TESTIMONIALS

Al & Suad

My wife and I have been looking for a house online, checking deals and prices for the last 2 years.
Every time we came across a house and called a realtor, his or her first concern was to sign us up before he or she knew our needs. One day, we came across a nice property. Ana was the agent for that property. First, she took the time to ask what we needed and what we were looking for in a home. As well as what our plans and budget were. Then, she asked us what area we were looking for and if we were going to use her as an agent or if we had someone else in mind.
After a long phone call, she explained to us the system and what our first step should be. We signed up with her and then she helped us to get pre- approved on a loan so that we could search better for a home. We ended up buying a different house than the one we saw when we first met Ana.
She always answered our calls even on Saturdays and Sundays. The times she did not, she called us back in less than five minutes. She was up on every move and in every aspect of the process of buying our new home. She was up to the minute with updating us on the finance, appraisal and inspection.
She never hesitated to help us in the best way possible to make it easier on us. Even if it had nothing to do with her duties as an agent. Whether it was in her field or not, she was there every step of the way. I will use her again. And I will give her 12 out of 10.
Al & Suad

Doug and Mariela Noto

We have used Ana 3 times to sell various properties and she was outstanding all three times. Today it is difficult to find people who are willing to go the extra mile in their work. Ana does that.
She is very knowledgeable of the local real estate market. She is an agent who works all the way until the final signature on the closing paperwork. Her experience allows her to see possible problems and she is able to give advice which makes the sale of your property or the purchase of the new property go smoothly. Ana is professional and I would recommend her to anyone with real estate needs.
Doug and Mariela Noto

Margie Thompkins

Last year when I started searching for a new home, I began by searching the Internet and driving by the homes that I liked. One day I drove by one and Ana was having an open house. That particular house was not the house for me but Ana offered her services. I'm glad that I agreed to work with her because one week after that I was signing the contract to purchase my new house.
From the moment I met Ana she was polite, courteous, and went above and beyond to provide me with spectacular service. Ana asked me some question and provided me with a list of homes that met all my expectations. She always answered all my questions and concerns quickly and efficiently. She returned all phone calls and emails in a timely manner not matter the day or time. She worked with by mortgage consultant to ensure the process moved along smoothly. She kept me on scheduled with the tasks that I needed to complete prior to closing.
Until the day I closed Ana never let the ball dropped and I could not have had a better experience. Ana is a wonderful person with a warm spirit. She is a great Realtor and I will continue to recommend her services.
Margie Thompkins

Cavan & Courtney Newsome

Hello my name is Cavan Newsome. I would like to encourage you to utilize Ana Sturt as your next realtor for buying or selling a home. Ana actually helped me and my wife Courtney not only sell our former home, but also buy our next home in a neighborhood we had been looking at for quite some time. Ana was very professional and knowledgeable of the market. She actually convinced me to alter some of the things I wanted to do and trust her on her knowledge of the market. I can honestly say if I wouldn't have listened to her recommendations I would have cost myself additional revenue on the sale of our home. I really appreciate her quick follow up and turn around times regarding questions and concerns I had throughout both selling and buying our new home both with Ana.
Hopefully we will not be in the market for a new home anytime soon, however I would definately recommend Ana for the sale or purchase of a new home. She definately puts the clients needs first and foremost above anything else. Thanks again for all you did for guiding us through the selling and buying process of 2 homes Also I forgot to mention we sold our house in less than two weeks with Ana and Lake Realty.
Cavan & Courtney Newsome

Angelica Lizarazo

Ana Sturt has been a pleasure to work with. She has always been very responsive and professional. I would recommend her to all my friends and family. Plus, she speaks Spanish which helped my parents in the selling process of their house. They felt more comfortable being able to communicate with her. She's great!
Angelica Lizarazo

Michael and Lucy Stephan

Buying and selling a home is without question one of the most stressful times of your life. When looking into realtors we decided to go with Ana Sturt because we already had a friendly relationship with her and trusted her knowledge of the local market.
Starting on day one Ana put us at ease and guided us through all the potential pitfalls of selling your home. Once we had a solid offer that we accepted Ana was in contact with us daily helping us through the negotiation, appraisal and then finally a overly complicated closing. At each point she reduced our stress and was a dogged advocate for us in the process.
Earning the best price for your property is clearly important but her ability to put us at ease and reduce our frustration was worth every penny we paid her.
I would highly recommend Ana to anyone who is looking for a knowledgeable and caring realtor. She made our experience painless.
Michael and Lucy Stephan

Denise & Albert Gyuricza

In the Spring of 2015, my husband and I were very lucky to have met Ana Sturt of Lake Realty. We were just beginning the process of looking for a summer home in the Charlotte area. As luck would have it, we met Ana. She is, by far, the most professional realtor with whom we have ever dealt. She is extremely knowledgeable in all areas regarding the search and details of purchasing a new home. Ana is also extremely personable, patient, and willing to find the buyer exactly what he or she is looking for. Because of that, she was able to find us the perfect home that checked off every item on our wish list. Ana is a hands-on realtor who assisted us with everything from the initial search to well beyond the closing. If we ever decide to purchase another home, Ana will certainly be our only realtor of choice.

Denise & Albert Gyuricza

Sarah and Larry Miller

We have had the privilege of working with Ana Sturt. She helped to sell our home and find a community and the right builder to build our home. I can't say enough good things about about Ana. She is Above and Beyond what we expected. We feel so blessed to have her taking care of our biggest purchase/investment ever. Every little detail she took care of so we had no worries. Thank you Ana and Lake Realty! On a scale of 1 to 10, I give her a 10 !!!
Sarah and Larry Miller

Jay and Sheila H.

We placed our Western PA home on the market in July 2014 and were planning to move closer to Pittsburgh, PA. However, after about a year on the market we decided to look into the Mooresville, NC area. Some time after that, we contacted Ana about a home she had listed online and from there, a great relationship began. We explained to Ana that our home was on the market for quite some time with no offers and we continued to reduce our price. Ana asked what we were looking for in a home and she began collecting information from us then immediately began sending us links to homes that matched our criteria in the Mooresville area. She was very proactive in keeping in touch with us through email and text messages even though we still hadn't received an offer.
Once we finally did accept an offer, we contacted Ana and made plans to head to NC to look at some homes. Ana lined up eight homes for our family to view and spent the entire day driving us from home to home and also showing us points of interest. She took us to other towns she thought we might like such as Davidson and Huntersville so we could see what other possibilities we had. At the end of the day we made an offer on one home but the sellers would not budge on the price so we left NC and headed back to PA. The next day we found another home in Huntersville and called Ana about it. But we were in PA and couldn't head back to NC for another couple weeks. So Ana volunteered to perform a video walk-through of the home complete with narration. She pointed out the that the home needed remodeling but it could be a good investment. After the inspection, we decided that it was too much work for us with a one-year old and we reluctantly had to let it go.
We were now 15 days into our PA home closing and needed to find a place quick. Ana lined up several more homes and I traveled back to NC alone to look at them. Ana found the perfect place for us (my wife had to take my word for it since she and my son were not able to travel to see the home) and we made an offer the same day.
After some haggling, we agreed on a price and Ana got the paperwork moving quickly. She guided us through every step and was very diligent to make sure everything was complete and correct since we only had 30 days to close before our PA home would be sold.
Once our family arrived at our new home, Ana made sure to contact my wife to find out if she liked the house since she was seeing it for the first time in person. Ana made us feel like we were her only client and was always available to answer our questions. She truly wanted us to achieve our goals and put us in a home we loved. Thank you, Ana
Jay and Sheila H.

Maria and John Fenesy

We had known Ana Sturt socially for a few months and when we decided to sell our home, we felt very comfortable listing it with Ana (Lake Realty) She guided us through preparing our home prior to placing it on the market. Within three days of listing our home had a contract, through the process of finalizing the sale, Ana was always available. During the above period Ana also, continued to keep us updated on homes for sale in the areas we preferred, we submitted a bid on a home which was accepted, through the process, Ana continued her professional and caring ways. We would recommend Ana to anyone selling or buying a home. She is an asset to Lake Realty.
Maria and John Fenesy

Cesar & Paula Gonzalez

Ana helped us in both finding our dream home, as well as selling our house. She was very knowledgeable of the Lake Norman and Mountain Island lake areas, and the properties available, doing substantial research on our behalf. When it came time to place an offer, Ana guided us through the process and made sure that everything in the house was to our satisfaction, including through the inspection and associated repairs. Once we bought our house, we signed on with Ana to sell our other house. Ana worked hard to make sure our house was advertised, organizing an open house, and working with different realtors. At the end, we were able to sell our house within just a couple of months from buying and at the price we had set as our target at the start of the process. Thank you Ana!
Cesar & Paula Gonzalez

Sandy and Seth Blodgett

We tried for about a month to get a renter on our own, but we did not have any luck. When Ana took over, we were able to get a top quality renter in about 1 week. She was very thorough and professional and the communication between the potential renters and us was exceptional. Thanks, Ana!
Sandy and Seth Blodgett

Don Phipps

"She is on top of things and thinks outside the box, which helped us selling our home after 10 months on the market in a very competitive area, where we were completing with numerous local builders."
Don Phipps

Lizbeth and Gabriel H.

Ana was very professional, was very attentive with our needs. Also, she was always in contact with our lender so that paperwork was always on time. She was a big help in helping us find our ideal home!
Lizbeth and Gabriel H.

Lois and Sid Leeds

Ana was able to overcome many obstacles while selling our lake lot. She has a wealth of knowledge and is very professional. We would recommend her as your agent.
Lois and Sid Leeds

Jean Carlo Carrillo

Great experience! Ana is amazing, very helpful!!!
Jean Carlo Carrillo

Rosario and Orion Weber

I’ve known Ana Sturt for many years. First we became acquaintances, since we are both Peruvian and lived in the same neighborhood, and through the years we became friends. As a friend, when it came time to sell our house, I knew I could trust her to become my realtor. After working with her, the truth is that I would recommend her to anyone not only because she is my friend but also because she is a truly wonderful agent. I have to admit that I was a bit nervous of working with her because she would have to deal with my husband, who can become stressed in business situations. Ana was so patient with him. She answered all his questions and reassured him whenever he thought something could go wrong. She was always smiling and willing to make changes in schedule. She even went to talk with us on rainy days. She kept my husband well informed calling on the phone almost every day. Ana was there from the very beginning giving us ideas and suggestions of how to make our house marketable. She really has a good eye. She was amazing at doing all the paper work. My husband practically didn’t have to do anything because she was always ahead and on top of everything. My sometimes hard to please husband now has a lot of respect and gratitude towards her. As for me, if I ever need an agent again it will definitely be her. She has a lot of experience and she loves what she does, helping people to make the experience of selling a pleasant one.
Rosario and Orion Weber

Ellen McGinnis

While working with Ana Sturt, I was treated very professionally. Ana made the whole process of selling one's home easy. Ana listed my house and the next day an interested buyer was found. One can't ask for any more than that when it comes to selling a house. Thanks for all of your help Ana! Best wishes for much success in your future!
Ellen McGinnis

Sarah Severino

I am so thankful to Ana Sturt for her professionalism and attention to detail. She helped me sell my house and buy a new one even organizing back to back closings. She was very responsive and made herself available whenever needed. It truly is all about who you know and I’m so glad I know her! Thanks Ana!
Sarah Severino

Don & Diana King

We highly recommend Ana Sturt to prospective home buyers. She is everything you want a realtor to be: knowledgeable, sharp, professional, prompt, responsive, committed and courteous. What’s more, her sunny disposition eased the strain of our relocation. Despite extreme short notice of our first visit from out of town, she pulled together a good sampling of homes for showings which fit our criteria. Then she patiently traipsed all over the greater Huntersville area while our decision making evolved. We ultimately chose to go with a new-construction home but did so confidently as a result of the due diligence we had done with Ana. During the construction phase Ana proved herself to be invaluable to us by serving as our local eyes and ears since we were not yet living in NC. Her videotape of the ongoing building process enabled us to catch mistakes early enough to be addressed by the builder. Then she was instrumental in keeping the builder accountable. Overall, working with Ana was a successful and pleasurable experience.
Don & Diana King

Jamie Gerald

"Knowledgeable of market, & works for best interest of the client!"
Jamie Gerald

Susan McCarthy

Ana, you ROCK! You took our dream of a family lake house and turned it into a reality in just 2 months. Thanks for going above and beyond - your personal touch is truly appreciated.
Susan McCarthy

Yaneth Useche

Great Experience !
Truly, it has been an extraordinary experience to meet Ana Sturt. She is a lovely person, friendly and very professional. From the beginning, she guided us and the process was made easier for us. We really felt accompanied during the whole process. We consider that she does her work with excellence. Everything was done in the time frame given. Even during these challenging times with Covid19, everything went well. Thanks to God and Ana who has been a blessing to our family. Do not doubt to contact her for her services, we recommend her openly as the best realtor in all of North Carolina!
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Mr. Borja

My experience with Ana Sturt was great!
Ana’s knowledge was great on finding the right buyer for my home. The process was quick and painless and the new buyers are very happy with their purchase.
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Karla Ramos

Good experience
She did our first time buyer experience enjoyable always has time to answer your questions
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Lisseth Joya

Good !!!!!!!
Buen trabajo, rapida para encontrar casas!!!
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Mariela Noto

Highly recommended Realtor
We have worked with Ana for several years , I have to say that she is the best Realtor, she knows what she is doing, high knowledge in this business , she always advises us in the best way for our interest. Very responsible and precise with all the transactions.
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Robert Ratcliffe

Selling my home
Using Ana's advice and experience,my home sold the second day to the second customer!!!
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Jamie Gerald

Recent Experience with Ana Sturt
Ana has been our realtor for multiple real estate transactions.
We've valued her insight as she brings a wealth of knowledge from her many years of experience as an agent, and her intimate understanding of the Charlotte-metro area.
Ana brought timely information our way in a dynamic seller's market in order to help us find the home our family had been looking for, and through her practiced skill set, ensured we got our home at the right price.
I would strongly recommend Ana Sturt if you are looking for a real estate broker, whether you're buying or selling.
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Rafael Rodriguez

Responsabilidad y experiencia
Mi experiencia con usted fue excelente sus conocimientos en Real State son muy buenos y sobre todo su paciencia un gran sentido de responsabilidad en lo personal es usted una persona en la cual se puede confiar,usted ama su trabajo gracias por ayudarnos a comprar la casa que quería Gracias
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Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness

Knowledgeable - Professional - Kind - Caring !
Ana is one of those rare individuals that go above and beyond what might be expected of them. She delved into research, that was not her responsibility, to find answers and to understand fully, problems that arose concerning our property. Solutions soon followed and she was always a call or text away to help. I've been through multiple closings in my time and none were as easy, swift and on point as this one ! If only I could issue the Award : " Ana Sturt - Realtor of The Decade " !!
M Houston

Ana is exceptional!

Ana is exceptional! She managed to close the purchase of our dream with amazing speed, despite serious delays in inspector and contractor availability in this active market. Ana is very professional and knowledgeable, always responsive, a skilled negotiator and unfailingly pleasant in her demeanor with her clients, even when the process gets stressful. Ana is everything a buyer could hope to find in a realtor.
Judy H.

The Ana Experience

Ana Sturt was our real estate agent and guided us through the purchase of our new home. Prior to using Ana I investigated a company that provided a cash sale with no showings. I dealt with a well-known company and received an offer of $320,000. After all the fees were taken out an inspector came to the house and told us we needed $15,000 in repairs. The final offer would have been $299,000. I then spoke with Ana and explained the process and what they wanted me to do, she took the contract, and went through it explaining the different items to watch out for. She stated if I wanted the most out of our house I should add a few renovations and suggested various contractors. Renovations were made for less than $3500. The house was transformed and I actually had second thoughts about selling it; however every time I went up and down the steps, I was convinced it was time to move. She had a professional photographer photograph the house and completed a 3D video to be placed online. She posted an announcement of coming soon and before the end of the day, we had an offer above the listing price of $329,000. Ana held a 7 hour open house on one day and 19 people toured the house. We ended up with three very strong offers above our listing price. The sale was a quick sale and we signed papers approximately 20 days later. Ana also helped to search for new houses, and worked with listing agents to secure the house we wanted. In completing the pre-inspection of the new house, she found several flaws that needed fixing and followed up to make sure they were done correctly. She set up the closing on the new house within three days of closing on our old house. This made it very easy to utilize the profits from the sale to put down on the new house. There aren't enough words in the dictionary that can be added to this review that describes Ana’s professionalism, caring, and expertise. I would highly recommend her as I feel that she is one of the top professionals in her field.
Tim And Ruth Parker