Janice VandenBerg

Janice VandenBerg

Associate Broker

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • 616-566-4538
  • 616-396-5221
  • 616-396-5356
  • 616-396-5221
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Welcome to my website!

       My mission is to work whole heartily as your Realtor in listening & understanding your needs & to provide the tools & resources to make your Real Estate transaction a success.  Contact me to review my comprehensive Marketing Plan and a free Comparative Market Analysis of your home.  Whether buying your first home or buying an investment property, I am here to help.  

       If you want a Realtor who is patient, knowledgeable, experienced, who cares about her clients interests, is not afraid to spend that extra time to make sure her clients needs are met, wants her clients to understand the dynamics of the buying and selling process, helps her clients in weighing the pros and cons of the transaction,  and who is an educator at heart, then contact me.  I would enjoy helping you.

       The goal I have for my clients is to empower them to make good Real Estate decisions.

       As demand for professional expertise is needed in the current Real Estate market in distressed sales, I have earned the National Association of Realtors' SFR Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource designation to assist the distressed homeowner navigate their way through this process. 

      Please read "My Blog" or "Blog"  Links on this website for resource information regarding what is happening in the West Michigan Area Community, Helpful Decorating and Staging tips, Buyer Financing, First Time Home Buyers, Tips for Selling your Home, Tips in Purchasing a Home, Homeowner Income Tax Deductions, suggested helpful maintenance & home project websites, Avoiding Foreclosure, the HAFA Short Sale & Deed-in-Lieu program, Foreclosure Alternatives, Michigan Foreclosure Time Line, MSHDA Counselor help, Loan Modification, Short Sale as an alternative, and many more...The Blog site is continually being updated with useful information so keep checking back!



West Michigan Lakeshore Area Communities Information

Buying Agent:   Whether representing buyers who are purchasing a home or condo in the West Michigan Lakeshore Area or investors in investment purchases, from thousand dollar properties to million dollar properties, Janice has the knowledge and experience to guide you in the process. 

Listing Agent:  Janice has the understanding of the current real estate market and customer service commitment that it takes in listing your home to have it sold. Contact her to review her comprehensive Marketing Plan and a free Comparative Market Analysis of your home or property.

Please read My Blogs for more resource information from real estate to the West Michigan Lakeshore area community. 

West Michigan Lakeshore Area Communities information...

        If you are interested in moving to the Holland, Michigan area located along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa, and want to know more about our wonderful community you may visit websites http://holland.org or http://www.enjoyhollandmichigan.com   

        I can help you too if you decide to live in one of Holland's great neighboring West Michigan Lakeshore communities to the north or south...Grand Haven, Saugatuck/Douglas, or South Haven.

        For information on the Grand Haven, Michigan area, located 20 miles north of Holland along Lake Michigan and the Grand River, go to websites http://grandhaven.org or  http://www.visitgrandhaven.com

        For information on the Saugatuck/Douglas communites, located 10 miles south of Holland along Lake Michigan and the Kalamazoo River, go to http://saugatuckdouglas.com or http://www.saugatuck.com

        For information on the South Haven, Michigan areas, located 20 miles south of Holland along Lake Michigan and the Black River, go to http://southhaven.com or http://southhaven.org

Or if you decide to live in one of Holland's close inland neighboring communities to the east...Zeeland, or Hudsonville areas, I have experience and can help you those communities too.   

The West Michigan Lakeshore Area Communities have so much to offer...the area is beautiful and the people are friendly and helpful...come check it out!!!


Professional Background

  • Attended Calvin College and Davenport Business College 
  • Member of West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors
  • Member of Michigan Association of Realtors
  • Member of National Association of Realtors
  • Holland Area Chamber of Commerce Business Member
  • National Association of Realtors' ePro Technology Certification Program and Designation
  • National Association of Realtors' SFR Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification Designation
  • Coldwell Banker Real Estate Relocation Member
  • 2013 Coldwell Banker Real Estate International Sterling Award
  • Associate Broker



Residential Real Estate

Short Sales

First Time Home Buyers




2nd Home Buyer

Move up/down Buyers



  • Realtor
  • Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource
  • E-PRO
  • CNRS: Cartus Network Relocation Specialist

Professional Interests

  • Real Estate Professional Membership Involvement
  • Community Involvement
  • Holland Chamber of Commerce



Attended Calvin College and Davenport Business College

National Association of Realtors' SFR Short Sales and Foreclosure Resouce Certification

National Association of Realtors' ePro Technology Certification Program

Associate Broker

Short Sale Specialist Certifications

National Association of Realtors' SFR Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification


Community Involvement

  • Holland Area Arts Council
  • Tulip Time Festival
  • Women in Transition
  • Habitat For Humanity
  • Holland Chamber of Commerce

Personal Background

  • Born and raised in Holland, Michigan in the West Michigan Lakeshore Area close to Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa.
  • Volunteered and served on various committees for church, school, & community in Holland, Michigan.
  • Involved in BSF Bible Study Fellowship International for over 10 years.
  • Grew up in a large family where taking care of one another and doing the right thing came first.
  • Have enjoyed the West Michigan Lakeshore Holland/Zeeland Area all my life including the Grand Haven and Saugatuck/Douglas Lakeshore communities. 

Personal Interests

  • Family and Friends                    
  • Traveling
  • Lake Michigan and the Lakeshore Area
  • Painting
  • Biking




To Have Beach or Not to Have Beach...High Lake Michigan Water Levels Affecting Life on the Beach
Lending: Tips to Follow in the Mortgage Process
The 5 Golden Rules of Home Staging on a Budget
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Lake Michigan Sunset

Lake Macatawa along Lake Michigan