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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Midland, MI.
Jim did an excellent job for us, and I recommend him highly. He was by our side through the whole purchasing process and took care of our every needs. Jim's communication and follow through is excellent. He will work very hard for you!
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 in Grand Ledge, MI.
Jim was so easy to work with - he always responded quickly and was very helpful with our out-of-town purchase details. He followed up on everything we asked for, and then some. We highly recommend you contact Jim for your real estate needs.
We worked with Jim Eberle off and on for about a year and a half.
We felt comfortable with him almost immediately.We knew what area we liked,but we hadn't put our house downstate on the market, we had a limited budget, and we didn't know if we wanted a house or a condo.
Jim was patient, always returned our calls, and anytime we we were in the area was available to show us properties.
If you want an agent who will listen to you, respect your financial limits, and spend as much time as it takes to find the right property, then I would recommend Jim.
We moved in right before the holidays, and Jim is still around to answer questions we have about the community.
He's more than an agent, he's now our neighbor, and friend.
We were first-time homebuyers working with a realtor from another agency and were struggling to find the right house. We called Jim on a house that had been sold, and he offered to show us another nearby. We agreed and met him there the Monday evening of Thanksgiving week. We immediately knew it was the house we wanted to own, and had Jim put an offer in the following day. We received several counteroffers in the next five days, and heard from Jim on the holiday and even after normal office hours. When the seller sent their “final offer,” it was still above what we were willing to pay. Jim helped us return an offer that negotiated closing costs, prepaids, etc., and the sellers came down again – this time in our ideal range! We were so pleased to accept the final offer on the house, just a week after we began the process with Jim. He then helped us through the inspection process and we closed on the house in December. Jim is definitely a go-getter when it comes to shopping for the perfect home. He always made sure we were comfortable with the negotiating process and ensured us that he was always working for us. Jim was always very prompt and went above and beyond our expectations of a realtor. He is very easy to talk to and willing to assist in any way possible. He even has followed up several times after we have closed to make sure everything is going well. We couldn’t be happier with the house and with our experience with Jim!
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $125K in Elk Rapids, MI.
Jim is an amazingly attentive realtor. He helped me negotiate a great purchase price, attended my inspection and recommended local builders for pending projects. Jim always stayed on top of the process to ensure there we no last minute problems. Even after the deal had closed, Jim called to make sure things were still going well. I've been involved in multiple real estate dealings and have to say that Jim is the best, by far.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 in Linden, MI.
My wife and I have worked with several realtors over many years and we have found Jim Eberle to be the best that we have worked with. We basically didn't have to ask Jim to do much because he always knew the next step and was always working the next steps proactively. He surprised us with negotiation techniques that were new and refreshing to us. Jim was not "pushy", meaning that he looked out for our best interest whether it meant closing a deal or not. It also meant that he only offered advice when asked, but yet always reminded us of all the alternatives or options. Jim was proactive, knowledgeable, aggressive and very friendly. If he didn't know something, he would find the answer by the end of the day. He truly treated us like Customers and friends and we would highly recommend him to anyone looking to make a purchase in the real estate business.
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $275K in Elk Rapids, MI.
Having bought and sold over twenty homes over the years, Marie and I have come to realize that, no matter what state we're transacting in, ReMAX agents are consistantly excellent to deal with and Jim did not disappoint.
Even though we feel we're pretty seasoned when it comes to real estate, Jim's input during the offer process was key in helping us negotiate a great purchase price on an investment property.
We're looking forward to a continued relationship with Jim as he'll be helping us manage the new property.