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Sales Vice President, Connecticut (28 years experience)
Found a tenant for a Townhouse home in Fairfield, CT.
One of the best. When I call Mark I know the he will give things his promp attention and the job will be handled in a professional manner. You can depend on Mark doing what he says and in a timely manner. Have worked with Mark for many years
This is the second time we have worked with Mark and we would not work with anyone else in Connecticut. His knowledge, work ethic, professionalism and integrity are outstanding. He easily exceeds what is normally expected from a Real Estate professional. He does everything possible to serve his clients, keeps them informed and up to date on a daily basis and does whatever is necessary to bring transactions to a satisfactory conclusion for seller and buyer. His knowledge of the area and market trends are a real asset to those who work with him. He gets my unequivocal endorsement and recommendation.
Mark's reputation is backed up by his knowledge and professionalism of the market here in Fairfield County. His responsiveness and follow up put him at the top of his peers. After working with many realtors in CT I can say that Mark Markelz has proven to be the best.
Response from Mark on 04/09/2014
Thanks for your kind words! You summed up my philosophy on how to make things happen in real estate. Remember, there are 3 kinds of people in the world: People that "make" it happen, People that "watch" it happen and People that say,
"what the heck happened?" Have a Great Day!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $775K in Southport, CT.
I worked with Mark to find and buy my first house. I wanted ideally a newly constructed home, not too far from the town center in Southport or Fairfield, and I didn't want to pay a fortune for it. And Marked helped us find exactly what we wanted.
Also, since this was our first house, I was not sure what to expect from the process, and Mark really helped us through. He explained what the mortgage process looks like and helped me connect with a good mortgage broker and a closing lawyer; and the whole process turned out very smooth.
I really enjoyed working with Mark, and recommend him to anyone who is looking for a great agent knowledgeable in this area.
Also, the mailing list with new listings and open houses was very helpful.
Response from Mark on 04/09/2014
I am happy we found the right home for your family. I pride
myself on making your home search and purchase a simple & seamless transition. You can always count on getting 1st rate service & the best professional advice when you work with my team. Spread the word.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $300K in Westport, CT.
We were lucky enough to find Mark when our father needed to sell his house, very quickly. He had worked with several realtors over a year, who were not realistic or aggressive with pricing and marketing, and the house had not moved. Mark got right in there and things started happening. He was very knowledgeable about the market, about what the appropriate asking price should be, about what dad should do. He was also great at managing my father’s expectations, brought data to back up his suggestions and clearly knew exactly what he was doing.
The house ended up going into a short sale, and Mark connected our father with a wonderful attorney, managed to find a buyer, and even knew someone to run a tag sale over two weekends to sell off the contents of the house. In this particular case he made the entire equation work. We have no qualms about saying that without Mark, it’s unlikely that our father’s house would have sold. We would absolutely work with Mark again and would recommend him to anyone selling or buying a house.Thanks, Mark!
Response from Mark on 12/03/2013
Thanks for your kind words. I am happy our team of professionals turned the situation around quickly and
SOLD your father's home. I have found "Know How &
Know Who" are the keys to making sales in today's
real estate market. By the way, do you like my NEW
Mark was incredibly knowledgeable, and equally important, honest, about the areas we were looking and the properties we were looking at. His experience and skill was most evident on getting the deal back on track after a title issue threatened to end it.
Response from Mark on 11/13/2013
Thanks Erik. I am glad you had your "seat belt" on for this purchase. It was a team effort and we made it happen!
Enjoy your home.
We connected, but it did not work out. Looking in CT
There was not an option for our situation in the drop down menu. We were not selling our home. His assistant called to try and get me to talk to Mr Markelz about selling.I said no; it was not the right time. Fifteen minutes later, Mr Markelz called telling me he wanted to come and see my home, and I did not want that and emphasized I was not selling. I not only kept getting calls from him, I saw him outside my home in his car. It creeped us out. He did this another time and my neighbor told us her agent saw him outside. It felt like he was trying to take advantage of a difficult situation we were going through. He was pushy and it felt very stalkerish.
Response from Mark on 08/01/2013
Thanks for your feedback. All I can say is that my client reviews speak for themselves. My 24/7 work lifestyle is time management oriented and I serve my seller & buyer clients with professionalism & integrity. Call me anytime if I can be of service.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $525K in Springdale, Stamford, CT.
My wife and I had been trying to buy a house for about a year before we met Mark. With in a week after our first meeting we saw more houses then we had before and had a better feeling for the market as a whole.
Soon after we had a offer in on a house and with in 24 hours had an excepted offer and started the buying process. We couldn't be happier that we met Mark everything he brang to the table. All we can say is that the experience with him far esceeded our expectations and would recommend him to anyone looking to buy/sell a home!
Response from Mark on 10/02/2013
Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure working with you. Contact me for a list of recommended professionals for future home improvements.
Mark did a really great job while we were working with him. He was honest and up front about every detail. I really like how he only showed me houses that were in my budget and was very competent in responding to all of mine and my wives questions. Very professional.
Response from Mark on 10/02/2013
Thanks for your great review. Honesty has always been my approach especially when you're making a major purchase like real estate. Spread the word!