Marybeth Emerson

Colorado Landmark, Realtors
2350 Broadway
Boulder, CO, 80304
(720) 515-5846

Ratings & reviews (24)

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Highly likely to recommend
08/16/2015
wei chen osu
Helped me buy home
First of all, Marybeth is an amazing professional. She is super responsible, encouraging, knowledgable and patient. I connected with her through a real good friend's recommendation while shopping a condo in Boulder. The market was crazy and there were literally a handful of condos that fit my needs. However, Marybeth was always able to help me arrange a showing when a property is available. Also, instead of showing me anything that was available and targeting a "quick sell", Marybeth worked very hard on my behalf until we finally landed my condo - four months later, but a perfect one. It took so long because I was being very picky and there were a few times I decided to put an offer in but Marybeth was able to find out something wrong with the unit, like non disclosed flood damage, high asking price and etc. If it was not her, I could have bought one much quicker but also made a lifelong mistake. Throughout the whole process Marybeth always continued educating me about real estate and beyond that - being encouraging and positive - which was very important for me as a first time buyer in a crazy market. I highly recommend Marybeth to anyone from first time home buyer to seasoned high end house seeker. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/17/2015
samhoward11
Helped me buy home
Marybeth did a great job in helping my wife and I purchase a home in Boulder. She was very knowledgeable of the market, provided excellent advice, and was highly responsive to our inquiries. Highly recommended!
Highly likely to recommend
11/11/2014
GeorgeSzumski
Listed and sold a home
Marybeth is the most professional and effective agent we have experienced in many years of buying and selling properties. Her knowledge of the local market was second to none and she was able to back up her estimates and recommended selling price and offer price with accurate comparisons of other properties in the same market. Her support agent, Jesse, was super efficient and took care of all the paperwork in a highly organized manner. As a team they made the whole experience very pleasant and sussinct. I would recommend Marybeth to anyone looking at selling or buying in the high end Boulder area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
06/05/2014
user01998017
Helped me buy home
We contacted Marybeth to inquire about selling our house, and possibly buying another house. Within four months, she had sold our house, for the price we wanted, and located another home, which we closed on last week. She is honest, hard working (seems like she works 24/7), and excellent at what she does. We would strongly recommend her.
Highly likely to recommend
06/04/2013
user8373383
Helped me buy home
We have worked with other good realtors before, but Marybeth is in a class of her own. She is very energetic, hardworking, thorough, stays focused and even makes dealing with the details fun. She is quick to offer ideas for selling your property and knows many local contractors, window washers - you name it ... and even arranges for the work to be done. That was our selling experience. We also bought a house with Marybeth representing us. She showed us more than a few properties before we found THE one. She asked many questions that we wouldn't have thought to ask and made sure that all systems were properly checked and serviced before the closing. Finally Marybeth's interest in architecture and knowledge of style and design really add to the whole experience. We highly recommend Marybeth. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/18/2015
zuser20150131144820754
Helped me buy home
Marybeth is an absolute 5 star professional that you would be lucky to have on your side! Her deep inside knowledge of the market is truly unprecedented, and she is the best at what she does. Added bonus, she is an absolute pleasure to work with and makes the whole process a positive one. Thanks so much Marybeth!
Highly likely to recommend
03/25/2015
sarakwilliamson
Helped me buy and sell homes
MaryBeth and her assistant went above and beyond to help me buy a house and get my house sold! They are very savvy realtors, very knowledgeable about Boulder real estate, and do whatever is necessary to the deal done. They are very responsive and pay attention to every detail. I can't emphasize how incredible and helpful they were, and will recommend them to anyone looking for a realtor.
Highly likely to recommend
03/01/2015
tracey braun9
Helped me buy home
My wife and I were first time home buyers and were so glad to have worked with Marybeth. Purchasing a home for the first time is daunting, especially so in the highly competitive Boulder housing market. Marybeth helped us through each step of the process and spent as much time as needed to answer questions and show us properties in many different areas just so we could get a feel for the neighborhoods and pricing. Because she is so knowledgeable about the Boulder market and has so much experience, she was able to share many insights on the value of the price of the property and wasn't afraid to let us know if she felt something wasn't a good investment. In addition, her savviness and experience, we were able to get the perfect place without getting into a bidding war and likely saved us 10s of thousands on our home. In addition, Marybeth was very pleasant to work with, met our exact needs even though we were on the lower end of pricing in Boulder, extremely responsive and timely, patient and worked tirelessly to help with our decision making and get the home we wanted. We can't recommend her enough! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/28/2014
surgicalnurse
Helped me buy home
Second time in two years that we've worked with Marybeth to buy a home. She knows the Boulder market so well, is highly responsive in communications, and is great during negotiations.
Highly likely to recommend
11/15/2014
user29933052
Helped me buy home
Out-of-town buyers who found Marybeth's contact information on Zillow. Wanted to relocate back to Boulder for retirement, as we had gone to school there many years ago. Walkability to downtown, and proximity to groceries and services was tops on our wish list, so we were interested in homes in Newlands or Mapleton Hills. Marybeth showed us a variety of homes in those areas and others, both in and slightly above our desired price range, so that we got a feel for trade offs and possibilities. After leaving Boulder to return home, we stewed about things and ended up making an offer on a circa 2500 square foot home in Mapleton Hills, that fit our parameters. The sale closed last week and we are very happy to say that all aspects of touring listings, making the offer, inspections, inspection resolution, walk-through and closing went very smoothly and were handled with the utmost professionalism, courtesy and warmth by Marybeth Emerson, her assistant Jesse Hinton, and Angie Mansfield at Land Title. We highly recommend all of their services. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
08/02/2014
wattsjr9
Helped me buy home
Marybeth is the best realtor I have ever worked with..by far. She is supremely knowledgeable about Boulder and the surrounding areas and uses her network of contacts to find great properties sooner than you might otherwise. Marybeth worked with us as a partner....consulting with us and helping us find the exact home we were looking for. We would rate her 10 stars if it was possible!
Highly likely to recommend
10/14/2013
tammycayou
Helped me buy home
Marybeth was FANTASTIC to work with. My husband and I decided while on vacation to buy a home in Boulder. Marybeth not only helped us find our dream home in Boulder, she put us in contact with an agent in our home state who had our home under contract before it even hit the MLS. STILL, while we were on vacation. Marybeth negotiated hard for us and ended up getting our new home at a great price. She was extremely knowledgeable and an absolute pleasure to work with. We would absolutely recommend Marybeth Emerson! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
07/08/2013
maryferg
Helped me buy home
We were lucky enough to meet Marybeth through friends who had purchased a home with her the previous year, and as soon as we met, I knew she was the one! We had worked with quite a few realtors in the past 10 years, both as buyers and sellers, but Marybeth is truly unlike any other. She is incredibly knowledgable and honest and fun to be with... and goes way above and beyond anyone's expectations. She stayed with us through a very long search for a home, when other realtors would have grown tired, and she remained positive and encouraging through many ups and downs and changes of direction on our part. She has seemingly endless energy and is truly passionate about her job. Ultimately she helped us get a house in a multi-offer situation, in one of the toughest buyer's markets in recent years. She definitely thinks outside of the box to accomplish the seemingly impossible and is constantly adjusting to the changing market to negotiate the best deals for her clients. We are clients for life! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
05/30/2013
MattCoddaire
Helped me buy home
Marybeth was a joy to work with in buying our first home. In a time when the market was busier than it's been in several years, she knew exactly what it would take to get my wife and I in the home we live in today. If you're like us, and have no idea what you're doing when it comes to purchasing your first home I highly recommend giving Marybeth a call!
Highly likely to recommend
11/13/2012
user3747608
Helped me buy home
Marybeth did a fantastic job in helping me find and purchase a house in Boulder! I am extremely happy with the service she provided and would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone who needs help buying or selling property in the Denver area. She understood that before I could make a decision I would need to look at a lot of houses, and we looked at a ton of places before I was ready to make an offer. She knows real estate inside out, and was very helpful in the getting me up to speed so I could make an informed choice. She's a great negotiator, and saved me money that I'm sure other agents would have left on the table. And she's got a great positive attitude that makes it fun to work with her! She'll be my agent for all my future transactions in the Denver area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/05/2012
user3875489
Helped me buy and sell homes
Marybeth helped my husband and I both sell our condo without ever listing it and purchase a new home. It was truly a wonderful experience. She is knowledgable and wants to get you in a home you will love. Most importantly she is fun to enter the venture with! My husband and I lived in a condo association. We had discussed the idea of selling our home but did not take any steps to list our property. We received an ambitious letter from Marybeth on our doorstep one evening (along with all of our neighbors) letting us know she had a buyer who was interested in living in our community. After calling Marybeth to inquire about the buyer and situation we quickly had an appointment for her to view our condo to determine if it was a good fit for her buyer. Marybeth walked through our home and objectively analyzed the quality and potential for her buyer. Her vision for property potential was immediately apparent. Next, we discussed what our listing price would be and she scheduled her buyer to view the condo immediately. Within less than two hours of our first appointment with Marybeth we had a soft offer to sell our condo for a price that we were very satisfied with. Marybeth worked over a holiday weekend to ensure both parties were satisfied and under a contract they felt comfortable entering. The process of selling our condo could not have been easier. She was reasonable and fair as representing both the buyer and the seller. We do not wish we did anything different throughout the process due to Marybeth's keen expertise and responsiveness. Additionally, with the quick sale of our home we did not know where we would end up in a month's time. She quickly put together a list of homes to look at and set up appointments for us to begin our search for a home. She understood exactly what our needs and priorities. Marybeth gave honest advice by discussing how to improve homes and if a home was not a good value. We did get lucky enough to find a home we loved. She gave us advice for the future regarding upgrades that we should do based on whether we stay, rent, or sell in the shorter term, she helped us negotiate a great price, and made sure our interests were looked after. Marybeth is the first person we will call for all future real estate questions and transactions. I would not hesitate to recommend her for any real estate business, it was a pleasure. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
08/31/2012
user361969
Helped me buy home
So knowledgeable about every square meter of Boulder, Marybeth seems to know the positive and negative financials about every home in Boulder. During the buying negotiation process, Marybeth was especially aggressive, helping us save about $42,000 on both the purchase price and the after-inspection price haggling. What a pleasure it was working with her. Good communicator. And she's really fun, too!
Highly likely to recommend
08/23/2012
user662153
Helped me buy home
With Marybeth's help, we were able to find and close on an investment condo in record time this summer. She was positive, knowledgeable, and personable...so easy to work with! Marybeth gave us great advice, did an impressive job negotiating with the sellers throughout the entire process, took care of all forms and paperwork quickly (mostly online), and even followed through on scheduling repairs needed after the property inspection. We found a great place and never expected the process to go so smoothly. Marybeth did a fabulous job for us! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
08/20/2012
user07943868
Helped me find a home to rent
We contacted Marybeth a few months ago to assist us in purchasing a rental property. Marybeth came highly recommended from our friends who are savvy real estate investors. Marybeth was everything our friends had represented to us and more. Marybeth is extremely knowledgeable about the market. At all times, she was professional and a pleasure to work with.
Highly likely to recommend
03/28/2012
user9432499
Helped me buy home
Marybeth was very helpful in my home buying process. As a novice home-buyer she did a great job walking me though all of the documents and the entire process. She found a great condo for me. Overall it was a great experience working with her.
Highly likely to recommend
02/15/2012
susgail
Helped me buy home
We were looking to buy our very first investment property in Boulder. I was wary of what I?d come to believe was the typical realtor: smooth, persuasive and sometimes intimidating and pushy. MaryBeth was none of these. She was real, considerate, highly responsive and professional. She went above and beyond and somehow added a real dose of humanity to our business transactions. Our situation was unusual for two reasons: we were buying two properties within two days and we had to be out of the country between putting in the offers and the closings -- a seemingly impossible situation, there was so much to do. But MaryBeth stepped in to help arrange inspections and all the details for closing -- she was more like our personal assistant than our realtor. If I had the smallest enquiry/concern I'd text her and have an answer almost immediately. She was so well connected that she could recommend, contact and even pay people to do the necessary due diligence while we were out of the country. I felt I could trust and rely on her to respond to all my newbie concerns promptly and with precision. We will be using her for all our future investments. Quite frankly I can?t imagine anyone I?d rather deal with in this area. Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
02/09/2012
JVozoff
Helped me buy home
Marybeth is a gifted designer, assertive businesswoman, and top-notch real estate agent. We knew from our first conversation with her that we had a sharp, personable, and incredibly proactive advocate in finding a home in a new city. She worked tirelessly with us, focusing on properties that fit our priorities and budget - and we had fun throughout the whole process! In the end, we found a property in a great location that is perfect for our family and Marybeth adeptly negotiated the contracts details. We've worked with many real estate agents in the past and Marybeth is far and away the most knowledgable, trustworthy, and personally invested of the lot. We'll never work with anyone else. Thanks, Marybeth! Less ... More
Highly likely to recommend
11/11/2011
Ellieandvaughan
Helped me buy home
Marybeth helped to find our dream home in Boulder. She listened to our requirements, helped to filter out appropriate homes to look at, and ultimately tracked down the right house for us. We'd recommend her services to anyone looking to buy a home in the Boulder area.
Highly likely to recommend
09/09/2011
ValinHawK
Helped me buy home
I'm very happy to write a review of our experience working with Marybeth Emerson of Colorado Landmark Realty in Boulder, Colorado. Sorry this review is long. I thought it was best to provide some detail and make it clear that this is an honest review from a real client of Marybeth's... Marybeth helped us find and buy a very special home in Boulder. My wife and I were transferred to the area on assignment from NASA in Houston. We started our search just looking for a rental with thoughts of buying a home in a year if the assignment became long term. Even though hunting for rentals is probably the least interesting and beneficial activity for a realtor, Marybeth's enthusiasm and optimism never wavered. It was very clear how well Marybeth knows the unique Boulder and surrounding area market. She also approaches real estate with an investor's eye and sensitivity. With Marybeth's counseling and education we eventually felt like we were knowledgeable enough of the area and where/how we wanted to live that we decided to go ahead and buy property. Marybeth showed us property after property all over town over a period of many weeks. Of course, we wanted to "fall in love" with a house at as low a price as possible. So Marybeth patiently worked with us as we went through a process of bumping up our purchase budget to find a home that really inspired us. The Boulder home we eventually bought we first found on Zillow from Houston. Marybeth hadn't yet shown it to us because it was still above our stated price point. At our request, she checked it out and knowing our preferences knew we would love it. And we did. Actually buying the house had its challenges, too -- not just because we ended up at a high end price point. The sellers frustration with his listing agent prompted him to fire his realtor take his home off the market. Serendipity resulted in Marybeth's broker being contacted by the seller to explore the possibility of listing again the following year. He did not know he was Marybeth's broker that had made a previous offer. There was some drama and complications -- but the two were able to bring the seller to the table and get to an agreement everyone was satisfied with. Marybeth is not a typical realtor. She has degrees in business and interior design. She sees the design, style/art (or lack of) in homes and the financial considerations critical to real estate. She has a great, positive attitude and is enthusiastic about what she does and loves Boulder. Marybeth Emerson is the best realtor I've ever worked with. I whole heartedly recommend her as a realtor -- especially if someone wants to buy a home in Boulder, Colorado. Less ... More