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Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in Spring Hill, KS.
It is such a pleasure to be able to write a recommendation for both Shelley Staton and Doug Lyman. I live in Chicago and needed a real estate agent to sell my father's home in Spring Hill, KS after he died. The market was still "soft" and the home needed lots of work. It was not a good situation. Shelley and Doug did a fantastic job of managing not only the listing, but also helping me with contractors and home repair services to get the house ready. They went WAY beyond what would normally be expected from an agent. Even Shelley's husband helped out on a couple occasions! The house was sold in a relatively short period of time, which would not have been possible without their extra care, great communication and exceptional customer service. They are my #1 choice for any real estate transaction in the metro KC area.
Thanks again Shelley and Doug!!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Santa Fe Hills, Kansas City, MO.
Shelley Staton was professional and efficient. She was diligent when working with the other realtor and she
maintained a high standard when it came to closing costs, procedures, and inspections. She was so efficient
during inspections that she helped me negotiate a new roof!! It was a great win for a first time home buyer.
Shelley is a serious realtor that maintains a level of professionalism that only experience can explain. I would
highly recommend Shelley Staton as a Realtor if your looking to buy your first home or your seventh.
Jessica Reeves, Santa Fe Hills, Kansas City
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $350K in Lenexa, KS.
Shelly is a Professional Real-estate Agent that stands above the rest. She was very helpful is selling our house and went above the call of duty as part of our relocation package required extra documentation and effort on her part. She was there throughout the entire process to help make sure we had everything we needed and was always working to make sure the house was being seen. I would use her again at my next opportunity.
Sold a Single Family home in 2011 in Overland Park, KS.
Shelley stepped in and helped us out when my father's health began deteriorating. She gave us some great advice, which we used, and we were able to sell his house AS/IS in 2 days for full asking price!!! Shelley was very attentive and professional. We feel blessed that she was there to help us!!
I moved from Texas. We were treated as a priority and shown a variety of options in the very tight area we were interested in relocating to Leawood, KS. Side note - my husband and I are very intense personalities and Shelley was able to be cool while dealing with us.
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 in Prairie Village, KS.
We worked closely with Doug regarding the purchase of our home, although, Shelley was very helpful if we needed questions answered if Doug was not available. As we moved to Kansas from out of state, we relied on Doug's opinions regarding our neighborhood and the Kansas city area in general. While my husband was out of town, I felt very comfortable in trusting Doug's judgment regarding information on heating, cooling, and the structural soundness of a house. We truly ending up buying the home of our dreams with Doug's help. Doug and Shelley are an excellent team, and we would highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for a home.
Doug Lyman and Shelley Staton were wonderful. We can't say enough about them. We moved from Leawood to Ohio in 2010. Our house was listed for several years with another broker. The 3rd year listing we knew we needed to make a change. Shelley was direct but gracious. She used her knowledge to make wise choices with our money and our time while attempting to sell a difficult property. Living in Ohio could have made things difficult, but Shelley and Doug were always in close contact and did a superb job at directing us with their extensive knowledge of the sales market in Leawood and our potential buyers. They have a solid team of resources and a strong hold in the community. Honesty, integrity and professionalism are qualities
they offer. We would recommend this team to anyone who asks, especially if you are forced to move out-of-state while your house is still listed.
Robert and Ashley of Columbus, Ohio
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $225K in Lenexa, KS.
Shelley Staton was recommended to me from a friend that used her and Doug to sell their home. I met with Shelley and Doug and I found the team to compliment each other and it like getting two relators for the price of one. Our home was a bit older/ outdated, but with a few changes and suggestions it sold.
The team is quick to follow up with email, phone messages, etc. They know the ins and outs when it comes to buying and selling.
Furthermore, my niece wanted to buy her first house and I gave her Shelley's contact info.
Normally I would not be able to give 5 stars in each of the areas above, but Shelley and her team mate Doug Lyman have been through two very challenging sales with me. Each of those sales, due to some of the most extreme situations introduced by the buyer's situation, loan type and/or loan company created some of the most trying of circumstances that Shelley and Doug expertly guided us through! They have a great handle on the market and are dedicated full time agents that are incredibly holistic in their approach to a buy or sale.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Westwood, Kansas City, MO.
Shelley Staton and her partner Doug Lyman helped my wife and I sell our home in South Kansas City last Summer. After only four weeks on the market, the house was sold, all thanks to their tireless efforts. They were actively engaged throughout the process. They gave direct, straightforward advice in terms of staging and curb appeal. They also conducted open houses and provided top-notch marketing materials, both online and off. What impressed us most, however, was how they reached out to other agents in their extensive network to promote our home. They work very hard to establish and maintain relationships, and they use their connections to benefit their clients. In the end, Shelley and Doug sold our home for very close to asking price. We were ecstatic, and we credit their negotiation skills, as well as their judgement in setting a fair and reasonable ask.
Shelley and Doug also helped us purchase a new home in Westwood Park this Fall. As buyers, my wife and I had very specific requirements. Doug and Shelley were extremely patient throughout the entire process - very responsive, always helpful, and remarkably willing to accomodate our needs. We looked at quite a few homes, and we always felt like we had an ally in our search. Ultimately, we found the perfect home, and when it was time to negotiate, Doug and Shelley really went to bat for us. We ended up purchasing the house at a price significantly below the original ask.
Whether you're buying or selling a home, we recommend the Lyman-Staton Group without reservation. They are definitely at the high water mark of their profession.