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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $425K in Longmont, CO.
Terri was recommended to me by my daughter. We both had an amazing experience. My husband and I sold our home in SC and had to move to CO in less than a month. Terri responsiveness, support and guidance were amazing. We had answers to our numerous questions right away, she set up viewings at the last minute, help us negotiate through the muddy issues, recommended very good people to help us with inspection, etc. It was much, much easier with Terri leading the way than I had ever anticipated. I don't recommend people easily but I whole heartedly recommend Terri.
We've gone through this process several times ... but our best, most amazing experience was with Terri!!! I wish she'd been with us the first 3 times!!!! We had a seamless home buying experience thanks to her!!!!!
We love, love, love our new home!!
Response from Terri on 01/06/2015
Peg, I had so much fun helping you and Jim find your home here in CO :) The pleasure was truly all mine. I am so happy that you are enjoying your new home. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the very warm and wonderful review!
Terri did an excellent job marketing my condo. We sold it the day after the first open house! She was very parient and pleasant throughout the entire process. I highly recommend Terri!
Response from Terri on 01/06/2015
Oh Beverly, I am actually a bit sad that you moved - it would have been fun to hang out :) All the best to you in your new life on the east coast! Thank you for your trust in me to sell your condo here in Boulder and for the wonderful review.
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $725K in University Hill, Boulder, CO.
Terry Taydus worked with us on a purchase of a home in Boulder. We found her to be an excellent realtor having extensive knowledge of the housing market at the time we purchased. Her negotiation skills were the best and she truly helped us in purchasing our home at the best possible price. There was never a delay in talking with her or waiting for an email or text response. I have had years of experience in working with many realtors and she certainly would fit at the head of the class. Stephen Stein, MD
Response from Terri on 10/15/2014
Hi Becky and Steve, Thank you, thank you, thank you! I am so happy that we were able to find the right home for your needs! I truly enjoyed working with you and hope you will look me up when you are here in Boulder (lunch would be fun :) I am here if you need me so please never hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
Terri was a pleasure to work with. She was very quick to send me listings as soon as they came available. she never pressured me to make a decision, but was always willing to assist me in getting the proper info. that I needed to make a decision. Since i was an out of the area buyer, it was important for me to have a person, like Terri to help with inspections, local knowledge and regulations etc. She was very knowledgeable in the purhchasing process and helped me every step of the way. I would highly recommend her to my friends or relatives.
Response from Terri on 10/15/2014
Hi Al, Thank you so much for the very kind review :) You were a pleasure to work with and I cannot tell you how much it meant to me that you trusted me with your long-distance purchase. I am here if I can ever be of further assistance to you! Thank you again.
Terri was an absolute treasure to work with. I was looking for a home in Boulder before I moved to the area, and I chose to contact Terri remotely due to the very positive online reviews and recommendations that I read. I must say I was surprised by how true the reviews were. Even with the distance, I felt that she understood my needs, and we hit it off terrifically from the get-go. Terri helped me find the perfect home, walked me step-by-step through the process, and went to bat for me a number of times with the sellers. If you are looking for a realtor (especially if you are a new homebuyer like I was), I'd suggest put contact Terri -- you'll be in the best of hands!
Response from Terri on 07/17/2014
Hi Wil! I am so happy that you are in your new home (it was a long time coming), and that you hung in there with all of the challenges and delays that a "new build" has to offer. But in the end you have a BEAUTIFUL new home that I hope will bring you much happiness! I can't wait to see it once you add your personal touches and make it "yours". Thank you so much for the wonderful review - I really enjoyed working with you as well :)
We are so thankful for Terri! What a stroke of amazing luck we had to find her here in Boulder, CO when we were searching for our first home.
Buying a house can be scary but Terri had our backs through the entire process and actually made it easy! We actually have so many good things to say about Terri that in order to avoid a novel, we just made a list of the 10 best things that make Terri such a brilliant specialist!
1. Terri didn't try to "sell" us a home. She is a relocation angel! She believes in finding the right house for a family, and she will show you around until it "clicks". She even said, "You'll know when it's right." What a brilliant philosophy! (We could have worn out another realtor with the amount of properties that we wanted to see, but Terri always responded with an excited willingness to help us.)
2. Terri is an outstanding educator. She took the time to teach us along the way. She was also very patient with us when when we had our "newbie" moments.
3. Terri is super prepared. She had lots of printouts and extra info (not found on the websites) about the houses we were interested in.
4. Terri's process is modern and efficient. She has a special website that her clients can log into to see all of the new properties that meet their criteria. Also, all of the signing is done with 1-click emails that send automatically when you are finished signing. So fast!
5. Terri works very hard. She will do whatever she can to get you into any house you want to see, as soon as it can possibly be seen. She also writes up contracts at all hours. :)
6. Terri's email/text response time is very quick. We actually ended up sending her emails at odd times (2am and 7am) not expecting responses, and heard back from her right away. We actually wonder if she sleeps?
7. Terri's attitude is "yes." I don't know a better way to say it than that. If we needed some extra time, or to see a property a second time she made us feel like it wasn't a problem at all. That is invaluable when you are looking to find your dream home.
8. Terri can navigate the deep waters. We ran into some real problems with the houses we were interested in. The first one had substantial back taxes due, and the second one had some major inspection deal-breakers. Terri helped us navigate safely through the issues and helped us to avoid some potential disasters! Her help was indispensable though her advice seemed non-biased and was not over-bearing. We were able to come to our own decisions with confidence.
9. Terri knows the business. We learned first hand that Terri has knowledge of the law and the ins and outs of great contracts. She kept us well informed of the escape routes in the schedule of deadlines involved.
10. Terri is bright and cheery! We found it an absolute joy to work with her. Even her license plate is happy! She is always smiling and on time ready to help you find your new home. If you want a cheerful, smart, hard working realtor that knows the answers to the tough questions, then Terri is your gem!
Response from Terri on 07/17/2014
Hi Stephanie and Kevin! You are so AWESOME! Thank you for this wonderful and heartfelt review (sheesh! I get so wimpy reading these things). I wish you much happiness in your new home - your patience and perseverance paid off and just as we knew it would, that perfect home came along ;) Looking forward to seeing all the changes you have in store for your beautiful home!
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $375K in Boulder, CO.
Terri was so knowledgable about the entire process and was very encouraging, especially since we were trying to buy in the crazy Boulder market. She always offered out her recommendations, without being pushy. If we had a question day or night, it seemed we had a response within minutes.
Response from Terri on 06/10/2014
Sheri, Doug and Emily, I sincerely enjoyed working with you and was so happy that Emily found the right home :) Purchasing long distance can be challenging and I am honored that you trusted me to help you with your purchase. Please never hesitate to contact me if I can be of any assistance. Thank you again for the very kind review - you made my day!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $225K in Thornton, CO.
Our experience with Terri was very pleasant. She explained every step of the process with lot's of patience. Our calls were promptly responded if unable to get a hold of her immediately. She worked with our schedule and was always prompt in scheduling needed appointments.
Response from Terri on 06/09/2014
Hi Dean and Francisca! Thank you for the kind review :) It was wonderful working with you and hope you are getting settled in and enjoying your new home.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 in Whittier, Boulder, CO.
Terri helped us with a very quick and seamless sale of our condo in Boulder. She did a great market review prior to our listing and she called the sell price just right. Her proactive approach and her willingness to go "above and beyond" to handle some of the details made this transaction very smooth for us.
I would highly recommend Terri if you are looking to list/sell your property in the Boulder area. Incidentally, she has sold us our property a couple of years prior and handled that just as professionally!
Response from Terri on 04/17/2014
Hi Ron and Teresa,
Thank you so much for your wonderful review :) It was great working with you and I am so happy that we were able to get top dollar for your condo.
If I can ever be of any assistance to you in the future, I hope you will consider me your real estate resource here in Boulder. I would love the opportunity to work with you both again.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $350K in Boulder, CO.
Terri is an amazing realtor. I am currently writing this from my own newly purchased home thanks to her expert guidance.
We started our search in Boulder working with a realtor a friend had recommended, and were very disappointed with his lack of enthusiasm. I found myself searching for properties myself because he wasn't doing a good job of finding them for us. This is how I found Terri, who responded to a query here on Zillow.
The difference in our experience working with Terri was dramatic. She really understood our needs, and was incredibly proactive about helping us find a home. As soon as a house that met our needs came on the market she would send us the listing and if we were interested she set up the showing as quickly as possible. This was very important because there was very little inventory and too many buyers.
Terri was incredibly patient with us, never pressuring us in any way, just providing us with all of the information we needed to make our decision. My husband was very nervous about buying a home and we missed out on a few houses that we were interested in because other buyers were ready to make an offer coming in the door.
We decided that we would have to be ready to make an offer right away if a house met our requirements, and we couldn't take a night or even a few hours to think about it. We called our broker to let him know to be on the ready for us to make an offer. When we told him who our realtor was he laughed because he knows Terri well. "You're in good hands" he told us, "if you were working with another realtor I would be worried, but Terri will fight for you."
The time came when Terri texted us at 7pm on a Saturday to let us know that a new house had just come on the market and would be showing the next day. If she hadn't been so on top of her game I'm sure we would have missed the showing and might still be looking for a house.
The whole process from making the offer to getting the keys was almost stressless for us because Terri was so on top of it. She worked hard to make sure that the seller followed through on everything promised. She even called a contractor herself to get an estimate and a time for work to be completed when the seller claimed that they couldn't get something done in time. Her persistence paid off, and we were able to close on time with all of our requests met.
I wish that I knew more people in Boulder who wanted to buy houses so that I could recommend Terri to them because I truly believe that Terri is the best realtor there is. She is completely ethical, totally on top of her game and truly passionate about real estate. And she has a great sense of humor. (When you are spending a lot of time with somebody looking at houses and debating over one of the biggest purchases of your life, a great sense of humor pretty important)
If you are thinking of buying a house in the Boulder area, do yourself a favor and call Terri.
~ Taymar and Max, happy home buyers
Response from Terri on 01/09/2014
Taymar and Max,
This one made me cry (happy, grateful tears :) It is so very nice to be appreciated, and I have been blessed with so many fabulous clients / friends.
Thank you, thank you, thank you Max and Taymar. I hope you are enjoying your new home!