Stephan reached out to us after I showed some interest in properties on Zillow. I was hesitant at first, but he continued to impress me as he sent me listings to look through and consistently checked in with us. We were communicating a lot via email because we were moving from out of state. When we had a chance to come look at properties he made time for us and spent two days showing us properties as well as his favorite restaurants and places in the area. He's lived in the area for a long time so he knows all the ins and outs of each neighborhood and city. He was respectful of out budget limitations and only showed us properties that were realistic for our family. When it came time to choose a property he did all the negotiating for us and ultimately got us into the apartment we wanted for the price we wanted. I have nothing but positive things to say about Stephan and I hope to work with him again in the future.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $725K in Wilton, CT.
Stephan is the best. My fiancée was going to work from the house, and so had exacting requirements for the house. We looked at over 80 houses with Stephan, and made three offers before making the offer that was accepted. Throughout, he was patient, resourceful, knowledgable, and a real counselor about the whole process. We felt he fully internalized what we were looking for; he never tried to "sell" us a house, to try and convince us to buy. Stephan also has a background in construction, and so has a great eye for what is wrong for a house. When he first gave us a rough estimate of some substantial revisions we were thinking of, we thought we better get a quote from a contractor. The contractor's quote was just about what Stephan's estimate was, so we learned to trust his pricing for renovations and repairs.
Throughout the negotiations for all the houses we made offers on, he was great; giving us realistic advice about offers and responses to offer, and always considering our goals in the process.
With his help, we ended up with a house we love, and his patience and understanding were a big reason why didn't settle for one of the other 80 houses we saw.
Stephan is great, in every respect, and fully deserving of five stars in all the categories above.
Found a tenant for a Single Family home in Redding, CT.
Stephan does his homework and knows the market very well. He rented my property in Redding in only a couple weeks to great tenants that I still have 2 years later. You won' t be disappointed working with Stephan I can promise you that! If your looking to sell, buy or rent, Stephan would be a great place to start.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $700K in New Canaan, CT.
Stephan has a warm, friendly and professional manner. He is extremely knowledgeable about Fairfield County real estate. He helped us immensely with a very difficult transaction. His technical background and attention to to detail helped us close our deal with a difficult seller. We would not hesitate to offer our highest recommendation, and will most definitely use his services for our future real estate transactions.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $675K in Wilton, CT.
We were completely new to CT, relocating under a deadline, with very specific needs. Stephan was, quite literally, the best thing that happened to us. He provided extensive knowledge of the area and the real estate market, not to mention of renovation and construction issues. He ushered us through the whole process, from an exhaustive search of available properties right through contract and price negotiations. This extensive knowledge was combined with seemingly limitless patience. And if that were not enough, he quickly became my 3 year old son's "best buddy" on those tedious afternoons looking at multiple properties. I would enthusiastically recommend Stephan to anyone in search of a caring, responsive, conscientious professional (as opposed to so many others who are part-timers/dabblers).
Stephan is a wonderful professional who has helped me on two different projects, valuing an existing holding as well as looking for new opportunities in Darien. He has a great understanding of not only Darien and New Canaan, but of all Fairfield County. In addition to truly listening to what you want and would be valuable to see versus what a broker wants to sell, he is very knowledgeable about realistic renovation costs, zoning/building codes and knows when your dreams for a house may go a bit over the top as far as what the neighborhood will support. He understands the value of real estate from both a home as well as an investment. He is a true Real Estate Professional.
Stephan represented me in the purchase of a unique, hard-to-price property. He was extremely knowledgeable and provided acurate and timely market information which was essential in negotiating and ultimately closing a complex transaction. He is professional, discreet and very pleasant to work with.