Associate Broker GRI/ABR/CRS
Joe and his family moved back to Boundary County in 1996 and have enjoyed every day since. Joe is happily married to his wife Nancy (since 1980) and they had 4 children, Johanna, Amy (Left us in 2008 & is now our precious angel), Jeffrey, and Janet. Joe has enjoyed success as a Realtor in Boundary County since 1997 and is grateful to have a job that he enjoys and meets the needs of his family. Joe has been a consistent top producer in the area and enjoys working hard for his clients. One of the best parts of his job is establishing meaningful relationships and friendships with the people he works with Joe grew up in a real estate environment where his Mom owned and operated an office in Millbrae California. At the time Joe chose not to follow in his mother's footsteps and moved to Oregon in 1970. The time was not right for Joe to sell real estate then but is thankful for his Mom's influence. Soon thereafter his mom sold her business and moved to Sonoma County. Joe spent many years in the nursery industry and has a love for plants and especially gardening. His knowledge is a valuable source of information to both locals and newcomers. Even though the children are gone he still grows a garden big enough to share with friends & neighbors. Joe's personal hobbies include: gardening, fishing, hiking, hunting, & dreaming of places to travel. As a young man Joe loved to travel and his favorite was a 6 month trip to Mexico, Central America, & South America all for under $1,000. He still looks forward to any travel that may fit his schedule. In the last decade he has traveled to Hawaii, New Zealand connecting with daughter Johanna, Cancun Mexico, Guadalajara & Baja, & Cabo San Lucas with Nancy. His daughter, Johanna, was married in June 2011 to Dutch native Wijnand Rijkenberg and they now reside in the Netherlands. Next trip? Definitely Europe! Joe works as a team with lifetime resident Darlene Schneider and together they offer the best in local real estate knowledge and service. They share common values, work ethic, and enjoy working with people. They will do all they can to help meet the needs of their clients.