Real estate agent Rich Bassford knows a thing or two about reaching success. From humble beginnings as owner and operator of an automotive business, Rich has spent the last twenty years building a standout career in the Quad City real estate market. Since his second year in the business, Rich has consistently achieved multi-million dollar production levels, allowing him to showcase the best of what the Quad Cities has to offer.
In 2014, after having over fourteen years of success in real estate, Rich opened his own RE/MAX office in Moline, IL, and the following year opened a 2nd RE/MAX office in Davenport, IA and in 2017 Rich and a partner opened a 3rd office in Camanche, IA. In 2018, Rich formed The Bassford Team, quickly becoming the #1 team of real estate agents in the Quad City area.
As a former student of Moline High School, Rich later procured designations in Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and Council of Residential Specialists (CRS). Rich has worked in real estate for 20 years and with RE/MAX since 2004. Rich’s client first philosophy has proven that effective customer service is still alive and well within the real estate market. His unique combination of integrity, communication, and in-depth market knowledge has allowed Rich to build many positive, long-lasting relationships with his clients. Rich makes a point to always be accessible to his clients, opening the door for quick and effective communication. Employing 6 full time assistants and numerous team members, Rich ensures that his clients will always be taken care of.
An outstanding work ethic comes naturally to Rich, which is clear by his numerous awards. He has been and is currently the #1 volume producing RE/MAX agent in the Quad Cities. He has over 2,200 closed transactions in his career.
Rich has been a long time supporter of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) donating a portion of every commission check to the charity. In 2018 Rich and his son rode their jet skis from St Paul, MN, to the Gulf of Mexico, a 1,600 mile, ten day trip, to raise over money for DAV, Disabled American Veterans. In addition to his busy real estate career Rich also loves to spend time with his family and friends, riding his jet ski, fishing, and traveling.
Rich has many goals for the remainder of his career, one of them is to help as many people as possible achieve their dream of home ownership!
There are many qualities and skills that go into an excellent real estate professional; integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing expertise, effective negotiation skills, and a high quality professional network. All of which are hallmarks of how Rich works.