me. His dedication and genuine concern to ensure I found a house in area that suited my activities and my needs are unparalleled. When I came to town for a short visit he spent 3 days walking me through houses, showing me around town and informing me what Wilmington has to offer. He made an extremely difficult move as easy as possible. His follow up and compassion are excellent and I would recommend him to everyone. He's an amazing man with great character"
Selling our home was a big decision. It was very important to find the right agent who could get us the best price and sell it quickly. Mike Lardieri was responsive, trustworthy, very professional, and really did his job in terms of marketing our house. We had our first offer on day one of listing (literally on day one) and Mike had us under contract on day two for more than we ever expected our house to sell for. We can very happily say we closed a month later! Mike kept us constantly informed and made the whole process incredibly easy. We would definitely recommend Mike to anyone interested in selling or buying a home. We know he will definitely take good of you.
Ashley and Jason Henderson
"I would like to Thank Mike Lardieri and Homes For Sale in Wilmington for taking the time and care he did in finding me my new home. I am an older woman, and very set in my ways. Mike was very in tune with who I was and what I was looking for. He was able to find a lovely small home that fit ME. I love it and so does my family and friends,they all say the house is me.
Mike is very professional and compassionate to the people he serves. He was also very helpful by recommending several contractors to help with some improvements. One of his best qualities is he has a great sense of humor. Mike was always very available to my calls and letting me see multiple properties,including my new home several times. I have recommend him and his company to several of my family and friends who are considering moving south."
"When my husband and I were looking to move to the Cape Fear region we interviewed several Realtors. Mike was the only one who responded within the time frame he promised, and presented us with options that touched upon all of the aspects we were looking for in our new home. Mike did an excellent job of getting to know both me and my husband in order to ensure the homes would fit our personalities, lifestyle and would accommodate our pets. On our first day looking at homes, Mike had us hitting the streets and had a number of good locations scouted out for us. With each home we viewed, Mike made notes of what we liked and disliked etc. On the second day, Mike said, "I know just the property for you!" And, he was right. Within a few hours, we had our lot picked out, and we were on our way to building our new home. Mike is honest, sincere, a hard worker, and did not waste our time. If you are looking for a new home, Mike is your man!"
"Mike Lardieri, of Homes for Sale in Wilmington, was a godsend when my husband and I were buying a condo in Wilmington. We were heading down to Wilmington from Vermont for just a few days in hopes of finding the perfect place to buy . We did some internet homework and told Mike what we were looking for and what the price range was. To our amazement, he found quite a few places for us to look at ……and we gave him some tough parameters! When we arrived …the same day!…. he had a route all mapped out and had keys and access to most of the places we wanted to look at. We were bowled over by his knowledge of the town and different neighborhoods there are in Wilmington. You just don’t know from looking on the internet what the neighborhood will be like! or what each little community will offer, but he did…or found out in a hurry. We found our perfect place and Mike helped us make an offer that was a lot lower than what we thought they would accept. He was our buyer broker so he definitely was on our side of the transaction, but he also seemed to know what the seller might accept. In the end , we got what we wanted and more….he even helped us through some tough issues before the closing…which added some $$ in our pocket. We were so happy with Mike…he’s a good guy and knows his stuff! I would definitely recommend him to anybody who’s looking to buy in Wilmington…….. Two happy people in Vermont"
Pam and Gordon Thomas
"Mike Lardieri of Homes for Sale in Wilmington NC was instrumental in getting us the new home we wanted. We were looking to build a house in a new development that had a lot of other people interested in the premium lots. Mike was able to secure us a great lot which was the only one that would fit the house plan we wanted. He also got us in as one of the first houses built. Throughout the building process Mike followed up with the construction and addressed any concerns. This allowed us to efficiently move through the course of building. The whole process took 10 months and he was there for us every step of the way. We highly recommend Mike Lardieri to anyone looking to buy a house in Wilmington. With his help we are now in our dream home! We also still use his website www.homesforsaleinwilmington.com to get alerts about the home values around our new property."
Pat Carroll & Patricia Jones
"We just want to thank you for helping our family find a home in Wilmington. We initially called half a dozen agents and you were the only one to quickly return our call, offer advice, and treat us like we were already one of your clients, without pressure. We were unfamiliar with the Wilmington housing market and not sure what area would suit our needs. You did not hesitate to show us any property, and based on our comments you helped us to narrow our search. You even researched and showed us several homes for sale by owner. You listened to our wants and needs and helped us focus on a few areas that made the final decision easy. Plus, your website was very easy to use. As our buyers agent you helped us buy the right house. Plus your negotiation skills saved us $10,000! We would definitely recommend you to all of our friends."
Warren and Kathy Harding
"Our experience with Mike Lardieri in the sale of our townhome was very good one. His professionalism, market knowledge, attention to details, and abilities as a problem solver where immediately evident. He mitigated and managed many small and large issues on both sides of the sale (ie the buyer's loan, the home inspection 'to-fix' list, issues with previous hurricane roof repair work, the HOA/Engineer situation, etc). He provided solutions for such in a timely and direct manner by being 'hands on' and by his abilities to negotiate win-win situations for all parties involved. A rare mix of great communication, high level of service, and practical real estate
know-how. Yes, we highly recommend him as a real estate broker."
The Collins Family
"Thanks so much for answering the email of a couple of long distance strangers who needed a realtor. We were impressed with how much time you spent showing us around when we arrived in an unfamiliar area. You were patient, allowing us time to consider all options while offering sound and honest opinions. We appreciate all the hard work and follow through in closing on our property, especially since it had to be done long distance. We are thrilled with our new home and look forward to being part of the Wilmington community in the near future."
Tom and Karen Ogden
"I contacted Mike Lardieri with Homes for Sale in Wilmington to help me sell a house that I owned in Wilmington, NC. I currently live in Charleston, SC so I needed someone that I could depend on to communicate and work with the tenants to make sure the house would show well and, to make the selling process as simple as possible for me.
I was in town one weekend and Mike worked around my schedule and met me to discuss the details. We signed the paperwork to get things going and were under contract in less than 10 days. After that everything went smoothly right up until the closing date.
I couldn't have asked for a better experience selling a house, and highly recommend contacting Mike if you are in the market to buy or sell a piece of property."
"This is to thank Michael Lardieri for his professionalism during the complete process of my house purchase. As a newcomer to Wilmington, I needed to feel a trust and comfort with a local realtor. Michael was able to handle and address all issues and concerns in a timely manner; from the legal representation, to the inspection, to the "repairs list" and finally to the closing. Each step went so smoothly and I really felt that he represented both sides (seller/buyer) fairly. I would strongly recommend him to both sellers and buyers."
"Homes For Sale in Wilmington and Mike Lardieri are an exceptional real estate team. I hired them to sell my house in Wilmington, NC. They managed to sell my house within three weeks, and they sold it for a price that exceeded all the comps in my neighborhood. They also help me get the house ready to sell and got me good contractors at a great price. Mike fights for his clients and he wins. His charismatic personality and professionalism delivers results. I felt like I was in good hands throughout the entire process. Thank you Mike, for your support, your skills, and your passion. You made this process as smooth as possible."
"Mike Lardieri of Homes for Sale in Wilmington was so helpful in our home buying process. He knows the area well and was very helpful in guiding us to the area that most fits our needs. We were coming from out of town and were not sure where exactly we wanted to be. He took us through multiple neighborhoods to give us a feel of each. In the end we are exactly where we need to be. Our loan process was very complicated and drawn out but he was by our side through it all and very knowledgeable through out the whole process. He has all the connections you need and made the process as smooth as possible. I highly recommend using Mike for buying your new home in Wilmington."
The Chmiel Family
"Mike Lardieri was a wonderful resource in our search for land in Wilmington. He went out of his way to help us research extensively until we found exactly what we were looking for. Mike rode around with us in the Wilmington and Hampstead areas as we looked at houses and land. It was very beneficial that Mike has past experience and knowledge of land that is suitable for development, and this enabled him to give us expert advice about what land would be right for our home-building needs. Not only did he help us locate our land, but he also made the buying process as stress-free as possible. He kept in close contact with the selling agent, and kept us informed throughout the whole process of closing. As a buyer's agent, Mike was a tremendous resource and we greatly appreciate his services."
"I met Mike my first day in Wilmington when I was looking for a place to rent. He seemed like a trustworthy guy and we stayed in touch until I was ready to buy. Mike really understood what I was looking for and turned me on to some great listings I would have otherwise never have found. He was instrumental in the negotiations and really went above and beyond to get me the best deal possible. I love my new house!! His website is great and was better than the major search sites for narrowing down the listings. No one wants to wade through 200+ posts! I ain’t got time for that nonsense!" Anyways Mike's a great guy and I can’t recommend him enough. Sharp, honest, and on top of things - Mike’s your man! My next purchase will definitely be through Homes for Sale in Wilmington."
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