Client Testimonials

"It's not easy to organize and buy a property in the San Diego area when you live in Switzerland, but the stars aligned and we found the right person in Kurtney Noonan to bring this to fruition in August 2010 when we began looking, through early November 2010.  That's right, 13 weeks from "search to close" done remotely from Europe!  Without Kurtney the purchase of our beautiful condo on Mission Beach would not have happened.


We met in early August to begin hunting for properties with a decent idea of what we wanted and Kurtney was more than prepared with various property ideas given our short two-week stay in San Diego.  On the last day we made the decision on the Mission Beach condo and made an offer to the seller.  From this point forward (we then left for the rest of our vacation and returned to Switzerland) is when Kurtney's truly amazing customer service, knowledge, and professionalism helped make this all happen. From negotiating and securing the price we wanted, to helping us deal with the myriad issues related to the inspections, questions/paperwork for the mortgage, home insurance, the HOA, solving a garden water pipe problem, as well as helping us through the mountain of documentation required...Kurtney was there every step of the way.  With the 9 hour time difference between San Diego and Switzerland, she was with us night and day, literally, to keep on top of all of the details, guide the other service providers, and gave us lots of great advice and support on anything we needed help with.  It was a virtuoso performance that clearly exceeded all of our expectations!


Along the way we gained a great friend in Kurtney.  We'll look nowhere else if we ever decide to buy or sell another property in the San Diego area again.


Peter and Mami Schmidt

V.P. Philip Morris International

"Kurtney Noonan has been an absolute joy to work with during our recent home sale and purchase.  Neither transaction was 'easy', however, the perseverance and knowledge that Kurtney brings to the table allowed us to close both deals in a timely manner.  We were able to sell our house for the asking price, and get our new house for a fantastic deal.  A tremendous amount of behind-the-scenes work was performed by Kurtney, which allowed my wife and I not to get tied up in all the minutia.  She is a very professional realtor who can provide results in even the toughest markets.  We used Kurtney when we bought our first property in San Diego in 2006, and likewise had outstanding results.  I highly recommend anyone considering either buying or selling a house to give Kurtney a call.  

Josh and Melissa Teigiser

Promethius/Sempa Utilities

"Kurtney Noonan has been our realtor since we entered the world of home owning years ago! Her drive, energy, commitment, and business savvy keep us coming back. Kurtney knows the housing market; and in today’s environment, intelligence and experience are absolutely critical – Kurtney has it all! Whether you are a buyer or a seller, Kurtney will listen to your needs, ensure your needs are met/exceeded and answer all our questions along the way. Working with a trustworthy and seasoned agent is so important when you are dealing with your most prized financial investment, and Kurtney helps ensure your transactions run smoothly and that everything from A to Z is taken care of. She is a true professional."

Mindy Doneux
Director of Marketing - Wells Fargo

“I have worked with Kurtney Noonan at Re-Max Distinctive Properties for multiple real estate transactions. In every case she has been efficient, timely, and highly professional. She helped us to identify clearly what our needs and wants were, and in turn quickly lined up properties for us to view.  Working with Kurtney was a pleasure – we will use her again in the future, and
I highly recommend her to others.”

Scott G. Kyle
CEO/Chief Investment Office, Coastwise Capital Group, LLC


"Kurtney far and away exceeded every expectation I could have for a realtor. She is knowledgeable, thorough, and experienced beyond any otherrealtor I have worked with. I would trust her with any real estate transaction.  Kurtney is also very personable – she can work with any personality type and makes even the most difficult transactions smooth. There is nothing she can’t handle, and that gives any buyer or seller working with her the confidence that if it can be done, it will be done."

Lars Helgeson

"Bottom line...I only work with people that I can trust, have integrity, and work hard. Unfortunately, these people are few and far between. It brings me relief that I have a contact in the San Diego real estate field that possesses all of these attributes. That is why when I, family, and friends need help with Real Estate...with confidence Kurtney gets the call."

James A. Cutri
Vice President, Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc.

"Having Kurtney as our realtor and advocate enabled us to beat out other potential buyers and walk away with our dream house. Her tenacity and in-depth knowledge of the real estate market in San Diego made all the difference!  Unlike other realtors we had encountered, Kurtney was always forthcoming with her opinion and gave us solid advice regarding how to place a winning bid in a competitive real estate market. Her expertise and common sensical approach to real estate was the perfect combination for us and allowed us to seamlessly purchase a home that we love."

Paul and Jennifer Heidemann
Partner, Barney and Barney 


“Shortly after moving to San Diego we started working with Kurtney to find a home. She found us a rental for the short term and then worked with us for 6 months to find just the right house for our family. She is extremely knowledgeable about San Diego markets and could give us the pros & cons of living in each submarket and often of each street. In addition to being very professional, she's an extremely nice person and a pleasure to drive around town with. I highly recommend working with Kurtney!”


Paul Kaseburg

Nicholas Land Company 


"Kurtney represented me when I needed to sell my home quickly in the midst of a down market. She is a master negotiator
and has impeccable instincts for the real estate market. Because of her, I was able to sell my home far faster than expected and for top dollar. Her integrity is second to none and she has definitely earned me as a client for life!"


Andrea Alfonzo

Director, Global Programs and Field Marketing at EMC


"I could not pass by this moment to stop and once again reiterate my gratitude to you for ALL that you have done to help my family through this tremendously stressful, emotional and challenging situation. I don't know what it is about selling and buying a home that brings up such intense emotions, but I have often found myself looking at this whole situation as if from a cloud. I can witness all the emotion, frustration, excitement, fear and joy from above - and through it all - you have been there every step of the way.

While I knew that you were a wonderful person through my encounters with you as a fellow preschool mom, I in no way was prepared for the tremendous person you would show yourself to be through this whole process of selling/buying a future home. You have held my hand personally, acting not only as a top-notch realtor, but also a counselor, mediator, and most special...a true friend! Your sensitivity and compassion though this all, especially in your interactions with my mother, have touched my heart in such an amazing way. I am so grateful that God brought you into our lives! It is evident that you take pride in not only doing your job exceptionally well, but also in establishing a rapport with your clients that far surpasses the typical realtor/client relationship. I love that you sit so patiently not only listening to the never-ending stories of our lives, but also engaging in the laughter and sharing. What a breath of fresh air among many people who often come off as inauthentic!"

Katie Bolstad 


"Kurtney is amazing. She has helped me sell 4 properties and buy 2, and with every transaction I am put completely at ease through the entire process. Real estate transactions are complicated and can often be stressful. With Kurtney as your agent, that stress goes away. Not only does she work hard for her clients, her knowledge of local markets, sales strategies, tenacity, and professionalism give all parties the confidence that everything will go smoothly.

For my own experience, she's had to deal with unethical behavior in the other party, short escrows, and every manner of complication. And the amazing thing is that every time, Kurtney has successfully fought through the bureaucracy and red tape. I don't think there's another agent out there that combines everything you would want in one person. I would stake my reputation on her Kurtney - she is the best you will find, without exception."




"Kurtney was great through the whole process. I have sold many houses, but none as easy as this one with her proven skills and expertise! She puts everything into her clients needs and the properties appeal! I would recommend Courtney for a first time home owner/buyer or someone that has sold/bought 1000 homes in the past. You cannot go wrong with her professionalism and skills!!"