141 Union Blvd Ste 200
Lakewood, CO 80228
Knowing What to Do and Doing What We Promise by Representing Your Best Interest, Fulfilling Your Unique Requirements and Providing Meaningful Consultation in Optimizing Your Real Estate Decisison!!!
EXPERIENCE - KNOWLEDGE - EXPERTISE - INTEGRITY - PROACTIVE CLIENT SUPPORT
"KNOWING WHAT TO DO and DOING WHAT WE PROMISE"
We have been a successful Team for many years as husband and wife, parents, business partners and providers of goodwill, friendship and consultative assistance to our friends, neighbors, clients, business associates and acquaintances. Our lives have been driven by integrity, being positive thinkers, being excellent listeners, being creative problem solvers and being motivated by helping others fulfill their unique goals, objectives and personal desires.
We have a proven record of success over the past 16 years in residential real estate market as residential real estate brokers, land developers and custom home builders in the Greater Denver Area. We are members of Coldwell Banker's Presidents Circle and one of Coldwell Banker's Top Producing Partnerships. Our unique expertise in marketing, market analysis, financial evaluation and analysis, strategic negotiations and home building has provided our clients valuable assistance in meeting their real estate requirements. We approach our business from a 'CONSULTATIVE BASIS" helping/educate our clients 1) to understand how to optimize the home buying and selling process, 2) to understand the financial implications of home ownership, 3) to define their critical needs and 3) to utilize our specialized expertise to represent their best interest and to fulfill their unique requirements. We have helped many out-of-state buyers relocate to the Greater Denver Area.
Areas of Expertise
Utilizing his financial and business experience, Jim is able to provide our Clients meaningful insights into the financial benefits of home ownership, market/financial analysis and negotiations. He has developed a PowerPoint Presentation that simplifies the financial understanding of the home buying/selling process by non-financial people. The presentation has been a very valuable tool for our clients in understanding the after tax benefits of home ownership, home pricing and negotiations. Appleby Real Estate Brokers has been invited into local area companies to make Educational Presentations to employees who are First Time Home Buyers and have successfully assisted many of these employees purchase their first home. Because of Jim’s experience as a luxury custom home builder and land developer, Jim has a significant expertise in the buying and selling of land. Jim works with a local bank in marketing all of their foreclosed properties and with local builders in finding land and marketing/selling their new construction projects.
Barbara’s very strong sales, interpersonal and communications skills when coupled with her expertise in real estate contracts and effective organization/follow-up skills, ensures that our clients real estate transactions are executed in a timely, rewarding and enjoyable manner. She has significant expertise in the sales and marketing of all price levels of homes. Barbara has significant expertise in identifying decorating opportunities/ideas to help clients get their homes ready for sale.
Jim and Barbara have also been successful residential custom home builders and land developers. For Buyers looking to purchase homes to renovate and create instant home equity, we can provide consultation and insights to find homes that can provide this type of opportunity. After the home purchase, we can provide assistance in getting meaningful discounts from subcontractors and material suppliers to help in the renovation activities.
Education and Training
Jim is an entrepreneur, a MBA, a CMA and a past CPA who has taught masters level courses in entrepreneurship, strategic business planning, finance and accounting as an Adjunct Professor at the Colorado School of Mines, University of Denver and Regis University. He has been a CEO, COO and CFO of both Public and Private Corporations. In his Corporate days, Jim was the cheif negotiator on over 75 business and real estate acquisitions and divestitures. Jim has an undergraduate degree in Economic/Accounting from Wittenberg University in Ohio and a MBA from the University of Minnesota in Finance and Information Systems.
Barbara attended the University of Minnesota and has her GRI designation.
Barbara and Jim have also been the owners and operators of several sucessful small businesses that they started.
Awards And Designations
Coldwell Banker's Presidents Circle and one of Coldwell Banker's Top Producing Partnerships
Communities We Serve
We represent Buyers and Seller across the entire Denver Foothills and Greater Denver communities. We have assisted may out-of-state buyers choose the right Denver area community and to meet their requirement and desires and facilitate their move to the Denver area.