James O'Connell, Associate
Jim and Maureen O'Connell Team
RE/MAX Preferred
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James O'Connell, Associate RE/MAX Preferred
2810 E Oakland Park Blvd Ste 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Fort Lauderdale Realtor 36 + years

Jim is a 40+ year resident of the Fort Lauderdale area.A native of New Hampshire, Jim earned a B.A. inPolitical Science from the University of New Hampshire.His prior business background was in restaurant management.Maureen is a 38+ area resident and a native of NewJersey. She graduated with a B.A. in Special Educationfrom Jersey City State College. Maureen taught 14 yearsin the NJ, Maine, and Broward County, FL publicschools.Jim & Maureen have six nieces and nephews. They enjoy travel and sports including golf and hockey, and have over 40 professional sports personnel as clients including many from the Florida Panthers and the NHL.They have been active in many community organizationsand charitable fundraising events.The O™Connells have sold over 1600 Single family homes, condominiums, and townhomes, bringing to the table the experience and vast market knowledge you desire and deserve.Their utilization of technology with state of the art Visualtour.com® home, condominium, and area archive tours, and enhanced Realtor.com® property displays are just two examples of how they save enormous amounts of time for buyers and sellers worldwide as over 95% ofall buyers use the internet at some point to search for a home according to a recent National Association of Realtors study.The real estate market in Fort Lauderdale area is truly an international one with property owners and purchasers from all over the globe. In order to fully understand the international client they feel a dedicated Realtor also needs to travel to different countries,attend conferences, engage the local agents, and meet prospective and past clients there to understand how their markets are changing and affecting their interest in U.S. property. They are past overseas members of IAVI(Irish Auctioneers & Valuers Institute) in Ireland,which was dissolved post the Irish property crash.They have traveled to Portugal, France, England, Wales, Spain, Canada, and Ireland endeavoring to showcase the Fort Lauderdalearea real estate opportunities to key contacts in those countries. They both hold the CIPS internationalproperty designation, which they attained in England.™ TWO full service Realtors to serve you, not one™ CIPS Referral Network of global Realtors withbuyers for U.S. property™ CRS Referral Network - Top 3% of all agents inU.S. / Canada™ Visualtours® posted to the internet within two hours™ Corporate 3rd Party Broker Opinions & listing expertise™ RE/MAX International Referral Network™ Complete Marketing Analysis, written marketingprogram™ Color Property Profile Brochures™ Scheduled Periodic Market Activity Updates™ Multiple Listing Service & enhanced Realtor.com® display SERVICE AREAS Fort Lauderdale ,Lauderdale By The Sea, Pompano Beach , Las Olas, Ocean & Intracoastal Areas, Hillsboro Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, and Lighthouse Point Show Less
Years of Experience: 36
Specializations: beachfront, intracoastal, luxury condos, relocation, waterfront, ABR, buyer's agent, CIPS, CRS, RSPS
Areas Served: Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach

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  • ABR- Accredited Buyer's Representative
  • CDPE- Certified Distressed Property Expert
  • CIPS- Certified International Property Specialist
  • CRP- Certified Relocation Professional
  • CRS- Certified Residential Specialist
  • EPRO- e-PRO
  • GRI- Graduate Realtor Institute
  • RSPS- Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist
  • TRC- Transnational Referral Certification



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