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Chris did a awesome job.

We did do everything they suggested prior to putting our house on the market and it was worth it. Chris told us to be ready for showings and offers and that’s exactly what happened. Our house sold within 24 hours with multiple offers over our asking price. We know Chris and his team where the right choice for us.


I would definitely recommend Chris Rooney and his team to our family and friends.

They were wonderful to work with. They responded quickly and patiently with all our questions. Jimly Harris was especially supportive and knowledgeable. We love our new forever home and pleased with our offer on our previous home. Great experience all around!


I used several agents to try and sell my twinhome a year ago.

Granted the market was poor, but Chris was the agent who got it sold! His team does a great job of prep to help you sell and get the best result. He is up beat and funny, but really knows his stuff. Makes the whole process easy and fun.

Karen Hansen7

We had a great experience working with Chris Rooney and his team.

We couldn’t believe how responsive he and his crew were to all of our requests and questions that we had throughout the selling process. Our house sold fast and I am certain it was because of the good Marketing (including staging), excellent communication and Chris Rooney's 28 years of experience in the industry was a plus!

Shelly landherr

Chris has listed and sold a few homes for us, as well as helping us buy a couple homes.

We have already recommended and referred many people to Chris that have also sold/bought through him. Chris' knowledge and expertise in the real estate market helps make the process of buying and selling run so smoothly for every transaction.


Chris Rooney and his team were impressive from start to finish.

Chris took time with us a year before we put our house on the market. We never felt rushed or that he didn't have the time. His experience and expertise is second to none and it showed with our process and the final result. Chris and his team helped us strategize what we needed to do with our house and got it on the market with ease. In 3 days we had 38 offers on our home and sold it within that time frame as well. I cannot say enough about the entire team. Karin, Stacy, and everyone else on their team deserve credit too. Hands down, some of the best service we have ever experienced in our life. I cannot state how vital Chris and his team were to a really smooth and easy process. They were phenomenal.


Chris is the best realtor!

He comes very prepared. Tells you exactly what needs to be done to sell. Seamless process, great negotiator and no drama. Very responsive! Highly recommend!


Very professional process with great knowledge of the Prior Lake area.

Spends a lot of time prior to listing the house on professional photos, staging advice and researching the proper listing price. Once we listed sold the home on the first weekend we had an open house. Overall very easy to work with Chris and his team would highly recommend!


We would not hesitate to recommend Chris and his team, who sold our lake shore home in Shakopee.

One of us has experience as a real estate appraiser and assessor, and had a general idea of what the property could sell for. The other is a sales executive and recognizes effective strategies in sales and marketing. We had three different agents give us an independent market analysis. The three agents were within a reasonable range of each other and what we anticipated to list it for. We were most impressed with Chris and his team. He and his associate Karin, were so positive and excited about our property when they first came by. They had great suggestions about preparing and marketing it for sale. We had two offers in less than 36 hours after it went "live", despite one VERY rainy showing day. We're convinced it was largely due to the drone footage shown for the pre-list blitz. It was amazing. Lastly, Chris, Bruce, Melissa and Jimly were the best. The team was very effective in communicating with us, sometimes under stressful circumstances.


This is the 2 sell/buy transaction we have used Chris to assist us with in the past 10 years.

Our first home sold in 24 hours and our second home in approximately 3 days. Chris and his stager are excellent at telling you what is necessary to do before listing to make your house sell. Sometimes it's truly the little stuff that buyers can't over look so if you apply their recommendations, I can almost guarantee your house will sell fast!


I would highly recommend Chris.

Chris and his team were great to work with. Everything from getting out house ready to sell and most importantly finding our dream home!


Very knowledgeable, understanding, focused, and professional.

Sold our house in 2 days for full asking price. Very easy and seamless process. Very much recommend her.


Chris did an awesome job with the sale of our home.

His expertise in the real estate field resulted in a quick and trouble-free sale of our home. He answered/ resolved any questions and concerns we had in a very timely manner. Chris' professionalism and knowledge made for a very pleasant experience throughout the entire sale process. I would highly recommend Chris for your real estate needs.


Fun to work with, an excellent negotiator, and well connected in the industry.

In addition to selling a home in 2014, he helped sell a cabin and purchase a lot in previous years. Chris is full service in terms of contacts for property fix-up, also.


I've used Chris and his team every time I've sold or bought a house- Always felt he was looking out for my best interest- Very good at keeping us informed as to what was going on- Very professional and honest.


Chris Rooney's team of agents offer the whole package when selling a home.

He is extremely knowledgeable, his staff are very responsive and thorough. He is honest, detailed and direct about the market and our home's place in it. We have had other agents in past years try to sell our home, working with Chris and his team is an experience completely above all others. Meet with him once, and you'll understand you can trust the sale of your home to him. I have no doubt, with his professional team, that our challenging house will sell.. very happy seller.


Chris and his team are the best!

Professional, knowledgeable, and responsive all along the way. They made our house the best, aggressively marketed it, and got top dollar for us. Not the cheapest, but you more than make up for that with the higher sale price. I'd recommend him any day.

phil raines4

Chris and his team were excellent!

! They really put our minds at ease. We had a complicated sale of our parents house with many moving parts and pieces and different contractors and inspections and they managed it all. It could not have been any easier. From the start including what we should and should not do before putting the house on the market to an easy closing, we would totally recommend Chris and his team to anyone looking to sell. Based on our experience - they will be excellent and get you top dollar for your property.


Chris has helped me to buy and sell multiple homes in the last 20 years.

Chris is straight forward in his approach and he is thorough with his work. He would always lay out all the options and help us sift through how to move forward. I trusted Chris so much I referred him to my family as well!

J Schultz


Willing to work around the clock to help me get what I needed. His team was always making sure I was okay and ready for what was next. I wouldn’t recommend anyone else!


Chris was very helpful, honest and I trusted his advise.

Very knowledgeable and experienced in this changing market. I have referred him to several of my good friends and they are all happy with the service his team provided. Highly recommend!!


We strongly recommend Chris Rooney and his extremely competent home sales team who provided guidance and support in the entire process of selling our home and an adjoining lot.

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE Being the son of local realtors and having grown up and attended schools in the local community, Chris has an exceptional knowledge of the the local community and its housing market, along with 28 years of experience. HIs expertise extends to the entire metro area as is evidenced by his WCCO radio show, the Real Estate Radio Hour which is broadcast every Saturday morning PROCESS EXPERTISE Chris Rooney has a phenomenal knowledge of all aspects of the real estate process, plus extensive experience. From the very beginning, Chris provided valuable insights for listing, exemplary marketing information and a system of communication for informing interested realtors and clients of the special attributes of our property. This became especially evident in his advice to divide our land into two parcels to maximize its value. RESPONSIVENESS We were always amazed with the very prompt responses by Chris and his entire team to all communications. Whether it was phone calls and voice mails, e-mails, texts, or written correspondence, no questions or concerns ever went unanswered. As busy as he and his team were with numerous clients, we were made to feel we were his top priority. NEGOTIATION SKILLS Chris Rooney is an expert negotiator. Not only is he personable, but more importantly, he is trustworthy and always professional. Therefore, we were confident in his ability to negotiate with all types of agents and clients. We had trust in his expert and savvy negotiation skills, his commitment to us as clients, and his determination to reach the best possible result on our lot and home sale. EXPERIENCE WITH CHRIS ROONEY We highly recommend Chris Rooney and his team of experts. Chris exceeded our expectations in the process of selling our home and adjoining lot. From the beginning to the end of the process, we found Chris to be trustworthy, professional, honest and extremely knowledgeable. We totally relied on Chris and his team. He provided guidance and valuable insights from his broad-based real estate expertise and years of experience in home sales. He has a strong sense of commitment to his clients. Without a doubt, Chris Rooney is the best in the field!


Chris is the best realtor!

He comes very prepared. Tells you exactly what needs to be done to sell. Seamless process, great negotiator and no drama. Very responsive! Highly recommend!


Chris and his team are very knowledgeable and proactive.

We never had to worry about a thing. They sold our home in 3 weeks! It was definitely the easiest and most worry-free home sale yet!


We recently purchased a home he had listed for sale and sold our home through him also.

Chris is very easy to work with, very knowledgeable, and very professional. He has a good team of associates to work with that also handle the smaller details. Someone was always available when questions came up. Many times during the sale if there was a question or concern he knew the right answer and if it was going to be a problem or nothing to worry about. We were glad to have him on our side and would recommend him and his team again.


Chris was very professional during the entire process of selling our home and on the purchase of our new home.

We felt comfortable enough with him that we used his servies, enlisting dual agency. Normally I would not have enlisted dual agency but he was very honest and upfront during the entire process and we felt very comfortable with his integrity as a Real Estate Broker. Chris came through on all his promises without needing any reminders on any of the terms originally agreed upon. In fact, for our 2 closings (sale of our old home & purchase of our new one) he was able to schedule them back to back at the same office so we were not driving all over town signing documents. This was very much appreciated saving us time and money. My wife and I would both recommend his servies to anyone needing help with their real estate transactions. Btw- I am a very particular person about who I give my business to. In the end I am very satisfied and happy we chose to use Chris Rooney for our real estate transactions.


As first time home buyers, we weren't sure where to begin and ended up working with Jimly based on a friend’s recommendation to use RE/Max.

When we first met, Jimly laid out the entire home buying process, what we could expect, and informed us of the market -- all in laymen terms that even we could comprehend. Throughout the entire process, she was very professional and made herself available during all hours of the day, even late into the evening, which was ideal for our schedules. We had one hiccup due to the error of our lender, which required us to back out of the offer two weeks prior to closing. We were devastated, and needed to find a new home before our lease was up. Jimly ensured us that we could get into our ideal home within our time constraints. Because of her guidance and unconditional support, we were able to find a home that met our needs. She did all the legwork, which enabled us to work through the process in a relatively relaxed fashion. We cannot express how grateful we were to have worked with such an experienced professional who catered to our needs with adaptability and optimism. We recommend Jimly Harris to anyone interested in buying or selling their home.


We have worked with Chris Rooney and his team of real estate experts to sell 2 homes (both sold within a few days of going on the market) and purchase 2 homes in the Prior Lake area.

Chris and all of his associates are such a pleasure to work with and truly represented and negotiated our best interests, whether we were buying or selling a home. Chris has excellent knowledge of the marketplace and gave us realistic and credible suggestions on price ranges and various terms of sale. Everyone in Chris's office were very polite and respectful of our personal situation and always kept our best interest at heart. Chris's personal guidance helped us determine the optimum listing price of our old home and offer price of our new home. In both cases, we ended up selling extremely close to our listing price on the house we sold and the same on the purchase of our new home. All of our closings went very smooth with no last minute surprises. As future real estate needs arise, there is no question we will use Chris and his team again. We highly recommend Chris Rooney to anyone needing a real estate professional to either buy or sell their home.

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"We have used Chris as our realtor for the sale and purchase of all our homes. He and his team go above and beyond through the process of selling and buying. He is highly responsive, knowledgeable and ... more "
by leahclaire24
"Great working with Chris and his team. Buying or selling, your first call should be to Chris. Responsive and professional. Chris knows the market and how to maximize your selling price or get the best ... more "
by JohnAnderson745
"Chris Rooney and his team were impressive from start to finish. Chris took time with us a year before we put our house on the market. We never felt rushed or that he didn't have the time. His experience ... more "
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