Hi, I'm Joe Janus

True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.” (Brené Brown).

Throughout Joe Janus’ teen years, he was extremely shy and introverted, finding it difficult to be himself. But just like the quote from Brené suggests, through a journey of self-discovery, he gained and shared the confidence that his clients have grown to know, love, and embrace.

Joe grew up in a middle-class family in the Midwest, one of four siblings. He spent his childhood in Ohio and Michigan, where his Dad was in the insurance business, and his Mom worked as a legal assistant. Joe had a typical upbringing, playing baseball and golf, but his awkwardness kept him from his true potential until early adulthood. After graduating from high school, however, the entrepreneurial spirit he learned from his Dad seemed to kick in, and by the time he was 20 years old, he was managing a team of 25 people at a luxury boutique hotel. From there, he gravitated to sales and consulting roles and eventually made his way to the beautiful state of Arizona. His talent for being approachable, funny, confident, and empathetic was definitely noticeable, and one day, his partner suggested he try real estate.

Professional photo of Joe Janus, Arizona Real Estate Expert
Professional photo of Joe Janus, Arizona Real Estate Expert

He realized he had found his calling when he helped his first client purchase a home. He especially enjoyed working with experienced buyers and sellers to help them make a confident choice toward the luxury home and life they desired and deserved. He knew that his background in customer service had prepared him confidently for this path. 

Today, Joe is known for helping experienced homeowners transition to homes that fit their new lifestyle better. He’s also passionate about Arizona’s architectural designs. He leverages his customer service experience and respectful listening to accurately understand his client’s needs. He’s a Certified Negotiation Expert who is responsive, assertive, and confidently handles expectations. He also has a natural instinct to realize a home’s overall potential and price it for a faster sale at full market value. Most importantly, just being himself is what genuinely connects him to his clients.

When Joe isn’t helping his clients, you can find him working out at the gym or reading books on personal development. He enjoys spending time with close friends and taking his Golden Retriever, Lucy, on weekend trips. He gets out of his comfort zone regularly by making bold moves, such as taking improv classes, skydiving, and things still waiting to be done. He believes that a life of true luxury is in the eye of the beholder, and the only requirement is being who you already are. 

What they say about me

Client Testimonials

Lyman Goodrich
1 month ago
I used Joe to help me sell my townhouse and he was a game changer. His knowledge and expertise took so much of the guesswork out of such a major transaction. Joe was available anytime for any questions I had whether they were important or not. He understood the market... read more
Sharon M
1 year ago
Joe Janus recently sold my home for me in Phoenix. Joe was patient, knowledgeable and had a team of people that showcased my house in the best possible way. His stager gave me great feedback and his photographer did an excellent job. This was my first home... read more
Tonya Eberhart
1 year ago
I have had the pleasure of working with Joe in a professional capacity, helping him to develop his personal brand in real estate. I often get to know more about our clients than some of their own friends and family members! I find Joe to be one of the... read more
David J
2 years ago
I am a residential mortgage lender for over 22+ yrs and have come across many Realtors in my career. Some are good, some are bad and some are excellent. Joe Janus falls into the excellent category for many reasons. He is extremely detailed and that is a needed trait in... read more
Frederick Corey
2 years ago
Joe Janus helped us purchase a new home and he sold our Phoenix home of 16 years. Joe is an extraordinary real estate agent. He is professional, knowledgeable, focused, patient and skilled. He understands market dynamics and nuances. He has a great support team, too, including office support, a stager,... read more
Joanne Morrow
2 years ago
Joe helped us with the purchase of our Melrose home in 2016. In a tight seller’s market Joe did his due diligence in helping find the right home in our price range. Four years to the day that we closed on our Melrose home, we sat with Joe at... read more
Susan Robbins
2 years ago
In November, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Joe helped us market and sell our townhome in Central Phoenix, and also helped us select and purchase a single family home near South Mountain. The pandemic presented extra challenges, and Joe was up to speed, not just on the... read more
Keith Robertson
2 years ago
Joe recently helped me locate and process the transaction for my new home. He made the process fun and was awesome in guiding me through a challenging closing process. Quite a few roadblocks were thrown at us but he handled them all effortlessly while always helping reassure me that things... read more
Matt Highfill
2 years ago
As a first time home buyer, purchasing a home during the pandemic was a nerve-racking experience. By hiring Joe as my realtor, he made the process seamless by addressing and alleviating any concerns I had. I wound up buying a fantastic home at a great price and I could not... read more