Michael Moulton's Testimonials

Since 1982 I have had the privilege of representing sellers and buyers of luxury Sarasota real estate. With more than $400 million in transactions in the last 10 years, my experience has covered virtually every neighborhood within the Sarasota area and, living in the heart of the city, being an active participant in community events, service organizations, clubs and groups of almost every kind, my relationships and knowledge bring essentials to your transaction that few others can offer.

A keen interest in business, marketing, negotiation, and high-touch service offer my clients an unparalleled experience. Please see the testimonials below to see for yourself what you can expect when you choose me for your Sarasota real estate selling or buying needs.

We just want to thank you again for all your help in our recent purchase of a new home on Longboat Key.  From your recommendations on market properties and patience with our long process of identifying a suitable home that would meet our particular needs, to your great communications with us and attention to the details of finalizing the transaction, your services have been nothing less than excellent.  You know the market so well and have always made yourself available to accommodate our timing needs.  When the renovations to our new home are complete and we’re ready to sell our condo, we hope to have your help, and we would not hesitate in referring our friends and acquaintances to you.

We are very grateful for all your help, expertise and patience in this process, and we look forward to working with you again.

We appreciate all your aid for us in selling our Bird Key home. We were fortunate to have you as our realtor, and will highly recommend you to others.

My husband and I considered ourselves very fortunate when referred to Michael Moulton by our original Realtor who could not fulfill our needs. We were on a time schedule and wanted to see numerous properties in a short amount of time while visiting Florida. Michael listened to each and every detail and performed beyond our expectations. Everything went seamlessly from touring homes and properties to the purchase of our retirement property. His professionalism goes without saying and we even contacted him for advice when dealing with the sale of another property, as we value his opinion with regard to direction concerning real estate. We would recommend Michael to anyone wanting expert advice in purchasing real estate in the state of Florida.

Michael acted as our Sellers’ broker for my deceased mother-in-law’s estate. We just closed the sale for $2.5 mm. He had represented her and her pre-deceased husband when they bought the same unit a decade ago. I am a retired attorney and have worked with R.E. brokers and on real estate matters many times. I generally have a somewhat jaded view about the value provided by commissioned brokers. Michael overcame my biases and completely earned the trust and appreciation of my wife and I. He was easy to work with, responsive and knew the market and best practices. Additionally, we really appreciated that he was not “pushy” and encouraged us to try to first sell the unit to some of the neighbors in the same complex before committing to the sales contract with him. We also liked his dry sense of humor. Before retaining Michael, I researched the Long Boat Key, Florida market and interviewed his main two broker competitors in the area for high-end condos. Michael won that contest hands down. I will recommend him to any friends who need a broker in the Sarasota area in the future.

Professional through and through.  Honest and sincere.

He is very important to us as we are seeking a new residence. He knows the area well and has answered all our questions. We are grateful for all our visits and we will come again.

I have only good things to say of Michael. He listened to my remarks and professionally and patiently gave choices which led to a purchase of a home that I really could enjoy. I would volunteer Michael’s name to anyone who is looking for real estate!

We met Michael when we were vacationing on Longboat Key and were considering the purchase of a second home there. Both my parents and sister had owned homes on Longboat over the years and I have many fond memories of my visits there.

His thorough knowledge of the Sarasota/Longboat Key markets and ability to quickly understand our needs meant that the time we spent together was efficient and productive. Our appointment schedule was carefully orchestrated so that we had plenty of time to see the properties and ask questions, while allowing sufficient time to get to our next appointment. We never felt rushed and never felt pressured. We felt confident that Michael understood what we were looking for and were delighted to find a condominium that we wanted to purchase.

Michael’s expertise in real estate transactions helped us to negotiate a fair price for our new condominium. His follow through was excellent, as he made sure we received necessary documents for the purchase of the condo in a timely fashion. He recommended a real estate attorney for us and helped to handle the closing so we did not need to be present.

We would recommend Michael Moulton to anyone interested in purchasing a home in the Longboat Key and Sarasota areas. Now that we are homeowners, I hope to encourage my family and friends to consider Longboat Key for their retirement. I will be sure to pass Michael’s name along to them because I am certain they will also have a good experience working with him.

Thank you for the superb job you did on the sale of our condo, and for the wonderful cooperation and patience you exhibited for both us as sellers and the buyers.  We were confident that we had a good product to put on the market, but with your great help tending to all the details you were able to make it an outstanding product.

We thank you again for making the sale of our condo so pleasant an experience for us.  We would highly and happily recommend you as a salesman to any individual, couple, or relocating company employees looking for residential property on Longboat Key or in the Sarasota area.

We appreciated the exceptional and professional courtesies you warmly extended along the way to making our dream a reality. You patiently listened as we described what we felt would be important in our new home. This exceptional service was a generous gift of your time and energy, certainly exceeding our expectations. When negotiating the home purchase you certainly demonstrated considerable knowledge and facilitation skills, always with a smile and positive attitude. You are the consummate professional and we are pleased to have been your clients.

Mr. Moulton continually provided positive feedback and encouragement throughout the process. His optimism and positive attitude were very encouraging to us during the entire time of listing, showing and closing.  Mr. Moulton went out of his way to help us find workmen to provide repairs requested by the buyers, a charitable organization to donate unwanted furniture to, a wonderful moving company, and a cleaning service to ready the condo for the new buyers.

I have never had such an outstanding experience with a realtor during the many transactions we have had over 30 years.  Mr. Moulton is a great realtor – you are lucky to have him at your company.

Michael has represented us in a number of transactions, primarily buying and selling condominium properties, and has helped to enrich our bottom line. His knowledge of the market and professionalism are second to none. Not only has he found the ideal properties on each occasion, but has also achieved optimum sales results in each transaction, in several cases above market value at the time. Michael has also accomplished a couple of very difficult sales for us at the bottom of the market at prices that exceeded our expectations. Michael has a cool sense of negotiation skills and an impressive network of investors and ancillary real estate professionals. He is patient, detailed, savvy, and a pleasure to work with and will always be our go-to realtor in Sarasota.

Thank you for your tireless efforts in getting my Dad’s house sold.  You are a special person and I will always remember the role you played as I transitioned into my “next chapter.” I value the friendship I found with you.

We want to personally thank you for you work on helping us buy and sell in Longboat Key. Both transactions were complicated, but you really helped us get a great result across the board. We really appreciated your efforts in directly managing all the details that were impossible for us to do remotely. Your advice was on point and timely, and we are happy with the outcomes. Thanks again for your effort; we both really appreciate the TLC.

You did an excellent job of marketing our home sale on Casey Key in 2012. You conduct yourself as a gentleman and business professional at all times in every situation. We always recommend you to all our friends and business associates.

Many thanks! You are to be commended for the fine job you did moving Mom’s home from listing to closing. It was a pleasure to work with you. I am sure my sister and I presented challenges and you responded with patience and fortitude in every instance. I will gladly send referrals your way!

Your professionalism made the searching bargaining and closing processes seamless. We appreciate all that you have done to simplify our experience.

You have been terrific. You have been so on the ball, so helpful, so delightful to work with that I would unhesitatingly recommend you to anyone and everyone looking to buy or sell property in Sarasota.

Thank you for helping us find this fabulous place. You were a pleasure to work with and gave us a great education on the real estate market in this area. By your being patient, we were able to see and study all the alternative neighborhoods and lifestyle situations.

It is no wonder the Michael Saunders & Company is so successful – your attention to detail, communication and follow-thru are exemplary. Thank you for the “smooth sailing” on the sale of our home at Longboat Key.

We would like to relay to you how impressed we were…professionalism, courteousness and friendly feeling were very gratifying. Our appreciation… and most importantly, we will and have recommended highly.

I just wanted to drop you a line thanking you for handling the sale of our condominium at the Ritz-Carlton Towers. Your persistent showing of the unit and your attention to the details were a great help in selling the apartment. In the future, if we decide to sell another unit, we certainly will be in contact.

Just a note to say thanks for helping us sell our condo. We so much appreciate all your attention and help.

Just wanted to say thanks so very much for all your hard work on our latest project. We/I really appreciate it; couldn’t have happened without you.

Now that the deed is done, Judy and I would be remiss if we did not convey our appreciation for your truly outstanding efforts in helping us sell our condo. Perhaps more important was your friendship and “hand-holding” over the months. And, Michael, we did not know that crawling under our sink to fix a loose bolt was part of the real estate agent’s responsibilities. …Anything related to real estate, you will get the first call.

Fran and I would like to commend you on the professional handling of the listing and sale of our property. We especially appreciate the regular reports on showings. We look forward to working with you in the future.

What is most appreciated is your kind, attentive and professional approach to helping us find the perfect condo – we are so happy with our new apartment.

I want to thank you for assisting in the sale of my apartment. You and your team did a fine job, especially with the servicing of my apartment in my absence.

Our move to Sarasota has turned into a blessing in our life. We have you to that for this occurrence. The overwhelming effect on our lives from the people to whom you have introduced us continues to grow and enrich our lives. We look at this as a gift from our friend, not someone who just helped us buy a home.

Michael was our real estate agent on the recent purchase of our new home in Sarasota. Michael is an outstanding professional in every way. He is honest, smart, hard working, knowledgeable, experienced, thorough, thoughtful, and an excellent listener. He gave us a comprehensive understanding of the Sarasota market and the various communities. He did not try to persuade us or “sell” us on a particular location or home, but rather by paying attention to our comments and perspectives, he was able to lead us to what I believe is the perfect house for us on Bird Key. By educating us, we were able to make a smart investment as well as select a beautiful home. Michael’s meticulous attention to detail and his uncompromising ethics remained consistent throughout the entire process. As we negotiated the purchase with the seller and then ultimately closed on the deal, he conducted himself with open and honest communication that served both us and the seller well. We feel very fortunate to have had Michael as our real estate agent. We highly recommend him to those who are searching for a home in Sarasota. You could not do better than him.