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Agent Ratings for Steve Black
Steve was very helpful in selecting houses for us to look at. He was aware of what would be satisfactory for us and helped us choose wisely. Steve and his wife are personable and easy to work with. We would use them again in the future and would recommend them to our friends.
Previous review from Nancy T.
Steve has been most helpful in guiding us to homes that would suit our needs. Even though most of our relationship has been through email and on the phone, we were confident in Steve's choices of homes that would work for us, so when we did come to town, our time was well spent. He was gracious as he worked with our daughter-in-law, who acted as our proxy until we could get to Phoenix.
Home seller in San Tan Valley
Steve is awesome!!! Bought out home with him a few years ago and he was the first one I called when I needed to sell. Sold in less than a week!!
Previous review from Ron Z.
Steve is very friendly, knowledgeable, and picked up on what we were looking for very quickly. We couldn't have asked for a better agent.
Home seller in Gilbert
Steve was an excellent agent leading us through the seemingly endless puzzle of paperwork. His suggestions on presentation to improve the customers view of the house were very helpful. His evaluation of the home, detailed online description with many pictures helped buyers to visualize our home prior to them stepping across the threshold. His market knowledge helped set the price accurately, he kept us updated in a timely manner on exactly what was happening with our house from the time he walked in our front door to turning over keys to the new owners. He looked out for our best interests with recommendations in preparation for listing, listing, negotiation details and then the sale of our home. I have no reservations in recommending Steve to anyone who is buying or selling property.
Previous review from Scott T.
Steve and Karon went above and beyond helping facilitate the purchase of our new home. We really appreciate all that they did to make the sale go smoothly. They are very knowledgeable and if they did not have the answer right at hand they had it within minutes. They had so many contacts that we could take advantage of to close the deal on this house.
Home seller in Phoenix
Steve has been our Realtor on four separate house sells and purchases. He is very professional without being stuffy. His knowledge of the entire Phoenix Metro area is extensive and, if he is unsure about any specifics of a particular, he does his research. I highly recommend Steve to anyone looking for a reliable, dependable and personable realtor.
Previous review from Ellen R.
Steve is incredibly personable, highly responsive, pays attention to detail, and has excellent follow-up skills. We have been looking to downsize for more than a year and just "happened" upon Steve when he was the listing agent of a home in Desert Ridge. He, by far, exemplifies what we were looking for in a Realtor. No high pressure or unsolicited suggested listings, etc. In fact, we have been so pleased with his expertise that he is also the listing agent on our current home (just closed escrow on the new place) and will handle both the selling and purchasing efforts for our daughter and son-in-law.
Home seller in Scottsdale
Steve was very helpful throughout the entire process. His communication skills and attention to detail are second to none. He was always there for me, day or night, to answer all of my questions and explain the process to me. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of great Realtor!!!
I've just started working with Steve and Karen. They are open and communicative with their thoughts and experience which I like. We haven't found a place for me yet but have confidence we will.
Gerald E. D.
Condo buyer in Glendale
Easy to work with. Will go above and beyond to find you what you are searching for!
Previous review from Gerald E. D.
Great, like always!
Home seller in San Tan valley
Steve sold our house quickly and fairly. Good communication with us to complete each part of the sale.
Home buyer in Mesa
My experience with Steve Black of Zip realty was amazing. He was so attentive and supportive through my home buying process, He went above and beyond for sure. Very professional. I would recommend Steve Black and Zip Realty to anyone I know.
Home buyer in Phoenix
Steve and his wife, Karen, are an amazing team that helped us get our house sold and find a beautiful home to move into. They pay attention to detail and helped us negotiate some extras on our new home that make it just what we wanted. : )
Home buyer in Mesa
Words are not adequate to describe the level of confidence and professionalism we experienced with Steve. From the initial meeting to even following up with us once we were in the house. His attention to detail is exceptional and a real asset. We feel that Steve has restored our view (not so good) of realtors. So if you have a way to clone Mr. Black - I would highly recommend it. Please convey the Costlow's greatest appreciation to Steve.
Home buyer in Phoenix
I would absolutely recommend Steve as an agent. His response time is great and his attention to detail is wonderful. He is not only extremely knowledgable in his field, but also very pleasant to work with. He went above and beyond for us in our home buying experience.
Condo buyer in Fountain Hills
I was satisfied with his service. He knows the area and was very helpful.
Home buyer in Chandler
Steve was GREAT to work with. His response time when I asked to see a home was almost immediate. Always researched the home prior to my viewing and gave me all the pros and cons based on what's he knew I wanted. He helped us get the home we wanted and negotiated an awesome deal for us! Will definitely use him again!
Home buyer in Phoenix
Steve did a wonderful job. He was very helpful and always available for questions and had tons of great advice and tips. As first time home buyers we were very please with him!!!
Condo buyer in Phoenix
I was very comfortable working with Steve and Karon, they were very helpful in my search and acquisition. Being able to complete the documentation online made the process simple and painless.
Townhome buyer in Phoenix
When looking for new house it is very difficult and confusing. Steve definitely help me through the process. He was very professional and helped me every step of the way. I would have been lost if it wasn't for Steve and his associates!
Home buyer in Surprise
Pleasant to work with, professional but easy to deal with.
Home buyer in Glendale
Steve was very knowledgeable and extremely fast to respond to any and all questions I had. And although he may have just been being honest with me regarding the realities of the local market, I never felt that he was negotiating with the sellers on my behalf. Steve only had to show us one home, and there were times that I was left with the impression that he was more interested in closing the sale than getting me the best deal possible.
Response from Steve
Brett, I appreciate you taking the time to comment on my services. The reality of this market is that it is a sellers market right now due to our historically low inventory levels. This home had multiple offers on it (one of which was a cash backup offer) and the sellers were investors. They were not willing to negotiate on the price or repairs, as it was an "as is" sale. The "deal" is that in the end, you got the house that you wanted, which was the best one out there for the price, and ended up getting it for 5K less than contract due to the appraisal. The financing issues that were encountered during this transaction were very difficult as the sellers were charging a daily per diem charge for every day that we did not close on time and were unwilling at first to give us any extensions. It was through my negoitating with them on your behalf, that allowed the deal to close and you be living in a great home. Had they not granted us an extension when we failed to close on time, they could have issued a cure notice and cancelled the deal. At that point, you would have been out of pocket for the appraisal and the inspection fees with no recourse. I was able to avoid this on your behalf. I take great pride in helping all of my clients to not only negoitate the best deal, but most importanly, to obtain the home that they want even in this difficult market. I can understand how difficult it is to fully realize our market here and what is going on, especially when moving here from another state where the markets are much different. I hope you understand, and it was a pleasure working with you. Sincerely, Steve Black Zip Realty
Home buyer in Gilbert
Steve was very attentive to our home search. We really enjoyed our search thanks to Steve. He was available 24/7 to answer questions, as well as drop everything on a moments notice to chase down viewings.
Response from Steve
Dennis, Thank you so much for taking the time to send me a review regarding my services. I hope you atd Katie are enjoying the home and congrats again on the "little" becker that will soon arrive!! Sincerely, Steve black
Home buyer in Scottsdale
Steve is amazing. We've looked at many houses in different areas and knew so much about each location. He made himself available at all times and let us know that if we need anything or have a question don't hesitate to call him. He also was able to by reassure me through the home buying process everything was going great and that the house would be ours. He also put us in contact with great tradesman to help us with things around the house. In the future, I will have Steve be my realtor again and would recommend him to all my friends and family. Thank you Steve!!!!
Townhome buyer in Gilbert
Steve and Karon were very professional and we would definitely use them again and recommend them highly.