About the Michelle Hoagland Group

At 211◦ water is hot. With that one extra degree of heat, at 212◦ there is steam, and it can power a locomotive. Our commitment to you is that we will put that extra degree of effort into everything we do for you. It’s who we are and it’s what we do.

We pride ourselves in conducting our business with ultimate integrity, honesty, and passion. Our clients sincerely appreciate the trust relationship we develop when working together. This is why a high percentage of our business comes from referrals or past clients.

With over 15 years of real estate experience, The Michelle Hoagland Group has extensive knowledge across all of Minneapolis/St Paul and surrounding suburbs, with an emphasis on the South Metro. We are Local Market Experts in Rosemount. Every transaction is unique and important, and we strive to exceed our client’s expectations.

Our team can provide excellent representation for South Metro homes for sale including the surrounding communities such as Bloomington/Richfield, Apple Valley, Rosemount, Eagan, Lakeville, Savage, Prior Lake, Shakopee, Farmington, and Burnsville.

If you’re buying a home, you will find our knowledge of the available home market to be unparalleled as we preview over 200 homes per year for our buyers. We know what’s available, and what you should expect for the price, so you can be sure to get the best value in one of the biggest purchases of your life.

If you’re selling your home, our unique approach to marketing and listing has a proven track record of success. We use everything from the most cutting edge technology, to good-old fashioned hard work of knocking on doors to get your home sold. The small things really matter in real estate and we will take care of every detail.

The Michelle Hoagland Group offers unparalleled service to ALL clients. Your complete satisfaction is our number one priority.

Whether you are considering buying a home, selling a home, or both, we know this area inside and out. We are experts in the South Metro area. If you are hoping to move up to your dream home, build a new home, downsize to simplify life, or even avoid foreclosure, we have resources to inform and help you.

Let us know if there is something specific you are looking for and we’ll find what you need. Enjoy your visit, and please contact us if there is anything we can do to make your next home buying or home selling experience the best it can be!

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Michelle Hoagland
Team Leader, Head Listing Agent

MichelleMichelle is an accomplished Real Estate Agent with more than 14 years in real estate who has served on the Agent Leadership Council. Michelle is a member of the Dakota County Chamber of Commerce and the Rosemount Rotary.

As Team Leader, Michelle provides strategic direction for The Michelle Hoagland Group while serving as the Lead Listing Specialist. She specializes in Traditional Transactions as well as New Builds. Michelle has a deep knowledge of architecture and the home building process which fully translates into every single home purchase.

Michelle’s ability to connect with her clients, and her passion and knowledge for the industry has built lasting relationships. She strives to make each client feel comfortable during the entire home buying/selling process.


Gary Hoagland
Buyers Agent/Marketing Lead

GaryGary coaches, trains, and motivates our team and assures that all of our team’s activities meet our quality standards and fall in line with our mission and vision. Gary is also responsible for team marketing, including brand management, social media, advertising, online resources, and analysis of existing marketing campaigns. Gary develops new marketing products and coordinates all graphic design for the team, as well as working on strategic planning, organizational and operational systems, human resources, financial reporting, and business development.  He will find the most interesting, compelling and creative ways to market you home most effectively to insure the quickest sale.

Gary is a licensed Realtor with the Certified Local Market Expert Designation. Gary and Michelle are proud parents to two grown children and a crazy little Yorkie.


Bill Droste                                                                                                                                                                                               Listing and Buyers Agent

Bill Droste has been selling residential real estate for the past nine years with a primary focus in the South Metropolitan area.  Bill’s extensive knowledge of Dakota County and the Twin Cities is unparalleled because of his background and civic engagement.  He believes in giving clients the most up-to-date information on the state of the market, housing trends, comparable sales and property values, and providing clients with a realistic outlook on what they can expect to achieve in todays market.

After living in several mid-west cities, Bill, his wife Carol and children moved to the Twin Cities in 1989.  In addition to selling real estate Bill is the current mayor of the City of Rosemount where he has served 15 years.  Bill enjoys developing great communities           through a wide range of housing and connected neighborhoods.


Tom Wright                                                                                                                                                                                               Listing and Buyers Agent

Tom Wright has been selling residential real estate for the past two years with a primary focus on the South Metro area. Tom has more than 20 years in the inbound call center industry as a regional manager with an emphasis on customer service training. Tom prides himself on the service he provides to his clients and believes his past experience translates perfectly to the real estate industry. Working with individuals and families on a daily basis to sell their home or find their dream home and providing a 10+ customer service experience.

Tom and his wife Pat, along with their two children, moved to the Twin Cities south metro from Illinois in 1993. Tom and Pat enjoy spending as much time as they can with their family and spoiling their young grandson.

Susan Opp                                                                                                                                                                                               Operations Manager

Susan has been in the real estate world for over seven years both as a real estate agent and as an executive assistant.   She works closely with The Michelle Hoagland Group in all aspects of the business, helping to develop and execute marketing strategies, creating open house advertisements, maintaining databases and group files, scheduling special events, troubleshooting challenges, and much more. Susan’s desire is to provide outstanding customer service and to lessen the load for the team so their focus can be on our number one priority, you the client.

Susan is married with two college age daughters.  Hobbies include reading, biking, travelling, camping, and she just completed her first half inline skate marathon!  She lives with her family, 2 dogs, 2 cats and a bunch of fish in the south metro.