Amy's Real Estate Blog

Jan. 11, 2018

Another January Baby!

Andrea Simunek

Realtor® | Broker Associate

 

Learn a little more about this real estate guru!

  1. Favorite snack food: Beef jerky

  2. Favorite animal: Centaur

  3. Favorite movie: Land Before Time

  4. Favorite restaurant: Mom's kitchen

  5. Best friend: My daughter and she doesn't even know it yet!

  6. Title, company name & location of your first job: DQ- Motherland (aka Canton, SD) - paid to hang with bestie/ bosses were amazing

  7. Number one thing on your bucket list:  Water

  8. If you could have an endless supply of any liquid come out of your belly button, what would it be? Cheese

  9. If you could have one super power, what would you choose? Read minds

  10. What is the most underrated feature of a home? Indoor plumbing

 

 

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Andrea grew up on a farm outside of Canton, SD. After attending SDSU and joining the South Dakota Air National Guard she moved back to Sioux Falls to be closer to home and family. She enjoys all Sioux Falls has to offer and loves the people that call Sioux Falls their home.  Her enthusiastic personality, several years of customer service and eagerness to help seller/buyers with all their real estate needs before, during and after the real estate process, are a great addition to the Amy Stockberger Team.

She would be more than happy to use her enthusiasm, passion, and expertise to make the buying and selling process as easy as possible for you or anyone you know. She is eager to help in every step of the journey - before, during and after!

 

"Real Estate, Real Easy"

Posted in Team News
Jan. 9, 2018

Back To Back Birthdays!

Adam Stockberger

The Amy Stockberger Team Commander In Chief (2nd Installment)

 

Start Date with AS Team:

Sept. 2009 (but worked without pay since 2002ish)

 

Originally from:

Plymouth, IN

 

Education (where and what you studied):

Hard Knocks. High school diploma

 

Birthday:

Jan. 9th (same as Crystal Gale & Dave Matthews)

 

Best concert you’ve ever been to:

Logan's first piano concert!

 

If someone was looking for you in the mall, where would they most likely find you?

In the corner, crying

 

One actor/actress you would like to have dinner with:

Woody Harrelson / Llana Glazer

 

Drink of Choice:

Titos Zero

 

What jam can always get you going?

Strawberry

 

Guilty pleasure TV show:

Broad City

 

Favorite weekend activity:

Hangin' w/ Amy, Logan & Legend

 

In your opinion, what’s the most important feature in a home?

Kitchen. It's where we spend most of our time.

 

 

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The Amy Stockberger Team will provide you with the best, most up-to-date real estate information, starting with this website. We are your best local source for all of your Sioux Falls and surrounding area real estate needs. The Amy Stockberger Team is proud to be named South Dakota's highest producing real estate team and are ranked #245 in the United States by The Wall Street Journal, Real Trends.

Our mission is to deliver our clients an all-inclusive, strategic system driven approach to succeeding their real estate goals by being their Lifetime Home Resource. Simply put, we are system centric and client focused. By combining years of experience, proven systematic strategies, all-inclusive consumer benefits unlike any in our market, knowledge and expertise, spheres of influence, as well as the diverse qualities and characteristics, The Amy Stockberger Team has perfected the real estate experience.

We are so sure of our abilities to find you the home of your dreams that matches your budget and/or sell your home for the most amount of money in the shortest amount of time, we offer a Cancellation Guarantee on all our contracts. We take all the risk, you get all the reward with a 100% satisfaction guarantee like this!

Buyers, The Amy Stockberger Team wants to find you the best home possible, so we also offer our Love It or Leave It Guarantee. If, for any reason, within 12 months of your closing date you decide this isn't the house for you, we will sell it for you for FREE!

Sellers, we offer a Guaranteed Sales Program where we sell your home in 89 days or we buy it. We also offer our exclusive Trade Up Program; buy one of our homes in a price point above your current home and we will buy your home. Call today to see if your home qualifies and for each program's details.

Our clients also get lifetime access to our VIP Club, which includes using our 2 Moving Trucks, access to our Party Shed (bouncy houses, cotton candy/snow cone/popcorn/hot dog machines, banquet tables and more) our Tool Shed (commercial grade paint sprayers, 12 foot ladders, extendable branch trimmers and more), our Discount Center (over 25%-75% off on over 100,000 name brand retailers and free travel options), our Preferred Partners list (need a handyman/plumber/carpet stretcher, etc.? We have established relationships that will benefit our clients and get the job done right), Moving Concierge (we can change your address with the USPS, notify businesses and accounts of your new address and assist with all utility changes in less than 5 minutes) and access to our crazy fun Client Appreciation Parties (a free turkey every year for life and much more)! See what fun items we have available for our clients!

Being voted The Local Best since 2009 proves that we have created raving fans of our past clients. The Amy Stockberger Team's highly trained specialists know that buying and selling a home is a multifaceted process and just one wrong move can result in money lost or even a possible home sale lost. Let us show you how we make our Sellers more money and negotiate the lowest price for our Buyers - building wealth through real estate is our specialty. Give yourself the advantage of working with the very best - call The Amy Stockberger Team today! See what our satisfied clients are saying!

 

Posted in Team News
Jan. 8, 2018

It's Boss Lady's Birthday!

Amy Stockberger

Realtor® | Broker Associate

Owner/CEO/Fearless Leader of The Amy Stockberger Team since 2000

 

  • Favorite snack food:

    • NACHOS!!!

  • Favorite quote and/or meme:

    • The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do

  • Favorite movie:

    • Father of the Bride 2

  • Favorite restaurant:

    • Parkers

  • Best friend:

    • Adam

  • Title, company name & location of your first job:

    • Waitress, T & C Lanes, Canton SD

  • Number one thing on your bucket list:

    • Learn to fly

  • If you could have an endless supply of any liquid come out of your belly button, what would it be?

    • Wine

  • If you could have one super power, what would you choose?

    • Flying

  • What is the most underrated feature of a home?

    • Drop zones!!! NEED THEM!!!

 

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        Amy has lived in the Sioux Empire for the majority of her life and started in the real estate industry straight out of college at the University of South Dakota.  She has been selling real estate since 2000 and leads one of the largest real estate teams in South Dakota. Amy has been voted Local Best by the community, as well, since 2009 and has led her team to achieving the #245th position in the United States for production. She has appeared as a Real Estate Expert on HGTV's "My House is Worth What" on several episodes. Amy holds designations in, not only Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS), but also in Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR). Her community involvement includes membership in the Home Builder Association Membership Committee, the Chamber of Commerce, The Realtor® Association of the Sioux Empire, Junior Achievement and volunteers at The Banquet, Sioux Falls Public School system and her church.

        Amy co-leads her team with her husband, Adam. Adam joined The Amy Stockberger Team (in a role that actually paid, that is, as he had been a NON-paid partner since the inception ????) in 2009.  They have two sons, Logan & Legend and spend all hours outside of real estate consumed with the boy’s various activities. Sioux Falls is truly the best city to live in and raise a family. They count their blessings daily for all that our beautiful Soo Foo has to offer!

       Amy’s extensive real estate knowledge, experience, proven systematic team approach and cutting-edge technology allow her to offer you the best possible real estate experience. 

Amy's Designations

  • Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS)
  • Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR)

 

Real Estate, Real Easy

Posted in Team News
Dec. 19, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It?

It's a special day at The Amy Stockberger Team! One of our very own has a birthday . . . can you guess who it is?

  • A yoga enthusiast

  • Enjoys eating pheasant, but not necessarily hunting them

  • One of many team members who called the C-hawks “home team”

  • His best friend goes by the name of Angie

  • Has not one, but 2 little ones

  • Pronounces name: BRY-en gi-LES-pee . . .

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRIAN!!! We hope you have fantastic day!

Posted in Team News
Nov. 7, 2017

We've Got A Birthday In The House!

TERESA GEIKEN 

Realtor® | Broker Associate

We can't say enough great things about this birthday girl, Teresa Geiken?! Teresa is a class-act all around. Her number one goal in every real estate transaction is to ensure that her clients are satisfied and stress-free, and she goes above & beyond for them to make that happen! Not only that, but she is a phenomenal team member that will go out of her way to lend a helping hand. We hope your special day was everything you deserve & more!

 

Favorite snack food:

Beef jerky

 

Favorite animal:

My son (I'm not an animal lover). But I think monkeys are entertaining to watch!

 

Favorite restaurant:

Bro's Bistro

 

Best friend:

My husband but when I'm annoyed by him it's Jennifer Anderson

 

Title, company name & location of your first job:

Server at Perkins in Worthington, MN

 

If you could have an endless supply of any liquid come out of your belly button, what would it be?

White Monster

 

What is the most underrated feature of a home?

Storage

 

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The Amy Stockberger team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger Team surpasses their competition and is consistently dedicated to making their client’s goals their number one priority. Call us today and put the top real estate team in Sioux Falls to work for you!

Amy Stockberger Real Estate

"Real estate . . . .real easy"

Posted in Team News
Oct. 26, 2017

And The Purple Cow This Week Goes To . . .

ANDREA SIMUNEK 

Licensed Executive Assistant

Not only does this little spitfire know the real estate biz inside & out, she has an answer to absolutely everything. She can operate well in whatever environment she’s placed in. She does things in a timely manner and is willing to put in extra work to make life easier for others. She is more than deserving!!!

Start date with the AS Team:

When I was 7.

 

Originally from:

The Motherland, also known as Canton, SD

 

Education:

Canton High School, major area of study was Drivers Education

Jamestown College, SDSU

 

Birthday:

January 11th, no year

 

Best concert you’ve ever been to:

It's a toss up! Either Jimmy & Alysia's' high school band concerts where they thought they were J.J. Johnson on the trombone and Miles Davis on the trumpet....or my daughter, Presley's, rendition of Lip Sync Battles in our living room.

 

If someone was looking for you in the mall, where would they most likely find you?

Lost and Found

 

One actor/actress you would like to have dinner with:

Gary Busey - that should make for one interesting conversation

 

Drink of choice:

Diet Coke by way of IV

 

What jam can always get you going?

"You're the Best" by Joe "Bean" Esposito

 

Guilty pleasure TV show:

Batman - American Television Series 1966-1968

 

Favorite weekend activity:

Stacking my dimes

 

In your opinion, what’s the most important feature in a home?

Indoor toilet

 

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The Amy Stockberger team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger Team surpasses their competition and is consistently dedicated to making their client’s goals their number one priority. Call us today and put the top real estate team in Sioux Falls to work for you!

Amy Stockberger Real Estate

"Real estate . . . .real easy"

Posted in Team News
Oct. 23, 2017

Wish This Wonderful Lady A Happy Birthday!

This gal is one of our favorites! Colleen has been showing up with nothing but a smile on her face every since she joined our team in early 2016.  She speaks fluent in quotes from the show The Office, full of useless knowledge so pick her for your trivia team, is well known in all drive throughs that sell iced coffee, and has an absolute love for life! The Amy Stockberger Team would love to wish her a Happy Birthday! 

Posted in Team News
Oct. 10, 2017

A Warm, Amy Stockberger Team Welcome To Megan Albers!

Here are some quick facts about our new Transaction Coordination Assistant, Megan Albers:

  • Originally from Sioux Falls
  • Studied Accounting at the University of Sioux Falls
  • Best (and only) concert she’s been to is Snoop Dogg

  • If you found her at the mall, she’d be in Bath & Body
  • "Hands Clap” by Fitz & The Tantrums is her jam
  • Her guilty pleasure TV Show is Impractical Jokers
  • Celebrity crush is Bradley Cooper (who can blame her)

  • Most important home feature in her opinion is the ability to hosts lots of people!

 

Welcome to the team, Megan!!! ????

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The Amy Stockberger team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger Team surpasses their competition and is consistently dedicated to making their client’s goals their number one priority. Call us today and put the top real estate team in Sioux Falls to work for you!

Amy Stockberger Real Estate

"Real estate . . . .real easy"

Posted in Team News
Oct. 3, 2017

Birthday Girl, Katie Day!

We've Got Another Birthday In The House!!!

Katie Day | Realtor® | Senior Real Estate Specialist | The Amy Stockberger Team

Katie joined The Amy Stockberger Team in the beginning of 2008, became a licensed REALTOR® in 2013, and earned her Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation in 2016. Katie's acute attention to detail gives her the skills she needs to ensure all elements of the transaction follow the systems needed to close seamlessly. She has lived in the Sioux Empire for the majority of her life and she holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. Katie very selflessly has given hundreds of hours of her time to various charities around Sioux Falls including Make-A-Wish, Meals On Wheels/Animeals, The Banquet & a mentor for Lutheran Social Services, as well as a major animal rescuer/advocate.

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See what Katie's raving clients have to say about her all-star service:

Katie, you've been phenomenal throughout our home buying and selling process. I recommend you to everyone I talk to that needs a Realtor!

--Chris

 

Katie is an amazing realtor! We found our dream home, and she was on top of it the second we sent her a message. Always a quick response to anything no matter what day or time it was. We couldn't have been more pleased with all her help! Highly recommended!!

--Melissa

 

Katie is a pro. She's been great to work with and I look forward to closing on many more properties with her!

--Chris

 

Great personality. You always made things worry free.

--Kelly

 

Very honest and fair to deal with.

--Client, The Amy Stockberger Team

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The Amy Stockberger team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger Team surpasses their competition and is consistently dedicated to making their client’s goals their number one priority. Call us today and put the top real estate team in Sioux Falls to work for you!

 

Amy Stockberger Real Estate

 

“Real estate . . . .real easy”

 

 

 

 

Posted in Personal
Oct. 2, 2017

Teresa Geiken - 3 Years Under Her Belt!

Teresa Geiken just celebrated her third year with The Amy Stockberger Team!

 

When Teresa moved to Sioux Falls in 2007, she instantly felt at home. Growing up on a farm in Southwest Minnesota, Teresa was raised to know the value of hard work and dedication. She developed her passion for real estate from her mother who has been a realtor for fifteen years. Teresa has an extensive background of customer service and prides herself on honesty and loyalty. With her energetic personality and love for people, she would be privileged to represent you in finding your new dream home.

Teresa, you’re nothing short of fabulous, a rockstar in every way, always willing to help your fellow co-workers, and we absolute love having your energetic passion on our team!

 

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Want to know what clients think of Teresa? Read some of her glowing reviews below!

 

“Teresa, you were always energetic! Very patient! You were honest, helped ease my nerves, and answered 1,000+ questions that came along with being a first time home buyer.” -Erin Voss

 

“Teresa, excellent service… you helped me from start to finish, this was the first home I had purchased and she helped me understand everything and was always working in my best interest.” -Danielle

 

“Teresa was there for every new home buyer question I had. She was always available and made me feel I was important, and not just another client.” – Samantha Weatherton

 

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The Amy Stockberger team offers the highest level of service in creating a smooth transaction which is made possible by using the array of systems and checklists that have been developed with years of experience and knowledge. With the best technology available, The Amy Stockberger Team surpasses their competition and is consistently dedicated to making their client’s goals their number one priority. Call us today and put the top real estate team in Sioux Falls to work for you!

 

Amy Stockberger Real Estate

 

“Real estate . . . .real easy”

Posted in Awards