Derek, Buyer

We found our dream home in July 2022 and having Brian as our realtor was the best decision we made. Brian’s responsiveness was top notch as we communicated almost daily and whenever we needed something or had a house we wanted to see, he dropped what he was doing and made sure it happened. Brian always went above and beyond when it came to looking at houses with us. He was always able to work with our schedule to see houses at the time most convenient for us. His knowledge of the houses and areas that we would see was outstanding. Brian would come to each showing with a full history of the home and everything we needed to know about it. He would even scout out the area ahead of time to give us a full picture of what the area/neighborhood/home is like before we even went to see it. When looking at homes we knew Brian was not just trying to get us to buy a home but rather he was concerned with us getting the home that’s right for us and that we would be happy with. When it came down to making offers Brian was upfront with us always about where he thought we needed to be to have a competitive offer and he never tried to get us to overextend ourselves. There is no doubt in our minds that Brian genuinely cares about his clients and would never steer them in the wrong direction. Brian was always very friendly and made navigating this crazy market so much fun. If you are looking for an agent that is genuine, always friendly, flexible, knowledgeable, and has your best interest at heart then look no further than Brian Stokes.

Lauren, Seller

Brian was a confident guide that helped us to sell our house for $25k above list price! He was knowledgeable and advised us through every step of the process. When we first met with Brian, he laid out a timeline and plan for us to sell our house, and the plan was executed exactly as planned. He was able to thoughtfully answer all our questions and was a collaborative partner throughout the process. We highly recommend Brian for a smooth and successful home selling experience!

Karen, Seller

The best realtor in Columbus Ohio! A family emergency required me to relocate, so Brian stepped in and coordinated the listing/sale with me out of state. He was fantastic in helping me determine the best list price. He coordinated staging, open house and showings without me. He communicated often, keeping me updated on all activity. He was always there for any questions. His cunning strategy on pre-listing (coming soon) and staging got me multiple offers, selling at $25k over asking. Brian Rocks!!!!!

Dominique, Buyer

Brian is a phenomenal realtor! If I could give him 10 stars I would! He found my husband and I our dream condo while we were all the way in Florida! Brian was an amazing communicator and always went above and beyond to make our experience seamless and enjoyable. Book him as yours! Cheers!

Andrew, Buyer

Brian bent over backwards to help us find a home in this crazy 2021/2022 market. He was always there for us whenever we had a last minute viewing request and helped us stay grounded in an incredibly competitive market! Communication was always top notch and when it came to putting in an offer he guided us seamlessly through the process to help us secure our home.

Elizabeth, Buyer

Brian was so helpful during my family's house hunt this spring. He was a level head and voice of reason when it felt like everyone around us was going crazy trying to buy a house. We were so grateful for his help and patience with us. I hope to never move again, but if we do, we'll most definitely call Brian!

Myka, Buyer

Our home buying experience was outstanding. Brian was flexible in his availability for showings, incredibly organized and always thorough when reviewing details. He checked for understanding with open communication and sent follow-up emails to recap, which made it really easy to remember key points and use the emails as a checklist. Each time we met with Brian, he was very informed on the homes we were viewing that day and was careful to uncover details in the home that might cause us an inconvenience down the line. We always felt that we had an ally but also, our liaison, at times that clarification was needed from other parties involved. More than anything Brian was a great listener- start to finish!

We want to recommend Brian Stokes- your future realtor!

We can’t imagine that we would have had as pleasant of an experience, a more willing and enthusiastic gentleman or the level of care and communication, had we searched elsewhere!

Branden, Buyer

Wow, where do I begin? Brian is the most patient and responsive realtor you should engage. Brian answered every question and walked each house like he was picking a home for his own family. Brian allowed us to take our time looking for our first home. He showed us the homes we wanted to see and the ones we would have otherwise overlooked. Brian was a pleasure to work with and, I would recommend a million times over. A true blessing. Forever Grateful. Will repeat.

James, Seller

Brian was referred to use by a friend. Brian came to our first meeting with with a plan to sell our house and data to support his plan. Brian's internet listing for our house had lots of high quality pictures and aerial overview shots that showed our house in its best light. Brian made himself available to cover tasks that needed to be completed at the house when my wife and I were not available. Brian has accurate knowledge of current market trends. Brian always gave honest feedback and helped us sell our house for $20k over asking. During our first meeting Brian talked about why he became a real estate agent and his goal to provide everyone with the "friends and family experience." I recommend Brian for a stress free home buying experience.

Jessica, Seller

We couldn’t have been happier with how our listing and sale went with Brian Stokes! Brian is a genuine and thoughtful agent who truly listens and provided practical guidance in a tumultuous market.

Emily, Seller

Brian Stokes is exactly the type of realtor you want in your corner as a seller. We had the pleasure of working with him to sell our beloved home in Bexley, as we were relocating out of state. Brian’s extensive knowledge of the market helped us price our home accordingly and we received a great offer, lightning fast. His personality injected just the right amount of calmness and humor to help put us at ease. Brian helped us navigate a couple of unique situations, connected us with great contractors, and generally went above and beyond to make our selling process as efficient and easy as possible. It’s clear that he has great relationships throughout the real estate community and we felt fortunate to have Brian’s experience and network at our side.

Brian, Buyer

I cannot say enough about the professionalism, responsiveness, attentiveness and brevity that Brian Stokes brings to the table as a realtor. He assisted my wife and I in the purchase of our first rental property; his eye to detail and knowledge of the process coupled with his skills at listening resulted in us acquiring a property that was exactly what we wanted. He demonstrated patience in showing us multiple houses and worked around our busy schedule. Brian coached us through the closing, maintained excellent communication and went above and beyond coordinating the process all while demonstrating a care for us as people not just clients. In the chaotic environment of real estate today, Brian was a calming and trusted partner who was instrumental in getting results. We will unequivocally use him for all of our upcoming real estate needs. I have and will continue to recommend him as he truly is a leader in his field.

Jon, Buyer

Brian recently helped us buy a home in Bexley, OH. From the beginning he was proactive and responsive to our needs. We were living in Chicago during our search so it was difficult to see properties as they came on the market, but Brian did a great job of making the experience virtual. Once we put the offer in on the house, Brian was proactive in getting us through the entire process. He had recommendations for financing options and home insurance which were very helpful. He also helped us coordinate several contractors to make upgrades to the house before we moved in and even met them at the house, while we were still in Chicago, so we could get items addressed before we moved in. I would certainly work with Brian again, although we're likely in our home for the next few decades! Nevertheless, I would definitely recommend him to family and friends no question.

Elisabeth, Buyer

I chose Brian Stokes as my realtor because he is an old friend but I will choose him again and again for future rental properties (and all my real estate needs) because he is an exceptional realtor. Brian was patient with us and understanding of our lack of knowledge. He supplied prompt, useful and technical information every step of the way. He gave insight into what we should anticipate throughout the process and as landlords. He provided contacts for improvements we would need to make and many other services a home buyer/seller and rental property owner would need. Not only was Brian able to predict potential issues with a property, he was not afraid to get dirty on our account. He climbed into attics to check out roofing and electrical, he opened plumbing traps to check for issues and much more. He did the things he would do if he himself were purchasing the property. In fact, numerous times I found myself happy he was crawling into some dark, dirty space because I didn't want to! For these reasons and countless more, it is with great pleasure and assurance that I recommend, my friend, my realtor, Brian Stokes for all of your realty needs. He will exceed your expectations.

Tess, Seller

Brian was a pleasure to deal with throughout the process of selling our home! He was patient and calm during all the bumps in the road that can happen with any home purchase. He was always very responsive to our questions and concerns and helped us keep our sense of humor when things got stressful. Brian is also very knowledgeable in the real estate world and has connections to help with any problem that could arise. I would definitely recommend Brian to anyone buying or selling a house in Columbus! He will take care of everything!

Amanda, Buyer

We started working with Brian over a year before we purchased our house--he was patient and really helpful as we narrowed down our search. We lived out of state at the time of our home purchase and Brian was incredibly responsive, flexible with his time, and essentially became our eyes and ears on the ground here in Bexley.

Not only has he been great to work with through the home purchase process, but even after he has continued to help us with recommendations for contractors, he continues to check in and see how things are going and it is evident he really cares about his job and the clients he works with. Can't recommend him high enough!

Shayla, Seller

Can't say enough positive things about our realtor - Brian Stokes! From the initial meeting to the closing, Brian was with us every step of the way throughout the process of selling our house. Not all realtors are created equal. With Brian, you get a responsive professional that offers quality advice and recommendations. We could not have sold our home (for the amount we wanted) in less than a week without the support of Brian Stokes. Use him - you will not regret the decision!

Andrea, Buyer

Brian is excellent! I cannot say enough good things about him. He is extremely knowledgeable and gives you all of the facts you need to make a decision. He makes himself available at all hours of the day and is accommodating to your schedule. I always knew he had our best interest in mind, and really made the entire home buying process simple. He is a pleasure to work with and we will be using him again!

Christopher, Seller

For those looking to buy or sell a home in the Columbus , Ohio area... look no further than Brian Stokes. Brian is by far the best realtor we have ever worked with. He went above and beyond to make the entire process easy and stress-free. Straight-forward, proactive, knowledgeable hardworking. We highly recommend Brian!!!!

Mike, Seller & Buyer

Brian was amazing in recently helping us both buy and sell a home! As the Friday closing date for the sale approached, several significant hiccups occurred in the last 24 hours that, for all appearances, would require a second postponement. Brian worked tirelessly behind the scenes for hours, and through multiple phone calls, to make it happen, on time! We are beyond grateful for his professionalism and skill. He is the ONLY one in the area we would consider in the future!

Zach, Buyer

There are some many great things to say about Brian. Where to start? He's professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and responsive. He gave sound, prompt advice in what many would consider a very stressful environment. If I had to compare him to an athlete, it would probably be Pele. Simply one of the best around!

Abby, Buyer

Brian helped us find the perfect home for us. He was thorough, responsive, insightful, and a true joy to work with—I would highly recommend working with him!

Angela, Seller

I was completely satisfied with the service I received from Brian Stokes. He was patient with me throughout the selling process. He took time to explain everything and to take care of the small issues that arose (which weren't his fault in any way). And he was able to help my husband and me get $10,000 over our asking price!!!
We feel so happy and fortunate to have worked with Brian. He was a professional from beginning to end, and I'll happily recommend him to all of my friends.

Erica, Buyer & Seller

Brian is a wonderful realtor to work with. He helped us buy and sell our homes, and he honestly made us feel like we were his only clients. He took care of so many important things which made what could have been the very burdensome task of buying and selling homes seem manageable. He prepped our home for an open house and showings, negotiated contracts, offered honest opinions, worked closely with our lender, and found/contacted reliable independent contractors when needed. Brian knew what we wanted and needed in our new house, and was an integral part of making our dream home a reality. Thanks Brian! We could not recommend him more.

Catie, Buyer

I'll apologize in advance for the length of this review -- but I just couldn't do Brian's work justice without giving specific details!
We couldn't be happier that we chose and trusted Brian to help us find our first home. As first time homebuyers, we were unsure of a lot of things - exactly which neighborhood, how big of a house, age of house, fixer upper vs. move in ready. We weren't on a strict timeline, so we anticipated looking for homes for several months. Brian seemed genuinely excited and jumped at any opportunity to see every house we wanted, all throughout Columbus. When he was on vacation, he still worked to find us trusted colleague to show us homes, and he was available to pull comps or answer any questions we had. When we looked at houses, he let us take our time, and professionally answered every little question we had, and provided honest feedback on what he noticed about the homes that our first-timer eyes may have missed.
Once we found the house, and knew it could potentially be "the one," Brian's knowledge of the area and demand was evident, as he set up a showing at the first available time and helped us through the process of making an offer.
Brian set us up with an amazing lender who walked us through the tedious process of getting pre-approved and what could have been a stressful situation, wasn't.
Brian also continued to help us by giving us his professional knowledge to aide us in making negotiations for remedies, finding trusted professionals to come to the house for quotes and necessary repairs.
Brian treated us as if we were the only couple he was working with. He was always so quick to respond, willing to jump in the car to see a house, and gave us an incredible amount of attention. He was flexible, timely, professional. Maybe more importantly, he was able to handle mounting stress between my fiance and I, and the strong opinions of our parents, with stride.
To top it all, Brian's personality is one that can't be matched. While being professional and knowledgeable, he is approachable, relatable, kind, honest, assertive (when necessary), laid-back (in a positive way), and thank goodness for his humor.
Overall, I could not recommend Brian more. We will definitely chose him again when we eventually go to sell our house and buy new. No matter if you're a first time buyer or a home-owning veteran, Brian's your guy.

Lauren, Buyer

Brian is a very personable and positive realtor, along with a great connection to have in your corner. I just bought my first home (alone), and he was very patient and helpful throughout the overwhelming process...and through all my questions. He is especially knowledgable about Bexley, as he is a local. I would recommend Brian to anyone looking for a down-to-earth and honest real estate professional.

Ryan, Buyer

Brian has been helpful to us from day 1! we have been on the hunt for like over a year. He has spent countless hours showing us I feel like hundreds of homes. He was always very flexible with my crazy schedule.

Brian really tries to get to know you and by the time we settled on a house he probably could have viewed a house without me and known if it was a fit or not.

He answered all of my stupid questions and was always quick to respond to a text. He even helped us find a mortgage lender that was a great fit.

Our house hunt has so many trials and tribulations (due to our finances) and I can't believe how determined Brian was to find us a situation that worked for us.

He also really looks at the home. I don't believe that he would sell you a house he wouldn't be comfortable purchasing himself. For example, I fell in love with a house with issues and Brian was very honest with me about it and we ended up passing on it. He didn't just tell me what I wanted to hear to sell me a house. If you're looking for a great realtor, look no further. Brian is your guy!

Angela, Buyer

I cannot say enough good things about Brian Stokes. He is an absolutely amazing realtor and person.
My husband and I were looking for a home in northwest Columbus, and as any local Columbus resident knows, good deals in this crazy market are not at all easy to come by. Brian rose to the challenge with professionalism, kindness, and unparalleled optimism. He made himself available at a moment’s notice to show us every home we asked to see— and there were a lot of them!
Brian even canceled his vacation plans to show us the house we ended up buying. He knew how quickly we’d need to act if we wanted to make an offer, and he wasn’t willing to let us lose out on an opportunity. In addition, Brian’s openness and creative vision helped us see the great potential in the home we purchased, and we couldn’t be happier with our choice.
Brian is very knowledgeable and well-qualified, but he also has a natural ease and humor that made the home-buying process less stressful and even fun. If you’re looking for a realtor who has it all— both the tangible and intangible qualities you want in a realtor— enlist Brian Stokes, and let him help you find your dream home.

Laura, Seller

Brian Stokes is the most awesome realtor we have ever worked with. He was always helpful, knowledgeable and had our best interest in mind. He made selling our home easy and stress free. Not to mention he sold our house in two days! We can’t say enough good things! Thanks so much Brian for all of your hard work.

Becca, Buyer

I couldn't recommend Brian enough for anyone looking to buy a home!! I am a first time home buyer and had been recommended to Brian by a friend myself. When I first started looking for houses, I really wasn't sure if I'd able to find that I was looking for, in the right price range or neighborhood. Brian understood my needs exactly and was quick to take me out to potential options. He was knowledgeable about what to look for in a suitable house, especially for someone buying their first home. I was also amazed by his ability to negotiate the closing costs into the deal.

What blew me away the most though, was that Brian was willing to work with me for as long as it took to find the right house, and that was clear from the beginning.

You can't go wrong working with Brian!! He cares about his clients and it's incredibly evident.

Katrina, Buyer

Brian was recommended to us by a colleague, and he was a great fit for us. We had a prospective home in mind already, but we needed someone to help us through the process and tell us what we didn't know. Brian's knowledge showed immediately when we walked through the house. He pointed out both the positives and the potential problems, and, as we were new to the neighborhood, explained how the house compared to others in the area. We wanted to get a good price but not treat the seller poorly, and Brian's advice helped us feel confident about our offer. He worked very closely with us to negotiate the contract and request to remedy, and he even lent us his radon detector to re-test our house after inspection. We needed some repairs done, so Brian was able to recommend trusted companies to handle plumbing, electric, etc. Even months after purchase, he checked in with us to make sure everything was going well. We love our new home and were very pleased with the entire process. I would highly recommend Brian to anyone looking to purchase a home.

Jonida, Buyer

I met Brian at one of his Open Houses in Bexley on my long path to buying a home. That weekend I asked him to be my realtor. His guidance influenced the journey for the better and two months later I closed on my first home. Brian prepared me for the likely possibilities while also being reassuring and patient. Our journey is not over and I will be working with him again. I recommend you do the same!

Patrick, Buyer & Seller

Brian helped us buy and sell at the same time. This can be a pretty complex process with a ton of moving parts. Throughout the process he went above and beyond to make sure all of our questions were answered. He was extremely knowledgeable on both buying and selling as well as all of the neighborhoods we were interested in. We ended up with an amazing new house and a smooth transaction on our sale. At closing he gave us an extremely thoughtful gift that brought my wife to tears (no joke). Our family is moving to the Columbus area next year and they will be using Brian based on our experience.

Lindy, Seller

Working with Brian Stokes as our realtor exceeded all of our expectations. As a second time home buyer, we had very tight timelines to get from point A to point B. He took care of everything to help us get our house up on the market very quickly. We received multiple offers, and ended up selling well above asking. He was always punctual, willing to lend a hand, and explained all of the details very clearly during the process. I would highly recommend his services to any of my closest friends and family!

Lisa, Buyer

To say we had the most perfect experience working with Brian doesn't quite do it justice. He worked tirelessly to make sure we found our perfect home. We looked at numerous houses and both his attention to detail and expertise was extremely helpful. He thoroughly guided us through the purchasing process and even made sure that we had expert consultants present during the inspection. We felt completely confident we were making the right purchase under Brian's expertise. He is kind, thoughtful, hardworking, professional and knowledgable. There are many realtors to choose from, but hands-down, Brian is most certainly the best!

AJ, Seller

Can't say enough positive things about our realtor - Brian Stokes! From the initial meeting to the closing, Brian was with us every step of the way throughout the process of selling our house. Not all realtors are created equal. With Brian, you get a responsive professional that offers quality advice and recommendations. We could not have sold our home (for the amount we wanted) in less than a week without the support of Brian Stokes. Use him - you will not regret the decision!

Constance, Buyer

Working with Brian was such a gift. He was patient, a good listener and knowledgeable, answered all my questions, and was available by text or phone at the drop of a hat. Especially when we had a few stressful snags with our appraisal and bank, he expertly navigated us through moments when we thought our deal was falling through, and now we are on the other side, living happily in our dream home! I can’t recommend Brian enough. Having him with us through the process was such a comfort! I always felt better as soon as I talked to him about whatever new development came up. For example, our neighborhood experienced a 100 year floor while we were in contract, and he got us into the home to make sure the basement was ok even though we were over the inspection period. He also connected us with probably 8 amazing professionals to do inspections and estimates on different parts of the house, since it was an older home. He has all the knowledge, connections, and class to make this a wonderful experience for you. We will be using him forever.

Bill, Seller

Brian was a pleasure to deal with throughout the process of selling our home! He was patient and calm during all the bumps in the road that can happen with any home purchase. He was always very responsive to our questions and concerns and helped us keep our sense of humor when things got stressful. Brian is also very knowledgeable in the real estate world and has connections to help with any problem that could arise. I would definitely recommend Brian to anyone buying or selling a house in Columbus! He will take care of everything!

Emily, Buyer

This is the second time we have had the opportunity to use Brian as our realtor, this time on the buying side, and our experience has solidified our opinion that he is the very best in the field. As fate would have it, we had the need to relocate back to the area where we sold our house with Brian just 8 months previously. In a very competitive market and under a very tight timeline he worked with us to understand our options, help us determine alternatives, and ultimately win an offer on a home that fit all our needs. Where Brian really stands out as a realtor is his proactive communication. He anticipated our needs, clearly communicated what needed to be done with all parties involved, and did everything he could to make the process as smooth as possible. Brian has earned our trust and recommendation for any real estate needs and we can't imagine working with anyone else.

Sue, Buyer

Our buying experience working with was outstanding. He is professional, efficient and has great attention to detail skills. Brian listened to our wants and needs and helped us find the perfect new home for us. We highly recommend him to help anyone navigating the buying process in the Columbus market.