Dan was raised in southern California, his studies included Business Law and Business Administration. After working in manufacturing with a large corporation for many years he took a trip to New Mexico to visit his brother who just finished his tour in the Army, from then on Dan wanted to live in the beautiful state of New Mexico. He started working for a great company called Rio Grande, The Bell Group in Albuquerque. This job was great, with the Bell group came international travel , visiting several countries, India, Switzerland, Italy, Haiti, Mexico, and others. Traveling and working meant time away from home and family.
Dan’s wife Lora had been in the Real Estate business for years and one of the top agents in the East Mountains. Dan decided to team up with his successful better half Lora, and The Kniffin Team started in 2008. Wow you say, 2008 was the worst time to get into the real estate market. Well, a challenge is what he was looking for. He also realized families and home owners needed help more than ever, foreclosures and short sales flooded the market. Getting designations for , CDPE ( Certified Distress Properties Expert), Dignified Transitions another Distress Property Designation with Bank of America, and many others. He quickly became a specialist in the real estate field.
Dan and Lora had purchased and sold property of their own for years, handy man specials, vacant land you name it. Dan has taken the marketing side of The Kniffin Team, and created great ways to market their listings . Using technology and strategies new to real estate industry , he and Lora would love to make your home Buying and Selling a great experience.
Dan and Lora also own Prairiewood Ranch in the East Mountains. Animal enthusiast, raise miniature dairy goats, paint horses. Dan’s interests outside of real estate include: Gardening, Cooking, Fishing and Entertaining with Family and friends.