Dannielle Coursey Ottimer is a Sales Associate with Harbor Sotheby's International Realty. In this role she brings a high level of professionalism, communication, negotiating skills, and excellent customer service. Dannielle is committed to building relationships with her clients and shows dedication to their interests, which has earned her their trust and loyalty. Originally from the Midwest, Dannielle has made her home in northern Michigan for the past 25 years after having spent many delightful childhood summers here. Dannielle can provide her clients with extensive knowledge and history of the area and its communities. With a strong education in music, art, science, design, marketing and research she has incorporated this training in a variety of experiences. Dannielle taught preschool-age children for 12 years and assisted with the implementation and development of a successful preschool program. She also comes to us with a strong background in sales experience having spent many years brokering European and Scandinavian antiques as well as owning and being the principal artist of a faux painting business for 22 years and often takes commissions for interior design consultation. Being a business owner has allowed her a comprehensive knowledge base of home construction processes and the development of working relationships with area contractors and subcontractors, which is an advantage in the real estate market. Dannielle has been actively dedicated to the involvement within the community over the years and has been a board member of many local organizations and non-profits. She supports the local Crooked Tree Arts Center and co-chairs their largest fundraising event, D'art for Art. She has developed visiting artists and author's programs, planned and implemented events, and has expertise in fundraising, development, organization, and marketing. She is a member of the Emmet County Lakeshore Association which allows her to keep apprised of current issues affecting lake front property values, water conditions, and environmental protection and preservation. She is a member of the Emmet Association of REALTORS, Michigan Association of REALTORS, and National Association of REALTORS. Dannielle excels at assisting her clients with buying and selling luxury resort homes, unique and waterfront properties, farm estates, and hunting properties in northern Michigan. She guides them confidently through this process while sharing what our unique area and Sotheby's brand has to offer. She finds it highly rewarding to match people with the property and home they are looking for. "My goal is to exceed my clients' expectations with a high level of service for their real estate needs."