Michael A Bishop
Real Estate Agent
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Michael A Bishop
Experience? Check! I’ve sold 200+ homes and counting. Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s different now than it was 5-10-20 years ago! There’s the web. The internet. The interwebs. To successfully market properties now, you need to be actively using social and cutting edge tools. Like Drones! & Video!
Home Buyers and Home Sellers
Whether you’re looking for more about me or just looking for more info the local market, take a quick visit at my Youtube channel. There are informative videos on various real estate related topics: Listings, Market stats, Home warranties, Mortgage options. In addition to using drone videos of the exterior & interior, I also post listings to: Local MLS, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, Homes.com, Google+ and Re/Max.
Get listed – Get Sold!
I’ll review the market conditions of your area, and discuss what your property is worth. I conduct a thorough evaluation of all pluses, improvements and provide suggestions on where you can add the greatest value with additional work – if appropriate. All this is intended to help get the highest net dollars to every Seller.
Buyers: 3 F’s (it’s a positive)
Home or condo Buyers: Likewise if you’re searching for the next perfect home for your family – let “Bishop” the The Cooler Realtor target the right areas and the best amenities for your next home. I can set you up on a MLS search so you get the absolute most current info – First. Fast. Free.
Sellers: Best net dollars to you!
The process of listing and selling your home can be a very emotional and quite stressful experience. You have to juggle your routine to list, show, negotiate and sell something so vitally important to you and your family. I know because I’ve done this with my family about 10x!
I previously worked in ad industry for 11 years. I gained a lot of ad/marketing experience. I think you’d find it challenging to find another agent with these Online, Social, Advertising and Video training; Google AdWords Certified (how many other agents have this?) Trained, tested & other certifications: Copyright and Trademark Compliance – Certified; Information Security – Certified; Social Media Compliance – Certified; Selling with Security – Certified
Family and Community Involvement and volunteering
Michael Bishop The Cooler Realtor at Re/Max Revealty has been active in a number of community activities and organizations. Three children all attended Upper Arlington High School – My kids are a blast to spend time with. Volunteer Judge at the Upper Arlington 4th of July Parade. Volunteer coach (4) years in the Upper Arlington Lacrosse Association (UALA), boys 5th / 6th grade lacrosse. US Lacrosse Certified Referee. One year as Assistant Varsity Lacrosse coach Olentangy Orange High School. Served on the Upper Arlington Lacrosse Association Board: 2006-2015.
Cities, Communities Served
Greater Columbus metropolitan area including but not limited to Clintonville, Upper Arlington, Grandview, Bexley, Grove City, Hilliard, Dublin, Plain City, Powell, Lewis Center, Westerville, Galena, Delaware, New Albany, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg, Pickerington, Canal Winchester, Sunbury, Johnstown, Granville, Pataskala and more!
High School, College, and University background
Michael Bishop, The Cooler Realtor & 99 Day Realtor grew up in Coshocton County east of Columbus, past Newark Ohio.
College: Attended Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio.
Majored in Economics (BA) with a minor in Geology. Played football and baseball for the Ohio Wesleyan “Battling Bishops” and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
I try to stay active and prefer outdoors to indoors. I play lacrosse a couple times a week with a bunch of fellow old guys in a club called: Old Dogs Lacrosse. We play 2x weekly about 30 weeks of the year and 1x weekly the other weeks. I also occasionally play with a similar club: Columbus Ball Hawgs when they need a “bad goalie!” I also love gardening, flowers, and rehabbing. I do my own work – at least as much as I think I can handle – then call in pros when needed. I love beaches and sun and just relaxing by doing nothing when I get away. I joke and say I’m solar powered but I believe it’s at least a little true! I like bowling, Jarts (yes, not a typo) and darts too.
RE/MAX Revealty is winner of the Central Ohio Better Business Bureau Integrity Award!
WHAT MY CLIENTS ARE SAYING:
Michael Bishop found us our forever home at our price point in the neighborhood we wanted. Our house was on the market one day and had multiple above list price offers. Good communication and quick responses.
Mike made the process of purchasing so much more fun for us because he took care of all of the details with the builder and we were able to enjoy the build process. Because of his work we would certainly use Mike again for future purchases.
I had a great experience working with Mike on buying my new house. He was very professional and being a first time home buyer he was very helpful getting me through the process.
Mike was our realtor when we built our new home in Hilliard. Toward the end of construction when we had a gap between contract price and appraisal, Mike stepped up and negotiated with the builder to meet us half way! So we were able to move into our perfect home for less than the original contract price. It’s not just about how much he knows, but knowing that he truly cares about each of his clients is what makes him unique to this industry. Thank you Mike!
Mike handled the marketing and quick sale of this property very professionally, and he was responsive to any of my concerns as well as the buyers questions. The buyer used VA, so that was an issue more because of the VA’s slow response time and quirks to their process.
I would definitely use Mike Bishop, the 99Day Realtor, again!