Proven Track Record

You deserve to have a knowledgeable, trusted advisor by your side who will help you navigate through your real estate transaction. 

Experience matters in real estate and I have successfully completed hundreds of real estate transactions in Ocean City and the surrounding areas.  This experience provides me with the market knowledge and skills to ensure you have a seamless real estate transaction from start to finish.  

Put a proven track record of success to work for you.  Feel free to contact me directly anytime at 443-614-9179. 

Client Testimonials

Very helpful and very knowledgable ... Couldn't be happier.
Randy Preston
My wife and I would like to thank Nicholas Bobenko for all the help and understanding he provided in our search for an Ocean City condominium. Nick listened to what we were looking for and gave some good insights regarding properties that fit our specs.  He was more concerned that we got good value for the money we were spending rather than just making a sale. We both feel we got an outstanding home thanks to Nick's efforts.
Mike Sacilotto
Nickolas Bobenko met and exceeded all of our expectations.  He showed up when he said he would and he called when he said he would, which are rare traits on the "Slower Eastern Shore."  We were very impressed with Nick and Costal Life's organization and the process (game plan) that they follow in their sales approach. Nick layed this out for us and followed this plan to a "T." The results speak for themselves.  In addition to being an excellent real estate agent, Nick is a very personable and easy to work with individual.  We consider ourselves very lucky to have selected Nicholas Bobenko and Coastal Life to handle the sale of our condo.
Larry Crabtree
Thank you for your positive attitude, resilience, and willingness to go above and beyond. We appreciate all your help in selling our home and buying our new one. Your marketing strategies, negotiation skills, and attention to detail made the process easy and we couldn't be happier. Thanks for taking all my calls and texts and working through our somewhat complicated process. You are the best!
Mick Lucas
Thank you for everything Nick.  You are a true professional in your trade.  I will be sure to give you a high rating.  You made this entire home selling process extremely easy.  Thank you again!
Mike Wolfe
Nick is a professional who has a strong understanding of the Ocean City market. He is friendly and very easy to work with. Unlike most in his profession, Nick has his customers best interest in mind. I highly recommend Nick to anyone selling or buying in and around Ocean City. Maryland.
John Bucy
Nicholas was very accommodating in setting schedule to visit listings. He listened and provided the properties that were of most interest to me so no wasted time. He was responsive to all questions and we recently had a very successful closing. I would work with him again.
Ronda Hamilton
Nicholas is friendly, knowledgeable, trustworthy and worked hard to get a good deal for us.
Siba Samal
Nicholas Bobenko is knowledgeable, accessible and incredibly thorough. These attributes are exactly what we appreciate when making such an important decision to purchase a property in Ocean City Maryland. Professionalism aside, Nick is very personable and pleasant to work with through the entire process.
Larry Fisher
Coastal Life Realty Group is top noch and their marketing and awareness of the current market are instrumental in getting the best representation. I would only use Nick for all my future deals.
Lily Ngo
As soon as we reached out Nick responded immediately and got us the condo we wanted at a very good price! We knew this would be the case since he had done the same for us seven years ago!
Craig Floyd
Nick and his group are truly the best.  His knowledge of every neighborhood in Ocean City and how it fits your needs helps a lot. We had such a great experience.  We would and do recommend Nick and Coastal Life Realty Group to everyone.
Don O.
Smooth, fast and easy. Nick knows all the ropes and answers all questions quickly and honestly. Great realtor!
Terrye Delmonte
Great experience ... Nick is a real professional.
John Warren
Overall, a very satisfied customer. Nick made the purchase of our second home easy and efficient. We were a little nervous to make the investment, but Nick's feedback and support really helped us with building our confidence. Very happy!
Areeba T.
Nick did a great job with assisting us in the purchase of our condo. He displayed excellent knowledge of the area as well as potential properties. Nick helped guide us in purchasing exactly what we wanted. He answered all emails and phone calls immediately and went above and beyond to make insure all of our concerns were addressed. I highly recommend him for anyone in the market to purchase a home in the Ocean City area. 
Greg Thomas
Nick was professional and knowledgeable. We appreciated his flexibility and his dedication to helping us find our OC home!
Vicki Muzyk
Another outstanding experience with Nick! In November he facilitated the sale of the first condo he sold us years ago. We are now proud owners of an oceanfront condo thanks to Nick. His motivation, flexibility, organizational skills and knowledge of the local market allows him to simplify the buying and selling process for you. I continue to highly recommend Nick to all my family and friends. It is always a pleasure to work with him.
Rob L.
Our experience with Nick was extraordinary! He knows the market and worked hard to find us exactly what we wanted. He was always available and constantly communicated with us. If we wanted to look at a property numerous times, he was always willing to meet us around our schedule. He was detail oriented and extremely knowledgeable. Nick’s expertise enabled us to find the property that fit our needs. Nick sent weekly updates once our property was under contract so that we were prepared for each step of the process. Prior to going under contract, he sent daily updates of any new listings that matched our criteria. His positive attitude made this a pleasant experience. He is the best! 
Jen R.
Twelve months ago this week you guided us through closing on our Le Lisa condo and drove off to your daughter's Christmas function.  Just wanted to let you know that every sunrise since then has been a good one. We are in the right condo on the right street at the right time in our lives. Karen and I love it, our children love it, and our grandchildren love it. It was a whirlwind process but we couldn't be happier, and you made it happen. THANK YOU AGAIN!  We hold you in high regard. You've made a difference in our lives. Merry Christmas to you and your family, and know that we'll contact/refer you whenever the opportunity arises.
Larry R.
Years ago Nick helped my wife and I buy our first condo in Ocean City. He has now helped us sell it and is currently facilitating our search for another. Nick’s knowledge of the local market is incredible and his attention to detail is unlike any other.  He is attentive to all your needs and extremely organized with everything he does. If you are looking for a knowledgeable, straight forward, professional guy to help you navigate the Ocean City real estate market then Nick is your guy.
Rob Labatch
Awesome to deal with and I strongly recommend to anyone buying real estate in the Ocean City area.
Alan Celmer
When we decided to sell our Ocean City property we contacted several different realtors. Nick was the first one to get back to us in a timely manner. He was great to work with, sold our condo in no time and we would recommend him to others.  If we ever decide to buy again in Ocean City, we will definitely call on him.
John Stafford
Everything was smooth sailing! Nick is the best agent in Ocean City. We have used Nick several times to buy and sell properties. He's the BEST!
Mickey Bailey
Nick is a true professional, extremely knowledgeable, and a nice guy. He has local knowledge that he easily shares that goes beyond the real estate transaction. He takes away the complications of the real estate transaction and is quick to answer any and all questions. He found us the perfect place at the beach and guided us on offering price and negotiations. He was able to quickly set us up with a local cleaning crew, insurance agent, and painter to get our condo up and running with ease! I would absolutely contact him again if I had a home to buy or sell in the Ocean City, MD area.
Tricia DeSantis
Nick was very responsive and helpful showing us properties and getting us through the purchase process. He went above and beyond to make everything as easy as possible. We highly recommend Nick to anyone looking to buy or sell a property!
Eric Jensen
Nick has always been a pleasure to work with. He communicates throughout the entire process and was always available to answer any questions. The selling process was efficient. I would recommend Nick to anyone interested in buying or selling property.
Jill Little
We could not be happier with Nicholas Bobenko and his team. We met at the property and he walked the complex, toured our condominium and discussed our strategy and pricing. I highly recommend Nicholas Bobenko and Coastal Life Reality Group. Nicholas made the sale of our property very smooth ,worry free and he was very easy to work with.
Steve Grant
Nicholas was polite and engaging from Hello. He possess knowledge and experience of the real estate market which transferred to an amazingly quick, effortless sale of our house. Remote digital signing of all documents saved us time, travel, money and the convenience of immediacy moving the selling experience forward at a rapid pace.
Josh Schafer
Nick was awesome to work with, we will definitely use him again! He was patient, extremely informed about the market, and showed us exactly what we were looking for in a beach home.
Joanna Summers
We had been receiving listings from Nick for over two years before visiting properties in person. Once we started getting serious, Nick was very helpful in narrowing our search.  We felt very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with Nick. He was knowledgeable about the local market, but did not try to pressure us as other agents have done in the past. If we were to purchase another property in the area in the future, we would definitely utilize Nick’s services again. Thank you for making this process so much easier than it has been in the past.
Chris T.
Nicholas sold us this property 7 years ago. He has remained in contact with us and provided very helpful updates on the Ocean City real estate market. When we decided to sell he was our first choice. Nicholas responded to us immediately. He has the resources and staff to meet our needs. With his assistance we were able to prepare and list our property in less than 2 weeks. Nicholas had our property sold in one day for above asking price. Nicholas handled all issues related to our sale and was always available to answer our questions. Nicholas is a great realtor and excellent choice for any real estate, rental or property management needs in Ocean City Maryland.
Henry Cannon
Nicholas is professional, always informative and responsive. He has guided us through the process of purchasing and selling. We trust him.
Don C.
It was a great experience working with Nick! His friendliness, honesty, and knowledge of the area is what drawn us to him. He made making this decision an easier one! We would absolutely use him again as well as recommending Nick to anybody who is looking in the OC area. We hope to keep in touch with him!
Debbie Martin
Nick did a wonderful job in helping us find our dream vacation home in Ocean City, MD. His expertise, advice, and honesty were invaluable in the current tight market environment there and much appreciated. Nick has our highest recommendation.
Scott Martin
Coastal Life Realty particularly Nicholas Bobenko was always courteous, professional and patient with us. From our first meeting I felt Nick was always there working for us to sell our property. I can not express strongly enough of our complete and total satisfaction with Nick and his team.
Harvey Lecates
Nick is a true professional! Knowledgeable, friendly, not pushy, totally on top of things. In other words, we trusted him with our dream and he made it a reality. My wife and I can't give him enough credit, especially because much of this purchase occurred with us several hours away. In what can be a very stressful process, Nick removed all the pressure. He crafted a winning offer while saving us maximum dollars, worked closely with the selling realtor, and delivered on everything he promised. Plus he's a good guy that gets what buying a beach house means to people. We cannot recommend him highly enough!
Larry Rotondo
Nick was great. He worked within our schedule to see all properties that we were interested in. Answered all our questions. He never rushed us during showings, or pushed us to purchase a property. He was there every step of the way from our finding of our new home, to the purchase of the property. He was even available for questions after we purchased. Nick was awesome and we would definitely use him again.
Ryan O'Kane
Nicholas did a really great job of setting up tours and guiding us through them, though being sure to step back to let us make decisions as opposed to pushing us in any particular direction. He immediately knew the answer to almost any question and the few he didn't know he followed up with an answer within 24 hours. His knowledge of the area was fantastic, as was his network of people and companies to help shepherd us through the entire process. Really happy with his help and would highly recommend him. We'll definitely contact him should we have any other area real estate needs.
Josh Lehnert
Great job Nick ... Very successful sale.  Thank you again!
Ed Szczepanik
Nick took care of everything! Was always available to answer any question we had and was very knowledgeable about the area. He even selected this condo for us to look at despite me searching for weeks and I had always passed this one on the site!First time we met Nick in person we immediately felt comfortable with him being our relator. He also was great at explaining Maryland's real estate laws which were quite different than what we were used to dealing with in Pennsylvania.The whole process was made very easy by Nick which really decreased our stress levels since we live 3 hrs away from the condo.
Carla Cleary
Nick was excellent. He really understood the market and how to present the property. Nick was very responsive. We appreciate him helping to sell our condo! It was nice to work with him.
Dave Manner
Nick is a true professional with a passion for understanding his client's real estate objectives. Nick and his team present a clear path to achieving client goals with effective marketing, a lifetime of local knowledge, and an obvious wealth of experience. When I want to ensure that I'm maximizing a real estate transaction, whether buying or selling, Nick and his Coastal Life team are my choice. Great communication!
Randy Hauserman
Nick made the sale prcoess so easy! We are not local, and he took charge of every aspect of the transaction and even worked with our contractor when needed.
Denise Frock
Nick is extremely knowledgeable about the Ocean City market. He is professional and responsive. We were able purchase exactly what we were looking for in a beach home thanks to Nick. We have bought and sold several homes and will definitely hire him again. Great experience!
Joanna Summers
Nick is an excellent real estate agent. He made purchasing our condo very easy. His extensive knowledge and excellent advice made it a very positive experience. He was easily accessible and very attentive to our needs. I would highly recommend using him to help you find whatever you are looking for.
Phyllis Joseph
Have bought and sold numerous houses and Nick made the sale of our townhome the easiest! He is knowledgeable, personable, and does a great job promoting your property.
Patti Trowbridge
Nick was extremely helpful and diligent throughout the entire process of finding a home and settlement. I would highly recommend him to family and friends.
David Short
The fact that Mr. Bobenko grew up in the area and has worked in the area his entire life and was well connected in real estate/lending, etc. was very very important.  Mr. Bobenko is a seasoned professional. He is very well-connected in the real estate world of Ocean City. That was a great asset especially to help purchase a property in these challenging, competitive times.  We were very grateful that he connected us to Chris Short of the Nations Lending Group to make the loan approval process go quickly to expedite our offer!  Mr. Bobenko was also present at the home inspection which was very helpful to us.  Mr. Bobenko also connected us to a reliable contractor who can address future repairs in the condo.
Karen Shealey
Nick is a wealth of knowledge and has helped me to both purchase and sell a property. In both cases, he was professional, pleasant to work with, and knows the market well enough to determine fair market value either as a buyer or seller. The property he listed for me sold in one day and was priced right while other units had been for sale for 6 months or longer. I will be using Nick's services again.
Eric Fischer
Nick Bobenko was always very helpful and responsive to us in our search for our Ocean City, Maryland condo. He pays attention to details and is very professional.
Ken Ackerman
Nicholas Bobenko was the agent on a property we wanted to see. We called him and asked if he would show us the property. We met him at the property and was very impressed with him and even though we did not buy that particular property, we told him what exactly we were looking for and he said that he would contact us when properties became available. He showed us three more properties during the course of several weeks and we be bought the Orleans Court property. My husband and I knew from the first time we met Nicholas that he was the right agent for us. He was very straight forward and every time we called or texted he was back to us within minutes. Nicholas Bobenko and Coastal Life Realty is the company you need to contact if you are looking for property in Ocean City and surrounding areas!
Cheryl Einstein
We received an all cash contract for over asking price within hours. What more could you ask? Closing was seamless.
Bill Prunka
Nick pulled off the impossible. My wife and I have rented a unit in the same building for 20+ years when vacationing in Ocean City. Now that we are retired, we decided to buy a unit. Inventory and units for sale in our price range were very limited and months went by with nothing that we were willing to make an offer on. Nick continually urged patience and after 4-5 months Nick called and said he had a unit in the exact building we always rented in. The unit was immaculate and priced right where we could afford it. Nick has extensive knowledge of all the buildings in Ocean City which is important for an out of town buyer. He helped with financing, closing, and had numerous tips for new buyers and buyers who intend to rent their unit. This is a guy who really knows his job, never pressures you, and has a sixth sense for what his clients want. We highly recommend him.
Bob Williams
Nick made selling our property from afar completely stress-free. He is confident in his abilities and more than delivered on what he assessed we could sell for. The photos of the property are professional quality and the marketing for our listing was fast and very prevalent (even we and several neighborhoods in the DMV area received the mailer postcard of our listing). When the initial closing was delayed due to the buyer, Nick had us under contract with another, more competitive cash buyer within days of re-listing. He also took care of minor items for us when we were unable to travel to our property before closing. He has a great local network of professional resources to tap into and was extremely professional. He didn't waste a minute of our time on anything unnecessary. Will 100% be using him again for all of my future transactions.
Lily Ngo
We would like to thank you for all of your time and patience during our search for a condo.  You knew we wanted to be in Sandpiper Dunes and encouraged us to wait for what we wanted.  We were so thrilled when you called and said you found the perfect condo for us.  We love our new "sandcastle" ... Thank you so much!
Dianna Williams
Nicholas was great to work with. His professionalism and knowledge was there from the first call. He asked a few questions on what we were looking for and basically suggested the condo that we eventually decided to purchase. 
Ruth McGovern
Nick was great to deal with and made sure we were well informed throughout the entire process. His knowledge of the local real estate market was helpful and I would not hesitate to recommend him and Coastal Life to anyone.
Mike Alabovitz
Nicholas was very confident and did not push us one direction or another. Friendly to work with.  The entire experience went very smoothly from the first zoom conference call to email of listings, site visits, and then closing.  He spoke to us at a level in real estate we can easily follow as this was new to us.  Nicholas had great reviews on google and another realty site. Made him and his team appear down to Earth, knowledgeable, professional and good communication skills.
Craig Casella
Nick was excellent to work with some start to finish. He offered valuable information regarding the various condo buildings and units that we were interested in. Nick made himself available, was very responsive and was straight-forward and honest with any questions that we had. He wasn't interested in making a quick sale, but rather we ended up with best possible unit that fit our budget. I strongly encourage anyone looking for an agent to contact Nick. You want be disappointed.
Jeff Vieselmeyer
Thanks again. Very good job. Realtor rating = 100%. I am glad I came over.
John McAdams
My husband and I had an excellent overall experience purchasing an Ocean City property with the assistance of agent Nicholas Bobenko.
Diane Riggitano
I tell you that you are good, you got me signing contracts for $450k for a unit I haven't even seen!  Thank you for all your help. I would not hesitate to refer friends and associates to you.
Ron Leubecker
Please use me for any references you might need. You know Jenny and I thought you did an awesome job.
Tim Hill
It was a long road but ultimately a successful one. We're very happy with our purchase and anticipate years of family fun and enjoyment. I wish I was there right now! Thanks for your patience and advice. Here's to the Meridian and a new friendship. I will be in touch soon and please do not hesitate to use me as a reference.
Rick Harrison
Thanks for all your help with this situation. You have been really great and it means a lot to us.
Dave Nagel
Thanks for all you are doing. You have done more in a month than "XYZ" Realtor did in a year.
Ralph Giangreco
You were a pleasure to work with and we are absolutely delighted with the purchase. You can anticipate more leads as I keep spreading the word. You were easy to work with and know what you are doing.
Katherine Leighton
Just a short note to thank you for your time showing us around on Saturday. I especially appreciate the no pressure approach. Again, thank you.
Bill Rodgers
I think you are a great Realtor with the style I like. You are not pushy and you are straight forward. Great Work, thank you.
Bob Dechristoforo
You did a great job for us and we'll be recommending you to everyone we know regarding the OC real estate market.
Mark Snyder
Matt, Jean and I thank you so very, very much for your perseverance. You made it happen for us, so thanks for getting us our condo. We would be happy and privileged to recommend you when we can. Thanks again.
Allen Levine
There is no other way to say it .......... YOU ROCK!
Michael Townsend
Thank you for the excellent advice in finding our Ocean City condo. We will definitely give your name to friends and family who are looking for a place at the beach.
Greg Beyers
Thanks again for all your help. The process was very smooth and we always felt like we were well informed. If I get an opportunity to recommend a real estate agent it will definitely be you.
Richard Stromberg
Nick and I connected through Zillow. He responded to my web inquiry about a vacation condo that I was interested in. I quickly realized that Nick is very knowledgeable of the area. After a brief conversation, Nick quickly understood my needs and sent to me 5-6 properties that were of interest to me. He included additional details about each unit, like potential rental income, sales comps, etc. With this detailed info I was able to make an offer and close on a unit that was best for me. During the closing process Nick was always attentive and there to respond to any issues. I will definitely use Nick again. Whether I am buying or selling a property, Nick will be my guy.
Eric Fischer
From day one, Nick provided incredible service in helping us find the condo of our dreams in Ocean City. I consider myself to be a very high maintenance client, but Nick never ONCE made me feel like I was asking too much. We looked at many, many places and asked a lot of questions. I was constantly reaching out to Nick via phone and email, and he was always very responsive. At one point, we had to completely change the criteria for our search, and Nick never missed a beat. Nick also knows the OC market incredibly well, and if he didn't have the answers to our questions he always got them for us quickly. I've worked with many Realtors, and most of them have not lived up to my expectations. The experience with Nick exceeded my expectations, and I would recommend him in a second.
Dana K.
Nick Bobenko is the epitome of a professional, savvy, reliable, trustworthy and experienced real estate agent! We have used Nick's outstanding services several times and he is truly efficient and effective. We would highly recommend Nick to anyone who is seeking/selling real estate in the Ocean City, MD area. He responds to questions very promptly, maintains regular communication and gives honest feedback. We would never consider using another real estate agent for our needs! Simply, he is the best.
Lori G.
Doug and I want to thank you for you assistance and support during our search for and purchase of our house down there. We appreciate the effort you made and your commitment to making sure you resolved as much as you could throughout the process. We happily will refer your name to anyone of our friends or family who might also choose to look for a house in that area.
Helen P.
Your were great throughout this process. It made our lives more simple. I love the condo and it is perfect for us. Hopefully we will call you in 7 years or less to upgrade!
Donna Boss
Nick was and is a pleasure to work with. He took control of the process from the 1st day and kept us informed each step of the way. He delivered every thing he promised on time. I would strongly recommend Nick and I have already done so.
Mike R.
You did a great job! The first time I met you I was impressed. I have done a pretty good job of judging character over the years, and you confirmed my opinion of your abilities. I have already given you as a referral.
Daryl Reinke
Nick Bobenko is exactly the kind of Realtor we needed when we were searching for our vacation property in Ocean City, MD. Nick’s knowledge of the local market is incredible. He knows every building and every part of town. He was able to quickly understand what my family was looking for. When we made a major change in our budget, Nick didn’t miss a beat. He changed the parameters of our search, and took us into over 30 units without ever making us feel like we were taking too much of his time. Nick was very patient and treated us as if we were his most important clients. He never made us feel pressured in any way. Nick was there for us at every turn in the shopping and purchasing process. If we ever encountered challenges, he was there to help us through them. Buying a vacation property should be fun, not stressful. With the confidence that we had in Nick, we were able to focus on enjoying the process, knowing that the details were being taken care of. I’d highly recommend Nick to anyone shopping for a property in the area. He knows the market like the back of his hand, and provides the best customer service that I have ever experienced from a real estate agent.
Matt Kurowski
I would highly recommend Nicholas Bobenko for any real estate needs. He definitely sets the bar high for how a real estate agent should be. Everything from the website setup with listings personalized to my specific preferences to the knowledgeable and detailed explanations of the entire search, offer and purchase process, I couldn’t ask for any more in an agent.
Mark Jarema
Nick Bobenko is a true professional and a pleasure to work with. He clearly understood our wants and needs and didn’t waste a single second of our time. His responsive nature and attention to detail facilitated the smooth purchase of our new home, we settled in 32 minutes. We wouldn’t consider using any other real estate agent but Nick on the shore and neither should you!
Denise Jacoby
Nick has a good demeanor for the job – he’s friendly and attentive with a sense of humor, too. When touring the town and visiting properties, he demonstrated a clear knowledge of the market and gave relevant advice or guidance that helped us make a buying decision with which we’re very comfortable. He sent several emails to be sure we were OK throughout the process, and if we asked questions or voiced concerns he replied with answers or resolutions in a very timely manner. His referral for a settlement agent was an excellent choice as well.
Doug Propheter
Nicholas Bobenko is very knowledgeable of the market conditions in Ocean City, MD. His virtual marketing approach for my condominium unit conveyed a true representation of the location of my unit, the amenities included with the sale, as well as the closeness to the beach, and the privacy of bay-side living. Nick has a very personable, but professional demeanor and he effectively communicated with me throughout the listing and sale/closing process. He demonstrated understanding of the market conditions for condominium sales in Ocean City MD, is accurate and can be relied on. Excellent, professional service in all aspects of the listing and sales process.
Tom Edwards
Thank you for you time yesterday. We really appreciate the no pressure sales and just the ability to roll through a lot of places. It really gave us a sense of what to expect for certain dollar amounts as well as neighborhood layouts etc.
Keith Kauffman
Nick Bobenko was great to work with. He showed us properties that were within our budget and guided us through the buying process. He was great with communicating and responding to all our questions or concerns. We would certainly recommend him to our family and friends.
Marc Zimmerman
After we decided to make an offer, he handled all of the negotiations and helped us to make the best offer. Once the contract was agreed upon, Nicholas handled the inspection and other on-site issues that I could not be there for. Both my wife and I were very happy to work with him. Nicholas was always open, honest and friendly. He was able to answer all of my questions in a very timely manner. He kept us in the loop at all points in the process. The entire process went extremely smooth.
Chuck Pagani
From beginning to end, my experience working with Nicholas Bobenko couldn't have been better. He responded immediately to all of my inquiries and was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the market. He was friendly, professional, and made everything easy. I would highly recommend Mr. Bobenko and The Mark Fritschle Group to anyone looking to buy or sell in Ocean City.
Susan Domagala
Nicholas Bobenko was wonderful to deal with and we will highly recommend him to others. He was very helpful in every aspect of buying a condo in O.C. and we will use him again if needed.
Bud Seville
We did a lot of research online to chose the properties we wanted to view. Nick's website is what ultimately made us chose him as our realtor. It is very professional and easy to navigate, and provides additional information that we did not find on other sites (like condo and other fees). We were able to save time in deciding which properties we were most interested in, and ultimately made our purchase decision within hours of meeting with Nick. Nick was always very prompt in responding to inquiries in advance of our trip, very professional and friendly, and represented our best interests as buyers. We would certainly recommend him to anyone interested in Ocean City real estate.
Bill Kay
Nick was the best real estate agent I have had. I have purchased 5 homes and Nick was definitely the best!!! He was very patient and answered all my questions and made me feel like I was his only client. He went above and beyond. He even went to check and make sure the fire place was working for me all on his own. He was always friendly and professional. I would give more than 5 stars if I could. Thank you so so much Nick!
Gina Jeffries
Nick was very professional and knowledgable. He kept us informed throughout the process. I can't think of anything he could do to improve. Nick is the best real estate agent I ever worked with.
Judy Datesman
Nick was great! He promptly returned my calls and was willing to answer and discuss all my questions. He was professional and friendly and guided me through the whole process. He encouraged me to call him if I had questions after the closing.
Keith Kirsch
Nick did a phenomenal job representing us as a buyer's agent. I strongly recommend him to anyone in the Ocean City area looking for real estate.  Nick is the best!
Jean L.
Nick is very easy to work with and has great communication skills. He always gave prompt responses.  Nick is very personable and I would use him again.
Tony Battista
Nick is exactly what you want in a realtor...he is proactive but not overbearing. He is very knowledgeable about the Ocean City, West Ocean City and Ocean Pines markets. He is thorough, professional and a very effective communicator. I highly recommend him.
Janet Schreck
Nick just sold our Ocean City condo in only 9 days while other condos in the same building are still sitting on the market. Nick also sold us this same condo 10 years ago and he's the only realtor in OC we would ever use to buy or sell real estate. He knows the local market, sets realistic expectations, and looks out for his clients.
Matt Litfin
Nick was very knowledgeable and very helpful in our second home buying process. Made for a quick and smooth transaction that made our “can we do this” into a reality.
Mark Knorr
Nick is the best agent in OC. No one could know the local market better than Nick. He is ALWAYS available and he doesn't disappear after the sale. He is simply the best.
Mickey Bailey
Nick was extremely helpful and responsive. He made the process very smooth and painless!
Susan Roberts
Nick is an excellent agent/broker. He has extensive knowledge of the area. He sold us our first condo in Ocean City, MD, and when we told him we were looking to buy a larger place, he came through again. We had very specific amenities we wanted in a very specific area of Ocen City, and he worked tirelessly until he found our new home. Nick is always available to answer any question. I highly recommend Nick.
Mickey B.
We were out of towners purchasing a condo in OCMD and just found Nick randomly online. Our experience from start to finish with him was great. The title company he uses was easy to work with, closing was the quickest ever. He also recommended options for who to get our mortgage through due to tricky stipulations the condo provided - this mortgage process was the easiest process I have ever been through. This says a ton as this process is normally painstaking. The entire experience was great!
Sam Musser
I called Nick to help me purchase a condo at the Golden Sands in OCMD. He was very knowledgeable about everything in the entire process. He was accessible to me for showings and answered all my questions. The process was seamless. I now own my oceanfront condo thanks to Nick.
Steph Wyland
Nick is an amazing realtor and goes above and beyond his job. I called Nick on a Sunday morning, hoping to see a property in Ocean City the next day. He responded with complete kindness and willing to show us some condos. We fell in love with the 3rd condo and Nick hooked us up with a great lender. By the time we arrived home (3 hrs later) we were pre-qualified and ready to write an offer. Nick negotiated our offer and got it for $3000 less than we were ready to pay. Nick & his team are by far the BEST Realtors in O.C. The deal is over, we are in this beautiful ocean front condo & couldn't be happier. Nick goes above and beyond his job & is still available if we need him. He is very knowledgeable and willing to share it with kindness.
Terri Gianotti
We have used Nick for several transactions and he never disappoints. His local market knowledge and insight is invaluable. Nick pays attention to the details and always kept us up to date on what was going on. Regardless of whether you are buying or selling you owe it to yourself to give Nick a call. He truly gets to know his clients and always attempts to find the right House or Condo that meets your personal goals.
Tom J.
We continue to be impressed with Nick. This is our second purchase with Nick and are very impressed with his vast knowledge, responsiveness, and careful consideration to help us find the right properties. He is our one and only realtor!
Karen Ewing
Nick was always available to answer any questions and help us understand the process. Even after the sale has been wonderful to help us with changes we wanted to make to the home. You can't go wrong with Nick and his approach to finding you the right home.  He has all the character it takes to help you make the right decisions in a timely manner...Trust Nick.  Additonally, he as a great support team at Coastal Life Realty Group.  I am planning another purchase and would only use Nick as my Realtor.
Pattie Trostle
This was our second purchase with Nick and it couldn’t have gone any smoother. Nick expertly managed the purchase from start to finish and kept us up to date at all times. His local market insight, knowledge and connections proved to be invaluable. Nick is the real deal and you should give him a call if you have any real estate needs in the Ocean City area. He does really get to know his clients and works very hard to find the right House or condo that matches your personal desires and goals.
Craig T.
Nicholas Bobenko and his team outperformed all expectations. From listing, negotiations, to settlement, Nick handled the sales process with with high expertise every of the step of the way. If you want someone with local knowledge and national reach, look no further than Coastal Life Realty.
Anna H.
Nick is very professional, courteous and knowledgable about the OCMD area. He put us at ease since he supported both the sellers (whom we know) and us as buyers. Nick was very responsive, patient during the COVID-19 situation, and took care of things for us so we did not need to worry. My husband and I both highly recommend Nick and will definitely recommend him to anyone looking in the OCMD area!
Shelly Ricklin
Nicholas Bobenko and his team outperformed all expectations. Highly recommend.
Anna Hobbs
This is our second dealing with Nick at Coastal Life - this time for selling the condo we purchased using Nick as our realtor three years ago. Nicks knowledge of the market, his fast responsiveness and his ability to ensure the deal gets done is fantastic! He works hard for his clients and is very responsive at all times. We would highly recommend Nick to any buyer or seller.
Magen B.
This is my third real estate transaction with Nick Bobenko in the past few years. I have been a buyer and a seller and I can honestly say that Nick always does his best to deliver. From the first assessment of my property to the settlement Nick gave me sound advise on a sales plan and what to expect as far as a time frame and accurate pricing to ensure a sale in the best timeframe possible. I would highly recommend Nicholas Bobenko to anyone looking for a realtor in the Ocean City area. He is someone with the knowledge of the real estate market. He is always available, professional and a genuine person.
Marian W.
Nick is an excellent agent, very knowledgeable about the area, told us where we should set the asking price, advised how much we would net, (which was on the money) and his negotiation skills are awesome. I bought a property on the shoreline in Ocean City, MD with his help and when it came time to sell, his was the number I dialed. He sold the property within a month and I received the funds I was hoping for. Can't ask for better than that!
Barbara Crider
Nicholas was helpful once we were under contract helping me with issues that needed to be fixed before settlement. We has an issue re-connecting the gas service which he was helpful to me in resolving. He connected me with a local plumber who was very responsive.  He responded very quickly whenever I had a question or needed information. That was very comforting since selling a property is very stressful. We had to adjust the sale price downward a couple of times. His advice at these times was very helpful.  He was very responsive any time I had a question or needed some advice. He did an excellent job of holding my hand when the sale seemed to take longer then I expected it would.
Ray Barnes
I would highly recommend Nick for your Ocean City real estate needs, his knowledge of the area along with his professionalism is a perfect combination for your beach purchase. We were pleased with the ease of our purchase and guided by Nick with no stress or worries.
Tom Nealis
I highly recommend Nicholas Bobenko. He was very knowledgeable and professional. He was also friendly and courteous. He took us to see many properties that met all our needs. He was patient when answering all our questions. I could not have asked for a better Realtor. Thank you, Nick, for all you did for us and for helping us find the home of our dreams.
Beth Clemens
Nick was responsive to all my many questions, knowledgeable about the condos in the OC area, honest in his assessment of the property we selected, and able to negotiate us a fair deal on our dream beach condo. I would not hesitate to work with him again and highly recommend him.
Jackie Hill
My wife and I decided that we were going to buy a condo in OCMD, but we were most likely looking to purchase a property next year. I reached out to a few realtors and let them know our plans, and majority of them didn’t actively respond because I let them know we most likely weren’t going to purchase for 6 months-1 year from now. However, Nick was extremely responsive after my initial inquiry and began educating me on the OC market. We decided to go to OC for a weekend, and Nick showed us a bunch of places. While we were there, a condo that Nick found went on the market and we were able to look at it the next day. We loved the property, and we were able to secure the deal even though there was two other offers....thanks to Nick! This is the type of guy that goes the extra mile for his clients, so you won’t be disappointed. He was even willing to let contractors into my unit (after we already closed) since I’m not local. Thanks again for all of your help Nick!
Shaun Carney
Nick, was personable, professional and had a great knowledge of the area. I lived in Baltimore & depended on my father at first to work with Nick on my behalf. When my home sold in Baltimore in one day, it was a rush to find my forever home in Ocean City on the water. Nick showed me 2 condos I was watching on Zillow, but both ended up being to small. Nick reviewed the area & came up with a condo a little out of my price range but doable. Nick negotiationed a great deal for me and I'm so happy in my forever condo. Thank you for everything Nick!
Corrie Ivey
Nick was a pleasure to work with. He was able to guide us through the entire home buying process to a very smooth closing. I’ve worked with many realtors and I would rank him at the top.
Justin Collins
Nick Bobenko is an outstanding real estate agent! He is extremely knowledgeable and very professional. He showed us numerous properties in the Ocean City area and was extremely patient. Nick always took the time to answer our questions and provide feedback regarding the interests we had in various properties. He ensured that we understood the home buying process. We felt we could trust Nick as he always fulfilled his commitments to us. He is really superb and we highly recommend him as a real estate agent!!! This whole experience was awesome! We have bought several homes over the years in Maryland. This was, by far, the easiest process....thanks to Nick! Nick Bobenko should be cloned...he is a professional, knowledgeable, outgoing, efficient, and thorough real estate agent. A great experience working with Nick Bobenko!
Lori Goldsby
The process could not have been any smoother.
Bob Lavery
I would highly recommend Nick if you are looking for a real estate agent. He was extremely knowledgeable and patient (even when I wasn’t). No sales pitches or pressure, just solid advice and work.
Mike Sherman
In 2018 we purchased a condo with Nick's assistance as our realtor. We have now listed and sold another property with Nick as our realtor. We could not have achieved all of our goals, including price, reduced time on market and on-time settlement without Nick. He knows Ocean City and understands the real estate market in this resort town. As usual, Nick was responsive to our questions and was able to negotiate the best price for our unit. In the future, he will again be our agent!
Don Benzing
Nick was an excellent realtor to work with on my first condo purchase in OCMD. My specific deal ended up being very time consuming and challenging to say the least, but Nick remained patient and kept me updated on everything happening throughout the very long process up until closing. I know my deal wasn't a huge one for Nick, however he always made me feel like a priority, which is very unique! Nick goes above and beyond, even meeting potential contractors at the property for me because he knew I wasn't able to be there. I would highly recommend Nick and will definitely reach out to him when I decide to purchase my next beach property.
Krista Gathercole
Nick was tremendous to deal with - courteous, well informed and always willing to listen/answer my questions.  Would recommend him to others.
Paul Hannan
I met Nick 4 years ago during the purchase of a condo in Ocean City Maryland.....what a great experience. This week I was fortunate enough to purchase a different condo with Nick’s assistance. He was the first person I called.....everything happened in about a month until I closed. Nick always was available for any questions. He communicated with me regularly . Nick is very knowledgeable regarding the real estate market. I would personally recommend Nick Bobenko for any real estate needs . He has the knowledge, dedication, and people skills to make purchasing real estate easy and low stress. Thanks Nick for your help again.
Marian W.
Nicholas was very knowledgeable of the market in the area and also with obtaining documents needed for the sale of our home in Ocean Pines. I would highly recommend him to anyone. He was also very accessible during the whole process.
John Martin
Nicholas is the best agent we have ever worked with. He was prepared, social media savvy, and focused on selling our property for the best price from day one. He kept us informed at every step In the process and, best of all, made the sale possible within a very short period of time. His entire team are great, and we recommend him without reservation.
Blanche T.
My wife and I were looking at a specific community in Ocean City. Nick was extremely flexible and knowledgeable throughout the entire process. He helped all the way up to closing and was very thorough throughout.
Scott Carter
It was nice working with Mr. Nicholas Bobenko of Coastal Life. We got along immediately and he did not pressure me as I walked through the several condos he arranged for me to visit once we established what I was looking for. From the first condo visit to the settlement table, I trusted Nick as my guide through the maze of real estate purchasing.
Janice Vonrestorff
Nick and his team made the process of purchasing our condo as low stress as possible. Always quickly responded to any questions and concerns we had. We would definitely use his services again as well as recommend him to our friends and family.Nick and his team made the process of purchasing our condo as low stress as possible. Always quickly responded to any questions and concerns we had. We would definitely use his services again as well as recommend him to our friends and family.
Jessica Carlston
Nick was great! He want above and beyond through the entire home purchase process. His knowledge of the area is fantastic. Nick and his entire team were very responsive yo any questions or concerns I had. Nick has been helpful even after the sale advising on contractors and businesses in the area!"
Denny G.
Loved Nick's website. It was easy to navigate and the search options enabled him to send weekly updates and recommendations.Nick was responsive to all of our questions and was available for each of our visits to Ocean City to view properties. He researched each and was quite informative when we arrived.Nick made the whole buying experience easy especially with us not living in the area. The settlement was on time and worry free.We would definitely recommend Nick to anyone as his knowledge of the area is first rate.
Bob and Sue Williams
Nicholas is very personal and helpful. Great personality and great services. I highly recommend Nicholas if you need someone to help you buy or sell. He is quick, very responsive and also helped us find a great lender.
Christine Pham
Nick's name came to me as a referral and I couldn't have been happier as a result. Throughout our process, we never felt pressured, rushed or stressed. Nick took time to understand our needs and crafted the deal we ultimately settled on. I believe his knowledge of the OC market saved us $$$ on what we would have bid with a different broker. That is huge in the long run. Additionally, Nick provided excellent referrals with our lender and home inspection. He is well connected and I strongly recommend anyone interested to use him for a listing or purchase. As well, we also dealt with his associate Mitchell who assisted on a moment's notice - great guy as well.
Joe Burdette
We were very happy that Nick Bobenko answered a phone call 3 years ago about a property at harbour island. Even though we were unable to buy at that time, Nick took the time to send us regular updates on this property as well as ongoing sales reports in the ocean city md area. Nick made himself available for showings and questions. He was patient and supportive until we figured out what we wanted and could make it work.We appreciated Nicks knowledge of the area especially and the current sales trends. He was professional and concise with the information presented. We greatly appreciated his knowledge regarding making an offer and price negotiation. Nick provided step by step communication regarding the contract purchase via email or phone. He helped keep us focused through the process and took the time to answer all our questions. Nick arranged the home inspection for us and reviewed the results. He also arranged the walk through and closing and supported us through the closing process.We would highly recommend Nick Bobenko. It was great to find a realtor that has extensive knowledge of the area, is professional, and listens to your needs.
Susan Shunkwiler
I would use no other realtor in the Ocean City area. I was a very selective client who gave Nick extremely specific and defined guidelines on the type of condominium/town home I wanted to purchase and a specific location. I was also patient and wanted to wait until I found the right one without compromise. Nick not only filtered the options he sent me for those exact guidelines to eliminate wasted time on sales I did not need to see, he was also extremely patient with me when he showed me numerous options that fit all the guidelines but just didn't "sing" to me. After many years, and countless searches, we found the right one and I could not be happier. He even made the negotiation process seamless and guided us with options if any obstacle presented. A true representative for the buyer! A pleasure to work with."
Tatum D.
I enjoyed working with Nick Bobenko during the sale of my property.  He was always available when I needed something.  Nick established a reasonable price point to attract the right Buyer.  He was realistic with regards to market conditions and was able to provide an appropriate time estimate to sell the property.  Working with Nick was a positive experience.
Michelle Sousa
Nicholas always was good at understanding our desires and truly understood what property was going to make us happy. I also think he had an excellent feel for the market and property value to meet both our budget goals and still find a property that would meet our quality goals. He is the kind of broker that goes beyond just sales and truly tries to help you in every aspect of a property buying decision....we knew he was on our side when buying a property that would meet our needs. What more can you ask for....
Craig Trostle
Nick was great to work with. His expertise in his field excelled in all areas. We bought the beach house of our dreams at a great price thanks to Nicks savy negotiation skills. He truly knew the market!"
Mary Kemmerer
Nick was great to work with. After our first meeting, he knew exactly the type of second home we were looking for. He was never pushy, but rather took time to listen to us about what we thought and how we felt. We have worked with other realtors in the past and this was not the case. Nick was very knowledgeable of the area and showed us the properties that met our needs while balancing his knowledge of the local area. He was always timely answering our emails and phone calls within minutes. I would be happy to discuss this review with anyone who is looking for a realtor in the Ocean City/Berlin area. A great person and great real estate agent. He will be my listing agent when we are ready to move up to a new unit.
Moira Benzing
Thank you for pushing our settlement to completion.  It was a pleasure for Moira and I to work with true professionals who know their business.
Don B.
Nick has been my agent twice as a buyer, once as a seller and the process was flawless on all three transactions. The thing that makes him stand out is his knowledge of the market and his passion for the business. The home he sold for us came with some challenges, but he developed a plan, stayed  in constant communication and delivered a deal that worked for all parties. If you have real estate needs in the Ocean City Maryland area Nick is the first call you need to make.
Jeremy Meyer
Nick has vast knowledge of Ocean City. We were very comfortable with him and trusted his judgment in helping us find a home. We would definitely work with Nick again and recommend him to others.
Jim Loukota
Nick Bobenko was extremely knowledgeable of the market environment, was very easy to work with, and was a clear and responsive communicator. Would strongly recommend Nick to anyone looking for an excellent realtor.
Chris Wurst
Nick was a pleasure to deal with. He was helpful and took care of details of the sale I knew nothing about. He had knowledge of the property and the area that put us at ease that we were making the right choice on the purchase of the property. I would recommend him to anyone looking to purchase a property in the area.
Angelo Baldacchino
I found Nick based on other internet reviews. I am glad I did! Nick was extremely responsive, very knowledgeable about the market, the area, pros and cons of specific buildings and properties, and was extremely accommodating to our schedule since we were looking to buy in OCMD from out of town. Nick was very easy to work with. It was truly a pleasure and I'd highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy!
Magen Buterbaugh
I just wanted to take this opportunity to convey what a great experience my wife and I had in our dealings with Nicholas Bobenko of Keller-Williams Realty.  From the first time I contacted him to the final day of settlement, he ensured everything ran smoothly. I initiatlly contacted Nick after reviewing several Realator's blog's and found him to be very professional and enthusiatic. Nick directed me to his website and never pressured me about scheduling a viewing nor did he suggest homes outside my price range.  He was always courteous and upbeat, even after the first house we looked at, bid on, and were approved for fell through, Nick was very apologetic although he had nothing to do with the failure.  He shared our disappointment and made us feel better about the situation. After perusing the listings again, we quickly found another home and Nicholas' rapport with the many industry personnel made the sale so much easier on us and his knowledge of the neighborhoods, comparable home values and expert negotiation skills saved us a good amount of money.  His patience in showing us homes was incomparable as we are from Philadelphia, PA, and tried to schedule many viewings in a short trip. After the agremeent of sale on our current home was signed, I asked Nick if he could recommend a Mortgage Lender, Title Company and Insurance Agent.  I feel Nick is well-respected among his peers and has built a solid reputation as a team player,  therefore the recommended industry people were willing to work with us.  They, too, had no problem asnwering any questions, returned calls in a timely manner and eased many of our concerns. Nicholas made a stressful situation into a pleasurable experience.  Placing our trust in Nick, and, although we have only been in our home for a very short time, has been one of the best decisions we have ever made.  Thanks to Nicholas for making our dream come true of owning property in Ocean City, MD.  I would highly recommend him to anyone of my family or friends who may be looking for their dream home in this area.
Gary Laurinatis
Working with Nicholas Bobenko far exceeded any of my expectations. He is by far the BEST Real Estate professional I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with! He takes pride in providing the highest level of customer satisfaction, is extremely thorough, and was very responsive to any of my questions or concerns, and took action to get them resolved immediately. Buying a home can be very stressful, and I can't imagine having a more positive experience. I highly recommend Nicholas without reservation to anyone looking to buy a home.
Julie Nordvall
Nick is a well organized and very attentive agent who helped my wife and I purchase a condo. He helped with all aspects of the purchase and ensured the process went smoothly.  He was always available to answer questions and has a wealth of local information that was helpful for us since we live outside the area. Nick is someone I would recommend if your buying or selling real estate.
Rob Labatch
Nicholas Bobenko did an excellent job in helping us find the perfect condo for our family.  I would highly recommend Nick for his expertise, responsiveness, patience and lifelong knowledge of Ocean City.
Mary Paganini
Nick was always responsive and a no non-sense Realtor.  We appreciated all of his help, especially since we were out of town for most of the pre-work.  He is highly recommended!
Terrye Delmonte
We cannot say enough about our fantastic experience working with Nicholas Bobenko!  He is a rare gem, loaded with great knowledge and his attention to detail is incredible.  Nick made our dreams come true of owning a beach house in Ocean City.  We appreciate his hard work and felt like he always had our best interests in mind.  Thank you Nick and we hope to see you at the beach!
Karen Ewing
Very helpful and always answered all of our questions.  Always kept us informed and was very professional throughout.
Terri Baeder
We used Nick for our bayside OC condo purchase.  Nick took care to understand what we were looking for and tailored the search perfectly.  We found our dream home in two days!  Nick's skillful negotiation resulted in a great price.  He flawlessly guided us through settlement.  We highly recommend Nick, he is a true real estate professional.
Brian Shortley
It's hard to believe we have been here in our new condo for two weeks now ... it's still very surreal.  We love our second home by the sea and are enjoying every minute of it.  I wanted to say a big THANK YOU for the gift card to K-Coast Surf Shop.  The girls love their new boards!  I also want to say thank you for making this such a smooth transaction for us.  This was a huge and somewhat scary decision, however you definitely had our backs throughout the process just as you promised in the beginning.  We will certainly call on you again for any future real estate needs and will pass along your contact information to friends and family whom may be interested in buying property at the beach.  THANKS again!
Laura G.
Being a first time vacation property buyer my wife and I were not sure what to expect.  We did some homework and along with Nick's expertise and website narrowed our choices to the property which was best for us.  Nick put our minds to rest and provided guidance which lead to a pain free process and purchase.  I would highly recommend Nick for his local knowledge and caring attitude.  Nicholas Bobenko will ALWAYS be our broker.  Thank you Nick!
Dr. Patrick Stone
I was always confident that recommendations from Nick were well thought out and consistent with my expectations.  Additionally, I always felt well informed and involved in the process.
Mike Raymond
Nicholas was very professional, knowledgable and outgoing which made my wife and I very comfortable.  He was always available to answer all our questions and walk us through the process.
Nolan Glasby
We were 100% satisfied with all aspects of the transaction ... Nick Bobenko was extremely helpful.
Ed Light
Nicholas Bobenko is an extremely knowledgeable and competent agent.  We had a deal that was not the normal deal at all.  He was professional and thorough in handling this difficult purchase and we are honestly not sure this purchase would have happened with anyone else at the wheel.  He is prompt and keeps in constant communication.  I would highly recommend Nicholas Bobenko for any real estate transactions.  Now that we have finished our purchase he is working on selling our other property.  He is an excellent agent!
Mary Stewart
Nick was prompt in returning my emails and phone calls.  He answered all of my questions and researched until he found the answers for me.  Nick had an information page about condos and what to consider when buying one.  It was excellent information for a first time condo buyer and it was the reason that I chose him.
Claudia Sload
When the house was photographed in the beginning of the process Nick didn't like the way the photos turned out and he immediately had them re-taken.  This attention to detail made a great impression on me from the very beginning and I knew he was the right person to sell my house.  The property was shown a lot and it sold sooner than expected.  The lines of communication were always open with consistent email updates, progress reports and comments from prospective Buyers.  My ideas and concerns were always considered and discussed.  I decided to have the three decks on the house replaced and Nick recommended someone that I couldn't have been more pleased with.
Nola Shanks
We chose to contact Nick because of the knowledgeable content and ease of use of his website.  It was the only one I found that allowed us to narrow our search by selecting "deeded boat slip" as a requirement.  Then after speaking to him about what we were looking for and meeting with him we felt comfortable that he had a good understanding of what we wanted.  He offered good guidance and suggestions and was not pushy at all.  Nick made the whole process of buying a vacation home easy and worry free.
Mary McGallicher
We can't say enough good things about Nick Bobenko.  He immediately understood what we were looking for and lead us to the perfect condo.  When we sent him an email with a question he responded immediately.  I would not hesitate to recommend Nick to friends and family and will definitely do so in the future.
Jeanne Barkley
Nick's knowledge was invaluable to us as first time condo buyers unfamiliar with Ocean City real estate.  He took the time to understand what was important to us and suggested options we hadn't thought of.  He made the whole process easy and we're thrilled with our purchase.
David Vollmer
I found Nick to be everything anyone could want in an agent.  He was knowledgeable and efficient and NO way pushy.  He was simply available for whatever I needed when I needed it!  It was a pleasure doing business with Nick from the first time I spoke to him by telephone up to and including settlement.  I would refer anyone interested in selling or purchasing property in Ocean City to Nick.
Sharon Woods
You were awesome!  Thanks so much for all your hard work and great follow through.  We really appreciate it.
Dawn Johnson
I whole heartedly recommend Nick Bobenko when buying or selling a property in OC.  You will not regret it!
Lisa Vogt
Nick took the time to listen to our needs and provided a comprehensive list of available properties.  He showed us each property and described the positives and in some cases the not so positives of each property.  In short order we located the right property and Nick was able to negotiate a purchase price that was below our budget.  Nick was instrumental in assisting us in the closing process and connected us with very professional financial and settlement services.  Nick was always available and answered questions and concerns very rapidly.  He made us feel like we were his only customers.  My wife and I will gladly recommend Nick to friends and family in the future.
Henry Cannon
Nicholas Bobenko ... I would describe as a "make it Happen" kind of guy.  I located Nick on his website and was able to review properties at my own pace.  When I had located 8-10 properties of interest I set up an appointment with Nick.  From the moment I met Nick I knew I had one of the best Realtors in the area.  Nick had everything organized with information forms on each property. Over a 3 month period I met Nice on 3 different occasions to view properties.After looking at a few properties I knew exactly what I wanted - it just had to be found.  While Nick was on vacation he sent me an email with a link to a new property listing - my future condo - with EVERYTHING I had identified on my want list.  Nick met me at the condo that Saturday at 8 am after returning from his vacation the night before.  Nick put together the contract and I hoped for the best.  Contract negotiations proved challenging considering the owner was outside of the country with limited communication access.  It took several days to finalize the contract.  Nick gave me daily updates.  Settlement was scheduled for 30 days.  Unique insurance issues were identified near my settlement date.  Nick diligently worked with the lender and insurance agents to make my settlement happen as scheduled.On a 5 star rating scale I would give Nick a 6.  Whatever your highest expectations are - Nick will exceed them.  Nick is extremely personable, responsive and attentive to your real estate needs.  Thanks Nick for finding my dream condo.
Marian White
I inquired on an OC property on Zillow and Nick promptly replied to my email.  We went down to see the property and met with Nick Bobenko.  He lined up 7 properties on top of the one we were interested in for us to see while down there for the day.  After the 1st property he knew exactly what we were looking for.  By the end of the day we had selected the one we liked.  The entire process was done via email which made it extremely helpful for us being 4.5 hours away.  Everything was extremely smooth.  He had all the answers and referrals for inspection, title insurance, etc. and he handled everything for us.  Settlement was extremely smooth.  I have purchased 3 properties and 2 businesses in the past but this was by far the easiest and smoothest purchase I've made to date.  I would recommend Nick in a heart beat to anyone buying in OC.  Thanks Nick for all your hard work.
Maria Maffei
Nicholas Bobenko is excellent at reading his customers.  In fact, in my situation he knew what I wanted more so than I did.  He is professional, no pressure and extremely diligent with regard to making sure everything that needed to be done was done in a timely manner.  We actually settled on the date we were supposed to with no delays.  I would recommend Nick to anyone wanting to buy or sell real estate.
Michele Sarris
Thanks for doing a great job and all your hard work with the purchase of our condo.  You made it seem very simple to us.  This was by far our easiest transaction to date all thanks to you.
Steven M.
Nick provided not only an extremely smooth and successful search process but his recommendations for competent post-agreement service providers (financing, insurance, inspection and settlement services) were spot on.  As we are out of state buyers we appreciated Nick's sense of urgency to assure efficient use of our time during our visits and his timely communication and engagement throughout the process.
Michael Gebka
It was a pleasure working with Nick.  His cooperative, can do attitude is really refreshing.  Nick efficiently identified listings that met our criteria, successfully scheduled property tours in the limited time we were in town and delivered our preferred property to us at our target price.  I would recommend Nick to anyone I know who is looking for real estate in Ocean City and will look to work with Nick again when we upgrade or sell.
Bill Rowe
Nicholas Bobenko was recommended from a friend and he was amazing.  He helped us research and view town homes, homes and condos for sale in Ocean City.  He was patient throughout the process even after having several requirement changes.  He is very knowledgeable about the area and friendly.  I had a lot of questions and he answered them all in a timely manner.  I would use Nick in the future and highly recommend him.
Sapana Patel
Nicholas was very professional in handling the sale of my condo in Ocean City.  He was very communicative every step of the way and went out of his way to make me feel comfortable.  I would highly recommend him.
Dianne Harab
Nicholas was great throughout the whole search to purchase process in Ocean City, Maryland.  Not being too familiar with the local area he was especially helpful in providing services we were looking for to refresh/remodel our new purchase.  We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Nicholas to any friends/family that might want to purchase real estate in the Ocean City, Maryland area.
Doug Dykstra
Nick was fantastic to work with and we would recommend him to friends or family without any reservations.  Nick listened to what kind of property we were looking for and helped us really articulate what was important to us as far as what kind of property we were looking for.  He came up with a list of properties that had the potential to be a good fit for us and ended up finding us a place that had everything we were looking for.  On top of that he was integral in putting together a great offer and negotiating an excellent deal for us.  If I was in the market for another place in Ocean City I would absolutely use Nick Bobenko again.
Steve Borsh
We met from a home with a yard sign and phone number of Nick Bobenko.  We were leaving town and called Nick ... he was off that day with his family but responded and showed us the house within a half an hour.  We explained to Nick what we thought we were looking for and Nick followed us up showing us a few homes in the area listed.  We found another home and had Nick negotiate with another Realtor on the home we just bought.  Nick is very attentive to his clients, great at follow up and handles things in a timely manner.  He always had the homes prepared for showing ahead of us getting there and kept us informed during the entire process.
Dale Van Schaik
We want to thank you for all of your courtesies in selling our unit at the Sea Watch.  Your professionalism is greatly appreciated.  You went out of your way to make us feel comfortable every step of the way.  Please do not hesitate asking for a recommendation as we would feel honored to do so.  Thank you again and all the best.
Jeff H.
From the first phone call to closing Nick Bobenko made us feel like his priority.  My first introduction to Nick was by phone and he immediately asked questions about our family, where we lived previously and what we were looking for in our new location.  By that evening I had listings in my inbox from Nick of all the homes that met our criteria in the area.  Throughout the process his primary concern was finding a home that met the needs of our family.  He paid attention to all we said and made sure that he listened to our children as well.  His knowledge of the local area is immense as he has lived in the area all of his life.  To us this was extremely beneficial.  In addition to his knowledge he was always accessible to us and completely respectful and polite to our entire family.  For all of these reasons and many more I would not hesitate to recommend Nick to our friends and family in the future.
Rebecca Gallagher
Nick was always available to show me whichever properties I was interested expeditiously. He is very knowledgable with OC properties and provides very good input based off of his expertise with the market. Nick has great communication skills and always responds promptly which is essential when making offers on properties. He is very thorough and takes pride in the services he provides his clients. I would highly recommend him to all friends and family after making my first vacation home buying experience enjoyable. Nick went the extra mile to make settlement happen exactly when I wanted it to so that I could get in before MDW and enjoy my first summer as a home owner in OCMD.
Chad Dye
Working with Nick was great.  We liked the fact that he's a true local and knows all of the in's and out's of the local real estate market.  Being from PA our schedules were limited.  Nick met us on three separate occasions, two of which were on a Sunday.  We rolled through ten to fifteen properties each visit and at our own pace.  Using a national bank for our mortgage was complicated.  Nick compiled a team for our closing and without them our deal would have fallen apart.  That team knew who to call and when to call to get all of our issues resolved.  I would definitely recommend Nick for anyone looking to buy in OCMD.  Thanks again.
Keith K.
I want to take time right now to say, "Thank you very much".  You are the unsung hero of this piece!  I called you a few days ago asking for your help in filing the exemption forms for MD Non-resident withholding (since you had written such a brilliant article on how to do complete this process AND posted your article on the internet.)  You came through with flying colors in recommending Mr. Doug Ordakowski to help me with this process in Howard County.  You have literally done this out of the kindness of your heart, without regard to material gain.  You are a true humanitarian.  I owe you and your guest dinner a nice restaurant in Ocean City as a small token of my gratitude.  Thank you again for your prompt, expert action and advice in bringing the sale of my property to what I am sure will be a timely and smooth close.
John Minnick
I knew from the first moment that Nick was the Realtor we needed.  He is a buyer agent, he has a very comprehensive website that allowed me to research and learn about the market in Ocean City and has lived in OC all of his life so he knows the area.  I was able to relax and know that Nick was handling everything from his end and there was no extra stress on my end.  He got us the condo we wanted for the price we wanted and couldn't be happier.  Besides all this, he knows everything and everybody.  If your buying in Ocean City you need to get in touch with Nick.
Steve C.
Nick Bobenko did an excellent job for me.  I was very pleased.
Sandy Crippen
I feel I really lucked out when I found Nick's website on the Internet.  I was able to study the market and see what was for sale.  Then we met Nick and found him to be extremely knowledgeable and experienced.  All of my emails were answered in a timely fashion.  If I called him he answered the phone 95% of the time or got back to me quickly.  After spending one morning with him we were impressed with his market savvy in such a young person.  Our real estate transaction was complicated by a 1031 exchange, but there was no stress.  Everything happened when it was supposed to and all very organized.  We have found our Realtor in Ocean City and would never settle for less.  If your looking for real estate in Ocean City you need to call OC Nick.
Barbara Crider
Nick was very attentive to our needs and was very easy to get in touch with. I would use Nick's services again in the future.
Holly Washington
We would definitely recommend Nicholas Bobenko and Coastal Life Realty Group.  From the beginning, he provided information we were looking for in a timely and efficient manner. He was available to us and patient with our search. He was courteous and approachable and very competent in his local knowledge, as well as comparable properties and values. We never felt pushed into anything, and greatly appreciated his help. We are loving our new condo!
Laurie Mastroberti
Thank you Nick ... You are making this whole process very easy!
Jackie Hill
Thank you so much for handling everything so wonderfully for us.  You are the best!
Dale E.
We have worked with Nick on several transactions and are always grateful for his expertise. Because of his expert knowledge of the local market, we were able to find exactly what we were looking for in a short period of time. Nick is always a pleasure to work with and we are very excited for our new home!
Joanna S.
We’ve been looking in this area on and off for years. Time passes and life gets in the way with having to care for others as well as unanticipated personal health issues. As I was into the third month of healing from a broken leg my wife and I decided to finally drive the six hours to Ocean City. We had circled several condos to check out and called Nicholas only knowing he was representing one of the properties. Things worked out very well. Nicholas was honest and straightforward. He showed empathy and made the buying process easy. My wife and I recommend Nick and his agency wholeheartedly.
Eric Enterline