When it comes to home buying, it can be so much fun, but it can also get taxing. The thrill of visiting the first few homes can often disappear when you find out that there are multiple offers, or that the home just went under contract.

Amber Cyman Real Estate is highly networked in the community name and has some proprietary technology for her marketing that gives home buyers the competitive edge they need when it comes to finding and buying their dream home.



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CRYSTAL LAKE Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Crystal Lake Township is a civil township of Benzie County in Michigan, which includes the census-designated place (CDP) of Pilgrim. It has a population of 1,065 people as of the 2020 US census. This is an increase from the 2010 population of 957.

Crystal Lake Township has a total area of 17.1 square miles according to the United States Census Bureau, of which 12.5 square miles is land and 4.5 square miles is water. The township is known for its irregular shape. It runs along Lake Michigan to Crystal Lake.

If you are looking for a real estate property in Crystal Lake, call Amber Cyman today.

Residents of Crystal Lake Township enjoy a rural atmosphere, but the place also has plenty of coffee shops, bars, and restaurants. There are a lot of places to explore and things to do. You can visit Crystal Lake’s historical settings including the Mills Community House and Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Of course, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is also nearby and that’s one destination you shouldn’t miss if you are in the Crystal Lake area.

Whether you’re just visiting or you’re interested in living in Crystal Lake Township, you certainly won’t run out of things to do and see. Work with Amber Cyman and find the home of your dreams in Crystal Lake.



There are certain qualities you need to look for in a real estate agent, especially if you want to buy a real estate property in Crystal Lake. Interviewing your prospects is usually a good idea, but finding the right real estate agent is easier said than done.

In order to choose the best agent for your real estate needs, you need to consider factors like how long they have been licensed and how many deals they have closed.

Experience matters, especially when it comes to real estate. You want a buyer’s agent who is familiar with the ins and outs of the industry, so they can give you proper advice throughout the process. Whether you are buying or selling a property in Crystal Lake, they can walk you through it and help you handle any problem that you may encounter along the way.

When it comes to real estate properties in Crystal Lake, it pays to have a real estate agent who is really familiar with the area. Your agent should know the area well enough to give you the answers for some of your most important questions. They need to know about nearby school districts, universities, shopping centers, hospitals, etc. This could make a big difference in your decision-making process as you look for a property to buy. The more information you can get, the better.

Ideally, you want a real estate agent who is active in the industry. Ask them about how many transactions they have done so far within the year. Although the actual number doesn’t matter, you can get an idea of how well they are doing at keeping their business consistent.

Finally, you need a real estate agent who is available when you need them. Agents need to be available during business hours to manage the logistics of your real estate transaction. Real estate is a tough business when it comes to the hours. Most of the time, agents also have to be available after work hours to meet with clients. A good agent will make sure they are available when you need them so they can handle problems that may arise during the transaction.

Don’t just take your agent’s word for it. You can easily find testimonials online from clients they have worked with in the past. This is one of your most reliable sources of information when it comes to real estate agents.

Amber Cyman, for example, consistently receives positive feedback from her clients, which you can read about online. This gives you an idea on how effective she is when it comes to helping her clients secure their dream homes. Here are a few of those testimonials about Amber Cyman:

“Amber is hands down the best realtor we’ve ever worked with! Buying a home is so hard when there’s so much competition but with her work ethic there’s nothing really that stands in her way. She works tirelessly and will fight for you every step of the way and she really has your best interest at heart. She’s honest with telling you everything that is wrong with any home and has a great amount of local knowledge to find you the most perfect home. I could go on and on but bottom line is just get her to represent you and you won’t be sorry. She’s the best of the best!”

-Natasha Hegarty bought a single family home in 2019 for approximately $300K in Traverse City, MI 49684-

Another testimonial is from a user named DavidRhine7, who bought and sold a home in 2017 in Traverse City, Michigan:

“We took 2 years to find the house of our dreams and Amber was with us every step of the way. We had a tough price point and some high standards but Amber took our challenge and made it an amazing experience. If there was ever a listing that came up, it didn’t matter what time a day Amber would send it. With no reservation and with the highest regard – there is only one call you should make when trying to find a house and that’s to Amber Cyman. Finding a house is a process, you have the beginning stages, finding your house, closing, and then after closing. It has taken me a year to write this but even to this day Amber still cares and asks us how everything is going. You will Not find a better realtor.”

Amber Cyman was voted 2019 Traverse Magazine “Red Hot 10 Best Realtors” for Northern Michigan. She has also received the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards from Real Estate One. But as Amber herself will tell you, awards don’t mean everything when it comes to real estate.

What’s more important is Amber’s passion for homes and for helping people find an investment property for their dream home. The awards and the recognition are just the cherry on top.

Amber Cyman is also very active within the community in groups such as Immaculate Conception PAC, Child Family Services, and Harvest MOPS group.

Amber loves to negotiate for home sellers. She knows the importance of being well-prepared so she could defend her clients against low ball offers. Her commitment to doing the right thing for her clients makes her a very persuasive negotiator. Whether you are looking to buy a new home or sell your real estate property for top dollar, Amber Cyman is the agent for you. Contact Amber Cyman Real Estate today.

Amber and her team have been in the real estate business since 2013. Their roots lie in Michigan, and they know the Northern Michigan market inside out, from Elk Rapids to Crystal Lake to Traverse City. The Amber Cyman team knows the lakes, the countryside and the neighborhoods well enough to make you their latest success story.

Amber Cyman Real Estate works in Crystal Lake, Leelanau County, Antrim County and most places within 45 minutes or so of her office in Traverse City.

Crystal Lake Data

The population was 957 at the 2010 census.

September 23, 1914

House Of Construction Inc.

Real Estate Builders & Construction Company


Eternal Canvas Productions

No reviews · Film Production Company


Frankfort Manufacturing Company


Frankfort, MI, United States

Crystal Lake Apartments Family Limited Partnership

Crystal Lake Apartments Family Limited Partnership is located in Shelby Township, MI, United States and is part of the Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing Industry. Crystal Lake Apartments Family Limited Partnership has 35 total employees across all of its locations and generates $3.59 million in sales (USD). (Sales figure is modelled). There are 2 companies in the Crystal Lake Apartments Family Limited Partnership corporate family.

Employees (this site): 25 

Employees (all sites): 35

In 2019, the median household income of Crystal Lake households was $65,938. Crystal Lake households made slightly more than Burnside households ($65,921) and Fruitland households ($65,909) . However, 2.8% of Crystal Lake families live in poverty.

In Crystal Lake Township, Benzie County with a median price of $334000, which is an increase of 2.8% since last year.

Public Beaches:


Crystal Beach  

Crystal Lake Township, MI 49635, United States


Beulah Public Beach

139 Lake St, Beulah, MI 49617, United States

Point Betsie Lighthouse Beach

3485 Point Betsie Rd, Frankfort, MI 49635, United States

Boat Launches:


Big Platte Lake Boat Launch Ramp

4375 Arborvitae Drive

Honor, Michigan 49640

6.66 Mile (s)

Platte Lake


Frankfort Municipal Marina on Betsie Lake Ramp

912 Main Street

Frankfort, Michigan 49635

8.18 Mile (s)

Frankfort Municipal Marina


Little Platte Lake Boat Launch Ramp

5454 West Cove

Honor, Michigan 49640

9.75 Mile (s)

Little Platte Lake


Arcadia Dock & Boat Launch Ramp

17150 1st Street

Arcadia, Michigan 49613

18.43 Mile (s)


Green Lake Boat Launch Ramp

10795 Puryear Drive

Interlochen, Michigan 49643

26.85 Mile (s)


Lime Lake Boat Launch Ramp

6305 South Maple City Road

Maple City, Michigan 49664

35.45 Mile (s)


Coho Bend Campground Ramp

5025 River Road

Manistee, Michigan 49660

41.03 Mile (s)

Coho Bend Campground


Elmwood Township Marina Ramp

13501 South West Bay Shore Drive

Traverse City, Michigan 49684

42.33 Mile (s)

Elmwood Charter Twp

Crystal Lake averages 113 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

Crystal Lake, Michigan gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

July is the warmest month for Crystal Lake and the warmest month is 78.9 °. Crystal Lake has 3 pleasant months with high temperatures ranging from 70-85 °. The most beautiful months of the year for Crystal Lake are July, August and June.

Crystal Lake is 2.1 days a year when temperatures are high above 90 °, which is colder than most areas of Michigan.

The warmest month is January with 17 ° C and the coldest night in Crystal Lake. It is warmer than most areas of Michigan.


Elementary School


Frankfort Elementary School

Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools, MI PK, K-6


Crystal Lake Elementary School

Benzie County Central Schools, MI K-5


High School

Frankfort High School

Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools, MI 7-12 


  • School Rankings:

Frankfort Elementary School

Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools, MI PK, K-6

grade B+


Frankfort High School

Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools, MI 7-12 

grade B+

Crystal Lake Elementary School

Benzie County Central Schools, MI K-5

grade C


West Bloomfield School District


Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, MI

3.5 miles from Crystal Lake


Point Betsie Lighthouse

3701 Point Betsie Rd, Frankfort, MI 49635-9523


Empire Bluff Trail

Empire, MI


Frankfort Beach

Frankfort, MI 49635


The Frankfort Light

Main Street, Frankfort, MI


Riverside Canoe Trips

5042 N Scenic Hwy, Honor, MI 49640-9713


Honor Trading Post

8294 Deadstream Rd, Honor, MI 49640-9778

  1. Rock’s Landing – Temp. CLOSED

American (New)


  1. Birch & Maple

Breakfast & Brunch

  1. Manitou



  1. Stormcloud Brewing



  1. Lucky Dog Bar & Grille

American (Traditional)


  1. Vita Bella


The Crystal Lake Police Department is divided into two divisions: Operational and Administrative. The department builds community partnerships by promoting public trust, promoting mutual respect, and providing services to improve the viability of the people of Crystal Lake.



The Crystal Lake Police Department is committed to providing the highest level of police service to people who visit, live and work in Crystal Lake. By working with our citizens, we strive to improve the quality of life by providing a police service that builds public confidence and responds to social needs.

Opening hours in the lobby

Monday to Friday, 8: 00-17: 00

Police officers are available 24 hours a day. After hours in the lobby, a telephone at the door.


Citizen’s self-declaration

Looking for a report on a minor crime on an unknown suspect? Use Citizen Self Reporting to complete the online report.


New: Citizen poll results!

The Crystal Lake Police Department would like to thank everyone who took part in our civic survey in 2021. More than 200 people took part in the survey. The results showed that most participants had a positive view of our departments, officers and the services we provide. As we’re constantly working to take it to the next level, please let me know if we’re interested in any critical comments or suggestions for improvement. To ensure transparency, we present the results of the civic survey here. Please note that we have modified the personal information of some participants, but otherwise the results will not change.


Crystal Lake crime rates are 43% lower than the national average

Violent crimes in Crystal Lake are 71% lower than the national average

In Crystal Lake you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime

Crystal Lake is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States

Year over year crime in Crystal Lake has not changed

If you live in Crystal Lake, the probability is 1 in 888 that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes can include murder, sexual assault, assault and physical assault. Your risk of becoming a victim of property crime is 1 in 82.

The atmosphere here is positive and it is a great place for education and family. All seasons are fun because there is something to do all year round. In summer, the lakes are inhabited by boats, fishermen and swimmers. In winter, mostly snowboard / ski or snowmobile.

Amber Cyman isn’t just an expert real estate agent who can help you buy or sell a property in Crystal Lake. She and her team of real estate experts also provide unmatched marketing so you could sell your home quickly. They use social media, realtor listing sites, and virtual walkthroughs to reach as many prospective buyers as possible.

Amber’s social media page alone has more followers than any other realtor in the area. Their community pages total over 200,000 people and they are still growing, which means they have an incredible reach via social media.

Amber Cyman Real Estate also uses the Traverse Area Home Search, which has the most followers of any realtor listing site on Facebook with over 15,000 members. As the admin of some of the biggest Facebook real estate pages in Michigan, Amber has the greatest social media reach out of any real estate agent in Michigan.

For each home listing, Amber’s team offers a virtual walkthrough plus drone footage even on vacant land.

As for availability, Amber picks up her phone whenever possible, making her the most accessible real estate agent for buyers and sellers in town.

Amber Cyman Real Estate uses repeatable processes and captive audiences to ensure that each listing gets the attention it deserves. Amber prides herself in successfully bringing a property and client together using strategic marketing plans. She is a natural negotiator, so she is able to stay calm even through stressful and complicated times, and that’s what truly separates Amber Cyman Real Estate from the crowd.

Amber Cyman Real Estate has a technology stack that alerts clients through text or email when a new listing pops up. This means that even in a highly competitive real estate market, her clients are always the first to know. Work with Amber Cyman Real Estate and win the home of your dreams in Crystal Lake.