Janet Gohlke has been working in the real estate industry since 2003, when she started working for a national real estate developer, and then for a corporation specializing in 1031 exchanges and tenant-in-common investments. While there, she obtained her real estate license and assisted employees with their personal transactions. She held several management roles and in 2007 she became an independent real estate agent at Keller Williams Realty Boise.
After working in real estate within a corporate structure, Janet realized how rewarding it was to assist people in such a life-changing and important transaction. She knew this was what she wanted to do, “…to be a part of a person’s biggest, and possibly their most important life-decision.” Janet says, “My number-one priority for my clients is surpassing their goals!” She enjoys putting their wants, needs, and desires together, and making their move smooth and seamless.
Janet loves the excitement of handing the keys to buyers after a transaction has closed and says it’s her favorite part of the business. “It’s not just a physical key,” she says, “it’s the key to:
• A new beginning
• A new lifestyle
• A new neighborhood
• New schools and educational opportunities
• A new way of life (and so much more!)”
Janet holds an AAS in Middle Management from Paradise Valley Community College and a BA in Management and Organizational Leadership from George Fox University. She also received certifications as an HR trainer while working in corporate America. Her extensive office management and human resources background has taught her to be patient, fair, how to negotiate, as well as how to appreciate a client’s individuality. She says, “I have always had to implement structure in my pre-real estate career, and that always helps me to keep things moving in the right direction.”
Volunteering within the community is very important to Janet, and she has served within the following organizations:
• Women’s and Children’s Alliance Hope Society member
• Active supporter of the Boise Rescue Mission
• Various KW Cares projects
• Women’s Council of Realtors® member and previous board member (3 years)
• Paint the Town
• Team in Training – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
• Relay for Life – American Cancer Society
When she’s not busy working her real estate business, Janet loves being a grandma to two beautiful granddaughters (who live out of state). She’s lived in Idaho for twenty-four years and enjoys many outdoor activities such as running, camping, backpacking, and spending time at her family cabin in the mountains when time allows. She also enjoys reading in her spare time.
We are so excited to welcome Janet to The Mike Brown Group’s team of real estate professionals!