My Client Reviews
Kurt and Jana, were amazing agents for our purchase in Ankeny. They did a good job of finding properties to review, but an even better job of listening to our feedback and finding properties more matched to our needs. There were challenges that arose the day of our closing due to an unknown issue with the property and Kurt scrambled to find professionals to review the problem, and helped us get it rectified with the seller with no delay to the close later that day. Very responsive during the process and after the sale as well as they have checked in with us to see how things are going. We highly recommend them.
When it was time to sell, the only realtor that I called was Kurt. He was my realtor when I purchased the house 18 years ago. His local knowledge of the market as well as his vast real estate experience made selling my house easy. Highly recommend for both buying and selling your house.
I would use Kurt for all of my buying/selling transactions. I have referred him to anyone I know moving to the metro area. Extremely knowledgeable, busy man but always willing to sacrifice his time to make your home buying/selling experience the best possible. Grade A.
Response from Kurt
Thanks very much Zach! I appreciate your kind words!
Kurt Schade is the most knowledgeable realtor I have ever met. His experience as a builder is extremely valuable as well as his knowledge about the Des Moines area and surrounding communities. When you meet him you feel you have found a long-lost friend. His goal is to help you find the right house for you and your family as timely as possible. We came from out of town and Kurt got us excited about moving to Des Moines IA! He helped us find the perfect home for our family. Thanks Kurt and Jana.
Response from Kurt
Thanks Henry! It was a pleasure to assist you and your wife and I am delighted to call you my friend as well as my client.
My wife and I worker with Kurt, when we were looking to sell our home and upgrade to a larger home, as our family grew. Kurt was very professional and explained the process and what to expect thoroughly, right up front to make sure we understood what to expect throughout the entire process. Kurt was on top of all the documentation that needed completed, as well as, making sure all timelines were met. Kurt is very professional in his work and still a very friendly individual. I would highly recommend Kurt and his services to anyone considering buying or selling their home.
Response from Kurt
Thanks Steve for this review! I appreciate your kind words and hope you and your family are doing well!
Kurt and Jana are the best of the best! Their knowledge and experience are second to none. What they don't know they find out about! I was the retiring CEO of the Iowa Association of REALTORSÃÂ® and a Real Estate Broker myself with 30 plus years of experience, so I met Realtors from all over the country. This Schade team would be successful any where they practiced! Their professionalism, attention to detail, and dedication to their profession and their clients is simply the absolute best! You will not be disappointed in hiring them to sell and/or search for you a new residence!
Response from Kurt
Thanks very much Dave! I hope you and your wife are doing well! It is always a pleasure to hear from you. Jana and I appreciate your kind words!
Previous review from Dave B.
Kurt had a tough task with our property. We had a rural acreage outside of Perry that was set up for horses. He marketed the property to it's advantage and had several open houses. With expert exposure we found the perfect buyer. Thank you Kurt and Jana for your expertise and professionalism. We are also greatful to call you friends! Dave and Kathy Bert
Kurt and Jana have turned every lead and every one of our personal transactions into a successful ending over the last 35 years. EVERY ONE. We are 2 weeks from closing on our most recent endeavor. Best realtors ever. After observing the behavior of the other realtors in these transactions, you will see the difference. They will offer you direct and professional advice based on local market experience. As a builder, appraiser and long time realtor, these people have seen almost everything...
My experience from the beginning to the end with Kurt and Jana was perfect! They made selling my home and buying my new home so simple. Both Kurt and Jana were there for me through the entire process. I am already recommending Kurt and Jana to friends. They are the best!! Thank you for making it so easy for me!!
Kurt Shade is a true professional in all that he does'¦ He embraces his role as an advocate for his customers.. He is thorough, honest, candid, empathetic and compassionate. Kurt makes it his highest priority to understand the needs of his customers and sets his sights on fulfilling those needs.
Kurt was fabulous to work with, very knowledgeable about the area and different neighborhoods. His background in construction was very helpful also, he pointed out things about houses we hadn't noticed. The level of service he provided was great, taking his time and making sure we found a home that fulfilled all of our needs and wants.
Kurt and Jana were superb in every way! Knowledgeable with acreages and construction in general, as well as excellent negotiating skills, which is what we needed. We also feel they have gone above and beyond with welcoming us to the Des Moines area. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to work with them. ~~Chad and Deb Allison
I have purchased and sold several homes and rental properties with the help of Kurt Schade. He remains dedicated and involved after the contract is signed, all the way through closing. He is willing to assist with the execution of tasks, bids, and estimates to help you secure the home of your dreams. He is also a builder which makes him highly knowledgeable and thorough when buying or selling. I would highly recommend him when either buying or selling a home.
- With over 40 years of experience in real estate, and being a current home builder and a past fee appraiser, I have extensive experience with every area of real estate. I work with relocation clients - offering a 1/2 day tour of the city for buyers to start off their Des Moines experience and then we jump right in to look at homes. I also work with executive home buyers and sellers, as well as first time home buyers.
My Credentials and Memberships
- AWARDS Member, Coldwell Banker International President's Circle, 2015 Member, Coldwell Banker International President's Elite, 2014 Des Moines Area Association of Realtors, REALTOR of the YEAR, 2013 Member, Coldwell Banker International President's Circle, 2013 Member, Coldwell Banker International President's Elite, 2012 President, Iowa Association of REALTORS, 2010-2011 President, Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS, 2009-2010 Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS, REALTOR Sales Person of The Year, 2005 Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS Circle of Excellence Member, Multiple Years
My Community Involvement
- Local resident of Waukee, landowner for 20 + years.
- Current resident of Adel, IA
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