Zillow plans to acquire Trulia next year for $3.5 million. Chicago Tribune reporter, Mary Ellen Podmolik, asked Michael Pierson for his thoughts on the subject. Please click here to read the story.
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Luxury Collection Property of the Week: 704 Park Lane, Winnetka
Chris Downey’s listing, 704 Park Lane in Winnetka, is our Luxury Collection Property of the Week! (We feel the photos speak for themselves)!
Julie Falduto Hurt Mentioned on HGTV’s Frontdoor.com!
Family Circle Magazine recently named Elmhurst among the top 10 family-friendly cities in the country. HGTV’s Frontdoor.com expanded on the story, mentioning Julie Falduto Hurt of our Elmhurst Office. Her listing, 111 West Elmwood Terrace, was featured on the homepage of the site. The article points to the 7,000 square-foot French Colonial as an example of the stunning and spacious homes in this lauded, west-suburban town. Please click here to read the original article.
Mary MacDiarmid’s Listing is WSJ House of the Day!
Mary MacDiarmid’s listing, 1530 North Hoyne, is The Wall Street Journal’s House of the Day! This historic home has been completely rehabbed, and we can see why it stands out, especially with a wine cellar like this! To see the full story, please click here.
Karen Winters & Michelle Browne Mentioned in Chicago Magazine!
Mies van der Rohe’s Promontory Apartments is the subject of a new story in Chicago Magazine, mentioning the Mag Mile’s Karen Winters and Michelle Browne. The agents are co-listing several units the Hyde Park building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Located at 5532 South Shore Drive, The Promontory was one of the first in the world to feature exposed construction materials like steel beams and structural columns. The piece highlights units 1F and 7F which are being renovated by architect David Fleener from the firm Lohan Anderson. To read the full article, please click here.
Vicki Jones Mentioned in Chicago Magazine!
Vicki Jones, of our Mag Mile office, has a listing featured in Chicago Magazine! 2557 West Pensacola Avenue, in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood, has been highlighted for its gorgeous lot along the banks of the Chicago River. The 5 bedroom Colonial sits on 4 parcels of land, which includes a 3 car garage. Please click here to read the original article.
Ron Goldstein Quoted in DNAinfo.com!
Ron Goldstein, of our Mag Mile office, is mentioned in a DNAinfo Chicago story about luxury homes sales in Lincoln Park. The piece details an upward trend of $1M+ home sales in the area, as well as other markets across the nation. Ron is quoted about his recent sale, a 4,000 square-foot penthouse in the Lincoln Park 2550 building. Ron says the condo, which closed at $3.795M, is his career high! To read the full story, please click here.
KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation’s Day at the Races Recap!
Thank you to everyone who came out and/or supported KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation’s “Day at the Races” 2014! The event was a huge success, and it could not have been a more beautiful day at Arlington Park. The event sold out, raising more than $4000 for organizations like Sunshine Kids and Habitat for Humanity.
Congratulations to the Mag Mile team, Grand Champions of our “Bet On The Foundation” contest.
The “Best Hat” award went to Cindy Sullivan from our Glen Ellyn office.
“Best Dressed” went to Lyle Harlow of our Lincoln Park | Clybourn office.
Plus, a “Hats Off” award goes to the entire Schaumburg team for such creative group hats!
Thanks again to all, we’re already looking forward to next year! To see photos of all the festivities, please click here!
Kathryn Freese Mentioned in Splash Home!
Libertyville agent Kathyrn Freese is mentioned in Splash Home! Her listing, 411 West Lake in Libertyville, has been featured for its significant storage space! The expansive, custom-built home has 6 bedrooms, 4.1 baths, an open kitchen with its own breakfast room, a formal dining room, and plenty of other places to spread out! Please click here to read the full article.
The Biggest Loser Run/Walk – August 3rd
Join KoenigRubloff Managing Broker Pat Wargowski, Glen Ellyn Broker Keisha Williams and several other agents and staff taking part as a team in “The Biggest Loser Run/Walk” 5K. The event kicks off at Solider Field on Sunday, August 3rd. Tickets are $40 if you sign up by July 31st. For more information, please click here.
If you need a little nudge, event organizers released this video from the inaugural Chicago race. Looks like a great time!
PS: Don’t forget this is the same weekend as Lollapalooza in Grant Park, so plan your travel accordingly!