With 10 years of management expertise, and an in-depth knowledge of real estate transactions, lending practices and property management, Michael brings a unique range of skills to his role as a trusted real estate advisor. His clients also benefit from his thirst for challenge, his perpetual desire for growth, his investment in lifelong learning, and his deeply personal commitment to transforming the prior paradigm of customer satisfaction into a new standard of client care. Home buyers and sellers have their money on the line, and Michael is always mindful of his responsibility to safeguard those funds. He ensures that his clients have all the pertinent facts, that they understand the "legalese" contained in their contracts and disclosures, and that he has detailed all possible options. He never sugarcoats the truth and can be depended upon to point out both the positive and negative implications of every potential decision. No buyer or seller can afford surprises in a real estate transaction, so Michael ensures that his clients know what to expect at each step between agreement and closing - and that all parties are forewarned about the hurdles both large and small that can affect a closing. When Michael's clients' interests are at stake, his intense loyalty, tenacity, negotiating skills, and "out of the box" problem-solving capabilities come to the forefront. This business acumen is balanced by Michael's easygoing, friendly attitude, his cooperative spirit, and his love of laughter. Additionally, his innate sense of responsibility ensures that every business transaction will be comfortable, informed and relaxed in what is often a highly stressful time. With an enduring marriage of more than three decades to his cherished wife Lorrie, and as the father of sons Daniel and Alex, along with deep roots in the community as athletic coach and volunteer. Michael is ideally suited to guide his clients in purchasing or selling property in the North Lake Tahoe region - and anywhere beyond.