J. James Braeu

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Realty
Washington, District of Columbia, USA, 20009
License # 678257

About Me

About J. James BraeuAs branch manager of the Coldwell Banker Realty Dupont-Logan office, James Braeu is responsible for overseeing operations and managing a team of 160+ agents. He focuses on optimizing client service, fueling business growth and enhancing the branch's reputation as a premier brokerage in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. James' hands-on managerial style is highly effective in recruiting and training the finest local talent, helping them build their business and streamline transactions to assure outstanding results. His mission is to help agents serve their clients and grow their bottom line.

In 2005, James joined the Coldwell Banker® brand as an agent following a 20-year career in organizational management. He built a successful business over 12 years by establishing a broad client base and providing them with an unbeatable real estate experience.

James has found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting agents and clients first – this means being easily accessible, a great communicator and quickly responding to their needs. James built his business on these principles, and they continue to guide his leadership today.

Commitment to ExcellenceAs part of Coldwell Banker Realty, the Dupont-Logan office shares a name with a powerful brand that has been a trusted leader for more than 116 years. Affiliated agents and their clients benefit from cutting-edge technology unmatched by any other broker in the industry. We provide sales associates with a state-of-the-art, end-to-end technology suite; our proprietary predictive analytics technology called CBx; as well as a virtual transaction management tool for streamlined document processing and cloud storage. Together, these tools improve performance so agents can spend more face-to-face time with clients. When it comes to technology, our brand is not playing for second place!

At Dupont-Logan, learning and coaching are top priorities. We host weekly roundtables to discuss sales and marketing. Through our intranet, technical training and webinars are available 24/7. James encourages agents to schedule regular meetings with him to maintain a comprehensive business plan and realize successful outcomes.

The results speak for themselves: Dupont-Logan sales associates sell more than 60% of our listings in less than 30 days, and the average list/sales price ratio is consistently over 101%.

Commitment to LuxuryColdwell Banker Realty sells some of the most expensive properties worldwide, and the Dupont-Logan office is no exception. Washington, D.C. is a cosmopolitan area, so it makes sense for clients to work with the company that brings global exposure to their listings. With our Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® marketing program, our brand handles more than $267 million in luxury homes sales every day. Though we are affiliated with a multinational brand, Dupont-Logan agents can provide a customized, boutique experience for local clients, while drawing from a national and international network of agents and offices.

Commitment to CommunityAgents at the Dupont-Logan office love opportunities to give back to the community. Together, the team raises funds or donates time to The American Heart Association, Capital Area Food Bank, Food and Friends, Seaton Elementary School and the Washington Animal Rescue League, among other organizations. James and his colleagues frequently come together as a team to celebrate their shared joys and successes, much like any family.

Join the TeamJames is committed to helping agents live an exceptional life. If you are a driven professional, Coldwell Banker Realty Dupont-Logan is Contact J. James Braeu at 202.215.2240 today.

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • Global Luxury


  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


Luxury Property Specialist
Smart Home Certified

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