About Atova
Atova is a real estate brokerage consisting of real estate professionals that are friendly and down to earth.
If you value good service and dislike "salespeople", then you want to work with an Atova agent. Our approach to real estate is consultative in nature: Take good care of the client and the client's needs and the sale will occur naturally when the client is ready. We will guide you and we will provide you with great service, but we will never pressure you.
Atova services the Eagle, Idaho area and the greater Southwest Idaho market including Boise, Meridian, Star, Kuna, Middleton, Nampa, Caldwell, Cascade, McCall and beyond.
My name is Steve Barbey and I'm the managing broker. I enjoy working directly with clients and my valued team of more than 60 agents enables me to provide personal service and attention to detail not common to our industry.
For buyers:
Any real estate agent will be happy to show you homes. After showing you a few properties many agents will begin asking you "buying" questions such as "which of these homes is your favorite?" At Atova, we understand that you will know the right home when you see it. That's why we are happy to go the distance to help you find the right property. Whether it takes 5 homes or 100 homes to find the perfect place, we will get you there.
If you already live in Idaho and know the market, we can begin looking at homes right away. However, if you are considering relocating to the area I suggest that you allow us to take you on an area tour at the beginning of your visit. An afternoon spent touring the area will help you get the lay of the land and will help make the balance of your visit much more valuable. We'll show you the different parts of town, discuss the characteristics of each area and visit a home or two in each location to help you get a feel for the architectural style, neighborhood characteristics and affordability of each area.
Once you know which area(s) you're interested in, we can focus your home search accordingly. You are welcome to provide us with a list of homes you would like to see, or if you prefer, provide us with the critera you are interested in and we will arrange a property tour of homes on your behalf.
Whether you would like an area tour or would prefer to begin looking at homes in earnest immediately, we are happy to be of service. You call the shots. Just say the word and we will get to work for you right away. And remember, our services are always 100% free to buyers, no strings attached.
Also, you may wish to get pre-qualified for a loan prior to home shopping. Getting pre-qualified will help ensure that you're shopping at the right price point and will also improve your negotiating position. Sellers are typically more flexible when working with a pre-qualified buyer. Please feel free to contact our lender partner Traci Sansinena. Here is her contact information:
   
Traci Sansinena
direct: 208-794-3522
Fairway Mortgage
250 South 5th Street, Suite 301
Boise, ID 83702
Traci Sansinena, Branch Manager NMLS ID #304704
Branch NMLS ID #2289. Equal Housing Lender
For sellers:
Atova is a traditional, full service real estate brokerage and a technology leader. From MLS listings, for-sale signage, open houses, direct mail marketing and newspaper advertising to smartphone search tools, QR code direct response, proprietary CRM tools and expansive web marketing, Atova offers real estate marketing services that are second to none.
When it comes to getting your home sold, there is nothing more important than internet marketing. According to the 2011 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, more that 90% of consumers now search for homes online. A typical home sale consists of the consumer first identifying homes of interest online, then arranging showings with an agent. Therefore, listing your home with an agent that has a dominant web presence is critical to getting your home sold. Our websites have top search engine rankings and receive more than 100,000 unique visits every month. Please contact us for a complete profile of our websites and traffic statistics.
We would enjoy meeting with you in your home to provide you with a free listing presentation. The visit typically begins with a tour of the home followed by a presentation of a value estimate based on comparable recent sales, a review of market supply and demand data and a discussion of our written marketing and service committment. As with all of our services, our efforts will be consultative in nature and there will be no sales pressure.
Whether you are buying or selling, please feel free to contact me when you are ready. Whether you are in the market now, or simply researching future options, I stand ready to help. Call or email anytime.
Steve Barbey
Broker, ABR, CRS, GRI
phone / text: 208-724-8169
toll free: 888-IDAHO-44
email: steve@Atova.com
facebook.com/stevebarbey
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