Kelly and Sherri B.

Darrell took the whole buying and selling experience as personally as we did. His empathy to what we were experiencing was unmatched, and, quite frankly, something we wish could translate into other areas of our lives. Ours was not an easy purchase and Darrell never once let frustration or negativity creep into any of our conversations. To say he went above and beyond doesn't do his dedication justice. I wish people in other (or all) professions practiced what Darrell preached.

Teri C.

Darrell is a fantastic Agent and superb person. He knows his stuff, and was delightful to work with. Darrell always truly went the extra mile to answer our questions, was never pushy or in a hurry, and was genuinely interested in our finding the perfect house, which we did. We will always be grateful to have worked with this fine gentleman and rockstar Real Estate Agent

Glen and Kasey M.

Darrell is the most amazing realtor. He goes above and beyond in every step of buying a house. He kept us well informed throughout this whole process and took time to answer our questions.. He has great insight to help you make the best decision possible. Hes so knowledgable and was pointing things out that I never would've thought of. We really appreciate everything Darrell did for us in this process. I would strongly recommend Darrell to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. You won't be disappointed.

Jeff and Laura C.

We were delighted with Darrell’s expertise and personal warmth. He went the extra mile in helping us negotiate and came to closing with us. Darrell takes good care of his people!

Jeremy F.

Darrell consistently exceeded my expectations in a real estate agent. He is extremely knowledgeable about the Asheville area, knows exactly what to look for in a home, and has a seemingly inexhaustible list of folks that he recommends--all of which have been fantastic to work with. I would highly recommend Darrell for anyone even considering real estate in North Carolina.

Nora and Jim A.

Darrell has been the most empathetic, authentic, professional, and knowledgeable realtor I have ever worked with. He when above and beyond to make of this a very delightful and easy process. Always very responsive and attentive to our questions. Darrell is also an excellent negotiator - he strategically evaluated our selling opportunities always maximizing our margin. He was always the one trying to keep our money in our pockets! My husband and I were very fortunate to have Darrell by our side. More than a realtor, he was a friend and a person who cared about us and a handyman - it doesn’t get any better.This was the fifth time us doing a real estate transaction and I highly recommend Darrell. Darrell will NEVER disappoint you!
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John and Pat L.

Knowledgeable, personable, will recommend things that need to be fixed that we did not notice and also provide names of repair people. He is tries to get the best price based on the situation. All ways there when you needed him and responsive to your needs

Paul G.

Darrell was an absolute pleasure to work with. In my estimation, he went above and beyond in helping me find a home in NC from long distance (California). He was extremely helpful in every way and maintained in steady communication with me throughout the process. I would recommend his services to anyone.

Shayna M.

Darrell was so wonderful to work with. He is very attentive and thorough. He is extremely knowledgeable and very personable. Our home purchase went through without any issues and we are extremely happy with the process and our home. We have recommended Darrell to our daughter, who is purchasing a home, and will recommend to others. Don't hesitate, contact Darrell!!

Roxanne and Tolan R.

Darrell went above and beyond for us! He’s the best agent we’ve ever had. His customer service and attention to detail was excellent.

Soyna R.

We had been trying to sell our home for 18 months with 4 agents. Darrell Sold my home in 45 days. Very responsive and is very knowledgeable in his field. I highly recommend Darrell

Sam and Bethany C.

Working with Darrell is like winning the real estate lottery! This guy is a dream come true. Darrell helped us find our dream home with land and helped us work through what ended up being a very difficult situation with the sellers. Darrell's leadership, negotiating, problem solving, and guidance were a life saver throughout the process. Darrell is extremely experienced and a master in his field! He also has a background in flipping homes and there were many houses that we walked where he was able to point out issues or work needing to be done that we never would have seen on our own.On top of it all, Darrell is fun to work with! He's got a great sense of humor, is extremely compassionate, thoughtful, and caring. I'd recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a home... or really for anything real estate related for that matter!
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Renee and Jeff C.

Darrell is fantastic! Selling a home is stressful. His calm and positive disposition were just what we needed. Darrell responds to texts and calls quickly, is very professional and knows the ins and outs of real estate legalities. He is a joy to work with.

Deonna and Hylinn

Darrell is excellent! He’s knowledgeable, prompt, forthright, and a joy to see homes with. His knowledge about construction sets him apart from other agents: he was able to make detailed recommendations for the care and maintenance required for the homes we viewed. He was never too busy to walk us through all the details of our home purchase, especially when I had concerns about purchasing a home on well and septic for the very first time. I want to buy another house just to work with Darrell again!

Catherine K.

I will recommend Darrell Hess to anyone and everyone who is looking for a great real estate agent! Darrell goes above and beyond every step of the way making the home buying process as smooth and seamless as possible! He is always available and maintains a positive, helpful attitude throughout! From beginning to end, Darrell made my home buying a success! You won't be disappointed. Darrell is an expert!

Tom B.

Darrell was the agent that all realtors should strive to be. From the moment we reached out to inquire about buying a home in the Asheville area to the moment he handed over the keys to us, Darrell went above and beyond. He always had great real estate advice and was always there for us. We feel privileged to have worked with him and will always refer Darrell to anyone we know in the Asheville area buying or selling a home.

Shannon B.

Darrell was fantastic to work with. He's incredibly knowledgable about home construction and systems and pointed out things my carpenter husband missed. He was very responsive, provided great input and direction and was very helpful through all aspects of our buying process. I would definitely work with Darrell again and have referred him to several friends.

Holly H.

Darrell is by far the best broker ever. He really went above and beyond my expectations over and over. I've been a broker for 18 years so I've worked with a lot of brokers. Darrell is truly the best. He is kind, courteous, conscientious, diligent, smart, and hard-working. There are simply not enough superlatives in the English language to describe Darrell as a human being and as a broker.

Oliver S.

Darrell went above and beyond in every possible way. He was always available for tours, was there for the entire process (including multiple home inspections) and was always quick to respond to all of our questions.

Lena R.

Darrell's knowledge of the market is unparalleled! He also brings a lot of expertise in home construction and improvements, which helped in the purchasing process. Darrell is extremely patient and easy to work with. He follows up immediately and is super helpful and responsive!!

Lindsey S.

Darrell was always a step ahead on every part of the process. He's a great negotiator and kept getting us a better deal all the way to the end. He was always willing to meet up at the house for any reason. He showed us other properties before settling on this one and would play devil's advocate on everything so we were fully thinking about what to do. Just really helpful from beginning to end. Already working with him on our next purchase!

Witek S.

Working with Darrell and Redfin was an experience that stood on its own and stood out among all. There's an ease with which Darrell navigates the RE landscape, not only from a property and local market perspective, but also the emotional whirlwind that exists around making a major move to a new location. Darrell was an amazing representative of our best interests. He's incredibly responsive, extremely organized and fierce in protecting those he engages with. We couldn't have asked for a better real estate agent! Thank you Darrell!

Chris R.

I have already been asked by two different friends who are looking to buy/sell within the next year for Darrell's contact information! He got our house under contract in less than a week on the market!!

Porter B.

Darrell was great -- direct, open-minded, fun to work with, and above all, on top of the process.

Rob C.

Darrell was absolutely great to work with on the sale of our house. He did a lot of good research in advance and gave us sound advice on the listing price which was subsequently validated in the sale. He was always very accessible and responsive throughout the entire process and maintained a constant dialogue with the buyer.

Stephanie J.

Darrell is thorough, patient, kind, pragmatic, and thoughtful. He's also a great negotiator. We were lucky to have him on our side while navigating the process. He went above and beyond our expectations.

Ashley H.

Darrell is great to work with! Always available and going out of his way to make sure we were happy ! We will use him again in the future and recommend him for sure.

Austin L.

As a first time home buyer, the entire process involved from applying with lenders, touring potential properties and narrowing down to a property that made sense for us was a new experience. I am so thankful that my wife and I had Darrell working with us every step of the way. Darrell made what is a complicated venture, into a smooth easy one. He had great recommendations for all the necessary vendors both during the due diligence period and even after the closing was completed. Darrell was extremely efficient at communicating, many times after hours I would not have expected him to in order to answer any questions we had.I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with Darrell and cannot recommend him enough.
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Patrick C.

BEST. REALTOR. EVER. Was right there with us throughout the entire process and made our life so much easier - I shudder at the thought of going through the mortgage process without Darrell. He was available to us literally 24 hours a day. I can't imagine a more dedicated and professional Realtor. Any potential buyer or seller would be wise to work with Darrell.

Mike C.

Darrell is an excellent real estate professional. My wife and I have bought and sold many homes in our lifetime but we have never had a more enjoyable experience. We would recommend him to anyone without any hesitation or reservation.

Ashley M.

Darrell is not just an amazing realtor, he is an amazing human being! He listens, he is thoughtful and best of all, he goes above and beyond to take care of his clients! My husband and I are experienced home buyers, but with Darrell by our side, we were actually better-taken care of than any of our previous experiences with “traditional” realtor firms. We can not recommend Darrell Hess enough if you are buying a home in the Asheville area!

Don M.

I will recommend Darrell to anyone interested in selling their home. He has shown the dedication needed in today's market to market a property for maximum results. This was achieved with our listing in record time and the property closed with no problems. His dedication and commitment to his customers selling and buying is 100% . Thank you Darrell for your professional support during every step of the process.

Carolyn C.

I have worked with Darrell on two homes one has a buyer and one as a seller. I could never expect work with a more professional person. Darrell far exceeded my expectations. I would be very pleased to work with him in the future and I give him my highest recommendation without

Lee T.

I could detail the myriad experiences with Darrell on this transaction that exceeded my expectations, but there isn’t enough room on this page. Truly a pleasure and he not only did a fantastic job of setting expectations and delivering on them, but he got a friend out of it. I will always use Darrell for my RE needs in Asheville. Period.

Agrie W.

Darrell was great to work with, I am a first time home buyer and I recommend any first time home buyer or anyone who is looking to buy a home too with him. He is willing to work with you and make sure you find exactly what you are looking for in your new home. Darrell is not afraid to go outside and outback in the rain to check on things that you overlooked and brought it to your attention. He is well knowledgeable and willing to help. He helped me purchase my new home and it was a smooth purchase. Thanks Darrell.

James C.

Darrell was awesome throughout the entire process of helping us find and close on our first home. We looked at a lot of places spanning from one county to another, but he was always willing to drive to meet us anywhere. He taught us a lot about what to look for in terms of possible repairs/issues and about the offer process. He was always quick with any paperwork we needed for the lender (even late at night). His professional attitude and sense of humor helped make the entire process, even when the lender almost missed our deadline, seem a lot less stressful.

Jared M.

Darrell sold our house quickly and at the price we wanted. We were so satisfied with his services that we also had him help us with the purchase of our new home. Darrell has a lot of good experience in real estate that is very valuable when purchasing a home. He can help point out potential issues with the house and even explain how to fix and about what it would cost. Darrell even helped me demo some walls in our new home after we closed. Whether you are buying or selling a home, Darrell is who you want.

Jimmy M.

Darrell is the most professional, friendly, honest and hard working agent we have ever met. From the moment we met him, he listened to our needs and goals and turned our hopes and dreams into a reality. Darrell is very experienced and well versed in the real estate market. He did the research and helped us list the house at the right price needed for us to sell quickly. We received multiple offers within 48 hours of listing and from listing to close was only 43 days! Just awesome. Darrell was super patient with us worriers and followed up on every small detail throughout the entire process ensuring nothing fell through the cracks.We can never thank Darrell enough for everything he did for us. He is the best.
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Emily T.

Darrell exceeded our expectations across the board. As first time buyers, we needed a little extra support. Darrell was knowledgeable, incredibly hard-working, and genuinely cared about finding us the right home. He offered just the right amount of guidance and went out of his way to accommodate us. Darrell was honest and straightforward start to finish. We would definitely recommend him, and would seek him out for future buying/selling needs.

Matt R.

Darrell saved us a LOT of money by providing us proper guidance on what to do, and what not to do as we made preparations to sell our home. With his guidance we had 4 offers on the table within 24 hours, and ended up selling the home above the list price that we thought was unattainable. He also organized some repairs as we had already moved 5 hours away from the home we were selling. A+ service all around. We have already recommended Darrell to some of our closest friends and will continue to do so.

Kenyatta J.

Darrell- Was awesome!!!! Very patient and down to earth. You can tell the he loves his job and genuinely cares for his clients. He helped make the home buying process smooth for my first time around and I would definitely work with him in the future!

Padhu R.

He is great to work with, negotiates well for best optimal solution, very transparent and hard working. His positive outlook, thorough knowledge of the field and the area brings great factors to the table. He is very sincere in his approach and works patiently till we reach to our own decision. We visited 7 times before purchasing our home and he was the same patient, professional and always willing to help every time.

Terence N.

He is bright, energetic, provides excellent guidance and follows through on his commitments. There are very few people who earn the opportunity to be within my close circle. He earned it because he performs for me and understands my investor model.

James R.

When my fiancée and I decided to buy our first house, the thought of being first-time home-buyers was overwhelming. Luckily for us, we called Darrell Hess. Darrell not only led the way and made the process easier, but he fielded endless questions (and phone calls), and put our minds at ease. He wasn’t afraid to give-it-to-us-straight, by not only telling us the possible good implications, but also the possible pitfalls. Our home-buying process was further complicated by the fact that the property was a foreclosure AND we were using a VA loan. Both of these factors can make the process very complex and drawn out,but Darrell was up to the challenge. We both appreciated his hard work, his dedication to keeping us informed, and his tenacity to dig-in and get the job done under stressful circumstances, even when things needed to be done immediately, or sometimes after hours. We appreciated all his help throughout our uncertain, foreclosure-buying process, and cannot say enough good things, especially now that we are moved-in to our new home. We would not only recommend him over and over again, but we can honestly call him a friend in the real estate business.
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Dave M.

Darrell earned a 10 rating for what he did for me. He has all of the qualities you want in a person you are trusting with helping you make a big decision. Darrell knew how to find the house I wanted, he helped me make the right choices when making offers and professionally coached me through my first home buying experience. I have already recommended him to my friends and family and will continue to do so because he earned it.

John B.

Darrell was great. He was extremely helpful with the negotiating process plus he gave great recommendations for who to use as a mortgage company and a closing attorney. He also made sure that I was aware of all the stages of the closing process and he was always available to answer any questions I had. I would definitely recommend Darrell's service to others.

Jenny S.

He’s the best!! I could not have had a better experience as a first-time buyer. I will send anyone looking to buy a house in the area to Darrell. He helped me get my perfect home!

Daniel G

I have worked with a lot of real estate agents over the years and Darrell was phenomenal. The photos were professionally done. He waited for day with good whether to take the exterior photos. He did an excellent job advertising the property and in the negotiation process. Even though the house was only 250 K he treated it like it was $1 million listing. I live 2 hours away and the inspector could not inspect the crawl space because of a padlock. We only had a couple of days left on DD period. He went out to the store-bought a pair of bolt cutters and (after permission) cut the lock.

Patrick W.

Darrell always goes above and beyond in providing top-notch service. This is the second property I've purchased with Darrell's assistance, I will definitely work with him again in the future.

Rick & Nancy H.

Excellent in marketing home. Was very professional. Communicated when needed, but was not overkill.👍

Kelly B

Next to 'exemplary' in the dictionary should be a picture of Darrell Hess. Have already dropped his name to several others.

Kevin A.

Darrell was exceptional to work with, and completed exceeded my expectations. I was most impressed with his attention to detail, and sincere interest in making sure the home and it’s many details were adequately addressed. He has a true passion for what he does, and advocates for various modifications as though he is moving in himself (which I appreciated tremendously).

Kevin A.

Darrell was exceptional to work with, and completed exceeded my expectations. I was most impressed with his attention to detail, and sincere interest in making sure the home and it’s many details were adequately addressed. He has a true passion for what he does, and advocates for various modifications as though he is moving in himself (which I appreciated tremendously).

Kelly W.

Words do not even begin to describe how awesome Darrell is. We used him when we bought this home and we knew the moment we wanted to sell that Darrell was the best and only option as far as getting this home sold in the time we needed it to sell by. A wrench was thrown into those plans when COVID-19 caused the entire country to come to a standstill but not Darrell. He continued to make sure that we stayed on track and always made sure to keep us in the loop. Darrell became more than just a realtor to us he became a friend and we would not be living out our dream if it wasn’t for him.Thank you soooo much...
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Jay C.

Exceptional performance all around...responsiveness, attention to detail, communication.