Sean Breen

“I can’t recommend Nicole enough when it comes to purchasing or selling real estate in the CT/NY area. She recently helped my husband and I purchase our new home in New Canaan, and everything about our experience was amazing. Her patience and wealth of expertise led us to getting the best possible  deal on a great house. I would never think of using anyone else when it comes time to sell this home and look for a new one! Thank you so much again, Nicole!!”

Scott McMurtry

“Nicole helped us get a phenomenal deal on a new build at a below market price. She made the entire process extremely easy and was very patient with our proclivities! A consummate professional, she clearly knows how to seal the deal.”


“Nicole did a wonderful job with two transactions for my family. She sold our home in record speed which was not luck — but rather due to her careful marketing plan and knowledge of the market. She also found the most wonderful home for us — and timed both so that we were able to sell and buy on the same day. We are not easy clients and she was always available to us when needed — she goes above and beyond. I can’t recommend Nicole highly enough — she is truly excellent at her job.”


“The selling of our first home was incredibly emotional for my husband and I and we could not have put it in better hands than with Nicole and her team. They were always professional, caring, hardworking, and exceptional to work with. Our home was sold in less than 2 weeks and this solely due to their amazing work ethic aligned with strategic marketing and beautiful photographs of our home. We cannot thank them enough for everything they did for our family. If you want a honest and hardworking team to sell your home – use Nicole and her team!”


“Nicole was impressive and amazing. She was totally professional, extremely knowledgeable, and her style was perfect for dealing with a busy professional (like me) but also for dealing with high end buyers in a succinct, data-driven and factual way (what works best in my view vs the salesy tactics that some Salespeople employ). Nicole was particularly impressive in the negotiation phase, and undoubtedly garnered a higher price for my home vs what I would’ve received on my own. She was a pleasure to deal with and very honest and straightforward. She aggressively sold my home and followed through with the process to the very end, without becoming a drain on my existing day-to-day responsibilities. Nicole is amazing!”

Nick Lewis 

“I felt that Nicole personally guided me through a process I knew very little about. She had excellent instincts about the house and the market and was able to get us a great deal. She was patient with us, always responsive to whatever question, and a total pleasure to deal with. Enthusiastically recommended!”

Laura Kinder

“Nicole was fantastic to work with from start to finish. She is a real pro and works around the clock. Unlike some other realtors that do this part-time, we loved that Nicole was so involved in the market and did this as her full-time role. My husband and I were moving from NYC and were unsure of what town we wanted to be in – Nicole spent time showing us around each town and giving us the data we needed to make our decision. She was also incredibly patient with us as we made our decision and educated us on everything from buying a lot and building to buying an existing home. We probably saw over 30 houses together throughout our time together. My husband and I started the process a little earlier so we were educated on the market and were confident in our decision – Nicole was great throughout the entire process. She is responsive, always-on 24/7, easy to work with and is so knowledgeable. I would work with her again and recommend her without any hesitation – she is the best!”


“I cannot say enough about my experience working with Nicole Steel. My husband and I were fist-time home buyers and her guidance and expertise were invaluable to us. Not only did she make the process of searching for (and ultimately purchasing) a home seem straightforward and manageable, she actually made it fun. Nicole’s negotiation skills and overall market knowledge ensured we got a fair deal. She consistently checked in to make sure we felt comfortable with the negotiating and buying process and truly made it feel like we were her only clients. Buying a home in Fairfield County is a very competitive process and I have no doubt that if we had worked with a different agent we would not be moving into our lovely new home. I highly, highly recommend Nicole and would be happy to share more with anyone interested in learning more about our experience.”


“Nicole Steel is fantastic. She exhibited all the qualities you want in a full service realtor. During the sale of our home, we benefited from her deep market knowledge, integrity, marketing skills, responsiveness and negotiation skills. She listened to our needs, guided us through the selling process (staging, pricing, etc.) and provided thoughtful, honest advice based upon her considerable real estate experience. She works hard on behalf of her clients (we were in contract in 3 weeks), making the process as smooth as possible. I highly recommend Nicole.”

Kelly Cooper

“They say that moving is one of the most stressful things a person can do. Whoever said that obviously has not met Nicole Steel.

When you transact with Nicole, you feel as if you’re her only client. (You’re not by the way…and I still have no idea how she manages to give all her clients such individualized and specialized attention!)

Her proactive approach (she’ll answer your questions before you can even ask them!), extensive network of referrals (engineers, electricians, designers, inspectors etc.), impressively sharp negotiation skills and her honesty and integrity are second to none.”

Kelly Luff Weldon

“Nicole exceeded our expectations as a real estate professional. She came to us highly recommended by a friend who grew up in New Canaan and knows the business well. Nicole has a wonderful personality and knows what she is doing. Her advice was right on target, her energy and positive outlook was contagious. Nicole did a fabulous job marketing our family home and we had multiple high bids within days of listing. Nicole is a great negotiator, social media guru, very strategic and she sees the big picture. We highly recommend Nicole Steel.”

Tim McCaffrey

“ Nicole was highly recommended by a neighbor and executed the sale of our home with fantastic precision. We were out of state having already moved and she could not have managed our stress around the sale of our house any better. We have worked with Realtors in the area before, Nicole is a client first Realtor…… a dying breed.”

Mark J Mistretta

“ I recommend Nicole enthusiastically for any real estate transaction. Throughout the purchase of my house she was efficient and courteous and did all she could to smooth the process. And she did it all through very late pregnancy and the birth of her second child. Overall, a very impressive show! Accept no substitutes!”

Brian Rushton

“ Nicole is an excellent realtor with extensive experience of the buying and selling processes. She represented us on the purchase of our new home, while simultaneously helping us to sell our previous home (both in Fairfield County, CT). She was always responsive to the many questions we had along the way, no matter how big or small or the hour of the day, and kept us updated throughout key stages of the process. Her advice and guidance was invaluable, as was her local market knowledge. She understood our needs perfectly and always factored in those needs to every decision. In addition, Nicole always thought one step ahead, enabling us to navigate buying and selling a home very smoothly. We would highly recommend Nicole and would definitely work with her again.”

Ashley Brooke Lynn

“ Nicole is the best! She was the perfect agent for us as we purchased our first home – guiding us through the entire process (answering numerous phone calls and emails) and putting us at ease when our neuroses set in. We highly recommend Nicole and look forward to working with her again!”

Brian D.

“ Nicole was our realtor for the the sale of our condo in Stamford and the purchase of our new home in New Canaan, so we were able to witness her skills on both sides of real estate transactions.

You will not find a more professional, knowledgeable and dedicated realtor who advocates for her clients’ interest at every step in the process. On the sale side, Nicole’s advice on everything from staging to pricing could not have been more on point, and it paid quick returns. She also brings years of sophisticated real estate negotiation experience to the table, which shows. On the buy side, she was proactive in identifying properties which met our needs (and wants!) and providing great insight into the market for bidding strategies.

Throughout both deals, Nicole was always very responsive, answering any questions we might have had in short order. She is also very direct and honest in her assessments, which is a very good thing. All of these qualities helped take as much of the stress out of the process as is possible. As a mark of her intellect and experience, whenever there was a judgment call to be made, her instincts proved correct. With her guidance, we were able to go from looking at houses to signing contracts on both transactions within six weeks, an unheard of timeline. We have already recommended Nicole to friends, neighbors and co-workers, and will happily continue to do so.”


“ Nicole worked closely with us for over two years to find a house that met our needs in location, size and cost. She understood our needs and sensitivities even before we knew what we wanted. She showed great patience and personal interest in helping us during our on-again, off-again search. We firmly believe we would not have found the proper home without the expert assistance we received from Nicole.”

Trish Hamlin

“ Prior to engaging Ms. Steel I had used another real estate agent for six months. The first agent never even got an offer. Ms. Steel found a buyer within two days who paid essentially full price.”

Miriam Thune

“ Ms. Steel exhibited a thorough knowledge of relevant real estate according to my area of interest, displayed via a very professional demeanor, which were two deciding factors in my choosing her to act as buyer’s agent for my husband and myself. Her consequent close follow up and negotiation on my behalf with all parties involved in the purchasing process as well as mortgage specialist, and the will to work outside of normal daily working hours, are reasons I will utilize her services again in future, as well as to highly recommend her to anyone interested in a serious professional relationship with an agent who acts on her clients’ needs.”

Chris & Liz L.

“ Nicole represented us on both the sale of our previous home and the purchase of our new home, delivering great results on both sides. Why we chose Nicole (and would happily do it again): *Market knowledge – Knew New Canaan inside and out *Negotiation skills – Worked hard for us as sellers and buyers *Presentation – Great tips to stage our home and appeal to the widest pool of buyers *Persistence – Followed up and kept us up to date with buyer feedback, showings, etc. *Availability – Easily a text, email or phone call away to answer anything we needed through the process *Problem-solving – Created solutions and smoothed the bumps along the way (which there always are in real estate)”

Kathryn McCord

“ Nicole was absolutely fantastic to work with. She got our house sold in a month for about 20% more than other New Canaan agents told us to even list it for. She truly cares about her clients and will fight to get you the best deal not just the quickest, easiest sale. She was very professional in all aspects of the sale from the beginning and made it her personal duty to make the whole process as easy on us as possible. She definitely went above and beyond what I would expect from a realtor – she bought light timers for our house and came by after showings because we were having issues with other agents not locking doors. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone buying or selling a home.”

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