Drew & Nikki Betz
By Ed Bertha
Photography by Giovanni Lunardi
Layout by Christian Lunardi
You might be hard pressed to find two real estate agents in today’s market who are as dedicated to the principle of “trust” as Drew and Nikki Betz. Not only do they believe trust is a critical element in the agent-client relationship, but it is also vital to creating honest and respectful relationships within the local agent community.
Drew and Nikki grew up in real estate families. Drew’s parents bought and sold 6 homes while he was growing up. Drew quickly gravitated to the construction industry and started out working with a custom home builder. At age 22 he bought, remodeled and sold his first home. Continuing with his hands on approach, while attending Minnesota State University for his Real Estate and Real Estate Development Degree, Drew stepped out and established his home automation business, Custom Pro Audio Video.
Nikki’s parents on the other hand assembled multiple homes starting with the “Al Capone” home (nicknamed so for its speakeasy) in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, to laid back Key West, to bustling Ft Lauderdale, to idyllic Manasota Key, building and remodeling homes along the way. It is with these experiences that Nikki gravitated to the creative side of building, focusing on color, design and trends, ultimately ending up with a marketing degree from Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis. With the addition of their first daughter, Alexis, Nikki became heavily involved in Custom Pro Audio Video, taking on the marketing and creative side of the flourishing business. Read More