Michael Shiner, MBA

CXT Realty
70 W. Cushing St.
Tucson, AZ, 85701
(520) 333-6647

Ratings & reviews (51)

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Highly likely to recommend
08/27/2015
liairis07
Helped me buy home
Michael was absolutely fabulous to work with! As first time home buyers, my fiance and I were not familiar with how complicated the process could be, but Michael made the whole process incredibly smooth. He kept us informed, so we always knew what to expect ahead of time. He was always there to answer our questions, and is extremely responsive via e-mail, text, and phone calls. My fiance and I have busy schedules and limited time, but Michael was always able to accommodate our schedules and often with short notice. Michael also has a wonderful team of inspectors, and made sure that we were well aware of any problems uncovered during the inspection process. I will highly recommend Michael to my friends and family, and will definitely be working with him again in the future. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
You are more than welcome! Enjoy it for many years to come and I'd be more than happy to lend a hand when your ready to make the next move or have someone else you know looking in the Tucson market.
Highly likely to recommend
08/13/2015
zuser20150316212826132
Helped me buy home
My husband and I hail from the north (Canada) and we have been looking for a warm location such as Tucson for a few years. We briefly connected with Michael when we were visiting in Mar 2015 and we kept in touch. He sent us homes to look at and peruse. We finally made our decision and being from out of the country, he was awesome in helping us move through the steps of buying a home in the US. We finally purchased a property on our 25th wedding anniversary and are now the proud owners of a warm locale. I would highly recommend Michael as he gets back to you in a timely manner, is patient with one's list of questions and takes your thoughts into consideration. He also makes valuable suggestions plus has a team of experts he can recommend for home inspections and title searches. If you are looking for someone who is interested in you and wants to help, I would suggest Michael is your person. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Congratulations is certainly in order! Thank you for your trust, patience and business. I hope you enjoy the terrific views and warm weather for many years to come.
Highly likely to recommend
08/12/2015
sudinjeti
Helped me buy home
Michael was very helpful in negotiating the deal the seller. We finally moved into our dream home with his help. our home buying process went pretty smooth and quick.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
I loved seeing the faces of everyone in your family when the dream became a reality, you deserve it!
Highly likely to recommend
07/25/2015
zuser20150605164317000
Helped me buy home
Michael helped me and my wife with our first house. He was always responsive and could even show us houses on a very short notice. He is also very knowledgable in his area and we learned a lot from him. I would definitely recommend Michael to my friends when purchasing a house.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Im thrilled your in the new house already and glad I was part of the TEAM that helped make it happen!
Highly likely to recommend
07/23/2015
soleyromero
Helped me buy home
As a first time home owner I couldn't be any happier with the service that Michael provided . I was honestly intimidated by this whole process but his guidance and flexibility with my schedule made all the difference. If you are a first time home owner and have MANY MANY QUESTIONS , Michael is the go to person , he has answers , and he will recommend people that he trusts to help you along the way. Thanks again Michael! - Soley
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Soley, Questions are good and that's why I love to help! I hope you guys enjoy the house for many years to come and call me when your looking to make the next big move.
Highly likely to recommend
05/20/2014
Alicia Irby
Listed and sold a home
I couldnt have asked for a better agent...Michael is both professional and knowledgeable and was very much on top of everything and available at all times and he even called us on Sunday with developments..I would recommend him to anyone I can he did a fantastic job and had our house sold in record time. He is a true winner :)
Highly likely to recommend
07/11/2015
zuser20141220073404881
Helped me buy home
Michael, Helped me with the whole process. He was very pleasant to deal with. He also was able to find me a great rate and had good inspection companies with a reasonable price compared to some other realtors. I would recommend Michael to my friends and family when purchasing a home.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Brandon, it was a pleasure working with you. Im honored that you selected me to help you navigate the entire process from start to finish.
Highly likely to recommend
07/04/2015
user10075444
Helped me buy home
Michael was really easy to work with and help us figure out the process of buying our first home. He had a lot of helpful knowledge about the areas we were looking, things to look for when viewing homes and identifying what cost point was realistic for us. He was super responsive and even took us to see houses same day as our request. Highly recommend.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
I only took you the same day because you asked really nicely. Thanks for the kind words!
Highly likely to recommend
06/30/2015
jalenelindsay
Helped me buy home
My husband and I had a very good experience with Michael. House hunting can get to be a chore, but having Michael as our realtor made it a much more pleasant experience. He was very knowledgeable, helpful with advice when we asked, catered to our needs, worked hard to get us what we wanted and provided very helpful tips along the way. On top of that, he is just a really nice guy.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
I had a blast and can't wait to see the new place after you've moved in, enjoy!
Highly likely to recommend
06/18/2015
jenniferthomps
Helped me buy home
I found the perfect house unexpectedly, and had to scramble to move forward with a competitive bid. The house was older and had some quirks, and the seller was in a foreign country. Michael was quick to see potential issues and work them; he was also a tough negotiator. He kept a sense of perspective and pushed me to stick with the strategy that ultimately worked. As a result, I got the perfect house at an excellent price. There are more experienced agents, but he had the perfect combination of qualities for this deal: hard work, good strategy and enjoyment of the process. I plan to sell a condo within the next couple of years, and I would definitely trust him to get me the best price. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Hey, thanks Jennifer. I can't wait to work with you again and enjoy your new place. I'm always here when you need me.
Highly likely to recommend
06/12/2015
StevenMassani
Helped me buy home
Michael was hands down the best part of our buying process. He came highly referred from a friend so we gave him a chance. My wife and I have pretty complicated schedules but Michael always seemed to find time mixed inside of our hectic schedules. He was very responsive via email, text, and phone calls. Our funding team were making things confusing, but Michael communicated with them to help us understand what was happening. As first time home buyers, we felt much more comfortable with Michael on our side. He was present with us from the open houses, to the home inspections, and even for the final signing. I definitely recommend that you use Michael. I'm not the easiest person to please when it comes to business deals , but his service was worth more than the commission he received. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Steven, I'm thrilled I could help and want to thank you for trusting me with your most important purchase.
Highly likely to recommend
06/02/2015
DianeMardesich
Helped me buy and sell homes
I was buying an investment property in Tucson. Michael was a great consultant before I came to Tucson, was very accommodating showing properties during my visit and ultimately helped me purchase a property. He was extremely knowledgeable about the neighborhoods around the University and was helpful in advising me during the purchase process. Michael has continued to support my purchase and has also helped with setting up the property for rental, providing both local insight and recommendations for local support. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/20/2015
zuser20140618231400463
Helped me buy home
Michael helped my husband and I buy our first home. Without him I'm not sure we could have done it. He was incredibly knowledgable, responsive, and took the time to answer every single one of our thousands of questions. We've been recommending him to all our friends since we couldn't have had a better experience!
Highly likely to recommend
05/05/2015
carlson michael scott
Helped me buy home
Michael was excellent to work with. He had excellent knowledge of the area my wife and I were looking for houses. Most importantly, Michael was flexible and attentive. We found a house quickly, moved on it fast, and He was there to make a stressful situation run very smoothly. I would recommend Michael to anyone looking for a house in the Tucson area. Excellent knowledge, excellent advice, good understanding of what his clients are looking for, and a really nice guy. Top notch.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Michael, you and your wife were a pleasure to work with. Thank you for letting me help your family make your big move!
Highly likely to recommend
05/04/2015
denverjo5280
Helped me buy home
Michael helped my husband and I purchase our first home. He was quick to respond to texts, emails, and phone calls as necessary throughout the process. He was knowledgeable about the value of our home in relation to comps, and provided insight we might have otherwise overlooked in relation to upgrades our seller had made that will save us money in the long run on our utility bills, and by not having to do any major renovations etc.
Highly likely to recommend
05/04/2015
alaskalees
Listed and sold a home
Michael has handled my real estate deal with expert precision. Michael was open and honest from the day I hired him over the phone. He has kept constant contact with me on every aspect of the process, from looking at the property to estimating the selling price, to marketing the house and then hanging with me all the way through many unexpected problems that arose during the whole process. His knowledge and expert marketing skills helped me sell the house in short order. From the day he put it on the market, he began getting offers, he addressed each offer and told me about what and how he thought it might work, he was right on everything he told me and predicted. Michael Shiner is the person that can and will sell or find the home you want, he is a true professional with skills that speak volumes about him as a Real Estate Professional and all around good guy! Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Steve, there were speed bumps in the road but your continued support and trust in me supplied me incredible energy and desire to make this deal a reality. Not to mention, the buyers lender and realtor worked with us all the way and I commend them for their hard work but I never took "no" as an answer.
Highly likely to recommend
04/22/2015
artstory10
Helped me buy home
I had a very good experience. He took care of all the steps along the way and responded quickly to my questions. He showed me properties immediately and promptly made my offer.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Brenda, even though you were out of town for most of the transaction, I felt like you were here the entire way, thank you for your business and enjoy Tucson! I look forward to helping you make your next move.
Highly likely to recommend
04/15/2015
lbnurse78
Helped me buy home
Michael always responded quickly to our questions with accurate and relevant information. His experience made the process go so smoothly. I will definitely recommend Michael to family and friends in need of a great realtor.
Highly likely to recommend
04/15/2015
gp84
Helped me buy home
We were referred to Michael after we had had a pretty bad experience with a purchase we were trying to make involving another Realtor. We couldn't be happier we made the switch. Michael was responsive, knowledgeable, patient, efficient, and clearly possessed a deep knowledge of the market, the industry, and the process. He helped us optimize our negotiation and minimize the turnaround time on the offer. Our purchase couldn't have gone smoother thanks to Michael. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a top quality Tucson Realtor. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Garth, I knew from the first time I met you guys that this time the process had to be right. Im thrilled not to disappoint your kids once we found "the right house." Making sure every dollar spent went towards the right house is my job because your success is mine.
Highly likely to recommend
04/03/2015
agoald53
Listed and sold a home
Michael sold our home in only two months with 26 comps in a 1 mile radius! He had a strategy for pricing and marketing and was able to get us a higher price than our low end. Michael worked in a consultative role for us, was never pushy, and walked us through the entire process. He kept us informed every step of the way with state of the art communication as well as in person and phone conversations as needed. We would highly recommend Michael and believe he is one of the top young professional realtors in the Tucson community. Thank you Michael! Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Adam, Im never scared to take on a challenge; especially, when I get to work with a another professional like yourself. Competition is everywhere but your trust allowed me to showcase your home and extract that "one" buyer (all cash with a quick close) we needed to move your family up the road and into your dream home. Enjoy my friend!
Highly likely to recommend
04/03/2015
user6061375
Helped me buy home
as a first time buyer, I was clueless. Michael made the process not only bearable, but informative and as enjoyable as home buying can be.(and believe me, it stopped being fun after my first offer was declined) He worked with me and helped me through the process, and made sure that everything worked out after I closed.
Highly likely to recommend
03/05/2015
boettcherpm
Helped me buy home
Michael was, in a word, fantastic. He exceeded expectations on all fronts as a real estate agent helping a first time home buyer utilizing a VA loan. Our business relationship began when I saw his profile here on Zillow and called him to see a couple of houses. Many of the agents I had spoken to before Michael would not even talk to me without a contract binding me to their service, let alone show me any properties. Michael immediately offered to show me two properties the first day we spoke, and was extremely professional, providing valuable insight and advice based on his experience. I liked his personable demeanor and connected with his no-nonsense approach to the real estate market. He does not make promises he cannot deliver, and won't tell you any BS that isn't on paper yet. It was his commitment to customer service in showing me those properties that got me interested, but what convinced me to choose Michael despite having a few friends in the real estate business, was the way he kept my needs and schedule as the first priority during this whole process. I would recommend Michael to anyone, and will be doing so whenever I get the chance. This guy doesn't need a contract to retain your business, but after seeing the way he handled my case... I would have gladly signed one. The "old guard" of real estate agents in this town could learn a thing or two from this guy. Thanks to him, I am now a home owner in a house I love at a price I am comfortable with. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Paul, You guys rock! I hope you, Sam , and the dogs enjoy the new fort. Cheers
Highly likely to recommend
03/03/2015
samscoupons11
Helped me buy home
Michael was fantastic from day one! He was diligent in getting us what we wanted, and was a pleasure to work with. We had a VA loan, which he was very knowledgeable about as well. He's a great guy with character and excellent work ethics. Michael made the home searching and purchasing process as smooth as possible and kept us in the loop the entire time.
Highly likely to recommend
03/01/2015
user54913466
Helped me buy home
Michael was very helpful in the process of purchasing our home. He was quick to answer any questions or help us with any issues that we may have had. He made the process very easy and stress-free! He went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed.
Highly likely to recommend
01/07/2015
Nate E
Helped me buy and sell homes
Wow. Michael was a true life changer. First he managed to sell our very small, hard to sell home. Then he found us the perfect new place to call home. Michael's communication was the most impressive. On many occasions I would have a reply to my questions within minutes. He worked wonders to make all the pieces come together. His knowledge of the full process from making an offer to handing over the keys was without flaw. Finally, he cared. He wasn't just interested in making a sale but made sure we were getting a good product for a good price. I would recommend no other above Michael. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Nate, I can't thank you enough for your kind words. Im thrilled everything came together and want to thank you for your trust. Most importantly, enjoy the new house for many years to come! Cheers
Highly likely to recommend
12/11/2014
531368893
Helped me buy and sell homes
Michael is awesome and really did a lot of help to me. I did not know this website lol,just found it and I need to write this for him. He is really knowledgable and get a nice price for it. I am foregner and he really helped and be patient to me. Thanks Michael and hope you will be better in the future.
Highly likely to recommend
11/20/2014
zuser20140505124758921
Helped me buy home
Michael was helpful and very quick to respond. He makes you feel like you're the only customer he's serving. I'm very happy that I had him as my agent. Thanks again Michael for all your hard work! I highly recommend Michael.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Your welcome, glad to make you and your family happy! -Michael
Highly likely to recommend
11/11/2014
cpars1234
Helped me buy home
Michael Shiner is very knowledgeable about the real estate market in Tucson and surrounding areas. We moved here from out of state and appreciated his familiarity of this desert community. His daily MLS internet feeds kept us informed on all new listings. With his understanding of our requirements we found our dream home. Michael Shiner 's connections have been vital in the loan process as well as locating home services.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
You selected a gorgeous home and it was a pleasure working with you. I hope that you enjoy it and the amazing views for many years to come.
Highly likely to recommend
10/29/2014
jenniferbada
Helped me buy home
Michael is the best real estate professional. I am the out of state buyer when we offer we couldn't look at the house He is very honesty he took all the pix and send to us every single item we might need upgrade not just good pix . and my English is not enough understand all the process .. He did spend times times and wait until we totally understand the processing. thank you Michael and God bless you!!!
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
It was great working with you too! - Michael
Highly likely to recommend
09/15/2014
erica sparks
Helped me buy home
Michael was very responsive to me. He answered all my questions, and made the purchase very easy. I really appreciate his honesty and openness with all of the decisions that I needed to make.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Erica, I really appreciate not only your business but your remarks which help me build my business. Enjoy, Michael.
Highly likely to recommend
08/26/2014
KellyStrachan
Showed me homes
Michael has been the best! WE are the ones who can't seem to decide if we're moving yet, but he is very good at finding homes that fit the criteria we have identified so far. We like the flexmls system he uses, and he stays in touch with emails and text messages. Very professional!
Highly likely to recommend
08/07/2014
Mikekhoury0
Helped me buy home
Service provided was up to expectation. Responsive to our needs, acted on our behalf since we were out of state buyers. He helpef close the transsction on time as needed.
Highly likely to recommend
07/08/2014
lynn eyde
Listed and sold a home
Michael Shiner was able to help sell our house in the time frame that we needed. He has a vast knowledge about the market and was extremely helpful throughout the entire process. He is very patient with all of our questions and concerns, and he was attentive to what we needed done. We would definitely recommend him to other sellers and buyers!
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Lynn, Im thrilled things worked out so well for the two of you! Thank you so much for your kind words and taking the time to publish this for the world to see. It was an honor to represent you and I wish you the best of luck in your new city. Best, Michael
Highly likely to recommend
06/11/2014
oetrujillo524
Helped me buy home
Michael has unmatched patience & perseverance. Our daughter has just closed on her first home purchase and from our first meeting, Michael was very friendly & polite. He took his time (even on weekends) to show us numerous homes in many different areas, different price ranges, etc., helping us find something to her liking and within her price range. He gave sound advice and made the entire process as easy as possible. He's very professional & personable. Thank you, Michael, for all your time and guidance. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
06/11/2014
LinaOliviaTrujillo
Helped me buy home
Michael was great. I'm a first time buyer and had a lot of questions and changed my mind quiet a bit. Michael was very prompt with everything on his end and very patient with me in the home buying process. He was available for us last minute and on weekends and worked to find me the perfect townhome with my specifications. I would recommend him to anyone.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Lina, it means so much to me for you to share your experience with others. I was thrilled to help make your dream come true and hope that you will enjoy it for many years to come. This is definitely one of the most rewarding parts of the job.
Highly likely to recommend
06/04/2014
zuser20140604142333296
Listed and sold a home
Michael was great. He is one of the new breed of agents who took my listing personally and worked a number of angles to get my "troublesome " house sold. I would recommend him without qualification.
Highly likely to recommend
06/01/2014
user2184552
Helped me buy home
Michael was patient with us as we backed out of the purchase of one property (due to inspection issues), and he remained responsive and open to continue to show us properties. When we found another property on which we made an offer, he was an able negotiator and extremely prompt and responsive with all process details.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Thank you for your confidence in me and the patience you had. Its always a pleasure to work with folks like yourselves who trust me with one of their biggest assets/purchases and to see you so happy at the finish line. I hope that you enjoy it for years to come!
Highly likely to recommend
05/19/2014
jackschoettmer
Helped me buy home
Bought a house in Tucson, Az. Mike was with me every step of the way and answered everything i asked him. Response time was excellent and i recommend him highly.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Jack, it was a pleasure to help you find your very first home/investment property. Working with you and your folks was seamless. I hope that you enjoy it for years to come and call me when your ready to upgrade and invest some more!
Highly likely to recommend
05/08/2014
neyde
Helped me buy home
Michael was able to look at my individual needs in a home and help me locate an awesome house! I am a young professional and i did not have have a lot of wiggle room in my budget and what i could afford. I had a very specific location of Tucson (UA area) that i wanted to be located with some very specifics requirements (three room, 2 bath, tile floors, etc...) which can be difficult when you have a very narrow price range. His knowledge and expertise in the negotiating process helped me to get a fair price and it made the experience very seamless and frustration free. I was never once confused about the buying process and what would happen next. Every update would come with a phone call or email the same day which made me feel in control and confident . I am very grateful that he made the process very simple for me. Thank you for the great experience first home buyer experience Michael! Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Mr. Eyde, you might have hit a home run! Its great to come back to the house after the transaction closes to see how much you are enjoying your new home. As always, Im thrilled to deliver.
Highly likely to recommend
05/01/2014
docanns2b
Helped me buy home
Michael helped us find a home to purchase for our son and there were some unusual aspects to the purchase. Michael handled those idiosyncrasies well and helped our son feel comfortable in the process. He responded to our needs and questions as quickly as possible.
Highly likely to recommend
04/30/2014
AaronLettes
Helped me buy home
you are very helpful, easy to work with. I appreciated that you drove me around to look at the condos because i don't have car. I would recommend you to any first time home buyer.
Highly likely to recommend
12/27/2013
felisbieti
Helped me buy home
Michael Shiner is an emerging talent in the Tucson Metro area. I began my search with Zillow, and ultimately found the home I was looking for through the local knowledge of Michael. Unlike most realtors, he excels in new technology and interfaces well between the Internet world and the the in person / on the ground world of Real property.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Its always a blast helping a first time home buyer. There's nothing like seeing you go through the highs and the lows of the transaction and to come out on the the other end truly elated. As always, it was my pleasure and I hope you enjoy your new home for years to come!
Highly likely to recommend
12/26/2013
ermcgra
Listed and sold a home
Michael is wonderful to work with. He is extremely competent, thoughtful and knowledgeable. He made listing and selling my home easy as he was highly responsive to my questions and needs related to the sale. His recommendations for preparing the home and pricing the house were spot on. I highly recommend that if you are looking for a realtor in Tucson, Arizona that will work for you, contact Michael Shiner. You won't be disappointed.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
I love working with sellers because every situation is unique, but at the end of the day, I know you are striving to get the greatest return on your investment in the shortest amount of time with the fewest hassles. As always, I am thrilled I was able to deliver and hope to exceed your expectations.
Highly likely to recommend
07/19/2013
user83831536
Listed and sold a home
Michael is a professional. He is diligent, caring, and knowledgeable. The thing I enjoyed most about working with Michael was that he kept me continuously informed during the entire sales process. I enjoyed very much working with him.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
The opportunity to list and sell your unique Golf Villa in Ventana Canyon was a pleasure. I love the feedback and appreciate your business as always.
Highly likely to recommend
07/11/2013
user6552629
Helped me buy home
We moved from out of state and Michael was very knowledgeable of the different areas we looked at as well as had a lot of patience with us as we didn't know exactly what areas we wanted to be in and had thousands of questions for him.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
You guys are the best! I think you had just as much patience as I did. I really appreciate the kind words and the opportunity to help you and your family relocate to Tucson. Nothing makes me happier than to make dreams come true!
Highly likely to recommend
07/09/2013
user67765461
Helped me buy home
Fast and Focused. Up to date on available properties and more importantly consultative in his approach. Michael was a joy to work with new his neighborhoods, schools and what the communities had to offer. I guess it helps work with a native Tucsonan.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
It means the world to me to have you write such a kind review and let the rest of the world know about my services. The home buying/selling process is very personal and I thank you for giving me the job of serving you and your family. My approach has always been tailored around the customer and putting their needs first. Thank you for your business and I look forward to assisting you, your family, and friends in the future. Enjoy!
Highly likely to recommend
02/11/2013
user7954712
Showed me homes
I knew I wanted a 3 bed 2 bath home to purchase, but being new to Tucson, I wasn't sure whether I wanted to live in the city or outside it. I was amazed at Michael's ability to find homes that were exactly what I was searching for. He really went above and beyond in his effort to meet my needs. He's extrememly professional and I would recommend him to help you purchase property.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
Clear lines of communication make the process seamless. The entire process was a joy for me. It was my pleasure to assist and look forward to helping again, if needed. Thank you for the shining review!
Highly likely to recommend
02/06/2013
user7305546
Showed me homes
I highly recommend Michael Shiner to anyone who wants to sell or buy a home with the help of a highly qualified, honest, and effective professional. Michael was a pleasure to work with - he was always available and went out of his way to make it a smooth and successful sale. His integrity and reliability was impeccable.
Highly likely to recommend
02/05/2013
user41085468
Helped me buy home
My Fiancee and I were looking for a steal and Michael was able to find us exactly what we wanted a great home for a good price. He showed us multiple properties giving us several options with not only what we thought we wanted but what he also though might work for us as well which was great. Michael made sure that we were well informed as to what was going on at all times and made our buying experience comfortable for the both of us. I will definatly recommend Michael to friends and family as well as use him in the future if I have to. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/05/2013
dream111
Helped me buy home
"On a recent family vacation to visit our daughter, who is in the Air Force stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB, we unexpectedly fell in love with Tucson, AZ and the surrounding area; and subsequently decided to start looking for our future retirement home here. Since we were only going to be in the area for a few weeks and didn't want to spend our entire vacation looking at property and haggling with realtors, we decided to draft and communicate to several realtors a detailed listing of our requirements and personal desires for the type of homes and ammenities we wanted to see. As a result, most of the realtors we spoke with either didn't want to accommodate our restricted schedule or didn't believe that we were serious about buying property based on our unique circumstances and limited time in Tucson. After a few days of communicating with local area realtors and attending showings of property that met few, if any, of our requirements; we were rather discouraged... then we were contacted by Michael Shiner. After only one conversation with Michael, we knew that we were finally dealing with a "true professional" and he made it clear that his priority was not only to help us find the right house, but also to ensure that we were able to spend quality time with our daughter during our vacation in Arizona. He stated that it was his job to find and show only properties that met our list of requirements and personal desires; and that he would coordinate all of our meetings and any property showings around our schedule to accommodate our vacation timeline and related restrictions. After our initial meeting, Michael immediately went to work and true to his word, every property he showed us met our list of requirements. Every meeting and property showing with Michael was an informative, stress-free, and enjoyable experience. Through Michael we learned so much more about Tucson, Pima County and the local real estate market, that it served to further solidified our intent to purchase a home in Tucson. Our interaction with Michael also facilitated our ability to make an informed decision about what and where to buy. As a retired Military Officer, I've lived all over the world and have owned several properties in various states across the country; so we wanted our retirement home to be something special. We wanted to take our time and make sure that we chose the right property for all the right reasons. Michael was very patient and understanding of our desire to choose the right home for us and although he showed us many beautiful homes, we were looking for the one special house that would "speak to us" leaving no doubt that we were making the right choice. Sadly, despite Michael's efforts, we did not find the right house before our vacation ended. Irregardless of this minor set back, Michael made a commitment to us to continue providing information on properties as they became available. After our departure he communicated with us weekly, providing detailed information on new listings that met our stated requirements. Through his continued effort and support, 4-months later we selected our new home from the information that Michael had provided. Michael coordinated with our daughter in Tucson and escorted her view the property on our behalf. With Michael's assistance we made an offer for the property, and two months later we were proud owners of what we think is the most beautiful home in Tucson." P.S.: I live and work for the U.S. Government in Italy and we were so impressed with Michael's professionalism, knowledge, honesty and customer service skills; and in the level of trust he had earned from us through our interactions, that we completed all of the documentation for the purchase of our new home without being present in Tucson. Michael is an"AWESOME" young real estate professional who I would strongly recommend to any home owner or buyer to handle all their realty needs. Less ... More
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
I can not thank you enough for your review and the opportunity you gave me to work with you and your family. The personal connections I make through this business give me more than I could ever ask for!
Highly likely to recommend
02/04/2013
user8243174
Helped me buy home
We had located a property we wanted to see, and Michael showed it to us. Then we ended up buying it. Michael was super helpful, knowledgeable, and energetic thru the whole transaction. It's a very complex process and he handled it well. We would use him again if we buy another property in Tucson.
Response fromMichael Shiner, MBA
You folks were a delight to work with and I truly appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to post a review. I hope that you enjoy Tucson and our warm weather for years to come. Please let me know if there is anything I can ever do to be of further assistance. Your Realtor for Life, Michael.