Low interest rates, pent up housing demand, and inventory shortages are fueling activity in the Ann Arbor area real estate market. The pace of 2012 is setting records at the Charles Reinhart Company. New listings are up 13% this quarter compared to the first quarter of 2011 and sold properties are up 27% compared to the first quarter of 2011. This is great news for people who have been waiting for the market to improve.
If you have real estate needs in 2012, we have what it takes to do the job for you. Let us earn your business by helping you explore your options. We will explain pricing, financing, the new regulations and lay out the pathway for you to achieve your goals. Start today by contacting a Reinhart Realtor.
*Based on information from the Ann Arbor Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service for the period of 1/1/2012 – 3/31/2012
We are pleased to welcome Tai Chou to the Charles Reinhart Company.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Tai Chou has lived in the Ann Arbor area for over two decades. Tai’s knowledge of Ann Arbor and the surrounding communities proves to be beneficial when helping buyers and sellers reach their real estate goals.
Prior to becoming a Realtor, Tai worked as a consultant. His experience working with clients to understand their needs in order to provide them with the perfect solution has prepared him well for a career in real estate. Tai strives to consistently deliver high quality customer service to his clients while helping them meet their expectations when buying or selling a home in the Ann Arbor area.
Tai Chou is working out of the Ann Arbor North Office – 2200 Green Road – and can be reached at (734) 669-5887 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reinhart is pleased to announce the promotion of Stacey Burmeister to Design and Marketing Specialist for agent services.
Stacey has been working at the Charles Reinhart Company, Realtors since June of 2010 as Administrative Assistant to the Ann Arbor South Office. Stacey will continue her role at the Ann Arbor South Office part-time, in addition to working part-time as Design and Marketing Specialist.
As Design and Marketing Specialist, Stacey is responsible for creating and implementing marketing materials, such as feature sheets and postcard templates, for Reinhart real estate agents as well as managing Reinhart’s intranet website.
Stacey brings a wealth of talent and experience to Reinhart. Her addition to the marketing team gives Reinhart a full complement of specialties for our Realtors and their clients.
Stacey is a graduate of Manchester High School and Albion College with a degree in fine arts.
We are excited to welcome Jackie Conely-Scheller to the Charles Reinhart Company Realtors!
A third generation entrepreneur, Jackie’s family has been involved in business ownership, primarily in the Livingston County area, for over 100 years. As President of JS Properties, Jackie focuses on land acquisition and development.
A former high school teacher, Jackie received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University and her graduate degree from Wayne State University. With a broad range of work experience and a solid education, Jackie is well prepared for a career in real estate.
A resident of Stockbridge, Jackie Scheller has joined the Chelsea Office – 800 South Main Street – and can be reached at (734) 433-2188 or email@example.com.
Terry Watson, a sought-after International real estate expert and professional speaker, was the keynote speaker at our November All Company Meeting. Delivering a people-oriented, positive and result-based keynote address, Terry’s two-hour seminar covered a wide range of real estate, motivational, social media and technology topics.
“I’ve attended numerous courses throughout my career, but none are as thought provoking, interesting, or exciting as Terry’s,” explained General Manager Bill Miller. “His energy is impressive, his presentation entertaining, his outlook positive and his knowledge vast. He is a remarkably inspiring and motivating individual. We were very fortunate to be able to have Terry work with our sales team as we prepare for 2012.”
The Charles Reinhart Company Realtors recognized members of the 2011 President’s Club on Thursday, October 27th at the West End Grill in downtown Ann Arbor. The West End Grill served lunch for the Charles Reinhart Company Realtors to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of more than 50 real estate agents.
For over 20 years, the President’s Club has recognized the top producers at the Charles Reinhart Company Realtors. To qualify for the President’s Club, an agent must close 18 or more transactions per year, which is more than 2.5 times the national average.
The 2011 President’s Club includes:
- Nancy Bishop
- Nancy Bowerbank
- Elizabeth Brien
- Laurie Buys
- Shiao Ling Chu
- Patricia Durston
- Tammi Ebenhoeh
- Patti Eddy
- Barbara Eichmuller
- Deborah Engelbert
- Robert Ewing
- Brent Flewelling
- Kathy Frey
- Susan Gartin
- Maria Gilbert-Anglin
- Sherry Grammatico
- Brian Hill
- Richard Jarzembowski
- Robyn Javornisky
- Lisa Jaworski-Ridha
- Fran Jones
- Jeffrey Klink
- Todd Lands
- Carolyn Lepard
- Debbie Leutheuser
- Roger Leutheuser
- Richard Mattie
- Bruce Maxson
- Janet McAllister
- Matthew Miller
- Kerene Morrissey
- Patricia Mueller
- Nicola Noel
- Kim Peoples
- Julie Picknell
- Michal Porath
- Timothy Powell
- Maura Rains
- Edward Ridha
- Alice Roderick
- Sue Rushlow
- Jeri Sawall
- Marcia Shaughnessy
- Pamela Sjo
- Anne Sloan
- Susan Snyder
- Lisa Stelter
- Debora Odom Stern
- Julie Svinicki
- Richard Taylor
- Linda Tenza
- Melissa VanDam
- Maria Wade
- Jean Wedemeyer
- Mary Ellen Wood
We are very proud to have such a large group of high performing agents within our company!
David Lutton, Marsha Volchoff and Megan Crosbie recently returned from The Active Enterprise Network Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. The three-day conference proved to be an invaluable learning experience that provided the opportunity to explore major trends in the real estate industry and discover new ways to implement the latest technology into their current business practices.
With a strong focus on the user experience, the conference highlighted new ways to help consumers through the latest search, mobile and social technology. Presentations covered a wide array of topics including how to prepare for the future of real estate and strategies for continued growth through community involvement, training and more.
At the conclusion of Conference Active Website presented the 2011 Active Enterprise Network Choice Awards.
2011 Active Enterprise Network Choice Awards:
- Best Social Media Implementation: Residential Properties Ltd.
- Best Blogger: Ebby Halliday Realtors
- Most Usable Website: McEnearney Associates Inc, Realtors
- Best Individual Property Website: N.T. Callaway Real Estate Brokers
- Best Agent Website: Hasson Company Realtors
- Best Overall Website Design: Murney Associates, Realtors
- Best Unique Content: McEnearney Associates Inc, Realtors
- Best Agent Adoption of Technology: Danberry Realtors
- Best Brokerage Adoption of Technology: Charles Reinhart Company Realtors
- Best Lead Conversion: Danberry Realtors
The Charles Reinhart Company Realtors is pleased to announce the promotion of Ren Snyder to Sales Manger of the Saline Sales Office.
A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Ren began his professional career in Saline at Hoover Universal. Ren’s management experience includes: President of Midtown Properties, VP of Administration at Bioimage and Financial Manager and Corporate Auditor at Hoover Universal.
Ren began his career in the real estate industry as President of Midtown Properties prior to becoming a Realtor in 1993. As a successful real estate agent, Ren has enjoyed a multi-million dollar career working as an advocate for both buyers and sellers. Ren’s wide-range of experience in management and the real estate industry have prepared him well as he takes on this new challenge as Sales Manager of the Saline office.
It is fitting that Ren returns to Saline, having begun his career in the Saline area. We are delighted for Ren as he moves into his new role as Sales Manger of the Saline Office!
The Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors named Joe Peoples the 2011 Realtor of the Year at their General Membership Meeting today.
A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Joe is currently the Sales Manager of the Ann Arbor West Office. In addition to being an Associate Broker, Joe is also a Certified New Home Sales Professional, and Graduate Realtors Institutes II and III. Joe is a highly skilled negotiator with expertise working with both buyers and sellers.
The Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors also announced the 2012 Board of Directors today. Tracey Roy was elected to a two-year term and Matt Miller was elected to a three-year term.
A former “Rookie of the Year”, Tracey is committed to providing her clients with the highest level of professionalism and service. Tracey’s enthusiasm, expertise and knowledge of the Ann Arbor area will be great assets in her role on the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors Board of Directors.
A lifelong resident of Ann Arbor, Matt is truly committed to the Ann Arbor community. Matt’s determination and work ethic will be valuable assets to the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors Board of Directors.
Congratulations Joe, Tracey and Matt!
We are pleased to welcome Sarah Kovalak to the Charles Reinhart Company!
A native of the Ann Arbor area, Sarah previously worked at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital prior to beginning her real estate career in 2004. Sarah is very much a people person. Her warm personality combined with her can-do attitude help her clients find exactly what they are looking for.
Sarah lives in the Ann Arbor area with her husband Steven. They have an adorable son, Jackson. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys gardening, scrap booking, cooking and spending time with her family.
Sarah Kovalak is working out of the Ann Arbor South Office – 500 East Eisenhower Parkway – and can be reached at (734) 645-5107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.