September 2017 Realtor Spotlight: Carolyn Bentley

September 2017 Realtor Spotlight: Carolyn Bentley
Howard Hanna, The Bentley Group

With its diverse neighborhoods and growing housing market, you can find the perfect home in Cleveland. If you want to learn more about urban living opportunities in the city, an experienced and passionate real estate professional like Carolyn Bentley is the perfect resource. As the primary agent of a four-person team called The Bentley Group at Howard Hanna, Carolyn has a decade of experience working in the Cleveland housing market.

Carolyn started her career interested in green construction and energy efficient homes. Now, most of the homes she sells benefit from tax abatement due to their green construction. Indeed, her own home in the Duck Island neighborhood of Tremont was built with exception energy efficiency and has the potential to create as much energy as it uses.

After living in and around Cleveland for much of her life, Carolyn also brings an incredible amount of local knowledge to her work. She and her team know how to help clients find exactly what they’re looking for. As a knowledgeable real estate professional, Carolyn considers herself both an advocate and an educator. She loves to promote Cleveland’s livable and vibrant communities while making sure her clients understand the process of finding and buying a home. Building a relationship with each client and working closely with them to find their dream is her true specialty. Her clients benefit from Carolyn’s close relationships with developers and her experience with all types of sales, from new construction to hundred-year-old apartment buildings.

Carolyn says that it’s not difficult to convince people of Cleveland’s appeal. Vibrant communities draw everyone from new families, to empty nesters, to young professionals from nearby. In particular, Carolyn has seen an increase in buyers from out-of-state, as visitors to the city are finally able to find exactly what they’re looking for. Good food, great gathering spaces, and engaged communities draw every type of buyer. “I am so grateful to have the privilege of bringing wonderful people into wonderful neighborhoods,” she says. “I really, truly believe in this city.”

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