Ken Aggus of Metro Brokers, Aggus Realty is your expert for managing properties or buying or selling a home in the Denver area.
Call him at 303-210-1338 or go online to AggusRealty.com.
Interviewer: Hi I'm Kathy Soltero with Metro Brokers TV and today, in the studio, we have Ken Aggus, with Aggus Realty. Ken thank you so much for coming in with us today.
Ken Aggus: You're welcome.
Interviewer: Tell me a little bit about your business, you manage properties as well as sell real estate?
Ken Aggus: I do, we have been managing properties for the whole time I've been involved in real estate for over three decades. But in recent years we've decided to beef up and expand our property management. So we hired a couple of full-time people and now we've been growing on that end. But my first love is really working with buyers and sellers, so about two thirds of my time goes into that.
Interviewer: Right. So where are you located, so that we can get an idea where you work mostly?
Ken Aggus: We are in Wheat Ridge. After about 26 years in Westminster, in the same location, we relocated to the area near I-70 and Ward Road with Metro Brokers Professionals office and recently the Metro Brokers Northwest office from Arvada has joined us. So we've become one of the larger Metro Brokers offices.
Interviewer: You're getting - it sounds like you're growing by leaps and bounds up there?
Ken Aggus: Well, we are trying.
Interviewer: Now tell us about your involvement in the community, you're also involved besides being a real estate agent?
Ken Aggus: Well in the realtor community, I've been involved in the national, state and local associations the whole time. I've also worked a couple of years on the Metro Brokers education committee helping to develop the program and curriculum for the Metro Brokers Academy and I was the president of the Jefferson County REALTORS® Association a long time ago. In 1996, I was honored to be the REALTOR® of the year.
Interviewer: Congratulations, that's fabulous. Well that's three decades, so you've been in it for more than thirty years...?
Ken Aggus: A long time, thirty three.
Interviewer: Wow. So tell us about your background, I mean what got you started in it?
Ken Aggus: I was in the building materials business in the beginning, but my parents, Frank and Grace Aggus, started our company in 1959 and in 1979 they talked me into getting a real estate license. So, I did that. And then I left building materials, went into the business and I became the broker owner of Aggus Realty in, I think, it was '83 and I've been Aggus Realty ever since. The most rewarding career move I've ever made though was joining Metro Brokers in about 2000.
Interviewer: It's a great organization.
Ken Aggus: We really enjoy it.
Interviewer: You have also embraced technology - tell me about your website and what you've done to grow it so well?
Ken Aggus: Well I've always been a firm believer that a REALTOR® who doesn't embrace technology is going to really struggle to succeed. I am one of the few people left still working who wasn't born with a computer in his hand, but I've been involved with creation of the Jefferson County Association website and the initial CAR website and this was way back and couldn't be getting to that now.
Interviewer: Right, right well so if customers want to get a hold of you what's the best way to contact you?
Ken Aggus: If anybody is looking to buy or sell or have their property managed they should call me at 303-210-1338 or my website address is AggusRealty.com.
Interviewer: Ken, thank you so much for coming in and talking with us today, it's been a pleasure.
Ken Aggus: Thanks for having me.
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