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About Hayley

Real estate is not a job for Hayley, it's a passion, an obsession, and it's a way of life. As an award winning and "Top 1% Producing Agent", named by Chicago Association of Realtors and America’s Top 100 LLC, Hayley is driven by a strong desire to exceed clients' expectations and deliver results. Hayley's philosophy is simple: she sells homes, not houses. A home is much more than just four walls, it is where we raise our children, make memories, and laugh and live as a family. Hayley truly understands that buying and selling a house is one of the most emotional, personal, and biggest financial endeavors one can make in their life, so she is dedicated to acting upon the highest level of integrity and professionalism.  For sellers, Hayley has a proven track record of selling homes at a 99.1% list to sales price ratio, and in less than half the market time of the average Realtor (according to broker metrics powered by MLS.) Using a winning combination of research driven analytic approach and an effective and innovative marketing plan coupled with her fierce negotiation skills, Hayley is sure to sell your home for top dollar and in record market time. Her deep market insight and ability to look at her clients circumstances from a holistic perspective allow Hayley to offer her clients invaluable advice so that they can be fully educated on every facet of the market to make the most informed and best decision.  Hayley is an Accredited Staging Professional and provides an extensive staging consultation and execution, which gives her sellers a leg up in Chicago's competitive market.  Lastly, she is an off market specialist who sells close to 25% of her listings before they hit the market. Hayley sees the buying process more as matchmaking than sales. She really takes the time to get to know her buyer clients on a personal level as well as their circumstances, needs, and wants so that she can help them find their perfect dream home. With an extensive remodeling and real estate investment background, she also can help find properties with good investment potential or fixer uppers while offering remodeling ideas and costs, and she even loves guiding and advising her clients throughout the remodeling process. Because of the incredible customer service Hayley provides for her clients, she is one of very few agents who is able to run her business almost entirely from referrals. "Hayley encompasses everything I could ever ask for in a Realtor, we appreciated her candidness, responsiveness, and level of expertise!" Hayley is a leader and cofounder of the top producing team MacPherson Westhoff Group that has collectively sold over $225 Million. MacPherson Westhoff is a one of a kind group that specializes in moving families from the city to the suburbs through their "Urban to Suburban Concierge."

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  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
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The Mario Greco  Group Chicago
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Chicago
About The Mario Greco

ABOUT THE MG GROUP MG Group is a Chicago-based, award-winning team of agents, leaders and advocates dedicated to delivering seamless transactions and unparalleled service. MG Group is the #1 City Broker in Listings Sold and #2 in Buyer Representation in all of Chicago since 2019, according to MRED Real Data published in Chicago Agent Magazine. Awarded Best Team of 2019, the MG Group has also been recognized as a Five-Star Professional and named Who’s Who in Chicago Real Estate year after year by Chicago Agent Magazine. Crain's Custom Media recognized the MG Group as one of Chicago’s Most Influential Residential Brokers of 2018. Our team has been ranked in Real Trends’ The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals, and recognized as a Top 25 Luxury Broker in Chicago by Luxehome. The MG Group has ranked in the top 1% of Chicago Realtors® every year since inception in 2002, and total sales have already amounted to nearly $2 BILLION. At MG Group, we ensure that every transaction is met with unparalleled expertise, speed and efficiency. Our infrastructure is built to handle any transaction, from small downtown condos to large luxury homes all over the city and the suburbs, and our wide breadth of experience keeps us among the very top of the most elite groups in the market. ABOUT MARIO GRECO Born and raised in Chicago, Mario Greco came to real estate by way of engineering and law. He graduated with honors from both Northwestern University (with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering) and Boston University School of Law. He practiced law for several years at Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago in their Intellectual Property Litigation departments. While practicing law full time, he started his own real estate brokerage firm and sold an average of $9M worth of real estate a year on a part-time basis. Since then, Mario’s business has grown significantly while partnering with companies such as Century 21 Sussex & Reilly, Prudential Rubloff Properties, and now BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HomeServices Chicago. Throughout his career, Mario has consistently proven to be a top producer. He has been recognized as being in the top 1% of Chicago Realtors® every year since he started selling real estate in 2002, and his total sales have already amounted to nearly $2 BILLION. Mario and The MG Group have been ranked Top 50 in the Nation every year by The Wall Street Journal since 2011, have been recognized as a Notable Residential Broker of 2019 by Crain’s Chicago Business, and were awarded Best Team in 2019 and Best Agent Website in 2020 by Chicago Agent Magazine. Mario has been the city’s top producer in key neighborhoods over the years such as Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Lincoln Square, Andersonville, Edgewater, Wrigleyville, Irving Park and Old Irving Park, Avondale, Sheridan Park, Buena Park, Uptown, Ravenswood, Roscoe Village, St. Ben’s, North Center, and Bucktown/Wicker Park. As the founder and leader of The MG Group at BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HomeServices Chicago, Mario oversees all pricing strategy, marketing plans and buyer/seller negotiations for all Group clients, and ensures that the Group operates with market-leading expertise and optimum efficiency. He is proud of The MG Group’s widespread recognition for their unique ability to deliver both speed and value to their clients throughout every real estate transaction. Mario and his family live in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood.

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  • Top Negotiator 2020
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Matt Laricy
Americorp Real Estate
About Matt

-In the Top 1% for Sales in Chicago; #2 Agent in Chicago -National Association of REALTOR® Magazine's "30 under 30"​ - Chicago Agent's Choice Award Winner of Industry MVP -Chicago Agent Magazine's "Who's Who"​ Realtors Matt Laricy, a third generation realtor, is the managing partner for Americorp Real Estate, a company his father started. Matt also heads his own team, The Matt Laricy Group. He attended Eastern Illinois University with the goal of acquiring skills most beneficial for a career in real estate. His hard work, charisma, and true passion for his business helped Matt's reputation as a qualified realtor quickly rise. Some of Matt's accomplishments are being the #2 Agent in Chicago, labeled one of Chicago's "Who's Who" Realtors by Chicago Agent Magazine, one of the Top 30 Agents Under 30 by the National Association of Realtors, & winning Chicago Agent's Choice Award for Industry MVP. Matt specializes in all facets of the Real Estate business, whether it be navigating the way for first timers, helping a seller prep their property for sale, or providing help in the luxury market, he knows and has experienced it all. As a past member of the Chicago Association of Realtors YPN board, Matt collaborated with and inspired many young minds in the real estate profession. Matt's unique ability to brand himself and his company has allowed him to make an impact on entities aside from work, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation. As a member of the MAW Executive Board, Matt has helped the charity raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for children in need.

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About Melanie

Melanie has built a reputation for excellence and professionalism among clients and industry peers alike by sharing her market expertise and dedicating herself to the highest level of service. With over 18 years of residential real estate experience and a passion for helping clients achieve their goals, she has been in the top 1% for over 10 years consecutively. Due to her in-depth knowledge of the Chicago market, Melanie is highly skilled at discerning proper value, maximizing marketing strategy, and negotiating optimal results. Her commitment to service extends beyond any one transaction, as she focuses on building long-term partnerships and remaining a valued resource to her clients. The MVP team works with both buyers and sellers, and they have an extensive list of unlisted new construction properties, as well as resales of condos, townhomes, and single family homes in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Their partnered approach ensures that every client receives an unparalleled amount of individualized attention, diligence and industry expertise. While Melanie is a luxury property specialist, she is available to assist clients from first-time condo buyers to seasoned sellers and investors. Melanie is very hands-on, effectively sets expectations, and responds personally to all inquiries, ensuring that the process runs seamlessly from start to finish. As a long-time resident of Chicago, Melanie has watched the distinct neighborhoods of the city develop over time, and places a premium on staying current on inventory, pricing and trends. She brings an impressive network of experts to the table from mortgage consultants and lawyers to home inspectors and handymen. Her hands-on approach has earned her not only repeat business, but enthusiastic referrals from a satisfied clientele.

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  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
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Mary Haight Himes
Compass Real Estate
About Mary

With nearly two decades of experience, Chicago real estate broker Mary Haight Himes is both a knowledgeable resource and a passionate client advocate. She's driven and goal-oriented, and both buyers and sellers praise her straightforward, honest approach. In fact, Mary firmly believes that integrity is everything in this business. With elite customer service and a natural talent for deal-making, she's earned a loyal following, from first-timers to seasoned investors, throughout the city and North Shore. Mary's real estate career began shortly after college with a stint in commercial leasing and investment sales. She pivoted to residential in 2003 and has earned an impressive track record of success ever since. With notable enthusiasm and a client-first attitude, Mary is consistently ranked among the top 1 percent of real estate professionals. And, as the proud leader of The Haight Himes Group at Compass, she ensures those same qualities are held in high regard by her entire team. Mary is a Michigan native and graduate of the University of Michigan. When she's not hard at work, she can be found spending time with her husband, their young sons and beloved family dog.

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Nicole Hajdu
Dream Town Realty
About Nicole

With over a decade of real estate experience under her belt, Nicole Hajdu’s unmatched local expertise and dedication to her clients is evident in every real estate transaction. She provides her clients with a highly personalized, collaborative and stress-free real estate experience. Nicole takes the time to listen to the needs of her clients, and help them navigate the real estate process with ease. She is a highly driven individual, and attributes her real estate success with her passion for learning and development. Nicole has been named a Chicago Association of Realtors Top Producer and Dream Town Top Producer every year since 2016, and most recently was a Five Star Professional Award Winner and member of the Forbes 500 list. As the founder of The Hajdu Group, Nicole and her team are proud to offer clients the best-in-class experience and strategies they deserve. The Hajdu Group brings together the art and science of real estate, relying on tried-and-true methodologies to achieve success while elevating the process for clients. Nicole is committed to advocating for her clients’ goals and supporting them in making the most informed decision possible. Her corporate advertising, marketing and customer service background, in addition to a variety of industry certifications—ranging from negotiations, short sales and foreclosures to renovations and design—give her clients an edge. Nicole offers her clients in-depth knowledge of the market, so they can make a strategic investment, and best meet their needs. Her extensive experience in renovation allows her to provide first-hand knowledge to her clients, along with a vast network of resources to support them, whether a first-time buyer or a seasoned investor. An expert negotiator, Nicole masterfully works through the complexities of her client's transactions to secure the best outcome. A Chicago native, Nicole serves both the city and northwest suburbs. When time permits, Nicole can be found horseback riding with her daughter, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, children, and two dogs. Nicole is also committed to giving back to her community. In addition to donating a portion of every commission to One Tree Planted, Nicole and her team members support a different charitable cause each month.

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Melissa Siegal
@properties
About Melissa

In the top 1% of realtors based on sales volume, Melissa Siegal is a name that has become synonymous with results. Founder of the Melissa Siegal Group, Melissa has been described as a patient, results-oriented professional. Melissa’s extensive knowledge of the luxury market (average sales price: $510,000) and other markets in the city of Chicago, offers her clients a range of expertise—coupled with a certification in negotiating (CNE)—that is imperative when protecting her clients’ best interest throughout the home buying or selling process. Melissa has been a Top Producer with the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) for the past three years in a row; a testament to her work ethic of over $200 million sold and over 500 real estate transactions made. As both an agent and owner of a real estate business, Melissa seamlessly oversees the Melissa Siegal Group, which leverages a unique marketing platform that includes both online and offline elements to achieve ideal property exposure. For sellers, this culminates in homes being on the market for an average of 38 days, with an increase of 102 percent from the original asking price to the final sales price. Whether you are a seller, first-time or repeat buyer, a renter or an investor, Melissa will guarantee that your needs are listened to and met. As a hands-on broker, Melissa’s clients know that she will be there to assist them every step of the way. Melissa is a Chicago native, for the last nine years residing in the River North area and previously in the northern suburbs. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in finance. Melissa resides in Chicago’s Silver Tower, where she has sold over 65 condominiums in the luxury high-rise alone. In her free time, Melissa enjoys traveling the world, practicing yoga, spending time with her family, friends and dog, Blake, and exploring all Chicago has to offer. Contact Melissa today to start your real estate journey.

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Sophia Klopas
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Koenigrubloff
About Sophia

Partners Sophia Klopas and Jason Stratton are a brother and sister team who have been in the Illinois real estate market for over twenty years. Together they offer complementary skill sets and professional expertise that make them truly unique. 2018 was a great year for The KlopasStratton Team with 78 million in sales in areas like Bucktown & Wicker Park, Pilsen, Roscoe Village, Gold Coast, Lakeview, and Lincoln Park. The team was recognized for the 9th consecutive year at the Chicago Association of Realtors sales awards ranking in the top 1% of all realtors in the City of Chicago and in the top 20 for all of Cook County! Sophia has a Master’s Degree in Interior Design which assists her buyers in stepping back and noticing the appeal of different properties. Certain things that buyers may overlook, Sophia notices. For the piece of property that has everything a buyer wants, but is missing “that-little-something”, Sophia Klopas can fix it. Her approach gives buyers a unique vision of their property and a great understanding of what will help in a re-sale later on. On the selling side, Sophia’s background is extremely strong. Having unbelievable taste and great experience in design, she is able to look at a listing and tell the owner(s) what is needed for a quick and profitable sale. Sophia resides in Bucktown. Jason comes from a finance background and has been heavily involved with the real estate market since 1998. Since stepping into the Board of Trade 16 years ago, Jason always kept an eye on the housing market. Jason began to acquire real estate his first year in the financial market and used this economic approach to increase holdings and decrease holdings as he continuously weighed out the risks and rewards of all his properties. As his love for real estate grew, he knew this was something he wanted to dedicate all his efforts towards. Jason prides himself on examining a client from heart to mind, understanding the passion one has for a piece of property and assessing a property’s fair value. Jason understands that not only will his clients consider this place their home, but for most people, their largest single investment.

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Carrie McCormick
@properties
About Carrie

Carrie McCormick , a leader in the luxury market, has more than 20 years of real estate sales expertise along with an unsurpassed reputation for quality, results-oriented service and support. Carrie constantly stays on top of sophisticated technology which has allowed her to become a forerunner in making the marketing and selling of real estate a science. Her talents and on-target recommendations are always based on facts and reliable market analysis, and on her vast knowledge of real estate and the market. Patient yet persistent, she is also highly detail oriented and a very determined negotiator. Prior to joining @properties, Carrie served as National Sales Manager for one of Chicago’s largest and well respected development companies, Centrum Properties. She served as an integral member of the development team, collaborating on product design, development and sales. She was also responsible for implementation of residential marketing and public relations strategies and managing their impact on the company’s overall corporate profile. Prior to her real estate career, Carrie had 5 distinguished years in advertising, where she managed many high-level corporate accounts, supervised staff, oversaw creative and cultivated new business, Carrie knows how to wear many hats effectively. A focused, yet out-of-the-box thinker, she not only developed and implemented many successful marketing strategies for clients; she also drew upon her entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen when called upon to help build a start-up company. This business acumen and tenacious business professionalism helps Carrie bring her negotiating and marketing savvy to all aspects of a real estate transaction. Carrie stands out in the industry for her knowledge of staging properties and creating a visually appealing space, in order to increase the market value of the property. Carrie’s warm personality and accomplishments, coupled with her passion for Chicago and ease of forging relationships, brought to fruition, her next rewarding career as a Luxury residential specialist. Carrie is an active member of The Chicago Real Estate Association, The Home Builders Association and The American Management Association, If you need help in understanding Chicago’s complex and ever-changing real estate market, call Carrie McCormick. She is always available to answer your questions honestly and you know you'll be getting the best in the business.

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Danielle Dowell
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
About Danielle

A Top Chicago Real Estate Broker since 2007, Danielle Dowell, founded The Dowell Group in 2015 with a goal to provide consistent service for clients from the City to the Suburbs. While a team structure is not unusual for the real estate business, our group does not hold traditional roles as either a buyer or seller agent. We prefer to match our clients based on personally, price point, and area. We do this in order for our agents to create the most seamless transaction for client. Known for our around-the-clock work ethic and quick response time, The Dowell Group has expanded our business by developing relationships and involving ourselves in every step of the process. Whether buying or selling, each member of The Dowell Group is a strong believer in the importance of well executed marketing. As brokers at Berkshire Hathaway, our team has access to the best resources in the city, both internal and externally. We as a group lean heavily on technology and continue to educate ourselves so we are always up to date on the most recent real estate platforms, laws, and strategies. Our team has vast experience in rentals, to first time home buyers, resales, luxury, and extensive development knowledge. This includes market analysis, zoning, product development, marketing of the project. We are well qualified in all fields from small to large scale residential developments, including single family homes, multi-family, and condos. The Dowell Group provides attention to detail to all of their clients. Aware that the business they love is dependent on relationships, we will always go the extra mile. Whether buying, selling or renting, investing, or building we are here to lessen the stress associated with your real estate transactions.

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Find your perfect real estate agent in Lakeview, Chicago

Why you need a top real estate agent in Lakeview, Chicago, IL

Why settle for any average agent when the top 3% of real estate agents can help you save $24,336 more on a home purchase and move a home 1.6x faster than the local average? Top Lakeview, Chicago real estate agents are more experienced, work more transactions, and make more money on home sales.

Top Seller's Agents

A top Lakeview, Chicago seller’s agent sells 1.8x more properties, gets you 4.2% more for your home, and sells 38.0% faster than the average agent.

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Top Buyer's Agents

The top real estate agents in Lakeview, Chicago help buy 1.8x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $46,009 during the buying process.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Lakeview, Chicago, IL

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.2 stars

Top real estate agents in Lakeview, Chicago score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Lakeview, Chicago agent who scores only 4.2 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Lakeview, Chicago and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Chicago, IL

Orland Park

Active Agents2,752
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$259,000

Niles

Active Agents1,915
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$265,000

Evanston

Active Agents2,383
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$340,000

Elmhurst

Active Agents1,622
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$407,250

Lombard

Active Agents2,340
Time on Market62
Avg. Sale Price$255,000

Oak Lawn

Active Agents2,621
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$185,000

Skokie

Active Agents2,762
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$305,000

Berwyn

Active Agents1,830
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$229,900

Oak Park

Active Agents2,011
Time on Market75
Avg. Sale Price$336,000

Downers Grove

Active Agents2,549
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$339,900

Des Plaines

Active Agents3,274
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$244,950

Park Ridge

Active Agents1,939
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$387,500

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Lakeview, Chicago?
When you sell a house, your real estate agent becomes your business partner, financial advisor, and emotional support system. It’s crucial to partner with someone you trust, so make sure you’re looking for an agent who can answer all of your questions with confidence during the interview. During this process, you want to get to know the agent’s business and find out how well they know the area. You’re listening for things that signal experience, expertise in your community, and workload. Selling a home takes an enormous amount of work, so you need an agent who’s got a plan for prep, pricing, and marketing and who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
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How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Lakeview, Chicago?
Our data shows that the top 5% of listing agents sell homes for as much as (+9%) more than the average real estate agent. A great agent makes a difference when you buy a house, too: We’ve found that the top 5% of buyer's agents on average save their clients 2.5% more on their home purchase. So, whether you’re in the market to find your dream home or sell your house at a great price, the right agent matters. We encourage you to connect with a top real estate agent if you’re buying or selling a home in Chicago, IL.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Lakeview, Chicago?
The best window to contact an agent to sell your home is anywhere from three to six months in advance of your list date. When you start the search for an agent several months before hitting the market, there’s plenty of time to find the best agent, make key renovations, and market your home effectively, all of which are essential steps in selling your home for a great price. You can also hire an agent based on the best time to sell in Chicago to take advantage of seasonal and cyclical trends in the market. The right time to hire a real estate agent depends on the temperature of the housing market. For example, the best time to sell in Chicago is in May. And since it takes around 3 months to close on a home, you should list in February. We recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.
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What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Lakeview, Chicago?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Lakeview, Chicago real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Lakeview, Chicago to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Lakeview, Chicago real estate agent and will only introduce you to the top performing agents. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. To give you the best object recommendations, we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in. You can trust that we’ll match you with the right agents for your needs.
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