Brad Minear has been involved in Real Estate since 1999. He started his career as a Sales Associate representing Ideal Suburban Homes. Brad became a Broker in 2005. Since then he has achieved his goal of starting his own Real Estate Company, Minear Real Estate, LLC in the spring of 2010. In 2010 & 2011 he was voted #1 Realtor in Whitley County by the Post and Mail's Readers Poll. Brad is striving to make Minear Real Estate, LLC the most advanced Real Estate Company to better serve his clients in both buying & selling. He places a great emphasis on marketing to get your property the best exposure possible, and is very experienced in both existing & new home construction. Brad takes pride in running a strong company centered around his clients, and a quote by Alan Greenspan sums this up. “I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.”
Nora Ferrell is a Real Estate broker that began her Real Estate career in April of 1999. She first started working with ODM as well as a representative for Ideal Suburban Homes. Brad and Nora have been working together since the beginning of their Real Estate careers and in March of 2010, they made the move from Orizon Real Estate to Minear Real Estate, LLC together. Nora is qualified in both existing homes as well as new construction homes, making her an excellent choice for all of your Real Estate needs.
Danielle Minear Genth
Danielle "Minear" Genth was born and raised in Columbia City and has the utmost respect for this community. As Brad Minear's sister, she considers working with family a great priveledge. Prior to real estate she worked as a Dental Assistant here in Columbia City with further education in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. Danielle became a Real Estate Agent to fulfill her passion of working with people. As a Real Estate agent, Danielle applies her values to her work and wants all of her clients to feel like they are working with a friend. She loves to make the process of buying or selling a home a great experience and takes great pride in representing her clients. Call Danielle today and together we will take the idea of your dream home and make it a reality.
Kelley Stetler joined Minear Real Estate after getting her Sales Person license in September of 2011 and continued her education by receiving her Broker designation in April of 2013. Prior to becoming a realtor, Kelley received her Bachelor's of Science in Management from Indiana Wesleyan, while growing her professional career in orthopedics and raising a family. She prides herself in going the extra mile to address your housing needs because she understands you have more going on in life than moving to a new home. Besides Real Estate, Kelley enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She understands exactly what hard work is and looks forward to using her skills to help you find a home that will meet your families needs.
Wayne Miller has been a licensed broker since 1980 and he’s no stranger to Real Estate. Wayne has over 25 years of experience in the local Real Estate market as an investor and rental property manager. With extensive experience in evaluating distressed properties and managing rehab projects, as well as preparing properties for rent or sale on a budget for both himself and others, Wayne can offer unique insights when it comes to buying or selling a home. The Millers (including 4 adults sons and their families) have donated their time and talents to a variety of building and humanitarian efforts, such as hurricane Katrina rebuilding efforts, Habitat for Humanity projects, and landscaping in local parks through the Whitley County Master Gardeners program. Besides Real Estate, Wayne and his wife enjoy attending church at The Chapel in Fort Wayne, ball room dancing, traveling, hiking, and spending time with their grandchildren. Whether you are a first time home buyer who is a little uncertain of what to expect, someone looking to take advantage of the great rates & prices to move to your next home, or an investor seeking to cash in on the opportunities that exist in our current market, Wayne would be happy to meet with you to discuss the possibilities.
Jenny is a lifelong and active member of the Whitley County community and has been involved in the housing market for the past 15 years. Jenny received her real estate license in 2008 and is also a Home Staging Professional. Staging is a relatively new concept in the residential resale market. She will guide you through the process of preparing your home to stand out and look better than other comparable homes for sale by showing off your home’s best features and minimizing flaws. Staging also depersonalize the home so buyers can visualize themselves living in the space. Jenny’s passion for real estate and providing honest, reliable service to her clients fits well into Minear Real Estate’s philosophy. Whether you are selling or searching for your dream home, she will give you her full attention to make sure that all of your real estate needs are met.
"The best “MOVE” you’ll ever make… Brandon Ferrell is a young, energetic salesperson who strives to show perfection in the Real Estate process. He is a Columbia City native with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Ball State University. Prior to graduation, he spent just under two years as a leasing consultant at an apartment complex in Muncie, Indiana. In the start of his professional career, he was a property manager for a local apartment complex and then accepted an offer to work as the Marketing Director for the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce. Brandon is an active alumni member in Leadership Whitley County and serves on three board of directors: Whitley County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Whitley County and Junior Achievement of Whitley County. Brandon is extremely excited to work for most advanced Real Estate Company in Whitley County. He is sure to market your property as a “showcase” in the competitive real estate industry. Brandon is committed in making results that are sure to move you from one place to another. In addition to being an Associate Broker Brandon is also the Office Manager for Minear Real Estate. His Business Marketing degree as well as his strong personal relations skills makes him the perfect candidate to take on this position. This role has kept Brandon up to date on all the newest Real Estate trends, guidelines and information. Call or Text Brandon today!"
Just one look at one of Nick's listings and you will see what sets Nick apart from most realtors. With a passion for photography Nick strives to bring fresh life and style to the local MLS, but he doesn't stop there. Nick has years of experience with online marketing and uses this to his clients' advantage with targeted marketing campaigns to present his clients properties to the market in an eye catching and unique way.Nicholas has been involved in the real estate industry since 2002 and has been a guest speaker at the Real Estate Investment Association. Nicholas has personal experience with government foreclosures and other distressed property transactions. Nicholas attended Huntington University where he studied Organizational Management and is a member of the National Association of Realtors.
Trent Lawrence is a lifelong Columbia City resident, tracing his family roots in Whitley County to the mid 1800's. He is passionate about living and working in this community and anxious to share his extensive knowledge about the area with his clients. Trent joined the Minear Real Estate Team to help others establish their homes and families here in the community he is so knowledgeable about. He has experience with new home construction, additions, remodeling and also preserving historical homes. Give Trent a call! He will quickly and honestly answer all of your questions and provide you with guidance to achieve your goals.
"Rebecca is an Indianapolis native, growing up in Fishers, Indiana. She began her career in pursuit of acting at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and transferred to Ball State University to complete her Associate of Arts in 2004. She received her first taste of the housing market as a Sales Associate for a national homebuilder, Ryland Homes. As the market crash became apparent, she returned to Ball State University in 2008 to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Interpersonal Communication. She moved to Fort Wayne shortly upon graduation to sell radio advertising for 92.3FM ‘The Fort,’ a classic rock station. In October of 2013 she began her role as a part-time Realtor for Gerig Realty Group. She recently married Jay Coldren in April and became a proud stepmother of two boys, Camden and Pierce. She is excited to be on board as a full-time agent with Minear Real Estate. If you can’t find her selling houses, she can be found creating a new craft, assumedly discovered on Pinterest or involved in local theatre around the Fort Wayne area."
"Brad LeMay is a Real Estate Broker that has been involved in Real Estate since 1995. Prior to moving to the area in 2012, Brad spent the previous 19 years working at one of the largest Real Estate companies in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area. As the creative manager for Stiles Realty, Brad was in charge of all the marketing for over 6 million square feet of curent listings. With an Associate’s of Science in Advertising Design, a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing and Business Management, and almost 20 years experience in the Real Estate industry, Brad has the experience and tools to get results for his clients. Real Estate investors are always looking for a broker that understands their side of the business, with Brad’s experience in wholesaling and rehabbing Real Estate, investors can count on him to understand their needs. So, if you’re looking to sell your home or you are ready to buy a home that fits all your needs give Brad a call!"