Selling with Joan

As a seasoned broker with 25 years of experience, I have managed over $300,000,000 in property sales throughout the Boston area.

Selling a home is a process. My goal is to work closely with sellers throughout the lifecycle of a sale, understanding and adapting to their needs from the initial market analysis of your home’s value, all the way through listing and closing.

In residential sales, timing and active marketing are vital. At Hammond, we have our finger on the pulse of the market, firmly understanding current residential real estate supply and demand dynamics. Hammond’s marketing machine is multi-faceted and one of a kind. All my listings include professional photography, floor plans, and professional print marketing, which is mailed to over 3 million homes in the Greater Boston area. Our Mega Magazine and Fine Properties magazines are also online. For each of my listings, we send out property-specific brochures, and "Just Listed" cards. Listed homes are also posted on websites such as,,, and

As a former interior designer, I have a distinguished ability to make a home look its best. With a deep personal inventory of attractive furniture and accessories, I offer professional staging services that can be deployed for home showings. In other cases, I work with sellers to effectively rearrange existing spaces to maximize appeal and match the current demands of the buyer market. This process seeks to ensure a quicker sale and higher price.

The selling process can be complicated, but I strive to make it painless. From finding the right buyer and negotiating the highest price, to managing home inspections and contractors, and then managing additional purchase contracts and final inspections, I recognize every detail of my clients' situation, developing a distinctive strategy tailored to meet their needs.