MONTE VISTA — Klayton Gosar was named Rookie of the Year by the Pagosa Springs Area Association of Realtors for 2020.
“I felt very honored and was truly excited to receive this award. It was a great accomplishment for starting my career in real estate. I have worked hard to progress my education and career. I was honored to be recognized," said Gosar of Legends Premier Properties in Monte Vista. Gosar has been a realtor for nearly two years.
“I feel very lucky to be able to work with an outstanding real estate company Legends Premier Properties Inc. I have wonderful mentorship and years of experience to learn from. It is also wonderful to keep the business in our family,” said Gosar.
To be eligible to receive this award the realtor must meet several criteria. They must be an active licensee for no longer than two years. They must participate in association activities, including tours, membership meetings, and or committee work. They must demonstrate faithfulness and willingness to support the articles and principles designated to distinguish realtors as professionals of real estate to others in business and the public. They must also be active in producing sales.
Gosar said helping people realize their dream of homeownership was one reason for becoming a realtor.
“I wanted to become a Real Estate Broker because I enjoy working with people, helping them achieve their dreams if it is buying their first home, starting a business, or investing in their future,” he said. “It is very rewarding to create these relationships. I grew up in real estate my whole life and always admired how involved you are with the community.”
When asked what his favorite part of his job is Gosar said, “My favorite thing about being a realtor is establishing relationships with people and getting to see all the different places.”
Gosar is a Valley native and was born and raised in Monte Vista. He graduated from Monte Vista High School, attended College at Adams State University, and received his bachelor’s degree in Business.
When he is not working, Gosar enjoys filling his time with lots of outdoor activities, including mountain biking, fishing, snowboarding, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
“I like living in the Valley for many reasons. I love the outdoors and the sense of community that the Valley has. It is a very special place and I enjoy being close to family,” Gosar said.