Jim Basquette was selected as a Five Star Real Estate Agent from 2011 to 2017, every year since it's inception. Selection is by recent Cincinnati home buyers & sellers, mortgage and title companies and subscribers of Cincinnati Magazine originally and now Cincy Magazine
Very few area Real Estate Agents were chosen for this prestigious award. The award is given to agents who rank highest on Exceptional Customer Service and Overall Satisfaction. Those who participated in the research provided the name of a real estate agent and rated that individual according to key criteria such as integrity, communication, negotiation, finding the right home, marketing the home, market knowledge, closing preparation and customer service.
After a review by a blue-ribbon panel of local real estate experts fewer then 4% of all licensed agents in Cincinnati were selected. Jim Basquette is featured in the July issue of Cincinnati Magazine.
Jim has previously been chosen one of the "50 Top Realtors on the Rise in the Nation" by Real Estate Magazine for "incorporating today's best sales and marketing practices, customer service, technology skills, business savvy, negotiation prowess" according to the magazine editors. Jim provides excellent services for sellers (listing) in all residential homes, areas and price ranges, but specializes in Luxury Homes, Historic Homes and Unique Homes.
He has also earned the CRS, Certified Residential Specialist, CNE, (Certified Negotiation Expert), CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, CHMS, Certified Home Marketing Specialist, SRS, (Sellers Representative Specialist), ASP, (Accredited Staging Professional) and e-Pro Certification (for Internet Marketing of Homes and Technology). He was trained in Historic Homes by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and in Luxury Homes by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.
He is a member of the Cincinnati Preservation Association, the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Council of Residential Specialists and one of only three Cincinnati Realtors who is a Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.