Tef Makonnen

    Tef Makonnen

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    Tef has been a real estate professional for more than 12 years helping many clients achieve their real estate goals in Maryland and DC. He is hard working, enthusiastic, and passionate about serving client's needs. Complete client satisfaction is always his priority.

    Whether you are a first time home buyer or a savvy investor, Tef has a proven track record, expertise, resources and access to cutting-edge technology to help you find your dream home.

    If you are ready to buy or sell, get in touch with Tef. You will benefit from his extensive experience, in-depth market knowledge, and negotiation skills. He enjoys educating clients on the home buying and selling process in a friendly, straightforward, no-pressure way. He will provide knowledge clients need for reducing risk and ensuring a stress-free positive real estate experience.

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    My Client Testimonials

    (40 reviews)
    "After [I] looked at several homes and [was] outbidded, not to mention frustrated, Tef was patient and never made me feel rushed or uncomfortable about taking my time. Tef was dedicated to helping me find a home I will love. On a cold, snowy day, Tef and I went out to view a list he compiled from my wants and needs, and you know what? That was the day I found my home!!! Tef Makkonen, DEDICATED, DEPENDABLE, HONEST!!!!" - Nikki Coore
    "Mr. Makkonen is an expert in his field and was always willing to give advice when I needed it. I would recommend him to any one that I know." - William Hampton
    "He is an excellent agent who know about what he is doing. He responded on timely and take care of all issues with a professional discussion and suggestion. I will recommend Tef for all I know who will look for buying a house." - Buyer
    "I was extremely pleased with Tef's service. We were out of state buyers and he did everything to accommodate us. He went above and beyond our expectations." - Dahlia Golden
    "Tef was a wonderful agent. He was always available to us and ready to show us any properties that we were interested in. He was prompt in returning emails and phone calls and was on top of our purchase." - Nicoel Carver
    "Tef were unbelievably patient, low-pressure, no BS and went above and beyond the call of duty on innumerable occasions. Furthermore, Tef is all a lot of fun to work with. very responsive, understood my needs/interests, put my needs/interests before the company's, friendly & intelligent, very clear and patient. I was extremely pleased with the service & outcome. Tef's professional attitude & competence were greatly appreciated." - Buyer
    "Tef was very easy to work with, and accommodated us well during the very limited time I had available to find a home." - John Richard
    "I enjoyed working with Tef; he was determined to help me find a home, and he worked hard for me for over 9 months until I found a home. He was also extremely helpful when my original financing fell through and was instrumental in connecting me with the mortgage company I eventually used to purchase my home. I found Tef to be patient and fun to work with, and I would recommend him to anyone looking for an agent." - Michelle Cantave
    "Very polite and professional, hard working agent. There will be no question that I will work with him again and refer him to all my friends for his fine work." - Buyer
    "Tef Makonnen is an excellent agent who knows what to do and when. I came in the process with not too much knowledge about buying a house, Tef educated me about the whole transaction and always was very professional and courteous. Even when I got upset, he stayed calm and sympathized with me. I've already gave his name to a few people and I'll keep doing it as a token of my appreciation to his hard work. Thanks a bunch Tef and keep doing what you do because you are good at it." - Buyer
    "We could not have asked for more. Tef is extremely responsive and worked hard to help us find a home that was within our budget. He listened carefully to what we were looking for and he was patient and attentive to every detail throughout the entire process. Tef has great professional relationships to make the process easier and even after closing he has been available to answer any questions that weve had. We recommend him highly. " - Sara Hayes, College Park
    "Working with Tef was a pleasure." - Buyer, Suitland
    "Agent (Tef) is easy to work with. On time on his schedules and frank about situations." - Ghion Endalew
    "Tef, was completely calm through the whole house searching process. I was one getting frustrated, but in the end he found me the perfect house. I will recommend him to all of my friends who is looking for new home to buy." - Buyer
    "Wow where do I begin Tef Makonnen has been incredible. he was awesome to work with. he is exceptional realtor. This is the first property I have purchased in my life and he made this experience the best more than I would expect. His knowledge of the area and his candor were greatly appreciated. I would highly recommend Tef. Makonnen to others. He deserves the title of Most referred real estate agent."Thank you." - Buyer, Silver Spring
    "The best person to work with. He engages with you throughout the whole process advising you efficiently in professional manner. He uses best the technology what is required in this busy life of ours.Thank you Tef." - Buyer, Silver Spring
    "I am completely satisfied since he gave me advice that I needed to buy a house that I could afford. Since I do not have a car, he transported me to see houses and back to my home. He was worked with my work schedule. He is honest and reliable. Generally speaking, he is a role model for any agent." - Buyer, SILVER SPRING
    "Great service. Tef help us very much and is still our choice if we buy another one." - Buyer, College Park
    "Tef was really helpful and knowledgeable during the entire process. I would refer him to my friends." - Buyer, MC7634321
    "Tef was very patience and kind. Once we told him what we were looking for he was on a mission to help us. After a three years of looking we found our dream home, thanks to Tef's knowledge and skills." - Nikko Chase, Capitol Heights
    "Tef gave 110% to helping me find a place to call home and I would gladly recommend him to other clients." - Buyer
    "My agent worked so hard to secure the property I bought. There were issues regarding the property but he was able to work closely with seller to solve the problems" - Festus Ehizielen
    "He knew how to look up facts on his mobile while we were outside the property!" - Buyer, College Park

    My Experience

    • ZipRealty President's Club
    • ZipRealty Century Club
    • More than 12 years of real estate sales
    • Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society Member
    • Coldwell Banker Top 100 Agents in Greater Washington D.C.
    • Awarded for Customer Satisfaction

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • D.C. Real Estate License
    • Maryland Real Estate License
    • Maryland Association of Realtors
    • Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors
    • St. John Fisher College - B.S.
    • National Association of Realtors

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