JL Forke is a native Texan who has lived in the Houston and Austin areas. He moved to Dallas after graduating from The University of Texas at Tyler and started his real-estate career in 1998 in Highland Park, after buying his first home. He had enjoyed the buying experience so much that he switched his career from pharmaceutical sales to real estate.
In 2015, JL and agent Jennifer Shindler, a native Texan, too, became real-estate partners, launching the Forke+Shindler Group with 30 years of combined experience selling residential real estate across North Texas. JL and Jennifer offer their clients a personalized, detail-oriented and service-driven approach, all in a highly competitive market. They represent buyers and sellers in all stages of life - first homes to forever homes - and have represented investors, builders and developments. With their premium level of service, marketing savvy and ability to sell with enthusiasm, Jennifer and JL have had many successful sales in the multi-million-dollar estate-home market. The Forke+Shindler Group has been awarded many top-producer honors over the years, including D Magazine's Best Residential Real Estate Agents.
JL's passion for architecture and design enlivens his business. He lives in a Turtle Creek-area high-rise and specializes in Uptown, Lakewood, the Park Cities, Midway Hollow, Oak Cliff, North Dallas, Westlake, Vaquero, Southlake and Coppell.
JL is a cancer survivor who understands how precious life is: He volunteers for various cancer and global healthcare organizations. He is a member of the Church of the Incarnation.
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