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Drinks & Discussion: Stay Ahead of the Real Estate Game


Getting ready to get out of your apartment and into a house? Are you looking for a starter home or your dream home? Are you even ready to invest in a house? How do you determine getting into the best possible solution for you? Still have unanswered questions?

Join us July 25th at BrewMerchant as our Emcee and very own Justin Glover ask our panelist Kyle Geenen, Andrew Midgley, and Brendon Johnson those questions and potentially guide you through today’s housing market and answer your question on why or how to buy a house.

Interested in hearing something specific from the panel? Send your thoughts or questions to our Professional Development Chair, Bill Badran, at

Meet Our Panelists

Kyle Geenen – The key to buying or selling a home is finding the right agent. Kyle Geenen is one of the top rated best West Michigan Realtors. Kyle attributes his success in part to being a lifelong resident of Holland and has grown up in a family of experienced real estate professionals in West Michigan realestate. This has allowed Geenen Homes to acquire extensive knowledge of lakeshore properties,condominiums, and new developments. Kyle earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer science at Trinity Christian College in Chicago, Illinois, where he is honored to be on the alumni board of directors. Upon graduating from Trinity, Kyle worked in the public accounting and marketing sectors before switching into the real estate market.

Andrew Midgley – Andrew is a mortgage loan originator for Private Mortgage Wholesale. He’s been an originator for 5 years and has held leadership roles at some of the top mortgage companies in the country. He has since moved to Holland to focus on lending specifically to the Holland, Zeeland and surrounding West Michigan area.Andrew is a fellow HYP member as well as a Michigan West Coast Chamber ambassador and 2019 West Coast Leadership graduate. Please do not hesitate to ask questions! Andrew loves questions and people so feel free to fire away!

Brendon Johnson – A Financial Advisor with CapTrust since 2013, Brendon loves building relationships that help guide people towards what is most important to them. Local to Holland, Brendon not only understands financial investments but also community investment; you can find him serving as the Treasurer for Love Inc. National, an Advisory Committee member for First Tee of West Michigan, and a Kids Hope mentor. Brendon's passion for his family, combined with understanding how to financially guide people and spending time in the community, positions him well for doing what he loves.