About Joe Schutt, Realtor®

About Joe Schutt, Realtor
Metro Boston Real Estate Representation

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Committed to representing your interests with the highest level of integrity, I am dedicated to service excellence focused on personal attention and building a solid trust relationship. I listen carefully and make my clients feel comfortable in exploring their full range of real estate options and then encourage them to relax and rely on my expertise to insure that the details run smoothly and efficiently.

— Joe Schutt, CRS, ABR, e-Pro, Green


30 Newbury St, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116

Joe Schutt, Boston Realtor

Joe Schutt, Realtor

“I know the local market, I understand my clients’ needs and I work tirelessly on their behalf,” says Joe Schutt, Realtor and broker/owner of Unit Realty Group.

Joe’s keen aptitude for listening uncovers what his clients’ wants and needs are to formulate a winning plan in order to achieve their desired real estate goals. He developed this expertise through 15+ years of business management and time spent training and coaching others in the area of customer service.

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Having worked with hundreds of buyers and sellers, Joe has helped individuals and developers to buy and sell real estate from modest to ultra-luxurious in neighborhoods from Back Bay, Beacon Hill, South End to cities like Cambridge and Lexington. Joe’s guidance has enabled his clients to discover new markets, to develop new ways of thinking about real estate and to achieve their lifestyle/business goals. This experience has given him an amazing ability to see what must happened to make transactions come together. An expert in relationship development, Joe draws upon his professional network to produce unprecedented success for his clients.


A native of Massachusetts, Joe initially joined Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty in 2003 and co-founded Unit Realty Group, a local Boston-based boutique brokerage, in 2012. Before establishing himself as a real estate professional, Joe worked in the fields of retail banking and investment management. He went on to earn the Realtor® designation in 2004 and has subsequently earned the Certified Residential Specialist, Accredited Buyer Representative, e-Pro and Green designations from the National Association of Realtors.

Professionally Joe has been recognized for industry excellence and currently serves on the board of directors for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR), Greater Boston Association of Realtors (GBAR) and the Massachusetts Chapter of Certified Residential Specialists (CRS) as well as President Elect of CRS for 2013. Joe is also involved with and has chaired many committees within the local Realtor organization including Technology, Education, Strategic Planning, Communications, Business Development and most recently Professional Standards Committee, Social Media Task Force, Realtor Political Action Committee Trustee and Young Professionals Network for GBAR and MAR. Joe has also served on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Board of Directors and is on the Diversity Committee as well. JoeSchutt.com received an industry design excellence award from the MAR in 2008. Joe won the GBAR Realtor Spirit Award in 2011 has been a finalist for the GBAR Realtor of the Year award in 2011-2013.

Despite having been recognized as a “top ranked” agent Joe finds time to be involved in the community throughout Boston. Currently he is member of the Neighborhood Association of Back Bay, participates in the Beacon Hill Civic Association and on the Executive Committee for The Common Canine. Additionally, Joe has held executive positions within the Boston Main Streets program and the Boston Dog organization. Also, be sure to check out his “Adopt-A-Dog” videos from the Animal Rescue League of Boston at blog.unitboston.com.

As anyone who knows Joe can tell you, he is driven by his passions. Topping that list are a marked love for Boston, helping and meeting new people, white glove service excellence, green and sustainable living and his family that includes his partner of 13 years and 2 precocious miniature schnauzers, Ruebin and Irving. If life wasn’t already busy enough Joe finds time to participate in a thought leadership role on various blogs including his own and the many real estate focused communities on and off-line, an Ambassador for Inman News’ Reboot and Connect, organizer of RE Bar Camp Boston, trains other agents and consults with other brokerages. Additionally his opinions have been quoted in Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Boston Homes, Cambridge Homes, REALTOR Magazine and on National Public Radio.