Notable actual property professionals proceed to reap the advantages of pandemic-spurred improvements. On this group of Notables, many brokers, each people and groups, offered the highest-priced house of their careers or broke their very own sales-volume information in 2021. Greater than a handful took over listings that had languished available on the market for months, labored their advertising magic, relisted the properties and located patrons inside days.
Promoting with QR codes and on social media, together with TikTok, continued to repay for brokers, as did digital stagings and utilizing Zoom to point out properties to out-of-town patrons.
As they doubled or tripled enterprise and offered distinctive properties (one among seven properties situated on Lake Shore Drive and the Walgreen property in Lake Forest, simply to call two), brokers did not neglect the communities they serve. The brokers honored right here serve on arts nonprofit boards, increase cash for scholarships, assist kids’s charities, donate to meals pantries and in any other case chip in to make the Chicago space stronger.
By Lisa Bertagnoli, Kate Rockwood and Jennifer Thomas
METHODOLOGY: The people featured didn’t pay to be included. Their profiles had been drawn from the nomination supplies submitted. This record is just not complete. It contains solely people for whom nominations had been submitted and accepted after a evaluation by editors. To qualify for the record, nominees will need to have met sure gross sales standards, have no less than 10 years of expertise (people and staff leads), reveal an revolutionary method to advertising properties, and have a management presence within the sector and the neighborhood.