Carol Ann Edwards-Nassar Featured in Chicago Agent Magazine!

Carol Ann Edwards-Nassar, of our Lincoln Park/Clybourn office, is the featured broker in Chicago Agent Magazine’s “Agent Snapshot”. In the Q&A style article, Carol Ann reveals what she wanted to be when she grew up, her favorite free-time activity, and tips for agents new to the real estate industry. To view the full article, please click here.

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.

 

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.

One Magnificent Future….The Countdown to Conversion Begins

One Magnificent Future

Becoming Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

It has been a busy week as we have taken the first steps on the path to becoming BHHS KoenigRubloff.  Our conversion is planned for spring 2014, but we have already assigned a team to oversee and execute the process. The team has made significant progress on our conversion checklist.

KEY MILESTONES THIS WEEK:

  •  Heralded our launch with full page branding ads in numerous media venues
  • Invited everyone to celebrate the season at combined regional holiday parties
  • Launched this blog KoenigRubloff.wordpress.com, to communicate progress and exciting developments to agents and staff

There is a terrific buzz about our company, and we have heard from consumers who are excited to work with us! Our Managing Brokers share great stories about calls and inquiries from agents who want to join us. Several of our offices have already signed new agents, as a result of the announcement. We have developed a “coming soon” ad campaign, so watch for beautiful marketing pieces in your local media.

Look for more BHHS transition news in this space next week!