2021 has been a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s been a year of hope and optimism for many, a year of uncertainty for others. When it comes to real estate, specifically the homes our team has listed for sale, it’s been a year of breathtaking listing photography. We have had the pleasure of working with very talented photographers for our listing photos, and boy, has there been some beauties so far.
Though we don’t have room for all the amazing photos of the year, here are some of our favorites.
13919 S. West Bayshore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684
Close Date: 1/29/2021
Sold Price: $1,135,000
Days on Market: 150
Why Do We Love This Photo: Just look at this view! This is where we want to spend every sunrise, fireworks display, and Cherry Festival Air-show from now on.
820 Red Drive #204, Traverse City, MI 49684
Close Date: 6/1/2021
Sold Price: $650,000
Days on Market: 36
Why Do We Love This Photo: This kitchen is straight out of a magazine. We love the shelving, the matching stools, the light fixture; this is an awesome spot.
608 Brakel Point Drive, Traverse City, MI 49685
Close Date: 8/30/2021
Sold Price: $699,000
Days on Market: 54
Why Do We Love This Photo: You don’t have to be Jimmy Buffet to want to open a beach-side bar, and you definitely don’t have to move to Mexico to do it. This amazing home on gorgeous Silver Lake is where all your friends are going to want to hang out.
426 Monroe Street, Traverse City, MI 49684
Close Date: 2/12/2021
Sold Price: $605,000
Days on Market: 14
Why Do We Love This Photo: We’ve all spent a little more time working from home than we had initially planned, so finding photos that highlighted that the WFH lifestyle could actually be stylish was key. We feel more productive just looking at this photo.
1304 W. Long Lake Road, Traverse City, MI 49685
Close Date: 7/14/2021
Sold Price: $760,000
Days on Market: 44
Why Do We Love This Photo: We love how this photo captured the vibe of this cozy Long Lake retreat. Hip, modern, quaint, elegant, all in the same photo.
15045 Dunn Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686
Close Date: Under Contract!
Sold Price: $2,225,000
Days on Market: Listed 8/3/2021
Why Do We Love This Photo: It’s easy to love the house on Dunn Drive because of the unbeatable Old Mission Peninsula location, the incredible beach, and the lap-of-luxury five-bedroom spread. But don’t overlook all the amazing custom details throughout the home like this absolutely beautiful mantel on top of a hand-tiled fireplace.
229 Wellington Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
Close Date: 5/28/2021
Sold Price: $955,000
Days on Market: 245
Why Do We Love This Photo: The grandeur and beauty of this historic downtown Traverse City home is hard to overstate. Seriously, standing in the foyer of this home, it is easy to mistake it for a set from Downton Abbey. *Swoon*
208 W. Tenth Street, Traverse City, MI 49684
Close Date: 4/14/2021
Sold Price: $405,000
Days on Market: 6
Why Do We Love This Photo: This downtown home with the classy mid-century feel was on and off the market so fast we hardly got the chance to appreciate her clean lines, soothing color palette, and absolutely stunning natural light, so we’ll have to do it here through this photo.
316 S. East Bay Blvd, Traverse City, MI 49686
Close Date: 6/30/2021
Sold Price: $1,120,000
Days on Market: 48
Why Do We Love This Photo: OK, so even though this photo isn’t actually of the house, it’s impossible not to appreciate how beautiful the beach is just across the street. This is why drone shots are so important when you’re marketing the beautiful property of Traverse City!
611 E. State Street, Traverse City, MI 49684
Close Date: 6/11/2021
Sold Price: $860,000
Days on Market: 50
Why Do We Love This Photo: This photo is so comfortable and cozy looking, it literally comes with fuzzy slippers. (checks under desk) OK, so not literally, but you know what we mean. What a great spot to rest your head!
4355 Carlson Drive, Traverse City, MI 49685
Close Date: 6/23/2021
Sold Price: $355,000
Days on Market: 54
Why Do We Love This Photo: Any photo that feels like it could be a set for a Cohen Brothers movie deserves a spot on this list. We love the colors, the giant plant, the retro furniture, everything about this spot.
Which one of these photos is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.