Reviews

I'm so thankful for clients who have shared their experiences with my service below.  I strive to provide the same high level of experience with each and every client ... read below to see more about that service.  If you would be so kind as to write a review of your own, please click the link below.  Thanks!

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  • I was introduced to Jeff through my sister and from the initial call with Jeff regarding the process I could tell he was on my side and would ensure I ended up in a home that was suited for my needs. I have worked in the mortgage industry for 15 years and heard countless horror stories about purchasing a home, so I was hesitant at first, but Jeff is extremely professional and patient, which eased my fear of the process. Within a week Jeff had found the home I ended up purchasing and I couldn't be happier. Jeff ensured I knew what to expect from our initial call and throughout the entire process. Not once did I feel the need to follow up with Jeff as I knew he had everything under control. - Katherine Ritchhart, Grimes, Iowa
  • Jeff was very knowledgeable from start to finish in our transaction. We could not be more pleased with his performance. - Beth Burnett
  • Jeff was our previous agent for our first house, and we were first time buyers with no experience. Our first experience with buying a house with him was so wonderful that we didn't hesitate to use him again for our second house. We got the exact same experience as before, and more. Jeff Paine went above and beyond our expectations again! Jeff is a very patient and respectful agent whose knowledge of the housing market allowed us to trust him unequivocally throughout the process. He took our wants and needs in a house and found us our dream home. Most of all, he made the process fun! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a house. Thank you Jeff for helping us find our dream home! - Rebecca Waymire, Waukee
  • Jeff provides excellent service. He is very knowledgeable and always polite, accessible, and timely with every portion of the buying and selling process. - KJ Balignasay Urbandale, IA
  • Jeff Paine was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. He was personable, knowledgeable and patient as we toured many houses before deciding that building was the best route for us. He was always available via email, phone or text and responded promptly any time we reached out to him. As we went through the building process he was genuinely interested in every aspect and attended many of the selection meeting. He also asked good questions that we would not have thought of and was also actively studying the builders process and asking for our input so he could provide feedback to future potential clients. We would be eager to work with Jeff again and would not hesitate to recommend him to our family and friends. - Scott & Lindsay McEachron, Waukee
  • My husband and I hadn't moved for 30 yrs. Jeff Paine was able to help us transition to a smaller home that we love. He was very helpful with viewing dozens of places at the same time selling our existing home. He was also very patient and understanding of the stress of making a life change. - The Floods Urbandale
  • When we started the house hunting process we were a little uncertain where to start. We were newer to Iowa and didn't really have any connects. A business associate referred us to Jeff. We weren't sure on what we were wanting and Jeff took the time to show us lots of different types of houses to help us narrow down our search. We looked at over 60 houses and Jeff remained patient and eager to help the entire time. He was quick to respond to our many questions and was always willing to meet when it was convenient for us. Once we did the the perfect house Jeff made the negotiation process so easy. From there it seemed as if the rest of the closing process went off seamlessly all because of the work Jeff did. He even went to the house a few extra times to meet with contractors for us so we could get some estimates. Jeff Paine was a great realtor and really worked hard to make sure we were satisfied. - Jonathan & Corine Porter, Clive Iowa
  • Jeff did an excellent job of providing an open line of communication and went above and beyond, staying flexible within our schedules. He was up front and honest from the start and made sure to stay on top of any concerns we had through the home buying experience. - Kevin Waukee
  • Relocation Buyer

    Great Realtor to work with. Jeff will get you the house you are looking for. Recently worked with Jeff to buy a house. He was able to quickly identify all the key house features and price range we were looking for. Through the process our home preferences changed and Jeff changed with us. In the end, we purchased a home that exceeded our expectations at a very reasonable price. Thanks - Bob & Diane, Johnston
  • Move up buyer/seller

    We had a house listed with another agent who was pessimistic about our chances of selling our house because we were just outside of the actual Beaverdale neighborhood. That agent seemed reluctant to show our house and was not very helpful at all. When we had a buyer back out for some ridiculous reason she didn't even want to fight for us. We discontinued our relationship with that agent after a few months of no interest and went to Jeff who was very optimistic and helpful. We had a showing the day after we listed and had a signed agreement the day after that for a very good price. In the meantime Jeff took some time to show us houses that were an hour away from the Des Moines area in Panora and was a huge help. We ended up negotiating what we felt was a very fair price for the new home with Jeff's help and are incredibly grateful for everything he did and strongly recommend his services to anyone either looking to sell or purchase a home in Iowa. - Troy, Des Moines
  • New Construction Buyer/Seller

    We're working with Jeff on our home purchase. He did a great job asking questions to determine what we were looking for in our next home, and after looking at a number of homes, helped us think through the "buy existing" vs "build new" decision. Jeff's recommendation led us to buy a lot and we're currently in the process of building a new home. He's been extremely helpful in this process, and we trust him so much that we recommended him to our daughter, who has just purchased her first home through Jeff as well. Highly recommended! - Steve & Chris, Johnston
  • 1st Time Buyer - Acreage

    This was our first home purchase and Jeff made our experience a great one! My husband and I found a home we love due to Jeff's knowledge and expertise. He provided online tools which helped my husband and I figure out what we liked and didn't like. Jeff was able to narrow our search based on those likes and dislikes and we found our home quickly. Being new to the process, Jeff was helpful in his explanations and provided us with recommendations of who to use to finance our home and we were able to lock in a low interest rate. We purchased our home and had a terrific experience. Jeff provided us with excellent recommendations and he was wonderful to work with. - Tyler & Lea
  • New Construction Buyer/Sellers

    After house-hunting myself via on-line searches and visiting open houses for about a month, I met Jeff at an Open House. I had talked to several other realtors without making a commitment. Jeff was very personable, but not pushy. That won me over. His is a full-service kind of deal. He listened to what we were interested in, then picked me up in his car and drove me to view over 20 houses over the course of several weeks. It was a real luxury not have to focus on directions in unfamiliar neighborhoods. He realized that I was a picky client and was very patient with me. Jeff never stops working! He responded virtually immediately to every inquiry. He has enough experience and creative know-how to not only offer us what we asked for, but also to think outside the box and suggest some different floor plans, locations, etc. that we may not have thought of, but which might turn out to be perfect for our needs/wants. We were pretty sure we wanted a finished, walk-out basement, but he made sure we considered some good deals where the basement wasn't finished, but had great potential down the road or a beautiful finished basement, but that wasn't a walk-out. I'm the type of person who wants to see all my options before making a decision. Since we viewed so many homes, when we finally did make a decision (to go with a house that had just been framed so we could pick out all the flooring, paint, etc.), we felt absolutely sure about it. Jeff was very hands-on during the whole process. He didn't just leave us to fend for ourselves with the builder. He attended every meeting, kept detailed notes about everything, suggested some things we hadn't thought of...we wish we'd taken his advice and had the builder add a second water gauge (for a future irrigation system). No detail was too small for Jeff! He wasn't beneath helping us match our cabinets to our flooring to our countertops! Jeff has a good sense of when to voice an opinion and when to just step back. We had the utmost confidence that he would see us through the building process to the end. It was also helpful that he has a good working knowledge of what things cost in the industry so we could decide whether or not we should pay for an upgraded feature now or sometime down the road.  Even after the sale, Jeff is in touch to make sure the builder is completing the last few items on our list. Jeff sold our previous home for us. He actually found a buyer before I even had to clean it for showings! Priceless! Don't waste your time with anyone else! Jeff is the man for all your real estate needs!

    - Rick & Jenny, Urbandale
  • Move Up Buyer/Seller

    I have bought and sold properties with a variety of realtors over the years, but working Jeff Paine really showed me a level of professional above the rest. Listed below are some areas where Jeff has shown excellence:
    1.) Communication - Always communicated the updates from the property showings and steps along the selling process. Jeff even texted updates on the weekends (when requested).
    2.) Had a marketing plan and followed through - immediately held an agent open house and had a scheduled a open houses to the public for very next weekend . Two weeks later, he placed it on the Iowa Realty Sunday TV show.
    3.) Jeff leveraged two offers to attain an above asking price offer. What more can you ask for than that?

    - Adam, Waukee
  • Move Up Buyer/Seller

    Jeff helped us with the sale of our old home, as well as the purchase of our new home. His knowledge, professionalism, and attention to detail makes doing business with him a very pleasurable experience! He was prompt at setting the ball rolling, giving attention to every detail, and handling each aspect of both selling and purchasing, while making it all look easy. We always knew that any time we needed him, he was accessible and quick to respond to us. If you are looking for an agent who will make the process run smooth, take care of all the details, and who goes above and beyond to make sure each step of the way is done right the first time...I would honestly suggest you contact Jeff! He is not only a fantastic agent...he's one heck of a nice guy!

    - Perry & Lorraine, Clive
  • Relocation Sellers

    Jeff is professional and a pleasure to work with! We had the opportunity to work with Jeff when we needed to move quickly to start new jobs and get our kids enrolled in school in another state. Jeff was very knowledgeable about the real estate market and our neighborhood and put the right price on our home to get it sold quickly! We appreciated Jeff's knowledge, attention to detail,negotiation skills, and the ability to complete documents electronically. We highly recommend Jeff as a Realtor who is in your corner working hard for you!

    - Tamara & Chad, Waukee
  • Downsizing

    Jeff Paine is one of the best realtors I have worked with. He is professional, personable and knows and understands his market. My home was listed on the market with a different realtor I later found to be incompatible with me. I contacted Jeff and asked if he would take my listing. Jeff was awesome to work with!! He respected my decisions and boundaries. He made recommendations I hadn't thought of. His words of wisdom and advice paid off for me. I received two offers in one day. Jeff is great at keeping you informed of everything and gets back to you quickly. I would highly encourage and recommend Jeff whether you are buying or selling. You will not be disappointed!!!

    - Sharon, West Des Moines
  • 1st Time Buyers

    I could have not asked for a better real estate agent to guide my husband and me through the process of buying our first home. Buying your first home is a tedious process, which requires knowledge and experience. Jeff is very knowledgeable about the housing market, and he made us feel comfortable throughout it all. He was patient, and answered any questions that we had as first-time home buyers. He was readily available to assist us in any way, and was very timely in the whole process.

    The best attribute that we valued the most about Jeff is his honesty and passion for his clients. As we looked at a variety of different houses, he was honest by helping us weigh both the pros and cons of each house that we looked at. We couldn't be happier about the house we found! I highly recommend Jeff to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. He will definitely be our agent again in the future, should we decide look for another house. 

    - Becca & Josh, West Des Moines
  • Relocation Buyers

    Jeff was a pleasure to work with and guided us through the entire home buying process.  He was very accommodating of our schedule during our four day home- finding trip from out of state. We were able to efficiently see many houses.  He was very friendly with us and our two sons and informed us not only about the neighborhoods in the area, but also the schools, shops, and activities the boys would enjoy: all very helpful when you are moving to a new state! Jeff helped us negotiate a successful offer on our new home and coordinated the appraisal, home inspection, and some repair work.  He made the closing process calm and comfortable. We felt that Jeff always had our best interests in mind and we trusted his opinion and recommendations.  

    - Albert & Kathy, West Des Moines