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The Real Estate Company of Detroit lakes owners and brokers Maureen Engel (left) and Lynette Conmy left Jack Chivers Realty to start their own business, now located in First Security Bank. The pair say they weren't money motivated, but simply wanted to do things their way.

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Real Estate brokers and agents Maureen Engel and Lynette Conmy were selling up a storm working for Jack Chivers Realty in Detroit Lakes.


"Between the two of us we did $23 million (in sales) last year," said Engel, who worked for Chivers for seven years, along with Conmy for five.

Despite a tough economy, the top-earning agents were at the top of their game.

But in the fourth quarter of that game, they decided they wanted to start calling the shots.

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