RE/MAX Executives Plus

Buying and Selling a home might very well be the most expensive purchase our clients make. We are honored that so many people have trusted us to handle their real estate transaction. Those that felt the same way have left comments below to help give others a sense of what working with us is like.

Highly likely to recommend

Jim was amazing! Very friendly and knowledgable. We wouldn’t recommend anyone else. He even painted us a house scenery on a stepping stone for our new house!

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written on 11/10/2018 by liztemplin Sold a home in 2018 in Turpin, Decatur, IL 62521.
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Jim and his team are great! They helped us through a purchase, and often arriving early when we were scheduled to look at the property. Many times my rep Taylor would already be checking mechanical things out, fixing things on our behalf, or pointing out things we should question. This team is a great advocate for the customer! We couldn't be happier!

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written on 5/12/2018 by user1509974 Bought a Single Family home in 2018 for approximately $125K in Decatur, IL.
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I worked with Joe Teague from Jim's office and was VERY happy with the service and representation from Jim's team. Joe Teague was awesome with communication, helped me understand the local market and was great throughout the entire purchase process.

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written on 5/11/2018 by vegasrobert34 Bought a Multi Family home in 2018 for approximately $75K in Decatur, IL.
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Had a great experience with this company from start to finish they never left me hanging and always available to meet up and see homes until we found the right one for us.

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written on 3/30/2018 by Ryanmc217 Helped me rent a Single Family home in Decatur, IL.
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Jim is a pleasure to work with, our home buying experience was easy, perfect and simply a pleasure. I would recommend Jim to help buy a home or to sell a home, his expertise is superior.

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written on 1/10/2018 by LORI H1 Bought a Single Family home in 2017 in Decatur, IL.
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We regret our starting point sales price, requiring the two subsequent necessary reductionsin price, but when an offer came in, Jim had the negotiation know-how to get us a contract we could live with. His staff is courteous and diligent, but we weren't always in agreement with the interaction between them and the buyer's agent. It created some unnecessary expense that could have been avoided. Jim knows the business well and always has a smile and a positive approach to the mine fields of buying and selling homes.

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written on 8/19/2017 by wwdkg1 Sold a Single Family home in 2017 in Macon, IL.
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Jim's knowledge not only positioned us with the community for our business location, but also gave me the right information when it came to negotiating with the community so that it was a win win win situation for all parties involved. Would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a true professional to represent them. His expertise, experience, and incredible staff will be a great advantage for anyone looking for real estate, commercial or residential.

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written on 12/15/2016 by rickeyrjohnson Bought a home in 2016 in Walker, Macon, IL 62544.
Highly likely to recommend

Jim Cleveland, and his Re/Max Home Team, is an experienced, expert, real estate professional. Jim made selling our home, for a fair market price, an almost effortless process from start to finish.

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written on 12/13/2016 by zuser20140609204302873 Sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $175K in Mt Zion, IL.
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Jim Cleveland did what no other realtor was able to do with jim's help we was able to secure our dream home if it wasn't for Jim Cleveland and his staff at Remax realtors we would still be looking I would recommend Jim Cleveland and his staff for purchasing or selling a home

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written on 10/29/2016 by szp1958 Bought a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $75K in Decatur, IL.
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Jim did a super job working with a delicate situation. He and his staff were very helpful and friendly! Jim made suggestions to enable us to sell our house in a slow market in Decatur, IL Jim and his staff were very professional in handling the selling of the house.

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written on 6/8/2016 by dcarie Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Decatur, IL.
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Jim did a great job helping me sell my business in a quick and timely manner. He was very professional and got the job done! He kept me informed of progress during the entire sale process. He negotiated the price to my advantage and made sure my needs and expectations were fufilled.

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written on 6/8/2016 by lee watkins19 Sold a Single Family home in 2016 in Decatur, IL.
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Susan has sold two homes for us and helped us find the perfect home for our family. She is knowledgeable, trustworthy and honest. She is always attentive to her clients and has answered our questions and concerns along the way. We highly recommend Susan and will continue to use her as our realtor in the future.

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written on 1/29/2016 by michelem8403 Sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $50K in Decatur, IL.
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Holy cow. Susan did an absolutely amazing job for me. I had no knowledge of local realtors and was led to Susan through FSBO (For Sale By Owner). I could not have been more pleased. We ran into many delays and complications due to the financing company my buyer was using. It all came down to the 13th+ hour. And Susan stood strong and hung right in there with me. You will NOT go wrong if you select her to represent your property - or stand by your side as a buyer.

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written on 1/28/2016 by kkorsgard Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $125K in Mt Zion, IL.
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We had a great experience with ReMax: Jim Cleveland ,agent Taylor. We would recommend Jim Cleveland agency to anyone who would be looking for a home in the Decatur area. We had concerns moving to Decatur, Taylor gave us a packet with very helpful information about Decatur, crime, business, schools, churches, very helpful to make our decision to move here. The agent also gave us a ring binder that contained full discloser of information pertaining to the home, area, banks, mortgage,taxes. This agent also has a moving truck that new buyers can use. This moving truck saved us from renting a moving van. Full buying experience was smooth. Thanks ReMax.

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written on 1/5/2016 by twokahak Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $125K in Decatur, IL.
Highly likely to recommend

I worked with Jim's team and after a couple of conversations with them, they took me to a house that I loved. They worked well with me to help get the price that I wanted and it was the best experience I could have asked for. If you are looking to buy or sell, go through them. They know their stuff.

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written on 12/28/2015 by Desanto2523 Bought a home in 2015.
Highly likely to recommend

He is very good at what he does, very honest, nice and they will look out for you.
He found what i was looking for, helped me go through the terms, be was there when i needed him, its a good man in a good company.

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written on 10/29/2015 by user87936905 Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $75K in Decatur, IL.
Will never recommend

Jim sold my house in Mt Zion. As we were negotiating with the buyer he kept telling they didn't have enough money for the down payment so I had to come up with $3000 off the price. After short period of time the new buyers manage to rent out the home. A quick turn around in finances huh? The buyer's broker was Jim's associate so I am certain there was a nice deal cut on their behalf. I do not believe him to be honest and I would definitely not recommend someone like him.

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written on 10/25/2015 by Misty Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $125K in Mt Zion, IL.
Highly likely to recommend

I had a property that needed an investment buyer. Jim found us a buyer and the property was sold very quickly. He was very responsive and kept me update on what was happening. He also worked with my very busy schedule for the closing.

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written on 10/2/2015 by KimberlyWatkins7 Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $25K in Decatur, IL.
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Jim was very helpful in every aspect of me selling my house. Would highly recommend JIm in selling or buying a home. All around great guy to work with

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written on 10/2/2015 by dctrsin Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $50K in Decatur, IL.
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Jim is very knowledgeable about the area. Our home had an accepted offer within 10 days of listing. This is a great agency to work with and Jim is top notch in the real estate business.

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written on 8/14/2015 by Steinhauera2003 Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Mt Zion, IL.
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Jim Cleveland and his team are awesome at what they do and great to work with. Their overall knowledge of what the market is doing, locations and identifying the right deals is outstanding. Jim and his team have processes in place so that all of the moving parts to a real estate transaction come together smoothly and are not bound by the involvement of any one individual on their team. The Remax office staff is always prompt to respond and Jim has peronsonally always gotten back with me within hours (7 days a week) when I reach out to him. As a result of their experience and knowledge I have purchased over sixty (60) properties from Jim over the last five years all of which have been well below market value. As an investor, Jim has helped me achieve and exceed my financial goals with my Real Estate Portfolio. These guys are the best!

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written on 8/11/2015 by colby90 Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $25K in Decatur, IL.
Highly likely to recommend

Jim is top-of-the-line in real estate. Besides being very sharp professionally, he is very personable, honest, and down-to-earth. We feel very comfortable dealing with him, and feel we could ask him anything we need to know and can expect to be treated with utmost integrity. We have enjoyed our experience with Jim and count on any continued dealings to be pleasant and profitable.

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written on 8/10/2015 by Rod Snow Bought a home in 2015 in Decatur, IL.
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Jim was efficient & very knowledgeable. He had showings schedule the very same day I hired him. Although I didn't get as much as I had initially wanted, I did get a decent price & very quickly. I am very satisfied with his services & if I was ever in need of a realtor in Decatur again he'd be the guy I would call.

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written on 8/7/2015 by Josh Norfleet Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $100K in Decatur, IL.
Highly likely to recommend

We were referred to a Bank by Mr. Cleveland and Mr. Corrie that took care of our needs. There was also a gift from Remax that was given to us for purchasing a home. Mr. Corrie also responded and helped after the sale of our home and offered for free a moving Van, but we ended up renting a Uhaul. We are very appreciative of this team. Thanks!

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written on 8/7/2015 by Davis Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Decatur, IL.
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Jim is very knowledgeable about the central IL area. He is precise in measuring home values and direction for negotiations. I fully recommend Jim for any and all home selling experiences. He move properties fast. i had 3 other realtors prior to using Jim in selling my home for over 4 years on the market. Jim moved the homes within a couple of months. Thank Jim!

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written on 8/7/2015 by noah715141 Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Decatur, IL.
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Jim was very easy to talk with. This was a rental home that my husband and I were purchasing. Jim had suggestions and advice that was very helpful.
Jim Cleveland is always very busy but never too busy for you.

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written on 8/7/2015 by Donna Crawley Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $25K in Decatur, IL.
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If I had to sell a home my home again I would go with Jim. He & his team took care of everything for us. It only took 10 days to get the accepted offer we wanted.. Thanks Jim & Team. We are really going to miss you.

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written on 5/26/2015 by Steven Steinhauer Sold a Single Family home in 2015 in Mt Zion, IL.
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Jim was very helpful and easy to work with. He has always been easy to reach. Thanks again for your help selling both properties and the purchase of land.

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written on 11/5/2014 by mail4883 Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $3.925M in Decatur, IL.
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Susan is very pleasant, knowledgeable, and professional. She has sold two houses for me in the past with great success. If you want one of the best realtors in the business, one with many successful years of experience, the best reputation, a realtor that will go the extra mile and always be in you corner....

Susan Gant is your realtor.

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written on 9/12/2014 by 57belairguy Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Decatur, IL.
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Patient, thorough, understanding, knowledgable, prompt, professional. Will go with her again in future and always recommend her to my friends and family.

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written on 9/11/2014 by anikadiane Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $100K in Decatur, IL.
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Susan was very good at locating potential buyers and was quick to turn down offers with our approval that were too low. When another relator contacted her with an offer Susan was able to negotiate a price that was higher than the beginning offer and closer to the asking price. We were very happy with her excellent help and advise and she made the sale and closing transaction very smooth and simple. We recommend her with great confidence!

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written on 9/11/2014 by sss6243 Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $75K in Decatur, IL.
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Susan is the only agent I have used for the past 21 years. All together I have bought/ sold 7 houses thru her in the Decatur and Mt Zion area. She is always informative, honest and professional. She is extremely knowledgeable and makes the buying and selling process much less stressful!

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written on 9/11/2014 by cstewart76 Sold a Single Family home in 2014 in Decatur, IL.
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Susan came through my house advised me on what would help to sell my house. When we put it on the market it was sold less than a month. Very helpful, and available at any time. I will be looking for a house in the future and will use her again.

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written on 9/11/2014 by bblust0 Sold a Single Family home in 2009 in Decatur, IL.
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Susan did so well for us on purchasing a home when we moved to Illinois, we insisted on having her sell our home when we moved away from Illinois.
Everything she did for us was top notch & very professional.
On a personal level, she is a very kind and caring person.
We enjoyed having her as our realtor.

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written on 9/11/2014 by sloanx2 Bought a Single Family home in 2001 in Dalton City, IL.
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Susan has helped us buy and sell several houses over the years. She is fantastic to work with and never puts a lot of pressure on you. Her knowledge of the Decatur Area and surrounding areas is top notch as well. She makes buying a home a very smooth and simple process! I would highly recommend her.

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written on 9/11/2014 by SchellingFour Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $300K in Forsyth, IL.
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It was very easy to work with Jim and his team. I felt that he kept us informed and was always willing to speak with us by phone if we had questions from out of state! Would recommend Jim Cleveland at ReMax to anyone looking for a realtor!

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written on 3/20/2014 by dtsnag Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $75K in Decatur, IL.
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Jim and his staff were extremely helpful throughout the process of selling our parents home. Not only helping with putting it on the market but great guidance on what minor updates to do with the house to make it sell faster. It sold in 7 weeks! We will definitley go with them again if we sell again.

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written on 3/7/2014 by Tari Stower Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $100K in Decatur, IL.
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I did not deal directly with Jim, however, he made it a point to introduce himself to me while at their office. I worked with Taylor Corrie, an amazing realtor and professional. We have been working with him for 2 years as we looked for our home in the Decatur area. After several looks at homes, I came across a home on Decaturs west end, near home park. As we began driving to it, Taylor motioned for me to come around to his car. He let me know that the home I wanted to look at was not what we were looking for, as he had been right so many times before. Instead he wanted to show us another one, down the street. Needless to say as of 2/27/14, I became a homeowner all thanks to Taylor. It was not a home I had even glanced at, but he knew what we wanted and helped us find our starter home. Jim's entire team at Remax helped us through the process keeping us up to date with every inch of the closing process. I will be contacting them again in the future to sell our home (if needed) and upgrade. Thanks Taylor!

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written on 3/6/2014 by stargazer212 Bought a home in 2014 in Bearsdale, Decatur, IL 62526.
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Jim is very knowledgeable about all aspects of real estate. He and his team helped me buy my house when I moved into the area. He encouraged me to start thinking about owning real estate an additional source of income. When I wanted to explore that area, he was extremely helpful in teaching me the ins and outs of the business. He has been very open to share his knowledge freely. His suggestions have saved me money and given me the confidence to proceed. If you're looking for a mentor to become a landlord, Jim is the man to help you.

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written on 12/10/2013 by dsgdyer Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Decatur, IL.
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