June 2, 2020
Yesterday my wife and I reached our goal of selling our condo in Calgary. We live in Edmonton and purchased the unit many years ago to support our daughter’s education at Mount Royal College. The condo was very close to the College.
We first met Art when he guided our daughter through the process of buying her own home in Calgary. We were impressed with the patience and support he gave to her. When we decided to sell our condo, it was a natural choice to choose him as our representative. We trusted him, and that trust has been reinforced by our own real estate journey.
We would like to thank Art Lee and his Real Estate Team for all the support and help they gave us as we worked our way through the process. We found Art and his team to be everything an owner could want in a professional team.
Since we don’t live in Calgary, we knew we would need a person who would keep the lines of communication open at all times. We were not disappointed. We felt completely informed at all times.
When we decided to sell our condo, we knew it was not going to be an easy task. The economy of Alberta has been damaged by several influences. The advent of Covid19 made matters even worse. Just getting buyers to visit homes they might buy became a major obstacle. We realized the team we hired to had to have superior marketing capabilities. We were not disappointed. The online presentation of our home was beyond our expectations. The brochure the team created for us presented our home’s best qualities to buyers exceptionally well.
Whenever we were presented with problems to solve, Art had the answers. From recommending a lawyer who could facilitate our sale efficiently in a short period of time to how to deal with interested buyers and their representatives; he was always available with helpful answers. We had to sign many documents online using Docusign since we were three hundred kilometers away. These were problems we couldn’t have solved without his guidance.
Finally, we would have no problem recommending Art and his Team to anyone who is contemplating either buying or selling a home. It is one of the most important financial decisions persons will make in their lifetime. It is also unfamiliar territory for most people and therefore can be quite stressful. Art and his team are capable of easing you through the process.
We thank you for successfully guiding us to a successful sale of our condo.
Les and Shirley McFadyen
"We have been working with Art since 2010 when he sold our first home. We were so impressed with his level of knowledge, professionalism and personality that we have been working with him ever since. And have been very pleased each time we buy and sell. He’s always on top of what’ s happening in the market and has provided us valuable information on each occasion. He also approaches each home you tour with him as if he were purchasing it himself, giving both positive and negatives of the property. His advice has always worked out for us.
We also had a condo in Arizona that we wanted to sell and immediately purchase a house. Art was able to connect us with a realtor through his network and we were extremely satisfied with the realtor and very grateful to Art for the referral.
If you’re fortunate enough to have Michelle accompany you when touring potential properties, you’ll find she’s always positive and is a great resource to bounce things off of. It has been a benefit to Michelle having Art as a mentor and they make a great team. Thank you, Michelle, for suggesting that we view Riverstone because we are extremely happy with our new home in this community."
We’ve recommended Art in the past to family and friends, and of course will continue to do so in the future.
George K and Tracey M
"As a first time home buyers we went to Art on a recommendation from several friends who he had previously worked with. We could not have asked for a better experience. Within a day we were viewing homes that met our 'wants' in a house. Art was always available to answer any questions and was more than accommodating with his schedule-- even when traveling to the opposite end of the city. Art educated us along the way to help us make informed decisions. His attention to detail was remarkable. His expertise helped us find a home we love. His suggestions for contacts after our deal were also impressive. He referred us to a thorough home inspector, mortgage broker and lawyer. He was able to put our mind at ease and help us become confident in our decisions. Art was punctual, professional and committed to us from our initial contact to answering our questions and being available even after possession. We could not have asked for a better experience, and would highly recommend him. We are looking forward to working with Art again in the future!"
Andrew C & Jessica K
"My husband and I recently used Art Lee to purchase our new home and we were extremely pleased with the overall experience. Art asked all of the right questions and knew exactly what we were looking for, he is incredibly knowledgeable and an absolute pleasure to work with. We will definitely be using Art again and highly recommend him to all of our friends and family."
Sean & Amy B
“Art is extremely knowledgeable about the downtown condo market. He takes the time to explain hard to understand concepts and notices details most others wouldn't. Highly recommend Art for first time downtown condo buyers, I will be using his services again!”
“I first tapped Arthur, to facilitate in the listing of my home. He is an immaculate professional, well prepared and well in tune with market conditions. He was able to listen, understand and interpret my needs to strategically align with my goals. He is prompt and always available when called upon. For these reasons, I enlisted Arthur, a second time, for the purchase of my next home. I do not hesitate and wholeheartedly endorse Arthur to my friends and family.”
Art has listed and sold two properties for us through 2010/2011 and we have recently purchased our new build through him as well. It is impossible to talk about Art without touching on his attention to detail, shrewd advice, his straightforward and unbiased pressure-free approach, and his dedication to his job. We know we had very specific requirements for a new house, and Art took us through a tremendous number of hand-picked MLS listings with absolutely zero pressure to buy. Subsequently we have found that throughout the new build process, Art has been consistently available for advice and support, consistently adding value along the way. Long after his commission has been earned he has continued to check back in and be involved in the work/communication that continues with our builder which is another testament to his character. Without a doubt, above and beyond expectations- wish we had gone through you in past transactions!
Trevor & Veronika R
Recently my boyfriend and I decided to take the next step and buy our first home together. We were both very nervous and unsure what to do and where to start. We were referred to Art by a good friend, which hired Art as well. I’m not always the easiest person to deal with and I always have lots of questions and concerns. Art took the time to answer these questions and concerns in a prompt manner that made me feel at ease with the whole process. It took some time to find our first perfect home, but we did it! Art kept us positive, relaxed and helped us enjoy the ride. He is a great listener and knew what we would and wouldn’t like, which saved us tons of time. He was awesome to work with and one of the nicest people I have met in a long time. He loves what he does, and it shows!"
Blair R & Rachel C
I must admit that five years ago when I was looking to buy my first home I was extremely nervous. I had no idea if I wanted to buy inner city or stay out in the burbs. I was a young professional working down town and really didn’t know what to expect when it came to buying a home. Working with Art was a very calming experience and he helped me really dig down to what I wanted for my first condo. The process was easy and I was able to move in to the condo that was right for me.
My wife and I recently bought our first home as a married couple and it was a no brainer to call Art to find that perfect house for us. For my wife, it was her first experience buying a home and she was extremely nervous just as I was. Art really did a great job of showing us homes that were in our price range and gave us all of the “must haves” that was on our list. At the end of the day we have moved in to our dream home that we will be in to raise our children. I have recommended Art to many of my friends and colleagues and would recommend Art to anyone looking to buy a home.
He is professional, knowledgeable and always has time to answer questions.
Thank you Art!
Kyle and Tonya M
“Art did a fantastic job facilitating the sale of one of my properties. He provided excellent market information/comparables and most importantly got an offer for the property within a week and closed that same offer a short time later. Great all around service! "My realtor of choice!”
Being a first time home seller was a very daunting role and Art helped make the experience less intimidating. He was there walking me through every step of the selling process and was there to help me explore my options. Personable yet professional, Art is the kind of realtor who is knowledgeable but still enables his clients to feel completely in control of the situation. Even in an unstable marketplace, he was able to help me sell my condo in a short period of time. He is prompt at answering phone calls and emails and I couldn't be more thrilled with working with him.