Dave was born and raised in Traverse City, and is proud to call this area home with his wife, Julie. After attending Grand Valley State University and receiving his B.S. in Hospitality Management he had the opportunity work in large full service hotels and to open and manage two eco-friendly boutique hotels in Holland and Grand Rapids, MI. Relying on over 10 years of customer service and property management experience. Dave looks forward using his skills to build life long relationships with his clients.
Traverse City Central High School - 1999 Graduate
Grand Valley State University - B.S. Hospitality & Tourism Management 2004
SRS Designation - Seller Representative Specialist
NAR - National Association of Realtors
MAR - Michigan Association of Realtors
TAAR - Traverse Area Association of Realtors
Traverse City Chamber of Commerce
WCR - Women's Council of Realtors
Traverse City Film Festival
Habitat for Humanity
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
National Cherry Festival Volunteer
"Dave was a constant, steadying force, always well-prepared; willing to go the second and third mile for us. We would use him again in a heart beat!" -William Nelson.
"Dave was great!" - Teddy Smigiel
"Dave was amazing. I was selling my house while living 3 hours away. He handled the day-to-day issues that came up during the listing and kept me in the loop. Dave took what could have been a very stressful situation and made it almost effortless." Jon Kendall
"There is nothing I enjoy more than sharing with my clients the excitement and education behind the buying and selling of real estate," says Renae Hansen.Renae has expertise in buying, selling and managing her own real estate investments combined with a strong background in management and customer service in a myriad of industries. She loves learning about the history and stories behind older homes, uncovering a "diamond in the rough" and discovering the possibilities of a new homes' blank, fresh slate. A native Michigander from Lansing, Renae has come home to settle near downtown Traverse City with her husband.