Testimonials

Chris Anselmi

I had a great home buying experience with Amanda. She walked me thru the home buying process step by step, making sure everything was covered. When I had questions, Amanda was quick to get back to me. Amanda also made great recommendations for me to pursue, regarding Insurance, lenders and other services. I would definitely recommend Amanda as the perfect realtor.

 

Andrea Intlekofer 

“Tamara did more for us to help sell our house than I ever expected. Her attention to detail and advice helped us prepare for the sale, and we appreciate all that she did to get the house sold in a very short period of time. It was fantastic when Tamara called and said, ‘We’ve got an offer on the house!’ I would highly recommend her services to anyone looking to buy or sell a home in the area. She is knowledgeable, determined and professional in every way!”

 

Stephanie Bartholf

Shanan is by far the BEST realtor I've worked with...this lady definitely knows her business!!! From listing to closing, she made the whole process so smooth and painless. I'm relocating to another state, but if you're looking to buy or sell in this area do not hesitate in calling Shanan, she is simply amazing!! You quickly realize that she's not only your realtor, but your friend as well. Thanks, Shanan...you rock!!!

Brenda and Jeff Millering

Thank you! “Thank you,” just doesn’t seem enough for all your hard work and dedication in the selling and buying of our forever home! In this day and age it’s a rarity to meet such a wonderful, caring, and honest person as yourself. You are an amazing agent and most important a genuine friend. We appreciate that fact that you always made us feel like we were your only clients. When in fact, I know you were balancing a lot more than us. I was always so impressed with how quick you always got back to me. That just does not happen in the real world, but it certainly does when Amanda Garner is your agent! Thank you so much for always going above and beyond. You are a God send!

 We love you!

Genc Krasniqi

Wanted to share with you all our buying experience. Our buyer's agent was Shanan Shepherd and we had a great experience. We very actively looked for homes for over 6 months, bid on two homes and in the end competed against 2 other offers for the home we ended up successfully purchasing.

Why we liked working with Shanan:

* Shanan was always available to us and would always promptly respond to email / calls. 
* Shanan over communicates in order to be very clear that she understands what we want and that we understand what she advises. 
* She did not push us into homes nor did she push us away from homes. Instead she asked us how we felt about the home after each visit and let us come to our own decisions. If we were unsure, we asked her for her personal/professional opinion and only then would she influence our decision. 
* Negotiations with the seller's agent were tough and hiccups from delayed appraisals or delayed financing made the purchase process stressful at times. It is easy to get emotional and react to various situations during the process, especially when it involves purchasing something so expensive (a home in the Crystal Falls area). Shanan helped us to focus on our end goal; to win the bid and then close on the home.

She recommended the strategy/approach we needed to take in dealing with the seller's agent and often helped ground me when my tendency to react to hiccups due to 3rd parties (such as delayed appraisals and delayed financing)

* Purchasing a home is a business transaction, but some of the other agents that we interviewed before Shanan treat the entire process as purely business (very impersonal and all-business). Our experience with Shanan while professional was also very personal, we got to learn about Shanan, her family and likewise she got to know us.  What you look for when you choose a realtor may be different for everyone, but I can vouch that with Shanan you will get someone who will do her best to help you get the home that you want.

Thank you Shanan for all your hard work from the Krasniqi Family!

Wendi Becker

 I worked with Amanda Garner to sell my first home, and to purchase a new one. I was extremely nervous, and had no idea what to expect. Amanda was so amazing! She walked me through every step, and made sure that I understood every detail of what was going on. She was extremely patient, and listened to my wants and needs. My house was sold after only 3 days on the market, and I found my new home the very same weekend. She followed up with me and the other realtors on every point, and worked to get me what I wanted. She also gave great recommendations to help ease my stress, and would call or text to check on how I was doing in the process or to send me words of encouragement.  I don't think I could have asked for a better realtor. I would recommend her to anyone interested in buying or selling a home, and if I ever decide to buy or sell another home, I would definitely use her again.

Alan

“My wife and I were first-time homebuyers and had an idea of what we wanted, but getting there was overwhelming… that was until a friend of ours referred us to Tamara Nelson.  She’s a fantastic realtor and an even better person.  She will always greet you with a big smile and a hug and is very personable, relatable, and knowledgeable in her field.  We told her what we were looking for and after missing out on two great houses (both multiple-offer situations), in no time she took us to a house that we are now proud to own.  I do not believe we would have found this house (or got a great deal on it) if we had not been with Tamara.  She was with us every step of the way and on call any time we had any questions.  On the day of closing, she even brought breakfast tacos to feast on during the laborious and tedious process and made it a great and exciting experience.  My wife and I highly recommend Tamara as a realtor.”

 Kalee McCartney

Shanan is the best realtor EVER! We had a bit of a rough start in the search for our first home with a different realtor but then we found Shanan. She was so patient with us, answered all our questions and truly took into consideration our wants and needs. We can't begin to thank her enough for all her hard work!

 Joe and Lauralee Courtney

Thank you so much for representing Joe and me during our home sale and new purchase. We had a plan, timeframe and idea of what we wanted to do and you brought the plan into action. We are still shaking our head and praising God for the smooth transaction. You were such a big part of the plan. You represented everything we wanted in an agent and so much more. We loved that you prayed over us, our home and our new home to not only get the best deal but for God to be glorified through the process and He was. You held us together, kept us on track and encouraged us when we needed it. You listened to what we wanted and actually did it. You gave us great advice and we are so grateful.

God is love and so are you, Amanda. I could never imagine using anyone else to help us though buying and selling our real estate. We will not be moving for a very long time (hopefully, I am still recovering, lol) but we are already planning for our next big purchase – The Courtney Country House.

We love our new home. It is absolutely perfect for us. God knew what we needed and then gave us the desires of our hearts, as well. We are so thrilled you were a part of the plan. It was such a joy working with you and seeing you in your element. You are a blessing.

Thank you, again, so very much.


Sheryl Bonner

“I can’t say enough good things about Tamara.  I used her to both sell my home, and buy a new one.  During the selling process, she shot straight with me, and even when it was hard to hear the truth, she was always right.  I was happy with the process and with how hard she worked every day for me!  It felt like I was her only client—she was 110% available all the time!  When it came to buying a new house, Tamara guided me through the whole process, and was a great negotiator.  I would have never been able to buy my new beautiful home without her help.  I would HIGHLY recommend her, whether you are selling your home, or in the market to buy a new house.”

 Shelley Moon

Shanan was our realtor for our first home we purchased in Austin after moving from Bay Area. In any business integrity is of the utmost importance. She exemplifies integrity and backs it with high performance. Her focus was always on customer service and she was always there for us no matter what time of the day we reached out to her. She was able to connect with us on many levels and her endearing nature sets her apart from any realtor I have ever dealt with. If you want and need someone who will deliver outstanding service with a smile, Shanan is the realtor you want. Without a doubt, I will be recommending her service to friends and families going forward!

Paula Cook

Shanan listened to our wants and needs, and then helped us find the home that was the perfect fit. She helped me find my dream house. Shanan is such a warm and caring person, she became not only our realtor, but our friend. We like to think out of the box and so does Shanan, she was always on top of any situation we had going on. She is a top notch negotiator. Shanan's knowledge and experience in the real estate field makes her one of the best.

Casey Garner

Shanan is amazing at what she does. We actually started our house hunting with another realtor and quickly found out how unqualified he was, when Shanan came into our lives and showed us what house hunting should really be like. She made things so effortless for us. We will only be using Shanan for any of our future realty needs.

J. Whiteis

Shanan is one of the most valuable, independent, self motivated and energetic expert I have ever met. Shanan is not only a dedicated and well educated Realtor but also an inspiring person.

Jodi Levie

Shanan is amazing!! She has helped us buy 2 houses and sell one now, all three being great experiences. She is knowledgeable about the market and will help you find exactly what you are looking for. We will never use another realtor again, we loved our experiences with Shanan! Highly recommend!!!

Jennifer Cernoch

Anyone looking to buy/sell/lease your home, I would like to recommend Shanan Shepherd. She lives in our neighborhood and helped us sell our current house and purchase our new home in Georgetown, Texas. She and her partner helped me stage my home and we sold very fast. She was so patient with us and answered all my questions honestly. I never felt like she was just about making money, she was more interested in helping my family find the right fit for us. I appreciate so much what she did for us and just wanted to share my experience with any of you out there that might be wanting to find someone you can trust. Not only did I get a great realtor, but also made a great new friend. :)

Stacey L. Gerig

Shanan was invaluable resource to my recruiting efforts. I was often in a position to call her at the last minute to show my physician candidates the community and available housing. She always came through and did an outstanding job. I would highly recommend her.

M. Metts 

"Shanan is a caring professional that supported my family’s transition to a new area, while taking time to introduce us to the community and offer supportive networking, as we changed jobs, met new people and relocated. Shanan offers a personable and caring approach with a high level of knowledge and commitment to those she supports. We highly recommend an introduction for others seeking realtor services. In addition to finding the right home, you’ll appreciate Shanan’s looking out for your best interest."

T. Eoff 

"In purchasing properties both personally and professionally over the past 20 years, I have dealt with many Realtors. Shanan Shepherd is by far the best Realtor I've ever dealt with. She is very conscientious, thorough, and responsive. It is a pleasure doing business with her! "