About Rick

Hi! I’m Rick Van Wieren. My family and I moved from San Jose CA to Colorado Springs in 1991 to find a better and more affordable place to raise our kids. Since 1992 I’ve been selling real estate to help others find their own ‘happy place’, and have been with RE/MAX Properties since 1995! We’ve been fortunate enough to have all of our 5 children and 6 grandchildren (and counting!) settle here in Colorado. My wife was a school teacher at the Classical Academy in Academy School District 20 for 17 years, and is now a reading specialist, so we continue to be very in tune with the needs of families of school age children. We have attended New Life Church since 1997, and I really enjoy photography, golfing, hiking and skiing. We continue to view Colorado Springs as the best place in America to live.

Since 2007, the Colorado Springs real estate market definitely had its challenges. During this, one of our most difficult time periods, the vast majority of my business has been repeat and referral business. Many thanks to my loyal clients and friends for your kind referrals and the opportunity to serve you again! Now that the market is recovering, we’d like to help even more families.


Philosophy

– To treat our customers and clients the way we would like to be treated, with courtesy, respect, integrity, care, and sensitive to the stresses of moving.

– Our relationships with our clients and customers are more like life long friendships than individual business transactions.
The key to our future success is taking the best possible care of the clients and customers we already have through the current transaction, as well as all future moves.

– When our clients and customers refer their friends, family and business associates to us, they can have the utmost confidence in the quality of service, regardless of price range.


Resume

Licensed in Colorado since 1992
Broker Associate at RE/MAX Properties since 1995
RE/MAX Hall of Fame
RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement
Consistently RE/MAX 100% Club or Platinum Club
Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
Luxury Home Professional (LHP)
Education and Prior Career Experience

BA Hope College, Business and Political Science
MBA coursework (not completed) Grand Valley State University
President of my own software publishing firm
Corporate MIS (IT) Management

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