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Minnetonka Residents Tim and Pat Buffham

What makes Tim and Pat Buffham unique in the real estate industry is that they are entrepreneurs and have always owned their own businesses. Together, Tim and Pat have 64 (that’s a lot) years of real estate related experience in the plymouth, minnetonka and lake minnetonka area, including construction,  commercial and residential development and sales, investment sales and personal investing, leasing, property management, appraisal and closing of real estate transactions. They have been selling residential, commercial and investment real estate in Minnetonka Real Estate Services in plymouth, minnetonka & lake minnetonka for 20 plus years.

Marketing Opportunities

Since 1993, the Buffhams have led the pack in real estate technology and continue to take a cutting edge approach to marketing their listings and providing their clients with sales data. They use the internet and other cutting edge technology as a valuable working tool to communicate to and provide clients with real time connection to the real estate information highway. This access to the customized information affords their clients the luxury of reviewing market changes by the minute whether its a new listing or market update and current sales statistics. In addition, Tim and Pat send their sellers and buyers receive their paper work and contracts by email, mail or fax, preview properties on line in the privacy of their home or sneak a peek at the office on their computer or Blackberry, and so much more. check out their new blog at lakeminnetonkadreams.blogspot.com.

However, real estate is a personal business and technology does not take the place of the personal touch – they have adapted this philosophy to their marketing and business approach.

Tim and Pat are members of the a marketing group which includes the lake minnetonka area, where networking produces results by putting buyers and sellers together. In addition, the monthly Buffhams Bulletin newsletter provides clients with practical up to date real estate statistics and information on Lake area homes, and other tools used to market their buyer and seller needs. Also a place to store your boat rockvamboatyards.com, OR a membership at

Excel Boat Club and Boat Rental

  • 95% of the Buffhams business comes from referrals from their family, friends, clients and past clients.

The Buffhams use unique, creative and eye-catching advertising to expose their buyers and sellers needs to the public – whether its a Just Listed Postcard (sellers need) or a postcard with two cute sisters asking “do you have a home for us”(buyers need) – each is designed to attract attention and not the garbage can!

At Minnetonka Real Estate Services Tim and Pat also have sophisticated advertising programs, direct mail materials and eye catching signage that sells homes.

The team approach to client satisfaction

Tim and Pat have assembled a team of professionals over the years to support their real estate business including a full time assistant, title company, mortgage banker, general and subcontractors, home inspectors, handymen, interior decorators, staging consultants and just plain help – all of which is designed to “Gitter Dun”! These long term relationships are necessary to manage the stress of the moving process and keep costs of sale at a minimum – it truly is”one stop shopping”for the Buffhams clients! check the buffham past client testimonials.

Some words that best describe Tim and Pat Buffham are honesty, integrity, dedication, commitment, loyalty, persistence, knowledgeable, friendly and warm, fun loving, optimistic and encouraging, helpful, and hard working!

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