My Client Testimonials

    Brenda was the perfect relator for purchasing our first home. She did a great job of listening to what we were looking for in a home, and provided suggestions on places newly on the market to look at. This gave us the opportunity to compare homes in our area and pick what was best for us. When we were interested in placing an offer, she created a low pressure environment and helped us come to the right decision on what to offer, contingencies, etc. Without her efforts, we would not have gotten into the home we did! Alex H.
    Brenda made the process of buying a home easy and exciting. She is very flexible with the times she was able to show us homes. She always worked around our schedule and did with a smile on her face (a great smile). She is quick with her responses and if she didn't know the answer to a question she quickly found it out! Yes, the process of buying a home can be stressful, but when we were out with Brenda she provided a stress-free environment and a positive attitude. Whether it was by providing snacks for my husband and me (when we hadn't had dinner yet) to even driving us around. Brenda is an absolute fabulous person to work it. She is extremely knowledgeable about what to look for in a home and what could be a possible problem down the road. She represented my husband and I during the negotiation process professionally and made it easy to understand the process for first-time home buyers like ourselves. If we ever decide to move from our home, I know I can trust Brenda to help us find a new home. -Erika and Phillip T.
    Brenda was wonderful in helping us with the purchase of our townhome. There wasn't anything she couldn't do for us or help us with. Everything went smoothly and we are very happy. Bonnie M.
    My wife and I worked with Brenda on finding our first home. She was great! She took charge when she needed to and also served as a much needed supportive role in the process. We ended up finding a great first home right between where my wife and I work helping make our commutes more "stress free." The home buying experience with her was a smooth and an enjoyable one. Her knowledge and expertise helped us parse through what we "wanted" for our first house vs. what we "must have." Brenda was more than a normal realtor! Thanks Again! The Netcott Family
    Working with Brenda was one of the best experiences I've had when it comes to making big and often times stressful decisions. She treated my wife and I like we were her top priority and helped us understand all the fine details about buying a home. She knew exactly how to guide us through the process and was very flexible when finding time to view potential homes. I would recommend Brenda to anyone I know and I assure you that you won't be disappointed. Simon C.
    Brenda is an awesome realtor!! We couldn't have ask for a more patient, honest or responsive realtor! She's become a dear friend of ours through this house search! I cannot say enough good about her.... Contact Brenda today and she will find you the perfect house!! She did for us !! Bill & Joan K
    Brenda was the perfect agent! She answered any all questions and really knew what she was talking about! She was fun to work with and If I was to do it all over again-- I wouldn't go with anyone else! Jordan M
    Brenda was the perfect realtor to help sell our house. She clearly knew the market and more importantly was so good to work with. There was no question too basic, no issue to hard to be solved, couldn't have been more responsive and we trusted her implicitly. Brenda, Mike and her team went way beyond what was expected to make sure things got done, the house sold (in less than a week for more money than we expected), and the closing happened on time even with complications. I recommend Brenda highly and believe she and her team are among the very best in the Des Moines metro area. Gary B.
    Brenda helped us sell our home within a month of listing it. She's very knowledgeable and on top of her game!! Her efficiency with communication, and expertise in ways to initiate the sale of our home were invaluable! She's the only Realtor we'll use in buying our next home. It's her "personal" and friendly touch to all our questions,issues and negotiations that will make our next home buying experience less stressful! Brenda is without a doubt, a great asset to Coldwell Banker! Looking forward to working with her in our upcoming home purchase! Grant & Marilyn
    Brenda helped us get started in the investment property business by assisting us with the purchase of our first 6 rental houses. She knows real estate and went above and beyond to help us learn the investment side as well. She has great referrals for real estate related services and goes the extra mile to make sure our needs as buyers and investors are taken care of. Her passion is obvious and the generosity of her time, experience and knowledge have been priceless! Dirk & Jill R.
    Brenda was so easy and fun to work with. She was available anytime we needed her and always answered questions in a timely manner. She did everything when it came to selling our home. The pictures they took and listed were so great! When buying she sent us so many home options. She listened to what we wanted but also gave advice and things to consider in purchasing our new home. The process was fast, easy, and no hiccups. She is very knowledgeable on the price points of homes and how the market is. Thanks to her we have a beautiful home to raise our family and make lots of memories! Matt & Christina D.
    Brenda is so knowledgeable about determining a market price. She had us ask much more than we were going to ask and we had 3 offers in one day at the higher price. She knows how to show a property and explains all it potentials to buyers and sellers. Bob & Marj N.
    Brenda was super helpful throughout the entire home buying process. We learned a lot from her, and she gave us a lot of really solid recommendations for lenders, home inspectors, painters, etc. We will absolutely be reaching out to her the next time we are in need of realtor services. Thanks Brenda! Michael & Jasmine
    Brenda helped us sell 2 homes and find our dream home. She went above and beyond to make sure everything went smoothly. We would highly recommend Brenda to handle all your real estate needs! Carol & Rick S.
    Very professional and would recommend her. We wanted more than she thought our house was worth so did what we wanted. We then realized as so many of us that we value our house for more than it should be listed for. We than listed for what she thought it would go for and sold shortly thereafter. She knows what she is doing, she has years of experience and will get you what your house is worth! She is working for you! Mark & Cindy B.
    I highly recommend Brenda. She goes above and beyond and then some to research, assist and complete things during the process. In addition, it is very easy to communicate with her as she is friendly, honest and quick to respond to phone calls, texts and emails. V. Winget 4239 40th St, Des Moines, IA 50310
    We could not have asked for a better experience than the one we had with Brenda. We could tell from day one that she truly valued and cared about us. She was ultra responsive, thorough, detail-oriented, and was ready to help with any and everything we needed Which was especially helpful as we were moving with two young children in tow. Her husband Mike was a big help as well, throughout the entire process. We would gladly refer Brenda and Mike to anyone in need of a realtor. Justin Kenny 3605 Mary Lynn Dr, Urbandale, IA 50322
    Brenda was great to work with. She not only had great real estate knowledge but also took the time to get to know us. She worked hard to find properties meeting our criteria. She went above and beyond to make time for showings and answering our questions. Brenda is professional, responsive and committed to meet the needs of her clients. Tami B West Des Moines
    Brenda found the perfect house and helped make the transaction happen in a timely manner. She understands the market and value as well. Some people talk and others get things done. Brenda listens, understands and gets things done. Her honesty, dedication, and hard work make her a perfect selection for your real estate needs. Larry L.
    Brenda was an excellent realtor, especially as first time home buyers. She really listened to what we were interested in, was able to pivot and provide more options as we slowly changed our minds after a few showings and always let us have the last say, ultimately understanding and allowing us to make the best decision for ourselves. Her suggestions and advice were very helpful as we made our way to finding our new home. Our buying experience was a tough one, to say the least, but Brenda wasn't going to let anything stand in the way from us getting our future home. She truly championed for us and kept us informed every step of the way. We would recommend anyone looking for a new home, to contact Brenda Klenk." phonsavanh lovan 1275 NW 92nd St, Clive, IA 50325
    Brenda and her husband Mike are always there for you. No matter what day or what time of day it is. And, yes, we end up buying a house. Brenda did an excellent job helping us to find it and guiding us through the whole process of purchasing it. All issues on the way we're successfully resolved. Great communication skills and professional knowledge. Highly recommended. Dmitry
    Brenda listened to our desires and showed us exactly what we asked for. She was patient and very helpful with every aspect of our search. Through the buying process she and her husband went beyond the norm to make the process smooth and successful. We were dealing with the closing long distance and Brenda was very helpful and thorough during the process. Dianne & John P.
    This was our first home buying experience. We are so thankful for all that Brenda did for us. She is very knowledgeable about the market and specific things to look for when it comes to buying a home. The home search process can be overwhelming, but she made it easy and fun! When we found the home we were looking for, she made all the steps in between so simple! We were so happy with the team she works with: lender, inspector, etc. Please do yourself a favor and use Brenda Klenk for your home purchasing/selling needs! She will not disappoint! 04/21/2021 - Katie Marsden Bought a Single Family home in 2020 in West Des Moines, IA courtesy of zillow.com
    I cannot say enough about Brenda and her care for our search for a home! From fixer-uppers to newer model houses, Brenda has wonderful insight and advice on the market and genuine care for her clients by treating them with great care. For us specifically, she spent extra time beyond normal work hours and found us the perfect house for our price and in a neighborhood we absolutely love. After Closing and moving in, she consistently reaches out to ask about the house and offers help in anyway possible, from design to landscaping, Brenda has an incredible eye for both classic and trending styles. In our changing society it's hard to find someone who truly cares about service and understands the the value of pride in a job. However, Brenda does exceptionally well in these categories and it's no surprise you can't find anyone who will say a single bad thing about her. Our family looks forward to enjoying our new house, raising our family and getting to know our neighbors, all thanks to our realtor and friend, Brenda Klenk! 04/14/2021 - johnsonjusa Bought a Single Family home in 2021 in Urbandale, IA. courtesy of zillow.com
    Brenda made the process of finding and purchasing a home a very good experience for us. When giving her a list of things we were looking for in a home, she knew the Des Moines metro well enough to find the houses that met our needs and wants. She knew what each step of the process was going to look like and worked along side of us every step of the way. We didn't have to ask or wonder what was going to happen next. Even though we knew that we were not her only client, we felt like we were based on how much attention she gave us through the purchasing process. She took the time to get to know our family and made us feel like we were part of her's. We would definitely recommend Brenda to anyone looking for a home in the metro. Thanks again Brenda! 04/10/2021 - jmcampbell6306 Bought a Single Family home in 2020 in Des Moines, IA. courtesy of zillow.com
    The entire home-buying process with Brenda was wonderful! She was extremely patient with us and showed us many, many houses, until we found the one that met all of our needs. The journey to buying our home in Des Moines was fun and exciting and I would absolutely recommend her to anyone! 04/05/2021 - Brian Hogan Bought a Single Family home in 2021 in Clive, IA. courtesy of Zillow.com
    Brenda was absolutely beautiful!! Has good information, very helpful, goes above what she should do for her clients!!! Wants you to be completely confident in what your doing, she will read you too, so she will know if your not happy, still keeps in contact and still will help with anything, even when closing is done.. I will 100% use her again in the future!! 04/04/2021 - jordonmason14 Bought a Single Family home in 2020 in Pleasant Hill, IA. courtesy of Zillow.com
    Brenda truly cared about us throughout the entire process of buying our first home! The h omebuying process is very overwhelming at times, Brenda went above and beyond to make sure we knew what to expect at each stage, communicated every step of the way, listened to what we wanted and were looking for in a house. Brenda's expertise and experience really shine as she is extremely professional, organized and kind! She did not just help us find our first house but our first home. I would recommend Brenda to any first time home buyers! 04/03/2021 - weeks0831 Bought a Single Family home in 2021 in Des Moines, IA. Courtesy of Zillow.com
    Brenda and Mike were amazing from the start! Never pushy and so informative. We looked at a lot of houses, went through a couple budget changes and some other obstacles. Not to mention in a Pandemic! Through it all we were able to meet on our schedule and everything was so easy! You can really tell that their goal is to find a home you will love and have fun doing it! I will forever tell anyone looking for a realtor, Brenda! 04/01/2021 - zuser20180102120136355 Bought a Single Family home in 2021 in Des Moines, IA. Courtesy of Zillow.com
    We had an older home which had some exterior maintenance issues and first thought we would attempt to sell it ourselves, however hadn't had much luck 6 years prior w/ FSBO. We decided to go with realtor this time and am delighted to say Brenda Klenk's expertise and commitment sold our home in under 2 months. Thankfully due to her perceptive thinking we had a counter offer all ready when the first offer fell through. Then with some reasonable negotiating on her part, the counter offer was good to go. She then took it one step further and found an alternative brokerage where the buyers could sign while in another state away on business. Thanks to her diligence we keep our original closing date from changing and successfully were able to buy our dream home. We would defiantly use her in the future and would highly recommend her to anyone needing to buy or sell a home. Thanks Again Brenda, Your the Best!! 03/31/2021 - dawnray2008 Sold a Single Family home in 2021 in Dallas Center, IA. Courtesy of Zillow.com

    My Experience

    • I have lived and worked in the western part of the Des Moines metro area for nearly 30 years. I can help you find not just a house, but a HOME in a neighborhood that meets your needs for size and layout as well as proximity to schools, shopping, churches and general accessibility. I know this area well!
    • My husband and I have been involved with Real Estate in this area for nearly 20 years. We also own and manage several single family homes in the Des Moines metro area. I know the market and the value of properties. I'll use my experience to find the best value for you in your new home!
    • I promise to treat you like family and represent you well throughout the process. Buying or selling a home is often the most significant financial and emotional decision you'll ever make. I'll do my best to make the entire process FUN, EDUCATIONAL and PRODUCTIVE.

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • Coldwell Banker International President's Circle
    • Coldwell Banker Mid America Group President's Club
    • Member of the Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS (DMAAR)
    • Member of the Iowa Association of REALTORS (IAR)
    • Member of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR)

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