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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 5449 Pinetree Road
Sold 6/20/2019 $150,000
2
beds
1
bath
1,008
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 139321
Photo for 11391 Route 98
Sold 6/12/2019 $225,000
3
beds
3
baths
2,245
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Courtesy of:
Keller Williams Realty
MLS # 138055
Photo for 903 Long Point Drive
Sold 6/10/2019 $260,000
4
beds
2.5
baths
2,840
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 136137
Photo for 25 Harley Avenue
Sold 5/10/2019 $95,500
3
beds
2
baths
1,680
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Courtesy of:
Coldwell Banker Select- Peach
MLS # 134656
Photo for 4031 Trask Avenue
Sold 4/19/2019 $135,000
4
beds
2.5
baths
2,768
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 129821
Photo for 102 Gay Road
Sold 4/12/2019 $272,500
2
beds
1.5
baths
1,432
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 112452
Photo for 3832 Blossom Terrace
Sold 4/10/2019 $65,000
1
bed
1.5
baths
893
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 114029
Photo for 179 Bank Street
Sold 1/23/2019 $153,500
3
beds
2
baths
1,560
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 134791
Photo for 1035 E 4th Street
Sold 12/28/2018 $39,900
3
beds
2
baths
1,320
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 131733
Photo for 609 E Gore Road
Sold 12/14/2018 $149,000
2
beds
1
bath
1,536
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Courtesy of:
Agresti Real Estate
MLS # 131944
Photo for 1029 W 25th Street
Sold 11/26/2018 $85,000
3
beds
1.5
baths
1,568
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 127610
Photo for 1143 St Ann Drive
Sold 9/24/2018 $100,000
3
beds
2.5
baths
2,672
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 128629
Photo for 3119 Pennsylvania Avenue
Sold 8/9/2018 $89,900
3
beds
1.5
baths
1,200
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 126480
Photo for 646 Euclid Avenue
Sold 7/27/2018 $59,500
3
beds
1.5
baths
1,277
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 124571
Photo for 5976 Southland Drive
Sold 7/5/2018 $285,000
4
beds
2.5
baths
2,441
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 126555
Photo for 2919 Hemlock Drive
Sold 6/25/2018 $172,500
4
beds
2
baths
1,902
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 125954
Photo for 4254 E South Shore Drive
Sold 4/26/2018 $332,000
2
beds
2
baths
2,238
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 110252
Photo for 20 Lake Haven Court
Sold 3/8/2018 $705,000
4
beds
3.5
baths
3,600
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Courtesy of:
Coldwell Banker Select- Peach
MLS # 115785
Photo for 118 Hunters Creek Drive
Sold 3/8/2018 $330,000
3
beds
3
baths
3,056
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 104439
Photo for 2656 Sigsbee Street
Sold 2/12/2018 $59,900
4
beds
1
bath
1,632
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 100676

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