Tricia VanderKooi

12 years of work experience
Coldwell Banker
7730 S Union Park Ave #600
Midvale, UT, 84047
(801) 889-1035

Ratings & reviews (84)

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Highly likely to recommend
07/01/2015
SyedAmjad
Helped me buy home
We are first time home buyers and had no clue when we first got started. Tricia was very helpful and patient with us. She educated us in every aspect of home buying. From looking to closing was a breeze. She worked with us on our schedule and was very responsive either with text or email. She has been very honest , she communicated everything to us and made sure we understood any issue and it's implications. We would highly recommend her to anyone!
Highly likely to recommend
06/30/2015
NadineLynnEhlert
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia is the best realtor I've ever had the pleasure of working with! I recently lost my husband and she was so sensitive to all my needs and what I was going through. She wasn't pushy like other realtors.. She gave me the time I needed and when I was ready to sell, she got it done on my terms.. Not only that, but she helped me get into a home I never dreamed of owning! I can't believe how easy she made everything for me!
Highly likely to recommend
06/29/2015
anthonygustin
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia is probably hands down one of the best realtors in the area. Best in Local knowledge and the ins and the outs of the market in every aspect. She will take care of your every need and make your experience very easy. She makes the adventure very unstressful and is there to make you understand and answer every question you need. She also works with best mortgage officers and home inspection professionals in the business. Definately will use Tricia for every real estate need I ever have.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your awesome review. I hope you make great new memories for years to come in your new home.
Highly likely to recommend
06/29/2015
user4608718
Helped me buy home
She was able to answer all of the question I had and was very understanding and made the whole process of buying a house a lot easier than I ever thought. She made it possible for me to find the place I wanted.
Highly likely to recommend
06/21/2015
shellylucas7
Listed and sold a home
We needed to sell our home as we were moving out-of-state. Not knowing a realtor personally, we contacted 3 to interview. Tricia was by far the best! She immediately returned our call, she asked all the pertinent questions and was thoroughly prepared with excellent comparables when we had our initial meeting. Although this was not our first rodeo (selling a home) we still had a lot of questions, which she was honest and thorough in answering. She kept us well informed with each showing and provided helpful feedback from a group of realtors that she arranged to see our home. The whole process could not have gone any smoother and our home was sold in less than 2 months. Tricia was also more than fair in discounting the commission as she was the buyers agent also. We highly recommend Tricia without any hesitation! Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. I hope you are enjoying your new adventure!
Highly likely to recommend
06/15/2015
sroberts12
Helped me buy home
Tricia is so awesome, we called her 1 day before she was heading to Hawaii for a weeks? vacation and she took the time to show us the house, make the offer and get the deal done all the night before she left. We were a first time buyer, and the experience could not have gone any better.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. Enjoy your new house!
Highly likely to recommend
05/17/2015
harleymul
Listed and sold a home
We listed our house with Tricia after reading all of the reviews and could not be happier. Our house sat on the market for 6 months with another agent, but after getting some great advice from Tricia and getting the house priced right, we had it under contract within a couple of weeks. She's very knowledgeable about the area and kept us updated every step of the way.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. I hope selling this house will now help you move on with your life and you can now purchase another home for your family. Good luck!
Highly likely to recommend
05/06/2015
puggah2003
Listed and sold a home
It is always hard to know what goes on behind the scenes in terms of listing and marketing a home, but our house sold relatively quickly, Tricia offered solid advice, and was very prompt and responsive to answer our questions and offer a referral to another agent in CA for our next home.
Highly likely to recommend
05/06/2015
zuser20150206083446392
Helped me buy home
Tricia took the time to visit me in my current home to get an understanding of where I was in my thought process, and what I was looking for. I told her of my interest in a specific property, and we looked there, but first she showed me a property she felt would be better for me. She was absolutely right! I so appreciated Tricia's knowledge, efficiency, and calming of rattled nerves (mine) while we worked through the process. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is considering a move!
Highly likely to recommend
04/04/2015
user692750
Listed and sold a home
Tricia was a consummate professional throughout our whole house-selling process. She came in with both area knowledge and detailed knowledge of our home. Selling a home in the middle of the winter season is tough, but with Tricia, it is was mission accomplished. We can highly recommend her without reservation, and she is the "go-to" person if your buying or selling.
Highly likely to recommend
03/26/2015
zbanker3
Listed and sold a home
Tricia is the perfect mix of Sales and Service. She has a strong work ethic and seeks to understand what is driving the decision. In showing the home she is as skill as anyone in the business in creating and maximizing the best conditions for marketing a home.
Highly likely to recommend
03/24/2015
user19389744
Helped me buy home
Tricia helped my husband and I buy our first home. She was patient, a good listener, and took initiative over and over again by doing extensive research for us on new listings. The home we bought was a home that we didn't know anything about, it had only been on the market for a few hours, but Tricia had taken the time to get to know us and knew we would love it. She is very knowledgeable and gave good advice, plus she was always easy to get a hold of. We plan on using her as our agent again when the times comes and highly recommend her to anyone looking in Salt Lake &/or Utah counties. Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words! Congratulations on your first house!
Highly likely to recommend
03/11/2015
Malcolm_L
Listed and sold a home
Tricia was very competent in knowing how to make the house presentable without making too many improvements. She knew the market and was able to get a good price for our house. We had a backup buyer and she kept them interested in case the first buyer fell through and she was able to use that to our benefit as she negotiated with our first buyer. We live 4 hours from the house and we never needed to visit it or deal with the buyers directly, Tricia handled everything and it all went very smoothly. We were very pleased with everything she did for us. Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
It was great to get to know you! Good luck in Southern Utah!
Highly likely to recommend
02/11/2015
rachel lee79
Showed me homes
I found Tricia after looking for a new realtor. I couldn't be happier to have found someone so great to work with. She was extremely patient , knowledgeable, and dedicated to helping me find the right home. She spent countless hours and days with me and offered me great advice throughout the process. I have already told several friends about her and would highly recommend her to anyone.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you! Let me know when you are ready to start looking again
Highly likely to recommend
02/05/2015
Dallas2015
Helped me buy home
My partner and I started out working with another agent. After two attempts to view properties we realized this agent was not interested in what we were looking for in detail and was wasting our time. After some in-depth review research I emailed Tricia explaining the situation we were experiencing along with our tight time frame, giving her only 2 months to help us secure a new home. Even though it was late in the evening I had an almost immediate response making a plan to touch base the following day at create a plan. That weekend Tricia met us and showed us several properties. As we entered each one she already knew what we were thinking and how we were feeling about the place. After our appt we took a couple of hours to talk and then reached out to her with a home we wanted to offer on. The offer was made that day, negotiations were done well and everything was put in to place meeting our timeline, wants and needs. Throughout the next month Tricia was committed to staying in touch and ensuring all deadlines were met and everything was on track. When we did the walk-through inspect we mentioned how we would love to have the washer/dryer stand they had built. A couple hours later a text came from Tricia saying she got them to throw that stand in as part of the purchase. You can not go wrong working with this great lady. She genuinely cares about her job, showing passion for what she does and keeping up to date with the local market. We will never choose another agent for future purchases. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/23/2015
user31537
Helped me buy home
Tricia was excellent. She was diligent and resourceful in finding the perfect home in a great neighborhood for our family. She was available at a moments notice when we needed it and was flexible in scheduling appointments. When it was time to negotiate, she was very helpful in getting us the best deal we could by knowing what to expect in counter-offers. Even during a difficult closing process (on our part), she was always in communication with the seller, lender, and us to ensure all parties were aware of the situation and timing. I would absolutely recommend working with Tricia to find your perfect home. You'll be very happy with the results! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/03/2015
adamdelaveaga
Helped me buy home
We cannot thank Tricia enough for helping us find our fist home in Salt Lake City. Tricia was patient, knowledable and an absolute joy to work with. She was relentless in helping us locate homes, despite our shifting budget and goals for our home. Most importantly, when the right home came along, she was quick to help us offer, negotiate and close. All in all, she made home shopping fun and efficient, and we cannot reccommend her enough to any home buyer. Thank you, Tricia!
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. You two are very fun and great clients to work with. Good luck in your new groovy place! I look forward to helping you again when the time is right.
Highly likely to recommend
12/29/2014
j porter anderson
Helped me buy home
Tricia was excellent to work with in purchasing our new home! She went above and beyond in helping us along the way. Not only was she amazing with the offer negotiation process, but she also helped point us in the right direction with a home inspector, and radon mitigation company. We were able to close on our home in less than three weeks which definitely would not have been possible without Tricia.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
It was so great to get to know you and your cute family. Thank you for your kind words. I hope you enjoy your new home and make many happy memories in it with your family. Let me know if you need anything at all in the future.
Highly likely to recommend
12/07/2014
chaslip
Listed and sold a home
Tricia was very knowledgeable and was realistic about what we could expect for our house in South Jordan. She made sure that our house was seen by clients and we appreciated the weekly report that we received. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Tricia to anyone.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to get to know you. Good luck on your new adventure.
Highly likely to recommend
12/05/2014
tuxsudo
Helped me buy home
We chose Tricia because of her rating and reviews here on Zillow and we were not disappointed. Tricia is responsive, savvy, flexible, and punctual. She helped our home-buying experience be quick, easy, and pleasant. We'd definitely choose her again if need be. Thanks Tricia for your hard work! -- Jared
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
I am so glad I could help you find the perfect home for your family! Welcome to Utah!
Highly likely to recommend
11/30/2014
a kissell
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia is a machine, she sold our home in 10 days and accommodated our hectic schedule every step of the way even showing houses late at night and on weekends. You won't go wrong with her as your realtor.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Getting to know you and your cute family was wonderful! Enjoy your new home!
Highly likely to recommend
11/01/2014
user442072
Helped me buy home
Tricia was very informative on the prevalent market and helped me decide on the right price. She negotiated well on my behalf and her prompt communication was a delight. Truly a great agent to have on your side. Thanks.
Highly likely to recommend
09/28/2014
Indu56
Helped me buy home
Tricia has been extremely supportive and helpful. As first time home buyers there were so many apprehensions we had but Tricia was there throughout she was so good at answering our questions and finding the perfect home for us.
Highly likely to recommend
09/24/2014
ibdgoodenough
Listed and sold a home
Tricia is above all patient and understanding. My wife is very particular in what she wants, and Tricia has been great to take the time to help us get it right. She helped us sell our previous house quickly and walked us through the process off looking at countless homes before we finally decided to build. She has been there every step of the way to answer questions and provide advice. Tricia is the best we've worked with for sure.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your quick review and kind words. It is always so great to work with wonderful people like yourselves.
Highly likely to recommend
09/22/2014
carolynforbesowens
Listed and sold a home
Tricia VanderKooi was most professional. I contacted her to sell our upper end home after reading previous reviews regarding her experience on Zillow. She met with my husband and I within days. When she met us at our home, she had already done extensive market research and presented us with a binder of comparables and a market analysis. She coached us on how best to bring out the quality features of our home and then hired a professional photographer to capture these features for presentation on the market. Tricia helped us sell our home for more than we originally anticipated. My husband and I could not have been more pleased. We give her our highest recommendation! Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to work with you and your husband. Good luck on your new adventure!
Highly likely to recommend
08/18/2014
hurstfam2
Helped me buy and sell homes
We are repeat clients of Tricia's, and have always been completely and enthusiastically satisfied with our experience working with her. She is uniquely savvy when it comes to the Utah real estate market, its trends and other nuances that make a difference when buying or selling a home. She has many years of experience, and as such, has a deep network of connections that add value to home buying or selling experience. Even when we had questions along the way pertaining to something that was beyond the usual scope of a realtor (mortgage questions, property tax, repair issues, deals on carpets, appliances, or whatever), she was usually able to provide an answer with a single text message or phone call to someone in her vast bank of contacts. But beyond Tricia's superb knowledge and effectiveness in Utah real estate, she is easy and comfortable to be around. As you're going through the process of buying and/or selling, you feel like you're with a friend. She's fun and genuine, yet a skilled and confident negotiator. She's an amazing ally to have in your corner throughout the process. She quickly picks up on your personality, and the things in a home that are important to you, and is able to save you loads of time and frustration by presenting to you the homes she knows you will love. We can't say enough good things about Tricia. Five stars from us! Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
You are some of the greatest people I have worked with. I am pleased to have you as clients. Good luck in your new home. Hopefully it won't be your last:) but it is so great you may never find yourself moving again.
Highly likely to recommend
07/23/2014
paul983
Helped me buy home
Tricia was fantastic, A-Z. She's responsive and very knowledgeable with great experience. We called her with very short notice and within a day we had several great homes to look at, all based on our taste and style. She listens well. She's patient with decision changes and she never pressured us to change our pace or look elsewhere. She knew what kind of home we wanted and worked with us until we found it. Working with her was a great experience and it would be very easy to recommend her to anyone interested in buying or selling a home. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/15/2014
nfreeman610
Helped me buy home
She went way beyond her way. We went with a lender and she found out they were taking advantage of us, so she found us a lender which saved us $6,000 and a better rate. She made everything sooo much easier. Please try her out even if it's a second oppion.
Highly likely to recommend
05/22/2014
DaneBrewer
Listed and sold a home
I?ve known Tricia since 2006. During that time she has helped me with various real estate projects and unlike many realtors, she takes her profession very seriously, always giving your property the professional attention that anyone buying or selling would want in a realtor. That combined with her fun personality, integrity, honesty, and courtesy makes her my first choice for a realtor in the Salt Lake Valley area. You will not be disappointed with her services, and I believe my opinion matters as I?ve dealt with many properties and many realtors state wide since 1999. Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to work with you and your family again.
Highly likely to recommend
04/26/2014
carrolljac
Listed and sold a home
Tricia sold our house in South Jordan. We had talked to 3 previous real estate agents and she was by far the easiest to work with. She sold the house quickly and kept in constant contact with us as we went through the process.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. It is always nice to work with wonderful people such as yourselves. Good luck in your adventures.
Highly likely to recommend
04/04/2014
andrew dorais
Helped me buy home
We could not have had a better experience finding a home with Tricia. She met us the first time on short notice in the dark as both my wife and I work in health care and have crazy schedules. She was always prompt in returning calls or texts and was ready to adjust on the fly to our crazy demands. When we started our search we weren't sure what we really wanted and our ideas ranged from mountain cabin to more traditional suburban homes. She met me multiple times up snowy canyons and always seemed happy to do so. She always was happy and willing to work for us to help us with our busy schedules. One day we asked to see a number of homes but at 10pm the night before I sent an email asking if about half could be changed. She replied immediately that she would try and the next day we saw the updated list. Ultimately, we narrowed our search to a couple homes in the Salt Lake area and were putting in offers when she gently suggested we look at one more. By this time she could sense our tastes and we are now living in the home she found. Throughout the whole process I had no doubt that she had our best interests at heart and worked to protect us in every way, helping us navigate strategy, negotiations, paperwork, etc. Lastly, she made the whole process incredibly easy and enjoyable. Everything from signing documents on my iphone to working around our schedule really made this a great experience. I unreservedly give Tricia my highest recommendation to family, friends and anyone else looking for a home in Utah. Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was my pleasure to work with you and your family in finding this home. I hope you have many wonderful years there. We will find your cabin one day :)
Highly likely to recommend
03/31/2014
emerylc
Listed and sold a home
Tricia was impressive to work with on the sale of my home. She came prepared to our first visit with the information regarding pricing, market value and strategy. She was sensitive to my family needs when setting up viewing appointments and always followed up after potential buyers had been through the house. See keep me in the loop each week on interest in my home and guided me through the process to make the sale of my home successful. I had expected a stressful time during the sale of my home but it went very smooth thanks to Tricia's expertise. Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
It was a pleasure to work with you. The best part of my job is meeting and working with great people such as yourself. Good luck on your new adventure.
Highly likely to recommend
03/06/2014
carolnick6
Helped me buy home
Looking at Zillow, I found a condo that looked promising and chose using Tricia without any references. She answered our call and made the appointment that day. It was not the one for us and over several weeks Tricia showed us more than 20. She was easy to contact and kept looking for a good prospect and quickly got us into see each possibility. We appreciated her candor and expertise as we evaluated each home. When we did find a beautiful condo in the area we wished to locate, she helped us negotiate the offer and put the deal together. We will definitely recommend her. Less ... More
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Working with great clients such as yourself is always a pleasure. I appreciate your kind words. Enjoy your new home. :)
Highly likely to recommend
02/12/2014
user6859551
Helped me buy home
If I could give Tricia 6 stars I would. She is hands down the BEST agent you will ever have the pleasure of working with. She is honest, knowledgeable and is quick to respond to any and all needs. She even worked for us on her New Year's vacation, that is dedication! I will be recommending Tricia to any of my friends, family or acquaintances who are in need of a realtor.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you so much for your kind words. I really enjoy working with great people such as yourselves. I consider it a privilege to have met you. Tricia
Highly likely to recommend
01/28/2014
priyakonduru
Listed and sold a home
My husband and I were looking to sell our home as we were relocating out of state. Once we met with Tricia, we were thoroughly convinced that she was the one. She was extremely helpful and aggressively sold it with great charisma. She is an excellent person to communicate with. The home sale would not have been possible without her expertise. We highly recommend her services. Tricia is a joy to work with.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to get to know you and help you with your move across the country. Tricia
Highly likely to recommend
01/28/2014
user37056988
Listed and sold a home
We were very happy with our first experience of selling a home, thanks to Tricia. She was very professional, knowledgeable about the current real estate market and what it would take to sell our house, and always courteous and friendly. Will highly recommend her to anyone we know looking to buy or sell a house in the Salt Lake area!
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you for taking your time to write a review about me. Now on to bigger adventures with the purchase of your new home. Tricia
Highly likely to recommend
12/19/2013
ScottBartell
Listed and sold a home
Tricia is very professional and always quick to respond to emails or calls. As an out of town seller who's often traveling and out of reach I was concerned about making this work, but Tricia was very comfortable with that situation and great about using email and DocuSign when possible to facilitate communication and signing documents. Her first two suggestions for the list price were too high, but she kept tabs on the market and was attentive to feedback from prospective buyers, generated an updated list of comps convincing me to hold fast when I got a lowball offer, and suggested counter-offer terms that would ensure a smooth closing process. In the end I sold at a reasonable price about six months after listing--not bad considering the off-season listing and the vagaries of the 2013 real estate market. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/10/2013
cloud 333
Helped me buy home
Tricia was wonderful to work with. She answered all of our (many) questions and helped us understand the whole process as first time home buyers. She also was very patient with us not quite knowing what we wanted in a house, and and put up with us changing our criteria and helped us figure out what was best for us. She is very knowledgeable and also very prompt in emailing/calling/texting us back when we wanted to see a listing or had questions. She is positive and friendly; both able to be very supportive through our difficulties with lenders and also able to keep up with our family's sarcastic wit. We knew we could count on Tricia and would highly recommend her. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
12/06/2013
zhang yue utah
Helped me buy home
We are first home buyer and nervous about every step in the home buying process. Tricia, with her expertise and patience, helped us to go through the every step of the process. She is always on top of everything, responsive to message, emails and calls, knowledgable about a variety of things related with home buying one can think about. She has a keen sense on what type of home we like as well as overall condition of the market. She gives us great advice on value of the properties and negotiation strategies. We are lucky to have her and our daughter loves her. She is highly recommended! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/22/2013
larsen13
Listed and sold a home
We interviewed several agents before selecting Tricia, she was very realistic and honest, but also cautiously optimistic. We had several tricky situations and were very impressed with her resourcefulness. We would be pleased to recommend Tricia to our closest friend.
Highly likely to recommend
11/05/2013
jlaretto
Helped me buy home
I found Tricia on the recommendation from a friend - i had a tricky situation, in that I was living in NYC and shopping for a place (through my fiance) in Utah. As such, Tricia had to pull double duty showing places first to my fiance, then to me on the weekends when I could get to Utah. She was always willing to accommodate my schedule (nights/weekends) and extremely friendly and knowledgeable through the process. She was also interested in making sure I found the right place, and she was vigilant about issue spotting problems with candidate houses. Despite getting all the way to the alter with one house before pulling the plug as a result of inspection issues, she remained enthusiastic and eager to help. As a first time home buyer, I was thrilled to have someone represent me whom I felt very good about. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
10/05/2013
user285170
Listed and sold a home
Very professional and easy to work with. Our house sold in a matter of days. I would use Tricia again if I had to sell another home. The whole process was rather smooth.
Response fromTricia VanderKooi
Thank you, I enjoyed getting to know you through the process. Please let me know if you need anything in the future. Tricia
Highly likely to recommend
09/28/2013
user877477
Helped me buy and sell homes
How did I get so lucky to find Tricia Vanderkooi as my real estate professional. Tricia was amazing to work with. When I first interviewed Tricia to sell my home she was very knowledgeable and helpful. She explained to me in detail what I needed to do in order to get what I wanted for my home. One of the areas I needed to work on was to get my carpet stretched. I am a single woman working full time and Tricia offered her time to meet the carpet stretcher at my home and assist him for at least 5 hours while I was at work. She went above and beyond. Tricia marketed my house within the time frame she told me she would. Everything Tricia said she would do for me she did. My house sold very quickly. I could always rely on her. Anytime I had a question or needed to talk, she always responded back right away either by text messaging , email or phone. I will recommend Tricia to my friends looking to either sell or buy a new home. I will use her again in the future. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
09/01/2013
user44546266
Listed and sold a home
.Tricia is very professional and knowledgeable about the market. She is fun to work with and very responsive. She is organized and kept us informed about the process and progress.
Highly likely to recommend
08/20/2013
user9926043
Helped me buy home
My husband and I loved working with Tricia. We were in Alaska for the whole process which means she completely handled everything on this end. She pre-screened the houses and took pictures and video and made us feel so comfortable. We couldn't be happier with the house she found for us. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a house in the Salt Lake area.
Highly likely to recommend
08/16/2013
user3981534
Helped me buy and sell homes
My wife and I can't say enough positive about Tricia, she was an absolute godsend as we navigated through the whole buying/selling process. Completely knowledgeable, responsive and timely, helped move the deals along and took the time to educate us about the property and process along the way. If you're inclined at all to buy or sell in the Salt Lake or Utah County areas, there's no one else to call. Well done, Tricia, five stars. We'd give more if we could!
Highly likely to recommend
08/08/2013
user8053925
Listed and sold a home
Tricia did an absolutely perfect job in selling my house. I would highly recommend having her on your side. I had a particularly complicated sale, because I had to go through a relocation company, which meant lots of extra paper work, repairs, and on-site inspections. Tricia was very gracious about handling all the work, and kept all the appontments on track.. She personally took care of a mini-flood in my basement, which saved me money on a plumber. When I had a hoime inspection report indicate some suspect plunbing parts, that could have jeapoardized the sale, she had already scheduled an inspector, before I even got the notice, which kept the closing date on schedule. She saved me money by pointing necessary and unnecessary repairs, and recommending I take some appliances I was otherwise going to leave with the house. The photo spread of the house looked amazing, and Coldwell Banker pays a few extra bucks to get prominent positions on-line, so the advertising was solid.. The negotiations went smooth. I benefitted from a hot market, so I had two offers on my place in the first day and ended up with 20k more than my asking price. Overall, Tricia was pleasant and professional. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/29/2013
user2094973
Helped me buy home
Tricia was so comfortable to talk to when planning our long distance move and made an intimidating process seem less scary. When we finally made the move, we hit the ground running and had lots of homes to see right away. When we found the one we loved, she got everything together and within days we were done!
Highly likely to recommend
07/24/2013
user89657410
Helped me buy home
Tricia was very patient with me. It was a hard decision for me and was open to find all options for me. Listened to my needs in a house and found a variety to choose from.
Highly likely to recommend
07/18/2013
user2203345
Listed and sold a home
From the moment I met Tricia we immediately connected. She was knowledgeable and gave me great information with regards to selling my home. After listing the property, she was actively engaged in being proactive to make sure my property was noticed. She followed through with other agents who showed the property for feedback and interest. When we made changes on the listing, she immediately contacted all those who had previously shown interest in the property. When an offer was received, she explained it to me thoroughly, giving me her thoughts and feedback on the offer. She continued to stay involved all the way through the closing. I would highly recommend her to anyone purchasing or selling a home. In fact, when I am in the market again, I will definitely use her! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/11/2013
user07627621
Listed and sold a home
She got us our appraisal price for the home we sold, and guided us through the closing on the dream home we purchased. Almost always responded to texts, emails, and calls within an hour. Extremely knowledgable and pleasant to work with. Highly reccomended.
Highly likely to recommend
07/07/2013
user55335397
Helped me buy home
Buying our new property with Tricia Vanderkooi as our agent could not have been more pleasant. Tricia is a ?pro? in every sense of the word. She is competent, conscientious, responsive and personable. She ALWAYS goes the extra mile to follow up and make herself available. There were occasions where, with less than a few hours notice, she was able to make arrangements to meet and go over details of paperwork or arrange for showings. Tricia has excellent market knowledge and gave us great advice during the whole process. Best of all she made OUR satisfaction the top priority. We give Tricia our highest recommendation; SHE IS OUTSTANDING! L. Hyde Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/02/2013
user79057082
Helped me buy home
Tricia was awesome to work with. It was nice to have a agent that actually listened to your situation and found places to fit your situation. This is the first really good experience I've had buying a house. I would definitly want Tricia to Sell my house in the future. I look forward to working with her again.
Highly likely to recommend
07/01/2013
user9911506
Helped me buy home
My Husband and I are first time home buyers and with the help of Tricia we were able to find our amazing home! Tricia was very helpful when it came to our home buying experience. She was very patient with us and knoledgeable with answering our questions. She was very honest with what to expect when buying a home. I would highly recommend Tricia for anyone who is looking to buy or sell their home!! She is AMAZING!
Highly likely to recommend
06/09/2013
New2SLC
Helped me buy home
Tricia has been a pleasure to work with. She was very understanding of my situation with a previous short sale and bank ruptcy, and set me up with the right people to move forward. Her response to emails and phone messages have all been very timely. I highly reccomend her for your real eatate needs, whatever your situation
Highly likely to recommend
05/26/2013
user1964145
Helped me buy home
We were looking to buy a home this year and did not have any realtor in mind, so we read the realtor reviews on Zillow. We selected Tricia, based on previous reviews- in particular one mentioning how easy she made the whole process. We had been anxious about whether we could find a place we liked and could afford in the area we wanted to live and were not looking forward to the house hunting process when we met Tricia. When we walked out of her office after the first meeting we were so excited- Tricia was great! She helped us feel positive and confident about our prospects. She quickly learned what we were looking for and tailored our search accordingly- we found our perfect place after only a week! There were three other offers on the property the same day it was listed, but Tricia got our offer in first and knew just what to do to make it strong. We had a very quick closing and the mortgage broker she recommended (Dave Ramsay) worked very well with us and Tricia to get everything taken care of smoothly and quickly. The whole experience worked out extremely well and we would highly recommend working with Tricia for your real estate needs. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/02/2013
user0085691
Listed and sold a home
After finding Tricia on Zillow, she listed my property and sold it within a week for more than my asking price. Her service and support were exceptional. As a remote owner, there were many details that Tricia handled on my behalf and was always responsive to email, texts and calls even though we were separated by two time zones. From establishing an offering price to setting up the home for pictures, organizing the kitchen and other areas for showing, and even helping me find a home for furniture I did not want to move across country after closing, she provided excellent service and is a true professional. I highly recommend Tricia. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/19/2013
user1462925
Helped me buy home
As a first time home buyer and being a new resident to Utah I was nervous about what to expect in terms of homes, neighborhoods and the type of service I would get when trying to buy a home. After reading some reviews on Agents I decided to reach out to Mrs. Vanderkooi about some homes I was interested in. Boy am I glad I did! From day one Tricia understood exactly what I wanted and provided me with 5 star service. Since this was all new to me, Tricia explained everything from neighborhoods, home types, good and bad features of the homes, etc. She was attentive to all of my needs and responded to all of my questions so fast I barely got my phone back in my pocket. Due to my work schedule I had very little time to see homes, get a loan or even sign a piece of paper. Tricia understood this and made the process very easy and it did not get in the way of my work. She even met me early in the morning to do me a favor and drop off my W2's at the Mortgage Broker's office, since I had an 8am meeting. She made sure I got the best deal on the home by telling me where I can get money off, what I should ask for. She has a great rolodex of Inspectors, Insurance Agents and Loan Officers that also provide great service. They got me the best rates and were thorough in there jobs. I can truly say she curated a buying experience that I could have never expected. Before closing the seller was having the sewer line re-done and when the potential of the job might be bigger Tricia got on the phone and handled it. I had no need to worry, she made sure everything was on schedule and even sent me photo's of the jobs progress! The day after I closed there was an issue with the gas company. Tricia got in her car and came right to my new home. Without knowing exactly what the problem was and seeing how stressed I was, Tricia was on the phone with a HVAC contractor and getting to the bottom of it. She was ready to take action and had an HVAC technician on standby to come by, on top of that she was going to take care of it for me. She already did so much and didn't have to help, but she did! She did everything possible to make this experience easy and stress free. I can't say enough about how impressed I am with her service. It is very rare to see this level of service anymore, let alone someone who cares about there clients and profession so much. I am happy to recommend Tricia and can honestly say you will not be disappointed. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
04/07/2013
user0577951
Showed me homes
Tricia helped us to sell TWO homes and find our dream home. She offers outstanding customer service. Tricia is unique in that she is very upfront and honest about what it will take to sell your home, even being willing to present her clients with information that may be difficult to hear at first. This approach sells homes quickly!!! I would never use another realtor other than Tricia!
Highly likely to recommend
04/07/2013
user9923590
Listed and sold a home
My experience with Tricia VanderKooi was absolutely wonderful. She answered all my questions, responded quickly to emails and phone calls, and she had my condo sold really fast. I have referred alot of friends to her and I will use her in the future
Highly likely to recommend
03/23/2013
user8456281
Listed and sold a home
Tricia was extremely helpful during the entire process of selling our condo. She was very knowledgeable about short sales, and made sure to keep us updated on the progress of the sale at every turn. We would highly recommend her to anybody.
Highly likely to recommend
03/11/2013
user5404690
Helped me buy and sell homes
I put off buying my first home because I thought the process would be daunting. Tricia helped alleviate my worries and was there for every step.
Highly likely to recommend
03/11/2013
user48480805
Helped me buy home
Tricia was extremely helpful in buying our new home. In many of the homes that we walked through, Tricia was able to help us see all possible flaws in the home. She pointed out window quality, hazards, and water damage that we wouldn't have noticed otherwise. Tricia was also very prompt in responding back to us. She made our first home-buying experience a fantastic one.
Highly likely to recommend
03/07/2013
Lskinner21
Helped me buy home
Tricia was exceptionally amazing! We were first time home buyers and worried about all the little details we felt we knew nothing about. She was very good about explaining things in terms we could easily understand. I was so impressed with her punctuality. Whether it was text, email or a phone call, she was always quick to respond and was very knowledgable. I already have referred her to several friends and will continue to in the future. If/when we buy again there is noone else I would call. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/22/2013
user4507726
Helped me buy and sell homes
Our experience with Tricia has been nothing but excellent in all areas of Real Estate. She has helped us in both purchasing and selling homes. Her understanding and knowledge of the real estate market was extremely helpful for our being able to make final decisions that involved significant amounts of money. Tricia was very good at understanding what our personal desires and needs were in the process of purchasing our home. She clearly worked hard to find a home to fit the needs of our family rather than trying to talk us into purchasing a home just to make a sale. During the process of both selling and buying, she was always prompt on appointments, stayed in constant communication, and kept us current on everything that was happening. We never had to call her wondering what was going on. She has a good understanding of both the legal and technical aspects of Real Estate Contracts. She represented our interests professionally and knew whether an offer was good or needed to be negotiated. Tricia was always delightful to work with and we consider her almost part of our family. We would highly recommend using Tricia and would be happy to personally answer any questions you might have. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/04/2013
Angela HattJacobs
Helped me buy home
Purchasing a home can be very stressful. Tricia did an excellent job alleviating undo stress during this process. She was always willing to answer questions over the phone. She helped us think about possibilities that we would not have considered otherwise. We never felt pressure to look at homes that did not fit our criteria. When the times arises that we need to look for a new home Tricia will be the person we ask to assist us in selling our current home and helping us find another home that fits our needs.current home and helping us find another home that fits our needs. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/26/2013
user3774949
Helped me buy home
Tricia was recommended to us by my sister. She was very knowledgable about her business. After looking at some places ourselves, driving around town and giving her the MLS#'s for those places, she took us out to look at some homes she thought we would like and we found the perfect house for us the first day out! She is fantastic and takes good care of her clients. I would HIGHLY recommend her to anyone! Great job Tricia!!!
Highly likely to recommend
01/23/2013
user0998093
Helped me buy home
Tricia was the PERFECT realtor for us! We spent days researching homes before we came to UT, but In the end it was Tricia who found our home for us. She did this by really listening to what it was that we wanted - and we now have exactly that!. We had 2 1/2 days to make an offer and we found our home in 1 day! Her attention to detail throughout the process was impeccable up through our closing.
Highly likely to recommend
01/22/2013
user8074941
Helped me buy home
When I first met with Tricia it was in her office with an overhead of local listings. Over the next hour or so we explored different options and eventually came up with the townhome that seemed the best fit. We were able to see the place that evening and within a week or so after some negotiation we had a contract. I was amazed how by just asking the right questions and showing the right places Tricia was able to lead me to the perfect home for me. At the start I had no idea what I was really looking for. Tricia was very proactive on all the things that needed to be done. There was never a delay on her side and she prodded me as needed to get my work done. She also coordinated with the mortgage company to make sure everything was in order. It's been a while since I went through the process and it's become very complex. Tricia knew everything and kept the ball rolling. I requested to see the home 2-3 times and each time Tricia was very accomodative. I recommend Tricia to those who need a real estate agent. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/22/2013
user50673471
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia has helped us and several family members with both the purchasing and selling of homes. We trust her knowledge and expertise to guide us down the right path in our real estate negotiations. The fact that we have encourage both of our children to call Tricia when they were ready to buy their first homes speaks volumes about our level of trust in Tricia..
Highly likely to recommend
01/19/2013
user309020
Helped me buy home
Tricia was outstanding to work with. We had a very short period of time in which to purchase a home, and she devoted all her time to us. We didn't know exactly what we were looking for, but had a general geographic location in mind. She helped us figure out what we wanted, and presented many options to us very quickly. We were able to purchase our home with Tricia's expert negotiating skills and we love our home. Subsequently, Tricia helped us sell a different home, and helped our daughter sell a home. I have recommended Tricia to many others who she has helped with purchasing or selling a home, and everyone always thanks us for referring her to them! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/11/2013
user2522266
Helped me buy and sell homes
Over the past five years, we have worked with Tricia in the sale of two homes, and the purchase of one home. Prior to finding Tricia, we had worked with a number of other agents through the years (yes, we've moved around a little too much), but now we would never consider going with anyone else. There are many things about Tricia that have impressed the socks off us. First, she is a truly likeable person. Especially during the buying process, you tend to spend a lot of time with your agent, so it's nice to have one that you actually enjoy being with. Tricia is that kind of person. She's genuine, friendly, smart, and highly knowledgeable in all aspects of the local real estate market. With her, you don't feel patronized; you just feel like you're talking to a good friend or family member. Tricia is a skilled negotiator, both on the buying and selling end, yet always conducts herself with the highest integrity. Honesty is an important part of who she is, and we have always trusted her completely. She has a keen intuition that comes from many years in the business, and an instinct that makes her an invaluable advocate to have in your corner. We are very pleased to recommend Tricia to ANYONE looking to buy or sell a home. In fact, we have referred her to several family members, whom have had equally positive experiences with her. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/10/2013
user42278774
Listed and sold a home
We have used Tricia for several real estate transactions over the past 10 years and we are always impressed. She has a great knowledge of all aspects of the process and always gives us accurate and practical advice. She is honest, hardworking and very good at what she does. She has never steered us wrong and we will use her for all of our future real estate needs.
Highly likely to recommend
01/08/2013
user5958952
Helped me buy home
Tricia made buying our new home such a wonderful experience. She made it possible to see as many homes as we wanted. She was always available to answer our questions. If you are looking to sell or buy we would highly recommend going with Tricia. We can't thank her enough.
Highly likely to recommend
01/07/2013
user8334491
Helped me buy home
Tricia is AMAZING!! Where to start.. My husband and I married in August of 2010 and by 2012 we were ready and so excited to start looking for our first home. We found us a realtor and started the house buying process. We looked with our realtor for approximately 9 months to the point where we had enough. We were referred to the wonderful Tricia VanderKooi and now I call her my hero! She was so dedicated and took so much pride in her work that it took her just ONE short month to find us our home. She did everything the first realtor didn't and went above and beyond our expectations!! We look forward to working with Tricia in the future because after meeting her I wouldn't want any other realtor. Tricia is simply the best && deserves a galaxy of stars!! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/07/2013
user6972066
Listed home, but didn't sell
I am not usually one to give five-stars to anything but Tricia certainly deserves it. She is extremely knowledgeable and is by far the best real estate agent I have ever had the pleasure of working with. She really cares about what is best for your particular situation. Although our short sale didn't go through, she was masterful and diligent at negotiating for us as hard as she could. I would recommend her to anyone and plan to do so anytime I hear of someone who needs a good agent. She is someone you can trust and rely on. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
01/04/2013
user61706722
Showed me homes
My husband and I met Tricia about two years ago and have worked with her off and on frequently during that time. We can highly recommend her as a real estate agent. She is very knowledgable about the market, handles transactions very professionally, and quickly responds to any requests we make of her. She is amazingly patient as she has worked with very picky buyers. She never pressures a buyer and is loyal to those she represents as an agent. We would not think of hiring anyone else.
Highly likely to recommend
01/02/2013
user395178
Helped me buy home
Tricia was very comfortable and pleasant to work with. She was extremely knowledgeable about each area and time frames and interest of everything we asked. She never pushed anything but knew what we really wanted so when something became available on such short notice we moved as quickly as possible and she guided us through likely obstacles where she didn't even hesitate and made it seem so simple. Several people wanted our home, but with her guidance, we were able to purchase our dream home because she was on top of every detail before it was too late. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/26/2012
MatthewTimion
Listed and sold a home
Tricia recently helped me complete a short sale on my home. The process was quick and painless. She had mulitple offers within the first week of the house being listed, and the entire process happened so quickly I was amazed. She walked me through the whole process and was always there to answer questions I had when I was uncertain of what the next steps were.
Highly likely to recommend
11/02/2012
user5105040
Listed and sold a home
The first time I met Tricia, I knew that we would be in good hands. She listened to our story, empathized and stood confident at a time for my wife and I when we were at a real low. She never pulled any punches, we had honest, timely communication through the whole process of selling our home. There was the good, the bad and more than once the ugly that popped up. She never waivered, never flinched just did her job and then went beyond my expectations. Our closing was in December 2011, as we wait for our situation to improve with anticipation of purchasing our next home there is only one name that comes to mind, Tricia VanderKooi, The Real Estate Professional! I am grateful to you Tricia, you'll be hearing from us! Matt B. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/01/2012
user4644519
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia is patient, listens to the client?s needs, and goes well "beyond the call of duty". She brings great knowledge and tenacity to the negotiations table. Tricia can multitask and bring ?calm? to any volatile situation making you feel you have the best agent representation. I would highly recommend Tricia for any of your real estate needs.
Highly likely to recommend
10/30/2012
user48447801
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia is the best. She's done multiple transactions for me. Experience, knowledge and great personality.She's a super hard worker and always attentive. You will find no one with more integrity and fairness in the business.
Highly likely to recommend
10/30/2012
user5276975
Helped me buy and sell homes
Tricia has the perfect combination of gentle humanity and critical real estate skills. She is patent, responsive, kind, always knowledgeable and works for us to fill our needs. We have not and would not work with any other agent but Tricia since 2006! Dr. S. Brett and Lisa Savage