In 2017, Sarah Martzolf, Hayley Bumpas and Kristen Nelson combined forces to create The Martzolf Group. With over 45 years of combined real estate experience, The Martzolf Group delivers to you expert knowledge of the New Orleans real estate market, founded community and business relationships, and a keen eye for design. The Martzolf Group is confident they present their clients with highest level luxury real estate experience.
Sarah’s passion is helping buyers and sellers maximize their property value and experience through strategic planning and design. Be it a seller getting a home ready for sale, or, a buyer understanding how to make a space work for their lifestyle, Sarah has a deep understanding how to enhance its livability and value. Sarah's expertise with staging and making improvements allows her to best position her client's for sale. In addition, her vast experience and communication skills allow her to be a strong ally for her clients.
Kristen began her real estate career working in commercial real estate development, this diverse background has given Kristen a unique perspective of the local market, across neighborhoods and property types. Kristen knows and loves all areas of New Orleans, and has enjoyed focusing much of her experience in the French Quarter, Old Metairie, and Uptown New Orleans, where she is a long-time resident. A consummate professional, Kristen takes the time to build strong, lasting relationships with her clients, and has grown her business through her large network of clients and contacts across the city.
Hayley started her real estate business in 2011 after a successful career practicing law. She received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2004 and practiced in the areas of Domestic and Community Property Law before clerking in the Civil District Court for Orleans Parish. Hayley’s background in contract law and her passion for real estate are utilized daily at McEnery Residential to ensure success for our team and clients.
Molly, a native Atlantan moved to New Orleans in 2014. Molly graduated from the University of Mississippi with a BS in Consumer Science and has worked in design, marketing, and retail industry over the past 10 years. Molly has passion for interior design, architecture and landscape but also understands her clients’ needs for practicality and functionality as a mother of little ones.
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Kristen and the team at The Martzolf Group provided great real estate services with the purchase of our property. Highly recommended!
We worked with Hayley Bumpas and she was wonderful. Very responsive and easy to work with. I would highly recommend her and the Martzolf Group to anyone who is looking to buy or sell real estate because you will get top notch service.
This was the second time my daughter & I worked with Hayley in finding a rental In New Orleans. Her knowledge of the different neighborhoods is excellent and her negotiating skills were extremely helpful in securing a rental. I would wholeheartedly recommend Hayley to anyone looking to purchase or rent in New Orleans.
This was the second time that my daughter and I worked with Hayley to find a rental In New Orleans. Her knowledge of the different neighborhoods is excellent and her negotiating skills were extremely helpful in securing our rental. I would wholeheartedly recommend her service to anyone looking for a purchase or rental in New Orleans!
Five star service all the way! I recently worked with Kristen and The Martzolf Group for the purchase of my new home as well as the sale of my previous home. Kristen was beyond professional and effective. I could not have asked for a better experience.
The whole team at the Martzolf Group was amazing. Sarah was patient and flexible in showing us a myriad of houses. She really worked to understand our (my) preferences in a house. When we finally settled on one to make an offer on, she and Hayley were absolutely brilliant as we worked through this unknown process as new home buyers. They supported us every step of the way with valuable insights and information. When an 11th-hour hiccup occurred, they didn't even blink and went about finding a solution to the problem. What can be a fraught and difficult process was made easier by knowing I was in the right hands and could trust the people I was working with.
This has been our 2nd time working with the Martzolf group. The first was 4-5 years ago with a purchase of a residential house; we worked with Sarah on that transaction. Our second was recently with the purchase of another residential house and the sale of the original house; we worked primarily with Hayley but Sarah was also involved. Because our first experience was so positive, there was no question about returning to this group to manage our 2nd purchase/sale. We are not local to NOLA; managing real estate transactions remotely is challenging. These ladies helped us through the process and made it relatively stress free. They are extremely knowledgeable, personable, and professional. Their attention to detail, recommendations, responsiveness to inquiries, and follow through were exemplary. The closing for all properties went forward without any glitches. If we were to be involved in future real estate ventures in the New Orleans area, we would not consider using any other real estate organization. The Martzolf Group is as good as it gets.
We all feel very happy with the selling of 2 properties and the purchasing of 1. Everyone in the Martzolf Group was so helpful and available.
Sarah, Kristen, & Samantha were amazing to work with. I was able to visit all the properties I was interested in, learn the pros & cons of each building, and find my dream condo because of their intimate knowledge of the area. More importantly, they made the negotiation and closing process so smooth, we were able to close two weeks early! I would absolutely work with them again and recommend them to anyone looking to buy in the area.
The ladies were wonderful helping me in finding exactly what I wanted. We dealt with a difficult seller and things went very smoothly considering. I was and am very happy with McEnery Residential and the The Martzolf Group. I would certainly refer them to anyone.
My husband and I worked with Hayley and The Martzolf Group to sell our home and purchase a new home. We had a fantastic experience. Hayley was extremely professional and always ready to give advice or help. Her whole team made our house look its very best, and it sold in just a few days!
When buying or selling a home, no one compares to The Martzolf Group! We worked with the amazing Sarah Martzolf to buy our first home in New Orleans, and she made it such a smooth and pleasant experience -- so much so that 6 years later, she and The Martzolf Group was our first call when we were looking to move. Hayley worked with us daily, supporting us throughout the process to stage and list our home while searching for a new one. Hayley, Sarah, Kristen, and Molly (because they truly all work as a team to support their clients) are so knowledgeable about the market and what we were looking for. With patience and good humor, they guided us every step of the way, leaving no detail to chance. We were thrilled with how quickly our house sold. We are so happy with our new home, but if the time every comes to sell, TMG will once again be our first call. Thank you, ladies!