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Designated Broker | Owner (9 years experience)
Derek will be our real estate professional for life, we received 5 star service in every way. Derek was always available to show us properties, and was a master negotiator when we settled on a short sale. He was able to bring the seller's agent and two banks together to get the deal done. When we closed on the property, the title company had a file with 3 previous purchase attempts that had failed on the home. Too bad those buyers didn't have Mr. Bunyard on their side, and good for us! <br/><br/>Derek and his team at SJA have never hesitated to give us advice on our rental property as well. It's great having a pro like this working for you, thank you, Derek!
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $375K in Alderwood Manor, Bothell, WA.
Derek will be our real estate professional for life, we received 5 star service in every way. Derek was always available to show us properties, and was a master negotiator when we settled on a short sale. He was able to bring the seller's agent and two banks together to get the deal done. When we closed on the property, the title company had a file with 3 previous purchase attempts that had failed on the home. Too bad those buyers didn't have Mr. Bunyard on their side, and good for us!
Derek and his team at SJA have never hesitated to give us advice on our rental property as well. It's great having a pro like this working for you, thank you, Derek!
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $275K in Edmonds, WA.
Sterling Johnston managed my house rental for a year and then Derek took over when I decided to sell. I lived out of state, so I'm sure he and his team did more than I have any knowledge of. Suffice to say there were many, many people through my house the first day on the market, and several offers, one of which I accepted, with Derek's guidance and advice. He then dealt with contractors and the buyers when the inspection revealed problems that needed to be addressed. Despite problems, he managed to keep everyone calm and get the work done so the house closed on schedule in less than a month. He was patient and helpful with any of my questions throughout the process. I would recommend Sterling Johnston and Derek Bunyard without hesitation.
Sold a home in 2013 in Cottage Lake, Woodinville, WA 98077.
Derek and team worked very quickly to sell our house while we were traveling. They made it very easy for us. Derek was always available for talking with (even during hard to manage time zones differences) We were impressed with how quickly they got our home ready for sale, made a presence online and facilitated offers through signing.
We were very happy with the transaction and service.
The SJA Real Estate Team was incredible to work with through selling our condo and buying a new home. Derek Bunyard was always two steps ahead of everyone thought the selling and buying processes and was always available to us when we had questions. He was patient and took the time to help us find the perfect home for our family. It doesn't get better than working with this team- they made one if the most stressful decisions of buying a new home as easy as it could possibly be.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $475K in Bothell, WA.
Derek and his team went above and beyond to help us find our dream home. We worked with Derek in the summer of 2013 while expecting our 2nd child. Derek listened to our needs and was able to get us what we wanted just in time for the arrival of our son. Derek was always available to us throughout the entire process and made the home buying process fun. He treated us like family not just client.
Joe & Lynne Partridge
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $400K in Snoqualmie, WA.
Derek recently helped my wife and I purchase our first home. I found Derek to be a hard working real estate professional who is dedicated to his customers and in the know about the Seattle/Eastside housing market. He was in constant communication with us throughout the process and he was able to work around our schedule, as my wife recently gave birth to our twins which put our house search on hold for a while. In meeting with Derek to learn about our needs for a first home, he showed us several houses that fit our desire. After making an offer and entering into a contract, Derek advised us in the next steps and how proceed. He was an excellent negotiator and worked tirelessly on our behalf. We are thrilled to be in our first home and I would absolutely recommend using Derek and the services of Sterling, Johnston & Associates. Thank you Mr. Bunyard!
Sold a Multi Family home in 2012 in Meydenbauer, Bellevue, WA.
I was using Sterling, Johnston & Associates as my property managers and when I decided to sell the property Derek was our agent. We were out of state and Derek did a great job of getting our property ready for sale. He oversaw the painting and made the whole transaction easy for my wife and I. In fact the whole transaction was done without us even having to travel to Bellevue.
Sold a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $150K in North Juanita, Kirkland, WA.
Derek helped us sell 2 properties. Working with him was extremely easy, awesome communication, and overall a great experience. I had some concerns at first that we wouldn't be able to sell the properties due to the market but I was happily proven wrong and he was able to pull it off. I would strongly recommend working Derek if you are looking for a professional and effective realtor. I am glad I had the opportunity to work with him.