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Buyer

Carol Lee is the best residential real estate agent with whom I have ever worked and I would recommend her without reservation to anyone seeking a knowledgeable and charming but tough agent to help them find a house to buy in S...
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Alex

When I decided to move to Orange County, my Mom kept raving that she knew the perfect agent to get me started. Sometimes my Mom can exaggerate about things, but nine months after Carol and I began scouring listings and cruising...
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Norva L.

We have been working with Nikko Kelaidis at Carol Lee's office and have found a truly thoughtful young man to help us through our experience in completing negotiations and the contract on our home. Nikko was very kind and answe...
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Buyer

My husband and I just bought our dream home, and the experience was made that much sweeter because we had someone like Carol taking care of us. We contacted Carol through Zillow and received a phone call within 5 minutes! (A re...
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CJ B.

Carol and her team are absolutely the best real estate professionals I have had the pleasure of working with in Southern California. Carol's knowledge of the marketplace is way beyond that of any other Realtor® that I have met ...
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Buyer & Seller

Carol is incredible! First of all she is amazing to work with. She is accessible, warm, friendly and gets the job done. This was the second time we have worked with Carol. She actually helped us purchase this particular home an...
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Jim F.

In addition to Carol's knowledge of the Newport Beach real estate market, what I value and appreciate most is her responsiveness. She always responded to my questions in a professional and timely manner, and her advice and guid...
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Michelle Y.

Carol Lee is highly impressive as an real estate broker. Immensely knowledgeable about her area, and possessed of great insight into her clients' needs, she removes much of the strain involved in the search for a suitable prope...
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PJ P.

Carol is Awesome! I own and have managed my financial firm for 25 years and I think I am a very pretty critical of customer service and the quality of professionalism in these kinds of transactions. My interactions with Carol a...
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Dave

Carol helped my husband, Dave, and I buy a house 5 years ago. She knew we wanted a house to remodel and make our own. We also wanted a place with enough space for guests and our two dogs. She showed us many houses and we got to...
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Mark F.

Carol helped us determine whether or not to invest in upgrading the property and when we agreed to follow her advice, she and her team took a "hands on" approach to evaluating alternatives, sourcing best price options (e.g. for...
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Buyer

We were referred to Carol by a friend who knew she works with people who have high expectations of skill and professionalism. We were moving to California from out of state and really needed someone we could trust and count on ...
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Junnah

Carol leads an excellent team that steered my recently widowed 82-year-old mother through a sale in a down market. They could not have been more thorough or thoughtful. They tended to every preparation detail, got quality workm...
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Thom

Carol and her team at Surterre Properties did a superb job of advising me on preparing my home for sale and marketing the property. They recommended landscapers, home stagers, art designers, painters, repair professionals, phot...
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Jan & Craig Z.

We cannot say enough about Carol Lee. We feel so fortunate to have her as our real estate agent but we also now consider her a dear friend. She has worked tirelessly and consistently to find what we have been looking for in a h...
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T. Salinger

Carol made great decisions in connection with renovating and staging the property. Most importantly, ultimately we wound up selling to a foreign buyer. Carol exhibited great knowledge and negotiating skills in the issues that a...
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Buyer

Carol helped us locate a suitable house for purchase in the Newport Coast area. She visited several homes with us and on our behalf. Carol also helped us find a tenant for the property. As we were not living local to the house ...
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Kay F.

I was very pleased with my experience with Carol. She was professional yet personable. My husband has some real estate knowledge and she was very patient and answered his many detailed questions to his satisfaction. Carol repli...
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JK

Carol Lee is a well organized and well prepared real estate expert. She knows the areas around Newport Beach and can give full data information on each house. She is able to stage a house and make sure that it sells. She has so...
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Seller

We sat down and interviewed 4 other real estate agents and I am so glad that we chose Carol. Through the whole process of selling the house we never doubted she was representing our best interests and not her own, which really ...
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