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Real Estate Broker Associate, BRE (19 years experience)
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $425K in Fullerton, CA.
Mike was great. He knew the market and comps very well. He was always professional and worked very hard to make sure we understood what was happening with out sale, and that everything closed on time. I would definitely use him again and will recommend him to all my friends and family.
Found a tenant for a Single Family home in Orange, CA.
I decided to use First Team services and Mike Patel after I was referred to him by a Friend. Honestly very impressed by the service and responsiveness.. Above all the immediacy of getting my place rented. I was able to do so within matter of week. Will Definelty recommend and utilize him in future.
Overall very happy with the whole process. Mike is very helpful and had provided guidance to me for being the first time landlord. Mike under promise the over deliver. I had good time working with him. He is flexible and understanding of the situation. He maintain excellent communication link between the landlord and the potential renters. I highly recommend Mike for his services.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $475K in Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, CA.
Mike provided very knowledgable information on the current market and is always able to provide good advice on what options are available at the right time. He was able to provide really good advice at every step of the selling process.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $350K in Yorba Linda, CA.
This is the 2nd time we have used Mike's services.
He listed the properties very fairly and they sold as listed or more.
He handled the escrows very well and recommended service companies when repairs were needed.
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $350K in Yorba Linda, CA.
The decision to purchase your 1st house/condo can be a daunting task as soon as you begin your search. First, you probably start reading and looking online and some of the real estate jargon may be enough to dismay you, and soon you begin to wonder if renting is the way to go. Me and my girlfriend had been looking specifically in the Yorba Linda area for over a year for the right place to match the right price. While we were fortunate to have time on our side we eventually found what we considered our "perfect" place. Location, price, size.. it was everything we had been searching for. With Mike Patel taking charge we ended up purchasing our condo on the 1st offer (in a matter of days we opened escrow). Mike stepped up, made the deal happen and a month later we were in our new condo, and couldn't be happier! Every step of the way, any questions or concerns we had, Mike was there for us.. quickly responding to us via text/email/phone calls. He makes you feel comfortable and is so knowledgeable it almost, at times felt like a breeze (and not the daunting challenge) you imagine in your mind. I would highly recommend him to anybody looking in Orange County.. definitely any 1st time buyers. Mike genuinely cares about his clients, he still checks up on us to see how everything's going/if there's anything else he could do for us (as if he didn't already do enough). He truly lives up to motto in that when you "call him, you can consider it done"!
We met Mike through a family member. We had missed a couple of sales on our own. So we found Mike and he sent us updates every week on the property we were looking for. We found one, asked for Mikes opinion on the property and he approved. So we inspected it and submitted a bid on it that day. And because our loan had been authorized by Jay and the amount was accepted we were able to get it. Mike was present was the bid was submitted. He found the appraiser and inspector. And he kept us updated on the whole process either by email or phone. Mike made sure all repairs agreed on were done. He told us the papers were ready and inspected and all we had to do was go down to escrow give them the down payment and he made sure everything we agreed on was in order.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.375M in Yorba Linda, CA.
I can't say enough great things about Mike! My family with 3 small children relocated from Northern California and I did a lot of web research comparing school districts, market trends, and real estate brokers’ reviews. I decided on Mike because he had great reviews, covered a large geographic area, was very responsive, and could relate to my needs from the very first phone call. We met the same day and he came prepared with comparable home listings in the area, projections about costs, market information, and suggested listings and prices for homes that met my requirements. I felt that I had found an agent who was competent, knowledgable, and one who would work to find me a great house for my family… I was right! Mike was very patient and with me as we looked at about a dozen prospective homes until finally we found a home that met all of my criteria; we jumped on it, negotiated a great deal given the rising market at the time. He has a great network of fellow brokers as well as lenders and made the buying and financing parts as smooth as possible even though I ran into a late-in-the-process “glitch” with financing; he worked with the sellers and smoothed things over in out mutual interests to keep the deal rolling.
I am very pleased that Mike was patient and accommodating in finding a home that met my needs then setting my expectations about the process of the purchase. It was a pleasure working with him and easier than I anticipated and I have no reservations about highly recommending Mike and will look to work with him again in the future!
I've been doing business with Mike for the past fifteen years. I've used mike for buying and selling my homes, I've also recommended him to my family members. He always keeps me updated every step of the way. Mike is a very nolageable in the real estate business and professional. I highly recommend everyone to do business with him. My experience with him has been excellent.
The most important fact for me and my wife is to have an agent that who is knowledgeable and have a good skill of communication, Mr. Patel was very helpful to process our rental issue, he was always available and it made the transition smooth and easy, I will refer him as an honest and knowledgeable agent.