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Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Jan Garber

December 11, 2018
Congratulations to Jan Garber of Jan Garber & Associates, our Grand Junction Realtor of the Week! Staying in step with the rhythm of life in Grand Junction is Jan’s specialty. She knows this area inside and out and has been helping others make the most of their Real Estate opportunities in the Grand Valley since 1976.
 
Jan was born in Mack and lived for a few years in California. Her family moved back to Grand Junction in 1954 and she’s been here ever since. Though she loves traveling and seeing the diversity of the world, Jan values being able to come home to a truly special place like Grand Junction. The diverse natural surroundings appeal to the avid outdoorswoman in her and the spirit of the city inspires her to make a difference in the community.
 
Jan’s approach to real estate is based on creating personal relationships with her clients and getting to know what matters most to them. She brings Quick read more or view full article a network of professional resources to the table for every client and is backed by a team of top professionals that provide you with a distinct advantage throughout your move.
 
“There’s an old Ute Indian curse,” Jan says. “It says that ‘Once you move away, someday you will inevitably come back.’ In my case it’s true, though I don’t know why anyone would call it a curse. Coming back to Grand Junction was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s a true blessing for me to call this area home.”
 
If you’re looking for Grand Junction real estate or planning to make a move in the Grand Junction area so you, too, can call it “home”, give Jan a call today at 970.261.0690. Read Less

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Jan Garber

August 1, 2018
Congratulations to Jan Garber of Jan Garber & Associates, our Grand Junction Realtor of the Week! Staying in step with the rhythm of life in Grand Junction is Jan’s specialty. She knows this area inside and out, and has been helping others make the most of their Real Estate opportunities in the Grand Valley since 1976.
 
Jan was born in Mack and lived for a few years in California. Her family moved back to Grand Junction in 1954 and she’s been here ever since. Though she loves traveling and seeing the diversity of the world, Jan values being able to come home to a truly special place like Grand Junction. The diverse natural surroundings appeal to the avid outdoorswoman in her and the spirit of the city inspires her to make a difference in the community.
 
Jan’s approach to real estate is based on creating personal relationships with her clients and getting to know what matters most to them. She brings Quick read more or view full article a network of professional resources to the table for every client and is backed by a team of top professionals that provide you with a distinct advantage throughout your move.
 
“There’s an old Ute Indian curse,” Jan says. “It says that ‘Once you move away, someday you will inevitably come back.’ In my case it’s true, though I don’t know why anyone would call it a curse. Coming back to Grand Junction was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s a true blessing for me to call this area home.”
 
If you’re looking for Grand Junction real estate or planning to make a move in the Grand Junction area so you, too, can call it “home”, give Jan a call today at 970.261.0690.
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Featured Real Estate Agent of the Week: Jan Garber

March 13, 2018
Congratulations to Jan Garber of Jan Garber & Associates, our Realtor of the Week! Staying in step with the rhythm of life in Grand Junction is Jan’s specialty. She knows this area inside and out, and has been helping others make the most of their Real Estate opportunities in the Grand Valley  since 1977.

Jan was born in Mack and lived for a few years in California. Her family moved back to Grand Junction in 1954 and she’s been here ever since. Though she loves traveling and seeing the diversity of the world, Jan values being able to come home to a truly special place like Grand Junction. The diverse natural surroundings appeal to the avid outdoorswoman in her and the spirit of the city inspires her to make a difference in the community.

“There’s an old Ute Indian curse,” Jan says. “It says that ‘Once you move away, someday you will inevitably come back.’ In my case it’s true, though Quick read more or view full article I don’t know why anyone would call it a curse. Coming back to Grand Junction was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s a true blessing for me to call this area home.”

Jan’s approach to real estate is based on creating personal relationships with her clients and getting to know what matters most to them. She brings a network of professional resources to the table for every client and is backed by a team of top professionals that provide you with a distinct advantage throughout your move.

If you’re looking for Grand Junction real estate or planning to make a move in the Grand Junction area, give Jan a call today at 970.261.0690.
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Featured Agent of the Week: Jan Garber

September 13, 2017
Congratulations to Jan Garber of Jan Garber & Associates, our Realtor of the Week! Staying in step with the rhythm of life in Grand Junction is Jan’s specialty. She knows this area inside and out, and since 1977 has been helping others make the most of their Real Estate opportunities in the Grand Valley.

Jan was born in nearby Mack and lived for a few years in California. Her family moved back to Grand Junction in 1954. She’s been here ever since. In fact, she just celebrated Grand Junction High School's 60th Reunion, class of 1957. If you were in that class and have not heard from them, give Jan MacTaggart Garber a call at 970-261-0690 or email her at jgarber@mbgj.com. "There are a lot of you that we have no idea where you are! LET US KNOW!" she says.

Though she loves traveling and seeing the diversity of the world, Jan values being able to come home to a truly Quick read more or view full article special place like Grand Junction. The diverse natural surroundings appeal to the avid outdoorswoman in her and the spirit of the city inspires her to make a difference in the community.

“There’s an old Ute Indian curse,” Jan says. “It says that ‘Once you move away, someday you will inevitably come back.’ In my case it’s true, though I don’t know why anyone would call it a curse. Coming back to Grand Junction was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s a true blessing for me to call this area home.”

Jan’s approach is based on creating personal relationships with her clients and getting to know what matters most to them. She brings a network of professional resources to the table for every client and is backed by a team of top professionals, giving you a distinct advantage throughout your move.

If you’re planning to make a move in the Grand Junction area, give Jan a call today at 970.261.0690. Read Less

Featured Agent of the Week: Beth Cotlar

July 11, 2017
Congratulations to Beth Cotlar of Jan Garber & Associates, our Realtor of the Week! Beth brings 10 years of knowledge in advertising sales with an innate understanding of interior design to her real estate career. These skills offer her clients added benefits when marketing their homes to sell or when purchasing new properties. Beth understands how best to showcase a home’s assets when selling, and, if buying, Beth is uniquely skilled at identifying the details that a client defines for their dream home!

Beth is eager to assist you with any of your real estate needs whether it is buying or selling a home, or looking for investment opportunities through real estate. You can contact her at beth@mbgj.com, or call 970-243-3376 or 713-208-5103.

Featured Agent of the Week: Jan Garber

March 21, 2017
Congratulations to Jan Garber of Jan Garber & Associates, our featured realtor of the week! Staying in step with the rhythm of life in Grand Junction is Jan’s specialty. She knows this area inside and out, and since 1977 has been helping others make the most of their Real Estate opportunities in this community.

Jan was born in nearby Mack and lived for a few years in California. Her family moved back to Grand Junction in 1954. She’s been here ever since. Though she loves traveling and seeing the diversity of the world, Jan values being able to come home to a truly special place like Grand Junction. The diverse natural surroundings appeal to the avid outdoorswoman in her and the spirit of the city inspires her to make a difference in the community.

“There’s an old Ute Indian curse,” Jan says. “It says that ‘Once you move away, someday you will inevitably come back.’ In my case it’s true, though Quick read more or view full article I don’t know why anyone would call it a curse. Coming back to Grand Junction was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s a true blessing for me to call this area home.”

Jan’s approach is based on creating personal relationships with her clients and getting to know what matters most to them. She works with dedication every step of the way to ensure satisfaction. Whether you’re buying or selling, Jan is the ultimate real estate resource for Grand Junction and the surrounding areas.She brings a strong network of professional resources and is backed by a team of top professionals, giving you a distinct advantage throughout your move.

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Featured Agent of the Week: Beth Cotlar

January 31, 2017
Congratulations to Beth Cotlar, with Jan Garber & Associates, our featured agent this week! Beth brings 10+ years of knowledge in advertising sales with an innate understanding of interior design, to her real estate career. These skills offer her clients added benefits when marketing their homes to sell or when purchasing new properties. Beth understands how best to showcase a home’s assets when selling, and, if buying, Beth is uniquely skilled at identifying the details that a client defines for their dream home!

In her free time, Beth is a volunteer with Hilltop’s “Extraordinary Women” program, which raises funds to benefit Latimer House in Grand Junction, safe houses, and other services for domestic violence victims in several counties. The need, according to Hilltop, is clear: “One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime …Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women – more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. Most cases of domestic violence are never reported to the Quick read more or view full article police.” Hilltop has an upcoming fundraiser specifically for the "Extraordinary Women" program featuring artwork for sale. Anyone who wants to donate to this great cause can donate money or original art pieces to be sold online. For more information on how to support this organization, please visit their website. For donations, make checks payable to Latimer House. Contact Beth, she is happy to help get your donations to them.


Beth is eager to assist you with any of your real estate needs whether it is buying or selling a home, or looking for investment opportunities through real estate. You can contact her at beth@mbgj.com, or call 970-243-3376 or 713-208-5103.

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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
N/A
Gallery Only
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
Mike Q
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Broker Spotlight Introduces Beth Cotlar with Jan Garber & Associates

September 3, 2015


I am originally from Houston and have lived in Grand Junction for 7 years with my husband Dr. Stephan Cotlar.

I enjoy interior decorating, antiques, and resale shopping. I am an avid animal lover and supporter of Roice Hurst.

I am a member of Community Hospital Foundation Board,

I lived in New York City for 11 years. I was there during 9-11 and volunteered with the Salvation Army at Ground Zero feeding the relief and rescue crews for the 3 months after the attacks.



 I bring 10 years of knowledge in advertising sales with an innate understanding of interior design, to my real estate career. These  skills offer my clients added benefits when marketing their homes to sell.I understand how best to showcase a home’s assets when selling.

I am eager to assist you with any of your Quick read more or view full article real estate needs whether it is buying or selling a home, or looking for investment opportunities through real estate. You can contact me at beth@mbgj.com, or call 970-243-3376 or 713-208-5103.

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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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Welcome Beth Colter with Jan Garber & Associates

March 1, 2015
Metro Brokers Grand Junction is pleased to announce the newest member to our team, Beth Cotlar.  Beth will be working as a Broker Associate with Jan Garber & Associates.

Beth brings 10 years of knowledge in advertising sales with an innate understanding of interior design, to her real estate career. These skills offer her clients added benefits when marketing their homes to sell or when purchasing new properties.  Beth understands how best to showcase a home’s assets when selling, and, if buying, Beth is uniquely skilled at identifying the details that a client defines for their dream home!

Beth is eager to assist you with any of your real estate needs whether it is buying or selling a home, or looking for investment opportunities through real estate.  You can contact her atbeth@mbgj.com, or call 970-243-3376 or 713-208-5103.