Featured Testimonials

Buying and Selling a home might very well be the most expensive purchase our clients make. We are honored that so many people have trusted us to handle their real estate transactions. Those who felt the same way have left comments to give others a sense of what working with the Illuminate team is like.

Featured Testimonial:

"It was the end of May (2018) and my wife and I questioned whether we would be able to afford a house this year and realized we didn't know where to start. After a colleague recommended Amber at Illuminate, we instantly knew we were in good hands! Home buying seemed like such a complicated, confusing and long process to us, Amber helped us every step of the way. Two months later we closed on our new home that we are in love with!"

~ Taras Stashkiv


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"Amber is amazing and helped us find the perfect home for our family in the Syracuse area. The process was enjoyable and she put us at ease as we were looking to secure a home in a limited amount of time before our moving to the area. As first time home buyers, we ddin't know a lot about the process and Amber was right there at every stage. She truly advocates for her clients and their best interests. We recommend Illuminate Real Estate 100%! Thanks Amber!"

~ Allyson Gordon Grooms

"Amber is very pleasant to work with. Always went the extra mile. Very passionate and knowledgeable about her work. Engaged throughout the whole process."

~ Robert Taylor

"As a first time homebuyer, I was afraid of the process from the start. But, working with Amber was a great experience! She is knowledgeable, approachable, personable, and incredibly generous with her time. Amber made the homebuying process easy and guided me through it. She answered all my questions and made herself available from early mornings, to nights and weekends. Amber has since helped me purchase a second home. I wouldn't choose anyone else!"

~ Nick Barletta

"Selling our house and working with Amber was fantastic; heck, she sold our house before we even listed it. Amber was available (day or night) for every question we had along the way, no matter how small, and responded quickly. She provided periodic updates and was there for anything we needed. Looking for new houses with Amber was also a great experience. She listened to what we were looking for and only sent properties meeting that criteria. She was honest about the market and any challenges we would face based on our criteria, and suggested other options. We highly recommend Amber; she is honest, friendly, responsive and dedicated to her clients."

~ Pam Hanrahan