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Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $400K in Wilsonville, OR.
When we finally decided to get serious about a long planned cross country move to Oregon we realized that we would require a real estate agent who would not only understand our real estate needs but also act as our in-state presence. After meeting with several area agents, we decided that Mark Scholz of M Realty met all our needs.
In our original meeting, Mark showed an exceptional knowledge of the Portland area. He backed this with detailed price and area insight and options. As we began to focus our search, we toured several potential properties where Mark continued to listen and advise. His understanding of our wants and needs helped us refine our search.
Ultimately we decided to build a new home. Mark expanded his support by leading us through the contract process, keeping us informed of progress, and representing us in discussions with the builder. His accessibility and responsiveness were outstanding at all phases of the process and exceeded our expectations.
We would highly recommend Mark to anyone buying or selling a home.
Sold a Single Family home in 2010 for approximately $200K in Lake Oswego, OR.
Mark is exactly the kind of realtor you hope to find - honest, focused, informed and flexible. Here's what I mean by each of those terms -
Honest - Mark will give you his best advice based on what you want to achieve. If you're selling a house, he'll tell you what's going to work to get it sold. If you're buying a house, he'll tell you when the house you're considering is not a good choice or why it is a good choice.
Focused - Mark is available and clearly working for you. He listens and works to get you what you need. He follows through and gets the critically important and complicated paperwork done right.
Informed - Mark really knows his business. He understands the legal aspects, knows the right people to call, and he's great to have on your side in a negotiation because he knows the rules and knows the process.
Flexible - Mark understands that your wants and needs may change a little as you shop, and the place you ultimately love may not look like the place you started out looking for. Not only is Mark able to adapt his style to fit your changing specs, but he'll help you clarify what it is you really want and need.
I have sold a house through Mark and bought a house with his help as well. I couldn't be happier with Mark's performance on both sides of the real estate transaction.