“The Connector”, Court-Appointed Receiver, Court-Appointed Partition Referee, Real Estate Broker, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Ambassador, Live Streaming/Podcast expert

Corporate Headquarters: 8467 s Van Ness Ave, Inglewood, Ca 90305

Phone: (310) 693-4681

Fax: (323) 750-2547


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, (T-Shirt designer) &, The 15 minute information radio network. In addition to (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.

Professional Experience

Managing 30 + Real Estate Professionals and daily operations of Team Equity L.A. Property & Management, Inc. He is the past State President of the California Association of Real Estate Brokers (CAREB). Mr. Grimes’ influence on the 60+ year-old organization is demonstrated by embracing 21 st century technologies. Prior to serving as State President of the California Association of Real Estate CAREB, Grimes was previously a two-term President of the Consolidated Realty Board & the California Association of Real Estate Brokers.

Affiliated Organizations

Past President California Association of Real Estate Brokers, Past President Consolidated Realty Board Advisory Board Member California Community College Real Estate Education Center& California Bureau of Real Estate, Advisory Board, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, Los Angeles City Housing Initiatives, Board Member (LTMAP) LA Teachers Mortgage Assistant Program (LAUSD), Monitoring Board CRA-California Reinvestment Committee, California Apartment Association; National Apartment Association, National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors; Southwest Board/Los Angeles Association of Realtors. California State and Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter of California Receivers Forum


Hero of The Week, CBS/KNX1070

Present: WeTalkRadio247/WeTalk247 Network Real Estate Information Platform

Producer/Content Creator, Real Estate, Probate/Estates, Health Care Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and Senior Citizen related Issues. (

2013: Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI)-Statewide Master Instructor, You-nique Marketing Management platforms for Sales, Property Management & Estates

2011- 2012: Wells Fargo Center Stage National Speaking Tour-“The Way of the Octopus” Key shop presentation on Branding & Marketing in a Diverse Real Estate Market

2005: TELLY AWARD, Creative Excellence and Education-Executive Producer/Host “We Talk Real Estate” radio and cable show.


Paco-Michelle Atwood Vs Stephan Brooks Dept 5

(Los Angele County, Los Angeles Superior Court Case # BC505725

Referee/Partition Appointed July 21, 2015

Mae V. Williams vs. Clovie Good-Judge Barbara A. Meiers, Dept. 12

(Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court Case, No. BC533998)
Real Property: 6225 Knox Avenue, Fontana, Ca 92336

Referee/Partition Appointed February 9, 2015

Homer Jean Temple vs. Norman Temple- Judge Holly E. Kendig. Dept. 42
(Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court Case, No. BC501240)
1265 E. 90th Street, Los Angeles, Ca 90002
August 21, 2013 to May 5, 2014
Receiver/Referee/Partitioner (appointed to administer, manage, and facilitate a concurrent purchase and transfer of real property and oversee the equitable division of proceeds amongst parties. 


Probate, Trust & Conservatorships


Estate of Willis 1122 w 41st Place, Los Angeles, Ca 90047 (BP-119957)

Los Angeles Superior Court, Dept 9

Estate of James E. Russell 1262 3rd Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90008,

Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC229134), Dept 5




Estate of Geraldine Turner, 3500 Manchester, Unit 434, Inglewood, CA 90305 (BP137349)

Dept 9


Estate of Annie Murkison, (BP-1195531), 5211 S. St. Andrews Pl, Los Angeles, Ca 90044

Los Angeles Superior Court, Dept 9


Estate of Willie Webster, 10403 Grape St, Los Angeles, Ca

Los Angeles Superior Court, Dept 9


Estate of Ora A. Smith, Los Angeles, Ca

LA Superior Court, Dept 9


Estate of Lonza Jones, 1341 Palmer Ave, Compton, Ca

Los Angeles Superior Court, Dept 9


Estate of Lottie B. Shaw, 2161 w 20th Street, Los Angeles, Ca

Los Angeles Superior Court, Dept 9