Testimonials

“If I had to choose one word to describe Patrick, it would be dedicated. We recently sold our home and purchased another one. Thanks to Patrick’s knowledge and expertise, we had an offer on our home in under a week. We found the perfect home within 10 days while Patrick was on vacation. He wrote up an offer for us to sign at midnight on Saturday night of Labor Day weekend and sent it to the listing agent.

There is not a doubt in my mind that if Patrick did not act as quickly as he did, we would not have gotten the home and location of our dreams. I am very grateful to Patrick for his commitment. His responses were always timely. He is a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend his services to anyone. He previously helped us purchased our first home 8 years ago along with helping my brother buy and sell a couple of times.

When the time comes to sell our home I guarantee I will be using Patrick’s services once again.”

Chad & Sheridan P

“Working with Patrick has always been such a wonderful experience. He helped us find our first home. Then helped us sell it when we needed something bigger.

He is friendly, knowledgeable, professional, and a total joy to work with. He is always quick to answer questions and his knowledge shines when he goes the extra mile to make sure his clients are well taken care of!”

Samantha and Jake P

Good guy to have on your team!

We were unhappy with our realtor at the time and an old friend of mine had recommended Patrick when we first started searching. We couldn’t be happier with our decision to switch realtors. Patrick was courteous, prompt, and excellent with communication. This was our first home purchase and we were very skeptical of the housing industry in general, but Patrick is truly a good guy and we would highly recommend his services.

– Monica I and Justin M

Very Personable

We came across Patrick randomly at a free Edina Realty first time home buyer seminar. I was interested in learning more and he came in on a Sunday to personally meet with us one on one. He took a few hours out of his weekend to get every question answered, never pressuring us to sign with him. This was a big reason we connected to him and decided we wanted him as our agent.

Throughout the process, I’m sure it wasn’t easy dealing with two opposite people’s tastes, but Patrick handled it well. He always heard us out and helped us compromise. He got to know our likes and dislikes so well that he remembered them in each house we saw. He is not an aggressive person, which we appreciated since we are both pretty laid back people.

If you are looking for a domineering, pressuring agent then Patrick is not your guy. He does go to bat for his clients though, working hard and looking at last minute listings that popped up. That was crucial in this fast paced, competitive market. He also works with an amazing Mortgage lender, Gary Loeffler, which I highly recommend as well.

We can’t say enough nice things about Patrick and would recommend him to any future clients! Thanks for everything, you made first time home buying less intimidating!

Alisa S and Chase S

Awesome Realtor

It was a pleasure to work with Patrick from the first day we met him in his home buyers class to our final day of closing on our new house. He was always prompt to respond to us via phone, text and email. My husband and I work different shifts and Patrick was very accommodating to match our schedules. Overall, we were very satisfied with Patrick and relied on his knowledge and expertise often. Thanks Patrick!

Madeline & Andrew S

Patrick is personable, committed, enthusiastic, and full of knowledge. He is a pleasure to work with and very talented at what he does. He made the process of buying our first home very smooth and helped us understand each step of the home-buying process. I would HIGHLY recommend him for anyone looking to buy a home.

Annie L and Justin H

We just wanted to say thank you again for everything you’ve done for us. It was definitely more of a lengthy battle than not, but we appreciate everything you did to help us through the process.

Thank you is barely enough. We will definitely pass on your name, and we are grateful for your time, patience, and expertise.

Valerie and Brian W

Patrick helped me buy a great house at a great price! I couldn’t be happier with Patrick’s knowledge, responsiveness, patience, and professionalism during the whole process. I felt he always had my best interest in mind and I never felt pressure to buy. In a competitive market, he made himself available and because of that I was able to be the first to see several newly listed houses which directly led to my purchase. I recommend Patrick to everyone I know that is looking for a Realtor.

Justin S

We are two seniors who were looking for a condo as a second home and it was a pleasure to work with Patrick from start to finish. At our first meeting he took the time for a clear explanation of all aspects of the home buying process.  Although we found, purchased and closed on a condo in a short period of time, it was long enough for us to appreciate Patrick’s knowledge, commitment to us and appealing personality.  He represented us at the inspection and always kept us informed by phone calls or emails prior to closing.  At the closing he brought up a couple items that we would have forgotten.

If you are looking for a realtor, we would highly recommend Patrick Howard.

Jerry and Linda M

We were very pleased with everything Patrick was able to offer and achieve for us. As first time buyers, his initial seminar answered a lot of our questions and made us feel at ease with the whole process.  He was able to help guide and narrow our home search down to a reasonable amount of homes that met our criteria.  After we found the perfect home, Patrick provided a lot of input that helped ensure that all of our requests and contingencies were met in a timely manner.

I have heard horror stories through friends about working with other real estate agents as buyers; however, this was definitely not the case in working with Patrick. He did an excellent job explaining everything throughout the process and was able to quickly and effectively answer any questions we had.

Patrick was very accommodating to our busy schedules and always had the time for us. He also provided us with a lot of good resources throughout the home buying process and after to get our lives started in our new home. Patrick was absolutely great to work with and I would gladly work with him again in any future real estate transactions.

Dan M and Laura F

Patrick was a pleasure to work with. He was very knowledgeable, easy to get a hold of, and very helpful throughout the entire process.

I highly recommend him to anyone purchasing their first house. He made the whole process go as smoothly as possible and was someone who I could trust to help us find our first home.

Liz M & Bill W

We were first time home buyers moving from Ohio to Minneapolis, so the prospect of buying a house was a little nerve wracking. Patrick made it easy though. He showed us almost 20 homes in 2 days and stayed patient with us the entire time, and in every home he was able to give advice while staying objective.

When we found a house we really liked he guided us through the entire process from making an offer to the actual closing. Since we couldn’t attend the inspection, Patrick went in our place, and he made sure that everything was in great order with the final walk-through.

If we ever move we would definitely want Patrick to represent us again.

Jop and Suzanne B.

Very Professional

Great agent, very professional, very prompt, patient, would use this agent again, not only offered advice on buying but offered material for home care when the unexpected occurs, overall great experience.

Dave and Kristy O.

Patrick was lightning fast, never missed a detail and really listened to what my buying criteria were.  He came up with excellent options and set my expectations correctly every step of the way.

He is a true professional in his business and I’d use him again in a moment!

– Cindy S.

Patrick was helpful thorugh the entire process making it simple and enjoyable.

– Ken K.

What initially drew me to Patrick was that he had the perfect balance between staying in touch without crowding me.  As I worked with him I was very impressed with his professionalism and knowledge.

– Deb M.

Patrick always responded promptly and thoroughly. He was very helpful when a question came up about a change in the move date. I was very satisfied with this purchase experience.

– Diane R.

Excellent Agent

My wife and I just completed the purchase of our first home and had the pleasure of working with Patrick. Not only did he portray professionalism throughout but his knowledge, honesty, thoughtfulness, and attention to detail was excellent. We highly recommend!

– Phil & Lizzie S

Thank you, Patrick, from myself and my brothers and sister for the great job you did with the sale of our mother’s house. Your professionalism and insight into the local housing market, I feel expedited the sale of this property in very tough market conditions. In the future if there is any opportunity for me to recommend, or for that matter, need a real estate agent I know who to call.

– Peter H

It was a pleasure to work with Patrick with the purchase of a home. He provided a lot of information on the home buying process and answered many questions. His insights on things to consider while viewing properties were also appreciated.

– Debra S

I am firmly convinced I could not have picked a better agent to represent me in my bid for a condo in Minneapolis. Patrick is obviously knowledgeable about the local market and extremely professional. But most of all, I could tell he had my best interests at heart. He answered all of my questions and followed through promptly on my requests. He left the ultimate decision up to me with no pressure. I’d highly recommend Patrick to anyone seeking to buy or sell a home.

– Randy T

I was looking for a new home for the first time in 25 years. I wasn’t sure what the process was anymore. Patrick put me at ease and made it simple. He is knowledgeable, helpful and thorough. He answered my questions quickly and accurately. He did an excellent job of keeping me updated on the progress and what my next steps would be. I will recommend Patrick to anyone looking for an agent.

– Deb P

Found Patrick through the website realestateratingz.com and saw that he had really good reviews. He is a great guy and helped me through the process. I just had a closing on December 23rd and I am very happy that I had Patrick as my agent.

-Asmir G

We were very happy with Patrick. He got back to us very fast with information and had excellent follow up.

– Zaira L and Jeff B

Great first time home buying experience…
Patrick helped us through the first-time home-buying process with ease. He was open, patient, and communicative and never rushed or pressured us in any way. He was easy to work with: a responsive, available, and knowledgeable. He’s easy to like and easy to deal with as a person. We ended up with a great deal on a great house thanks to his guidance and diligence.

As first time home buyers, we didn’t know a whole lot about the home buying process. When we met Patrick, he took us through the process step by step, and made it easy for us to start looking at homes when we were ready. He made himself available whenever it was convenient for us, and was happy to return to properties as many times as it took us to feel comfortable. He has a command of the technologies involved in finding and viewing homes, and responded quickly to multiple methods of contact (email, text, and phone). He kept us focused on the big picture, and we enjoyed his sense of humor and easy-going personality.

– Greg A and Kari P

We worked with Patrick in the fall of 2011 and we strongly recommend him as an agent. During the whole process of listing and selling our condo (in the buyers’ market), we were impressed with his analytical and research skills, his promptness, and responsiveness to our ideas. We would work with Patrick again!

Gerard and Beatrice G.

Could not have been a better experience…
My wife and I had a tremendous experience with Patrick. We decided to work with Patrick on a Thursday. He met with us the following Saturday. Showed us houses on Monday and Wednesday, and submitted our offer on the place we loved the next day. Patrick is without a doubt what you would expect from a realtor and someone we will always recommend.
We have nothing but praise in our experience with Patrick. Accommodating, patient, professional, and educated. You just simply cannot ask for more in your realtor.

– Andrew and Tara G

It was evident during the whole process that Patrick’s primary goal was to get my husband and I the house we really wanted for a price we could afford, and he helped us to understand each step of buying process. He is very knowledgeable and picked up on a number of important factors that we overlooked when viewing properties. Patrick was always available to answer my questions (and as a first-time home buyer, I had plenty!

– Victoria and Andrew C

Going with Patrick as our realtor was one of the best decisions we made when it came to buying our first house. He is incredibly knowledgeable and was happy to answer any question we had. He was more than willing to accommodate our crazy schedules. We never felt any pressure from him at any in the home buying process. It was obvious that he enjoys what he does and wanted to help us find the house we wanted for the best price we could get. We always felt that he was working in our best interest. After our offer was accepted on our house, he recommended a great home inspection company and even attended the inspection with us. He also suggested we have the radon levels in the home tested, which is good, because they were high. He then negotiated on our behalf to have the seller pay the mitigation cost. The icing on the cake is that he is also very friendly and personable. I would highly recommend Patrick to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

– Geoff and Tina C

We couldn’t have asked for a better agent. Patrick often went above and beyond our expectations (for instance, when our vacant house was winterized, he took his own personal space heaters to the property in order to get it ready to be de-winterized). He guided two first-time home buyers through the very difficult process of purchasing a HUD home while educating us to the home buying process. Never did we feel like he wasn’t able to accommodate our schedules. We cannot speak highly enough of the work that Patrick did.

– Ben & Emily B

He knows what he is doing and is a nice person to deal with.

– Moje S

I love closing for you Patrick!  I truly appreciate how detail oriented and proactive you are on all of your transactions.  All of the care and concern you put into your clients’ needs and in your paperwork really helps to insure a very smooth closing.  You are so thorough and accurate!  We Closers wish everyone worked exactly like you do!  Thank you, Patrick, for being so wonderful to work with; you make doing my job a dream!

– Tori Eide- Edina Realty Title- Closer

I just wanted to say thank you for all the hard work you put into this transaction.  I’m sure the transferees were delighted to work with you. It was a real pleasure from my side to work with you for sure.  I hope we have the opportunity to work together again in the future.

– Robin Ray- Edina Realty Mortgage- Relocation Department

Dear Patrick, we cannot thank you enough for all the work you have done for us. As first-time home buyers, we particularly appreciate your suggestions not only as to how to buy a house but as to how to fix and maintain one. It was most fortunate that we found you as our agent. Thank you for a wonderful house buying experience.

– Yoichiro and Toko M

Patrick is an exceptional agent. He is a very patient and knowledgeable agent. I highly recommend him.

-Medin S

As we began looking for our first home, we knew we needed an experienced, professional realtor we could trust, which is why we were very fortunate to have found Patrick.  His diligence and patience impressed us immediately, taking all the time necessary to explain and disclose every step of the home buying process so we knew what to expect along the way.

Patrick’s insight to the real estate market was just as remarkable and proved to be a valuable resource in making our decision.  He asked us questions about what we wanted in a home and made observations about the homes we saw that we would have never considered ourselves.  He made himself available to answer our questions and alleviated much of the anxiety that comes with the home buying process, even after the sale.

Patrick acted as our advocate and advisor throughout the entire buying process and his integrity was always apparent.  We sincerely feel that our happiness and satisfaction was just as important to him as it was to us.

Thank you so much for all your hard work, Patrick.  You’ll always be welcome in our home!
-Scott & Sonya W

Finding a good realtor can be tough. Finding a great one is even harder. If you are looking for a realtor with integrity, a strong work ethic and who is highly knowledgeable about the St. Paul, Minneapolis and the greater Twin Cities housing market then Patrick Howard is for you. Patrick went the extra mile (actually more like the extra 1000 miles) in making our dream home become a reality in this ever-changing market. We are therefore very pleased to highly recommend Patrick Howard.

– Joe and Maria M

As first time home buyers, we knew very little about real estate and the home buying process. Patrick took the time to educate us on how everything works and what to expect. He guided us through the whole experience, and quickly answered my many daily e-mails. After looking at many homes, we were getting discouraged, but Patrick kept us optimistic that we would find the right house for us. Once we found a house, Patrick kept in frequent contact with us on what was going on and kept us on track for closing.

We really enjoyed working with Patrick and really feel we wouldn’t have closed on our beautiful home without him. Thank you Patrick for all of your hard work. You really went above and beyond for us. We highly recommend you to anyone looking to buy (or sell) a home.

– Stefany D and Adam L

Thank you for all of your help in finding us our first home! Your patience and willingness to educate us were greatly appreciated.

– Jeff and Carol H

We were very happy with Patrick’s work as we were looking for our first home. He was accommodating to our requests. He helped guide us through the confusing process of buying a home. Patrick was thorough, helpful, and attentive to our needs. My brother worked with Patrick to purchase his first home, too. We recommend Patrick to anyone looking for a good realtor.

– Chad and Sheridan P

Patrick, thank you so much for all your dedication and help in finding and buying my condo. I doubt I could have found anyone more helpful and knowledgeable than you. I have already recommended you to others. Thanks again for everything, I love my new place.

– Mark K

When I set out to purchase an investment property, I had no idea where to start, since this was all new to me. I didn’t even know where in the Twin Cities area to look. Patrick really helped me hone in on what my real estate goals were so I could separate the wheat from the chaff (and believe me, there were a lot of horrible foreclosed homes out there!). I ended up looking at over 100 houses, and I might have looked at more, were it not for Patrick’s steady and calming influence that helped me to look between the lines on the Web copy and photos of some of these homes. He also helped me to see what updates would be necessary on the homes that I did look at so that I could get the full investment picture.

When I finally did find the home I wanted, Patrick really went to bat for me, helping me to purchase a home that was a short-sale, which was no easy matter! We closed on the home in early August, and I couldn’t be happier. I now have it rented already, and it’s getting exactly the cash flow I had hoped for. I highly recommend Patrick to anyone — and especially a first-time real estate investor like me!

– Maria V

Patrick has the experience and perfect temperament to guide people through a real estate transaction that can often be difficult and laced with emotion. With the state of the market, Patrick was knowledgeable on how the changes were affecting our property and recommended several ways to work through it. We highly recommend working with him on your next real estate transaction.

Thank you Patrick!

– John and Mary S

Patrick, thank you so very much for everything you did to help us find our house.

Being first time home buyers, we had a lot of questions and concerns. You were very professional and dependable and you helped us make the right choices. We are so grateful for that and are very happy we met you!

It was wonderful working with you and I hope we will keep in touch and work together again!

– Anna & Eugene O

Patrick, Thank you so much for participating in our foreclosure panel. Your insights were super beneficial to our team. I appreciate you taking valuable time out of your schedule. Keep up the success.

– Steve W. SIRVA

It was so nice working with you! I just came from a different country and everything was new for me. Thank you for being so supportive and professional! Buying multiple bank owned properties at the same time was a very hard task and you managed to handle it all. Thank you again and best of luck to you and your family!

– Elena O

Thank you very much for your guidance in buying my house. I enjoy it very much. Also, thank you for taking the time to explain to me all the steps in the process of buying a house. I appreciate the patience you showed to me, your professionalism and the good advice you gave me.

– Zina A

Recently, an unusual old man in Richfield wanted to sell his small unusual home.  Across town, I, as an unusual buyer, was getting tired of being shown all the usual over remodeled homes.  Fortunately, we both found Patrick, an unusual realtor, who patiently listened, got us together, and got each of us what we wanted in a difficult market.  As a senior citizen who thinks the world is too hurried and complicated, I can recommend Patrick as an experienced professional with a low key manner who places customers before commissions.

– Jerry N

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