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Ann Porter Realtor

Organized  | Creative | Motivated  | Active Listener

Energetic | Experienced  | Loyal  | Communicative

Whether you are looking for your first home or your dream home, downsizing or just need a change, I have experience, education and energy to help you realize your real estate goals.  As a Top Producer as well as an Associate Broker, I possess the qualities and knowledge you need for a successful, seamless and stress free real estate transaction.  Put honesty, integrity and experience on your side and let me be your trusted advisor in your real estate transactions.

My Experience

  • In the top 5% of Coldwell Banker Agents Worldwide
  • Voted Best Realtor in the Record Eagle's "Simply the Best" contest in 2019
  • Closed over 56 transactions in 2019
  • Sold over 18 Million Dollars in Real Estate in 2019
  • Received Associate Broker License in 1997
  • Received Real Estate License in 1992

About Me

My family has lived in Traverse City since 1999.  I enjoy running, reading, playing ice hockey, cooking and entertaining.  Giving back to my community and being involved with the missions of my church are very important to me.  I especially love spending time outdoors with my husband, Chris and my two children.  I am grateful to call Northern Michigan, one of the most beautiful places on earth, my home.

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Certifications, Awards and Memberships

  •   Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist 2018, CLHMS Member
  •   Coldwell Banker Diamond Society
  •   Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
  •   Realtor Institute Graduate 1996 (GRI)
  •  Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
  •   Graduate of Michigan State University 1991, Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  •   Awarded 2017 "Realtor of the Year" by Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR)
  •   Voted "Realtor of the Year" by Traverse City Record Eagle
  •   Member of Women's Council of Realtors (WCR)
  •   Member of Central United Methodist Church since 2000
  •   Executive Board Member of Pure Water for the World
  •   Executive Board Member of Soaring Unlimited Clinic, Cap Haitien Haiti
  • Board Member of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

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Testimonials

"Ann has been our realtor in NW Michigan for five years and worked a buyer agent for us on two properties.  She has been recognized by her peers and has received several awards as a realtor.  Ann is a consummate professional with a great deal of knowledge and experience in all things related to NW Michigan real estate.  Beyond her professional qualifications, it is Ann’s character and personality that stand out and makes her such a pleasure to work with. She has the highest standards of personal integrity as evidenced by following through on the things she says she will do.  She places the needs of her buyers and sellers first in her representation.  She possesses kindness, patience, a calm demeanor, and a great ability to listen that makes people want to work with her and like us, return to her when they need a realtor.  In addition she has outstanding communication skills.  We were just looking for a realtor when we first contacted Ann, and certainly found that, but so much more.  We found a person who we trust completely and who we consider as a friend.  We recommend her without reservation to anyone needing a realtor. "

Phil & Gail D.  Buyer, September 2020

“I’ve known Ann for many years but was not in need of a realtor until this year when we were selling my parent’s home to settle their estate.  Because I knew Ann to be trustworthy, courteous and enthusiastic, she came to mind immediately when we needed a realtor.  All of the qualities I saw in her personally shone through as well as extreme professionalism, great communication skills and the know how to get the job done.  I would highly recommend Ann.”

Jim & Barb V.  Seller, August 2020

“Ann is the epitome of professionalism, caring and concern. Always prompt returning calls, she addressed all questions and concerns.  Very quick turnover with sale of my home. Knowledgeable, professional & low key.”

Susan W.  Seller, August 2020

"To say Ann is the consummate professional would be an understatement. It's a rarity, in any field, to work with someone who exceeds expectations at every level. Ann is extremely knowledgeable, organized and diligent in every aspect of real estate. We were complex buyers both in area selection and timing - but Ann always made us feel like we were the most important clients she had. Can't recommend her highly enough."

Mark S.  Buyer, July, 2020

"Ann Porter has been an absolute joy to work with.  Her energy, communication skills, and positive attitude are unsurpassed.  We were out-of-town buyers so her Skype tours and extra legwork, including multiple trips to the property we eventually bought, were extremely helpful and made us feel at ease.  Her past recognition as top real estate agent in the region is well-deserved and in our opinion, she keeps polishing that image every day."

John & Heidi C.  Buyer, June 2020

"This was the second home we have worked with Ann to purchase. The choice was easy to have Ann help us again as our first home buying experience with her was such a good one. Ann’s friendly, caring and calming demeanor made this home buying experience as satisfying as the first one. There were some bumps along the road with the owner of the home we were purchasing but Ann was able to iron them out due to her tact and professionalism with the seller and the seller’s realtor. Ann is an exceptional person in that she took a personal interest in making our home buying experience a good one. We would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a home in the Traverse City area. "

Bob & Liz B.  Buyer, April 2020

"We trust Ann.  From the beginning she made us feel that selling our property was important.  She responded promptly to our questions and made sure that the details of our listing were accurate.  We know that she was working for us and had our best interest at heart.  She has our gratitude."

Ken & Jan E.  Seller, April 2020

Mortgage rates

For 9/24/2020

30 Year Fixed
2.875%
15 Year Fixed
2.125%
5/1 ARM
3.875%

For general informational purposes only. Actual rates available to you will depend on many factors including lender, income, credit, location, and property value. Contact a mortgage broker to find out what programs are available to you.