Home Values on the Rise!

Summer is off to a busy start and home values are on the rise!  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group is proud to be your trusted source for the latest housing data, market trends, and community news.   We are pleased to offer our monthly newsletter, “Your Real Estate Insider”.  Please click below to read through our June 2014 issue.


June 2014

Mitch Serrano Mentioned in The Chicago Tribune!

Mitch Serrano, of our Mag Mile office is mentioned in The Chicago Tribune! Mitch represents his client, retired Premark CEO, Warren Batts who has chosen to list his Streeterville condo, 219 East Lake Shore Drive, in an effort to downsize. Warren Batts first bought the condo in 2002 for $2.9 million, and is now listing the 4400 square-foot, 4-bedroom property for $3.9 million. To read the full article, please click here!

Luxury Collection Property of the Week: May 19, 2014

5N155 Prairie Rose Drive, St. Charles IL, 60175_LC_POW_SmallerThis week’s Luxury Collection Property of the Week comes to us via Cindy Sullivan of our Glen Ellyn office.  Her listing, located at 5N155 Prairie Rose Drive in St. Charles, IL, is a stunner!  Beautifully landscaped lawns surround this 11,500 square-foot property, which sits on nearly one acre of land.  This 6 bed/6.2 bath single family is the definition of aristocratic, old-world elegance.

5N155 Prairie Rose Drive, St. Charles IL, 60175_LCOW_Theatre

The lower-level has a full bar, theater, wine cellar and billiards room.  This entertainer’s dream is beautiful inside and out.

For more information, contact Cindy Sullivan.


5N155 Prairie Rose Drive, St. Charles IL, 60175_LCOW_Pool



Jean Anderson Mentioned in Chicago Sun-Times’ New SplashHome!

Jean Anderson, of our Lake Forest office, is mentioned in SplashHome, a new, online and print publication from the Chicago Sun-Times!   Jean and Donna Mancuso’s listing, 401 Ahwahnee in Lake Forest, was built in 1928 by famed architects Holabird & Root. The majestic mansion has won a historic preservation award, and features 5 beds, 8.3 baths, 6 fireplaces, and sits on nearly 2.4 acres. To read the full article, please click here.

Jennifer Mills To Appear On NBC’s “Open House” Show!

Poker_Mills_1140 monroe pic 1Jennifer Mills, of the Home Discovery team in our Chicago/Webster St. office, will be featured on NBC’s “Open House” TV series this Sunday.  The weekly program highlights design ideas and luxury home tours  across the country!  Jennifer takes viewers on a tour of her listing,  1140 West Monroe in Chicago.  The 15,000 square-foot home has an amazing timber vaulted ceiling, a 15-car garage and 1,000 square-foot deck with hot tub!  Air times tend to vary, so please check the NBC-5 schedule here to set your DVR!

1140 W Monroe

1140 W Monroe Garage (800x531)


Heather Lange Mentioned in Chicago Magazine!

Heather Lange, of our Lincoln Park/Clybourn office, has been mentioned in Chicago Magazine! The article talks about the rich history surrounding her listing, 3945 North Tripp Avenue, in Chicago’s Old Iriving Neighborhood. The landmark Stephen Race House was built in 1874 and features 12 rooms including a gym, 3000-bottle wine cellar and raised English basement. To read the full article. Please click here!

3945 N Tripp

Lake Forest Office Featured in Forest & Bluff Magazine!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group’s Lake Forest office is mentioned in Forest & Bluff Magazine!  Chris Eigel, chief operating officer, and Mark Pasquesi, vice president and managing broker, are both quoted in the article, detailing the merger of the Prudential Rubloff and Koenig & Strey Lake Forest offices.  The article also points out how the BHHS brand is associated with trustworthiness and professionalism.  Mark is quoted saying, “Berkshire Hathaway has always been associated with financial strength and trust, and I think those are the qualities that buyers and sellers look for.” This is great exposure for our company! To read the full article, please click here.

2014 Deerfield Community Shredding & Recycling Event!

The agents in our Deerfield office hosted their annual Community Shredding and Recycling Day on Saturday, May 3.  A tradition started in 2007, agents invited clients, friends and neighbors to safely and securely destroy personal documents in an environmentally responsible way.  Onsite shredding of paper such as tax documents and bank statements, junk mail and old credit cards, makes this a very popular client appreciation event.

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