Mill Pond Realty

Laura Durham is the owner and broker of locally and family-owned Mill Pond Realty and Mill Pond Realty Vacation Rentals in Saugatuck, Michigan. Laura prides herself and her company on offering award-winning real estate, vacation rental, and property management services since 1991. SmartMoney, BusinessWeek, Where to Retire, and Grand Rapids Magazine have all recognized Laura as the REALTOR ® of choice chose in West Michigan.

Laura is consistently ranked the #1 REALTOR in the area for all closed sales in residential, vacant land, and commercial properties in Saugatuck; Douglas; Ganges; West Allegan County; and Casco, Lee, and Laketown Townships.

Laura's commitment to community involvement has been extensive – she is currently a member of Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce, Saugatuck/Douglas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Saugatuck/Douglas Area Business Association, West Michigan Tourism, board member of Heritage Home since 2021, Habitat for Humanity, Arts Councils, St. Jude Research Hospital, American Cancer Society, Special Olympics, Hospice of Holland, and others. Whether it is free music in the park or a movie in the park under the stars, Laura is eager to give back to her communities that she loves.

Raised in Saugatuck/Douglas, Michigan, Laura is an accomplished real estate agent since following in her father's footsteps in 1982. She has proudly earned the designations of CRS (Certified Residential Specialist ®), GRI (Graduate Real Estate Institute ®), CBA (Certified Buyers Agent ®), CDPE (Certified Distress Property Expert), Certified Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE), CIAS (Certified Investor Agent Specialist), , Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS), and holds the Home Marketing’s Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist ™ (CLHMS) designation.  


When you hire Laura you also get the entire team at no additional cost. Laura’s team of professionals—includes a service assistant, a marketing director, four licensed buyer's agents and the entire rental management team—you get the benefit of our combined and unmatched knowledge and judgment.

You and your Real Estate needs will be Laura and her team’s top priority and we will be in constant communication with you throughout the process. Buy, Sell, Rent, and Dream... with Confidence: That's my promise!

Meet the Team