Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Handicapped accessible housing
Bachelor's degree, Journalism, 1974 – 1979
As a life-long Cantabrigian, Dave has a depth of knowledge and perspective of the City and its surrounding communities that is unique among Realtors. He has deep roots in Cambridge real estate. His mother was a broker in the early 1960s and his grandfather built a two-family house in North Cambridge.
Dave’s careers in journalism, public service, marketing and corporate public relations have provided him with a wealth of skills and experience to interact with people from all backgrounds and from all over the world. As a result, clients can be assured of timely communication from a professional who is a good listener and an advocate for their best interests.
Having worked in many fast-paced and deadline driven environments, Dave is well suited to manage his clients’ transactions skillfully and smoothly, removing as much stress and worry from the process as humanly possible. His goal is to provide his clients with a buying or selling experience that allows them to concentrate on moving their household and family rather than worrying about the details of the transaction.
As a former reporter covering transportation, Dave keeps up with development issues and projects in and around the City that could affect property values and the demand for housing in the neighborhoods. Dave is involved in the Cambridge community as a member of the Agassiz/Baldwin Neighborhood Council and is a board member of the Cambridge Camping Association (CCA) which provides summer programming to low-income youth.
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"Where do I start? Dave is one of the best realtors around by far. I am so grateful to have had his help with the purchase of my home in Cambridge, MA. We looked at several listings within my price point and with this being my first home purchase, I was new to the experience and unsure of the process; but he was patient and very knowledgeable of the Cambridge market and made me feel at ease. He held my hand step by step throughout the process. It has been 12 years since the purchase of my home and Dave continues to check in regularly to see how things are going. Dave is not only my realtor, he is also my friend."- Lorraine S.
"I've worked with Dave for 15 years as a buyers agent. He is patient, respectful, knowledgeable and informed. He loves his work and it shows in every interaction. I would hands down say he is one of the best in the business and highly recommend him. You will be happy working with Dave as he has a calming manor and knows exactly the questions to ask you to be sure you are making the right decision for you. Many a time...Dave smartly helped me to see things clearly, comprehensively and strategically."- Sharon Z.
"We were so fortunate to have found David Wood when we decided to sell my sisters house. This house sale was extremely sensitive and comlicated due to my sister dying suddenly. As our Realtor, he helped us find the right price to sell the house. He was patient as we made decisions about the sale of the contents inside the house. This transaction took extra time due the family death. He help us contact a attorney to help with the estate sale. He was always on our side working to make our house sale simple and successful as possible. The best part about working with David he was a long time family friend so he knew us personally. I was living 2 hours away so at time it was difficult to get to the house to do certain things. Dave volunteered to help with this. He coordinated the smoke and carbon detectors inspection with the fire department. This was a big help . It eliminated a week delay in moving forward to sell the house. Overall I would highly recommend David as your realtor."- Larry L.
"He did a outstanding job! Was always on top of things! He informed me, and my brother, both if there were any changes that we need to know about! He would explain things very, very clearly! He handled himself very professionally! He got back to you as soon as possible! He is very talented and he knows more than real estate! " - Joyce B.
"Working with Dave took so much of the stress and guesswork out of looking for just the right property. He shows up early, handles the small details, answers calls and emails promptly, and has a gift for understanding the personal nuances of a search. He was able to get to the heart of the pro's and con's of the listings and had a special ability to make the whole thing feel easier than it actually was. He's fun and upbeat and knows his terrain inside and out. We'd recommend Dave without qualification"- Leanne M.
"Dave was remarkably attentive to our needs. He spent a great deal of time with us learning what we were looking for, and then spent the time needed to find us the right place. We can't say enough about his willingness to work hard on our behalf throughout the process. Dave has particular knowledge and sensitivity around housing options for individuals with disabilities, but is a phenomenal realtor for anyone. I would recommend him to anyone." - Jerry R.
"Dave really knows the market and was able to find the perfect house for us. Buying a house is a big decision and Dave was able to point out the pros and cons of each house he showed us. He is upbeat, patient, and very understanding. He is honest and someone you can be honest with. We love our house. Working with Dave was a pleasure and I highly recommend him" - Stephen G..