(Client testimonials and recommendations of DH Real Estate)
“When you have bought and sold property seven times, the process of a real estate transaction is not new, banks, agents, property surveys, etc., but change the location to a different country’s rules and regulations, you begin all over again, to use the expression “…a stranger in a strange land...”. Finding the right agent, navigating the market and how different it is, is a steep learning curve. Add to this, having this completed in a language where your level of understanding is around grade 3 is a challenge.
Our search for property in Merida changed when we were introduced to DH Real Estate, and Debora and David. We gave them a list of what we were looking for and three trips later and countless emails, they finally found the right property for us. Now we just need to spend more time in it.
DH Real Estate now manages our property. To say Debora and David are good at what they do is an understatement, they excel at what it takes to complete a successful purchase, and when something goes sideways, as it always will, you’ll want DH Real Estate helping. Courteous, respectful, patient are just a few words to describe DH Real Estate. These are just a few reasons why if you are looking for an agent to find your Merida property, look no further than DH Real Estate and you will be glad you did”
“When I was ready to retire, I set my sites on Mexico, but I had thought that I wanted to be on the Caribbean. Boy was I mistaken! After a few days in Merida, and three or four realtors later, I found my dream home. Over the past two years, I have settled into retirement nicely, thanks to DH Real Estate. First, they found me my forever home, and then took the time to acclimate me to the neighborhood and Merida in general. The home that they found for me was a colonial in Centro, near to the cathedral, but far enough from the hustle and bustle of the tourists. The price that they negotiated for me was very competitive in this area and was incredible, compared to prices in the States.
Now we all have that language problem when we first get to Mexico, but with the help of DH Real Estate, the purchase of the home, the paperwork, and buying of the furnishings were painless. DH has continued on for the last two years as both property managers and friends. They have arranged for contractors and many other services for a minimal fee. Getting housekeeping and gardening services are a must here, and DH found me true gems in both categories. I now consider myself a part of the retirement community in Merida, and thanks to DH, I live in a castle for the cost of a closet in the USA.
Thanks to all of the guys at DH Real Estate!”
We met Debora (of DH Real Estate) on our first house hunting trip to Merida several years ago. She graciously spent the day with us, and we viewed numerous properties. After a day of house hunting, I wasn't sure I was ready yet to purchase. One of the most valuable pieces of advice we received from Debora was telling us to take our time and find the right home for us, so we flew back home to North Carolina. I continued to exchange emails with Debora over the next several years asking various real estate questions and a natural friendship developed. Finally I was ready for our next house hunting trip to Merida in March 2013. Of course we knew Debora would be the realtor we would deal with, and this trip we did find the perfect place for our retirement years. Debora's extensive knowledge of the area and her sincere desire to find the right home for her clients is what makes her such a success. I always sensed that Debora was more interested in selling us the right home for us versus just selling us a house.
Even after the closing on our new home, Debora remained on as our property manager and took care of our investment. Her services are invaluable, and we highly recommend Debora for all of your real estate needs.
As a new DH Real Estate client, who has done a number of real estate transactions over the years, I can tell you that all realtors are not alike, and DH Real Estate is definitely a step up.
When something that might not otherwise happen needs to happen, these are the people you want on your side. They are strategic, thoughtful, knowledgeable, tenacious in the best sense of the word, savvy, loyal to their clients, and above all, fair in their dealings, be it selling, buying, or managing properties.
I would not now own the house that I very much wanted, were it not for their creativity in approaching the situation, which was complicated. They calmly and fairly made it happen. All parties were happy.
Their management style is refreshingly straightforward, while at the same time kind, creative, and hands on. They are intelligent, fun, funny, and there when you need them, and you will – often. I believe that hey are setting a new standard for real estate client support in Merida. If you have found your way to DH Real Estate, as a buyer or a seller, know that you are in good hands.