Daniel Santel & Samantha Keck
What do you love most about your neighborhood?
We love that it’s a quiet neighborhood! It’s a great community.
What was your journey like buying a home?
Stressful and overwhelming at times, but worth it in the end.
What surprised you the most about the home buying process?
How long it takes and how much certain things cost!
My experience working with Kathy was_______.
Great! She showed us all the homes we were interested in seeing, answered our questions, and gave us tips along the way.
Where did you grow up? How did you decide to stay here?
We both grew up in New Baden, the next town over. We plan on moving back in the future. Trenton is only a 5 minute drive 😊
What is your proudest accomplishment?
Our proudest accomplishment has been buying our first house together and making it feel like home. Also, building our privacy fence!
What was your childhood ambition?
My childhood ambition was to be in the medical field and to have a family
(Sam) and mine was to be a lawyer (Danny)
What’s your favorite hidden gem?
Our favorite hidden gems are Wally’s in Breese and Dairy Haven in Caseyville
What’s been your biggest challenge?
Our biggest challenge has been getting use to taking care of the yard and general house maintenance that comes with buying a home.
What was your first job?
My first job was Mister Bulkys [candy store] in the mall (Sam) My first job was Baden Bowl.
What’s your greatest inspiration?
We are each other’s inspiration. Our parents have also inspired us.
What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Top on our bucket list is to travel somewhere tropical!
What organizations do you love?
All of the small town organizations around here!!