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Top Forest Glen real estate agents

When you’re buying or selling a home, having the right real estate agent makes all the difference. That’s why HomeLight analyzes performance data from each of Forest Glen, Salisbury, NC’s 29 agents — so we can find the best fit for you. And what a difference having a top agent makes: The top 3% of agents in Forest Glen, Salisbury complete 51.9% more real estate transactions than the average agent. What’s more, these top agents save their sellers 4.0% more money than the average agent, and save their buyers 86.0% more.

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The MG Group Chicago
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Chicago
About The MG Group

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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Single Family Home Transactions
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  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Jason O'Beirne
Jameson Sotheby's Intl Realty
About Jason

Jason O’Beirne, Senior Vice President of Sales and Top Producer at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty, is a 15-year real estate veteran specializing in new construction and rehabbed single-family homes throughout Chicago. Jason has sold over $250,000,000 in Chicago real estate, averaging over 75 sales per year, and has been in the top 1% of Chicago Realtors for the past 5 years. He has invaluable market knowledge, pricing expertise, and years of construction, architecture, and design experience. When he’s not working, Jason volunteers for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, runs, or plays music—he has played in several Chicago bands over the years and makes an annual trip to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest. Ever the strategist, he also enjoys chess. Jason, Kari, and their three-year-old Arthur live in a custom-built home in the beautiful Kenwood neighborhood. Jason has worked in residential real estate for 15 years but over the past 8 years, has worked almost exclusively with builders and developers, representing clients on 250+ single family home development projects on both the new construction and rehab side. Jason and his team are deeply familiar with the construction process for single-family homes and smaller development projects—including all of the many ups and downs along the way. Their hard work makes it easier for individual developers, construction groups, investors, and everyone in between to focus on their expertise, while they handle the market (and the marketing). The homes Jason represents often command the highest prices of any in their neighborhoods. This is achieved through detailed involvement in each project, from site selection through to final marketing efforts.

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Single Family Home Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Deborah Hess
Compass - Deb Hess & Company
About Deborah

Deborah Hess is a top 1% producing real estate agent in Chicago, as well as a lifelong resident. After 27 successful years in Chicago real estate, and over $650 Million in sales, Deborah's acquired knowledge spans all types of real estate transactions. She has the uncanny ability to match properties and people. With an unparalleled network of seasoned Realtors, Deborah can pick up the phone and get the [inside information] about any type of property. Many homes she has sold several times through her repeat business, allowing her to provide unequaled insights. To Deborah and her team of expert real estate brokers, it's never just a house or apartment. It's more than a zip code or a street address. When it's right, a home is more than just the physical space where you live….it's where you come to life.

Condo Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
56
Townhome Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Santiago

Santiago is originally from Arequipa Peru. He has lived in Chicago's downtown neighborhoods since the early 2000s. An expert in local inventory and sales of properties throughout the best of Chicago, makes Santiago and the RELUX International team a perfect fit to represent property sellers and buyers of unique spaces. RELUX International has been a top producing real estate sales team in Chicago since its creation. Relux was founded by Elizabeth Pyle and Santiago Valdez, focused on personal growth while providing a relationship-based approach for our clients using facts, logic, and experience. The results speak for themselves, consistently ranking as a top 1% team in Chicago, constant referrals from excited past clients. Santiago loves his family and friends (many previous clients), spending time with his all-endeavors partner Elizabeth and being inspired by his daughter Cecilia Valdez. For fun Santiago enjoys learning, perfecting his photography skills, researching art and architecture, and opening his mind and heart through travel.

Condo Transactions
15
Single Family Home Transactions
89
TIC Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 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.

Townhome Transactions
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Condo Transactions
2
Single Family Home Transactions
12
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Jackie Mack
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty
About Jackie

My Team and I believe that Evanston is truly a special community. We not only love Evanston, but know marketing from a buyer's and seller's perspective. We are full-time realtors who work together to give you the utmost attention possible. We look forward to the opportunity to help you. - Full-time Realtor since 2000 - Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) - Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) - Certified Luxury Marketing Home Specialist (CLMHS) Professional Memberships: - National Association of Realtors - Illinois Association of Realtors - Education and Prior Experience: - BA in Marketing from Michigan State University - Ten years in management with Marriott Corp. Community Involvement/Personal Information: - An Evanston resident for over twenty five years - Married with three great children - Kids attended local grammar, middle, and high schools - Hobbies: Travel, cooking, reading, and biking Languages: English

Townhome Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
98
Condo Transactions
34
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Michael Olszewski
Area Wide Realty
About Michael

Michael Olszewski is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and first licensed as a Realtor in 1986. He is the owner/ broker for Area Wide Realty which first opened in 1997. Michael holds a real estate broker's license in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin with offices in both states. He services nonperforming real estate both residential and commercial for many institutional lenders, governmental entities, numerous servicing companies, Wall Street firms and investors. Michael is a court appointed receiver for the City of Chicago, renovates homes for the Cook County Land Bank, a HUD licensed broker and a NCST developer for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae properties. Over the past decade he has personally sold over 2.2% of the entire market share for the Northeastern portion of the State of Illinois and sold over a billion dollars of residential real estate.

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"Mike is brilliant and gets the job done!"

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Matt Liss
Mark Allen Realty, Llc
About Matt

Matt Liss, Broker/Owner of Mark Allen Realty, has been in the real estate and development business for 16+ years. During that time, he has bought and sold countless properties and has developed both single-family homes and condo conversions. This includes not only rehabbing existing structures but also designing and overseeing new construction. Matt has been a licensed general contractor in Chicago and is well versed in the city’s building codes, permits, and applications. He also owns several rental properties where he proves to be a very evenhanded and accommodating manager. Matt has successfully closed over 500 transactions, earning him recognition from The Chicago Association of Realtors as one of the city’s top producers from 2005 - 2019. Furthermore, he has earned the “Chicago Five Star Real Estate Agent” award from 2011 - 2019, given to less than 2% of realtors and based solely on the recommendations and feedback of their clients. He has clearly proven to be quite knowledgeable and successful in Chicago’s real estate market. Best of all, he enjoys and benefits from working with many different people, whether they are searching for their dream home, first condo, or an investment property. Matt was born in Australia, but spent most of his life in the northern suburbs of Chicago. After spending 10 years in a vintage 2-flat in Logan Square, Matt now resides in the West Loop. He certainly appreciates the vast array of restaurants and shops in his new neighborhood, and looks forward to its continued growth. Matt’s passion does not end with his work, nor with his home or neighborhood; he loves to spend time with his wife Amy, son Caden, and daughter Tahlia. Matt is an exceptional businessman and maintains high ethical standards both professionally and personally. He is dedicated and passionate at both work and play. He would be an asset to anyone looking for guidance in the real estate market.

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  • Top Producer 2019
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George Ristau
Weichert, Realtors - All Pro
About George

I'm Move Safe Certified with HomeLight - my team is using the best tools, technology, and practices to help keep clients safe during COVID-19. You probably know how important it is to find the right real estate agent when you are focusing on a financial investment as substantial and as personal as your home. What you should know about me is that, as the Managing Broker of Weichert, Realtors - All Pro, I believe wholeheartedly in the unique, personal nature of real estate. You will see that revealed in how I follow through on what I promise, as I carefully guide you through the many steps and decisions along the way. I am fully committed to providing you with what my company calls "The Weichert Difference" - a noticeably higher level of service that will make your real estate experience as easy and as stress-free as possible. You can expect from me: Personal and knowledgeable service that is genuinely responsive to your needs A "Neighborhood Specialist's" familiarity with local communities, home values, and price trends Top professional skills continually refined through Weichert, Realtors training programs respected industry wide. Advice and guidance throughout the entire process Commitment to help you leverage Weichert - Realtors's many resources. I can save you valuable time and effort in securing home financing, insurance, and home connections. Feel free to contact me anytime, whether it's to get started on helping you realize your goals and dreams, or just to ask a question. I would welcome the opportunity to make a difference for you.

Single Family Home Transactions
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Condo Transactions
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TIC Transactions
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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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"I cannot say enough how wonderful Nicole made the whole stressful situation of moving. She has such ..."

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Find your perfect real estate agent in Forest Glen, Salisbury

Why you need a top real estate agent in Forest Glen, Salisbury, NC

Here's why you should work with a top Forest Glen, Salisbury real estate agent: the average agent in the city closes around 206 deals, but the top 3% of agents work on 428 transactions in the same area. On top of that, top Forest Glen, Salisbury agents make $26,042 more and move homes 1.6x faster than the average agent.

Top Seller's Agents

Work with a top Forest Glen, Salisbury seller's agent who sells homes 36.87 days faster than the average agent and make sellers 4.0% more on their home sales.

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Top Buyer's Agents

In Forest Glen, Salisbury, top buyers agents help home buyers save $65,889 on a home. The top agents, on average, place 1.5x the number of transactions as average agents in Forest Glen, Salisbury.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Forest Glen, Salisbury, NC

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.1 stars

Top real estate agents in Forest Glen, Salisbury score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Forest Glen, Salisbury agent who scores only 4.1 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Forest Glen, Salisbury and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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Active Agents1,392
Time on Market81
Avg. Sale Price$290,000

Cornelius

Active Agents1,392
Time on Market69
Avg. Sale Price$325,000

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Active Agents1,869
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$316,200

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Active Agents2,007
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$240,000

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 Forest Glen, Salisbury?
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 Forest Glen, Salisbury?
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 Salisbury, NC.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Forest Glen, Salisbury?
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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury 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 Forest Glen, Salisbury?
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 Forest Glen, Salisbury real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Forest Glen, Salisbury to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Forest Glen, Salisbury 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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