James Szocinski

James Szocinski

Sales Associate

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • 231-838-6642
  • 231-526-1100
  • 231-526-7990
  • 231-526-1100
  • 172 E Main Street
    Harbor Springs, MI 49740
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Welcome to my Website

A native of northern Michigan, I'm sold on the region and all it offers!  Actively involved in the Petoskey and Harbor Springs communities, I'm in a great position to help you with your real estate needs.

Professional Background

A desire to be involved in a business that requires knowledge of community and people skills lead me to enter real estate as a career.  I've been a member of the Emmet Board of Realtors since 1971, taught real estate classes for the University of Michigan, and am a past president of the Emmet Board.

Professional Interests

  • Past president Emmet Board of Realtors
  • Instructor, U of M real estate program
  • Professional standards committee instructor


  • Real estate alumnus, University of Michigan
  • North Central Michigan College
  • Western Michigan University, Accounting Degree


  • Residential
  • Vacant Land
  • Hunting properties
  • Resort homes & condominiums
  • Golf Properties


  • Graduate, REALTOR Institute
  • Realtor
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Coldwell Banker Chairman's Circle

Personal Interests

I enjoy all outdoor activities, including -

  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross country skiing
  • Biking
  • Golf
  • Outdoor photography

I also enjoy trips to Alaska

My favorite restaurant is Teddy Griffin's Roadhouse, Harbor Springs.

Community Involvement

  • Active member Holy Childhood Church
  • American Legion, Harbor Springs Post

Personal Background

Born in Gaylord, Michigan, came to Petoskey in 1961 to attend junior college, then on to Kalamazoo (WMU).  Then on to the military, commissioned officer in 1967, two years command position in Kaiserslautern, Germany, one year in Vietnam, attained rank of captain,returned in 1971 and entered the real estate profession.

Vacation Rental Links

Holiday Vacation Rentals
Have a selection of cottage, condominium, cabin, and fine residence rentals that are ideal for couples, family reunions, and girlfriends getaways.  Consider a  beach house rental, luxury Vacation Club residences on the shores of Lake Michigan, or a golf vacation at Birchwood Farms and Country Club.  Ski and golf vacation rentals are available near Boyne USA and Nubs Nob resorts. Rentals in Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Good Hart, Cross Village, Boyne City, Mackinaw City and Glen Arbor. 

Resort Rental & Management
There is always excitement in the air in the Harbor Springs and Petoskey region – one of Northern Michigan’s most picturesque and prestigious resort areas. At Resort Rental and Management, we make sure the magic begins at the doorstep of your vacation rental, with personalized service and attention to the details that matter most to you. Because your stay is our specialty.  We not only offer you premiere vacation properties, but also an array of optional services, including Concierge assistance, airport pick-up and an available representative from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.

Vacation Rentals by Owner
These properties are offered by individual owners and management companies with properties around the world.

While you are here, enjoying all that there is to offer in Harbor Springs, give me a call so I can show you properties you can call your own!  1-231-838-6642

My Listings

7510 Tamarac Trail, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Beds: 3 / Baths: 3
Total Square Footage: 2,078
3179 Greenbriar Lot #608, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Beds: 3 / Baths: 3.5
Total Square Footage: 2,500
700 Fairways Drive #3 Unit #3, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Beds: 2 / Baths: 2.5
Total Square Footage: 1,736


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