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Michael Underwood 

Owner, Employing Broker

(970) 318-6577
Real Estate License: EI100031915


Better Real Estate Services, the company that I started in 2008, was so named to reflect my approach to business in the real estate industry. My entire adult life has been spent in business that afforded success only in cultivating personal relationships with the ultimate consumer. Regardless of how well a service is provided, it should be allowed that a better way exists, and we continue to achieve higher levels of success by applying this principal. In July 2014, I became a member of the Board of Directors of the Montrose Association of Realtors, working to maintain and improve the quality of services delivered by our membership. In January 2016, I began growing our Better Real Estate Services team, bringing in broker associates who are genuinely good, talented people, who fit well with our current company structure and staff, and take pride in offering the premier service that Better Real Estate Services strives to provide.  We now have several of these dedicated individuals eager and available to serve your needs.  Please allow me and our team the opportunity to demonstrate that “Better Real Estate Services” is not just a name, it’s a mandate.


“Michael Underwood listed our home with his agency for approximately one year. He has much empathy and professionalism in daily dealings with buyers and sellers. As our representative, he dealt with a much less professional buyer’s agent; yet, he handled the sale with confidence, strength (when needed), and optimism which he expressed to us, the sellers. He is sensitive to the emotional relationship that sellers have invested in their homes; he does not approach the sale of a property in a perfunctory manner. He answers all questions in a very timely manner, and he offers helpful advice in order for the property to show better, and he has a list of workers who can handle any necessary touch-up work before the home goes on the market. Most importantly, Michael is a caring, honest, open professional realtor. We recommend his services with highest regard.” –Steve and Vicki Caldwell

“Friendly, attentive and responsive agent. He helped us get the house of our dreams.” –Gary Ratcliff

“Michael assisted me with finding and purchasing a home via the Internet and telephone. His professionalism and knowledge of homes and their construction allowed me to purchase with confidence over a 2,500 mile distance. He was easy to work with at all times and has a great feel for the market in the area. If I find myself in the market for another house, he will be my first choice in seeking assistance.” –Dave Doherty

“Michael was the best agent one could have to represent them. He goes above and beyond on your behalf and is very professional, honest and caring. Both my wife and I would highly recommend Michael as being your agent. I cannot say enough about the excellent relationship we had with Michael during the entire process of selling our condo. Would highly recommend Michael in the Excellent Plus category if there were such a category.” –Ed Nickels

“Michael Underwood with his excellent staff provide the highest quality of real estate agent with whom we have experience. His ability to listen to the client and the potential buyers, his knowledge of realistic pricing guidelines as well as the current market attitudes, his attention to all the small details, his prompt return of phone calls/messages, his genuine integrity, his innate intelligence and ability to “read” both seller and buyer — these are simply a FEW of Michael Underwood’s professional demeanor. We recommend him highly!!!!” –Steve and Vicki Caldwell

“Michael is a great guy to work with. He is honest, professional, and works hard. He made several appointments for us to look at homes when we came into town. Once we made a decision he was instrumental in getting the deal accomplished. He also assisted us with the information we needed to set up our utilities and he even opened up the place so the fireplaces could be serviced. We would definitely work with Michael again if the need arises.” –Kimberly Cotzen