Kate Houseman

Kate Houseman

Real Estate Sales Professional

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • 616-292-1690
  • 616-292-1690
  • 616-975-0510
  • 616-957-1680
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Kate Houseman . . . a Commitment to Excellence

Kate Houseman’s experience, passion for service and integrity have allowed her to build a stellar reputation among clients and real estate professionals. With over 20 years of full-time real estate experience and as a privileged member of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors, Kate has the background and experience to work through each step of the buying or selling process. She thrives in the ever-changing real estate market, helping buyers and sellers every day to navigate the dynamic real estate landscape, providing specialized service across the full spectrum of transactions from modest to extraordinary homes.

Kate has been awarded membership into the International President's Elite designation and Chariman's Club.  Kate’s professional certifications include Graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI) and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), as well as being a Realtor with the National Association of Realtors and Grand Rapids Association of Realtors. What puts Kate among the premier realtors in the Grand Rapids area are her exceptional negotiation skills, her knowledge of the area and the long-term relationships she’s built throughout the West Michigan Real Estate community. Kate’s commitment to professionalism and customer service has made her well known for the unwavering standards, integrity and knowledge she brings to representing her clients. “My business is about my clients, and they accept nothing less than the best. They know that I am professional, trustworthy, tenacious and savvy about the best ways to connect the right buyer with the right property. Together, we create a winning strategy to close the deal and get results.”




  • Coldwell Banker President's Elite
  • Coldwell Banker Chairman's Circle
  • Certified Residential Specialist
  • Graduate, REALTOR Institute
  • Realtor
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Women's Council of Realtors

Professional Background

Sales and marketing

Interior Design


Forest Hills Public Schools

Davenport University

Kendall College of Art and Design

GRI-Graduate Real Estate Institute

CRS-Certified Residential Specialist


Charles Jansen

Kate was referred to me and she exceeded my expectiontations.­ She was pleasant to work with and did unexpected things to make the sale of my home go smoothly.

Patricia Butcher

I was referred to Kate from another Realtor and have already referred her to 3 other buyers.­ They were just as satisfied as I was.­ Her discernment, advice and most important advocacy made this transaction easy on me.

Tina and Charles Quijano

Kate listed our home in Kentwood and we were very happy with her services.­ Getting texts for showing appointments was great, we were pleased with the photos of the house, her availability and advice.­ We are using Kate to purchase our new home.

Claire Podein

Kate was recommended to me through a friend.­ She was very easy to communicate with and very prompt with her responses.­ I would highly recommend her and plan to use her to list my home in the near future.

Shelley and Steve Misenheimer

We met Kate through the Coldwell Banker relocation services. Kate really knows the area and gave us many contractor referrals.­ She also went to bat for us when the sellers became very difficult.­ Working with Kate was awesome and we were very satisfied with the services we received and would recommend her.

Larry and Gail Elliott

Kate has a solid reputation. We are a repeat client of Kates and have recommended her to others. Her follow up and follow through made our transactions run smoothly.­ Her presentation of property brochures exceeded our expectation.

Sandy and Don Seekell

We were personally referred to Kate and very satisfied with the services we received.­ She significantly met our expectation and would recommend her.

Paul and Beth Twydell

Kate gave me a tour of the community while I was in the area on a job interview. She was able to help facilitate many things due to our remote location.­ She did a great job and we would highly recommend her.

­ Rebecca and John Satterthwaite

We met Kate at an open house she was hosting and liked her immediately.­ The service we received from Kate exceeded our expectations.­ She put us in immediate contact with a handyman to fix up our house to sell quickly.­ She also knew the right questions to ask to other Realtors to ensure we bought the best property for us in a great location.

Eric and Jennifer Gilbert

We found Kate's information on the internet and we were very satisfied with her services.­ We had an issue with our lender and Kate went above and beyond to help us in any way she could to get them to do their job.­ We highly recommend her and will refer her to our friends and family.

John and Megan Stanton

This was our first time buying a home and Kate was very knowledgeable and did a great job walking us through the whole process.­ She was very easy to communicate with and we would definitely recommend her.