Zillow's #1 Rated Realtor in Denver, Managing Broker (12 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Consulting

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From the onset, we knew we made the right decision in enlisting the Thrive team to help us purchase our first home. Despite one of the toughest markets in Denver history for buyers (especially in our 200-300k range!), we were able to close on only the second home we saw, and in our top neighborhood as well, a dream come true. Our realtor, Tim, was personable, friendly, and quick to answer our myriad questions without making us feel stupid. He was also accessible day and night, and always responded to our texts, phone calls, and emails in a timely (often instantaneous) matter. We trusted his judgment and expertise, and knew he was looking out for our best interests at all times- no up-selling here. We couldn't have pulled this off without the rest of the Thrive team, as we quickly learned it does take a village to make it work. Every person we interacted with was professional, courteous, and able to explain each step of the process in terms of where we were and what was coming next. They would remind us of deadlines, offer lists of referrals for other professionals involved in the home-buying process, and even sent mock documents for us to review before closing. In short, the Thrive team, and especially Tim, helped get us into our first home in under a month without a hitch. We remain indebted to them for everything, and have no qualms wholeheartedly recommending them to the Denver community. You can't go wrong with Thrive!

  

05/30/2015 - leadburnsrev
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $275K in Littleton, CO.
Primary point of contact: Tim Aberle

From the onset, we knew we made the right decision in enlisting the Thrive team to help us purchase our first home. Despite one of the toughest markets in Denver history for buyers (especially in our 200-300k range!), we were able to close on only the second home we saw, and in our top neighborhood as well, a dream come true. Our realtor, Tim, was personable, friendly, and quick to answer our myriad questions without making us feel stupid. He was also accessible day and night, and always responded to our texts, phone calls, and emails in a timely (often instantaneous) matter. We trusted his judgment and expertise, and knew he was looking out for our best interests at all times- no up-selling here. We couldn't have pulled this off without the rest of the Thrive team, as we quickly learned it does take a village to make it work. Every person we interacted with was professional, courteous, and able to explain each step of the process in terms of where we were and what was coming next. They would remind us of deadlines, offer lists of referrals for other professionals involved in the home-buying process, and even sent mock documents for us to review before closing. In short, the Thrive team, and especially Tim, helped get us into our first home in under a month without a hitch. We remain indebted to them for everything, and have no qualms wholeheartedly recommending them to the Denver community. You can't go wrong with Thrive!

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05/26/2015 - 1302 lancaster
Sold a Townhouse home in 2015 in Lakewood, CO.

I chose Dave and Thrive to market my Lakewood townhome, based upon his reviews and my interviews with 3 other local agents. His presentation, services offered and his confidence level surpassed the others and exceeded my expectations. My property went live on April 16, 2015, the showings began on April 18th around noon and I received a text message from Dave, around 6 PM presenting a full price offer with no contingencies. I expect that my June 9th closing date will occur without any issues. Needless to say, I am impressed and will recommend him to my friends and family members.

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04/22/2015 - user46831420
Bought a home in 2015 in Five Points, Denver, CO 80205.

I found Dave and his team through a Google search, and chose him because he had so many positive reviews. Well the reviews didn't lie, it was truly a great experience! We reached out well in advance of wanting to start looking at houses, just to get the process started. He then contacted us, almost immediately, to introduce himself, and explain some of their successful strategies. He didn't put any pressure on us to get out there to look. Once we were ready to start looking, that process was extremely professional, and again, we felt no pressure whatsoever. Courtney did the showings with us, and was as pleasant as you could ever wish for. She pointed out some flaws in homes that we would have never even looked for. Once we found a house, Dave did all the negotiations on the price with the broker, and ended up getting us into contract for a few thousand below what we expected to agree to. I've been going out of my way to tell friends about Dave and his team. Also, I rarely write online reviews, but felt so good about this experience, I wanted to share it.

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04/09/2015 - AmyPoinsett
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $450K in Congress Park, Denver, CO.

Dave and the Thrive team are fantastic. The purchase of my new home was challenging, with lots of issues & delays from the seller. Dave was engaged & fighting to support my interests the whole way. Great communication from the whole team, as well. Two thumbs up!

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04/08/2015 - Kneff2
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $425K in Skyland, Denver, CO.

Dave worked with us for over a year to find the perfect home! We never felt rushed or pressured into any decisions. Anytime we wanted to see a home or had any questions, Dave and his team were all over it! They were directly involved in every step of our process from showing to closing. I would recommend Dave and his team to anyone looking ti find their dream home!

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04/07/2015 - user09655799
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $550K in Arvada, CO.

I am in the Real Estate business in Chicago and Dave Ness is simply the best agent I have ever worked with. I met him when I first moved to CO and was renting. I was considering a purchase option on the house I was renting and wanted to gain market knowledge quickly. I was upfront with Dave about my intentions and he spent a significant amount of time educating me about the CO market even though he was likely not going to receive a commission. Fast forward three years and he helped us secure a home that was perfect for us! Importantly, he brought deep expertise and creative ideas to the table to help us negotiate a fantastic deal in a seller's market. He is smart, kind, trustworthy and a great listener. The icing on the cake is that he has a huge network of high-quality contractors, mortgage brokers, inspectors, and more. I unequivocally recommend Dave as a buyer's agent and will definitely use his services when it comes time for us to sell.

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04/06/2015 - user8720762
Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $550K in Platt Park, Denver, CO.

There aren't enough positive stars to rate Dave Ness. We were truly lucky when we reached out to Dave at Thrive Real Estate to represent us as our buyer agent. Dave expertly navigated us through all the milestones, from start to finish, to get us under contract swiftly, which in short order enabled us to purchase a charming Craftsman-style home in the Platt Park / S Pearl Street neighborhood of Denver, a highly competitive market. Every step of the way, Dave anticipated all the requirements and interim deadlines with the listing agent, the title company, the lender, the home inspectors, and others. Dave Ness is smart, professional, courteous, experienced, and thorough. Highly recommended - he is an amazing agent.

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03/19/2015 - buckmant
Bought a home in 2015 in Westminster, CO 80020.

I think Dave and the staff at Thrive Real Estate did a masterful job of guiding us and helping us in buying a house in a VERY DIFFICULT Denver housing market. The house we bought was opened for viewings at 9 in the morning and the sellers stopped taking offers by 8:30 that evening and this was typical of the types of things we ran into. In the end we ended up with a great house in and up and coming area at an awesome price. Dave's negotiations skills made the difference in getting the right offer on the table to begin and closing at a great price later. A special shout out to Courtney Smith who did a great job of supporting us and supporting Dave in the process.

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03/17/2015 - rncronk
Sold a Townhouse home in 2015 for approximately $300K in Highland, Denver, CO.

For the first time in selling a property, I felt like I was in the 21st Century. From the use of "Coming Soon" on Zillow to the blitz of listings on the internet, to the use of software which allowed me to see showings scheduled and feedback, I was very connected with the entire process. Dave seemed to be very aggressive in marketing the property and the result was a sale in three days at more than listing price. Dave's team was equally efficient and I enjoyed working with them, even though that time was short. Both Dave and his team responded to my questions immediately, no matter the day or time.

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12/16/2014 - user4508535
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $475K in Centennial, CO.

Daveis best described 'young and hungry '. He and his company are aggressive ( in the best sense of the word ) , nimble ,creative and EFFECTIVE! They will get the job done, which means they will sell for top dollar , in the shortest time possible . Dave sold our house for over asking price , and helped us find a new home , in a matter of weeks! His carefully chosen team will be there for you every step of the way . I cannot overstate how strongly I recommend Dave , and his team at Thrive . He's number one for a reason !!

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