Jim Colhoun
89 Davis Road, Suite 100, Orinda CA 94563
CA BRE Number: 01029160

Relocation and Home Marketing Specialist

Thanks for taking the time to visit my website! For the past twenty-six years I’ve been a Realtor with Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie in Orinda. As a California native and Lamorinda resident, I enjoy living in this area. This is a great location where my wife and I can spend the holidays in Lake Tahoe, admire the beautiful vineyards of Wine Country, or take a twenty minute drive up to San Francisco to enjoy all the wonderful aspects of the city. Take some time and browse around my website. Just click on the various links for more valuable information.

One of the great services I provide for clients is Property First Alerts. This service is tailored to fit your specifications when looking for a new home. By signing up, you will receive e-mail notifications whenever a new listing hits the market. This is a great way for you to stay ahead of the crowd when you're starting the home search.

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Get To Know jim

I’ve been in the real estate field since 1988. As a new agent in the 80’s I started out as a strong market was ending. Since then I’ve seen ups and downs, recessions, and runaway prices increases. I feel I can offer you perspective to help you make sensible real estate decisions.  I have greatly enjoyed meeting new people and helping families and individuals start a new chapter in their lives. Give me a call today so we can get to work!  

Technology & Social Media

I enjoy staying up to date with the latest trends in technology. With work, kids, and other activities it’s difficult for clients to come in and sign all the forms that real estate requires. To make it easier for my clients we use DocuSign for eSignatures. This secure platform allows individuals to sign on a computer, cell phone, or iPad/tablet. It’s fast, convenient and very easy to use. You’re never more than just one click away from doing all of the necessary paperwork! By using electronic signature and paperless transactions, I am able to provide a faster service to my clients while maintaining a “green” eco-friendly office.

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Head on over to any of my accounts to see my professional network/resume or to simply see what I’m up to in the neighborhood. My new Facebook page, Lamorinda Lifestyle has news articles and local events happening around the Bay Area. Make sure you hit the “like” button to see the latest updates on your newsfeed.


"Jim Colhoun was very enthusiastic and helpful through the whole process. My mother, sister, and I are very pleased with the results."

-J. Kern (Seller) 04/01/15

"Selling a home is really nerve racking. Jim made this process like a walk in the park. No matter what problem we ran into, Jim had a viable solution. Having grown up in the area, his knowledge of Lamorinda is superb. His real estate knowledge and experience are outstanding. I can't recommend him highly enough.

Jim has a team of great contractors, repairmen, gardeners, cleaners, photographers, home stagers, and movers; basically everything you need to prepare your home for sale. And guess what? They all think he's wonderful, too!"

-K. Rubin (Seller) 03/30/2015

"Jim helped me with the purchase of my condo in 1999. It was a no-brainer to reach out to him when I wanted to move this year. He handled the purchase of the new home and the record breaking quick sale of the current place. It was a whirlwind of activity and Jim was on top of it all. He helped me line up handymen, movers, painters, etc., for all my needs. With Jim, it is one stop shopping and on top of it all, he does it with a smile! Jim's negotiation skills helped me get into my new home and I am enjoying it thoroughly."

-L. Angeloni (Seller & Buyer) 03/30/2015 

"Jim Colhoun is the BEST! He knows Real Estate backwards and forward. I had many many roadblocks with the sale of my Condominium in Moraga, all of which Jim handled professionally, with expertise and relieved me of a lot of stress, including HOA issues and loan challenges with the Buyer. In addition I had a personal injury putting a kink into things almost immediately after initially listing the property. [...] Once I was able to put the property on the market, Jim was right there, he made sure the property had a ton of exposure and kept me informed every step of the way. Jim was always reachable if I needed him, which was rare, because he kept me informed about the progress of my sale in each and every phase of the process. I am very happy I used Jim for my sale and highly recommend the professional, knowledgeable, friendly and awesome Jim Colhoun. Words cannot express how grateful I am, I made the decision to use Jim for my sale. He also had fantastic recommendation for a mover. Contact Jim today!!!

-L. Harper (Seller) 1/07/2015

"Jim is the consummate professional in his mastery of the real estate business. Additionally, he sees his role as one of guiding and supporting his clients in achieving their goals. In referring Jim I know with confidence that people will be well served."

- David Cobo (Retired Chairman of Mason-McDuffie Real Estate)

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Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Emerald Elite 2014

Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Emerald Elite 2013

Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Emerald Elite 2012

Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Top Ten Producer Since 2000

Top Ranked Salesperson for Mason-McDuffie Real Estate Northern California in 2007 & 2008 by Sales Volume

Recipient Five year Legend Award in 2002

Recipient Ten Year Legend Award in 2007

National Legend Award

National Chairman's Circle Winner

Accredited Relocation Specialist

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