Chase International’s Carson Valley Office Continues to Expand

Posted by Lee Weber Koch — June 14, 2013

1371241934MINDEN, NV - Three of the region’s more experienced realtors have selected to move their business to Chase International’s new Carson Valley office. This past month, Kari Begovich-Wilton, Dan LaPorte and Sebastian Pinto joined this bourgeoning real estate office located at 164 Highway 395 in Minden, Nv.

Kari Begovich-Wigton

1371242427There are few that would deny that Kari Begovich-Wigton is one of the most trusted and well-respected Realtors® in the Carson Valley. Be it her endless dedication to her community and her career, or her sheer heart-driven passion to help the hundreds of clients who have trusted her with their property investment, Begovich-Wigton just loves to do what she does best. She is determined to exceed her clients’ expectations and does with her classic calm and caring approach.

“There’s no better feeling than seeing a client’s smile at the close of a successful transaction. That smile, or tears of joy, mean much more to me than anything else,” said Begovich-Wigton.

As a long-time resident of the Valley, Kari watched her family grow to enjoy the region that will always hold a special place in her heart. As such, she is an invaluable resource for her knowledge and appreciation of the area's distinctive character. Begovich-Wigton and her family continue to contribute their time, talent, and treasure to their community which has benefited in endless ways.

Dan LaPorte

1371242445Well known for his proactive and hassle free approach to real estate, Dan LaPorte continues to help property investors achieve their goals throughout the Carson Valley. He’s a true problem solver who has honed his investigative and multitasking skills through his years as a Realtor®, carpenter, and volunteer Emergency Medical Technician. The responsibilities that come with all three passions require LaPorte to look at any given situation, define solutions one step at a time, and resolve the challenge all within a cool, calm and collected mindset.

“The fact that my clients have put their trust in me to allow me to help them purchase or sell a home is a very personal process that I don’t take lightly,” noted LaPorte.

Be it business or pleasure, LaPorte thoroughly enjoys being involved in his community. He’s is the incoming president of the Sierra Nevada Realtors Association, an active member of the Carson Valley Business Council and in his spare time, he looks forward to neighborhood BBQs and local football and baseballs games.

Sebastian Pinto

1371242472Pairing his down to earth personality with a no-nonsense approach to the business, Sebastian Pinto can be trusted to offer straight forward advice to buyers and sellers alike. As a veteran in the business, he has learned to listen intently to ensure his clients’ desires can successfully be achieved in today’s ever-changing market. For over 15 years, Pinto has persevered with a tenacious drive and dedication to succeed on everyone’s best behalf.

“My desire is that my clients’ goals are met at the end of the transaction” said Pinto.

His experience as a Broker and Realtor® keeps him on top of today’s trends; regardless of the challenges at hand, Sebastian tells it like it is yet always remains optimistic in his approach. It’s not uncommon for him to ease any situation with a good joke from which he always appreciates a good laugh. In fact, his good-natured approach blends well with a life that he balances with quality family time, neighborhood get-togethers and hobby time with his classic Chevy truck.

About Chase International

Headquartered in Lake Tahoe, Nevada since 1986, with ten offices in the region (Nevada: Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Minden, Reno; California: Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Truckee, Greaeagle and South Lake Tahoe) and one in London, England, Chase International and its exclusive affiliations handles a large share of the country’s property and specializes in luxury resort living throughout the world. A recognized leader in the world of real estate, Chase International continues to grow having added 67 Realtors® to their ranks in the past twelve months.

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