ABOUT BOB ELLIOT - REALTOR®, CRS, GRI, CDPE
Over 20 Years Local Industry Experience
My Client-First Philosophy
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.
That said, in my experience as a real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.
So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home please contact me.
I have over 20 years hands-on experience in the Twin Cities real estate market. I am a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and have also received the prestigious GRI, e-Pro, and CDPE designations. Please take a moment to review a sample of My Sold Homes.
The CRS designation is awarded to REALTORS® who have met experience and volume requirements, and undergone a rigorous specialized course of detailed training aimed at making residential transactions as smooth and worry-free as possible. Only 4% of all REALTORS® have earned the right to be called a CRS agent.
The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute GRI designation is awarded to Realtors® who have completed course in real estate practice, such as law, appraisal, taxes, and contracts.
Having completed the e-PRO® coursework I am trained to use the most advanced real estate technology to provide my clients exceptional service.
Earning the prestigious Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation, required completing extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales. This is invaluable expertise to offer at a time when areas are still experiencing “distressed” homes in the foreclosure process.
My unique experience and understanding of home buyer and seller needs, along with my specialized information to stay on top of home buying and selling issues and trends, and my exclusive resources I share with my clients gives them a competitive edge.
I want your home buying and selling experience to be a success!
Community & Industry Activity:
Affordable Housing Committee Member 1992
Affordable Housing Committee Chairman 1993
Affordable Homes Congress Co-founder 1994
Affordable Housing Committee Vice Chairman 1995
Mortgage Association of MN Board of Directors Member 1998-2001 / 2004-2007
Fannie Mae Lender Advisory Committee Member 1998-2003
Affordable Housing Committee Chairman 1998-2001
Subcommittee Chairman Dedicated to Consumer Advocacy
Minnesota Housing and Finance Lender Advisory Committee 2005
Affordable Housing Committee Chairman 2005
MNAR Forms Committee Member 2011-2015
MNAR Governmental Affairs 2013
Began real estate career 1985.
20 years real estate finance trainer & speaker
Over 20 years local Industry experience specializing in keeping offers together.
REALTOR®, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, CDPE
Strong negotiating, finance, pricing, and contract skills.
Quick to respond and offer client communication.
Quick to respond to lender questions and answers.
Highly experienced working with banks and lenders.