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Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty

Northern Michigan Real Estate

Located at the heart of the Inland Waterway, Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty is an independent Coldwell Banker office in Alanson, Michigan.

We understand that Northern Michigan is a year-round, magical destination for many families. For us, it’s home.

We believe that Northern Michigan is the most beautiful place in the world and we want to share our home with you. Home is a place to make memories, to reunite, to rest, it’s a place for smiles, laughter and fun. It’s the place you always want to return to.

We want to welcome you as our neighbors. Out talented team of real estate agents can make your Northern Michigan home buying experience effortless. Just read some of our reviews!


Fairbairn has been a trusted name in Northern Michigan since 1895. For over 125 years, the Fairbairn family has been serving our valued neighbors. W.W. Fairbairn & Sons was founded 5 generations ago. Then, operating as a servicer to the lumber camps, Walter Wayne Fairbairn paved the way for the Fairbairn family to become the trusted name that cottage owners know they can rely on today.
Paul Fairbairn founded Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty in the summer of 2008, a time when the real estate market was in upheaval. Having now been licensed in the industry for over 27 years, Paul has proven his resilience in hard times.


Fairbairn Realty is known for our stellar marketing campaigns and our commitment to our clients.

We believe in the "Golden Rule" – "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

We know that it may not be today that you’re ready to buy or sell, but we want you to know that we’re here for you when you’re ready.

Our agents specialize in the lakes, rivers and communities which make up the Inland Waterway: Crooked Lake . Pickerel Lake . Crooked River . Burt Lake . Indian River . Mullett Lake . Petoskey . Conway . Ponshewaing . Alanson . Indian River . Topinabee

Our agents have a wealth of knowledge in all Northern Michigan real estate including: Douglas Lake. Munro Lake . Paradise Lake . Black Lake . Lake Michigan . Lake Huron

Our agents are Realtor members of the:

Belonging to both local associations, we have access to the two area Multiple Listing Services, giving our agents an advantage.

Our agents have more data and 2x the exposure for your listing.

Our agents are focused on Emmet and Cheboygan counties including: Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Alanson, Conway, Oden, Bliss, Levering, Good Hart, Cross Village, Levering, Pellston, Indian River, Topinabee, Carp Lake, Cheboygan and Mackinaw City.

When you, your friends or family, are thinking real estate, think Fairbairn Realty.


Coldwell Banker has been guiding people home since 1906. Coldwell Banker Real Estate’s mission is to empower their people to leave their mark on the world of real estate. For over 114 years, the Coldwell Banker brand has left its mark with a long list of industry firsts, including the first real estate company to introduce a code of ethics, the first to guarantee our services in writing, the first to launch a national website, and the first to use big data and artificial intelligence. Coldwell Banker core values – Home, Awesomeness, Ingenuity, and Excellence – are at the forefront of everything we do in guiding our clients on the remarkable journey toward home ownership.

The power and reach of the Coldwell Banker brand stretches across 43 countries and territories including the United States and Canada. The Coldwell Banker brand presence consists of approximately 3,000 offices worldwide. In every facet of our industry, Coldwell Banker Real Estate sets the standard for innovation, expertise and support.

In Q3 and Q4 of 2020, Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty’s list price to sales price ratio was higher than the Michigan, Midwest and the US average (the Coldwell Banker Business Drivers Report as of Dec. 31st, 2020). Let us help you to maximize your value.

Call a Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty agent today for your FREE Current Market Analysis of your home, land or business.

Our agents are here to serve you. Call and ask for –

Paul Fairbairn
Cell - 231-340-0562

Craig Wilson Jr.
International President's Premier Award Winner
Sales Associate/ Realtor
Cell - 231-459-5762

Karen Petrimoulx
Associate Broker/ Realtor
Cell - 231-420-4441

James "Jimmy" Bell
Sales Associate/ Realtor
Cell - 231-330-1359

Lucia Brzezinski
Sales Associate/ Realtor
Cell - 231-459-6745


Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty is a people-oriented company operating a quality real estate business dedicated to meeting the needs and expectations of our clients, our sales associates, our employees, and our community.

These are our commitments:

TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS: Whether buying or selling leasing, we strive to provide for you the finest quality real estate services at a fair value and do it efficiently and enthusiastically.

TO OUR SALES ASSOCIATES AND EMPLOYEES: Our desired goal is to provide for you a safe and secure work environment that builds self-esteem, a sense of belonging, pride and teamwork.

TO OUR COMMUNITY: We will be responsible corporate citizens by actively supporting local community development efforts. We will maintain facilities which enhance the neighborhood we serve.

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Coldwell Banker Fairbairn Realty
7569 US 31 South
P.O. Box 560
Alanson, Michigan 49706

Office: 231-548-9336
Fax: 231-548-4327
Email: [email protected]

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