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mark strüb

BROKER + OWNER

mark@strubresidential.com

mobile: 512.902.9966

In 2000, I moved from Phoenix to Austin, and in 2004, I purchased my first home. That experience was an epiphany: I connected to the process in a profound way. It’s no exaggeration to say the experience changed my life. I realized I could enjoy a truly fulfilled life helping others buy and sell little pieces of this beautiful city.

Since that time, I have helped hundreds of clients buy and sell properties—from five-figure investments to seven-figure dream homes—throughout the Austin Metro area. I’ve personally owned several rental properties, including vacation/Short Term Rentals (STRs), and I’ve renovated and remodeled many homes. That extensive familiarity with the intricacies of real estate has given me a deep level of empathy for my clients, resulting in a rare level of concierge-style service. I’ve consequently earned Yelp.com’s #1 rating and been consistently recognized by the Austin Business Journal as one of the most successful REALTORS in Austin.

But real estate isn’t my only passion. I sincerely believe that loving your community means giving back to it- not just with money but, more importantly, with time and talent. In 2017, I was recognized as a community leader with an Austin Under 40 Award for both my business accomplishments and charitable impact. I support many Austin charities, and I am founding chair of an annual event called FLASHBACK that exists to engage Austin’s next generation of philanthropists.

Of all my accomplishments, nothing gives me more pride than the starring role I play in the lives of my family: my stüpendous sons, Jack and Maxim, my precious daughter, Rhône, and my überWIFE and business partner, Christy. Truly, every day is better than the last at chezSTRÜB on Balcones Drive in beautiful West Austin.

“I have felt in great hands each time I’ve used him and his team.”

Mark Strüb and his team are very enthusiastic, quick to respond, follow through with what they say and have lots of knowledge in this business. I have felt in great hands each time I’ve used him and his team. They were amazing selling our home last year, and they’re coming through again on a rental. We will def be using them from here on out. Thanks Mark Strüb and team!!!!

-Amanda M.

“Extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and kind.”

Mark Strüb is the absolute best. Extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and kind. Can’t recommend him enough.

-Courtney H.

“I am truthfully not sure we could have done it without Mark. Mark’s network and reputation helped us locate a home before it hit the market, and we ultimately were able to navigate a very tricky closing process to secure exactly what we were looking for.”

I’ve been meaning to write this review for a while now, but, as I sit in our (almost) fully renovation-complete house this morning, it feels like the right time. My wife and I were first-time home buyers and had been renting in Austin for about 3 years – we knew the neighborhood we wanted to live in and knew it was going to be tough – I am truthfully not sure we could have done it without Mark. Mark’s network and reputation helped us locate a home before it hit the market, and we ultimately were able to navigate a very tricky closing process to secure exactly what we were looking for. Here’s some major takeaways from our experience with Mark: 1. First off, just Mark in general (I’m sure all of his other agents are fantastic as well): Mark is smart, enjoyable to be around, and skilled at his job. He’s easy to mesh with which is so important since, knowing this market, you’ll probably be spending a lot of time with him. 2. His knowledge of the market is fantastic – he truly understands the street by street difference of neighborhoods, pricing, schools, etc. This is sort of table stakes for a great realtor, but he definitely checks the box. 3. All the supporting employees at Strüb make this process as smooth as it can be. There is always someone to let you in to a house if something pops up, answer questions, or help with documents. Go with Mark – you will not regret it.

-Alex M.

“It was on our third try several months later that Mark once again helped us craft an offer that would be accepted. 3 for 3 in this very competitive central Austin market. I doubt there are many realtors that can pull that off. You want Strüb on your side when you find the house that you want.”

Mark and the entire Strüb team were amazing to work with from start to finish, and it has been a long journey for us, buying a new home and selling our previous one. We started working with Mark as our buyer agent, he was referred to us by our mortgage broker Atif Ahmad of Adelo Mortgage, who I also highly recommend btw. My wife and I are very particular and Mark was extremely patient with us. Mark understands what a big deal finding a new home is for a family.

We probably looked at 30 properties before we found one that we wanted to buy. This first house we made an offer on was accepted, but we decided to back out during the option period. After looking for another month or so we found what we thought was a great house, maybe the perfect house, for our family. With Mark’s help we made an offer that was also accepted. This time we found major foundation problems during a second structural inspection. We were very disappointed and sadly we had to back out of another contract. Mark did not ever act disappointed even though we knew he had put tons of work into this deal.

By this time, it had been several months, and my wife and I decided to take a break. Mark was always positive that we would find something else even better, and he never made us feel rushed (unless there was good reason to hurry, then he’d let us know!) He was very understanding of our disappointment and desire to press pause. He said he would be available at a moment’s notice if we wanted to look at a property and all of the Strüb online tools helped us keep track of new listings and possibilities during our “hiatus.”

It was on our third try several months later that Mark once again helped us craft an offer that would be accepted. 3 for 3 in this very competitive central Austin market. I doubt there are many realtors that can pull that off. You want Strüb on your side when you find the house that you want. We successfully closed on our new home and when it came time to move in, we had unexpected issues with the condition of the home. When the sellers became difficult Mark handled the situation expertly and diplomatically. Even though it was technically a “done deal” Mark worked with us to make sure all issues were resolved.

When it came time to sell our house, we of course enlisted Mark and his team. We had never sold a home before and we were somewhat nervous and anxious to get the place sold. Mark was once again both uber-professional and easy to work with. On a street where several properties hit the market at the same time earlier this summer, ours sold first. We had a solid offer within two weeks. Negotiations once again were skilled and fair. This transaction went more quickly and smoothly than I ever expected it to.

Everyone at Strüb was great at every step of the process. Especially Kristina who helped with the logistics of repairing and staging the house to be sold. If Mark wasn’t available (it wasn’t often) there was always a courteous professional to step in. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m difficult to impress and rarely feel compelled to write reviews, but Mark and his team are the real deal and I would 100% recommend them if you are buying or selling a home in the Austin area.

-Tyler L.

“Even after being in our house for four years, he still calls and emails to check in on us and has helped us with countless home-related referrals.”

Mark is by far the most genuine, helpful, and talented real estate professional in Austin. Even though we were probably buying on the lower end of the budget scale for Austin, he was extremely attentive to us, showed us a ton of properties and helped us land in a great up-and-coming neighborhood we love. Even after being in our house for four years, he still calls and emails to check in on us and has helped us with countless home-related referrals. Now that our family has grown, we plan to jump back into the market to buy and sell. There’s no one else we would trust to navigate us through this process. His team approach means we will always have someone to help us at every step along the way. Call him TODAY.

-Lauren E.

“…Mark never let us lose hope and guided us like a therapist through some initial heartbreak.”

What else can we say that hasn’t been said before? We are yet again on another house sale and home purchase with Mark and his team. This time our sale was more difficult due to some irresponsible buyers, but Mark never let us lose hope and guided us like a therapist through some initial heartbreak. Mark isn’t our REALTOR; he is our friend.

-Sergio T.

“…he kept helping us even AFTER we bought our house.”

Mark came to my attention via the recommendation of two close friends. I trusted my friends, so I dove in head first–and I never regretted it for a second. Strüb Residential gave us the most personalized and thorough assistance in buying our first home. I didn’t have a serious idea of what buying a home entailed, but with Mark by our side, it didn’t matter. And what’s even crazier is that he kept helping us even AFTER we bought our house (sorry for the extra work, Mark!). If we had a question about what to do, we’d just ask Mark. And he was there for us time and time again. He’s just the best and his whole crew is the best. I wasn’t even “in” to realty, and now, whenever someone says, “I’m looking to buy a house”, I’ll say “let me tell you about my REALTOR!!!!”

-Eric M.

“Walked us through the home buying process and made us feel at ease – no fuss no drama.”

Moved into town on a Friday from San Francisco met with Mark on a Saturday. He found us a great home and was simply the best. Walked us through the home buying process and made us feel at ease – no fuss no drama. He knows Austin like the back of his hand. Can’t go wrong with this team.

-Paula D.

“Ultimately, Mark found us our dream house by reaching out to a builder in his extensive Austin network. It was a spec home when he found it and it hadn’t even been posted on the market, but he knew it was perfect for us.”

Our experience with Strüb residential was wonderful. I can’t recommend Mark and his team highly enough! Mark is an excellent listener and could easily grasp our priorities in the house-hunting process. He was patient, honest, and thoughtful and always willing to work around our schedule for viewings. The house hunting process can be an emotional rollercoaster and we saw a lot of beautiful homes with Mark that still weren’t quite right for various reasons, but he never made us feel pressured to jump into anything. Ultimately, Mark found us our dream house by reaching out to a builder in his extensive Austin network. It was a spec home when he found it and it hadn’t even been posted on the market, but he knew it was perfect for us. I’m extremely grateful and can’t recommend him highly enough!

-Marissa O.

“The efficiency of their processes is unique – and it works. They are all on top of their game and it was evident they’ve put a lot of work into perfecting their system.”

Everything about working with Strüb Residential was amazing. From the people to their seemingly flawless processes, I couldn’t have asked for anything more on the sale of our recent house. Mark was reMARKable. Our scenario was not a typical transaction, but Mark worked closely with us throughout every step of the process to make sure everything was smooth, and continuously went above and beyond to ensure all parties were satisfied. He truly cares for his clients and is a genuine amazing person with exceptional work ethic. The system they have in place at Strüb Residential is second to none. The efficiency of their processes is unique – and it works. They are all on top of their game and it was evident they’ve put a lot of work into perfecting their system. On top of all this, Mark was able to list our house on a Friday, meeting the deadline (did I mention their system works? 🙂 ), and to add to it – we were under contract in less than 2 days of being on the market! Mark’s negotiating skills are top notch and professional; from initial contract through inspection and option period. He made sure we got top dollar on the sell. I can’t say enough about Mark, Strüb Residential as a whole, and all the people there that worked with us along the way to make this an easy, stress-free, and successful transaction. Thanks again to Mark and his entire crew!

-Marcus W.

“…he was always exceedingly fair and honest…”

Mark came highly recommended to us, and we’re glad he was. He emphatically encouraged us after we bought the house to go to him with advice about any house related services while we were there because: A) he knows which services are best since he gets to see who does a good job (and who doesn’t), and B) he wanted us to help sell our house if that time ever came. It did, and we sold it for much more than we bought it, even though when we were buying and selling, he was always exceedingly fair and honest, and he was concerned about being fair to the other party while still being on our time. I never write reviews (although I’ve been tempted to write some bad ones), but Strüb residential is good enough to deserve it.

-Donald G.

“Mark and team knew the area and rapidly honed in on the type of place we were looking for.”

Fantastic experience with an agent who was responsive and helpful throughout the process. Mark and team knew the area and rapidly honed in on the type of place we were looking for. Go with STRÜB!

-Jeff G.

“He was so completely gracious with my many questions and repeated calls answering the most insane questions. His knowledge and honesty were so refreshing and welcome.”

I really cannot say enough about not only Mark but the entire Strüb team and their extraordinary services. My husband and I relocated to Austin from out of state and Mark was my first query call when looking at homes. He was so completely gracious with my many questions and repeated calls answering the most insane questions. His knowledge and honesty were so refreshing and welcome. Mark rearrange his schedule at the last moment when we arrived in town unexpectedly and showed us several properties while providing detailed information about the areas, market, schools, etc. We found the perfect home for our needs and then Mark used his expertise to negotiate a great deal and we closed quickly. But that is not the end of the story. After closing, we needed help with contractors getting access to our new home while we packed and moved. The Strüb team was right there well above and beyond what most agents would do and multiple times they assisted us through our transition to Austin. We would recommend the Strüb team to ANYONE considering a real estate transaction!

-Judy S.

“To STRÜB RESIDENTIAL you are more than just another client.”

To STRÜB RESIDENTIAL you are more than just another client. Mark and his team have walk me through purchasing property to coaching me on keeping my first home and becoming a landlord. Whenever I have a question or a doubt about my ability as a property owner, they ALWAYS have the time to coach me.

-Jenn F.

“After a tireless and unsuccessful search for a home with another agent we decided to switch to Mark and were so glad that we did!”

Truly such a pleasant experience working with Mark and his team. You can’t go wrong! After a tireless and unsuccessful search for a home with another agent we decided to switch to Mark and were so glad that we did! Within the first few days of working with Mark he’d found us the perfect home. With his guidance and expertise our offer was accepted, and we are scheduled to close in a couple of weeks. Honestly, from the first conversation, to the home search, to the offer, to the inspection, and so on Mark and his team consistently exceeded expectations. If you are looking to work with someone who has your best interest at heart and find your forever home Mark is your guy!

-Ashley M.

“Being from out of state, there were a ton of details that made it hard for us, but Mark wen out of his way to help with the process.”

Mark and his team were so helpful with finding a house for our family relocating from out of state. We found a couple places that we liked when we were in town visiting, but they both went into escrow before we had a chance to get our financing completed to make an offer. A couple weeks after we left, Mark found a place that pretty much nailed everything we were looking for and stayed aggressive with our offer until we got the price down $25,000 from asking. Being from out of state, there were a ton of details that made it hard for us, but Mark wen out of his way to help with the process. He went in person to the house multiple times to take photos and videos, we got us in touch with contractors to make sure we could do all the upgrades we wanted after closing, and he even helped us arrange some of the early stages of our renovation after closing. Mark was so incredible helpful and responsive and worked around the clock to keep in touch with us throughout the process and make the whole process as fast and easy as possible. The Stub team will definitely be our go to realtor for any future real estate transactions in the Austin area!

-Matthew F.

“Although there are some stellar choices out there, you will never find a more honest, good hearted, caring professional to walk you through the real estate process than Mark Strüb.”

Mark is somewhat of family favorite, I must admit, but when my parents hired him to be their listing agent for their final property in Austin, he blew them away with his professionalism, timeliness, patience and overall amazing business acumen and ability to negotiate the best deal on their behalf. The sale went off without a hitch. All parties were extremely pleased and utterly impressed. Considering I am a former Realtor myself, having spent 8 years working in the residential real estate industry, I can tell you honestly who is on the opposing side of Mark Strüb. Although there are some stellar choices out there, you will never find a more honest, good hearted, caring professional to walk you through the real estate process than Mark Strüb. Mark imbues his work with integrity. It’s who he is as a person. He has built a top-notch team that is, simply stated, kick ass…He’s the first realtor to mind when anyone asks me for a recommendation… Strüb Residential is a real estate powerhouse. You’d be crazy to go anywhere else with your home buying or selling needs.

-Jessica H.

“His attention to details and his negotiation skills are second to none. Highly recommended.”

Mark and his team provide *expertise*. It is a combination of knowing the market, understanding the circumstances and needs of the client, and a low-pressure but driven approach to meeting these needs. I worked with Mark on a couple of real estate transactions and the experience was excellent. We sailed through the entire process, from (extended) search and viewings to closing the deal, very smoothly. His attention to details and his negotiation skills are second to none. Highly recommended; I would not even think about contacting a different realtor when we start looking for our next home.

-Michael B.

“He acted as a very well-versed go-between the builder and us. He always looked out for our interests. We felt cared for throughout the process…”

What else can I say about Mark that hasn’t been said? Mark is one of the most patient, caring realtors that I’ve ever met or worked with. His attitude and attention to detail was totally different than what we experienced when we were looking in CA over the past couple of years. Let’s start with the fact that Mark is super responsive in both communication and learning our desires in a home. He acted like a self-learning recommendation engine (in a great way). He started with a wide variety of homes and narrowed it down based on our likes and dislikes. I know that is the job of a realtor, but he was scary good at it (in a good way). By day two, we were looking at homes that we loved. Throughout the process, he explained everything. He acted as a very well-versed go-between the builder and us. He always looked out for our interests. We felt cared for throughout the process– from looking, to offer, to the loan, to negotiating pop-up issues. Mark was there for us.

-Lindsey G.

“I would recommend to anyone buying in Austin.”

Mark was great to work with. As a first time buyer I was very unfamiliar with the whole process. He and his staff were knowledgeable about the market and thorough with the buying process. I would recommend to anyone buying in Austin.

-Colin A.

“Thanks guys for changing the game in terms of realty in Austin.”

My husband and I first turned to Mark and his team after feeling frustrated with previous real estate transactions. It seemed like we (the buyers) were doing all the work and the realtor was simply drawing up paperwork. Despite our reservations, we chose to work with Mark for our second home because he came widely recommended by friends. In all honesty, our experience with Mark and his team is light years from what we had come to expect. He brings so much more to the table than any website could: experience, industry connections, actual understanding of the Austin market, and HUSTLE. This group is hardworking and honest. Many real estate transactions (and building/construction) later, we are still turning to Mark and his team. We sincerely wouldn’t trust anyone else. Thanks guys for changing the game in terms of realty in Austin.

-Katie F.

“I always felt like our best interest was top priority, never his commission.”

These reviews are real, y’all!! Mark and his team are amazing!! They go above and beyond to take everything off your plate that they possibly can during the home buying/selling process. He’s ALWAYS available. Responses to your (many, if you are like me) questions are immediate and thorough. Not once did I feel like I was a bother. There were several times that we were paralyzed with indecision and he talked us through it every time. Most importantly, I always felt like our best interest was top priority, never his commission. Oh and you need a guy for a job? He’s got a guy for the job! Kristina will have 3 bids to you tomorrow, just leave her the key and go on about your day. (Kristina ROCCKKKSSSSS!!!!) I have been disappointed with almost every service provider I have dealt with since becoming a home owner – my expectations are almost never met. However, Mark and his team blew my expectations out of the water!!! If you are looking on the internet trying to find “the one” that stands out from the rest, you found him. Call Mark and his team, I am confident that anyone in that insanely well run office is going to take very good care of you.

-Jessica A.

“…was very knowledgeable regarding comps, quality of different finishes, etc.”

Can’t say enough good things about working with Mark and his team! He was extremely professional and worked with us to find the right home for us. I never felt like he was pushing me to any property and was very knowledgeable regarding comps, quality of different finishes, etc. He also was there throughout the closing process to guide us. 5 stars!!

-Adrian A.

“It was a stressful process (it always is), and he’s great at calming nerves and being a source of knowledge and reassurance.”

We bought our house six years ago with Mark Strub, and we were happy to work with him again when we sold it last month. It was a stressful process (it always is), and he’s great at calming nerves and being a source of knowledge and reassurance. You won’t regret working with him and his team!

-Killian P.

“Mark and his excellent team made the process as smooth as possible, helped to get offers almost as fast as the blink of an eye, and did so with a positive and highly congenial attitude.”

Selling a home is a major life disruption. In our case, we wanted to sell quickly due to a last-minute move to Oregon. Mark and his excellent team made the process as smooth as possible, helped to get offers almost as fast as the blink of an eye, and did so with a positive and highly congenial attitude. Glad to have hired Strub Residential!

-Richard C.

“We’ve sold several other homes in the Austin area over the years and this was the smoothest transaction of all.”

Mark and his team helped us find a buyer for our house within a few days of the listing going live. We’ve sold several other homes in the Austin area over the years and this was the smoothest transaction of all. We would definitely use him again.

-Don J.

“No question we could not have bought our house without Mark’s clever negotiating, understanding of our needs, and great relationships with other brokers in the community!”

No question we could not have bought our house without Mark’s clever negotiating, understanding of our needs, and great relationships with other brokers in the community! We’ve now sold and bought through Strüb and have had great experiences with the whole team. There are nuances their expertise is really necessary for, especially in this tricky market. We will without question work with them again when the need arises!

-Tori H.

“…he skillfully helped us fine-tune our offer and made sure ours got chosen in a multiple offer situation…”

We have had the pleasure of working with Mark Strüb with Strüb Residential twice now, and cannot express strongly enough how skilled, professional, and overall fantastic he and his team are to work with. When we first came to Austin on a scouting trip with no idea where we wanted to live, Mark was immediately able to narrow down ideal neighborhoods to show us based on our lifestyle and work commute. He has an incredible knowledge of the city and 4 years later, we still couldn’t be more thrilled with the community he helped us choose. He made the process of buying our first home so seamless and smooth and not intimidating. His whole team is there for you each step of the way and we were so pleased with how they helped us negotiate with challenging sellers. Four years later, when we stumbled upon our dream home and quickly decided to put our beloved first home on the market, Mark was of course the first person we contacted. He knew how much we had fallen in love with this new house and he skillfully helped us fine-tune our offer and made sure ours got chosen in a multiple offer situation, for which we couldn’t be more grateful. Despite it being a quick decision to sell our house, Mark made us feel so confident in our ability to get it ready to sell and in his marketing strategy. He has so many connections, from stagers to photographers to repairmen-he really helped us each and every step of the way. Ultimately, our house ended up selling the first weekend, with multiple offers, above list price. What more could you ask for?! You are truly in the best hands when you choose Mark and Strüb Residential. His company is a well-oiled machine, with so many people who are so talented in their roles and who coordinate so effortlessly and seamlessly. Although moving is supposedly one of the biggest stresses in life, honestly buying and selling with Mark’s team is the least stressful part of the whole thing. Mark feels more like a friend than a realtor, and we’ve had complete confidence and trust in him. He is always quick to reply, and though he has so many clients, you never ever feel like you’re not the most important to him. We are so grateful to Mark and his team for helping to make Austin home for our family and can’t recommend him highly enough!

-Phil M.

“…exceeded our high expectations at every turn.”

Wow!! Mark and his team of experts exceeded our high expectations at every turn. He cared for us through the most important decisions of our families life, selling our home and buying our dream house. We could not have done it without him on our side.

-Bob T.

“…Mark was a wonderful guide…”

We loved working with Mark! This was our first home buying experience, and Mark was a wonderful guide through the exciting and stressful world of Austin residential realty. We found a great move-in ready home on our first outing. After sleeping on it a few days and with a bit of encouragement from Mark, we put in an offer and closed about a month later. This worked out great, since it was right before interest rates went up. Can’t recommend Mark and his team enough!

-Alana P.

“Truly incredible!!”

Mark Strüb and his team went above and beyond at every moment during the sale of my home. Not only did Mark sell our house for our target price, his incredible marketing brought in the buyer the day before our listing even went live in the MLS!! Truly incredible!! Mark and his team   are really as good as it gets when it comes to Austin real estate. Responsive, thoughtful, savvy, and a badass realtor–what more could you want?!

– Spencer H.

“…it would not be possible without Mark…”

Mark was with us every step of the way for our first home purchase. He is a professional in every sense of the word and went above and beyond what we could have ever expected. He knew the areas of town we were interested, where our budget was and what properties would go with our personal tastes. We couldn’t be more happy with the purchase of our new condo and know it would not be possible without Mark and his staff. Would highly recommend Strüb Residential to any home buyer or anyone even thinking about buying a home. Mark is a great resource!

– Andrew V.

“Mark takes the time to get to know you…”

Mark takes the time to get to know you and really tries to understand what you are looking for – not just the stats (e.g. #bedrooms/bathrooms, price, sq.ft.), but what environment will bring you joy. Mark is extremely patient and is deeply knowledgeable in all the neighborhoods around Austin. He is the best!

– Art O.

“accepted offer within a week.”

We moved to Austin just three years ago and Mark helped us buy our home. Now that we had to move back to the east coast, Mark helped us sell our home. We had an accepted offer within a week. Mark is professional, super knowledgeable, and just a great guy. You can look but you won’t find another agent in town that can compare. Tried and true, go Strüb!

– Offer B.

“There was never any pressure…”

I was lucky to work with Mark and his team on a complex sale and purchase and they made the process as easy and comfortable as possible. Mark used his excellent knowledge of Austin and its unique real estate market to guide me through every step. We started with a meeting to get to know each other, discuss wants and needs, and hone in on where and what to look for. I was a casual looker at first, and Mark had no problem showing me homes and helping me research to get the knowledge I needed to be ready to move. There was never any pressure, when things got too busy for either of us and the hunt cooled off I could always count on a friendly check-in from him to see if I had any questions or needs, and a cheerful invite to get together again as soon as I was ready. When it came time to get down to business, Mark and his team sprung into action with fair strategy and a to-do list to put my house in the best light. And at the 11th hour, when a done deal for my purchase fell apart he went to bat to get what I was owed and immediately got to work to find me a new (even more perfect) place to land on a suddenly accelerated timeline. Mark came recommended from multiple friends, and I’m thrilled with our business dealings together. I look forward to many years to come with him as my friend and realtor.

– Corey G.

“…he always gets back with me quickly.”

We’ve used Mark to purchase our current condo as well as our new house that is currently under construction. My schedule isn’t very flexible but Mark made the time to show us listings during my lunch time, which was also probably his lunch time as well. We’ve had some ups and downs during the construction process but every time I text Mark, he always gets back with me quickly. If you’re looking to purchase or sell, contact Mark FIRST! He’ll guide you through the whole process. You won’t be disappointed!

– Catherine P.

“Mark worked his magic…”

Mark has been a friend of mine for years and has ALWAYS looked out for my best interest when I was looking into buying a home. I actually rented for a while, because he said, “now is not the right time to buy”. I trusted him. When the time was finally right, he took my fiance and I out and we found a town home that we LOVED, however, there was a dog kennel next door that wasn’t leaving anytime soon. After we continued to look at 10-15 more places, Mark found a condo on Rainey St… My fiance didn’t even want to look at it because he didn’t want to live on Rainey. Once again, Mark said “trust me”, so we went to look at it and immediately knew it was our first dream home. We put in an offer the next day and got into a bidding war, but Mark worked his magic and we are the proud owners of a beautiful condo. Mark was very thorough and diligent throughout the whole process and I would HIGHLY recommend him if you are looking to purchase a home!

– Kyle K.

“…thoughtful advice and guidance.”

Three years after helping us sell and purchase a house, Mark has helped us move up, again, and is currently helping us get our other house all fixed up before putting it on the market.  This most recent purchase posed lots of challenges (high stress!! This market is wild!) for all of us, but he handled it so calmly and was always there to give us thoughtful advice and guidance.  If we ever move again, we won’t hesitate to contact Mark.

– Laura P.

“…I could not have been happier…”

As a first-time home buyer, I knew there were going to be moments where I was going to be a little overwhelmed with the entire process. My goal at the start was to find a realtor who was going to walk me through the process, be hands on and more importantly be honest and trustworthy. I was referred to Mark by a friend who had a great experience with him and I could not have been happier myself. Mark always made himself as well as his staff available for me. Not only did he help with selecting the perfect house but he walked me through all of the paperwork, contracts, etc.  Look him up, trust me!

– Javier A.

“I’ve bought multiple properties with them…”

I want to start by saying that if you’re not working with Strüb Residential, you’ve made your first mistake in real estate. Mark and his entire team at Strüb Residential are incredible. I’ve bought multiple properties with them and you can always trust that they are giving you sound advice, from personal purchases to investments. I highly recommend them to anyone looking at real estate in the Austin area.

-Neeshu H.

“…really easy to work with…”

Mark’s been our go-to agent for years now! He’s helped us move twice by now, selling our old houses and helping us buy two new properties. He’s very personable, easy going and has a great understanding of the chaos that is the Austin housing market. In addition, his entire team is really easy to work with and makes the entire process of buying (or selling) as seamless as possible. We’ll definitely use Strüb Residential again next time around!!

– Alen P.

“…intuitive sense of the best strategy to sell…”

We found Mark on NextDoor when it was time to sell our house in Crestview recently, and we’re so happy we did! He was a fantastic partner: really knowledgeable, honest, easy to talk to, and totally professional in a personal, non-salesy way. We felt like he “got” us right away and really appreciated what was special about our house–something we didn’t feel from every realtor we met with. He had an intuitive sense of the best strategy to sell, and he made the whole process feel like a true collaboration. We felt like he really respected our thoughts and always had very thoughtful and smart responses to our questions. Beyond the initial offer, we felt super taken care of during inspections, appraisal, etc., as well. Mark was very much on top of things and always had a plan for handling whatever came up (and influencing an outcome in our favor)! We never felt like we had to worry. And the extended Strüb team was great work with all around, from email communications to on-site meetings–everyone we interacted with was friendly, reliable, and really knew their stuff. And we were blown away by the quality of Strüb’s marketing, from the photography to our online listing to the information booklet they prepared to be left in our house during showings. Thanks to the all-around awesomeness of Mark and his team, we sold our house in ONE day and had a smooth and easy escrow. It was pretty much the best possible outcome. In short: if you’re buying or selling a home, you can stop looking. Call Mark! We’d recommend him to our friends and family in a heartbeat.

-Cameron S.

“…will give you his honest feedback.”

Mark is the best!  He’s professional, knows the market, has a keen ability to listen and will give you his honest feedback.  He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit.  I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller and couldn’t be happier with my experience.  The even deeper drive, and what just makes him an awesome person, is his desire to make a difference in the community, in the city, in the lives of the people he works with.  If you have the opportunity to work with him, do it.  You won’t regret it. PS  I bought my condo in Crestview in 2014 the first day we went looking, and sold my home in Hyde Park this summer for full price offer after three days on the market.  Buying and selling your home is far more than a transaction.  Mark’s your guy.

– Laura S.

“His primary concern is to make his clients happy…”

I’ve worked with realtors in the past and my impression of them was not very pleasant. It seemed liked their main motivation was money and how to make more of it. Therefore, they acted more like car dealers than someone helping you get your dream house. Mark has been doing this for years and his accumulation of knowledge and experience is immediately very noticeable.  His primary concern is to make his clients happy and get them the place of their dreams, and he is EXCELLENT at it.

– Selim S.

“…steadfast calm and confident…”

Have been off the Facebook grid for over a month. Selling home and buying another felt like a ninja obstacle at times. But thanks to the skills and hard work of Mark Strüb and his team at Strüb Residential, in the 1st week of June, sold one home and purchased another. Mark was the steadfast calm and confident Captain in the sea of ever shifting “let’s make a deal” offers from potential buyers. As for me, that which didn’t’ sink me just made me slimmer and more feisty.

– Wendy F.

“…this transaction went the smoothest of any…”

Mark was an excellent agent and helped my wife and I relocate from SF to Austin quickly. Mark was very knowledgeable, patient, responsive and always went the extra mile for us and anticipated what questions we might ask and provided direct insight once we narrowed down the homes we were making a decision on. This is our 3rd home purchase and even with the rigors of relocation, this transaction went the smoothest of any and that is no doubt thanks to Mark.

– Alex M.

“…didn’t think was possible…”

Mark has been fabulous to work with!  We ended up in a house that was exactly what we were looking for, but didn’t think was possible within our budget.  Truly an amazing experience, he guided us through every step.

– Liz R.

“…vast knowledge of Austin’s real estate market.”

I highly recommend Strüb Residential. Mark and Christy are amazing people, totally plugged in to the community and have vast knowledge of Austin’s real estate market.

– Shelley S.

“Got top dollar…”

Did an awesome job selling my cousin house. Got top dollar for his house and my cousin was very happy!

– Eileen C.

“…the best Austin real estate experience!”

Mark is an amazing guy and offers the best Austin real estate experience! I will always send my Austin people to him! True professional 🙂

– Trevor S.

“…dedicated to making every person he works with feel like they are his only client.”

Strüb Residential has been incredibly easy to work with and it is obvious that Mark is incredibly dedicated to making every person he works with feel like they are his only client. They were able to sell our house very quickly and assisted greatly in finding our new home. We couldn’t be happier with the results.

– Keith L.

“…from our very first breakfast taco together we knew that Strüb Residential would be how we would buy our first house.”

A mutual friend introduced us to Mark when we moved to Austin, and from our very first breakfast taco together we knew that Strüb Residential would be how we would buy our first house. They have a dream team of agents and support staff that made buying a house a painless process. Mark was a perfect guide – he gave us the information we needed, set realistic expectations, and had an excellent ability to figure out what we needed/wanted as opposed to other buyers. Mark and his team were also there for us whenever we had a question about what to expect, which for first-time homebuyers seemed to be about every 5 minutes. Throughout the process, we never felt pressured or rushed, but did feel fully supported my Mark and his team. They knew the market so well that they were able to tell us exactly what (and how) we should bid to get an amazing house in a super competitive neighborhood, and it worked! He was also able to refer us to a number of resources, like lenders and inspectors, but in no way made us feel obligated to use them – all whom were pleasurable, knowledgeable, and responsive. It’s probably obvious that we couldn’t recommend Mark and his team more. He’s great to work with and understands the value of building lasting relationships, which comes across in the way conducts himself and his business.

– Zach W.

“…deliver exceptional service and expertise…”

So glad I have team Strub to help my clients. As a wealth manager, it is important to have a team of professionals to whom I can introduce my clients, who will deliver exceptional service and expertise, and always work in the clients best interest. This is what we have found in Mark Strub and his entire team.

– Bob T.

“He knows this business so well…”

Mark is a superstar in ATX real estate. My parents and brother both had very specific hard-to-meet wants in their real estate searches and Mark was able to get them exactly what they wanted. He knows this business so well and is easy to work with. I highly recommend! A+!

– Seth K.

“Will go the extra mile…”

Phenomenal realtor, friend and advocate. Will go the extra mile…..took my calls at all hours of the day/night, relentless in making sure he put me in a great house both from a personal standpoint and a resale standpoint. He is the very best there is.

– Kristin L.

“Mark is the best in the business.”

We are pleased to recommend Mark Strüb to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. Mark is the best in the business. Mark has been working with us since 2014 and has always been very attentive to our real estate needs and very responsive when communicating with us.

– Valerie A.

“…a bottomless pit of knowledge on anything Austin…”

I honestly can’t say enough about Mark and his team!!! My husband and I are recent transplants from California, and when we first stating looking around we had no idea where to start or what we really wanted out of an Austin home…. We didn’t know if we wanted a big house in the burbs, a bungalow right in the middle of it all, or a bunch of land to build on… we had really had no idea. Mark helped us sort through it all by asking all the right questions and steering our search in the right direction until we ultimately fell for what we now (with bias of course) think is one of the best neighborhoods in Austin. The first day we went out with Mark and Jordan we could tell right away that we were in good hands. Mark is a bottomless pit of knowledge on anything Austin, but was equally helpful when it came to renovation questions, city and neighborhood regulations, and so on and so on. If there was ever anything he didn’t know (which in our case rarely happened) he found out and followed up with us on it right away. You can also tell that Mark has a really good reputation around the community; which proved to be very helpful when we needed to get into see something same day that wasn’t scheduled, or needed a contractor to meet us at a house for an opinion last minute. We never felt like we were left hanging or like there were things we wanted to see that we didn’t get to because of him. His bandwidth is impressive to say the least, he is always on top of it. Due to his reputation, I have to imagine that he was busy working many other clients at the same time as us, but if he was, we certainly couldn’t tell. I am positive that if you work with anyone on the Strüb team you will end up with a great house, in an area that fits, and even with a couple of new friends… I know we did =)

– Samantha C.

“…strong asset to the community as a professional and philanthropist.”

Mark Strüb is a gentleman and a scholar. He is a long-term Austin resident and strong asset to the community as a professional and philanthropist. Also, he has the look of a late 90’s Abercrombie ad.

– Scott T.

“We love Mark!”

We love Mark! He is amazingly helpful and so kind and attentive.

– Jennifer D.

“…gave us the confidence to buy our house sight-unseen.”

Mark helped us relocate to Texas a few years back. Got to know us over the course of a few days, then a year later we made the move to Austin. He was the first person we called and gave us the confidence to buy our house sight-unseen.

– Jonathan M.

“…one of the most dedicated and caring real estate (and humans) I’ve ever met!”

Hands down one of the most dedicated and caring real estate (and humans) I’ve ever met! Mark is super smart, has a deep knowledge of Austin real estate and will always be your ally first and foremost.

– Axel A.

“Of all the realtors I’ve worked with, Mark is the absolute best!”

Of all the realtors I’ve worked with, Mark is the absolute best! He’s knowledgeable, responsive, and a really nice guy. I highly recommend him!

– Mallory F.

“Strüb is 3 for 3, batting 1000!”

Strüb is 3 for 3, batting 1000! Superb Realtors! You really should use them!

– Mary C.

“How cool is it that you can find a realtor you can trust…”

Every client is treated like they are special and important! I always feel like they are looking out for me and my property. The people who work here know the real estate biz inside and out. How cool is it that you can find a realtor you can trust and who is also caring and compassionate!

– Bianca B.

“…low key but a strong negotiator.”

I have worked with and referred clients to Mark for years and he consistently gets rave reviews from people I sent his way. He is that rare combination of low key but a strong negotiator. I can’t say enough good things about Mark.

– Douglas P.

“…easy and smooth…”

We’ve lived happily at the home Mark Strüb helped us find for just under two years. The process was easy and smooth and Mark and his team were great!

– Eric S.

“…the kind of guy you want to have in your corner…”

Mark Strüb is the kind of guy you want to have in your corner when it really matters. He helped us find our perfect home (twice!). I couldn’t imagine having done it without him! And even now–years later–he’s still an amazing resource and always offering to be helpful. I give Mark 2 thumbs up, 5 stars and all the appreciation in the world for his kindness and generosity!

– Cristina A.

“I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller…”

Mark is the best! He’s professional, knows the market, has a keen ability to listen and will give you his honest feedback. He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit. I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller, and couldn’t be happier with my experience. The even deeper drive, and what just makes him an awesome person, is his desire to make a difference in the community, in the city, in the lives of the people the works with. If you have the opportunity to work with him, do it. You won’t regret it.

– Laura S.

“…I immediately referred Mark to some friends and colleagues.”

My wife and I bought our first house with the guidance of Mark in April 2014. It was such a smooth and pleasant experience! In fact, it was such a wonderful experience that I immediately referred Mark to some friends and colleagues. Mark is extremely knowledgeable of the Austin market, and understands what it takes to get you into the house you want in one of the most competitive markets in the nation. Being first time home buyers we were a bit overwhelmed with how fast we had to jump on houses we wanted. However, with the coaching of Mark we landed the house we wanted and within our budget. Since we closed Mark has still been there to help! Whether it was telling us to file for our Homestead Exemption, offering suggestions on home improvements that can increase resell value, or coming out to support my wife’s Nonprofit, Bliss Kid Yoga, he’s been a great mentor and friend. If you are considering buying or selling a home, talk to Mark. During the conversation, you’ll quickly realize he does what he does because he’s passionate about it, and wants to make you successful in your home buying/selling journey.

– Charlie B.

“Multiple offers!”

We sold our house in one day with Strüb! Multiple offers! Amazing.

– Mike K.

“…we were treated like family.”

Mark Strüb was nothing short of phenomenal during our entire home buying process. He came highly recommended from a close friend and from our first interaction, we were treated like family. His guidance and expertise helped ensure we had the information we needed from start to finish. Even after we were settled in, we could count on Mark to give advice and provide recommendations on even the smallest things. I cannot imagine buying our first home with any other realtor and will no doubt turn to him if or when we ever need to buy or sell again!

– Brandon F.

“…responsive, patient and helpful…”

Mark and his team are currently helping us (first-time home buyers!) find our perfect home. They’ve been so incredibly responsive, patient and helpful — we couldn’t be happier to have them by our side guiding us through this process!

– Kristy C.

“…made our home buying process pretty low stress!”

Mark and his team were great during our first home buying experience. We had a lot of small questions throughout the process and Mark was always quick to reply and handle issues as they came up, which made our home buying process pretty low stress!

– Jeff F.

“…our first friend in Austin.”

Prior to moving here, we had not spent any meaningful time in Austin outside of the one trip we had to find a place to live. We found Mark online before departing for that trip; not only did we find someone that was well prepared to maximize our short window of time, we found our first friend in Austin. Mark helped us find a home, a designer, a bank and negotiated all of our contracts digitally whilst we were living abroad. Nearly three years later, we are ready to make our next purchase. We wouldn’t dream of working with anyone else than Mark and his team. Genuine care, efficiency, incredible response time, quality interactions, big picture approaches. Strüb Residential delivers that and much much more which is why we won’t look anywhere else for our property ownership strategies.

– Robyn L.

“We had an excellent experience with Mark…”

We had an excellent experience with Mark and his team. We will call them first when we need to make a move in the future!

– Lauren M.

“…best realtor to work with in Austin…”

If you’re looking for the best realtor to work with in Austin? You just found it with Mark Strüb and his staff.

– Phil L.

“… how much I learned about house maintenance issues…”

I highly recommend Mark to help you find a house. I was admittedly very confused about what I was looking for and what my priorities were, so I had to look at a lot of places to figure out what mattered to me. Mark happily ran all around Austin with me and helped me find a place I’m quite satisfied with — been in my house 3 years and no regrets at all. I also appreciated how much I learned about house maintenance issues, how to spot signs of big problems, and how I became way more familiar with all the neighborhoods of my own city.

– Jason C.

“… trust them to deliver above and beyond…”

Mark and his outstanding team have something special. You can trust them to deliver above and beyond what’s expected. They are the best!

– Ashley W.

“…commitment, chipper personality, and enthusiasm…”

Strüb is the best! His commitment, chipper personality, and enthusiasm for the home buying process will get you through those dark days where it seems like it will never end.

– YiMay Y.

“…I️ promise, you’ll be in exceptional hands.”

Leaving our “first home” was tough. An emotional change that Mark made painless and smooth. This was years AFTER we had bought our now “forever home” from Christy that we remodeled. I️ simply CANNOT recommend them any higher. There are a plethora of choices to make when doing a real estate deal… but NONE when it comes to the agency to use… Strüb Residential is the ONLY way to go. Personal, professional, intelligent and resourceful…. I️ promise, you’ll be in exceptional hands. Hey, you may even make a new friend out of the deal as well:).

– Nicole H.

“…able to sell our home for a lot more than any other realtor…”

Mark Strüb and his team have been fantastic with helping us sell our first home and buy our second. Not only was he able to sell our home for a lot more than any other realtor thought was possible, but he was able to negotiate with the buyer to purchase everything in our home including furniture and artwork which made our transition very smooth. He also helped us secure our second home purchase at a rate below asking price and was really helpful along the way which made it stress free. Mark is currently helping us look for an investment property and we hope to continue doing business with him and his team for many years to come.

– Megan L.

“…made it exceptionally easy!”

Mark and his team went above and beyond to help us find our dream home. Now Mark is helping my Dad in his cross country move and has made it exceptionally easy!!! I highly recommend them!!!

– Kristin L.

“…a great listener to what you want, need,…”

A fantastic gentleman with a deep understanding of Austin. His focus reaches from central Austin to the burbs. Great man for a tour, but far more importantly a great listener to what you want, need, and a guide on your journey to the best place. Worth a conversation at the least. The information he gives which appears so effortless will take you a long time plowing through blogs, websites, and conversations. Save yourself time and make a good choice. Chat with Mark 😉

– Shaun C.

“…give you invaluable peace of mind…”

Mark and his team are excellent realtors to have on your side. They’re fast, responsive, professional, and give you invaluable peace of mind when buying or selling you home. I’ve bought and sold a home with Mark and I couldn’t dream of using any other realtor. The thing that made the biggest impression on me about Mark was how he went totally above and beyond to get me and my wife, newcomers to Austin, totally plugged in to the community. It only did we have a beautiful new house, with Mark’s help, we had budding new friendships as well. Highly recommended!

– Ryan T.

“…shows his integrity.”

Mark was very dependable, friendly and knowledgeable. He made our experience very enjoyable and we have recommended him to many friends! He also gives back to the community which is very important to us and shows his integrity.

– Katherine B.

“…this transaction went the smoothest of any…”

Mark was an excellent agent and helped my wife and I relocate from SF to Austin quickly. Mark was very knowledgeable, patient, responsive and always went the extra mile for us and anticipated what questions we might ask and provided direct insight once we narrowed down the homes we were making a decision on. This is our 3rd home purchase and even with the rigors of relocation, this transaction went the smoothest of any and that is no doubt thanks to Mark.

– Alex M.

“…his accumulation of knowledge and experience is immediately very noticeable.”

I’ve worked with realtors in the past and my impression of them was not very pleasant. It seemed liked their main motivation was money and how to make more of it. Therefore, they acted more like car dealers than someone helping you get your dream house. Mark has been doing this for years and his accumulation of knowledge and experience is immediately very noticeable.  His primary concern is to make his clients happy and get them the place of their dreams, and he is EXCELLENT at it.

– Selim S.

“…relocating from California to Austin on a short time frame…”

We were relocating from California to Austin on a short time frame, and as first time homebuyers. Mark and his team were true professionals and guided us through the process with ease. It started with a ‘get to know’ Austin tour, where we narrowed down neighborhoods, and then a blitz of targeted showings in our favorite neighborhood. Through the ups and downs, and there were many, Mark was a true partner and advocate in several ways -Setting up efficient days touring homes -Helping us evaluate if homes would be a good fit for us -Helping us formulate competitive, but not overly generous offers -Partnering us with a lender, inspector, and everything else needed to get the deal done When Mark truly shone, was when things didn’t go according to our ideal plan timeline. After we made our one-and-only visit to look at homes, a failed offer on our favorite house, and with a ticking time clock (including a baby due right after our move) Mark truly delivered. He found a pre-MLS listing, toured us through it virtually, helped us negotiate in a competitive situation, assured us we had found the right house for our family, and comforted a jittery seller who was afraid to trust an offer form people they had not met. It all came together and we closed just in time to settle in before our new addition – in a house that is better for our family than any other we viewed!

– Jessica C.

“He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit.”

Mark is the best!  He’s professional, knows the market, has a keen ability to listen and will give you his honest feedback.  He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit.  I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller and couldn’t be happier with my experience.  The even deeper drive, and what just makes him an awesome person, is his desire to make a difference in the community, in the city, in the lives of the people he works with.  If you have the opportunity to work with him, do it.  You won’t regret it. PS I bought my condo in Crestview in 2014 the first day we went looking, and sold my home in Hyde Park this summer for full price offer after three days on the market.  Buying and selling your home is far more than a transaction.  Mark’s your guy.

– Laura S.

“…allowed the decisions to be ours…”

Mark and his staff were beyond professional and attentive to our needs.  They helped with every aspect of the property and provided sound advice but allowed the decisions to be ours with pricing and didn’t put pressure on us.  They know the market and how to market in order to sell a home.  We would definitely use them again.

– Kevin P.

“…seamlessly guided me through the process…”

I was introduced to Mark several years back and have built a solid friendship throughout the years. Unfortunately, as a renter I never had the chance to work with Mark, up until a few months ago. As a first-time home buyer, Mark and his team seamlessly guided me through the process always being available when questions arose. I couldn’t be happier with the new purchase and couldn’t have done it without Mark and the spectacular team at Strüb residential. Thanks, y’all!

– Kyle F.

“…he has a strong knowledge of the Austin market…”

We highly recommend Mark and Strüb Residential.  Mark is great to work with.  We have completed a couple of transactions with him, both of which have gone well.  He is professional and very hard working.  He is always punctual and organized.  Moreover, he has a strong knowledge of the Austin market that can only be gained through many years of experience and many transactions.  His in-house team is extremely efficient with great personalities.  We enjoyed working with Jordan getting inspections and such done.  It was a pleasure working with such a top-notch team!

– Misty H.

“I highly recommend him without hesitation.”

Mark and his team are exceptional.  I highly recommend him without hesitation.  We weren’t the easiest of buyers or sellers, I’m sure, but Mark patiently and competently stepped us through it all.  We are grateful to have had this level of support and professionalism.

– Audrey G.

“…made me feel like I was his only client.”

I worked with Mark on purchasing my first home, and he was wonderful! Mark has a high sense of urgency around communication, listened and acted upon all of my requests and made me feel like I was his only client. Mark was a great “coach” through what can seem like an intimidating process. I am very grateful that he is my realtor for life!The seller did not use a realtor, so Mark had to guide her the process as well. He was great at negotiating with her, and we got a great deal on our home and closed in 30 days.

– Kelly H.

“I’m eternally grateful to Mark…”

We hate our house. But we love our neighborhood. So, we hired Mark to help us sell our home in 78757, and help us find another one. We’re priced out of our zip code now, though, so we knew we would have to concentrate our search on the outer limits of the city. Mark and Jordan were essential in helping us identify what to repair / update in order to sell, identifying the right resources to do the work, building a timeline and helping us track to it, and so much more. While we were fixing the house up to sell, they helped us start looking at other neighborhoods, visiting homes, and trying to feel out what our family most wanted in a new neighborhood. In the end — after a ton of work and shopping and research and deliberation — we realized that we are better off staying where we are. All the shinier, newer, nicer homes we saw were great — but the process with Mark and Jordan just made us realize that what we ultimately wanted is a nicer home in our same area. Since we can’t afford that right now, there’s no sense in leaving 2nd best for 3rd! I’m eternally grateful to Mark, Jordan, and team for the advice and effort throughout the entire process. We’ll definitely sell one day, and when we do, I know who to call.

– Joshua M.

“…showed us well curated properties…”

We had a great buying experience with Mark. He listened to what we were looking for and showed us well curated properties so we didn’t waste time coming in from out of town. When there were bumps in the process he really stepped up and made things happen. We’d definitely recommend him.

– Marissa Toups

“He was calm and strategic…”

Some agents go through the listings and simply show you every house in your price range.  Not Mark.  My wife and I had unusual taste and limited time to shop, so he really helped us narrow in and find something on our first visit.  He was calm and strategic when it came time to negotiate, but he was fierce and creative when had minor battle over move-in date after closing.

– Justin G.

“…we sold our remodel in less than a week!”

With Mark’s expertise, and the support of the entire Strüb team, we sold our remodel in less than a week! We worked together to price it competitively and Mark actively got our numbers where they needed to be in order for us to turn a profit. We couldn’t be happier with Strüb Residential from purchase through the sale of our home. We’re currently hunting for round two. With a summer trip right around the corner, Mark and Jordan have made themselves completely available to us so we can find that gem of a house in the small window we have before we leave. With their laser focus we’ve had an offer accepted and are currently under contract 🙂 They are the best and deserve more than 5 stars!

– Ryan B.

“He had great advice at every step…”

I worked with Mark and his team on one sale and one purchase recently. He provided amazing support. He had great advice at every step and went beyond what I expected. He was responsive and understanding. He kept things moving and I was very happy with the results. It is great to have Mark and his team on your side.

– Kamran Z.

“…undoubtedly the best decision we made was working with Mark…”

We recently went through the process of relocating from the Bay Area to Austin and what was undoubtedly the best decision we made was working with Mark and his team at strüb residential. This wasn’t our first relo rodeo (we’ve done an SFNY’CHISF loop in the past 6 years) so I think it’s fair to say that we fall into the “unreasonably selective” bucket when it comes to picking out a realtor who can help make the relo process a success. We ultimately ended up with Mark because, after all of our due diligence and research, he had an impeccable reputation, consistently rave reviews and he Jordan (DIREKTØR OF CLIENT CARE) took the time to really listen to what we were looking for so that our limited time in town was incredibly productive. One thing that sets Mark apart from a lot of the other agents we spoke with is his seemingly limitless knowledge of Austin culture and neighborhoods. For my fellow Bay Area transplants (or would be transplants), Austin is not at all dissimilar to San Francisco in that it has a lot of very distinct neighborhoods, each with its own personality and feel so it can feel overwhelming at first when considering all of the potential options. Mark helped us go from a very broad list of neighborhoods to a targeted search by pairing an exceptionally well-curated list of available homes with his uncanny ability to quickly hone in on which nuances of our unique taste / style were best matched with a given neighborhood – helping us quickly find the perfect fit for us. The other thing that you will appreciate in working with Mark is his honesty and integrity – as a sales professional, I appreciated his “what you see is what you get” approach and his willingness to have difficult conversations when appropriate (e.g. telling you what may need to, but not want to, hear). Perhaps what was most valuable to us in our experience is how far Mark and Jordan went above and beyond for us throughout the entire process, from our first phone call to our closing and beyond. At every step of the journey they were accessible and helpful and anticipated our needs. Their enthusiasm for their work is contagious and you could not ask for a more trustworthy, genuine or effective team. As cliché as it sounds, its true – we started out looking for help finding a house and ended up with both a perfect house and friends that feel like family. If you’re looking to make the leap to Austin from The Bay (or from anywhere for that matter) do yourself a favor and work with these guys – it’s a slam dunk decision you won’t regret!

– Roger F.

“… generally a great resource.”

Mark is an outstanding agent who helped me make more than one residential purchase here in Austin. He made recommendations about everything from lenders to contractors to lawyers and was generally a great resource. I still turn to Mark whenever I need assistance with anything real-estate related, including photography and rental listings. I can’t recommend Mark highly enough.

– David K.

“…professional and caring manner…”

My husband and I reached out to the team at Strüb Residential after moving to Austin last September. Unfortunately, some unexpected bumps in the road caused us to pause our home search. Over the next few months, their Director of Client Care, Jordan Epton, remained in close contact. Not in a pushy sort of way, but in a genuinely helpful one. After nearly five months of trading emails, we ended up relocating out-of-state. Though we never had the opportunity to buy a home with Strüb Residential, the professional and caring manner with which they communicated makes me confident they’d be an excellent choice for anyone’s real estate needs.

– Shayna F.

“I placed total trust in Mark…”

After my wife’s mom passed away, we, along with her brothers inherited a 1964 fixer upper home in the Allandale subdivision. We first attempted to sell the property as is, but that did not work since too many repairs needed to be done. After our failed attempt, we decided in invest some money to repair the major items to get it into a “livable” situation. I had met Mark from the previous round of agent interviews and he impressed me enough to call him back. I am glad I did. While we initially had some communication issues, we resolved them fairly quickly and I am pleased to say we had a very pleasant working relationship. I placed total trust in Mark and his knowledge of the area and what buyers were looking for. I must say, at times I questioned some of his choices. But he would just look at me and smile and say, “trust me.” I did … and still do. The bottom line: it all paid off, because within a few weeks of finishing the repairs, paint and other updates, the house was sold and the closing was held in a timely, professional manner. I can’t recommend Mark or his team enough. That’s why I gave him “5” stars! Thanks again Mark for all of your help!

– Phil L.

“…maximize our selling price.”

Mark Strüb represented us in selling and buying a new home in Allandale at the end of 2016.  This was our third home but first transaction in an Austin-type market where real estate goes fast.  We found our new home, made an offer and they accepted as a contingency. Now the fun of selling our home.  Mark had his team come in for staging and prep suggestions.  It took about a week to get those things done, then we agreed on selling/pricing strategy to list.  Just three days after listing we had multiple offers and accepted an offer about $15k above asking.  We had minor turbulence in our option period but Mark was with us every step to advise and consult on our best move.  We closed a few weeks later on schedule. Mark and his team were great to work with and true professionals.  He took the merchandising and pricing of our home seriously to maximize our selling price.  Mark never compromised on this, he had a vision how sell our house.  We really appreciated that he always recommended what was best for us, not what was best to get the deal done. If you are looking for a professional team that knows the market and looks out for their customers, I recommend working with Mark and his team.

– Chris D.

“Our baby was 13 months and had to come to every house viewing with us…”

Meeting Mark and finding a house through Strüb Residential was the best experience we could’ve hoped for. From the very first conversation we had on the phone while I was still in LA, I could immediately tell this was an extremely professional person who really cared about meeting our needs. Our first meeting when we got into town went great, he made himself available on a Sunday to come meet us! As soon as we walked into his office we felt welcomed. We were in search of a house to remodel, within a specific budget and in some of the most sought-after zip codes in Austin and low and behold we got one! Mark and his team were always in communication with us and made the process to easy for our family. Our baby was 13 months and had to come to every house viewing with us, Mark cared about asking what his nap and feeding schedule was so as to not interrupt his routine, our son quickly became a huge fan of Mark and his awesome point man, Jordan, just as much as we did. We felt like we were really getting an honest person who cares about his clients and wants to see them succeed. He’s extremely knowledgeable about the market here in Austin and was able to really break down the pros and cons of each house we saw. Mark and his team really are the best. We cannot wait to work with him and Strüb Residential again. P.S: Keeping track of paperwork is cumbersome and difficult for those of us who are not organizational experts. At closing when we signed everything, Mark gave us a binder with every bit of paperwork for the house purchase. All there in one place, and he included a thumb drive with everything already digitized! This was the cherry on top 🙂

– Ryan B.

“…generosity with his depth of knowledge…”

I just returned home from a “THIS IS AUSTIN” Home Hunting Experience courtesy of Mark Strüb, and decided that I would once again break my own rule about not posting reviews on Yelp. His generosity with his depth of knowledge of the area helped us get a solid feeling for the great living spaces, as well as culture, food and all that Austin has to offer. My fiancée and I weren’t sure that we could make a decision about relocating across the country in such a short amount of time. But after spending a few days with Mark, we are both excited about Austin and can’t wait to return. Thank you, Mark!

– Mike M.

“Smooth sailing from start to finish.”

Mark helped me sell my home in May of 2017.  He did a fair assessment of my home value and gave me some inexpensive tips on how to enhance it for a better selling price.  It worked because we were under contract within 3 days of being on the market.  He was always available for questions and concerns and did a great job in taking care of the little annoying things behind the scenes.  Smooth sailing from start to finish.  I highly recommend Mark!

– H.M.

“…relentless in making sure he put me in a great house…”

Phenomenal realtor, friend and advocate.  Will go the extra mile…..took my calls at all hours of the day/night, relentless in making sure he put me in a great house both from a personal standpoint and a resale standpoint.  He is the very best there is.

-Rafael L.

“…he is also a kind and enjoyable human to be around.”

Mark Strub is not only knowledgeable and experienced in real estate, he is also a kind and enjoyable human to be around. All the friends and family I have sent his way were more than pleased, but left feeling as if they scored the best house as well as a friend. Want to buy or sell a house in Austin? Mark is your guy!

-Hannah R.

“Mark made sure that all deadlines were met, and tirelessly stayed on top of the process…”

Mark is a very competent real estate broker and relocation specialist.  I am a recent transplant from California. After much individual searching for homes online, my husband and I met Mark at his office in Austin. We spent a good deal of time talking about what we were looking for both in property characteristics and neighborhood amenities, Mark read us like a book and gave a list of neighborhoods that fit our narrative. As a native to the area, Mark is very familiar to the Austin area that we were interested in. He showed us around, and pointed us to areas that would be good fits for our needs and wants. We quickly (our first day looking) found a home that fit the bill. He researched comps, and we made an offer which was eventually accepted.  From the beginning and throughout the closing process, Mark was always on top of it, and he was quickly available when I had questions. He patiently and knowledgeably walked us through any questions we had, no matter how big or small. During the closing period he was even helpful with recommendations of vendors for upgrades and maintenance.  Mark made sure that all deadlines were met, and tirelessly stayed on top of the process, even while we were traveling back and forth from California.  I appreciated his market knowledge, intuitive read of our wants, and dedication to get the job done from start to finish.  I would highly recommend Mark Strüb to anyone looking for a new home in the Austin area and beyond!  Thanks again!!!  

– Jessica D.

“I would not work with anyone else…”

Mark and his team are beyond professional. He is a long term established agent in the Austin area. He will go above and beyond for his clients. I would not work with anyone else for my buying and selling needs!

-Kyle B.

“…I NEVER felt ignored or left hanging”

It was my first sell of my first home. I gutted my 1949 bungalow and gave it quite the face-lift. There were a lot of emotions connected to this sell, so I wanted to be sure that I had the best person on the case. I actually wound up letting my first realtor go after reaching out to Mark Strüb of Strüb Residential. He was confident and familiar with the area, and he saw the potential in my home that I saw. He didn’t bat an eye when we wanted to list for over $100k of what I purchased for two and a half years prior. The experience of working with Mark and his team was like none other. They made it so simple, and were available for every question that I had, no matter how big or small. They add extra-special touches like putting together an informational binder full of fun details for potential buyers to look at during showings. He also brought in a professional home stager, to advise on how to prep and de-clutter the home before the photos and the listing. I know that this made a significant impact on the sale! The first offer that we received was your typical low-ball offer and I probably would have written it off, but Mark helped advise me on how to proceed, and held-my-hand through the entire negotiation process. Long story short, they wound up being THE buyer, and came up with a much better final number. I know that I would not have made the profit on this house that I did, without Mark and his team’s assistance. I can only assume that between his family, running a business, and additional clients, that his calendar is quite full, but I NEVER felt ignored or left hanging. I felt like I was his only client, and top priority. It was so impressive. If I hadn’t moved out of Austin, TX, I would use Mark and Strüb Residential again and again. I cannot recommend them enough!

– Meghan J.

“It is very apparent that Mark and his entire team care so much about their clients.”

My husband and I first worked with Mark when he helped us sell our house in Avery Ranch. Not only did Mark help us get a great offer on our house within 2 days of listing, but he also helped us get the buyer to buy all of our furniture as well! This helped a lot since we were moving to a small high-rise apartment downtown. Mark negotiated really well and helped us get an offer that was above what other realtors thought we could get for the house in our area. Since then, Mark helped us put an offer on a house in central Austin and helped us through a painful process with our lender. Mark and his team were excellent in keeping my husband and I sane as our lender (who my husband and I chose) kept messing up our loan and pushing out the closing date. Mark was able to help us successfully negotiate with the seller (Greater Austin Builders) so we could ensure we didn’t lose the house due to the lender issue. Mark always has great recommendations and so far he has been right both times we have used his services. He is definitely a really great guy and both my husband and I are so thankful for him and his team. It is very apparent that Mark and his entire team care so much about their clients. We kept Mark busy with emails and he always made us a priority and we always felt like we were his only client even if he had a million others at the time. Mark definitely goes above and beyond and stands out from any other realtor we have encountered. From the quick responses to the tiniest details, he has been awesome. I will always recommend Mark Strub and his team when someone is looking for a top notch realty team. Thanks Mark!!

-Megan + Keith L.

“…since 2012 I have purchased six units…under his guidance.”

I have invested in real estate for decades and first contacted Mark in 2012 because I wanted to purchase a condo on Town Lake. I quickly learned that  the high rise units were beyond my budget, but Mark told me about several mid-rise and low-rise complexes in my price range that occasionally came on the market. Those were few and far between and were often the object of over-bidding battles, but Mark sent me word on every listing as soon as he heard about it – often before it went on MLS – along with his honest opinion on its value as an addition to my investment portfolio.  I passed on many because I wanted a lake view, I lost a few others in the bidding wars, but since 2012 I have purchased six units, from a single family home in South Austin to condos downtown and Northwest Hills under his guidance. All were bought “site – unseen” by me (the only way to be in the game if you are not a local) after Mark personally checked them out and all have turned out to be solid investments.  Mark and his team handled every step of the purchase process and provided me with names for inspectors  painters, electricians,  flooring, plumbing, etc. for all the post-acquisition needs that go with a purchase  – and those service providers were reasonable and did good work. Mark also leased out the units for me – some several times over, again taking care of all the details, and represented me in selling property as well. I have referred several  of my out-of-town and out-of-state friends to Mark and his team and all have been pleased with his attention to their special needs as “absentee clients”.  He is my Go-To Realtor in Austin.

– Judith S.

“I couldn’t believe it was possible…”

Mark is someone who truly cares about his clients and wants to ensure you have the best possible home buying experience. Being first time home buyers, my wife and I had struggled to find a realtor that we liked based on recommendations of friends and family. On a whim, I thought I’d see who Yelp thought was a good realtor and stumbled upon Mark. I couldn’t believe it was possible for anyone or anything to have this many 5 star reviews on Yelp (this is the internet after all), but after my experience, I can verify that these reviews are very deserved by Mark and his team. Mark was very patient in both answering all the questions that two first time home buyers might have as well as showing us far more houses than is typical. He was great at providing all sorts of useful information regarding issues to look for in the house, items that might need to be fixed, things that might make the house more difficult to sell in the future, and any information he knew about the neighborhood. After we were under contract, Mark was extremely helpful in navigating the process as well as dealing with a difficult seller. There are two examples I think stand out from the numerous ways in which Mark helped us through the buying process. One example of Mark’s dedication is during a tight timeline to get a signed form submitted, I had several questions as well as a few modifications to be made to the contract. Mark had been very responsive, but suddenly I was having difficulty reaching him. In attempting to reach him, I contacted someone at his office who let me know that his wife had gone into labor earlier in the day and he was at the hospital. Mark still managed to give me a call back an hour later, answer all my questions, and get the form submitted on time which just seems crazy to me. Another example is that we had been worried about a few issues with the A/C and our option period had already expired. The seller had ‘fixed’ the problem which meant he didn’t fix anything and denied part of the problem actually even existed (it did). Mark wanted to ensure our first house was as we wanted and offered to handle fixing the issue after we moved in out of his own pocket (and he did follow through on this). It is Mark’s dedication to ensuring you are completely satisfied and his commitment to customer service that I find is extremely rare today and is part of what makes working with Mark and his team so great.

-Steven R.

Mark is not just our realtor; he’s now our friend as well.”

My fiance and I had a fantastic experience working with Mark Strub during the process of selling our home in South Austin and buying a home in Cedar Park. As first time sellers (and my first time buying a home), we were needing someone truly experienced, thoughtful, and driven. We found Mark through Yelp and we are so glad we did. Mark is all of those things and more. He was with us every step of the way, making sure we understood everything going on and keeping us in the loop when things didn’t go as planned. We had many “bumps” in the process but in NO WAY were they Mark’s fault nor anyone at Strub Residential. They were all other-party issues and issues that could not have been foreseen. Mark was extremely helpful when each came up, explaining our options and scenarios. We had our complete trust in Mark and his team and we never felt in the dark. So despite the bumps, we still came out feeling great about the process and in a home we love. All thanks to Mark and his team. Mark is not just our realtor; he’s now our friend as well. Even though the process is over for now, we know that we will keep in contact. And, in the future, we’ll definitely ask for his advice when it comes to remodeling/home improvements! Thank you again to Mark and his team!

-Leah B.

“…exceeded all of my expectations!”

Talk about easy! Mark made this whole process easy peasy on me. This was my first home buying experience, so I’m likely spoiled. Mark and his team went above and beyond, making this truly a memorable experience. Strüb Residential is highly recommended by me, not only for ease, but knowledge of this crazy Austin market. They’re office is on-point as well. All correspondence was lightning fast and communication was a breeze. Strüb Residential exceeded all of my expectations! 10/10 would buy again.

– Joshua R.

“…continued to show us other homes on the market, even though we were under contract….”

Mark helped us purchase our first home earlier this year. He met with us immediately after I reached out so we could talk neighborhoods. He’s super knowledgeable about neighborhoods in central Austin- I.e. style, pricing trends, walkability, overall vibe. You can tell he’s passionate about his job. It didn’t take long to find a house we loved, but sadly there were multiple offers on the table. Mark helped us take all the necessary steps to get an offer in quickly and feel good about it. And we got the house! Mark then helped us coordinate various inspectors (it is an older home, so we were very thorough about the inspections) and negotiated with the seller to meet ALL of our requests. He continued to show us other homes on the market, even though we were under contract, so we could feel confident about our choice. How’s that for due diligence! Overall I appreciated how responsive Mark was. We bombarded him with texts and emails on a daily basis and always received a prompt response. Thank you for making the process so easy despite all the horror stories we’ve heard about buying a home in Austin 🙂

– Ashely D.

“…an outstanding communicator and educated me frequently…”

Don’t be fooled by his boy band looks, Mark is THE Professional.  Mark was referred to me personally by a friend who is in the Austin real estate industry as the expert for central Austin.  He knows the city, the business, and the flow of the process well.  I trust him from his assessment of the home, to the layout of the land, to the strategy of the buying/bidding process.  He’s an outstanding communicator and educated me frequently on topics far beyond my knowledge and expertise. He found me a home off the market through a connection, made a bid under the potential asking price, and had it accepted within 24H.  I am quite pleased with the home, location, and the process was relatively painless. I’m looking forward to referring friends to Mark personally cause they’ll come back and thank me that I did.

– Scott T.

“…appreciated his mix of casual, friendly professionalism…”

Mark and his team provided a very supportive and professional service in the purchase of our new home. He was always there with the answers to our many questions and along with the honesty and experience that he brought he was able to guide us through the difficult process of buying the home we had chosen. We really appreciated his mix of casual, friendly professionalism which made for easy communication and a very pleasant experience overall.

-Anonymous

“We couldn’t have asked for a smoother process!”

My wife and I worked with Mark Strüb to find the perfect home in Round Rock. We had worked with a few realtors in another state before moving to TX a few years ago and expected it to be painful, time consuming, and expected a lot of dead air in communication. NONE of that happened! Mark was incredibly responsive, made great recommendations every step of the way, and we were under contract within two weeks of our first showing, and settled a month later! We couldn’t have asked for a smoother process! We felt like his only and most important client the whole time, though we’re sure he’s super busy. We highly recommend Mark, and would definitely go straight back to him if we ever need to buy or sell.

– Eric S.

“Talk about an awesome experience!”

Mark made selling our first house a dream come true! Not only did he make it seem easy, he was able to get our house an offer in a few days for more than any other realtor quoted us and negotiated effortlessly with an all cash buyer who ended up buying all of our furniture as well!! Talk about an awesome experience! He was able to get our house sold so quickly that we were out in less than a month after it went on the market with money in our wallets and off to our next big adventure. Thank you Mark for you and your wonderful team! I look forward to working with you again in the future!

– Megan L.

“Mark eliminated all the hassle…”

Mark has been an awesome realtor for me and my family. When we moved to Austin 4 years ago our friends told us to use Mark because he was the best and they were right. We bought our house with minimal time to house hunt and Mark accommodated our very tight schedule and got us into the house we still love today. Mark eliminated all the hassle of buying a house while we were actually in another state. Since then, we have bought several investment properties and Mark has been instrumental in the process from finding the house to knowing the right people that do quality work to improve the properties. We are definitely using Mark and his team for our next move in real estate.

-Kelly B.

“I really learned the value of a great real estate agent.”

I tried to sell my very cool but unique home on my own. I even got some offers, but nothing was easy and nothing actually came through in the end. After a couple of months of frustration I asked Mark for his help. He helped get it staged and poised for sale in no time. After one week he had three asking price offers. He knew which was the best and it sold on the original closing date. I really learned the value of a great real estate agent. Thanks again Mark!

-Sam W.

“Mark is an amazing asset…”

Mark is an amazing asset for selling your home and a great advocate when purchasing. He has great advice and insight and we couldn’t have done it without him. He helped to get our house ready to sell and hired a photographer and designer that I am certain made all the difference. He also did a great job pricing the house, it sold quickly but without leaving any money on the table. He then was a huge help purchasing our new house and has continued to be a resource throughout the building process. It is a great feeling to know we have someone so proactive and knowledgeable in our corner.

-Andy M.

“…helped us find the perfect home.”

Mark helped us find the perfect home. He not only listened to what we wanted but convinced us to keep an open mind and look at a some neighborhoods we would have not considered. Sure enough, we ended up in the neighborhood we would have never looked at on our own, absolutely love everything about the house/neighborhood and are more central than we thought was possible. Thanks Mark!!!

-Kellie W.

“Mark works with all of our friends and family.”

Mark is great! We were first time homebuyers, but he made the process fun. The Austin market was crazy, but Mark partnered with us to find the right area. He was patient, never pressured us, and in the end, Mark’s network and knowledge of Austin landed us in our perfect home. We’re almost a year in and we still keep in touch. Mark’s customer service doesn’t end after closing. He’s our go-to for any and all recommendations. Mark works with all of our friends and family. He sold my mom’s house in one day! In short, Mark is the best.

-Jessica J.

“We are so thankful to have worked with him…”

In the Spring, we learned that our family of 4 would be moving to Austin from the San Francisco Bay Area with my husband’s company. We interviewed a few realtors in the area, and “clicked” the most with Mark Strub. He’s very well versed in all areas of Austin and genuinely seemed interested in learning about us to know more about what neighborhoods would be a good fit for our family. We had one long weekend to explore homes (Memorial Day weekend) and with just 3 weeks notice, Mark cleared his schedule on that holiday weekend to spend the bulk of it with us. He made sure we got a chance see all of the areas of Austin we were interested in and all of the homes we liked online – and we had a great time with him as well! After our visit, an unforeseen change in plans occurred when one of our kids finally got a spot in our favorite school and we had to do a 180 with our home search. Mark never got frustrated and just rolled with it, setting up more homes to show us in the new area close to the school (even on facetime!) and spending more time with my husband to see homes when he flew down for just a day. At the end of the day, we ended up putting an offer on a home that I had never seen in person (my husband had) but I trusted both of them immensely, including Mark, as by then he knew us and our style and needs quite well (now that is saying a LOT!) He helped us put in a competitive offer and land our dream home. Even when closing got dicey due to some inspections that weren’t being completed in a timely manner from the seller’s side, he was on top of it, making the right calls and getting the right people aware of what was needed to close on time. He was always responsive via phone/email/text to any questions we had along the way and was just all around great to work with. He specializes in relocations and was able to work along side our relocation company (which requires a whole other set of paperwork and nuances) without any issues. We are so thankful to have worked with him and would recommend him and his team! When I walked through the house for the first time (after closing), I just kept thinking “they nailed it”. Well done, Strub Residential. We are so thankful for you!

-Angela B.

“…continuously helping us even now, after the closing.”

My wife and I needed suggestions on selecting a new home. We found our ideal spot and made an appointment to meet with the builder in a Saturday afternoon. And guess what? Our agent was not answering our phone calls since the Friday before. So we called Mark in the Saturday morning, and he just showed up at the meeting in the afternoon. Yes he just showed up from nowhere, just like that 😀 After we signed the contract, he answered tons of questions from us, because we are first home buyers. And he has been continuously helping us even now, after the closing! So, no more words, hands down to Mark!!! Do want to mention one more thing here: Mark has a strong artistic taste, you will know when you see his badass business-card. A strong artistic taste is a superior skill for a real estate agent when comes to picking a home for his/her clients 😀

-Alex K.

“My confidence in him meant I was able to enjoy the house hunting process…”

Mark helped me buy my current home and sell my previous house. Having worked with a variety of realtors, this experience was solid. He was a genuine pleasure to work with. Seeing a listing you want to check out before it is snatched up can make you feel anxious, especially when you are looking to buy with your house on the market. However, Mark proved to be consistently reachable and enthusiastic about promptly seeing my properties of interest, and actively worked to ensure that my other house was sold quickly and for a great price. He provided well informed advice that reassured me about the processes of both transactions, and the results really speak for themselves. My confidence in him meant I was able to enjoy the house hunting process much more and he helped me find the perfect house for my family! My son is still rocking his ‘Too Big For The Crib’ shirt; a funny and nice gesture from a funny and nice guy. Thanks, Mark!

-Mallory F.

“…takes the time and effort to go the extra mile…”

Mark assisted me with the sale and purchase of my home and his commitment to his client’s satisfaction and success is unparalleled. He takes the time and effort to go the extra mile and ensure that your personal and financial objectives related to the purchase or sale of a property are met. Mark exceeded my expectations every step of the way.

-Dave W.

“Forget the rest. Use the best!”

Well, we have now sold 1 and bought 2 properties with Mark’s help and could not be more satisfied. You really can not do better then Mark Strub when it comes to Austin real estate. He will get at least 1 more out of us and hopefully more. Forget the rest. Use the best! Mark Strub.

-Kelly J.

“He will work tirelessly to ensure you are 100%, and more, satisfied…”

There are not sufficient stars allowed by Yelp to truly capture how great Mark’s services have been for us. The guy is the best Realtor in Austin, hands down! Our relationship with Mark began when he helped us sell a condo that another realtor had listed for over 12 months. Mark listed it and sold it within 30 days. Amazing! Mark knows exactly how to stage and list houses. He has connections with Realtors with buyers always looking for investments. Mark’s amazing work was the key to us selling a place that had become stagnate in what is Austin’s seller’s market. That sale opened up the opportunity for us to move forward with a house purchase, a purchase Mark undertook and navigated for us. His skills in this difficult market was the key to ensuring we had the “jump” on other buyers. We moved quickly, he worked the other realtor, and we had a signed contract within days of seeing the property. Our house has been a magnificent purchase! It gave us a great place, in a great area, and at a great price. Forward two years later, we are actively investing in real estate around Austin. All thanks to Mark! Mark came to us with an investment idea three months ago and now we are under contract on another GREAT property! Mark has moved way beyond just being our realtor, he truly is a friend and confidant. Whether you are having trouble selling your home, just want to list your place, looking to purchase your forever home, or looking for investment opportunities… Mark is your guy! He will work tirelessly to ensure you are 100%, and more, satisfied with his services.

-Sergio T.

“…he found a mistake in the loan documents and saved us an extra $1k”

Mark is THE MAN. While living in Orange County CA we had a bad experience with our first realtor who had us put in an offer on a house for $15k more than what it was appraised for and still couldn’t make the deal happen. Mark got us the same house for us UNDER appraised value even with another offer on the table. He worked days, nights and weekends ensuring we were kept in the loop while being so far away. Our first day in Austin was the day we signed for the house. Mark went that morning to check the house and ensure it was in good shape after the previous owners had moved out. Then at signing, he found a mistake in the loan documents and saved us an extra $1k! If it wasn’t for Mark, I honestly don’t know where we would be. Thank you Mark for your honestly and dedication to looking out for our best interest.

-Janice B.

“Even after being in our house for four years, he still calls and emails to check in on us and has helped us with countless home-related referrals.”

“Mark is by far the most genuine, helpful, and talented real estate professional in Austin. Even though we were probably buying on the lower end of the budget scale for Austin, he was extremely attentive to us, showed us a ton of properties and helped us land in a great up-and-coming neighborhood we love. Even after being in our house for four years, he still calls and emails to check in on us and has helped us with countless home-related referrals. Now that our family has grown, we plan to jump back into the market to buy and sell. There’s no one else we would trust to navigate us through this process. His team approach means we will always have someone to help us at every step along the way. Call him TODAY.”

-Lauren E.

“…Mark never let us lose hope and guided us like a therapist through some initial heartbreak.”

“What else can we say that hasn’t been said before? We are yet again on another house sale and home purchase with Mark and his team. This time our sale was more difficult due to some irresponsible buyers, but Mark never let us lose hope and guided us like a therapist through some initial heartbreak. Mark isn’t our REALTOR; he is our friend.”

-Sergio T.

“…he kept helping us even AFTER we bought our house.”

Mark came to my attention via the recommendation of two close friends. I trusted my friends, so I dove in head first–and I never regretted it for a second. Strüb Residential gave us the most personalized and thorough assistance in buying our first home. I didn’t have a serious idea of what buying a home entailed, but with Mark by our side, it didn’t matter. And what’s even crazier is that he kept helping us even AFTER we bought our house (sorry for the extra work, Mark!). If we had a question about what to do, we’d just ask Mark. And he was there for us time and time again. He’s just the best and his whole crew is the best. I wasn’t even “in” to realty, and now, whenever someone says, “I’m looking to buy a house”, I’ll say “let me tell you about my REALTOR!!!!”

-Eric M.

“Walked us through the home buying process and made us feel at ease – no fuss no drama.”

Moved into town on a Friday from San Francisco met with Mark on a Saturday. He found us a great home and was simply the best. Walked us through the home buying process and made us feel at ease – no fuss no drama. He knows Austin like the back of his hand. Can’t go wrong with this team.

-Paula D.

“Ultimately, Mark found us our dream house by reaching out to a builder in his extensive Austin network. It was a spec home when he found it and it hadn’t even been posted on the market, but he knew it was perfect for us.”

Our experience with Strüb residential was wonderful. I can’t recommend Mark and his team highly enough! Mark is an excellent listener and could easily grasp our priorities in the house-hunting process. He was patient, honest, and thoughtful and always willing to work around our schedule for viewings. The house hunting process can be an emotional rollercoaster and we saw a lot of beautiful homes with Mark that still weren’t quite right for various reasons, but he never made us feel pressured to jump into anything. Ultimately, Mark found us our dream house by reaching out to a builder in his extensive Austin network. It was a spec home when he found it and it hadn’t even been posted on the market, but he knew it was perfect for us. I’m extremely grateful and can’t recommend him highly enough!

-Marissa O.

“The efficiency of their processes is unique – and it works. They are all on top of their game and it was evident they’ve put a lot of work into perfecting their system.”

Everything about working with Strüb Residential was amazing. From the people to their seemingly flawless processes, I couldn’t have asked for anything more on the sale of our recent house. Mark was reMARKable. Our scenario was not a typical transaction, but Mark worked closely with us throughout every step of the process to make sure everything was smooth, and continuously went above and beyond to ensure all parties were satisfied. He truly cares for his clients and is a genuine amazing person with exceptional work ethic. The system they have in place at Strüb Residential is second to none. The efficiency of their processes is unique – and it works. They are all on top of their game and it was evident they’ve put a lot of work into perfecting their system. On top of all this, Mark was able to list our house on a Friday, meeting the deadline (did I mention their system works? 🙂 ), and to add to it – we were under contract in less than 2 days of being on the market! Mark’s negotiating skills are top notch and professional; from initial contract through inspection and option period. He made sure we got top dollar on the sell. I can’t say enough about Mark, Strüb Residential as a whole, and all the people there that worked with us along the way to make this an easy, stress-free, and successful transaction. Thanks again to Mark and his entire crew!

-Marcus W.

“…he was always exceedingly fair and honest…”

Mark came highly recommended to us, and we’re glad he was. He emphatically encouraged us after we bought the house to go to him with advice about any house related services while we were there because: A) he knows which services are best since he gets to see who does a good job (and who doesn’t), and B) he wanted us to help sell our house if that time ever came. It did, and we sold it for much more than we bought it, even though when we were buying and selling, he was always exceedingly fair and honest, and he was concerned about being fair to the other party while still being on our time. I never write reviews (although I’ve been tempted to write some bad ones), but Strüb residential is good enough to deserve it.

-Donald G.

“Mark and team knew the area and rapidly honed in on the type of place we were looking for.”

Fantastic experience with an agent who was responsive and helpful throughout the process. Mark and team knew the area and rapidly honed in on the type of place we were looking for. Go with STRÜB!

-Jeff G.

“He was so completely gracious with my many questions and repeated calls answering the most insane questions. His knowledge and honesty were so refreshing and welcome.”

I really cannot say enough about not only Mark but the entire Strüb team and their extraordinary services. My husband and I relocated to Austin from out of state and Mark was my first query call when looking at homes. He was so completely gracious with my many questions and repeated calls answering the most insane questions. His knowledge and honesty were so refreshing and welcome. Mark rearrange his schedule at the last moment when we arrived in town unexpectedly and showed us several properties while providing detailed information about the areas, market, schools, etc. We found the perfect home for our needs and then Mark used his expertise to negotiate a great deal and we closed quickly. But that is not the end of the story. After closing, we needed help with contractors getting access to our new home while we packed and moved. The Strüb team was right there well above and beyond what most agents would do and multiple times they assisted us through our transition to Austin. We would recommend the Strüb team to ANYONE considering a real estate transaction!

-Judy S.

“To STRÜB RESIDENTIAL you are more than just another client.”

To STRÜB RESIDENTIAL you are more than just another client. Mark and his team have walk me through purchasing property to coaching me on keeping my first home and becoming a landlord. Whenever I have a question or a doubt about my ability as a property owner, they ALWAYS have the time to coach me.

-Jenn F.

“After a tireless and unsuccessful search for a home with another agent we decided to switch to Mark and were so glad that we did!”

Truly such a pleasant experience working with Mark and his team. You can’t go wrong! After a tireless and unsuccessful search for a home with another agent we decided to switch to Mark and were so glad that we did! Within the first few days of working with Mark he’d found us the perfect home. With his guidance and expertise our offer was accepted, and we are scheduled to close in a couple of weeks. Honestly, from the first conversation, to the home search, to the offer, to the inspection, and so on Mark and his team consistently exceeded expectations. If you are looking to work with someone who has your best interest at heart and find your forever home Mark is your guy!

-Ashley M.

“Being from out of state, there were a ton of details that made it hard for us, but Mark wen out of his way to help with the process.”

Mark and his team were so helpful with finding a house for our family relocating from out of state. We found a couple places that we liked when we were in town visiting, but they both went into escrow before we had a chance to get our financing completed to make an offer. A couple weeks after we left, Mark found a place that pretty much nailed everything we were looking for and stayed aggressive with our offer until we got the price down $25,000 from asking. Being from out of state, there were a ton of details that made it hard for us, but Mark wen out of his way to help with the process. He went in person to the house multiple times to take photos and videos, we got us in touch with contractors to make sure we could do all the upgrades we wanted after closing, and he even helped us arrange some of the early stages of our renovation after closing. Mark was so incredible helpful and responsive and worked around the clock to keep in touch with us throughout the process and make the whole process as fast and easy as possible. The Stub team will definitely be our go to realtor for any future real estate transactions in the Austin area!

-Matthew F.

“Although there are some stellar choices out there, you will never find a more honest, good hearted, caring professional to walk you through the real estate process than Mark Strüb.”

Mark is somewhat of family favorite, I must admit, but when my parents hired him to be their listing agent for their final property in Austin, he blew them away with his professionalism, timeliness, patience and overall amazing business acumen and ability to negotiate the best deal on their behalf. The sale went off without a hitch. All parties were extremely pleased and utterly impressed. Considering I am a former Realtor myself, having spent 8 years working in the residential real estate industry, I can tell you honestly who is on the opposing side of Mark Strüb. Although there are some stellar choices out there, you will never find a more honest, good hearted, caring professional to walk you through the real estate process than Mark Strüb. Mark imbues his work with integrity. It’s who he is as a person. He has built a top-notch team that is, simply stated, kick ass…He’s the first realtor to mind when anyone asks me for a recommendation… Strüb Residential is a real estate powerhouse. You’d be crazy to go anywhere else with your home buying or selling needs.

-Jessica H.

“His attention to details and his negotiation skills are second to none. Highly recommended.”

Mark and his team provide *expertise*. It is a combination of knowing the market, understanding the circumstances and needs of the client, and a low-pressure but driven approach to meeting these needs. I worked with Mark on a couple of real estate transactions and the experience was excellent. We sailed through the entire process, from (extended) search and viewings to closing the deal, very smoothly. His attention to details and his negotiation skills are second to none. Highly recommended; I would not even think about contacting a different realtor when we start looking for our next home.

-Michael B.

“He acted as a very well-versed go-between the builder and us. He always looked out for our interests. We felt cared for throughout the process…”

What else can I say about Mark that hasn’t been said? Mark is one of the most patient, caring realtors that I’ve ever met or worked with. His attitude and attention to detail was totally different than what we experienced when we were looking in CA over the past couple of years. Let’s start with the fact that Mark is super responsive in both communication and learning our desires in a home. He acted like a self-learning recommendation engine (in a great way). He started with a wide variety of homes and narrowed it down based on our likes and dislikes. I know that is the job of a realtor, but he was scary good at it (in a good way). By day two, we were looking at homes that we loved. Throughout the process, he explained everything. He acted as a very well-versed go-between the builder and us. He always looked out for our interests. We felt cared for throughout the process– from looking, to offer, to the loan, to negotiating pop-up issues. Mark was there for us.

-Lindsey G.

“I would recommend to anyone buying in Austin.”

Mark was great to work with. As a first time buyer I was very unfamiliar with the whole process. He and his staff were knowledgeable about the market and thorough with the buying process. I would recommend to anyone buying in Austin.

-Colin A.

“Thanks guys for changing the game in terms of realty in Austin.”

My husband and I first turned to Mark and his team after feeling frustrated with previous real estate transactions. It seemed like we (the buyers) were doing all the work and the realtor was simply drawing up paperwork. Despite our reservations, we chose to work with Mark for our second home because he came widely recommended by friends. In all honesty, our experience with Mark and his team is light years from what we had come to expect. He brings so much more to the table than any website could: experience, industry connections, actual understanding of the Austin market, and HUSTLE. This group is hardworking and honest. Many real estate transactions (and building/construction) later, we are still turning to Mark and his team. We sincerely wouldn’t trust anyone else. Thanks guys for changing the game in terms of realty in Austin.          -Katie F.

“I always felt like our best interest was top priority, never his commission.”

These reviews are real, y’all!! Mark and his team are amazing!! They go above and beyond to take everything off your plate that they possibly can during the home buying/selling process. He’s ALWAYS available. Responses to your (many, if you are like me) questions are immediate and thorough. Not once did I feel like I was a bother. There were several times that we were paralyzed with indecision and he talked us through it every time. Most importantly, I always felt like our best interest was top priority, never his commission. Oh and you need a guy for a job? He’s got a guy for the job! Kristina will have 3 bids to you tomorrow, just leave her the key and go on about your day. (Kristina ROCCKKKSSSSS!!!!) I have been disappointed with almost every service provider I have dealt with since becoming a home owner – my expectations are almost never met. However, Mark and his team blew my expectations out of the water!!! If you are looking on the internet trying to find “the one” that stands out from the rest, you found him. Call Mark and his team, I am confident that anyone in that insanely well run office is going to take very good care of you.  -Jessica A.

“…was very knowledgeable regarding comps, quality of different finishes, etc.”

Can’t say enough good things about working with Mark and his team! He was extremely professional and worked with us to find the right home for us. I never felt like he was pushing me to any property and was very knowledgeable regarding comps, quality of different finishes, etc. He also was there throughout the closing process to guide us. 5 stars!! -Adrian A.

“It was a stressful process (it always is), and he’s great at calming nerves and being a source of knowledge and reassurance.”

We bought our house six years ago with Mark Strub, and we were happy to work with him again when we sold it last month. It was a stressful process (it always is), and he’s great at calming nerves and being a source of knowledge and reassurance. You won’t regret working with him and his team! -Killian P.

“Mark and his excellent team made the process as smooth as possible, helped to get offers almost as fast as the blink of an eye, and did so with a positive and highly congenial attitude.”

Selling a home is a major life disruption. In our case, we wanted to sell quickly due to a last-minute move to Oregon. Mark and his excellent team made the process as smooth as possible, helped to get offers almost as fast as the blink of an eye, and did so with a positive and highly congenial attitude. Glad to have hired Strub Residential! -Richard C.

“We’ve sold several other homes in the Austin area over the years and this was the smoothest transaction of all.”

Mark and his team helped us find a buyer for our house within a few days of the listing going live. We’ve sold several other homes in the Austin area over the years and this was the smoothest transaction of all. We would definitely use him again. -Don J.

“No question we could not have bought our house without Mark’s clever negotiating, understanding of our needs, and great relationships with other brokers in the community!”

No question we could not have bought our house without Mark’s clever negotiating, understanding of our needs, and great relationships with other brokers in the community! We’ve now sold and bought through Strüb and have had great experiences with the whole team. There are nuances their expertise is really necessary for, especially in this tricky market. We will without question work with them again when the need arises! -Tori H.

“…he skillfully helped us fine-tune our offer and made sure ours got chosen in a multiple offer situation…”

We have had the pleasure of working with Mark Strüb with Strüb Residential twice now, and cannot express strongly enough how skilled, professional, and overall fantastic he and his team are to work with. When we first came to Austin on a scouting trip with no idea where we wanted to live, Mark was immediately able to narrow down ideal neighborhoods to show us based on our lifestyle and work commute. He has an incredible knowledge of the city and 4 years later, we still couldn’t be more thrilled with the community he helped us choose. He made the process of buying our first home so seamless and smooth and not intimidating. His whole team is there for you each step of the way and we were so pleased with how they helped us negotiate with challenging sellers. Four years later, when we stumbled upon our dream home and quickly decided to put our beloved first home on the market, Mark was of course the first person we contacted. He knew how much we had fallen in love with this new house and he skillfully helped us fine-tune our offer and made sure ours got chosen in a multiple offer situation, for which we couldn’t be more grateful. Despite it being a quick decision to sell our house, Mark made us feel so confident in our ability to get it ready to sell and in his marketing strategy. He has so many connections, from stagers to photographers to repairmen-he really helped us each and every step of the way. Ultimately, our house ended up selling the first weekend, with multiple offers, above list price. What more could you ask for?! You are truly in the best hands when you choose Mark and Strüb Residential. His company is a well-oiled machine, with so many people who are so talented in their roles and who coordinate so effortlessly and seamlessly. Although moving is supposedly one of the biggest stresses in life, honestly buying and selling with Mark’s team is the least stressful part of the whole thing. Mark feels more like a friend than a realtor, and we’ve had complete confidence and trust in him. He is always quick to reply, and though he has so many clients, you never ever feel like you’re not the most important to him. We are so grateful to Mark and his team for helping to make Austin home for our family and can’t recommend him highly enough!

-Phil M.

“…exceeded our high expectations at every turn.”

Wow!! Mark and his team of experts exceeded our high expectations at every turn. He cared for us through the most important decisions of our families life, selling our home and buying our dream house. We could not have done it without him on our side. -Bob T.

“…Mark was a wonderful guide…”

We loved working with Mark! This was our first home buying experience, and Mark was a wonderful guide through the exciting and stressful world of Austin residential realty. We found a great move-in ready home on our first outing. After sleeping on it a few days and with a bit of encouragement from Mark, we put in an offer and closed about a month later. This worked out great, since it was right before interest rates went up. Can’t recommend Mark and his team enough! -Alana P.

“Truly incredible!!”

Mark Strüb and his team went above and beyond at every moment during the sale of my home. Not only did Mark sell our house for our target price, his incredible marketing brought in the buyer the day before our listing even went live in the MLS!! Truly incredible!! Mark and his team   are really as good as it gets when it comes to Austin real estate. Responsive, thoughtful, savvy, and a badass realtor–what more could you want?! – Spencer H.

“…it would not be possible without Mark…”

Mark was with us every step of the way for our first home purchase. He is a professional in every sense of the word and went above and beyond what we could have ever expected. He knew the areas of town we were interested, where our budget was and what properties would go with our personal tastes. We couldn’t be more happy with the purchase of our new condo and know it would not be possible without Mark and his staff. Would highly recommend Strüb Residential to any home buyer or anyone even thinking about buying a home. Mark is a great resource! – Andrew V.

“Mark takes the time to get to know you…”

Mark takes the time to get to know you and really tries to understand what you are looking for – not just the stats (e.g. #bedrooms/bathrooms, price, sq.ft.), but what environment will bring you joy. Mark is extremely patient and is deeply knowledgeable in all the neighborhoods around Austin. He is the best! – Art O.

“accepted offer within a week.”

We moved to Austin just three years ago and Mark helped us buy our home. Now that we had to move back to the east coast, Mark helped us sell our home. We had an accepted offer within a week. Mark is professional, super knowledgeable, and just a great guy. You can look but you won’t find another agent in town that can compare. Tried and true, go Strüb! – Offer B.

“There was never any pressure…”

I was lucky to work with Mark and his team on a complex sale and purchase and they made the process as easy and comfortable as possible. Mark used his excellent knowledge of Austin and its unique real estate market to guide me through every step. We started with a meeting to get to know each other, discuss wants and needs, and hone in on where and what to look for. I was a casual looker at first, and Mark had no problem showing me homes and helping me research to get the knowledge I needed to be ready to move. There was never any pressure, when things got too busy for either of us and the hunt cooled off I could always count on a friendly check-in from him to see if I had any questions or needs, and a cheerful invite to get together again as soon as I was ready. When it came time to get down to business, Mark and his team sprung into action with fair strategy and a to-do list to put my house in the best light. And at the 11th hour, when a done deal for my purchase fell apart he went to bat to get what I was owed and immediately got to work to find me a new (even more perfect) place to land on a suddenly accelerated timeline. Mark came recommended from multiple friends, and I’m thrilled with our business dealings together. I look forward to many years to come with him as my friend and realtor. – Corey G.

“…he always gets back with me quickly.”

We’ve used Mark to purchase our current condo as well as our new house that is currently under construction. My schedule isn’t very flexible but Mark made the time to show us listings during my lunch time, which was also probably his lunch time as well. We’ve had some ups and downs during the construction process but every time I text Mark, he always gets back with me quickly. If you’re looking to purchase or sell, contact Mark FIRST! He’ll guide you through the whole process. You won’t be disappointed! – Catherine P.

“Mark worked his magic…”

Mark has been a friend of mine for years and has ALWAYS looked out for my best interest when I was looking into buying a home. I actually rented for a while, because he said, “now is not the right time to buy”. I trusted him. When the time was finally right, he took my fiance and I out and we found a town home that we LOVED, however, there was a dog kennel next door that wasn’t leaving anytime soon. After we continued to look at 10-15 more places, Mark found a condo on Rainey St… My fiance didn’t even want to look at it because he didn’t want to live on Rainey. Once again, Mark said “trust me”, so we went to look at it and immediately knew it was our first dream home. We put in an offer the next day and got into a bidding war, but Mark worked his magic and we are the proud owners of a beautiful condo. Mark was very thorough and diligent throughout the whole process and I would HIGHLY recommend him if you are looking to purchase a home! – Kyle K.

“…thoughtful advice and guidance.”

Three years after helping us sell and purchase a house, Mark has helped us move up, again, and is currently helping us get our other house all fixed up before putting it on the market.  This most recent purchase posed lots of challenges (high stress!! This market is wild!) for all of us, but he handled it so calmly and was always there to give us thoughtful advice and guidance.  If we ever move again, we won’t hesitate to contact Mark. – Laura P.

“…I could not have been happier…”

As a first-time home buyer, I knew there were going to be moments where I was going to be a little overwhelmed with the entire process. My goal at the start was to find a realtor who was going to walk me through the process, be hands on and more importantly be honest and trustworthy. I was referred to Mark by a friend who had a great experience with him and I could not have been happier myself. Mark always made himself as well as his staff available for me. Not only did he help with selecting the perfect house but he walked me through all of the paperwork, contracts, etc.  Look him up, trust me! – Javier A.

“I’ve bought multiple properties with them…”

I want to start by saying that if you’re not working with Strüb Residential, you’ve made your first mistake in real estate. Mark and his entire team at Strüb Residential are incredible. I’ve bought multiple properties with them and you can always trust that they are giving you sound advice, from personal purchases to investments. I highly recommend them to anyone looking at real estate in the Austin area. -Neeshu H.

“…really easy to work with…”

Mark’s been our go-to agent for years now! He’s helped us move twice by now, selling our old houses and helping us buy two new properties. He’s very personable, easy going and has a great understanding of the chaos that is the Austin housing market. In addition, his entire team is really easy to work with and makes the entire process of buying (or selling) as seamless as possible. We’ll definitely use Strüb Residential again next time around!! – Alen P.

“…intuitive sense of the best strategy to sell…”

We found Mark on NextDoor when it was time to sell our house in Crestview recently, and we’re so happy we did! He was a fantastic partner: really knowledgeable, honest, easy to talk to, and totally professional in a personal, non-salesy way. We felt like he “got” us right away and really appreciated what was special about our house–something we didn’t feel from every realtor we met with. He had an intuitive sense of the best strategy to sell, and he made the whole process feel like a true collaboration. We felt like he really respected our thoughts and always had very thoughtful and smart responses to our questions. Beyond the initial offer, we felt super taken care of during inspections, appraisal, etc., as well. Mark was very much on top of things and always had a plan for handling whatever came up (and influencing an outcome in our favor)! We never felt like we had to worry. And the extended Strüb team was great work with all around, from email communications to on-site meetings–everyone we interacted with was friendly, reliable, and really knew their stuff. And we were blown away by the quality of Strüb’s marketing, from the photography to our online listing to the information booklet they prepared to be left in our house during showings. Thanks to the all-around awesomeness of Mark and his team, we sold our house in ONE day and had a smooth and easy escrow. It was pretty much the best possible outcome. In short: if you’re buying or selling a home, you can stop looking. Call Mark! We’d recommend him to our friends and family in a heartbeat.

“…will give you his honest feedback.”

Mark is the best!  He’s professional, knows the market, has a keen ability to listen and will give you his honest feedback.  He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit.  I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller and couldn’t be happier with my experience.  The even deeper drive, and what just makes him an awesome person, is his desire to make a difference in the community, in the city, in the lives of the people he works with.  If you have the opportunity to work with him, do it.  You won’t regret it. PS  I bought my condo in Crestview in 2014 the first day we went looking, and sold my home in Hyde Park this summer for full price offer after three days on the market.  Buying and selling your home is far more than a transaction.  Mark’s your guy. – Laura S.

“His primary concern is to make his clients happy…”

I’ve worked with realtors in the past and my impression of them was not very pleasant. It seemed liked their main motivation was money and how to make more of it. Therefore, they acted more like car dealers than someone helping you get your dream house. Mark has been doing this for years and his accumulation of knowledge and experience is immediately very noticeable.  His primary concern is to make his clients happy and get them the place of their dreams, and he is EXCELLENT at it. – Selim S.

“…steadfast calm and confident…”

Have been off the Facebook grid for over a month. Selling home and buying another felt like a ninja obstacle at times. But thanks to the skills and hard work of Mark Strüb and his team at Strüb Residential, in the 1st week of June, sold one home and purchased another. Mark was the steadfast calm and confident Captain in the sea of ever shifting “let’s make a deal” offers from potential buyers. As for me, that which didn’t’ sink me just made me slimmer and more feisty. – Wendy F.

“…this transaction went the smoothest of any…”

Mark was an excellent agent and helped my wife and I relocate from SF to Austin quickly. Mark was very knowledgeable, patient, responsive and always went the extra mile for us and anticipated what questions we might ask and provided direct insight once we narrowed down the homes we were making a decision on. This is our 3rd home purchase and even with the rigors of relocation, this transaction went the smoothest of any and that is no doubt thanks to Mark. – Alex M.

“…didn’t think was possible…”

Mark has been fabulous to work with!  We ended up in a house that was exactly what we were looking for, but didn’t think was possible within our budget.  Truly an amazing experience, he guided us through every step. – Liz R.

“…vast knowledge of Austin’s real estate market.”

I highly recommend Strüb Residential. Mark and Christy are amazing people, totally plugged in to the community and have vast knowledge of Austin’s real estate market. – Shelley S.

“Got top dollar…”

Did an awesome job selling my cousin house. Got top dollar for his house and my cousin was very happy! – Eileen C.

“…the best Austin real estate experience!”

Mark is an amazing guy and offers the best Austin real estate experience! I will always send my Austin people to him! True professional 🙂 – Trevor S.

“…dedicated to making every person he works with feel like they are his only client.”

Strüb Residential has been incredibly easy to work with and it is obvious that Mark is incredibly dedicated to making every person he works with feel like they are his only client. They were able to sell our house very quickly and assisted greatly in finding our new home. We couldn’t be happier with the results. – Keith L.

“…from our very first breakfast taco together we knew that Strüb Residential would be how we would buy our first house.”

A mutual friend introduced us to Mark when we moved to Austin, and from our very first breakfast taco together we knew that Strüb Residential would be how we would buy our first house. They have a dream team of agents and support staff that made buying a house a painless process. Mark was a perfect guide – he gave us the information we needed, set realistic expectations, and had an excellent ability to figure out what we needed/wanted as opposed to other buyers. Mark and his team were also there for us whenever we had a question about what to expect, which for first-time homebuyers seemed to be about every 5 minutes. Throughout the process, we never felt pressured or rushed, but did feel fully supported my Mark and his team. They knew the market so well that they were able to tell us exactly what (and how) we should bid to get an amazing house in a super competitive neighborhood, and it worked! He was also able to refer us to a number of resources, like lenders and inspectors, but in no way made us feel obligated to use them – all whom were pleasurable, knowledgeable, and responsive. It’s probably obvious that we couldn’t recommend Mark and his team more. He’s great to work with and understands the value of building lasting relationships, which comes across in the way conducts himself and his business. – Zach W.

“…deliver exceptional service and expertise…”

So glad I have team Strub to help my clients. As a wealth manager, it is important to have a team of professionals to whom I can introduce my clients, who will deliver exceptional service and expertise, and always work in the clients best interest. This is what we have found in Mark Strub and his entire team. – Bob T.

“He knows this business so well…”

Mark is a superstar in ATX real estate. My parents and brother both had very specific hard-to-meet wants in their real estate searches and Mark was able to get them exactly what they wanted. He knows this business so well and is easy to work with. I highly recommend! A+! – Seth K.

“Will go the extra mile…”

Phenomenal realtor, friend and advocate. Will go the extra mile…..took my calls at all hours of the day/night, relentless in making sure he put me in a great house both from a personal standpoint and a resale standpoint. He is the very best there is. – Kristin L.

“Mark is the best in the business.”

We are pleased to recommend Mark Strüb to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. Mark is the best in the business. Mark has been working with us since 2014 and has always been very attentive to our real estate needs and very responsive when communicating with us. – Valerie A.

“…a bottomless pit of knowledge on anything Austin…”

I honestly can’t say enough about Mark and his team!!! My husband and I are recent transplants from California, and when we first stating looking around we had no idea where to start or what we really wanted out of an Austin home…. We didn’t know if we wanted a big house in the burbs, a bungalow right in the middle of it all, or a bunch of land to build on… we had really had no idea. Mark helped us sort through it all by asking all the right questions and steering our search in the right direction until we ultimately fell for what we now (with bias of course) think is one of the best neighborhoods in Austin. The first day we went out with Mark and Jordan we could tell right away that we were in good hands. Mark is a bottomless pit of knowledge on anything Austin, but was equally helpful when it came to renovation questions, city and neighborhood regulations, and so on and so on. If there was ever anything he didn’t know (which in our case rarely happened) he found out and followed up with us on it right away. You can also tell that Mark has a really good reputation around the community; which proved to be very helpful when we needed to get into see something same day that wasn’t scheduled, or needed a contractor to meet us at a house for an opinion last minute. We never felt like we were left hanging or like there were things we wanted to see that we didn’t get to because of him. His bandwidth is impressive to say the least, he is always on top of it. Due to his reputation, I have to imagine that he was busy working many other clients at the same time as us, but if he was, we certainly couldn’t tell. I am positive that if you work with anyone on the Strüb team you will end up with a great house, in an area that fits, and even with a couple of new friends… I know we did =) – Samantha C

“…strong asset to the community as a professional and philanthropist.”

Mark Strüb is a gentleman and a scholar. He is a long-term Austin resident and strong asset to the community as a professional and philanthropist. Also, he has the look of a late 90’s Abercrombie ad. – Scott T.

“We love Mark!”

We love Mark! He is amazingly helpful and so kind and attentive. – Jennifer D.

“…gave us the confidence to buy our house sight-unseen.”

Mark helped us relocate to Texas a few years back. Got to know us over the course of a few days, then a year later we made the move to Austin. He was the first person we called and gave us the confidence to buy our house sight-unseen. – Jonathan M.

“…one of the most dedicated and caring real estate (and humans) I’ve ever met!”

Hands down one of the most dedicated and caring real estate (and humans) I’ve ever met! Mark is super smart, has a deep knowledge of Austin real estate and will always be your ally first and foremost. – Axel A.

“Of all the realtors I’ve worked with, Mark is the absolute best!”

Of all the realtors I’ve worked with, Mark is the absolute best! He’s knowledgeable, responsive, and a really nice guy. I highly recommend him! – Mallory F.

“Strüb is 3 for 3, batting 1000!”

Strüb is 3 for 3, batting 1000! Superb Realtors! You really should use them! – Mary C.

“How cool is it that you can find a realtor you can trust…”

Every client is treated like they are special and important! I always feel like they are looking out for me and my property. The people who work here know the real estate biz inside and out. How cool is it that you can find a realtor you can trust and who is also caring and compassionate! – Bianca B.

“…low key but a strong negotiator.”

I have worked with and referred clients to Mark for years and he consistently gets rave reviews from people I sent his way. He is that rare combination of low key but a strong negotiator. I can’t say enough good things about Mark. – Douglas P.

“…easy and smooth…”

We’ve lived happily at the home Mark Strüb helped us find for just under two years. The process was easy and smooth and Mark and his team were great! – Eric S.

“…the kind of guy you want to have in your corner…”

Mark Strüb is the kind of guy you want to have in your corner when it really matters. He helped us find our perfect home (twice!). I couldn’t imagine having done it without him! And even now–years later–he’s still an amazing resource and always offering to be helpful. I give Mark 2 thumbs up, 5 stars and all the appreciation in the world for his kindness and generosity! – Cristina A.

“I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller…”

Mark is the best! He’s professional, knows the market, has a keen ability to listen and will give you his honest feedback. He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit. I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller, and couldn’t be happier with my experience. The even deeper drive, and what just makes him an awesome person, is his desire to make a difference in the community, in the city, in the lives of the people the works with. If you have the opportunity to work with him, do it. You won’t regret it. – Laura S.

“…I immediately referred Mark to some friends and colleagues.”

My wife and I bought our first house with the guidance of Mark in April 2014. It was such a smooth and pleasant experience! In fact, it was such a wonderful experience that I immediately referred Mark to some friends and colleagues. Mark is extremely knowledgeable of the Austin market, and understands what it takes to get you into the house you want in one of the most competitive markets in the nation. Being first time home buyers we were a bit overwhelmed with how fast we had to jump on houses we wanted. However, with the coaching of Mark we landed the house we wanted and within our budget. Since we closed Mark has still been there to help! Whether it was telling us to file for our Homestead Exemption, offering suggestions on home improvements that can increase resell value, or coming out to support my wife’s Nonprofit, Bliss Kid Yoga, he’s been a great mentor and friend. If you are considering buying or selling a home, talk to Mark. During the conversation, you’ll quickly realize he does what he does because he’s passionate about it, and wants to make you successful in your home buying/selling journey. – Charlie B.

“Multiple offers!”

We sold our house in one day with Strüb! Multiple offers! Amazing. – Mike K.

“…we were treated like family.”

Mark Strüb was nothing short of phenomenal during our entire home buying process. He came highly recommended from a close friend and from our first interaction, we were treated like family. His guidance and expertise helped ensure we had the information we needed from start to finish. Even after we were settled in, we could count on Mark to give advice and provide recommendations on even the smallest things. I cannot imagine buying our first home with any other realtor and will no doubt turn to him if or when we ever need to buy or sell again! – Brandon F.

“…responsive, patient and helpful…”

Mark and his team are currently helping us (first-time home buyers!) find our perfect home. They’ve been so incredibly responsive, patient and helpful — we couldn’t be happier to have them by our side guiding us through this process! – Kristy C.

“…made our home buying process pretty low stress!”

Mark and his team were great during our first home buying experience. We had a lot of small questions throughout the process and Mark was always quick to reply and handle issues as they came up, which made our home buying process pretty low stress! – Jeff F.

“…our first friend in Austin.”

Prior to moving here, we had not spent any meaningful time in Austin outside of the one trip we had to find a place to live. We found Mark online before departing for that trip; not only did we find someone that was well prepared to maximize our short window of time, we found our first friend in Austin. Mark helped us find a home, a designer, a bank and negotiated all of our contracts digitally whilst we were living abroad. Nearly three years later, we are ready to make our next purchase. We wouldn’t dream of working with anyone else than Mark and his team. Genuine care, efficiency, incredible response time, quality interactions, big picture approaches. Strüb Residential delivers that and much much more which is why we won’t look anywhere else for our property ownership strategies. – Robyn L.

“We had an excellent experience with Mark…”

We had an excellent experience with Mark and his team. We will call them first when we need to make a move in the future! – Lauren M.

“…best realtor to work with in Austin…”

If you’re looking for the best realtor to work with in Austin? You just found it with Mark Strüb and his staff. – Phil L.

“… how much I learned about house maintenance issues…”

I highly recommend Mark to help you find a house. I was admittedly very confused about what I was looking for and what my priorities were, so I had to look at a lot of places to figure out what mattered to me. Mark happily ran all around Austin with me and helped me find a place I’m quite satisfied with — been in my house 3 years and no regrets at all. I also appreciated how much I learned about house maintenance issues, how to spot signs of big problems, and how I became way more familiar with all the neighborhoods of my own city. – Jason C.

“… trust them to deliver above and beyond…”

Mark and his outstanding team have something special. You can trust them to deliver above and beyond what’s expected. They are the best! – Ashley W.

“…commitment, chipper personality, and enthusiasm…”

Strüb is the best! His commitment, chipper personality, and enthusiasm for the home buying process will get you through those dark days where it seems like it will never end. – YiMay Y.

“…I️ promise, you’ll be in exceptional hands.”

Leaving our “first home” was tough. An emotional change that Mark made painless and smooth. This was years AFTER we had bought our now “forever home” from Christy that we remodeled. I️ simply CANNOT recommend them any higher. There are a plethora of choices to make when doing a real estate deal… but NONE when it comes to the agency to use… Strüb Residential is the ONLY way to go. Personal, professional, intelligent and resourceful…. I️ promise, you’ll be in exceptional hands. Hey, you may even make a new friend out of the deal as well:). – Nicole H.

“…able to sell our home for a lot more than any other realtor…”

Mark Strüb and his team have been fantastic with helping us sell our first home and buy our second. Not only was he able to sell our home for a lot more than any other realtor thought was possible, but he was able to negotiate with the buyer to purchase everything in our home including furniture and artwork which made our transition very smooth. He also helped us secure our second home purchase at a rate below asking price and was really helpful along the way which made it stress free. Mark is currently helping us look for an investment property and we hope to continue doing business with him and his team for many years to come.     – Megan L.

“…made it exceptionally easy!”

Mark and his team went above and beyond to help us find our dream home. Now Mark is helping my Dad in his cross country move and has made it exceptionally easy!!! I highly recommend them!!! – Kristin L.

“…a great listener to what you want, need,…”

A fantastic gentleman with a deep understanding of Austin. His focus reaches from central Austin to the burbs. Great man for a tour, but far more importantly a great listener to what you want, need, and a guide on your journey to the best place. Worth a conversation at the least. The information he gives which appears so effortless will take you a long time plowing through blogs, websites, and conversations. Save yourself time and make a good choice. Chat with Mark 😉 – Shaun C.

“…give you invaluable peace of mind…”

Mark and his team are excellent realtors to have on your side. They’re fast, responsive, professional, and give you invaluable peace of mind when buying or selling you home. I’ve bought and sold a home with Mark and I couldn’t dream of using any other realtor. The thing that made the biggest impression on me about Mark was how he went totally above and beyond to get me and my wife, newcomers to Austin, totally plugged in to the community. It only did we have a beautiful new house, with Mark’s help, we had budding new friendships as well. Highly recommended! – Ryan T.

“…shows his integrity.”

Mark was very dependable, friendly and knowledgeable. He made our experience very enjoyable and we have recommended him to many friends! He also gives back to the community which is very important to us and shows his integrity. – Katherine B.

“…this transaction went the smoothest of any…”

Mark was an excellent agent and helped my wife and I relocate from SF to Austin quickly. Mark was very knowledgeable, patient, responsive and always went the extra mile for us and anticipated what questions we might ask and provided direct insight once we narrowed down the homes we were making a decision on. This is our 3rd home purchase and even with the rigors of relocation, this transaction went the smoothest of any and that is no doubt thanks to Mark. – Alex M.

“…his accumulation of knowledge and experience is immediately very noticeable.”

I’ve worked with realtors in the past and my impression of them was not very pleasant. It seemed liked their main motivation was money and how to make more of it. Therefore, they acted more like car dealers than someone helping you get your dream house. Mark has been doing this for years and his accumulation of knowledge and experience is immediately very noticeable.  His primary concern is to make his clients happy and get them the place of their dreams, and he is EXCELLENT at it. – Selim S.

“…relocating from California to Austin on a short time frame…”

We were relocating from California to Austin on a short time frame, and as first time homebuyers. Mark and his team were true professionals and guided us through the process with ease. It started with a ‘get to know’ Austin tour, where we narrowed down neighborhoods, and then a blitz of targeted showings in our favorite neighborhood. Through the ups and downs, and there were many, Mark was a true partner and advocate in several ways -Setting up efficient days touring homes -Helping us evaluate if homes would be a good fit for us -Helping us formulate competitive, but not overly generous offers -Partnering us with a lender, inspector, and everything else needed to get the deal done When Mark truly shone, was when things didn’t go according to our ideal plan timeline. After we made our one-and-only visit to look at homes, a failed offer on our favorite house, and with a ticking time clock (including a baby due right after our move) Mark truly delivered. He found a pre-MLS listing, toured us through it virtually, helped us negotiate in a competitive situation, assured us we had found the right house for our family, and comforted a jittery seller who was afraid to trust an offer form people they had not met. It all came together and we closed just in time to settle in before our new addition – in a house that is better for our family than any other we viewed! – Jessica C.

“He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit.”

Mark is the best!  He’s professional, knows the market, has a keen ability to listen and will give you his honest feedback.  He cares about his clients and finding the perfect fit.  I’ve worked with Mark as both a buyer and a seller and couldn’t be happier with my experience.  The even deeper drive, and what just makes him an awesome person, is his desire to make a difference in the community, in the city, in the lives of the people he works with.  If you have the opportunity to work with him, do it.  You won’t regret it. PS I bought my condo in Crestview in 2014 the first day we went looking, and sold my home in Hyde Park this summer for full price offer after three days on the market.  Buying and selling your home is far more than a transaction.  Mark’s your guy. – Laura S.

“…allowed the decisions to be ours…”

Mark and his staff were beyond professional and attentive to our needs.  They helped with every aspect of the property and provided sound advice but allowed the decisions to be ours with pricing and didn’t put pressure on us.  They know the market and how to market in order to sell a home.  We would definitely use them again. – Kevin P.

“…seamlessly guided me through the process…”

I was introduced to Mark several years back and have built a solid friendship throughout the years. Unfortunately, as a renter I never had the chance to work with Mark, up until a few months ago. As a first-time home buyer, Mark and his team seamlessly guided me through the process always being available when questions arose. I couldn’t be happier with the new purchase and couldn’t have done it without Mark and the spectacular team at Strüb residential. Thanks, y’all! – Kyle F.

“…he has a strong knowledge of the Austin market…”

We highly recommend Mark and Strüb Residential.  Mark is great to work with.  We have completed a couple of transactions with him, both of which have gone well.  He is professional and very hard working.  He is always punctual and organized.  Moreover, he has a strong knowledge of the Austin market that can only be gained through many years of experience and many transactions.  His in-house team is extremely efficient with great personalities.  We enjoyed working with Jordan getting inspections and such done.  It was a pleasure working with such a top-notch team! – Misty H.

“I highly recommend him without hesitation.”

Mark and his team are exceptional.  I highly recommend him without hesitation.  We weren’t the easiest of buyers or sellers, I’m sure, but Mark patiently and competently stepped us through it all.  We are grateful to have had this level of support and professionalism. – Audrey G.

“…made me feel like I was his only client.”

I worked with Mark on purchasing my first home, and he was wonderful! Mark has a high sense of urgency around communication, listened and acted upon all of my requests and made me feel like I was his only client. Mark was a great “coach” through what can seem like an intimidating process. I am very grateful that he is my realtor for life!The seller did not use a realtor, so Mark had to guide her the process as well. He was great at negotiating with her, and we got a great deal on our home and closed in 30 days. – Kelly H.

“I’m eternally grateful to Mark…”

We hate our house. But we love our neighborhood. So, we hired Mark to help us sell our home in 78757, and help us find another one. We’re priced out of our zip code now, though, so we knew we would have to concentrate our search on the outer limits of the city. Mark and Jordan were essential in helping us identify what to repair / update in order to sell, identifying the right resources to do the work, building a timeline and helping us track to it, and so much more. While we were fixing the house up to sell, they helped us start looking at other neighborhoods, visiting homes, and trying to feel out what our family most wanted in a new neighborhood. In the end — after a ton of work and shopping and research and deliberation — we realized that we are better off staying where we are. All the shinier, newer, nicer homes we saw were great — but the process with Mark and Jordan just made us realize that what we ultimately wanted is a nicer home in our same area. Since we can’t afford that right now, there’s no sense in leaving 2nd best for 3rd! I’m eternally grateful to Mark, Jordan, and team for the advice and effort throughout the entire process. We’ll definitely sell one day, and when we do, I know who to call. – Joshua M.

“…showed us well curated properties…”

We had a great buying experience with Mark. He listened to what we were looking for and showed us well curated properties so we didn’t waste time coming in from out of town. When there were bumps in the process he really stepped up and made things happen. We’d definitely recommend him. – Marissa Toups

“He was calm and strategic…”

Some agents go through the listings and simply show you every house in your price range.  Not Mark.  My wife and I had unusual taste and limited time to shop, so he really helped us narrow in and find something on our first visit.  He was calm and strategic when it came time to negotiate, but he was fierce and creative when had minor battle over move-in date after closing. – Justin G.

“…we sold our remodel in less than a week!”

With Mark’s expertise, and the support of the entire Strüb team, we sold our remodel in less than a week! We worked together to price it competitively and Mark actively got our numbers where they needed to be in order for us to turn a profit. We couldn’t be happier with Strüb Residential from purchase through the sale of our home. We’re currently hunting for round two. With a summer trip right around the corner, Mark and Jordan have made themselves completely available to us so we can find that gem of a house in the small window we have before we leave. With their laser focus we’ve had an offer accepted and are currently under contract 🙂 They are the best and deserve more than 5 stars! – Ryan B.

“He had great advice at every step…”

I worked with Mark and his team on one sale and one purchase recently. He provided amazing support. He had great advice at every step and went beyond what I expected. He was responsive and understanding. He kept things moving and I was very happy with the results. It is great to have Mark and his team on your side. – Kamran Z.

“…undoubtedly the best decision we made was working with Mark…”

We recently went through the process of relocating from the Bay Area to Austin and what was undoubtedly the best decision we made was working with Mark and his team at strüb residential. This wasn’t our first relo rodeo (we’ve done an SFNY’CHISF loop in the past 6 years) so I think it’s fair to say that we fall into the “unreasonably selective” bucket when it comes to picking out a realtor who can help make the relo process a success. We ultimately ended up with Mark because, after all of our due diligence and research, he had an impeccable reputation, consistently rave reviews and he Jordan (DIREKTØR OF CLIENT CARE) took the time to really listen to what we were looking for so that our limited time in town was incredibly productive. One thing that sets Mark apart from a lot of the other agents we spoke with is his seemingly limitless knowledge of Austin culture and neighborhoods. For my fellow Bay Area transplants (or would be transplants), Austin is not at all dissimilar to San Francisco in that it has a lot of very distinct neighborhoods, each with its own personality and feel so it can feel overwhelming at first when considering all of the potential options. Mark helped us go from a very broad list of neighborhoods to a targeted search by pairing an exceptionally well-curated list of available homes with his uncanny ability to quickly hone in on which nuances of our unique taste / style were best matched with a given neighborhood – helping us quickly find the perfect fit for us. The other thing that you will appreciate in working with Mark is his honesty and integrity – as a sales professional, I appreciated his “what you see is what you get” approach and his willingness to have difficult conversations when appropriate (e.g. telling you what may need to, but not want to, hear). Perhaps what was most valuable to us in our experience is how far Mark and Jordan went above and beyond for us throughout the entire process, from our first phone call to our closing and beyond. At every step of the journey they were accessible and helpful and anticipated our needs. Their enthusiasm for their work is contagious and you could not ask for a more trustworthy, genuine or effective team. As cliché as it sounds, its true – we started out looking for help finding a house and ended up with both a perfect house and friends that feel like family. If you’re looking to make the leap to Austin from The Bay (or from anywhere for that matter) do yourself a favor and work with these guys – it’s a slam dunk decision you won’t regret! – Roger F.

“… generally a great resource.”

Mark is an outstanding agent who helped me make more than one residential purchase here in Austin. He made recommendations about everything from lenders to contractors to lawyers and was generally a great resource. I still turn to Mark whenever I need assistance with anything real-estate related, including photography and rental listings. I can’t recommend Mark highly enough. – David K.

“…professional and caring manner…”

My husband and I reached out to the team at Strüb Residential after moving to Austin last September. Unfortunately, some unexpected bumps in the road caused us to pause our home search. Over the next few months, their Director of Client Care, Jordan Epton, remained in close contact. Not in a pushy sort of way, but in a genuinely helpful one. After nearly five months of trading emails, we ended up relocating out-of-state. Though we never had the opportunity to buy a home with Strüb Residential, the professional and caring manner with which they communicated makes me confident they’d be an excellent choice for anyone’s real estate needs. – Shayna F.

“I placed total trust in Mark…”

After my wife’s mom passed away, we, along with her brothers inherited a 1964 fixer upper home in the Allandale subdivision. We first attempted to sell the property as is, but that did not work since too many repairs needed to be done. After our failed attempt, we decided in invest some money to repair the major items to get it into a “livable” situation. I had met Mark from the previous round of agent interviews and he impressed me enough to call him back. I am glad I did. While we initially had some communication issues, we resolved them fairly quickly and I am pleased to say we had a very pleasant working relationship. I placed total trust in Mark and his knowledge of the area and what buyers were looking for. I must say, at times I questioned some of his choices. But he would just look at me and smile and say, “trust me.” I did … and still do. The bottom line: it all paid off, because within a few weeks of finishing the repairs, paint and other updates, the house was sold and the closing was held in a timely, professional manner. I can’t recommend Mark or his team enough. That’s why I gave him “5” stars! Thanks again Mark for all of your help! – Phil L.

“…maximize our selling price.”

Mark Strüb represented us in selling and buying a new home in Allandale at the end of 2016.  This was our third home but first transaction in an Austin-type market where real estate goes fast.  We found our new home, made an offer and they accepted as a contingency. Now the fun of selling our home.  Mark had his team come in for staging and prep suggestions.  It took about a week to get those things done, then we agreed on selling/pricing strategy to list.  Just three days after listing we had multiple offers and accepted an offer about $15k above asking.  We had minor turbulence in our option period but Mark was with us every step to advise and consult on our best move.  We closed a few weeks later on schedule. Mark and his team were great to work with and true professionals.  He took the merchandising and pricing of our home seriously to maximize our selling price.  Mark never compromised on this, he had a vision how sell our house.  We really appreciated that he always recommended what was best for us, not what was best to get the deal done. If you are looking for a professional team that knows the market and looks out for their customers, I recommend working with Mark and his team. – Chris D.

“Our baby was 13 months and had to come to every house viewing with us…”

Meeting Mark and finding a house through Strüb Residential was the best experience we could’ve hoped for. From the very first conversation we had on the phone while I was still in LA, I could immediately tell this was an extremely professional person who really cared about meeting our needs. Our first meeting when we got into town went great, he made himself available on a Sunday to come meet us! As soon as we walked into his office we felt welcomed. We were in search of a house to remodel, within a specific budget and in some of the most sought-after zip codes in Austin and low and behold we got one! Mark and his team were always in communication with us and made the process to easy for our family. Our baby was 13 months and had to come to every house viewing with us, Mark cared about asking what his nap and feeding schedule was so as to not interrupt his routine, our son quickly became a huge fan of Mark and his awesome point man, Jordan, just as much as we did. We felt like we were really getting an honest person who cares about his clients and wants to see them succeed. He’s extremely knowledgeable about the market here in Austin and was able to really break down the pros and cons of each house we saw. Mark and his team really are the best. We cannot wait to work with him and Strüb Residential again. P.S: Keeping track of paperwork is cumbersome and difficult for those of us who are not organizational experts. At closing when we signed everything, Mark gave us a binder with every bit of paperwork for the house purchase. All there in one place, and he included a thumb drive with everything already digitized! This was the cherry on top 🙂 – Ryan B.

“…generosity with his depth of knowledge…”

I just returned home from a “THIS IS AUSTIN” Home Hunting Experience courtesy of Mark Strüb, and decided that I would once again break my own rule about not posting reviews on Yelp. His generosity with his depth of knowledge of the area helped us get a solid feeling for the great living spaces, as well as culture, food and all that Austin has to offer. My fiancée and I weren’t sure that we could make a decision about relocating across the country in such a short amount of time. But after spending a few days with Mark, we are both excited about Austin and can’t wait to return. Thank you, Mark! – Mike M.

“Smooth sailing from start to finish.”

Mark helped me sell my home in May of 2017.  He did a fair assessment of my home value and gave me some inexpensive tips on how to enhance it for a better selling price.  It worked because we were under contract within 3 days of being on the market.  He was always available for questions and concerns and did a great job in taking care of the little annoying things behind the scenes.  Smooth sailing from start to finish.  I highly recommend Mark! – H.M.

“…relentless in making sure he put me in a great house…”

Phenomenal realtor, friend and advocate.  Will go the extra mile…..took my calls at all hours of the day/night, relentless in making sure he put me in a great house both from a personal standpoint and a resale standpoint.  He is the very best there is.  -Rafael L.

“…he is also a kind and enjoyable human to be around.”

Mark Strub is not only knowledgeable and experienced in real estate, he is also a kind and enjoyable human to be around. All the friends and family I have sent his way were more than pleased, but left feeling as if they scored the best house as well as a friend. Want to buy or sell a house in Austin? Mark is your guy! -Hannah R.

“Mark made sure that all deadlines were met, and tirelessly stayed on top of the process…”

Mark is a very competent real estate broker and relocation specialist.  I am a recent transplant from California. After much individual searching for homes online, my husband and I met Mark at his office in Austin. We spent a good deal of time talking about what we were looking for both in property characteristics and neighborhood amenities, Mark read us like a book and gave a list of neighborhoods that fit our narrative. As a native to the area, Mark is very familiar to the Austin area that we were interested in. He showed us around, and pointed us to areas that would be good fits for our needs and wants. We quickly (our first day looking) found a home that fit the bill. He researched comps, and we made an offer which was eventually accepted.  From the beginning and throughout the closing process, Mark was always on top of it, and he was quickly available when I had questions. He patiently and knowledgeably walked us through any questions we had, no matter how big or small. During the closing period he was even helpful with recommendations of vendors for upgrades and maintenance.  Mark made sure that all deadlines were met, and tirelessly stayed on top of the process, even while we were traveling back and forth from California.  I appreciated his market knowledge, intuitive read of our wants, and dedication to get the job done from start to finish.  I would highly recommend Mark Strüb to anyone looking for a new home in the Austin area and beyond!  Thanks again!!!  – Jessica D.

“I would not work with anyone else…”

Mark and his team are beyond professional. He is a long term established agent in the Austin area. He will go above and beyond for his clients. I would not work with anyone else for my buying and selling needs! -Kyle B.

“…I NEVER felt ignored or left hanging”

It was my first sell of my first home. I gutted my 1949 bungalow and gave it quite the face-lift. There were a lot of emotions connected to this sell, so I wanted to be sure that I had the best person on the case. I actually wound up letting my first realtor go after reaching out to Mark Strüb of Strüb Residential. He was confident and familiar with the area, and he saw the potential in my home that I saw. He didn’t bat an eye when we wanted to list for over $100k of what I purchased for two and a half years prior. The experience of working with Mark and his team was like none other. They made it so simple, and were available for every question that I had, no matter how big or small. They add extra-special touches like putting together an informational binder full of fun details for potential buyers to look at during showings. He also brought in a professional home stager, to advise on how to prep and de-clutter the home before the photos and the listing. I know that this made a significant impact on the sale! The first offer that we received was your typical low-ball offer and I probably would have written it off, but Mark helped advise me on how to proceed, and held-my-hand through the entire negotiation process. Long story short, they wound up being THE buyer, and came up with a much better final number. I know that I would not have made the profit on this house that I did, without Mark and his team’s assistance. I can only assume that between his family, running a business, and additional clients, that his calendar is quite full, but I NEVER felt ignored or left hanging. I felt like I was his only client, and top priority. It was so impressive. If I hadn’t moved out of Austin, TX, I would use Mark and Strüb Residential again and again. I cannot recommend them enough!             – Meghan J.

“It is very apparent that Mark and his entire team care so much about their clients.”

My husband and I first worked with Mark when he helped us sell our house in Avery Ranch. Not only did Mark help us get a great offer on our house within 2 days of listing, but he also helped us get the buyer to buy all of our furniture as well! This helped a lot since we were moving to a small high-rise apartment downtown. Mark negotiated really well and helped us get an offer that was above what other realtors thought we could get for the house in our area. Since then, Mark helped us put an offer on a house in central Austin and helped us through a painful process with our lender. Mark and his team were excellent in keeping my husband and I sane as our lender (who my husband and I chose) kept messing up our loan and pushing out the closing date. Mark was able to help us successfully negotiate with the seller (Greater Austin Builders) so we could ensure we didn’t lose the house due to the lender issue. Mark always has great recommendations and so far he has been right both times we have used his services. He is definitely a really great guy and both my husband and I are so thankful for him and his team. It is very apparent that Mark and his entire team care so much about their clients. We kept Mark busy with emails and he always made us a priority and we always felt like we were his only client even if he had a million others at the time. Mark definitely goes above and beyond and stands out from any other realtor we have encountered. From the quick responses to the tiniest details, he has been awesome. I will always recommend Mark Strub and his team when someone is looking for a top notch realty team. Thanks Mark!!   -Megan + Keith L.

“…since 2012 I have purchased six units…under his guidance.”

I have invested in real estate for decades and first contacted Mark in 2012 because I wanted to purchase a condo on Town Lake. I quickly learned that  the high rise units were beyond my budget, but Mark told me about several mid-rise and low-rise complexes in my price range that occasionally came on the market. Those were few and far between and were often the object of over-bidding battles, but Mark sent me word on every listing as soon as he heard about it – often before it went on MLS – along with his honest opinion on its value as an addition to my investment portfolio.  I passed on many because I wanted a lake view, I lost a few others in the bidding wars, but since 2012 I have purchased six units, from a single family home in South Austin to condos downtown and Northwest Hills under his guidance. All were bought “site – unseen” by me (the only way to be in the game if you are not a local) after Mark personally checked them out and all have turned out to be solid investments.  Mark and his team handled every step of the purchase process and provided me with names for inspectors  painters, electricians,  flooring, plumbing, etc. for all the post-acquisition needs that go with a purchase  – and those service providers were reasonable and did good work. Mark also leased out the units for me – some several times over, again taking care of all the details, and represented me in selling property as well. I have referred several  of my out-of-town and out-of-state friends to Mark and his team and all have been pleased with his attention to their special needs as “absentee clients”.  He is my Go-To Realtor in Austin.  – Judith S.

“I couldn’t believe it was possible…”

Mark is someone who truly cares about his clients and wants to ensure you have the best possible home buying experience. Being first time home buyers, my wife and I had struggled to find a realtor that we liked based on recommendations of friends and family. On a whim, I thought I’d see who Yelp thought was a good realtor and stumbled upon Mark. I couldn’t believe it was possible for anyone or anything to have this many 5 star reviews on Yelp (this is the internet after all), but after my experience, I can verify that these reviews are very deserved by Mark and his team. Mark was very patient in both answering all the questions that two first time home buyers might have as well as showing us far more houses than is typical. He was great at providing all sorts of useful information regarding issues to look for in the house, items that might need to be fixed, things that might make the house more difficult to sell in the future, and any information he knew about the neighborhood. After we were under contract, Mark was extremely helpful in navigating the process as well as dealing with a difficult seller. There are two examples I think stand out from the numerous ways in which Mark helped us through the buying process. One example of Mark’s dedication is during a tight timeline to get a signed form submitted, I had several questions as well as a few modifications to be made to the contract. Mark had been very responsive, but suddenly I was having difficulty reaching him. In attempting to reach him, I contacted someone at his office who let me know that his wife had gone into labor earlier in the day and he was at the hospital. Mark still managed to give me a call back an hour later, answer all my questions, and get the form submitted on time which just seems crazy to me. Another example is that we had been worried about a few issues with the A/C and our option period had already expired. The seller had ‘fixed’ the problem which meant he didn’t fix anything and denied part of the problem actually even existed (it did). Mark wanted to ensure our first house was as we wanted and offered to handle fixing the issue after we moved in out of his own pocket (and he did follow through on this). It is Mark’s dedication to ensuring you are completely satisfied and his commitment to customer service that I find is extremely rare today and is part of what makes working with Mark and his team so great.   -Steven R.

Mark is not just our realtor; he’s now our friend as well.”

My fiance and I had a fantastic experience working with Mark Strub during the process of selling our home in South Austin and buying a home in Cedar Park. As first time sellers (and my first time buying a home), we were needing someone truly experienced, thoughtful, and driven. We found Mark through Yelp and we are so glad we did. Mark is all of those things and more. He was with us every step of the way, making sure we understood everything going on and keeping us in the loop when things didn’t go as planned. We had many “bumps” in the process but in NO WAY were they Mark’s fault nor anyone at Strub Residential. They were all other-party issues and issues that could not have been foreseen. Mark was extremely helpful when each came up, explaining our options and scenarios. We had our complete trust in Mark and his team and we never felt in the dark. So despite the bumps, we still came out feeling great about the process and in a home we love. All thanks to Mark and his team. Mark is not just our realtor; he’s now our friend as well. Even though the process is over for now, we know that we will keep in contact. And, in the future, we’ll definitely ask for his advice when it comes to remodeling/home improvements! Thank you again to Mark and his team!   -Leah B.

“…exceeded all of my expectations!”

Talk about easy! Mark made this whole process easy peasy on me. This was my first home buying experience, so I’m likely spoiled. Mark and his team went above and beyond, making this truly a memorable experience. Strüb Residential is highly recommended by me, not only for ease, but knowledge of this crazy Austin market. They’re office is on-point as well. All correspondence was lightning fast and communication was a breeze. Strüb Residential exceeded all of my expectations! 10/10 would buy again. – Joshua R.

“…continued to show us other homes on the market, even though we were under contract….”

Mark helped us purchase our first home earlier this year. He met with us immediately after I reached out so we could talk neighborhoods. He’s super knowledgeable about neighborhoods in central Austin- I.e. style, pricing trends, walkability, overall vibe. You can tell he’s passionate about his job. It didn’t take long to find a house we loved, but sadly there were multiple offers on the table. Mark helped us take all the necessary steps to get an offer in quickly and feel good about it. And we got the house! Mark then helped us coordinate various inspectors (it is an older home, so we were very thorough about the inspections) and negotiated with the seller to meet ALL of our requests. He continued to show us other homes on the market, even though we were under contract, so we could feel confident about our choice. How’s that for due diligence! Overall I appreciated how responsive Mark was. We bombarded him with texts and emails on a daily basis and always received a prompt response. Thank you for making the process so easy despite all the horror stories we’ve heard about buying a home in Austin 🙂 – Ashely D.

“…an outstanding communicator and educated me frequently…”

Don’t be fooled by his boy band looks, Mark is THE Professional.  Mark was referred to me personally by a friend who is in the Austin real estate industry as the expert for central Austin.  He knows the city, the business, and the flow of the process well.  I trust him from his assessment of the home, to the layout of the land, to the strategy of the buying/bidding process.  He’s an outstanding communicator and educated me frequently on topics far beyond my knowledge and expertise. He found me a home off the market through a connection, made a bid under the potential asking price, and had it accepted within 24H.  I am quite pleased with the home, location, and the process was relatively painless. I’m looking forward to referring friends to Mark personally cause they’ll come back and thank me that I did. – Scott T.

“…appreciated his mix of casual, friendly professionalism…”

Mark and his team provided a very supportive and professional service in the purchase of our new home. He was always there with the answers to our many questions and along with the honesty and experience that he brought he was able to guide us through the difficult process of buying the home we had chosen. We really appreciated his mix of casual, friendly professionalism which made for easy communication and a very pleasant experience overall.

“We couldn’t have asked for a smoother process!”

My wife and I worked with Mark Strüb to find the perfect home in Round Rock. We had worked with a few realtors in another state before moving to TX a few years ago and expected it to be painful, time consuming, and expected a lot of dead air in communication. NONE of that happened! Mark was incredibly responsive, made great recommendations every step of the way, and we were under contract within two weeks of our first showing, and settled a month later! We couldn’t have asked for a smoother process! We felt like his only and most important client the whole time, though we’re sure he’s super busy. We highly recommend Mark, and would definitely go straight back to him if we ever need to buy or sell. – Eric S.

“Talk about an awesome experience!”

Mark made selling our first house a dream come true! Not only did he make it seem easy, he was able to get our house an offer in a few days for more than any other realtor quoted us and negotiated effortlessly with an all cash buyer who ended up buying all of our furniture as well!! Talk about an awesome experience! He was able to get our house sold so quickly that we were out in less than a month after it went on the market with money in our wallets and off to our next big adventure. Thank you Mark for you and your wonderful team! I look forward to working with you again in the future! – Megan L.

“Mark eliminated all the hassle…”

Mark has been an awesome realtor for me and my family. When we moved to Austin 4 years ago our friends told us to use Mark because he was the best and they were right. We bought our house with minimal time to house hunt and Mark accommodated our very tight schedule and got us into the house we still love today. Mark eliminated all the hassle of buying a house while we were actually in another state. Since then, we have bought several investment properties and Mark has been instrumental in the process from finding the house to knowing the right people that do quality work to improve the properties. We are definitely using Mark and his team for our next move in real estate. -Kelly B.

“I really learned the value of a great real estate agent.”

I tried to sell my very cool but unique home on my own. I even got some offers, but nothing was easy and nothing actually came through in the end. After a couple of months of frustration I asked Mark for his help. He helped get it staged and poised for sale in no time. After one week he had three asking price offers. He knew which was the best and it sold on the original closing date. I really learned the value of a great real estate agent. Thanks again Mark! -Sam W.

“Mark is an amazing asset…”

Mark is an amazing asset for selling your home and a great advocate when purchasing. He has great advice and insight and we couldn’t have done it without him. He helped to get our house ready to sell and hired a photographer and designer that I am certain made all the difference. He also did a great job pricing the house, it sold quickly but without leaving any money on the table. He then was a huge help purchasing our new house and has continued to be a resource throughout the building process. It is a great feeling to know we have someone so proactive and knowledgeable in our corner. -Andy M.

“…helped us find the perfect home.”

Mark helped us find the perfect home. He not only listened to what we wanted but convinced us to keep an open mind and look at a some neighborhoods we would have not considered. Sure enough, we ended up in the neighborhood we would have never looked at on our own, absolutely love everything about the house/neighborhood and are more central than we thought was possible. Thanks Mark!!! -Kellie W.

“Mark works with all of our friends and family.”

Mark is great! We were first time homebuyers, but he made the process fun. The Austin market was crazy, but Mark partnered with us to find the right area. He was patient, never pressured us, and in the end, Mark’s network and knowledge of Austin landed us in our perfect home. We’re almost a year in and we still keep in touch. Mark’s customer service doesn’t end after closing. He’s our go-to for any and all recommendations. Mark works with all of our friends and family. He sold my mom’s house in one day! In short, Mark is the best. -Jessica J.

“We are so thankful to have worked with him…”

In the Spring, we learned that our family of 4 would be moving to Austin from the San Francisco Bay Area with my husband’s company. We interviewed a few realtors in the area, and “clicked” the most with Mark Strub. He’s very well versed in all areas of Austin and genuinely seemed interested in learning about us to know more about what neighborhoods would be a good fit for our family. We had one long weekend to explore homes (Memorial Day weekend) and with just 3 weeks notice, Mark cleared his schedule on that holiday weekend to spend the bulk of it with us. He made sure we got a chance see all of the areas of Austin we were interested in and all of the homes we liked online – and we had a great time with him as well! After our visit, an unforeseen change in plans occurred when one of our kids finally got a spot in our favorite school and we had to do a 180 with our home search. Mark never got frustrated and just rolled with it, setting up more homes to show us in the new area close to the school (even on facetime!) and spending more time with my husband to see homes when he flew down for just a day. At the end of the day, we ended up putting an offer on a home that I had never seen in person (my husband had) but I trusted both of them immensely, including Mark, as by then he knew us and our style and needs quite well (now that is saying a LOT!) He helped us put in a competitive offer and land our dream home. Even when closing got dicey due to some inspections that weren’t being completed in a timely manner from the seller’s side, he was on top of it, making the right calls and getting the right people aware of what was needed to close on time. He was always responsive via phone/email/text to any questions we had along the way and was just all around great to work with. He specializes in relocations and was able to work along side our relocation company (which requires a whole other set of paperwork and nuances) without any issues. We are so thankful to have worked with him and would recommend him and his team! When I walked through the house for the first time (after closing), I just kept thinking “they nailed it”. Well done, Strub Residential. We are so thankful for you! -Angela B.

“…continuously helping us even now, after the closing.”

My wife and I needed suggestions on selecting a new home. We found our ideal spot and made an appointment to meet with the builder in a Saturday afternoon. And guess what? Our agent was not answering our phone calls since the Friday before. So we called Mark in the Saturday morning, and he just showed up at the meeting in the afternoon. Yes he just showed up from nowhere, just like that 😀 After we signed the contract, he answered tons of questions from us, because we are first home buyers. And he has been continuously helping us even now, after the closing! So, no more words, hands down to Mark!!! Do want to mention one more thing here: Mark has a strong artistic taste, you will know when you see his badass business-card. A strong artistic taste is a superior skill for a real estate agent when comes to picking a home for his/her clients 😀 -Alex K.

“My confidence in him meant I was able to enjoy the house hunting process…”

Mark helped me buy my current home and sell my previous house. Having worked with a variety of realtors, this experience was solid. He was a genuine pleasure to work with. Seeing a listing you want to check out before it is snatched up can make you feel anxious, especially when you are looking to buy with your house on the market. However, Mark proved to be consistently reachable and enthusiastic about promptly seeing my properties of interest, and actively worked to ensure that my other house was sold quickly and for a great price. He provided well informed advice that reassured me about the processes of both transactions, and the results really speak for themselves. My confidence in him meant I was able to enjoy the house hunting process much more and he helped me find the perfect house for my family! My son is still rocking his ‘Too Big For The Crib’ shirt; a funny and nice gesture from a funny and nice guy. Thanks, Mark! -Mallory F.

“…takes the time and effort to go the extra mile…”

Mark assisted me with the sale and purchase of my home and his commitment to his client’s satisfaction and success is unparalleled. He takes the time and effort to go the extra mile and ensure that your personal and financial objectives related to the purchase or sale of a property are met. Mark exceeded my expectations every step of the way. -Dave W.

“Forget the rest. Use the best!”

Well, we have now sold 1 and bought 2 properties with Mark’s help and could not be more satisfied. You really can not do better then Mark Strub when it comes to Austin real estate. He will get at least 1 more out of us and hopefully more. Forget the rest. Use the best! Mark Strub. -Kelly J.

“He will work tirelessly to ensure you are 100%, and more, satisfied…”

There are not sufficient stars allowed by Yelp to truly capture how great Mark’s services have been for us. The guy is the best Realtor in Austin, hands down! Our relationship with Mark began when he helped us sell a condo that another realtor had listed for over 12 months. Mark listed it and sold it within 30 days. Amazing! Mark knows exactly how to stage and list houses. He has connections with Realtors with buyers always looking for investments. Mark’s amazing work was the key to us selling a place that had become stagnate in what is Austin’s seller’s market. That sale opened up the opportunity for us to move forward with a house purchase, a purchase Mark undertook and navigated for us. His skills in this difficult market was the key to ensuring we had the “jump” on other buyers. We moved quickly, he worked the other realtor, and we had a signed contract within days of seeing the property. Our house has been a magnificent purchase! It gave us a great place, in a great area, and at a great price. Forward two years later, we are actively investing in real estate around Austin. All thanks to Mark! Mark came to us with an investment idea three months ago and now we are under contract on another GREAT property! Mark has moved way beyond just being our realtor, he truly is a friend and confidant. Whether you are having trouble selling your home, just want to list your place, looking to purchase your forever home, or looking for investment opportunities… Mark is your guy! He will work tirelessly to ensure you are 100%, and more, satisfied with his services. -Sergio T.

“…he found a mistake in the loan documents and saved us an extra $1k”

Mark is THE MAN. While living in Orange County CA we had a bad experience with our first realtor who had us put in an offer on a house for $15k more than what it was appraised for and still couldn’t make the deal happen. Mark got us the same house for us UNDER appraised value even with another offer on the table. He worked days, nights and weekends ensuring we were kept in the loop while being so far away. Our first day in Austin was the day we signed for the house. Mark went that morning to check the house and ensure it was in good shape after the previous owners had moved out. Then at signing, he found a mistake in the loan documents and saved us an extra $1k! If it wasn’t for Mark, I honestly don’t know where we would be. Thank you Mark for your honestly and dedication to looking out for our best interest. -Janice B.