Our Team



Charles “Butch” Grimes is the founder and President of Team Equity L.A. Property & Management Inc, Office is located in Inglewood, California. A Real Estate Broker with more than 33 years of experience in the real estate industry specializing in Probate, Conservatorships, Trust, Receiverships and as a Partition Referee. Mr. Grimes first started getting appointed as a rents & profits receiver, Broker in Probate Matters and Partition sales due to his extensive real estate and property management experience as an exclusive representative for organizations such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Restore Neighborhoods LA (RNLA) Enterprise Foundation, City of Los Angeles, City of Inglewood & The City of Compton to name a few. He is both a California Real Estate Broker and Holds Designations and is an instructor for the (SRES designation) Senior Real Estate Specialist & (GRI Designation), Graduate of Real Estate Institute. Mr. Grimes is currently working on specialized programs for underprivileged Alzheimer’s/Dementia sufferers and family members.


Butch Grimes initial introduction to real estate began through purchasing, rehabilitating and selling properties in urban areas. His passion for improving his community and providing opportunities for families propelled him to be a real estate ambassador. He provided education and information, particularly in the subjects of property retention and preservation. These efforts of assisting and educating his clients led to their independence as well as his own. He established the following companies: L.A. Metropolitan Funding Group, Inc., Team Equity L.A. Property, Inc., We Talk Real Estate TV & Radio Enterprises, Provocativethoughts.net (T-Shirt designer) & WT247.com/wetalk247.com, The 15 minute information radio network. In addition to WhosGonnaTakeCareofMe.com (Alzheimer’s/Dementia) programmer for undeserved Sufferers.


As a recognized real estate authority, he is often called upon by multi-national companies for guidance on achieving success in the ever-evolving minority emerging markets. Butch has testified before the national & state Legislature on Real Estate & Mortgage issues impacting the underserved communities. He is known by being You-Nique. His success is based on a formula of trust, education and compassion, and the community contributions are the cornerstone of his career and his years of applied expertise to improving the communities he serves.