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Bruce Nemovitz

Bruce Nemovitz has been a Realtor in the Milwaukee area for more than thirty-five years. When he started in the residential real estate business, there was no acknowledgement of the special needs of older adults who have lived in their homes for many years. Bruce decided to focus his business on the needs of seniors and their family when moving from their long-time home. He started a group for Realtors from all companies to discuss current topics and issues of the day and to exchange ideas and solutions to better serve the public. Since then, education has caught up with senior’s special needs, and Bruce has taken advantage of the specialized certification. With training as a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), he has focused on seniors and their families for the past twenty years.

Bruce’s first book, Moving in the Right Direction: A Senior’s Guide to Moving and Downsizing, is in its second printing. It makes a handy reference for seniors while their children read Bruce’s Guiding Our Parents in the Right Direction: Practical Advice about Seniors Moving from the Home They Love. As a contributor to 50 Plus magazine for over ten years, Bruce has also written over 120 articles covering just about every aspect of the moving process for seniors. Bruce is a featured speaker throughout the Milwaukee-Metro area with his talks focusing on issues facing seniors and their children.

Bruce’s wife of forty years, Jeanne, joins him in their senior real estate business. They have two daughters, five grandchildren, and incredible long-time loving friends.

Outside interests include playing the guitar and entertaining others through his music.
Passion permeates everything Bruce does, and he especially pours his heart into helping and guiding youth as a longtime member of the Optimist Club and as a Big Brother.

 

Recommendations

A letter from Theresa Reagan

Bruce was highly recommended to me by a friend whom I trust implicitly. I was looking for a realtor to help sell my aunt’s home of 40 years. I was told that Bruce is an expert in dealing with seniors and was very successful in helping them sell or buy real estate.

My experience with Bruce was outstanding. He “sets the bar” for excellence in relationship-building, ethical behavior, professionalism and compassion. He helped my aunt understand the sales process and was willing to take the time needed to ensure she was comfortable with her life-changing important decision. Bruce understood the market well and sold the house in one day with three serious offers!

In addition to being a great real estate agent, Bruce is highly regarded and sought after as a speaker and author on senior transition issues. I give Bruce the highest recommendation possible.

Year first hired: 2007
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

A letter from Adele Lund

Bruce has exceptional knowledge and experience in his field. The clients I have referred to him have consistently stated he has the highest ethical standards and always felt he had their best interest as his priority. When dealing with such an important asset as your home, I can’t imagine more competent hands to place it in.
Year first hired: 1993 (hired more than once)
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

A letter from Beth Anderson

Bruce and his team have partnered with us to assist older adults in their transition from home ownership to retirement living. It’s been a great partnership with terrific outcomes for everyone. In addition, Bruce has personally been involved in 3 of my own housing transactions. He will always be our first call for information and expertise!

Year first hired: 2000 (hired more than once)
Top Qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

A letter from Kathy Mclain

Bruce is truly the consummate real estate professional and very likely the most knowledgeable Senior Real Estate Specialist in the Midwest.
Because of our shared interest in working with seniors, he took the time to meet with me at the beginning of my own real estate career and was the inspiration for me to obtain my own Senior Real Estate Specialist designation in the Chicago area. Any referrals I have made to him from the Chicago market – seniors moving to Milwaukee, have received outstanding service and kindness. Bruce genuinely goes the extra mile for every single one of his clients.

A letter from Pat Gahl

Bruce brings extensive knowledge of the real estate market and years of experience working with buyers and sellers, especially seniors. He is an excellent partner to many retirement communities and this is how I first met him. What has been very impressive is the way he handles referrals from multiple senior communities. He maintains confidentiality at all times, and is a true partner that always acts with integrity. This is what differentiates Bruce. He doesn’t tell people what they want to hear to get a listing, he tells people what they need to hear to sell their homes. And he helps them every step of the way to do what is necessary to get the best return.

I’ve seen Bruce present to groups of seniors who were confused and scared about the market. I heard those same seniors thanking him for helping them understand what is true. While Bruce can work with any age of buyer or seller, he is truly gifted in working with seniors. I have referred him to friends whose parents need to sell their homes with nothing but praise for him as a result. If you need a realtor, I enthusiastically recommend Bruce. You will not be disappointed.

A letter from John Koster

Bruce is the most honest, thoughtful, client-centered Realtor I’ve ever known. He is an outstanding person, very humble, and is always available whenever someone needs something. I can whole-heartedly recommend Bruce to anyone looking for help on a real estate transaction.

A letter from Nick Danola

The only way you stick around in the real estate business as long as Bruce has, is by earning a great reputation for honesty and integrity. He really understands the SE Wisconsin market, but also takes the time to understand the needs of his clients. He worked with us to quickly move our existing property (a condo in a saturated market) at a price point that would allow us to move forward in our lives and still come out ahead in a down market.

His consultative approach helps drive great results, and makes the whole home buying/selling process comfortable and enjoyable. I wouldn’t work with anyone else.

Year first hired: 2008 (hired more than once)
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

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