HowesTeam Professional Profile and Experience

Experience is a positive benchmark of the ability of a Real Estate Team. The Howes Team has over 30 years of combined real estate experience and have received numerous awards for performance and production from RE/MAX. 

Skip Howes, a licensed broker since 1982, has previously received the Number One Sales Associate award for all of Colorado and is a Member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. The Team has received awards for sales production to include the Executive Club, 100% Club and Platinum Club.  Skip Howes, as a Broker, holds the coveted CRS - Certified Residential Specialist designation, CRB - Certified Residential Brokerage manager designation, the GRI- Graduate Realtor Institute designation, ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative designation as well as other designations.  He also holds the CGP - Certified Green Professional, granted by the National Association of Home Builders.

Debbie Howes is a Broker Associate licensed since 1991and holds the GRI - Graduate Realtor Institute designation. Skip and Debbie Howes work together as a Team to get you home sold and find the right property to purchase. Cooperation and communication with you will benefit the successful completion of these objectives. 

We provide the following Exclusive Services;    
  • COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS - A written report of the transactions in the neighborhood to identify properties that have sold recently and are currently on the market in an effort to determine a realistic price for the subject property.  This is key in positioning your house for a productive sale.
  • FINANCING PROPOSALS - Written proposals such as Buyer Qualifications, Financing Plans, 15 year vs. 30 years Mortgages, Adjustable vs. Fixed Rate Mortgages, Rent vs. Buy, Repurchase Analysis, and Amortization Schedules that will help buyers and sellers in the decision making process.
  • HOMEOWNER'S TAX WORKSHEET - A detailed and organized method of tracing the basis in a personal residence in order to keep the gain as low as possible. This is especially important with regard tax filings and gain programs currently in effect at the time of your sale.
  • MARKET PREPARATION GUIDE - A report designed to help the homeowner maximize the marketing efforts by improving the condition of the home, 'setting the stage' before showings, and knowing what to do when the property is being shown.
  • HOMEOWNER ANALYSIS - A simple and easy to understand form that illustrates the tax advantages and the investment potential of home ownership.
  • RELOCATION PACKAGE - A complete portfolio of information about the city you are moving to. This can be very helpful in orienting you to the local housing market as well as schools, shopping, transportation, entertainment, and many other things of interest. This can be sent by mail, fax or e-mail.
    We provide personal services on an individual basis. We handle the detail work, such as home inspections, title work, earnest money, appraisals, mortgage work. We stay in touch so that you will know what is going on and where we are in the buying or selling process. We help maintain the property with names of competent contractors, especially if your property is vacant or you are out of town. We show you consideration because we know you are living in you home, and it's difficult to have it ready to show all the time. You'll get the benefits of our experience. Advice to help your property sell more quickly. Not only will you get a printed handout describing how to prepare you home so it will show its best, but we'll give you specific suggestions to improve the impression it will make to buyers. Pros & cons of contract proposals. When we bring contract proposals for your consideration, we'll explain them as well as have estimated closing cost estimates so that you'll have all the facts to make a good decision.Process of selling or buying a home. We'll explain the entire process so there won't be any surprises along the way.     

    We have specialized marketing plans custom designed to your property and your objectives. We have tried and proven marketing programs established from surveys and studies made by the REALTORS NATIONAL MARKETING INSTITUTE. It is based on the experiences of the most highly successful real estate brokers in the country.


  • ABR
  • CRB
  • CRS
  • CSP
  • e-Pro
  • green
  • GRI


Skip & Debbie Howes


PO Box 300 Sunny Glen Ct