Minnesota First Time Home Buyer Realtors

Real Estate Team Facts

The Barker Hedges Group offers an array of full-time licensed Real Estate Agents who operate in both Wisconsin and Minnesota on a 7 day basis. We are no team of regular joes, as we have been repeatedly named “Super Agents” by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine.

Considering many of our readers are looking to buy their first homes, the process of buying a home can be an intimidating one. But our team of Real Estate experts want to help you through every step of this daunting process to settle you and your family in a place you love to call home.

Our experts not only have navigated through first-time home purchases many times, but they know the best ways to achieve the end goal of homeownership — whether that be grants for buyers to help ease the cost of homeownership, finding the right neighborhoods and suitable properties or working with the right people.

The Barker Hedges Group has a feel for all the necessities that factor into finding the right home and the best deal. We utilize all our best resources and make sure to keep an open line of communication with all our buyers to ensure the best customer service.

Our goal is to be your Real Estate Agent for life — let’s start that relationship today by contacting us. We would love to hear more about your goals in homeownership.

Take a glance at our team below — our diverse team filled with talent can help anyone settle into a place to call home.

Meet the Barker Hedges Group

If you're looking for the best real estate agents in the Twin Cities, then look no further. With varying personalities and backgrounds, the Barker Hedges Group has the perfect mix of creativity, organization, and professionalism to help ease you into your first home. Please take a moment to get to know our Team members.

(612) 730-2829 matt@barkerhedges.com
Matt is co-founder of the Barker & Hedges Team and has been selling Real Estate in the Twin Cities area since 1999. He graduated with a Marketing degree from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse and his creative influences are critical to the Team. Matt's passion and dedication for Real ... Read More
(612) 730-6717 brandon@barkerhedges.com
Brandon is co-owner of the Homes of Minnesota Team and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Lacrosse. He combines nearly 14 years of Real Estate sales experience with a Law degree from Hamline University School of Law. As Real Estate Agent and an Attorney, Brandon has a unique understanding ... Read More
(612) 859-5225 jack@barkerhedges.com
Born and raised in the metropolitan area, I have lived in Minneapolis and its suburbs all my life. I graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Economics. My wife and I raised our two children in the Minneapolis area, and we are all proud to call this our home. We enjoy traveling, ... Read More
(612) 434-5285 jordan@barkerhedges.com
Jordan Bauer is a graduate of Mitchell Hamline College of Law with a wealth of knowledge in real estate law, but his true passion is and always has been real estate.  He brings his passion and sharp attention to detail to help buyers in a highly focused search for their new house and to help ... Read More
(612) 730-4739 tara@barkerhedges.com
A Minnesota Native, Tara Buck is at home in its surroundings.  She has great knowledge of the state, as well as the many hidden and charming neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities.  As a full time Realtor, Tara's approach to real estate is focused around getting to know her clients as real ... Read More
(651) 207-3251 heather@barkerhedges.com
Heather has been a licensed Realtor since 1999 and absolutely loves the real estate business.  She has worked in nearly every aspect of the real estate industry including roles as an assistant to a top producing agent, a successful salesperson, and in a support role with the Minneapolis Association ... Read More
(651) 276-8583 leah@barkerhedges.com
Leah was born and raised locally in Eagan, MN. Upon high school graduation she decided to try a warmer climate and moved to Columbia, MO where she attended the University of Missouri. While in school she studied communication, textile/apparel management, and Spanishand is a fluent Spanish speaker.... Read More
(612) 865-8861 jim@barkerhedges.com
Jim's career in real estate started long before he became a licensed Realtor.  As the son of a home builder, he worked as a carpenter and in a lumber yard before attending Brown Institute and graduating with a degree in Radio Broadcasting.  He returned to Real Estate by growing his family ... Read More
(612) 730-9616 dena@barkerhedges.com
Dena has been a licensed Real Estate Agent in Minnesota since 2002 and she uses her experience, market knowledge, and negotiation skills when helping her clients find the best home available!  She takes pride in exceeding the expectations of her clients and genuinely cares about them.  She is a ... Read More
(612) 202-9398 janine@barkerhedges.com
Janine is passionate about selling real estate and believes that her clients deserve an exceptional customer experience. She is relaxed in her approach, but serious about her responsibilities and she instillsconfidence with her market knowledge, experience and enthusiasm.  As a master negotiator, ... Read More
(612) 405-2412 jacob@barkerhedges.com
Jacob is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Outside of his academic background in business, Jacob has extensive experience in home construction gained while working for a homebuilder in Lansing, Iowa. As an onsite builder and a sales associate, he ... Read More
(612) 387-0047 mary@barkerhedges.com
Mary has an unmatched passion for helping clients with the home buying and selling process.  Her personal philosophy is focused on educating her clients and providing them with as much relevant information as possible.  Buying or selling a home can be stressful, but with the right balance of ... Read More
(952) 913-0332 shannon@barkerhedges.com
My Background: Education: I am a graduate from the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education and sociology.  After graduation, I taught in many different early childhood and elementary programs in the St. Louis Park School District and Stonebridge Charter ... Read More
(612) 246-9172 mikesullivan@barkerhedges.com
Working with people looking to buy or sell their home is more than a job; it is a way of life.  My clients have entrusted me to work with their best interest in mind and put their needs first. As your Realtor I bring over 10 years of experience buying and selling single family homes, condominiums, ... Read More
(612) 483-7786 gavin@barkerhedges.com
As a loyal alum of Gustavus Adolphus College and long-time resident of the western suburbs, I have a deep familiarity and love for the Twin Cities metro area. Prior to joining the Barker Hedges Group, I worked in the restaurant industry, received an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global ... Read More
(651) 529-1227 davidv@barkerhedges.com
David has spent the past 30+ years in Chicago where he has gained vast experience in the real estate industry including nearly 20 years with Coldwell Banker in Chicago.  His leadership in office administration was instrumental in growing that office from $25 million in sales with minimal staff and ... Read More