Ben Rule is the epitome of the cool-handed, level-headed real estate advisor. A Colorado native and from a long legacy of realtors, Ben works alongside his wife and licensed real estate broker, Erin Rule. Together they have made a substantial and lasting impression on the Colorado real estate markets. Splitting time between the Denver metro area and the Vail Valley, the couple has established strong bonds with communities throughout Colorado and international markets.
Ben’s deep personal history with Denver and the Vail area stems from more than 20 years as a Mile High resident, coupled by a lifetime of skiing Vail and Beaver Creek mountains. His intimate knowledge of each area not only matches clients with homes in communities that perfectly suit their lifestyle, but arms them with critical insights that give them an edge over the competition.
In fact, Ben grew up in real estate and was raised by a family of realtors and lenders who emphasized the importance of customer service and lasting client relationships. Despite Ben’s outstanding success, he has never lost sight of what got him here in the first place – the people and the relationships he has built along the way. “I pride myself on becoming a deeply trusted advisor, counselor, and confidant to our clients,” he says. “I take the time to understand what works for a client’s goals and give them candid, well researched information to keep them informed and comfortable throughout the entire process.” At his core, Ben is a strategic thinker who knows how to synthesize information and resources and refine them into highly effective plans for clients.
Ben is also uniquely positioned to advise clients on the numbers side and can facilitate and plan deals with a quality of insight unmatched by competitors. He has amassed a spotless financial background that includes seven years in middle market M and A investment banking, followed by 12 years in key finance, real estate and strategy roles helping to launch and build the leading companies in the luxury destination club industry. His vital understanding of how to best structure and finance resort property investments, and more importantly, how to maximize rental options for those properties while meeting the clients desire to still enjoy the home, are a clear advantage in Colorado’s explosive marketplace. His business ventures have sent him to Asia and other hot spots on the globe that endowed him with a rare and tenacious perspective on financial markets both domestic and international.
Today he calls Columbine Valley home, and lives happily with wife Erin and their two daughters. They keep actively involved in their children’s schools, St. Anne’s and Heritage High School, and support a range of charities, including cleft palate support groups and organizations in Kolkata, India. The Rule family is continually creating meaningful connections and do good work in their community through their church and other volunteer organizations. When he is not out facilitating a seamless sale or showcasing homes in the best possible light, Ben can be found spending quality time with his kids and enjoying all Colorado has to offer, from skiing and hiking to grilling out with family and friends, exploring the newest restaurants, and engaging in his newest hobbies, golf and tennis.
Ben is an exceptionally pragmatic and dauntless advisor who understands communication is the foundation of building trust. With his extensive local knowledge and the marketing firepower of the world’s leading luxury real estate brand in LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, Ben is the obvious choice for someone looking for huge results and a long-lasting relationship.