Being a licensed Broker, Appraiser and Realtor, James has everything you need as a full service real estate professional. If you are looking for a strong negotiator and someone who has your interest as his main priority, then James "Jim" is your man. Jim's well rounded experience as a broker and an appraiser allows him to best assist you when your real estate transaction is moving forward. If you are a buyer, his vast appraisal knowledge will facilitate you when deciding on that ever important question of "How much?" If you are seling, who better to support your asking price and explain to potential buyers that your home is worth every penny. As an appraiser Jim has worked with lenders for years and knows what to expect when they send their appraiser to evaluate your property.
Jim is a veteran of Los Angeles Real Estate and probably knows this City and it's intricacies as well as an individual can. Jim has been living in Sherman Oaks for 25 years. He moved here when he opened JJ's Pizzeria on Ventura Blvd. After he sold his restaurant, he began his career in his true passion, Real Estate.
Jim's journey began when he purchased his first home in Sherman Oaks. While researching his prospective home he became fascinated with the process of determining value and becoming a licensed real estate appraiser and broker. Since obtaining his appraisal credentials, James has appraised thousands of single family homes and income properties all over Southern California. He has gained extensive knowledge of markets all over Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, San Bernadino and Riverside counties. While appraisers are required to be impartial and unbiased in their work, Jim never forgets that there are real people behind each home.
This sentiment is what led James to sell real estate. Experiencing the pride he felt when buying his first home or seeing that pride in others instills James with great passion for real estate. James tireless work ethic has enabled him to own his own restaurant, learn a foreign language and become a black belt in martial art of Hapkido. This is the drive he gives to buyers and sellers in the real estate market. In addition to real estate, James is also active in animal spay and neuter programs and spends his free time volunteering for pet rescue.