Terry and Sarah Stone have been happy and flattered to study their lakefront residence in Forester Park will likely be featured within the common HGTV program, “Seaside Home Hunters.”
The couple’s residence in Forester Township is one among three on the Sanilac County shoreline (a.okay.a. ‘The Gold Coast’) that would be the topic of the non-scripted actuality TV program by which a pair, guided by their realtor, is taken round to view beachfront listings.
The potential patrons stroll by the houses and focus on the facilities of every property on digital camera earlier than selecting to purchase their favourite.
“I’m glad the sellers aren’t going to be on TV,” mentioned Terry. “It was an in depth course of. A movie crew was right here for 2 days as the parents appeared over the home in and out.”
Lengthy-time space gross sales agent Mike Rickerman, an affiliate dealer at City & Nation Realty in Lexington, did the showings, which have been filmed in late November of final 12 months.
Rickerman mentioned that producers from HGTV obtained his title from market analysis they have been doing on seaside home gross sales alongside Michigan’s Lake Huron shoreline.
“They contacted me and mentioned they wished to spotlight the realm of their present and requested if I’d be considering being featured because the agent. I used to be prepared to take part, so I needed to endure an interview course of to see if I’d be appropriate.”
Rickerman continued, “Subsequent, they requested me to submit an inventory of current purchasers who had checked out lakefront property. I submitted the names of a number of . It simply so occurred that my brother and his spouse Carol have been included. Everybody was interviewed by Skype, and the producers chosen David and Carol to be on the present.”
David and Carol are each graduates of Croswell-Lexington Excessive College and at present reside in Grosse Pointe Woods.
Rickerman went on to clarify, “Then out of all of the houses they checked out, I used to be requested to slim the listing down to a few properties. One we named ‘The Park Home,’ one other we named ‘The Moon Home’ due to a big sculpture of a crescent moon within the yard, and the third we named ‘The Slide Home’ as a result of it had a protracted slide all the way down to the seaside,” mentioned Rickerman.
When requested how he felt about being on nationwide tv, Rickerman answered, “I’ve a face higher suited to radio, however I used to be honored to be chosen and thrilled that our stunning lakeshore neighborhood, which is such an amazing place to dwell and lift a household, will get the nationwide consideration it deserves.”
To search out out which property the couple decides to buy, tune in to HGTV’s “Seaside Home Hunters” on Sunday, June 16 at 9:30 p.m.