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Sold a home in 2015 in Westchester, Los Angeles, CA 90094.
My wife and I were first time buyers when we approached Reid. Naturally, going into such a life changing event like buying a home, we were nervous to say the least and wanted to find someone we could trust and connect to. I called a number of realtors on Zillow, many of whom didn't even pick up their phone and those that did put me through to an assistant or seemed to busy to talk. Not Reid. Not only did he take my call, he spoke with me for at least 15 minutes answering questions and offering great advice. He took the time to meet with my wife and I in person 2 days later and was always there to answer the hundreds of questions we had or present various options to us. Our initial apprehension of finding a realtor we could trust was instantly replaced by a feeling of reassurance we had someone who had our back and best interests at heart. Outside of his expertise and knowledge of the market, this is probably the biggest thing that struck a chord with us. You want someone who you feel comfortable with and who is looking out for you. And Reid offers this in a genuine and sincere way. He is very good at presenting you with your options, giving the best recommendations without making you feel like you need to go one way or the other. We have always felt informed and like all bases are covered when going into any property decision, all thanks to Reid. And because of this, we have asked Reid to be with us again in our next home purchase. That speaks for itself.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $725K in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, CA.
Reid was so easy to work with and really helped us to get our condo ready to put on the market. He recommended updating and improving many things in order to improve the value and he acted as a project manager during the process. This made it so easy and the everything was finished in a few weeks. He is very knowledgeable of current market conditions and helped us feel comfortable with everything we were doing. We got multiple offers and ended up selling it for a great price. I would definitely recommend him if you are considering selling a home.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $1.0M in Beverly Glen, Beverly Hills, CA.
Reid was outstanding. He helped us navigate some very complex situations while remaining patient and professional. Reid always looked out for us and was always available, in person, whenever we needed his help. This was our first time buying a home and it could not have gone smoother. Reid is fantastic and I can't recommend him more strongly.
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $425K in Del Rey, Los Angeles, CA.
I have worked with Reid on both buying a home and selling my home. Reid is incredibly easy to work with, he is very responsive, he is always accommodating to my needs and very patient with the many questions I have had. He is very knowledgable and also works at a pace where he has a sense of urgency about everything. He is reliable, responsive, thorough and gets the job done! He also explains things in layman terms. With so many layers in the process (both buying and selling), it was really easy to understand it all with Reid's help. Not only is Reid excellent as what he does, he is also a really great person. He is friendly, responsible and professional. I absolutely love working with Reid and highly recommend him for your future home buying or selling needs!
I had a great experience working with Reid in finding my dream home. I'm most impressed with his industry knowledge and responsiveness from my experience working with him. From the very beginning of our home search, Reid was very responsive to my emails and phone calls (most of the times the response was immediate), and I knew right then I had found the right agent. Given the time sensitive nature of a home purchase/sale, it was important for me to be able to trust my agent to be diligent on his part. Furthermore, Reid is extremely knowledgeable, he was able to give me sound advice and recommendation on the purchase offers I made. Overall, I am very grateful to have met Reid, he has been very helpful to me even after my purchase. I look forward to working with him again!
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $2.025M in Pacific Palisades, Pacific Palisades, CA.
Reid helped us through the process of selecting our first condo several years ago, and we recently turned to him again when starting out on the daunting process of buying our first single family home. Through both transactions, Reid was wonderfully helpful and extremely responsive. He is patient, diligent in researching the market, and a great negotiator. He really listens to his client's needs and works tirelessly to find the right home, for the right price. My husband and I highly recommend Reid!
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $625K in Windsor Hills, CA.
Reid was our realtor for the purchase our first house. We started our search in Playa Vista and many months (and many properties--we were very picky) later found our perfect home in View Park. Being first-time buyers we had a lot of questions. Reid was very knowledgeable and extremely patient. We never felt like he was rushing us or making us bid at a price we felt uncomfortable with. He also was very responsive to emails/phone calls and is flexible with his schedule. If we are ever in the market to buy or sell again, we will definitely turn to Reid.
Sold a Condo home in 2012 for approximately $300K in Playa Vista, Playa Vista, CA.
Normally I do not rate 5 stars in every category, but Reid Kaplan is one of those very few and rare ultimate professionals that deserves this full maximum performance level due to his focus and dedication every minor and major step along the way in this long involved process of my short sale. He navigated every critical step, and there were so many challenges that never appeared to become frustrating to Reid with his positive ability to surmount any challenge along the way no matter what it took being truly inspirational to me. I was so fortunate to choose Reid who had a firm contract on my very small Condo in the matter of less than a few weeks. He handled every facet of this sale and never disbursed some of the sale process to be handled by others overseeing the whole process along the way and never losing site of the details at every critical juncture where a sale could potentially fall apart He even goes beyond the call of duty going to the extent for my sale of generating more than one back-up offer for added insurance that there was always a contingency in place and never resting when all seemed to be well so that he could head off potential pitfalls before they ever could potentially become an issue. He even worked behind the scenes to resolve issues with the Bank's short sale process and computer program to get it working so that there would be no extended delay in the overall process. I am truly blessed to have Reid as my agent, and it was so worthwhile that I did check his rating which was superb, and I can definitely see why now after the whole process was so painless for me when I was told that these short sales can be a nightmare - Reid with his professionalism and charismatic manner made it a pleasure. I truly hope that you will make a wonderful choice for your agent as I have for a successful sale or buying experience. Thank you for taking the time to read my review, and I hope this very deserving truth about Reid Kaplan reaches as many people as possible.
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $825K in Lake Sherwood, CA.
You wont be disappointed with Reid. He took care of us from the begging to the end in all phases of purchasing our home. Great knowledge of the industry and has the right group of referral sources to handle all the complex issues that can come up in purchasing a home. Very professional and a pleasure to do business with.