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The Barkleys continue to be ranked as 'Super Realtors' by the Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine & Twin Cities Business and are members of 'Elite Realtors' with Unique Homes Magazine!
The Barkleys continue to be ranked as 'Super Realtors' by the Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine & the Twin Cities Business Journal and are members of 'Elite Realtors' with Unique Homes Magazine! We currently are in the top 1/2% of all the Realtors in America because we are leaders, innovators and we use these attributes to provide our clients the highest levels of results.
Only experience ensures that a Realtor is truly qualified to represent you in buying or selling one of your most important assets. With over 66 years of combined experience as Realtors, we have significant experience in all aspects of residential real estate. Additionally, Jack has served as Senior Vice President of a $100 million company and Deborah as Director of Marketing for a $250 million company and as Director of Business Development for a $350 million company. We understand the emotions and personal goals that go into buying or selling a home. We also have the experience as Realtors and senior managers of large companies to bring professional business experience to the process.
We believe you are either born with a good sense of marketing talent or may never learn its principals. We have developed a quality marketing philosophy and specific plan that has been proven over time to be very successful. It is also a flexible program that is adaptable to each situation. We continually use innovative techniques and opportunities to update our marketing program to better serve our clients. If you are considering selling your home, we will be happy to discuss our 21 point marketing program which has proven very successful! As technology advances the consumer demands that quality Realtors provide a much more complete, bundled, level of service. Edina Realty as a company, and we in particular, provide the highest level of services in the industry. Please contact us directly for further information regarding the innovative and unique services that we provide our clients.
We currently hold the following industry designations:
Graduates of the Realtor Institute
Members of the Chairman's Circle
Members of Exceptional Properties
Certified Relocation Specialists
Certified Buyer Representatives
Certified New Home Construction Specialists
Certified Senior Citizen Representatives
Ranked as 'Super Realtors' by the Mpls/St Paul Magazine & Twin City Business Journal
Ranked as 'Elite Realtors' by Unique Homes Magazine
Weekly Market Activity Report:
Weekly Market Activity Report:
The most recent weekly report card shows buyer activity is still registering higher than the same week in 2010. Sellers, on the other hand, introduced fewer new homes to the market than last year at this time. A few shakeups in the housing policy world are worth mentioning: keep an eye on HARP 2.0, new FHA conforming loan limits, and changes to the short sale process on GSE-backed loans. As always, there are prices and then there are the driving forces behind them. It's important to understand both.
In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending November 12:
• New Listings decreased 2.5% to 1,112
• Pending Sales increased 37.1% to 853
• Inventory decreased 22.2% to 21,068
For the month of October:
• Median Sales Price decreased 9.6% to $154,500
• Days on Market decreased 0.7% to 134
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 1.0% to 91.2%
• Months Supply of Inventory decreased 28.0% to 6.3
One of the truly great aspects of being a residential Realtor is the great people that we meet! Thank you to the hundreds of clients for their support and their referrals!
The following excerpts are from some of the many letters we receive from buyers and sellers we have represented!
"I wanted to thank you for all the hard work you did in getting me a wonderful home! I was fortunate to work with such a dedicated and professional team of people! This transaction would have not gone as smoothly without your preparedness and persistence. I always had the confidence that things would go smoothly and this is a reflection on your professionalism! Thank you!"
Mark M. - - Chanhassen
"Jack is the consummate professional. We will certainly look forward to doing business with him in the future!"
David & Lynna S. - - Brooklyn Park
"Jack's honesty and knowledge were greatly appreciated by us! Jack was always concerned with our situation and it showed by the way he always kept in contact with us."
David & Christine S. - - Woodbury
"Thanks to Mr.. Barkley, we have found a very nice new home in a great neighborhood! Even after closing, Mr.. Barkley followed up on things to make sure the move went well and that the builder made a few agreed upon changes in the new construction. Jack Barkley is top notch!"
John K. - - Shakopee
"We enjoyed working with Jack. He is a great example of a real estate professional and we hope other Realtors will follow his example ."
Susan S. - - Eden Prairie
"Jack's availability, persistence and flexibility were superior and appreciated by us."
Steve B. - - Eden Prairie
"Jack & Deborah lead us through the entire home buying process. They were helpful and above all, they were very professional!"
Mark & Janelle M. - - Shakopee
"We were very satisfied with Jack & Deborah. They assisted us in many aspects of preparing our new home, prior to closing."
Mike & Susan H. - - Eden Prairie
"This is the second experience with Jack Barkley. He assisted us in purchasing our home and now has listed and sold our home. Both transactions were very smooth, hassle-free and financially beneficial to us as buyers and sellers."
Brad & Joyce P. - - Prior Lake
"Jack is the best real estate agent we've ever encountered! Edina Realty has a true asset in him!"
Aaron & Sarah C. - - Shakopee
"Jack's knowledge of the selling process was superb! He got top dollar for our house and was able to confidently answer all of our questions!"
Paul & Heather J. - - Eden Prairie
"Jack & Deborah were available to me anytime to answer any questions I had and they even went to check the buyer's home to make sure it would sell!"
Colleen P - - Cottage Grove
"Jack and Deborah were really terrific!"
John & Elizabeth L - - Shorewood
"Jack is a stellar professional! We highly recommend him and Deborah! They were exceptional throughout the process. Our experience with the Barkleys was calming and comforting. We new with their experience, commitment, dedication, personal values and integrity that we could trust them. We appreciate all of their concern for our family happiness with our new home. Ther're the very best, the gold standard of professional realtors. Thanks!"
Calvin & Kris B - - Eagan
"The Barkley team are by far and away the best Realtors I have ever delt with anywhere!"
Alan & Jan C - - Eden Prairie
"The Barkleys were excellent in the handling of our sale and purchase. We would be pleased to use them again!"
Dennis & Nola C - - Eden Prairie
"This is the third tansaction within our family conducted by Jack. We would not even consider another agent! He does cush a great job!"
Elmer & Susan C - - Shakopee
"The Barkleys met our near impossible goal of selling our home and closing on a new one in under 2 months, with time to spare! They handled our situation with care since my wife is pregnant and nearly full term!"
Jason & Ellen G - - Shakopee
"We wanted to Thank you again for the christmas tree. Again this year, we got an amazing tree. It is perfect! We will make sure to send a picture."
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.