Oct 7, 2016
We found the Akers team at NextHome Valley when we were looking for a second home in Phoenix as we planned to move from Michigan to Phoenix within a few years. We wanted to get a home while the prices were still low. We accomplished that very easily through Stacey Akers, who worked mostly with buyers. When we moved to Phoenix and got new jobs, our house was too far away from where we really wanted to be. It was then we started working with Craig since he works mostly with sellers. Craig put our house on the market in an area where it was notoriously difficult to sell homes. The market was still not quite up to what it is now, so we expected it to take several months (at least) to sell the home. When Craig called within the first month to tell us we had an offer, we couldn’t believe it. He had created such a professional and detailed market plan, plus priced our house just at the right price point that it made our real estate stick out. There were many homes around us that had been for sale for a much longer time and continued to be for sale even after we had completed our sale. When the buyer turned out to be challenging, Craig went the extra mile to keep us and the buyer on track and satisfied. And when I say extra mile, I mean EXTRA mile. There were several times I wanted to give up on the buyer, but Craig worked diligently with the other agent to keep the process moving along. As it turned out, we were able to close on the sale in record time. And by the way, the closing process has been the smoothest we’ve ever experienced with any other agency. We also went back to Stacey to find the perfect house in the area we wanted and now feel this will be our forever home here in the Valley. I couldn’t have asked for a better result and I will always recommend Craig and Stacey Akers – they are the best real estate team I’ve ever come across.