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What Clients Have to Say About Their Real Estate Experience

June 5, 2017

"Kristine is a marvelous person to deal with. She was always on top of her game and gave us excellent advice and kept us informed all along the way. She did her homework on our other condo and good suggestions on how to proceed. She is a good listener, too. We would select her again and recommend her to anyone."

-Harbour Isle Yacht & Racquet Club Buyer

October 17, 2016

"Working with Kris was an all around fantastic process. She came on board and sold our home as well as found us our dream waterfront property. Her due diligence and attention to detail are second to none - she made the buying and selling process seamless. Highly recommend Kris for anyone looking in the SWFL area."

-Derrick & Katie Isaac

April 23, 2016

“Kris is a knowledgeable real estate professional with the sought after traits of integrity, compassion and warmth. Kris earns your trust and respect - not an experience I have had with all individuals in the profession. Due to Kris’s research and marketing our home was under contract in less than 3 weeks. I highly recommend Kris to prospective buyers and sellers.“

-Home Seller

October 7, 2015

“Most professional, energetic, hard working realtor you could ever deal with. Not only a go- get 'em but very smart and pleasant. If I ever need a realtor in the Southwest Florida area, Kris will definitely be my choice.“

-Home Seller

February 17, 2015

“My husband and I were buyers from out of state. Kris and her knowledge of the area helped us to refine our search to look at properties that met our goals in addition to successfully negotiating and closing a deal in record time! Without her insights and knowledge about who to call when issues arose (and they did!) and proactive follow up, I am not sure our deal would have closed! She is a pleasure to deal with and a true professional!“

-Condo Seller

October 14, 2014

“Caroline and I have found Kristine to be quite outstanding,from her knowledge of the market through to her tactical approach to negotiation and her approach to us. We would thoroughly recommend her to anyone searching for a home on Sanibel.“

-Ian Goldie

“Kris, Thank you so much for your generous gift. We truly enjoyed it after our Kings Crown closing. Above all, thank you for your hours and hours of time dedication and professionalism in bringing this arrangement together. We could not have don’t it with anyone but you. You are truly the best and we tell everyone that! We are forever in your debt. “

-Linda Zenger

“Kris was extremely professional and so helpful to us as Canadians’ buying in Florida. She was easy to reach and always returned our calls promptly. We highly recommend her to anyone buying property in this area. “

-Home Buyer (16881 David Woods)

“After buying a Sanibel condo through Kris, we worked exclusively with her for several years looking for the right Gulf front home. During that time she patiently showed us many properties to educate us on the Sanibel market. Once she found the right property, she provided valuable advice from the offer through the closing. We could not have been more satisfied with her efforts. We have recommended her to friends who have been equally pleased with her support in buying and selling their Sanibel properties. We can recommend her to anyone looking for good real estate experience in Sanibel.“

-Bob & Jane Holder

“Kris sold our lot in Fort Myers. She was great! Thank you so much, we will list with you again!“

“We selected Kris based on her successful history of quick sales and we were impressed with her character when we met her. Kris made our experience stress free. She proactively handled everything. Outstanding service from a quality person.“

-Home Seller (15732 Beachcomber)

February 17, 2014

“Kristine is a total professional who was always putting our best interest at the top of her agenda. She sold our home and made sure we were kept aware of the all the steps along the way. Kristine is a pleasure to do business with and we felt she was more than equal to the task.”4

-Donna Heilman

November 20, 2013

“Can't say enough great things about Kris! Buying is stressful enough, but buying through "email" and phone calls is much more stressful! Kris made our transaction proceed smoothly and on time. She was thorough, available, prompt, clarifying, patient, and personable and SO on top of every little detail. She provided us a timeline as to how and when every part of this transaction would occur. She was certainly a great representative for us and looked out for our best interests. Kris is a team player...she worked with us and at times she went above our expectations. Recommend? You betcha....with bells on!”

-Betsy O’Neil

September 25, 2013

“Kristine was a professional agent who helped us sell our condo - she kept us informed every step of the way - she got the best deal for us and we couldn't have done it without her - she had our best interest in mind at all times.”

-rmcamc4321

September 6, 2013

“Kris helped us buy our new house on Sanibel as well as sell our old one. We highly recommend her. She helped us through every aspect of the buying and selling process with her knowledge of the market. We also highly recommend her for her quick response to every question and concern. She is a true professional.”

-Gerritlc

September 5, 2013

“She sold our home quickly and helped us find a new home I have already recommended her to people.”

-Dan Perkins

September 5, 2013

“I have worked with Kris for several years handling insurance needs for many of our mutual clients. I know Kris to be very professional and knowledgeable, listening to her clients, and providing excellent recommendations and advice to help meet their real estate needs throughout the buying and selling process.”

-Jason Huff
Huff Insurance Agency

September 5, 2013

“We are so fortunate to have Kristine as our agent. She is in constant communication with us about our wants and needs. Kristine has excellent knowledge of the market and gives excellent advice concerning property values. Kristine is in tune with our interests and presents us with many choices without pressuring us for any rushed decisions. Kristine really takes the edge off of buying real estate.”

-Claire Akins

September 3, 2013

“Kristine worked with us for several years until she found the right house for us. She never gave up and was as pleasant on the last day as she was on the first. She also sold our condo quite quickly. Her advice was right on target.”

-Jane Holder

September 3, 2013

“I was an out-of-town buyer and Kris made the entire process very easy. Her follow through was impeccable and she was extremely professional in all facets of the engagement. She was the primary conduit with the title company and chased down every question. I recommend Kris wholeheartedly!”

-Jay

July 8, 2013

“Kristine is a wonderful realtor who pays attention to all of the details regarding a real estate transaction. She is highly organized and facilitates the entire sale from contract to close. Her energetic and sincere personality really makes it pleasant to work with her.”

-Dan Krispinsky
Senior Loan Officer Mutual of Omaha Bank

March 6, 2013

“Kris did an outstanding job identifying the market and was extremely thorough with all of the details through inspections and closing.”

-Timothy McGowan
Managing Partner at McGowan Brothers Development


March 5, 2013

“Kristine is a wonderful realtor. She has excellent communication skills, goes above and beyond concerning follow-up, and is a pleasure to work with. I would hire her again to represent me in the purchasing or selling of another property around Sanibel/Fort Myers.”

-Zenia Butler
Accounting Manager at Liberty Resources LLC

October 9, 2012

“Kris pays attention to detail. She is highly motivated and eager to make her clients happy! She takes great pride in her work and is a very creative individual. She is reliable and very detail oriented. I would highly recommend Kris.”

-Michelle Dwyer
Graphic Designer Bangor Daily News

December 13, 2011

“Kris worked for us as realtor and helped us to find a beautiful house on Sanibel Island. The property she recommended does not just fit we got it as well for a fabulous price. Kris guided and supported us professionally through the whole negotiation and purchase process and her service up to day after the purchase was more than perfect. We can recommend Kris to any investor in property on Sanibel; you will get real help and value. As well investors from overseas will benefit from her service approach and integrity.”

-Roland Schiff-Martini

December 12, 2011

“Kristine sold my property in less than 60 days in a deflated semi-depressed sales area. Enough said. I cannot overstate her competency and effectiveness in handling my sales transaction. She will receive all of my business from here on out. I highly recommend you utilizing her for you realty sales or purchases.”

-Ron Horne
Retired US Government

November 13, 2012

“Kristine is the best! She goes out of her way to help find the right house for my wife and I. She is extremely aware of our needs and is a top expert in real estate...and what a wonderful person with which to work. Thank you, Kristine!”

-Gene Massey
Owner at Gene's Books


October 20, 2012

“Kristine Heilman is a very detail-oriented, customer service conscious real estate professional who knows the Sanibel Island, Florida, real estate market extremely well. Kristine is very focused, extremely hard working and has a strong track record of closing real estate deals. If you are looking for real estate on Sanibel Island as an investment or as a place to live, I highly recommend Kris.”

-John Rovani
Managing Partner at Ponterra Business Advisors


August 25, 2011


"We would like to take a moment to share our experience with working with Kris Heilman. After visiting Sanibel Island for 29 years, we decided it was time that we tried to find a place of our own.

We met Kris at an Open House and immediately saw how personable she is and knew she would be great to work with to find this “perfect condo” for us. She took the time to get to know us; which made it easy for her to know what things would be a priority to us in this “perfect condo.” Kris quickly made us feel we were in good hands with her knowledge of the Island, great working relationship with other realtors, always quick to respond to any questions we had and made sure we were informed of anything new that came available that fit within our parameters. She never pressured us (after 29 years, we were in no hurry).

We, as many others that buy on Sanibel Island, were dealing with many miles between us. Her willingness to view condos for us and send us pictures we felt was exceptional. We currently have a contract on that “perfect condo.” Kris has guided us through every step. She is very detail-oriented; making sure we stay within the time-line of closing. She did an excellent job in the negotiating process, kept us informed through the inspection, providing us with contact information to conduct our financing, obtain insurance, condo association application and all the other little details we may not have thought of. She is a true professional that places her clients first. We highly recommend you choose Kris Heilman with John R. Wood, you will definitely find your “perfect home.”

-Peggy Lewis


July 18, 2011

“We met Kristine 2 years ago on Sanibel Island. She is assisting us to find a house and we were surprised by her valuable support. Kristine is always looking for good opportunities and not pressing to buy. She is real worth.”

-Roland Schiff-Martini
Frankfurt am Main Germany

July 12, 2011

“Kristine is the perfect real estate agent! She listens to your needs and will do what you ask. She has kept me up to date just as I asked! A pleasure to work with.”

-Ana Maria Redondo

July 6, 2011

“Kristine is very conscientious. She is very well prepared for meetings and very quick at follow through. I enjoy her personality”

-Linda Massey


June 28, 2011

“She has helped me to find a house at the Fort Meyer. Even that we do not find a right one there, I appreciate her professional help. People can trust her with her good work!”

-Eugene Yu

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