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Mark was incredible to work with from start to finish. We had a difficult move ahead of us with a lot of moving parts, but Mark helped us every step of the way. I was very impressed with his knowledge of homes and attention to detail. He was quick to point out minor flaws or potentially major issues that I would have never noticed on my own. I never felt like he was trying to sell me on any particular home or feature, he just showed me the ones I was interested in and pointed out pros and cons that he noticed. Mark knows the area very well and the home buying process in and out. He was attentive and easy to reach when needed. Great experience all around, this is the fourth home I have purchased and Mark was by far the best agent to work with. I highly recommend him!
Mark has been an excellent realtor for us. We worked with him to find our home and then sell it 3 1/2 years later. Both times he had to work with my employer's relocation company. He did a great job dealing with them. When we started the process of selling our home he clearly demonstrated that he knew how to market a home in this day and age through online media. We were very pleased with the online presentation of our home. Bottom line we sold our home in 10 days in the middle of January in Michigan.
We were the third family member to use Mark's expertise in the real estate field. He was very patient with our situation and was always ready to show us any house we inquired about. He shared his knowledge of the areas and properties we were unfamiliar with.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $225K in Rockford, MI.
Primary point of contact: Krista Bashford
I worked with Krista Bashford and she was excellent. Very responsive, good overall advice in how to approach things, and always double checked listings to make sure it was worth everyone's time to see (driving distance to work, and to my preferences).
We could not have been more impressed with Mark and his responsiveness. With houses flying off the market in the spring of 2014, Mark got us a great deal and it was done in a timely manner. As first time home buyers, we never felt like we didn't know what we were doing as Mr. Brace was extremely informative with every part of the home buying process. He was never pushy, he spoke to us in a very friendly way; we actually had many inside jokes by the time this process was complete. A few weeks after we moved in, (7 months ago now) we even received a Christmas ornament made to look just like our house - nice touch! We have already recommended him multiple times to friends.
Side note - he looks just like Matt Damon; and I mean the cool Matt Damon from "Good Will Hunting" not that lame duck from "We bought a Zoo".
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $325K in Ada, MI.
Mark has helped us buy and sell our homes multiple times and we have never been disappointed in his level of knowledge or quality of service. Mark and his entire team worked hard on our behalf to provide our family with the highest level of service during an out-of-state move and then back to Michigan again. We recommend Mark to all of our friends and family!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $75K in Vassar, MI.
We've gone to Mark many times to discuss real estate. He has indepth knowledge of purchasing and selling properties. Mark is a very hard worker who is available around the clock. He won't let you down.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Vassar, MI.
Primary point of contact: Kara Brace
Mark Brace real estate is top notch. They are West Michigan's premier real estate team, and frankly I would venture to say they are Michigan's premier real estate team. They simply don't get any better than these guys. You will not find a more committed team of professionals, who go out of their way to take absolute care of their clients. No stone un-turned, no hill they won't climb for their clients. My go to real estate team commercial or residential, look nowhere else. Keep up the great work guys.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $125K in Otisville, MI.
Mark is a very knowledgeable individual. He specifically helped us with the closing information we needed. We were dealing with a parcel of land that was farm land and the house with 1 1/2 acres was being sold from the parcel. We were selling the house in the same tax year that the parcel of farm land was split from the house. There were complicated details that needed to be clear at closing and Mark was very precise about what we should know and expect to be told by the title company concerning the upcoming taxes and division papers. We couldn't thank him enough.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Creston, Grand Rapids, MI.
Mark was fantastic throughout the sale of our home. We received an acceptable off within three days of listing! There were a couple times where issues popped up that could have decreased our bottom line but Mark was an awesome negotiator and held the deal steady through the whole process. We've already referred him and look forward to working with him again in the future!