Testimonials



Sitara Maftoon

Investor

07/28/19 05:28 PM

-Mona is one of the best realtors I have ever worked with. She is knowledgeable, trustworthy and a thorough professional.

Stan Skrobialowski

Relocator

07/04/19 02:01 PM 

-Mona is a true professional. Our house sold quickly and at the asking price. Monaâs advice and guidance were invaluable as she represented us throughout the process. I look forward to working with her again.

Erin Casey

First-Time Buyer

06/30/19 04:03 AM   

-We found Mona online just by requesting to see a house and she was so helpful throughout the entire process! As first time homebuyers, we had lots of questions and she was so knowledgeable and helpful with all of them. She made it way less stressful and was communicative and reliable the whole time. We absolutely recommend her!! Thanks for helping us find our perfect house, Mona!!

Christina Herold

Upsizing

03/14/19 08:51 AM   

-Mona was my agent on my recent house purchase and she was wonderful to work with. She is easy to reach, entertained all of my questions and made sure my interests were protected throughout the process. Agents are not just there to find you a house, they are there to help you through the process of purchasing, negotiating and making sure you are well represented throughout the transaction. Mona did all of this for me. I highly recommend her.

Christina Herold

Upsizing

12/15/18 10:47 AM   

-Mona has been my agent on both a home sale and purchase and sheâs wonderful to work with. She’s easy to get a hold of, communicates with me and is there 24/7 to answer my questions. She is very knowledgeable and I trust her.

Sitara Maftoon

Investor

12/08/18 05:27 AM   

-Mona is one of the most knowledgeable realtors I have come across. I would love to work with her again.

Paul Laaveg

Retiree

10/05/18 11:22 AM   

-Mona Hope listed our home in the Shenandoah Retreat subdivision this past August. Thanks to her experience and superior market knowledge, there was a tremendous amount of activity immediately and our home sold in four days! We highly recommend Mona to anyone who wants a true professional Realtor working for them during the house buying or selling experience. She is a PRO!

 

Robert Burton

First-Time Buyer

07/20/18 06:26 AM  

-Mona was very professional and he helped me out with everything and answered all my questions. She worked around my crazy schedule and made things happened very quickly, She made sure I knew things and explained them to me so I had no worries and made my home purchasing process go smoothly.

Christie Downs

Relocator

05/02/18 01:05 PM   

-Mona did a great job helping us find our new home in Arlington. She was very responsive and helpful - even on the weekends.

 

Terri Haynes

Relocator

03/07/18 04:17 PM   

-It was a pleasure working with Mona. She is very professional and knowledgeable. She is awesome at writing contracts and negotiating. She was always quick to respond and very attentive. We always felt that she had our best interest.

 

Edna Eckel

Retiree

01/15/18 05:59 AM

   

-Mona Hope was instrumental in our recent home buying experience. We found Mona to be articulate, knowledgeable and personable. She responded to our call and email requests and proactively shared new information in a timely manner. One of her strengths that we especially appreciated was her willingness to show properties she'd found as well as those we’d found in searching the internet. She always let us be in the lead on how many and how often we wanted to see properties; she pointed out positives and negatives in the places we saw; and most importantly to us, Mona fought for us when issues arose surrounding our offer. Thanks in large part to her efforts, we were able to purchase our new home.

 

David Grande

Upsizing

09/15/17 11:34 AM

   

-Mona's guidance and dedication to our needs were exemplary throughout the time it took to find and buy our home. She was there whenever we needed her to either show a house or simply answer our questions. We would recommend her to anyone buying or selling a home.

 

Alan Payne

Relocator

12/06/14 12:10 PM   

-Mona was an outstanding agent and a pleasure to work with. She was very patient and stuck with us even as we took a long time to work through our buying and selling of houses. She is an expert, as she really helped us navigate the complex world of buying and selling homes and we trusted her completely every step of the way. I would absolutely want to work with Mona again and would not hesitate to recommend her to family and friends.

Jean Meadows

Downsizing

09/29/14 08:46 AM   

-Our experience with Mona was the absolute best... we could not have asked for anyone more knowledgeable in the real estate business. She put up with us for several months, viewing home after home, and always showed the utmost in patience and professionalism. If we ever have to buy another house (hopefully we won't) there's no doubt we will be teaming up with Mona again. We will highly recommend Mona to any of our family or friends who will be either buying/selling their home. She has proved to be one of the best! BJ and Jean Meadows

 

Diane Arledge

Upsizing

06/23/14 07:49 AM   

-It doesn't get any better than this. Mona is everything u need and want in a Realtor and friend.

 

Diane Arledge

Upsizing

05/28/14 04:25 AM   

-This is the fourth home I have bought n despite the bank issue she made it painless and fun. Mona always kept us informed with any and all info as well as gave us her honest opinion. I consider her a friend n will suggest Mona to any and all of my friends' family and coworkers who need a Realtor. She gives you hope!

 

Elena Hopkins

First-Time Buyer

05/25/14 10:16 AM   

-My fiancé and I had Mona and her team helping us secure our first home. We hadn't expected it to be as difficult as it was, but Mona kept our spirits up and was completely confident that she would be able to find our home. We just closed on our townhouse at just under the list price. Mona and her team were absolutely amazing throughout the entire process. Every question, query, and random thought was answered quickly and in first-time buyer simplicity. We would highly, HIGHLY recommend Mona as a real estate agent and her lenders. Their close business ties and personal friendship make a lethal combination for sellers and buyers alike.


Fadi Nukta

Investor

04/01/14 08:29 AM   

-Mona is just wonderful and great to work with. I have tried other agents but always end up going back to Mona. Hands down your go to agent for both your private residence and your investments.

 

Satoko Takemura

First-Time Buyer

03/25/14 01:41 PM   

-We liked Mona very much because she did fancy footwork, her response to inquiries was always quick and accurate, and her advice was so informative, nicely having good understanding of our situation. Mona is indeed a capable agent.

 

Fadi Nukta

Investor

02/05/14 10:07 AM   

-Mona is the best Real Estate agent I have every worked with (and I have worked with many). She is on the ball, proactive and very attentive to detail. She gives you her opinion and advices you without being overbearing. She will point out negatives in a property even if you did not notice. I will continue to use Mona for my real estate transactions.

 

Ian Knox

Growing Household

12/18/13 06:48 AM   

-My wife and I both appreciated Mona's patience and knowledge during our home buying experience. We were both hesitant on buying a new house due to a negative experience with our previous realtor. Mona put our mind at ease with her professionalism. She was prompt to answer calls, did not pressure us during the process but yet she guided us by answering questions and offering advice. We highly recommend Mona!

 

David Grande

Upsizing

10/06/13 10:07 AM  

-Mona was very patient in answering our many questions and was thorough with her responses not hesitating to add her personal opinion on the property is good or bad. She made our home visit a great experience.

 

Ahmed Elsayed

Investor

09/30/13 06:44 AM   

-Mona helped me throughout the home buying process. Mona finds solutions not excuses. Excellent job.

 

Fadi Nukta

Investor

08/21/13 01:37 PM   

-Again, Mona proves to be an awesome agent. She is really on your side when she represents you and gives her honest and experienced opinion. I have no doubt that my family and I will continue using her services and will send her family and friends.

Fadi Nukta

Investor

07/15/13 11:13 AM   

-Mona is Awesome. THE best realtor I have ever worked with. She is very organized, always on time and knows real estate very well. I have used her for multiple deals so far, my sister used her as well. I will no doubt call her again if I decide on buying another home.

Ahmed Elsayed

Investor

07/05/13 09:15 PM   

-Mona is professional, responsive, and provide valuable recommendations.

 

David Ireson

Upsizing

01/23/13 07:37 PM   

-The best ....managed the process from start to end! As I mentioned in my other review, best feedback I can provide is I would not hesitate to use her again as my agent !

David Ireson

Upsizing

01/23/13 07:34 PM   

-My second time working with Mona, this time she sold my old place and was my agent on my purchase. I highly recommend Mona and I would not hesitate to use her again.

 

Jo Roberts

Relocator

10/16/12 08:16 AM   

-I worked with Mona before leaving ZIP Realty several months ago and I already knew her to be a competent, dedicated agent who stays with her clients through the trials and tribulations of completing real estate deals. But I was in the unenviable position of having to sell to buy, and complete coinciding settlements, so there were certainly additional challenges. Add to that my own inherent knowledge of real estate in general, and extreme detail-orientation, Mona had her work cut out for her to manage me and my whole process :) A couple times she had to (as I put it) talk me off the ledge when things got a little difficult re: some of the details surrounding the whole sell/buy process. But all of this she did with grace and awareness for the things I needed to feel comfortable and ultimately have successful deals, both in selling my home and buying my new one. I would recommend Mona to anyone looking to sell or buy a home in the greater Washington DC area - she knows her market, the paperwork, and this is her full time job about which she cares and it shows.

Angela Payne

Upsizing

10/15/12 03:14 PM   

-Mona is the best! She's patient and really helps you with everything including all the little details to getting the sell completed.

 

Sanjana Desai

First-Time Buyer

09/14/12 07:10 AM   

-true professional with great personality, Mona was great to work with and given the chance will work with her again.Mona is unwilling to sugar coat and shoots straight. Never had an issue during the process because she knows what she is doing and how to do it. She helped us avoid situations where emotions may have gotten the best of us and had great intuition as to what truly fit our family.Mona is highly recommended by us and our 3 year old daughter Gia keeps telling everyone that auntie Mona showed us new home!!!MONA YOU ARE THE BEST...

 

Philip Brown

Relocator

09/03/12 05:40 AM   

-Excellent guidance and communication.

Ahmed Elsayed

Investor

09/02/12 10:35 AM   

-Mona provide an excellent advice regarding the home buying process. I'm happy she helped me buy in northern Virginia.

Angela Payne

Upsizing

08/12/12 12:22 PM   

-Mona was great in helping us to identify the perfect new home. She is patient, extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to helping her clients.

 

Tricia Budine

Relocator

07/16/12 04:05 PM   

-We have worked with Mona for over a year and have dragged her from Loudoun County, VA up through Frederick County, MD. We changed our minds, put bids on houses, withdrew bids, liked houses, panicked and rescinded offers, all the while Mona stuck with us and gave us her honest input and advice. Many other realtors may have become frustrated and fed up with our indecision and waffling, Mona stuck with us and honored every request we had. In addition, Mona was willing to be honest with us as opposed to pushing a sale on us. We would definitely recommend Mona to friends coming to this area. If we end up relocating in a few years, we would certainly use Mona for the sale of our house. Mona is professional as well as outgoing and assertive in her real estate dealings. We would highly recommend Mona as a realtor.

 

Courtney Simpson

First-Time Buyer

07/08/12 05:24 PM   

-Mona was a joy to work with. She is professional and has a vast knowledge of the market and homes. We had some issues with our purchase, and she worked to get us to closing. Mona is always quick to respond. With Mona's help, we found our dream home!

 

Jay Choi

Growing Household

06/11/12 11:50 AM   

-Mona was very helpful and knowledgeable for us looking for a house. And she is so friendly. Therefore, it is like having a best friend with the knowledge you need to look for a house. Mostly she will do whatever it takes to protect you as her client. For sure I will hire her for my next journey on finding our next house.

 

Cynthia Luhrs

11/19/11 12:00 AM   

-Mona is hard working, knowledgeable and a delight to work with.

 

Name Withheld by Request

09/19/11 12:00   

-Mona was Great! As first time home buyers she was able to explain everything in terms that we could understand and really walked us through the whole process.

Name Withheld by Request

08/08/11 12:00 AM 

-I felt as if Mona didn't maintain consistent contact with me throughout the process. At times I didn't receive a prompt response to inquiries and felt as if I was a bother, not a client.

MONA'S RESPONSE

I felt terrible that this client felt neglected on any level. However, during the buying process, he had been out of the country for a couple of weeks and it did prove to be difficult connecting. Not sure he understood that when I am with a client I do not answer any other phone calls as my attention is committed 100% to that client at the time.

I did feel that I had found him a great home way beyond his expectations and negotiated a phenomenal price for him and his family.

Kim Lawson

08/01/11 12:00 AM   

-Mona made my 150, purchase feel like a million dollars home. She was always there to answer my thousand plus questions, never got frustrated, even when I did I times. She always return my call and kept me up-to- date on EVERYTHING. I can't thank her enough for her professionalism and negotiating skills when working with the title company and others. In other words... Mona Rocks!

 

Name Withheld by Request

07/04/11 12:00 AM   

-it was a complete pleasure to work with Mona

 

Dave Ciccarelli

06/28/11 12:00 AM   

-Mona took the initiative in all instances. She was thorough and did not let anything fall through the cracks. She was very professional.

 

Name Withheld by Request

12/09/10 12:00 AM   

-Mona was very hard-working and patient as we worked our way through a foreclosure purchase.

Name Withheld by Request

09/28/10 12:00 AM   

-Mona was wonderful to work with.

Name Withheld by Request

06/29/10 12:00 AM   

-Mona understood my needs and interests and had a good idea for the potential of a property with regard to meeting those needs. At the start, I had a specific home type (town home) in mind, but she offered ideas for consideration which enabled me to broaden my search to include other housing types to meet my long-term needs. She responded promptly to my questions and alerted me to specfic issues that might impacted my decisions.

 

Richard Luhrs

05/09/10 12:00 AM   

-Hard worker, knows the market, good grasp of topics such as foreclosures, short sales, financing

Name Withheld by Request

05/09/10 12:00 AM   

   

-She was available whenever I needed and give all information of the houses.

Name Withheld by Request

02/16/10 12:00 AM   

-Mona Hope is an excellent agent. I couldn't be happier. She knows the real estate business in & out. I would recommend her to everyone. I really enjoyed working with her.

Brian Burroughs

01/15/10 12:00 AM   

-Mona is an above and beyond type of person. She did everything in her power to make me feel as if I was buying a million-dollar home. I will always use mona in any home transactions in the future.

 

David Ireson

10/04/09 12:00 AM   

-Very knowledgeable ....patient, easy to work with, very accommodating. Highly recommended !!!

 

Estherlyne Gladys Austin

07/29/09 12:00 AM   

-She was honest and patient with our home search and with us.

 

Matt Loring

07/04/09 12:00 AM   

-We Love Mona!!! It was an excellent experience...even traveling up Massanutten Mountain Road!!!

Name Withheld by Request

05/07/09 12:00 AM   

-Mona did an excellent job representing us. We really appreciate her hard work, sincerity, and honesty. We would recommend her to friends who are looking for properties in the NOVA area. She was professional at all times, and we liked her since when we first met her.

 

Shoaib Bashir

04/02/09 12:00 AM   

-Mona was a complete professional and guided us through the whole process. As a result we got our dream house in a price we could afford. Thanks to Mona!

 

Monique Caporuscio

03/03/09 12:00 AM   

-Being a first time home buyer I was apprehensive about the whole process. Mona was always available and answered all of my questions and concerns and took care of me every step of the way! I would strongly recommend her to anyone.

 

Jon Cecchetti

12/03/08 12:00 AM   

-Mona was an excellent agent. Very patient and tolerant of the dynamics associated with house searching. Very responsive to queries and supplied amplifying information readily. Despite her many clients, she paid attention to details and was able to make some corrections at closing that saved some money. She was very helpful during negotiations, and I would highly recommend Zip Realty and especially her based on her performance.

 

Mary Pierce

07/26/08 12:00 AM   

-Great Job!

Name Withheld by Request

07/14/08 12:00 AM   

-Mona was a good sounding board and hung in there as I searched for a new home.

Eric Brooks

03/06/08 12:00 AM   

-My wife and I were first time home buyers and we were a little nervous about buying our first house. Mona was great! She always answered emails within minutes, promptly returned calls, gave great advice and made us feel at ease with the process. I should mention that Mona drove quite a distance to see us, and over the couple of months that we worked with her she showed us 26 houses! We couldn't be happier with Mona or our new home! Thanks!

 

Lawanda Stitt

03/05/08 12:00 AM   

-Mona was my first real estate agent, and made my home purchasing experience a good one. I would recommend her to friends. She was always friendly, knowledgeable, responsive, timely and a great communicator. Thumbs Up!

Name Withheld by Request

01/14/08 12:00 AM   

-She was great. Very helpful. thanks

 

Name Withheld by Request

12/30/07 12:00 AM   

-Mona Hope was very professional throughout our 5-6 month search for our home. She was informative in many areas we had questions and most of all very easy to work with.

Simonique Avilez

12/28/07 12:00 AM  

-It would have been nice to have more consistent feedback after contract was signed (even if there were no changes). There was a period of more than a week where we did not hear from Ms. Hope.

 

Nicole Miller

11/30/07 08:46 PM   

-Mona Hope was delightful to work with. She found us the perfect house and we couldn't be happier with the professional assistance she gave us.

 

Name Withheld by Request

10/08/07 01:36 PM   

-We loved working with Mona! We are so thrilled that she made our experience as first time home buyers a wonderful, happy, and painless experience!

Name Withheld by Request

08/10/07 07:25 AM   

-It was great working with Mona Hope for buying our first home. She is very knowledgeable and had all the answers for all types of questions any first-time buyer would have. I am looking forward to working with her again in the future. Manish

Name Withheld by Request

05/25/07 09:32 AM

   

-My wife and I purchased our home while I was still deployed in Iraq. The ZIP website, coupled with outstanding customer service gave us the confidence to proceed. 

Frank Schaeffler

04/23/07 12:00 AM   

-My agent went well beyond my expectations. I would not hesitate to recommend

 

Name Withheld by Request

04/17/07 12:00 AM   

-She is absolutely great!!! Very easy to work with and great agent, perfect in her job.

 

Jack Carroll

01/09/07 12:00 AM   

-Mona Hope represented us as buyers in the location and purchase of our older home in the Warrenton, VA area. She was always available to answer questions and provide us with email or fax follow ups. She was very professional and my wife Sherrie and I would be happy to recommend Mona to anyone. She is an asset of great value to ZIP Realty. Sincerely, Jack and Sherrie Carroll

Name Withheld by Request

08/21/06 12:00 AM   

-Mona is an extraordinary woman. I enjoy working with her, she was very patient, supportive and handled every aspect with this transaction from start to finish with total professionalism. I really enjoyed working with her and felt she represented my desires to the seller/seller agent very well.

Ron Cayton

04/17/06 12:00 AM 

-It seemed throughout the whole transaction that we were representing ourselves. Mona gave us the paperwork to fill out and sign for the offer but didn't make any suggestions that would help in any way. I was very dissatisfied with the level of expertise. I felt this was a discount realty firm that left us to look for the houses ask the pertinent questions and make the offer. I feel the level of service was the lowest I have ever encountered.

 

Name Withheld by Request

03/27/06 12:00 AM   

-My experience w/Mona was great. She was always there when I needed her and any phone calls or emails, she always responded quickly. Which I really appreciated, because this was my first home purchased.

Name Withheld by Request

03/08/06 12:00 AM   

-Mona was very helpful. We had complete trust and confidence in her. It was a very pleasant experience in what can sometimes be an unpleasant one, we were lucky to have her as our agent. She went out of her way to accommodate us, we felt she really cared about us. She was GREAT!

Name Withheld by Request

01/17/06 12:00 AM   

-I thought that she was very help-ful and understanding. I wasn't from the area so she was able to answer my questions.

 

Melody Sheets

12/02/05 12:00 AM   

-Mona Hope is a wonderful person, she was always by my side. Which I think is very important. This was my first home, and she was extremely helpful and very informative. If anyone I know is looking for a home, I would recommend her in a heartbeat. Mona Hope is AWESOME!

 

Name Withheld by Request

11/09/05 12:00 AM   

-Mona was a blessing. No high pressure tactics. Would recommend her to anyone and everyone.

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