Who we are.

Carole Reitz is the lead buyer specialist for the Petzke Team at RE/MAX by the Lake, the number one real estate sales team in Southwest Michigan.  Carole specializes in assisting home buyers navigating their search for the perfect home. Carole is a seasoned professional in customer service and former small business owner of All Seasons Fireplace Shop in Benton Harbor, MI.  

Carole has served in many diverse roles throughout her career including medicine, office management and retail sales.  While Carole has only been involved with real estate for a short time, she has championed the buyer's market across Southwest Michigan ranging from first time home buyers to investors. Carole's passion for helping others blended with her hobby of interior design drove her to pursue a career in real estate.  Carole has extensive knowledge of the city and surrounding areas.

Carole's number one priority is her clientele whom she contributes all of her success to.  In addition to her love for real estate, Carole is a devoted wife to her husband Matt and loving mother of four.  She enjoys spending her free time cooking, working on her house and spending time with family.