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Tom Sartain

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Agent

25 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Real Estate Pro, GRI, MRP, CRSA

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Foreclosure,
Staging

Ratings & Reviews

We were looking for a house on line. I submitted an inquiry on line and within the hour Tom had made contact and we were meeting within hours to view the property. The best part, this was on a SUNDAY! He was ALWAYS available to show us properties. He is fun, down to earth, very smart when it comes to Market Values and area statistics. He knew what area was great and ones to avoid. He knows about schools and restaurants. He had great recommendations and was a pleasure to work with. He went above and beyond from day one. We would recommend him to everyone. I take his business cards to work to pass out, that is how awesome of a Realtor he truly is. We had a great time working together.

  

12/02/2014 - zuser20140624095116436
Bought a home in 2014 in Turner, AL 35080.

We were looking for a house on line. I submitted an inquiry on line and within the hour Tom had made contact and we were meeting within hours to view the property. The best part, this was on a SUNDAY! He was ALWAYS available to show us properties. He is fun, down to earth, very smart when it comes to Market Values and area statistics. He knew what area was great and ones to avoid. He knows about schools and restaurants. He had great recommendations and was a pleasure to work with. He went above and beyond from day one. We would recommend him to everyone. I take his business cards to work to pass out, that is how awesome of a Realtor he truly is. We had a great time working together.

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11/20/2014 - user27230985
Bought a home in 2014 in Acmar, Moody, AL 35004.

As first time buyers, Tom made every effort to ensure my wife and I got the best house for the best deal possible. He went above and beyond what I would consider a realtor's job in finding our home making himself extremely available for showings, working around our busy schedules, finding the right house for our needs, and being very patient, honest, and open throughout the process. He made us feel high on his list of priorities even though we were looking for a very modest, humble home. He also set us up with a mortgage broker he works with frequently which was pivotal, as the previous broker we were dealing with made our situation at the moment feel a bit hopeless. I found that having a realtor and broker working together on the same team is an important factor. I could go on, but all in all, Tom is who you want either helping you buy or sell a home. After a long time being discouraged with this process, it's entirely because of him that we are finally able to stop throwing away money on rent and bring our soon to be first born son to our own home. If we decide to sell or buy in the future, Tom is our guy.

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04/28/2014 - cavelupum575
Bought a home in 2014.

Involved in a short sale that is taking too long. To be fair Mr. Sartain did inform me At the start it would take a long time. The listing agent did not file the proper paper Work and then quit the business. He has since re done the paperwork. This Is a cash deal and I just dont understand the long wait. If and when the sale is Complete my process grade would be much better, the grade is not all toward Mr. Sartain but the process. The bank has to be losing money each month and I just dont understand their business model. There does not to be a way for The real estate agent to talk to someone with authority at the bank to get the process Completed. I would think after the first listing agent royally screwed up, the deal Would be put on the fast track but this is not happening. I am frustrated!

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Response from Tom on 11/17/2014

So sorry you did not get the condo you wanted. Homeowner did not prove financial hardship. The bank did not approve to sell the property for less than loan balance. Third Party Approval is needed. I have no control over other agents or their performance. There are other similar units for sale in that subdivision.

 

  

04/19/2014 - stlrgrl83
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $250K in Hoover, AL.

Tom helped us purchase our home in Hoover, AL. He was honest, always available when we needed him, and was always professional. I knew what we were looking for and never pressured us. He went above and beyond in the final negotiations of our closing. If you're looking for a real estate agent I would definitely recommend him.

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12/06/2013 - LanceSwanner
Sold a Condo home in 2013 for approximately $150K in Birmingham, AL.

Tom sold a condo for me in downtown Birmingham. I do not live in Birmingham so Tom had to go above and beyond on some logistical issues to get the condo sold. He was very accommodating and I would highly recommend him.

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11/24/2013 - user9625775
Bought a Townhouse home in 2013 for approximately $125K in Vestavia, AL.

Tom was on my side. He was able to guide me through what I needed to do as a first time home buyer as well as show me good things to look for. He answered all my questions and was patient with me. He was able to negotiate on my behalf and guide me through that process. Highly recommended

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04/20/2013 - StephanieRoberson Mason2
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $150K in Sterrett, AL.

Tom was great to work with. He showed us several houses and once we picked 'the one' we were able to make an offer that day. The next day our offer was accepted and Tom worked diligently through the loan process and helping us make decisions regarding regarding repairs needed and concessions made with the seller. I would highly recommend Tom for buying your next home or selling your current one.

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12/04/2012 - user1334199
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $125K in Montevallo, AL.

Tom is an awesome agent. I wanted to sell my house but in this economy I was worried that it would not sell or I would not get the price that I wanted. Tom came to my house did a walk through and researched the comps in the area. He let me know what I could get for my house which was more than I expected. Because of the amazing marketing that Tom used my house sold in two weeks! Tom is the only agent I will ever use.

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08/21/2012 - user4574482
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $75K in Birmingham, AL.

After failed attempts at reaching other agents I contacted Tom and he immediately took over. He showed me the house I wanted to see the very same day I called him. Negotiations were quick and painless and the end result was the house I wanted at a cost much lower than I had anticipated. His prompt and timely communications throughout the process took the apprehension out of the buying altogether. My house is just what I wanted but in the event I'm ever in the market for another home I will absolutely turn everything back over to Tom.

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06/13/2012 - user0958994
Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $275K in Birmingham, AL.

In order to experience successful transactions and create win-win situations in today's challenging real-estate market, it is imperative that one finds a knowledgeable and talented agent. With Tom Sartain, this is what you will find. Tom's degree of professionalism and dedication to his client ensured I received representation second to none. From the initial listing appointment through the closing, Tom was responsive to calls and quick to provide the requested information. The sales/marketing plan he implemented for my property led to multiple showings, resulting in a sales price meeting my expectations.

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