Whether buying or selling, you need a specialist-a residential specialist: someone who understands the complexities of the housing market, how to best position your interests, how to negotiate, and someone who will get to know you and what you want from the transaction. Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) agents have proven record of success-3X success, in fact, compared to the average REALTOR®. Michelle Diehl, a CRS agent, knows Steamboat, the market and how to meet your needs. Michelle knows that buying or selling a home may be one of the biggest financial and emotional decisions in someone's life. She also knows that it may be one of many investments added to a client's real estate portfolio. Either way, Michelle's expertise lies in the ability to oversee every step of the process in the most effective, efficient way possible. Michelle's journey into real estate was motivated by her desire to make a difference. She does not take her responsibilities lightly. Her attention to detail, knowledge of the contracting process and communication skills makes her Broker/Client relationships successful. She believes in being a professional agent as well as a confidant and is 100% committed to listening to what clients need and closing the deal they desire. There is never any pressure and clients leave every transaction getting what they want. Born in Southern California, Michelle later moved to the mountains of North Carolina, then to Texas at 20 (where she jumped out of an airplane and changed her life forever), and finally landed in Colorado in 1984. After years spent skiing, receiving a BA in Communication and a Teaching Certificate from the University of Colorado, having two kids, and a corporate training career in downtown Denver her dream became a reality when her husband Steve purchased Steamboat Dental Group (now Pine Grove Dental Arts) and the family became Steamboat Springs residents. When not working, Michelle enjoys time with family & friends, numerous church activities, skiing, playing pickle ball, golfing, camping, boating, riding her Harley, watching movies, going out to eat, spending time in Mexico, and enjoying all that Steamboat has to offer. She is very active in the community and serves on several boards and committees including the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors as a Director. Michelle has been a full time broker since 2005. She is a life long learner and consistently takes classes to improve her professionalism and market knowledge so that she can better serve a client's needs. She has completed the 92 hours of course requirements to achieve the accreditation of Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) which is recognized nationwide as the standard for real estate professionalism and knowledge. She consistently meets company production goals and with the backing of Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty's global presence she will work to ensure that any buying/selling experience in Steamboat Springs is a success. Whether home, condo, townhome, ranch or land, contact Michelle for real estate expertise. She would be honored to help.