We Make Real Estate


We're a little obsessed with easier.

We’re Chicagoland’s largest independent and locally-owned real estate services company with a fierce focus on making life easier for buyers and sellers. But it didn’t happen overnight. We began as a family-owned business in 1855.

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The right real estate agent. Found.

Make it easier on yourself. Find someone superbly trained and seriously intent on helping you find or sell your home. We hire and keep the brightest real estate stars in the Chicago area.


From Astor Street to Barrington Hills.

Our expertise in the luxury market began on Astor Street mansions in the mid-1800s. Today our service expands to sprawling lakeshore estates and includes global buyers and sellers.

How to thrive for more than 160 years.

Constantly innovating. Forever independent. We stand out when it comes to making real estate easier.

This is more than a place to work.

From agents and employees to our neighbors in the community, this isn't just about real estate for us.

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2017 Has Been Good to Us

We’re grateful for all the success we’ve had in our 162 years, and 2017 really seems to stand out. It’s almost hard to believe everything that happened, and not just with our residential sales company, but with our mortgage and title... Continued

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