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Jim Westerfield

Royal Shell Real Estate, Inc.

About Jim

Specialties: Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Foreclosure
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A little bit about myself:

I am a Licensed Real Estate Agent who has earned the recognition of being in the top 3% of all agents in SW Florida with respect to EXTRAORDI CUSTOMER SATISFACTION. With over 14 years of real estate experience in SW Florida as a full time real estate professional, I know virtually every community in SW Florida. My knowledge, my ability to listen to my clients needs, and being able to guide and then negotiate the best deal for my clients assures my clients the ULTIMATE LEVEL OF FIVE STAR SERVICE.
On a personal and business level I am a professional looking to guide and educate my client through the Real Estate process. I strive to be more than just a Real Estate Agent, with the goal of always exceeding your expectations as a client. I don''t just want to open the front door to your new home, I want to open the doors to making your dreams come true... Allow me to be the Real Estate Agent who will give you the opportunity and resources to own your own home or investment.

Whether you are ready to sell your home or buy your dream home, I can help. Having built and sold a computer business that was in the top 5% in the United States, I have a wealth of knowledge in tactical marketing to help get my clients'' homes SOLD. In addition, I am a CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) to get you the MOST MONEY for your home!

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Royal Shell Real Estate, Inc. 26811 S Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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Endorsements

Jim's most recent endorsements

My bank recommended Jim as one of the top professional realtors in SW Florida to help my wife and I to find our luxury home to purchase. My wife and I are so pleased to have worked with Jim. He heard what we wanted, was available when we needed, was extremely patient till we found just the perfect home, was extremely knowledgeable with both the market and the contracts, and then negotiated a deal that we thought he would never get for us. We went to the closing table knowing that Jim did the very best for US, not for himself. We had more peace with Jim and his team than we have had with any other real estate transactions, residential and commercial, in the past. We strongly recommend Jim to help you with your real estate needs. – Jim Westerfield
01/28/2016-Showed home in 2015 in Four Seasons, FL 34109. Primary point of contact: Jack Richert My contact was with his associate Jack Richert... Due to illness situations have not made the purchase yet , but will. Jack is a knowledgeable first rate no pressure , gentleman all around . He is prompt to return a call , accommodating in every way possible. – Jim Westerfield
10/15/2015 - Sold a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $250K in Estero, FL. Jim worked with my family in a long distance and local forum. My mother recently moved to a retirement community in Naples (from Estero) but her entire family is in Ohio. We stay connected by coming to visit. We decided as a family to sell Estero and buy in Naples, to continue our means to stay together as much as possible. We met Jim basically by phone and email, and then in person briefly. He actually lives in our Estero neighborhood, which made coordinating a breeze. He went well above and beyond what I would expect any real estate broker to ever do with almost every aspect of both the sale of our condo and the soon to be purchase of our new home. He has contacts with just about anything one would need, from renovation contractors, to moving groups to landscapers and even restaurant recommendations. He seamlessly coordinated everything with us, even though we were in Ohio most of the time. He actually sold our Estero condo before it even got on the market!! And though it is quick, we found a new home and hopefully will be closing by the end of the month. Our situation is not unique, but it is a challenge as as a family we are purchasing a new home with both individuals and Trusts involved. Jim has made every effort to help us along the way. His title team is friendly and courteous and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and well informed. At the sale of our Estero condo, we were not available and Jim walked us through the entire process from a distance. The buyers felt one room was not clean to their expectations and Jim actually went over to our condo and cleaned it himself to preserve everyone's integrity and happiness.!! His powers of negotiations and faith and passion for what he does showed through with everything he did for us. Though in a sales driven industry that often has a reputation for dishonesty and shenanigans, Jim has none of that. He truly directed us to what he felt was the absolute best choice for our family and no matter what direction we would have gone on both the sell or buy side, we felt the comfort of his wisdom and kindness of his heart. I truly hope we remain in touch and become friends - he was just that terrific!!Less – Jim Westerfield
06/23/2015 - Bought a Vacant Land home in 2015 for approximately $150K in Marco Island, FL. Primary point of contact: Jack Richert I pretty much knew what I was looking for, and Jack and Jim worked hard to zero in on my goals. Jack was also instrumental in helping me find a builder we could trust to build our new home. – Jim Westerfield
06/16/2015 - Bought a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $300K in Bonita Springs, FL. Jim Westerfield was prompt to respond to my initial inquiry and then was equally prompt in responding to any further questions or concerns. He has assembled a knowledgeable team who assisted in every way possible. I highly recommend him and his team to anyone looking for a new residence. He quickly understood exactly what I was looking for and showed me several units and assisted in numerous ways during negotiations and then through the maze of necessary legalities. He and his team were with me through the whole process and took away much of the worry. – Jim Westerfield
06/01/2015 - Bought a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Naples, FL. I have moved many times in the past, but Jim and team made the long distance purchase of our property absolutely painless and the easiest buy I have ever had! Every little detail was looked after including all the communications with the different players. On top of that - we received a fantastic referral to a contractor with whom we are working with in our new house. TOP MARKS! – Jim Westerfield
04/28/2015 - Bought a Condo home in 2015 in Naples, FL. We asked Jim to help us understand what we could purchase at a variety of price points in the area. Prior to our visit, he provided several options to help narrow the search. We scheduled a long weekend, spent about eight hours with Jim and bought our future retirement property. Exactly what we wanted! – Jim Westerfield
11/07/2014 - Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $300K in Bonita Springs, FL. Jim was an absolute pleasure to work with. He has incredible market intuition and superb negotiation skills. He sold our house for exactly what he said he would, in the time frame he said he would. The entire process was one of integrity and efficiency. I would recommend Jim and his team for any Real Estate transaction. Response from Jim Westerfield on 11/08/2014 Mark, you and Jill were a sincere pleasure to work with on both the sale of your home and the purchase of your new home! Response from Jim: Thank you so much for the honor to get to know you and your family a little more. You and your family are a true inspiration. May you thoroughly enjoy your new home! – Jim Westerfield
11/06/2014 - Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $300K in Bonita Springs, FL. JIM WAS THE GREATEST!!! THERES NO WAY I COULD HAVE GOT THIS DONE WITHOUT HIM. VERY PROFESSIONAL,RIGHT TO THE POINT, AND WILLING TO GO TO BAT FOR YOU. IF YOU ASK HIM TO DO SOMETHING HE DOES IT RIGHT AWAY AND GETS EVERYTHING HANDLED. MY WIFE AND I ARE VERY HAPPY, AND WILL RECOMMEND JIM TO EVERYBODY. KERNEY PINKSTON Response from Jim: Hi Kerney. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you and your family! You guys are precious people. It was my team's privilege to help take care of you to ensure a successful closing. May you thoroughly enjoy your new home! If I can ever help you in any way, I am as close as the phone. God Bless! – Jim Westerfield
09/02/2014 - Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Estero, FL. Jim was a wonderful realtor for us- he was very knowledgeable of the various SWFL areas we were interested in and was able to help us narrow down our options according to our needs. He was also very patient with us- we were first time home buyers and had a lot to learn about purchasing a new home in our current economy. Jim and his staff answered all of our questions in a timely manner, and even continued to help us out occasionally after our closing with various questions regarding our new property. – Jim Westerfield
07/02/2014 - Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $450K in Bonita Springs, FL. We really enjoyed working with Jim. His knowledge was incredibly helpful with our house hunting decisions. He is very professional. He was very quick to respond to all of questions. If you're in doubt about to work with, look no further. His style compliments all buyers or sellers. Wish we could buy more real estate! – Jim Westerfield
06/26/2014 - Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $525K in Naples, FL. Jim did a fine job of guiding us through the Naples, FL market and found a perfect place for our family to enjoy some quality time together away from the winter weather in Lake Forest. He works with a good team and the process of closing the deal, including the finance package was well supported and executed as promised. Response from Jim: Thanks so much Rich! It has been a pleasure working with you and should you need anything else, we are here for you. Again, THANKS! – Jim Westerfield
05/20/2014 - Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Bonita Springs, FL. I found Jim Westerfield on Zillow and I could not be more pleased with my results. He is responsive, good negotiator, knowledgeable and a great person to boot! I am thrilled with his real estate expertise and would highly recommend Jim Westerfield for any project or investment. He is a true gem. – Jim Westerfield
02/13/2014 - Sold a Single Family home in 2013 in Naples, FL. Willing to go above and beyond the call of duty. Everything was done with complete integrity. Everything that the buyer did to make the sale a mess, Jim came to the rescue and helped make it right again. Can't recommend Jim Westerfield enough! – Jim Westerfield
02/11/2014 - Bought a home in 2013 in Iona, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Very instrumental in helping us purchase a second home in Florida. Their knowledge of the area and assistance in helping us obtain financing was of great help. I would definitely recommend Jim Westerfield and Jack Richert! Very friendly, courteous, professional and helpful! – Jim Westerfield
02/11/2014 - Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $250K in Estero, FL. Very professional and very dedicated. Jim returned calls very promptly and his skills were very helpful with the closing of the deal. I would highly recommend him for any new buyers or sellers. A top notch realtor! – Jim Westerfield
11/21/2013 - Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $250K in River Reach, Naples, FL. We worked with Jim twice in the past few years and were very pleased with his service and professionalism each time. Our most recent experience working with Jim led us to finding our current home which we never want to leave. It was very important to us to find the right size house, in the right location, within our price range and it didn’t prove to be an easy task. Jim showed us several properties and never gave up until we found ‘the one’. His help negotiating price and improvements by the seller was invaluable. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a home in the southwest Florida area. – Jim Westerfield
11/21/2013 - Sold a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $250K in River Reach, Naples, F I am so glad my husband and I used Jim as our Realtor when we started house-hunting. I found him to be very friendly and determined to satisfy our (almost unrealistic) goals. After numerous showings, we found the perfect home in a great neighborhood that we most likely would have never found on our own. I never felt any pressure to ‘just settle on a house’ which was very important to me and I have to say I wasn't the most easily satisfied shopper. I was also pleased with the way Jim handled the closing phase of our home purchase and feel like we got a great deal with him as our representative. I would definitely recommend Jim to any of my friends looking for homes in the southwest Florida area and feel confident that they would be as satisfied as I am. – Jim Westerfield
09/03/2013 - Bought a Multi Family home in 2013 for approximately $150K in Naples, FL. We would highly recommend Jim Westerfield to anyone and everyone who is looking for a real estate agent. Our son recommended Jim to us. Jim had previously worked with other family members in buying their house and our son was truly impressed with Jim. He said he wanted us to use an honest and reputable realtor, especially since we didn't live in the area. He help us make the initial contact with Jim while visiting in Florida. Even on such short notice, Jim was very responsive. Jim went above and beyond our expectations while we were there and able to look at property as well as when we returned home. Jim listened to our "wants" vs. "needs" and helped us find the perfect property for us in our price zone. We can't imagine trying to do the inspections and various other aspects of buying our condo without Jim's guidance and knowledge, especially living in another state. We found Jim to be just as our son described him: honest, reputable, responsive, hard working, a good guy who knows his business. We recommend Jim Westerfield without any reservations and wish you the best in finding your new home. – Jim Westerfield
08/12/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $725K in Naples, FL. Jim, was extremely valuable from listening to what our expectations were from a cost perspective to home type and community. He minimized our time in searching for the home we were looking for. Jim, also took very good notes while meeting with our builder and recognized some discounting that was initially promised as well as some structural agreements that were later not recalled by builder. This enable us the savings discount that was initially promised. Jim, because of his time and experience in the business was also instrumental in his negotiating skills to recognize opportunities in builder discounting which led to further savings. If you are looking for a home in South Florida and want to save time and money I would highly recommend Jim Westerfield! Doug & Linda Gober Response from Jim: Thanks so much Doug and Linda. It is always a pleasure working with an Executive of a major corporation, and it is fun to see the home you guys chose! I am sure that long lake view is gorgeous and that you have made your home gorgeous. It was my pleasure to help you guys get your dream home in the budget you wanted! – Jim Westerfield
08/09/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2009 for approximately $225K in Estero, FL. I have used Jim Westerfield on several real estate transactions and I have and will continue to recommend him to anyone with real estate needs in the Southwest Florida market. He has a solid grasp of the marketplace and is the consummate professional. He is honest and does what he says he will do. My highest compliment is that I will continue to utilize his services for any future real estate transactions I may have. – Jim Westerfield
08/07/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2009 for approximately $200K in Estero, FL. Explained the process and strategy very well. Was very quick to let us know of any changes. In general a very pleasant honest man to work with. I would definitely Jim again. – Jim Westerfield
08/06/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $275K in Bonita Springs, FL. Jim is very professional and an excellent negotiator. He sold a property for me and helped me buy a new property. I would recommend him to anyone buy or selling a hone in swfl. – Jim Westerfield
08/06/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $325K in Estero, FL. Jim was a priceless resource for my family when we bought our home remotely from out of state. He conducted several showings on our behalf and was very honest about each property when reporting on it. He listened to our desires in a property and found the best potential candidates based on those conversations. Jim then was a fabulous negotiator on my behalf. He represented my family better than I ever would have hoped and did a thorough and flawless job. His direction and expertise is rare in a flooded area of brokers with very little talent. I wouldn't think of using anyone else and only refer Jim Westerfield to my closest friends and family. – Jim Westerfield
08/05/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $250K in Estero, FL. I was so happy with Jim as my realtor. He helped my wife and I find the perfect first home for our growing family! His knowledge is second to none and he makes you feel comfortable and confident throughout the process. Would highly recommend his services! – Jim Westerfield
08/05/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Estero, FL. Working with Jim as been our pleasure. He has a great understanding of the local market and is easy to work with. In addition his responsiveness is second to none and always make himself available to answer questions day or night. If your looking for a great realtor in SW Florida look no further than Jim Westerfield. – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $250K in Estero, FL. I would highly recommend Jim to anyone looking to buy or sell a property in Southwest Florida. His expansive knowledge of the real estate market helped our family make the best financial decision when purchasing our new home. Jim had showed us many properties and assisted us on negotiating the purchase price of our new home. He has a high level of dedication to his clients and his responsiveness was unparalleled. My family and I are very proud to call Jim "our realtor." Thanks Jim for your hard work and dedication! – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2012 for approximately $275K in Bonita Springs, FL. Jim is one of the best realtors we've ever had! He worked extremely hard through our whole home buying process. He has a ton of knowledge in purchasing a home and will work very hard to make a deal happen! Jim has very good negotiating skills as well as is very prompt and organized when working with both the seller and purchaser. We were very pleased with Jim as our realtor and would definitely recommend him to anyone who is about to embark in the journey of purchasing a home. – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $775K in Naples, FL. Jim, who was recommended to us by our bank, is an excellent agent, helpful, prompt, knows his stuff, and is a nice guy to boot. So glad that we picked him. We will always recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell in the area. It felt great having Jim sit on our side of the table, his negotiating skills and advise were exceptional and he works hard to close the deal. Stan – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2013 for approximately $325K in Estero, FL. Jim is the ultimate professional. He took care of our every need during the search and procurement of our new home. His knowledge of his responsibilities and of SW Florida is evident in the way he led us through the often confusing journey through mortgage-land. – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a home in 2012 in Estero, FL 33928. Jim is amazing to work with. Extremely knowledgeable and very professional. He has his clients in his best interest and truly cares about them. I would absolutely refer him to anyone in need of a realtor. I can't say enough good things about him, Jim is the best at what he does! – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a Single Family home in 2009 in Flourtown, PA. He was responsible always and understand what customer needs. Also he was very helpful through out the transaction and settling down on new property. He was.\very respectable and knowledgeable and cares about the customer. – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Bought a home in 2013 in Council, Bonita Springs, FL 34135. Jim listened to my requirements, concerns, for a single family home. He scheduled viewings within 24 hours, and he showed me homes within My price range and requirements. Because I wanted a home with a water view, there were few homes in my price range but he delivered on all aspects. He scheduled viewings of re sales and also new homes. After viewing 15 plus homes, I decided that a new home was what I wanted. He did not rush me and was most helpful dealing with the developer and offered great advise. He was well acquainted with all the communities we viewed and pointed out the pros and cons. Jim kept me focused and his sense of humor was appreciated. Jim delivered on all counts and I most certainly would recommend him as a knowledgeable and experienced realtor. – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Helped me rent a Single Family home in Estero, FL. Jim is an excellent realtor who exceeded our expectations at every turn. From his ability to find and locate great prospective homes to his follow up, negotiation skills, and warm friendly touch, I would always recommend Jim over any other realtor. – Jim Westerfield
08/03/2013 - Sold a Single Family home in 2012 in Fort Myers, FL. Jim Westerfield is a perfect choice as either a buying agent or selling agent! We chose Jim as our selling agent and he was extremely professional, organized and has wise, experienced advice on how to value your home and sell it quickly. We even had some road blocks once we had our home under contract, that without Jim's professionalism and experience in this industry, we may have lost our contract. Everything was first class and he delivered on everything that he promised! As a result, we sold our house in less than 2 weeks!!! We think highly of him as an agent and even more as a incredible person. – Jim Westerfield
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Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
Certified Negotiation Expert
Certified Negotiation Expert
REALTOR®
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