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My husband & I recently purchased a home in Waukee, IA. Brett was referred to us by our nephew who also recently purchased a home in Waukee. We could not be any happier with his services, somewhere during the process I felt as if he was a friend looking out for our best interest rather than our Realtor. The process of selling our home & buying our new home did not go as planned, Brett was invaluable! Due to his experience & advice we were able to work through it & move without further complications. Brett's communication from beginning to end was outstanding, every few days he would contact us & let us know what was happening throughout the process. We Love our new home & highly recommend Brett Fine!
Brett is the Best of the Best!
Response from Brett on 02/23/2015
Doug and Julie, Thank you and congratulations! I hope you have been able to take a little time off from work to sit back and enjoy your home. I am glad we found you a home a little closer to work and family :) Thanks again!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $150K in Gray's Lake, Des Moines, IA.
My wife and I had a great experience working with Brett and I would highly recommend him. Brett and his staff are very professional and one thing I liked is that he sent helpful materials even after we closed on our home, such as tax information (so I didn't have to scour through documents) and reminding us to sign up for our Homestead credit. Brett was always available to handle our questions and helped ease our anxiety during the selling/buying process.
Brett did an excellent job on marketing materials for selling our home. He brought in a professional photographer who was great and took awesome photos that really put us ahead of the competition. Brett was knowledgable about the market and his negotiation skills were perfect. We were able to sell our home above asking price within 6 days!!
Our plan after selling was to rent, but Brett provided some great advice on buying (especially with rates as low as they are) and so we worked with him again to purchase a new home. His honesty on locations/neighborhoods and his ability to listen to our needs really meant a lot to us.
We've been in our new house for a little over a month and looking back at our experience, we couldn't have asked for better. We will definitely use Brett in the future and will recommend him to our friends and family. Thanks Brett!
Brett helped my wife and I both sell our town home in West Des Moines, and purchase a new home in Johnston. Brett did a wonderful job of making the selling process as smooth as possible in what many found to be a difficult market for selling a town home. He then helped us find a great home in our desired area in a very short amount of time. Brett was always quick to get back to us when we contacted him, and always took the time to answer all of our questions. In addition to being available when we had questions, Brett was always willing to try whatever it took to get our house sold, even if that meant trying an impromptu open house to bring in traffic. But what impressed me the most about Brett was his willingness, or rather eagerness, to take care of a minor issue that lingered after we had bought our new home, and after he had been paid. This showed me that Brett is both a man of great character, and someone I would surely recommend to others to find or sell a home.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 in Downtown Des Moines, Des Moines, IA.
Brett put together a great list of places that included the preferences that I had laid out for him. I was able to contact him when I needed to and he replied to emails and texts almost immediately. He got me a great deal on my place and I would definitely work with him again!
We connected, but it did not work out. Looking in Drake, Des Moines, IA 50311
I contacted him because I thought he was the listing agent for a property I had an interest in buying, but I misunderstood the Zillow listing information. Gave him a tour of my house I was going to put up for sale. He provided a rough estimate of the feasibility of the price I was going to ask and gave me a general estimate of the closing costs which was appreciated very much.
Ended up going with a realtor I had prior acquaintance with, but thought he would do a good job.
Response from Brett on 11/26/2014
Thanks for allowing me to come see your home Linda. I could tell you put a lot of work into it over the years. Best wishes on a successful sale!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in West Des Moines, IA.
Brett was great to work with! As first-time homebuyers we were a bit nervous because of our lack of experience with the process. Brett went above and beyond in answering all of our questions and making sure that we felt comfortable at every phase. We would definitely recommend Brett to anyone looking for their first house and will absolutely be reaching out to him when we decide to purchase or sell again in the future.
Response from Brett on 11/12/2014
Tony and Emily, Thank you and Congratulations on your first home! I can't believe how much you have transformed it in just a couple of weeks! Can't wait to see the rest of it.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $150K in West Des Moines, IA.
We had a very good experience with Brett. He really knows his stuff and has a lot of connections. We feel like he listened to what we wanted in a home and did not waste our time with houses we didn't need to see. We looked at a lot of houses, and he was right along with us every step of the way. He is an all around good guy, someone we trust, and we will absolutely call him again for our next sale/purchase.
Response from Brett on 11/10/2014
William and Jeri, thank you so much for the nice words. Hope your home is everything you hoped it to be. Talk to you soon!
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $150K in Clive, IA.
Brett Fine exemplifies everything one looks for in a realtor. He not only performed with excellent services for me and my sale, but he performed perfectly for friends to whom I referred Brett. When you recommend someone for this type of assistance, you're neck is sticking way out. Well, Brett made me proud to have passed his name along. He has all the tools. He understands the market, he's there when you need him, he responds quickly to requests and questions, he has the correct answers, he's smart, and best of, when I'm standing right next to him, I feel skinny.
Response from Brett on 11/26/2014
Stu, thanks so much for trusting me to sell your home for you as well as your support with your referrals. Also, thanks for the comment at the end, I think ;)