When you are looking to purchase or sell real estate in the Traverse City area (Traverse City, Kingsley, Interlochen, Grawn, Lake Ann, Suttons Bay, Maple City, Cedar, Leland, Lake Leelanau, Northport, Kalkaska, Fife Lake, South Boardman, Elk Rapids, Torch Lake,Williamsburg, Kewadin,Rapid City, Acme, Buckley and all other surrounding Grand Traverse area real estate markets), it is important to hire the right real estate agent. You want someone you can trust, is honest and maintains good communication with you, has vast knowledge of the Traverse City real estate market, and one that knows the community. You want someone that will go the extra mile to make sure you get the best deal on the home you wish to purchase, or if selling, someone that will make sure you get top dollar, I average my sellers more in sales price than the local MLS average with lower days on market.
I have lived in the Traverse City area for over 15 years and built a great reputation as a leading Traverse City Real Estate Agent. I promise to work hard for you to ensure you are completely satisfied with the purchasing or selling of your home. I know many realtors make similar promises, but with my 7 consecutive years of Century 21 Quality Service Awards from my clients with client satisfaction ratings of 95.50-98.25% each year, you will see that I truly stand behind this promise. I have also held myself to a higher standard and gone on with several additional educational courses and realtor designations to increase my real estate knowledge and better serve my clients and customers.
Being an Accredited Buyers Agent (ABR), which less than 10% of all realtors are, I will work extremely hard for you to make sure you find the perfect home, including placing your criteria in my database so that you receive any new listings or price changes within minutes of them hitting the market 24/7/365. In order to help you find your dream home make sure you take advantage of these services I offer:
If there is a house you are interested in and you would like to view it, or if you need assistance in deciding what features you want for the home you are searching for, please contact me.
The most important fact: I average more in sales to list price than the Traverse City area MLS average for my sellers! Using cutting edge technology (my personal website ranks in the top 2% Point 2 Agent real estate websites in the world and top 1 % for marketing) and marketing your home on over 800 websites, several blogging and social media sites, as well as ranking high on Google & Bing I will bring the most potential buyers possible to your listing and provide you with regular updates on your homes market / internet activity ( at least 4 reports per month) as well as instant feedback on showings.
To make sure you have all the information you need when considering selling your home, I will provide a Free No Obligation Home Evaluation. This Home Evaluation will show you an in-depth comprehensive report on the current market value of your home and typical days on market, market trends and what your competition is. I will also provide you with tips and suggestions on improving the marketability of your home to help it seller faster and at a higher price! For the past 7 years I average my sellers lower days on market and a higher sales price % vs. list price than the local market / MLS average....Putting more money in my sellers pockets faster! How you ask? 1.Proper Pricing for the market. 2. Marketing ALL your home's / neighborhood's attributes/ ammenities to prove value to agents. 3. Aggressive marketing and strong negotiation of offers!
Useful Traverse City Home Seller Information:
When you are ready to sell your home or if you are just interested in having a No Obligation Home Evaluation done, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Jon Becker-Century21 Northland
Associate Broker / Realtor
Green, ABR, SFR, Quality Service Pinnacle Award (2009-2015)