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Barry Karch came highly recommended by a realtor friend I had used in another state. While I trusted their opinion, I did my due diligence and found Barry to be one of the most tech-savvy and connected realtors in El Paso. Selling houses hasn't changed much over the years. But that's because real estate professionals haven't all embraced how technology can improve their marketing and client engagement.
From the first meeting until the house closed, there was never a time Barry couldn't be reached. It was great being able to text and email, knowing a response was not far away.
As an out-of-state seller, I relied on Barry's eyes to make sure the house was in good order to show. He was always honest and assisted when I needed.
While both the real estate professional and seller want to get top dollar for the property, it's important for the real estate professional to know the market and understand how buyers are finding home.
That's where Barry raises the bar. Anyone with a real estate license can put a house into the multiple listing service. It's Barry's commitment to finding qualified and interested buyers that leads him to take significantly more photos that his competition, prepare virtual tour websites, and list the property where the buyers are looking. Barry knows his buyers are looking online before they'll ever step into a home, so it's important to him that the house be accessible 24/7 through various online portals.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Northwest, El Paso, TX.
Barry in very knowledgeable in social media/internet sales. He always kept us informed of any internet activity on our listing and followed up with prospective clients/buyers. I have no problem recommending Barry as your realtor.
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $175K in Northwest, El Paso, TX.
Barry came prepared to our first meeting with comparable homes and put us at ease right away with his knowledge and expertise. He also impressed us with his ability to market our home on various sites online and that he had the technology to communicate with us via text and a way to sign contracts via online to make things more efficient. He answered all our questions and always got back to us immediately when we texted or called him. He took pictures of the house right away and had them up on the Internet within 24 hours and 15 minutes after they were up we got a call from an agent wanting to see the house. The next day we had another couple of people see the house and one made an offer the very next morning and met our asking price.
Everything was quick and efficient with Barry's help. We couldn't have asked for a better agent and we are recommending him to my parents now that they want to move as well. We would gladly recommend him to anyone!
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in Five Points, El Paso, TX.
I contacted Barry Karch to sell a home that had been in our family since 1990. He marketed it and was able to answer questions from all members of the family. We got several offers within the week. Barry stayed in contacted and negotiated the best price that every member in the family could agree with. I will use Barry Karch for any future real estate needs. My family and I highly recommend him.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 in East Side, El Paso, TX.
Highly recommend Barry Karch with 5 stars! He represents his clients well and always looks out for their best interests. Barry exceeded our expectations by arranging for inspection/construction bids when ours fell through at the last minute. Because of this, we were able to close on our new property on time and under budget!!
We started working with Barry while living all the way across the country. He set us up with a tailored search at his website for properties that met our specific needs. He was very helpful in his timely reply to our questions of various properties. Once we were decided on a property, our immediate offer was paramount. Property in the area was moving fast and we did not want to miss out on the opportunity. He was extremely efficient and blew us away with his ability to review and digitally sign the documents. During our negoticians with the sellers, Barry was quick to support our requests and numerous viewings of the property. He was a true professional that I would recommend to any prospective buyer.
Barry worked with me for 1 1/2 years and 3 houses before he found me the perfect place to purchase. He is extremely knowledgeable of the area and very patient in all the processes. He was also able to negotiate with the sellers and got me the best deal possible. I will recommend him to all of my coworkers and anyone else that asks me about my home. He worked very hard to make my dream of home ownership come true and I greatly appreciate all of his help.