Jim Spence

Mel Foster Co. Geneseo

Mailing Address 119 N. State St.
Geneseo, IL 61254
Office Phone (309)944-6414
  • Cell 309-235-2262
Jim Spence, Broker/Realtor Licensed in Illinois & Iowa

Determination,dedication, and desire have been the cornerstone of my success during a 30 year career in the Real Estate and Financial Services Industry where client satisfaction has been and still is my primary objective. Whether buying or selling, I will "Make it Happen" for you. Please feel free to contact me anytime at 309-235-2262 or jspence@melfosterco.com.

Professional Real Estate Background

Licensed, full time, full service Real Estate Professional. Broker/Realtor licensed in Illinois and Iowa since 2005.
Mel Foster Co. Honor Club 2006, 2007, and 2008
Mel Foster Co. President's Club 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
Mel Foster Co. Executive Club 2013

Professional Real Estate Associations

Member, National Association of REALTORS
Member, Iowa Association of REALTORS
Member, Illinois Association of REALTORS
Member, Quad City Area Association of Realtors

Other Professional Affiliations


Member, Quad City Area Multiple Listing Services

Awards and Achievements

Honor Club 2006
Honor Club 2007
Honor Club 2008
President's Club 2009
President's Club 2010
President's Club 2011
President's Club 2012
Executive Club 2013

Community Involvement

Actively involved in the community.
Resident of Geneseo since 1987.
Member, First Lutheran Church, Geneseo.
Member, Kiwanis Club of Geneseo.

Client Testimonials

Oh boy, where to start with this...
Jim is an awesome real estate agent! He helped me... a person with no previous experience, get into a house. He is so patient and caring. Even as my "must have's" were changing a bit, he never gave up on me. Jim is crazy knowledgable about the housing market, the goods and the bads of the banking side and he has a great network of friends/acquaintances to make the buying process run smoothly. Personally, Jim presented himself as someone who cared about what would make me happy. He is super accommodating and very flexible!!! I will recommend him to anyone I know who is looking to buy or sell!! Cyndi Moline, IL

"Jim was excellent. He answered all of our questions, was flexible, and available when we needed him. He was also honest and up-front, which we appreciated!" Sean and Kelly Phenix City, AL

"Jim did such a fabulous job - already recommended him. Jim just made the entire situation of buying and selling easy. He did a great job. He helped us for 2 years and sold our place and found us the best home." Brent and Chris Atkinson, IL

"Jim was always there for me! via - email - phone - personal visits. He was wonderful. He knows his business - very respectful, helpful- His customer service skills are the best." Marta Port Byron, IL


"Jim did a great job along the whole process." Ethan Geneseo. IL

"He knew what we wanted to look at, he didn't waste our time." Jason and Rhonda Geneseo, IL

"Very helpful, worked around our schedule, professional & knowledgeable about the area. Jim was great! We would recommend him to anyone." Russ and Nancy Geneseo, IL

"He was great and very helpful." Rebecca Geneseo, IL

"He did a great job in a timely manner and kept us up to speed on what was going on throughout the whole process of selling the property. A job well done." Kevin Atkinson, IL

"Jim went above and beyond the duty helping us find the Perfect house - and in a very limited amount of time before our wedding. He was flexible with house showings- and took a lot of his own personal time to help us get situated. We are so grateful. Thanks again." Chris and Kristen Rock Island, IL


"He came to my house to sign all papers- I really appreciated that. Jim Spence does a great job. Always kept me well informed and goes the extra mile." Connie Geneseo, IL

"Mr. Spence went above and beyond, this was my 2nd realtor in buying a house this time around. I let my first one go due to the lack of professionalism and she made me feel uneasy. Mr. Spence made up for it and was truly a joy to work with." Jennifer Knoxville, IL

"We sold on 1st client on 1st day for asking price. Nearly miraculous during current economic conditions." Anne Moline, IL

"Working with Jim Spence was a wonderful experience. He's a true professional and someone we hope to work with again in the future." Murray and Vickie Geneseo, IL