A Denver resident for the past 15 years, Neil loves all this great city has to offer.  From enjoying the mountains, hiking and camping with his family, to playing golf at The Ridge or catching a Broncos game, he has cracked the code to the Colorado lifestyle.

On the professional front, after graduating from the University of Colorado Neil spent a decade working in the oil and gas services industry.  In this role, he learned to deliver outstanding service by focusing on the goals and objectives of his clients.  Now, Neil takes this same approach when working hard for his real estate clients.  He recognizes that each and every individual who hires him is on a mission to achieve a specific result, be that the sale of their largest investment, the purchase of a starter home or stepping up to the home of his or her dreams.  By listening carefully to the needs and desires of his clients, Neil is able to deliver superior results that are not “one size fits all”.

Neil thrives on making lasting relationships with his clients and works towards their visions of success.  He is proud to be part of the #1 real estate team in Colorado and fully leverages the amazing resources at the New Era Group to his clients benefit. There is no doubt that Neil is leaving a legacy of happy clients who now consider him their family friend.

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by Steve Baumgarten on New Era Group
Winning Against an All-Cash Offer

Neil is a star in the Denver Real Estate Market. I came to the New Era team for support in my second home purchase. We were about as undecided as possible around where exactly we wanted to be, what we wanted in a house, and what would be the best bang for our buck - was it a new build townhome, a move-in ready single family, or a single family ripe with need for renovation? Neil thoughtfully walked us through an approach to make sense of all of the variables. After we gained some clarity around those considerations, Neil reacted in real-time to schedule showings, walkthroughs, drive-bys etc. all at our convenience. Our home search process took 60-90 days, primarily due to our own stiff ambitions - and when we ultimately found the perfect home - we had an offer submitted within hours, and ultimately secured closing over a competing, all-cash offer directly due to Neil's effort, professionalism, dedication and guidance. How many people can say they beat out an all-cash offer (of a higher amount) for their dream home, solely due to the competency of their realtor!? Once we secured the closing, we closed in 19 days with 0 hiccups, surprises, or issues.

4 months later, we couldn't be happier with our decision to work with Neil, and his guidance to find our dream home, at a price that put us in a position to secure immediate equity. Thank you Neil, John and everyone at the New Era team!

by Grant Godoan on New Era Group

We have used Neil for a purchase and now a sale of our home. I have nothing but the upmost respect for Neil's knowledge of the real estate business along the Colorado front range and beyond! We were informed during every point in the selling process, which made the process far less stressful from what it could have been. Thank you, Neil!! Keep up the good work.

by Stephanie on New Era Group
Efficient, professional and personable!

We listed our historic Denver square with Neil and could not have been happier with his service, expert advice and attention to detail. He helped us set a competitive price and we consequently ended up selling for substantially over the asking price, getting multiple offers and selling within a matter of days. He was our master negotiator and made himself available to us if we had any questions or concerns, no matter how large or small. Neil helped to make selling our beloved home as painless and stress free as possible. He’s the best!

by Kevin D on New Era Group
Neil Donavan Review

Neil represented us in selling our home in the Country Club neighborhood in Denver. Neil did his homework in analyzing other properties on the market so we could establish a realistic and fair asking price. Neil's advice led to us choosing between two offers that were both over our asking price by a considerable amount. Neil's professionalism allowed us to close escrow without any issues even as I traveled outside the country. He kept the buyers and the escrow company informed of all details as they came up which let to a fast an efficient closing. I would not hesitate to recommend Neil or his company to anyone that wanted to buy or sell a home or property. He's a hardworking agent and represents himself, his clients and his company well.

by Denise Leroux on New Era Group
Fantastic experience with Neil

Neil was great from start to finish. He was attentive to our needs and made solid recommendations, masterfully managing negotiations in a hot market and then seamlessly coordinating the process. We really lucked out when we found not only the right realtor but the right person to help with our Denver real estate needs.

by Christina on New Era Group
Amazing Realtor

Neil was amazing at helping us find our new home in Colorado. Since we were relocating from out of state, we thought our search would prove to be difficult, but Neil stepped right up and went above and beyond our expectations!!! If you are looking for a new home in Colorado - he is your guy!

by Charlotte Davis on New Era Group

I was moving from San Diego to Denver. Neil was recommended to handle the real estate process in Denver. Neil did an outstanding job of finding what I was looking for in a specific area. Neil was in constant contact as we navigated the process in Denver including securing a loan to the inspection. He also did the follow up to make sure everything was completed. I would highly recommend Neil as an excellent realtor.

by Lindsay P on New Era Group
Incredible service

As a first-time home buyer, I feel so lucky to have found Neil! He took the time to teach me about the process for purchasing a home, was patient when I bombarded him with questions, and always did what was in my best interest during negotiations. He is quick to respond to messages and, when it came time to put in an offer, did the research to make sure it was where it needed to be. Neil is the epitome of professionalism and so wonderful to work with. I absolutely recommend him and would definitely work with him again!

by Michael p on New Era Group
Great job

He did a great job for me and was awesome to work with. I had a good size list of things that I need in a home and most all of them were met. Would recommend him to anyone.

by Eric on New Era Group
First Time Buyer

I almost never write reviews, but this time is different...

It was a random chance when I called Neil about a listing while I was driving through various neighborhoods, and I am very glad I did. I was a first time home buyer and Neil was both fantastic to work with and very professional. He walked me through all the in's and out's as to what to expect and what to avoid in this process. Our closing date got pushed back a week and fell right into a planned trip where I was out of the country for 3 weeks for business. Neil went the extra mile taking care of so many miscellaneous issues that popped up while I was away and helped us close using a POA. We now have a great place to call home and a awesome start to a new chapter in our lives. I HIGHLY recommend contacting Neil, you won't be disappointed with his service.

by Shirley Padilla-Martinez on New Era Group
Our new home

Neil spent a lot of time helping my husband and I search for a Ranch style home. We looked at many properties and he gave us good feedback each time we went out house shopping. But we didn’t just want another house we wanted a home. We finally landed in a great location. We’re thrilled with our new Ranch home that is just right for our multigenerational family. Thanks Neil!!!

by Brienne Heinrichs on New Era Group
Exceptional Service

Neil's customer service is exceptional. He contacted me minutes after I submitted a couple of questions to the New Era website. He understood our specific desires and was very honest regarding which ones would be tough to accommodate given our budget. Neil was definitely our advocate during negotiations, he held firm and even suggested negotiation approaches that we had not considered. He was persistent throughout the close process, prodding both selling agent and our lender to keep pushing forward so we could close as soon as possible. We will use Neil again and I highly recommend him to anyone else in the Denver area!

by Jennifer on New Era Group
Verbal Filtration Expert

Neil has communicates clearly, follows up, delivers bad news gently, and can filter the dirtiest pirate mouth into effective sentences. Neil read my taste quickly. I purchased the home he suggested! He was able to close on my place before the interest rate hikes, which met my goal. Because I had the lower rate, I was able to purchase a better home in the neighborhood I wanted. Neil has other customers, but I always felt like I was at the top of his list. Thank you Neil! I love my first home!

by Patty Yaconis on New Era Group

Neil recently helped us with a fast relocation back to Chicago from Denver. Very knowledgeable and helpful during this stressful time!

by Yoomi on New Era Group
So lucky to have found Neil!

Denver housing market has been crazy, and my husband and I were scared to start the search process, but Neil made everything so seamless and smooth. Our offer on the first house we saw was accepted within a couple days with Neil's help, and he was there every step on the way explaining any questions we had in depth. We had such a great first time home buying experience and we have Neil to thank for that!!! 🙂

by Lisa Estler on New Era Group
Pick Neil!

We worked with Neil for over a year trying to find the right loft for us. It was a second home so we were not in any hurry. Neil was awesome. He gave us the space we needed, never rushing us to close a deal, but was always actively involved in sending things are way that he thought might be a good fit for us. Once we found our loft, his expertise in closing the deal completely made the process painless. He is a person of integrity and just an all-around great guy. He knows his inventory and cares deeply about the clients he works with.

by Sue Davis on New Era Group
Thankfull for Neil!

Neil was the absolute best when it came time to buy a house. Always very attentive, knowledgeable, and responsive to all of my endless questions!!!! If it wasn't for Neil's patience, kindness, and expertise, I probably would have thrown in the towel. But with his guidance, everything worked out great! Would definitely recommend him and if I need a realtor in the future, I will be calling Neil!!!!

by Pete Estler on New Era Group

Neil did an awesome job in helping us to find the perfect Loft for my wife and I. He patiently educated us on the downtown area and took us to over 6 lofts and then worked with us to close with no headaches! You Rock Neil!

by Kyle May on New Era Group
You will not find a better realtor.

There are a lot of bad realtors out there, but I can genuinely say that Neil is the exact opposite. When my girlfriend and I started looking for a home, not a lot of people took us seriously. They all thought we looked too young or didn't know what we were doing. Then we found Neil! Neil sat us down and asked what we wanted in a home, talked about our financial situation, and our timeline. We told him in November of 2017 that we wanted to close on a house in Spring of 2018. On February 1st, we put in an offer on a home. On March 1st we closed on our home with an offer lower than 2 others. Our offer was accepted because Neil was willing to work on an accelerated timeline and created a "cleaner" offer than anyone else. If I ever need to buy or sell a house again, I know the first person I'll call, Neil Donovan!

by Rick Yaconis on New Era Group
Neil Donovan

Neil Donovan was the consummate professional throughout our interactions. Having contacted him almost one year ago, Neil followed up diligently without ever being overboard or offensive. He was always appropriate and, when the time came for me to list my house, he was prepared and had a well thought out strategy. His materials were top notch, he referred professionals along the way to get the job done, treated us with respect and openness. AND, we received appropriate offers within a week of listing. Neil did it the right way, and it paid off! Highly recommend his services as a real estate professional.

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