" My wife and I were feeling our way around the local home market for several months, and John was representing one of the homes of interest during that time. When we were ready to get serious, we reached out to John to arrange a showing of the property we eventually purchased. We used John to represent our interests, and submitted our initial offer seven days later, requesting a quick, approximately 5 week, settlement date. With so little time available to get to the finish line, his expertise was crucial to meeting the date. Through a whirlwind process of inspections and negotiations, John was in our camp and driving a fair deal while respecting all parties. During critical points when the sellers’ agent was lacking, John drove the process to preserve the settlement date. John especially helped to keep us off the ledge, maintaining a steady levelheadedness when it appeared we might lose the deal. John’s knowledge of the right inspectors helped to streamline the process, providing us w"