Why Choose Big Rapids Realty?
Big Rapids Realty, Inc. is a Michigan Corporation, locally owned and operated since 1969, and is the leading Real Estate firm in the Big Rapids Area. We are a non-franchised, independent firm, as are many of the largest and strongest real estate companies nationwide. We have a sister company located in Reed City called, naturally, Reed City Realty, Inc.
We have nine licensed sales agents and full time office staff. Having adequate support staff allows for outstanding customer service as well as optimum agent support. While we have the dominant position in the Big Rapids Area for residential and commercial, we also handle a large number of vacant and recreational properties in the surrounding area.
Our advertising and promotion is unmatched in the area!! Whether the local Pioneer newspaper, Realtor Homes Magazine, Grand Rapids Press or Wall Street Journal, you'll find our listings on a regular basis (promoted in an appealing, eye-catching and professional manner). Not to forget the all-important MLS; Big Rapids Realty agents belong, and submit listings to, our local area's West Central Board, SWMRIC and the MRA - 9 Reciprocal MLS's that cover most of Northern Michigan (these include the Cadillac and Mt. Pleasant area MLS systems).
Big Rapids Realty has a professionally produced Website on the internet that is maintained in-house. Our site address is: http://www.bigrapidsrealty.com. We feature all company listings, whether residential, multi-family, commercial, or vacant land. Our web site is updated daily with changes and new listings. We receive a steady stream of e-mail inquiries about our listings and the area. Each agent has an e-mail address at the bigrapidsrealty.com domain, and we promise to give you a prompt, professional response to your inquiries.
Leadership: Big Rapids Realty and its' agents are members of the Michigan and National Associations of Realtors. The company owner is a past President of our local Board and has served 2 terms on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of Realtors. Most of our agents have served the local Association as Board or Committee members.
Advanced Education: Each and every agent at Big Rapids Realty has received additional, non-mandatory, education in the real estate sales field resulting in 1 CRS, 1 CRB, 1 ABRM, & 5 ABR Designations being awarded, to date.
Big Rapids Realty is, by far, the most technologically advanced company in the area! Every agent has a workstation on their desk and can access e-mail and the MLS instantly at a customer's request. Our computer system features a new Dell network server (the server allows individual work-stations to all connect to the network so agents can access the internet/shared files/forms and the MLS among other benefits.). Our network connects to the web thru a continuous high speed DSL connection. The network is served by two HP color laser printer/scanners allowing high quality presentation materials to be produced in-house. We also use digital cameras for on-line imaging capability. Our Nortel telephone system allows individual voice-mail boxes for every associate, allowing them increased productivity. Please test us yourself; call us, call our competitors. You'll quickly see the difference!
We are very proud of the agents that make up our staff. They are a supportive and caring group of highly professional Realtors. We are committed to offering personalized service by combining innovative marketing concepts with the use of the most up-to-date marketing tools available. We get the job done!
Choose Big Rapids Realty
"FOR THE BEST MOVE YOU'LL EVER MAKE!"