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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 1407 Wolf Run Court
Sold 10/11/2019 $269,000
3
beds
2
full baths
1
partial bath
2,226
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 143425
Photo for Rick Road
Sold 8/19/2019 $71,000
263,059
sq.ft.
Buyer's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 142081
Photo for 9495 Wattsburg Road
Sold 6/25/2019 $210,000
3
beds
1
bath
1,384
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Al Ames
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 116480
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
full baths
1
partial bath
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
full baths
1
partial bath
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
full bath
1
partial bath
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
full bath
1
partial bath
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
full bath
1
partial bath
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
full baths
1
partial bath
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
full bath
1
partial bath
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
full bath
1
partial bath
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
full baths
1
partial bath
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

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