The Real Estate One StoryExperienced. Buying or selling a home is a complex process. You need someone torepresent you who knows the market, the area, the people. Real EstateOne is based in Michigan and has been in business since 1929. Throughevery kind of market, we have prospered. We are the largest broker inMichigan, and one of the largest brokers in the country. Michigan is morethan our market. It's our home. Innovative. Established in 1929 by Staunton Elsea, the company has long beenknown as an innovator. Many of the marketing tools common throughoutthe country started here. Real Estate One was the first company to havemultiple offices, to create homes books, to create a computerized MLS,and to host Open Houses. Today's generation: Staunton's son, Dick, who is currently the Chairman,and Dick's sons, Stuart and Dan, Co-Presidents, still focus on innovativeand efficient ways to serve our customers. Our Web site attracted 1.1 millionunique visitors in 2007 and continues to grow at a rapid pace. Our CustomerCare department makes sure that every Web inquiry is answered. In 2007,we were involved in 22,000 transactions generating $3.1 billion in home sales. Other brands also work under our Family of Companies. Johnstone andJohnstone, a well-respected Grosse Pointe firm established in 1919, andMax Broock Realtors, established in 1895, are now members of our company. For our client's convenience, we also operate John Adams Mortgage Company,Capital Title Insurance Company, and Insurance One. We can truly supportour clients through every aspect of their real estate transaction, saving time,money and stress. Creative thinking, long term planning, and quality service have made thiscompany what it is today. We look forward to assisting you in making yourreal estate transition smooth and rewarding.