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Silke is a consummate professional who actually delivers on promises, and consequently is able to make a really complex process feel rather trivial when all is done. My wife and I were on an extremely tight schedule to move out of our apartment and get into a new house before her pregnancy advanced further and rendered her immobile. We contacted Silke around 09/20, and on 10/21 we got our keys. Yes, that fast.
The other points that I would like to highlight, that we believe are the cornerstones of a smooth and hassle free home-ownership are:
1. Prompt and succinct correspondence.
2. Objective, not opinionated feedback.
5. General affability.
She excels in all of the above. No more elaboration on that necessary.
On last thing, after we moved in, she personally had a few items fixed by sending in her contractors. These were some of the items that came up in the inspection and the seller wasn't able to take care of.
It has been a month in our new home now, and things have been great so far.
What did we NOT like about her? Texting while driving :-) BAD.
I would highly recommend Silke Kirkwood to any aspiring home-buyer.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Gardenland, Sacramento, CA.
Silke is very knowledgeable. She is helping us in the process of selling two properties now. She also helped me find a property that I like. She is also very straight forward, and down to the point. I like that a lot. Many sales person exaggerate things. I do not have that impression about her.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $350K in Rocklin, CA.
I would like to acknowledge the great work that Silke did on my listing. She assisted in selling my home for more then list price. I was just hoping for an offer, but multiple offers came in. I was impressed by her honesty, especially in the real estate business. This is a true asset when you are trusting someone with your real estate. I appreciate her quick work, honest opinions and availability for my questions. I will be working with Silke in the future for sure.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Lincoln, CA.
Silke was the most responsive and knowledgeable realtor I have ever the pleasure to work with in buying a home. She listened to what my wife and I were looking for. She knows the process well and certainly worked hard for me and my wife. I would use her again and would refer/recommend her to anyone who is in the market. Can't go wrong here.
Silke is hands down a realtor you can rely on to get you the best result, purchasing or selling a home. She helped us with both at the same time and we got a great outcome on both transactions. She knows how to deal with other agents (new and experienced) effectively and always has your back. Silke has a ton of experience and makes you feel confident that you are informed at every step and nothing is going to fall apart or be messed up on her watch. We had a bad experience with a prior realtor and can truly rate her abilities. I highly recommend her to all of my closest friends, family and clients.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $325K in West Sacramento, CA.
My fiancee and I were first time home buyers when we entered the market and chose Silke based on her reviews. Our experience with her was beyond exceptional! Having never shopped for a house before, it took us probably a month and a half of looking at houses before we really started to understand what we liked and didn't like. In the end, it was Silke who knew what was best for us, more than us. She took the initiative to show us houses we hadn't originally thought about, and her intuition was absolutely right. Her ability to guide you, while being very cognizant and respectful of your wishes is extremely impressive. She is nothing but professional throughout and we've really become friends through this process. In addition, her negotiating skills and expertise in getting the best deal possible for her clients is unparalleled. She is definitely a realtor you want on your side! She also works directly with a financier and loan agency to have personal face-to-face guidance through every step of the home-buying process. I cannot imagine a better experience in working with her, and she showed great patience in dealing with our inexperience! She comes with our highest recommendation.
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $325K in Village 9, Sacramento, CA.
Silke did a great job in helping me navigate a tricky sale! Here knowledge and dedication made all the difference in making this go through. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a real estate agent.
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Orangevale, CA.
Silke Kirkwood is by far one of the most knowledgeable, professional and dedicated real estate agents I have ever had the privilege working with. She not only has these attributes, the level of service was unsurpassed way beyond the norm. You could not find a better realtor to find/sell yourhome! She will move mountains for you! She did for me!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $300K in Elk Grove, CA.
Silke Kirkwood, what more can I say? She's an amazing, patient, smart, efficient, savvy realtor and anyone that retains her as their realtor would be in for a true treat. She's very knowledgeable about the housing industry and will not steer you wrong. My husband and I appreciated and were blessed to have her working with us on our home purchase and will refer ANYONE that I know that's in the market to purchase or sell a home. She's a true professional and we had an amazing experience working with her.