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Posted by Micah, a Real Estate client,
I was faced with an almost impossible short sale predicament and Dan and his team made it happen. I can't say enough about the team's dedication and Dan's willingness to help in the first place knowing that my situation would be difficult. I was kept in the loop every step of the way and would advise anybody and everybody I know or don't know to use him. Simply the best.
Posted by a Real Estate client,
My wife and I recently purchased a home and Dan Tota came recommended for the closing process, Dan and his entire staff were extremely professsional, thorough and courteous. The process of the close went very smooth and I would highly recommend Dan to anyone looking for an attorney.
Posted by Scott & Cathy, a Real Estate client,
Daniel Tota is an excellent attorney. He took the time and energy to make sure our 1st experience in buying a home was a pleasant one. He made sure we were fully informed and were comfortable with everything we signed. His whole staff was extremely helpful and professional. Its so hard to find someone you know truly cares about you as a client and you can trust to offer you the best advice.
Daniel Tota is that guy!
Posted by Teresa, a Real Estate client,
You would have had to have had the number of mediocre, bad -- and I'll say it, horrific -- attorneys as I have had in my lifetime to be able to know what you have in Dan. Even the self-proclaimed superstar "best" ones out there could not shine Dan's shoes.
In short, I can tell that career wise, at some point he decided to cross every T and dot every I when it comes to courtesy, professionalism, integrity, fair rates, open disclosure and most important of all to me, allowing clients the dignity to sit across the table and be an active, decisive player in their own issue. After all, it is my life and my issue, no?
Well, in my experience, most lawyers' eyes would glaze over starting the minute you wrote them that $ check. It seemed as if they already knew what they would or would not do and their job was going to be a) to convince you to do something and/or b) talk you out of what you wanted.
My wise dad used to say, doctors and lawyers compensation is set up wrong. For a doctor, he only gets paid if you stay sick; for a lawyer, he only gets paid if you stay in legal trouble. For either one, when your issue is solved, the money stops rolling in.
But here's what separates the extraordinary from the mediocre, the bad and the horrific. I think Dan considers it a personal victory -- he was invested in my issue -- to finish the deal, wrap up the drama, get a fair compensation and call it a day. Somehow he figured out that serving people well and honoring the legal profession was a good thing to do, and it's crazy but after all these bad lawyers who acted badly, I finally found a "family" attorney that I now can do proactive things with i.e., my will, things I always wanted to do with my business.
All this time i was jealous of folks who said, "I'll ask my attorney" because I could never hope to "have an attorney. I now can say my family has a local world-class attorney who answers every phone call, every e-mail, listens way too generously and masterfully managed my complicated real estate closing at a very reasonable fee.
i wrote a book here ... so sorry. It's hard to say in just a few words.
Posted by Chris, a Real Estate client,
My wife and I got involved in a short sale and retained Daniel Tota to be our counsel. As so many short sales do, this became a nightmare and dragged on for many months. Dan provided us with exceptional counsel, represented us well to the other side and ultimately got us out of that never-ending process and through a straight sale on another property in just 30 days. He worked tirelessly on our behalf and responded to all our questions, no matter how trivial. We cannot recommend him highly enough.
Posted by Jason, a Real Estate client,
Dan is a consummate professional, who not only was an excellent communicator and advocate, but anticipated problematic areas and had the strategies in place for if and when they arose. In addition, he went the extra mile and coordinated a back to back closing for the buying and selling of our homes, as well as acting as the bank attorney for the purchase.
Posted by Carl, a Real Estate client,
I hired Dan Tota for the sale of my home. Being a 1st time seller, I did not know the ins and outs of selling our home and how everything has to come together. Dan always kept me up to date between what was required from us and what was required from the buyers, either through e-mails or via phone.
His upbeat personality and guideance made it a pleasure to deal with and communicate with Dan and his staff. I would hire dan again in an instant.
Posted by Emmanuel Cadiz, a Real Estate client,
Home buying can be very stressful however, with the help of Atty. Dan Tota everything set into the right place. This guy is amazing!. He is very passionate to his clients, he explains every details and he makes sure that he is on top of everything in favor of his clients. He is very hands-on in his cases and personally communicate with us through the whole process. Together with his staff, they make a great team and they are highly recommended!.. Thank you so much for everything!
Posted by Jill, a Real Estate client,
Dan, as well as his staff, were an absolute pleasure to deal with. They were very responsive to any questions my husband and I had throughout the home buying process and and they made the home purchasing experience painless. Dan explained both the contract and closing documents to us in terms that were easy to understand. We plan to use Dan in the future when we sell our townhouse and would highly recommened him.
Posted by Blake, a Real Estate client,
Dan and his team were an absolute pleasure to work with. I used Dan for the sale of my current home, the purchase of our new construction home and everything else in between. Although it was extremely stressful Dan made it a smooth transition. I am confident there is no way the deal would have been done without his knowledge and hard work. Best of all, Dan explains the situation in language that you can understand and does so at a fair price. Thank you Dan (and your great team) for all of your hard work and dedication! It was very much appreciated and I look forward to working with you again in the future!