March 30, 2016


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Challenging Times, the Experience you Need

We could not have done this without him

Written by Fred K.

Jim Fizzano’s time and expertise has been invaluable to us to make this happen. Jim spent an insurmountable amount of time attending meetings with the buyers, neighbors, attorneys, engineering firms, contractors and endless phone calls on our behalf. All extremely valuable. I am not sure we could have done this without his help, I don’t think so. A really good guy and he deserves a ton of appreciation and recognition for all his work! (Excerpt)

Jim was the best.  And boy did we have some hurdles to clear.  Every hurdle was resolved promptly and fairly.  Expectations were exceeded, and then some!

Everything worked out well.  Many issues such as encroachments, 50 year old boilers, termites, renovations, and more were encountered.  Jim handled each issue to a better than satisfactory conclusion.  We could not have done this without him.  Great job!


Very Accommodating!

Written by Brian S.

We would certainly use Fizzano Family of Associates again, and already have recommended you to family and friends!

Maureen Cuzzupe, Jim Fizzano, and Donna Giangiulio were excellent and very accommodating throughout the entire process.  They told us all the information we needed to know, and aggressively represented us.  We had some paperwork issues a couple of weeks after the sale with a home warranty that we purchased with the house, and Maureen and Donna spent hours on the phone with the warranty company to straighten everything out on our behalf.  Professional, knowledgeable, and devoted, we would highly recommend Fizzano Family of Associates to anyone!

Dynamic Duo!

Written by Julie S.

Maureen was patient, knowledgeable, and very personable.  It was a pleasure to be in touch with her, and she was in touch with impressive frequency throughout our experience.  She handled every challenge that arose in a way that kept us informed but alleviated any need for us to endure unnecessary stress.  As first time buyers, we had a ton of questions.  Maureen was patient and knowledgeable.  If there were any finer points she was unsure of (and there were not many), she used her connections to find us the right information quickly.  She and Jim are really a dynamic duo!!


Written by Cindy R.

The Fizzano Family made the sale of our house effortless.  No problem was too big for them to handle and everything was done with a smile!  Phone calls and emails were answered promptly.  By following their advice, I believe we were able to get a bigger return on the sale.  Thanks Jim and Amy for all your hard work!

Communication is Key

Written by Beth S.

I was able to rest easy knowing that all the little details would be addressed and handled.  While working with you, it became quite evident to me that your staff communicates well with each other and the clients as well as the various other parties involved in the process.  It is my opinion that communication is the key to your agency’s success.  Mission accomplished!

Smoothly with the Fizzano’s at the helm! 

Written by Mary P.

I would definitely utilize Fizzano Family again if need be and I have already recommended you to family and friends. My family was very happy with the outcome of the sale of our parent’s house. I was worried about finding the time to prepare the house, hire contractors, get appraisals, etc. It all went very smoothly with the Fizzano’s at the helm.


Professional , Patient, Knowledgeable

Written Havana D.

“I would highly recommend Maureen Trevisan-Cuzzupe, Fizzano Family of Associates Real Estate to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home. Maureen Trevisan- Cuzzupe was very supportive through the process because I knew nothing about purchasing a home. She is very professional, patient, knowledgeable and supportive. From being there to take me to house viewings when my car was down to answering every question that I had. She is a beautiful person inside and out and I am glad I had the opportunity to work with her and her team. I am now in a beautiful home that is in a great neighborhood with great neighbors. Purchasing a home was the biggest and most exciting moment in life and I’m glad I had Maureen and the Fizzano Family of Associates by my side through the entire process.”


Efficient and Effective

Written by JD

Would definitely recommend Jim and team as their entire process is both efficient and effective.  They provide valuable opinions and suggestions on what improvements are cost effective.  Additionally, they are with you on every step from implementing any home improvements to marketing and closing on the eventual sale.  Our home sale could not have gone as quickly or as smoothly without Fizzano Family of Associates.


Completely Satisfied

Written by CW

I was completely satisfied with my entire experience throughout the process.  Initially I was skeptical, it sounded too good to be true.  But it really was great. 

I would recommend the Fizzano Family to others and will be sure to relay my satisfaction to my attorney, John McKenna at McElree Harvey, who referred Jim Fizzano to me.

Jim was very helpful to me in dealing with a family member, once rescheduling an appointment, and having a lengthy phone conversation with her to gain her confidence.  Having Jim as a go between with both the realtor and my attorney relieved a lot of pressure on me during a very sad time.


Great Home Buying Experience

Written by Liz C.

I would definitely use FFA again.  Amy and Jim are extremely knowledgeable and responsive.  Amy knew what I was looking for and made sure to point out things I hadn’t considered.  I especially appreciated that Amy was able to work with my schedule, which can be unpredictable.  It was a great home buying experience.


Thank you to the Fizzano Family

Written by Sheri B.

Jim was fantastic, he kept me updated throughout the process and was very knowledgeable!  I definitely could not have done this without him.  Thank you for helping me get through this stressful time it was greatly appreciated!

Thank you to the Fizzano Family


Excellent Guidance and Advice

Written by Anne B.

Superior negotiating skills.  Excellent guidance and advice.  Treated us like we were their only clients, even though they are very busy.  Receptionist was kind and ready/willing to help every time.


Always There

Written by William H.

The agency was always there for us, answered all our calls in timely manner.


Rewarding Experience

Written by Gene P.

I have never had a more rewarding experience in selling a home.  I couldn’t suggest any improvements that would enhance your process.  It works perfectly.


Thank you!

Written by Vicky C.

I can’t imagine any of this going any better.  Thank you so much for all of your time, patience and hard work!


Family Service

Written by Theresa and Sean

This family service made us feel comfortable and supported through the search, offer, and, closing process!


Karen Lane, West Chester PA

I would, and have, recommend(ed) Jim Fizzano and team to others.  My experiences with him have been all positive and I value his expertise and honest approach to all matters.  In addition, the attention to detail he provides is over and above!

It was a pleasure to deal with Jim Fizzano and team!  The professionalism and attention to detail was outstanding!


Keep on Doing What You are Doing….!

Written by P. F.

A pleasure to deal with…made us feel they were part of our family.  Just keep on doing what you are doing……


Thank you!

Written by T. P.

Just wanted to thank you again, Jim for all you did to make the sale of our mom’s house such a smooth process.  We weren’t sure what to expect as we began this process, and you and your team just couldn’t have been more wonderful to my brother and me, and, most importantly, to our mother!  You were so patient with our many calls and questions – and always available.  You assisted us with each step, from the original decision to sell to helping us obtain the exterminator, the movers, the clean-out people, the swing loan – I’m sure I’m missing someone!  This was so much less stressful for all of us than it could have been.  Our mom thanks you from the bottom of her heart. 

Thank you again.  You are simply awesome at what you do!

I would and intend to recommend your services.  You made what we thought would be a tremendous hill to climb a very smooth, painless transition for our mom!


Satisfied Client

Written by Chris

Would definitely recommend the Fizzano Family.  Very articulate and knowledgeable.  Thank you!


Can Do Spirit

Written by Mike

We are grateful to you for your “can do” spirit. Done with energy and professionalism!  Many thanks!


Wonderful Survey Response

Written by Justine G.

We were very pleased.  Jim Fizzano assisted every step of the way.  Because we lived a distance from the home he was always there to assist and reduced the amount of travel time for us.  He thought of everything…including managing the clean out of the residence and snow removal.  We were very happy to have him as our representative.


Preferred Member

Written by Chris, Realtor

It is a true privilege to be associated with Jim Fizzano and Fizzano Family of Associates. I have been in the Real Estate business for over 15 years and have never seen a program that matches the Knowledge, Professionalism, Efficiency and Dedication of Jim Fizzano.  His experience expands well beyond that of general Real Estate Practice into Trusts, Estates, Land Development and Complex Acquisition and Disposition across a wide variety of Real Estate classes.

It is always refreshing but never a surprise to hear a satisfied homeowner or a respected Banker or Attorney say, “Jim is our trusted liaison, he makes our job so much easier and at NO ADDED COST TO THE CLIENT“.

The bar has been raised by Jim with the superior service and performance that he delivers and that which the client deserves.


Peace of Mind!

Written by Bruce L., Florida

“While grieving the loss of our Mom in Spring of 2012, my brother and I were simultaneously faced with the task of handling her Pennsylvania estate given that Dad had died three years earlier. Complicating this task was the fact that I lived over a thousand miles away in Florida and my brother lived upstate a considerable distance and was swamped with the responsibilities of running a  business.  A significant part of that estate was the home where my parents had lived for the past 45 years.  Unsure how best to proceed with the house we turned to Jim Fizzano, who had been referred to us by our mother’s lawyer.  That turned out to be the best decision we made, not only from a business perspective but more importantly for peace of mind.

I met Jim at the house and immediately recognized that he was not only a seasoned real estate professional who could guide us on the road ahead, he was a pleasant, energetic person who genuinely enjoyed helping people at a time when they needed it most. Prior to our tour together of the property, Jim had met there himself with two of his preferred member realtors to assess the market value and discuss strategies to achieve a higher sales price and a faster sale.  Our parents had each been blessed with a long life into their nineties, but the infirmities that come with old age meant that over their final years they had been unable to properly maintain or improve their beloved home.  In its immediate state, Jim explained we were looking at a diminished pool of willing buyers and a relatively depressed price point.  But Jim had a vision of what our home needed to add value and attract buyers!  At the same time Jim’s plan was sensitive to the needs of my brother and his son, who was living in the home since Mom moved to assisted living a year earlier.

A week later we walked through the house again with a home inspector Jim had recommended and one of his trusted contractors. We developed a plan and transformed the property in a way I did not think was possible.  Best of all Jim managed the whole process for us, from calling upon trade people he screened to do quality work at a fair price to hiring a realtor.  There is no way I could have managed this process from so far away or that my brother and I could have devoted that time on site that was needed.  After an investment of $35,000 we were able to market the property as an updated home in top condition.  Consequently we achieved multiple offers, selling the home in just 2 days and for $70,000 more than would have been otherwise possible.  And Jim and his team continued to handle all the sales details, up to and including attending the closing for us.  It was a good business outcome to be sure, but more importantly for us we were able to honor our parents by restoring the house they loved.”


A Confident Referral

Written by Linda M. Anderson, Esquire

“My clients are in a very vulnerable place where a mistake in price or marketing could cost them tens of thousands of dollars. With the skilled advocacy that Fizzano Family of Associates offer, they not only get the best price for their home, but they also feel extremely safe.  Jim takes the burden of worry off my clients and delivers results time and time again.  When I recommend Fizzano Family of Associates I know my clients are in excellent hands.”


100% Satisfied

Written by Dennis Woody, Esquire

I had the pleasure of working with the Fizzano Family of Associates, Realtors® and I would highly recommend them to one and all.  Jim Fizzano delivers a high level of service and expertise to his clients and is especially friendly, professional, knowledgeable and successful in selling properties fast and efficiently.  You are in excellent hands when you contract with Jim Fizzano and the bottom line is that your property will be quickly sold and you will be 100% satisfied.


Raving Fan

Written by Annette M.

Jim Fizzano helped us to navigate a complex property subdivision and sale. We can’t imagine doing it without him!!


“Seller’s Advocate”

Written by Ken and Faith H., Media, PA

We want to express our great appreciation to you and your team for the assistance you provided. We continue to be amazed and grateful as we see in hindsight the magnitude of what you did for us.  And then there was the discovery of the problem with the stucco.  Clearly you made it your personal mission to see us through the ordeal.  We had never heard of a “seller’s advocate” before our attorney told us about you, but we will be ever grateful that she did.


Superior Agent Grounded in Knowledge

Written by Julie, Berwyn

Recently, my husband and I decided to sell our home in Montgomery County and relocate to the Main Line area of Chester County. We wanted to identify a Realtor who was knowledgeable, dedicated and professional, and did not want to rely on fate by calling an office and hoping to get a top agent with these qualities.

We contacted Jim Fizzano and quickly realized that his years of contacts in the real estate profession made him well qualified to assist us on selecting a Realtor to assist us. Once we started working with a Realtor, Jim followed up with our Realtor and consulted with us regularly on the process, which provided a layer of additional service that I am not sure is prevalent in traditional real estate companies today.

The end result was we had a very successful experience, and we would recommend Jim to others without hesitation.

As an aside, Jim’s contacts did not end with the selection of the proper agent. He also recommended lenders, home inspectors and especially, a home decorator with whom we are still actively working to make our house the home of our dreams.



Written by Brian, Realtor

I have been a Realtor for 23 years. During that time I have been fortunate to have my manager and several past customers refer business to me periodically.  I think all Realtors know a lead generation system is the key to longevity and a successful career.  it is often easier said than done.  The time and money necessary to continue that flow is more than many of us can sustain.

People have different skill sets and some people are just rainmakers.

Recently, I was honored to submit a presentation for a client of Jim Fizzano, the owner of Fizzano Family of Associates, Realtors. Jim has a unique business model in that he is one of those outstanding rainmakers.  He has a sphere of influence in a vast and diverse group of clientele, from past customers, builders, bankers, attorneys and CPA’s.  He has, over the years, shared these listings with top producers who understand the need to give excellent customer service.  His insights on pricing and marketing are not only helpful but his assistance in the delivery of a listing presentation to his already confident clients almost guarantees the business.  Truly the learning experience of being on his presentation with him was invaluable.  The ongoing communication and brainstorming over marketing, offers, pricing evaluation and assistance in securing seller approval for same makes an associate’s job all that much easier.  His strength in securing an appropriate commission adds dollars to the Realtors net commission.

I look forward to doing additional transactions with Jim and being a part of a network of other top producers from various Real Estate Companies throughout the area as a preferred member of the Fizzano Family of Associates.


Under Promise, Over Deliver

Written by Joe and Eileen B., Delaware County, PA

Last year when our friend was appointed executrix of her mother’s estate, she was overwhelmed. With two brothers living out of state, she found making decisions was difficult.  The Bucks County home had been listed with an agent who quoted the highest target price.  Six months and no offers later, they needed help.

Eileen’s brother recommended Jim Fizzano, a Realtor for 35 years, through whom he recently sold his Delaware County home. As a retired financial planner, Eileen found Jim knowledgeable, informative, and kind.  Jim met with the family and, as seller’s advocate, employed a local agent with whom he conferred on pricing and marketing.  Based on his “under promise and over deliver” approach, the family listed through Jim.

On a weekly basis, Jim conferred with the agent on showings, open houses, advertising, and expressed interest, then discussed progress with our friend. Jim spent significant time handling negotiations on offers, home inspections, repairs, and settlement.  As expected, the home sold in a reasonable time within the targeted range.  Every step of the way, Jim’s experience and counsel was invaluable, yet the family paid no extra fee for this extraordinary service.

So when we decided to sell our Delaware County home this year, of course we called Jim. From our perspective, his unique seller’s advocate approach is the best of both worlds.  Jim willingly shared our listing with another experienced professional, yet never left our side.  In a difficult market, he called us daily, offering invaluable advice and comforting support.  Our home sold in three weeks.

We discovered how Jim had built his reputation: doing the right thing for people who then refer him to family and friends.  We continue to marvel at his uniquely professional approach, and happily recommend Jim Fizzano.



Written by M. C., VP, Real Estate Advisor

As a Real Estate Advisor with Wachovia Bank, the professionals we engage to assist with selling our properties is an important decision.  We manage seventy-five (75) to one hundred (100) properties at any given time.  It is important that we hire the Realtor that will handle all of the time consuming details to smoothly get the sale to a successful closing.  When a decision is made to sell the properties, we need to hire the best Real Estate Broker to get the property sold in the best manner possible.  Your many years in the business and experience has served me well for over nineteen (19) years now and I have been very happy with the service that you always deliver.  Every property that I have listed with you ended in a successful closing.  It has been especially helpful to be able to call you in to assist with properties located in many various geographic regions.  Your ability to partner with the local and knowledgeable Realtors has always produced successful results.  I would like to thank you for all the great service you have provided over the years that we have been doing business.  I am sure that your new Company will professionally serve many customers in the years to come.


Preferred Member

Written by H.C., State College, PA

We received a call from Donna in early spring of 2015 asking us if we would like to interview for a listing here in State College Borough. Having just opened our own brokerage, we were eager for the opportunity. I had never heard of the Fizzano Family of Associates, but when I met Jim at the house a few weeks later, I immediately recognized a fellow professional who knew how to get things done and who was all and only about the client. State College is an intensely competitive market, and we were grateful for the opportunity to place our (practically brand new) signs in front of both properties. The result was a lot of fun and a very happy seller! We look forward to hearing from Jim and Donna again. Thanks Fizzano Family for the opportunity!