Meet Jim Bell

Jim started with us April 30th, 2018 at Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty after successfully passing his real estate exam!

Born and raised in Mackinaw City, Jim Bell is a part of two distinct families in Northern Michigan. Jim’s grandfather built his own business from the ground up, Bell’s Fishery and Jim is married to the love of his life; Wendy Krueger Bell of the Krueger family.

Jim and Wendy have raised their 6 children to hold close 4 pillars; faith, family, academics, athletics. Jim gives back to his community serving as a member of the Mackinaw City School Board.

“I have always had a passion for Real Estate,” Jim says.

“I grew up in a family business and studied business post high-school. I have had a long career with UPS, having spent 29 years delivering all over Cheboygan and Emmet Counties.
The things I loved most about being a UPS driver was that I was able to see homes that most people don’t know exist and I loved building relationships with customers.
I love selling Real Estate. I believe this is a great career choice for me because I get to have my own business of selling homes and property while building relationships that will last a life time.

Selling or buying a home is one of the biggest decisions of your life. I would love to walk side by side with you in your journey.

Ancient Chinese Sage Confucius says ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.’”

Since beginning his career in real estate with Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty, Jim has listed 75 properties totaling a value of over $12,900,000 (per the Northern Michigan MLS only).

Of those properties sold, Jim has represented both sides of the transaction 85% of the time!

Lastly, Jim has sold over $15,000,000 in sales volume in his career thus far (per Coldwell Banker Corporate reports).

When Jim says that he has a passion for real estate, he means it and it shows. Jim has listed properties from $5,000 all the way to $1,200,000.

Here are some 5 Star client reviews of Jim:

“Jim was very responsive and professional. He was amazing at getting things done super quick. I could not have had a better experience. It was far beyond my expectations. On a scale of 1-10, 10 being great I would give him a 12.”

“He did a great job selling my property in Michigan while I was living in Virginia for the entire process. He answered all my questions quickly, and the entire process was very smooth. Thanks!”

“Great experience. Responded every time in a timely manner. Always showed up on time and was very flexible with my work schedule for meeting times and distance I had to travel. Very polite and easy to work with. I Would go through Jim bell again if needed and would highly recommend to anyone looking for a property.”

“Jim provided excellent customer service. He was prompt with any questions or concerns. He genuinely cares about his customers. I would use this realtor in the future.”

“Jim goes above and beyond. He listed a house for us and we had a signed contact over asking within days of the listing. Closing was completed via the mail and was simple. Jim is very knowledgeable of northern Michigan and has the get it done correctly mind-set. Will use again!”

“This man is one of the hardest workers in all of Northern Michigan. He’s relentless to get the task done and made me his priority when closing. Jim’s too honest to be a salesman, I enjoyed what to be a stressful time. Thanks Again Jim!!”

“Wonderful experience. Very honest and great to work with. We told him exactly what we were looking for and what our budget was and he stayed in it. Could not be happier and look forward to using him again in the future. Highly recommend contacting Jim for your next purchase.”

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