Our Agents

Tim Brinkman
Owner / Broker
24 hours/day - 7 days/week
Office: 304-788-8100
Mobile: 301-707-0616
Website: www.americanrealestateco.com

Tim Brinkman has been licensed to sell real estate in West Virginia and Maryland since 1992. Consistently a top producer with multi-million dollar production, he is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, The Maryland Association of REALTORS® and the Historic Highlands Association of REALTORS®. He is a member of the Metropolitan Regional Information System with multiple listing capabilities all over the Mid-Atlantic Region. Tim is also a 10 year member of the Top Producers Hall of Fame.

He is the 2006-2007 President of the Historic Highlands Association of REALTORS® as well as the 2006 REALTOR® OF THE YEAR.

Tim currently specializes in the sale of Farms, Land, Recreational, Commerical, and Residential properties. He covers Mineral, Hampshire, Hardy, Grant, Morgan and Preston Counties in West Virginia and Allegany and Garrett Counties in Maryland.

He works evenings, weekends, and seven days a week to accommodate the busy lifestyles of his clients. Tim is a hardworking, dedicated, loyal, honest and ethical businessman. He would not compromise his integrity and reputation for a sale. Whether you are buying or selling real estate, Tim Brinkman is the professional you want working for you. His motto is true to life...

"24 hours/day - 7 days/week... Whatever it takes 'til your property is bought or sold!"

Jake VanMeter, CDPE
Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
Office: (304) 788-8100
Mobile: (304) 813-5445
Website: www.americanrealestateco.com

Jake is a hard working and enthusiastic full-time real estate professional.  He has a passion for the business and provides his clients with the industry's highest level of service.  A self-taught home marketing expert, Jake specializes in Automatic Response-oriented Marketing.  Using this very unique marketing methodology, Jake was able to start and grow his real estate practice year after year in the post 2007 housing collapse and following economic recession.  Clients who choose Jake to market their property enjoy such benefits as featured listings on Zillow, Trulia, and Yahoo Real Estate.  Jake also utilizes a 24 Recorded Message Hotline, call capturing, and mobile voice routing technology into his marketing strategy.

Areas of specialty include: Residential (specifically, homes that did not sell during their first exposure to the market), Multi-Family 1-4 Units, Building and Recreational Lots, and Farm Land

Primary Service Area:  Allegany, Garrett, Mineral, Hampshire, Hardy, and Grant counties

Jake holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from Florida Institute of Technology and received his real estate training from Cooke School of Real Estate. Anticipating the growing number of foreclosures and bank owned inventory, Jake earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation to help assist this growing segment of the market.

Mark Manges
Office: (304) 788-8100

Mark Manges has ten years experience as a realtor, first in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area before returning to his home town of Cumberland, MD in 2007.  A former college and NFL quarterback, Mark also had the distinction of making the cover of Sports Illustrated Magazine in 1976 while at the University of Maryland.  The leadership skills and attention to detail attained from his playing days he applies to each and every transaction.  Mark states:  "Whether you are on the selling or the buying end of a sale, it is my goal to make the realtor process smooth and worry free for my clients through settlement."

Allie Crawford
Office: 304-788-8100
Mobile: 301-707-9391
Website: www.americanrealestateco.com

Allie Crawford has joined The American Real Estate Company as a licensed West Virginia sales agent. Her vast knowledge of the residential real estate market makes her the perfect match for buyers looking to purchase a home and sellers wishing to list.

She takes great pride in her organizational skills and her attention to detail which will only benefit the customers and clients she works with. Allie has a natural knack for staging a home to make it shine on the market. She will be able to assist seller's with knowing what to do (or not to do) to speed up the sale of their home.

Working as a buyer's agent, Allie will assist buyers in finding their perfect dream home as well as offer expertise in determining which home best suits their needs. She has resources to the most qualified mortage lenders as well as property inspectors to make the transaction flow smoothly.

Give Allie a call today for all your real estate buying and selling needs. 

Robert Summers
The Attention you Deserve
Office: 304-788-8100
Mobile: 304-788-4045
Website: www.knobleymtn.com

Bob Summers was born and raised in Mineral Co. and has lived here for most of his adult life.  He graduated from Keyser High School in 1969 and attending Potomac State College.  Bob has owned and operated his own businesses all his life.  For over 30 years Bob has owned and operated Summers Auto Sales & Rentals having taken over the business started  by his Father in 1982. 

Bob managed the business, as had his Dad, taking care of customers, treating people fairly and honestly. 

In 1996, Bob became an auctioneer and now he and his life partner, Kathy Brown, own and operate Knobley Mtn Auction, one of the busiest auction companies in the Tri-State Area. Bob and Kathy average 50+ auctions per year.  In the auction business Bob and Kathy strive as hard to provide the same customer care that Bob practiced at Summers Auto Sales. 

Several years ago, Bob earned his real estate license in WV and Maryland.  He now strives to bring that same customer care to his real estate customers whether buying or selling.  Bob is proud to be working with The  American Real Estate Company and Broker Tim Brinkman based in Keyser  but serving the entire tri state area! 

 If you want the attention you deserve call 

Bob for your ALL your Real Estate or Auction needs, , at 304-788-4045!

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