Mary Jo Fidalgo-Tavares

    Mary Jo Fidalgo-Tavares

    It has been Mary Jo's goal to provide her clients with outstanding service and exceptional results. Her energy, ardent enthusiasm, proven marketing and effective negotiation skills have earned her respect throughout the local real estate industry for the last 30 years. Mary Jo's success is driven by her ability to transform a client's dreams into a rewarding reality, providing her buyers and sellers with a confidence that is difficult to come by in today's market. As a trusted advisor, her knowledge and sensitivity to your needs will make your real estate transaction a smooth, satisfying and successful experience. Her clients appreciate high quality, customized service with a "can-do" attitude. Mary Jo is dedicated and passionate about her commitment to her number one priority and a hallmark of her success: client satisfaction.

    Clients can expect and receive consistent support from start to finish handling all matters properly with attention to the many details involved in real estate transactions. Always upholding the highest ethical standard has earned Mary Jo her stellar reputation and strong repeat and referral business throughout the years. Satisfied clients are the foundation of her business and she enjoys equally representing both buyers and sellers in all niches of the competitive real estate market.

    While she is licensed in RI and MA, she specialize in the East Bay, West Bay and nearby Massachusetts.
    The best way to reach Mary Jo is to call her cell phone - it's always with her so that she can receive phone calls, text, or e-mails on the spot. If she misses a call, she generally gets back to people ASAP.

    My Client Testimonials

    I was very pleased with the help and support Mary Jo gave me. Her knowledge and support made the sale the easiest part of the whole process. ~ Mary Leonard, Bristol RI
    Mary Jo did an excellent job helping us navigate through the sales, inspection, and closing process that had more than its share of ups and downs, frustration and confusion. She showed great skill, understanding, patience and professionalism in helping us to successfully get the finish line. I would highly recommend her. ~ Paul LaFleur Bristol RI
    Great professional! I would recommend her for all your real estate needs in the area! ~ Victor Soares Petaluma CA
    I would recommend Mary Jo to anyone buying or selling a home. She conducts herself in the highest level of professionalism every step of the way, always with a smile on her face and kindness in her heart. This is my second time having her as a realtor, first time as selling agent of my childhood home, second time as a buying agent for our summer home, two very different experiences from an emotional stand point. What I appreciate the most about her is her understanding of the emotions that go along with these experiences. Whether its tears of sadness or tears of joy, Mary Jo is happy to get you the Kleenex to wipe your tears away or she will jump for joy with you in the times of happiness. Mary Jo is passionate about the work she does but maintains a humble nature about herself . Top Sale Realty is very lucky to have her on board. She is a role model to those she works with! ~ Ann Marie (Ferreira) Martens, Milton, MA
    I interviewed three brokers. Mary Jo was superior to the others. Mary Jo is unrivaled. The best of the best, Her advice and suggestions are timely as well as pertinent. I followed all of them! Mary Jo is a phenomenal agent. Kind, caring and professional. I also dealt with Ryan who was most agreeable and helpful. Very approachable and considerate. I believe that Mary Jo is the reason my home sold. ~ Peggy McLaughlin
    We had been looking for our first home for over a year. Mary Jo knew what we wanted and never showed us any houses that were not for us. She kept us in mind and was always patience with us and never gave up looking. She found the perfect home and we love it. She's the best! ~ Romeo Lombardi Warren RI
    Mary Jo has been a long time family friend and broker. I purchased my home with Mary Jo 9 years ago on family recommendation and had a good experience. Without hesitation I chose her to sell that same home. She did a great job! Mary Jo is like family to us and we trust her very much. ~ Brian Victorino
    As stated previously , Mary Jo was the consumate professional who was extremely knowledgeable , understanding ,responsive, strategic and personable who expertly guided us to find our retirement home. We cant thank her enough for all her help throughout this process. Jeff & Janet Doran ~ Jeff & Janet Doran , 4 Dolly Drive , Bristol.
    We were very satisfied with Mary Jo's performance. It was a pleasure working with her. ~ Tim Rodriguez, Virginia Beach, VA
    Mary Jo Tavares is an amazing realtor. She was there every step of the way lending guidance on this sale. It was not at all an easy sale due to the condition of the home, ownership interests, etc but she made it work fantastically. I would recommend her in a heartbeat to anyone in the area. ~ Jon Quick, Bristol RI
    Mary Jo Tavares had very good feedback on a site that I had researched for realtors in Bristol. Once we hired her we discovered why. She was very professional; prompt, informative and always ready for the next step. We would definitely recommend her! ~ Wayne Morrison. Bristol, RI
    Mary Jo was very knowledgeable and professional. She got us a pretty good deal. Would recommend to just about anybody looking for a house in the area. ~ Mitchell Contente, Riverside RI
    Mary Jo was extremely professional, informative and thorough during the entire house hunting process. I highly recommend her. ~ Paul Ricamo, Bristol, R.I.
    Mary Jo was both professional and personable. Her experience enabled to understand the challenges as they occurred and offer helpful suggestions for resolving all issues. ~ Tom Fitzpatrick, Barrington, RI
    Mary Jo helped us every step of the way! She went above and beyond our expectations She responded immediately to every single question i had, was very patient with us, and made sure that we were on time with everything we needed for closing. Mary Jo is the best! We will be useing her for any future realtor needs! I will be rrcommeding her to anyone buying or selling a house! ~ Celina Folco, riverside
    always returned calls hard worker found this out again when she found another buyer for me when first buyer backed out 7 days befor closing mary jo got us abuyer 24 hrs later what a fantasic agent a credit to the company ~ tom morley tiverton ri
    Mary Jo sold our first home and helped purchase our new one. At all times, she was kind, knowledgeable, and professional. Mary Jo was highly recommended to us by several people. ~ Chris
    Mary Jo epitomizes the best qualities of a professional real estate broker combined with authentic warmth and compassion that made a difficult transition tolerable. I would highly recommend her and the team at C21 Topsail. ~ Jacqueline Marder, Bristol, RI
    Thanks to Mary Jo Tavares my move from my longtime home to an out of state independent living facility went seamlessly. She was both professional and supportive during what could have been a stressful situation. ~ Louise Bandieri, Bristol
    I would highly recommend Mary Jo Tavares to anyone looking to purchase or sell property. She was extremely helpful and professional throughout the entire process. She was very knowledgeable and always made herself available to answer questions. I have worked with Mary Jo before and would not hesitate to use her again. She truly is the best at what she does. ~ Adelia Ferreira Bristol, RI
    Mary Jo is the most honest and hardworking realtor I have encountered. She will make sure all your needs are met in both buying and selling a house. Highly recommended! ~ Lauren Ogren, Bristol, RI
    Mary Jo is an outstanding realtor. She was very accurate with her estimate of the market and her accurate advice on prepping the house showed her years of experience. We are 110% satisfied with her excellent handling of our house sale. You can do no better in the East Bay. ~ John B. Bristol RI
    Mary Jo Tavares far exceeded our expectations with the sale of our property. We were impressed with her professionalism, knowledge and communication throughout the process. The property sold at a favorable price in a rather quick timeframe. We would recommend Mary Jo, without hesitation to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. ~ Raul Silvia, Bristol, RI
    Mary Jo came highly recommended by a trusted acquaintance. Mary Jo made it easy to go through the process of selling the home ~ Susan Donovan Bristol, RI
    I am a military member stationed in Maryland, so I was not available to handle anything with the property sales. Mary Jo Tavares, was outstanding through our entire sales process. I would recommend her to my closest relatives and friends. ~ Matthew Shiels
    Mary Jo Tavares is a credit to your company. She is responsible for my interest in Rhode Island properties and my family and I value her honesty, integrity , and her ability to "make a deal." ~ Mark Solow
    Mary Jo has been wonderful to deal with always pleasant and so helpful anytime I called her with any questions. She's great I highly recommend her. ~ Claudia Conley
    Mary Jo was wonderful to work with. She understood my needs and offered great advice throughout the entire process. ~ Kristin Belmore, Bristol
    Highly recommended by a fellow worker for her honesty and knowledge of her job. Mary Jo worked VERY hard to find me the lovely home that I got. She went out of her way to understand exactly what I wanted. She was very professional in selling my previous home also. She is a real asset to Century 21 She's just GOOD at her job. It was very comforting to be in the hands of such pros ~ Helen McNiff
    Our agent Mary Jo Tavares was extremely professional and helpful while we looked for a home in southeast Mass. She was very patient and knowledgeable. It was a stressful few months looking at houses and making such a major purchase. She helped us through the whole process. I recommend Mary Jo to anyone house hunting in southern RI and Mass. ~ Diane and Dage Swift
    Mary Jo, Russ and I are sincerely greatful for all your support durning this emotional time. Every thing you did for us was truly appreciated. ~ Russ & Sandy Johnson
    Mary Jo, Thanks for your expertise, your understanding throughout the sale, and for being there during the emotional roller coaster. Peace and happy sales! ~ Mary C Brennan, Bristol, RI


      My Experience

      • Over 30 Years of Real Estate Experience

      My Credentials and Memberships

      • Licensed since 1990 in Real Estate
      • Licensed Agent in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
      • Specializing in the East Bay, West Bay and nearby Massachusetts
      • Member of Greater Providence Board of Realtors
      • Member of National Association of Realtors
      • Member of Multiple Listing Service of Rhode Island and Massachusetts
      • Multi Million Dollar Producer
      • Century 21 Emerald Award Winner
      • Century 21 Multi Million Dollar Producer
      • Relocation Specialist
      • Cartus Network Affinity Marketing Specialist
      • Cartus Network Affinity Inventory Specialist
      • Cartus Network Affinity Referral Specialist
      • Five Star Professional Realtor 2013-2021
      • Cartus Network Certified Agent
      • SRES The Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

      My Community Involvement

      • President of Bristol Rotary Club 2016-2017
      • Member of Rotary International, Bristol, RI Chapter

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