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About Me

Background

Probably the most common question I get asked by new clients is, "How long have you been in Real Estate"? I know it may sound a little obscure, but I actually started my education in Real Estate at around age 8. I'm the prodigy of parents who were both successful entrepreneurs involved in real estate investing, property management, business development and finance. From a young age, my parents would educate me on the important aspects of buying, selling and real estate investing. I began absorbing a lot, and quickly developed an understanding of the skills and abilities necessary to put a variety of transactions together from both a buyer and seller standpoint, however I never realized how important that education would be until later in life.

After graduating from Northern Arizona University, I went on to continue my education at Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences and Arizona Heart Institute followed by a successful career in Non-Invasive Cardiology. However, I never lost my continual interest in Real Estate and after 16 years in healthcare I decided to follow my true passion and pursue Real Estate full time. 

Real Estate Interests

Initially, I took a keen interest in Vacation Rental investments and founded Hidden Hideaways, LLC, a company that provides marketing, advertising, promotion, website development and property staging for unique vacation rentals worldwide. As a Nationally Certified Professional Property Stager I'm able to utilize my background in artistic design to help clients optimize the look of their homes for optimal sale or rental pricing. However, by expanding my business to include all aspects of real estate, I found personal gratification by bringing that same level of service excellence and dedicated commitment to home buyers and sellers both locally and internationally. Although I particularly enjoy working with professional athletes and those in the luxury market, I also enjoy helping buyers, sellers and investors in a more modest price range and I regularly consult new investors and vacation rental owners on how to successfully increase their return on investment. aim to provide each client with an exceptional experience while functioning as a liaison before, during, and after their transaction.

Commitment

We generally know relatively quick if we're going to work well together. Not only do my clients appreciate my upfront and honest reality, they appreciate that I take the time to understand what they’re looking for in a home or investment property, and once we've established what you want to accomplish, I work tirelessly to provide you with quality and efficient service. My goal is to thoroughly understanding your needs upfront and to utilize my skills, resources, talents and experience to ensure you’re comfortable and well informed throughout the entire process. My integrity, honesty and professionalism with buyers, sellers, vendors and other agents have allowed me to establish strong relationships, while ensuring that goals are met with your best interests in mind.

Vision

I've truly never cared about being the #1 sales agent or a part of the billion dollar club, I always just wanted to focus on giving each of my clients my best, and helping them to achieve their desired outcome. You'll find I work tirelessly to assist my clients to achieve their goals and negotiate strongly on their behalf. I seek to ensure all aspects of your real estate transaction are handled smoothly, efficiently and beyond your satisfaction. My skills, abilities and experiences correlate well with my interest in providing the best possible service and meeting the needs of my clients.

Family

I wouldn't be where I am if it wasn't for the support and encouragement of my amazing friends and family. As a single father of 3, I understand how busy life can be for working professionals. When I’m not working hard for my clients I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, exploring unique places and enjoying the outdoors. I've never been one to turn down a new adventure! 

Affiliations, Designations & Accomplishments

As a  premier member of The International Consortium of Real Estate Agents, The National Association of REALTORS, The International REALTOR Association, The Arizona Association of REALTORS, The Southeast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS and both the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service and the Latin Multiple Listing Service (serving Central & South America), I have helped buyers, sellers, investors and renters from all walks of life and from many different countries worldwide. I’m also a recognized member of the National Association of Realtors where I hold the credentialed designation of RSPS (Resort & Second Home Specialist) and I'm currently the ONLY licensed real estate professional in Arizona  to hold RSPS certification with a Vacation Rental portfolio exceeding 100 properties. I've held Board positions on the SEVRAR Property Management Committee and currently lead an elite team of designated professionals overseeing multiple developments and single family homes throughout Costa Rica. I always look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with my clients.

Why Me

For many, buying, selling or even renting a home is a major investment in both time and money. It can be a very emotional process and most often the largest investment you’ll make in your lifetime. I understand the importance of choosing an experienced professional that understands your needs and is there to assist you through the vital steps of a potentially complex real estate transaction. Whether your seeking to buy or sell locally, or seeking to expand your portfolio internationally, I have the tools, resources and experience to help you navigate the process effectively and worry free. With the abundance of real estate agents out there I know it can be hard to find one you trust with what's likely your greatest financial investment. Here are a few reasons why repeat clients have reported they've chosen me as their Real Estate Professional:

  • "After God and his family, it seems like his clients are his top priority..."
  • "Rance seems to care more about building relationships than about making a quick buck..."
  • "He's actively licensed and professionally recognized by some of the largest real estate associations in the World..."
  • "He's currently the only Certified and Nationally recognized Resort and Second Home Property Specialist focusing on vacation rentals in Arizona..."
  • "Regardless of your price range Rance work's tirelessly to negotiate with your best interest in mind..."
  • "Rance has always provided us with honest, professional assistance with a high level of integrity and dependability..."
  • "He's very responsive to his client's needs and is excellent at relaying important information regarding our transaction..."
  • "We've been pleasantly surprised with Rance's extensive knowledge and exceptional resources throughout Arizona and Costa Rica, including many rural and suburban areas we weren't aware of..."
  • "Rance has historically provided us with excellent referral resources and works closely with quality vendors who also have your best interest at heart."
  • "We've enjoyed the education Rance has provided and it's helpful to know what to look for, and what to look out for, in a home or investment property."
  • Rance has always done his best to ensure our transactions are processed efficiently and on time."
  • "Rance is very professional but he also has a great sense of humor and is very fun to work with..."

As a real estate professional, I aim to build strong, lasting relationships with all my clients and provide exceptional satisfaction while utilizing all available resources to provide a smooth and efficient transaction. If you’re considering buying, selling or renting a home or investment property in Arizona, Costa Rica, or anywhere else, contact me today. If I can't help you the likelihood is that I know who can and look forward to assisting you with your real estate needs. My goal is not only to satisfy your expectations, but to exceed them!