About Pat Leavy - Kidd & Leavy Real Estate

Whether you’re buying a vacation home in beautiful northwest Michigan and you prefer the sunrise to the sunset; sandy beaches for young children, entertainment area for teenagers or peace and tranquility for your retirement, Pat Leavy becomes personally involved in your quest for the right property. If your objective is to sell your property, Pat has invested 17 years in the market area and has attained the leading position as the realtor of choice for top properties being sold which means every shopper in the Petoskey, Bay Harbor, Walloon Lake, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs, and Boyne City area begins their quest with a look at the window at Kidd Leavy Real Estate. With boundless energy, perseverance, humor, dogged persistence, and a great staff… Pat works harder than most any other agent in Northern Michigan to achieve his client’s goals. He has no fear when it comes to tough negotiations.

He has personally walked about every lot and property on the market and is an avid outdoors man who knows the history of the area, what a property could be worth and even if the lake front has a sandy bottom.

Pat believes buying a home in northwest Michigan is more than square footage and a floor plan. With its blue lakes, miles of shoreline, fresh air, rolling hills, undisturbed woods, vibrant towns, and friendly people, it’s an extraordinary opportunity to experience and share a real treasure. Clearly, it is Pat’s enthusiasm for the area’s lifestyle that translates into results for you, whether you are a buyer or a seller. Pat would consider it a privilege to work with you.

Buyers' Representation

As your Buyer's Representative, Pat can make the process of house hunting much easier and more efficient than if you did it all yourself. He can help you get financing, guide you to local neighborhoods, help you determine your budget, and prioritize a list of essential features that you need in your next home. He'll save you valuable time by finding the properties that best suit your requirements, and will show you only the most promising ones.

Once you've found a place that catches your eye, we'll look at comparable properties in the area to help determine a purchase offer. Then he'll negotiate on your behalf with the seller to make sure you get the most favorable terms.

It's Pat's job to look after your best interests, and he will do so at no cost to you as a buyer.

If you're ready to start house hunting, you can search real estate listings now. You can also refer to the Buyer's Guide for helpful tools and buying advice. To start working with an Pat Leavy right away, please contact him.

Sellers' Representation

Selling a house on your own can be an overwhelming task. There's advertising to plan and budget for, open houses and private showings to arrange, purchase offers to negotiate, contract contingencies to worry about, and complicated paperwork to fill out. Make it easy on yourself by putting your home in the hands of experience, Pat Leavy Real Estate. Pat has extensive experience marketing properties and showing them to their best advantage.

First, he'll perform a comparable market analysis to determine the most appropriate price for your home. Then we'll provide home staging advice and suggest landscaping changes that will help draw buyers in. We'll advertise your home through a variety of methods, including local publications and online MLS listings. We may even showcase your home as part of our site's Featured Listings.

When it comes to negotiating a purchase offer, Pat will make sure that you get the best price the market will allow. He'll help you understand contract contingencies and details of the closing process, in addition to handling all the paperwork for you. Essentially, he's here to represent you throughout the entire selling process, and to make sure that your real estate transaction is a positive and profitable experience.

See the Seller's Guide to get your Free Home Evaluation, or contact Pat to get get started.