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Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $375K in Clive, IA.
The sale of our home was complicated by the fact that my wife and I both travel internationally all the time. On top of that we had the usual problems with short time lines, questions about the roof condition, radon, property lines etc. Rick was calm and meticulous through the whole process. There were times when nobody though the sale would happen, but in the end Rick made it come off on time and on the money.
We connected, but it did not work out. Looking in Camp Dodge, Johnston, IA 50131
We contacted Rick about selling our property and his initial response was quick and he did give us a market analysis, which was nice. We took a few weeks to decide what we wanted to do and when we decided to go ahead and list, our emails requesting to do so went ignored.
In my opinion our emails went ignored because our property was a lower value and thus not worth them spending their time showing it.
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $425K in Waukee, IA.
Rick and Marcia know the Des Moines community. They will help you think of great questions to ask or point out concerns for you. They are families with the neighborhoods and suburbs and will ask about your needs.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $375K in Johnston, IA.
My husband and I were very satisfied with Rick Wanamaker.
Not being familiar with the area we were moving in, we utilized Zillow to choose a real state agent. We chose Rick because of the excellent reviews he has and also because he is the top real state agent in IA with more than 30 years of experience. He is very knowledgeable of the market and has many connections that ended up being very helpful for us.
He emphasized the positive and negative features of each home we visited, with respect to our needs.
And, one of the most important things, he listened to us. We knew what we wanted from the beginning and he didn't try to push us to see anything else.
We bought a foreclosed home and having Rick as our real state agent gave us more confidence throughout the buying process.
He even went beyond his normal job requirements and connected us with another family he knew had kids the same age as ours.
If you need an outstanding agent to help you buy or sell a property, we don't think you could go wrong with Rick.
Sold a Townhouse home in 2013 for approximately $125K in West Des Moines, IA.
Very knowledgeable of area and real estate. Also helped with suggestions on things to do to get the property ready to sell. Responded back quickly when contacted. I would highly recommend Rick, definitely a real estate professional.
One sale, one purchase, one currently under contract to sell, and another about to be put under contract to sell. Really appreciate Rick's knowledge of the community, pricing, and all the details involved in the sale and purchase of residential real estate. Our purchase at 3663 was smooth, easy, and effortless. KTZ/MCG
Rick is the number one real estate agent in Iowa for a reason; he is the hardest working guy out there! He knows the market better than anyone and uses his countless connections to bring buyers and sellers together. Rick is a consummate professional and is always looking out for your best interest. I would highly recommend Rick Wanamaker to anyone looking at buying or selling real estate!
Rick was very good helping us throughout the listing and sale of our home in West Des Moines.Rick had helped us on the sale of our home in Des Moines in 2006 too and same good experience , very professional and hard working agent.