Ann Porter

Ann Porter

Realtor, Associate Broker

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • 231-944-4959
  • 231-922-2350
  • 231-946-1384
  • 231-922-2350
  • 402 E Front St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
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Whether you are looking for your first home or your dream home, downsizing or just need a change, I have the experience, education and energy to help you realize your real estate goals.  As a Top Producer as well as an Associate Broker, I possess the qualities and knowledge you need for a successful, seamless and stress free real estate transaction. Put honesty, integrity and experience on your side and let me be your trusted advisor in your real estate transactions.

Qualities I possess: 

  • Organized
  • Energetic
  • Creative
  • Loyal
  • Motivated
  • Experienced
  • Active Listener
  • Communicative


 My Experience:


  • In the top 5% of Coldwell Banker Agents Worldwide
  • Closed over 40 transactions in 2017
  • Sold over 12 Million Dollars in Real Estate in 2017
  • Received Associate Broker license in 1997
  • Received Real Estate License in 1992


Awards, Certifications and Memberships:


  • Global Luxury Property Specialist Certification
  • CLHMS Member- Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist 2018
  • Awarded 2017 "Realtor of the Year" by the Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR)
  • Coldwell Banker Diamond Society
  • Certifiied Residential Specialist (CRS)
  • Graduate, Realtor Institute 1996 (GRI)
  • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
  • A member of the Women's Council of Realtors (WCR)
  • Member of Central United Methodist Church since 2000
  • Graduate of Michigan State University, 1991, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

About Me:


My family has lived in Traverse City since 1999.. I enjoy running, reading, playing ice hockey, cooking and entertaining.  Giving back to my community and being involved with the missions of my church are very important to me.  I especially love spending time outdoors with my husband, Chris and two children.  I am grateful to call Northern Michigan, one of the most beautiful places on earth, my home.


Community Involvement:

  • Organizer of various inter-generational mission trips (current)
  • Kids Hope mentor Willow Hill Elementary (current)
  • Community meal & Safe Harbor volunteer (current)
  • 8th. grade Confirmation leader (current)
  • Active in local, national and international mission work (current)
  • Launch committee member of the Dolly Parton Literacy Program (current)
  • Community Bible Study core leader (8 years)

Realtor of the Year

     Sold over $12 million dollars of Real Estate in 2017!


Ann's on HGTV's Beach Hunters!!


  • Coldwell Banker President's Circle
  • Coldwell Banker Chairman's Circle
  • Certified Residential Specialist
  • Realtor
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Graduate, REALTOR Institute
  • Accredited Buyer Representative
  • Women's Council of Realtors
  • Global Luxury Specialist


"I was trying to buy adjoining land to my acreage from a "For Sale by Owner" seller to prevent more development where my family and friends hunt and fish.  It did not take long for me to figure out that I needed a professional to represent me to look out for my best interests and keep me within budget.  From tips I received, I looked up Ann and once I completed my research, I knew she was the realtor I needed on my side.  The negotiations for buying this property were complex and challenging, but with her patience and perseverance she negotiated a successful sale that I considered a very fair price for me.  If I would have tried to go alone, I would have spent thousands more or worse not have been able to buy this property.  If I do anything with real estate I will use Ann's services again without question.  I highly recommend Ann's services for any real estate transaction, she is a great communicator and dedicated professional who will work very hard representing your best interests.  I could not be more happy having the peace of mind owning the adjoining land, I am grateful to Ann for making this sale possible!"
Tom M.  Buyer, November 2018
“Ann Porter has served as our realtor for two condo purchases and one sale over the past few years. In every case she has been unfailingly positive and cheerful, even when unforeseen issues arose. She addresses those issues and responds in a timely and professional manner. We have recommended her to others seeking a realtor, and will continue to do so enthusiastically.”
Allen & Nan H.  Seller, November 2018

"Any time buying or selling a property is stressful, especially for senior citizens. We were smart to engage Ann in the selling of our property as she had answers almost before we could ask our questions. Ann made selling our property easy. If we have other property to sell in the future, we will call Ann. She is knowledgeable, professional and pleasant to work with."
Dick & Nancy G.  Seller, November 2018
"We were very happy with Ann’s work as our agent.  She listened to us and provided thoughtful advice.  She made herself available to help us see properties at our convenience, and she was very quick to respond to our questions.  She adjusted her schedule, sometimes on the spur of the moment, all for our benefit.  She has a thorough knowledge of the housing market in the Traverse City area.  She was our advocate and was very pleasant to work with throughout the process.  Ann was extremely helpful and we recommend her."
Steve & Kelly B.  Buyer, October 2018
“My husband and I have been working with Ann  Porter for three years now as our buying and selling realtor.  In the three years we have worked with Ann, she has shown patience, kindness and honesty.  Ann is a fun person and has a very fun personality.  My husband and I wanted to see a condo and Ann and her daughter were on a mission trip in Haiti.   Ann did not want us to miss out on the opportunity, so she had her husband Chris show us the condo.  Now that we have purchased a condo and our home is under contract to sell I will miss having weekly contact with Ann.  I would recommend Ann Porter for any of your realty needs.  I will definitely use her again, if we find that condo living is not for us.”
Curt & Bobbi Jo O.  Seller & Buyer, October 2018

"I had the pleasure of working with Ann on buying my first home. I had NO idea what I was doing and she helped me along the way making sure everything was in order to get me into my new home in the time frame we expected. Anytime I needed a question answered or wanted to check on the status of things she responded in a prompt manner and stayed on top of everyone else for me also. Ann was very sincere always and genuinely cared about my happiness, sometimes making decisions that I would never have thought would work in my favor. I appreciate everything Ann, you made home buying a breeze!"
Lindsey A.  Buyer, October 2018

"Ann is a go getter!! We always felt like she truly working for us. She advertised our house heavily in all the right places. We felt like our house would be a tough sale. It’s 45 minuets south of traverse. Through her hard work, she sold our house in two months. Not to mention, for quite a bit more than the house was appraised for. Ann was a pleasure to work with. Ann is also looking quite intently on finding us a new home. We have no doubt that she will do just that. Thank you Ann for all you’re hard work."
Ryan & Breyan M. Seller & Buyer, October 2018

My Listings

2481 E Potter Road, Traverse City, MI 49696
Beds: 4 / Baths: 3
3,293 square feet
5200 Hidden Glen, Traverse City, MI 49684
Beds: 4 / Baths: 4
2,908 square feet
3416 Holiday Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
Beds: 3 / Baths: 2
2,211 square feet
8937 Sunset West, Traverse City, MI 49686
Beds: 5 / Baths: 4
3,786 square feet
1575 Phils Trail, Traverse City, MI 49696
Beds: 4 / Baths: 3
2,600 square feet
5705 S Lake, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Beds: 3 / Baths: 3
2,339 square feet
7200 S Shugart Shores, Traverse City, MI 49684
Beds: 4 / Baths: 5
3,515 square feet
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