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Press Release: Rookie Realtor Sells Over 1 Million Dollars in First Year.

Kevin Reeve, Realtor with Production Realty in Jackson MI has hit a goal that very few agents ever hit. In one of the most competitive industries to break into, Kevin Reeve sold 1.2 Million Dollars of real estate in his first year. While 85% of new agents drop out of the business within 2 years, Kevin’s dedication to his clients has made him stand out.

Congratulations! We love our new home!” Sheri S. – Client

Kevin Reeve Realtor

Kevin Reeve, who is also a successful race car driver on the side, knows what it takes to be a winning Realtor.

Whether selling or buying real estate, Kevin has your back.

Watch as he races to the top of the real estate industry.



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Kevin Reeve Realtor

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Production Realty now has Google Street View on Google Maps

Production Realty is the First Google Street View Trusted Real Estate Firm in Michigan.

Google street view Production Realty

Production Realty’s Virtual Reality (VR) Technology is now approved for Google Maps. Our listings are featured on the worlds largest map, Google Maps.

“Home Buyers are using Google Street View to research a neighborhood, now they can also check out the inside of our listings.” – Ben Latocki, Broker/Owner of Production Realty

With our 360 Degree Virtual Reality Tours on Google Maps, Home Buyer’s can tour our listings the same way they tour a neighborhood. 

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5 Things Every Realtor Should Be Doing To Sell Homes For Top Dollar

Top Producers know what it takes to sell a home for top dollar. Top Producing Agents have excellent negotiation skills, great communication skills, and a full blown marketing plan. It is hard to know if an agent has the first two, but at a minimum their marketing plan should include these 5 things every Realtor should be doing to sell homes for top dollar.

Sell Homes for Top Dollar

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Sam Crawford Awarded Rookie of The Year in Jackson MI

Sam Crawford Realtor Rookie of the Year

Sam Crawford Awarded Jackson Michigan Realtor Rookie of  The Year 2016

The Rookie of the Year award is granted to a first-year real estate licensee and first year Association member who has closed at least $1,000,000 in sales their first year, served on an Association committee and has been involved in the community.

This year’s Rookie of the Year has:

  • Closed over $1,000,000 in sales their first year in the business.

  • They have been actively involved with JAAR committees.

  • They have been actively involved with the Jackson Fitness Council.

  • They have helped with Earth Day Neighborhood Clean-up.

  • They have been actively involved with the John George Home.

  • They have been actively involved with the Grand River Environmental Action Team.

The 2016 Rookie of the Year is Sam Crawford of Production Realty.

Congratulations Sam!Sam Crawford Realtor Rookie of the year

Production Realty has won an unprecedented 2 years in a row Rookie of the Year Award. Our commitment to only hiring the best of the best, one on one training, along with a focus on giving back the community has turned out the area’s best new Realtors like Sam Crawford. Our philosophy of quality beats quantity works. Would you rather work with a firm that hires new agents all day long or a firm that only takes on the best new Realtors?


Cory Latocki Named REALTOR of The Year in Jackson MI

Cory Latocki Realtor of the YearOne year after being named Rookie of the year, Cory Latocki has been named Realtor of The Year in Jackson MI. In addition, he has been nominated for Realtor of The Year for the entire state of Michigan for 2016.

The Realtor® of the Year Award is the greatest honor bestowed upon a Realtor® by their peers. The award recognizes a Realtor® for meritorious contributions to the advancement of their profession and the real estate community at large.


The REALTOR of the Year award is granted to a REALTOR® who has made an extraordinary effort over the past year to better their profession, serve their customers and clients and their community by demonstrating high principles and faithfulness to laws and regulations of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and to demonstrate to the general public, by these outstanding examples, the work done by REALTORS®. The 2016 Realtor of The Year is Cory Latocki of Production Realty.Cory Latocki Realtor of The Year Jackson MI Continue Reading →

Production Realty Welcomes Kevin Reeve Realtor

We are excited to welcome Kevin Reeve Realtor to the Production Realty Team.

Kevin Reeve Realtor

Production Realty welcomes Kevin Reeve Realtor to the largest non-franchised firm in the area.

Kevin is a consummate salesman. In fact, he’s been selling most of his life. Kevin has spent the last 10 years as a successful salesman for a family-owned trucking company.  When the opportunity to become a real estate agent arose, Kevin jumped at it! This has been a lifelong vision for Kevin, and he was finally in the position to make the big move. While this is a new adventure for Kevin, his dedication, negotiation skills, and trustworthiness will allow him to thrive.

By living in Hanover his whole life, Kevin has developed his expertise in the area by being a member of  the community.   He spends his leisure time traveling around the state of Michigan and Ohio racing his dirt Late Model. Through these adventures, it has given him the opportunity to build relationships with a wide range of individuals and businesses.

With the knowledge of the Production Realty team behind him, not only will he achieve his dreams, but so will you.

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Kevin Reeve Realtor
1201 Greenwood Ave
Jackson, MI 49203


Thinking about moving? We Can Help!

thinking about moving we can help

My husband and I have been thinking about moving. It’s been a really hard decision. We love our house, our yard, our neighborhood, and especially our neighbors. We built our house to meet our needs, and it still meets our needs ten years later.

So why move? Well, basically, I’m sick of driving. We live outside my kids’ school district, so between school, practice, piano lessons, work, and everything else, all I do is drive. And it’s only going to get worse over the next seven years.

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Production Realty Welcomes Russ Gaston Realtor

We are excited to welcome Russ Gaston Realtor to the Production Realty Team.

Russ Gaston RealtorProduction Realty welcomes Russ Gaston Realtor to the largest non-franchised firm in the area. Russ bring many years of experience working for the area’s largest employer, Consumers Energy. His connections within the community are numerous. His motivation to succeed, along with his love of technology will make him a great addition to our firm.

“I was lucky enough to marry my incredible wife Karen in 2004 and we have two wonderful children Avah and Bennett.  We love to travel and are a sports loving family.  I love to coach youth sports, especially baseball, I enjoy working out and I’m an avid reader. I have an Associates Degree from Jackson College as well as a Bachelors Degree from Spring Arbor University.” -Russ



For more information on Russ, visit, and follow him on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.

Russ Gaston Realtor

Know Better? Do Better.

Know better DO BETTERI recently completed a Master Gardener course, and I can honestly say I feel less like a “master” now than I did before I started. I still say plant names wrong. I still don’t know what to prune when. And I still can’t identify different trees. But do I actually know more than I did before? Yes. But now I also know how much more there is to learn. My basic knowledge is just the beginning.

This is true in every profession. And that’s scary.

Think back to your first year in real estate. Were you excited? Yes. Nervous? Probably. Worried you’d make a mistake? Absolutely. But going on appointments, having daily interactions, and handling situations allowed those feelings to lessen. You gained experience and knowledge.

Over the years I’ve learned a few things. Sometimes my buyers love a house that I don’t, so I allow them to share their thoughts first. I’ve learned that my tiny phone screen isn’t the best way to read- and react to- counter offers. And I just can’t go back to taking my own photos after hiring a professional that first time. I’ve learned from my mistakes. I’ve upped my game. And now that I know better, I do better.

This is something we should strive for every day. We aren’t always going to know everything, and we aren’t always going to handle every situation perfectly. But once you learn from something, improve on it next time. Do better than the day before.

Over the course of a career, our work ethic improves. Our knowledge base increases. Sales techniques sharpen, and marketing ideas change. As long as we are willing to learn and grow, our business will follow. Does this mean we need to keep raising our standards? Absolutely.

Do you know better? Then do better. Always.

Know Better? Do better.