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I had the pleasure of working with Gary May to sell my house in Mesa, AZ and I highly recommend his services to anyone looking to sell.

As an out-of-state seller, it was very important to me to work with an experienced agent that would facilitate a quick and smooth transaction, who knew the market in the area, and who had the connections to get the property ready for listing. Gary not only met all my expectations, he got us an accepted offer in just a few days after the property hit the market and we closed in less than 3 weeks! Gary and his team kept me updated throughout the process and we did it all with minimum involvement on my part. Do yourself a favor, call Gary before you go with another agent!

Michelle Ayala (Satisfied Seller)

Brian changed our opinion of the real estate and home-buying/selling process.

This was our third home to sell and fourth home to buy, and we have never experienced the ease, honesty and fairness on both sides of the equation until we met Brian Ivener. Instead of the dread we experienced in past home-buying/selling, we were excited every step of the way. He served as an expert not only in guiding us how to prepare our 19-yr home, but updating and upgrading items that really matter to prospective homebuyers. His "spend some money upfront with quality maintenance and updates" to receive full, appropriate, valued offers paid off. His network of contractors to help us do this and his marketing efforts and appropriate comp analysis and pricing strategy brought us two offers in the first10 days on the MLS! This was imperative since he helped us find our new home the month before, and helped us with a winning bid strategy where we were selected as the winner of three competitive bids! As we scrambled to get funded for our forever home, he was supporting us on the back end with our lender and helping us to prepare our current home for sale! All the time, he kept us grounded in reality, set true expectations, kept our emotions to a minimum and overall perspective to a maximum so we could think straight and be reasonable with our seller (new home) and our buyers (old home). All this in just 6-8 weeks . . . In the Phoenix heat! On top of everything, he gifted us with a homeowners warranty and facilitated all of this during COVID-19. We are fortunate to have him as a realtor and more importantly, a new friend. He is truly a consummate professional and expert within his field. We highly recommend him - IvenerRealEstate.com.

Wendy Walker (Director in a Fortune 20 company and homeowner)

Brian made the purchase of my home beyond seamless.

His timing was punctual and he was very thorough during the entire process. He kept me well informed and took the time to explain what our next steps were. I understand that their are lots of realtors out there, however, none are better than Brian.

Brad Misewicz

Gary was great to work with.

We moved from out of state and the home search was made the easiest it could with questions answered as soon as possible. When we did visit and look at homes in person the time was well planned and used wisely. He's very knowledgeable about the market and the value of what homes are worth. We had to rent a home for 5 months while we continued our home search and do some modifications and Gary was able to find us a great furnished rental during this time so we could keep our belongings in storage and not have to move them twice. We are happy with our purchase and would use him again without a doubt and recommend friends who are selling or buying.

robert and edith (home buyer)

I asked Brian to sell my house which was a little out of his usual territory (far East Mesa).

Brian made it a flawless sale. My wife was out of the country so Brian found an attorney to write a power of attorney. Also found a title company that would honor that PoA. If you have a house to sell give Brian a call.

John Botsford (Buyer)

My experience with Gary was exceptional.

I was looking for potential investment property in North Scottsdale. I was lucky enough to find Gary and tap into his knowledge of the area. I expressed what I was looking for in a property and Gary was spot on with guiding me to seeing several properties in which I settled on one that was perfect in what I was looking for. Additionally Gary is very up to date on Scottsdale's future development planning which was comforting for me in knowing I was making the correct decision on acquiring the property. Gary was always available for me when I needed additional info. Thank You Gary James Tierney

James Tierney (Investor)

Gary did an amazing job helping me find a home!

I am a first time home buyer and Gary was very patient and really helped me focus in on homes that would be a good fit for me. He was very knowledgeable about each location that we went to as well as what things I would be able to do nearby. Overall, Gary was the perfect person to help me find my first home!

Michael Holt (Nursing Student)

Brian has always been very helpful and has put in the time to help me and my family as we have looked for and purchased a few homes and have sold a few over the last 10 years.

In addition if there are any opportunities available, Brian has easily gotten me the information and comparisons in the neighborhood. I would highly recommend Brian for anyone needing a realtor.

Curtis Coghill (Homeowner)

Brian was a breath of fresh air this time around for us to buy a new home.

He was knowledgeable and extremely helpful for buying a new home and selling our old one. We trusted his expertise during the entire process & We would recommend Brian to anyone looking for a realtor they can trust and know that he has your best interests in mind.

Doug Powers (Diageo Brand Manager)

My parents and I used Zeek to sell our condo in Fountain Hills.

He was professional and prompt throughout the entire process. His knowledge of the local market is exceptional. I would highly recommend him to anybody for their real estate needs.

Nick Kozic

Brian went above and beyond to represent my home and myself.

Being that this was my first time a selling a home, I needed someone I could trust, rely on to put my best interest first. Brian delivered all three of these to the utmost quality and professionalism. This was the first and certainly not the last time I will have Brian represent me. Thank you for everything!

Ryan Heffner (Home owner )

Brian Ivener was a true joy to work with.

He is knowledgeable, patient, kind, and very helpful. He takes time to understand what your needs and concerns are. We moved to Scottsdale from Chicago and Brian was a huge help!! I would totally recommend him!

Evelyn Smith

Brian is a true real estate professional.

From the moment he introduced himself until our properties sold, he was efficient, proficient, courteous, and supportive. He kept in touch with us as each real estate sale progressed and promptly returned our calls when we needed to talk with him. We never seemed to have had any questions or concerns as each property went up for sale. Our estate planner recommended Brian to us and we in turn can recommend him to anyone who has property that needs to be sold.

Sue and Bill Dunning

Brian changed our opinion of the real estate and home-buying/selling process.

This was our third home to sell and fourth home to buy, and we have never experienced the ease, honesty and fairness on both sides of the equation until we met Brian Ivener. Instead of the dread we experienced in past home-buying/selling, we were excited every step of the way. He served as an expert not only in guiding us how to prepare our 19-yr home, but updating and upgrading items that really matter to prospective homebuyers. His "spend some money upfront with quality maintenance and updates" to receive full, appropriate, valued offers paid off. His network of contractors to help us do this and his marketing efforts and appropriate comp analysis and pricing strategy brought us two offers in the first10 days on the MLS! This was imperative since he helped us find our new home the month before, and helped us with a winning bid strategy where we were selected as the winner of three competitive bids! As we scrambled to get funded for our forever home, he was supporting us on the back end with our lender and helping us to prepare our current home for sale! All the time, he kept us grounded in reality, set true expectations, kept our emotions to a minimum and overall perspective to a maximum so we could think straight and be reasonable with our seller (new home) and our buyers (old home). All this in just 6-8 weeks . . . In the Phoenix heat! On top of everything, he gifted us with a homeowners warranty and facilitated all of this during COVID-19. We are fortunate to have him as a realtor and more importantly, a new friend. He is truly a consummate professional and expert within his field. We highly recommend him - IvenerRealEstate.com.

Wendy Walker (Director in a Fortune 20 company and homeowner)

Gary was great with helping us locate our lot to closing!

! He was always available to us when we had questions or didn't know what the next step was. I would highly recommend Gary for all your real estate needs.

Maria Baechle

I can't say enough good things about working with Brian.

He was absolutely wonderful to work with on the purchase on my townhome. His extensive knowledge of the real estate scene, patience and understanding with me, as well his caring attitude made this acquisition a dream come true. I highly recommend Brian!

Amy Walker (test)

Folks I have know Brian since he was a young boy.

By the time Brian became a realtor I was in a position to start advancing in my life which meant purchasing and selling assets. Brain has professionally handled everyone of my purchases or sells. Since I am somewhat of a Bull in a china store. Brain seems to have the ability to keep me contained without me destroying the store. His is relentless when it comes to buying and or selling for his clients. My whole family is truly blessed to have had Brian Ivener in our life's.

Terry Thomas

Gary did an excellent job for my wife and I.

He was professional in all aspects of the process of purchasing our home. For us, being trustworthy is a big deal when purchasing any large item especially a home. We never felt uneasy about any aspect of the process with Gary. Bing that we were from out of state, he set us up with websites that allowed us to view homes that fit our criteria, then he and his office set up the schedule to tour them when we arrived. We never felt that we were being pushed or pressured on any of properties we viewed. Communication throughout the entire process was excellent. Gary exceeded our expectations. You will not find many agents who are better.

Brad Donati (Business Owner)

I highly recommend Brian Ivener as a realtor!

He is quick, reliable, knowledgeable, resourceful, and patient. He will meet your needs and help find you the best home you are looking for within your parameters. His recommendations are first rate. It is rare to find anyone as honorable and meant for such a job. Wonderful experience!

Jessica Yam (Part-Time Professor)

I am a Broker Associate in CA.

I reached out to Gary to help my son find and buy his first home. Gary was quick to response, set up a portal, followed up with calls and emails to review. He was available to us for consulting, showing and ultimately finding the perfect 1st home for my son. Gary is a true professional, friend and my son says he feels like family. We are very happy with Gary and his professional services. Thank you Gary!!

Shaunda Holt (Broker Associate/ Homebuyer)

Gary was wonderful.

He knew the market, prices us aggressively, made recommendations on pre inspection items to take care of, held the house open the first weekend and we received 2 great offers. To make the transition out of our home smooth, he sent us a list of items to be taken care of like turning off city services. Thanks Gary, you were awesome and we'd use you again in a heartbeat. Mary and Jeff

Mary and Jeff Masters (Home owner)

Gary came highly recommended and recently secured a property for us.

As we were not living in the area, Gary went the extra mile to work with our team to ensure all conditions were met in a timely manner. He has helped us with securing vendors for renovations and repairs and made the purchase and transition seamless. Gary was a calm and respectful negotiator and advisor and we recommend him as a partner for your home sale or purchase.

Debbra DeMarco (President)

Great person to work with.

Very knowledgeable about construction and remodels. Has been in Phoenix Scottsdale Home market as a realtor for many years.

Heidi Jahnke

Zeek is a highly skilled and trained professional with endless Real Estate knowledge.

I really liked the fact that he always seems to be a step ahead of everything that's going on in this ever fast changing market. I've nicknamed him NLZ " Next Level Zeek" because it's almost like he's on another level. Thanks again for all of your help and I look forward to doing business again "NLZ" !!! YOURE THE BEST !!!

Vince

Brian is a very knowledgeable and ethical real estate professional.

He always puts his client’s interest before everything. We are very happy with the home we bought through Brian and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a house in the greater Phoenix area.

Troy Smith

I hope Brian will be our realtor again some day when we need him.

We were those clients that no realtor ever wants. Daily phone calls, constant questions, crying (on my part), viewing so many houses, and so many disagreements (between husband and wife, not with Brian) made us want to throw our hands in the air and say, "Forget it all." Yet, Brian stuck with us through and through. His patience was more than we ever deserved. Every question about selling our old house and buying the new was answered clearly with thorough explanations. He's very committed and personable, always listening to the clients needs before his own. Finally, when we were settled in our fun, family home in the most happy neighborhood he even helped us move a few more items with his own truck. Thank you Brian. I hope you get some great clients after us. Ha. Ha.

Lori Wensink (Yoga Instructor)

First time home buyer and looking to be between the 7s in central Phoenix without paying a ridiculous amount and Brian made it easy!

We did not have the greatest seller and sellers agent to work with and he took all of the headache making everything for me as smooth as possible. He is professional, strong communicator, and treated the purchase as if it was himself investing. Having someone that has lived all his life in the valley helps ensure you are making you are looking in the right neighborhood and are at the right price. With my first purchase I did not have any connections with appraisal, title, warranty, etc Brian took care of these and I received the best, quality service from them as well. We put in offer day before thanksgiving and I spent Christmas in my new home. I love my new house and couldn’t have done it without Brian.

Britt Kremer

Living in Illinois and selling a home in fountain hills Arizona presented its challenges.

The whole process was much easier than I anticipated. Through Brians excellent communication and timeliness I was able to walk through the whole process of home selling without any problems. The contacts Brian has for anything that needed to done to the home were valuable. Brian's work ethic proved to be irreplaceable in making the home selling process a smooth transition. My next real estate transition will certainly be with Brian Ivener

David Chamberlain

I used Brian to sell our previous home and buy our new home and could not be happier with his service and professionalism throughout the entire process.

As a selling agent he was very timely in getting our property listed and marketed and throughout the negotiation process he was super efficient. As a buyers agent where can I begin. We looked at tons of homes and he was always willing to show us properties that we were interested in. After months of looking we finally found the perfect home for us and I could not have been happier with his efficiency throughout the closing process. I would highly recommend Brian and will absolutely use him in the future if we ever have another real estate need.

Todd Kalina (Homeowner & Buyer)

Gary's a real pro.

Unlike most agents who simply tell you what's on the market, Gary understand the trends. He knows where the market's been, and where it's going. Highly knowledgeable. ~ JS ~

John S.

Brian helped us purchase our house when we moved to Arizona.

We had a great experience, and we highly recommend Brian as a real estate professional. Being new to the area, we relied heavily on Brian's knowledge not only of the real estate market, but different locations that fit our family needs. He even pointed out things that we didn't think to ask, like traffic patterns and access to freeways. He was helpful in identifying house features and layouts that would be a fit or challenge with our needs. Notably, we needed to act quickly to submit an offer on our house. Brian was immediately responsive and spent several hours with us running into late evening as we performed final walk-through and wrote an offer. Later, our mortgage broker and bank were failing to hit our deadline. Brian coached us through the situation and helped us work effectively with a new bank to close the deal on time. Brian was a knowledgable, professional, and calming partner through this high-stress process.

Todd Brugger

Thanks for helping me and for all the hard work you did you're awesome and stupendous l can't sing your praises enough l will not hesitate to work with you again and refer 😊 my family and friends to you.

Thanks again for all your 've done Donna lynde

Donna lynde

Gary exceeded all expectations helping us get land we wanted in AZ.

We look forward to our next stage with him “building” our new home. You won’t be disappointed choosing Gary.

Carol Won

Brian Ivener helped us sell our beautiful desert home in one month!

He was an excellent negotiator and was very good about communicating details with us. I would highly recommend Brian for buying or selling your home!

Melody Fawcett-Leech

As I type this recommendation for Brian Ivener I have the biggest smile on my face because having Brian help us buy/sell a total of 8 homes has been simple and well searched out while accomplishing our wants, dreams/needs as a young couple, young family to a family with many luxury asks.

As you can imagine not an easy task but he did it with integrity and professionalism. I recommend Brian because he has found a way to keep us relaxed, interested, and always within budget. He has also helped us buy/sell rental properties and sell a family cabin. Although these deals are very different then a family home he did an outstanding job helping us purchase rental homes in the right locations to ultimately sell achieving financial gains. I believe with all that said he has two special areas for you as a future client to understand. He can help you find your needs while balancing many of your wants/wishes! For example our third house he helped us search out and finally purchase was the dream come true Home. It had everything a growing family hoped for and again was in budget. Brian also is a specialist in young family searches. He takes pride in knowing the surrounding area including recreational areas and especially schools! I would recommend Brian to family, friends and even strangers as he is excellent at a first purchase or selling the fifth one.

Tim & Cheryl Hughes (Area Sales Manager)

Gary is a great realtor.

what separates him apart is his knowledge of the market. it's so crucial to get the initial price right to sell. he did for me and I couldn't be happier with his service. thanks Gary!

Chris Sinclair

Brian Ivener has been our realtor through multiple transactions.

He has been wonderful and even turned into a great friend of our family. He has also saved/made us lots of money!

Altina

I was able to buy an investment property through Brian.

He helped make it a fast and streamlined process, even when we ran into some obstacles due to some outside sources. With his follow up and professionalism, I can definitely recommend him for any future use!

Ryan Larue (Contractor )

I have had the opportunity to work with Brian on two occasions.

He Is very punctual, informative, friendly and patient. He is a realtor that takes time to understand what your needs are and cater to them. Find your next home with Brian.

Julie Romero (Director, Special Events )

We used Brian Ivener as both a buyer's broker and a seller's broker.

In both cases he was quick to respond to all requests and inquiries. We liked his low key patient approach and we would use him again in the greater Phoenix area.

James Boyd

Brian Ivener is an amazing realtor who is very efficient, knowledgeable, and personable.

Brian provided us excellent service and kept us informed all the way through the entire process of selling our home. With his vast experience in the real estate market, the sale of our house was seamless from start to finish and our house was sold in less than a week! It was a pleasure working with Brian and I would recommend him to any of my friends with confidence that he would do a great job for them.

Karen Allen (Practice Manager Radiation Oncology)

Amazing guidance patience beyond a human level - you'll never see such loyal customer service in this world.

.. love my house beyond grateful

Amy warren (Myas mom)

Gary is a professional who has been in the industry for over thirty years.

This is a testimony to his hard work , knowledge of the AZ marketplace and dedication to his clients. If you have any Real Estate needs such as buying a home or investment property,, selling your home , buying land or building a home he is an expert in all of these areas. He will give you personal and professional service for your Real Estate needs.

Gregg H May (Business Development Manager )

We're so glad Gary was our agent.

He was patient with us and our searching across all of Scottsdale. We appreciated that he steered us away from properties that wouldn’t be good, albeit construction quality, power lines, sun exposure, etc. And driving us around and looking at houses was all nice, fine and pleasant. Where Gary really came through was in the inspection and closing process. We are so fortunate that Gary was in our corner. We're grateful for his construction knowledge and expertise in this area. Gary knew exactly which items on the inspection were no problem, and he zeroed in on a plumbing issue. The seller agreed to make repairs flagged by inspection and reported them complete. However, in the final walk through, Gary noted the plumbing issue had not been satisfactorily resolved. Gary's expertise was incredibly beneficial when he worked with the title company to ensure that money was set aside in escrow for repairs. Though it was a little inconvenient to move into a house full of plumbers, ultimately the seller's plumber concluded the entire house needed to be replumbed. Gary was at the house daily to monitor progress, ensure no corners were being cut (noted leaking hot water heater needed replaced) and the job was done right. Gary saved us more than $11,000 in new plumbing, and potentially far more if a pipe had later burst. Thanks Gary. We'd recommend you to anyone and we're so grateful you were our agent. Kristine H

Kristine H (Home Buyer)

I purchased my first home through Brian and now recently have had the pleasure of working with him again on the sale of that same home.

On both ends of the spectrum Brian made the process so simple to understand and what felt so easy to go through. The journey to find my first home seemed like a long one but Brian patiently helped me look at and discuss the positives and negatives of what seemed like dozens of homes until we found the perfect one. The decision to than sale that home didn't come easy and there was only 1 person I felt comfortable turning to to help me through that process. Brian explained everything thoroughly throughout the process and negotiated me an amazing deal that I hadn't even been thinking possible to walk away with. He was there for me all the way through the final closing paperwork at the title company, to make sure I understood every document I was signing. He even touched base with me afterward when there was an issue at the title company to make sure I was being taken care of. Thank you Brian! I look forward to the next opportunity we'll have to work together!

Jason Coghill (Director of Sales)

I can't say enough good things about working with Brian.

He was absolutely wonderful to work with on the purchase on my townhome. His extensive knowledge of the real estate scene, patience and understanding with me, as well his caring attitude made this acquisition a dream come true. I highly recommend Brian!

Amy Walker

We recently worked with Zeek in selling my mother’s estate on the south side if Camelback Mountain.

He was very professional and helped us in setting the right price in a rapidly changing housing market. We had issues with repairs and inspections that would have slowed the sale but he spoke with the buyer’s agent and worked these out for us in an expeditious manner. I would recommend him highly to anyone selling a high end home. I owe him a steak dinner and drinks for all his hard work.

Brad Folkestad (Self employed physician)

It’s my immense pleasure to recommend Brian Ivener as a real estate agent for any individual or family searching for the ideal home for their unique situation.

I was fairly comfortable in my small two-bedroom rental condo, where I lived for 12+ years, always nervous to venture into the idea of buying something of my own. Thanks to His patience - advice and ability to encourage without pushing, I am now in a great place with my Daughter, we can call 'our own'. It's an amazing feeling I promise. Brian had an initial meeting with me and took diligent notes regarding my specific needs as well as my financial budgetary limitations. Brian is highly talented technologically and made excellent use of the relevant search engines and real estate databases to quickly find me a variety of homes for sale in the best school districts. His constant flexibility to my changing thoughts, ideas and neighborhoods exceeded any expectations. Never once did I feel like I was a “$” or a commission amount, I felt regarded and respected. Brian never wasted my time with homes that were out of my price range or not in line with my needs, in fact He was a reminder of how to stay ‘well within’ my reality of affordability not look what is outside of my bubble. A master with the contract negotiations, Brian came up with a deal that was excellent for me and I think made the seller happy as well. This was despite sometimes my rash urgency of requesting offers that were not in my best interest. Brian kept my thoughts on track and purposeful, all the while not making me feel naïve, even though I totally was. Brian is a humble expert about metropolitan Phoenix/Scottsdale housing market trends. There was nothing that escaped Brian’s attention when it came to property for sale in this area, and how I could get the most Brian is a highly attentive/honest/prudent/ethical agent, almost as if I was his only customer, although I know that was not the case. He returned all phone calls and emails the same day. I never felt neglected or unimportant. He is also highly personable with an engaging personality. Brian was honest about changes that I may have not considered to enhance my home closing, all advice worked like a charm. I would recommend Brian Ivener to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. He is hands down the best in the in the business in my opinion and if I ever need to move again He will be my first choice and only choice.

Amy Warren (Mom / Administrative Assistant)

Working with Brian was a pleasure!

He was very professional and helpfully when purchasing my last investment property in Scottsdale. If you need an agent who is there to help you Brian is your guy!

Kyle Allen (Investor)

Brian is incredible to work with.

He is thorough, thoughtful, nice and an all around great guy. He sold our home in less than a month, highly recommend him.

Robert Heffner

Brian, has helped me in a number of home purchases and sales and has always been attentive to making the process easy and goes beyond his roll to make sure everything in the closing works like it should.

Curtis Coghill

Brian has worked with us for many years.

He has bought and sold at least three properties for us. We have had amazing results whether we are buying or selling. We love him. He is honest, patient, hard working and an all-around great guy. We give him the highest recommendation with absolutely no reservations.

Richard Scholl

Brian is a consummate professional who routinely provided sound advice and expertise throughout the sale of my late mother's home.

He responded promptly any time of day across from opposite sides of the country and even from another continent during the holiday season. This is my first home sale, and Brian made it as smooth as possible, providing a level of customer care that is hard to find these days. Thanks Brian!

Bill Myers

Gary does a fantastic job and will sell your property when other people just talk about it!

He's super organized and his team does a great job with communication and keeping you in the loop. We've worked together for years and it has always been a pleasure.

Dave Lineman (President)

Extremely honest As first time buyers, Gary made the entire process hassle free.

Very knowledgeable agent with expert guidance. 100% will work with him again.

Gagik Gharibyan

Brian was incredibly helpful in helping us find a new home.

Always on top of things, he did his research and knows the property values in and around our area. He also set aside lots of time and was available by phone and email, even if he was out of town. He also saw things in homes we would not have seen and gave us his honest opinion. Thanks so much!

Elias-Axel Pettersson (Pianist)

Brian helped my wife and I by our first house.

He listened to our needs, gave us many options to choose from and was with us during the whole process. He helped ease concerns and overall was amazing. I would recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a house.

corey anderson (MD)

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