Hilary Dunlavey

Hilary Dunlavey

Sales Associate
Experience

Specialties

Buyer's Agent
Listing Agent
Luxury Real Estate
Investors and 1031 exchange
Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES®)
Marketing / Staging

Education

LaSalle College, Montreal
Ryerson University

Client Testimonials

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★★★★★
“It was a pleasure working with Hilary to find a new home for us. We highly recommend having her as a buyer’s agent. We met her at a first-time homebuyer event, where she and her team explained the buying process. We learned a lot and had the opportunity to meet her team which consists of everyone involved in the buying process (lawyer, home inspector, representatives of the lender and insurance) – a great start for our house-hunting time and the best that could have happened to us. After a first meeting, Hilary knew our priorities and what we were looking for. She gave us access to the convenient Compass Collections app in which we were informed immediately if there were any new listings matching our search criteria. We could add interesting houses to our favorite list and write comments. Hilary was very responsive, answering quickly to our questions and sending us any additional information she could get. She also recommended us houses we had not considered at first, and which were interesting at a second glance. During the pandemic when there were no open houses anymore, she always managed to get us an appointment to see a house – even if it seemed impossible as there were no free time slots left! Hilary supported us through the whole buying process, answered all of our many questions, and if she did not know the answer, she found it out for us. With her knowledge and experience, expert advice, helpfulness, brilliant ideas, recommendations, kindness, great cooperation with everyone involved, good organization, patience and empathy for our worries and concerns, she helped us to find and get our dream home. We’re so happy and looking forward to moving into this fantastic house. Thank you so much for everything, Hilary!-Andreas U. and Sonja R.”

★★★★★
"As first time home buyers we appreciated Hilary's determination and responsiveness in helping us to find and buy a new home in the midst of a pandemic and a highly competitive market. We would have given up without Hilary pushing us forward in a thoughtful and respectful way. Once we found the right place, Hilary was an invaluable resource of what to expect and how to prepare. She provided us with neighborhood and community information and shared her extensive network of professionals to make the process move forward." -John H.

★★★★★
"It's been a great pleasure working with Hilary! Very pleasant and professional! Always responsive. I've recently purchased an amazing condo with Hilary's help, and very grateful to her! I highly recommend her services to everyone. " - Alisa L.

★★★★★
"Hilary was an amazing help during our first home buying experience. Not only were we new to the home buying experience but we also ended up purchasing our home in the middle of the covid 19 pandemic. Hilary was so great in making sure that everything kept moving forward smoothly during that uncertain time and guided us through every step of the way. She and her team were very responsive and Hilary was available to us, it seemed 24/7 even if it meant a 9:30 phone call to discuss final details! We can’t thank her enough for helping us navigate this time and help us find our beautiful first home." - Kelly and Ryan O.

★★★★★
"Hilary Dunlavey helped me purchase my first condo and was fantastic! She found us an amazing condo and did thorough research on comparable places so that we could make an informed decision on what to offer. Throughout the closing process, she was very helpful and able to answer all of my questions and put me in touch with mortgage officers, movers, plumbers etc... Hilary was very personable and responsive and I would definitely recommend her to anyone else looking to purchase a home." - Tony C.

★★★★★
"Hilary has shown me that she is tenacious and thinks outside of the box. She does what she can to provide service that is second to none. Hilary will go the extra mile to close the deal so that both parties are satisfied." - Vincent M.

★★★★★
"Hilary has a very proactive approach to getting the job done! I first received a call from Hilary as a result of my listing expiring with another agent. We met, discussed some critical changes and updates that needed to be done in order to get top dollar for my home and to ensure it sold quickly. Hilary then set out to make all the arrangements for the various vendors to perform the work in a timely fashion. Her professional approach to staging, pricing and marketing resulted in multiple offers and an over asking price in just one weekend! Hilary was extremely efficient and worked diligently to make my home sale a priority. All while remaining calm and very pleasant throughout the whole process. I knew she was the right choice to sell my home. I could not have been happier with her. I highly recommend calling Hilary whether selling or buying your next home!" - Charlie O.

★★★★★
"I highly recommend Hilary. We bought our first home from Hilary this year and were impressed with how smooth the process went as first time home buyers! Hilary's professionalism and exceptional interpersonal skills really made the difference in representing us to the seller and successfully having an offer accepted on our dream home. Hilary was a constant source of support and industry knowledge, including providing us with guidance and access to a network of resources for all other services we needed throughout the closing process. We could not be happier with our decision to have Hilary represent us, she was an excellent advocate for our best interests and truly made the process of buying a home for the first time enjoyable." - Brianne M.

★★★★★
"I cannot recommend Hilary enough! She went above and beyond in assisting my husband and me in finding our first home. On the day we found our home, Hilary joined us as we bounced around to a total of 3 open houses that day. When we came upon 15 Emerald Court we knew that we wanted to make it our home. Hilary assisted us in putting together the best possible offer that would be attractive to the sellers and within our comfort zone. She reached out to the seller’s realtor and found out what was important to them. There were a few lingering items that popped up after we closed on our home and Hilary was willing and available to assist. She is more than just our realtor. She is our friend. She made the home buying process as stress free as possible knowing she was on top of everything and able to answer any questions that we had….which were many." - Malissa P.

★★★★★
"I cannot recommend Hilary enough! She did such an incredible job helping me find my dream home. I would never have been able to survive this process without her. She was thoughtful, personable, responsive, efficient, caring, knowledgeable, I could go on! If you need any real estate help, take my advice: call Hilary and don't look back. It'll be the best decision you've made in a long time." -Bill G.

★★★★★
"It was a pleasure to work with Hilary! She helped me find a beautiful home that met my needs. She was engaged and excited through the entire home buying process and was always ready to answer questions, which I had many as a first time home buyer." - Elaine G.

★★★★★
"Hilary was first class throughout the process of buying our first home. She was professional, very well organized and really helpful. Hilary was on hand to answer questions, follow-up with the seller and made the process of buying a home stress-free. I would thoroughly recommend Hilary to anyone thinking of buying or selling a home in the future." -Shaun M.

★★★★★
"Hilary helped me sell my house in 2019 and she was great - not only friendly but very professional, hard working, and organized. She doesn't play silly-small-games, but she is transparent and set realistic expectations and kept all parties well informed. She introduced me to her 'A-team' who has helped me update and sell the house - this was helpful to me as I was a first-time seller and I didn't know what I was supposed to do. I couldn't successfully sell my house without her help for sure." -Keiko A

★★★★★
"Hilary helped me buy a beautiful home. From the get go, she is professional and courteous. She is efficient, trustworthy and knows how to get the deal done. We appreciate all her help and will definitely ask for her help in the future." -Edwin Y

★★★★★
"As an investor, it's important to have the right agent working alongside you to help make the best choices. Over the past year, I have utilized Hilary to assist with my rentals, help purchase my primary residence and most recently close on another investment property. This time it was a little trickier as it was a 1031 Exchange, as a result of selling another property from out of State and reinvesting the capital. Each and every time, she takes the time to walk me through the process, explain in detail the next steps and guide me every step of the way. I simply don't have the time it takes to micromanage, so knowing Hilary has my back and is doing the leg work behind the scenes takes a big load off of my mind. I trust her implicitly as I know she has my best interest at heart. Hilary has an entire team working with her (lender, closing attorney, home inspector, insurance broker) and they are amazing!!! I highly recommend Hilary for any of your real estate needs." - Derek Y.

★★★★★
"We are first-time homebuyers and working with Hilary enabled us to buy a dream home that we absolutely love. Hilary is very knowledgeable about the Boston area market and current real estate trends. She was able to point us in the right direction of understanding what to look for in a home, as well as connect us with a whole suite of wraparound services. From helping negotiate the sale to suggesting great providers/businesses involved in home purchases to cleaners and contractors, Hilary went above and beyond. She is also very skilled at letting her clients lead the process while providing valuable input. Hilary is organized, generous and professional at every step. We are very thankful for her assistance! The stressful process of buying a house was made that much smoother thanks to her. Thank you, Hilary!" - Samantha W.

★★★★★
"My husband and I worked with Hilary to buy our first home and she was awesome! We were very particular with what we were looking for, and on top of that, ended up looking during the pandemic (which has made the housing market crazy). Hilary was extremely patient and kept finding us homes to look at, until we found one that was right for us. Hilary is a true professional and she knows the market very well. She guided us through every step of the process, including coaching us through different options that would make our offer more competitive (which is very important right now). Now that we are in a home that we love, she continues to be a resource for us on all things home related. On top of that, Hilary is a very kind and personable person who is a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend working with her!" -Kerry and Elliot C.

★★★★★
"Hilary is a dream to work with! She is on top of her game, knows her market and is super responsive! Additionally, she was never pushy. We always felt like she was in our corner and never saw us as just another commission. In the end, we walked away with a beautiful dream home that was on the lower end of our budget, in a quiet neighborhood. She was able to guide us through the whole process with ease and even after closing, she has aided us with other vendors (painters, movers, etc)." - Marie Foti, 62 Indian Ridge Rd S, Holliston, MA 01746

About Hilary
As a REALTOR® with the Livingston Realty Group of Compass, licensed in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Hilary works and lives for the love of home. Her passion for both real estate and providing her clients with service excellence, is unparalleled. She is your trusted adviser, exceptional negotiator, skilled house-hunter and neighborhood expert.

Her extensive sales and marketing background in the hospitality industry has ingrained in her a strong work ethic and relentless determination to focus on her clients' goals and needs, ensuring the highest level of satisfaction. Together with the tech-driven innovation of Compass, and her reputable referral network of lenders, contractors and home improvement resources, Hilary offers you a full-service package. When you make the process a collaborative effort between agent and client, every real estate transaction is a success.

Some of the areas in Greater Boston she has recently added to her portfolio include Brookline, Cambridge, Somerville, Medford, Billerica, Stoneham, Wakefield, Reading, Woburn, Acton, Upton, Holliston, Framingham, Quincy, Weymouth and more. Whether you want to sell in the city and buy in the burbs, are looking to downsize or in need of more space, are a first time home buyer or an empty-nester, or anywhere in between, Hilary will work diligently throughout your journey guaranteeing your stress levels remain at a minimum. She has a strategic and proven plan to help you unlock your dream home!

Hilary resides in Reading, MA with her fiancée, Bill. In their free time, she and Bill can be found relaxing with their pug in Newport, RI, cooking, playing golf or tennis, and tackling one of her many home improvement jobs!