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About

Doug Himsl, Broker

Doug is the founder of the Himsl Real Estate Company. Prior to earning his real estate license, Doug sold manufactured home and land subdivisions in Oregon from 1980-82. He entered the Washington Real Estate Field in 1983 by earning his real estate license in Washington and he graduated from the Realtors Institute in 1985.

Prior to opening his own company, Doug found much success in the real estate industry. In 1987 he was elected President of Lower Valley Board of Realtors and was also named Realtor of the Year. During this time he also managed railroad land leasing for Washington Central Railroad.

In April 1995 Doug took the next big step and opened Himsl Real Estate Company. Ever since he has made this pledge consistently to his clients, “Service First — Compensation Last”!

Currently Himsl Real Estate Company has offices in Yakima and Prosser, Washington. In addition to residential clients, Doug’s team has managed sub contracts for the U.S. Department of Housing, sub agents for Wells/Fargo-Premiere, land management for Washington Central Railroad, and numerous banks and asset management companies.

In order to stay on top of his real estate knowledge, Doug participates in continuing education classes through the Professional School of Washington Real Estate and through Pro Schools of Washington.

Doug’s outside interests include: Boy Scouts of America and Eagle advancement Committee. He is also a contributor to Performing Arts, Public Television and the Make a Wish Foundation.

Beth Laurich, Broker Realtor

Beth is a Montana native and graduated from nursing school in Minnesota before moving to beautiful Washington State. She and her husband moved to the Prosser area in 1987 from the Tacoma area and she started in Real Estate in 2006. Shortly thereafter Beth joined the team at the Himsl Real Estate Company.

Beth’s previous career as a nurse in local clinics and hospitals shows her dedication to helping people, which has carried over to her real estate career. She is fluent in Spanish and also has a working knowledge of ASL, both of which are tremendous assets to our real estate team.

When she’s not working you can find Beth taking continuing education classes at Washington Real Estate School and Pro Schools.

Connie Gustafson, Realtor

Connie has been a licensed realtor in Washington State for 17+ years and is proud to be the newest team member at Himsl Real Estate. She is a Washington native, born and raised in Prosser and is a PHS graduate, Class of 1972. Her local roots run deep in Prosser, with her husband, Greg, working for the city in various capacities for over 25 years.

Upon high school graduation, Connie attended USD in California, enrolling in the paralegal program with a focus in corporate real estate and has an Accredited Buyer Designation.

Connie is looking forward to her next chapter with Himsl Real Estate Company in downtown Prosser. “It’s great to be back downtown,” said Connie. “I look forward to seeing all the familiar faces that I missed over the years!” Working with people and helping them find the perfect home for all of their needs is Connie’s passion.

Connie Gustafson’s professional experience includes:

National Association of Realtors Member
Washington association of Realtors Member
Lower Valley Association of Realtors Member
Tri-city Association of Realtors Member
Yakima Association of Realtors
Past Secretary/Treasurer – Lower Valley Association for 3 terms ABR Accredited Buyer’s Representative

In her free time, Connie enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs as well as gardening.