The relaxing and restorative power of the north suburban lakeshore has a magnetic pull for residents and tourists alike. It’s no wonder why Ferris Bueller and friends stopped at Glencoe Beach to recharge after a “day off” in Chicago, in what would become a classic Windy City movie scene. It’s also why towns like Glencoe have long drawn affluent Chicago area residents. After all, lakefront land on the North Shore is in short supply, and they ain’t making any more of it.
Robert Casorio has made a splash in the North Shore real estate market, and his waves don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. Throughout his eight years as a real estate broker, Robert has seamlessly combined his expansive residential and commercial finance knowledge with a passion for harboring lifelong relationships to create the perfect balance for his clients.
Read all about Robert’s journey and the mentors who’ve helped guide him along the way, as well as his own advice to future realtors in this week’s Agent Spotlight.
Milena Birov’s story is the epitome of the American Dream. Since moving to America with her husband Leo, the two have built a successful North Shore home building company, Heritage Luxury Builders, from the ground up.
Following a career in the electrical engineering field, Leo encouraged Milena to apply for her real estate license and the pair quickly became an unstoppable team. Learn about Milena’s biggest achievements, defining moments and why she loves life in Winnetka, all in this week’s agent spotlight.
The votes have been tallied, and we are once again proud to share that @properties has been named a winner in Make It Better Magazine’s annual Best Of survey! This is the third year in a row that we have earned the title of Best Real Estate Company.
From salons and spas to shops and restaurants, the Best of 2017 survey celebrates Chicagoland’s businesses and services, each year drawing thousands of votes from Make It Better readers and locals alike.
From all of us at @properties, thank you to Make It Better and to all of our supporters who voted! Be sure to check out the full Best of 2018 list here and in the July magazine.
Loud atmosphere to cover whining, tantrums and sibling fights?
Waiters that won’t roll their eyes when your kid dumps his meal on the floor?
If you’re like me and happen to have your own foodies-in-training, try these Winnetka restaurants, where you won’t be judged if your child decides mid-meal to use the restaurant as a race track. Continue reading
When Cha McDaniel bought her first home in Winnetka on Chicago’s North Shore, the process was anything but smooth.
The former estate settlement administrator, who felt that buying a home should be a happier experience, saw an opportunity to follow the natural progression of her career into real estate.
“I had been selling real estate properties out of estates for many years, so getting into real estate as a career was a natural progression,” she said.
Now, with 18 years in the industry under her belt, eight of them with @properties, Cha thrives on her clients’ happiness as they realize their real estate dreams. Continue reading