Our Client-First Philosophy

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 we work.

That said, in our experience as Bottineau real estate professionals, we've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting our clients first. This means keeping ourselves accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.

This "client first" philosophy has always been our approach and it requires us to continually improve our skills and ways of doing business. In addition, we've found that the latest technologies are enabling us to do everything we've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped us to extend the range of services we provide to our clients.

So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Bottineau, Lake Metigoshe, and surrounding areas, please contact us!


Broker / Owner       Joe Bender       701-389-8934        joebender@live.com

Broker and Owner, Joe Bender, is very knowledgeable in the buying and selling process of residential, commercial, ranch, lake homes and agriculture land.  Joe has a true appreciation for North Dakota and that’s why working with Joe is the right choice.

Joe’s passion for the outdoors comes from growing up in Western Montana and being blessed enough to have a wonderful father who introduced him to the great outdoors. Joe moved from Western Montana to Bottineau, ND in 2005 where he calls home today with his wife Angela and their two kids Alex and Abigail. Besides his family, Joe’s love is hunting!  Whether it’s sitting in a tree stand, waiting for the perfect deer to come in or flushing upland game, North Dakota has proven to be the perfect fit.

Joe is eager to share his passion and love for North Dakota with his clients.  Call him today so your North Dakota dreams can come true.


 Sales Agent  -   Brett Houck      701-871-7211        brettdana@me.com

I am fairly new to the Bottineau area but my wife is originally from here. We moved here in the summer of 2012 with our 2-year-old twins & we really enjoy the area, friendly people, & the atmosphere. I have coached hockey here in Bottineau since the 2012/2013 season & have thoroughly enjoyed it. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my wife & 3 kids (the twins plus a new daughter born in 2013), reading, playing hockey & softball, & watching sports. Previously I worked in retail management for over 10 years & I have always had a passion for delivering exceptional customer service. Let me put my hard work ethic & positive attitude to work for you. Don't hesitate to give me a call so I can assist you with all of your real estate needs. I am eager to help!


Sales Agent  -   Nate Simpson     701-201-0110       realtornatesimpson@gmail.com


Nate and his family have been members of the Bottineau community since 2006.  Prior to a career in real estate, Nate was a teacher at Bottineau Public School for 14 years.  Nate and his family are involved in the community and church they attend. In his spare time, Nate enjoys watching all of his kids in their activities, traveling with his family and golfing.  Nate is excited about his career in real estate and is eager to assist both buyers and sellers make their property wishes come true!