John and Karen Farley are not only partners in life but business as well. Both longtime Boulder residents, they use their combined 25 + years of real estate expertise to work in sync together to assist buyers and sellers negotiate the ever changing real estate landscape. John, will work with you on showings and negotiations, while Karen, will arrange all of the details to ensure the transaction flows smoothly. By working together in this way, they make sure every detail is handled quickly and efficiently. Their knowledge of the Boulder area, as well as the surrounding Denver Metro communities, also makes them a tremendous resource; along with helping you find the right space, they can connect you with an extensive network of experts to help you move in, decorate, and landscape, taking the stress out of relocation.
Realtor & EcoBroker
John has been a dedicated professional in Colorado’s real estate industry for over two decades. With deep roots in the state, having spent his formative years in Denver and residing in Boulder for the past three decades, John possesses an unparalleled familiarity with the local real estate landscape.
As a seasoned real estate expert, John’s track record spans a wide spectrum of clientele and property types. His portfolio includes assisting clients across diverse price ranges, from affordable housing to multi-million-dollar residences. He’s also well-versed in income properties, 1031 exchanges, horse properties, rural estates with well and septic systems, multi-unit dwellings, fixer-uppers, and new construction. Whether working with first-time homebuyers or helping seniors downsize from their family homes, John is dedicated to sharing his expertise to empower his clients to make informed real estate decisions.
John’s commitment to personalized service sets him apart. He’s a careful listener, ensuring that he comprehends his clients’ needs and desires and supports them throughout the entire transaction process. His clients consistently commend him for his willingness to go the extra mile on their behalf.
Whether you’re buying or selling, John has an extensive network of industry experts at his fingertips, ready to assist with everything from preparing a property for sale to managing the logistics of a move. His goal is to alleviate the stress associated with relocation.
John holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, though his heart has always belonged to Colorado. He initially caught the real estate bug in the early 1990s while buying, selling, and investing in properties in Boulder and the surrounding areas. Prior to entering the real estate field, John worked as a recruiter for both local and national companies and provided consultancy services to medical practices and startups.
John’s true passion lies in the Colorado lifestyle, which he wholeheartedly embraces. When he’s not working, you’ll find him on Boulder’s extensive trails, engaging in activities such as hiking, running, and biking. He also enjoys skiing, swimming, and horseback riding. His creative side extends to cooking, enjoying music, writing, and photography.
If you’re in search of a dedicated realtor who combines a wealth of knowledge with exceptional listening skills and a willingness to go above and beyond for your real estate needs, it’s well worth your time to reach out to John. He’s committed to providing the highest level of service whether you’re buying or selling.
John has represented us in three Boulder, CO transactions…two purchases and one sale. In each instance he has kept each deal on schedule and has a unique ability to resolve potential issues before they become deal breakers.
We would surely use his services again. He was always patiently available to answer our questions and treated us the way all of us would like to be treated in a real estate transaction.
Whether it’s inputting property searches for Buyers, doing home valuation reports for Sellers, putting together the marketing package for listings, getting questions answered, making sure dates and deadlines are met, and handling all of the paperwork, Karen is behind the scenes making things happen.
Karen fell in love with Boulder when vetting various colleges. “I was driving up Highway 36 on my way to check out the University of Colorado in Boulder and saw the overlook above the Boulder Valley. It was love at first sight.” 25+ years later, she couldn’t imagine living anywhere else.
Getting into the industry was a natural progression in Karen’s career. Her real estate savvy father instilled in her a strong appreciation and respect for the value of real estate. Each transaction strengthens her dedication to helping their clients have the best experiences with buying and selling real estate.
Starting out after college as a flight attendant, advertising account executive, and manager for John’s business consulting company, Karen, has partnered up again with John in their Real Estate Business. They caught the fix and flip and investment property bug in the early 90‘s. They enjoy the satisfaction of finding houses in great locations that are in need of a little TLC and using their creativity to transform them into a place to call home. They decided they should be sharing their knowledge and real estate expertise with others and began helping clients to Buy and Sell their homes, do fix and flips, and buy investment properties. Once word was out, their business began to bloom.