DeFauw, Michael R.

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Other Professional Category: RealtorOther Professional Tags: Real Estate, Real Estate All Star, and Real Estate All Stars 2021

  • Profile


    Michael DeFauw is an Associate Broker with Sine & Monaghan Realtors in Grosse Pointe Farms. Michael specializes in representing luxury listings as well as helping his clients buy, sell and invest in all areas of real estate throughout Michigan.

    In 2020, as an individual agent, Michael closed over 13.5 million in sales with over 30 transactions. 10 million of which was sold in all the five Grosse Pointes. Last year Michael was named a Rising Star in Real Estate by the Producers of Wayne County being featured with over 10 million in sales in 2019. Michael primarily works in residential, but also has commercial and vacant lot listings as well.

    Michael attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he majored in Broadcast Journalism & Communications. After college Michael took a stab at acting and moved to New York City for a little over 4 years. In 2005 he moved back to Denver where he received his license and earned his stripes in real estate starting off as an investor fixing up homes and quickly began building up clients and helping others get into rehabs as well as rentals investments.

    In 2011 Michael moved back to Grosse Pointe and started rehabbing homes while working in restaurants. In 2015 Michael joined Sine & Monaghan and with the direction of Dean Sine and Mark Monaghan quickly worked his way back up as a top producer while still managing restaurants such as Joe Muer in the Renaissance Center and Republic in the GAR building in downtown Detroit.

    In 2018 Michael put all his energy into Real Estate and has never looked back going from 3.5 million in sales a year to just over 13.5 in 2020. Michael’s first quarter sales to date in 2021 is over 5 million.

    Michael lives with his wife Pam in Grosse Pointe Park and are expecting their first child in July. He and his wife love the area and are truly invested in Grosse Pointe Park owning 5 multi-family properties as well as their home. Michael is currently serving as a Director on the Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors and enjoys being a Realtor as well as serving his community.

    • Third Featured Image: Home for sale for $699,000 located at 702 Lakepointe St, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230

    Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors Director
    HOUR Magazine All-Star 2019, 2020
    Wayne County Top Producer 2017-2020
    Zillow Top 10% Premier Agent
    Realtor.com Pro
    Relocation Expert

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