Mike Kalis, Author at Think Realty | A Real Estate of Mind

Mike Kalis


An entrepreneur at heart, CEO Mike Kalis leads the team at MarketplaceHomes.com, a Detroit-based brokerage that specializes in new construction sales and property management. Marketplace has sold more than $1.5 billion in new construction homes, gained a controlling interest in more than 2,000 single-family properties, and offers new-construction homebuyers a guaranteed lease on their previous property for up to six years. Mike has also been a four-time Inc. 5000 list awardee, and in addition to his managing partner role at Marketplace, he is a venture capitalist and investor in ZipTours. The startup helps homebuyers and renters see a home with an agent streaming live to their smartphone; it has conducted tens of thousands of tours since March 2015. When he’s not busy creating new real estate solutions, Mike loves wakeboarding, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.

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Thanks to a rocky recent history, American real estate has been dubbed the “land of milk and honey” for foreign investors. Countless people from across the globe are scooping up… more