John has been in sales and customer service for his entire working career. He is a licensed Realtor, as well as the Sales Manager at Berkley & Veller. John holds NAR’s Green Designation, and has training and experience in (and passion for) green building and energy efficiency issues. He is also an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), and has earned the ePRO designation.
John has been in the Brattleboro area since 1991, and is known for providing superlative customer service. He was voted the Southern Vermont Board of Realtors (SVBR) “Realtor of the Year” for 2011. John is a state representative to the Vermont Realtors Board of Directors, and is the Chairperson of the Governance Committee. He served for 8 years on the Board of Directors for SVBR, as Vice-president and then as a Director at large. John was an SVBR representative to the MLS Board of Directors, a member of the Governmental Advisory Committee, and helped to create SVBR’s website. John teaches the Realtor portion of the First-time Homebuyer classes for the Windham & Windsor Housing Trust. In addition, he was on the Brattleboro Food Coop’s Board of Directors for 8 years, acting as Board President for 7 of those years. John lives with his wife and their two wonderful young adults, Tyler & Guthrie, on a small farm in Westminster, and tries to find enough free time to ride his road bike.
What some of John's customers have said about him:
John Hatton was outstanding. He was personable, honest, straightforward, and attentive to our needs and requests.
"The Best! And human and with a humble understanding of human nature in light of complex situations."
"I found John Hatton to be accommodating and considerate. He understood who we were and what we were looking for and was very patient with our somewhat picky process. I've already recommended him repeatedly."
"John Hatton, for us, has been the consummate Real Estate broker. He is absolutely responsive immediately to any question, no matter how odd and irrelevant. His quiet demeanor and keen attention to us and to every detail gave and still gives us a sense of utter trust."
"We could not be more pleased. John Hatton worked closely with us and went far beyond the call of duty in helping us find the Vermont home we were seeking. A class act. Very professional and responsive, and a delight to work with."
"It was a great pleasure working with John Hatton."
"John Hatton was absolutely terrific. He worked very hard to help us find our home. We are most appreciative of his efforts. Thank you very much!"
"We were demanding customers, but John was able to answer every question we raised. His patience and hard work were greatly appreciated."
"John Hatton, my buyer's broker, gave me exceptional service - communicating with me regularly and keeping the process going."
"John Hatton handled every detail in a very professional manner.... Should we move back to Vermont, you will be our agent!"
"We were very gratified to work with John Hatton to fill our needs, and he was a real pleasure to deal with. We'd recommend him to anyone."
"John Hatton was excellent. We had another agent before him (different agency) and were very impressed with John's work ethic, kindness, sincerity and professional ethics. If we had to do any real estate transaction, we would call John again."
"John Hatton was and still is terrific! He went beyond my expectations and as a result of his efforts, I truly feel we developed a valuable friendship."