"Representing both buyers and sellers without bias sounds great in theory, but in practice we felt there was bias. Having just moved to the area, I wasn't working yet which proved to be good, as I felt at times like a full time real estate agent in ...more this transaction, representing my wife and my self against the sellers and their agents.
in particular vexed us a few times. After our initial offer, which given the
was reasonable, the sellers countered considerably lower. When
told us this and we hinted at countering, she made a comment to us treating us like inexperienced youngsters, despite having bought and sold in high pressure markets in the past. After settling on a price, then we were pressured by
to let the sellers stay in the house with the keys for more than 24 hours after settlement so they could pack and move! The house is ours the moment we sign the papers. It was not a pleasant transaction because of the agents."
Rated Review by Scott F.
"Found out we were being relocated to Iowa due to a job promotion. Sold our house in 9 days and had 2 weeks to be out. So this was a very quick turn around. So you can imagine our stress level with trying to find a house that quick from out of State.
...more took a lot of the stress off our shoulders. He was very knowledgeable and extremely responsive. I couldn't believe how quickly he got back to me on calls/texts/emails - didn't matter what day of the week it was. He worked his schedule around on short notice as we made our trip down to look for a house. He was there from the beginning all the way through showing up for the closing. There is a reason he is the #1 rated agent on Trulia! If we ever buy/sell another house he will be the 1st and only person I will call. "
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"When my partner and I decided to relocate to Iowa we made a list of things we needed from an agent. The 4 biggest items were responsiveness, availability, local
expertise and non-pushiness.
shines in all of these areas.
In our first visit with
, I remember him saying, when ...more we tour homes I see myself as more of a tour guide, "I take you to the homes, you look around and tell me what you like and what you don't like." That really personifies our experience with
. He was not pushy or over opinionated, he toured the homes with us and offered insight when we asked. He also made himself available to show us properties after hours and was easy to contact through calls or text.
If you are looking for an agent who is client focused, I cannot recommend