Mike is hands down the best realtor you can have in the desert area. My husband and I were looking to purchase a second home in Palm Desert, but were unfamiliar with the area. Mike showed us the perfect mix of properties on our only available day to visit homes. The schedule optimized our time, and showed a mix of options within our price range, neighborhoods and home styles. Unlike other realtors we have worked with, Mike did not pressure us to stay in the higher range, or above, our budget.
Once we selected a property, Mike went above and beyond in the negotiation process, escrow period and after our close. Mike ensured we secured the property at a good price point (based on well selected comps), again with no pressure to bid high. He was extremely responsive throughout the entire process; we were able to reach him same day every time we needed to, and he provided immediate updates during escrow as needed.
Our daughter was born during escrow, and Mike frequently visited the property and managed inspections on our behalf. The sellers, selling agent, and escrow company, on our sale were incredibly challenging to work with, and all out of the desert area. Despite utter ineptitude and contract violations on the seller’s side, Mike stayed on top of all details and negotiated strongly on our behalf. When the sellers left the property with massive holes, Mike even sent a repairman to fix the walls out of his own commission. Finally, Mike met us at the property after close with everything finalized and a very kind and thoughtful thank you gift.
We can’t recommend Mike more highly for any real estate needs you may have. If you are looking for someone who knows the desert area inside and out, is laid back to work with, but aggressive as needed on your behalf, Mike is your realtor!
Ryan & Meghan