Shane Nelson
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Shane Nelson

Shane Nelson grew up in Leelanau County and has lived in Traverse City for over ten years. As a realtor in Traverse City he has witnessed its great transformation from a small town into a bustling city that retains its small-town feel. His intimate knowledge of this region, and experiences of having lived here all of his life give him enthusiasm and a desire to make his home, your home.


Shane is recognized as a real estate agent known for his extensive market knowledge and his unmatched devotion to his clients. Shane’s success is based almost exclusively on positive referrals. He earns the respect of his clients by working tirelessly on their behalf and by always offering them candid advice. He recognizes and values the trust his clients place in him and strives every day to exceed their expectations. 


Shane provides quality service to build relationships with his clients and more importantly, maintain those relationships by communicating effectively. He listens to his clients wants and needs to achieve the best outcome in every transaction, and strives to ensure that the buying or selling process is fun, easy, and stress-free. Shane’s clients can count on him any time of day to answer the call when they have a question or a concern. 


His dedication to his career comes in part from his large extended family. With his sister Amber Cyman (2020 & 2021 Red Hot Best Realtor) as his mentor he is well positioned to continue his success as a realtor in Northern Michigan. He has been motivated to higher success in his career with his marriage and birth of his son. 


Shanes biggest hobby is art. His skill on the guitar in the band Infinium and his artistic eye when it comes to drawing are unmatched. His recognition of art in homes has even translated to being a successful drone operator and videographer. These hobbies can give him an advantage when finding potential design layouts for your new home or staging aspects to sell your home. Along with his extensive social media reach the sky is really the limit with his potential.


In this current real estate market Shane understands the challenges and frustrations and brings that empathy to each situation. He takes the opportunity to represent you as your realtor very seriously and likes to win for his clients but to do so with a calm demeanor and a smile.


For those that are looking to buy a new home, Shane has time and energy to commit to helping you find the ideal place. Here are several reasons why people might be looking for a new home:

  • New to the area and not sure what part of town to live in.
  • Had another child and need a larger home. 
  • Got a promotion and want a larger house a larger yard. 
  • Retiring and looking to buy the dream house on the water, in town or out in the country. 

Whatever reason you are in the market for a new home, Shane wants to be your Realtor and help you find the perfect place for your and your family. 

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