Real Estate East Central Illinois
Jay Fruhling


5 user45433905

Jay was very upfront with us about everything. He worked hard to sell our home. He had many open houses and invited realtors to view our home. And he worked well with the buyer’s realtor to reach a final agreement.

5 epburt

My wife and I were first-time homebuyers, and Jay was the man we encountered when we placed a bid on a home. We were glad he was, because we needed a lot of help on the whole process that was about to ensue. We bid on three homes in total, and the first two fell through due to being outbid. Jay was able to help us work through our disappointment and frustration, and to keep a positive outlook. We are, after all, very happy that those deals ended up falling through, because it wasn’t until later that the house that we ended up purchasing became available to buy. I’ve worked in sales for nearly a decade, and I know how the sales “type” can be. Even though there is nothing wrong with earning commission, I really appreciated how Jay was clearly only concerned with helping us find the home we wanted, and not just a commission. Jay is kind, patient, prompt, and very informational. We are happy with our home, and we would strongly recommend contacting him if you need a home of your own.

5 user398269

Jay was excellent. helped me find the right home, took time, was available, and we drove around. I would highly recommend. Took time to help me during and after process. had great contacts.

5 user4804608

Jay was very helpful. I was a first time homebuyer and Jay was very patient and always there when I needed him. He was very knowledgeable. I do highly recommend Jay.

5 brian9410

I purchased an income property in 2002 and used Jays services. I purchased a home in 2011 and Jay showed us several homes but we ended up purchasing from a private owner. Jay was happy for us. In 2014 Jay listed a house for us which sold in that same year as a result of the listing and his hard work. We followed by purchasing a home using his services in late 2014. Jay has been a good communicator and hard worker through every transaction in which we have used his services. I have recommended his services to our friends and will always give him a great referral.

5 zuser20150114072214393

Mr. Fruhling was very helpful and accommodating throughout the selling process. He responded to any concerns or questions quickly and kept us updated on any necessary information. He was very sincere throughout our selling experience.

5 zuser20150223182523173

As a first time homeowner, I was very nervous about this process. Jay was very patient to answer all the my questions even if I asked the same question several times. He was very helpful in ensuring that I understood what was needed of me during certain times. He was quick to respond back no matter what time of the day it was. He made this process much easier for me.

5 jtc1212

Jay was amazing!!!! I was a first time home buyer and did not know a lot. He went above and beyond to help me understand and make sure that I was satisfied and sure about my decisions. I never thought that he would feel so much like family! He was always there for me when I needed him and never made me feel like a bother! If you are looking for family like service, call Jay! I promise you won’t be disappointed!

5 benjamin pirie2014

Jay was great, when we needed to look at houses he responded right away met at the times we could meet. Never once told us we could not look at any houses we were interested in, unless they were sold already. He was completely honest on all the back ground he knew of the houses we looked at. When we finally found the house we loved he started the next day with papers to get our offer in. When it came to signing papers he would drive to us on multiple occasions to get them signed. He was very quick and responsive to any questions we had. Jay was friendly he now feels like a friend and not just someone who sold us our very first house we have purchased.

5 pwedwards

We were referred to Jay by a close friend who gave Jay very high marks for his professionalism and work ethic. Therefore we had very high expectations. Not only did Jay meet the high standards we set, he exceeded them. He sold our house after being on the market for only 2 days. He walked us through the process by informing us what’s needed, what’s recommended, and what’s standard. Through the entire process he answered his phone every time we called. That went a long way with us. With this being our first time selling a home, we had many questions, some good and some annoying. However, Jay answered every question professionally and never once did he give the impression that he was irritated by our plethora of inquiries. Two awesome things came out of this. First, my good friend recommended Jay to us. Secondly, we have found a lifelong realtor for all of our future realty needs (so long as he doesn’t retire too soon). In short, Jay sold our home, and we are sold on Jay.

5 ramegrl

Jay worked hard to help us get our house ready for the market, which we sold in just a month and a half. He was very helpful in showing us new homes, always quick to answer our questions, and very respectful of the needs and wants we had in mind for our new home. Working with Jay was wonderful! We are in the home of our dreams now!!

5 james smith722

Jay was very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful in the recent purchase of my home. His expertise was key in making the whole process as easy as possible.

5 samoneill3

I have worked with another realty company from champaign and the service was OK, but was not happy enough to use them again. When I needed to list a house I was flipping I contacted Jay. He was always on top of getting people into and viewing the property, he was very good about keeping me updated. At the same time I was also looking to purchase another house, he was always very flexible as my schedule is hectic. Jay is a straightforward and very knowledgable, if he didn’t already know the answer to my question he would always get back to me within the day, I always felt as if I was the first priority . I will continue to use Jay Fruhling for my real estate endeavors.

5 mtholl2

Jay was very helpful and responded to any questions we had throughout the whole home buying process. Jay even went out of his way to help get paperwork signed at the last minute.

5 AaronFoster3

Highly professional and honest. Found exactly what we wanted in a house and more in less than 2 weeks. Help us every step of the way and then some. This is the realtor for you if ever there was one. Thanks jay!

5 zuser20141002085508309

Jay was VERY helpful to our needs!! He was patient with us and helped us find the right house!! Jay was sure to let us know if he thought something with the house would not pass inspection or if we would have trouble with it down the road.

5 Bonnie Pirie

I would recommend Mr. Fruhling very highly. My mother passed away and I had to place my father in a nursing home. So I was left with selling their house to help with my father’s nursing home care. Mr. Fruhling was very understanding of my position and gave me pointer’s to help me know up front what areas my father’s house may need repairs and who would be good to use in getting repairs and inspections made. He kept me updated when there was any interest shown in the house and never pressured me into setting a price that was unrealistic for the location of the home. He always offered good sound advice and then let me make the decision. He really saved me a lot of time and expense and found a buyer that loved my father’s house and was going to take care of my childhood home which really meant a lot.

5 mstillhavinfun

Jay went above and beyond: from very prompt and patient in answering any questions even those on my selling end as well as showing me around Champaign and the surrounding towns for 2.5 days (making the decision to move even more concrete) and even doing the purchase agreement on a Saturday evening so I could get back to signing paperwork on my house that sold. He is VERY professional and knowledgeable!! I would DEFINITELY call on him again if I choose to sell down the road.

5 rawamsley

The house was listed and sold in two weeks! Jay kept us informed every step of the process. I would strongly recommend Jay as a capable and courteous realtor.

5 zuser20160723101719964

Excellent realtor! Jay was so great to work with. He was very knowledgeable and helpful in the process of buying our first home. He was always available and we felt that he truly cared about what was best for us. I would highly recommend him to anyone!!

5 8862turner

All we can say is wow! Jay went above and beyond to help us find a home. Since we were looking from 2 hours away we took up plenty of his Saturdays. When we ran into a problem with our lender he stepped in and helped us out again. We would most definitely recommend him as an agent for someone looking for a home. We cannot thank him enough.

5 tktighe

Jay is very friendly and professional. He was responsive to my needs and was helpful throughout the entire process. I would recommend Jay without hesitation.

5 achewy

Great to work with! Very flexible and accommodating! Very knowledgeable! Super great guy! Would recommend him to anyone buying a home! He went above and beyond what was expected of him

5 judy cluver

Jay was always one step ahead on everything and he pointed out things that might be issues in the future. I have bought two houses with Jay’s help and I will call if I need to purchase a third.

5 jpuzeypw

Sold our house in 9 days. Great experience. He was always in contact with us keeping us informed of where we were in the selling process. Gave us positive feedback and helped us in the negotiations.

5 justin 642001

Jay was a very helpful realtor. He was very nice and very knowledgeable about everything. I was a first time home buyer so I didn’t know much about the process. But I had a house that I saw on zillow that I loved and I met with Jay one day and by the next day I was making an offer and getting finacing. He made the entire process more comfortable and easy for me.

5 odlejohnt

Jay took the time and showed us numerous listings. He understood exactly what we were looking for in our house. He kept us informed every step of the way and provided excellent insight into the areas we were looking to live.

4 tracy isaacson67

Jay helped us in the purchase of our new home. He was very friendly and knew the aspects of real estate, or if he could not answer a question he was able to send us in the right direction.

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