Polly Leach-Lychee

Suzi and I want to take this opportunity to express our extreme gratitude for the professional and selfless attention you gave us during our recent stay in Telluride. We're really excited about the condo we purchased and cannot wait to visit Telluride again.

During the week we spent in Telluride, you tirelessly presented a comprehensive overview of the real estate market. Your thoroughness allowed us to really understand and evaluate all options and to purchase a property that is exactly what we were looking for.

We have worked with many realtors over the years, both as buyers and sellers, and recognize that you are a true professional and clearly the BEST! We really enjoyed working with you and have the utmost praise for the personalized, boutique service you provided. We would highly recommend you to anyone interested in buying or selling real estate in the Telluride area.

Polly, thank you so much for all you have done for us and for our new friendship. We look forward to seeing you again soon on our return to Telluride.

Brad and Suzi Taylor

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Stephen Cieciuch (Chet-chu)

We have been coming to Telluride since 1983. Each time we visited we kept saying to ourselves, “Buy something. Buy something.” About a year ago we decided that 25 years was a long enough “get acquainted period”. We felt fortunate, then,  to meet Steve Cieciuch to guide us much more deeply and carefully into a place that we thought we knew well, but it turns out we were puppy dogs compared to the experience of Steve. Steve helped us learn about the wide variety of locales in the Telluride region…..from the Mesas, to the Village, the town above Pacific, the town below Pacific, and more. Together we explored acreage far away and close to town, homes of all shapes and sizes, and in the process Steve learned about our needs, our tastes, and our temperament. In the dark financial days of April 2008, Steve called to say, “I may have found it. You must see this home. “ He was right. Karen flew to Telluride the next day and made an offer. And we are now loving our newly purchased Aldasoro home and learning even more about this place we love called Telluride. In buying our house, we’ve come to appreciate Steve even more than we did before. At the end of the day, that’s probably the best testimonial we could give. And we give it with full and firm conviction that he’s one in a million as a skier, fisherman, father, and person you should be working with if Telluride is in your sites.

Jeffery and Karen Katz

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Brian ONeill

Brian, As Whitney and I reflect back on our experiences with our Telluride purchase it is a very positive experience. We have always appreciated your honesty, your knowledge of the marketplace and your high level of service. Even after our closing in April of this year, you still continue to help us find our way and get settled in the community. We look forward to continuing our relationship and seeing you over the holiday season in our new mountain home. Many thanks for your continued help.

Irene and Whitney Goit
Lloyd Neck, NY

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Mike Shimkonis

As the former co-owner of Telluride Mountain Title Company, in business 17 years, my choices for a personal realtor were very difficult. In a small community where over 200 realtors competed and were my clients, choosing one to represent us was extremely difficult. The uniqueness of our home presented some special marketing challenges. Mike "Shimmy" Shimkonis immediately came to mind. While working with Shimmy professionally, he was consistently reliable, diligent, paid attention to detail, and determined in meeting his clients' needs. These attributes carried over as he represented my husband and me. We ultimately received our asking price, which is rare...especially in the current market. I feel Shimmy's professionalism and compassion make him the ideal choice for anyone's real estate needs.

Sharon Helwig-Miller & Gregg "Acorn" Miller

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Albert Roer

From the minute my husband and I talked with Albert Roer about finding real estate in Telluride, we felt like we had found someone who listened to our needs, our budget, and kept us informed on a daily basis as to what was on the market. Albert seemed to be available almost 24/7 and no matter where he was or what he was doing, he either texted us or emailed us back within minutes through every step of our searching, finding, and negotiating a deal for a house in Telluride.  Albert made things smooth and calm.  He never got upset and approached all aspects of the real estate transaction with a smile and all he kept saying was, "How can I be in a bad mood?  I live in Paradise."  Albert was an absolute delight to work with because he's NEVER in a bad mood.  Working with Albert was a positive, uplifting experience compared to other real estate transactions we've had.  When we have friends that want to buy any piece of property in Telluride, I would highly recommend Albert and Telluride Properties.

Nancy & Jackie Miller

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Pat Pelisson

Professional, dedicated and most importantly...successful! You are a pleasure to work with. Thanks again for selling our home for the right price and quickly!


Jason & Brandy Cohen, Alpharetta, GA / Telluride, CO

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Eric Saunders

"You've definitely earned my business and when I'm ready or anyone I know is ready to purchase another property in Telluride or Mountain Village, you'll be the one to get the business. You've been a true professional."

Mark Kennedy - Kennedy Financial Insurance Services

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Jesse DiFiore

Our thanks go out to Jesse DiFiore for his hard work, patience, and support. There were some stressful moments during our transaction, but Jesse managed to stay upbeat and helpful throughout the process. Jesse’s attention to detail and his responsiveness were first rate. Jesse was prompt and professional, and the end result is a house with both a breathtaking view and idyllic setting. If you are looking for a real estate professional, who will work as your partner, we are pleased to refer Jesse DiFiore.

The Grotes

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Allison Templin

Allison Templin helped us make our dream come true when we decided to become second home owners in Mountain Village. From the beginning we knew we had a match with Allison as our agent, she was very professional and most importantly respectful of our timeline. She knew her property listings, listened to our wants and her first showing was the property that was right for us. Of course we looked at a few others to compare to but did not spend our vacation time going from property to property. She was meticulous through out the closing process making sure all went smoothly. It was the easiest closing we have had and the only one we've closed on while in a different state! We appreciate the fact that Allison went above and beyond to help us close, get settled in and continues to help us with questions about our home, HOA and happenings in the community. Not only is she our agent, we also consider her our friend. Thanks Allison!

DJ & Amy Janice - Austin, Texas

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