Foundation Realty, a real estate agency in Manhattan KS, was founded on the principles of integrity, excellence and kindness. We’re a company you can trust, and we’re proud to serve you.
Real estate is a constantly changing industry. At our real estate agency in Manhattan KS, we are committed to lifelong learning in order to stay on the cutting edge. We’re also part of the local community ourselves, so you can be sure that no one knows the area better.
Whether you’re buying, selling, or even building new, we have the skills and experience to guide you through the process easily and efficiently.
At our real estate agency in Manhattan KS we take an honest approach to buying and selling. We pride ourselves on giving you the right guidance on everything from pricing to presentation and exposure.
Foundation Realty is a proud supporter of the Royal Family KIDS of Manhattan, Kansas. Each of our agents gives $50 of every commission. We encourage you to give as well. Please join us in making moments matter for foster children in our community.
David Renberg is the co-owner and broker of Foundation Realty. He also serves as a Realtor specializing in residential real estate sales. David has extensive experience working with investors, builders, and first-time homebuyers, as well as retirees looking for a place to settle down. As a local to the area, living just outside of Manhattan in Wamego, David understands the city, its culture, and the life that the Manhattan area offers, so he is uniquely poised to help you find your perfect home. Additionally, David understands how important responsiveness, integrity, and tenacity are in a real estate transaction. His past clients attest to his diligence and skill in a transaction.
Outside of working for his clients, David loves to spend time with his family, is very active in his church, and enjoys playing guitar, racquetball, and cards. Call David at 785-236-9438 to set up an appointment!
Terry Robinson is co-owner and a principal founder of Foundation Realty. Terry provides services for buyers and sellers in both the Manhattan and Topeka real estate markets. In addition to being a realtor, Terry has 35+ years of experience in the new home construction field. Terry understands the inner workings of new residential construction sales and brings a wealth of knowledge when purchasing a new home. Finally, Terry has experience in developing new home subdivisions which adds to his understanding of what buyers are looking for in picking their new community. Terry approaches each opportunity for service with a responsible attitude, perseverance and integrity which has made him a success in multiple fields.
Outside of real estate, Terry loves spending time with his wife, three children and six
grandchildren. He is also an avid golfer, a loyal K-State Wildcat, Chiefs and Royals fan.
Call Terry for knowledgeable real estate services at 785-554-4121
Connie specializes in the Topeka / Shawnee County area. The foundation blocks of Connie’s business are market knowledge, attention to detail and communication. In business since 2001, she has earned Graduate Realtor Institute and Seniors Real Estate Specialist designations, served on the Sunflower Association of Realtors Board of Directors, Professional Standards panel and worked as a Managing Broker.
Every transaction is unique and complex. Every client deserves expert assistance through the process. It’s an honor for Connie to be trusted in the role as advisor, negotiator, facilitator and resource provider. A successful closing is the ultimate goal, but the journey to that end should be managed with care.
Outside of her career, here is some trivia that describes Connie: Native of Denver, Colorado; lived in 7 states; attended Taylor University; married to Joel who is a professional musician; 2 married kids who are K-State grads; 2 grandsons; worked at the Capper Foundation for special needs children; worked at a law firm; owns / manages rental properties; involved in Church; volunteers on medical missions trips with Trash Mountain Project, Harvesters food bank, Rock Steady Boxing class assistant; loves traveling, fitness, games, reading, playing piano and ukulele, spending time with friends.
Morgan Riat is a Realtor® as well as Foundation Realty’s Auctioneer. He has been working in the Auction business since 2011 gaining ample experience in the trade. In his past years working in the Auction business, Morgan has learned plenty about the planning, preparation, and timing that go into conducting a successful Auction. As a member of the Kansas Auctioneers Association, Morgan strives to get the job done in a professional, courteous, and kind manner. Morgan’s agriculture background also gives him the knowledge and “know how” to help you buy or sell your Ag Real Estate or conduct your Agricultural Auction. With the help of his Auction and Foundation Realty teams, Morgan has conducted a variety of Auctions, including: Residential Estates, Rural Estates, Farm Auctions, Business Liquidations, etc. He also has plenty of experience auctioning Agriculture Machinery, Firearms, Furniture, Coins, Antiques, Glassware, and much more. With Morgan and his Auction team’s experience, you can confidently depend on Morgan for all of your Real Estate and Auction needs!
Give Morgan a call today to book your next auction, buy or sell your next home today at 785-458-9259!
Clay Graber is a REALTOR ® with Foundation Realty. As a loyal resident of Kansas, he resonates with the needs of his community and finds joy in serving those that rely on his expertise in the world of real estate. Clay has a background of working directly with homeowners that relied heavily on his input and his attention to detail. This experience sprouted into the career that he has built at Foundation Realty, a real estate agency founded on the principles of integrity, excellence, and kindness. He is quick to listen and move towards his clients with these principles and no matter what, Clay will work hard to make your home buying or selling experience an enjoyable one!
Apart from his professional career, Clay cherishes spending time with his beloved wife, Emily, he enjoys composing music, handcrafting wooden instruments and reading non-fiction.
Clay considers Manhattan, Kansas home and plans to reside there for the long-term, raise a family, and continue to provide the exceptional customer service that his clients can attest to. Call or text Clay Graber today to set up an appointment! Cell: 785-220-9030
Barb Meitler is an energetic and trustworthy real estate agent with Foundation Realty. She brings over 20 years of experience in the education system working as an Elementary General and Special Education Teacher, teaching students with a variety of challenges and strengths, to the real estate community. She has had the opportunity to teach in several school districts in Kansas including Belleville, Concordia, North Central, Otis/Bison, Great Bend, Smith Center, and Hutchinson.
As your real estate agent, Barb will be an advocate for you. Whether you are buying or selling, she will work to promote your best interests. Having moved around the state of Kansas herself, Barb understands that buying and selling a home can be stressful. As your real estate agent, Barb commits to making your next real estate transition be a positive experience with a successful outcome. She will help you achieve this through continual communication and availability.
Barb earned her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Sterling College. She earned her Masters Degree in Education Administration from Fort Hays State University. Barb’s greatest joy is spending time with her family. She also enjoys testing her luck at a casino with her husband. She loves to read, garden, kayak, shop, and exercise! She enjoys learning new skills in dance and music. Barb attends Faith E-Free church in Manhattan, KS. She is an active member of the Sunflower Pilot Club, serving children and adults with Brain Based Disorders and Injuries, an active member of the Little Apple Optimist Organization, serving and supporting Manhattan youth, and volunteering for Life Choice Ministries of Manhattan, KS.
Sarah has a heart of gold and an unbridled enthusiasm that shines through in every interaction. She started her career in healthcare, and after seven years in nursing found that she was ready to take care of people in a different way. Being a former nurse, Sarah is always ready to put the needs of her clients first and help them to achieve their home buying and selling goals. She deeply cares about people, and her compassion always makes you the priority.
Sarah’s husband is in the army and has relocated several times, so she understands the challenges that accompany a move. Sarah is able and willing to bring her experience with relocating to new places to ease the transition as you find your new home or get ready to sell your current home.
Sarah grew up in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, where everyone is greeted with a smile, and went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in Biobehavioral Health from The Pennsylvania State University (we are!). She and her husband, along with their two lovable dogs, moved to Manhattan for her husband’s military career and they fell in love with the area. As avid hikers and self proclaimed foodies, they are very passionate about everything the Flint Hills region has to offer.
The Army brought Kristina and her husband TJ to Manhattan back in 1994. For 18 years she had been an in-home daycare provider until 2012. They have two children married with five grandchildren. Family, friends, and faith are very important to Kristina.
Kristina is a prior military brat, and a retired military wife. When her husband retired from the Army, they decided to make Manhattan their permanent home. Having lived in both Riley County and Pottawatomie County she is very familiar with the surrounding areas. She really enjoys people, homes, and interior decorating; these are what led her to real estate.
Kristina has been dedicated to helping her clients enjoy the process of buying and selling homes since 2016. She will strive to treat you in an honest and respectful way, making sure that you as her client will have the best experience possible.
Maddie Mayer is an authentic northwest Kansas girl who has been in the Manhattan area for over 6 years. She has really grown to love the kind and friendly community and is happy to now call Manhattan home. Growing up in a small town taught Maddie the importance of hard work, building relationships, and serving your neighbors. These are all attributes that are dear to Maddie’s heart, and she strives to implement them in her life and business as a real estate professional.
Not only will Maddie work hard to represent you and your best interests as her client, but she will do so with integrity and professionalism every step of the way. Whether purchasing your first home or looking to invest, a real estate transaction is a significant undertaking. Her intention is to make the process informative, rewarding and worry-free for you, her client.
When not at the office or with a client you can find Maddie at a local coffee shop, The Chef Cafe, or out and about with her friendly and charming dog, Hess. He tags along whenever possible and if you are lucky, you might even get to meet him!