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Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $175K in Christiansburg, VA.
Look no further – Greg Hounshell should be at the top of your list for a professional, knowledgeable and courteous real estate agent. My experiences with Greg have been nothing short of exceptional. I have a tendency (good or bad?) to over research and try to be as educated as I can on my purchasing decisions. That also brings on the challenge of finding professionals that can live up to the standards I expect.
Greg was highly recommended to me from a local real estate appraiser when my wife and I started looking for our first home. The first time I emailed Greg his response was surprisingly quick and included exactly what I had asked for. My wife and I looked through the listings and wanted to go look at some of the houses. Greg was timely with a date to tour the properties. A snow storm occurred the day we chose but that didn’t stop us from our planned visits. The house my wife fell in love with was a ‘short sale’. Anyone that has been through or dealt with a short-sale can attest there are unique challenges with this type of sell. Greg was nothing but helpful and knowledgeable in this process. We were able to close on the short sale in 2 months (1 month waiting on the bank to accept our offer and 1 month for the normal house buying/closing items). If you are not familiar with a ‘short-sale’, 2 months sounds like a long time but from my research that is a very timely short-sale.
There were many obstacles along our way and Greg was more than willing to help and advise us through each one. He was knowledgeable and helped us with every request or question we had. Another thing I truly found comforting is that he did what WE asked for, he did not try to ‘up-sale’ at every occasion as many will do.
Overall Greg is a great choice as your real estate professional!
Good Luck to each of you and happy house hunting!
Greg was patient with me and my family as we looked at well over 70 homes in the Christiansburg area, striving to find the one that fit our needs and our budget. What I especially liked was his background in engineering that helped point out key structural considerations - especially in a few houses that we liked that we would have missed. We were buying a home, but it is also an investment, and it needed to be sound, and comfortable. I appreciate Greg's work with us to make that happen.
I worked with Greg on the sale of our home. I was impressed with his committment to the sale and all the work he put into the job. He went over and beyond our expectations. His communications skill were very impressive, just right to make the deal happen. I would definitely call Greg for any future sales or purchases. He was made the sometimes unpleasant experience of selling your home, great!
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $75K in Rural Retreat, VA.
My husband and I bought a home recently and Greg Hounshell was our agent. When it comes time for us to upgrade and buy a new home, we will absolutely be calling on Greg for his assistance! He was very professional, and had an in-depth knowledge of not only the local market, but also the process we needed to go through in order to make our purchase. He was very straight forward and honest with us. He was also very patient with us when it came to our search for the perfect home, as well as clearly explaining every step of the process. Greg also helped us negotiate an excellent purchase price for the home we finally decided on, and contacted us regularly whenever there were any updates. He was very easy to get in touch with any time we had a question, which was very important to us. Overall, we were extremely pleased with the hard work Greg put in to helping us purchase our property and will definitely recommend him to any friends and family in need of an agent!