JAMES BALK

JAMES BALK

70 W. Long Lake
Troy, MI 48098
Mobile: 248-835-8621 Work: 248-813-4900

Reviews for JAMES BALK

Highly Likely to Recommend

- zbenaoun
Bought a Single Family home in 2019 for approximately $325K in Rochester Hills, MI.

“We had very good experience with James. very responsive and knowledgeable. We will definitely recommend to all our friends who are looking for an agent as a matter of fact we already did. It is a pleasure to work with him. We especially appreciate the fact that we do not have to ask all the questions as he anticipate our concerns and react to them as needed. We are first time buyers and that trust helped us quite a bit. We told him in many occasions that he is born to do this and that is a true statement for him.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- stacybutler1442
Bought a Single Family home in 2018 for approximately $300K in New Baltimore, MI.

“James Balk is the only Real Estate Agent I will ever call! He answered our questions in the middle of the night and while he was on vacation. Do yourself a favor and Pick James Balk as your agent of choice!”

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- us smooth
Bought a Single Family home in 2017 in Clinton Township, MI.

“Jim helped me purchase an investment property - it went smooth, he was easy to work with, and he gave great suggestions to get the rental property off to a good start. The closing went well, he attended and had a great suggestion on what address to include on the deed so that it ends up in the right hands. I highly recommend Jim if you plan to buy (or rent) real estate.”

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- erincourson
Sold a Single Family home in 2018 for approximately $100K in Wayne, MI.

“James made the whole process quite simple. I had to sell a property that i inherited from my mom and i barely had to do a thing. Thank you James for all you did for me last year. I may be needing you this summer for the process of selling my own house. Thanks for all you did -Erin Courson”

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- mlynema
Bought a Single Family home in 2017 for approximately $225K in Shelby Township, MI.

“James is very attentive and willing to go above and beyond! He is very quick to communicate and was more than willing to show me a variety of houses until I was completely satisfied. He is very knowledgeable and was happy to answer any questions that I had. James always gave honest feedback and was a great resource! I highly recommend him!”

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- Ashish Patel
Consulted me on buying or selling a home

“I don't have words to explain about his service, he is really knowledgeable and helpful, he is really best realtor in my area as of my knowledge. He is really good guy who really helps to find dream house.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- lmarie8343
Bought and sold a home in 2017 in Clinton, MI 48038.

“Everyone knows a Realtor, but not everyone knows a GOOD Realtor!!!! James is extremely patient and always kept our best interest first. He did an amazing job selling our home, getting us offers above asking price! When it came to finding our perfect home, for an affordable price, his strong negotiation skills and market knowledge got our offer accepted! We must of looked at a good 40 houses, James was always great at pointing out what the home will need, and the condition of the big ticket items, which helps so much if you lack that knowledge! I have never done business with someone that I would recommend this highly. If I buy or sell again, I'll definitely be calling James.”

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- kstevens0720
Sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $100K in Mount Clemens, MI.

“Loved working with James. He was very professional and handled things promptly. He did all the leg work for me so I just had to show up for closing. House sold in two days!”

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- lesw229
Sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $150K in Warren, MI.

“James was easy to work with and sold my home in two months that I had listed with other realtors for almost two years. James had great knowledge of the market.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- reddenchristopher
Bought a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $100K in Oakman, Detroit, MI.

“James is great! I searched for what seemed like forever on my own and once I started working with him I was starting to get pessimistic and he found my perfect house on his own. He knew the areas better then I could of imagined and knew how to make the process as quick and painless as possible. With his help I was able to move quickly and thoroughly before getting into a bidding war with someone else who wanted the house. Potentially saving me thousands and so much time.”

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- richlwalt
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Warren, MI.

“James was fantastic! He showed me dozens of homes before I found the one and he was knowledgeable and accommodating the whole way through. Everything I needed or asked of him was handled in a very speedy and professional manner. He was always well prepared and made this daunting task easy and enjoyable. I would highly recommend James to anyone looking for realtor.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- ilungafel
Sold a home in 2013 in Yates, Rochester, MI 48307.

“Our experience working with James was just wonderful and he did exceed our expectation. He has a great customer service, a good work ethic and he is very professional. I never worked with a Real Estate Agent like him before. We had our primary house in Rochester Hills Michigan that was destroyed by previous renters. The house did look like a foreclosure after a year. The renter destroyed the house, walked away and took all their belongs. We knew that we need to fixed the house and put it back on the market. But, being out of state, we didn’t know how to handle the situation; it was a stuff decision. We either have to sell it “as it is” with a lost or fix it and make a profit. We decided to call James Balk. We worked with him previously. He made himself available to meet us when we will come in Michigan to see the house. We discussed all the situation. We found out that we will need to go to the eviction process even though the renters had left the house already. James offers to help us during this process. He put us in contact with a Real Estate Attorney to start the eviction process, meet with some contractors that will give us an estimate for the repairs. Once we got possession of the house, James agree to be our eyes by following the repairs and coordinate with the contractors. We didn’t have to come back in Michigan even once. James was giving us update on the work in progress on a regular basis. The repairs took 3 weeks. He made sure that the house was ready for sale like it was his own house. James put the house on the market around July 12; he scheduled an open house on the following weekend on July 20 and July 21. On Monday July 22 after the open house we had 3 offers and accept the full offer price. He handles all closing paper, double check the buyer information to make sure they will close. On August 26, we received our check on the mail after the closing. This was a great experience after what we had been through with those renters. The real estate business is very interesting but you must surround yourself with great and professional people like James Balk. Thank you again James !”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- zuser20140729091924620
Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $325K in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

“I was looking for a house in the Birmingham/Bloomfield area and was originally working with a different agent. That other agent drove me crazy showing me homes that were out of my price range or needed too much work for me to handle. I started working with James after being referred to him by a friend. He wasn't pushy and showed me homes that actually fit my budget and needs. I was really happy working with him. He was prompt, professional but easy going. I'd recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a house!”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- lookiujk26
Bought a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $125K in Fraser, MI.

“I was a first time home buyer and work with James for a few months. He was very on top of things easy going and very easy to work with. I told him what I was looking for and he showed me all that was available. There was never a push or a rush he let me decide what home was right for me and showed me many until I found the one. I enjoyed working with James and I would highly recommend him if you are looking for a home. Very patient friendly and flexible.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- puppysree
Sold a home in 2016 in Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48083.

“No hassle, no issues, James handled our transaction very smooth. James answered to all our questions promptly. Certainly I would recommend James to my friends and family.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- elizabeth jones44
Found a tenant for a Single Family home in Madison Heights, MI.

“James has done a great job helping our company lease some properties remotely. He did all the legwork to get the home leased and did a great job. Would highly recommend him.”

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- Donna Martin
Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $375K in Troy, MI.

“James was wonderful through the entire process. He really listened to our needs and was flexible when some of those needs changed. He made the entire process of selling and buy a much smoother journey than it might have been.”

Highly Likely to Recommend

- mikescottwright
Bought a Condo home in 2016 for approximately $300K in Brush Park, Detroit, MI.

“James was great to work with from beginning to end. He was very professional, quick to respond and was willing to do whatever he could to help us. We were very picky and had a long list of wants and James helped us find exactly what we were looking for, in the exact area, and for a price we were willing to pay all in a BOOMING area where houses were going from on the market to sale pending all in the same day!”