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Dave Cates
Broker, REALTOR®
SPS , REALTOR®
Durham, NC
Office: (919) 401-7607 (919) 268-4401 Fax: (919) 573-8470
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Dave Cates
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5 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
14 user reviews.
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3 Years after Dave helped us purchase our 1st home, he was the first and only phone call we made to help us navigate the simultaneous selling and buying process with ease. Especially in the current market environment, where creativity and strong/quick decisions are key, Dave was right there all along with the right advice and guidance. We sold our home significantly over our list price and purchased a home that meets the needs of our growing family. Thank you Dave! Highly Highly recommend (again!).

Matt Martell | Home Buyer & Commercial Client
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Dave worked with me to purchase and sell my home in Durham. He was professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to work with throughout both processes. His expertise was crucial helping me understand the markets in both time periods 2014 (purchase) and 2021 (sale). I knew my interests were being represented well. Dave made the process fun and stress-free.

Dana Hornkohl | Home Seller & Home Buyer
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Dave is hardworking, reliable, and extremely trustworthy. This was my first experience buying a home and he taught me so much! Highly recommend Dave.

Carly Smith | Home Buyer
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We had an empty home that we thought was ready to sell, but Dave saw several things we didn't, had the wisdom to know what needed to be fixed, the contacts to get them addressed, and had it sold after 18 hours on the market. I'm not planning to move again, but I do know who I would call if I were.

DArcey Carroll | Home Seller
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Dave Cates did a great job for me on my sale in Hillsborough and my buying in Cary because of a work relocation. Everything came together great.

Tim Orlowski | Home Seller & Home Buyer
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Dave sold us 3 properties in 2 years. very patient, listened to our needs, and wants.

David Allen | Home Buyer
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Dave Cates recently represented me in the sale of my condominium apartment in Chapel Hill. I have moved many times in my life and never had such a terrific real estate agent. Dave's advice is excellent, his negotiating skills are very effective and he always - repeat - always is accessible. He advised me on getting my condo in shape for the sale, advertising it with detail and verve, explaining arcane legal and governmental requirements and dealing with another real estate agent and the potential buyer. He went out of his way to help with small tasks like filling in small holes in the wall where pictures had been - above and beyond the call of duty - and he referred me to some very competent vendors for carpet and apartment cleaning and handyman chores. My condo sold for more than what we listed. I am forever grateful to Dave, who is a genuine "nice guy" and first-rate real estate broker.

Sharon Epstein | Home Seller
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Dave Cates helped handle the short sell of my property. His approach to selling my property was audacious, diligent, and thorough. He was also very knowledgeable and professional. I highly recommend Dave Cates whether you are a buyer or seller.

Diane L | Home Seller
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Dave Cates was very helpful on the sale of our home! He helped us deal with all the details that go along with working the buyers. He was very kind and careful to make sure that everything was prepared for our home to go on the market at the right time and at the right price!

Kyle Mercer | Home Seller
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Dave Cates was beyond wonderful. The bank was forced to deal with forclosed property and it was outside of our market. He not only helped us with all the necessary rehab but sold it for us in a ridiculously short amount of time. I have never experienced such commitment from a realtor. He is hands down the best! If he can help us under less than ideal circumstances, just consider what he can do for a normal transaction! Call him today.

Tammy Bennetts | Commercial Client
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Dave Cates is simply the best! We live out of state and wanted to explore a home purchase for eventual retirement. We first met Dave after a referral from someone who had bought their home with him. After emails and phone conversations Dave met with us armed with maps and brochures. He drove us around showing the various neighborhoods of Durham and a variety of home styles to help us narrow down our desired area and type of property best for us. With that information he created a new group of listings for us to explore. He patiently showed us home after home until we found what we liked. At that point he was an invaluable resource to us for all manner of services. From out of state, Dave worked with us online and on the phone to help arrange our mortgage, and legal services all the way through the closing. Once the purchase was complete, he recommended all manner of repair people. He made the whole process as easy as it could be, and since then he has helped us with 2 other home purchases. Buying or selling, call Dave!

Philip and Jane Rosen | Home Buyer
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Dave Cates went above and beyond to help us sell our home. He had a multitude of contacts to handle repairs both cosmetic and structural to prepare our house for market. He was continually encouraging through this process until a buyer was found. He was a true gentleman and we consider him our friend.

Suzanne Powers | Home Seller
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I could not recommend Dave enough if you are in the market for a realtor. He was fantastic and incredibly patient while guiding us through the purchase of our first home. Dave has great relationships with many different people in the triangle and as we worked through all the parts, it felt like each person was a part of our team and not disjointed. He knows the market, he was able to honestly assess what was and wasn't right for us based on getting to know us and our personalities/style. He definitely wasn't out there to get a quick sale, but to make sure we ended up in a home that we'll love for many years to come. I can't say it enough times, Dave is amazing! Hands down one of the best people I've ever had the pleasure of working with. You'd be silly not to choose Dave!

Matt Martell | Home Buyer
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In the summer of 2016 I wanted to start the process to become a homeowner. I needed to work with a knowledgeable and experienced realtor to find the right house in the right neighborhood for my family. Dave Cates from Coldwell Banker HPW was that person. He met with me and discussed all the advantages and pitfalls of the current housing market in Durham. David understood all of our needs and did his best to find the best houses in the best locations. Additionally, he went beyond the call of duty to make sure the buying process went as smooth as possible. He coordinated meetings with high quality contractors to take a look at different aspects of the house and provided much appreciated advice. I believe that David Cates is a good person and I would recommend him to anyone that is going to start the process of home buying.

Victor O. | Home Buyer

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