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John J. Olberding

Tanque Verde - Tucson

Mobile:(520) 488-2530

I am from Apple Valley, Minnesota, I was fortunate enough to have completed a successful 30-year career in the United States Air Force in the Dental and Medical Career Fields. I was blessed to have been stationed here in Tucson at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base twice in my career. I spent 17 years in various assignments oversees in Wiesbaden, Rhein-Main, and Geilenkirchen, Germany as well as Florennes, Belgium and Tokyo, Japan. Aside from my two stateside tours here in Tucson, I was also stationed in Omaha, Nebraska and twice in Las Vegas, Nevada. I hold a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bowie State through the University of Maryland's European Division. My degree and many years of moving have prepared me well for promoting and protecting your interests in Real Estate. Call me today to see what I can do for you. 520 918-1445

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John Olberding was phenomenal! As a first-time home buyer, he eased the purchasing process by explaining everything in layman's terms and was very accomodating to my time constraints. I would definitely recommend him to anybody in the Tucson area!!

Amanda F

This was the third time we have purchased a home. Although I haven't had any bad experiences John truly went above and beyond what we have experienced in the past. He constantly kept me up to date regarding what was happening in the process and what I should expect next. I knew throughout the process that John was looking out for our best interests and that he was making sure that everything was being done to ensure we were being protected. I highly recommend John and wouldn't hesitate to call him again if we ever decide to sell our house or buy a new one.

Emily M

Our realtor, John Olberding, would rate at least six stars if the category was available! He went way beyond what was expected in our case. He was in constant communication with us throughout the whole process and kept us informed as to how the process of selling our home was progressing. He is an outstanding realtor and we would recommend him to any of our friends and Long Realty too. The selling of our home went exceptionally well by his determination to see that everything happened to complete the process. Thanks so much to him!

Donald &

John was outstanding. He professionally addressed every aspect the sale of our home. His expertise and knowledge was so comforting. John was wonderfully attentive to all our real estate needs. And his sense of humor was greatly appreciated while he calmed our nerves. I would highly recommend him as a real estate agent for all.

Adena a

In one word...Amazing! In many words...we couldn’t have asked for a better realtor. From the time we were linked with John, he was extremely helpful and considerate of our situation of still being overseas. My wife arrived earlier than me to Arizona with our son. John had already lined up houses for her to view along with making sure she had rides and any questions answered. He was very responsive on any questions I emailed to him from a different tkme zone. Our buying process went very smooth being our first home purchase. He was very knowledgeable on the processes and companies that could help us out along the way for any minor fixes for the home. All in all, John made it an amazing experience for us and really treated us like family. We HIGHLY recommend him for anyone moving into the Tucson area.

Seth S

It has been a long road (pun intended) to located the right house for us. Something like 2-3 years of looking and lots of viewings. John has always been willing to fit in time for us to look at a listing, even late in the evening. His willingness to show a home, whenever, wherever, led to our buying our new home. He has been on top of every detail of the transaction throughout the process, even when I wasn't aware of something he was. I have never worked with a better real estate agent. I couldn't imagine letting anyone else sell our current home.

Craig &

John and Sylvia made the process of buying a new home then selling the old home a breeze. I believe this might be the first time I have worked with a realtor that actually fully understands and fully manages the process of buying and selling homes completely and correctly. They knew what documents were due when, they kept in constant communication, and they were able to tell me what was upcoming throughout the entire process. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the relative ease with which both transactions were completed was due to their efforts and being ahead of the curve throughout the entire process. In fact selling our old house was the fastest real estate transaction I have ever been involved it. The house went live on the market Monday October 8th, we accepted an offer on Friday October 12th, and the house closed and was recorded on the morning of Wednesday October 31st. Looking at a calendar, that is less than three weeks from offer to closing, there is no way this could have worked out without John and Sylvia managing the process as flawlessly as they did for us. A huge thanks to both Jphn and Sylvia for their efforts on our behalf.

Craig & Wendy Garrett

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