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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 8370 Wattsburg Road
New Listing $247,500
9
beds
4,388
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 146640
Photo for 10675 S Edgewood Drive
$330,000
3
beds
2
full baths
2
partial baths
2,434
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 144920
Photo for 3619 Old French Road
$84,900
3
beds
2
baths
1,344
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 143735
Photo for 3906 Ridgewood Drive
$225,000
4
beds
2
full baths
2
partial baths
2,130
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 143707
Photo for 3065 Millfair Road
$119,000
2
beds
1
bath
1,090
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 142038
Photo for General McLane Drive
$13,900
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 140918
Photo for Route 99
$148,000
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 140881
Photo for 7621 S Creek Road
$150,000
4
beds
1
full bath
1
partial bath
2,002
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 139497
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 9551 Fry Road
$379,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,524
sq.ft.
Listed by:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 128661

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