About
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Mark Hirleman
Managing Broker, Realtor ®, Property Manager

Mark has a long history as a real estate investor, Realtor, and student housing property manager.   After becoming a home owner at the age of 20, he earned his Real Estate License in 2003 at the age of 21.  At that time, he started a student housing property management company with 20 bedrooms under management in Tucson, Arizona.   After moving to Colorado Springs in 2012 and graduating from UCCS in 2013, he re-entered the student housing market as a real estate investor, Realtor, and property manager.  In 2019 Lion Realty was established as a real estate brokerage that specializes in every aspect of the UCCS Real Estate Market. 

He has a beautiful wife of six years, Sarah, and an adorable three year old daughter, Hope.  

Alex Ollia
Marketing Director

Hello! My name is Alex Ollila. I am a recent graduate from UCCS with a marketing and business admin degree. I specialize in acquiring high cash flow real estate investment properties for investors of all kinds. My niche includes residential student housing in the Colorado Springs area. With Colorado Springs placing #1 in best cities to live in 2 years in a row, this area provides excellent cash flow and appreciation opportunities.

From working with accredited investors all the way to college student “house hackers” it is my passion to educate and help acquire extremely profitable investment properties for my clients.

If you are an accredited investor thinking about diversifying your investment portfolio with real estate or want to learn more about how to “House Hack” (Buy a house, Live for free) as a young adult, feel free to reach out to me and I would be happy to educate and provide you with proven case studies, cash flow projections, and a personalized game plan.

Jake Wade
Realtor ®, Leasing Agent

I specialize in finding my investors high cash flow investment opportunities. I primarily work in student housing near UCCS and Colorado College. I have worked with highly accredited investors all the way to college students looking to “house hack” and live for free.

If you aren’t ready to buy a house just yet or are just looking to rent, we have a hundreds of bedrooms and houses near UCCS and Colorado College available for rent. I can help you and your friends find a great house for the next school year!

It is my passion to help my clients and investors reach their goals and educate them on the benefits of growing a portfolio through long term real estate investing and earning passive cash flow and financial freedom! Shoot me a message if you’d like a personalized game plan to fit YOUR goals!