Kathleen Mayus

DRE No: BR528525000


(480) 232-4484

Welcome

  • Associate Broker, HomeSmart Elite
  • HomeSmart Branch Manager for Ten Years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business
  • Serve on State of Arizona Professional Standards Panel … 2007 to Present
  • Serve as Arizona Association of Realtors Ombudsman … 2009 to Present
  • Serve as Panel Chair SEVRAR Professional Standards Panels 2013 to Present
  • Serve on SEVRAR Professional Standards Panel … 2007 to Present
  • SEVRAR Mediator - 2014 to present
  • Served on Southeast Valley Board of Realtors (SEVRAR) Grievance Committee 2003 - 2006
  • Chair of Leadership Team SE Valley Board of REALTORS – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • Task Force for SEVRAR Ethics Mediation evaluation
  • CRS … Certified Residential Specialist, highest accreditation recognized by the National Association of Realtors; 4% of Realtors
  • ABR … Accredited Buyers’ Representative. Highly sought after accreditation by National Association of Realtors
  • e-Pro … Technology arm of Real Estate business
  • MRE … Masters in Real Estate.  Of 54,000 Realtors in Arizona, only 287 of us have earned their Masters in Real Estate
  • CNE … Certified Negotiation Expert; only 2000 agents nationwide have earned this credential
  • RECS … Real Estate Cyberspace Specialist. Extensive knowledge of state-of-the-art technology tools
  • SFR  … Short Sale / Foreclosure Resource Certification
  • Chair of SEVRAR Professional Standards Committee 2014
  • Vice Chair SEVRAR Professional Standards Committee 2013
  • State of Arizona Board of Realtors Leadership Program
  • Serve on State of Arizona Professional Standards Panel … 2007 to Present
  • Serve as Arizona Association of Realtors Ombudsman … 2009 to Present
  • Serve on SEVRAR Professional Standards Panel … 2007 to Present
  • Served on Southeast Valley Board of Realtors (SEVRAR) Grievance Committee 2003 - 2006
  • Chair of Leadership Team SE Valley Board of REALTORS – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • Task Force for SEVRAR Ethics Mediation evaluation
  • Arizona Association of Realtors State Director, representing SEVRAR 2010
  • 2005 Leadership Team at SEVRAR
  • Featured Agent in BROKER AGENT magazine
  • Real Estate Instructor
  • Member, National Association of Realtors and Southeast Valley Association of Realtors
  • On TV’s Heart & Home daily “Real Estate Tips”
  • Vice President of $800 Million Corporation ... 18 yrs in international negotiating, corporate management
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation … State of Florida Wish Grantor of the Year; Granted the wishes of many dozens of Wish children and was taught by those children to “never take even one day for granted.”

 

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS:

 

  • Kathy is just excellent! Words cannot describe the satisfaction that my wife and I received with the professionalism shown to us by Kathy.  We found her most courteous from the moment she welcomed us at the airport.  From that time on, we knew that our search for a home would be made easier in lots of ways.  Kathy’s sincerity of purpose and dedication to her work are beyond reproach.  Even after closing, she continues to follow up on the issues to reassure us that a property owner, whose primary residence is elsewhere, could have their anxiety levels brought down to the barest minimum.  Kathy, undoubtedly, is a professional worthy of anyone’s trust, and most certainly, ours!  Dr. Reyes

  • Loved Kathy’s presentation at the Home Show and that is why I chose her. Kathy listened to what I wanted, was patient when I wasn’t sure yet. Great communications—email, fax, phone, cell, always reachable and frequent check-ins. Her knowledge and guidance were awesome; felt like I could get answers for all my questions. Great at negotiating; excellent integrity; never felt like she was working for anyone by me! Accessibility was excellent—can’t believe she has any time to herself; excellent listening.  I was stubborn on what I wanted, and that’s what she showed me. If I ever move, I WILL call Kathy!   Lorraine D.

  • Kathy was terrific! I was stunned by her level of service! I had high expectations and she surpassed every one! She was in constant communication with us.  We always knew what was going on.  In every category, she was exceptional!  I’ve known Kathy for many years and knew her to be a wonderful businesswoman, and she still surpassed my expectations.  Christina and Dean

  • Kathy was outstanding!  She is the “best of the best.” She figured out what we wanted and located it. She was very sensitive to our needs, took control of the negotiations, and communication was excellent.  She knows how to listen! Integrity -- best of the best. Tom & Julie

  • Kathy extended herself, handled the details as we are long distance; she looked for OUR Interests.  Kathy is excellent in knowledge, negotiating, problem solving, integrity, keeping in touch, everything! The experience was made comfortable and our anxiety was removed. She was sympathetic to our needs. She goes the extra mile to make things work.  This was a great experience. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Kathy to others. Ron & Shirley W

  • Thank you so much for all the time you spent with us searching for our home! We really enjoyed working with the two of you and appreciate all you did to get us into this wonderful home! You are such a great team and we are so glad that we were lucky enough to find such professionals to work with! Again, THANKS for all you did for us!  Glen & Denise P.

  • I would definitely recommend Kathy & John. They worked alongside me and were so incredible, giving just the right mix of patience, persistence and hand-holding, while allowing my independence in decision making. They were encouraging, mindful of the unexpected that I wouldn’t have thought of and genuinely caring people.  Pam F.

  • We love Kathy & John! They were so professional and ethical, with integrity above reproach.  Made everything less stressful. Excellent negotiating! Entire transaction was handled with finesse and sincere care. We felt that we were important clients at all times.  Norie & Marty P

  • We recommend Kathy & John with great enthusiasm! Our sale was handled very professionally!  They listened carefully, helped us understand the process and procedures in Arizona and asked important questions on our behalf. Interpersonally, Kathy & John took the time to get to know us and built our confidence about making all the right decisions. We rate them excellent in all areas --- negotiating, care and concern, knowledge, integrity, problem solving! Jim & Anne Marie

  • Thank you! Thank you! Does that seem a bit redundant? Words cannot express how thankful and appreciative we are for all of your hard work, kindness and support you gave us during our move to AZ. Our transaction was handled exceptionally professionally! You went way above and beyond what they had to do, to help us with major problems that came up during the sale of our out-of-state home. They kept on top of everything and kept us totally informed. Great experience. Joe & Linda

  • Kathy made the whole process as painless and stress-free as it can get! Kathy was there every step of the way and followed up on every detail … negotiating, advocacy, knowledge, follow-up, care and concern, integrity … everything was excellent.  Jennifer M.

  • Kathy is an excellent Realtor. She is very professional and knows her job to a tee. I would recommend Kathy to everyone. She is the BEST!  Yvonne W.

  • We don’t know where to begin to say Thank YOU! It’s been an exciting year for us & we are glad we got to share this experience with you. We greatly appreciate the many things you have done, not just as a Realtor, but also above & beyond that, as a friend.  We love our new home & are looking forward to making many new memories! Joe & Lydia

  • They made us feel very confident our sale would go very smoothly. Kept us informed on every step of the process.  Very honest.  They made a hard process  very easy!  She took the follow-up upon herself so I didn’t have to. Listening---she always made sure she understood our position.  Joe M

  • Kathy is a wonderful agent and you are lucky to have her on your team.  She is very good, so professional, attentive, accessible and knowledgeable. Kathy made me feel very safe and I knew she was looking out for me.  She did not hesitate to show me the negative aspects of a house I wanted (thought about my resale value down the road). She looked out for my best interest long term.  Excellent negotiating, guidance, Listening … excellent everything!  Marco

  • Kathy is timely, professional, detail oriented, friendly, thorough, knowledgeable, organized and fabulous! Always available for questions, advising us of “the next step” before we had to ask. Care &concern, guidance, negotiating, problem solver, integrity, advocacy, accessibility, listening … ALL “10!”  Heather & Eric

  • We would definitely recommend Kathy! She is very professional.  She also provided an excellent personal touch to her clients’ needs with thought and care.  She foresees all the things that an out-of-state client, like us, will need and plans ahead for us.  We can’t imagine this move without Kathy.  We’re going with Kathy for our next purchase!  Elizabeth & Alfred

  • We will absolutely recommend Kathy to our friends and family! Kathy is exactly what we were looking for – someone who aggressively looks after our interests.  She was with us every step of the way, staying in touch with us, sometimes many times a day. We rate her A+ … guidance, knowledge, integrity, organization, advocacy, keeping in touch, listening---everything! Erin & Ethan

  • We can’t speak enough about the work of Kathy and John! They helped make a potentially stressful experience, instead, an enjoyable and thoroughly satisfactory journey. Negotiating, guidance, integrity, advocacy—every issue great! Ann Marie R. PhD

  • I want to express my utmost gratitude and appreciation for all the time and effort you spent with my parents and me.  You went way above and  beyond my expectations as Realtor. Your client services were personable, professional, and comprehensive.  Being from out-of-state, I truly felt like you were looking after my best interests. All your patience and hard work is definitely acknowledged. If I know anyone looking to buy in Phoenix, I’ll be sure to give them your name.  Rhoda and Bill B.

  • Kathy was just wonderful to work with. I will highly recommend her! (She helped my daughter and son-in-law find a house first,  and they loved her too!) She covered all the details, explained all the procedures and was excellent at looking out for ME. She has great integrity and is very caring.  Rita A.

  • Kathy is absolutely the “definition” of professional! They were not just professional; they became friends. They are caring, knowledgeable, prompt, honest, efficient, available… just superb! Great knowledge of the area and they cared about US. We love them! We dealt with Kathy mostly and Al and I can’t say enough about her! She is an absolutely amazing person.  Melissa & Al O.

  • Without a doubt, we would recommend Kathy & John. We loved them and feel that they have truly helped one of our major dreams become a reality. They were so helpful staying on top of things constantly and knowing our rights, once our offer was accepted. Anthony & Dana M.

  • When we decided to sell our home, what we were extremely apprehensive about was whom could we trust as our Realtor. YOU were our gift! You were the answer to our prayers. From the initial August meeting through the after sale follow up, you informed, guided and supported us.  You were always accessible, patient and positive. Your professional knowledge and experience, and your winning personal style have made our journey together  joyful and fulfilling. Cathie and Rick

  • Kathy is an asset to her profession and her community.  Warm, knowledgeable, compassionate and practical.  Kathy focused on what I needed in a home and led me through processes I wasn’t familiar with.  I could always count on her.  Kathy’s a natural talent for negotiating; she listens actively and remembers!! Great communication. Care & concern-without fail & it was genuine; Kathy was a successful advocate for me; Integrity-I really trust Kathy   Jane Y.

  • Kathy was so great! She shared lots of information (we are from out-of-state) and she went out of her way to help us in answering questions and finding things out about our house. She was wonderful, very knowledgeable and thought of things that didn’t even occur to us.  Kathy is a great Realtor and we will use her again. She is a great “people” person and listens to what you say and does not try to force you into things you’re not wanting.  Tom & Priscilla

  • Kathy was the best Realtor we’ve ever worked with. She was professional, detail oriented and made the whole process smooth. We were from out of town and she gave us all the time we needed to find our perfect home!   Jen & Adam L

  • We’d definitely recommend her!  We have moved 13 times and Kathy has been there for both of our Arizona moves.  She is, by far, the best Realtor we’ve ever had!  Kept us informed on every step of the sale of our home. Excellent on every category. If I were to move back to AZ, Kathy & John would be the first people I would call.  We had a wonderful experience in buying and selling our home through them!  Linda and Joe

  • Your attention to detail is amazing!  You always kept us informed as to exactly what was going on every step of the way, so that we knew exactly what was happening as we went along.  You went above and beyond "the call of duty" on multiple occasions! We cannot tell you how much we appreciated your efforts. I would highly recommend you to anyone needing a realtor that they can trust and know that as a client, they will be your #1 priority.  We felt that way the whole time; in fact, we felt as if we were your only client.  Phil and Adrienne

  • Kathy and John were extra, extra patient with me and really helped me find exactly what I wanted and I was very picky about where I bought. They were available day and night, and really went the extra mile for me! They were excellent with every issue ... care & concern, negotiating, advocacy, explaining every step of the way, integrity and keeping in constant contact. Cynthia F.

  • We recommend Kathy & John with great enthusiasm! Our sale was handled very professionally! They listened carefully to our needs, helped us understand the process and procedures in Arizona, and asked important questions on our behalf. Interpersonally, Kathy & John took the time to get to know us and built our confidence about making all the right decisions. We rate them excellent all areas ... including care and concern, negotiating, integrity and problem solving! Many Thanks! Dr. Read

  • We would definitely recommend Kathy & John to our friends; our purchase was handled so very professionally. She is very poised, professional and ethical! Made everything less stressful. Entire transaction was handled with finesse and caring. We felt we were an important client at all times! N&MP

  • YES! They were very professional! Kathy was very, very helpful to us. They got us exactly what we wanted and kept in great communication with us. Great knowledge & guidance; Great Negotiating; Great Problem solving; Great advocacy-always looked out for us; Great listening. High integrity! Always professional! S&TF

  • I have already recommended Kathy! I trusted her judgment immensely. She had my best interest in mind, even when I wasn’t sure about a particular home.  I rate her “10” on problem solving, advocacy, negotiating, care and concern, listening, everything!  Tracey S.

  • Kathy is very flexible to work with our schedules.  Knowledgeable, always answering all of my questions she was willing to not just work 8-5 and made the extra phone call whenever needed. Excellent negotiator … convinced seller to leave all appliances when they didn’t want to. Huge money saver for me. Thanks for all your help, Kathy.   Joe Q.