"We were referred to Mark through a colleague of mine, who at different times both sold and bought a house with Mark (a good sign!).
We cannot say enough good things about Mark. We were first timers and he walked us through everything, every step of the way, without ever losing patience or making us feel dumb! He's incredibly knowledgeable, super on the ball and on top of everything and he truly cared about helping us find the right home.
He is incredibly responsive, reachable anytime by text/phone/email. He's also really honest and trustworthy, as well as a savvy negotiator - getting us some credits that we totally didn't expect we'd get!
As an added bonus, he's super cool and fun to hang out with, which made the entire process more like working with a friend (a really professional friend who's a great realtor!). "
"We are beyond thrilled to be moving into our dream home this weekend. We will definitely be working with Mark again in the future, whenever we buy or sell. I highly recommend you do too - you will be so happy!"
RF & JF
"My experience working with Mark Mintz to sell my home in Silver Lake was absolutely fantastic on every level. A consummate professional, Mark is passionate about Real Estate, extremely knowledgable and attentive to details both big and small. As a seller, I felt I was in trustworthy hands through every step of the transaction. I also felt like Mark had a smart and thorough strategy, which resulted in selling the home within a week for over asking price to a buyer who genuinely loves the property. I am now a Mark Mintz fan for life and look forward to working with him on every Real Estate transaction from here on out."
"I recommend Mark Mintz if you are looking for a great Realtor. He is a great guy, fun to work with, honest and about as positive as a person can be. Selling a house is stressful!!!! Mark told us what to expect, how long it would take and walked us through the entire process. He had multiple offers at the open house for more than we expected. We ran into a few issues that needed to corrected on this 100 year old house, but mark found the solutions. I can not imagine working with a better person."
MH & JH
"We were so happy to have been introduced to Mark in the selling of our house. What had been a negative experience previously was a pure pleasure this time around. Mark took care of everything. We also had tenants in the home when the house went on the market and they also give rave reviews regarding Mark's tact, and demeanor throughout the entire process. I highly recommend Mark to anyone either listing or buying a home."
"Loved working with Mark--a fantastic and patient realtor. We felt totally taken care of throughout the long and often soul-crushing experience of house-hunting in Los Angeles. We are absolutely thrilled with our place and the work Mark did to help get us there. Would recommend him highly!"
"You can put your trust in Mark. Our house sold within a week and a half upon listing. He's smart, driven, fair and a hard worker. He also let us put his Vespa and surfboards in our open garage for staging. I mean that's pretty generous and cool. Creatively too I was impressed. He has good ideas, knows quite a bit about staging and hired such an awesome photographer for our house's website, we were floored. She was fantastic. And he is clear and level-headed, helping us avoid pricing with our heart and not our heads. One reason for certain it sold as fast as it had, I'm sure of it, wasn't just that it's a gorgeous house but it was priced right. Finally he handled the negotiation well and professionally, held our hand when we needed it during Escrow, and is still coming through for us today (some of our mail still shows up at the old place and he's been grabbing it from our buyer and bringing it to his office). This guy goes above and beyond. And he's normal. If you're normal, you'll know what a selling point that is."
"Mark not only walked us through buying our first home, he guided us through a SEVEN MONTH short sale. I'm pretty sure we contacted him every single day for 7 months, and he was unfailingly helpful and reassuring.
Pleasantness aside, Mark knows his stuff, and skillfully navigated several tricky situations. We are very grateful, and highly recommend him.
p.s. he ALSO won Ultimate Moustache in Los Angeles 2012 at the Movember gala where he led a team to raise a hefty chunk of money towards men's health. Savvy AND fun!"
"What more is there to say but that we would not have our dream house in our dream area if it weren't for Mark! After 5 months of taking our time and seeing what was out there, when we finally decided it was time to buy - low inventory and all cash buyers seemed to put the damper on our house search.
We had two homes taken out from under us by all cash buyers but Mark kept encouraging us to keep looking. Then he pulled the proverbial rabbit out of the hat and got us in on a property in Silverlake before it hit the market. Our offer was accepted and we had one of the most stress-free escrows ever. All of this was thanks to Mark. Mark know his business AND he has the relationships with other realtors that go a LONG way in todays market. I am telling all my friends who are looking to go to Mark. He rocks!"
"Mark made our first home buying adventure so painless! He always was there to answer any of our questions, guide us in the right direction and give first rate advice. I not only now have a great realtor but, a new friend!!!! THANKS MARK!!!!!!!"
Mark is a wonderful realtor. He sold our home in record time with a brilliant marketing plan, professional photographs, and inspiring prose in the description. He was available to show the house whenever necessary, (we didn't want a lock box), and always kept us notified during the process. Mark's escrow affiliate, Jennifer, is the best! She was always available to answer questions during the escrow, and is cheerful and professional.
Mark exceeded our expectations in selling our house."
"My wife and I moved to LA from Chicago last year. We rented for 6 months in Los Feliz before deciding we were ready to commit long term to the West Coast and buy a house. We were first time home buyers from the Midwest, we had no clue in which neighborhood we wanted to purchase, and as renters we had no urgency to buy -- in a nutshell, we were an agent's worst nightmare.
The very first house Mark took us to in Los Feliz was an amazing house that was priced to sell, but we were too skittish to buy the very first one despite Mark's assurance that it "was a really good deal." We decided to pass, and over the course of the next five months Mark spent time with us touring neighborhoods and houses in Pasadena, South Pas, Mount Washington, Atwater Village, Silverlake, Los Feliz, West Hollywood, and Burbank trying to find a house as good as the first. We nicknamed ourselves "commission impossible," but Mark never waivered. Mark helped us find our perfect home in the equestrian neighborhood of Burbank. He flawlessly coached us through the offer, inspection, and closing process. We didn't know Mark before we started looking for our house, but now we consider him a friend. He's an excellent agent, and an even better guy."
"Can't say enough good things about Mark and our experience buying a home recently in Bronson Canyon. Mark took the time to get to know us, listen to what we were looking for, make some suggestions and really just stayed engaged with us as we were looking at homes. He went so far as to schlep both of our children (3, 8 months) with us in his car as we viewed properties, which takes great patience and flexibility. He'll call, email, text and really stayed in good touch, and made us feel like we were his only client at the time. He was dialed-in to the market and brought us to a property that wasn't yet listed, somehow knowing we'd fall in love with it, and he was right. He then expertly navigated our way through the deal. We feel like we found a friend in Mark, and will certainly continue to work with him and recommend him to anyone who's considering buying or selling."
"I had an excellent experirence with Mark. He helped me find my dream home in Hollywood under very tight time constraints. He was attentive, knowledgeable of many areas in Los Angeles (we looked at a lot of places) and driven. I felt as though I were his only client at that time -- the service was very focused, direct and personal. He listened carefully to what I wanted and delivered in less than 30 days. He also has nerves of steel but a good sense of humor. Very good under stress. Amazing! I would recommend Mark for buying or selling. "
"I dealt with Mark on probate property left to me by my aunt. He orchestrated everything that needed to be attended to for me which was wonderful as I live on the East coast. Although I don't think the neighborhood was his usual "area of expertise", he didn't steer me wrong! He had the property sold in about 3 weeks. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone going through this process. It went as painlessly as possible. Thank you, Mark!!"
"We were referred to Mark by a previous client of his and let me just say, we were lucky to have Mark as our agent. He went above and beyond the call of duty to find us our perfect house at a good price.
What's great about Mark is his personal touch-- our first meeting with him was over cocktails-- yup, cocktails. Mark is pretty hip. At that informal meet and greet, he listened intently to what we thought we wanted (Spanish style on a hill) and throughout the search, he patiently helped us find the house that we actually wanted (a Robert Byrd- style house with a view).
Mark totally knows the real estate business inside and out and you always feel like he's on your side (and not just trying to close a deal). We never felt pressured or cajoled. As Mark told us plenty of times "You have to LOVE the house."
"Mark is a wonderful realtor. He sold our home in record time with a brilliant marketing plan, professional photographs, and inspiring prose in the description. He was available to show the house whenever necessary, (we didn't want a lock box), and always kept us notified during the process. Mark's escrow affiliate, Jennifer, is the best! She was always available to answer questions during the escrow, and is cheerful and professional. Mark exceeded our expectations in selling our house."
"Mark Mintz is incredible. Not only is he a great human being, he is an unparalleled real estate agent. He really took the time to understand what we were looking for in a house and then he did a great job of finding us viable options in our price range. He was always patient, thoughtful, prompt, easy to talk to and impressively educated about real estate in the neighborhood. He took what could have been a very daunting process for first time buyers and actually made it enjoyable. He was an absolute pleasure to work with. It's clear that he has a real passion for real estate, and for finding the right home for each of his clients. He found us our perfect home and we could not be happier. I can't recommend him highly enough."
"Not a single complaint or bad thing to say about Mark. He made what is an incredibly stressful situation as palatable as possible. Very responsive and available to all our calls and emails, very proactive throughout the whole process -- especially in keeping the momentum of our negotiations and purchase going. This was our first home purchase, and Mark was incredibly helpful in explaining and keeping us informed of how the process worked. Our search was scattered all over the Los Angeles area and Mark knew a lot about the neighborhoods. During escrow, we made a ridiculous number of visits to the house to the point where we started worrying about wasting Mark's time, but he said it was part of his job and happily came along with us for all of them. We bought our house from an investment group who were slightly difficult to deal with, and Mark represented us and our interests very well. He brought some sanity to what can be a crazy experience."
"I had very specific needs in the property I was looking for: a low budget, overly picky tastes, and needed a fixer that I could either live in or sell-- I was a tough client! In and out of escrow twice before I settled on that dream property-- Mark never lost his enthusiasm and fantastic energy at any step of the way. He is so smart and I always looked forward to talking to him. Even when I felt like I never wanted to see another property again, he managed to make it fun-- but nailed it when negotiation time came too. He helped me beat out several investors who were competing with me. I recommend him to everyone! "
"I tried a lot of Realtors and Mark by far was the best. I could not of closed on my house without his assistance... I didn't know the rest of the pieces required and his advice and support and dedication made the process painless and I saved more money and time with his negotiation skills and council to pay back many times his commission. I recommend him like he is part of my family. "
"In short, Mark rocks! He was attentive, responsive to our needs and our tastes, full of excellent advice, confident, patient, and in the end, he got us the perfect home. We could not have asked for more, and certainly didn't expect so much from an agent. I would highly, highly recommend his services."
"Mark helped me with the purchase of a loft in Downtown Los Angeles' Bank District. He had a good knowledge of the area, understood what my needs were and helped me find a place that I truly love. Mark was very easy to deal with, always arrived early to our meetings, was enthusiastic and helpful throughout the entire process, was quick to respond to all of my questions, and was able to negotiate a deal with the developer that met my financial requirements. My deal closed two months ago and I've already recommended Mark to one of my co-workers who is looking to purchase a DTLA loft. "
"Mark was truly fantastic. It is always a good feeling to know someone is truly looking out for my best interest. He handled everything for me and explained pretty much everything to me so I didn't feel clueless. It is pretty safe to say he has my strongest recommendation. "
"Mark is an amazing realtor with a keen eye for detail and an impressive knowledge of the market. He is extremely responsive and goes above and beyond in helping clients find the right home. In this case, he helped my husband and I get into our "first" home and we couldn't be happier with our experience. He made the process seamless, fun and easy! "
"We had a fantastic experience working with Mark. Every other realtors we tried was either trying to sell us their own listing or pressure us to buy out of our budget. Mark was sharp and fast, never late, returned every call within 5 minutes. Without hesitation we would recommend him to anyone looking for a realtor. The buying adventure with him was fun and efficient. First class! "
"My wife and I were first time buyers and Mark made the entire process simple and fun. He REALLY listened to what we had to say: what we were looking for, the neighborhoods, the type of home we were interested in and above all else, the price range we wanted. His professionalism, great attitude, negotiation skills, helpfulness and availability made it feel like we were his only clients...which is incredible! I would recommend Mark to anyone looking for a home! He is phenomenal! "