Jim Ernst is a top-producing, full-time agent in Berks County licensed in 1995. Jim has built a solid reputation through his proven ability to guide buyers and sellers to a smooth, stress-free transaction. Jim is committed to listening to his client’s needs and utilizing his extensive knowledge of the real estate industry to ensure a successful transaction. Jim has vast knowledge of financing and the multitude of programs available, and prides himself in working with buyers to find them the best program available for their specific needs. Jim also enjoys working with investors, as he has been an investor himself, having owned several investment properties throughout the years. Jim understands the importance of building and maintaining relationships, which is why his continuously expanding network of loyal clients, personal referrals and repeat business have formed the foundation of his successful real estate career. Jim has an almost 100% satisfaction rating, which is why most of his new clients come as referrals from previous clients. Jim understands that buying and/or selling a home is one of the biggest decisions in a person’s life. If you are thinking of buying or selling, please contact Jim as early in the process as possible. He often finds that if he can sit down with buyers or sellers before they are ready to make their move, he can provide them with valuable information that will help them in their planning and make the process more productive for his clients. Jim was born and raised in Fleetwood, where he currently resides with his family. Jim attended college at Mt. Saint Mary’s in Maryland, and he also spent a year living in Ecuador, where he learned to fluently speak Spanish. Jim loves spending time with his family, and he also enjoys sports, billiards and the outdoors.