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Andrew Darlington and Mike Lies

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Premier Agent

Realtor (12 years experience)

42 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation

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11/15/2014 - lehirne1
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $500K in Golden, CO.

Mike always rearranged his schedule for whatever we asked or needed, very attentive. He is very personable, honest, and trusting.

Mike is experienced, knowledgeable, professional and advocates for sellers. Their marketing stategy is excellent, we sold our home in 2 days after listing. They create a timeline and discuss all options and upcoming appointments. There were no surprises with open communication. He made this experience very easy, I recommend Mike and Andrew for everyone.

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10/27/2014 - cheriepitman
Sold a home in 2014.

Working with Mike was an extremely satisfying experience. In a number of cases our process could have proved difficult, but because Mike was on top of matters, experienced, and thoughtful he was able to work through those potential issues very successfully. We've been through the buying process.

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08/31/2014 - uncle pete
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Black Hawk, CO.

This is not your typical real estate duo! I have never seen such professionalism and honesty when dealing with Realtors in the past. I dealt mostly with Mike, but my interactions with Andrew were very positive also. From day 1, Mike came into my home and told me exactly what to expect from the selling side of things. I have to admit, at first, some of the expectations he laid out, I thought were a little unbelievable. But he was right on with all of his predictions as far as length of time on the market, offers to expect and eventual selling price. I, (just like everyone else) thought my home was worth way more than it actually was. I had a house that only appealed to a small percentage of the population due to the very open plan and no indoor connection from the main floor to the basement where the laundry was. Mike was very realistic and respectful when helping me set a selling price. He never made me feel like an idiot about it. He has a masterful way of "guiding" you, instead of telling you what to do. And he has very detailed knowledge about market trends and what other people are successfully doing, rather than wasting your time re-inventing the wheel, he lets you know what has worked in the past and what will probably work for your situation. He added a very personal touch with his "special feature cards" that he placed around the house describing special assets that the house has. I found myself reading them every day while we were living there waiting to sell. Some days I was so inspired by the special features he pointed out about my house that I almost didn't want to sell! Listen, bottom line is, these guys are the real deal! Mike and Andrew will make your house selling and buying experience very easy and realistic. If you want a no-nonsense approach and honest results, I HIGHLY recommend Mike and Andrew. And their transaction manager Karen was also very awesome and helpful with e-mails and phone calls along the way explaining each step of the process. What an amazing team. Halfway through the process, I trusted them so much, that I just said, "send over whatever you need and I'll sign it, no questions asked". I knew they were working very hard for me. It's nice to finally see this level of honesty and respect when dealing with sales people, just like the way it used to be when you did business over a simple hand shake. Guys, I seriously can't thank you enough!!! I will forever regard you all as true friends.

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08/25/2014 - user0489437
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $325K in Monument, CO.

As first time home buyers, Mike's guidance was invaluable. He clearly explained every miniscule detail of every step in the process. He was patient, knowledgeable, and a great teacher. We found our dream home and have Mike to thank for it. I would highly recommend Mike and his team!

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08/21/2014 - bradmelsness 419
Bought a home in 2014.

I have bought a few homes before and this was the easiest and best experience I've had! With the crazy market I was always able to see a new listing the same day. They're great people to work with and I'll definitely use them the next time.

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07/21/2014 - krystina69
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $225K in Littleton, CO.

My husband and I are first time home buyers, but we feel like pros after working with Mike Lies and his team. Mike explained the market: sellers'! He prepared us for this aggressive market and was very transparent about expectations, which anyone can appreciate. His knowledge on not only the different Denver metro areas, but specific neighborhoods within them was very impressive! His responsiveness was crucial in seeing homes on the first day they were listed. I can't say enough great things about Mike and his team. They are masters in real estate processes and give wonderful negotiation advice. We bought a home in a great neighborhood and school district with EVERYTHING we were looking within our budget. We made an offer the same day the home was listed. In this sellers' market, we did not expect to have such a smooth home searching/buying process. Even the seller and seller's agent were quite pleased with how smoothly this particular transaction went. I have already recommended Mike to friends in the market and will continue to do so. I will use Mike and his team for our future real estate needs!

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07/01/2014 - CMyersTex
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Bailey, CO.

Mike Lies and his team impressed us from our first meeting, when he presented us with a list of comparables. His knowledge of each property and its listing history showed he was very familiar with our area and had really done his homework. He really listened to what we wanted to achieve and offered sage advice, but never tried to tell us what we should do. He guided us in how to get the home ready for the market. When it came time to list the professional photography, vivid descriptions and excellent signage really helped our home stand out. It sold in less than four days! Mike's work didn't stop there -- he was with us every step of the way, helping with negotiations, and communicating both with us and our buyer's agent. He always responded right away to emails and phone calls, so we were never in the dark about what was going on. His office was so organized and kept us on track. I was so impressed with all the work he did and really felt he and his team went above and beyond. I would recommend Mike Lies to anyone who wants a real pro on their side.

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06/18/2014 - gonepark
Sold a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $325K in Englewood, CO.

Mike is very professional and fun to work with. He always has a smile. Mike and his team were very prompt and knowledgeable. I was very impressed with the execution and will work with Mike again without hesitation.

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03/03/2014 - sharkwings
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $150K in Littleton, CO.

Mike was extremely helpful to me during my process of buying my home. This was my first time buying a home and Mike helped me a lot. At times I wasn't sure what to look for and his suggestions were great. He took my preferences into consideration well, and understood what I was looking for. He was very knowledgeable about many areas around where I wanted to buy and the pros and cons of each. Throughout the entire buying and looking process he kept in contact with me and was quick to reply and everyday I would get an email or message with helpful walkthrough points in the buying process. He was very polite and professional and a fun person to look at homes with!

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01/02/2014 - clintw69
Sold a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $400K in Littleton, CO.

Mike and his team are very professional I really appreciate the fact that honesty is the main characteristic that Mike and his team bring to the table because of this Mike was able to help us sell 1st day on the market getting 10 dollars a square ft higher then average for the neighborhood

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