Tim Karels

Tim is the founder of Falls Real Estate.

After receiving his Master’s degree from the University of South Dakota, he quickly found his passion for real estate. Finding successful investments in commercial real estate quickly turned from a hobby into a full-time job. He is in charge of putting together deals and managing commercial properties.

Falls Real Estate was developed to act as a one stop shop for real estate in Sioux Falls. In addition to owning and managing over $20 million worth of commercial properties such as Shriver Square and The River Centre, Falls Real Estate also focuses on finding residents of Sioux Falls their dream homes.

Tim is married to his wife Emily – a fifth grade teacher. They have a son, Rylan and a daughter, Ava. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, fishing, and cheering on the 49ers!

Cell – 605-553-0155
Email – Karelstim@gmail.com

Amanda Swenson

Amanda is the general manager at Falls Real Estate.  She is a jack-of-all-trades, having her hand in the leasing and property management of Shriver Square Lofts, marketing for Falls Real Estate, as well as assisting Tim, Spencer and Nick grow a successful real estate agency.

Before joining Falls Real Estate, Amanda spent 11 years working at a local TV station as the Creative Services and Promotions Manager. There she built relationships with local businesses and helped grow their brands. She wore many hats- marketing, project management, video shooting, editing, writing- lots of different things! All that variety gives her the experience to take on her  position at Falls Real Estate!

Amanda loves our community and is happy to be working in downtown Sioux Falls.

Call or email Amanda at to see available lofts, or with any questions about Shriver Square.



Nick Eichacker

Nick was brought up in a farming family just west of Sioux Falls in Salem, SD, where the Eichackers raise both cattle and crops. Upon graduating from the University of South Dakota he began his professional career in commodity trading. In his most recent position prior to joining Falls Real Estate, he was a Senior Trader in charge of trading the export markets for his company. This high level of negotiating experience coupled with the hard work ethic instilled in him from the farm will make him a valuable asset to you in your residential real estate needs.

Email: Nick@FallsRe.com
Phone: 605-929-8054

Spencer Wilcox

Spencer was born and raised in Rapid City, SD where he learned firsthand what it takes to be a great Realtor. Spencer’s parents have been selling real estate since the 1970’s. He grew up going to open houses with his mom and dad watching them negotiate real estate deals on a daily basis. Spencer recognized from a young age that he had a passion for real estate and wanted to follow in his parent’s footsteps.

In his first year and a half of selling real estate, Spencer had more than 14 million dollars in sales!  He has helped all kinds of clients – first time home buyers, investors, move up buyers, and sellers. With his local real estate knowledge, Spencer can help anyone with their real estate needs.

After graduating from the University of South Dakota with a Business Degree, Spencer moved to Sioux Falls in 2010 where he worked for a local non-profit, traveling the state raising money for its cause. His most current position before joining Falls Real Estate was as an Account Executive for the local NBC affiliate. Spencer learned how to be a great negotiator and how to create a great marketing campaign. It’s these kinds of skills along with many others that he’ll bring to the table when it’s time to help you buy or sell your home.

Spencer loves Sioux Falls and spends a lot of his time giving back to the community. He volunteers on a regular basis for several non-profits. In his spare time, Spencer enjoys hunting, fishing, playing softball, golfing and of course being with his amazing wife and son, Erica and Case.

Call or email Spencer today for all of your real estate needs. Together with his knowledge of the area and his extensive background in real estate, he will exceed your needs when buying or selling your home!

Phone: 605-431-7033

Nic Peterson


Nic is very familiar with Sioux Falls and the surrounding area having grown up in Brandon. He became interested in real estate in his early college years at South Dakota State University, job shadowing for several agents in Sioux Falls and learning facets of the business.

His interest in sales led him to a venture at Enterprise Rent-A-Car as a sales rep where he grew his negotiation and customer service skills, which couples well with his real estate knowledge. He has also spent time in the Customer Service Department at Daktronics assisting customers with their video display needs.

In Nic’s spare time he enjoys playing golf, amateur baseball, lake time with family and friends, and rooting on the Minnesota Vikings and Twins.

Contact Nic at nicpeterson@fallsre.com or on his phone at 605-951-4839.

Allison Moses

Allison grew up in Madison, SD, and graduated with an Elementary Education degree from SMSU in Marshall. She moved to Sioux Falls in 2009 and has been teaching kindergarten through 2021.

Allison is very excited for this career change at Falls Real Estate, as she has always had a passion for the real estate market and interior design. When her and her husband started a house flipping business, Moses Properties, in 2016, it allowed her to be in her element, picking finishes and making her design visions come to life with the expertise of her husband, the general contractor. She’s anxious to help you with all your design and real estate needs.
Allison lives in Tea with her husband, Michael, and two boys, Camden and Treyson. When not working on flips or working the housing market, she loves being a boy mom, going to her boys’ sporting events and doing outdoor activities.
Allison’s personable demeanor, open communication, and motivation will create a smooth home buying and selling experience. She’s eager to meet you!
Email: Allison@FallsRE.com
Phone: 605-480-2275

Brandon Schmitt

Brandon is a family friend who was raised in Milbank, SD.  Before joining the Falls Real Estate team, he dipped his feet into many different career paths before finding his niche here as chief maintenance technician. Prior to moving to Sioux Falls, Brandon joined the Army National Guard where he learned a great deal of hard work and discipline.  During those six years he gained knowledge in team work as well as customer service. In his past time, Brandon enjoys cooking and cheering for the Minnesota Vikings.

Give Brandon a call or email with any Shriver Square maintenance needs