Invest

Historically, real estate is a sound investment – as long as you invest in the right real estate. J. Keller Properties knows the ins and outs of investment property, and we are committed to helping you find the right real estate to invest in.

Maybe you’re looking for a short-term investment and want to ‘flip’ a home. Or perhaps you want to purchase a campus property as a long-term investment. Our insight, experience and market expertise is precisely what you need when you’re looking to buy or sell property. Here is an abbreviated list of what we provide when working with a client to find the perfect investment property:

  • Run a complete analysis of the property using our proprietary evaluation tool.
  • Provide common metrics such as; Cap Rate; GRM; and Cash on Cash ROI.
  • Confirm how much the uncapped tax basis will increase.
  • Investigate zoning, occupancy, and use restrictions.
  • Permit search- has the property been properly permitted, are essential housing permits in place?
  • Analyze deferred maintenance projects and capital improvement projections.

Whether it’s investment or residential property, we take the guesswork out of the process and do all we can to ensure you have the information and analysis you need to make a sound strategic decision.

Property Management

Owning income property has never been easier. J Keller Properties, LLC provides our clients with exceptional exposure to targeted audiences, professional service, and a strong local reputation. We specialize in a wide range of housing, from student rentals to multimillion dollar executive properties.

Whatever your property may be, we have a place for it at J Keller Properties, LLC. Our experienced team of Realtors follow up on the details of leases, rent and local ordinances for you. Our staff of professionals provides around-the-clock assistance for maintenance and repairs. All that’s left for you to do is receive your income.

We provide full service property management by furnishing the following:

  • Advertise and market property
  • Schedule and conduct showings
  • Comprehensive three-part tenant screening process
  • Provide in person or electronic lease signings
  • Schedule vendors, services, and timeline for turnover period
  • Prepare property for certificate of occupancy inspection and certification
  • Collect rents via mail, electronic payment, or in-person
  • Conduct and coordinate maintenance request and repairs (preventative, routine, and responsive)
  • Routine drive-by property visual inspections
  • Payment to owners via monthly EFT
  • 24-hour online account access
  • Complete brokerage services for buying or selling property
  • Manage delinquent accounts
  • Prompt bill payment

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Stay up-to-date on your investments via our cloud-based property management software.

Income Property Consulting

Working with another agent but in need of our market experience? We offer full analytics on potential investment properties starting at $1,500 per analysis. This strategic analysis includes the above mentioned proprietary analytics, consultation, and up to 5 hours of total time investment. Use the contact us form below to reach our experienced team of Realtors and Property Managers.

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J. Keller Properties IconJ. Keller Properties

2435 South Main Street, Ann Arbor

4.8 72 reviews

  • Avatar Damian Elahi ★★★★★ a week ago
    Greetings. I met Jon Keller at JKP Offices late December 2013. He stayed later during the Holiday Season for a visiting prospective California investor (me) to discuss buying properties in Ann Arbor; I had researched him for the informational-type … More meeting, among others, who I also visited on that Cali-to-Ann Arbor trip. Flash forward to February 2024. I just closed my 5th investment property purchase with Jon and his Team. This in short captures what I think of the Team, and of course my experience with Jon: Professional, productive, personable, and just a pleasure to work with. Onward! Sincerely, DE
  • Avatar Kirsten Smith ★★★★★ 9 months ago
    I have good things to share about the J Keller team. I recently signed a lease with J Keller Properties. This is my first experience interacting with a property management agency as opposed to a remote property owner. My experience to date … More has been excellent. From the start, I was impressed with their gracious communication and timely response to any questions I had. Since moving in, they continue to be just as professional and friendly. I am treated with respect and I feel valued as their tenant. The maintenance team and their service is great. Jonathan is consistently responsive and timely with communicating and fulfilling maintenance requests. My interactions with everyone at J Keller continue to affirm that I made an excellent and wise decision in choosing to lease with them.
  • Avatar Julie Bowers ★★★★★ 8 months ago
    Jon was professional and responsive on our two real estate transactions. He was instrumental in giving advice on pricing and getting the house ready for sale. Jon has great knowledge of the Ann Arbor real estate market, which proved to … More be very helpful. We would highly recommend him on future real estate representation. He also happens to be a very nice guy!
    Julie and Steve Bowers
  • Avatar David Ives ★★★★★ a year ago
    I've been with J. Keller Properties now as a property investor since about 2017, starting with a small duplex. All along the way Jon and his whole team have performed at a high level. They know the Ann Arbor market, treat tenants … More fairly, and work well with the city administrators. They can see and create value add opportunities in property that others might miss, making them an excellent business partner.
  • Avatar Lee Walker ★★★★★ a year ago
    I worked with Allison and although I chose not to pursue the option, she was diligent, hardworking and obtained all the answers in an expedient and professional manner. I would work with JKeller in the future.

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Brett Kotula | Maintenance Technician

Brett comes to J Keller Properties from the retail industry and has an eye for detail. He does much of our in-unit repair and assessment. Brett is a pleasure to work with and is a welcome face when maintenance is needed!

Tim Sperendi | Maintenance Technician

Serving in property management and maintenance since 2003, Tim Sperendi is an invaluable asset to our team. He brings a vast skill set and phenomenal work ethic along with him everyday. Sperendi leads the company’s in-house lawn care and snow removal efforts. Keep an eye out for Tim cruising down your street inside the J Keller snow plow! 

Jonathan Holton | Maintenance Coordinator, Licensed Builder, Realtor

Jonathan spent years in the building and construction trades and specializes in custom carpentry. He brings an abundance of project based knowledge and an organizational prowess to our team. Jonathan has successfully obtained his real estate license and his builders license since joining J Keller. After just one year on the team, Jonathan was promoted to Maintenance Coordinator. Keeping all our Technicians organized and informing owners of service items is a snap shot of how Jonathan spends his day. Jonathan’s work ethic and kindness towards others are an inspiration around the office. Contact Jonathan Holton.

Mike Zanto | Realtor, Residential Property Manager

Imported from Grand Rapids in 2013, Mike joined the J. Keller team shortly after graduating from U of M with a degree in Sport Management. His passion for Real Estate and customer service is apparent in his daily responsibilities managing a portfolio of 200 properties. From the first showing to the last day of a lease, Mike provides exceptional service to our tenants and owners. Mike also specializes in helping tenants become first time home buyers as well as investor acquisitions. Contact Mike Zanto.

Ashley Wood | Office Accountant

Ashley Wood brings a wealth of accounting and payroll experience to J. Keller Properties. She has been with J Keller since 2014 and in that time whipped the accounting department into shape. Wood is a magician with a spreadsheet and a marvel on rent rolls. Her enthusiasm for improving systems and her disdain for mistakes makes her a formidable leader at J. Keller Properties. Wood oversees all in-house accounting operations. Any accounting questions are best directed at Ashley: Contact Ashley Wood

Drew Fanelli | Realtor, Residential Property Manager

At J. Keller Properties, customer service and satisfaction is very important to us. That’s why Drew Fanelli makes such a phenomenal Residential Property Manager. He knows what his clients want and always delivers. Fanelli has been in property management since 2006 and has the experience to get clients exactly what they need.  Drew likes to say “no two days are alike in property management.” But rest assured, he’s seen enough to make sure you are taken care of. Fanelli easily navigates listings to find the perfect location for any prospective tenants. Fanelli received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Western Michigan University and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Michigan. Contact Drew Fanelli.