Wednesday, May 20, 2015

2015 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show

Wesley modeling a suit in front of announcer stand
Wesley Stamper with Kaitlyn Adams and Sandy Baker

Wesley modeling casual wear

The 2015 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show was held at Waldenwoods Resort in Hartland on Thursday, May 7, 2015.  Preview Properties, Inc's very fashionable Realtor, Wesley Stamper, was one of the models for the evening.  In addition, we sponsored a table and the following people represented the company at the event:  Kaitlyn Adams, Karen Adams, Lisa Bullock, Lisa Sicard, Dolores Johnson and Sandy Baker.  Please join us for a night filled with fun, fashion, food, and charity. The show featured men & women's fashion, prizes, give-aways, 50/50 tickets, raffles, multiple auctions, and so much more.

A portion of the proceeds from the evening benefited Suits for Soldiers.  Attendees were asked to bring suits (new, clean or slightly worn), dress shirts, dress shoes, coats (interview attire) to be donated directly to Suits for Soldiers, to assist the brave men & women that have proudly served our country.  The attire will give them the opportunity to make a great first impression during employment interviews, upon & after their return to civilian life.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Homes for Heroes / Taco Tuesdays

Our Homes for Heroes real estate specialist, Brooks Warner, and Realtor Sandy Bailey-Bristol will be meeting at the Dewitt Draft House on Taco Tuesdays starting on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the Homes for Heroes homebuying program.  Heroes include:  military personnel, teachers, firefighters, peace officers and healthcare workers.

For more information, contact Brooks at 517-331-2017 or

Dewitt Draft House
12449 North US-27 
Dewitt, MI 48820

Homes for Heroes information:

Monday, March 9, 2015

Sandy Baker, Sandy Bailey-Bristol and Nancy Bohlen attended the 100th birthday celebration luncheon on March 4th in Lansing.  At the luncheon, they heard from 2014 Michigan Realtors® President, Carol Griffith, House and Senate Legislative Panel Discussions, and special guest speaker, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette.
It was a great opportunity to connect with state leaders to discuss industry issues and celebrate 100 years in the real estate industry.

Sandy Baker, Nancy Bohlen and Sandy Bailey-Bristol
Happy 100th!

Sandy Bailey-Bristol and Attorney General Bill Schuette

Saturday, March 7, 2015

American Red Cross Blood Drive on March 5, 2015

The Preview Properties blood drive on March 4 resulted in 30 donors, 26 of those "productive."  Deferrals are those people who came in to give but were turned away, often because iron is low, blood pressure high or they weren't feeling well. 

Thanks to all the staff and agents who donated yesterday or provided assistance with the blood drive.  So donations from our drive have the potential of saving up to 78 lives!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Preview Properties Announces 2014 Top Agents

Scott Bohlen presents top sales award to Robin Love
Robin Love challenges agents to take the #1 spot in 2015 by offering Sheila Earle's
services for a few days a week - in the month of February - next year.  Robin said she's offering February days up because no way would she part with Sheila's time in March!
Preview Properties celebrated 2014 agent successes at the Red Cedar Grill in Williamston on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Taking top honors was Robin Knight Love, quite familiar to the top spot.  She was recognized along with Sheila Earle for increasing commission revenue by 23.2% last year.  She has been with the company for 26 years.

Top honors went to:
#1 - Robin Love
#2 - Greg Garwood
#3 - Priscilla Watts
#4 - Neal Sanford team
#5 - Sandy Baker

Also receiving recognition were JoAn Hauber, Sandy Bailey-Bristol, Holly Koch, George Bush, Val Potts, Sandy Kretzschmar, Jeff Bean, Regina Benson, Jim Soltis, Brooks Warner, Bob Smith, Kathy Shosey, Joe Panessidi, Paul Klebba and Dawn Lentz. 

Each year we also present the Bob Dingler Award.  "Always upbeat and positive, always learning and 100% loyal to Preview Properties, its management, its coaches and its sales associates.  Bob Dingler exemplified the very best attributes of an outstanding salesperson and human being."  Each year Preview Properties awards the Bob Dingler award to the new associate who exhibits the spirit of loyalty and positive can do attitude that Bob Dingler displayed every day.  This year this was awarded to Brooks Warner from the Holt office.  In addition to receiving the traveling plaque to hang in the Holt office for the next year, Preview Properties will reimburse Brooks for up to $1,000 in educational expenses.  Congratulations Brooks!

Brooks Warner receives the Bob Dingler award

More 2014 Top Sales winner pics

Other photos of top sales producers in 2014 (in no particular order)

Bob Smith

Greg Garwood

Holly Koch

Jim Soltis

JoAn Hauber

Kathy Shosey - first year in Top 20

Paul Klebba

Priscilla Watts
Regina Benson

Sandy Baker

Sandy Bailey-Bristol

Sandy Kretzschmar

Val Potts

Annual Awards Dinner - 3/2/15 at Red Cedar Grill in Williamston - more photos

Kristy Brown from Attorneys Title Agency, LLC thanking us for our business

Terri Weisman from Mortgage One thanking agents for their business

Preview Properties contributed to many local familes and charities in 2014

Preview Properties staff and agents donated to several local families in crisis as well as supported our local charities.  Often, the funds are raised over a "come into the office" luncheon (we call it a CITO lunch).  Here's the list of activities in 2014:

12/16/14 - Howell Nature Center
12/04/14 - Gleaners Community Food Bank
11/25/14 - Mark Howell
11/11/14 - Pregnancy Hotline
10/28/14 - VINA
10/14/14 - Deputy Hart
10/01/14 - American Red Cross Blood Drive
09/23/14 - The Connection
09/09/14 - Relay for Life
08/19/14 - Meals on Wheels
08/05/14 - Backpacks for Kids
07/22/14 - Backpacks for Kids
07/08/14 - Jameson Timberlake
07/01/14 - LACASA
06/10/14 - VINA
07/02/14 - American Red Cross Blood Drive
05/20/14 - Jason Miller & Kelly McGee
05/13/14 - Shott family
05/03/14 - Fill the Gazebo (Gleaners)
05/01/14 - Fill the Gazebo (Gleaners)
02/08/14 - Brighton Optimists Camel Race
02/11/14 - Salvation Army
01/28/14 - Brighton Optimists
01/08/14 - American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, January 19, 2015

Scott Bohlen and Sandy Baker on Livingston County Association of Realtors board of directors

Scott Bohlen and Sandy Baker are mentioned in this Business Brief from the Livingston County Press & Argus.  Thanks Scott and Sandy for serving on the board and representing our company!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

What Could Agents Do Between Now and January 5th to Prepare for a Successful 2015?

1.  Clean your world - scan transactions, clean work area.

2.  Contact your database - update, send a card, make a call.

3.  Review current listings and buyers - price reductions.

4.  Organize your taxes.

5.  Finish your business plan.

6.  Show properties, write offers, list properties, get pendings.

7.  Spend time with friends and family.

8.  Take a deep breath, rejuvenate, thing about what you want to accomplish.

9.  Work the year-end expired listings.

10. Check and update your bio for the new website.

11. Personal improvement - get started for a healthy 2015.

12. Practice scripts and listing presentations.