Janet Owen’s Listing in The New York Times!

Janet Owen’s listing, 1825 N Cleveland, is mentioned in The New York Times!  Writer Michelle Higgins included Janet’s stately East Lincoln Park estate in her “On The Market in Chicago” roundup.  She listed the properties many features including a 4800-bottle wine cellar. To read the full article, please click here.

 

Ivona Kutermankiewicz Mentioned in Chicago Magazine!

Ivona Kutermankiewicz, of our Lincoln Park/Clybourn office is mentioned in Chicago Magazine. The article highlights up-and-coming Race Avenue which runs through Ukrainian Village and West Town. Ivona is featured as she has several new developments in the area, and discusses why the 1800 block of West Race has become so popular for upscale, urban buyers. To read the full article, please click here.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group Makes Waves!

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The launch of BHHS KoenigRubloff has been the talk of town! News of the merger has spread to several press outlets over the past few days!

 

Mary Ellen Podmolik of the Tribune’s Business section wrote about the presence of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand in our markets, as well as the combined strength of our leadership team from both companies. You can read the full piece here.

 

The Chicago Tribune also featured an editorial in its Winnetka-Northfield edition. The Winnetka piece mentions the office’s ribbon cutting ceremony, which included members of the Winnetka Chamber of Commerce.

 

Dennis Rodkin of Crain’s Chicago Business wrote an in-depth article discussing how BHHS KoenigRubloff is “Connecting Local Roots”. The piece includes quotes from Ron Peltier, Chief Executive Officer of HomeServices of America and BHHS KoenigRubloff’s very own President, Michael Pierson. Michael is quoted saying, “From a consumer standpoint, you can’t find a more trusted name.” To read the full article, please click here.

 

Other mentions include Justin Greenberg, Vice President and Managing Broker of our Park Ridge office. The Northwest suburban outlet Journal & Topics wrote a piece here. The Niles Herald-Spectator also made note of our merger in a recent mention.  Finally our Harbor Country office made waves along the shore when it launched its new office signage. HarborCountryNews.com featured the office’s ribbon cutting here.

 

Please see below for even MORE merger mentions!

 

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Elmhurst        Naperville
Evanston        Northbrook
Glenview        Wheaton
Hinsdale         Winnetka

 

This is great exposure for all of our markets and we are going to keep the momentum going! We will pass along both company and agent news alerts as they come in.

The Power of The Brand!

As we head into the weekend, we wanted to pass along two fantastic videos from leaders within the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network. Michael Slevin from Denver, Colorado and Linda Sherrer in Jacksonville, Florida have shared their stories about the overwhelming response from consumers to the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand. Please feel free to share your feedback in the comment section below.

Linda Sherrer – Founder, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty

 

Michael Slevin – Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties

Two Magnificent Companies Become One!

Last night, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty group gathered inside Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom for a spectacular awards ceremony and brand launch. The awards honored the 2013 achievements of brokers from the two, now merged organizations. Nancy Nagy, Michael Pierson and Chris Eigel were joined by Ron Peltier, Chairman and CEO of HomeServices of America and Stephen Phillips, Chief Operating Officer of HSF Affiliates.

The ceremony was followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The presentation and festivities have been captured in some great photos. To view the album, please click here. We will be adding more as they come in. Thanks to all who made this such a special night, and congratulations to all of our 2013 award winners!

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Jim Kramer & Mary Bennett Mentioned in Crain’s!

Jim Kramer, of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff’s Lincoln Park / Clybourn office, and Mary Bennett of our Gold Coast office, are mentioned in Crain’s ChicagoRealEstateDaily.com. The article references Jim and Mary’s listing at 1547 North Dearborn Parkway in Chicago. This historic Gold Coast property is owned by prominent philanthropist Anne Lurie. Ms. Lurie recently chose to take the home’s large side-yard (over 2 city lots wide) off the market, which will reduce the listing price from $18.75 million to $15 million. To read more about this unique selling strategy, please click here.

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Harbor Country Grand Opening Mentioned in Harbor Country News!

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Our Harbor Country office is mentioned on HarborCountryNews.com! Vice President & Managing Broker Alan Zuber and his team are featured in an article about the Grand Opening of the office’s new location at 2 North Whittaker Street in New Buffalo, MI. This is a prime location in the heart of the downtown district. This growing team of 15 sales professionals and staff does a superb job serving both area locals and vacationers alike. We are proud to re-launch in Harbor Country under our new name, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group. To read the full article, please click here.

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Wheaton Office Featured in My Suburban Life!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group’s Wheaton Office has been featured in MySuburbanLife.com.  Vice President & Managing Broker Ken Spengel and his team are seen cutting the ribbon with Wheaton’s Chamber of Commerce ambassador Bob Haeger.  This is great exposure for our DuPage County presence. Congratulations to all!  To view the article and photos, please click here.