Kelly has been a Realtor in Durango since 2004 and has an exceptional understanding of the local market dynamics and its diverse communities. With an emphasis on residential real estate Kelly specializes in assisting clients seeking to relocate to Durango from other cities and states, with a strong understanding of clients’ needs and goals, and her business is structured to support the details and resources needed to assist her clients. Kelly’s success stems from relationships built on trust, hard work, and a high level of service. Her attention to detail, commitment to exceptional customer service and strong negotiation skills deliver results.
In 2016 Kelly was named one of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents. This group of highly successful real estate sales agents represents less than 1 percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States. Kelly acquired her CRS; Certified Residential Specialist designation in 2007, this designation is only earned by 4 percent of Realtors, a high sales volume and additional education requirements have to be met to qualify for this designation of real estate professionals.
Kelly intentionally keeps current on marketing trends with a keen understanding of what it takes to position a property within a current market and then supported with an award-winning brokerage brand, Sotheby’s International Realty, the exposure she offers is unparalleled. When buyers and sellers choose Kelly; they enjoy every advantage available in the industry.
Wendy has been a dedicated team member and partner with top producing broker, Kelly Kniffin since 2016. Wendy’s success lies in her innate understanding of individual needs and her love of helping others. Whether buying or selling, her attention to detail throughout the process and her ability to provide the highest level of customer service lift our team to the highest level.
Wendy prides herself on her professionalism through Kelly’s mentorship and ongoing education, Wendy continues to grow her expertise and passion for helping clients navigate the exciting process of buying or selling their home.
Personally, Wendy is extraordinarily active in the Durango community. She currently serves on the Board of the Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado, and volunteers her time to many non-profits including The Durango Area Association of Realtors Community Service Committee, Trails 2000 and Know Your Dough. Her love of Durango and her excitement to share her knowledge and experience with others make working together a joy!
After moving back to the Durango Area, Brooke, a Durango native, received her real estate license in the summer of 2021. Before receiving her license, she was the Director of Operations for Stanford’s swimming and diving program. Brooke was a Division 1 Swimmer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she obtained her degree in Communications.
Brooke decided to join the Homes Durango Team with Kelly Kniffin and Wendy Barney, two long-time real estate professions and locals in the Durango area. With a background in sales, she quickly learned how to identify what motivates a buyer or seller and find creative solutions to meet those needs.
Growing up in Southwest Colorado, Brooke has a strong understanding of the surrounding areas, schools, athletic programs, and all things Durango. She is enthusiastic about helping clients find a home to live their desired lifestyle. In addition, she enjoys all of the outdoor activities Durango has to offer in her free time, including; skiing, hiking, and biking. With Brooke’s passion for the community, her background in customer service, and her experience on a successful sales team, she is motivated and excited to provide quality service to each client.