Michigan Lifestyle Properties is Michigan’s #1 Lifestyle Property Brokerage, the only company of its kind, specializing in bringing together buyers and sellers of lifestyle properties throughout Michigan, including lake homes and cottages, country homes, log homes, recreational land, horse property, historic homes, and more. Our #1 ranked specialty property websites are a comprehensive resource for property owners, agents and brokers who are interested in buying or selling lifestyle properties in Michigan.
Michigan Lifestyle Properties is co-owned by Ryan Johnson and David Kreager, who founded the company in 2009.
Ryan Johnson is a native of the Gull Lake community in Richland, Michigan. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1999 with a Natural Resource degree in Commercial Recreation & Tourism. Ryan started his real estate career 19 years ago working for a web based marketing firm, where he was responsible for developing national real estate relationships. Later in 2001, Ryan moved back to Michigan and co-founded a Lansing based real estate appraisal company where he actively appraised both residential and agricultural type properties with an emphasis on partial interest full narrative type appraisals for local units of government, government agencies, private landowners and conservation groups. Ryan is currently a licensed Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser & Real Estate Agent. He joined United Country Michigan Lifestyle Properties as a full time agent in 2012. Ryan represents properties all over the State of Michigan working with buyers and sellers of a variety of property types including, residential, land & farm, lakefront and country estates. Ryan has recently partnered with David Kreager, Broker/Owner and founder of the Richland office. Ryan and his wife and 3 children live in the Gull Lake Community.
David Kreager is the managing broker of Michigan Lifestyle Properties, which he started in 2009. He is a leader in the marketing of lifestyle properties in Michigan, including waterfront property, log and country homes, horse properties, golf course homes and condos, historic homes, and others. He created the Lifestyle Property Network, Michigan’s leading digital platform for reaching buyers and sellers in a variety of niche real estate markets. The websites in the Lifestyle Property Network are top-ranked in organic searches for a wide variety of search terms. David has 30 years of sales management, marketing and real estate development experience. The majority of his professional career was spent in the financial services industry, with American Express Financial Corporation. Since 1984, he has been a Certified Financial Planner®, and is qualified to work with IRA investors who invest tax-qualified money in real estate. He has represented properties for sale all over Michigan, and enjoys the creative process required by special and unique properties. David and his wife live just north of South Haven, on the Lake Michigan shoreline.