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in Top 500 Franchises RE/MAX captured the No. 8 spot in the Franchise 500 for 2006, Entrepreneur magazine’s ranking of the nation’s top 500 franchising organizations. It was the second-consecutive year the magazine gave RE/MAX a Top 10 ranking
$1,229,900, Co-op: 2.5% -$100 This Craftsman style home offers a full complement of new home amenities. The distinguishing finishes of Ladesic & Scott’s period style design include quarter sawn oak floors, built-ins, custom trim and unique lighting fixtures. The
$1,650,000, Co-op 2.25% 1st mil., 1.75% bal. -$100 New England-style coastal cottage includes a gabled roof and full width covered front porch. The exterior includes cedar shake with stone accents and the interior includes cedar and beam design accents.
Gold Coast, Chicago, $2,599,000, Co-op 2.0% -$125 This stunning Gold Coast row house features new limestone steps and front courtyard walls that match the split-faced renaissance stone facade. Other highlights include Marvin windows, custom-milled doors and mahogany and Brazilian
Group Hires Executives Oak Brook-based Renaissant Development Group has announced hired two new executives. James Carroll has been named VP and CFO, and James Thornton has been named construction manager. Carroll will be responsible for overseeing investor and lender
Prudential Preferred Properties hired Renae Charalab as a sales associate in the Winnetka office. Charalab’s thorough understanding of financing helps her clients make well-informed real estate decisions. She believes success starts with building personable and supportive relationships with clients
Michael Mabry has been appointed president of Windsor Mortgage, Koenig & Strey GMAC’s in-house mortgage operation. Mabry’s past positions include licensed real estate agent, residential loan officer, VP and sales manager of a well-respected mortgage lender and, most recently,
After 27 years of service, Stephanie Kiefer has announced her retirement from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. Kiefer was named assistant VP in 1984 and served as staff liaison for the Court of Honor and the Greater
Sofi Garcia of Mount Prospect joined Town & Country GMAC Real Estate, of Arlington Heights, according to brokers and co-owners Paul Ambrogio and Andrew Wachowski. Garcia will be specializing in marketing residential real estate to the Northwest suburban area.
Real Estate Opens Fourth Chicago Office Chris Eigel, president of Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate, announced the firm will open a 17th office location in early-March, 2006. The new office will be the company’s fourth Chicago office and