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, marketing and administration specialists. Piper Partners serves Washtenaw, West-Wayne, Livingston, and parts of Oakland counties, especially the areas of 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 a top producer at Keller Williams – top 5% of all Keller Williams Ann Arbor real estate agents. 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 four 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.
Listing and Buyer Specialist
Julie brings 6 years of real estate and mortgage experience to the team. A client first service mentality and careful attention to detail are the things you will notice right away when you meet Julie. While she is vibrant and warm-hearted, Julie is there to get the job done and will make sure every last detail is attended to.
Born and raised in Goodrich, Michigan, (home of the Martians!), Julie now resides in Chelsea and couldn’t be happier. The draw of small-town life drew her, her husband Len, their two children and pets Goldie and Buddy, (Olde English Bulldog and Shih-tzu respectively) to Chelsea to settle in and raise a family. She loves that the schools are top notch and the teachers and administrators are fantastic to work with! Julie also loves the tight-knit friendly feel of Chelsea. “We knew right away we were in the right place”.
She loves summer concerts and festivals, high school sports, camping trips and bonfires, and everything about small town life because it reminds her of her childhood. Julie loves the Common Grill, Cleary’s, Seitz’s Tavern, Chelsea Alehouse, and Mike’s Deli. She says if left unattended she would likely purchase every single item in the Potting Shed, the Garden Mill and Bumbles.
Marketing and Administration Manager
Candice brings 5 years of real estate office management experience to the Piper Partners Team. She is an organizer and a detail person who loves to see things run smoothly. She’s 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. She worked with artist Chris Roberts-Antieau creating fiber art pieces. Candice is also a newborn photographer and 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.
Media and Communications Specialists
Abbie is a recent graduate of The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Campus with a degree in Political Science. An avid writer throughout college, she helps Piper Partners tell our story and works to ensure 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 before spending a childhood moving all over the country with her family, Abbie has lived in Michigan for the last eight years and at UofM for the last four. She loves spending time on the water swimming and boating. She also loves hiking and being outdoors in general. Her family currently resides “up north” in the Ludington area and she enjoys the occasional visits and the draw of rural life there but is happy to continue her stay in Ann Arbor post-grad.
Closing Coordinator – REALTOR®
Jan has managed the contract to close process for the Piperpatners team since our beginning back in 2003.
Jan is on top of every detail of the transaction, making sure that all parties are adhering to the contract and the timelines set forth regarding inspections, buyer financing, title work and closing.
She communicates with all the parties to the transaction keeping everyone up to date on progress. With Jan’s many years as a licensed Realtor and strong organizational skills, you can feel confident that your transaction will proceed smoothly.
When Jan is not working she loves to vacation up North, ski and visit her family.
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.