Top Properties This Week 9/12/2014

There are a lot of beautiful homes all over the Monroe and West Monroe area. Here are the top 10 John Rea Realty homes many have searched for on our website!

1.) 111 Monteleon Drive, West Monroe

For more information, contact Dick Etheridge.

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Welcome Aleta Eley

aleta-template(main) copyJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Aleta Eley has joined the firm’s team of professional Realtors.

Aleta has been in the real estate business for 2 years as a sales person, and 15 years as an appraiser. Her specialty is helping people sell their residential property in Northeast Louisiana.

Aleta moved to Monroe at the age of 4. Her favorite thing about the area is the people. Aleta believes we have a great community and that it’s a fun place to live. Most people would describe Aleta as fiercely loyal and straightforward. When working with Aleta, clients can expect the best service and complete dedication to their needs.

Being a realtor combines Aleta’s two favorite things: real estate and helping people. In her free time you may find her spending time with her family, which includes four children age 10 and under, or training as a competitive tri-athlete. And you can always find her through John Rea.

You can contact Aleta directly at 318-805-1695, at John Rea Realty, 318-388-0941, or by emailing Click Here to Visit Aleta’s Website.

Welcome Susan Mitchell

susan mitchellJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Susan Mitchell has joined the firm’s team of professional Realtors.  Susan has been a resident of Ouachita Parish for the past 25 years. She is a graduate of Crossett High School in Arkansas, and attended ULM in Monroe.

Susan has experience in marketing, event planning, home design and housing development. She’s the proud mother of 3 boys: Cole, Evan and Max, and one daughter: Hannah. Susan is motivated to assist you and your family with your real estate needs.

You can contact Susan directly at 318-355-9292, at John Rea Realty, 318-388-0941, or by emailing Click Here to visit Susan’s website.

Welcome Matt Word

matt word-Agents-template(main)John Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Matt Word has joined our team of professional Realtors!

A lifetime resident of Northeast Louisiana, Matt graduated from University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelors in Business Administration. With a background in construction, Matt was co-owner/manager of W.M. Marble for 8 years.

Matt’s beautiful wife Callie is a R.N. who has been serving our communities for 13 years, and he has two sons: Garrrett Morgan and Madison Word. In his free time, Matt enjoys the outdoors and all types of sports. Matt brings knowledge in construction and business, enthusiasm, faith and a positive attitude to the table.

Matt can be reached at John Rea Realty, (318) 388-0941, by cell phone at (318) 331-6947, or by emailing

Welcome Jason Thomas

Jason Thomas croppedJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Jason Thomas has joined our team of professional Realtors.  Jason is a native of West Monroe, and a graduate of West Monroe High School. He lived in Atlanta for 20 years, and has been back home for 3 years.

Jason has been in sales/customer service for 15+ years. He also has experience with real estate investments. Jason is the father of two children: Savanna age 15, and Tristin age 13.  He attends Christ Church in West Monroe, LA.

Jason can be reached at John Rea Realty, (318) 388-0941, by cell phone at (318) 884-4121, or by emailing

North Louisiana Community Pride

We sat down with Scott Martinez, President of North Louisiana Economic Partnership, and asked him 3 questions about community pride. Scott recently moved from Austin, Texas to North Louisiana after seeing all the potential the area has to offer. He encourages us to take pride in our diverse educational hub and ability to grow and sustain large corporations. Listen to why he thinks we should be the best community that we can be.

Visit for more information about relocating, education, and housing in Monroe, West Monroe and other areas of Northeast Louisiana.

Welcome Frank Hoffmann

Frank HoffmanJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Frank Hoffmann has joined our team of professional Realtors. A native of West Monroe, Frank has lived and worked in this community his whole life.  He is retired from the Ouachita Parish School Board after serving as teacher, principal, personnel director and assistant Superintendent, and is currently serving a second term in the LA House of Representatives.  Frank has three degrees from ULM, including a doctorate, and has also have served as the “voice of the Warhawks” for the last 37 years.

Frank and his wife Susan have two sons, Matt and Drew. Frank enjoys being involved in the community, and teaches an adult Life Group (Sunday School) at First West Church.

Frank can be reached at John Rea Realty, (318) 388-0941, by cell phone at (318) 805-3295, or by emailing


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Welcome Joni Takewell

joni takewellJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Joni Takewell has joined the firm’s team of professional Realtors.  A native of Rayville, LA, Joni has over 25 years of sales experience, working for Nestle USA, Proctor & Gamble and Louisiana Lottery.  She looked to her hobbies and passion to find her current profession as a real estate agent.

Joni works with excitement and determination to find every client their dream home. Her personal and professional style, along with dedication and attention to detail will make your buying or selling journey a pleasant one.

Joni is a mom of two children: a son Kyle and a daughter Jeni, and a beautiful grandchild McClelland Jane.  She is a member of Christ church in West Monroe, LA.

Joni can be reached at John Rea Realty, (318) 388-0941, by cell phone at (318) 789-2280, or by emailing

Garden District Commercial Property

This commercial property is centrally located in Monroe’s beautiful Garden District.  Right off of to Louisville Ave, it is located on the corner of N. 7th and Stubbs. Once a home, this property was converted into law offices for a firm and would be keen for any business. It contains 6 offices,a conference room, a reception area, two baths, and all at 2,114 sq ft.
The owner is flexible for either buying or renting monthly.

For more information, contact Realtor Jason Brunynickx at John Rea Realty.
Office: (318) 388-0941
Cell: (318) 355-0647