Marshall DinesRealtor/Real Estate Consultant

Thank you for getting in touch! I am a Michigan native. Having been born in, and spending most of my life in Southeastern Michigan, I frequented Northern Michigan throughout childhood and adulthood falling in love with the area a little more each time I visited. I attended the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. I have a Law, Business Administration, and Political Science degree. I am a family man with a beautiful and loving wife three-year old son and newborn daughter. I love all of the beauty, activities, and culture Michigan has to offer.

Whether selling or buying a home (or both), your success hinges upon the expert advice and service provided by your Realtor. I am proud to be the Realtor of choice for those who want a great experience when listing or purchasing their home.
 
Communication is the key ingredient where average agents fall short. I frequently hear that a client’s previous real estate agent failed to respond in a timely manner or that they “really didn’t do anything” for the client. My “client-first” approach means that I work every day of the week and communicate regularly. I pride myself on the relationships that I create with his clients--most become good friends.
 
Because I have obtained Law and Business degrees, this unique training allows me to tackle every potential sale with fact-based reasoning that enables clients to make well-informed decisions. I understand that this may be one of the most important transactions of a lifetime and I take this responsibility and privilege to serve clients with the utmost seriousness. I value the trust placed in me.
 
The personalized service that I provide allows me to meet each client’s unique needs and wants. My goal of 100% satisfaction for every client has been achieved by using my mix of industry insight, local expertise, legal and business background, negotiation skills, and first-class customer service.
 
While I primarily focus on Northwest Michigan, I have the ability to assist you in locating excellent Realtors worldwide. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or looking to sell your waterfront vacation home, I'm the Preferred Realtor to help you achieve your real estate goals.

Personal Insight

Reviews on Zillow

  • Highly likely to recommend
    4/10/2019 - aslubows
    Showed home in 2019 in Epsilon, Petoskey, MI 49770.
    Worked very hard for us even though we did not end up buying a house (change of plans for us, nothing Marshall did). Will work with him again if ever I need a house in Northern Michigan
  • Highly likely to recommend
    3/6/2019 - shannon elliott7
    Consulted me on buying or selling a home
    I contacted Marshall Dines to find out the value of our home. I already had an idea of what we would be looking at if/when we decide to sell and he was spot on! His review was very detailed and exactly what we will need when we make a decision. He is very knowledgeable, answered all our questions and very patient walking us through the details. When the time comes we would definitely have Marshall as our realtor.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    3/4/2019 - bobglad1975
    Consulted me on buying or selling a home
    Marshall has helped me many times over with tips and insight on my pursuit of real estate investment.
    His knowledge of the market and the area her services is second to none.

    If you're looking to buy or sell, make Marshall your Realtor
  • Highly likely to recommend
    3/1/2019 - alm 1212
    Bought a Single Family home in 2018 for approximately $300K in Petoskey, MI.
    I was looking for a home during a sellers market where there wasn’t much inventory. I found Marshall through a realtor friend in a different part of Michigan. When we realized that homes that were on the MLS were selling quicker than we could even see them and we were under a time crunch, Marshall realized we needed to think outside the box. He ended up finding us the perfect home that was being sold for sale by owner. He was able to negotiate a fair price and work well with the homeowner to get us the house for a price that was UNDER market value. Not only did he find us a home when things seemed hopeless, but he found one that actually provided us a good amount of equity from the moment we bought it! Thankful for his help and recommend him.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    3/1/2019 - Becky Kuebler
    Sold a Single Family home in 2019 in Charlevoix, MI.
    Not only was Marshall able to sell both places very quickly (less than 2 months) but he was able to negotiate a fair price for me.
    On top of that, he helped me resolve a pretty sticky situation I had believed to be hopeless due to a failure on the title company's part.
    Marshall is very responsive, diligent, detailed, and also willing to go the extra mile to get the job done.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    3/1/2019 - user0828938
    Consulted me on buying or selling a home
    Marshall is a hard working Realator who went above and beyond to help us with our Properties. Marshall is very detailed and Organized. Great Recommendation
  • Highly likely to recommend
    2/27/2019 - user7926338
    Bought a Condo home in 2019 for approximately $125K in Harbor Springs, MI.
    Marshall went above and beyond his duty as our realtor. We purchased a property in Michigan, we live in Ohio, and were unable to be there for the entire process. Marshall went so far as to help us set up services for the condo that required someone to be present in order for them to be installed, as it had been rented before we could get there to do it ourselves. He was easy to contact and always quick to respond. We would recommend him to anyone.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    2/24/2019 - LisaHobson
    Consulted me on buying or selling a home
    I consulted with Marshall regarding selling my house. We aren’t quite ready to sell it yet, but he provided a very detailed report and we were impressed by the information he was able to provide. He made it clear where he came up with the value and how homes are priced for the market. When we do decide to put my house on the market, Marshall will get the listing. He’s very low pressure. I’d recommend you talk to him if you are thinking of selling. He’s happy to go through how the whole process works.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    1/26/2019 - coatesfam8
    Sold a Single Family home in 2019 in Boyne City, MI.
    Marshall was very good at expediting our process and executing with ease. He is very knowledgeable in his field. He felt like a friend and not a salesman.
  • Highly likely to recommend
    1/21/2019 - Mike Levich
    Showed home in 2018 in Petoskey, MI.
    Marshall is a high school friend of mine who just happens to be servicing the area that I'm looking in. He knows the area well and offers many insights on the market as well as the shopping and financial preparation processes. Despite our long and close friendship he always maintains a professional demeanor and keeps on-task when "on the clock." He's always a phone call away. Even when he can't talk, he gets back to you through other means of communication quickly. I've seen him with other clients in the office and he is casual and "low-pressure" with everyone, not just his personal friends like myself.

Professional Info

Office:
RE/MAX LIGHTHOUSE
1523 US-131 Suite A
Petoskey, MI 49770
Cell:
248-882-4414
Phone:
231-487-2552
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