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Tom Brann, Managing Broker

Growing up in Durango, Paradise Valley-Arizona and Monte Vista, Tom can not only relate to the many transitions involved in a move but grew to love the beauty of nature & outdoor adventures -hunting, camping, boating & motorcycling. Tom volunteered as an EMT and firefighter with the La Junta Fire Department in the early 1990's;  and was a high school football official for CFOA/CHSAA as well as the local area director. 

Tom is active in selling all aspects of real estate, from Residential to Farm and Ranch and Commercial. "We enjoy helping people with their real estate needs, helping families who don't think they can buy is very rewarding." Tom has been listing and selling real estate since 1989 and he & his wife have been the owners of Norm Murphy & Associates, Inc. since 1993. 

CELL PHONE: 719-241-0796

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Linda Brann, Office Manager

I was born and raised in La Junta until leaving for college to attend Colorado State University in Ft. Collins. When my father, Norm, was diagnosed with cancer, he asked if we would be interested in getting our real estate license and moving back to the Arkansas Valley to help him out. So, in 1989, we returned and began selling real estate with dad and took over Norm Murphy & Associates, Inc., the family business, in 1993. I have the sweet privilege of being the proud mother of two sons, Kalvin (daughter-in-law, Leah) and Keith and the "LuLu" of two adorable, energetic grandsons - Willem & Remy. After celebrating 50 years as Norm Murphy, we had the exciting opportunity to merge with ReMax Advantage to form The Murphy Group. We look forward to blending their incredible support & awesome resources with our top-notch, local agents! If you need any help with buying or selling-The Murphy Group would love to assist you.

Cell Phone:  719-468-6674

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Tracey Martin, Broker Associate

Real Estate has always been a passion of mine, so I made it my full-time job! I love that there are so many Opportunities with owning Real Estate! Having my Real Estate license Since 2009 I have had the privilege of meeting so many new people and making lasting friendships! I get so much enjoyment helping Investors buy and sell their investment properties, helping homeowners sell their homes and I have enjoyed helping so many buyers find their dream home. I pride myself with being knowledgeable, having good Communication skills, honesty, and integrity. I value the relationships that I have made over the years! I am not only your local realtor I am also your neighbor! I am so excited to meet you and help you with your real estate needs!

Cell Phone:  719-469-7040

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Tina Baublits Godfrey

Broker Associate 

As with any important decision, using the expertise of a skilled professional will minimize your risks and increase your opportunities. As a trained real estate professional, Tina will guide you through every step of the home buying or home selling process using innovative real estate tools and technology to provide the highest quality service.  With her in-depth community and market knowledge, client-first philosophy, and 20+ years of experience, Tina is there to provide you a stress-free, enjoyable experience. Tina was the Top Selling Agent of 2018!

Cell Phone:  719-980-2580

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Beth Howe, Broker Associate

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. I was born and raised in the Arkansas Valley and am excited to work with the community to help make the buying and selling process smooth and comfortable. Farming and Ranching is what I am passionate about, and I look forward to connecting with people looking to buy and sell in the agricultural areas. Just like you, I have the same respect for this great land that God has entrusted in our care. There is nothing that will gain a higher respect than land that is no longer being made. I cannot wait to meet like-minded people and better serve our area with a LOCAL face and name. You no longer need to expand to an out of area agent who doesn't understand the sweat on your back, the blood and the tears that it takes to manage and work the land.  I fully understand your struggles and successes! The commodities market has their good years and bad years, let's chat about how your operation ended the year and if you are able to expand or want to downsize. Are you a buyer who needs to know what local water shares are trading for? Are you a new buyer who needs information on what types of loans are available for a beginning farmer, I can help! Let's keep your business local and connect on a personal level from one landowner to another.
I am also currently working with residential buyers and sellers who I have loved building a strong connection with. With my wonderful clients' help, I had the honor of being awarded the Rookie of the Year for the Pueblo Association of Realtors in 2021.
I look forward to working hard for all of my clients near and far, give me a call! 

Cell Phone: 719-469-3143

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Angela Ayala, Broker Associate

As a homegrown La Junta native, I have witnessed many transformations in the Arkansas Valley. I have spent most of my adult life helping to make them happen. My intimate knowledge of this region and my experiences of living here all my life, give me an enthusiasm and desire to make my home, your home. I pride myself on honesty, hard work, and being detail oriented. Whether you are buying and/or selling you can count on me to be passionate, genuine and focused though the process. It would be an honor and privilege to work for you! Let's Talk.

Cell Phone: 719-469-0703

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Tony Walisky, Broker Associate

 Tony is a real estate veteran of 40+ years, who lives, eats and breathes for the opportunity to help the public own property. Tony has a powerful background in real estate to include residential, commercial, income, farm and ranch expertise. For service excellence, give him a call. A native of Colorado, Tony and his family enjoy living on their farm just north of Swink, Colorado. He sells Colorado. 

Cell Phone:  719-241-1160

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Karen Piquette-Johnson, Broker Associate

Born in Grand Junction & raised in La Junta, Karen married a local farmer/rancher and has 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren. Well-known throughout the area, Karen has been involved in the business community for many years. Licensed since 2014, Karen is eager to help people realize their dream of owning a home. 

Cell Phone:  719-469-0553

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Brenda Tenney, Broker Associate 

There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.That said, in my experience as a La Junta real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.

Cell Phone: 719-469-7581

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Chris Sutton, Broker Associate ~  Pueblo West Area

Being a Pueblo Native, I understand that our Real Estate market is quite unique, and I am here to help. I know a home can be your largest asset and it takes careful consideration in choosing the right one. Your real estate needs are of the upmost importance to me. I take pride in being dedicated to my clients. I have been through the homebuying process personally a number of times, and  know how challenging it can be. I am here to make the process as smooth and flawless as possible. I believe having the right guide makes all the difference. Give me a chance and I will do everything I can to make your dream become a reality.

Cell Phone:  719-214-4697

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Keith Brann, Broker Associate - Pikes Peak Area

Keith had the opportunity for early exposure to real estate as he and his brother did repo & rental clean-ups for the family owned business which was started by his grandfather, Norm Murphy. After serving 7 years active duty in the US Air Force (now a reservist), Keith chose to go into real estate and expand the area of service to Pikes Peak/Colorado Springs. If you're looking to buy or sell, give Keith a call or text. He's looking forward to offering you the same quality service upon which his grandfather founded the company.

Cell Phone:  719-468-6654

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