John Bates

Real Estate Salesperson

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John Bates
Real Estate Salesperson

FEMA Regulations, Flood Zone Determination, Elevation Certificate, Coastal Area Management, Minimum Height Requirement, Flood Insurance, Wetland setbacks. I can help a buyer and seller understand what these mean and how they are applied to a specific property.
I have an educated understanding of the Town of Greenwich Planning and Zoning department's regulations that include Floor Area Ratio calculation, Setbacks from property boundaries and Wetland areas, height restrictions, coastal area review, deed restrictions, and much more.
Having represented high end builders in Greenwich and renovated multiple homes of my own, I can recognize levels of craftsmanship and design.

At a glance

My Communities
Old Greenwich, Riverside, Cos Cob, Greenwich

Waterfront Properties, Land, New Construction, Tear Down Properties, Renovations

Lives In

24 Years

Properties Sold

About me

John has been added to the America's Best list and is a fourth generation real estate agent in the town of Greenwich. John  meets and exceeds his clients' goals time and time again. With over 21 years of experience, and extensive knowledge of the marketplace, John has listed and sold a wide range of properties in all areas of Greenwich.  He has a great depth of knowledge when working as a buyer and sellers representative and negotiated and closed a number of transactions from Single Family Homes, Condominiums and land purchases for his clients. With in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in the home improvement business, John works especially well with home sellers and buyers, and is able to recognize the potential of a home, as well as certain problems that an inexperienced eye may overlook. Having the ability and expertise to navigate the Town Hall and its various departments, such as Planning and Zoning, Wetlands, the Building... More

Professional Awards & Achievements

Gold Award 2020
Platinum Award 2017 & 2018
John has been added to the America's Best list for his closed sales volume in 2018.

Professional Associations & Designations

Member, Greenwich Multiple Listing Service Member, Greenwich Association of Realtors Member, Connecticut Consolidate Multiple Listing Service Member, Connecticut Association of Realtors Member, National Association of Realtors

Community Involvement

John Has been coaching ice hockey at The Greenwich Skating Club for his daughters team the Wings since Mites. She is now Captain of the Greenwich High School Varsity girls hockey team.

John has been Chairman of the Belle Haven Club Waterfront Committee. Under his term the new front float project was designed, approved and installed as well as the new tennis house and boat house facility that are in place today.

Personal Interests

John is a musician and has attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston and The Musicians Institute of Technology in Los Angeles.

John received a B.A. in Communications and a degree in Art from Lynchburg University .

Real Estate Expertise

21 years of Greenwich Real Estate experience and four generations within his family.

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B. A. Lynchburg University