Keith is an accomplished and skilled Sales Professional. He started in the hotel industry when he was only 19 years old and worked his way up the corporate ladder over the years due to his work ethic, determination, creativity, and ability to establish strong trusting relationships with clients and customers. His past experience as a Hotel Manager and Director of Sales has taught him that hospitality and customer service are the key ingredients to a successful career and client relationships. Since joining Gardner Realtors in 2015, Keith has created a loyal following of repeat clientele. Heis regarded as a fierce negotiator, creative problem-solver and loyal advocate for his clients. Clients rave about his willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done to their satisfaction. All of these attributes contributed to him winning Gertrude Gardner's Rising Star award in 2016. He has continued to be an award winning Realtor each year since joining the agency,
Keith is a New Orleans native but spent about 50% of his time on the North Shore as well while growing up. In his adult life, he has owned homes on both the North and South Shore. His knowledge of New Orleans, and it's surrounding neighborhoods/parishes, make him an excellent choice whether you are considering selling, buying, or investing in Real Estate.
If you are looking for an agent with experience, Keith should be your first choice because not only is he an agent, but he has first hand knowledge in of the home buying/selling experience because he has personally bought, sold, and renovated 21 houses in the past 23 years.
I’M LOCAL. I’M GLOBAL!
Keith has connections to the very best real estate professionals through his worldwide invitation-only network. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World includes over 500 market-leading real estate firms. The network sells over a million homes and connect tens of thousands of buyers and sellers each year. This strategic partnership between GARDNER REALTORS and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World provides Keith and his clients with world-class marketing and resources, allowing him to provide you with the very best service.
"We worked with Keith in the spring of 2019 to find our "age in place " home, and he did a fantastic job for us. I have purchased two previous homes directly from the owners, and thought we had done very well. But after working with a realtor like Keith, I can honestly say we did much better on the purchase of this home. Keith had many insights, both positive and negative, on the houses we looked at and made offers on. We withdrew one offer due to inspection findings, and when the perfect house came up for sale, Keith jumped on it with us. Keith is very quick to respond, and detail oriented. He also arranged all our inspections with the best available experts in their area, and that made quite a difference."
"Keith did a fantastic job handling all aspects in purchasing our house. He is very thorough in reviewing the details of area market comparisons. He will walk you through each step in the buying process and make you aware of any deficiencies that need to be considered. Very pleased with his representation as an agent!"
"Keith made the home buying process a complete delight! He was always available and stayed in touch with us for 3 years as we got prepared to buy our first home. 3 years, that is extreme loyalty!!! He has become an extension of our family and anyone would be lucky to get to work with him throughout thier home buying process. I cannot stress enough what an amazing realtor Keith is and how grateful we are for him! He was so helpful in all of his suggestions and our entire process ran so smoothly because of him! We will recommend him to anyone and everyone that will listen!!!"
Jon & Lisa Helms
"We met Keith at an open house and so glad we did! We were new to the area and Keith was a wealth of information and so patient! He was available with short notice and thoughtfully planned out many weekends of house shopping for our family. We found a fantastic home above our expectation and Keith made the entire process fun. His personality was a great match and his sense of humor a bonus. We would HIGHLY recommend Keith to anyone looking for a home in the greater New Orleans area. "
"I would recommend Keith to my friends, family, co-workers (which I have already done) and I would ask him to be our agent again come the time to resell and buy a new home. I want to point out that we did not even know Keith before this. I have no bias to recommend him other than my house-buying experience.
From the beginning, he made me and my wife feel that we could freely say what we wanted, and he was receptive professionally and as a fellow human. He kept in close touch throughout the entire process. When looking at houses, I appreciated his aptitude for identifying the challenges that each house would present in regard to the prospect of reselling if we decided to do so later on. He did not hold back in that respect, and that was for our benefit. After having lived in our house for over two months now, I do not feel as if I have gotten into a situation I was unaware of. We are very happy where we are.
This guy works hard. I don't think he sees it any other way. Despite having injured his leg at the time, he was early for every appointment and meeting even if he was coming from the other side of town. At each meeting he would give updates, define what he was going to do, and he would go out and actually do it! He also made it a habit to explain to us why he spent his time working or focusing on certain areas for us. This was very important to me. When it came time for inspection of the house we wanted, he made all the inspection appointments for us. We had a situation with our roof, which he was able to arrange for its inspection and successfully negotiate in our offer. I cannot think of a single, tangible point of improvement that I would suggest that Keith do differently in order to deliver a better service to his clients. We were lucky to have Keith, and we wish him and his clients much success in the future."
"As a first-time homebuyer I am so happy that I chose to work with Keith. He is an excellent agent and he was patient, knowledgeable and a great communicator. He was committed to helping us find our perfect first house! He guided us through the whole process from start to finish and we trusted him through each step of the way. I highly recommend him! "
"Keith worked with us for several months to find our perfect first home in New Orleans. He is extremely knowledgeable about real estate across New Orleans having had lived in a number of neighborhoods over the years. He was very readily available at all hours to set up viewing appointments, walk us through contracts, and go over inspection reports. Keith works very hard and is totally on the side of his client. I never felt any pressure to make an offer before we found the perfect place. We are now living in a fantastic home that we are very happy with thanks to Keith. I would absolutely recommend him to friends and family and will definitely use him for future real estate transactions."
"This was my first time buying a house on my own with financing. Keith was recommended by a friend and he immediately went to work for me creating search criteria and showing me houses. He is extremely knowledgeable on a wide variety of essential topics and issues in judging houses, neighborhoods, and priorities. As we looked at houses over the weeks, he frequently asked clarifying questions that I realized were insightful about my reactions and what I wanted. Keith was candid about every detail we came across and he always explained the ins and outs of the process very well.
For financing, I used Keith's recommendation and I am so glad. They handled every little issue that came up for me and executed the details to the end without a hitch. Keith oversaw each step, but honestly these people were completely great on their own.
When I found a house and started negotiating, Keith advised me when I asked and then guided me in making decisions without ever telling me what to do. He presented our offers and answers at each stage and negotiated tough at just the right moment. I got a really good deal. Keith insists that you know and understand what's happening so you can make your own decisions, through negotiating, inspections, and closing, yet he is always by your side to educate and guide you.
I give the highest possible recommendation for this guy."