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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

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

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Karie O'Connor

August 21, 2018
Congratulations to Karie O'Connor, Broker and Owner of Karie Hill O’Connor & Associates, our Grand Junction realtor of the week! A Grand Valley native, Karie is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and earned a top designation in the extensive training course to become a Certified Negotiating Expert (CNE). With that background, 20 years of experience being a full-time realtor, and access to the latest technology in marketing properties, Karie is a specialist in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home.
"I have the experience, track record, and the know-how to help you with your real estate needs, whatever they may be," says Karie.  "I'm proud to be able to help my friends and neighbors like you find and sell real estate in Grand Junction."
To get in touch with Karie in starting your home search or putting your current home on the market, give her a call at 970-216-2233.

Featured Grand Junction Realtor of the Week: Justin Roles

August 14, 2018
Congratulations to Justin Roles, Broker Associate at High Desert Realty, for being our Grand Junction realtor of the week! Justin was born and raised right here in the Grand Valley. He learned the real estate ropes from his late dad, Greg Roles, who was a local broker for 30 years. Justin has an Agricultural B.S. from Colorado State University and spent 10 years on the Front Range before recently returning to the Western Slope.
As a member of High Desert Realty, LLC, Justin works as both a Property Manager and a broker. When not at work, you will find Justin outdoors, enjoying sport shooting, fly fishing, traveling and tinkering in the shop. Whether you need to buy, sell, rent or lease, get in touch with Justin and High Desert Realty to get started! 970-250-6352

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

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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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