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John L. Scott Realtor® Marti Reeder Named “Best of Kent” for Ninth Time

Marti Reeder, a full-time, full-service Realtor® and managing broker with John L. Scott, was named “Best Real Estate Agent” by Kent Reporter readers in their 2017 “Best of Kent” contest. This is the ninth “Best of Kent” award for Reeder. In addition, Reeder was a finalist in the “Best of Covington – Maple Valley – Black Diamond” contest in the real estate agent category.

The honors come just months after Reeder was named to John L. Scott’s Chairman’s Circle for the third year in a row for her work in 2016. Also, last year Reeder was the top residential producer in the John L. Scott Covington-Kent-Maple Valley office. In the last few years, Reeder has sold an average of one home per week, and was the top producer in three out of four quarters for the office last year.

“This is such an interesting time for real estate, and I love helping people navigate this seller’s market, whether they are buying their dream home or selling an existing one to upgrade or move onto their next one,” Reeder said. “Being recognized for doing work I love is just icing on the cake! Thanks to everyone who voted for me. Your trust in me means the world.”

As a lifelong resident of King County, Reeder focuses on clients in the South King County communities of Kent, Covington, Maple Valley, Auburn, Black Diamond and Renton. As a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Reeder also dedicates her time and expertise to educating home buyers and sellers on the value of home ownership and ensuring that they understand the ever-changing real estate and mortgage industries, including new rules and regulations that may affect them. Reeder is the leader of Team Marti, a small staff that helps Reeder serve her clients 24/7, whether they are buying, selling or building a home.

For more information about Reeder or to talk to her about your real estate needs, visit MartiReeder.com or call 253-246-8938 (office) or 206-391-0388 (cell). You can also read testimonials about Reeder on Realtor.com and Zillow.

About Marti Reeder:

With 12 1/2 years as a Realtor® and more than 30 years of industry experience, Reeder is affiliated with the Covington-Kent-Maple Valley John L. Scott office. She is a full-time, full-service real estate broker, serving the South King County region. She has a background in mortgages, home inspections, construction and real estate. Reeder is also a Certified Residential Specialist, representing only 3% of the Realtor® population. As a CRS, Reeder is a dedicated professional working to ensure her clients receive exceptional service by tapping into her extensive training.

Reeder specializes in staging and marketing her listings as well as helping buyers, whether they are first-time homebuyers or are downsizing or upsizing their current homes. When not listing or selling homes, Reeder can be found blogging about real estate or playing with her grandchildren and is active in the Kent community. She is a member of the Kent and Covington Chambers of Commerce, Kent Downtown Partnership and Kent Kiwanis, and she supports a number of local nonprofits. Reeder is married to Merle Reeder, who was recently appointed to the position of commissioner to the Soos Creek Water & Sewer District. Learn more about Reeder at MartiReeder.com.

Thank You for ‘Best of Kent’ Votes & Contest Winner Named!

I have been fortunate to have been named “Best Real Estate Agent” by readers of the Kent Reporter eight times, and I was nominated again this year. Thank you to all of my friends and clients who took time to vote for me this spring. I hope I will be “Best of Kent” again this year. The winner will be announced this Friday. I’ll keep you posted! In the meantime, please know that I appreciate each and every one of you. I am grateful for your support.

And now for the big announcement…drumroll please…our contest winner, chosen at random from all those commented or shared my Facebook post, is Alisa Berkland. Alisa has won dinner for two at Paolo’s Italian Restaurant in Kent and movie tickets to Kent Station’s AMC Theatres, on me! Thanks for your vote, Alisa, and congrats!

~ Marti

Kent Realtor Marti Reeder: Thank you for your 'Best of Kent" votes!

Kent Realtor® Marti Reeder Wins John L. Scott Chairman’s Circle Award, Named Top Producer for 2015

Marti Reeder, Realtor® and Broker for John L. Scott’s Covington-Kent-Maple Valley office, is excited to announce that she was the Top Producer in her office for 2015, and she earned one of John L. Scott’s highest honors – the Chairman’s Circle Award – for her top grossing real estate sales in 2015.

2015 Chairmans Circle black“I would like to thank and congratulate our John L. Scott award recipients for the role they played in helping their valued clients achieve the American Dream of home ownership.” — J. Lennox Scott, Chairman and CEO, of John L. Scott, said in an announcement about the 2015 award winners.

Last year, Reeder also received the Chairman’s Circle honor for a productive and profitable 2014, and has earned a president’s award from John L. Scott every year since 2007. The awards signify that Reeder is a top Realtor® for John L. Scott and that she has worked tirelessly to help her Kent area clients successfully buy and sell their homes.

The latest John L. Scott awards join a collection of other remarkable honors Reeder has received throughout her real estate career, including being voted “Best Real Estate Agent” by readers in the Kent Reporter’s annual “Best of Kent” contest. Reeder has been named “Best of Kent” seven times, in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Reeder has also been named a “Five Star Real Estate Agent – Best in Client Satisfaction” by Seattle Magazine four times.

Marti FB profile pic“Since the economy has bounced back from the recession, the real estate market has become very competitive with many buyers but not enough sellers. I am grateful that buyers and sellers in Kent and its surrounding communities have turned to me to help them navigate this hot real estate market,” Reeder said.

“Being able to help families and individuals in our community to purchase their own homes is very rewarding, and I’m happy to say their home purchases have a direct impact on our local economy,” added Reeder. “I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to help so many. To be recognized by my company as a top producer is an added bonus. I love my job!”

As a lifelong resident of King County, Reeder works with clients throughout the greater Seattle area, with a concentration in the South King County communities of Kent, Covington, Maple Valley, Auburn, Black Diamond and Renton. As a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Reeder also dedicates her time and expertise to educating home buyers and sellers on the value of home ownership and ensuring that they understand the ever-changing real estate and mortgage industries, including new rules and regulations that may affect them.

For more information about Reeder or to talk to her about your real estate needs, visit MartiReeder.com or call 253-859-8500 (office) or 206-391-0388 (cell). You can also read testimonials on Realtor.com and Zillow.

About Marti Reeder:

With 11 years as a Realtor® and more than 30 years of industry experience, Reeder works out of the Covington-Kent-Maple Valley John L. Scott office. She is a full-time, full-service real estate broker, serving the South Puget Sound region. She has a wide range of experience in mortgages, home inspections, construction and real estate. In 2014, Reeder helped 35 families buy or sell homes. Reeder is also a Certified Residential Specialist, representing only 3% of the Realtor® population. As a CRS, Reeder is a dedicated professional working to ensure her clients receive exceptional service by tapping into her extensive training.

Reeder also specializes in staging and marketing her listings as well as helping buyers, whether they are first-time homebuyers or are downsizing or upsizing their current homes. When not listing or selling homes, Reeder can be found blogging about real estate or playing with her new grandbaby and is active in the Kent community. She is a member of the Kent and Covington Chambers of Commerce, Kent Downtown Partnership and Kent Kiwanis. Learn more about Reeder at MartiReeder.com.

 

John L. Scott Realtor Marti Reeder Celebrates 10 Years in the Business & Other Accolades

Realtor Marti Reeder celebrates 10 years in the business and other accolades.in the Marti Reeder, Realtor®, Broker, CRS for John L. Scott in Kent-Covington celebrated 10 years as a Realtor® on October 16. Reeder also recently learned that she has been named a “Five Star Real Estate Agent” by Seattle Magazine in 2014 for the fourth time, and she is on track for making John L. Scott’s President’s Circle this year as the top agent in her office.

These most recent accolades are in addition to being voted “Best of Kent” this spring by readers of the Kent Reporter for six years, including 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. At the beginning of the year, Reeder received John L. Scott’s President’s Elite Award, one of the real estate agency’s top honors, for 2013 for being a top producer. Reeder has earned a president’s award every year since 2007.

“I love working with home buyers and sellers and helping them through what can be a very emotional and complicated process,” Reeder said. “Though I’ve been doing this for 10 years now, the business is always changing, so I try to stay on top of the regulatory changes and market shifts.”

When Reeder isn’t helping clients buy and sell homes, she serves as the vice president of the South King County Women’s Council of Realtors for 2014. The council focuses on connecting real estate agents with each other for personal and professional growth and to provide their clients with outstanding service. She is also a member of the Kent Downtown Partnership and the Kent Chamber of Commerce.

As a lifelong resident of King County, Reeder works with clients throughout the greater Seattle area, with a focus on South King County and the South Sound. She also focuses on educating home buyers and sellers on the value of home ownership and ensuring that they understand changes in the real estate and mortgage industries and how they are personally impacted.

For more information about Reeder, visit http://www.marti-realtor.com or call 253-859-8500 (office) or 206-391-0388 (cell). You can also read testimonials on Linked In, Zillow, Stik and Trulia, and click here to view her latest listings at http://johnlscott.com/martireeder.

 

Real estate Q&A: what would you like to know?

Thanks for reading my real estate blog. This is the one place where I have the opportunity to share ideas and information about real estate and home-related topics with readers like you. I’ve recently been asked by the Reporter papers in South King County (Kent Reporter, Covington/Maple Valley/Black Diamond Reporter, Auburn Reporter and Renton Reporter) to write a regular column about all things real estate! I just started a couple of weeks ago, and I love sharing my real estate expertise.

Email me with your reql estate questionsBut I don’t want to just write what I want to write. I want to know what’s important to YOU! Do you have a burning real estate question – something you’ve been dying to ask me or something you’re just curious about? If so, send me an email or post a message on my Marti Reeder Realtor Facebook page. I’ll respond to you personally, and your question might become a future blog topic.

So tell me how I can help you. What would you like to know about real estate? I’m at your service!

 

John L. Scott Realtor® Marti Reeder Named “Best of Kent” for Sixth Time

KENT, Wash., May 13, 2014 Marti Reeder, Realtor®, Broker, CRS for John L. Scott in Kent-Covington was named “Best Realtor” in the Kent Reporter’s “Best of Kent 2014” contest. This is the sixth honor for Reeder since the Kent Reporter started the awards in 2008. Selected by readers of the community newspaper, Reeder also earned this award in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.

In addition to winning “Best of Kent,” Reeder has been named a “Five Star Real Estate Agent” by Seattle Magazine for the third year in a row, and at the beginning of the year, she received John L. Scott’s President’s Elite Award for 2013 for being a top producer. This is one of the real estate agency’s top honors. Reeder has earned a president’s award every year since 2007.

To further serve the South Sound real estate market, Reeder is serving as the vice president of the South King County Women’s Council of Realtors for 2014. The council focuses on connecting real estate agents with each other for personal and professional growth and to provide their clients with outstanding service.

“I try to make every home purchase and sale a positive experience for my clients, so it is truly an honor when my clients and colleagues tell the community I’m the ‘best!’” Reeder said.

As a lifelong resident of King County, Reeder helps individuals and families buy and sell homes throughout the greater Seattle area, with a focus on South King County. She also focuses on educating consumers on the value of home ownership and ensuring that they understand changes in the real estate and mortgage industries and how they are personally impacted.

For more information about Reeder, visit http://www.marti-realtor.com or call 253-859-8500 (office) or 206-391-0388 (cell). You can also learn more about Reeder or view her latest listings at http://johnlscott.com/martireeder.

About Marti Reeder:

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Reeder works out of the John L. Scott office in Kent-Covington. She is a full-time, full-service real estate broker, serving the South Puget Sound region. She has a wide range of experience in mortgages, home inspections, construction and real estate. In 2013, Reeder helped nearly 40 families buy or sell homes.

She is also a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), representing only 3% of the Realtor population. CRS agents are dedicated professionals working to ensure their clients receive exceptional service by tapping into their extensive training. Reeder also specializes in staging and marketing her listings as well as helping buyers whether they are first-time homebuyers or are downsizing or upsizing from their current home.

For more information, contact:

Marti Reeder, Realtor/Broker, John L. Scott
17115 SE 270th Pl., Ste. 102, Covington, WA  98042
253.859.8500 (office)
206.391.0388 (cell)
martireeder@johnlscott.com
www.marti-realtor.com

John L. Scott’s Marti Reeder Named “Best of Kent” for 5th Time

Vote for Marti Reeder as "Best Real Estate Agent" in 2013Marti Reeder of John L. Scott was named “Best Realtor” in the Kent Reporter’s 2013 “Best of Kent” contest. This is the fifth time Reeder has received the award, having previously won in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. Nominees for the honor were selected by Kent Reporter readers in the newspaper’s annual contest. In addition to selecting their favorite realtor, readers chose their favorite Kent officials, volunteers, restaurants, shops and other businesses.

The 2013 “Best Realtor” award comes on the heels of 2012 awards Reeder received for her work at John L. Scott in Kent-Covington, including awards for Top Sales Resale for the first and second quarters, Top Producer for the second quarter, Top Lister Resale for the third and fourth quarters, and Top Producer for the fourth quarter. She also received John L. Scott’s highest honor at year’s end, the President’s Elite Award, for the last four out of five years.

“At a time when Realtors have to stay on top of market shifts and trends, it is particularly rewarding to know that my clients appreciate my dedication and that my community supports me,” Reeder said. “It makes the long hours and sacrifices worthwhile. It’s truly an honor to represent my clients in their biggest financial decision.”

As a lifelong resident of King County, Reeder helps individuals and families buy and sell homes throughout the greater Seattle area. In addition, the “Best of Kent” realtor focuses on educating consumers on the value of home ownership and ensuring that they understand changes in the real estate and mortgage industries and how they are personally impacted.

“Right now inventory is low, so this is a great time for home owners who are considering selling. They are more likely to get their asking price, so sellers are in a better position to make a move,” Reeder explained. “Spring and summer are traditionally strong in the real estate market, so I encourage home owners to list their homes now, while competition is limited.”

For more information about Reeder, visit http://www.marti-realtor.com or call 253-859-8500 (office) or 206-391-0388 (cell). You can also learn more about Reeder or view her latest listings at http://johnlscott.com/martireeder.

As a lifelong resident of King County, Reeder is a full-time, full-service real estate broker, serving the Puget Sound region. She has a wide range of experience in mortgages, home inspections, construction and real estate. In 2012, Reeder helped almost 40 families buy or sell new homes. She is also a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) and Accredited Seller’s Representative (ASR), and she specializes in staging & marketing her listings as well as helping buyers whether, first-time, downsizing or upsizing. In 2010 and 2011, she was awarded the Five Star Real Estate Professional Award from Seattle Magazine.

 

Vote for Marti Reeder for “Best of Kent 2013”!

I’ve been honored to have been named Kent’s best realtor by readers of the Kent Reporter in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. The “Best of Kent” ballots for 2013 are now out, and I’d love your support in this year’s competition. If I’ve helped you or someone you know with your real estate needs, I’d appreciate your vote! Voting ends at 4 p.m. on April 3, 2013, so please vote now. Thank you.

Vote for Marti Reeder as "Best Real Estate Agent" in 2013

Thank you for “Best of Kent” 2012

The results are in! The Kent Reporter has published the “Best of Kent 2012” as selected by its readers. I am honored that you chose me as the “Best Realtor” in Kent for the fourth time, and I am in good company. Many of my business associates and colleagues were also nominated or won awards. Congrats to my fellow winners, and a big THANK YOU to YOU for nominating me. I love my work and having you tell me that I’m doing a good job is the best compliment I could hope for. I do it all for you!

Vote for Your Favorite Realtor: Best of Kent 2012

It’s that time of year again…time to vote for your favorites in Kent in the Kent Reporter’s annual “Best of Kent” survey. Vote for your favorite Realtor, firefighter, volunteer, coffee shop and more by April 2 and be eligible to win one of 11 Kent Station gift cards, including 1st prize of $150 gift card! I have been named “Best of Kent” Realtor for three years in a row and would love your vote again this year. It is easy to do – just take 5 or 10 minutes to fill out the online survey.

Thank you, as always, for your support!

Working for you,
Marti