Wayne Toteff of CENTURY 21 Northland

Buying and Selling a home might very well be the most expensive purchase our clients make. We are honored that so many people have trusted us to handle their real estate transaction. Those that felt the same way have left comments below to help give others a sense of what working with us is like.

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After not receiving any offers for nearly two years on a house needing to be sold as part of an estate settlement, we decided to switch realtors. A neighbor recommended Wayne Toteff, and after meeting him in person and seeing first hand his willingness to jump in and help solve a leaking refrigerator problem, we decided to list with him. From the beginning he was responsive, and displayed initiative with his marketing of the property, and most importantly to us, his frequent communication with us, by phone or email. This is what desired after our unsuccessful listing with another realtor. Thought the price and location of the home made for a challenging sale, Wayne was able to generate multiple offers on the house, including one we readily accepted. Wayne displayed a level of integrity and cooperative, helpful spirit not often found. We strongly recommend Wayne if looking for a realtor in NW Michigan.

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written on 2/19/2017 by zuser20170208204847847 Sold a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $475K in Kewadin, MI.
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Professional manner and well prepared with information and knowledge of territory. He had every home scheduled on time and had listing information in order...very friendly and great sense of humor!

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written on 2/11/2017 by pbaines Showed home in 2016 in Traverse City, MI.
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Both times we spent the afternoon looking at homes with Wayne, he was well prepared with a folder of each home we were interested in. He had a timed schedule and map of the area, which was helpful to us, as we live out of town. Wayne was always patient and helpful answering our many questions. He was always friendly and would return our calls promptly. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a home in Elk Rapids or the Traverse City area!!

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written on 2/11/2017 by zuser20170116132102315 Showed home in 2017 in Elk Rapids, MI.
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Wayne is a true professional. He understands what to expect and what needs to be done to achieve results that benefit his clients. He is friendly, knowledgeable and responsive. He also conducts his business with integrity towards all parties concerned.

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written on 12/1/2016 by dluckywheelss Bought a Condo home in 2016 in Manistee, MI.
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Wayne is right on top of the situation. Always kept me informed. He's there for you when you need him. Accessible & honest. Super nice & very professional. We had a slightly difficult situation because of a delay w/ the banks & he handled it beautifully.

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written on 7/12/2016 by zuser20160515185630305 Bought a home in 2016 in Forest Drive, Albemarle, NC.
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Wayne was very helpful. He provided all the info we needed about our house at the showing all the way through to the close. He paid very good attention to all details and went above and beyond what was expected.

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written on 7/12/2016 by dottyannj Bought a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $175K in Traverse City, MI.
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Wayne was extremely professional and knowledgeable. He helped us on short notice and did everything we asked of him. We've bought and sold nine homes over the years and Wayne ranks with the best realtors we've used.

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written on 7/2/2016 by user3608477 Showed home in 2016 in Torch Lake, Kewadin, MI.
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In our particular case, would have been difficult for any Realtor. short explanation: We are from Phoenix, Arizona and flew out to Northern Michigan to look at a particular house that my girlfriend fell in love with and Wayne was recommended by My girlfriend's sister from her past dealings with Wayne. I found him to be friendly and knowledgeable. I passed on the house that my girlfriend loved after pointing out many flaws in the house. We wandered the internet and found some other prospects and Wayne set up visits for us on these houses. Well we loved the next house and made an offer, unfortunately we came in second. Wayne worked with us on looking at other houses, while the 1st bidder withdrew his offer on the house we both loved. Made offer, was accepted and Wayne worked diligently in getting all of the paperwork completed and smoothing over the process with the title company, and with us 2200 miles away. Glad to say the entire transaction was completed in a reasonable time period and we are moving to Michigan and I recommend Wayne as your representative whether you are buying or selling.

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written on 5/5/2016 by rprof Bought a Single Family home in 2016 for approximately $375K in Rapid City, MI.
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Wayne is on top of his game with all aspects of real estate and he goes the extra mile. He patiently walked us through every step of the process and even moved the closing location last minute to better meet our needs and avoid a potential snow storm.

He is our only source for any real estate needs and would highly recommend him to anyone.

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written on 1/1/2016 by cklebba9 Bought a home in 2015 in Hetherton, Johannesburg, MI 49751.
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From start to finish Wayne was very personable, attentive and professional. Waynes number one priority is customer service and it is reflected throughout the entire buying and selling process, I highly recommend Wayne Toteff for any of your real estate needs

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written on 11/4/2015 by smithjasonm2 Bought a home in 2015 for approximately $275K.
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Wayne was our real estate agent on a very emotional and stressful sale and he handled it so well and with such patience and positive attitude, it made the experience so enjoyable and personal. He was just wonderful to deal with and very responsive to everything we needed and it was a lot! Would recommend him very highly.

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written on 10/7/2015 by eklebba2 Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $9.925M in Johannesburg, MI.
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Wayne was very professional and helpful throughout the entire process. From our first meeting he had the entire day really well organized and we were able to see more properties than we had anticipated. Wayne quickly adjusted to our likes and dislikes and showed us several properties that we wouldn't have otherwise considered. Ultimately we purchased a lakefront home that wasn't yet on the market but Wayne thought we might like it based on our feedback and comments. Overall our experience was outstanding throughout the entire process including getting through the details of closing and moving in. We would highly recommend Wayne especially if you're looking in the Grand Traverse area for water front property.

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written on 7/8/2015 by zuser20150315140942149 Bought a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $525K in Williamsburg, MI.
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I didn't really know what I wanted when I first started looking but Wayne was very patient and I found my dream spot. He helped negotiate a good price and now we are going there every weekend.

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written on 6/17/2015 by lavalleym3 Bought a Vacant Land home in 2015 for approximately $500K in Traverse City, MI.
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This was my first home-buying experience. Wayne was awesome! Responded to my myriad questions in a timely manner every time. Was great to work with throughout the process, and provided valuable input at each step. I highly recommend using Wayne!

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written on 5/28/2015 by sanders frye Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $150K in Traverse City, MI.
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Wayne worked very hard getting me in my new home ... There was a few issues that could have ended the deal... Thanks to Wayne he smooth it all out... Thanks Wayne

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written on 3/18/2015 by jmcurry53 Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $50K in Alden, MI.
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Wayne was very personal. He took the time to get to know us and understand what we were looking for. He was responsive to our requests and procuring information. Very knowledgeable about the area and did a great job negotiating our sale. We are very appreciative of his efforts!

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written on 3/13/2015 by pertonmi Bought a home in 2015 in Traverse Heights, Garfield Township, MI 49686.
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Wayne was very prompt and professional from setting up showings to closing. Any questions or concerns I had he was able to give ease of mind. After the purchase of my new home he checked in to make sure everything was in proper working order and how the house was. Can't say enough about his work ethic and would recommend him highly and will be using him in future ventures.

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written on 3/12/2015 by rrapexpredator Bought a home in 2015 in Creswell, Eastport, MI 49648.
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Wayne was personable and very helpful in our purchasing a home. he went out of his way to provide personalized service and responded in a timely manner regarding all of our questions. I would highly recommend talking to Wayne with regards to either selling or buying your next home

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written on 3/9/2015 by robert cook01 Bought a home in 2014.
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We purchased a home that Wayne had listed. Wayne acted as the sellers and buyers agent.
From the first time we met with Wayne at the home until the closing, Wayne Toteff went above and beyond the call of duty. Whether we had a question or even needed something done, Wayne was always there to help and get things figured out right away. The home we purchased was a second home and was 3 hours away so there were many questions that popped up after looking at the house. Being 3 hours away it was not easy to just jump in the car and go see for yourself - Wayne did an excellent job of getting these questions answered quickly and correctly saving us several trips.
Wayne's knowledge of the area, expertise, responsiveness and every aspect of the buying/selling procedure is top notch! We would highly recommend.

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written on 3/4/2015 by zuser20140720190638089 Bought a Single Family home in 2015 in Rapid City, MI.
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We were really please with how Wayne kept us informed through out this entire process of listing our home and selling it as well as purchasing our new home.
He would go anywhere to let us see anything!
Even after the sale he stayed in contact with us to be sure we were comfortable and happy.
When my nerves were starting to get to me, he would settle me down.
If we ever decide to sell again, we will definately go with Wayne!
Thank you!

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written on 1/30/2015 by nanarose11 Bought and sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Central Lake, MI.
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Wayne handled the sale of my property. He is by far the best real estate man or women I have used to sell property. I would give him a very favorable recommendation as a real estate salesmen.

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written on 10/22/2014 by p55gilk Sold a home in 2014 in Wildwood, Boyne City, MI 49712.
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Wayne was an EXCELLENT real estate agent and I would recommend him to all my friends and family. As luck would have it we got into a bidding war [any home buyers greatest nightmare] Wayne’s skills became apparent and with his help we got the house!
Wayne was always available for any questions was there every step of the way. returned my phone calls was always on top of things and has excellent communicational skills .. Buying a home can be a very stressful with Wayne’s help the whole process flowed smoothly .

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written on 1/31/2014 by WilMoore2 Bought a home in 2014.
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Wayne is very easy to work with and is very forthcoming about each property whether it's in a positive or negative light. He's the type of person that gains your comfort and trust very quickly. He has extensive knowledge of the N MI real estate market. My wife and I enjoyed our experience working with Wayne and would highly recommend him to anyone.

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written on 1/25/2014 by jwhite90 Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Williamsburg, MI.
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In our search of purchasing a house to use as a rental, Wayne was very accommodating and never pushy. He worked within the hours that was convenient for us which included late afternoons. The closing process was smooth. Great to work with!

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written on 1/24/2014 by dhairston4 Helped me rent a Single Family home in Williamsburg, MI.
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Wayne is friendly, knowledgeable and considered our feelings and needs. He was wonderful to work with. If you are looking for someone who is willing to work for you, I highly recommend Wayne!

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written on 10/14/2013 by jrbroome Showed home in 2013 in Elk Rapids, MI 49629.
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Wayne was friendly, but not pushy, when we were looking at prospective properties. He was willing to take time with us at each property to look at it thoroughly. He had knowledge of the Elk Rapids, Traverse City area which was very helpful to us. During the negotiation process, he was quick to respond to our questions and concerns. We would highly recommend Wayne as we found him to be great to work with.

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written on 8/22/2013 by user9097193 Bought a Condo home in 2013 in Elk Rapids, MI.
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Wayne has acted in a very professional manner when listing my property. He has done a complete analysis and has made several recommendations to help make this property more marketable. These recommendations have led to several showings in a short period of time. Great job!

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written on 7/3/2013 by martot Other service. Elk Rapids, MI
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