Jim Swankler

    Jim Swankler

    Satisfaction Rating An agent's star rating is the average of all the ratings of their service.

    My Client Reviews

    (17 reviews)
    Overall star rating: 5.0
    Past 3 months: N/A

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    5 stars
    100% of Jim’s ratings: 5 stars
    4 stars
    0% of Jim’s ratings: 4 stars
    3 stars
    0% of Jim’s ratings: 3 stars
    2 stars
    0% of Jim’s ratings: 2 stars
    1 stars
    0% of Jim’s ratings: 1 star

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    Leslie gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim is very easy to work with and is always personable and professional. He helped me sell a home in an area that he was unfamiliar with and he promptly learned about the area. If I had any question regarding the sale, he always responded back in a timely manner. He offered advice if I was unsure of a situation. He is a great listener and knew what we wanted and negotiated for us. I would recommend Jim for any real estate transactions. He made our sale stress free.
    Robert gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Mr. Swankler was very attentive and professioanal from the very start. He was also very patient as it took a while to find the perfect home! Shopping for a new home in the middle of winter in the Westmoreland ridges is not always the eastiest! Due to his experience, his input and suggestions were very helpful as was his dedication to find exactly what we are looking for in a house. He was always available to answer questions, look at properties and, in general, be there for us whenever needed. Purchasing a new home can be a very anxiety-filled experience; however, Jim did everything possible to make it a pleasant and exciting time. We highly recommend Jim as your real estate agent!
    Ryan gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim is a complete professional with decades of useful experience. The service that Jim provided was above and beyond what we expected and translated into money saved. He helped first time buyers navigate a tricky market and was able to close a deal within hours of submitting an offer. We could not have done it without Jim's help and guidance.
    Alexis gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    What an breeze it was to work with Jim Swankler! To rewind from the very beginning, we worked with Jim back in 2017 to purchase our 2nd house but it just was not in the cards on our end as buyers to do so. Jim was so understanding when we had to tap the brakes for awhile. Fast forward to May of 2020 and we were ready again! We chose Jim without any hesitation to represent us as buyers and sellers. Jim quickly and confidently listed our house and within just a few days, our house was already contingent! Jim strived to sell our house to get us the most money and was an expert when it came to us negotiating for a new house. There were times Jim would work late to make sure he would get our offers in after looking at houses in the evening as well. (We have very busy work schedules). Jim was always in contact with us to ensure everything was running smoothly so we could close on our scheduled date. There are so many great qualities to Jim that made it a pleasure to work with him. Just a few were; his honesty, dedication, and how knowledgeable he is on the entire home buying and selling process. There are just simply not enough words to thank Jim for all he did for us and we are so grateful that he helped us find a house that felt like home. We will absolutely recommend Jim Swankler at any chance we get.
    Zachary gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Honestly one of the most pleasant people Ive ever had the pleasure to work with. Jim keeps the conversations professional but also personal, he knows what hes talking about and has the experience to back it up. Any question i asked was answered honest and truethfully, and if there was any documentation to go along with those questions it was retrieved. Bottom line is Jim worked very well with me, and kept my best intrest in clear sight. Could not recommend him more.
    Cathy gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim understood that I needed to sell my house quickly. The process was so smooth and we had the house sold within a couple of weeks. I will use his service again in a couple of months when it is time to look for a new house. Thanks Jim.
    Donna gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim was a great agent,,always returned e mail and phone calls quickly,,Very Professional,kind,Thoughtful,,I only wished we used Him to sell our House in south Hills,,I will Use him again if I ever decide to move..
    Austin gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim helped me buy my first home. He was always available to answer my questions and was honest. I felt comfortable working with him because I could see he was looking out for my best interest not just as another client. I will recommend him to anyone I know who needs a realtor . Thanks again for your help,Jim!
    Austin gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim Swankler helped my son purchase his first home. He is knowledgeable, helpful, a nice guy, and prompt to respond to calls,texts, and emails. It became clear very early in the process that he was way more professional than the realtors who were selling the homes we were considering as they had no personality and didn't really seem to care if they sold the homes or not. I would recommend him to anyone looking to buy OR sell their home after dealing with those other realtors!
    Melinda gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Working with Jim was a pleasure. He made himself available to answer all our questions and show us properties. Jim looked out for our best interest and made us feel comfortable. Jim is the realtor my husband and I intend to use in the future. I highly recommend Jim whether you are buying or selling.
    Robert gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    As a first time home buyer I knew nothing. Jim was very helpful in helping me learn everything there is about buying a home for the first time. Truly is everything you could ask for in an agent.
    NathanandSarah gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    We've been working with Jim for more than a year... Buying a house is a very big decision to make, Jim gave us the information that we need and share his experience especially by being a first time homeowner. He's very professional and very responsive, trustworthy, a good man and a nice friend. Our success is your success Jim, thank you very much, God bless you more!
    Bob gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim was very professional in our dealings with him , always took our calls with questions or got back to us immediately . He made us feel as if we were his only client even though he has many. I would highly recommend him for any real estate transactions . You will not be disappointed when you use Jim Swankler
    Home buyer in North Huntingdon
    Sherif gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Thanks Jim ********£********************
    Angela gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim was very patient and explained everything so we understood what was going to happen and how it would happen. We are Very Happy to have Jim on our side through this entire process He not only was our realtor but also came a good friend.
    Prospective seller
    Mark gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim did a great job. Our house sold in 20 days. Kept us informed every step of the way. Thanks Jim
    Response from Jim
    Thanks Mark! I'm glad it was such a success for you and your family.
    Mark gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim Fuller house in 20 days and kept us informed all the way through the process
    Kelly gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim is great. He is extremely helpful and willing to go the extra mile for his clients. He is thorough and very knowledgeable about the homes he is selling.
    Response from Jim
    Thank you Kelly for taking the time to review me! I sincerely appreciate it. And I hope to work with you in the future! Best ~ Jim
    Pamella gave Jim 5 stars out of 5
    Jim is very knowledgeable in the housing market ! He took the time to listen to my desires and showed me homes accordingly. I never felt rushed and there were no wrong questions . Jim asked questions of the Sellers Agent I would have never even thought to ask .. mineral rights and such . Thank you for all of your help in finding my forever home !
    Response from Jim
    Thank you Pamella! Looking forward to working with you again soon! Best ~ Jim

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • B.A. Human Resources, Seton Hill University
    • Greater Latrobe/Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce
    • Nowrin Chamber of Commerce
    • M.A. Leadership, Duquesne University

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