Raised in Boulder, Colorado, Michelle Clifford has called Boulder county her home since 1969. She has been involved in real estate for over 20 years, and has also worked on multi-million dollar capital construction building projects for many years. She was born in West Lebanon, New Hampshire and moved to Boulder at the young age of 1. 45 years later, Michelle is still here and loving it. She has traveled extensively and has lived in a few other places over the years: namely Washington, DC; Munich, Germany; and St Petersburg, Russia.
Michelle grew up around Real Estate in Boulder. Her mother was an office Broker and owned the first Real Estate office (Boulder Homes) located inside a shopping mall – in Crossroads Mall, now 29th Street. Her father was a Scientist and Director with NOAA which is what brought them to Boulder when he finished his PhD at Dartmouth.
Michelle started her direct involvement in Real Estate in 1991, buying and selling and acting as property manager/landlord for many homes.
Michelle has degrees in Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, and Russian from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She spent many years in the high tech industry, which enables her to have expertise in the electronic part of the Real Estate world. With over 90% of home buyers starting their search on the internet, it is important to build an online strategy when listing your home, that includes visibility on the internet to get your home sold.
Michelle has 2 children that attend the Douglass, Platt, Fairview school track. Michelle and the kids enjoy martial art form Muay Thai, and are working towards black belts in Muay Thai and kickboxing.
“Michelle Clifford’s dedication to her clients can be seen in every transaction. She epitomizes professionalism and diligence. Her attention to detail ensures her clients receive the quality of service expected of a Colorado Landmark, Realtors broker. “
Michelle holds multiple designations (CRS, E-Pro, GRI, SRES) to ensure that she is staying on the forefront of the always – changing real estate market. With her average listing price near $1M, you can be assured Michelle has the level of professionalism and expertise to guide you through the purchase or sale of your home, at any price point!
CRS: Michelle has received the esteemed Council of Residential Specialists designation, CRS, as Certified Residential Specialist – a designation held by less than 5% of Realtors, in 2013. This designation requires advanced training, experience, and commitment that only one in every 20 REALTORS achieves. It doesnt cost any more to use a CRS Realtor, who has more training and more experience than your average agent, so why not seek one out every time? Contact CRS at 1-800-462-8841 or http://www.crs.com for more information on the Council of Residential Specialists.
GRI: Michelle earned the “Graduate, REALTOR® Institute” (GRI) designation in 2007, by attending a specific, intensive series of a minimum of 90 hours of classroom instruction, covering subjects from: contract law, professional standards, sales and marketing, finance, and risk reduction. They’ve learned the fundamentals of brokerage and other areas of real estate specialization. And, through increased awareness of current topics important to the real estate professional, such as legal issues, these REALTORS® can better serve prospective clients and customers.” http://www.realtor.org/designations-and-certifications/gri-designation/value-of-a-gri-designation
e-PRO: On the path to the GRI, Michelle received her e-Pro certification in 2007. “An agent with NAR’s e-PRO® certification is dedicated to making the most of today’s social media and technology to help you with your real estate needs, whatever they may be. e-PRO® is the only technology certification to be officially recognized, endorsed, and conferred by the National Association of REALTORS®..” http://www.epronar.com/
SRES – Seniors Real Estate Specialists® or SRES® designees are REALTORS® qualified to address the needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+. By earning the SRES® Designation, Michelle has demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.
Michelle Clifford, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, SRES
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