Autograph Joins Forbes Global Properties Marking Expansion into Michigan

Specializing in the marketing and sale of residential and commercial properties, the client-driven firm provides comprehensive real estate services to buyers and sellers throughout the state, including the iconic upper and lower peninsulas

Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to welcome Michigan’s premier luxury real estate brokerage Autograph to its prestigious ranks. Autograph is the first firm to be awarded membership in Michigan, where it will exclusively represent the brand throughout the state.

With a flagship office in Traverse City and offices strategically located throughout Michigan, Autograph is a recognized leader in both residential and commercial real estate, specializing in a wide variety of properties including condos, homes, and estate properties. Boasting the longest freshwater shoreline in the world, the firm’s team of agents and brokers expertly showcase the state’s unparalleled luxury lifestyle amenities, including boating, equestrian, outdoor activities, and world-class golf.

“We are honored to have been selected as the exclusive member of Forbes Global Properties throughout Michigan,” says Dr. Lora Higdon, owner and CEO of Autograph. “Our association with the brand is a strong endorsement for our company, our agents, and the luxury homes that we represent. Through this coveted membership, we look forward to bolstering our reputation as one of the region’s leading boutique brokerages for luxury real estate.”

The exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties provides branding and marketing services to the world’s premier real estate firms and is now represented by more than 11,500 real estate agents across 13 countries in approximately 345 locations. Autograph joins this network of top brokerages with proven records of success in luxury property sales and exceptional client service.

“Our recent Market Perspective revealed that 68% of luxury buyers prioritized more indoor and outdoor space,” said Alex Lange, CEO of Forbes Global Properties. “We are proud to welcome Autograph to our network of leading local experts. From world-class boating and golf to hiking and skiing, Michigan’s year-round outdoor lifestyle and exceptional properties will resonate with domestic and international buyers alike.”

As a member of this exclusive network, Autograph will benefit from Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 100 million monthly global visitors to connect, inspire, and inform affluent potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale around the world. Homes will be presented across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial. Autograph’s prime residential listings will be showcased on, a curated collection of high-value homes for sale worldwide.

About Autograph

Headquartered in Traverse City, Autograph is Michigan’s premier luxury real estate brokerage serving the unique needs of discerning clients. The firm’s team of agents and brokers are leaders in all categories of residential and commercial properties, boasting unparalleled knowledge of the state’s extraordinary landscape and luxury lifestyle offerings.

About Forbes Global Properties

A natural extension of the time-honored Forbes brand, Forbes Global Properties is a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the elite agents that represent them. Established in 2020, the invitation-only network spans 345 locations and comprises approximately 11,500 luxury property experts across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Europe. More than 100 million monthly visitors to enjoy unrivaled access to an elite collection of properties presented within the hallmark context of trusted editorial content and timely market data. For more information, visit