What my clients are saying
John Ciallella is a terrific realtor. He successfully guided us through the purchase of a lovely home in the Winfield community of North Scottsdale. John is very knowledgeable and experienced in real estate transactions. He assisted us in every phase of locating and bidding on a house, making sense of inspections, negotiating prices and repairs, arranging for the title and other formalities in home purchase, and much more. He was constantly in touch with us, including on our financing arrangements with our bank, and he was extremely supportive in what often can be a stressful process. Because we live in the Pacific Northwest, John made a 20- minute walkthrough video of the house we had only seen in static website pictures; we consulted the video every day for months to cement our commitment to purchase and continue to rely on it now as we plan for furnishing. All this time, John was patient, upbeat, and friendly. We had a great experience with him. Highest recommendation!
~ Michael & Donna McCann
John’s experience and guidance was invaluable in selling our home. He helped us as much as we needed through every step of this process including navigating the transfer of our solar lease which was a completely new aspect of selling a home for us. I appreciate his honesty and transparency and will use him again in any future real estate deals.
~ Erica Odello
Selling a home you've owned for a long time is stressful, exhausting, confusing, and a long journey. I know dozens of Realtors personally, yet it was an easy choice to hire John Ciallella to represent me. It was the… best choice I ever made. This is the 4th home I've sold, and never have I had such expert, professional, compassionate, insightful, and thorough help with the process. I highly recommend John. He made the process far less daunting and made me more money along the way. He's an expert Negotiator, and having someone who is a full-time Realtor with decades of experience makes all the difference in the world.
~ Beth Terry
John was very reactive in both finding a new home and selling our existing home. We were very busy with other priorities and John worked with our schedule to provide the best opportunity to find a new house. I would highly recommend John to anyone who is buying or selling a home. He helped us develop an offer that made us stand out. He also gave us great advice on how to price our home so that it sold in one day -- above the list price!! Thanks John.
~ David Redmond & Kristina Robinson
It was my first time working with John and also the first time I was selling a home. John was very thorough in explaining the process and the important step (to me) of listing the house at the right price. What I learned from John is which improvements are important to complete to sell a house at a good price. We had several showings and offers within the first couple of days after the listing. Since I was already living on the east coast, John was great in helping me with the final necessary steps like organizing some repairs after the home inspection and going back to the house frequently to check that everything is still okay. We closed on schedule with no issues. I would highly recommend John.
~ Martin Schlottig
John Ciallella has represented me for many years in the acquisition of several properties in the Valley, screened excellent tenants, negotiated leases, and is always available to show properties and accurately access changing real estate values and trends. I trust his expertise, and greatly appreciate his honesty and experience, in all areas of real estate in the Phoenix area.
~ Louis Larson
John is the best realtor we have ever worked with.He always returned our calls promptly and made sure we understood the confusing paperwork that goes along with buying a condo.He helped us with the negotiation process and we were very pleased with our purchase.We cannot express enough how professional he is and we highly recommend him.
~ Donna & Paul Nega
Great experience; helped me get into my new home as we worked with owners, inspectors and such, over and beyond expectations, attention to details, knowledge of market with necessary comps and provided multiple choices of homes for purchase, made many trips to new property and was available on my time, helped with negotiation of price, I got a good deal because of John, I highly recommend John to anyone and I will use him in the selling of my current property
~ Michael Gallant
I give John 5 stars on everything! He has helped me sell a house and also helped me get a house leased quickly with efficiency. He is very informative as to all my options as a client. I appreciate his integrity and thoroughness. I have referred him several times and will use him as my realtor again.
~ Terry Horine
"We were referred to John Ciallella by a family member, even though he works out of the Scottsdale office he helped us with out extensive search in the West Phoenix Valley. Our wish list was long and we covered a lot of ground, while looking at nearly 50 homes until we found and bought our dream home in Waddell. John made the buying process easy and we were moving in before we knew it."
~ Jay and Linda Taylor
We sold our home in Winfield and want to pass on our wonderful experience working with John Ciallela, who was great! Very friendly, professional, and no stress. We recommend John to anyone looking to buy or sell.
~ Brian and Terri Westfall
John, Just wanted to express sincere thanks for your help in the sale of our rental property. Your insight in market analysis which we used to set the price was invaluable. Your guidance here allowed us to set the price right which was certainly a factor in finding a buyer in a timely fashion, yet I didn’t feel we undersold the house, which was a concern up until the sale. Also, thanks for all your help in the negotiations. I’m glad I didn’t have to deal with the buying Realtor alone. Thanks again, and as I said I will be listing that parcel in N. Scottsdale with you and will also forward your name to the owner of the neighboring parcel that I think may also be wishing to sell.
~ Gary Farnsworth
Sold a Single Family home in Shawnee Park, Chandler, AZ that was remodeled, and sold for profit. John helped with the listing and was very helpful in dealing with the close of the Sale. Very Happy and would use him for the next one as well. Thanks John!
~ Steve Knight, Investor
We decided to sell our vacation home in Carefree and we contacted John. He was absolutely fantastic! He went above and beyond what a regular realtor does. We were unable to go down personally to list our place, but John handled everything for us. He walked us through the selling process (which is different then here in Canada) and gave us advice we could count on. He helped us determine what work needed to be done on the condo to guarantee a quick sale and he helped us hire the contractors we needed (a huge help when you're not even in the same country!). All realtors should be as conscientious as John!
~ Terrence and Maria Hawkins
John assisted with the purchase of a condo in North Scottsdale. I had never lived in a condo so I was thorough in my search and looked at many communities and units. John was very patient and often showed properties with little advance notice. John was thorough in his research and assistance with understanding the HOA rules and CC&R's. He was very professional and helpful with the purchase and I would use him again and would recommend him to others.
~ Catherine Van Ross
As buyers from out of state, we were in need of a realtor extremely familiar with North Scottsdale and willing to work with us for the short period of time we had to search for a home. We furnished John with very specific needs and desires for a home and within just a few days of hunting, we came across the perfect home. John pinpointed the homes that matched our requests and drove us around until we knew we found the right match. John was quite versant in explaining the market, the comparisons, the pluses and minuses of each home and neighborhood, the proximities to other areas and the like. Importantly, he led us in the negotiation with the seller so we were able to buy our home well within our financial parameters. We would highly recommend John’s services to any of our friends looking for homes in the Phoenix area.
~ Herb and Marti Zelikoff
We bought our home in 2010 and had John as our Realtor then. Due to unfortunate and unforeseen circumstances, we had to sell. The first Realtor we had in mind was John since he was amazing when we bought the home. From day one, he was knowledgeable, trustworthy, prompt, patient, and had great communication. He had my father-in-law, my husband, and I to deal with. We all had many questions and he would go above and beyond to make sure our questions were satisfied. We were worried about how long it would take to sell our property because of our financial situation, but John was very assuring that it would sell. He worked hard to advertise the home and soon enough it sold with NO complications. We can't thank you enough John!
~ Dan and Malia Cole
It is my distinct pleasure to have worked with John during a home purchase transaction. Closing this deal was particularly difficult and required great amount of work. John went above and beyond to make sure the transaction closed successfully. I highly recommend John for first time or experienced buyers. His work ethic will certainly wow you. Again thank you for a job well done.
~ Huy LePhan, Investor
SERVICE defines John Ciallella's work for us. Efficient, knowledgeable, accommodating, and thorough are adjectives that would create a complete sentence with John in it. Even before our transaction was completed, I suggested to others that he is a person that can be trusted to work for the buyer. Thank you, John, on a job well done.
~ John C. Witwer
John was professional and prompt in helping us to list and sell our house. He was knowledgeable about the process and provided everything necessary to complete the sale. I would highly recommend John to anyone wanting to sell their home
~ Becky Westover
John was excellent in the selling of my house, and took great care of me!; He explained each step of the selling process so that I didn't have any surprises. I never felt rushed or confused. He kept in touch with me a couple of times a week so I knew exactly where we were throughout the entire process. I have bought and sold several homes in the past and none of those experiences went as smoothly as selling this home with John's help... he truly made selling my home a pleasure. I look forward to working with John again.
~ Leslie Loyek
We had great customer service from our Realtor. John provided not just customer service, but very good advice, and had a lot patience to answer all our questions, being First Time Buyers on a house. He was able to show us homes at all times and was available for us, even weekends. We really appreciate his help in buying a house. Thank you, John.
~ Valentin and Victoria Albu
As a first time buyer, I really needed a Realtor with patience willing to provide answers to many questions. John was that Realtor, and at the end of my searching I was able to obtain the home I wanted for the price I wanted. I received wonderful service making the entire buying experience a smooth one. I will refer anyone I know to John so they can benefit from his caring, professional service.
~ Leon Elliott
We had very high expectations for the services a REALTOR should provide during the home buying process. John exceeded our expectations in every way. He provided detailed information, was very flexible, and very friendly and professional. We never felt pressured and he actually made the experience fun and enjoyable. Above all, he made us feel like we were his only clients. In the end, with the help of John’s negotiating skills, we were able to purchase a brand new home from a developer at a great price! We would recommend John to all of our friends and co-workers.
~ Adam and Emily Gutter
John is an excellent agent. He handled leasing my condo in Fountain Hills, AZ and had amazing advertising including beautiful photographs of my 1800 sf condo. John did all my paperwork and that included background checks and such. He put me totally at ease. I highly recommend John for any real estate needs in the Valley.
~ Leigh Ulyate
John helped me sell a difficult home in a competitive market. Great service way beyond other agents. John was especially helpful in pricing my home to compete against other listings.
~ John Bergquist, Investor
John did a great job representing us on the sale of our home, he's knowledgeable, responsive and professional. I have already recommended him to a friend!
~ Robert & Shawn Brownlee
John has represented me in 3 transactions, 2 as selling agent and 1 as buyer's agent. All 3 went very smoothly. I have complete confidence and trust in John. I always felt he put our interests first. He has a calming, sincere demeanor and was easy to work with. I believe he set realistic expectations and I was not disappointed. I will definitely use John again and would recommend him to others.
~ Nancy Dickens
Outstanding real estate agent! Extensive local knowledge and in-depth understanding of Tempe and surrounding markets. John has established many long term relationships with professionals experienced in all facets of the sale or purchase of residential real estate making seamless transactions the norm. He was able to sell my investment property quickly and at a substantial profit, closing in 12 days at nearly full price. His discounted commission structure provides an excellent value to all clients from a first time buyer to real estate experts. One of the finest agents I have had the pleasure of working with, great job!
~ Chris Braley, Investor