Since the summer of 2012, my fiancé and I have had the pleasure of developing a great working relationship with Jane as her client during our search for our home. From start to finish, Jane represented herself in an exemplary manner, no doubt distinguishing herself as a top-class real estate professional and businesswoman. Jane holds an intimate knowledge of the local market as well as national market trends and, with this, she continuously provided us with up-to-date and realistic information which was integral to our decision-making process. Moreover, even though our home is located outside of her immediate area, she remained vigilant throughout the post-offer stage of our contract, i.e. traveling an hour at least on numerous occasions to meet us for inspections, etc., all to ensure that she remained fully aware of our situation so that she could continue to provide us with the best advice.
What I find most admirable about Jane is her genuinely calm and level-headed personality - traits that most definitely helped us throughout our 3-offer journey to our home. And it didn't matter whether or not we were home-buying/mortgage process buffs; Jane's meticulous adherence to details and accuracy as well as her ability to bridge any knowledge gaps on our part truly reflect the pride she has in her work. Rest assured, any client of hers will be fully informed before signing anything.
For these reasons and many more we do not have the space to list, we highly recommend Jane and Michael Saunders & Company for her high degree of professionalism, courteousness, patience and resilience. As former military, we know what right looks like! And we are very confident that Jane was no doubt the right choice for us in helping us secure our first home together. All the best in your future endeavors.Julia & Simon Elliott
We wanted to let you know what a delight it was to work with Jane Ebury. This was one of the most satisfying experiences we have ever had selling a home. Jane went well “above and beyond the call of duty” to not only get the house sold, but to also get the price we wanted. Our only wish would be that Jane was in Pinellas County to help us find our new home.Mart & Teena Basye
In order to get your dream home it is important to search for talent and experience. When we met with Jane for the very 1sttime it was a wonderful experience. Her unique skills are not driven by opportunity and negotiation. She started by teaching us how to map our plan and talk about different options available in the market. Jane is reliable and it always looking to serve and help to negotiate the best deal. She also took over the process for documentation by coordinating with the bank and seller very effectively. By the closing day, we talked about the entire adventure and she was present in every single step. The outcome was a precious house located in Lakewood Ranch with a huge pool and luxury features. If we have to start all over again, I would definitely look for Jane a complete luxury real state professional.
Brayant & Nelly Silva
I'm a mortgage banker and I've worked with Jane Ebury on several transactions and she works very hard to make sure that her clients are very happy and find the home that they are looking for. She listens to her clients very well and is very detailed oriented which allows for her transactions to proceed smoothly. It's always a pleasure to work with her and I highly recommend using Jane when buying their next home.David Gosselin
We were recommended Jane through a friend and have not been disappointed. I had considered my husband and I a tough sale because we had exhausted our first realtor and forewarned Jane that we were hard to please. We had a long list of wants in a home and I was sure that Jane would be exhausted too; however I met my match!! Jane was able to meet both our wants and find the house of our dreams. She did not back down when things got tough and did an outstanding job in the final negotiations of the buy offer and contract. Thank you Jane for all you do!!Bruce and Phyllis Kelling
"I highly recommend Jane Ebury to any person looking to buy or sell. She's professional and very personable. She makes all efforts to find you what you want and need. I was personally working on a tight time schedule as I relocated from another state. Without Jane, I would not have been able to make a 30 closing date. Moving from another state is stressful. Having Jane "along for the ride" made it all possible."Cindy Koolman
When my husband and I were ready to leave our condo and move back to a single family home, we were very unsure of exactly what type of house we wanted and even the location in Sarasota. We happened to meet Jane when looking at a house and immediately knew we found the right person to help us with our search. Jane was very patient with us as we worked through the process of narrowing down the type of home and location. She had a great instinct for what we were looking for and gave us great tools to help in the process. When we found the house that was just right for us, she helped us quickly execute a contract that was very favorable. She was terrific in guiding us through the process to the closing. We've been in our house for two weeks now and are so happy. Thanks Jane for making it happen for us!Jack & Virginia Haley
Norm and Judith Harrington
Cheers to Jane Ebury! Being from England as well, we thought it would be nice to work with someone who “spoke our language” as they say. As it turns out, there are so many reasons to have Jane on your side in any real estate transition, no matter your home town. Not only did she provide critical advice when we were getting our property ready for sale, but she spoke up, even when we did not see her vision. In addition to her marketing and promotional skills, her construction knowledge and incredible talent to engage and anticipate buyers’ behaviors and inquiries was invaluable. Jane stayed in constant communication with us, was accurate in her sales predictions, and a star at the negotiation table. She has raised the bar for Realtors, and we were beyond impressed with her dedication and expertise. Jane provided clarity and counsel every step of the way, she has an eye for detail, knows the Bird Key area, and followed through on everything she said she would do. We are glad to have put our trust in Jane and highly recommend her to buyers and sellers alike.
I would like to take the time to thank Jane Ebury for her help in short selling my two very challenging properties. One short sale with 2 mortgages and dealing with lenders who were taking quite a bit of time to get back to us. After having another realtor try unsuccessfully, she was able to get it done.
She also helped me close another short sale on my primary residence with a lender that was very unhelpful through the whole situation. She knew going in that it was going to be a challenge and it was! She was tenacious on her follow up with them and finally was able to help get the sale complete. Thanks again for all your help with my real estate troubles.Paul Hart
I had the pleasure of working with Jane on two occasions. I first met Jane when I relocated to Sarasota from Miami. She assisted me in securing a rental residence to move to while transitioning from Miami. During the subsequent months, she kept me abreast of the real estate market in the area and after nine months, she helped me find a great property to purchase in the Lakewood Ranch area. Her professionalism and understanding of the Sarasota real estate market is superb and she is a pleasure to work with.
I highly recommend Jane for anyone looking for an expert in the real estate market in the Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch communitiesRafael Sanchez
Here is what Jane did for us: She sold our home in Greenbrook while we were in Massachusetts, and did the following:
facilitated the paperwork on the sale;
- Personally wrapped all of the kitchen as well as all our personal objects; hired a moving company to move all our belongings to a storage facility nearby;
- Stored our car in her garage until we came back to Florida;
- Found a rental for us when we came back in May so we could look around for another house - which we purchased with her as the co-broker.
- Jane then supervised the move of the furniture and housewares to our new house, helped us set up, and continued to consult with us on the painting.
We have purchased four homes in our lifetime, and never had this kind of attention and caring. She knows what her clients need and she delivers!
Linda and Burt Imberman
Our house was a gorgeous 6,171 SF water-front home with many high-end upgrades but after spending 16 months trying to sell our house with another realty company, we switched to Jane Ebury and with her smart market strategy, the house was sold in just 30 days!
Jane suggested making changes to the furniture in the house to look its best. She sent in a professional photographer to take some great pictures of the house inside and out including an aerial view of the lake in the back. Then she marketed it aggressively using her company Michael Saunders Realtor’s various social media and other advertising sources. She took time to qualify perspective buyers to assure the match. She spent the time with potential buyers at open houses to point out all the special and unique features of the home. All those things really made a huge difference. Jane really knows the real estate marketplace and represented our home on a highly professional level.
Jane, you delivered your commitment to us. You walked your talk. Thank YOU again.TiTi & Jim McNeill
We are very thankful to Jane for all the help and guidance she provided. Jane did more than would normally be expected from a typical real estate agent. Jane proved to us in many cases that her services are many notches above the norm. She is definitely one of the very best agents we have had the privilege to meet.Scott & Grace Coquinco