Mark was born & raised in Forest Hills & his passion for Grand Rapids started long before he began his career in Real Estate. He's deeply involved in the local community & loves meeting new people on a daily basis! Mark is extremely tech savvy and consistently changes his marketing strategy to stay ahead of the ever-changing real estate market & also the competition. Mark has 2 business degrees from Western Michigan University (Go Broncos!), one in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate, and the other in Computer Information Systems. As any successful Realtor, Mark has current market knowledge and excellent negotiating skills. He is a full service Realtor whose goal is to exceed your expectations & serve all of his clients to a level that they want to refer him to all of their friends and family.
Kara, Mark's wife, partnered with him in 2010 to really start growing the Brace Homes brand & team. She has lived in Grand Rapids since 2002, attended GVSU (Go Lakers!) and graduated with a B.S. in Economics & Business. Mark & Kara's team is consistently a Top 3 team locally (currently #1 ) and rank in the Top 20 nationally (currently #17) for all Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Teams. As a team, we always have someone available to help with your real estate needs and we've helped over 1200 West Michigan families move!