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Jesse Rottinghaus

Real Estate Advisor, Orlando Founding Agent

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Jesse Rottinghaus is truly dedicated to providing exceptional, professional, and comprehensive real estate services to his valued clients. Jesse is in the know, highly connected and an invaluable resource who fully enjoys sharing his insights into the rich and charming character of the distinctive communities within the Central and Coastal Florida real estate market. Highly skilled in the Acquisition and Marketing of Residential, Condominium, Luxury, and Investment Properties together with Developer Services, his trusted counsel, acute discretion, and thorough and competent representation are highly valued.
 
As the principal of The JTR Group at Compass; Jesse indulges his clients with impeccable, first-class service, genuine care, dedication, and true advocacy, and excels at creating an exceptional real estate experience. With a smart, solution-oriented, consultative approach, Jesse is exceedingly proficient at educating and creating value as he skillfully leverages each opportunity to the benefit of his clients. In owning and operating a portfolio of investment properties; he is uniquely qualified to advise his clients on the critical issues involving their potential real estate investments. For sellers, he creates and executes a dynamic marketing plan that effectively presents their property to the marketplace. Utilizing professionally produced photography imagery together with refined staging services and a presentation in print and on numerous websites; he designs an impactful presentation that skillfully heightens each listing’s visibility.
 
When working with buyers, he carefully takes the time and attention to evaluate and prioritize his client’s goals so that he may skillfully find a residence and distinguished setting that they will truly love. In applying his experience in renovating and flipping investment properties, Jesse is highly skillful at creating value and advising his clients on effective measures on how to enhance their living space by modifying or adding key design elements to establish additional equity and increase the ROI. In preparing a sellers’ home with the right updated touches of new hardwoods, tile, modern appliances, added granite slab surfaces, lighting fixtures, landscaping, and painted interiors or helping a buyer understand the full scope of remodeling a kitchen and bathroom with the latest current features; Jesse’s applied expertise and access to contractors, architects, interior designers, landscape specialist and more, together with the implementation of Compass’ Concierge Program are all part of his design in heightening each facet of his service and making all the elements perfectly come together.
 
Jesse’s trusted counsel, accurate assessment, and principled approach extend to every aspect of his service throughout the transaction. He is very thorough in providing constant communication and is always extremely attentive, accessible, and responds promptly to his clients. When met with a tough challenge, he is highly skilled in negotiating the critical, contractual components of the transaction and is masterful at finding creative and equitable solutions. Delivering responsive, confident results with a compassionate, impactful approach is all part of Jesse’s distinguished style in always accomplishing truly elevated achievements for his clients. Contact Jesse to serve you and your personal real estate interests.
WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY
Jesse was a recommendation from a mutual friend when my wife and I were looking for our home. After a conversation with Jesse in which we went over our ideal house we then shortly after had a list of homes in which he thought would be the best fit. Jesse walked each home us as if he was a close friend looking for things we may not see and explained how it would affect either the home buying process or wh...

— J. Rutherford

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We had picked Jesse randomly looking at reviews. What a great choice! From the initial introductory email, he has been timely in responding. We quickly had a conference call to discuss our "want" and "must-haves". Within 24 hours he was responding with properties and pictures. We're in Wisconsin! So, he truly was an answered prayer for us. He listened first and actually heard what we were saying! His kno...

— Michele L.

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Jesse did an amazing job helping me to find my first new home. We actually started looking for pre-owned, but when I changed my mind, he didn't miss a beat. He was able to steer me through the process easily, and clearly explained everything I needed to know to make the best decision. He is always quick to respond and took the time to answer my questions so that I clearly understood. Jesse told me that b...

— Dave C.

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Jesse sold our house in record time, and during a pandemic that destroyed the economy. He found qualified buyers who had essential jobs. He helped us negotiate the deal so that both parties felt satisfied. Jesse is an expert in home renovation and ensured the property was in perfect shape prior to listing. He knows all the right contractors in Orlando, and they did excellent work. My husband and I highly...

— Beth G.

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My sister and I were looking to buy in Orlando and a friend recommended Jesse. He proved to be knowledgeable about all real estate transactions and gave us honest reports on all neighborhoods. He was patient and helpful despite our low budget. He truly wanted to make sure we got something that suited us both (which wasn't easy). My sister has been living in the condo he suggested for a year now. She love...

— Kharlan

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Jesse and his team were fantastic! We relocated from Houston to Orlando and Jesse guided us through the process of buying virtually. He walked the neighborhood and showed us homes in such a way that it felt like we were there too. Good guidance on where to offer and what was likely to win, which was especially valuable in this crazy sellers market of 2021. Compass is a great company and Jesse is an outst...

— David C.

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Jesse was an excellent resource for my husband and me in our search for a home. He is very knowledgeable of Orlando and surrounding areas. He was always willing to show us a home and helped us think through our options for what worked best for us. He helped to guide us to a well-informed and smart purchase. We enjoyed our home buying experience with Jesse and look forward to working with him again in the...

— Buyer

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Jesse saw potential for selling our home in ways that other Realtor® did not. He highlighted our unique historical home and brought insight into the selling process so our house SOLD in our price point even in the midst of our troubled pandemic economy. Thank you to Jesse and Erin Flagerty for all you did to sell our home and care for us as the sellers saying goodbye to the chapter of history in our beau...

— Robyn B.

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Despite the many obstacles associated with househunting, Jesse Rottinghaus and his team of professionals were more than able to produce outstanding results! A big plus for me was his willingness to conform to my very busy schedule. A valuable asset in your corner when dealing with deadlines. I definitely recommend Jesse, as I will most assuredly give him a call when looking to purchase property in the fu...

— Buyer

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY
Jesse Rottinghaus did an absolutely amazing job marketing and selling our home, with three contracts within three days of listing, and sold for the above list price! They are by far the best marketing pros that I have ever worked with, and they know exactly how to use every aspect of social media to market the property effectively. If you want the best Realtor® in Orlando, I wouldn't hesitate to call them!

— Seller

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Jesse was very creative in preparing, listing, and selling our nearly 100-year-old home in a very challenging COVID-19 environment. After an initial struggle selling in a previous attempt with another agent, Jesse recommended a creative solution to invest in the construction of a beautiful backyard and a remodel of the kitchen that obviously made a huge difference. I highly recommend working with Jesse.

— Seller

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Jesse Rottinghaus and his colleage Erin O'Flaherty were wonderful to work with when we sold our condo in Orlando. They were knowledgeable of the area and very responsive. They easily worked around our schedule for showings and made what was a challenging process, go as smoothly as possible. Jesse also proposed sensible ideas during negotiations. I highly recommend Jesse and his team.

— Maxwell's Playbook

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY
Jesse worked for me as an Account Executive and was one of the most dedicated and motivated employees I've had. He demonstrated a strong will to succeed and just enough competitive spirit to make things happen. In addition to his drive, he has also displayed a very positive demeanor that was much appreciated within this high-pressure sales environment. I recommend Jesse highly!

— Heather M.

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Jesse is friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable. He understood my vision and budget and never gave up on finding me the perfect home; which he did! Jesse made the process painless for me as a first-time home buyer and helped me truly understand each step. I highly recommend Jesse! I And have in the future, if my housing needs change, I will definitely call on him!

— Rachel M.

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Jesse sold our home in Orlando in record time. He found qualified buyers, with essential jobs (during a pandemic), who paid a very fair price. He helped us renovate the home prior to sale. The house looked spectacular once finished, and his resources who did the work were solid and skilled. We highly recommend Jesse at COMPASS. You will not be disappointed.

— Beth S.

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Jesse helped us with purchasing our house with was for sale by the owner. The sellers were inexperienced and he protected us from their mistakes. With Jesse's charisma, passion, and savviness he will take the pain out of the real estate. I would recommend anyone new or experienced to use Jesse.

— Mark D.

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Jesse is extremely knowledgeable of the Orlando and surrounding areas. He was an excellent resource to help guide our decision making in selecting a new home. We appreciate his patience and guidance with the process and helping us to make a purchase we are extremely happy with. Thanks Jesse!

— Laura M.

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Jesse has helped me buy two houses. Both times the process has gone smoothly. He helps to ensure the transaction goes down without a hitch. Jesse Rottinghaus can and will help find the house you're looking for and be there with you through the entire process of buying it.

— Tim S.

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Jesse went the extra mile and used his concierge program and got a few things fixed on the property with nothing out of our pockets. What a blessing, we got so much more for the property. Professional and understands the market. Great choice for an agent.

— Alex B.

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Jesse was very creative in a challenging situation preparing, listing and selling our near 100 year old home. I highly recommend him, especially if you are challenged with investing a bit to greatly increase the value of your sale.

— Stew B.

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Jesse was great to work with when buying our home. From the process of starting the search to closing he was great every step of the way. If you're looking to buy or sell Jesse and his team are the best in the business!

— Michael M.

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We used Jesse to purchase a winter retreat. He did excellently. We feel he steered us in the right direction and got us the best deal possible. Great working with him.

— Buyer

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