About Us

About Dave Thomson

I am the owner of Lake Effect Home Buyers. I have a beautiful wife named Megan and 3 amazing kids - Ruthie, Cooper, and Milo. I love to buy distressed properties, fix them up, and provide wonderful homes for the community of Holland.

My main goal is to provide you a solution to whatever situation you’re in. Even if that means me pointing you to resources other than myself. I have your best interest in mind and I will be honest and transparent. I always put the client first.

I appreciate you taking the time to read about myself and our company. We like to believe we aren’t like other “We Buy Houses” companies. We take pride in being local to West Michigan, and believe we can provide a personal touch and solution that others cannot! We are here to serve you! 

Lake Effect Home Buyers

We are a local company here in West Michigan. We provide win-win solutions to help homeowners get out of their sticky situation like foreclosure, owning a burdensome property, probate, landlords with tenants, or anything else. At Lake Effect Home Buyers, we focus on providing you with a solution to your situation so you can continue to do the things you love.

Lake Effect Home Buyers is a real estate solutions company based out of Holland Michigan.  We’re a family-owned business and focus on helping homeowners like you find solutions for your problem whether you’re going through a foreclosure, can’t sell your property, or just need to sell their house for all kinds of reasons. 

In addition to buying homes, we manage our own properties, partner with investors, and are here to answer any of your real estate questions!

What We Will Do

We will to treat you with respect.

We will help in any way we can, no matter the situation.

We will genuinely serve people and the community of West Michigan.

Our Core Values

  1. Create Value
  2. Love and Serve Others
  3. Do the Right Thing
  4. Transparency
  5. Inclusiveness and Respect for People
  6. Gratitude Every Day
  7. Built Upon Faith


“To provide value to homeowners and inspire a positive, lasting impact.”

How We Work With Homeowners

If you have any questions about how we work, what the process of selling a house or having us help you, or just want to learn more about us, don’t hesitate to contact us anytime at (616) 294-0151!