Sean Bates Real Estate Agent at eXp Realty

Sean Bates

Real Estate Agent at
eXp Realty

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  • First Time Home Buyer Specialist
  • New Construction Specialist
  • First Time Home Buyers
  • Foreclosures
  • Investment Properties
  • Farm Property
  • Vacation Home
  • Relocations
  • Probate
  • New Construction
  • Luxury Specialist

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Agent Highlights

Sean gets the job done - completing more sales than the average Riverview agent.
Sean is a SFH expert - working with over 82% more single family homes than the average Riverview agent.
Sean also has Townhome expertise - working with over 25 more townhomes than the average agent.

Sean's Transactions

  • Single Family Home
    4 bed / 3 bath
  • 7030 Colfax Drive, Port Richey, FL 34668
    Port Richey
    Single Family Home
    2 bed / 1 bath
  • Single Family Home
    3 bed / 2 bath
  • 9536 Tocobaga Place, Riverview, FL 33578
    3 bed / 3.0 bath
  • 1331 Lyonshire Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
    Wesley Chapel
    3 bed / 3 bath
  • Single Family Home
    3 bed / 2 bath
  • 12516 Curry Drive, Spring Hill, FL 34609
    Spring Hill
    Single Family Home
    3 bed / 2 bath

More about Sean Bates

Sean N. Bates P.A. is a highly experience business professional and Realtor with Carrington Real Estate Services. Sean graduated in July 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and already had 5 years of banking experience under his belt. After successfully holding positions with banking giants Suntrust Bank and JPMorgan Chase, Sean turned to GTE Financial where he successfully managed multiple branch locations over a 7 year period. Sean embraced the credit union philosophy of 'people helping people"​ which translated into a natural fit as a successful Realtor. Sean started his real estate career in 2013 and never looked back. With over 350 closings in just 4 years Sean has a proven track record that most Realtors aspire to achieve. Sean has worked with investors to buy and sell homes, new construction home buyers, home sellers and first time buyers. Sean is dedicated to exceeding his clients objectives. Sean is ready to help you achieve your real estate goals and is ready to "Make It Happen" for you.


Top Producer 2020


Florida Metropolitan University


#1 agent for Carrington Real Estate-2016, #1 agent for Carrington Real Estate-2015, Awarded Top Single Agent 2018 by Central Pasco/ Pinellas Realtors Assocation

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Sean Bates's Reviews & Ratings

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  • Sean listed and sold my home

      Sean made everything smooth and it went great. He answered all questions and concerns. I would recommend Sean to anyone.

    • Sean listed and sold my home

        Sean Bates was highly recommended to us by a trusted friend. We saw the results of the sale of their home and we called him immediately. His presentation and approach made an excellent first impression. He explained his approach to digital marketing, its importance and how his team will provide a clear advantage. The video and still photos his team captured were BREATHTAKING!!! We went on Zillow to watch it over and over. The sunset pictures almost made us want to call off the move. We had a number of challenges during the process and Sean and Darcy were proactive and very supportive. Selling and home and moving is never easy but Sean Bates and his team did an OUTSTANDING JOB! We couldn’t give them a higher recommendation.

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      • Sean couldn't negotiate a deal because our house was a short sale. Sean was very thorough and helpful throughout our selling process. We had a buyer really quick , we just had to wait on the bank bureaucracy.

        - kelly7535
      • Sean was great at getting listings in our desired area to me in a fast manner as well as moving us through the whole process quickly. He was with us through every part of the process making sure we got the best rates and always there when we had questions. I highly recommend him, especially if you want a trustworthy realtor who will be there every step of the way making the process as easy on you as possible!

        - Ariel Nyer
      • Sean was a pleasure to work with, we contacted him on one of his listings and he was great to work with through the entire process. He was excellent with any of the questions we had and quick to respond. The entire process was painless and went so smooth.

        - user1250456
      • Sean Bates was great throughout the whole home selling process. He had professional pictures taken of our home and was always available to answer any of our questions. We were able to sell and close very quickly. Sean was awesome to work with and I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to sell or buy a home.

        - Christine Maass
      • Sean is awesome at what he does. He's there every step of the way and will help you out with any thing he can. Very knowledgeable with great customer service. 10/10 would recommend.

        - Alexandria Sealy
      • Sean is a very knowledgeable realtor. He makes the process very easy for a buyer. He had all the information ready for us of any listings we were interested in within minutes. We would definitely use Sean for all our real estate needs!

        - user713934
      • Please, do yourself a favor and work with Sean and Darcy. They are realistic, knoledgeable and thorough. Sean quickly found us a relevant list of homes, visited immediately at our convenience and successfully negotiated a very fair deal in a sellers market. Best realtor I have ever had the pleasure of working with.

        - user20140922105702365
      • We would highly recommend Sean Bates for any real estate transactions. He is very knowledgeable In both the selling and the buying process. He walked us through every step of the process and he handled the items that will inevitably come up in any transaction with ease and kept the stress off of us. It was a pleasure doing business with him.

        - kdcrawford74
      • Sean Bates made this home buying experience great!!!! From day 1 it felt like he was just excited about buying a house as we were. He always answered or returned our calls even when he shouldn't have because he was on vacation with his family. We felt like we were a priority to him. Any questions we had, he had an answer for us or found the answer in a timely manor. Great guy an would recommend him to anyone cause I know they would be treated great!!!! Ohhhh last thing is he took us to his brothers pizza place on the corner of Spring Hill DR. An Anderson Snow while looking for a house. Great food!!!!!

        - jwilliamsrays27
      • Sean really cares for his clients! He makes sure the process is smooth and quick for everyone. I highly recommend Sean to those in need to buy or sell their home.

        - loryturchi
      • Sean is a true professional and helped us tremendously with the sale of our townhouse. Sean and Darcy were pro-active in all of their communication, signing of documents was handled quickly and efficiently, listing of the property was completed in a timely manner, and the closing was a breeze. Sean provided the insight that we needed in order to justify improvements to our property, a pricing strategy, and above all, a fast and efficient sale of the townhouse. I will work with Sean again, and I recommend him to friends, family, and co-workers.

        - Kevin Primeau
      • Sean was a great help! We achieved what I thought was almost an impossible thing by finding and purchasing a house in the small time frame I was given. Thanks so much!

        - Tamatha Coto
      • Sean and his team of professionals answered all questions, were proactive with providing information, and worked diligently to ensure my needs were met. Darcy, Sean's assistant, went above and beyond to provide me with all the information I needed for my new place and did follow up to ensure I was doing my part to meet our closing date. I could not be more pleased with Sean and his team. Thank you

        - user20141202050334287
      • Sean and Darcy did an excellent job our home Sale. Professional, prompt! Answered all of our questions and navigated obstacles to success. A+, highly recommend!

        - Adam Young
      • We listed our home with sean and we were very pleased with the process. Both Sean and Darcy are extremely responsive and made the whole process smooth. Sean found the buyer for our home which simplified things even more. Thanks so much Sean and Darcy!

        - The Vandenberg's
      • Sean was excellent in finding me a great home that fit my budget :) he's very down to earth and personable, he even came to my housewarming party! Being a first time home buyer he worked very hard for me even though I knew he wouldn't be making much off of my little house but I really appreciated it! I will definitely refer any of my friends to him in the future.

        - Krissey Perkins
      • I would highly recommend Sean Bates to help anyone find a home. I was a first time home buyer and Sean walked me through the whole process with ease. I had a lot of questions and he had answers. He showed me houses from Palm Harbor to Land O Lakes and eventually found me the home of my dreams

        - The Johnson's
      • Sean made the home buying experience easy. He really worked hard for my family. After we closed he continues to keep in touch with us. He started as my real estate agent and now is a good friend.

        - Al Clark
      • Dealing with Sean was the easiest pain free business dealing I have ever had. Sean had answers and solutions for every question I had during the process. He worked very hard to find the home that I wanted. He also had a buyer lined up for my home immediately. He has an extremely talented network of people he works with. Darcy Mckinney, Robert Harris and especially Jennifer Martinez. Jennifer had me cleared to close in no time with my mortgage. Sean is a one stop shop in the real estate business. The professionalism, efficiency and knowledge that Sean has will be a huge value in your Real Estate needs. I can't thank Sean enough for the great work that he and his team accomplished.

        - Jeff Cole
      • Sean Bates is the best! He and his assistant are very professional, pro-active, proficient, patient, knowledgeable, and understanding. They take the initiative in every aspect of the buying/selling process. They go beyond the extra mile, contacting lenders, vendors, other realtors, etc., all while keeping you well informed. Sean is up to date on real estate procedures, guidelines and regulations. He understands that the process can be stressful, and is always available to respond to any question, find out answers, and even call with a calming voice to make sure you are ok. It truly was a great experience and a blessing working with him and his assistant.

        - Shawnteye Roddick
      • Sean was professional, knowledgeable, and very patient. He did everything he promised and we sold the house after only one showing. We are very glad we listed with him and would wholeheartedly recommend him.

        - Darlene Galati
      • Could not ask for a better Realtor, you knew you had someone in your corner fighting the process start to finish. I went through a USDA process which was not fun, but he kept you focused even when you wanted to give it up..

        - Angel Rivera
      • This was the first home I've purchased. Sean made a long stressful process seem much simpler and walked me through every step. Couldn't have found a better realtor.

        - jcw2643
      • Sean sells with integrity. Not just out to make a buck. I would highly recommend him. He help me buy and my sister sell. He stayed in touch through out the whole process. Even while he was getting married. You were still able to reach someone, if needed

        - Judy Mileti
      • Sean Bates facilitated our long distance transaction with confidence and instilled a sense of trust so necessary in real estate sales. We were impressed with the on-line video presentation of vacant property as well as the on-line contract process. Both Sean and his associate, Darcy, were professional and always available and we would highly recommend their services.

        - Carolyne Martin
      • Wouldn't work with any other realtor in Florida...period. Every step of the way was done professionally. From the photographer, to the for sale sign and giving me tips For selling the house. Sean did everything with perfection and honesty.

        - Brandon Smith
      • Sean is an exceptional realtor. His professionalism is second to none and is as upfront and truthful as they come. I'm pleased to have had him on my side during my first time selling a property. The house was under contract in 26 days and closed in 56

        - Jon Perez
      • first reached out to Sean with a question on a property, which was not going to be a good match for me but his knowledge of the area in which I wanted to move to was great. Since I was working in a limited price point it took some time as properties went very fast. We worked out a plan, he kept me focused when I was discouraged, answered all my crazy questions at all hours. Negotiations seem to make him shine ! Bottom line is he said he would find me a home ... Was not the easiest process but HE MADE IT HAPPEN !

        - Vivian Scarfogliero
      • I would highly recommend Sean to anyone who is looking for an ambitious and personable realtor. Sean was always a phone call away and really made the daunting task of purchasing a home much less stressful. I feel Sean truly looked out for me as a client as well.

        - Mark Massey
      • Sean is the best Realtor in the area, hands down! His knowledge, professionalism, responsiveness, and dedication made a normally stressful process a lot less stressful. Highly recommended.

        - Greg Christopher
      • Sean is a true professional. He did a phenomenal job listening to my wants and needs. Most importantly, he gave me a realistic perspective of what I was looking for and what the market was dictating in terms of pricing. With Sean's help, I was able to purchase the perfect home. He's got such a positive outlook as well!!

        - Sandra Brandon Wiatrak
      • Sean Bates made my home buying experience smoth and effortless. Sean Bates guided me through the entire process with searching for the right house that was in my budget and helped complete my mortgage. Sean Bates is professional, honest, and knowledgeable I'm very thankful he was my realtor.

        - user71771188
      • GREATEST REALTOR EVER!!!!!! Sean was available to answer my many questions any time of day. He stopped on his way home from vacation to show me a home...on a Sunday! Kept me informed every step of the way and eased my concerns when I needed it. As a first time homebuyer, he made me feel comfortable through the entire process. Thank you Sean for everything!

        - chershy79
      • What a great team to work with! We began working with the Sean Bates from the Carrington Real Estate Team several months ago guiding and advising us on getting our property prepared for the market, and once we reached that point we had a buyer within two days. The professionalism and assistance showed by Sean Bates was incredible, he gained our trust from day one and we knew we were in good hands throughout the process. Sean was always available to us, responsive, and very knowledgeable of the Tampa Bay and Land O Lakes area. Most importantly, he was always honest. If you are a buyer or seller I would highly recommend Sean Bates to handle your home buying/selling needs.

        - Desiree Perez
      • Greatest agent ever. Very knowledgable and very helpful. He started helping me find a home months ago. He was very thoughtful in choosing exactly what me and my girlfriend were looking for. He took into account our budget, he took into account the area we were looking for, and was super helpful with communication to help make the process so smooth! This is the agent to be with hands down. Less

        - Supraman7575
      • Sean did a great job getting the word out on my house. Always answered my calls and when needed information always got back to me right away. Very friendly and easy to talk too.

        - msmooke4
      • Sean was very knowledgeable and was on top of the process every step of the way. Answered any questions we had and kept the process moving forward even with unexpected delays. Highly recommend.

        - themillers243
      • Sean was amazing to work with!! Very knowledgable!! Always there to answer any question, no matter how absurd, morning noon and night!! I would highly recommend working with Sean!

        - lorimiracola
      • Sean worked diligently to make our home buying experience smooth. He made sure the deal went through despite a few bumps in the road. I would highly recommend him if you are searching for your next home or selling.

        - matthew610
      • 2867 Chestnut Avenue Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 April 12, 2015 Carrington Real Estate Services 2124 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite A Tampa Florida 33606 RE:116-15 Hammocks Glade Drive Riverview Florida 33569 Dear Carrington Real Estate Services: I would like to compliment Sean Bates for the excellent service he provided with finding a buyer and completing the short-sale transaction. I am highly please with the outcome. I am so grateful for his hard work, dedication in finding a buyer. His commitment, support and his patience with me show his professionalism and ability to get the transaction completed. He put a lot of effort into finding a buyer. He replied to all my e-mails and concerns efficiently and promptly. I have been struggling for three years with the home in foreclosure and I had several failed attempts to sell the home with other realtors. Sean showed his leadership and ability by introducing Mr. Boss to me, an attorney who handles short-sales. Within a very short time Sean had a buyer and Mr. Boss had an approval letter from the lender. Soon after, the short-sale was completed and finalized. Sean really helped make a difference in my financial circumstances; furthermore, if Sean didnt help my situation, my home most likely would have gone into foreclosure. I just want to express my greatest thanks to Sean. He definitely accomplished what he promised he would accomplish. I wont hesitate to recommend him to anyone who needs assistance in a real estate transaction. Thank you so much for doing a great job! Regards, Maria Kolodziej

        - Maria Kolodziej
      • Sean came into our house friendly, professional and prepared. I felt confident throughout the whole process , which was short because our home sold a day after listed. I highly recommend him and will use him again if needed.

        - user66848800
      • Sean was absolutely a dream to work with! He constantly put our needs and our desires ahead of his own. Sean was always so very gracious and respectful and treated us as though we were family. His diligent work ethic exceeded our expectation and his constant drive towards excellence went far beyond our hopes. He exemplifies what a real estate agent should be.

        - liv4god2day88
      • Sean responded to my inquiry quickly and offered comprehensive knowledge of the real estate market in our target area. If you're looking to purchase or sell a home in our area I would highly recommend Sean and the company he represents.

        - user20151114203123469
      • Very helpful, he was on top of things and helped with even referring business to us that we would use alone the way! Very professional and polite! He was always available and very courteous! Easy to work with and I understand.

        - KingD1201
      • I would highly recommend Sean Bates as a realtor. He treated me like a VIP and expertly guided me through the complicated and emotional selling process. His knowledge of my neighborhood was invaluable in negotiating a great deal. You won't be disappointed

        - user2486851
      • Intelligent. Family values. Answered all questions asked. All advice sound. Made the selling of one property and buying another a smooth process. All the requirements asked to find in new property were met,and actually better than hoped for. Five stars at least to recommending Sean.

        - user20151020115009663
      • We can honestly say that Sean helped is find our dream home! He knew what we wanted better than we did. Great person to work with especially when making such s huge decision.

        - user8760690
      • One word describes Sean - Professional. Sean is very well organized and responsive to any request for additional information. He made the listing and sale of my property very rewarding and easy.

        - sdirkstanley
      • Buying a home with Sean as our agent was an excellent experience. He is very knowledgeable of the local real estate market. He has a straight forward & a "no pressure" approach. I would recommend Sean to all my friends & family and would definitely chose him again for another rental home purchase!

        - user713934
      • I work for a Real Estate Investment Fund and Sean Bates is a buyers agent for us. He is hands down the best! He is a market expert in the Tampa Bay area, he tours subdivisions and inspects homes and negotiates with sellers to get us the best deal. Sean creates accurate underwriting assumptions and has earned respect as a master of his craft. His easy going, yet driven personality making working with him a breeze. Less

        - jldemasis