Steve has over 30 years of experience and consistently ranks
in the Top 5% for Coldwell Banker Gundaker – St Louis’s #1 broker with over 1,800
Steve has been named in the
company’s prestigious Top 150 List since 2001 and has sold over 1,000 homes.
Steve is a
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and an Accredited Relocation Specialist
who has assisted numerous families moving to or out of the St. Louis metro
Steve services the entire St Louis and St
Charles areas. Professional marketing
for sellers is his specialty with virtual tours provided on listings. Homes listed with Steve typically don't sit
on the market for too long. With his full market knowledge and
negotiation experience, Steve will handle your life savings with great care.
Most of Steve's clients are
referred to him by his satisfied past customers. Steve is focused on providing you with the best results and service in the industry. He has the expertise, proven track record, and resources to help you achieve your real estate goals. Steve's extensive knowledge of the St Louis Metro area can help find the right home for you... or the right buyer for your home. 5 STAR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AWARD - Received for 2017 for the 12th year in a row. Awarded to only about 450 of all 17,000 St. Louis Realtors. Steve has been nominated
to receive this award every year since it started in 2006. An independent research
firm annually conducts a survey of over 21,000 homeowners whom are
asked to name a quality Realtor they had worked with. Lenders and Title
companies are also surveyed. Those surveyed also had to favorably
answer 9 questions about the service they received.
Certified Residential Specialist - Less than 4% of all Realtors hold the CRS® Designation nationwide. The CRS® Designation, awarded by the Council of Residential Specialists, is the highest professional designation awarded to REALTORS®
in the residential sales field. Courses are taken over a three week
period at a cost af about $1,200. A passing grade of "C" or better is
required on the day long test taken at the end of the program. Plus
there is a minimum number of years of experience and a minimum number of
sale transactions required in order to be eligible for the designation.
Graduate Realtor Institute - The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. Real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated. New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers requires real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism. GRI designees: 1) Have pursued a course of study that represents the minimum common body of knowledge for progressive real estate professionals. 2) Have developed a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to navigate the current real estate climate—no matter what its condition. 3) Are recognized nationally. 4) Act with professionalism and are committed to serving their clients and customers with the highest ethical standards.
Technology Certification as an Internet Professional - Steve
holds the e-PRO Designation which provided training to be certified as
an Internet Professional. In 2001, the National Association of Realtors
(NAR) developed the e-PRO Certification to teach members how to
effectively use real estate technology to grow their business. The
technology had changed, So NAR changed their real estate technology
training for Realtors. The course is taken entirely on-line at a cost of
$239. Only about 1% of Realtors nationally are e-PRO agents.
Certified Buyer's Agent
Member of the National Association of Realtors
Member of the St Louis Association of Realtors
Lifetime Member of Missouri's Multi-Million Dollar Club
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist, National designation
e-PRO - Technology Certification as an Internet Professional
GRI - Graduate Realtor Institute, National designation
RRES - Residential Real Estate Specialist, St Louis designation
CRS is the highest designation a Realtor can be awarded.
Only 4% of Realtors nationally are CRS Agents,
while CRS agents sold 26% of all homes over the past 5 years.
Received certificate "Understanding Cultural Differences"
Fulfillment of dedication to excellence
Accredited Relocation Specialist
Assisted 53 families moving to and from St Louis
Full market knowledge - Most agents are territorial, not me
Successful buyer & seller sales North, South, West, St Charles/O'Fallon County
And in the City of St Louis as well
Top 1% North County listing agent, ALL companies!
With an average 97% Sale to List price ratio!
Provides Virtual Media Tour on Listings
A buyer can view scrolling images of key areas of your home
Graduate University of Missouri - St Louis 1981
BSBA - Business Management and Computer Science.
Honored by UMSL's College of Business Administration Alumni Chapter for
Outstanding Leadership & Professional Achievements in the Real Esate field
Dean Keith Womer presented the award on Jan 23, 2007
Consistantly ranks in the Top 150 list of 1,800 CBGundaker agents