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REALTOR, California Department of Real Estate (38 years experience)
Showed home in 2014 in Agoura, Agoura Hills, CA 91301.
John Thyne was hands down the most straight forward and honest agent that I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with.
That is a very rare thing to come across these days, and I would gladly use him in the future.
This guy rocks!
We have been looking for a house in the Silverlake area for a while. We went through a few agents that seemed like they worked at realestate part time. Then we met John Thyne! This guys so on top of it. It was our first time buying a home and we called him for every little question along the way, it didn't matter what time we called or what we asked. He answered every question and got back to us right away. He met with us as often as we needed, handled major issues with the seller that was stressing us out, he never flinched at showing up. In the end, he felt more like our family member then a realestate agent. He's amazing. We love the house! he got us an amazing deal, closed early, and after all of that, he shows up himself to give us the keys to the home with a huge Welcome Home gift basket he got made for us! use John Thyne! We are inviting him to our wedding, no joke!
Response from John on 10/21/2014
Wow... thanks for the great review... It's easy to "rock" when you have awesome clients like you guys... So glad that you're happy in your new home and that you're looking to the future! It was an extreme pleasure working with you!!! Thanks again. Best regards, John
In the Spring of this year (2014) I was looking for a 1 bedroom condo in Agoura Hills to purchase. I know that small condos were hard to find, so I enlisted John Thyne to help me find one. I saw a listing on Zillow which showed a 1 bedroom condo in forclosure and I alerted my find to John. Within a few months, the property was listed for sale and John immediately notified me and we went to see the property. Within a few days we had an offer which was accepted and I am now the owner of a perfect residence for my needs right now. I know I would not have had a chance to purchase this property without the help of John. He is not only professional is all he does, but he is also very easy to contact. He ALWAYS returned my calls and he put forth great effort to assist me with this purchase. I would reccommend his services to anyone.......
I initially tried to contact another realtor concerning a property that was perfect for us. After 4 attempts to reach her, I called John. He picked up on probably the third ring. He ended up showing us the property. He has paid attention to our likes and dislikes and has intermittently emailed us with prospective properties. So far, he's been right on the money. We actually live in another state but he has always worked with us in scheduling showings while we are in the area. He's been working hard to keep us abreast on new listings. I'm confident John will help us find our new condo.
My wife and I recently moved to LA and when we first began searching for homes and condominiums we felt very overwhelmed. We weren't familiar with many of LA's neighborhoods, and were not happy with many of the properties we saw during open houses (both for sale and for rent).
Then we got in touch with John Thyne through a reference and I am so happy that we did. Unlike many Realtor agents who don't have lots of time to spend on any particular client because they work in a large office with many, MANY, clients, John and Match Realty were there for us ANY time we had a question, concern, or showing request. John worked with great patience and attention to detail to make sure that we understood every aspect of the home-buying process and how many of our various decisions could potentially affect our long-term investment in our home. John is outgoing, and will not hesitate to contact you frequently when he feels it is important to be in touch; but he also goes out of his way to assess your personal needs and make sure he is really working towards your best interests. I can't say enough good things, and I hope you will be smart enough to try and work with John. You will rarely get to work with someone who will be so faithfully in your corner throughout the process.
Showed home in 2013 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA 90049.
Professionalism defines John when it comes to real estate. With a smile on his face and a thoughtful insight to what I wanted are the things that come to mind when I think about working John. He knew the neighborhoods inside and out and always made me laugh, even when inventory wasnt something to laugh at. If I hadnt of been relocated from LA to Ohio, I would have used John for years to come! John will work hard and negotiate with the best of them!
John is, simply put, excellent on all levels. A really nice, warm guy that knows his stuff. He has helped me a number of times finding tenants for vacant properties that I manage. He has also worked with my company when finding new properties to buy. As a property manager I run into a lot of realtors and they could all take a lesson from John concerning his knowledge, professionalism and courteous manner.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Leander, TX.
Let me start with the short version…Do yourself an enormous favor and hire John as your agent.
Now, for the slightly longer version…We hired an agent, blindly, through a referral service and started looking for a home. At the critical part of the buying process, we were essentially abandoned. Our agent was never available for us when we needed him and when he was, his answers to our questions were unhelpful at best, and seemed deceitful at worst.
We were in such a bad situation, that a good friend referred us to John, this was was the beginning of the best major purchase of our lives. John showed a genuine care for our family, and just as valuable to us was his availability. He was always there, day or night. If we left a message, he got back to us so quickly that I never minded not reaching him. Equally as valuable, was that every question we had was answered and with a logical explanation! I cannot stress how much that has helped me. It is truly wonderful to have someone who can make the home buying process seem comprehensible. John made this entire home buying process so astoundingly simple for us.
In addition to that, every bit of paperwork and all of the coordination with the sellers, loan officers, appraisers and title company was done quickly and without us ever having to ask for it because of John's experience in the industry. I consider this the mark of a really great agent. When you get to closing and you see the monstrous stack of paper that you have to sign, it is very comforting to know that someone has already dotted all of the ‘i’s’ and crossed every ‘t’ and treated your house, as if it were his own. I truly refer John to others and when we decide to look for a new home, I am certain we will be calling John.
John Thyne, along with J. Clark Rice, one of his representatives, helped me purchase a commercial building for my business in September of 2010. I have been a business owner in Ventura County since 1995 and the time was right for me to start actively looking for a space to purchase. John and Clark surveyed several properties for me in Oxnard, Camarillo, Ventura and Santa Paula. The ones that they felt would suit my purposes were then visited by us jointly and over a period of a few months, I made an offer to purchase a space in Santa Paula. They were very active in the negotiation of the deal, always making sure my best interests were represented. Further, they were very helpful in networking with local banks which enabled me to get the SBA financing I needed.
We have now been in our space for over two years and it is perfect. I appreciate very much John's professionalism and understanding of commercial real estate transactions. I would (and have) recommend John to my business associates should a need arise for them to purchase property.
Neel Lighting & Controls, Inc
Santa Paula, CA
We have used John Thyne on both ends, as a buyer and seller. I would not hesitate to refer him to anyone in the real estate market. He was very through, easy to understand and was not just interested in making a 'sale'.