Based on my experience with a recent real estate transition I strongly recommend Scott Sauermann as a realtor to friends, colleagues and visitors to the valley
Scott is extremely courteous and hard working. Scott is very knowledgeable in real estate matters as well as the Columbia Valley real estate market. When discussing properties I was considering Scott provided valid unbiased commentary which helped to filter my choices. I never felt pressured to make a decision and he always returned my calls and responded to my emails promptly.
I am a resident of Invermere; however I was working away from the valley whilst searching for a new home. Scott worked diligently to help filter the short-list of homes I was considering. He went so far as providing a video tour to help narrow the choices. Scott was extremely flexible in accommodating my schedule for viewing the final short-list.
Once I identified the home I was considering Scott went above and beyond with respect to negotiating the sale price. Scott worked with me to finalise the deal even though he was away on vacation.
If you are searching for a real estate professional in the Columbia Valley you can be confident that Scott will work with you to realise your needs and dreams.
We have worked with Scott on two real estate transactions – buying a lovely new home in Elk Park Ranch and selling our condo in Radium. We had a very good experience in both instances. We found Scott to be very professional, hard-working and enthusiastic, and we would not hesitate to recommend Scott to others who are either buying or selling property in the Columbia Valley.
Janet and Tom. Radium Hot Springs/Calgary
I have been making visits to Elk Park Ranch on weekends on a regular basis for the last few years. Each time falling more in love with it than the last visit. Scott has gone above and beyond to answer all of my ongoing questions regarding the new up and coming community with knowledge, patience and respect each and every time I approached him.
Since then my husband and I have purchased a lot from Scott.
Scott is thorough and professional and I would gladly recommend him as an Agent for any purchase or sale you require in the Columbia Valley!
Angela Schoenfeld, Calgary
(soon to be a resident in Elk Park Ranch)
We first met Scott Sauerman when we began the property procurement and building process for our custom home in the spring of 2010. As the first homeowners in Elk Park Ranch, we had a number of challenges that had to be overcome, and Scott was up for all of them – he has extensive local and professional knowledge and the confidence of the developer and builder with whom he works. He was instrumental in making our dream home a reality.
Scott is personable, friendly and helpful – and went out of his way to ensure that our needs were met throughout our entire transaction. We have seen him work with many others in his professional role, including some that we have recommended to him, and his personal skills combined with his knowledge about real estate in the valley have always impressed.
Scott lives in Radium, and is an integral part of the community. He has served in several capacities including coaching and tourism advisement to provide his support and expertise. He is well known locally and believes in supporting village enterprises, events and businesses. We feel confident in recommending him to friends and if asked for an endorsement for someone to provide real estate services in the valley, feel confident that Scott will provide consistent, professional and ethical assistance.
Lawanda and Jim Neilsen
Radium Hot Springs, BC
Wish we could bring Scott to Calgary!
We began our search for a vacation property in the Columbia Valley by
weeks of studying the market and following MLS sales trends, until we
felt confortable with our decision to invest. When we were ready, we
already knew the available properties in our price range, and had a list
of the ones we were highly interested in.
Our main goal in hiring a realtor to represent us was to have some extra
help during the negotiation process. What we ended up getting from Scott
Sauermann however, blew all of our expectations away! From our first
meeting, he very quickly figured out EXACTLY what we were looking for,
and didn't waste our time showing us dozens of places all over the
valley. More importantly, because of his past and current experience
working with local developers, he knew how to steer us clear of
properties that were rushed up or developed problems over the years, and
this type of insider knowledge is priceless when buying outside of one's
Once we narrowed down our search to only 2 properties, we met with Scott
and made a very clear action plan for our negotiations, based on our
intentions and Scotts long experience in the local market. We just
couldn't be happier with the strategy we made, and how strongly Scott
negotiated on our behalf! We ended up with a very well built property,
in an excellent location, at a price we would have never expected.
This was NOT the end of our experience with Scott however! He took the
time to recommend us an excellent home inspector and lawyer, and put us
in touch with reputable contractors for all the upgrades and maintenance
we wanted to do to our new home. We still reach out to Scott from time
to time, and he's always very prompt to lend a hand.
We have recommended Scott to our friends and family, and will gladly
continue to work with him for the indefinite future. He really is the
best person to know if you plan to own anywhere in the Columbia Valley!
George and Julia Dumitrescu
Working with Scott was great!! He took me around and showed me a lot of different options, answered my questions and told me his honest opinion of each property, if they had faults and what to be aware of. Scott truly helped me and my family "live the dream" and we made a new friendship as well. Thanks Scott!!!
Shaun and Kim Hagan