Testimonials

PROFESSIONALISM, RESPONSIVENESS

SHEHLA M.


The first time I met Shawn, we had a great casual conversation about living in St. Paul. By the end of it I felt I had made a new friend. From then onwards the experience with Shawn's team was wonderful. They were punctual, considerate, great listeners. They did an amazing job of getting the house (in Bloomington) ready for the market when I was selling my place.Even when I was traveling overseas, I knew that the team was still busy trying to get the place sold. They were always in touch and as a result my mind was at ease that my place was in good hands.
Working with Shawn's team in buying my condo in St. Paul was even more fun. I didn't know much about St. Paul. I got to know the neighborhoods and streets of St. Paul, thanks to Shawn!! He was always great with his views about a place, as if he was advising a close friend. When we started a search for a place for my son, we didn't think much and went straight to Shawn. It was a repeat excellent performance!!

RESPECTFUL, COORDINATED, VALUE

KAREN I.


I spoke with a number of realtors in the St. Paul area before selecting Shawn. The first thing that jumped out at me in our initial meeting is the credit Shawn gives to his team. He explained who they were and what they all did. Rather than boast of HIS statistics, he spoke of the many years they have worked together. Shawn was correct--he and his team followed through with every assurance I had been given. My house sold in 2 days!! When it came to the actual listing price, Shawn again was very respectful of my opinions and rationale. He was willing to trust my intuition about the house and its value. We were not far apart, but I really appreciated his willingness to respect my "gut" on this. Closing was absolutely uneventful, which I think is rare. It was just such a no-stress, respectful, competent representation. I would recommend him and his team in a heartbeat!!!

DEPENDABLE, TRUSTWORTHY, RESULTS

JILL F


I received a flyer in the mail from the Hartmann team. I interviewed 3 realtors and walked away from my meeting with Shawn knowing I wanted to work with him. He understood the market inside and out. Not only did he sell our house in a week, it was above asking price. He's a great guy, who knows the Minneapolis/St. Paul area well. Selling can be stressful, but working with Shawn was flawless.

PROFESSIONALISM, KNOWLEDGEABLE, RESULTS

CHRIS R.


Shawn and his team were great! We planned to originally put our home on the market in the Fall. At our intro meeting Shawn came prepared with data on the housing market that convinced us to wait until Spring and boy was it worth it! We got a great offer on our home and the whole process was very smooth. Shawn and his team provided a turn key service! I would highly recommend him as he is experienced and knows his stuff!

RESOURCEFUL, ABOVE AND BEYOND

ANGELA S.


We came to Shawn with a sudden, last minute decision to get our modest home ready for sale for the peak summer market, and we were anxious and overwhelmed by the enormity of the task. He and his wonderful team members provided us with support, logic, and the perfect triage of our priorities throughout the selling process. Each time I interacted with them, I gained grace and agency to power through my to-do list. They provided us with contacts for completing work, and helped to make staging decisions. Sharon was particularly supportive and comforting, and she went above and beyond in the final moments on the day of our photos. In the end, we sold over asking price, on the Monday after our Friday listing, after just 6 weeks of preparation. I truly could not ask for a better experience. I'm looking forward to working with Shawn more, as we search for our next home - I know he'll continue to be a good choice of realtor.

SKILLED, COMMUNICATIONS, RESOURCEFUL

JON H.


After researching several real estate agents, we chose to go with Shawn and his team... and are we ever glad we did! He was professional, always available, had members of his team help stage our home, and most importantly sold our home for 10% more than other agents thought we would get— in short, he is everything you want in an agent! Thank you Shawn and your team for being simply terrific.

KNOWLEDGE, COMMUNICATION, RELIABLE

NICK W.


Shawn was great to work with from start to finish. We reached out to him because he was a top seller in our area, and he helped us over several months find a place in Minneapolis.

This was our second home, but his calm, reassuring presence and expertise helped us navigate a competitive market and ultimately land a home we really love.

This may be expected this day in age, but he was responsive and communicated through text, which was really convenient!

We plan to be in our new home for many years, but we'll definitely look Shawn up again when the time comes, and pass his name along to anyone looking for a great agent.

QUALITY, RESPONSIVE, EXPERIENCE

JANET D.


Shawn sold our house 5 years ago and helped us buy our house in November when we moved back to Minnesota. He is wonderful to work with. Really responsive and knowledgeable. He helped us find our dream house and walked us through everything. With Shawn's help, we felt confident in our purchase and things went smoothly even during Covid restrictions. Highly recommend!!!

SKILLED NEGOTIATOR, KNOWLEDGEABLE

MORGAN M.


Shawn Hartmann is a very knowledgeable real estate agent. He understands the market and understands the city. Shawn goes above and beyond for his clients and is a great negotiator. With him in your corner, you're bound to find your new home at a fair price.

Shawn and the Hartmann Team did a great job. They sold our house! Shawn’s knowledge of comparable sale prices in the market allowed him to accurately estimate the value of our home. The listing price Shawn recommended was close to the actual sale price, which helped capitalize on the initial wave of buyers to maximize the value and exposure of our house when it hit the market. We found each of Shawn’s team members to be strong in their respective roles, efficient and professional. We enjoyed working with Shawn and the Hartmann Team very much and we are happy with the results.
-Peggy S., Arden Hills
We were moving to Colorado and needed to sell our home in Falcon Heights, MN. After reading reviews online we contacted Shawn Hartmann and his team. We were extremely impressed with Shawn and his entire team. Shawn is very experienced and knowledgeable and made the listing process quick and easy and the photographer did a great job. Our house sold in 2 days for full price. I would strongly recommend the Hartmann Team to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.
-Mick H., Falcon Heights
Shawn and his team went above and beyond in presenting, staging, and selling my home. He was the best agent I have ever known. I have purchased and sold three homes over the last 15 years. Shawn made the whole process so much easier than any other agent. I would highly recommend Shawn and his team.
-Linda C., Arden Hills
Shawn was wonderful to work with both selling our home and buying our new home! Shawn and his team went above and beyond all of my family’s expectations. Communication was the best I’ve ever had when buying and selling a home and I’ve done it multiple times. I highly recommend Shawn and his team I promise you will get great hands on service from start to finish. If I am ever in the market again to sell or buy, Shawn will be my first phone call. Thank you Shawn!
-Ryan S., Inver Grove Heights
Our family experienced a shift in jobs and needed to move to a more accessible location for work. We had never sold a home before and had a lot of questions and needed guidance! Shawn and his team were just what we needed. They were accessible, kind, professional, and clear. They have an enormous amount of resources (staging, marketing, pre-mls)! We sold our home in the pre-MLS process in a VERY short time. Shawn was excellent! We will use the Hartmann Team and will recommend them to everyone!
-Como Park

More Client Testimonials from the past 11 years…

Peter S.

Falcon Heights


I interviewed 5 agents before choosing Shawn Hartmann and The Hartmann Team to sell my house. I am 100% sure I made the right choice. Here are 3 reasons why:

1. Results. My home, which needed significant updates and repair, ended up selling for an amount and within a timeframe that I was very satisfied with. And this occurred during a very bad market for sellers (2008).

2. Leadership. Shawn H. and his team put in the hours and did a tremendous amount of work to first get the house ready, and then aggressively show it and market it. One of the many open houses they conducted ultimately led to finding the right buyer. I should mention that this house had been my parent’s and I live out of state. Since I couldn’t be there, Shawn H. directed traffic and put in the effort required. He oversaw the repairs and other home improvements, appropriately staged the house for photographs and showings, and did all kinds of other favors for me. He and his team were always responsive and timely, and schedules did not slip.

3. Knowledge. Shawn H. has a great deal of expertise in selling homes, and he especially understood the style of house and neighborhood. He had great ideas and gave me tips that I would have never thought of. We had numerous intelligent discussions about where and how to spend money to improve the house in order to speed up the sale and get the best overall net return. Each of his team members contributed in different ways according to their expertise. Everyone always incorporated my input too. Feedback from showings was at my finger tips and I was able to adjust my strategy along the way.

In summary Shawn Hartmann, and The Hartmann Team demonstrated to me that they are true to their word, and they get results by having great people and smart systems in place. I will recommend them to everyone. The other agents I had interviewed spent time pitching their agency’s credentials and their own personal successes, but they were not able to convince me that they understood my specific needs and objectives. Shawn sure proved that he did.


David E.

Como Park


I’m a Realtor also. I did not get the house sold in 6 months, so I replaced myself. In the time I saved I made more money then I spent. This Team did what I wanted done- Very Professionally.


Bonnie R.

Shoreview


You went way above and beyond what I ever expected in an agent. You are top notch and I would be honored to recommend your team.


Jeannie G.

Inver Grove Heights


For the financial situation that I was facing (foreclosure), Shawn Hartmann and his Team made me feel very confident and comfortable with going forward with a short sale. All staff that I communicated with was always very responsive with the answer or stated that they would get the answer and get back to me, which they always did. Thanks to all for a job well done!


Connie M.

Como Park


The Hartmann Team Rocks! I tell all of my customers when they are serious about buying or selling a home; hire The Hartmann Team! It was fun to meet you – all – keep up the great work!


Maggie P.

Roseville


Your marketing materials are polished and professional. Your Team couldn’t have been better to work with – they were knowledgeable, responsive and made the selling process easy and FAST!


Mike and Sandy L.

Como Park


Our home was not an easy house to sell, but we never felt like other properties that were listed with them were more important. We always felt like we mattered! Shawn Hartmann was great – we’ll miss working with him.


Vivian R.

St. Paul


I was very happy with my service at Keller Williams, especially my Realtor Joel Meidal. He went above and beyond to get me my dream house and walked me through all the steps. He still makes himself available if I have questions. THATS SERVICE!!


Alex and Marena A.

Roseville


The Hartmann Team is the best! We have purchased three houses during the last five years, and we never had such a positive experience with any other agent! We will recommend Shawn and Deb to all our friends!


Adam and Alana P.

Minneapolis


We had a difficult situation where we wanted to buy our house very quickly while living 1,000 miles away. Shawn Hartmann did a great job of organizing our whole home shopping and buying experience into the only free weekend that we had available.


Anna & Andy W.

St. Paul


Shawn Hartmann and his Team worked very hard to sell our house in a tough economy. We had a long and difficult closing, but Shawn and Joel Meidal were very patient and calm and made sure everything went smoothly.


Colleen and Mark L.

Falcon Heights


We thought Shawn Hartmann and the team was incredible! They helped us sell our home in Falcon Heights and find our new dream home! I would recommend them to anyone trying to buy or sell!


Jerry F.

St. Paul


Shawn Hartmann and his team were professional and very helpful. His recommendations were on target. Even though the process took 18 months we were satisfied with Shawn H. A big “Thank You” to you all!


Nicole and Kevin B.

Como Park


We would highly recommend the HartmannTeam to anyone buying or selling their home, especially in the Como Park neighborhood. We have worked with other wonderful realtors in the past, however, the HartmannTeam team exceeded even our highest hopes. Since this team specializes in Como Park, they really know a lot about the area and the properties.

We worked with Shawn Hartmann on selling our house, and with Ryan Radtke in purchasing our new home. Both Shawn and Ryan met our extremely high expectations. However, one of the strongest parts of the team process is all of the players involved. Travis Olson is available at a moment’s notice to help track down any possible detail. Deb Bastyr and the marketing and staging team are invaluable—they do all of the marketing hard work so you don’t have to. Our experience in closing with Denise Laynor at Gibraltar Title was unmatched; she drives for swift and complete results. Having this team working for you cannot be equaled with just one realtor–the team approach works, and does so quickly to deliver on results.

The communication that you will receive in working with this team will delight you. They send weekly trend reports so you can get the most up-to-date information. They are in frequent communication, letting you know of suggestions, activity, and all pertinent details. Any of the team members are available to assist on a moment’s notice.

With the team’s guidance and expertise, we were able to sell our small home in Como Park just 45 days (in an exceedingly terrible housing market) with multiple offers! We were very hands-on and aggressive in attempting to sell. We had very high expectations of what open houses should be, and how frequently to have them. Additionally, we had a very long list of “must haves” in our next home. We were able to see just the right number of homes, with a good variety of conditions that we required. We told the team of our high expectations on both the buy and the sell sides, and they met and exceeded them on all points.

If you have high expectations, know that you are working with the utmost professionals on the HartmannTeam. We will recommend them again and again for anyone!


Joan N.

Little Canada


Thank you for providing exceptional service. It was a pleasure doing business with you!


Mark and Dawn S.

Vadnais Heights


The best experience ever! Great team work and great follow up! I would recommend The HartmannTeam to anyone!


Justin and Meghan M.

St. Paul


Everyone on the Team was great and a joy to work with.


Ken W.

Inver Grove Heights


Thank you for helping us through a difficult situation!


Jerry House

St. Paul


Great Teamwork, bringing in the “Staging Consultant” was a huge help to me. Ryan R. was very helpful, good follow -through, good communications.


Karen J.

Roseville


Excellent job done by excellent people. Made selling a home in these “trying” times seem easy but I know it was a lot of hard work. Good job – good Team effort!


Tripp and Christy W.

Eden Prairie


We were in a tough spot and we needed a Realtor with knowledge, tenacity and compassion. The Hartmann Team was all those things to our family. We never questioned their efforts to help us sell our home. They kept us informed and we knew we could trust them to guide us through this changing real estate market. They went above and beyond our expectations. We are forever grateful!


Tom and Sue K.

Little Canada


We really enjoyed working with your Team, everybody added something! Thank you for making our dreams come true! We will invite the Hartmann Korby Team to our open house on the lake.


Marcus and LeAnne J.

Roseville


Very friendly with great knowledge. We really appreciated Shawn’s ability to show at VERY short notice. He was very patient and helped make the move to Minnesota much easier!


Virginia M.

Shoreview


Moving for the first time in 30 years, I was very nervous. You and Deb made me feel comfortable by explaining everything in way for me to easily understand. I hope I won’t be moving again anytime soon, but if I do, I feel much better knowing that you will be there.


Lee and Alicia S.

Como Park


Shawn and Deb were awesome with Open Houses and we appreciated their hard work and long hours in the final negotiation process. After our original Realtor didn’t live up to his promises, we were extremely impressed with their easy accessibility and patience during our hectic time. Thank You!


Carl R.

Woodbury


Shawn and Deborah are hardworking and dedicated. It was our unbelievable good fortune to have them working for us! They are truly a team that gets the job done – almost too quickly!!


Mark and Deb J.

Vadnais Heights


You were professional and understanding of our busy lives. You were very patient and understanding when showing homes. We would definitely recommend The Hartmann Team. Thank you very much!


Jeff and Bridget C.

St. Paul


For a first time home buyer, you made the experience awesome! Thanks for you knowledge and patience as we found the perfect house. We appreciate everything you did for us-it was above and beyond!


Tim and Jody Y.

Roseville


You are a great team! You were always there when we needed support and your professionalism is to be commended. Thanks for being available and responsive as we needed it. Do not hesitate to use us as a reference.


Tara and Chris B.

St. Louis Park


Chris and I sat down to brainstorm “negatives” so we didn’t take the easy way out and give you all 10’s on your performance survey…but we couldn’t think of any, so all 10’s, that’s what you’re getting! Great Job, Shawn! We’d recommend you ANY day!


Charles F.

Como Park


The Hartmann Team helped us through a difficult time with selling my parents home. I appreciated the extra effort they set forth to make sure that everything went smoothly.


Denver H.

Inver Grove Heights


From day one, things moved efficiently and smooth. Everyone was willing to answer questions and be there every step of the way!


Lee and Sloan C.

Como Park


We trusted Shawn and he did everything he said. Our home sold faster than we thought! Now we love our new home!


Donovan S.

Roseville


The Hartmann Team was awesome, I couldn’t¹t have asked for anything more! Very punctual and unbelievable with marketing ideas and action!


Elvin and Myra H.

Roseville


Thank you for going above and beyond our expectations.


Matt R.

Roseville


Thank you so much for all your work and expertise in marketing and selling our home. It was a real pleasure to deal with someone in whom we had so much confidence.


Matt and Erin E.

Roseville


Joel (from the Hartmann Korby Team) worked with us very well. He was very accommodating to our schedules and a great guy too.


Andrew and Lisa R.

Roseville


We are first time home buyers and Shawn H. made it comfortable and answered all of our questions. We are very satisfied with the service and our new house is GREAT! We love our new home and Shawn was always available.


Matt & Julie K.

Shoreview


Shawn H. was able to sell our house fast and Ryan B. and Shawn K. had the patience to show us close to 40 homes in 6 months! We had a rollercoaster ride over the past 6+ months but wouldn’t have changed it because we are so thrilled with the end result. We love our NEW HOME!


Liz C.

Roseville


I am Very Happy! Thank you for everything (Shawn H.). Thank you and your team for everything! 🙂


Milo and Joanne S.

Saint Paul, MN Como Park


I was really proud and very pleased we met our goal of selling our home in 3 days. We owe it to the strong marketing done by Deb and to Shawn Hartmann’s people skills that secured multipleoffers through the open house.


As a local real estate professional a commitment to client satisfaction is a top priority. Whether you are considering purchasing a home, or selling an existing property, an outstanding level of service is guaranteed with me representing you in your next real estate transaction. I provide real estate services in Roseville, Shoreview, Como Park, Arden Hill, Highland Park, Saint Paul, and in other local real estate markets.

There is no doubt that providing the ideal level of real estate service will mean that you will be able to meet all of your real estate objectives. Many satisfied real estate customers have submitted letters of thanks and some greatly appreciated reviews regarding my real estate services. Thanks again for visiting and be sure to contact me regarding any real estate buying or selling need, whether large or small.
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