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Chris was very competent, friendly and professional during our quest to find a second home in the Pinetop-Lakeside area. She very quickly understood what we were looking for and provided us with properties in our price and specification range. She did not waste our time, showing us things outside our price range or specifications. Once we were under contract, on our home, she was there every step of the way to make sure each detail was covered. I would highly recommend Chris as an agent to assist with the purchase of a home in this area.
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $175K in Lakeside, AZ.
Christine was available almost any hour. Appointments (in Springtime) were very easy to arrange. She was very helpful along the way with the bidding wars that were occurring with cash buyers of the foreclosures in the area. Once my offer was accepted, she kept me engaged in the process with constant emails/communication for the banking, inspections, utilities, title, even emotional issues. It was a roller coaster ride that she made fun.
Chris McGinty is an exceptional agent. She is quick to answer any and all questions either by phone or email. I had many questions and she answered each one with her honest opinion. I really appreciated that. She took considerable time with us, showing us several homes and when it came time for the contract explaining each step. She confidently guided us through the entire process of purchasing our home.
We live a few hours away so I really needed someone I could trust and who knew the area. Chris shared her opinion about the location of homes and what she felt would best suit our needs. She took into consideration what we were looking for and what our goals were with the home purchase. I cannot think of enough nice things to say!
Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $350K in Show Low, AZ.
Chris is the first agent I have worked with in quite a while. In the past I have handled negotiation and search myself and used a real estate attorney to represent me for closing because I found many agents to be unresponsive and lacking motivation to follow through the process. I could tell from the beginning that Chris was going to be different from agents I have dealt with in the past. She is the most responsive person I have dealt with in a long time in any business. I received a call or email back immediately and we exchanged a lot of them. I am a fair value buyer and somewhat specific in what I look for, and she stuck with me until we found properties that fit. She almost always had information about each property that she knew about from past showings and seldom was the property unknown to her. We dealt with much of the process long distance, so that presented its own challenges, which she handled very well. We also had to deal with the many challenges of negotiating and closing a Fannie Mae owned property, who changed rules and forms throughout the process. I would recommend Chris to anyone who is serious about buying or selling and expects more than just an average avocate for your real estate needs.
Chris McGinty was outstanding from the first time our paths crossed until the final "i" dotted, "t" crossed and keys in hand. We met at an open house where I was just beginning the process of looking for a second home in the White Mountains. I was very impressed with her enthusiasm and professional demeanor. I could tell from the very start that I wanted to work with her when it came time to buying a house.
Chris delivered every step of the way. She was prompt when meeting to show homes and returned all calls quickly. After several home tours we finally made an offer on a home listed by another agent. Chris masterfully handled the negotiations to where both parties felt as if the transaction was "win, win."
Where Chris earned her "five star" rating was during the escrow process where we ran into a few glitches, on my part, with documentation. She coached me through every step of the way and kept the seller informed. Chris also referred me to a wonderful mortgage representative who made everything happen. One of the most convenient services that Chris provided was the document-signing program available through email. Much of the home buying transaction was done from a distance so this was a very valuable and convenient way to get the paperwork done.
I highly recommend Chris McGinty for real estate services in the White Mountain area. I know that many of her clients were from out of town looking for second homes. She made the home buying experience a lot of fun and was very accommodating.
Listed, but didn't sell my Single Family home in 2010 in Show Low, AZ.
Chris has done everything she said she would do and more! The advertising she has put out on our home is fantastic. She took wonderful pictures of our house and the community pool and club house area. She presented an entire life style--and made me wonder why we are even selling. Chris has been very upbeat and optimistic, but is very realistic about today's real estate climate and does not promise unrealistic results.
Showed home in 2011 in Sponseller, Fort Apache, AZ 85935.
My wife and I are very happy with the help we got from Chris. She knew what we were looking for and did not waste our time (and hers) showing homes we would not have and interest in. When we had questions, Chris was quick to respond and supply the information we requested. She is an "Excellent Agent" and we would highly recommend her to anyone....
Chris is a skilled negotiator. She really came through for us when things got dicey with the sellers. She knows how to keep the sale in play even when things look hopeless due to personal differences between the seller and buyer. Highly recommend when you are dealing with difficult people!
Bought a Single Family home in 2009 for approximately $250K in Eloy, AZ.
Christine was SO very helpfyl to us and put a lot of her time into helping us find a great deal. She was always happy to hear from us and had lots of good info that was always right on. She never pressured us in anyway and has been such a nice friend ever since.