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About Joel Harms

Sales Associate - Provincetown Office
154 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
Cell: 508.246.8576

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Joel Harms' passion for coastal living, combined with a 15-year career in law and real estate sales, marketing, and management have led to the fulfillment of his dream of selling real estate in Provincetown. His exceptional people and organizational skills have proven invaluable not only working with his clients, but with developers as well, selling numerous new construction developments in Atlanta, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, and Ft Lauderdale. Joel is an excellent resource for those looking to make Provincetown their own.

Professional Specialty

Residential - Condominium and Single Family Sales and Marketing

Multifamily Development - Sales and Marketing


Dwell Coastal Provincetown: Principal and Sales Associate
April 2011 - December 2012

NRT Development Advisors (formerly Coldwell Banker The Condo Store): Sales Associate, Sales Manager, Director of Sales
May 2000 - March 2011

King & Spalding: Special Project and Staff Attorney
September 1997 - February 2000

Professional Association

National Association of REALTORS

Cape and Islands Association of REALTORS

Provincetown Business Guild

State Bar of Georgia


Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law - J.D., conferred May 1997

Florida State University - B.S. in Communication Studies, December 1991

Areas Covered




On-Site Professional of the Year - 2006

Sales Manager of the Year, South Florida - 2005

Sales Manager of the Year - 2003

Million Dollar Club - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Community Involvement

Swim for Life

  • Joel helped me with my first home purchase in Provincetown last fall, and I could not have done it without him! I was trying to purchase a condo, which was an estate sale and we were up against multiple other offers. Joel was able to work with the seller's agent to make sure we were competitive, and... Hunter Giaotti (Provincetown)

  • Peter and Bob reviewed Joel Harms on 5/17/17: My partner and I met Joel shortly after we moved to Provincetown full-time. We instantly became friends. Once we decided we were ready to purchase a home here, we knew Joel was the one we wanted to guide us through the process. His easy-going sensibility... Peter and Bob (Provincetown)

  • Scott Dean reviewed Joel Harms on 4/11/17: We have known Joel for many years and used him for numerous real estate transactions. He is always very professional and knowledgeable about local real estate in Provincetown. His background negotiating in large cities and small towns comes in very handy ... Scott Dean (Provincetown)

  • Rob and Doug reviewed Joel Harms on 2/9/17: We are very pleased working with Joel in the sale of our condo. One of the primary reasons we selected Joel was his long term experience with Provincetown and in real estate. He was spot on about the ultimate price we could expect for our sale though he wo... Rob and Doug (Provincetown)

  • Thom reviewed Joel Harms on 2/2/17: I had a difficult transaction with a property that was over priced. Joel's knowledge of local comps and skillfully strategy/negotiations landed the deal. Thom (Provincetown)

  • Andy Towle reviewed Joel Harms on 1/27/2017: I was a first time home buyer and helped me navigate each step of the way once I had identified the home I wanted. I have known him since I first came to Provincetown 25 years ago and he knows the town and the market here like the back of his hand. I have... Andy Towle (Provincetown)

  • James Trosino reviewed Joel Harms on 1/26/2017: We first met Joel several years before we found the house that we ultimately purchased in Provincetown. During that time, we found several properties that were of interest, but it took us a while to find the right house. Throughout that process, Joel w... James Trosino (Provincetown)

  • Olivier Jamin Changeart reviewed Joel Harms on 1/25/2017: When we started talking to some friends that we had decided to purchase condominium in Provincetown, Joel was recommended as a reliable, competent and enjoyable person to work with. He didn?t disappoint us at all. From the very beginning, we... Olivier Jamin Changeart (Provincetown)

  • Brad and Danny reviewed Joel Harms on 1/24/2017: My husband and I have worked with Joel to buy and sell a total of three homes in PTown over the past few years. He is extremely professional, accessible, very knowledgeable about the market, and has more patience than anyone that I know when it comes ... Brad and Danny (Provincetown)

  • Thomas and Jonathan reviewed Joel Harms on 1/18/2017: I first met Joel in 2011, the year he moved to Provincetown on a full-time basis. He has tremendous knowledge about the town and the house buying process. He led us through this journey with expertise and made sure we were up-to-date with the pro... Thomas and Jonathan (Provincetown)

  • Greg and Jeff reviewed Joel Harms on 1/18/2017: We were acquaintances before Joel helped us purchase a vacation condo in Provincetown, MA. The negotiation surrounding the first potential property was somewhat difficult due to our perceived overpricing of the property. Joel did an outstanding job o... Jeff and Greg (Provincetown)

  • Don Murray reviewed Joel Harms on 1/18/2017: Joel was the listing agent for a property in Ptown we recently purchased in October of 2016. He was so thorough and knowledgeable of the product we quickly hired him to be our buyers agent as well. This was a very complex sale as it was purchased through ... Don Murray (Provincetown)

  • Kara Keller reviewed Joel Harms on 11/14/2014: Joel was recommended to us by a close friend. He is a great listener and a man of his word. Joel delivered on every promise. He was punctual, patient, and extremely accommodating with our schedule. This was our fourth home purchase and by far the best r... Kara Keller (Provincetown)

  • Scott Dean reviewed Joel Harms on 11/9/2014: I have known Joel for many years and he has a very deep knowledge of Real Estate. Living full time in the town and being involved in the community makes him a valuable asset in being a PTown guide. When it's time to upgrade, I will use Joel again. Scott Dean (Provincetown)

  • Mark Levine reviewed Joel Harms on 11/6/2014: I was a first-time buyer but the property I was purchasing was to be used for both enjoyment and investment. Joel was invaluable at sharing the nuances of that type of purchase and tipped me off to my home well before it hit the market. Going beyond the ... Mark Levine (Provincetown)

  • Bill and Jim reviewed Joel Harms on May 22, 2018: We were recently in the market for a Provincetown condo and were referred to Joel by a friend. We found the perfect property and since we were from out of state, Joel expertly guided us through the process. He kept us informed at all stages of the p... Bill and Jim (Provincetown)

  • Kenny and Chris reviewed Joel Harms on May 22, 2018: I highly recommend Joel! One of the most responsive and knowledgeable agent I've had the pleasure to work with. He truly cares about who he represents and have the our best interest in mind. He coaches you through your search, helps you through t... Kenny and Chris (Provincetown)

  • Brandon and Alex reviewed Joel Harms on May 22, 2018: My husband and I have been traveling to Cape Cod for years and made the wonderful decision to finally purchase property in Provincetown. We began the process with one of the local real estate professionals in town, Joel Harms. Joel's local-eye... Brandon and Alex (Provincetown)

  • James and Kevin reviewed Joel Harms on June 18, 2018: Over the past several years Joel has guided us through a purchase and sale of property in Provincetown. Both transactions were completed without delay flawlessly. He was very responsive to our needs and guided us through both negotiation processe... James and Kevin (Provincetown)

  • Lisa and Julia reviewed Joel Harms on September 10, 2018: Joel helped us buy our cottage in Provincetown, an insanely difficult housing market for buyers. While the process of home buying was much more difficult than we?d imagined, based on the levels of competitiveness, Joel gave us excellent guida... Lisa and Julia (Provincetown)

  • Gino reviewed Joel Harms on February 5, 2019: Joel Harms was my bridge to my new life in Provincetown. He knew before I did that I would buy a place here. When looking for my new home, he was attentive to what I was looking for and made the process easy. He anticipated the nuances of buying a home ... Gino Castano (Provincetown)

  • Jeff and Greg reviewed Joel Harms on 3/4/19: Joel is very knowledgeable of the Provincetown market and provided a lot of helpful insights. He was also very patient with us during our search for just the right property. We very much recommend Joel! Jeff and Greg (Provincetown)

  • Stephen reviewed Joel Harms on 3/5/19: Trusting a stranger for extensive help with a large purchase is a big deal. From the very day I ?cold called? Joel Harms about showing me the property I was interested in purchasing, Joel earned my trust in a natural sort of way. I felt like he was truly inter... Stephen (Provincetown)

  • Ken and Chris reviewed Joel on 6/19/19: ABOVE AND BEYOND! This is the best way to describe Joel. He made sure our condo was ready for us and really went the extra mile to make sure we had a great experience. Thank you Joel for making our dream come true! Ken and Chris (Provincetown)

  • Don and Wayne reviewed Joel Harms on 12/3/19: We purchased our first Ptown condo with Joel 3 years ago and have been with him ever since. He not only manages all our rentals but also recently sold one of our condos at 97% of list within 90 days of listing. He knows the market and he?s in Province... Don and Wayne (Provincetown)

  • Joel was key to the success of the sale. Most appreciated was his ability to make me feel unhurried and his willingness to respond to questions in a timely way. For me, who had been looking so long for that perfect affordable property, the skill of your staff made the sale happen.

  • See above. Joel did a great job.

  • Great service from Joel. He kept us informed throughout the process. Very smooth process. William Harris (Atlanta, GA)

  • From the day I cold called Joel Harms about showing me the property I was interested in purchasing, Joel worked to earn my trust in a natural sort of way. I felt like he was truly interested in helping me for my sake, not his wallet. Joel was extremely good with following-up at every turn, answering... Stephen Zachary Cook (NORFOLK, VA)

  • Joel was always such a pleasure to work with. He is very knowledgeable about the market here and I would recommend him without reservation. J. Jefferson Overby Living Trust (Boynton Beach, FL)

  • Joel completely understands the unique real estate market in Provincetown. He is very connected to other agents and markets his listings aggressively. Bradley Mallow (Atlanta, GA)

  • Joel was so responsive and supportive throughout the home buying process. Being new to purchasing in Massachusetts, out of state, he invested extra time to walk us through the process and answer all of our questions. Overall, the experience working with Joel and purchasing our home in Provincetown c... Clayton D Crepps (Austin, TX)

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