Bernie came to Michigan from Austria in 1983 to teach skiing in Boyne Highlands. In 1989 he became a Realtor and a few years later started his own company, Schaffer Real Estate. The goal always was to provide the best service possible and Sotheby's International Realty was the natural choice to accomplish that. For years Bernie traveled the world which gave him invaluable insight into foreign cultures. He speaks German fluently. After 31 years of selling real estate in Harbor Springs, he is very knowledgeable of the local market and is known for his ability to match the perfect property to potential buyers and produce the results his clients expect. He lives on Lake Michigan with his wife, renowned artist Elizabeth Pollie. For the last seven years he has been a Director of the Emmet Board of Realtors and before that he served on the Grievance Committee for many years.
Bernie Schaffer works in Harbor Springs which has a population of 7,257. Harbor Springs has a household income of $44,205. The educational attainment of residents of Harbor Springs includes 65.43% of adults who have at least a college degree. Residents in Harbor Springs will typically attend school in Harbor Springs.
The listing information set forth on this site is based upon information which we consider reliable, but because it has been supplied by third parties to our franchisees (who in turn supplied it to us) , we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. The offerings are subject to errors, omissions, changes, including price, or withdrawal without notice. All dimensions are approximate and have not been verified by the selling party and cannot be verified by Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC. It is recommended that you hire a professional in the business of determining dimensions, such as an appraiser, architect or civil engineer, to determine such information.
Sotheby's International Realty® and the Sotheby's International Realty Logo are service marks licensed to Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC and used with permission. Harbor Sotheby's International Realty fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each franchise is independently owned and operated. Any services or products provided by independently owned and operated franchisees are not provided by, affiliated with or related to Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC nor any of its affiliated companies.