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Vendors

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You may use whomever you choose on or off our list.  Please interview many vendors when making financial decisions.

Title Companies

Gulf Breeze Title of Sarasota

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Donna Bennington

941-957-3500

DBennington@GulfBreezeTitle.net

North American Title

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Debbie Love

941-378-4279

DLove@nat.com

Stewart Title

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941-921-3948

Lending Options

Jeanine Thomas

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Peggy Fowler

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Garrison Gamm

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Inspection Companies

Pillar to Post Home Inspections

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Steve Williamson and Jason Burnside

941-716-0261

SWF Home Inspections

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Bob Masonova

941-493-4334

Peace of Mind Home Inspections

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Dave Marvel

941-448-5096

Insurance Companies

Key Palm Insurance

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Joe Major

727-796-1312

Joe@KeyPalmInsurance.com

State Farm Insurance

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Justin Christenson

813-971-1123

Justin.Christenson@StandByMe.com

West Coast Insurance

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Mike Goreski

727-290-7654

Mike@WCIG.org

Testimonials

Let our past customers brag a bit!

Jul 10, 2018 by hursehit sahin

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   john very nice and polite guy and he was very helpful when we bought the house. I hope we will work again.thank you so much John...
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Professional services
Apr 23, 2018 by julia

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn is Professional. She is helping me to find the right buyer. Her team is taking care my house while finding the right buyer. And update information with me frequently, give me the confidence of selling my home for the right price.
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Perfect and Professional
Apr 03, 2018 by Jackie Simmons

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   When you meet someone who embodies authenticity it can be easy to overlook the details. What I found working with Dawn is that she has both - authenticity and an eye for details!  There is no reason to go anywhere else.
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professional and caring
Mar 29, 2018 by Deb

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn is professionalism and knowledge will keep you safe and sound.  She's a go getter and works hard for all her clients!   Glad to have her on my side from beginning to end!   Thank you Dawn!
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Mar 20, 2018 by Lizaveta M Soloviev

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn is very professional and hardworking broker. She gives her 100% on everything that she does. She is very friendly and easy to work with.
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Mar 18, 2018 by Jeff Browne

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   WOW! Awesome job Dawn. Sent my offer, and got an acceptance back from Dawn within an hour.....On a Sunday!! My NEW Sarasota connection.....Dawn Cohen,  Jeffry Browne Broker/Owner, Tropical Coast Realty
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Feb 27, 2018 by Pam Keller

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn Cohen and John Alemeida have been very helpful.  They have been working on selling a condo and a house for us.  The house was not so bad, but the condo has been quite the challenge!  They have really been put to the test with the condo and they are tackling the challenge with the utmost confidence.
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Feb 21, 2018 by Madeline McGrail

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Donna made the process of purchasing my first home virtually stress free. She provided me with the guidance and tools to sail through the oft un-navigable details start to finish. Donna possesses a wealth of information and incredible understanding of all facets of the process; she is a joy to work with and I cannot imagine going through the most important transaction of my life thus far without her.
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Feb 21, 2018 by Ursala Behr

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Donna was wonderful, she found me a perfect condo in a great location. She was very professional in all the transactions needed and obstacles that came at the last minute. I am very pleased with all her services and recommendations.
Thanks again Donna for all your help!
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Feb 21, 2018 by Jewel Harris

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Donna is a God send!! She helped us locate the perfect home, in the perfect location, at the perfect price for my large family. Me and my husband had been searching on our own with no luck- everything we found was either too small or WAY out of our price range - when we met Donna she was able to find our new home within the first few days! She was able to answer all of our questions in a timely manner - day or night! In less than two months we were out of our rental and moved into our first home! We are loving the our new home and are looking forward to making many memories thanks to Donna Bennington! and.........

Donna Bennington is an excellent title agent!! She helped guide me and my husband in the home buying process! She was always able to work around my crazy night shift hours in order to get the papers signed. She was quick in answering any questions that arose. Donna helped quench the fear and anxiety in the home buying process! Thanks Donna for the support and guidance you provided us during our home buying adventure! If we ever had to go through another home transaction again Donna Bennington is the way to go!!
Feb 21, 2018 by Alinda Buyell

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have known Donna for close to 20 years professionally and personally.  Donna did a short sale listing/sell for my husband and myself in 2013.  Donna's knowledge, expertise, and detail orientation helped make the transaction go almost seamlessly.  I would recommend Donna to anyone interested in buying or selling real estate.
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Feb 21, 2018 by George Morrell

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Hi, my name is George, Donna Bennington was referred by a friend of mine named Tim.  Donna helped him short sale his house, and i also needed help in short selling my house.  I have to say that donna did a great job in short selling me and my wife's house.  She is very friendly, but business like in her approach.  Donna went the extra mile in helping us, with contacting the bank and who did the loan. She helped ease the stress level, and is very knowledgeable in her field.Our house was sold in 2013. Donna made sure that the loan was free and clear, without any more liabilities. She also got $3000 in moving expenses for us. When I my wife start to look to buy a home, we know who to call.......... Donna Bennington
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Feb 21, 2018 by Sean McCoy

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   “I deal with Realtors on a daily basis for business, so choosing one that would fit what I needed was a monumental task.  Donna Bennington’s name was given to me by a friend, with many accolades from others. My initial meeting with Donna laid to rest any stress I had about having chosen the right person to help me through this complicated sale. Donna’s down to earth matter-of-factness, along with her professional  ability to manage every detail, ensured that she will have all of my future business.  Thank you Donna!” Regards, Sean McCoy,, Estate Home Inspections
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Feb 21, 2018 by Aimee Chinourd

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Outstanding service. Donna is a "breeze" to work with. She is professional, has the answers and makes the experience enjoyable.
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Feb 21, 2018 by Jewel Harris

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Donna is an awesome agent!!! She found the perfect home for me and my family.
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Feb 21, 2018 by Jen Bartolone

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I can't say enough good things about Donna Bennington! My husband and I knew nothing about doing a short sale, or that it was even an option, but Donna's expertise guided us through the entire process and she was great at explaining everything to us in terms we could understand. She is so friendly and made us feel like family... it is clear that she truly cares about her clients. We will always use Donna in the future for our real estate needs!
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Feb 21, 2018 by Marilyn Pogan

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   If you need a great realtor then you need Donna Bennington. She made... the whole process very easy. She has also sold homes for two of my friends. I would highly recommend her for all your needs.
Feb 05, 2018 by Roland Kushmore

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Nov 25, 2016 by Roland Kushmore

June contacted me after finding my listing on craig's list in August 2016. She offered that an MLS listing would provide much more traffic then what I was doing. I OK'd a 60 day listing at less then the standard commission and also advised her that during the listing period I would also be offering the property for rent. May the best person win. She did. June had a contract on the property in a few weeks at very close to my asking price. The listing I signed on 8-26 turned into a Closing on 10-31. That's the kind of perfomance I can respect and appreciate as an owner of multible income properties. Roland Kushmore.
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Feb 05, 2018 by Joan Baltz

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Nov 25, 2016 by joan baltz

June is a bright, energetic, knowledgeable woman who does not impose her opinion but presents current real estate options.

She went the extra mile by offering the "moving services" of her husband. We had two new mattresses that we needed help bringing into our new townhome and her husband was the "good Samaritan" who provided the muscle. June made us feel welcomed and an immediate part of the community! Joan B
Feb 05, 2018 by ted and Halina Bielowicz

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Nov 25, 2016 by Ted and Halina

We wanted to sell our home quickly and for top dollar. Michael Saunders Real Estate Agent June McEleavy worked extremely hard and accomplished both objectives. She did not disappoint us. She was thorough and professional all the way through the entire process. We are thrilled with the results, from listing to closing in under 2 months and a new higher price-point for all of Oakleaf!!! Thank you June for doing such a splendid job in listing, marketing and selling our home.

When you are serious about selling call June!

Ted and Halina
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Feb 05, 2018 by Melissa Zeller

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Nov 25, 2016 by Melissa and Larry Zeller

To Whom it may concern,

I worked with June McEleavy from Premier Plus Realty, as my Realtor for the home I was selling in South Gate Ridge. She did a great job! She saved me money by not letting me go too low on the purchase price as we were quite nervous about getting out as quickly as we wanted to. She handled all the details, was easy to communicate with and was always available.

I highly recommend June to anyone listing their home. And buyers too!

Melissa and Larry Z
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Feb 05, 2018 by Halina B

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Nov 25, 2016 by Halina and Sabrina

We were very pleased with June’s help during the process of selling our condo. She gave us good advice,
was always available by phone and e-mail, and really helped us facilitate the entire process, from listing to
closing. This was particularly important because we are not in the area. She helped us prepare the apartment
for showing and worked hard on our behalf to prepare it for sale once the contract was signed. We really
appreciate her professionalism and dedication.”
–Halina B. 225 Hourglass Way Unit #202, Sunset House
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Jan 19, 2018 by Charlie Reese III

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have been very pleased with the services that Mary Rinaldi was able to provided my fiancee and I. We are in the market for a new home and she has advised us on several listings. She has been the most helpful with and explains things at a level that we both could understand. I highly recommend her professionalism. She truly makes this process easy.
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Jan 18, 2018 by Roslyn Funt

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Mary Rinaldi was very helpful.
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Jan 18, 2018 by Annette Jalbert

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Mary Rinaldi was very helpful to me when I visited the open house.
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Best in Class
Jan 08, 2018 by greg nolte

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   “I have worked with many Realty Companies through the years but I have found only one that stands out head and shoulders above the rest; Dawn Cohen at Premier Plus Realty. Dawn is not only tenacious, she is extremely professional.  Dawn work ethic is unbelievable, she does not clock in or out, she is always working for her clients.  She is so confident and thorough that her customers are amazed at her knowledge and ability to get the deal done quickly and professionally.  If there is a house for her customer, she will find it and make sure her customers are getting the best deal possible. Dawn is a local Realtor Icon that knows her market well and best of all, she knows her competition.  Dawn is as straight forward as they come and I refer my customers to her knowing they will get concierge service in this highly competitive marketplace."
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Real Estate agents move too! It’s been a great move!
Dec 29, 2017 by Shirley Bahler

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Real estate agents have so much to consider when we make an affiliation change. I met Dawn Cohen informally initially and thought what she said her office had to offer was too good to be true. I was intrigued enough to follow up and made a formal appointment with both her and John Sciaras to ask the questions I had formulated and get a better sense of their company’s business philosophy, offerings, support systems and practices. As a seasoned agent from another state having interviewed through the years with various companies, I didn’t look further figuring if they delivered half of what they offered, I would be more than satisfied as it would offer me a good balance of the independence I prefer in my own business with the backing every agent needs as well. I have to say the level of support I am receiving is BEYOND expectations and continues to impress me. Both Dawn and John have years of real estate experience and a true passion for the business. They each built their individual successes by being truly excellent in handling the real estate needs of their own clients and customers. As brokers, they are equally dedicated to the success of their affiliated agents that surpasses what I have come to expect in over 3 decades of personal real estate experience. This is a place where agents can thrive and have the support and tools they need to provide top notch service for their own clients and customers. Thanks Dawn and John. You are among the very best in the biz!
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Dec 28, 2017 by Trevor Dreilich

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn is da bomb. great lady, honestest and sweet. I would trust her with all my real estate needs.
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5 star realtor!
Nov 30, 2017 by Peggy Fowler

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have worked with Dawn a few times and she honestly cares about her clients and puts their needs first. She is on top of everything and a first class realtor.  No matter if she is on the listing side or the selling side she will make things happen.  I wouldn't hesitate using her for my real estate needs.
Nov 28, 2017 by Ger Kommers

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   We did 2 houses together and everything was arranged perfectly
Thanks !!
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Testimonial for Dawn Cohen
Nov 22, 2017 by Gabriel Gross

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   We recommend Dawn as your Realtor. Unlike many of her competitors she is keeping up with the best online marketing technology to best serve her clients. To get a competitive edge in selling or buying your home, work with Dawn Cohen!
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Nov 20, 2017 by Lynn quartermaine

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have know Dawn for a number years and found her to be very honest,smart,and direct.  She will give you her best effort with your needs on the top of her list
    I have both friends and family in real estate in Sarasota.  Dawn is the one that has stepped up and helped me the most with my rental property.   She has found me a number of my best tentents while helping change my ideas on how to handle and charge for security deposits and values of my rental property  Lynn Q
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Beth Fallon
Nov 08, 2017 by douglas knipple

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Thank you Beth!!! You got the asking price for my condo plus found me a beautiful new home, expertly negotiating the price down over $40k all within 6weeks!!
All the time you were patient, sharp, friendly and professional..I plan to keep you as my agent if ever I sell this home!!! Very Sincerely, Doug K..
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Dedicated, Cordial and Honest
Aug 22, 2017 by Silvia & Eddie Fiumara

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Thank you John Sciara!
Your assistance on selling our home made the experience smooth and easy, you were always available  for any questions or concerns, very knowledgeable, very positive .
Selling a home is not always an easy decision and find the right agent to work with makes a big difference.
Highly recommended,
We can't forget Dawn, she played a big part on this process.
Amazing great team to work with,
Thank you !
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Thank you, John Sciara!
Jul 10, 2017 by Stephen Martin-Bennet

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   There are not enough good things I can say about the job John Sciara did for us during our home-buying process. This was my first home purchase in Florida, and it was my husband's first home purchase period.

John was patient with us as we were looking at homes. He gave us pointers as things we should be looking for as well as things to avoid. Because of our work schedule, it was easier for us to look at homes on weekends, and this was never a problem for John. He is honest, reliable, and hard-working. All the things you want in a realtor.

When it came time to make and offer, he went above and beyond. Our offer was accepted within 18 hours, and the process started rolling. He was there every step of the way with guidance on financing, inspection, and insurance.

As of last Friday, we closed on our new home, and we could not have done it without John's expertise! We are forever grateful for all he did.

If anyone is ever in need of a realtor, John Sciara of Premier Plus Realty is the only name we'll ever suggest.
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Thank you Dawn Bear!
Nov 29, 2016 by Donna Covington

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn. Wanted to take a few breaths and thank you for your diligent work on getting moms house sold in such a timely fashion. And many thanks to Eric Fleming for processing it effortlessly for us and working with our attorney. My mom would wake each day and ask if house was sold. She hung in till day after closing to make sure deal was done so she could rest in peace. She was a determined woman whom I am proud of how she handled everything in life.
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job well done
Nov 19, 2016 by ROLAND KUSHMORE

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   June contacted me after finding my listing on craig's list in August 2016. She offered that an MLS listing would provide much more traffic then what I was doing. I OK'd a 60 day listing at less then the standard commission and also advised her that during the listing period I would also be offering the property for rent. May the best person win.  She did. June had a contract on the property in a few weeks at very close to my asking price. The listing I signed on 8-26 turned into a Closing on 10-31. That's the kind of perfomance I can respect and appreciate as an owner of multible income properties. Roland Kushmore.
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Great Training, Great Broker, Great Environment
Oct 04, 2016 by Colleen Waldoch

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I kept looking at the Premier Plus ads and thought, "This is too good to be true". I can tell you- it is good and true. I have received so much more than I bargained for. Thank you Dawn and John for the great training and most importantly answers to questions, wonderful suggestions, and support!Not to forget- great splits. I have no regrets!
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Real Estate Agent
Aug 25, 2016 by Linda L Carroll

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Thank you Dawn and John for making Premier Plus Realty an awesome place to sell real estate.  You both are so helpful and that means so much to me.  Also, thank you for making me feel at home.
Response: Linda, we love that you joined our team!  We look forward to many years of business with you!!!
Dawn Cohen Did a Great Job
Aug 15, 2016 by William DeMartino

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn made significant promises before we decided to use her. During the course of listing and selling our home she went above and beyond what she had promised. She was very reliable and honest. Great job. Strongly recommend.
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John Sciara is the BEST
Aug 05, 2016 by Jennifer Offerle

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   John helped me purchase mu first home in Florida. He is awesome! He was patient, helpful, & a very knowledgeable realtor. The home buying process can be so overwhelming but John made it a smooth experience. I highly recommend him. I found my realtor for life!!
Response: I appreciate you, Jennifer!!  What a fun time we had together during your first home purchase!  I am glad I made a friend for life.  You are the best!business 0.3
John Sciara is a FANTASTIC Realtor
Aug 05, 2016 by Donna Triolo

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   A dear friend of mine referred me to John after she had worked with him on her first home buying experience. I am ecstatic that I took her advice and chose John as my realtor. John listened to every word I said, he was patient, kind and made me feel so calm and comfortable throughout the entire home buying process. I am so thankful to have met John along with everyone on his team who helped my home purchase to be a very pleasant and exciting experience. Thank you John and the entire team! You truly are the BEST!
Response: Working with you was a walk in the park.  Thank you for being so willing to learn the market and for being on top of things.  Truly happy to have met and worked with you!!!business 0.3
Great Training & Support
Aug 04, 2016 by Uli Wills

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Having been a licensed REALTOR® since 1999, but a relatively new FL agent (year 2), I could not be more satisfied with my decision to join Premier Plus Realty.  The training and support are outstanding and Premier Plus Realty helps each agent to be their personal best.  I have just closed my 14th transaction in 2016 and I know there will be many more to come.  Thanks Dawn & John for all you do!!!
Response: This is what it\'s all about!!!business 0.3
Empowering
Aug 04, 2016 by Shelley Rose Jennings

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   My first personal encounter with Dawn Cohen was during one of her training classes. She was so energized, informative, and involved. She has remained so during my several months with Premier Plus Realty which is so important for a new Realtor™. Training is formal and on-the-job, and I have already had my first closing after just 4 months. Dawn, John, and the team are fantastic.
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Best Business Decision Yet
Aug 04, 2016 by Erin DiFazio

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I joined Premier Plus Realty after interviewing with almost every other brokerage out there. Such an important decision required thorough research--and I am so glad I kept going.  Dawn and John provide the kinds of real, hands-on training that I needed, but without all of the big corporate nonsense that I so wanted to avoid. After having  less than stellar personal experiences with real estate agents, I wasn't sure how I felt about wearing that title. The emphasis at Premier Plus is honesty, hard work and genuinely helping us to be the best we can be, and while it may sound cheesy, that is exactly the kind of Realtor I want to be. Thanks guys for sharing your knowledge so enthusiastically!
Response: You are valued at Premier Plus Realty!  We love having Erin aboard!business 0.3
Best Training Ever!
Aug 04, 2016 by John Sciara

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I joined the company as Dawn Cohen and Associates.  I have been here for almost 6 years and have turned down many opportunities to join other teams.  The training and Broker support I have received are not that easily replaceable.  I love my team and stand by my decision to join from day 1.  Thank you, Dawn for supplying me with all the knowledge I needed to succeed in real estate!
Response: Thank you for stopping in my office that warm October day, John!!!  Love having you with me!business 0.3
Wonderful Experience
Apr 11, 2016 by Stephen P Gravois

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   We had our house home listed with another company for several months..to no avail. We listed with Dawn and her words were to us was "you sure you want to sell your house". She suggested some very minor changes to our decor and then she went to work...we had a couple of showing immediately (none with previous company) and with in a few weeks we were looking at a contract. She was awesome. Dawn walked us through the entire process and explained everything to us as we hadn't sold a home in 30 years. We them started looking for another place to live and again she went to work and helped us locate our new place. It is such a relief when you have an experienced person by your side guiding you through the difficult process of negotiations, inspections and closing. We would never use anyone else to do our real estate matters. In our opinion Premier Plus, Dawn Cohen and team were absolutely the best...You will think so too!
Response: Such a great customer to work with.  I am so glad I could help you!!!business 0.3
Dawn was amazing
Apr 06, 2016 by Shana Hamel

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn Cohen was the realtor on a short sale listing from 2009.  While it may seem long overdue, it is very appropriate to me.  I recently got my mortgage license.  After studying the history of the mortgage market back then and the laws that have been put in place since then, I am even more grateful for what Dawn did for us back then.  I had an 80/20 mortgage and a HELOC.  She fought for 9 long months, but in the end, the house was sold and the shortage on all three loans was forgiven.  It was an emotional journey, but we couldn't have done it without her.  Thanks Dawn!  I've never forgotten what you did for us.
Response: This seriously made me smile so big!  It always feels good to be appreciated.  I know it was very emotional, but you stayed strong and in the end you feel good!  This makes me so happy!business 0.3

Feb 24, 2016 by Marc Straussberg

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn Cohen was incredibly helpful to us in all stages of our property owning experience in Sarasota.  A few years ago she showed us a number of good houses in our price range, one of which we bought.  Then Dawn helped us find a great tenant who stayed there for almost 3 years.  Then recently, she helped us find a buyer when we were ready to sell the house.  She was great through all phases!
Simply the best
Feb 11, 2016 by Laura Shoemaker

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   My husband and I relocated with our two kids from Seattle to Sarasota last summer. Dawn was recommended to us by a friend, and she not only helped us find the perfect rental house, she is now helping us buy the perfect home for our family. Dawn's savvy about the market and genuinely passionate about helping people. Not only can she recommend reliable vendors for the related services you need when buying a home, like inspectors and mortgage brokers, but she also helped us navigate some of the challenges of moving to a new city. Dawn's honest, hardworking, and straighforward. She's simply the best.
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John is THE BEST!
Jan 12, 2016 by Lindsey Schuster

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   As a first-time homebuyer, I was nervous about the entire process of buying a home. However, I was fortunate enough to find John via a referral from friends. I honestly, cannot say enough great things about him. He is extremely professional, knowledgeable, prompt, patient and responsive; an overall pleasure to work with. I trusted him immediately. From start to finish, he made what should be a very stressful process an enjoyable one. Thanks John!! You really are the best!!
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Best Experience!
Dec 12, 2015 by Sonya Bottini

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   John Sciara not only helped me sell a house (which he helped price right and we had a cash offer at asking price the next day after him putting it on the market), but then found me the perfect house soon after. John knew exactly how to price the house to sell and also found me just what I needed and I got a steal! He is very knowledgeable about the Sarasota market and had very good ideas and suggestions which helped me make the decision to buy my latest property. So glad I trusted him and all my friends are saying what a deal I got (which was priced way under market value). Thanks so much John!!! Your the best
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Suzanne is AMAZING!!!
May 09, 2015 by Mike Kastrati

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I just wanted to take a minute to let you know how much Suzanne helped me in the purchase of my condo on siesta key. I live in Plainfield IL a suburb of Chicago Suzanne has helped me purchase two condos on siesta key. The first one was about a year ago and the second just a few weeks ago. She exceeded all my expectations. She went to take pictures for me described the unit perfectly. When I finally saw the unit I felt like I had already seen it. She handled all the negotiations perfectly getting me a great value on this unit all over the phone without me ever actually seeing it. When I do plan to sell my other unit There is no one else I would consider to list it with than Suzanne. I'm sure you already know how lucky you are to have a professional like her working for you. I looked for a condo for several years and never bought one. In the year or so I have known Suzanne I have bought two. if I know of anyone looking to buy or sell property in Sarasota I will definitely recommend Suzanne and your agency!
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Apr 22, 2015 by Lynn Miller

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have worked with Dawn on selling my home and purchasing a condo that was a short sale.  Dawn takes the time to listen to her clients and gives it her all to take them through the process.  Dawn is always professional and knowledgeable and instills a sense of confidence in her client.  She is a pleasure to work with.
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Apr 22, 2015 by RPM Exotics

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Excellent experience and very professional service over multiple real estate transactions over many years.  Personal service, answers calls and message very quickly.  Perceptive, to the point and gets the job done.
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Apr 22, 2015 by Debbie Love

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn Cohen is an experienced realtor who knows the market when it comes to selling or buying a home. She takes the utmost care of her customers and looks out for their best interests. From beginning to work with her, she will be there to guide all the way to the closing. Professional, energetic and intelligent describes her perfectly.
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Phenominal Service!!!
Apr 07, 2015 by Chris and Trisha Morris

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I can't thank John enough for his help with my recent home sale. His methods and professionalism paved the way for us through a stressful time. He works very hard and is so far above and beyond any other realtor I've dealt with that you definitely want him in your corner.
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Very hard working
Sep 26, 2014 by Robin Allen

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dawn handled the sale of my in law's house,
in which in passed away in the middle. She
worked extremely hard and helped us out in
numerous ways, way above and beyond, in
difficult situation.
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Sep 19, 2014 by lynn quartermaine

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   In one word--HONEST
OK the second word would be hard working
What more would you want from a realitor
With her honesty she will tell you how she feels even though it may not be what you want to hear.  Bottom line she will work hard and long to sell your house and Just as hard to find you the right house
SIMPLY THE BEST!!
Sep 19, 2014 by Judy and Earl Pride

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Hi Dawn,

THANK YOU SO MUCH!  Our friends are thrilled.  They are so happy.  They think you are wonderful and so do we!  Thanks again.  See you soon.  We ill be in Florida early this year.  You were the ONLY Realtor who would help our friends find a rental!
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Dawn and John!
Sep 19, 2014 by Esther Veltheim

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   What I really appreciated about working with Dawn was that she educated me in the process and -as a first time home buyer- helped me to feel very comfortable with the whole process. Also, she works fast!

Response from Dawn on 05/23/2013

It was such a pleasure to help you find your first home! You were wonderful to work with and we will always be here if you need us in the future! Thank you for having faith us! Dawn and John
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Sep 19, 2014 by Lynn Miller

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have used Dawn Cohen's services to both sell my home and buy a condo in the Sarasota area. She is never too busy to listen to your needs and worries and is both honest and professional in her demeanor. Dawn will give you 200%, no matter what $ bracket you are considering. I feel she is quite knowledgeable about the area and market and will do her best to satisfy her customer.
Profile picture for Dawn CohenResponse from Dawn on 05/23/2013Dear Lynn, Thank you for your kind words. It was my pleasure to help you with your move. I am happy to have participated in helping you start your new adventure! Thank you for having the confidence in me. Thank You Dawn
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Sep 19, 2014 by Robert Quintero

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   In 2010 I had to relocate my family due to work considerations. On a tight timeline, dawn came and managed the sale of our house efficiently and was very responsive to our needs and questions.

3 years later, as I was preparing to purchase another house 3000 miles away I needed some paperwork from the previous sale. I only had to call Dawn once and she was able to find the documents among her off site records and sent them to me that same day. She stood to make no profit or money from this transaction. This dedication to the client's needs and professionalism is what sets Dawn.

I can not recommend her highly enough.

Response from Dawn on 05/24/2013

Robert, I cannot thank you enough for all your hard work as well. It was a long battle and your family came out shining. I am always here to help. Please keep my contact information in case you ever need anything in the future! Thank you again, Dawn Cohen
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Sep 19, 2014 by Justine Griffin - Herald Tribune

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I have rented from one of Dawn's customers for over a year now. Whenever we need her assistance with the rental she is always there and ready to help. She is understanding and flexible. Great to work with!
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Sep 19, 2014 by Larry Raper

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   We were looking for a winter condo in SW Florida and Sarasota/Bradenton was the first place we looked. We had a couple of properties in mind when we left Sarasota but we knew we wanted to have Dawn working in our interest if we chose Sarasota. We offered and purchased a Bradenton property with Dawns help and we have been extremely pleased with our Realtor choice. If we ever upgrade our Florida property we will work with Dawn.
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Sep 19, 2014 by Bob Ball

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   We were referred to Dawn Cohen by a friend and it turned out to be the best thing that happened to our search for a new home. She listened to what was important to us and found us a home on the first day we searched. She negotiated a great price and even gave us a rebate at closing! I would highly recommend Dawn to anyone on the house hunt.
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Sep 19, 2014 by Russel Hutcheson

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   I always use Dawn Cohen for my real estate transactions, she is honest, reliable, answers her phone , is knowledgeable with every aspect of a real estate transaction, she is never pushy or impatient, always there to help you.

Russell Hutcheson
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Sep 19, 2014 by Lisa Alcin

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   - Highly likely to recommend
07/02/2013 - Lisa Alcin
Showed home in 2013 in Eastwood Oaks, Fruitville, FL 34232.
Local knowledge: 5 stars
Process expertise: 5 stars
Responsiveness: 5 stars
Negotiation skills: 5 stars
Dawn is very professional and I highly recommend her services. Looking for properties in Sarasota can be trying in today's market and she puts in the time and effort and is great to work with. She knows her job.
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Sep 19, 2014 by Anthony Olson - Immigration Attorney

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   - Highly likely to recommend

06/09/2013

Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $325K in Sarasota, FL.
Local knowledge: 5 star
Process expertise: 5 star
Responsiveness: 5 star
Negotiation skills: 5 star

Dawn Cohen is a phenomenal realtor, who is outstanding from all perspectives. She has assisted us to purchase several residential properties over the past 4 years, and she has assisted us multiple times to rent out our commercial office space. First and foremost, she always focuses on serving our best interests as her clients, without pursuing her own agenda, as so many realtors do. We know that we can always rely on her to give us an honest assessment of a property and to do the right thing for us. At different times, we have become overly eager to move on a property, but she approaches the transaction in a very calm, methodical, and analytical manner to make sure that we are getting the best deal, and advises us to approach the negotiations accordingly. She is very knowledgeable about the real estate market here in Sarasota and Manatee Counties, including what types of houses are available, in what locations they are available, and in what price range. She is always prompt in responding to our calls and emails, and punctual for every appointment. From our experience in renting out the the commercial office unit, Dawn has shown real persistence, working hard and ultimately succeeding in finding us a new tenant each time, even in spite of very challenging economic conditions. Quite simply, based on our experience from working with Dawn, we would not even think of working with another realtor.

Response from Dawn on 06/10/2013 Thank you for such kind words. It has been such a pleasure working with your family over the past few years. Call me anytime you need anything! Dawn Cohen
Sep 19, 2014 by Martha Church

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Hello Dawn.

Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:41 PM

I want to thank you for your highly professional, incredibly honest, and accurate - using 26 photos - handling of the sale of JLC’s home last February, which you priced right, sold in three weeks, and had five couples bidding for it, thereby moving the final price on 2/28/13 to an amount higher than we thought was the right one! What more can one expect of someone selling a home of a family member?! You know all the right strategies to pursue and they all worked!

I appreciated the various connections you suggested to help me prepare JLC’s three bedroom, lakeside villa for potential buyers. You know the talent pool - with reasonable prices - for these minor, but important efforts. Most of us would not know right off where to turn or whom to trust!

Your finest talent is that you make each owner (or person handling the sale) feel as though he/she is your only client. How you do all that you do for each of your clients -  is absolutely amazing and very much appreciated!  You left me feeling totally satisfied about each step you took and why. You know the markets and you know the competition. Therefore, you are tops in my book!

I would be most pleased to answer any questions possible clients might ask before possibly selecting you.
Because I thoroughly enjoyed working with you, I want others to know why!

Warmest regards. Martha
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Sep 19, 2014 by Jeff Wicks

Premier Plus Realty    ,  USA   Dear Prospective Homeowners:

My company was hired by a client of Dawn Cohen, to conduct an estate sale from a house they had listed and sold with her. We conducted a two-day estate sale and sold everything in the house.

After working with as many realtors “behind the scenes” as we have, it's easy to see the expertise Dawn Cohen brings to the table. She answered and returned calls promptly and was a joy to work with. She even cleaned the floors before we could get back to the house to do it. In my 10 years of estate liquidation, I have never had a realtor, go this above and beyond.

Honesty and integrity are two principals and beliefs our company lives and grows by and I believe Dawn Cohen is a perfect example of this. She will be recommended to friends and family in the future.

Sincerely,
Jeff Wicks
Wix Estate Sale LLC.
Jeff@wixestatesales.com
269-757-4056