Laurie Christofano, ABR, The Pych Team at RE/MAX in the Village (RE/MAX in the Village, Realtors)

189 S. Oak Park Ave.

Oak Park , IL 60302


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Chicagoland Seller & Buyer Specialist - North Side of Chicago & suburban Cook & DuPage Counties including Oak Park, River Forest, Riverside, La Grange & Elmhurst * www.OPRFhomesforsale.com

Get to know Laurie Christofano

When the time comes to make one of life's exciting transitions, experience matters. And we have experience -- more than 35 combined years of it. But we are more than that...

We listen. We will be honest. We will guide you through the process. We will never pressure or "hard sell" you into making a decision. We will negotiate the best possible price and terms for buyers. We will get sellers the most amount of money for their property in the shortest period of time possible. We are The Pych Team, and we are here for you.

MARKETING EXPERT: In this fast paced, technology driven world, I've made it my focus to constantly innovate and expand my team's marketing options. When you hire us, rest assured we're doing everything possible to showcase your home across a multitude of platforms that buyers utilize in their hunt. Professional photos will highlight your home's features, which we then use to power Virtual Tours, Flipagram videosPinterest boardsFacebook albums & more. Maximum exposure = maximum results!

⌂ The Pych Team is a leading full service real estate team at RE/MAX In The Village, Realtors. Kyra Pych, Laurie Christofano & Linda Rooney strive to sell each and every one of their listings in less than average time for a higher than average price. The Pych Team, Your #1 Pick! ⌂

Chicago’s Near West Suburbs Real Estate

Oak Park Homes | River Forest Homes | Forest Park Homes | Berwyn Homes | Elmwood Park Homes | Riverside Homes | Brookfield Homes | La Grange Homes

DuPage County Real Estate

Hinsdale Homes | Elmhurst Homes | Oak Brook Homes | Darien Homes | Willowbrook Homes | Lisle Homes | Burr Ridge Homes | Clarendon Hills Homes | Naperville Homes | Glen Ellyn Homes | Downers Grove Homes | Westmont Homes

North Side of Chicago Real Estate

Chicago Loop Homes | River North Homes | Streeterville Homes | Gold Coast Homes | Old Town Homes | River West Homes | West Loop Homes | Ukrainian Village Homes | Wicker Park Homes | Bucktown Homes | Humboldt Park Homes | Logan Square Homes | Lincoln Park Homes | Lakeview Homes | Roscoe Village Homes | Wrigleyville Homes | North Center Homes | Avondale Homes | Irving Park Homes | Mayfair Homes | Albany Park Homes | Ravenswood Homes | Lincoln Square Homes | Buena Park Homes | Uptown Homes | Margate Park Homes | Edgewater Homes | Andersonville Homes | Sauganash Homes | Rogers Park Homes | Galewood Homes | Belmont-Cragin Homes | Dunning Homes | Schorsch Village Homes

A little background about me below...
I've never regretted my decision to leave medical school to pursue my dream of becoming a successful Realtor, but boy did I have horrible timing! In the spring of 2007 I was faced with a world of possibilities, but I fell into a job as the assistant to a successful developer's agent in Chicago's West Loop, Bucktown & Lincoln Park neighborhoods, selling high-end new construction condos.

I quickly learned the ropes of this niche market (and was assisting in many sales), but just as quickly realized it wasn't new construction that had my heart, but the historic Victorian, Craftsman and Prairie-style beauties in the Oak Park & River Forest communities certainly did.  

I had fallen in love with the architecture and history of the Oak Park & River Forest areas while attending Dominican University in River Forest, and was already living in a condo in the south end of Oak Park, so making the transition to RE/MAX In The Village was an easy one.

Earning money and making sales, on the other hand, was not. I joined RE/MAX in the fall of 2007, and the market literally came to a halt the following week. After a few months, I joined Kyra Pych's team as a buyer's agent and marketing coordinator. I learned the business from the ground up from one of the area's top and most respected agents, and our partnership continues today with the addition of Linda Rooney. 

We proudly serve the near west suburbs of Chicago (Oak Park, River Forest, & Forest Park) as well as many suburbs and neighborhoods throughout Cook & DuPage Counties. Our #1 focus is client satisfaction and developing long-term relationships with those we serve.

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Certifications

Providing top notch customer service and leading edge marketing for our buyer and seller clients.  My interests and experience include but are not limited to the following areas:

Foreclosures
First time buyers
New construction
Condo conversion
Investment properties

Let me know how I can assist you!

Laurie Christofano
RE/MAX In The Village, Realtors
630-248-1976
www.OPRFhomesforsale.com

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Awards

2014 - RE/MAX 100% Club
2013 - RE/MAX 100% Club
2012 - RE/MAX Executive Club
2010 - RE/MAX Executive Club

Skills

Negotiations
Online marketing
Short sales
Seller representation
Buyer representation
Relocation

Testimonials for Laurie Christofano

  • Atul, investor client
    06/22/2014

    I bought 1 single family home in Oak Park (Foreclosure at auction), 1 Town home in Oak Park (Estate Sale), and a 2-Flat (Estate Sale) in Forest Park with Laurie. All these houses were great deals (Bought between 2011 and 2014) which is why I keep working with her. She is very sharp, no B.S., and has a good understanding of customer (Home Buyer) and what her customer is trying to do with the home buy. She is selling a lot of homes obviously and I wish her good luck.

  • Daniel, Oak Park seller
    06/19/2014

    Laurie is a great agent. She was responsive every step of the way, was very patient with all our questions, and helped us know what to expect. Also, her photographer did an amazing job!

  • Melissa L, Oak Park condo buyer
    05/26/2014

    Laurie was a great fit for us, she really understood what we were looking for as far as style and price and only showed us places that fell into our desires. Being first time home buyers, Laurie was an excellent source of knowledge to help us through the process.

  • Kathy, River Forest SFH Seller
    09/24/2013

    Laurie is an outstanding agent. She offers a sound minded approach to selling a home, gives insightful and necessary feedback about what buyers want, and is gracious and considerate of her clients' needs. She just closed the deal on selling our house and we couldn't be more appreciative of all she did!

  • Clare Lund, buyer client
    01/12/2013

    Laurie helped my husband and I purchase our first home in May 2012. She gave us good advice as she assisted in our search, helping us find houses that met our criteria, and setting up showings when it was convenient for us. She showed us how to navigate the web listings for different properties so we were more informed buyers. On the day of the showings, Laurie had done her homework ahead of time, and came prepared with information about the listings to help us make our decisions. As we narrowed our list down, Laurie was extremely knowledgeable about the process and was always there to answer questions and help with her expertise, and offered valuable information about comparable properties in the area. Once we had decided on a house to buy, Laurie was there every step of the way, helping us get the best possible price, helping find an attorney, and working with our mortgage broker to make the numbers work for our situation. We would highly recommend Laurie to anyone looking for a buyer's agent to work with during their home purchase!

  • Julie Capasso, buyer client
    01/04/2013

    As a first time home buyer of a short sale property, Laurie not only made the process easy to understand, but she also made herself accessible consistently to answer questions and address my concerns. Without her regular communication I can only imagine how frustrating the wait could have been. Laurie's commitment to her clients is evident through her excellent understanding of her customer's needs and wants. Based on my experience with Laurie, she not only knows and understands the market, but more importantly, how best to advise her clients of changes that are occurring, and how it impacts their search for a property they may be considering. I was impressed by Laurie's invaluable work ethic, dedication and professionalism, and couldn't be more pleased with my new home!