Rusty Kalmbach

No One Knows The Area Like A Native!

Ann Arbor Office, MI
1898 West Stadium Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 761-6600

Homes have characteristics similar to how people have personalities. In real estate I work to match the people to the home. No matter how great a home is, if it’s not a good match in style and characteristics with the people that are looking, then a deal won’t work out. But, when it is a good fit, there’s no turning back. Here’s what my buyers say about me:


"He did a great job and made our home purchasing experience smooth and successful."


“Rusty was wonderful. He was very patient with us during the process, was always available when we had questions, and went above and beyond on more than one occasion. We highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a new home, especially if you're new to the area or the state like we were.”


Sellers know this because they have already been through one or more home buying processes. For home selling it’s all about a quick sale. How’s this for quick?


"Sold in 5 days at greater than original sale price, thanks!"


Bottom line here is that when you are looking to sell or buy a new home you want someone who is patient and will listen to your needs, someone who understands both the selling and buying processes, and someone who can get the job done. I am committed to connecting with people and helping them find their next home. I am dedicated to integrity and have a desire to make each client’s home buying or selling experience a successful one.


I’d like to help you with selling your home or finding your next home! Call or message me today!



Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step toward your dream of buying your first home. You’ve begun the process of educating yourself and learning what needs to happen in order to achieve that dream of home ownership. The questions below are typical of what I hear First Time Home Buyers ask.


Buyer List of FAQ'S


  • What does it take to buy a new home?

  • How long will this process take?

  • What features do I want in a home?

  • What kind of neighborhood do you want to live in?

  • When should I make an offer?

  • How much should I offer?

  • How much cash will I need to purchase a home?

  • What is EMD?

  • What happens to my EMD?

  • Will I get my EMD back if the contract is not accepted?

  • What is the process of getting my EMD back if the contract is accepted and the home inspection finds an issue?

  • How do I select a mortgage company or a mortgage loan processor?

  • How much will I need for a down payment?

  • Who else is involved in the process?

  • Can you recommend an attorney, home inspector, or a lender?

  • How long does a home inspection take?

  • Do I really need to have the home inspected?

  • What is a multiple offer situation?

  • How does my offer compete with others?

  • Can I change my offer before it is considered by the seller?

  • What do you mean by “Closing and Taking Ownership”?

  • When do I get keys?


If you would like answers to these questions or to any other real estate related question, please complete the “Get In Touch With Me” section to the left and I’ll be happy to connect with you and provide the answers.


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