Client Testimonials

Jacqui M. and John C.

Melissa Maniatis is a SUPERSTAR!!! She worked her tail off to get us into our dream home. My husband, who is a certified workaholic, commented on how hard Melissa works and how available she is. She covered everything for us and really walked us through this purchase. Melissa was knowledgeable and professional and we felt confident that she was giving us good advice and, it turns out she did! I would highly recommend Melissa to anyone who wants a realtor who will do everything she can to get her clients what they want, explain everyhting in great detail and does it all with a smile.

Silas and Grace M.

Although selling our home was daunting, particularly in this market, Melissa Maniatis made the process as simple as possible, and DELIVERED A SALE on our home.

Melissa’s expertise assured us that we were making the right decisions at every stage of the process. She communicated with us regularly, but more importantly, clearly and when it was necessary. We never felt the need to follow up with her, but had complete confidence that selling our home was her first priority. We also applaud Melissa for her overall management and her ‘get it done’ winning attitude. From the start, she was on our team, making sure nothing was overlooked, guaranteeing a smooth process from listing to close. We TRUSTED MELISSA WHOLEHEARTEDLY as our agent, and knew that she was representing us and our interests ALWAYS.

Beyond Melissa’s professionalism and obvious talent, she is an absolute pleasure to work with. She is extremely knowledgeable, is charismatic, but is also a brilliant, but fair negotiator. Without hesitation, I would recommend her to anyone. She is a unique real estate agent that you want on your side!

Melissa, thank you so much again! We couldn’t be happier with the results.

 Lauren H.

Thank God Melissa Maniatis was the one helping me buy my first place. When you show up from across the country with one goal of buying a house in five days, you really want the person helping you to know what she is doing. I imagined this would be a nightmarish experience since I only had a week to find a place, negotiate the offer, and get the home inspection before returning to Colorado. I imagined this BEFORE I actually talked to Melissa. I had complete trust that Melissa was being honest and up front with me every step of the way. When I arrived for the house hunting trip she was incredibly professional, extremely organized and instilled 100% confidence that we could find a place that week. Even when I was at the end of my rope with the negotiations, I knew that Melissa would take every step possible to protect my interests. This was particularly key when I went back to Colorado and she was my eyes and ears in Boston. I honestly feel like I was shielded from the vast majority of the pain and suffering that goes with such a huge transaction because I never even SAW it happening, Melissa took all of the uncomfortable parts of buying a house upon herself, and I am absolutely sure she was the single most important factor in my being able to buy a home while living across the country. Melissa had my back over every hurdle and made what could have been a stressful, somewhat miserable experience into something really fun that I will remember fondly. I am absolutely sure that when I go to sell this place I’ll ask for Melissa. I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my home.

Bob and Lindsay L.

As first time homebuyers, we weren’t sure where to start the process of buying a home. It seemed like such a mind-boggling task. We asked our co-workers for any recommendations and two came our way that pointed us in Melissa’s Maniatis’ direction. These recommendations were filled with great statements regarding Melissa and she lived up to expectations!

From our very first meeting where she took time to investigate our needs and desires regarding our future home to the cumbersome task of dealing with the seller’s real estate broker, Melissa was on our side 150%.

Melissa never takes the corporate approach in business; she approaches buyers (and I’m assuming sellers) as friends and this really eased our mind. We were never worried about asking too many questions, or contacting her too many times. Her door was always open and we valued her help.

I will absolutely refer Melissa to family and friends that are in need of a real estate agent. I will know that they are in good hands with Melissa on their side!

Teli and Anastasia K.

I know you have many Real Estate agents in your office but she shines with excellence both as an agent and as a person. You are extremely fortunate having Melissa Maniatis on your team as we were in our search for our perfect home. To both you and Melissa I thank very much and BRAVO. . You gave us an ANGEL, thank you so much. Melissa’s a very smart, funny, professional, caring and informative agent. From start to finish she made the house hunting and purchasing of our home easy and enjoyable. In fact, so easy and enjoyable I was freaking out because the New Yorker in me was expecting something to go wrong but everything went extremely smoothly….She really paid attention and truly cared about my family…. Melissa is GOLD…She placed us in great hands, the home inspector was fantastic, and the loan officer that she also recommended was out of this world, as was the lawyer. Melissa would call me and email me with all the updates and time periods that everything had to be done. She was on top of everything and was there every step of the way. When it came time to sign the contract and we didn’t have the time to meet at her office she came to us for our signatures, she really bent over backward for us. Not only did Melissa make all our dreams possible, she also got us here without the headache and stress of it all and to her I will be forever grateful. You’re very lucky to have her and I will highly recommend her to anyone who is house hunting or selling a home.

Again, thank you so much for taking the time to read my letter and I can’t thank you enough for recommending Melissa to us and we hope that all your other agents are as professional, informative, smart, classy, funny and human as Melissa.

Don and Joanne A.

We are writing this letter to let you know how pleased we were to work with Melissa Maniatis in selling our Watertown house last week. From the first meeting, we recognized several qualities in her that we value highly.

First, enthusiasm. It is obvious that she loves what she does and puts her whole heart and soul into her efforts. What better person to work with, than one who loves what they do?

Second, organizational skills. Melissa came to us with a plan that really creates success. She noted how much activity she wanted to see during the time the house was on the market and helped us to maintain that level of response over the several weeks of the listing period.

Third, responsiveness. The timely responses to our numerous questions was most appreciated. We felt that her guidance and counsel during the process helped us to maintain a sense of connectivity with your agency.

Fourth, integrity. Melissa is a person who represents an honesty that we absolutely require. Her dealings with us, with other Realtors, and their clients made for a clean approach to negotiations. We are convinced that it was this characteristic that makes her such a valuable partner/asset to her clients.

In our lives, we have come to believe that there are certain people who belong to an unspoken club. These people are committed to living their lives by “Doing the right thing” and understand the concept of “Paying it forward”. We purposely search out those people to share our lives with. Melissa Maniatis belongs to that club (whether she knows it or not) and is a person who will be successful in life because of her qualities and inherent beliefs. In other words, nice people really do finish first, not last.

We can’t thank you and your agency enough for finding and hiring someone like Melissa and we wish you continued success.

Gillian and Oisin M.

Melissa Maniatis, we wanted to thank you for all your help and guidance during our house buying process. You helped to make what became a really stressful situation much more manageable and somehow were able to keep me from freaking out!! We can’t thank you enough for all you did for us and for all the times you went out of your way to help us keep the shred of sanity we had left. You were really wonderful to work with and I know we’ll be passing your contact info on to ANY friends that will be moving soon. Thanks again for all your hard work and for all you did!

Dan and Saeko B.

I wanted to write you a note letting you know how pleased my wife and I have been with our Century 21 Commonwealth agent, Melissa Maniatis. Melissa was with us from the beginning of our home search to closing on our new home. Throughout the entire process, Melissa’s attention to our unique needs helped ensure a smooth home buying experience and ultimately a problem free relocation from New York. Overall we feel very privileged to have had Melissa on our team.
I hope I have conveyed to you my deep respect for Melissa’s dedication and professionalism and I hope you share the same sentiment. I will be giving my highest recommendations to Century 21 Commonwealth in general and Melissa in particular. I believe you have a very skilled employee in Melissa and I think she is a very strong asset to your company.

Lori R.

Melissa Maniatis was the Realtor on my past condo sale. She was AWESOME! The first time she and I met our personalities clicked and I felt at ease in working with her. She provided me excellent guidance and research when listing my condo and determining what price to list it at. It was hard for me to list my condo knowing that I was starting at a loss. I realized that it was necessary to do so but it still hurt. She was sympathetic to my feelings and assured me that she would get me the best price possible. We had close to 40 people stop by the first open house! She was even there close to 1 hour after the slotted end time. She called me right after and gave me all of the feedback that folks had to say.
After 10 days on the market I had an offer. Melissa worked her charm so well that the offer came in only $5K under asking price…. I truly appreciated that…. I couldn’t have asked for a better scenario.
Right up until the sale was finalized Melissa was always available to talk or answer my questions. She always kept me in the loop on things and helped to calm my nerves on a couple of occasions. She made calls for me and got me answers and reassured me that things were fine. She really took the time to make sure I was feeling good about things and that I was happy with the way things were progressing.

I would recommend her to anyone. I have bought and sold condos in the past but I have never dealt with a more honest and positive Realtor than Melissa. She made the whole process so easy and guided right through all the MA red tape . She is a great asset to your office and team.

Jeff and Mindy F.

I had such a great experience purchasing my new home that I wanted to make sure you knew all about it. When my husband Jeff and I began our search, we definitely needed guidance. We started out with open minds and a clean slate. We had a general idea of things that were important to us, but were open to exploring different areas. Our Realtor, Melissa Maniatis, quickly got a sense for who Jeff and I were and what kind of home we would BOTH be happy in. After much exploration in many different towns, she reeled us in and helped us narrow our search to a few ideal towns.

What we wanted most through this process was to have a Realtor who knew us so well that she could search for listings on our behalf and suggest that we see certain properties and the reverse of that as well… tell us that we shouldn’t waste our time at others. Melissa did just that. In this day and age with the internet at our fingertips, other Realtors leave it up to the buyers to do ALL the research and provide lists of appointments they would like made. This was not our style. We saw this as a partnership where we each put in equal effort. We appreciated all the time Melissa put into us and felt that we had a great fit with her.

We moved into our house last week and couldn’t be happier. We already have and will continue to recommend Melissa to family and friends. Her organized and thorough work style is great, and her warm and engaging personality make it a pleasure to work with her.

Thank you for having someone so special on your team at Century 21 Commonwealth!

Stephan and Lisa H.

Melissa’s enthusiasm and professional candor during ALL phases of the listing process made her a true joy to work with, and we knew that we would be in good hands despite a somewhat shaky market for a Seller. From the day we signed our listing agreement; Melissa channeled her energy to take advantage of a tight but precious marketing window, and was able to draw a tremendous response to our first open house. After being on the market for less than one week, we had accepted a VERY STRONG offer (above our asking price) that we can only attribute to Melissa’s enthusiasm, attitude and marketing plan.

From that day until our closing we were not forgotten. Melissa continued to keep us in her thoughts and schedule to make sure that the steps we needed to get to our closing date were as clean and STRESS FREE as possible and she even made sure the Buyer’s stayed on target as well! Her keen insight also helped us avoid a potentially unnerving situation with regard to the closing, and for that we are eternally grateful!

We trust that you, too, appreciate the wonderful asset that Melissa Maniatis is to your organization.

Rachel and Noah D.

We would like to thank Melissa Maniatis for her patient guidance of a truly terrified first-tine home buying couple. We interviewed a number of agents though open houses and discussions and were most impressed with Melissa’s knowledge and respect for our desires. Her sense of humor and enthusiasm were infectious and her willingness to share her personal experiences made us feel like we truly mattered to her and weren’t just a commission to her.

She was easy to contact and always answered our smallest questions courteously (even the truly stupid ones).

Her recommendations for outside vendors were spot on.

We heartily recommend Melissa to any close friends or relatives looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable agent willing to put in the time to make sure that they find exactly what they want, when they want.

Eric and Christopher H.

We just wanted you to know what an OUTSTANDING job Melissa Maniatis has done for us! We had struggled with a few different Realtors along the way that didn’t really give us the attention and results we were looking for. Working with Melissa was a welcome change, and it was obvious she cared about our needs. Once we decided on a property, Melissa made the negotiating and closing process very simple. She was always prepared and made sure everything was done in a timely manner. We both recommend Melissa for anyone’s real estate needs because she is a professional that cares about her clients.

We would like to thank Century 21 and especially Melissa for making our first home buying experience a GREAT one!

Esther D.

Your professionalism, dedication and straightforward approach were refreshing and impressive. I will certainly be willing to recommend you to friends whenever the opportunity arises

Having Melissa Maniatis assigned to our property proved a huge success, she is an outstanding rep..

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