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Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Felecia Bishop

November 20, 2018
Congratulations to our featured real estate agent of the week, Felecia Bishop of Gear & Associates Realty! Born and raised in Western Colorado, Felecia has a strong appreciation for the variety and beauty that Colorado has to offer and can't imagine life anywhere else. She started out in Gunnison, Colorado before moving to the Grand Valley to study marketing and finance at Colorado Mesa University.
 
The values embodied by Metro Brokers parallel her own high ethical standards. Felecia believes that teamed with Metro Brokers Grand Junction's uncompromising integrity, and her honest, hardworking nature, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished!
 
Felecia and her husband Ray have three beautiful daughters. "My family is my life! They are what make my world complete!" said Felecia. Together, they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, sports, and boating in Lake Powell. "We also travel as often as we can, including to Hong Kong where my mother is from and where many family members currently live!" Quick read more or view full article she explains.
 
Please feel free to call Felecia anytime, without obligation, at 970-260-8258, to help with any of your real estate needs.
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Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Nicole Rich

September 25, 2018
Congratulations to Nicole Rich, owner of Nicole Rich Realty, for being named our Grand Junction Realtor of the Week! Nicole, formerly of Gear & Associates Realty, recently became Broker, Owner of her own company – Nicole Rich Realty. The new company continues to be part of the group at Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. located at 605 25 Road, Ste. 100, GJ 81505. Nicole has been a licensed Realtor in Grand Junction since November of 2015, having grown up in our Valley, attending local schools and Colorado Mesa University. She and her husband have two children, and together they enjoy all the family activities available in the Grand Valley. As a parent and a realtor, Nicole knows what it means to relocate the family out of, or into a home – the details, the decisions, the deadlines. She knows and has the skill, the experience, to assist you and your family!  Nicole is an energetic, experienced Broker, ready to put her skills to work Quick read more or view full article for you! You can reach her at 970-640-9965, or nicolerichgj@gmail.com. Read Less

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Lindy Franklin

August 28, 2018
Congratulations to Lindy Franklin, broker at Gear & Associates Realty, our featured Grand Junction realtor of the week! Lindy obtained her bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mesa University and has dreamed of working in real estate since the purchase of her first home. As a Colorado native, Lindy has lived in both Grand Junction and Palisade and, together with her family, enjoy the many outdoor activities that the Grand Valley has to offer. 
 
Lindy’s strengths as an agent rely on her integrity plus her listening and negotiating skills. She is dedicated to helping her clients find and purchase their dream home. Lindy also utilizes the latest marketing tools to expose her seller’s real estate to a broad range of qualified buyers. To have Lindy help you make your next move in real estate, give her a call at 970-210-2429 or e-mail her at lindyfranklingj@gmail.com.
 

Janine Bailey Now Owner of Own Company: Realty Trek

August 23, 2018
Janine Stacy Bailey, formerly a Broker Associate with Gear & Associates/Metro Brokers GJ, is now Broker, Owner of her own real estate company!  Janine’s new company is called Realty Trek. She chose this name because, “The road home is seldom a straight line. The curves, the hills and the valleys are what make it our own road home.” Janine has extensive construction and remodeling experience, working with big developers in three states since first becoming licensed in California in 1989. Janine and Realty Trek are still part of the Metro Brokers Grand Junction family of companies, located at 605 25 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505.   Contact Janine at Realty Trek...because owning property is a journey!   970-589-4123  or  jb@mbgj.com
 

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Jennifer Howard

August 7, 2018

Congratulations to Jennifer Howard, broker at Gear & Associates, our featured Grand Junction real estate agent of the week! Jennifer was born and raised in Grand Junction and her family has called Western Colorado home for many generations. 

"Having bought and sold many of my own homes, I know the stress and emotion that can come along with the biggest sale or purchase in your life," says Jennifer. "Through honesty, communication and understanding your wants and needs, my goal is to make this exciting step in your life as painless and, dare I say fun, as possible."

Jennifer is passionate about real estate and would love to help you sell your current home and/or purchase your next one.  Whether you are looking to upsize, downsize or just move to a new part of town, she can help you navigate the process. 

When she's not working you can find her at home with her husband and son. They enjoy traveling, remodeling their fixer upper house, Quick read more or view full article and spending time with friends and family. 

To get started on your next real estate move, get in touch with Jennifer today at 970-201-8740 or jennifersellsgj@gmail.com.

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Nicole Rich Launches Nicole Rich Realty

July 19, 2018
Nicole Rich formerly of Gear & Associates Realty, is now Broker, Owner of her own company – Nicole Rich Realty. The new company continues to be part of the group at Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. located at 605 25 Road, Ste. 100, GJ 81505. Nicole has been a licensed Realtor in Grand Junction since November of 2015, having grown up in our Valley, attending local schools and Colorado Mesa University. She and her husband have two children, and together they enjoy all the family activities available in the Grand Valley. As a parent and a realtor, Nicole knows what it means to relocate the family out of, or into a home – the details, the decisions, the deadlines. She knows and has the skill, the experience, to assist you and your family!  Nicole is an energetic, experienced Broker, ready to put her skills to work for you! You can reach her at 970-640-9965, or nicolerichgj@gmail.com
 

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Felecia Bishop

July 18, 2018
Congratulations to our featured real estate agent of the week, Felecia Bishop of Gear & Associates Realty! Born and raised in Western Colorado, Felecia has a strong appreciation for the variety and beauty that Colorado has to offer and can't imagine life anywhere else. She started out in Gunnison, Colorado before moving to the Grand Valley to attend Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) to study marketing and finance.
 
The values embodied by Metro Brokers parallel her own high ethical standards. Felecia believes that teamed with Metro Brokers Grand Junction's uncompromising integrity, and her honest, hardworking nature, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished!
 
Felecia and her husband Ray have three beautiful daughters. "My family is my life! They are what make my world complete!" said Felecia. Together, they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, sports, and boating in Lake Powell. "We also travel as often as we can, including to Hong Kong where my mother is from and where Quick read more or view full article many family members currently live!" she explains.
 
Please feel free to call Felecia anytime, without obligation, at 970-260-8258, to help with any of your real estate needs.
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Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Nicole Rich

May 9, 2018
Congratulations to Nicole Rich of Gear & Associates, our Grand Junction realtor of the week! Nicole’s late grandfather always taught her to never give up and to always do what makes her happy, so she took his advice, got her real estate license in 2015 and couldn't be happier.
 
Nicole understands that purchasing or selling a home is not just a big decision, but a large task and one that requires long term commitment. With that in mind, she works hard to help you find the ideal home or sell your current home with the least amount of hassle, relying on her expertise and the full complement of resources available at Metro Brokers Grand Junction.
 
"Whether it is your first home or your tenth home, a retirement home or an investment property, as your Realtor I will work hard to make your experience a positive one," says Nicole. "Most people only choose a few homes in their lifetime. I am going Quick read more or view full article to make sure that you are well equipped with up-to-date information for your big decision."
 
Nicole has two wonderful kids and an amazing husband that inspire her to work harder every day. She loves helping people and finds that getting to know her clients has been one of the most rewarding parts about her career which has led to her making some amazing lifelong friends.
 
Nicole is prepared to guide you through every phase of the home buying or selling process. To get in touch with Nicole to for your next move in Grand Junction real estate or the surrounding areas, give her a call at 970-640-9965.
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Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Lindy Franklin

April 11, 2018
Congratulations to Lindy Franklin, broker at Gear & Associates Realty, our featured Grand Junction realtor of the week! Lindy obtained her bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mesa University and has dreamed of working in real estate since the purchase of her first home. As a Colorado native, Lindy Franklin has lived in both Grand Junction and Palisade and, together with her family, enjoy the many outdoor activities that the Grand Valley has to offer.  

Lindy’s integrity plus her listening and negotiating skills are her strengths as an agent. She is dedicated to helping her clients find and purchase their dream home. Lindy also utilizes the latest marketing tools to expose her seller’s real estate to a broad range of qualified buyers. To have Lindy help you make your next move in real estate, give her a call at 970-210-2429 or e-mail her at lindyfranklingj@gmail.com.

 

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Jennifer Howard

April 3, 2018
Congratulations to Jennifer Howard, broker at Gear & Associates, for being named our Grand Junction real estate agent of the week! Jennifer was born and raised in Grand Junction and generations of her family have called Western Colorado "home."  Having bought and sold many of her own homes, she fully understands the stress and emotion that can come along with the biggest sale or purchase in your life. Whether you are looking to upsize, downsize or just move to a new part of town, Jennifer can help you navigate the process.

"Through honesty, communication and understanding your wants and needs, my goal is to make this exciting step in your life as painless and, dare I say fun, as possible," says Jennifer. "I am passionate about real estate and would love to help you sell your current home and/or purchase your next one."

When Jennifer isn't working, you can find her at home with my husband and son. Together, they enjoy Quick read more or view full article traveling, remodeling their fixer upper house, and spending time with friends and family.

To get in touch with Jennifer for your next step in real estate, give her a call at 970-201-8740 or e-mail at  jennifersellsgj@gmail.com.
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Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Janell Gear

March 22, 2018
Congratulations to Janell Gear, Broker/Owner of Gear & Associates Realty, our featured Grand Junction realtor of the week!  Janell would like to introduce us to Mel Robbins, speaker, CNN commentator, and author of the book “The 5 Second Rule.” Last month at a real estate conference, Janell attended a presentation led by Mel and found yet another powerful tool to perhaps help her clients, and herself as a Realtor.  Mel created the 5 second rule when she was in a tough time of her life.  Her marriage was struggling,  she had lost her job and she was about to lose everything.  She continued to hit the snooze button on her own life and couldn't move forward.  One day she heard a NASA clip and realized, “It’s so simple –just count down from 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 and then physically MOVE to do the thing that you are resisting. Whether it's as simple as getting out of bed or as stressful as making a Quick read more or view full article dreaded phone call.”

Here’s how it works: The moment you feel yourself hesitate (when you know you should do something) start counting backward 5-4-3-2-1, then GO. The Rule is a proven form of metacognition. When you use it, you shift mental gears, interrupt your habit of overthinking and awaken your pre-frontal cortex – making change easy. The rule acts as a “starting ritual” that breaks bad habits and triggers positive new behavior change.  "Feel free to visit Mel Robbins’ website to find out more about the 5 second rule and the science behind it," says Janell. "This could change your life!”   www.melrobbins.com Read Less

Featured Real Estate Agent of the Week: Felecia Bishop

February 28, 2018
Congratulations to our featured agent of the week, Felecia Bishop of Gear & Associates Realty! Born and raised in Western Colorado, Felecia has a strong appreciation for the variety and beauty that Colorado has to offer and can't imagine life anywhere else. She started out in Gunnison, Colorado before moving to the Grand Valley to attend Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) to study marketing and finance.

The values embodied by Metro Brokers parallel her own high ethical standards. Felecia believes that teamed with Metro Brokers Grand Junction's uncompromising integrity, and her honest, hardworking nature, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished!

Felecia and her husband Ray have three beautiful daughters. "My family is my life! They are what make my world complete!" said Felecia. Together, they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, sports, and boating in Lake Powell. "We also travel as often as we can, including to Hong Kong where my mother is from and where many family Quick read more or view full article members currently live!" she explains.

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Rehab, Flipping & Investing Real Estate in Grand Junction

February 15, 2018
Our featured agent this week is Teri Styers of Ford Realty. Teri is an experienced house “flipper” with a strong background in property management, HOA management and business management. 

Case in point: she bought this house for $80,000 in June 2017, had local companies rehab it, and sold it for $185,500 in December 2017 while still turning a profit on it.
 
"If you want a Realtor who speaks 'rehab, flipping, & investing,' then call me!" says Teri. To get in touch with Teri about buying or selling your home in Mesa County, give her a call at 970-270-0805.


 

The Incredible Joy of Owning Your Home

February 14, 2018

If you haven't bought a home yet, you're missing out on a wonderful feeling! That moment when you walk through your doors, throw your purse or keys on the floor, plop down on your couch and breathe a sigh of relief while thinking, "Finally, it's ours (or mine)!" And the joy of looking at all of your boxes, getting to roll your eyes about why you buy so much stuff, then giving yourself a moment to take a nap because you worked hard to get here and earned it! Yes that's a real feeling!

We often hear, and read, about the cost effectiveness of home ownership. The equity build-up, the freedom it can give us from finances in our retirement years, and a plethora of other ways owning a home can be a positive impact on your bottom dollar. But we don't often hear about the emotional impact owning a home can have. Yes there will be days the fridge is Quick read more or view full article acting silly and you need to call your home warranty, or days you have to get outside to mow your own yard, but nothing beats the pride and joy of owning a home. 

There is a sense of security, and a sense of "this is mine and I worked my way up to this moment," that provides moments of bliss. The ability to do with your home as you please, not pay a pretty penny for every member of your fur family, and the privacy it provides can't be beat.

Home ownership also gives you the ability to put down some roots. And we mean that figuratively and literally. You get to build memories through the holidays and go through many milestones with your family, that leave a significant impact into the later years. You also get to build bonds with your neighbors, and grow in a community oriented neighborhood. With rentals, people come and go annually, but there are deeper roots planted with building relationships with those living next to you. Potlucks, 4th of July and New Year's Eve spent lighting fireworks, and just the excitement of getting to know each other and build new relationships. 

Buying a home isn't about the dollars and cents for everyone, sometimes it's just about the joy of owning your own place, and getting to build amazing memories in it. If you've been longing for this, get in touch with a real estate agent, and make it happen. You owe it to yourself to make your dreams come true!

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Welcome to Lindy Franklin of Gear & Associates Realty!

January 29, 2018
Please join us in welcoming Lindy Franklin to Gear & Associates! Lindy was recently inducted as a member of the Grand Junction Area Realtor Association and is ready to start helping you in your search for your next home! Lindy’s integrity plus her listening and negotiating skills are her strengths as an agent.

"I'm dedicated to helping my clients locate and purchase your dream home," says  Lindy. "If you're selling your home, I use the latest marketing tools to expose your real estate to a broad range of qualified buyers."

Lindy earned her bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mesa University and has dreamed of working in real estate since the purchase of her first home. As a Colorado native, Lindy has lived in both Grand Junction and Palisade. Lindy and her family enjoy the many outdoor activities that the Grand Valley has to offer.

With the addition of Lindy, Janell Gear, Broker, Owner of Gear & Associates, has now expanded her Quick read more or view full article brokerage to a team of 8. To get started with buying your dream home or selling your current home, contact Lindy at 970-210-2429 or lindyfranklingj@gmail.com.
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Welcome to Jennifer Howard of Gear & Associates Realty!

January 15, 2018
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Jennifer Howard as Broker Associate with Gear & Associates Realty! Jennifer was born and raised in Grand Junction and generations of her family have called Western Colorado home. 

Having bought and sold many of her own homes, Jennifer understands the stress and emotion that can come along with the biggest sale or purchase in your life. "Through honesty, communication and understanding your wants and needs, my goal is to make this exciting step in your life as painless and, dare I say fun, as possible," says Jennifer. "I am passionate about real estate and would love to help you sell your current home and/or purchase your next one. Whether you are looking to upsize, downsize or just move to a new part of town, let me help you navigate the process."

When she's not working, you can find her at home with her husband and son. "We enjoy traveling, remodeling our fixer upper house, and spending time Quick read more or view full article with friends and family," says Jennifer.
 
To get started on the next step in buying or selling your house, give Jennifer a call at 970-201-8740 or email her at jennifersellsgj@gmail.com.
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Featured Agent of the Week: Tracy Jackson

January 10, 2018
Congratulations to Tracy Jackson of Gear & Associates Realty, our featured agent of the week! As a long time resident of Western Colorado, Tracy brings a strong sales and business background to her real estate career. These skills offer her clients the benefits of excellent negotiation skills and good old common sense approaches to the real estate transaction. Tracy is very involved with Mesa County youth, a past 4H leader, and still very involved with the Mesa County Fair. She specializes in horse properties and ranches in Grand Junction and surrounding communities. She also spends family time with her husband and son at team ropings, barrel races and rodeos. Tracy is excited to assist you and your family find the perfect Western Colorado property. To get in touch with Tracy for a down-to-earth approach to finding your next horse property or ranch on the Western Slope, or selling your current one, give her a call at 970-210-7707.
 

Featured Agent of the Week: Janell Gear

December 6, 2017
Our Realtor of the week this week is Janell Gear, Broker/Owner of Gear & Associates Realty.  She manages 4 realtors along with an assistant, and her team continues to grow with a new agent starting in January!  
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Janell has been a Realtor for over 10 years and serves as the Treasurer ?of? the local Grand Junction Area Realtors Association. Currently, the inventory of homes for sale is low, with fewer than 900 homes available for sale. Our average days on market in the Grand Valley is 90 days and the average sold price is $249,000.  
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One thing you may not know about Janell is this: As a child she grew up in her grandparents’ real estate office every day after school, hanging out and working on homework. I guess you can say real estate was in her blood from a young age! If you are thinking of buying or selling, let Janell put her knowledge and expertise to work for you. She will be happy to guide you Quick read more or view full article through one of the largest investments of your life!  
 
Go to janellgear.com to search for homes for sale or to request a market analysis.
 
?Janell Gear, Broker/Owner
Gear & Associates Realty
970-589-0002?
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Featured Agent of the Week: Janine Bailey

September 27, 2017
Congratulations to Janine Bailey of Gear & Associates, our featured realtor of the week! Janine has been in the valley since 1994, now living in Collbran with their two dogs where Janine owns the dog grooming shop and her husband owns the taxidermy shop on Main Street and does construction remodeling. She's passionate about Western Colorado living and loves to help people discover the charm and beauty our area has to offer.  She would love to help you find your next dream property!

Speaking of which, Janine would rather focus on one of her listings than on herself this week:






54318 Highway 330, Molina
3BR / 3BA / 2 car + barn / 3,522 sq ft / 110 acres
** horse & hunting property **
This beautiful one of a kind horse ranch and hunting property is located on the Grand Mesa. It's in close proximity to Powderhorn Ski Resort with year round outdoor activities Quick read more or view full article like skiing, hiking and mountain bike riding. It's also close to Vega Reservoir and numerous other lakes in the National Forest. It has 1/2 mile of Plateau Creek frontage running through the property, with a nice beach area. It's fenced and cross fenced with 5 separate pasture areas, 16' x 12' horse barn with hay area, lighted arena, paddocks, frost-free faucets outside, large beautiful trees, underground 1000 gallon propane tank. Spring-fed pressurized water, pumped to house, water softener, 25 x 18 tool shed, other outbuildings. House has lots of updates and pride of ownership. View the flyer.

To get in touch with Janine about this house, any of her other listings, or help finding your next home, please give her a call at 970-589-4123.
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Featured Agent of the Week: Nicole Rich

June 7, 2017
Congratulations to Nicole Rich of Gear & Associates, our realtor of the week! Nicole started in real estate in 2015. Her late grandfather always taught her to never give up and to always do what makes her happy, so she took his advice, got her real estate license and couldn't be happier.

Nicole understands that purchasing or selling a home is a very important decision and a big undertaking in life. With that in mind, she works hard to help you find the ideal home or sell your current home with the least amount of hassle, relying on her expertise and the full complement of resources available at Metro Brokers Grand Junction.

"Whether it is your first home or your tenth home, a retirement home or an investment property, as your Realtor I will work hard to make your experience a positive one," says Nicole. "Most people only choose a few homes in their lifetime. Quick read more or view full article I am going to make sure that you are well equipped with up-to-date information for your big decision."

Nicole has 2 wonderful kids and an amazing husband that inspire her to work harder every day. She loves helping people and finds that getting to know her clients has been one of the most rewarding parts about her career, helping some amazing people along the way that are now lifelong friends.

Nicole is prepared to guide you through every phase of the home buying or selling process. To get in touch with Nicole to buy or sell your property, give her a call at 970-640-9965.  Read Less

Featured Agent of the Week: Janine Bailey

April 11, 2017
Congratulations to Janine Bailey of Gear & Associates Realty, our featured realtor of the week! Janine was born in California and raised in a small town Leona Valley. She got her first real estate license in 1988 working in Tehachapi, California. She specialized in land and custom home packages working with her General Contractor Dad.  

Janine moved to Denver in 1991 and then moved to Grand Junction in 1994. She worked for Great New Homes, where she met her husband John and then Zeck Homes as Purchasing Manager and Estimator. They now live in Collbran with their two dogs where Janine owns the dog grooming shop and her husband owns the taxidermy shop on Main Street. John also does Construction Remodeling.  

She is an avid hunter, both archery and rifle. Her very first big game animal she shot was a black bear with her bow in Canada while she and John were dating. She also likes boating and fishing, horseback Quick read more or view full article riding, 4-wheeling and all outdoor activities. Janine supports helping shelter dogs find homes and is always helping her friends and neighbors find their next dog!  

She's passionate about Western Colorado living and loves to help people discover the charm and beauty our area has to offer. She would love to help you find your next dream property!!

Follow her on Facebook at Janine Stacy Bailey, Gear & Associates Realty, email her at jb@mbgj.com or call or text her at (970) 589-4123.
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Featured Agent of the Week: Janell Gear

April 6, 2017

Congratulations to Janell Gear, of Gear & Associates Realty, our featured realtor of the week! Janell is a Colorado native. Born in Colorado Springs and raised in Pueblo, Colorado, she moved to Grand Junction in 1992 where she attended Grand Junction High School and then Colorado Mesa University (which was Mesa State at the time). She is happy to be living on the Western Slope of Colorado where she can enjoy the 360 days of sunshine.

Janell is a residential Realtor and managing Broker of Gear & Associates Realty. She has been with Metro Brokers for 10 years. The favorite part of her business is helping first time home buyers through the buying process. She prides herself on the high level of customer service that she provides to her clients. Janell is an active member of the community and has served for several years on the local Grand Junction Area Realtor Association, currently serving as the Treasurer. She is a past board member and Quick read more or view full article current member of the Mesa County Women's Network.  

 One thing that you might not know about her is that she was on a game show on TV.  Next time you see her, ask her about it... or give her a call today at 970-589-0002!
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Featured Agent of the Week: Felecia Bishop

February 28, 2017
Congratulations to our featured agent of the week, Felecia Bishop of Gear & Associates Realty! 

Born and raised in Western Colorado, Felecia has a strong appreciation for the variety and beauty that Colorado has to offer and can't imagine life anywhere else. She started out in Gunnison, Colorado before moving to the Grand Valley to attend Mesa State College to study marketing and financing. 

The values embodied by Metro Brokers parallel her own high ethical standards. Felecia believes that teamed with Metro Brokers Grand Junction's uncompromising integrity, and her honest, hardworking nature, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished!

Felecia and her husband Ray have three beautiful daughters. "My family is my life! They are what make my world complete!" said Felecia. Together, they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, sports, and boating in Lake Powell. "We also travel as often as we can, including to Hong Kong where my mother is from and where many family members currently live!" she explains. 

Please feel free to call Felecia anytime, Quick read more or view full article without obligation, at 970-260-8258, to help with any of your real estate needs.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest & Chili Cook-Off Winners!

November 1, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of our Pumpkin Carving Contest and Chili Cook-Off!

CHILI WINNERS

Best Chili: Mindy Timian-Winger with her “Mindy & Marc’s Famous Chili”
2nd Place: Felecia Bishop 
3rd Place: Hal Heath

PUMPKIN CARVING WINNERS

Best Overall: Doug & Peggie Ford with Olaf the Pumpkin
Scariest Pumpkin: Mike McGinnis with the warty pumpkin
Most Creative Pumpkin: Nicole Rich with the black cat pumpkin

Metro Brokers Welcomes Tracy Jackson!

October 20, 2016
Metro Brokers is happy to announce another new broker joining their team! Tracy Jackson recently joined the growing team of brokers at Gear & Associates Realty, bringing her expertise in business and sales to her real estate career.

As a long time resident of Western Colorado, Tracy brings a strong sales and business background to her real estate career. These skills offer her clients the benefits of excellent negotiation skills and good old common sense approaches to the real estate transaction.

Outside of work, Tracy is very involved with Mesa County youth, serving in the past as a 4H leader, and today is still very involved with the Mesa County Fair. She spends family time with her husband and son at team ropings, barrel races and rodeos.

Tracy is excited to assist you and your family find the perfect Western Colorado property. Please feel free to call her anytime!

Tracy Jackson
Gear & Associates Realty
(970) 210-7707
tracyjacksongj@gmail.com 

Metro Brokers Welcomes Felecia Bishop

September 15, 2016
Yet another great agent has joined our team! Felecia is born and raised in Western Colorado and has a strong appreciation for the variety and beauty that Colorado has to offer. Originally from Gunnison, CO, Felecia moved to the Grand Valley to attend Mesa State College where she studied marketing and financing. From there she went into jewelry sales and obtained her Accredited Jewelry Professional Certification through the Gemological Institute of America. 

Felecia and her husband have three beautiful daughters aged, 9, 7, & 3.  Together they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, sports, and boating (in Lake Powell). They also travel as often as possible to Hong Kong where the majority of her family lives.

Felecia says, "The values embodied by Metro Brokers parallel with my own high ethical standards. Teamed with their uncompromising integrity, and my honest, hardworking nature, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished! Please feel free to call me anytime, without obligation. I look forward to having the opportunity to help Quick read more or view full article you with any of your real estate needs." Read Less

Metro Brokers Welcomes Janine Bailey

September 14, 2016
We're growing again and welcoming Janine Bailey to the Metro Brokers family!


Janine became a licensed Realtor in California early in her career, where her general contractor Dad taught her his business. She worked in all phases of construction, and her speciality was putting together land/home packages. She also worked for the US Housing Corp in San Diego as an Estimator.
 
In 1991 Janine moved to Colorado's Front Range then, after a few years, moved to the Western Slope where she worked as a purchasing agent and purchasing manager for new construction homes. 
 
Janine and her husband John live in Collbran with their 3 dogs where she has been a dog groomer the past 8 years. John works in construction and remodeling, and also manages his taxidermy business there. They own a historic building on Main Street in Collbran, known to locals as the "Fluff & Stuff Shop."

Janine specializes in mountain living homes and properties all Quick read more or view full article along the Western Slope. Janine is happy to help you find your dream property, so give her a call or email today! Read Less

Grand Valley Open House Weekend!

April 16, 2016



Join Metro Brokers Grand Junction Inc for the Grand Valley Open House Weekend. Here is a list of what our brokers have open and they are happy to help you make one of these amazing homes, your new home.



 2646 El Corona
$207,900
3 / 2
Sat & Sun 11-4 
Beth/Jan

322 W. 2nd Street
$189,000
2 / 2
Sunday 11-4
Beth/Jan

2219 Renaisance Blvd
$498,000
4 / 3.5
Sat & Sun 11-4
Beth/Jan

2039 Conestoga Dr
$499,900
4 / 4
Sat & Sun 11-4
Dee Dee

3093 Hoisington
$292,000
5 / 4
Sunday 1-4
Doug

1307 & 1309 M 1/2 Rd
40,000
N/A
Gallery Only
Greg

2312 Hacienda St
$424,900
3 / 2
Sunday 1-3
Hal

2231 S Regent Cir
$265,000
3 / 2
Sunday 1-3
Hal

120 Santa Fe
$349,900
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Hal

301 Arches
$244,900
3 / 2.5
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Karie

734 26.5 Rd
$299,999
4 / 3
Sunday 12-2
Karie

1809 Double Ring Ct
$1,130,000
3 / 3
Sunday 1-3
Larry

1872 High Pointe Ct
$613,400
4 / 2
Sunday 12-4
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New Owners of Metro Brokers Grand Junction Inc Announced!

April 22, 2015
It’s an exciting time at Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc.!

We are a privately owned business comprised of 15 Independent Real Estate Companies working together. Since opening its doors in Grand Junction in 1995, Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. has been under the leadership of 6 shareholder owners. These are the people who, in addition to running their own real estate companies, also make the decisions for Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. Today, three of our existing broker members have stepped up into new leadership roles as owners of Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc., bringing the number of company owners to nine. Congratulations, to Karie O’Connor, Janell Gear and Cindy Dickey, the newly added owners of Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. They are welcomed by our three founding owners, Doug Ford, Mike McGinnis, Hal Heath, and our three long-time owners, Jan Garber, Dee Dee Hansen, and Greg Roles.

In the words of Mike McGinnis, VP of Metro Brokers Grand Junction, “Our business is a little different than others. With the strength and Quick read more or view full article support of an industry leader, Metro Brokers Inc., we have every resource available to us but are not limited by the traditional corporate real estate environment. We are our own business owners, we make our own decisions and each have our areas of expertise.”

From our agents who say, “Whatever your interest in real estate, including rental properties, investment properties, subdivision development, building or buying your dream home, we, the realtors at Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. are here and we’re ready to help you! Come on by, have a cup of coffee, and let’s talk real estate, because at Metro Brokers, We Sell Houses – LOTS of Them!”
Our office is conveniently located at 605 25 Road, Suite 100, Grand Junction, CO 81505. Call us anytime at 970-243-3376 and visit our website to start your property search, at www.metrobrokersgj.com. 



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Grand Valley Open House Weekend

April 17, 2015
Here is a list of ALL the homes that we have open houses for this weekend as part of the Grand Valley Open House Weekend.
Be sure to come look at these amazing homes for sale!

Janell Gear
Gear & Associates
970-589-0002
428 City View Lane- Redlands
4 bed/3 ba $309,900
Open Sunday 1-3

Janell Gear
Gear & Associates
970-589-0002
3095 E Road-Southeast
3bed/2 baths $157,900
Open Sunday 1-3

Jan Garber
Jan Garber & Associates
970-261-0690
126 Burns Drive- Orchard Mesa
3 bed/3 bath $299,500
Open Sat & Sun 1-4

Beth Cotlar
Jan Garber & Associates
712-208-5103
607 Bear Valley - Northeast GJ
3 bed/2 bath $183,300
Open Sat & Sun 1-4

Jan Garber
Jan Garber & Associates
970-261-0690
478 Scenic Drive- Redlands
3bed/3 bath $349,900
Open Sunday 1-4

Mike McGinnis
Promark Realty Inc
970-234-6453
2025 Wrangler Court-Redlands
4bed/3 bath $439,900
Open Sunday 1-3
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Hal Heath
Heath & Co Realtors
970-250-9515
448 Pear Lane- Southeast GJ
3 bed/2 bath $159,900
Open Sat & Sun 1-4

Karie O'Connor
Karie Hill O'Connor & Co
970-216-2233
1109 Richwood Ave- Fruita
4 bed/3bath $269,999
Open Sunday 1-3

Jen Pedersen
Mesa West Real Estate
970-201-4468
1136 Inverness Way-Fruita
5 bed/3.5 bath $275,000
Open Sunday 1-4

Karie O'Connor
Karie Hill O'Connor & Co
970-216-2233
1176 W Via Le Paz Dr-Fruita
4 bed/2 bath $449,000
Open Sunday 11-1

Karie O'Connor
Karie Hill O'Connor & Co
970-216-2233
726 Shore Circle #A-North GJ
3bed/3bath $225,000
Open Sunday 1:30-3:30

Mike Queally
Apex Realty
970-216-3068
397 Green River- Southeast
4bed/2.5 baths $209,900
Open Sunday 12-3

Jen Pedersen
Mesa West Real Estate
970-201-4468
1136 Inverness Way-Fruita
5 bed/3.5 bath $275,000
Open Sunday 1-4

Jen Pedersen
Mesa West Real Estate
970-201-4468
2284 Trail Ridge Rd-Redlands
3bed/2.5 bath $369,900
Open Sunday 12-4

Larry Craven
Craven Realty
970-260-1024
215 Vista Hills- Orchard Mesa
4bed/2bath $279,890
Open Sunday 1-3
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Metro Brokers Grand Junction Inc Receive Prestigious Awards

February 4, 2015
Metro Brokers Grand Junction Inc Receive Prestigious Awards at Annual Meeting.  
 
At the Annual Meeting of Metro Brokers Inc. held this year at the Sports Authority Field at Mile Hi in Denver, two local members of Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. office received prestigious awards. 
Janell Gear, Broker/Owner of Gear and Associates Realty LLC received the Community Service Award for the Western Slope.  Janell has been a member of the local Metro Brokers Grand Junction office since 2007.  She is an active member of the Mesa County Women’s Network Group and served as President for 2013-14, as well as Programs Director.  Janell was recently elected to the Board of Directors at the Grand Junction Association of Realtors.  With energy to spare, Janell has given her time during the past few Christmas holiday seasons to helping The Latimer House, a local women and children shelter, collect toys and donations for the children there. 
 
Hal Heath, Broker/Owner of Heath & Co Realtors, received Quick read more or view full article the Top Producer in Residential Sales Award for 2014 for the Western Slope.  One of the original founders of Metro Brokers Grand Junction, Inc. in 1995, Hal has been a licensed realtor and broker in Grand Junction since 1983. A former Board of Directors member of the Grand Junction Board of Realtors, Hal continues his passionate pursuit of his real estate career. He helps all his clients with the same enthusiasm, whether it’s a family buying their first home, an investor wanting to build a real estate portfolio, or a contractor with a large land development project.  From Hal, “Real estate is fun again. This last few years has been transitional for our friends.  Now we are in a more solid market.”
 
Congratulations to both Hal and Janell for their accomplishments!  They both say, “Now is a great time to buy in Grand Junction!”  Call Hal at 970-250-9515 or Janell at 970-589-0002. www.metrobrokersgj.com Read Less