Ludington, MI | February 1, 2019 Five Star Real Estate Leaders announced that they are opening a new office in Ludington, Michigan in an effort to expand their reach and service agents looking for options outside of the typical real estate franchise model.

We are thrilled to be able to bring this unique business model to the Ludington area and support agents in their endeavor to better serve their clients and customers” said Greg Carlson, Owner and Founder of Five Star.

The office, which will be located at 513 S. James Street in downtown Ludington, is currently being renovated and will be ready to open on March 1, 2019. This location will be modeled after a cooperative work environment to promote building a community among agents. Drop-in space as well as a private conference room will be available for the use of all Five Star agents.

About Five Star Founded in 1996, Five Star is a West Michigan Based real estate brokerage with a corporate headquarters in Grand Rapids. Five Star has found the right mix of low, efficient costs, and a highly responsive support staff. Five Star’s model differs from a majority of other brokerages which allows agents to keep more of the commission. They have saved their agents over $5,500,000 in Franchise Fees by being independent. Five Star agents, on average, outproduce the majority of the industry year after year. Five Star has catapulted from 150 agents in 2012 to 470 in 2018 with 12 company offices and 15 private branch locations.

For more information, please contact Five Star’s Director of Growth, Jackie Root at 616.633.8472 or visit