Jon Boyd, Ann Arbor Real Estate Buyer's Broker

Jon Boyd can be contacted at:

The Home Buyer's Agent of Ann Arbor
1905 Pauline Blvd. Suite 1
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734-662-6240
(888 566 2693)
or by email at
jon (at) buyersagentannarbor.com

Our office web site: http://buyersagentannarbor.com

My Objective:

To Excel in representing area home buyers by providing the most convenient, knowledgeable, ethical and effective guidance possible.



Experience:

2003-Current The Home Buyer's Agent of Ann Arbor, Inc.

Broker/Principal

Past President of the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents

(NAEBA is the standard setting organization for buyer agents nationally)

Currently serve on the Professional Standards Committee of the Ann Arbor Board of REALTORS

Nationally recognized home buying expert quoted in: Consumer Reports, The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Morning News, CNN, Smart Money, The Memphis Commercial Appeal, REALTOR Magazine, The Charlotte Observer, The Miami Herald, Realty Times, The Contra Costa Times, and others on topics critical to home buyers from negotiation to home staging.


1993-2002 The Buyer's Agent of Ann Arbor, Inc.

Broker/Principal

Awarded as a Top Buyer's Agent Office Nationally for 1998, 1999, and 2001.

Exceeded Two Million Dollars in career savings for personal buyer clients.

Trained and supervised the best Buyer Agent team in the country achieving all possible award levels from The Buyer's Agent National franchise.

Chaired Ethics Committee for Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS.

Taught classes for buyers agents on mortgage shopping and negotiation.

Served on Board of Directors and later as President of the first national mortgage cooperative.

Served on the Purchase Contract Task Force for Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS -Strongly objected to the misleading labels for agency on the 2000 revision but was voted down when the Board's legal counsel felt the labels were acceptable. (The Board's legal counsel had a significant conflict of interest at this point.)

Note that by 2004 the legal counsel reversed its blatantly anti-consumer position and the 2005 revision does not have those labels.

Named to "People's Choice" top 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate for 2001 by REALTOR Magazine.

Contributed to the Legislative Affairs Committee in Lansing replacing the anti-consumer REALTOR Association sponsored language with pro-consumer language on original Michigan Agency Disclosure law in 1993.


1988-1993 Boyd's Help You Buy Real Estate. Ann Arbor, MI

Principal Financial Backer, Manager

Introduced Exclusive Buyer Representation to the Ann Arbor Market


1987-1998 A.R. Property Management Ann Arbor, MI Ann Arbor, MI

Owner/Manager of Single Family Rental Properties part time

Personally purchased nine single-family homes using all varieties of financing.

Managed two other rental units for friends.


1983-1993 Automotion, Bell Northern Research Ann Arbor, MI

Engineering Manager, Senior Design Engineer

Designed computer monitors, telephony hardware, switching power supplies, brushless motor drives


1978-1982 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI

B. S. E. in Electrical Engineering

Graduated Cum Laude.



Member: National Association of Exclusive Buyer's Agents
Member: National Association of REALTORS
Member: Home Builder's Association of Washtenaw County
Member: Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce
Former President of the Community Farm of Ann Arbor

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