"Nine years ago when I was a single guy just out of grad school, Mario helped me buy my first house in an aggressive sellers marker. Recently, Mario collaborated with my wife and I to find a larger house for our expanding family. After a year of diligently looking, with Mario's expertise, we found the perfect house. Mario was also a key factor in quickly selling our original starter home, above asking price, in just 48 hours. Mario is great to work with. He keeps a professional, yet personal approach to home buying that makes the process fun and efficient. He quickly adapts to your needs as a buyer - while keeping you informed of market trends that help add lasting value to your purchase. Mario is the type of Realtor you not only consider your best real-estate advocate, but a friend that you can trust during the tough task of buying and selling a home. We consider him our Realtor for life."
Todd and Allison Lammers
"It is well known that anytime you make the enormous stride to initiate the process of buying a house, you are engaging on a very consuming endeavor; but when this process develops over a 40-month time period and over three or four counties, you know you are likely breaking some records and testing the patience and experience of your Realtor! We are very happy to share with everyone that Mario did pass with flying colors the above-mentioned test by helping us find a superior house in Superior. We watched our kids grow and become best friends!!! Before we moved from Arizona to the Boulder, Colorado area, we learned a great deal about the area and its potential during our sporadic house hunting trips over the past few years. After relocating to Colorado seven months ago, our house hunting trips intensified and Mario’s expertise was crucial in deciding which area to choose out of so many great options that Boulder County has to offer. Anytime (and we mean anytime) we had a question Mario was very prompt with his honest answer or advice. Anytime we felt a bit discouraged, he was there to remind us about the light at the end of the tunnel. We felt very comfortable with Mario at every step of the process – we would recommend him in the strongest possible terms! We love our great new house and we are ready to enjoy our new Colorado life. Thank you Mario!"
Ana and Rob Kursinski
Moved from Arizona to Superior, CO (2012)
"We recently sold our long-time home in South Boulder and bought a newer home in Westminster. Mario was our Realtor from beginning to end. He helped us get our house ready to sell by giving us advice on what needed to be done prior to putting the house on the market. Mario did an excellent job negotiating our contract for our home in South Boulder from the intitial offer through the inspection phase to the closing. At the same time Mario took us out on many house hunting trips to find our new home. He was very patient showing us different houses in different cities. We finally found our home in Legacy Ridge in Westminster. Mario was always available to answer questions and knew when to give encouraging words of support. We are enjoying our new home and highly recommend Mario as a Realtor in the Boulder area."
Merelene Stanley and Kaz Jannatpour
Moved from Boulder to Westminster, CO (2012)
"Mario just sold my house in Erie. Mario helped me get my house ready to sell from the early planning meetings all the way to the closing. He was there by my side the entire way. Whenever I needed to talk to Mario he was always available on the phone, email or via texting. The second day on the market we received 5 offers and Mario did an excellent job going through each offer with me, pointing out the pluses and minuses of each offer. His advice and consultation all through the sales process from the offer through the inspection phase all the way to the closing was invaluable. I highly recommend Mario as a professional Realtor in this area."
Erie, CO (2012)
"Mario has now helped our family with 4 total real estate transactions and we could not be happier. In our most recent transaction when things got a little rocky with our buyer Mario stayed cool and kept the transaction on time to close. We are enjoying the new home Mario helped us find, we recommend Mario to anyone who is looking to buy or sell real estate in the Boulder/Louisville area!"
Jason and Laina Albrecht
Louisville, CO (2012)
"Being nervous first time home buyers, we could not have been happier with the process of purchasing our first home with Mario. He did everything he could to ease us through and make it an enjoyable experience. We appreciated how accessible he was through email and phone calls to answer all of our questions and keep us updated. We only had one experience where we thought we lost 'the one', but we kept our heads up and ended up exactly where we are supposed to be. We could not have done this without Mario and we are so happy in our new home."
Kyle and Christina Feldhus
First-Time Homebuyers - Longmont, CO (2011)
"We bought our first house with Mario as our Realtor a little over two years ago. The transaction went so well, we decided to use Mario again to sell our first house and buy our second house. Mario did an amazing job. He listed our house at a great price and it went under contract for full asking price within 5 days of listing. Mario handled everything and made our job of getting the house ready to show very easy. He held an Open House and met what became our buyers there. We truly believe that Mario closed the deal during the Open House. What a great Realtor!
Mario then helped us find a house that fit our needs. This was a great experience since he is so familiar with the Louisville, CO area. Mario was very patient and took the time to show us over 30 houses. We were able to look at the various neighborhoods in Louisville and we found the best fit for our family.
Mario then helped us get a great deal on our new house. He negotiated a fair price and walked us through the contract. At closing, he was very supportive during such a stressful time. He knew exactly what was going on and helped us with any questions we had.
We are very happy with our new house, and when we are ready for our next real estate purchase, we will definitely be using Mario again.
Sandrine Vandermarliere and Chris Peterson
Louisville, CO (2011)
"New to Colorado, with Mario at our side, my Wife and I purchased a
lovely house in a super family friendly neighborhood that included the
elementary school we most preferred for our son. And, in the process,
we learned and laughed so much with Mario as our guide that we hoped he
and his family would remain our friends after the closing. Mario looks
after his Clients. I recall him identifying structural issues with a
home that we adored but could have presented long term issues. When
negotiations were tense while reaching closing on the home we purchased;
Mario encouraged us to hold our line and was prepared to start over
again rather than see us pay for repairs that were the Seller's
obligation. In addition to his strong sense of value in homes, he
understands family dynamics and how parents and children interact within
David & Beth Dorian
Moved from Atlanta to Lafayette, CO (2011)
"We highly recommend Mario to anyone who is looking for a Realtor. Mario helped us out with our long-distance move from Massachusetts to Colorado. His extensive knowledge of the area was very helpful in narrowing down where we should look and what kind of houses we should look at. He organized 34 house showings in just two days, and made what could have been an exhausting and confusing event into a very productive and enjoyable one. Mario helped us to select the right kind of houses to see and on the third day we made an offer and went under contract. He even checked in with us after the move was officially over just to make sure we were settling in okay. We really could not have asked for a better experience or more knowledgeable Realtor."
Matt and Sara Smith
Moved from the Boston area to Erie, CO (2010)
"We just bought a house in Longmont with Mario as our real estate agent. As first-time home buyers, we were very nervous about the process but Mario made it very simple for us. He is very experienced and knowledgeable in this field and got a great deal for us on the home we liked. We especially liked the fact that he listened to all our questions and responded to them very quickly even at odd hours. In the end, our home-buying adventure went very smoothly thanks to Mario."
Aditya Chaubal and Anjali Karnik
First Time Homebuyers
"We worked with Mario in selling our house this year. We were very pleased with Mario's high level of service and his knowledge of our neighborhood and Louisville. He took the time to come and meet with us at our home to review which home improvements we needed to focus on prior to listing the house. And our situation was somewhat unique in that we put our house up for sale in February but we wanted to close at the end of May. Mario did an excellent job of personally marketing the house and found a Buyer who was represented by another Realtor. We went under contract after one showing in February and got the sales price we had set as our goal and we closed at the end of May. And everything went smooth during the entire process. We appreciate the fact that whenever we needed to talk to Mario he was always available to talk and offer his assistance."
Subramanya and Nalini Kumar
Louisville, Colorado (2010)
"Our first meeting to talk about buying a house only confirmed what my gut already told me; Mario was the man for the job. He asked me all the right questions and got to the real root of why, and what kind of house, I wanted to buy. He took me on a tour of a variety of houses in my price range and even got me in to see a house that caught my eye on short notice. I ended up putting an offer on (and eventually buying) that very same house two weeks after I started looking! It was so much easier to buy a house once I knew I had a true advocate on my side. Throughout the entire buying process, Mario was accessible, knowledgeable, and reassuring. He really made sure that I found a house that I LOVE. If you want to buy a house, but you are still a little afraid of the unknown, Mario really will put you at ease. I recommend Mario, without reservation, to anyone who is interested in buying a home."
Lafayette, CO (2010)
First Time Home Buyer
"As a first time home buyer, we expected the process to be stressful and intimidating. It was in fact just the opposite experience when we purchased our home a few months ago. We owe it all to Mario, who helped us in every step of the way giving us advice and well rounded feedback on the property. Mario is a fun, friendly and patient person who is just very pleasant to work with. We would recommend Mario to anyone who is looking for their dream home."
Malaya Bhattarai and Dipsikha KC
Moved from California to Northglenn, CO (2010)
First Time Buyers
"We have known Mario as a friend for a few years now and he was an automatic choice to help us in finding and buying our first home. Mario did a wonderful job in finding us the right home. He pointed out the pros and cons of every house that we checked out in an unbiased fashion. He was very patient and showed us a number of properties in the South-West Longmont Area over a long period of time and never forced us into buying a property that we were not completely satisfied with. Once, we found the home, Mario handled every step of the process from giving the offer to closing the contract very efficiently. He was very prompt with answering phones and emails. We would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone moving into the area."
Susheel Puthana & Snigdha Pallerla - Longmont, Colorado (2010)
First Time Buyers
"A friend gave Mario a glowing referral so we asked him to help us find our first house. From the beginning of our relationship, Mario was honest, straight-forward, patient, and friendly. As first-time homebuyers, we weren't sure what we were getting ourselves into. Mario helped educate us on the home-buying process as well as what to look for when touring homes. He was very quick to answer the many questions we had and was a great communicator and adviser throughout the process. With his help, we ended up finding a home that is perfect for us. We are grateful to have worked with Mario and will certainly refer him to friends and family who need an awesome agent!!"
Kristin and Pete Miesel - Broomfield, Colorado (2010)
"Mario worked with us for about four months, until we found the house we
love, in October 2009. We are glad we had the opportunity to benefit of
Mario's amazing knowledge of the local housing market (e.g., Boulder,
Superior, Lousville, etc.). He is a very nice person, trustworthy, and
very patient. He was focused on finding the right place for us, and he
did. We really appreciated his honesty to show us the pros and cons of every
house we saw. If there was something wrong or a potential problem with a
property that only the eye of an expert could catch, he would make sure to
point that out. We would recommend Mario without hesitation to anybody
that is planning to move in the area."
Luca Delle Monache and Serena Piermaria - Moved from the Bay Area, CA to Louisville, CO (2009)
"Mario worked with us through about a 5 month home search of Louisville and the experience turned out nothing less than spectacular! We moved out from California to Colorado on a job relocation. Prior to the move, my wife and I made an initial scouting trip whereby we were willing to go forward on a purchase if we saw the ideal home.
Originally, we had 3 Realtors we interviewed as a result of references from a close family member, a friend from Church, and a google search which landed on Mario's website. After meeting up with all of them, Mario hands down stood out as the best choice. He listened to our needs, did not rush us through the process and guided us with his expertise on the pros and cons of each property we looked at. We really appreciate his professionalism and knowledge of the area. He was so familiar with Louisville that almost everywhere we went he knew someone or offered us little tidbits of information that was invaluable."
Bryant and Eunice Young - Moved from Southern California to Louisville, CO (2009)
"Mario has served my wife and I twice--once relocating to the Front Range from out of state and again relocating away from the Front Range out of state. If only we could use him to purchase our next home! We could not have been more pleased with the level of service Mario provided. He knows the local real estate market extensively, offers exceptionally responsive customer service, always maintains his professional composure (even when others do not!), and most importantly looks out for what is best for his clients' interests. We feel blessed to have worked with Mario twice and know that we will always have a friend in Colorado."
Pat and Stacey Fitzgerald - Louisville, CO (2009)
"We used Mario to sell our 100 year old house in Denver, we loved the house and were worried about what to expect when we listed it. Mario gave us great advice on what to expect in today's market. He was very reassuring after inspections and spoke to us plainly about what was realistic and what was not. Mostly my wife and I appreciated how Mario kept an even demeanor throughout the entire process, he knew he would sell our house for a price that we were happy with and in the end that is what he did."
Jay and Laina Albrecht - Denver, CO (2009)
"I worked with Mario in spring 2009 to purchase a home. We moved from California to Colorado and Mario went out of his way to make us feel comfortable. We ended up in a great neighbourhood with fantastic neighbors. Mario was always prompt to respond to me and always went beyond what was necessary to address any of our concerns. I worked in the real estate industry in California and never came across such an HONEST realtor. I would highly recommend Mario for anyone buying or selling a home."
Tinna Petursson & John Marshall- Moved from Orange County, CA to Broomfield (2009)
"In the summer of 2008, our family was relocated to the Boulder area. We had two weeks to perform the relocation so we decided to lease a house. It was important to get our children settled for the upcoming school year. We also wanted to take time finding the right house in the right neighborhood for our permanent home. Our house search started almost as soon as we got settled into our rental house. We were not sure where we wanted to go and what the important factors were when buying a house in Colorado. At this point we met Mario who offered to take us out to see houses even though a purchase was at least 10 months away. Over the course of the next 9 months, we went out regularly to neighborhoods all over Boulder and Longmont. Mario coached us on all aspects of buying a home in Colorado and his insights into neighborhoods and housing were invaluable. We were able to perform our search while we made other critical decisions on school districts, work-life balance and price range. In the end, Mario showed approximately 75 houses and we decided to stay in the same neighborhood as our rental. Our children are now settled in the same school that they started in Louisville.
Mario's patience with us during our house hunt was commendable. Our search criteria changed almost every week and Mario was able to provide valuable insights in every circumstance. His input on neighborhoods and houses helped us make our decision to stay in Louisville and we are very happy in our new home. Thanks Mario."
Beau and Sandy Legeer - Moved from Northern, VA to Louisville, CO (2009)
"Mario watched our property, coordinated lawn service and even snow shoveled our driveway a few times until we arrived from Austria. We definitely recommend Mario to anyone looking to buy real estate in Boulder County."
Brian & Celeste O'Neill - Moved from Austria to Louisville, CO (2008)
"We did a lot of coordinating with Mario as he built our home tour prior to our trip from Illinois to Colorado... We enjoyed working with Mario as he made the whole home buying experience a positive and seamless one"
Bryan Guarente & Andrea Smith - Moved from Illinois to Longmont, CO (2008)
"Mario went above and beyond by helping us through the process as first-time homebuyers. We highly recommend Mario as a Realtor, especially if you are a first time homebuyer."
Chris Peterson & Sandrine Vandermarliere - Louisville, CO (2008)
"I worked with Mario to purchase my home in 2007. I gave him some specific features that I desired in a home and he worked diligently and quickly to find homes meeting my needs. He offered fantastic thoughtful advice while we were touring homes that helped to narrow my search. He did not, as many prior realtors had, try to show me homes that were well outside of my search criteria. In addition he is genuinely pleasant to spend time with and you will become fast friends. I whole-heartedly recommend Mario as a professional who will make the most of your time, with a warm and friendly style."
Marc Bonsignore - Lafayette, CO (2007)
"I closed on my first house with Mario and was continuously pleased at his expertise for first time buyers and the market in the greater Denver area, professionalism, and attention to detail throughout the entire home buying process. Because I knew I would receive excellent support, service, and results with Mario, I immediately chose him when I bought a second home. If you're looking to buy or sell a residence here, Mario is the realtor you want on your team."
Cherie Darnel - Louisville, CO (2002 and 2006)
"Mario helped us buy our first house. Mario is an expert in his field and very personable. He provided us with all the necessary facts and information to make our decision. His patience and listening skills proved very handy since we, being the first time home owners, were very indecisive. I would definitely recommend Mario to any one who is looking to buy or sell their house. Final words: very professional, through and personable."
Vikas Sarawat & Shubhani Singh -Broomfield, CO (2006)
"Mario provided fantastic service as our buying real estate agent in 2006 as we relocated from Missouri to the Boulder Valley area. We were impressed with his knowledge about the local market and local real estate considerations, concern for our interests and timing, and personal integrity. We have and will continue to recommend Mario to friends/colleagues planning to buy or sell a home."
Pat and Stacey Fitzgerald - Moved from St. Louis to Louisville, CO - (2006)
"My wife and I were making a big jump moving from Massachusetts to Colorado. We wanted to buy a house instead of renting. Doing the house search leg work all the way from MA was challenging. We are SO happy we chose Mario to find us a home. Our search boiled down to viewing 26 houses in one weekend, with return visits, too. Then, when we narrowed down to the house we liked, Mario continued to do more of the leg work relating to the offer and closing that we couldn't do from MA. I especially appreciated one event whereby I was traveling on business to Cheyenne and could not carve out enough time to head to his Louisville office for signing documents. Instead, he drove out to I-25 to meet me at the Lafayette exit to get me the paperwork. That's dedication! I highly recommend Mario to anyone who is considering relocating to Colorado."
Peter and Beth Korslund - Lafayette, CO (2005)
"Mario represented me as a buyer's agent and helped me buy a gorgeous 5 bedroom house in Longmont, with great curb appeal. I had two other agents before Mario and had a very poor experience. The first Realtor didn't know if the house she was showing me was a ranch or a two-story home! The second Realtor tried to foist on me a house with major storm-drainage easement problems. With Mario, the difference was incredible. He educated me about all the parameters to look for in a home, rate and apprise the parameters, identify current and future problems and arrive at a reasonable offer based on market conditions in the neighborhood. He came across as a consummate professional who knew all the tips and tricks of his trade. Even during the worst market downturn Mario had a steady stream of home sales which was very amazing! I highly recommend Mario to everyone, especially first-time home buyers."
Pari Kannan - Longmont, CO (2005)
"Mario is by far the best real estate agent we've ever worked with. He really listened to what we wanted, and only showed us places that fit our criteria, instead of trying to force us into something we didn't want, or couldn't afford. He knew the area, he was patient, and he helped us get the home we've loved for 4 years now. And, we're now friends besides! I'd never work with anyone else."
Mark and Deb Dornblaser - Louisville (2004)