“People who are interested in land transactions are usually pretty successful and business-savvy. With Michael, they’re working with a real professional.“
- David Groobman, President/Owner Senior Counseling Group
"Dave's incredible knowledge of the area and specifically land purchases (what we bought) brought it over the top for us."
- Dustin Macpherson, Owner, DKM Properties
Michael Landreth, ALC
Accredited Land Consultant
He’s an industry leader; Nationally-Recognized and highly-experienced, Ranch Broker & Accredited Land Consultant, in the business for 35 years, with the transactions, volume, and honors to prove it.
In addition to being a recognized expert broker in mountain ranch property in the Rocky Mountains, in 2008 Michael served as National President of the REALTORS ® Land Institute, of the National Association of REALTORS®, an exclusive national organization whose members include the most prominent land brokerage professionals in the industry.
Specializing in ranch brokerage of large ranch & land tracts in the western United States for most of his career, Michael is known for his knowledge of the entire ranch market, and his specialty in valuations. His insights from a career including hundreds of millions of dollars in sales in the sector, are a real added value for his clients. The insight of experience. Priceless.
He holds the esteemed Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation from the REALTORS® Land Institute, of the National Association of REALTORS®.
(one of only 35 in Colorado and only ~500 nationally)
And twice he’s been honored as the Colorado Land REALTOR® of the Year.
Michael's national and regional leadership roles have helped him develop an extensive network of ranch brokers; a huge benefit to his clients, in that he truly knows the market and has the connections to make things happen. It's no small thing. Everyone, all companies large and small, will know his listings and his buyer needs. That's Client Value! His unique focus on property valuations and boutique client service, and his huge network, combined with his penchant for ongoing education and experience guarantee you the result you desire.
In addition to ranch transactions, Michael has substantial experience with ranchland development. He has consulted for and sold numerous preserved ranchland community projects over the years, ranging from 700 to 6,000 acres.
Michael has a lifelong interest in the outdoors, has owned a mountain guiding business in Vail, CO, and is very active outdoors with a history of fishing/hunting/skiing/bicycling/fitness.
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David Sietsema, MBA
With a Masters in Business Administration, an Architectural Engineering degree, and lots of savvy and experience, Dave can really leverage his abilities for your benefit. Dave has specialized in the brokerage of Ranch, Land, and Commercial properties for the past three years, and designed and sold mechanical equipment for commercial real estate for a decade prior to that.
Dave, because of his background and style, is able ask the questions, break down the facts and create clear visions from clouds. Because of his Commercial background Dave can analyze the financial performance of a property so that you can make the appropriate decisions relating to the acquisition or disposition of your Ranch.
As the leader of the Land Division of Keller Williams Colorado West Realty in Grand Junction, Colorado, Dave is in charge and well suited. He is an active member of the Colorado chapter of the REALTORS® Land Institute, the home of Land Specialists, and is pursuing his Accredited Land Consultant designation (ALC) with a passion, the better to serve you. Dave knows that continuing education combined with his real world experience will make him the best resource for you.
Dave is a certified drone pilot (FAA Part 107), owns agricultural land in Palisade, Colorado, has owned a tree farm, has taught land surveying, and is an Eagle Scout. Mechanically savvy, Dave enjoys working on improving both land and buildings.
WHAT does Dave Bring to the transaction:
- A keenly focused intellect that immediately grasps the nuances of any transaction
- An appt student of technology, he easily navigates the modern digital world of transactions
- Quick generation of maps, to help buyers and sellers understand the size, shape, organization, and layout advantages of a Ranch
- Documenting and scouting using drone technology, to help buyers and sellers understand both the resources and aesthetics of any Ranch
- Financial analysis to help buyers understand the financial performance of any Ranch
- Transactional problem solving: knows how to solve problems and get deals done
What's Great for Ranch Buyers and Ranch Sellers:
Dave knows answers other ranch brokers don’t.
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