The Piper Partners Real Estate Team
Piper Partners Team at Keller Williams Realty is a boutique real estate team of talented, trained and experienced REALTORS and marketing and administration specialists. Piper Partners serves Washtenaw, West-Wayne, Livingston, and parts of Oakland counties, with particular expertise in Ann Arbor, Brighton, Canton, Chelsea, Dexter, Milan, Northville, Plymouth, Saline, South Lyon, and Ypsilanti communities and neighborhoods.
Our team is equipped to win homes for our buyers in a competitive market and sell listings fast and for the best price for our home sellers. In fact, our listings sell 80% faster than the Ann Arbor Board of Realtors average, averaging 20 days on market in 2017.
Piper Partners works closely with you using cutting-edge technology and marketing tools to understand your needs, communicate effectively and deliver world-class real estate service.
Working with us, you will receive up to the minute market information and never feel pressured to make a decision. We will protect your interests and negotiate aggressively on your behalf.
We are a training based organization and support the personal and professional development of the individuals on our team with the best coaching and training available in the real estate industry. We have a well-defined team culture with a set of core values that we live each day.
We are selectively looking for talented sales, marketing, and administrative/technology professionals to join our team. We would love to hear from you if you think you would be a fit for our group.
Founder, CEO – Listing and Buyer Specialist – REALTOR®
Andy Piper is the founder and CEO of the Piper Partners Real Estate Team. He is also the creator of the proprietary 189-step Piper Partners Marketing Formula. Andy is well-known for his in-depth local knowledge and his outstanding service to his clients, and is renowned for his marketing savvy, particularly in regard to online marketing. He has created one of the most powerful, cutting-edge and comprehensive real estate websites in the country, with more than 3000 pages.
Andy Piper is in the top 5% of all Keller Williams Ann Arbor real estate agents in terms of production. He is a member of the Keller Williams Agent Leadership Council and is a KW Mentor. Andy brings his customer-first approach along with strong marketing, negotiation and management skills to each real estate transaction.
Andy, his wife, Diana, his three children, Karl, Marta, Julia, and their three cats have been Ann Arbor residents since 1996. Born and raised in Grosse Ile, Michigan, he has a degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University.
An expert on Ann Arbor area communities and neighborhoods, Andy is up-to-the-minute on market conditions. He works hard to maximize results for each client. He is known for being committed to advancing knowledge of technology in the real estate industry.
When Andy is not working you can probably find him out taking photographs in Ann Arbor or along Lake Michigan, making things out of wood or listening to and playing music.
Listing Administration Manager
Candice is the key support person for our agents and our clients, making sure every detail of the home buying and home selling experience is attended to. She oversees our listing marketing and makes sure your property listing can be found everywhere and that every selling point of your property is presented in the best possible light.
Candice grew up in Chelsea steps away from the Purple Rose Theater. She attended Eastern Michigan University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Candice also is an accomplished fine-art framer.
When Candice is not working she loves to knit and sew, cook and bake, and watch movies with her two children. If you are running around in Chelsea, you may see her with her kids at TimberTown or Zou Zou’s.
Client Care Specialist
Chances are if you reach out to us through our marketing channels you will hear from Abbie. As our client care specialist, she makes sure your real estate inquiry is handled timely and accurately. She supports our prospective clients and our agents by helping us stay in touch.
Abbie is a graduate of The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a degree in Political Science. An avid writer, Abbie also helps Piper Partners tell our story through our website and Blog. She ensures that our clients have the most up to date information available about buying, selling and owning homes in the Ann Arbor area. Abbie hopes that you will take the time to read our newsletters and blog posts and reach out if you ever have questions or a topic you’d like to learn more about.
Born in Bozeman, Montana, Abbie has lived all over the country and now she calls Ludington, Michigan home and Ann Arbor via UofM her home away from home. She loves spending time outdoors hiking and on the water swimming and boating. She enjoys the draw of the rural life of Northern Michigan but is happy to continue her stay in Ann Arbor as she grows professionally in the real estate industry.
Lu has held her broker’s license since 1985 and has been with Keller Williams, Ann Arbor since 2005. She brings her years of experience to each client she serves and has a level of skill and knowledge that few agents possess.Lu is a teacher at heart. She holds a Masters degree from Michigan State University in Education and loves helping people understand the process of buying/selling a home.She is the past president of the Women’s Council of Realtors and regularly serves on the board of directors of real estate and community service organizations. Lu is also a presenter of Gary Keller’s, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results.Lu is a lakes expert. If you are looking for lake property, she is your person. Lu also regularly works with U of M professionals and has a vast knowledge of Ann Arbor as well as small-town living in areas such as Dexter, Chelsea, and Pinckney.
When Lu is not helping her real estate clients, you can probably find her at her lake home near Jackson County where she enjoys reading, writing, music and enjoying the lake with her husband.
Our Mission, Vision, Values, and Perspectives – Our MVVP
Who we are, what we do and why we do it:
Our Mission: The Piper Partners Team improves lives by delivering 5-star real estate service with the highest levels of competence, trust, and integrity. We are known as professional, caring, compassionate, and giving leaders in the communities we serve.
Our Vision: We Create the opportunity for talented individuals to grow, create wealth, exceed their goals and realize their vocation while being a highly respected resource in their community.
- Together we achieve more. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
- When we help others, we help ourselves. Goodwill is contagious!
- We learn, train and practice daily because it is the foundation of success.
- We attract and retain exceptional talent through continuous growth and improvement.
- We create structure to have freedom.
- We actively seek to understand our own and others’ struggles so that we are kind and compassionate.
- We are energized by building safe, trusting relationships.
- We have a limitless mindset and know that every day there can be a revelation or new discovery.
- We are committed and resilient in the face of challenges.
- We actively identify and pursue our passions, and create the paths to our Big Why.
- We are committed to keeping our minds, bodies, and souls healthy.
Our Perspective: We are in charge of our destiny. We define our personal and professional goals and vision and make commitments to achieve them. We are learning and training based and deliver the best real estate services to our clients and the best training to our team members. We develop talent and promote from within. We’re innovative – we approach problem-solving in a creative and fundamental way so we and those we help can live better lives. We are deeply connected in our community and support organizations that serve those in need. We believe when we help others, we help ourselves.