The Team at Real Living Advantage Real Estate
We’re proud to bring a team of great real estate professionals to Norfolk, Nebraska. Involved in our local community, we help clients find homes that uniquely suit their needs and embrace all that Norfolk offers. The realtors at Real Living Advantage Real Estate (ARE) are well-acquainted with the various neighborhoods throughout our area and look forward to working with you to find your next home or investment property.
Sandy Wolfe is Broker/Co-Owner of Real Living Advantage Real Estate and is passionate about her community. Sandy began in the real estate industry before there were cell phones or computers. Life happened and Sandy found herself raising a family and working in marketing and sales before coming back full circle to real estate. Even though things have changed (drastically), the same love to help people is what motivated her then and now.
Sandy and her husband Jay are lifelong residents of Norfolk. Their three married children have blessed them with five beautiful grandchildren. Sandy earned her bachelor’s degree from Concordia University and is President of the Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education, Board of Director for the Norfolk Public Schools Foundation, a volunteer for Team Mates, and is involved in many other community organizations.
Sandy is very proud of the team at Real Living ARE and is dedicated to helping each agent and each client have a successful and seamless experience.
Jade Lafleur plays an active role in bettering her community for families that choose to live in the area. She is very passionate about Real Estate: helping first-time home buyers, working on new developments, downsizing or growing and helping families relocate and feel at home in the community. Jade is connected to the community and showcases her homes via live videos, social media and staging homes.
An award-winning real estate veteran, Jade is a Crown Club Medallion winner, 360 Service Award winner and Top Ten Agent nationally with Real Living.
Jade and her husband Bill have three children, Knox, Lola and Vivi and their sweet dog Mischa. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, majoring in communications. Jade’s goal is to make her clients' experiences professional, fun and effortless when choosing a home.
Ashley Klawitter, Office Administrator
Ashley Klawitter is the first smiling face you’ll see at Real Living ARE. Ashley, born and raised in Norfolk, seems to know everyone. She graduated from Norfolk High School and received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Peru State College. Ashley has a glowing personality, soothing voice in stressful situations and is extremely knowledgeable about real estate.
Ashley is married to Andy and they have two adorable children. Being actively involved in many activities, Ashley knew she wanted a job where she could be part of a team. Working at Real Living, Ashley enjoys helping agents and clients with their daily tasks.
David Borer combines his knowledge of renovating homes and real estate to deliver a great experience to his clients. Attention to detail, honed from years of experience in restoration, promises a smooth transaction for both buyers and sellers.
David is from Elgin, Nebraska. After graduating from UNL with a degree in Agri-Business, David returned to the area to farm and resides northwest of Elgin. He and his wife Lindy, and their four children, Linus, Eliza, Amelia, and Simon enjoy country living.
David enjoys golfing, snow skiing, and fishing with his kids.
As a child, Mary Eckert would go through friends and families’ homes always wanting to help them redecorate. As an adult, she loves getting a feel for every home she visits, each and every property has a story to tell. Mary has been passionate about Real Estate her entire life!
Mary and her husband Josh have been remodeling older/outdated homes, taking something that others may seem as nothing and turning it into something amazing. She sees a vision in every home.
As a realtor, Mary’s first priority is to make her clients happy. She listens to their wants and needs to help them achieve the best outcome. Mary strives to ensure that buying and selling can be fun, easy and stress-free! In her free time she enjoys staging homes, working on their farm and spending time with friends and family.
Megan Eckert gets excited meeting new people that are doing exciting things. She loves helping people make money in real estate, whether that means buying a house that needs a little TLC to gain some sweat equity, helping to stage their home to sell for top dollar, or investing in flip properties, rental houses or apartments.
Megan was born and raised in Battle Creek, just 10 minutes west of Norfolk. Like many people, she moved away for college and a career but quickly realized that the Norfolk area was where she wanted to raise her own family.
Megan is actively involved in all things real estate. Megan and her husband Justin both work full time in real estate. Her husband runs a management company that manages and rents their 100+ apartments in Norfolk. They have two beautiful daughters, Abby and Olivia who know so much about real estate from listening to their parents talk that they could probably be little agents themselves.
Megan loves being part of the Real Living fun, successful team.
Katie Hinze Katie Hinze is an upbeat and hardworking Realtor. She is an expert negotiator and dedicates herself to finding the perfect home for her clients. Having experience with her own rental properties, Katie knows step-by-step the decisions that need to be made and how best to communicate with her clients on both sides of the transaction.
Katie has lived in Norfolk for many years with her husband Wes and their two children, Taylem and Kaylee. Katie enjoys playing sand volleyball, spending time with family and friends, and being at the lake.
Ashley Jansen planted her roots in Norfolk in January of 2015 and has been digging them deeper ever since. Her husband, Jared, and their 4 children are very involved in promoting, growing and enriching the community they love and have called Norfolk home from the moment they closed on their first home.
Ashley strives to become an expert in all things real estate so she can provide a professional, smooth and fun home buying or selling experience to her clients. Ashley wants her clients to feel the same way she does about her community whether they are new to town, are first time home buyers or have lived in the area for years and are upgrading or downsizing. Meeting new people and providing top notch customer service has always been a strength of Ashley’s and that continues to be her focus as a Realtor.
Jodie Johnson shines with her commitment to clients and outstanding customer service. She grew up in a small community in Northeast Nebraska and is passionate about serving communities in the area. Jodie is a member of her local Economic Development and Housing Board and is strives in helping them succeed. Jodie believes her success as a Realtor comes from her knowledge of real estate and her love of numbers, stemming from her accounting degree.
Jodie is married to Luke and they have three daughters, Jaylin, Rylee and Madison, and she loves spending time with them. Treating clients like family is a guiding principal in Jodie’s life.
Born and raised in Norfolk, Katie brings her competitive drive to her Real Estate profession. She has a love of helping people and serving her community. Katie’s people skills include personal touches, keeping the client’s interest at heart and helping her clients make the best decision for their family.
Katie is married to Dan and has a son Braxton, a lover of all sports and Stella, her girly girl. Katie enjoys spending time with her family, walking her sweet dog Nelly, teaching competitive dance and thriving in Real Estate.
Justine Knapp is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to finding the perfect fit for her clientele. Her enthusiasm for helping others and her exuberant personality help her connect with clients and provide them with the best service possible.
Justine has been in residential property management business for many years and is when her passion for helping others find homes began. She studied Real Estate at Northeast Community College and took her career to the next level by obtaining her Real Estate license.
Justine moved back to Norfolk in 2010 to be closer to her family, and is happy to be back in the area. Justine was appointed to the Norfolk Housing Board in 2017 to serve the public housing spectrum for the City of Norfolk. When Justine is not assisting her real estate clients, she enjoys spending time with her children, Norah and Nash.
Camy Leathers motto is “This is what I do because I love it!” She is an experienced Realtor/Broker licensed in Nebraska. Camy combines her love for the industry with her passion for serving her clients. Her business is built on dedication, communication, determination and trust, while embodying the ability to cater and adapt to all of her clients needs.
Camy is a graduate of Concordia University, on the Board of Directors for the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau, Norfolk Board of Realtors, various other organizations where she volunteers her time, Realtor of the Year 2016, 360 service award winner, Emerald medallion and top 50 agent in the nation for Real Living.
Camy and her husband Tim have two daughters, Justine and Taylor, son-in-law Andy, granddaughter, sweet baby Logan and the world’s best dog Bear!
Paula Siske is a native of Pierce Nebraska. Her husband, Tony and their two boys moved back to Northeast Nebraska from Scottsbluff Nebraska in 2016 when her husband Tony accepted the head boys basketball coaching position with Norfolk Public Schools.
Paula has an extensive history in sales, marketing and business. As a Real Living agent it is Paula's promise to meticulously guide clients through each step of the buying and selling process, and proactively address concerns and questions. She will listen to each clients goals and help to achieve them to get the best possible price in the shortest period of time.
Rachel was raised in Northeast Nebraska, a farm girl at heart. Rachel grew up throwing bales and driving tractors on the family farm in the Hoskins area. She spent some time away during college but returned to the Norfolk area in 2009 pursuing her medical career. Rachel loves spending time with her husband and two children. She’s back to country living now and enjoys a quiet night on the deck taking in the sunset with her family.
Rachel was always the “go-to” person for her friends and family when they were thinking about buying or selling real estate. It wasn’t until those friends and family encouraged Rachel to take the next step that she thought about another career in Real Estate. Rachel became a licensed Real Estate Agent in 2018 and joined the Real Living team. She is very excited to be part of a team that is dedicated to helping their clients navigate the course of buying and selling their property. Rachel’s goal is to always give her clients accurate and helpful information to best manage their real estate transactions.