Cathleen Engel

    Cathleen Engel

    Cathleen is a full-time Real Estate Professional since 2016. Cathleen, together with her husband, Monte Engel, are devoted to helping good people buy and sell residential and investment real estate.

    Thinking about your next move? Let's connect to make sure you're informed when it's time to make your move! We are committed to providing you with outstanding service to make your home and real estate transaction a fulfilling and satisfying one. If you are moving across town, the state, or the country, we will empower you with current market information and work with you to find the solution that best fits your needs.

    Cathleen is a graduate of North Dakota State University with degrees in Architecture and Environmental Design. Building on 20 years of experience in planning, design, and programming as an architect and interior designer, expanding into real estate is an exciting journey. A rural western North Dakota native, Cathleen grew up on a farm in the country and has lived in cities of all sizes from small to mid-sized to major metropolitan areas. Having lived in a variety of rural, town and urban environments, Cathleen can relate to your real estate needs.

    Cathleen understands and respects your time is valuable, and during time away from work she is passionate about spending time outdoors cycling and hiking (the Maah Daah Hey Trail is a favorite!). Reading non-fiction, travel, and gardening are favorite pastimes.

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    My Client Testimonials

    Cathleen went above and beyond in all aspects of our house buying process. She helped us research comparable sales in our area along with being available in a moments notice for showings. We highly recommend her services and will work with her in the future. ~ Ellen Duffey Bismarck,ND
    The time Cathleen took on her initial walkthrough, her attention to detail and all the little touches like how the pictures literally walk you through the houses she lists all led to us picking her. Also, she sends hand written thank you notes! We would recommend Cathleen 100 times over! ~ Kris and Mike Jahner; Bismarck ND
    Cathleen was amazing!!! As a 1st time home buyer I knew nothing or what to expect and Cathleen walked me through each step and was informative and was available every step of the way! Would definitely pick her again for my next purchase. ~ Jericho Swanson, Washburn ND
    Cathleen was very helpful during the entire home buying process. She is on point, knowledgeable, and very patient. She is so kind and really made the home buying process an enjoyable and exciting time for us. ~ Brannigan
    I initially met Cathleen at an open house and from that point we explored other homes. Based on those experiences with her, when it came time to sell my home, I knew hands down that I wanted Cathleen to handle this transaction too. Cathleen ensured the smoothest, quickest sale of my home. ~ DeLana, Bismarck, ND
    Cathleen Engel was assigned to us by our loan agency when we purchased our first house and we were very pleased when we worked with her at that time. When we decided to sell and buy this time, we immediately reached out to her because of our previous experience with her. She is excellent. Cathleen is an amazing agent and went above and beyond to help us buy and sell. Her follow up and communication is timely, her knowledge of the area and industry is incredible and she does a wonderful job. ~ Sarah Drebelbis, Mandan
    We have worked with Cathleen on both purchasing and selling and have always been very happy. She is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and understands her clients needs. Cathleen always made us feel as though we were her only clients. Shes very easy to talk to and understands concerns. She would get answers and solutions to any issues. She really went above and beyond. ~ Jeff & Sandra Buckles
    Cathleen was the best! She puts her customers first and we always knew what was going on. Cathleen was very prompt and professional on everything! Cathleen was so helpful and wanted the best for us! ~ Cassandra
    I am not always the easiest person to work with, but Cathleen handled everything with ease which was always nice to have the reassurance. Cathleen knows what she is doing and thinks of everything.
    Cathleen Engel is hands down the best in the business!!!! As new buyers, we were BLOWN AWAY by the services we received from Cathleen Engel!!!! Top notch!!!! Can’t think of a single thing I would change!!! She went above and beyond to make this whole process of buying a home both simple and as stress free as possible!!! Wouldn’t work with anyone besides Cathleen in the future and would highly recommend her!!!
    Cathleen Engel knew my property had been on the market for over a year and that I was already living out of state. She knew I didn't have a lot of wiggle room on price and she embraced these challenges. I had just about given up and was ready to foreclose. I was stressed, tired, and jaded with the process and Cathleen revived my hope with her drive and optimism. Cathleen is an active seller, if she can't do it, I don't imagine anyone can! ~ Logan Greeley, Las Vegas NV
    We moved in from out of state with absolutely no knowledge of the area, and what was available. Cathleen showed us different properties before we decided on our current home. She walked us through every step of the process from beginning to end, completely eliminating much of the stresses involved with the process!! Cathleen is the best, and I would highly recommend her!!!! ~ Charles Hall, Flasher, ND
    Cathleen was extremely helpful, prompt, and friendly during the buying process. She had excellent communication and was a delight to work with. ~ Reece Vega - Mandan, ND
    Everything Cathleen did for us, from walking us through the process to the final sale was A++. The sale was much faster than I had anticipated. But aside from that, Cathleen was extremely helpful in guiding us through. Always answered our questions in a very timely manner. I strongly recommend Cathleen Engel to all. ~ Bob Larson, Bismarck
    She did an excellent job for us and will refer her without hesitation ~ Curt & Marilyn Bismarck
    Cathleen more than met my expectations! Made my first home purchase very easy and fun. ~ Deb Larson, Bismarck
    Cathleen did an awesome job trying to sell our lots. She was very dedicated and patient. Great personality and loved working with here. Everyone of the item above she was a hundred percent in. We couldn't have done this without Cathleen. She is very knowledgeable and worked hard for us. We would never have sold these lots without Cathleen's expertise. Thanks again Cathleen. We will definitely tell anyone trying to sell or buy about you. You are awesome. ~ Tim and Mary Johnson
    Cathleen did a great job in fulfilling our needs.
    After the first phone call with Cathleen Engel regarding the listing of our home, she agreed to meet and look at the property. Cathleen had great perspective and was very pleasant to deal with. She provided meaningful and worthwhile suggestions to improve our chances of selling, and she helped us stage the home to create a more appealing look. Cathleen hosted several open houses, and she worked tirelessly until our house was sold. I am convinced that if we had not hired Cathleen, we would not have sold as quickly as we did, or perhaps not at all. It is clear that not only does Cathleen have a passion for real estate, she has a passion for her clients and helping people. I could write a book on how great she was to deal with, but it won't make sense until you hire her for the purchase or sale of your next home. ~ Jeff B., Bismarck. North Dakota
    Cathleen is incredibly detail-oriented and knowledgeable of what it takes to get your house sold! She is an out-of-the-box thinker with great resources at her disposal. She is patient and ever-courteous! I also used her to purchase my new home. I would definitely recommend her services to anyone! ~ Karen Nicholson, Bismarck
    Cathleen Engel is very knowledge and very patient through this process. She always made time for us while we were house shopping. We were so lucky to find Cathleen and would recommend her to all our friends and family. ~ Paul and Linnette Bismarck, ND
    Hit it off with her at an open house and she was the perfect person to understand what we wanted in a house. All of her suggestions were spot on for the size and style we were looking for. From start to close she made time for us any day of the week and had good council and advice to help us get the most out the deal. ~ Tate Messmer, Bismarck
    House is sold. I am happy. Cathleen is a whip cracker and a motivator. I imagine that could rub someone the wrong way, but it is exactly what I needed and I imagine many need.
    We met her at an open house and she was very helpful with questions we had about home buying and the whole process. She was available to meet, call, email with any questions we had about all of these things. She was flexible to meet on our schedule. Overall experience with Cathleen was wonderful.
    Cathleen Engel is very knowledgeable, professional and understanding. She did a great job catering to my personal needs when selling my house. I have and will continue to recommend her to everyone I know. ~ Nathan, Bismarck, ND
    Cathleen more than met my expectations.
    The most important thing for our buying experience was that the Agent understood what we were looking for and our likes and dislikes. The most important thing for selling experience was that the Agent could give us a value and marketing plan. And through this process we also realized that it is important to have a stellar Agent; Cathleen Engel is exactly that. Cathleen would always provide us with the pros and cons of each decision, which allowed us to confidently make the right choice for us. We never once felt like she tried to influence us unless we asked her opinion. She was responsive to every last question we had (there were thousands) and came up with many additional items to address that we hadn't even thought of. Cathleen was invaluable in suggesting staging for showings, deciding what upgrades to do before listing, and keeping track of the thousands of tasks and deadlines that came up after the contract was in place. The showing, selling, buying, and moving process with two young children is even more stressful than one would imagine. Cathleen's attention to detail, planning, and knowledge made the entire thing so much easier for us. She understood our limitations with time and communication and adapted to make meetings, showings, and closing as painless as possible for us. Cathleen was understanding and reassuring when we would waffle on something due to our general state of stress. I wouldn't even consider going through the selling process again without her being involved. A significant amount of proceeds is given up to commission and I am confident that she earned every bit of it. ~ M Rayda, Mandan, ND
    She was very awesome to work with. She is never pushy, which we really appreciated! She keeps your concerns in the front of her mind and is always trying to do what is best for you as the buyer.
    Cathleen was extremely responsive, had a deep understanding of the market, provided valuable advice regarding both selling and purchasing, and was simply a joy to work with. She was always on top of what needed to happen when it needed to happen and provided all the support we needed to make our transaction a smooth one. We owe the fact that we purchased our new home to her suggestion that we consider a property that we thought, upon first blush, to be out of our reach. Due to her understanding of the market and well-reasoned negotiation support, we were able to make our dream a reality. She really stands out because she'd always go that extra little bit that differentiates good service from great--little things like calling to let us know how parts of the process were going, lending us moving boxes, and getting us birthday cakes when we were in the depths of preparing our house. This was, without a doubt, the best real estate transaction I've ever been involved in and I think it can largely be attributed to Cathleen's superior service. Cathleen is a super-star. ~ Ryan, Mandan, ND
    Cathleen was very professional, looked good and dressed neat, very considerate and polite, and did everything she could to the best of her knowledge. ~ Mary Johnson, Parshall ND
    Cathleen was willing to adjust her schedule to fit mine, kept me updated regarding new listings. Was easy to work with. ~ V Zimmerman, Mandan, ND
    Cathleen did an exceptional job helping us get the right home for us. She listened to our needs and wants, was easy to contact even from 3 states away. She made sure that everything went smoothly and efficiently for us. I would recommend anyone wanting a home to use Cathleen. ~ J Derrico
    Cathleen had an outstanding attention to detail, she was able to answer all my questions as a first time home buyer. She worked hard on the contracts and receiving extensions when things didn't work smoothly. Overall, she helped keep things moving along and kept calm which was comforting during this process. ~ Sandra - Bismarck, ND

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      My Credentials and Memberships

      • Ninja Installation Graduate
      • North Dakota Real Estate Broker Associate. Affiliated with Century 21 Morrison Realty
      • National Association of REALTORS®; North Dakota Association of REALTORS®; Bismarck-Mandan Association of REALTORS®
      • National Association of REALTORS® Accredited Buyer’s Representative® (ABR®)
      • National Association of REALTORS® Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)
      • National Association of REALTORS® Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®)
      • U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional
      • Licensed Architect, North Dakota & Wisconsin
      • Registered Interior Designer, Wisconsin

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