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We are focused on customer service ensuring each home buying or selling experience goes as smoothly as possible. See what our clients say about us below or check out reviews on Zillow and Trulia.


“My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Mike Lies to find our new home in Evergreen.  Mike definitely knows his stuff.  He knew the housing inventory well and provided honest assessments about accurate values of homes that we visited, often steering us away from overpriced homes and from homes with structural or other issues that weren’t always obvious to us.  When we finally found a house that we loved, Mike didn’t try to persuade us to overpay for the house.  In fact, he suggested that we offer less than the listing price based on comps in the neighborhood.  The sellers accepted our offer and we now have a great house.  Part of Mike’s success is his wife, Karen Lies, who handles all of the details, such as making sure that we had all of our ducks in a row for closing.  They make a great team and we would highly recommend them to discerning buyers or sellers.” Mike and Cari Waters, Buying a Home


“Thanks for all the help. You’re not only a good friend, but a true professional. I’ve been very impressed with your knowledge and execution of all our requests. Kristi and I both appreciate the thoughtful gift certificates and look forward to testing out the neighborhood establishments.” Erik, Buying a Home


“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.” Cynthia Myers, Selling a Home


“Andrew just helped us find our new home. He is extremely knowledgeable, always positive and patient, and truly looked out for our best interests. I feel he went over and beyond the call of duty on numerous occasions, and would highly recommend his services! Plus he’s a great guy to be around, so it makes the house hunting very enjoyable.” user2593303, Buying a Home


“Mike is professional, patient and listens to seller.
Marketing strategies are excellent, we sold our house in 2 days.
Mike accommodates his clients, he cleared his schedule anytime we asked.
He advises you and provides you with a schedule to follow so no surprises arise.
I highly recommend this duo for selling or purchasing a home.
We have built a trusting relationship and as a result Mike will assist us in purchasing a new home.Leanne, Selling a Home


“Mike and Karen were a joy to work with from the start. It took us several months and several viewings before we found “the one”. Mike never made us feel rushed and was always available to answer every question we had. Karen was an excellent resource for information and did a wonderful job scheduling everything, even when we asked to view houses at the last minute. It is obvious that Mike knows a lot about the housing market in the Denver area and is truly invested in helping you find a quality home.” Aliza Beard, Buying a Home


“Our experience was with Mike Lies.  He was an absolute professional and an excellent communicator. He kept us well informed throughout the buying process. His staff, Karen and Eve, were also very attentive and helpful with all the details. We highly recommend Mike and his team!” ckroonenberg, Buying a Home


“From start to finish our home sale was flawless. Mike was there when we needed him and he handled everything with the utmost professionalism. Mike is an asset to the industry, knowledgeable about the sale process, courteous to every one involved and we were proud to have him represent us with the sale of our home.” comtnskipper, Selling a Home


“Mike and his team assisted me from start to finish leaving no detail behind. They kept me up to date with even the smallest pieces of info so I was always aware of what was going on. Mike’s patience, responsiveness, and willingness to get the extra details is a rare commodity in the industry and was much appreciated in my home buying experience. I would recommend any buyer on the market to work with Mike and his team as they will ensure you are taken care of.” s kim2384, Buying a Home


“My wife and I were fortunate to work with Mike Lies to find our new home in Westminster. We found him to be thoroughly knowledgeable on houses, the market, and the buying process and were very happy with how responsive he was. Mike spent a great deal of time helping us locate the best area for us, which turned out to be different from where we were initially looking. Mike’s help through every step of the process made us feel significantly more confident as buyers in a competitive sellers’ market. We found Mike through his excellent recommendations on Zillow for real estate agents and are happy to strongly recommend him if you are doing the same.” brett hanger, Buying a Home


“Mike Lies helped me in searching a house for over a year and he also helped me to buy the condo which I am living in now. Mike and his assistant, Karen were sending me all listings continuously so that I can see and select the best condo I would have wanted. They are so nice and patient that every time I ask them to show me whatever condo or an apartment I want, they willingly arrange and help me in showing without hesitation. I thank them from the bottom of my heart!” Yeshete, Buying a Home


“Mike Lies was hands down the very best agent we’ve ever met. The very first thing we noticed about Mike was he LISTENED to us. He was extremely communicative, providing us next steps well in advance, so we had no surprises on the multitude of steps needed to sell a home. Additionally, Mike successfully negotiated certain aspects of our sell, including price, proving he is a savvy and ETHICAL agent. There is absolutely no other agent we would recommend to sell or buy a home from in the Denver/Foothills area other than Mike Lies.” skier51, Selling a Home


“Mike was very thorough in pointing out not only the positives, but the negatives of every house we looked at. We were new to buying a house in the mountains and he was amazing at pointing out things to look out for that may be different than buying a home in the suburbs. Mike was also very responsive in sending us new listings and was always available to meet us at a house; which is especially important because of how quickly houses sell in the area. When it came time to put in an offer, Mike was able to walk us through the offer and made sure we understood everything. The same goes for when we were at closing, too. We will be sure to use Mike again if of course we ever sell this perfect house he helped us purchase.” matthew boston, Buying a Home


“Mike was a great asset to us during this time. He was very knowledgeable about mountain properties and steered us in the right direction on the do’s and don’ts of mountain property. He was also very knowledgeable in the negotiation and contract phase of the purchase. He kept us informed on the status of our purchase daily throughout the process. I would definitely recommend Mike Lies for anyone looking to buy or sell a home.” Sjones, Buying a Home


“Mike Lies and his team are top-notch and fully-informed. We found him online by luck but could not be happier with his service and low-key approach.  Highly recommend!” Shelley Hall, Buying a Home


“I worked with Mike and Karen when selling my house. I am also a real estate broker, and I can honestly say that their services, from beginning to end, were exceptional. I highly recommend Mike Lies for your real estate needs. He is knowledgeable, professional, and very patient. I would not hesitate to work with Mike and Karen again.” Wendy Wipper, Selling a Home


“We worked with Mike in a tough housing market and though I could go on about the excellent assistance provided I’ll just sum it up: exceptionally fast response time on any question or request, friendly and trustworthy, an impressive knowledge of mountain homes, and in the end we closed on a house we are ecstatic about. I would highly recommend Mike to anyone.” ayedkyo, Buying a Home


“Mike Lies and assistant Karen represented me when I was out of country, not avail. With many offers avail. I was counseled on what my offer should be… the seller was presented w/ my offer and it was accepted! He acted on my behalf to submit offer when time was a factor, and I was not immediately available.” Beth Benning, Buying a Home


“Mike always rearranged his schedule for whatever we asked or needed, very attentive.  He is very personable, honest, and trusting.” lehirne1, Buying a Home


“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.” cheriepitman, Selling a Home


“I worked with Michael and his wife, Karen, for my home purchase. The relocation and purchase of a home can be very stressful. Mike and Karen made the purchase of the home the least of my worries. They are very organized and helped me every step of the way. All of the recommendations they made were great, including, referring me to a great loan broker. The whole team gets 5 stars!” Andrea.evens, Buying a Home


“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.” gonepark, Selling a Home


“We loved mike being our realtor, he’s extremely knowledgeable and helped us pick out an awesome house that suits us perfectly. We would highly recommend him!” zuser20150320082246938, Buying a Home


“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.” Bradmelsness_419, Buying a Home


“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!” Krystina Shaffer, Buying a Home


“Mike and Karen were outstanding!!! If you are going to buy or sell in the greater Denver area be sure to give him a call. We have bought and sold a number of houses and Mike and Karen are head and shoulders above anyone else we have used, by far!!!!” E-wirtz, Buying a Home


“Words alone cannot describe the amazing experience we had. As first time home buyers, there was a significant learning curve. Mike and his team were excellent guides and teachers. They found us the perfect home and helped us through the process with patience and understanding. A 5-star rating doesn’t seem like enough, but that’s as high as the scale goes. Thank you, Mike! You will never know how much your assistance has meant to us.” Dshaskin, Buying a Home


“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.” Pete D, Selling a Home


“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!” Kayla W., Buying a Home


“My husband and I have used Andrew to buy and purchase real estate several different times and have always been incredibly happy with our experience and the level of expertise and service Andrew provides. We have also recommended him to friends and a family member who enlisted his services and were equally as impressed as we were.” user3639259, Buying a Home


“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” Clint W., Selling a Home


“We have received outstanding service from Mike Lies. He is very knowledgeable, responsive and efficient. I would recommend this real estate professional to anyone. Thank you for your help!!” Marek K., Buying a Home


“Mike is very professional and fun to work with. He always has a smile. He answer all my questions promptly any time of the day. He also recommended me to other professionals that I ended up using, like loan officers, and inspectors. When the loan process went slower then I felt it should of been, Mike contacted the loan officers on my behalf to get things done faster. Also, the seller was not very friendly and kick all of us out of the house during inspection. Mike was very calm and professional and still got us to do a walk through with the inspector. Mike insured me that this wasn’t normal and realize to avoid future conflicts, he set up different times for the seller and I. Everything went smoothly during closing. I never felt any pressure from him and he help me identify potential problems with the houses we looked at. I already recommended him to my cousin because I felt highly of him. I filed bankruptcy three years ago and I bought a new house. I highly recommend Mike.” Thay X., Buying a Home


“Mike was very professional and helpful in getting my home ready to sell. He was very honest and respectful of my time and made the whole process easier than I expected. I would highly recommend him and will use him for all my real estate transactions from this point forward.” Pete D., Selling a Home

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