The first things you’ll notice about Scott Nicholson are his enthusiasm and energy, then you’ll be blown away by his breadth of his experience in commercial development land, working ranch land, Legacy Ranches, and Conservation Land transactions. Scott was named the 2021 San Marcos River Foundation "Friend of The River" for his contributions toward conservation Ranch sales, watershed protection, habitat preservation, and conservation easements across the Austin MSA. and beyond. We have expert access to all things geology and hydrology and archaeology and engineering and forestry and endangered species and karst surveys and crop production and ranch enhancement and wildlife management and livestock management.
Scott is the broker and founder of the Discovery Realty Group, which was a recent Nominee for Top 25 Realtor in Austin by the Austin Business Journal. Discovery Realty Group represents Buyers and Sellers of Commercial/Development/Farm/Ranch Land across Texas.
Originally from Rockwall, Texas, Justin moved to Durango in August of 1999. He currently resides in Durango, CO with his wife and 2 children. He attended Fort Lewis College where he received a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, and a minor in Agribusiness.
Justin received his real estate license when he was a junior in college in 2002. He worked at Coldwell Banker Heritage House Realtors for seven years. During his time at Coldwell Banker he received numerous top producer awards, some as high as the state level. He joined The Wells Group in 2010, and has consistently been a top producer in both volume and total number of deals closed since his arrival. His accomplishments include recognition by America's Top 100 as being included in the top 1% of all Realtors in America, Real Trends Award recipient awarded to only the top 1,000 producers in the United States, Apex Award recipient by the Realtor's Land Institute as recognition of one of the top land agents in the entire country, and receiving Colorado's Land Realtor of the Year Award as the top land broker in the entire state of Colorado. He has also been awarded the Education Award from The Wells Group multiple years in a row.
Justin currently sits on the board for the Colorado Chapter of the Realtor's Land Institute, and is a recent past president. Justin is also involved in the Realtorâ€™s Land Institute at the national level, as he is currently a board chairperson of both their Future Leaders Committee as well as their Chapter Development Task Force.
Justin is also a national real estate instructor that has taught classes in Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, and Illinois. He's known mostly for his Recreational Land class, but also teaches Land 101 and Transitional Land through the Realtor's Land Institute. In 2016 Justin was honored as the Colorado Land Realtor of the Year Award.
His community involvement includes being an assistant coach for his son's DYSA competitive soccer team, recent past president of the Durango High Noon Rotary club, and past area chairman of the La Plat County Ducks Unlimited. He is also a certified PSIA Cert 2 ski instructor at Purgatory in both alpine and telemark skiing. He was recently awarded the Volunteer of the Year award by both the Durango Area Association of Realtors and The Wells Group, and was a top three nominee as a Volunteer of the Year with the Durango Chamber of Commerce.
Hayden Outdoors is a grass roots real estate company and brokerage with a background in the cattle and ranching business. In 1976 Leo Hayden founded the company as Property Exchange, working with farms and ranches for sale near Hays, Kansas. The brokerage moved to Goodland, Kansas in 1981 and became Hayden Inc. In the late 1990’s, Leo was joined by his two sons, Dax and Seth, to help grow the business in multiple states. In 2003 Hayden Outdoors was formed to represent sellers and buyers on farm ranch and recreational properties. Since then the team at Hayden Outdoors has grown and prospered to include over 200 agents and an excellent full time staff supporting the sale of land.
The team is composed of brokers and agents with experience and knowledge in their markets and an affinity to "Do what they say they will". Hayden Outdoors is about honesty and integrity with customers and a rich sense of land stewardship. Our agents know land because they are what the land has made them. We understand land, water, minerals and what is necessary to maximize value for our clients. Please call one of our excellent associates for information on our company and our services. Hayden Outdoors represents the finest farms, ranches and recreational properties in from coast to coast.
Hayden Outdoors is built on the relationships between our clients and our brokers, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the farm, ranch and recreational real estate market. Our brokers are passionate about the outdoors and are proud to work and play in the outdoor setting we all love so much. Our buyers and sellers know that the fine properties we represent are the kind of properties we would call our very own. The team at Hayden Outdoors believes and practices in the following:
The primary vision of National Land Partners (NLP) is to help each person realize and achieve their dream of land ownership. A professional Land Consultant will serve as a guide to find your perfect property by answering all questions and assisting in locating the land that meets all of your specifications. Also choose your preferred builder and develop your own timeline for constructing your home. This "no pressure" approach makes the dream of land and home ownership an enjoyable event that can be experienced at your own pace. NLP’s knowledgeable and committed team of Land Consultants take a personal interest in each customer, ensuring the dream of land ownership becomes a reality for everyone. Whether you are looking to BUY or SELL land, National Land Partners would love to hear from you.