The ACK Association of REALTORS is a professional trade organization serving Northern Michigan. We are dedicated to working on behalf of the consumer, to protect the individual rights of home ownership and to support the smart growth of our local communities. As members of the National Association of REALTORS and Michigan REALTORS, our members subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics and continuously strive to become and remain knowledgeable professionals informed on issues affecting real estate.
Here at Pat O’Brien & Associates, we have a team of REALTORS who want to meet your real estate needs in a way that truly represents what you love about the north. Your real estate transaction will be effortless and exciting for you – just like a summer at the cottage. The attention you receive from every one of our agents will make you feel like family. We at Pat O’Brien and Associates know our local market. Whether you or buying or selling, the professionals at Pat O’Brien & Associates are dedicated and experienced real estate agents knowledgeable in residential, lake front and commercial real estate. Look no further than the top-selling Real Estate office of Charlevoix County properties.
Top Ten Reasons
When you deal with Lynda’s Real Estate Service you are dealing with a team that has over 100 years of combined Real Estate sales, and over 125 years of marketing experience.
Service is so important to us here at Lynda’s Real Estate Service, that we decided it should be included in our name.
3. Northern Connection
When you deal with Lynda’s, you deal with professionals that are natives of the Northwest Michigan area, and who know all the aspects that make this area so attractive to the people that love to live, work and play in this 4 season area.
You can be assured that you are dealing with professionals that are not only knowledgeable about all aspects of Real Estate that affect you today, but ones that continue to strive to further their education on regular basis to stay leaders of the pack which in turn keeps our clients best interest at heart. Our office currently holds the following Accredited designations: 3 – Associate Brokers; 3 SFR’s (Short Sale/Foreclosure Resource); 2 of only 3 registered ABR’s (Accredited Buyer Representatives) in the country; SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist); 2 E-PRO; as well as the Green Designation.
Lynda’s Real Estate Service is located in the most desirable and visible location in town, where the Boyne River, the beautiful Blue Ribbon Trout stream meets the shimmering waters of the most beautiful Lake in America East of Lake Tahoe, the famed fresh waters known as Lake Charlevoix.
When you deal with the professionals at Lynda’s you deal with a whole community of people. From Mortgage Reps and Home Inspectors, to Plumbers, Electricians, and local Contractors, you wont find a Real Estate company that offers you a better network of reputable companies to work with. Couple that with the plethora of orgazinations that our Agents are board members of, including but not limited to County and City Government, as well as numerous local non-profit organizations, and you have a whole community of knowledge behind you.
7. No McRealtors
Here at Lynda’s you will be dealing with a professional company that doesnt flash a big national Chain at you, and then leaves you wondering why you chose them to begin with. You will deal with professionals that have full control of every aspect of your transaction, whether Buying or Selling.
8. We Work for You
Here at Lynda’s, when we work for you, that is what we mean….We work for YOU!! You won’t find us only showing you what we wan’t you to see, or only our listings, we pride ourselves on going out of our way to find you whatever is out there that fits your needs and wishes.
9. Good Agents Offer Good Advice
Contrary to what you may have heard, a good agent does not dictate prices to Sellers or Buyers, instead our professionals here at Lynda’s are there to guide you through the process with accurate and timely market information.
10. Why Lynda’s?
We’ve laid out some very compelling reasons for our prospective clients, so we ask you…Why not??!!
Coldwell Banker (insert DBA for that office) is part of the Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies. We are a fourth generation brokerage firm that was initially founded as H.F. Schmidt Real Estate in 1927 by Harold F. Schmidt and then became a Coldwell Banker franchisee in 1983. In the last nine decades we have experienced tremendous growth, expanding our brokerage offices to 68 servicing our clients from 44 offices in Michigan, 16 in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area and 6 in southwest Florida. Our total sales volume is just under $3 Billion Dollars with over 15,000 transactions on the buy and sell side. We are a full-service brokerage firm offering exceptional service and sales expertise in the residential, commercial and luxury market space as well as property management and corporate relocation services. Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies is ranked one of the top 3 largest and most successful Coldwell Banker franchises in the country.
Ahhh, Northern Michigan… It’s how vacationing is done!
This little part of Michigan has been the big vacationing hot spot for generations. You soon fall in love with our quaint cottages nestled on the sandy shores of Lake Charlevoix and Walloon Lake, or the cozy ski abodes scattered throughout the county, and one common thread weaves them all together….this is God’s country!
While all our friends from the southern part of the state, such as Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Lansing, and other stops along the way, have always known the relaxing beauty of Boyne, we continue to see our popularity grow within our surrounding states Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Boyne Country truly is a four season’s destination. If you haven’t already, why not make Boyne your home away from home.
You will always find Lynda’s Real Estate Service leading the pack in helping find the right home for our Buyers, whether it’s that picturesque Lake Charlevoix waterfront dream home, or the perfect family home tucked neatly on that quiet street close to work. Lynda’s also offers a wealth of knowledge to our Sellers who are looking to maximize their homes selling potential with our technological advancements, we currently feed your home to over 50 individual websites from Realtor.com, Trulia.com, Zillow.com, etc., as well as our broad advertising campaigns. Lynda’s Real Estate Service is YOUR full service local Real Estate connection.You will find us right in the heart of it all in downtown Boyne City overlooking beautiful Lake Charlevoix, where the serene Boyne River meets the tranquil shimmering waters of the lake, we are ready to help you realize your dream.
Boyne is where it’s at………so where are you?!
Lynda’s Real Estate Service has 13 licensed realtors with over 170 years combined experience. All of our Realtors here at Lynda’s are ready to help you meet your Real Estate needs, whether buying or selling, we are here to show you the Lynda’s advantage to Real Estate. One call to Lynda’s Real Estate Service can get you started! We are very excited about the opening of our additional East Jordan office, new this year, located at 109 Mill Street!
Make your up north vacation the best one ever. Spend the day exploring the countryside and small towns and villages along C-48 the Breezeway.
The C-48 Breezeway is a well known scenic route connecting Atwood, Ellsworth, East Jordan and Boyne Falls. Not only is it the fastest route from point A (Atwood) to point B (Boyne Falls) but this 25 mile scenic rural ride is sure to please everyone. This scenic route offers everything from spectacular views, award winning cuisine, nature preserves, orchards, attractions, artisans, and much more. C-48 The Breezeway signs clearly mark its route through beautiful forests and valley vistas, drumlin carved hillsides dotted with orchards and various lakes along its way. Visit the website at www.ridethebreezeway.com
Kick-Off to Summer Business District Open House – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Find the Swan Form
AREA FESTIVAL & EVENT DATES – 2018
Ellsworth Pig Roast – June 15 & 16
R3 Triathlon – Run – Ride – River – June 23
East Jordan Freedom Festival – June 27 – July 1
South Arm Classics – July 14
Rotary Club BrewFest – July 14
Sweaty Yeti Run – July 14
Portside Arts Fair – August 4 & 5
FRIDAY CONCERTS IN THE PARK – SUMMER -2018
JUNE 15 – JELLY ROLL BLUES BAND – BLUES
JUNE 22 – JENNY THOMAS – CONTEMPORARY FOLK
JULY 6 – BLUE WATER RAMBLERS – MICHIGAN MUSIC – FOLK, SHANTIES, BALLADS
JULY 13 – JON ARCHAMBAULT BAND – ROCK, BLUES
JULY 20 – PISTIL WHIPS – UNORTHODOX FUNKY BLUES
JULY 27 – STEEL AND WOOD – BLUEGRASS
AUGUST 3 – FULL CIRCLE – 60’S ROCK