Phone: (906) 524-2211
Mobile: (906) 361-0408
Fax: (906) 524-2213
Bio: Up North Realty is based in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Broker and owner, Tracy Kahkonen has been a full time Realtor for 17 years and is a lifelong resident of Baraga County.
Tracy is an excellent communicator with special skills in strategic planning and negotiating, a forward thinker, and a leader in the industry. Her very successful realty company specializes in residential sales, vacant land, and lakefront properties in the Upper Peninsula. As a lifelong resident of Baraga County Tracy brings valuable industry insight and experience. In addition, she has incredible customer attention skills that gives her the leverage for Up North Realty. By working directly with all of her clients they are well prepared and qualified to close on any contract they initiate.
Tracy enjoys spending her free time outside. She maintains a small hobby farm with free-range chickens and an organic garden. She also enjoys fishing, kayaking, and snowshoeing. Tracy has three adult children who share her interest in the outdoors.
Terrance Cranford is the son of Tracy Kahkonen and the newest member of the Up North Realty team. He received his Michigan Real Estate license in the fall of 2014 and is already ranked number 15 in sales for the first half of 2015.
Terrance's love for the outdoors makes every vacant land listing an adventure and his knack for adapting to the latest technology make it a breeze. He uses the latest mapping software and GPS technology to effortlessly locate the most remote properties in the Upper Peninsula.
When he's not teaching his mother how to check her email on her new iPhone, Terrance spends his time in the kitchen. He is currently attending classes at Northern Michigan University and will earn his bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management in the winter of 2018.
His experience as a Second Class Petty Officer in the Navy Reserves has taught him discipline, teamwork, and most importantly, that things don't always go as planned. Terrance is very motivated and is always ready to accept the next challenge.