Testimonials from Some of Our Buyers From Europe
Donna Johnson, Alicante, Spain
Having looked at a large number of companies I am so pleased that I selected Dolby properties as my realtor. Lesley Dolby provided me with a warm and friendly introduction to her company before placing me in the knowing and reliable hands of Steve Schaffer her associate. Steve was a wealth of information and walked us step by step through all the stages of buying a house until he found the right house that I am so pleased to have purchased. The buying process was a pleasurable experience for me and my family and this was only made possible by Steve and Lesley and the fantastic personal service they provide.
Would I recommend Dolby Properties - Definitely... if you want a great, hassle free personnel service from a reliable company who know the reality business inside out........ then Dolby Properties is the right company for you.
The Martinz Family, Munich, Germany
Sam, thank you very much - the process was indeed pain free, because you made it all so easy for us! We are really glad we found such a beautiful house with your help. And we are still amazed how easy (and cost effective) the whole process was in the end! When we think about the time and overhead costs involved when we bought our home in Germany, it's still hard to believe that we went through the whole process of finding AND closing on a house in Florida in less than 2 months.
Vera and Petr, Austria
We have recently purchased two homes through Dolby Properties. We learned about them and, in particular, about Sam from a friend of ours. From the very first moment it was clear to us that Sam was a professional who knew perfectly her job. She made a thorough preparation before we came to Florida and then she devoted every minute of her time to help us find our dream villas. But not only that; knowing that we were not entirely familiar with the purchase processes in Florida, she was leading and guiding us step by step with such an incredible effectiveness that we managed to complete the big job within just two weeks. Many, many thanks, Sam! We also very much appreciated your kindness and friendliness. Dolby Properties can be proud of having you as realtor.
The Bergstroems, Stockholm, Sweden
(each comment given after their purchases of different properties)
- It is exciting to close three new properties at once. Everything in our venture is very much on track now, to a great extent because of Dave who does a fantastic job.
- We are very happy with Dave's work and it feels like we now have a smooth process with good people to buy, renovate and rent our properties.
- We are happy to have closed on another property! I know that Hugo is very satisfied working with Dave on this project. Dave works hard and is very helpful in every aspect.
- We are very grateful for all the professional work we got from Dave and Dolby Properties.
Graham and Linda Clarke, Almeria, Spain
Dear Lesley, we would just like to say a few words of praise for your company and in particular Samantha Brightman.
We have had the most Stress Free purchase of any property we have ever bought. From meeting Sam at our hotel on the first day she was professional but very comfortable to be around. Not once did she show us any properties above our agreed budget. Our pet hate is watching programs such as place in the sun where they show clients properties way above what they want to spend. Sam showed enthusiasm at all times and on our second day she ran into our hotel so excited because she had found a property she thought we should see that had just come on the market. We loved her down to earth approach with some properties that we didn't like without entering; we just went off to the next one. After buying the property, Sam organized everything we had to do along with the fantastic Pat Brighindi at Park Place Title (why isn't there a Pat in every house sale/purchase?) and Alfonso at International finance, everything went smoothly.
In finishing Lesley we can only say that Sam is a credit to your company and a lovely person. A Big Thank you to you all.
Trond & Jeanette Olsen, Flekkefjord, Norway
This is a thank you note to Sam Brightman and her colleagues at Dolby properties. Their web page is very informative and truthful and it was because of this that we wanted to meet up with them. After the first meeting we felt very comfortable with using Sam as our representative. We did contact other real estate agents, but it was Sam and Dolby properties that defiantly were the most serious and effective. I would recommend everyone that thinks about buying a property in Orlando to contact them.
We are so thankful for being able to finalize our house purchase. I will contribute the greatest part of this to Sam. As a first time US buyer we was afraid that there would be vital parts that we would miss, like surveys etc., but from the start Sam has guided us through the whole ting. We could just sit back and watch it all happen. Her willingness to listen to our own needs, without any pressure of going over our budget was very important for us. The properties she showed us, was so well tailored that she wasted none of our time. Even things from opening bank accounts to mortgage were arranged by her. She always gave us options to choose between different banks, mortgage companies, insurance companies, management companies etc. She gave us the impression that we were the most important customer and she was always there for us. We are also very impressed about her office hours; she never closed. Any time we had a question or needed something, she was always there at our fingertips. We also appreciate that she was able to find an excellent repairman (Russ), to step in on short notice, when the seller couldn't find any. I have already recommended her and Dolby to my friends and Colleagues, knowing that they will get the best service.
The Robbs, Vienna, Austria
Just wanted to write a big thank you to Dolby Properties, and especially Sam Brightman, for staying the course and guiding us through the home purchase process.
Sam escorted us around 14 properties during our 10 days in Orlando and went out of her way to make sure we were only viewing properties that fit our criteria. This allowed us to make the best of our short time there. We eventually saw our dream home and purchased within the gated community at The Manor, West Haven. The house was a short sale and thus much more complicated than the normal direct owner/realtor type of purchase. But Sam was brilliant and was on hand at all hours of the day to answer questions and provide reassurance whenever we felt overwhelmed by the process. Her experience, patience and tenacity made her the perfect realtor and we would recommend her very highly to anyone considering a purchase in Orlando. We're looking forward to many enjoyable holidays as well as some income from our wonderful new home. Thanks again Sam and we are sure our paths will cross again in the future!
Nigel Moss, Voorshoten, Netherlands
House-buying is reputed to be one of the most stressful experiences in life. Buying abroad is an added anxiety due to the different processes and complexities. Dolby Properties provided valuable support when buying my first US property in 2005. They assisted in the valuation and explaining every step of the processes...as well as facilitating many of these steps. Moreover, they were enthusiastic and always on call. Even now, we remain in contact. My thanks again, guys!