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Larry Petters

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Agent

Realtor (41 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Short-Sale

Ratings & Reviews

I bought a home in March of 2012 with Larry. From the start he understood what my wife and I were looking for. We only needed to see about a dozen homes and chose one of the first few he showed us. He was great to work with and available whenever we needed to see homes. Larry was always quick to respond when it came to the offer and counters with the sellers. He was able to help us move in and close earlier than usual which greatly helped us out. I will definitely be recommending Larry to others.

  

04/17/2012 - user1378762
Bought a home in 2012 in Silver City, SD 57702.

I bought a home in March of 2012 with Larry. From the start he understood what my wife and I were looking for. We only needed to see about a dozen homes and chose one of the first few he showed us. He was great to work with and available whenever we needed to see homes. Larry was always quick to respond when it came to the offer and counters with the sellers. He was able to help us move in and close earlier than usual which greatly helped us out. I will definitely be recommending Larry to others.

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10/23/2011 - littleerniesmom
Sold a Other home in 2014 in Rapid City, SD.

My husband and I recently bought a home that Larry Petters had listed. What an experience!! It was A++ where Mr. Petters was involved. I'm convinced that real estate agents don't get any better than Larry Petters. I feel he is honest, helpful and caring. He will definitely get a recommendation from us anytime we know of someone who wants to buy or sell. If we decide to buy or sell again, he will be the first person we call.

January 2015- A few months ago we worked for the second time with Larry Petters - this time to sell our home. He is an exceptional man. I feel real estate agents do NOT get any better than Larry Petters. I highly recommend him. He is honest, thoughtful and very helpful in buying or selling. We have done both with Larry Petters.

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09/12/2011 - ssjslayer
Bought a home in 2011 in Silver City, SD 57702.

As a first time homebuyer, Larry made our experience truly great. He was there anytime and every time we needed him, ready, willing and able. Larry truly will do everything he can to make your home buying experience.

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04/05/2011 - jlp10
Sold a Single Family home in 2007 in Rapid City, SD.

Larry is an experienced and helpful realtor and fulfilled our needs in buying and selling our first home. We would and have recommended him to people looking for a realtor.

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04/05/2011 - signmaker
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 in Rapid City, SD.

Larry spent considerable time showing homes in the price range we wanted and when one that we really liked was settled on he immediately provided the paper work to get a bid in. When there were numerous individuals also interested in the same property he advised as to what may be the better counter offer. He worked relentlessly to see that this home of our dreams was a done deal and was there at the time of financing and the escrow was set up. We could not have been happier and would highly recomment Larry to anyone. He also was knowledgeable as to lending institutions and insurance agents as well and provided assistance along those lines since we were new to Rapid City.

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04/05/2011 - djen52
Sold a Other home in 2008 in Rapid City, SD.

I purchased a home through Larry in 2008. I had just turned 23 at the time. Although I knew quite a bit about the process of purchasing a home, Larry was very helpful in explaining clear answers to every one of my questions and concerns. The thing I appreciate most about Larry is that he is a very honest person. He will flat out tell you what you want to know, even if it is not what you want to hear. For example, I had looked at a few houses with Larry before I found my home and he was straightforward and honest with me about each of them. One home was in good condition and I put an offer in but was the second party with an offer. The other home had several issues that Larry pointed out that I may not have even known about! He really made me feel comfortable walking away from the second home when he told me he wouldn't even tell his own son to get involved with a "house like that". Larry's honesty goes a long way with me, especially when purchasing something as large as a home. Larry even took care of me when it came time to make offers and counter offers with the builder. My first offer was rejected and countered. I made what we both believed to be a reasonable offer back and Larry took care of the rest! He said the builder/seller wasn't willing to go that low but Larry and the builder's realtor both waived 1% of their personal commission just to get me the home at the price I wanted! Hard to find somebody willing to take care of a customer like that nowadays! Also, the home had a few "touch-ups" needed after the home inspection and being as the builder was in poor health at the time Larry went and finished all of the home corrections himself before we closed on the home! Larry also gave me a gift certificate to a local restaraunt at closing. Sure made my move-in weekend enjoyable! I have since gotten married and started a family. The home I live in had an unfinished basement and when the time came I called Larry. His son is a contractor in town and did a great job custom finishing my basement! I will recommend Larry to anyone who needs a realtor. As a matter of fact, my sister and her husband just purchased a home through Larry last month! Thank you Larry for your hard work and commitment to personal customer service!

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04/01/2011 - blackhillslvr
Showed home in 2011 in Silver City, SD 57702.

My interaction with Mr Petters was short and minimal.....thank goodness. I've dealt with some unprofessional realtors in the Black Hills, but Mr Petters now tops that list. Communication? Extremely poor. I expressed an interest in a home he had shown me. So much of an interest that I had asked some more in-depth questions (to be asked of the seller) and wanted to schedule a second showing in the anticipation of making an offer. I refuse to waste a realtor's, sellers, or my time in doing these time consuming things if I'm not going to make an offer. The responses to my questions were not thorough, and some questions were not even answered. (and by the way were not completed on the seller's disclosure, that this realtor either did not catch or just let be attached with no question) I asked the same questions in subsequent emails, and the response from this realtor only answered partial questions - still leaving a few of my questions unanswered.

When the communication totally stopped for a few days, I checked on the home on the MLS and it showed that it was under contract. Did Mr Petters contact me to let me know this information? No, I had to find this out on my own. This is after I had asked a question as to setting up a date for a second showing.

There is a home in this neighborhood that may be coming on the market this spring (also, that I had asked Mr Petters to check into, and he agreed that he would. And no, he has given me any followup information on this) If I do see this come on the market, I would not ask Mr Petters to assist me in showing me this property.

I'm a very patient person and can work with anyone. However, this experience has left a bad taste in my mouth for this realtor.

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Response from Larry on 04/11/2011

Please accept my apology. I know you are disappointed that this unique property sold so quickly. It had @ least 10 showings, 3 to 4 perspective buyers, and a generous offer within days. Although I did respond to a request for a second showing, an offer was placed prior to your response to me. Thru our conversations I do recognize what you are looking for and would appreciate an opportunity to gain your business. Please accept my apology and I am looking forward to serving you in the future.

 

  

03/07/2011 - margiecoy
Sold a home in 2010 in Tilford, Sturgis, SD 57769.

I have purchased two homes with this agent and it has been the best real estate experience I have ever had. Larry is extremely responsive and dedicates all of his time in meeting your needs. He goes out of his way to in helping individuals get the property that they are looking for. I do and will continue to recommend Larry as the "best" real estate in Rapid City

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03/02/2011 - bqnn
Sold a Other home in 2006 in Rapid City, SD.

I have sold and bought a couple of houses from Larry. He has always done a very good job for me. I am extremely sattisfied with his work. If I buy anothe house Larry will be the first person I call.

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