We moved to NC in 2015 and were trying to decide where we wanted to live. A friend of mine recommended Steve Hooper as a realtor. She and her family were working with him and loved him. We took her advice and our experience with Steve has been wonderful. He always says he is our “Realtor for life” and he means it. He showed us a variety of options and some different areas, when we decide we wanted new construction he was with us all the way. While we were getting our house built, he came to the meetings with the Builders. He made sure we asked the right questions and made sure that we understood exactly what was going on. Once the house was bought and built most realtors would have severed ties with their clients, not Steve. He has still been available to us with recommendations to help make sure everything with our new home is going well. We have been in our house almost a year and I can still count on Steve to make quality recommendations and be a valuable resource. He also still checks in now and then to make sure we don’t need anything. That is a true “realtor for life!”
We highly recommend Steve!
Steve and Amanda Maldony
My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Steve Hooper during the processes of both selling our home and purchasing our next home. He always kept our best interests as his primary focus both buying and selling. When we sold our house, he was knowledgeable about our neighborhood and location and went for a higher price per square foot than any other house that had been sold in our neighborhood at the time. He works with professionals who helped make our listing stand out. We were under contract within 24 hours. In buying our new home, he always made himself available to us to look at listings, sometimes with very short notice. With such a competitive market, that was so critical to us and helped us act swiftly when we found our dream home. He made the complex and intimidating experience of buying a home as stress free as possible. Steve Hooper is the only realtor I will ever recommend.
Rachel Ligotino and Rick Holcomb
I want to take a moment to give my high recommendation for Steve Hooper as a realtor. We have sold and bought several houses over the years and Steve is one of the best realtors around. I really appreciated his promptness on all of our questions or concerns we had during the process. He makes each of his clients a high priority and gives them the utmost respect. Steve goes above and beyond the regular duties of a realtor, he gives advice and his timely experience is to the clients advantage. If you are in the search for a realtor, look no further than Steve Hooper. He will take care of the entire buying or selling process.
Adam & Lisa Parrott
Steve Hooper Changed my attitude about Realtors! I’ve had some bad experiences buying and selling homes over the past 30 years. Steve was extremely patient with us as we looked at dozens of houses while learning our way around Raleigh. We are very happy we found him and plan to use him for future transactions!
Jeff and Debbie Jancula
Where do I begin? Well, I met Steve Hooper through a friend that had certainly bought a house and had suggested for my husband and I to meet with him. She kept going on and on about how great he was. I for one was extremely nervous because I have rented forever and really had no idea where to begin. I took Steve's information and actually held on to it for a couple of months. When I got the nerve to call him he literally sounded just a humble as she had described. Once I met up with Steve to have an introduction on how to buy a home, I knew he was the Realtor for us. Every question my husband and I had, he was there with an answer or found one the same day. Never once did he put us on the back burner and always made us feel like family. Needless to say, we found our new home within 2 months. Even through some of the hiccups that we had gone through, Steve somehow always put our mind at ease. I recommend Steve Hooper to anyone that is looking to find there perfect home. We love him!!
Amy and Kevin Ludwig
"Steve is a real professional. He is patient and does his homework before showing a house. Steve was always willing to contact the Town planning department or the DOT to get information on development plans in the area.
He quickly grasped our list of requirements and did not waste our time viewing homes that did not match with our criteria. Steve has a vast network of related professionals and he was able to assist us with referrals for estimates of repair costs and upgrades.
What really makes Steve a wonderful Realtor is that he is a GREAT negotiator. Steve really earned his commission by getting the very best deal. At closing Steve kindly gave a small, personalized gift to all in our family! We will not look anywhere else when buying or selling again."
Wayne & Linda van der Poll
We can’t say enough good things about the great job Steve Hooper has done taking care of our real estate needs. In a time when the market was down and luxury homes were not moving, we listed our $700K home with Steve and he went right to work finding us a buyer. We knew the market was very tough and were prepared to be on the market for a long time but he exceeded our every expectation by quickly getting us a full price cash offer with no closing costs given!! After that experience we referred him to our eldest daughter to sell her home and she received an offer in one day at the highest price per square foot in the neighborhood at that time! Since then he has also found a beautiful home for our eldest daughter; found a home for our youngest daughter; and helped us buy a second home. He also listed and sold my sister’s home in one day and he is going list my brother and other sister’s homes as well. He even referred us to a great Realtor to list our beach property. He is extremely attentive, cares about his clients and his competitive nature shows in negotiating the best deal no matter which side of the transaction you are on! As he always tells us, he is “our Realtor for Life!” We highly recommend Steve to list or buy a property!
John & Kim Ligotino
Steve Hooper was my life saver! We were moving cross country, and needed to buy, sight unseen. Steve was able to explain all of the differences in what to expect while buying in NC, help find us the perfect home in the perfect neighborhood. He was available 24/7 to answer questions and address my concerns. He was there, every step of the way, helping us with every part of the move! His amazing customer service didn’t end once we moved; any questions I have had (including where to eat!) have been quickly answered. Even when dealing with a difficult situation with our air conditioner, he was there the whole way through, checking in with us regularly, and making phone calls on our behalf. I highly recommend Steve to anyone looking to buy!
Geneva & Neal Agnos
Generally, my experiences with real estate agents have left much to be desired. I got Steve's name from a local gal and called his cell at 8 am on a Sunday morning. He answered! Steve did not know it but I decided on the spot to give him the listing! We met the following day and discussed how he would handle the sale of my father's home. Steve did exactly what he said he would do when he said he would do it. The house sold quickly and at the full value of the appraisal. Steve is a great guy and does a great job.