Michael Taboada

    Michael Taboada

    Satisfaction Rating An agent's star rating is the average of all the ratings of their service.
    My goal in real estate is to provide my clients with trustworthy advice on one of the biggest decisions they will make whether buying or selling their home. My name is Michael Taboada, and I have lived on this beautiful beach since 2007. I worked in Corolla at Mike Dianna's Grill Room for the past decade as one of their managers. When Covid hit, it opened my eyes! I was ready for a change that led to my transition from the restaurant industry to real estate. I am new to the field but my hard work and dedication to my clients will be apparent. I will always be honest and do right by them. Whether it's listing your home and trying to get its highest value or buying a home or investment property to fit your exact needs. I will be understanding and acknowledge what is best for what you are looking to achieve.

    I am originally from Brooklyn, NY, where many of my family still reside. I love visiting the city and miss the food; however, I don't miss living there. I lived in the Poconos for a while after Brooklyn and graduated from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania in '07 with my Bachelor's Degree in sociology and criminal justice. From there, I ended up here in the Outer Banks. The main reason why I chose to move here was that I fell in love with surfing, the uniqueness of the Outer Banks, its beaches, and my friends, but I stayed because of the wonderful people. The people in this area are like no other, and they have shown me throughout the years, time and again, what a community should be. They take care of each other and support one another in times of need. Not only have I chosen to live here, I decided to raise my family here, and I can't imagine myself anywhere else.

    I am a huge sports fan! I follow the New York Giants, New York Rangers, the Yankees, and Michigan football and love attending games whenever possible. In other words, I BLEED BLUE! So choosing Coldwell Banker only seemed fitting. Let me show you what I can do for you.

    My Client Reviews

    Overall star rating: 4.8
    Past 3 months: 4.5

    Ratings Breakdown

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    5 stars
    80% of Michael’s ratings: 5 stars
    (4)
    4 stars
    20% of Michael’s ratings: 4 stars
    (1)
    3 stars
    0% of Michael’s ratings: 3 stars
    (0)
    2 stars
    0% of Michael’s ratings: 2 stars
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    1 stars
    0% of Michael’s ratings: 1 star
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    2022
    06/28/22
    Nadya gave Michael 5 stars out of 5
    Working with Michael was a dream! From the minute I called him he was on top of it. With the market moving so fast as it is, so was Michael! He never missed a beat. I was under contract in less than 24 hours!!! Talk about hustling. He will def be the first person I call when this opportunity comes my way again. Professional, responsive, knowledgeable and efficient. That's what I needed and he delivered on all levels. Thanks again Michael! We will be in touch my friend.
    06/13/22
    Teresa gave Michael 4 stars out of 5
    We had the pleasure of working with Mike as we searched for a lot to build our future beach home. Mike was very communicative and followed up on items. Given this was the first time we were buying a piece of land for future development, Mike did a great job of presenting information that was new to us as land buyers - always preparing us for the next steps. No drama no trauma. Mike is easy going and I look forward to seeing him the next visit to the OBX.
    Response from Michael
    06/25/22
    It was my pleasure working with you and Brian. Thank you both for trusting me through the entire buying process. I can't wait to see your new beach home when it's built. Know I am always here if you need anything!
    02/02/22
    Roy gave Michael 5 stars out of 5
    Michael was very accommodating due to our distance from our primary residence. This purchase was a second home/rental therefore he ran up and down the road for us several times to FaceTime us during the initial offer and the walkthrough which was a great help. Any questions we had he was always available and found the correct answers. We totally enjoyed our experience with Michael and would look forward to working with him in the future. So now we consider him more than a realtor, but a new friend.
    Response from Michael
    02/04/22
    Thank you Eddie and Barbara for trusting me every step of the way. It was a real pleasure working with you both and couldn't be happier for you. Looking forward to spending some time on the beach!
    2021
    05/09/21
    Johnny Dilworth gave Michael 5 stars out of 5
    Mike was an incredible wealth of knowledge of the market and area for me as a buyer . His motivation to connect with his clients and help them through the buying and negotiation process is evident. I cant imagine working with any other broker .
    Response from Michael
    05/14/21
    Thank you Johnny, I appreciate the feed back and I know we are going to find you that perfect home!
    04/24/21
    Thomas gave Michael 5 stars out of 5
    Mike was great, he has unbelievable knowledge of the area. He was our best source of information. He addressed all questions and concerns we had for our retirement dream home.
    Response from Michael
    04/27/21
    It was my pleasure Thomas! Let me know when you are ready for that dream home.

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • National Association of Realtors
    • Outer Banks Association of Realtors
    • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

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    Jul 01, 2022 Community

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    Apr 05, 2022 Community

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