Our brand is our reputation and we are proud of it. It is a brand that reflects our Wyoming heritage and our spirit that comes with it. It is about developing long term, successful relationships and providing the services our customers expect. We treat people right and work hard to achieve the results they deserve. We assist our clients in an efficient, creative, and positive way. We want results that make you happy – that’s our brand.
If you do it right, the real estate business is hard work. We are driven by our commitment to our clients. We are a small company, but this allows us to provide superior levels of personal service not always found in larger, multi agent firms. We listen and respond to the needs of each client. We help guide our clients through the details of every transaction. We think our dedication provides our clients with unequaled service and peace of mind.
We design a specific marketing program customized for the individual client. Every property is unique therefore each marketing program is also unique. We optimize exposure locally, regionally and nationally utilizing everything from web and print advertising to good ole person to person networking. Following are a list of some publications that may supplement web marketing:
- Fence Post
- Western Livestock Journal
- Denver Post
- High Plains Journal
- Broker Magazine
- Homes and Land Magazine
- Torrington Telegram
- North Platte Valley Multi Listing Service
We have been lucky enough to work in other states with diverse peoples and varied landscapes. Our experiences have taught us valuable people skills. We bring you years of experience and knowledge of rural agricultural areas. We have the ability to deal with all aspects of the purchasing and selling process. We have taken the time to complete continuing education courses, learn the technical aspects of the real estate industry and the best way to navigate through complex real estate transactions.
We are fortunate to have been raised in this area. We appreciate it, we love it and we always return home to it. We show genuine concern for our community and want to contribute to its advancement.
“In July and August of 2017 we sold our Colorado specialty Ag property and bought the Crazy P Ranch Southwest of Buffalo, Wyoming. Through all of the work and processes associated with the buy and sell parts of these transactions Russ Bandemer and Diamond B Realty, were invaluable. Russ referred our Colorado sale to a local broker with the right expertise and the property sold at the top of our expectations; we had an offer, literally, before the property was even formally listed. The ranch purchase was even more important to us as it was our future. Russ worked hard and did a great deal of preliminary screening across a range of properties within the specific geography we were wanting. He compiled benefits and features on each property and, in most cases, toured the ranches before we arrived. Over three days we evaluated ranches together and narrowed our interests to two properties. Shortly thereafter we made an offer on our preferred choice and it was accepted; we closed on the purchase roughly 60 days after we first toured all the properties. Russ knows ranches and the attributes to consider. He was also incredibly diligent and responsive to our questions and ideas. And, importantly to us, he was thoughtful, friendly and very supportive through a fairly complex transaction.”
MEET OUR TEAM
Russ was born and raised in Torrington, Wyoming. Growing up on the family owned farm/ranch provided him with a wealth of knowledge of farming and ranch operations from an early age. Russ later launched and managed a agricultural/fertilizer business for 13 years. Russ ventured into the real estate business in 1995. He also graduated from the Continental School of Auctioneering in Mankato, Minnesota in 1996. He represented Goshen County and surrounding areas throughout Wyoming, Nebraska and Montana for sales and / or auctions of working farms and ranches, homes and mountain properties. Russ developed a relationship with Brooks Realty and Advisory Group where he directed and invested in large scale ranch developments throughout Wyoming. He handled property acquisition, due diligence, infrastructure development and sales. During this time he worked closely with county officials, local planning commissions, surveyors, title companies and local construction crews. Russ also sold and developed the 8,300 acre Vera Cruz Mountain Ranch in Ruidoso, New Mexico. For the last 6 years Russ has capitalized on his understanding of rights of landowners and in-depth knowledge of Real Estate, Farm and Ranch operations to act as project manager for Contract Land Staff where he oversaw easement acquisitions in the state of North Dakota. He also oversaw numerous miles of gathering pipeline easement acquisitions in Wyoming.
Russ has worked in the “people relationship business” his entire life. He has formed numerous relationships with buyers and sellers throughout the western states. His hands-on experience working with clients has helped him achieve success in the real estate business. Expertise in:
Consulting: Electric Easements, Oil and Gas pipeline Easements
Karen was born and raised in Torrington, Wyoming. She began working at her family owned business at an early age learning the ins and outs of a retail business. After graduating from the University of Wyoming, Karen returned to Torrington. She was involved in the everyday management of the retail business until its sale in 2005. Karen obtained her real estate license in 2005 and teamed up with her husband in Diamond B Realty. Karen and her husband Russ have had the pleasure of working on Real Estate projects and Right of Way projects in Wyoming, New Mexico, North Dakota and Texas. These opportunities provided valuable experience working and negotiating with many people of diverse backgrounds from more than 36 states and some foreign countries.
Karen has been involved in the community and state for many years. She served on the Goshen County Hospital Board and The Goshen County Nursing Home Board for many years. She was also appointed by the Governor to serve on the Wyoming Transportation Commission representing Goshen, Platte and Laramie Counties. She was the first woman to serve as chairman of the commission. These commitments provided me with lifelong lessons in working with people, serving our community and state helping to make them better places to live.
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