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" We are very pleased we chose Siretha to be our real estate agent. She impressed us with her knowledge and suggestions that helped sell our property in such a short time. She explained every step of the sale and kept us updated through the whole process. I highly recommend her."
Linda Stuber We are very pleased we chose Siretha to be our real estate agent.
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" It was such a pleasure to have Siretha as our real estate agent. I appreciate the awesome job she did for us... from getting our asking price, keeping us well updated and the sale of our property so quickly. She made the process so simple and effortless. If you need as excellent real estate agent, Siretha is the one! Great Job!"
Dimples Wheat Seller
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My wife and I were looking for a piece of hunting ground. We reached out to Corey Sandschafer who had the listing. Cory adjusted his schedule to accommodate ours. He was very resourceful and knowledgeable answering all of our questions. We've looked at several properties with other agents and nothing compared to Corey. Although we didn't end up with that property, he found us a piece of property that fit our needs much better. We can't say enough about Corey! We highly recommend him, a real down-to-earth outdoorsman! Thanks Corey!!!
Rob & Julie Brinkman
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"Dee Ann was fantastic. She was very attentive to my needs for the things I wanted in my home and made sure to find as many as she could in a single home. After we selected a home she was very thorough in making sure all items of concern were vetted and taken care of, if necessary. She helped to make sure everything went smoothly with the lending agent and attended the closing with me. She made this experience stress free and as simple as it could have been. I would highly recommend her services."
Phil Fantastic!
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My name is Ashley. I had the opportunity to work with some great people at Midwest Farm and Land Co. I had been thinking about selling my house for awhile to move for a new school district. I was given the name of the realtor company so I decided to call and set up a time to meet and see the house and talk about the options. My first meeting with DeeAnn was amazing. She was very professional and down to earth. I felt like I had known her forever. We talked about the house and I decided to go ahead and sell it. In the meantime I was just looking to rent a house in the school district I wanted. I had no luck with that so DeeAnn helped me look for a house to buy. We had ran into an issue with a buyer and she was instantly on the paperwork to deal with that and on to looking for another house for me. She did not stop until we found something we both knew would make a good home for me and my kids. I had no issue with nothing at all. She dealt with all the paperwork and everything else that goes along with buying and selling a house. It was very stress free!! I would highly recommend this company to anyone!! I will definitely use them again when or if I ever need another house to buy or sell!
Ashley Would use again!
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My Realtor John Hutchens was Truly Amazing!!! He was patient, very personable, knowledgeable, & all around Terrific Guy to work with! I am truly Blessed that he was my real estate agent. I would & will send friends & Family his way!!!!
Kristy Garner
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John did great work with the listing. Loved the slide show and drone shots. We had several viewings to the property right away and an accepted offer in less than a week.
Mike Kessel
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"I just recently bought a house with Siretha as my agent and it was a very pleasant experience. I've bought and sold a house before and I can easily say that Siretha was the best of the bunch. With previous agents, it sometimes felt like they were simply working to get their commission. With Siretha, it always felt like she was a friend who just wanted me to find the perfect house. We were quickly able to find what I wanted and she helped all the way through the final signing process. I would totally recommend her for anyone looking for a new home. She was great!"
Mike French Home Buyer
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"Siretha is the greatest! We have never had such a quick, painless sale. We had a full ask offer in less than 3 days! We will continue to use and recommend Siretha for all real estate needs! This girl knows her stuff!"
Carrie Hickman Home Seller
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"Siretha , John and I want to thank you and MFL for the way you handled listing and selling our beautiful home at 404 W Bdwy in Centralia . Not only were you very professional but extremely caring through the entire process. You realized immediately that this was so much more than a house but our home that we had taken over 30 years to restore to it's original grandeur. We can't Thank You and MFL enough . The emotions we felt were difficult to say the least but, I can't imagine doing this without you and the team I have already recommended you to our friends and will continue to do so. Thank you.. ... We will always be grateful."
Cathy & John Stuehmeier Home Sellers
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"I was looking to buy a house, And asked Siretha to help me and it turned out to be the greatest stroke of luck for me. I had never purchased a home before and had no knowledge about the process. Siretha was very helpful. She was experienced, knowledgeable and very patient, answering all my questions and even suggesting some that I hadn't thought of. As we looked at different properties, she pointed out several issues that I would not have noticed. When I finally found the house I liked there were a few issues that I wanted the owners to address and Siretha negotiated a very satisfying solution to all my concerns. She worked very hard for me and I got the house I wanted at the price I wanted. I have since recommended her to one of my closest friends and she's already helped him find a place as well! I definitely recommend Siretha Howe to anyone looking for their next home."
Earl Harlow Home Buyer
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"Siretha Howe exemplifies what a real estate agent should be. She went way beyond the call of duty, driving by my property making sure the grass was cut and checking on my mail. She made a long distance transaction from Texas easy when my mother was ill and in the hospital. In short, Siretha will be your friend and do her best to meet your needs. I give her a solid 5 stars. We are extremely satisfied. " Trey Davis, Houston, Texas.
Trey Davis Seller
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I had not bought property through a realtor before; John was very good at answering questions and explaining the process. John communicated regularly with our loan officer to make sure everything was done. The transaction was worry free for us due to his helpfulness.
Nila & Lauren Hughes
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To say we are pleased with Rodney Hawkins as a real estate agent is a HUGE UNDERSTATEMENT!!! My son and daughter in law just purchased a home in Monticello, IL all the way from Texas!! Rodney went above and beyond to calm their nerves, took extra time to show them homes via FaceTime. He has always been available to answer questions, do research and more importantly get the house to soon become their home. I would HIGHLY recommend Rodney to anyone to handle any real estate needs at any location and any situation.
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My wife and I recently purchased some land in Jackson County, south of Murphysboro, IL, for recreational use. While we have purchased real estate before, this is our first experience with bare, undeveloped land. Curtis was a wealth of knowledge and assisted whenever asked. He stayed in touch to keep the process moving forward, but never too much, which is always appreciated! My wife and I are thrilled with the property and could not have asked for a better guide through the process..
Lynn & Dena Hensel Buyer - Land Purchase
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Scott Brewer Hunting Property
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Diane Morgan Buyer - Residential & Hunting Property
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I would like to thank Brandon Swartzlander for his unbelievable work ethic. He worked diligently to sell my property. I had a 41 acre piece of property to sell in late November that I assumed would sit awhile. I assumed wrong. He had a buyer for me in less than a month. Unfortunately that buyer’s financing fell through. Three days later he had another buyer and it sold. I am so glad I didn’t use a local real estate broker to list and attempt to sell my property. The best decision I have ever made was using Brandon Swartzlander. He made the whole process smooth from start to finish. Brandon also put in a lot of time getting to know the whole piece of property, the pictures were unbelievable. I could not have asked for a more professional, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic real estate broker. I would definitely use Brandon to buy or sell outdoor real estate again. Thanks again Brandon!
Robb Niepoetter Former Illinois Landowner
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My wife and I recently bought a small tract of recreational land. Our agent, Brandon Swartzlander, was terrific to work with during this purchase. Having never been through this kind of purchase we had no idea what we needed to do, except that we would have to make a trip to the bank. Brandon explained what was going to happen and even facilitated the process. He communicated with the seller, our bank and the title company and keep us informed what was going to happen along the way. He made himself available anytime we wanted to walk the ground. He answered any questions we had promptly no matter if our questions were sent via text, email or old fashioned phone call. We had looked at other properties listed with different companies and dealt with other agents who seemed bothered by any questions that we might ask. Maybe because we were only looking for a small tract? We will be recommending Brandon to any of our friends who ask us about buying ground. In fact, I already gave his name to my loan officer and another friend who will soon be in the market. We are so looking forward to playing on our farm with our kids and instilling a love of the outdoors.
Troy and Wendy Lampe Illinois Landowners
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Buying a house is probably one of the most stressful and complicated processes my husband and I have ever been through. Between the bank, the paperwork, and everything in between, we were lucky enough to have Brandon Swartzlander every step of the way. When we started looking for houses, we had no idea about the process we were about to begin. Brandon not only made himself available day and night, but even on vacation! He was very prompt in responding through email, text and phone calls with every question we had. He kept us updated and informed throughout the whole process, and when he didn't know the answer to something he was sure to find out and get right back to us! I always felt like I was asking questions that weren't important and he reassured me that no question was dumb or unimportant. He went above and beyond when it came to talking to the bank about getting us financed as well. The home we bought is unconventional and most banks do not like to finance those types of homes anymore. He helped us find the right bank and the process was as smooth sailing as it ever could've been! We will forever recommend Brandon to other people, and cannot wait to begin our new life in our amazing home!
Brianna Hug Illinois Landowner
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I consider myself lucky to have worked with Brandon through the purchasing process of my deer hunting property. You can't ask for someone better that both knows the outdoors and what it takes to purchase and manage a piece of property. He knows the territory very well in which he manages, and was helpful for me in so many different ways. He was always available to speak to me through the process no matter what time of day it was. I'm confident that if I ever have any questions or need anything at all, Brandon will always take my call and will be willing to help. Lastly, he also has the resources necessary for new and experienced buyers. This was my first purchase, and he made all the necessary financial introductions to make my purchase possible. Leveraging his expertise and resources made my buying process far simpler than I anticipated.
Billy Jeremias Illinois Landowner
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I have been hunting for quite some time and have had some decent success while doing it. Through the graciousness of a handful of landowner’s, I have been fortunate enough to have access to some pretty good hunting properties throughout South Central and Eastern Illinois. As good of a situation as it was to be able to enjoy the great outdoors on these parcels of ground, there was one thing that was missing. For as long as I can remember, I have always dreamt of hunting land of my own. Something that I could call mine, where I wouldn’t have to seek permission from the landowner to alter the ground to enhance my hunting opportunities. I had been actively and seriously searching for this piece to call my own when I came across a post on Brandon Swartzlander’s Facebook page. Ground that I thought was a perfect starter piece. I reached out to Brandon and the rest is now history. The ease in which this buying process went was due in large, to Brandon’s willingness to help out in any way. I highly recommend anybody who is looking for that property to call their own but isn’t quite sure where to begin, to reach out to Brandon. Thanks a lot, Brandon!! Now, let the real work begin. I am going to do everything within my power to turn MY piece into a whitetail’s paradise and I don’t even have to ask for permission……just maybe some advice.
Collin Niemerg Illinois Landowner
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When my wife and I decided to list our property late last Fall, because of the acreage involved and the overall uniqueness of the property, we contemplated whether to list it with a local residential realtor or go a different route. One morning we opened up the local Sunday newspaper and saw Brandon’s picture in an ad. When we visited his website, we saw a testimonial from a long-time friend who had just successfully sold some hunting property through Brandon. So we considered it fate and chose to go with Brandon, and we are so glad we did. Brandon walked the entire 60+ acres and his description and photos used to showcase the property were a great representation and made you think he himself was the proud owner. We had quite a bit of activity and interest right out of the gate and had an accepted “contingency” offer within the first 90-days at a “fair price” a little above what we expected and were willing to take. We had a smooth closing at the end of April. Overall, we couldn’t be happier with the service we received from Brandon. We definitely made the right decision going with Brandon.
Dee Evischi Former Illinois Landowner
Google
When my wife and I first met Brandon, we could tell how passionate he was about selling land. Brandon was always very professional and would go above and beyond in anything that we asked him to do. Our property sold extremely fast, and part of the reason for that was Brandon. He spent hours putting in the time, whether it was posting pictures online, or actually walking the property, so that he was familiar with every square inch of it. Anytime my wife and I had to meet Brandon for signatures or walk the property, he always worked around our busy schedule. My wife and I highly recommend Brandon to sell any kind of property.
Darrin & Christina Atteberry Former Illinois Landowners
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As first-time landowners, our expectations of purchasing the right piece of land in a timely and hassle free fashion was met by Brandon. His professionalism, knowledge, and promptness of the proceedings created a positive experience for us throughout the process. He was friendly, honest and forthright, and always available to answer any questions or concerns. We appreciate all Brandon's help and support and highly recommend him to anyone interested in purchasing or selling real estate. Thank you.
Devin & Laurie Dudas Illinois Landowners
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I met Brandon two years ago when he showed me a listing. After talking with me during our tour, he knew it wasn't what I was looking for. His knowledge, passion and professionalism about land was very impressive. I remembered Brandon when I decided to sell my 20-acre patch of woods recently. All it took was one phone call. Brandon talked with me and figured out what I had and told me he thought he could sell it. He came up with a plan that I agreed to. I had a firm contract 8 days after he listed my property. The whole process went quick, including the closing. Brandon delivered exactly what he promised me.
Greg Manns Illinois Landowner
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Brandon went above and beyond helping me locate what I wanted exactly. Me and the wife are extremely satisfied with him and I recommend him to anyone looking for their dream hunting spot! He had our best interest in mind from the time I met him. I believe I have made a new friend for life with Brandon!
Brody Prater Illinois Landowner
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We couldn't have asked for a better experience while purchasing our land with Brandon. He made us feel comfortable and made the whole process a breeze, we couldn't believe how smoothly everything went. He is so approachable and easy to talk to, answering any and all questions we had along with explaining things to us by putting it into terms we could understand. Thanks a million, Brandon! P.S. He has a great sense of humor!
Cody & Mackenzie Willman Illinois Landowners
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Brandon was the best Realtor I've ever worked with. He went "above and beyond" a typical broker trying to get the right property for us. He was very patient and understanding during our stressful times and always acted in our best interests throughout the process. He is the best as far as I'm concerned and would recommend him to anyone! Would use him again if we ever sell our place!
Michael Tomchak Illinois Landowner
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Great experience with Brandon. I literally consider him a "friend" after this great experience.
Robert Fink Former Illinois Landowner
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Brandon is very professional. He made this a very smooth transaction. I will refer him to others. Thank you.
Shirley Whyde Former Illinois Landowner
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Brandon was very knowledgeable about every aspect of selling my property. I had a ton of questions and he was always happy to answer them. I would and already have recommended him to several friends and family. My experience with Brandon could not have been any better!!
Karla Shaw Former Illinois Landowner
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Brandon made this such a smooth and enjoyable experience, I didn't have to lift a finger and put minimal effort in this process. Brandon had it covered from start to finish. When I called he answered and always had an answer! It's obvious that he is educated and understands what a property buyer is looking for! I am not sure I could have owned this property without the hard work and understanding of Brandon Swartzlander! You guys are doing a great job! Keep up the good work and happy hunting season!
Joshua A Tellefsen Illinois Landowner
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Brandon was very personable and patient. The bank we were/are dealing with is not the quickest at getting things done. He hung in there is... greatly appreciated.
Jayme Wilke Illinois Landowner
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Brandon did a great job working with us to get this deal done. Thanks for all his help.
Steven Hund Illinois Landowner
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He was on the phone working as he was going into surgery, the agent was having emergency appendix removal. He was working with the seller with the offer I had made. One in a million agent...
Michael Heinzmann Illinois Landowner
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Brandon Swartzlander Wow!!! First Class!!! Brandon went above and beyond with the sale. This is my second property I've purchased with Brandon and look forward to purchasing many more from him. If your looking for a realtor that goes above and beyond for you Brandon Swartzlander is your man!!!!!
Jeremy Moore Illinois Landowner
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Our family cannot say or show how grateful we are to Brandon Swartzlander and his team for assisting us so much with the purchase of our first home/land.
Sanders Illinois Landowner
Google
I would like to let you know that my agent Brandon Swartzlander was a 100% professional from the moment he stepped onto our property till after the closing was completed. He promised to sell it at a price that we would be happy with and he sure did. I highly recommend Brandon with anything that has to do with selling or purchasing property. He is the true meaning of a land specialist. Thanks for everything! The Ewert Family
Dave Ewert Former Illinois Landowner
Linkedin
I would recommend working with Brandon to anyone looking to purchase property. He is extremely knowledgeable and made the purchase extremely easy.
Dan Hartman Illinois Landowners
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Brandon Swartzlander is a great agent who helped me through the whole process and was great. I'd recommend him to anyone looking to buy there dream property.
Fory Albert Illinois Landowner
Google
Brandon was very helpful in finding a buyer for my property. He was easy to work with and was helpful with negotiations. From the beginning to the end I felt like I had made the right choice by having him as my agent.
Ryan Kent Former Illinois Landowner
Facebook
We couldn't have asked for a better experience buying our land than what we received working with Brandon. He was extremely responsive to any request or question we had, always getting us an answer right away. It was very apparent that land and hunting were his passions, and his excitement when showing a property was infectious. He was very knowledgeable about how wildlife used the property and pointed out many signs and features that we would have missed on our own. He made finding our farm easy, and allowed us to make a long time dream of owning our own hunting land come true. We STRONGLY recommend Brandon if you're looking to buy or sell land in SO IL. He has "land" in his last name for a reason!
Augie & Alissa Diericx Illinois Landowners
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Brandon was extremely helpful throughout the entire process of selling my home and property - from my first contact right up to closing. In my opinion, he really went above and beyond his call of duty. I would highly recommend him to any family and friends who needed to sell their rural property!
Leigh Wieda Former Illinois Landowner
Facebook
Very professional and respectful.
John Long Former Illinois Landowner
Google
Great personality and professionalism. Good man.
Bob Lybarger Former Illinois Landowner
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Brandon was very helpful answering all of our questions and providing numbers for the the utility's. He did a heck of a job and went above and beyond at closing to make sure the place was clean!
Joe Parks Illinois Landowner
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Brandon was awesome, he showed me several properties and was very patient. Then he told me about the property I bought. Unfortunately, I could not get on the property so he and I FaceTimed while he walked the property and I bought it. Technology use was very smart.
Scott Brewer Illinois Landowner
Google
Brandon was amazing. We had a couple of offers on our property that fell through, Brandon never gave up!
Gordon Bruce Dunbar Former Illinois Landowner
Facebook
Positive and Professional!
Don Rhodes Former Illinois Landowner

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