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Ashley Braxton

Ashley Braxton, Real Estate Geek

Ashley is a licensed realtor in Minnesota, with a dynamic blend of over 10 years of sales and marketing expertise! Her journey began in the bustling streets of New York City working in the fashion industry, where she contributed to the growth of a small startup that has now evolved into a global brand valued at over $100 million.

Having honed her marketing skills alongside some of the top industry leaders, she decided to channel her passion for homes into a career as a realtor. She brings a unique perspective to the real estate market, combining the strategic mindset developed in the fast-paced world of marketing with a genuine love for helping individuals find their dream homes.

“Buying or selling a home can be super stressful, but that’s where I come in! I want my clients to feel at ease from start to finish, and to walk away having a positive and memorable experience. This process is exciting, so let’s have fun! Leave the hard stuff to me – I got you!”

 

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)
  • Member of National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Professional Organizer
  • BFA, Roosevelt University

 

Personal Background

A middle child of four, Ashley’s always been the adventurous one. She left her hometown in North Dakota at age 18 to pursue her dream of musical theatre, which landed her on Broadway in Chicago. She now resides in Lakeville with her sweet pup, Penelope. Along with being a realtor, she is a signed plus model and has a serious passion for fashion.

When not helping you find your dream home, Ashley is an avid cook, enjoys exploring the outdoors, and has recently discovered a love for weightlifting. She geeks out about personal growth, living an authentic life, and always staying curious. She is a proud member of the LGBTQ community and is dedicated to celebrating inclusivity and diversity.

Ready to make your next move? Contact Ashley today!

Mobile: 218- 791-6780

Ashley@thepropertygeeks.com

Haley Wargin

Haley Wargin, Real Estate Geek

Haley is a newly licensed Realtor in Minnesota. Although she is new to the real estate industry, she has a passion for helping clients and is excited to pursue a rewarding career in real estate. She is most excited about getting to work closely with clients to find their dream homes, meeting new people, building relationships, and working with the Property Geeks team!

Haley’s experience in the construction industry, entrepreneurial spirit and her active participation in the Farmington community have all prepared her to take on this new venture. Haley is currently employed as a project manager for a mechanical company and is excited to blend these two careers.

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)

 

Personal Background

Haley was born and raised in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She currently lives in Farmington with her boyfriend, his two daughters and their 3 dogs. Haley is also an auntie to two beautiful little boys, which is her greatest joy!

Haley’s love for real estate came about first because she has many close friends that have worked or are working as real estate agents. After chatting with them, Haley realized that this career would be perfect for her because it combines some of her passions: helping others, her love for selling & also being out and about in the community. Haley is incredibly social, loves meeting new people, and is dedicated to helping her clients.

When Haley isn’t geeking out about real estate, she spends her time as a health & wellness coach, which is one of her favorite pastimes, at the softball fields watching the girls or at gigs watching her boyfriend sing and play guitar. She also owns her own photography business specializing in seniors, families, and portraits.

Mobile: 952-303-9074

Haley@thepropertygeeks.com

Jennifer Rojer

Jenny Rojer, Real Estate Geek

Jenny is a licensed Realtor in Minnesota and has been a real estate investor for 4 years. Although she is new to the real estate industry, she has worked in customer service for over 10+ years. Jenny values creating authentic relationships and providing her clients with the absolute best experience regarding the home buying or selling process. In addition, she loves finding investment properties that fit the individual needs of investors. She is also fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and is able to assist a range of clients in finding their dream home or investment property.

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)
  • Real Estate Investor
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
  • Master of Arts, Higher Education Administration, University of St. Thomas

 

Personal Background

Jenny Rojer was born in Minneapolis and raised in the Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul. She now lives in Edina with her husband Jake, and two Shetland Sheepdogs, Macie & Oliver. Before becoming a Realtor, Jenny worked in the field of higher education for 5+ years and completed a year of service with AmeriCorps.

Jenny’s love for real estate started to blossom when she began learning about real estate investing in 2018. Jenny has been part of numerous fix and flips and owns both a short-term and a long-term rental in Southwest Minneapolis. Since then, she has thought long and hard about taking the leap to become a full-time Realtor and finally did it!

When Jenny isn’t geeking out about real estate, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching true crime shows, and planning her next vacation with her husband. Her favorite places to visit have been Aruba and Lake Como in Italy.

Mobile: 651-528-4789

Jenny@thepropertygeeks.com

Kristy Lind

Kristy Lind, Real Estate Geek

Kristy is a licensed realtor in Minnesota. She has always had a passion for serving clients and a talent for connecting people on a personal level. Serving clients from showings to sitting at a closing table has been one of the most rewarding careers.

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)

 

Personal Background

Kristy was born and raised in Hastings, MN. After college, she moved to the Twin Cities and supported adults with disabilities for 6 years. Kristy fell in love with real estate while helping one of her close friends with her real estate marketing and client events.

When Kristy isn’t “geeking out” about real estate, she can often be found going hiking, checking out new restaurants, or having wine with friends. She also Geeks out about unique homes and new boots.

Mobile: 651-500-2696

Kristy@thepropertygeeks.com

Jodene Riha

Jodene Riha, Real Estate Geek

Jodene has been geeking out over houses since childhood.

While growing up, Jodene spent many Saturdays at auctions or garage sales with her parents buying antiques in the Iowa countryside & redesigning the homes she saw in her head. She worked in the field of interior design after graduating from the College of Design at Iowa State University. She got her Masters in Housing Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and has also worked in the mortgage industry.

She has a side hobby of scouring estate sales & flea markets for cool and unique finds. Rolling all of these skills together, Jodene can help make the process of buying or selling a home less daunting.

She loves working with families that are clearing out Grandma’s house and who want help not only selling the home but finding a new home for Grandma’s treasures. Or the family looking to downsize their home and get rid of their collections.

Jodene also loves working with first-time homebuyers who are feeling overwhelmed by the whole process and want someone that will guide them through the home buying experience.

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors (MAR)
  • B.A Interior Design, College of Design Interior, Iowa State University
  • M.A Housing Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

 

Personal Background

Jodene grew up in Decorah, Iowa, and has also lived in Raleigh, Denver, and Biloxi before settling in Hopkins, MN with her 2 Guinea pigs named Cranston & Zander who rule the house.  She also has a niece and a nephew with whom she loves spending time.

When Jodene isn’t geeking out about real estate, she loves spending her time volunteering in the Hopkins community, which includes:

  • Board member of the Hopkins Business and Civic Association &Board member of the Friends of Hopkins Library
  • Sponsorship coordinator for the Raspberry Festival.
  • Hopkins Art Center.
  • Friends of Hennepin County Library Pen Pal series.
  • Resource West coat & toy drive.
  • Longtime volunteer at Cedar Cultural Center and Habitat for Humanity.

 

She can also often be found catching live music or walking/hiking or biking one of the many trails in Hopkins.

Mobile: (612) 799-8350

Jodene@thepropertygeeks.com

Shannon Nielsen

Shannon Nielsen, Real Estate Geek

Shannon Nielsen and her husband are the owners of Hidden Oak Homes, a new construction and outbuilding company in Farmington, MN. Shannon’s background is in new construction and in working with buyers & sellers on acreage properties.

Whether you are an empty nester looking to right-size, just ready to move to a property that requires less yard work, or a buyer looking to bring your family to the country, you deserve guidance from an expert that listens to your unique objectives and helps you develop a crystal-clear strategy to reach them.

As a Realtor, Shannon’s priority is to make her clients happy. She listens to her client’s wants and needs to achieve the best outcome in every transaction, and she strives to ensure that the buying or selling process is fun, easy, and stress-free.

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)

 

Personal Background

Shannon was born in Granite Falls, MN, and has spent the past 31 years in the Lakeville/Farmington area. She and her husband Erik have 2 daughters and 1 son, 2 in high school and 1 in College, and a Chocolate Lab named Ford.

When Shannon isn’t geeking out about real estate, she likes to spend her summers on the lake and winters indoors by the fire. She also enjoys country living and spending time with her friends.

Mobile: (651) 324-0545

Shannon@ThePropertyGeeks.com

Amanda Taffe

Amanda Taffe, Real Estate Geek

Amanda moved to Minnesota to attend college and never left. She’s always had a passion for helping others, which initially led her to a career as a Massage Therapist. After becoming a first-time homebuyer in Lakeville 6 years ago, Amanda realized she had a passion for real estate that she never knew she had. Through the process of renovating her own home, she honed the ability to find the uniqueness and potential in every home, both old and new. Amanda has been sought after to help advise others on their home updates, renovations, and design/decor ideas.

Amanda is here to help both buyers and sellers, but she especially looks forward to the excitement of helping buyers find their first dream home.

 

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota.
  • Member of the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)
  • Member of National Association of Realtors

 

Personal Background

Amanda grew up on a farm in Iowa but always seemed to have an eye for the big city life. She moved to MN with her high school sweetheart, Jon.  A chiropractor and a Massage Therapist were a match made in heaven. Together, they purchased their clinic in Apple Valley.

They have two children that attend Lakeville schools. Griffin is the sweetest big brother anyone could ask for, and his sister Eden keeps the family on their toes and is responsible for many of the gray hairs they see making their debut.

Amanda also owns an online boutique with her sister-in-law which has helped her gain experience in social media and learn how to leverage that knowledge to build an online community.

Besides her love for Real Estate, Amanda geeks out about sunset boat cruises on Lake Okoboji, Islands in the Caribbean, and photography.

When Amanda isn’t thinking up a new home reno project, you’ll often find Amanda photographing her family, or planning the next family beach vacation.

Mobile: (612) 910-9510

Amanda@ThePropertyGeeks.com

Tami Hendrick

Tami Hedrick

Tami Hedrick, Real Estate Geek

Tami is a licensed realtor in Minnesota, with decades of professional experience in sales, marketing, and event management. Tami’s skill set will align perfectly with your goals to quickly sell your home or find a new one. Her passion lies in helping people actualize their dreams, by being dedicated to their success. Tami was recently named one of the Top 50 Women in Business, by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Her motto is “Work hard. Trust God. Do good.” As a former Mrs. Minnesota America and International, Tami has experience turning goals into realities.

 

Tami has served on several non-profit Boards.   She was the Director and Head Coach of the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders for over two decades.  Her coaching style was committed to always doing things bigger and better and she will apply that style to your home search and sale!  Tami was on network television for years as an on-air host, selling in the Home Shopping Industry.   Now she literally is helping her clients to go home – shopping.

 

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of St. Paul Area Association of Realtors (SPAAR)

 

Personal Background

Tami is a proud law enforcement wife, who lives in Lakeville with their seven kids and Yorki-poo.  Tami is an alumnus of the University of Minnesota, but went to fourteen different schools growing up as a “Navy brat”, which makes her a self-proclaimed expert at moving to new communities! In her free time, Tami loves to go boating with her family and fishing or reading while on the lake.  She loves Pilates, the Hallmark Channel and white wine.

Mobile: 952-221-0488
Tami@ThePropertyGeeks.com

Alejandra Terrazas

Alejandra Terrazas

Alejandra Terrazas, Real Estate Geek

Alejandra is a newly licensed realtor in Minnesota. Her strong desire to give her clients the most wonderful home buying and selling experience, coupled with her passion for finding them the right home makes her a perfect fit to add to our Geeks family. She is also fluent in both English & Spanish so she is able to assist a wide range of clients in finding their dream home.

 

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota

 

Personal Background

Alejandra is originally from Guatemala but moved to the United States when she was 3 years old and currently resides in Farmington with her husband and their children ranging in ages from 21 to 11. She loves coffee and also loves to cook and eat. Alejandra also loves the outdoors! Her dream is to retire someday to travel, camp everywhere she goes, and experience all the food & culture of each of the places. 

Mobile: 952-465-9781
Alejandra@thepropertygeeks.com

Brittney Besser

Brittney Besser

Brittney Besser, Real Estate Geek

Brittney Besser has been a licensed realtor in Minnesota for 1 year as of April 2020. Her passion for the industry comes from helping people and she is thrilled that this career has introduced her to so many new friends.

She and her husband John own a cabinetry company in Burnsville called Kona Cabinetry and Design. He has also been a  licensed real estate agent for almost 5 years. Brittney and her husband John are very passionate about working together. He helps a lot of her customers from the perspective of remodeling all while she helps them find their next home.

Professional Summary

  • Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
  • Member of Saint Paul Association of Realtors (SPAAR)

 

Personal Background

Brittney and her husband John are currently raising two kids, Lexi (4), Hudson (2) and have baby #3 on his way expecting to arrive this fall. Brittney and her family love to stay active and are usually always on the go. In her free time, Brittney loves to workout, play tennis and I’m usually always found hanging out with my family on my downtime

Office: 651-571-GEEK
Mobile: 612-483-6955
teambesser@thepropertygeeks.com