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Meet The Team

Whatever your real estate needs may be, our experienced staff is available to help you out.

 Ben Hawkins

Born & raised in Gainesville. Graduated from Texas Tech in 1996. Licensed Real Estate Agent for over 25 years and Licensed Appraiser for over 18 years. Married to Shawna with three girls: Macey, Liz, and Heather. My hobby is chasing those girls around.

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     Brandon Klinko

    My name is Brandon I am 21 years old & have been licensed since I was 18. I pride myself on providing personalized service and building long-lasting relationships with clients. I understand that buying or selling a home can be a stressful experience, and I am committed to making the process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. I have a strong track record of success in real estate as I am also a real estate investor, giving me an edge when it comes to market trends and investment opportunities. I understands the import...

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       Kristy Emberton

      I am a Gainesville native and graduate of Lindsay ISD. My husband, Brandon, and I have one daughter, Brooklyn. We can often be found cheering her on at the soccer field. Reading is my favorite pastime. I've been a licensed Realtor in Texas since 2017 and in Oklahoma since 2022. I've been a member of the Gainesville Kiwanis Club since 2018, serving as Club Secretary since 2019. I proudly received the Kiwanian of the Year award for 2021-2022

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        Brandi  McLean

        My name is Brandi McLean. I was born and raised in Cooke County and now live in Lindsay, TX with my husband and two children. Before joining the real estate field, I graduated from UNT and spent 11 years teaching at St. Mary’s in Gainesville. I have a passion to help others and give back to my community. As a realtor, my first priority is my clients and strive to ensure each transaction is fun, easy and stress-free.

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          Christy Johnson

          I joined Tierra Real Estate in 2004 as a Real Estate Agent. I am very proud and honored to work for a family owned company that has been a local staple for decades. Prior to Tierra Real Estate , I was in lending for Bank of America for 11 years where I established a good foundation for my real estate career. I attended University of North Texas and have lived in North Texas all my life. I have two sons in college that attend Texas Tech University and Oklahoma University. They are my absolute world. When not...

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            Lauren  Henley

            I am currently pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Education at Texas Tech University. I have been a real estate assistant for the past two years and take care of all the social marketing and listing management for the office.

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              Liz  Walterscheid

              I have been fortunate to call Cooke County my home for over 20 years now. Growing up I lived in Oregon, California, Oklahoma and South Dakota, I can say that Texas is the state that I have lived in the longest, and I like to call myself a real Texan! My husband and I are parents to 5 awesome kids, plus Jackie Lou, our Golden Retriever that is the family’s favorite sibling/kid! Our favorite family time is spent at Moss Lake tubing and surfing as well as hanging out at our farm fishing, hunting and raising cattle. ...

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                Misty Schmitz
                Misty SchmitzBroker-Owner

                A little about me! After graduating from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I decided to pursue a career in Real Estate. I received my Real Estate license in 2001 and then my Broker’s license in 2004…becoming the proud owner of Tierra Real Estate. To better serve my clients and agents, I received my Oklahoma Brokers License in 2022. I am the proud mother of Kenadie and Nicholas, who are both in college and are the LOVE of MY LIFE! I absolutely LOVE Real Estate!...

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                  Sherri  Caldwell

                  Hello. I am Sherri Caldwell, a mother of 3, Animal Lover, and I LOVE helping people find their perfect home. I have lived in Denton/Cooke County area for over 15 years. It would be my pleasure to help you find your perfect home.

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