The Charles Reinhart Company is pleased to welcome Bob Miller!
A graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bob Miller has a professional and creative background that transition’s well into the Ann Arbor real estate market. In addition, Bob has a decade of experience in residential construction owning his own firm, Miller Building, LLC.
Bob is very involved with the community, including coaching youth Rec and Ed soccer, volunteering on the Eberwhite Garden committee, and volunteering his time on the board for The Montessori Radmoor School.
Bob lives in a historic home on Ann Arbor’s Old West Side with his wife Debbie, and their two young daughters.
Bob Miller is working out of the Ann Arbor South Office – 500 East Eisenhower Parkway – and can be reached at (734) 730-4800 or email@example.com.
Did you know Charles Reinhart Company agent, Linda Forster, is on the Board of Washtenaw Camp Placement Association?
Washtenaw Camp Placement Association (WCPA) passionately believes that attending summer residence camp is a unique life experience that provides children an opportunity for growth in social, emotional, and physical well-being. Through community support, WCPA works to connect at-risk children to camps.
Linda was recently spotlighted by WCPA for contributing tremendous amounts of time and energy to the nonprofit for decades. Linda’s passion for the mission of the organization is clear and her dedication is inspiring. She understands how summer camp impacts children as well as how valuable and meaningful the experience can be.
“Camp is a level playing field; each camper is just one of the gang and free to be a kid,” said Linda Forster. ”They leave behind baggage such as poverty or a troubled family situation and can just be a kid.”
The Charles Reinhart Company is proud to support Washtenaw Camp Placement Association! For more information about WCPA or to make a donation, visit their website.
A majority of buyers decide whether or not to look inside a house based on its curb appeal. In other words, a house is judged by the view from the street much like a book is judged by its cover. Investing some time working on the exterior appearance of your house can help make sure buyers come inside. Below are 5 helpful tips to make sure the view from the curb inspires buyers to see the inside as well.
- Make sure all gates work properly and are freshly painted or
- Display one or two large plants in containers on patios and
- Keep your garden and patio clean of leaves, weeds and debris. Flower
beds should be weeded, lawns mowed and hedges clipped.
- Gardens need color, no matter what season it is. Plant pots with hardy,
variegated evergreens in the winter and colorful flowers in the
- Make sure the outside of your house is clean. Windows should shine and
gutters should be free of debris. If necessary, pressure wash dirty siding
of your house.
We are delighted to welcome Jennifer Borton to the Charles Reinhart Company!
A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Jennifer has extensive experience working in sales. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jennifer worked as a wine distributor for a small startup company. As a wine distributor, Jennifer enjoyed working with local businesses as well as learning about wine.
An avid golfer, Jennifer is a member of the Huron Valley Women’s Golf League. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys pure barre, biking, golfing and spending time outdoors.
Jennifer Borton has joined The Faeth Team with the Charles Reinhart Company and is working out of the Ann Arbor West Office – 2355 West Stadium Boulevard. Jennifer can be reached at (734) 669-5858 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today we are featuring Melissa VanDam’s Saline Listing – 9412 Cambridge Drive, Saline, MI 48176.
What distinctive features set this home apart?
A traditional 2 story brick colonial, this spacious 4-bedroom home has been impeccably maintained. This home features a formal living, dining room, and cozy family room with wood burning fireplace. In addition, this home has a first floor laundry/mudroom and a finished bonus room above the 2.5 car garage. The second floor features a generous master bath room with double sinks and a Jacuzzi tub.
Have there been any recent renovations or upgrades?
The heart of this home is in the beautifully updated eat-in kitchen with Corian countertops, maple cabinetry, a gas range, a hand painted Italian tiled backsplash and Brazilian cherry flooring spanning through most of the main level.
What are the advantages of the location & neighborhood?
On an acre of lawn resembling an Emerald Green carpet, this home is surrounded by mature trees and shrubs creating a very private setting. Yorkshire Hills is an exceptional neighborhood with the added benefit of being in the award-winning Saline Area School District.
If you would like more information about 9412 Cambridge Drive, Saline, MI 48176 or if you are interested in scheduling a showing, please contact Melissa VanDam at (734) 669-5954.
Over 1,100 amazingly talented artists from across the globe travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan in July for one of the nation’s best art fairs. The Ann Arbor Art Fair is comprised of four award-winning independent art fairs – the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original; the State Street Art Fair; the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair; and Ann Arbor’s South University Art Fair taking place simultaneously throughout downtown Ann Arbor. The art fair is a free event; bringing over 500,000 visitors downtown to experience the art, live performances, delectable food, sidewalk sales and activities for the kids.
Date & Times:
Wednesday, July 20 – Saturday, July 23
Wednesday – Friday: 10:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Park & Ride:
- Park for free at Pioneer High School or Briarwood Mall (near Sears) and ride the AATA’s The Ride. The shuttle fare is $1.50 each way for adults, $0.75 for K-12 students and AATA Fare Deal cardholders, and free for seniors, A-Ride cardholders and children 5 and younger.
- Trinity Westside will pick up passengers from The Maple Village Shopping Center, where parking is free. Round trip transportation is $3. Children 5 and younger can ride for free.
Getting Around the Fair:
Cool off from the heat in the air-conditioned A2 Art Trolleys, travelling a loop around all four art fairs. A trolley ride is $1 per person per day and children 12 and under ride for free.
Information booths are located throughout the art fairs and are staffed by trained volunteers who can help answer your questions.
- Ann Arbor Street Art Fair – The Fountain Stage at Ingalls Mall
- Ann Arbor’s South University Art Fair – The 107.1 Main Stage at Church and Willard
- The Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair – iSpy Performance Stage on Liberty
> Download the Official Ann Arbor Art Fair Map
> Download the complete guide to the 2011 Ann Arbor Art Fair
We are excited to welcome Maura Rains to the Charles Reinhart Company!
After nearly twelve years with Keller Williams Ann Arbor Market Center, Maura has joined Reinhart. Maura has extensive experience working with buyers and sellers in Ann Arbor and the surrounding communities. A graduate of Tulane University, Maura is also a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE). Maura credits the rigorous CDPE training to her tremendous success with short sales.
Maura and her husband Matt have two children, Hudson (8) and Blakely (6). In her free time, Maura volunteers at her children’s schools in a Motor Moms and Dads program. Prior to her career in real estate, Maura lived throughout Latin America while working to provide health services with “Amigos de las Americas” and loves every opportunity she has to speak Spanish.
Maura Rains is working out of the Ann Arbor East Office – 2452 East Stadium Boulevard – and can be reached at (313) 717-7788 or MattLMaura@aol.com.
The Charles Reinhart Company achieved additional market share growth in both Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County during the second quarter!
*Based on information from the Ann Arbor Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service for the period of 1/1/2011 – 6/30/2011.
The Townie Street Party, Ann Arbor’s annual kick-off event to the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, is back and better than ever. Celebrate all things local with fellow Townies on Monday, July 18th on East Washington Street between Thayer and Fletcher. Townies will be able to enjoy live music, food, drinks and free art activities for the entire family.
Live music performances include Alison Lewis and The String of Ponies, Dick Siegel & the Brandos, and The Ragbirds.
Artwork of local Washtenaw County artists, 1st grade through 8th grade, will be displayed at the Kids’ Art Fair. Just like the Ann Arbor Art Fairs, artwork displayed at the Kids’ Art Fair is for sale. In addition to purchasing artwork, Townies will have the chance to create their own art to take home with them.
This year the Townie Street Party is featuring a VIP experience at The Terrace to those who become a Townie Friend of the Fair. Townies who purchase a $50 Terrace Ticket will be invited to a private VIP lounge in a covered outdoor setting with premium seating to view and listen to the live music performances. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided as well as a private bar with complimentary beverages.
Townie Street Party
Monday, July 18
East Washington Street between Thayer and Fletcher, Ann Arbor
5pm – 9:30pm
Visit the Townie Street Party’s website for more information.
We are thrilled to welcome Ron Simon to the Charles Reinhart Company!
A life-long resident of Ann Arbor, Ron is proud to call Ann Arbor home. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Ron began a career as an engineer before pursuing a career in the home building industry. Along with his brothers, Ron started a family owned residential building company specializing in new condominium developments. With over twenty years of experience as a construction superintendent overseeing new single family and multi-family homes in Ann Arbor and its surrounding area, Ron is bringing his experience and expertise to the real estate industry.
Ron is a husband and father of two children. He enjoys neighborhood walks and bike rides as well as playing tennis, and musical
Ron Simon joined our Ann Arbor East Office – 2452 East Stadium Boulevard – and can be reached at (734) 669-5904 or email@example.com.