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Al Ames
CRS, GRI, Distinctive Homes, Lakefront Specialist

Helping people move forward in life


With you every step of the way . . .

I specialize in Residential Homes, Investment property, Homes of Distinction, Luxury and Lakefront properties.

Helping People move forward in Life . . .

  • $18 million in transactions closed 2015-2018
  • National Sales Excellence Awards - distinguishes top 5% of Realtors nationwide
  • Top Agent Award from Howard Hanna
  • Named "Best of the Best" by Howard Hanna

FOR SELLERS

  • I will provide a comparative market analysis to help you to determine the best price to sell your home within your time frame.  I grew up in Erie, and understand the Erie market. 
  • I will develop a marketing plan to provide your home with maximum exposure through traditional channels and through creative marketing approaches.
  • I will schedule open houses, and will provide feedback to you after each one.
  • I will respond to every communication from you and will keep you updated concerning the status of your home.
  • I will use all my skills as a Realtor, negotiator, and problem solver to guide you through the process of accepting an offer on your home which will maximize your profit.
  • My job is first and foremost to protect your interests and to guide you through the home selling process, making each step as easy and problem free as possible.

FOR BUYERS

  • I will continuously search for appropriate properties which will meet your needs.
  • I will provide an overview of the Erie area if you are an out of town buyer, and I will target properties in specific areas that meet your criteria.
  • I will use all my skills as a Realtor, negotiator and problem solver to guide you through the process of making an offer to obtain the best price and terms for the property you choose.
  • My job is first and foremost to protect your interests and to make your home buying experience as easy and enjoyable as possible.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
  • Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI)
  • Homes of Distinction Specialist
  • Residential Relocation Specialist
  • 2014 President - Greater Erie Board of Realtors (Director for 6 years)
  • BA and MA Degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • National Sales Excellence Awards (ranked in top 5% of Realtors nationwide)
  • Top Agent Award from Howard Hanna
  • Named "Best of the Best" by Howard Hanna
  • Multi-Million Dollar Producer, Champion's Club Member
  • Habitat for Humanity - Site Selection Committee Chair
  • Real Estate Investor for 18 years - formerly bought, sold, owned and managed investment properties in the Erie market

Specialties

Homes of Distinction
Custom Home
Investment
Luxury Homes
Relocation
Residential
Retirement

Photo for 10 Peninsula Drive 28 - Rental
$2,500
2
beds
3
baths
1,500
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 139623
Photo for 7621 S Creek Road
$152,000
4
beds
1.5
baths
2,002
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 139497
Photo for 3906 Ridgewood Drive
$229,000
4
beds
3
baths
2,130
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 138183
Photo for 91 1st Avenue
$219,000
2
beds
1
bath
1,116
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 135114
Photo for General McLane Drive
$14,000
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 130057
Photo for 9551 Fry Road
$379,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,524
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 128661
Photo for 99 Route
$244,475
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 120664
Photo for 99 Route
$154,000
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 120665
Photo for 8370 Wattsburg Road
$250,000
9
beds
4,388
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 116409
Photo for 3681 Dogleg Trail
$42,500
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 43387

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