Rick Flaks

    Rick Flaks

    Satisfaction Rating An agent's star rating is the average of all the ratings of their service.

    My Client Reviews

    Overall star rating: 4.8
    Past 3 months: N/A

    Ratings Breakdown

    Star Rating Percentage of reviews with this rating Number of reviews with this rating
    5 stars
    80% of Rick’s ratings: 5 stars
    4 stars
    20% of Rick’s ratings: 4 stars
    3 stars
    0% of Rick’s ratings: 3 stars
    2 stars
    0% of Rick’s ratings: 2 stars
    1 stars
    0% of Rick’s ratings: 1 star

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    Rikka & Matthew gave Rick 5 stars out of 5
    Rick is an amazing realtor. We bought our home with him in 2009, enjoyed his professional and attention to detail so much that we asked him to sell it for us in 2017. You can't go wrong with Rick!
    Sean gave Rick 4 stars out of 5
    Rick was very helpful and patient with us as first time buyers. He didn't pressure us into anything we weren't in love with, even knowing that we were on a tight timeline.
    Response from Rick
    Thanks Sean and Paris. I really appreciate it. Have a great day. R
    LTjg Travis gave Rick 5 stars out of 5
    Rick was amazing. I've rarely been treated so well in my life. We found me my house in 2012, and as a first-time home buyer, I was pretty inexperienced. He walked me through everything, answered every question I had, and we closed on my house quickly. Rick's service didn't stop there, as I had a few questions for him over the years regarding renting out the house and later, selling it. Any time I sent him an email, he would respond quickly and thoroughly. He even answered a question I had when he was on vacation. Whenever I would call him, he almost always had the information I needed/wanted, and if he didn't have it right there, he would get it for me very quickly. Since Rick's service and level of knowledge is so good, I wanted him to be the realtor when I sold my house in 2017. He was, again, fantastic. He handled everything easily, and his suggestions always ended up correct. I initially priced the house fairly high, but I neglected a couple of things that would have made the house more attractive to potential buyers: specifically, the carpets and wall paint. From the start, Rick had suggested we get them professionally done, but I tried to get away with not having to get them done. So we got a lot of other small things done, but the two big items I deferred to see if it would make a difference. It did. The house stayed on the market even when we brought the price down a little, so eventually, I took Rick's suggestions and got the walls painted and carpets professionally done. Within a week, we had an offer at the asking price. I moved from Colorado Springs several years ago, so we sent all the paperwork overnight via FedEx, and closing went very smoothly and quickly. He gave me specific, detailed instructions on what I needed to do, and it went great. On a personal note, besides being incredibly satisfied with Rick's service, knowledge and friendliness, he remembered personal details about me and my family that demonstrated to me an exceptional level of caring and involvement not commonly seen. If anyone ever needs a realtor, go with Rick. You won't be disappointed.
    Response from Rick
    Thanks Travis. I really appreciate what you said. Hope all is well.
    Bill and Amy gave Rick 5 stars out of 5
    Rick knows how to get the job done! He was consistently active in our purchase of two residences. He knows how to navigate and negotiate. He is always a pleasure to work with. Amy and Bill Scott
    HUGO gave Rick 5 stars out of 5
    Rick assisted us two-fold. He got us asking amount on the house we sold and he closed the deal on our beautiful retirement home. We were extremely pleased with his professionalism and his attention to detail. He was our advocate during both transactions and guided us as needed. We’re very grateful for his assistance.
    Response from Rick
    Hi Hugo, Thanks so much for the kind words. It was a genuine pleasure assisting you with the transactions. I look forward to seeing your home soon with your personal touches.

    My Experience

    • I started as a Real Estate Broker Associate in January of 2008. Since that time I have consisting grown my business year after year. A number of my transactions have been with active and retired military both buying and selling their properties. I work with investor clients buying distressed properties. I have closed deals through Homesearch and HUBZU auction sites. I'm also familiar with VA repos and submitting offers through the VA website. I work all over Colorado Springs and the surrounding communities. I enjoy working with buyers and sellers and provide a high level service and satisfaction to all of my clients.
    • My experience in fostering business and personal relationships is a key asset that I possess. I understand the importance of COMPLETE CUSTOMER SERVICE and SATISFACTION having made numerous presentations to our sales teams over the years.
    • Along with my family, I have worked on many civic projects including fund raising for the Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. I am an accomplished pianist having performed locally for many fund raising events such as the Colorado Springs Heart Ball, Newborn Hope, Fine Arts Center Gala, and the Colorado Springs Centennial Celebration in addition to many weddings and social receptions. My experience in fostering business and personal relationships is a key asset that I possess. I understand the importance of COMPLETE CUSTOMER SERVICE and SATISFACTION having made numerous presentations to our sales teams over the years. Other interests include: Spending time with my family, Mindy, Molly, Steven, and Diane, mountain and road cycling, crossword puzzles, reading, scrabble, golf, skiing, traveling, and cooking. Buying and selling real estate are two of the largest and most emotional transactions a person will experience in their life. With the amount of steps involved in a transaction, a real estate professional can assist you throughout the process. I will be there for you. Real Estate Sales is a business of relationships. My commitment is to you is simple: I will represent you to the best of his ability, in a professional and ethical manner.

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • Pikes Peak Association of Realtors (PPAR) - Member
    • Colorado Association of Realtors (CAR)Member
    • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
    • USAA Real Estate Rewards Network Agent
    • MRP - Military Relocation Professional
    • CNE - Certified Negotiation Expert
    • Graduate - Top Gun Real Estate Academy
    • Graduate - NINJA Sales Training

    My Community Involvement

    • Goodwill Industires - Volunteer
    • Pikes Peak Performing Arts Center
    • MDA Art Show
    • MDA Camp
    • March for Babies
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
    • Colorado Springs Symphony

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    Pikes Peak MLS November 2017 Statistics

    Greetings and happy holidays, Want to see what our local real estate market did in November? Check out our StatPack for November. Have a great day!!https://issuu.com/tanyavisionart/docs/l_november_stat_pack_12525a80046a6d
    Dec 18, 2017 New & Newsworthy

    Is it a good time to sell?

    Would you like a FREE Real Estate Review to help you decide if the time is right? Click on the image for our most recent real estate statistics for the Pikes Peak region.
    Nov 16, 2017 Selling Your Home

    When Is the Right Time to Sell Your Home?

    If you are like so many homeowners today, you are not living in your "forever home" right at the moment. Rather, the home you currently reside in is a stepping stone to get you that much closer to your dream house.It is likely you are always keeping one eye on your home and the other eye on the housing market, trying to figure out when the time is ripe to sell and move to the next home. Here's how to know for sure when it is a good time to sell your home.When your current home is no longer a goo...
    Nov 16, 2017 Selling Your Home

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