We have a 20+ step marketing plan that blows any other real estate company. With an agreed upon listing contract with Michigan Lakes Team Inc. your marketing plan will include:

  • Chicago Marketing
  • Your listing will appear on our site which gets well over 42,000 hits per month
  • Your listing will appear on 30-40 different websites that include lakehouse.com, Craig's list and the Chicago Reader
  • We send direct mail to Chicago Attorneys, Doctors and Traders
  • We send 4500 Chicago agents your home information and offer them a substantial referral fee
  • Virtual tour on the Realtor.com (the #1 site used by buyers) that will allow hundreds of buyers from many areas to get excited about your home. The virtual tour will also be in the M.L.S and other internet websites.
  • You will be in our own Lake Magazine as well as Waterfront Magazine
  • We give you impressive color brochures with all the information of your home, schools, lake information, pictures of the interior and exterior areas etc. These are left out for potential buyers to take. We never let the buyers forget your home.
  • Direct monthly mailings to thousands of potential lake buyers in our database of individuals and companies in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. We also highlight your home to 4500 Chicago Realtors.
  • Direct mailings to lake owners on your lake and surrounding lakes. Friends and family want lake homes, too.
  • We personally meet with lake buyers Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in Chicago by appointment . We discuss their needs, answer their questions and get them going in the right direction. We DO NOT wait for buyers to come to us! We go get them!
  • View properties online. We have all lake properties that are for sale on our website. It is an easy and fast search for buyers. Buyers can also sign up for our Daily updates (notified immediately of new listings) and monthly newsletters. Our website has the most complete information of any website, anywhere!
  • Our web address appears on all of our advertising which includes:
    • Chicago Magazine
    • Shoreline Magazine
    • Lake Magazine
    • Waterfront Magazine
    • SW Michigan Homes & Lifestyles
    • Harbor Country Homes & Lifestyles
    • St. Joseph County, Indiana
    • Chicago Crain's Business Weekly
    • Through these publications we are able to reach the most buyers possible in Indiana, Michigan and Illinois. About 95% of lake buyers reside out of state.
  • We cooperate with all other real estate agents in Southwest Michigan. Why is that so important? We want every real estate agent to try to sell your home. Period. When you list with a company that is not a part of the Multiple Listing Service you are missing out on hundreds of buyers and have only a few agents trying to sell your home. The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in short is a huge database that keeps track of all the area properties that have been listed or sold. Each real estate agent stores his/her listings in this data base so other real estate agents can access the information instantly. They can prepare a comparative market analysis from this information so that you can get the best price for your home. Make sure your real estate agent is part of this system.
  • Last but not least we do direct mailings to over 600 agents in Indiana. Many Indiana buyers want lake homes. Their agents need to know about yours. We make sure they do.
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