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Real Estate Broker, CRS, GRI, SRES (28 years experience)
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $125K in Champaign, IL.
Eric Porter was knowledgable about the area and extremely helpful in purchasing this home. Eric handled all the details in purchasing a home from out of state going way above and beyond what was expected.
My wife ane I found Eric through some friends who had also used his services, and he came strongly recommended. Now I understand why! Eric did an amazing job promoting our home for sale and finding us our ideal new home! Our home showed at least 2-3 times a week, so we were able to hold out for the best price. Eric even continued to negotiate on our behalf after we had agreed to the buyer's counter offer, netting us a little extra to put toward our new home. After our old house sold, Eric worked especially hard to find us a new home that would meet our criteria. In fact, he showed us two houses that hadn't even been listed yet, and one of them was exactly what we were looking for! It was truly an amazing experience for us, and I can strongly recommend Eric to anyone who's in the market for a new home!
Mr. Porter communicates effectively. He is knowledgeable and highly aware of market trends. He handles each step of the selling process with ease and efficiency. I would highly recommend as your agent.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $250K in Champaign, IL.
Eric is a pretty upbeat and personable guy, and I appreciated his friendliness. Unfortunately I did find his attention to detail and responsiveness somewhat lacking. We contacted him to help us purchase a home in Champaign, and we did visit many homes with him and his associate. There were many times I wished he responded to our emails without us having to follow up with additional repeated emails and calls. Many times the responses were incomplete and did not address all the points or questions. When visiting houses, Eric was quick to point out all the cool things but I wished he helped more to identify points of concern as well, for a better comparison between homes. I do appreciate the knowledge of the area Eric has and his professional demeanor in person.
Response from Eric W. on 09/04/2014
We work very hard at meeting the individual needs of each client. This couple was great and I had a lot of fun with them finding their home. Unfortunately, they wanted me to organize a full remodel of the kitchen and bath before they got here from California. The seller was not happy I was invading their space before closing with contractors, painters, flooring etc so it became a chore trying to please everyone during the time frame. My best could not solve this dilemma. I take away from that experience certain things I would have done differently and will work harder at setting boundaries of what we can do. In the end they have a super home in a great location that they are happy in. So grateful they chose me:)
A grew agent, never push, always available, even after hour, always think from buyer side, willing to make extra effort to get thing done, Very knowledgable on Urbana champaign Savoy market. Eric helps us buy two houses: one was 2000, and the other in 2014.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in White Heath, IL.
Eric was very good at keeping us posted on selling property. Eric was always there when needed and since I was power of attorney for lady who owned house, he was helpful during the entire process. Great to deal with and a real asset to his company.
Eric porter is one of the most professional and experienced people I have ever dealt with. He came highly recommended. Eric more than lived up to his reputation. Eric delivered above expectation, and never offered excuses but solutions in their place.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Champaign, IL.
Eric always answered my calls and was happy to help with any questions or concerns we had. He provided names of contractors who were able to give us estimates and complete repair work quickly and effectively. He made selling our home a stress-free and smooth process!
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Champaign, IL.
Eric did an excellent job guiding us through the process of listing and selling our home. He is very knowledgeable about current real estate market conditions in the area which was a big asset. Our home sold very quickly and Eric was readily available to handle negotiations and arrangements both during regular business hours and out of hours. It was a pleasure to work with Eric.