Meet Our Team

Our Grand Properties Group team has experience working with clients all over West Michigan. We've got you covered!

Each of our team members offers a unique perspective on West Michigan and has built their expertise in the areas of downsizing, staging, interior design, flipping homes, buy and hold properties, and finding the right Grand Rapids neighborhood for you. We offer service beyond simply finding you the right property, we work with you to transform your life through your investment. 

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lynette bowser, REALTOR, DESIGNER, P.S.A., Partner

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Lynette offers a hard-working set of real estate skills, stemming from her background in interior design and new home construction, as well as her more than two decades of experience in sales and negotiations. Trusted and reliable, Lynette believes that communication is key. She is adept at listening to her client's wants and needs, and is determined to do what it takes to meet them; whether that means helping you get your home list ready and staging it to sell, or envisioning the potential of a prospective property to make it into your dream home.

Either way, her goal is to have clients who are thrilled with the outcome she helps them achieve. 

Lynette grew up in West Michigan and has lived in West Michigan her entire life. 


Rachel Zylstra, REALTOR, P.S.A., partner

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Rachel Zylstra brings exemplary skills in planning and communication to the table in her work as a Realtor. Her goal is not just to find the best home for your needs, but to make the process go as smoothly as possible— from home searching, to writing offers — all the way to close. Her ability to listen, objectively assess a situation and propose a solution makes Rachel particularly adept at handling sensitive, stressful real estate circumstances.

Rachel grew up in West Michigan and Northern Michigan, and has lived in Grand Rapids for more than 20 years. She has a degree in Social Work and owned and managed a children's retail store in Grand Rapids for twelve years before becoming a Real Estate Agent. She has a passion for Grand Rapids, its neighborhoods and communities, and their stories.

When Rachel is not working, you will find her visiting thrift and antique shops, curled up on the couch with a book, or working on project around the house. She is married with two boys. She enjoys trips to museums, camping and scuba diving with her family.


Carrie Carr, realtor

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As an active, lifelong member of West Michigan community, Carrie brings a deep knowledge and first-hand experience of the region to her clients' search for the perfect home. After a 20 year career in the dental industry, Carrie has turned her meticulous attention to detail, along with her passion to help others and her committed work ethic to real estate. A proud do-it-yourselfer, you are likely to find Carrie with a tool-belt on, working on one of her family’s investment properties. Her eye for detail, honed in her many construction and renovation projects, can help you find the home you dream of, even if it might need some renovations.

Carrie isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty and loves to garden and work on the outside of her properties' various landscape projects too. When she isn’t selling real estate she can be found running, hiking and spending time outside with her friends and family, or serving at her local church. Carrie lives in Northern Kent County with her husband Roger while their boys are attending college at Iowa State University and Indiana Wesleyan University.


Matt Morrison, Realtor

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Matt was raised in Grand Rapids and is proud to call it home. He prides himself on being knowledgeable about the neighborhoods, hot spots, and hidden gems that West Michigan has to offer. He is excited about the continuous growth of the city and is always eager to help home buyers find their perfect home.

With years of sale experience Matt’s passion is to understand the needs of his clients. He is respectful of their time and always keeps his clients’ best interests in mind throughout the home-buying or selling process. His goal is to build and maintain lasting relationships based on trust and integrity.

Aside from real estate, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. They can be found camping, at the beach or riding bikes. He understands that giving back to his community through volunteer opportunities creates a better world. Matt is a man of faith who recognizes that life is short, and the time spent with those you love is irreplaceable.



Lynette and Rachel are certified pricing strategy advisors. 

With the P.S.A. certification our agents have enhanced skills in home pricing and valuation. Find out more about their certification at