We are SO excited to announce a new feature to the show! Superstar broker Carrie McCormick is going to co-host the podcast on the first Monday of each month. Carrie will be reporting on what has happened in the Chicago real estate market recently and also what brokers and clients should expect in the coming month. She’ll also be answering YOUR questions about how to reach that next level in your real estate business.

If you’d like to submit a question to Carrie, follow one of the links below!

Carrie McCormick

Are you curious why Redfin has been exploding in popularity in the past several years? In this episode we feature top 1% broker Alex Haried, and he explained why he chose Redfin as his partner, and why 276 of Alex’s clients have rated him a near-perfect five stars. (Alex has closed 23.2 million in the past 12 months, by the way.) Learn what he and his team are doing right!

If interested in working with Alex, you can reach him at alex.haried@redfin.com or 630.445.0561

See Alex’s amazing customer reviews by clicking here!

This week we spoke with Andersonville and Edgewater real estate top producer Amie Klujian of the Swake Group at Dream Town Realty. We discussed her move from marketing to real estate, how she goes above beyond for her buyers and sellers, and how philanthropy is paramount to her mission.

You can reach Amie at amie@swakegroup.com or by calling 312-320-5339 and by visiting EdgevilleHomes.com.

Swake Group

Carrie McCormick started her real estate career working with developers before transitioning into her own production where she is routinely in the top 1% of all real estate brokers. One of Carrie’s specialties is providing her clients off-market properties (non-MLS listings). She works almost exclusively by referral and answers every single phone call, day or night. We’re glad her clients didn’t try to call during our podcast! 🙂

Carrie can be reached at carrie@atproperties.com or by phone at 312.961.4612

Carrie McCormick

This week we talked with Brooke Daitchman, the top individual producer at Dream Town Realty. Brooke talked about how she has grown her business over the past nine years and how last year nearly 100% of her business came from referrals. She’s a true superstar and has some amazing tips for aspiring top producers!

To contact Brooke, please email BDaitchman@dreamtown.com or call 773.412.3047.

Brooke Daitchman

How is the current political climate going to affect tax reform, and what does that mean for your buyers and sellers? Also, did you know that you have access to a trove of tools to help your business courtesy of the Illinois REALTORS®? We speak with Beth Wanless who lobbies on your behalf and protects your interests. Our most timely episode to date!

Today I share two social media advanced strategies that real estate brokers have used to build their business. If you’re not utilizing Twitter and LinkedIn to find more buyers and sellers, I’m going to reveal the secret sauce only known by a handful of agents.

Kim Kerbis has been a top Chicago producer in real estate for 21 years. She has served on boards locally and at the national level. Her clients love her attention to detail and she teaches brokers how to get the same results at through her class “Kerb Appeal” at her firm, @Properties. Her clients love her, and you will, too!

Today we sit down with Mitir Patel, a Chicago real estate broker who specializes in investments, specifically converting multi-family to single-family homes. He discusses his exact strategies for finding properties, finding investors, and what he sees for the future of Chicago real estate investments.

For our premiere episode we’re featuring Joan Edelberg, a 25 year real estate veteran broker. She discusses how she got started, how she’s continued to build her business over the years, and even how she closed one of Chicago’s 20 largest residential transactions last year!