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Chase Gonion is a long time resident of the Blue Water Area. He graduated from Cros-Lex High School in ‘02 and proceeded to work within the construction, food and sales industries before finding his passion for real estate. Chase became a licensed Realtor in ‘09, Short Sale & Foreclosure Specialist in ‘10, an Associate Broker in ‘13, Master Certified Negotiation Expert in ‘17, and Green Certified in 2017. He began his career at Bauer-Reno & Associates Real Estate LLC, where he was employed from '09-'17. Throughout his career in real estate, he’s continued his education by taking courses through the Real Estate Academy, Marketplace, and Liberty Title and also by attending the National Realtors Convention 2016/17 and MI Association of Realtors Convention 2013-17.  In the beginning of 2018 Chase began his own real estate brokerage, Unique Properties Real Estate, Inc. He’s immersed himself into the community by volunteering for Relay for Life, the Hunter Hospitality House and joining the Blue Water Young Professionals. He currently serves as President of the Eastern Thumb Association of Realtors, where’s he’s been a member since ‘09 and held leadership positions since ‘13. Outside of work Chase spends his time remodeling homes, traveling, and doing outdoor activities such as snowmobiling, camping, and biking.

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Certifications and Designations

Associate Broker's License, 2013

Real Estate License, 2009

Master Certified Negotiation Expert (MCNE), 2017

Certified Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Specialist (SFR), 2010

Green Designation, 2017

Associate Broker/Owner
Unique Properties Real Estate, Inc. 

I currently service St. Clair, Sanilac, and Macomb Counties, helping sellers get their house sold and buyers find a place they can call home. My background includes Private Sales, Bank-Owned or REO, Government (HUD, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac), Short Sales, and Leases.

2016 Sales: $4.16 Million
2015 Sales: $5.6 Million
2014 Sales: $3.5 Million
2013 Sales: $3.4 Million
2012 Sales: $2.7 Million
2011 Sales:  $1.7Million
2010 Sales: $1.2 Million


The Real Estate Academy, April 2016
-Michigan Statues & Rules
-Real Estate Case Law
-National Industry Updates
-Busting Real Estate Myths

The Michigan Association of REALTORS, September 2013
-Fourteen Trends to Take Your Business to the Top in 2014
-Pay Dirt: Mining the Economics of Green Improvements

Michigan Department of Labor 7 Economic Growth - Real Estate Division, October 2013
-Advanced Approach to Successfully Selling HUD Homes

Liberty Title, March - July 2011
-Perils and Pitfalls of Buying Forclosed Properties
-Social Media & Technology
-Seller Financing, The Key to Michigan's Housing Recovery

NCI Associates, LTD School of Building and Real Estate, September 2009
-Real Estate Fundamentals

Continued Education

MAR Convention, September 2017
-Translate Green Products & Features into Green Reward$!
-Grand Assembly, Century 21
-Repeating Session: Running Your Business in a Low Inventory Market
-Top Policy Issues Facing Brokerages Today
-Co-op(eration): Improving Customer Service Through Synergy with Your Competition
-Delegate Body
-Within the Law

NAR Green Designation, April 2017
- The Resource-Efficient Home - Retrofits, Remodels, Renovations, and New Home Construction
- Representing Buyers and Sellers of Resource-Efficient Home

NAR Convention, Orlando Florida, November 2016

MAR Convention, October 2016
-Mobile Technology
-2016 Legal Review
-RPR Mobile
-Big Data
-Intro & Advanced iPhone Features

Professional Affiliations  

Eastern Thumb Association of Realtors, 2009 to Present
- President 2017
- Board Member 2013 to Present

Blue Water Young Professionals, 2010 to Present

National Association of Realtors, 2009 to Present

 The REALTORS® Member Education Program, March 2016
-The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism 

Marketplace, 2015-2017
-Legal Focus For Leaders
-From Pigs to Lions
-Igniting the Passion
-Professional Standards and Ethics Workshop
-High Performing Teams & Leadership
-Top Realtor Code of Ethics Issues & How to Avoid Them

-Professional Standards Training 2017

I have had the privilege of working with Chase on numerous transactions over several years. He is a joy to work with and a consummate professional. He takes personal care to make sure each client has their individual needs met. He is efficient, knowledgeable and very organized. I cannot recommend him enough!

Lester Wilkins
The Lester Wilkins Mortgage Team-Blue Water Home Loans

"I work with many agents within our real estate community and Chase is one of the best. He always stays on top of the details to make sure his clients have a terrific experience when buying or selling a home."

- Chris Voss

Liberty Title