Our Raving Fans….
|In early May, 2017 I contacted Helen to discuss our desire to get our house ready to put on the market in the spring of 2018. Helen made an appointment to come and talk with us. We talked about the fact that we had lived in our house for 30 years and were looking to move out of the area. We had an idea what our house was worth and discussed that with Helen. She then ran some queries to show how many houses were on the market in our area in the same price range as we were discussing. It appeared that we did not have a lot of competition at the moment.
We then did a walkthrough of each room of the house with Helen and she gave us advice on what we would have to do to “unclutter” the house. At that point we had a further discussion on how long it would take us to get the house ready to be on the market and the advantages of not waiting until 2018. In that conversation we became convinced that we should go ahead and commit to putting the house on the market as soon as we could be ready.
We had some vacation planned and a lot of work to do to get ready. We agreed that we could be ready by July 1st. Helen provided some referrals for things like handymen, carpet cleaning, junk removal, etc. We used a number of these people with very good results.
Helen also gave us a person from her staff who we could contact with any questions or help that we needed. We relied heavily on this relationship and came to really appreciate all of the help that this person provided.
By the last week in June we were ready to have Helen’s people come in to take pictures and videos of our house. We were amazed at how professional the people were, their skill levels, how good they were at being able to market our house and the overall quality of the work that even included using a drone to capture pictures.
Our house went on the market around July 1. There were a couple of showings scheduled immediately. We even received our first offer within two days of it being on the market. We were not able to come to an agreement with that prospective buyer and had 4 more showings over the next 10 days. At that point we received our second offer. Working through Helen we were able to reach a deal with those buyers very quickly.
We asked Helen if she had a lawyer who she could recommend. She put us in contact with someone who met us in her office. We were very comfortable with him and agreed to use his services. We were very pleased with that decision. He worked with the buyer’s lawyer to finalize their proposed contract and make some minor changes at closing.
Helen’s staff was there to schedule the water and septic tests and walk us through the rest of the process. On August 23rd the movers came to pick up our stuff and start the move process. On August 24th closing was successfully completed. On August 25th we started our drive to our new house in the Las Vegas area.
We are very pleased that we decided to use Helen to be our realtor. We had heard good things about her services from some of our neighbors and found everything that we heard to be true. She was a partner who we could count on to represent us very well. She was also always there when we needed her, plus she had an amazing staff! The fact that we met Helen in early May and we were leaving the area with a check in hand by late August was exceptional!
1 Fox Hunt Trail, Hawthorn Woods – John and Bev Maskel
Thank you , and to your team …and your Fabulous husband …for some fantastic times. Closing was a breeze …had a great time…. no issues.
Would recommend you and your team to our friends and Community.
You are a part of the family, when selling a home!
2 Eagle Ridge Dr, Hawthorn Woods – Mr. and Mrs. Olech
Losing my mother suddenly was very difficult. The thought of selling her home was overwhelming to me.
I had heard about Helen from some of the neighbors and had seen her advertisements in the mail.
My mom’s home was a 30 minute drive from mine making it difficult for me to keep a watchful eye on the house. Helen’s team was so very helpful by doing a walk through every week. They called me to tell me when they were going and followed up with a call that all was well. They even watered the flowers and brought in garbage bins for me.
The timing of the sale was a concern as it was near the end of the selling/buying season. Helen helped me price it reasonably and it actually sold within 2 months.
Helen made sure we closed roughly a month after reaching an agreed sale price and now I’m able to focus on other matters.
Thanks to Helen and her team my burden was eased.
53 Red Tail Dr, Hawthorn Woods – Linda Foley
An excellent contributing member of our community. Clearly thankful for, and willing to; make a return on the success she has had.
Helen Oliveri did an amazing job selling our home. It was sold in less than one day! Her expertise in marketing and helping us establish a more than fair price for our home, based upon current market conditions and others similar to ours, did the trick. My wife and I couldn’t be more pleased and happily recommend Helen and her team to anyone.
1120 Chelsea, Lake Zurich -Richard and Terri Clough
Helen and her team were great to work with through out my search for a house. They were patient as I looked at a range of properties to narrow down what exactly it was that I was looking for and helped pull things together when I did find the house I was interested in. Assistance was provided throughout the period from when the offer was accepted until closing, which helped make that process run smooth.
3262 Middlesax Drive, Long Grove – Brian Rick
Helen, a big thank you to you and your team for the fantastic support with selling our Home!
5 High Point, Hawthorn Woods – Greg and Lori Hanson
As many of you know we sold our starter house and bought our forever home this weekend. After what seemed like forever with 5 showings a day, it only took 4 weeks to sell our cozy 2 bedroom home in Des Plaines. A huge thank you to the Helen Oliveri team is in order for marketing our house to really show its great qualities and persistent marketing strategies to close the deal.
Mike and Stephanie Berger – 9 Trent, Hawthorn Woods & 1723 Whitcomb, Des Plaines
Thank you for helping us sell our home. Thank you for your friendship, support and making this less stressful.
Pete and Palma Ponzio – 3 Shearwater, Hawthorn Woods
Helen was wonderful, we didn’t even make it on the market and our house was sold! She gave us sound advice and helped us make all the right decisions. It couldn’t have been easier. Thanks again Helen!
Connie and Bob Ferraro – 9 Trent Road, Hawthorn Woods IL
Thanks so much for your wonderful guidance selling our home. We are very pleased with your work and will tell our friends and family how pleased we are. Thanks to all of you lovely people!
636 Hunter, Glenview – Brooke and Rich Hoffman
Many thanks to you and your team for the perseverance and efforts in finding us a buyer.
Best wishes to you and your team for the future.
84 Tournament Dr N, Hawthorn Woods – Wayne & Laura Bates
Helen Oliveri is the best! Leave for vacation and house is sold, couldn’t have had any easier process as a seller! Thank you!
34 Red Tail Dr, Hawthorn Woods – Timothy & Robin Trzesniewski
Thank you so much….almost 1 year to the day since we listed finally we are done w this chapter.
I appreciate the little things you did that made a HUGE difference in the selling process. Your checking on the house on a weekly basis was a god sent for us. Every time there would be a snow or rain I would worry if everything was ok but your weekly visits gave me the peace of mind and sleep at night:) There were other thing too..putting St Joseph in the yard, checking on the handy man’s work after he was done all was extremely kind and what separated you from others. Your staff was on top of everything and responded to every question on a timely fashion.
I don’t honestly know what else you guys could have done . You were super stars from day 1. You patiently listened to my point of view, came up with answers to help me understand what was going on. Loved the phone calls and reports.
Your slogan fits you guys greatly….indeed it was my best move to select you as my realtor and partner who cared about selling my house as much as they cared about the personal side.
Please send my regards and Thank to your team.
83 Open Parkway South, Hawthorn Woods – Nazee & James Hoglund
I wish we had a “lead” or two for you… but we do not at this time. But, may I suggest that you “blast your name & sales from our community” all throughout Grand Dominion… everyone knew us or our home…. you already had a “good reputation” but a SOLD sign in only a week really created a “buzz”….Many people want to sell but their families are nearby… and they are not sure “where to go”…
We will always keep you in mind… we’re your best fans!
Maryanne & Rigg Warton – 3611 Melody St, Mundelein, IL.
Having to put our home on the market in winter left us doubtful that we could sell. But, what we found in Helen was an agent who is knowledgeable about the market, knowledgeable about our home and our community and determined to get our home sold. We were so impressed with her team and all their support through the process. The brochure they produced was outstanding and beautiful. Helen’s marketing efforts and strategies including listing on so many websites and open house events resulted in not one, but two buyers within the timeframe we needed. Amazing! We are so grateful to Helen and her team for all their hard work.
Doug & Kelly Kerr – 13 Somerset Hills Court, Hawthorn Woods, IL.
5 stars across the board. If your looking for a realistate agent that would walk through fire to sell or find your next house The Helen Oliveri Team is the place for you! And they’ll let you use there moving truck for FREE!
Thank you so much for your exceptional service. I felt confident that you had our best interest in all you did for us. Your team was in constant contact with us throughout the process. It was a great experience. I would highly recommend
Anne Poleretzky – 8800 Oleander, Morton Grove, IL
Thank you so much for all the hard work wtih the Facebook Live Video! Your support and commitment to your customers is amazing!! Thank you so much!!!
Lori and Greg Hanson – 5 High Point Dr – Hawthorn Woods, IL.
As a real estate investor, I’ve dealt with Helen and her team on multiple sales and purchases. You will not find a more detailed and responsive agent. In a time when customer service is severely lacking Helen shines through. Couldn’t recommend her more!
Jeremy Stegmiller – Bought and sold multiple homes
…By the way, have I told you lately how amazing you and The Helen Oliveri Team are?!?! I definitely made the right choice and I know you are all going way above and beyond your job! I am grateful!
Mary Ann Covone – 6 Bent Tree – Hawthorn Woods
THANK YOU HELEN!! You are truly the best and know your business. I hope BOTH my neighbors list with you when they are ready.
Lisa Runfola and Andrew Giese – 13 Eagle Ridge Drive – Hawthorn Woods
I wanted to take a moment to send you a note to express my sincere gratitude for your help and time this weekend. As you know, relocating is stressful with tons of moving parts. Through your collaboration, you have taken one big piece of the process and made it seamless.
Kris and I appreciate all that you have done to help facilitate this process and create time in your busy schedule for our visit this weekend. Looking forward to joining the community!
On behalf of my family, thank you so much. Have a great week.
Brian Sizemore – 10 Palisades Blvd, Hawthorn Woods IL.
When my wife and I decided to sell our home, we approached at it as a business transaction. Helen’s team treated the sale of our home as everything other than just a simple business transaction. For Helen and her team, this was personal. From Helen to every member of her team, they treated the sale of our home as if it was their own residence. Moreover, Helen didn’t just list our home for sale, she MARKETED our home for sale. From brochures, to websites, to outreach, Helen made sure that our house was something that buyers KNEW about, not just another listing they stumbled upon. Between the two of us, my wife and I have sold 5 residences prior to working with the Helen Oliveri Team. Our experience with Helen’s team was so fantastic, it has set an extremely high bar for any home sale experience in our future! Seriously though, she sold our house in 16 days, that’s magic!
Adam Plummer – Sold in 6848 Ellis Dr., Long Grove / Bought in 1068 Conachie Ct., Vernon Hills
Helen and the team are a selling machine!! If you looking for someone with a high level of integrity, who provides an honest assessment of how to get your house sold then look no further. High energy coupled with superior professionalism and great service. What more could you ask for? We went with a different realtor to start. After 90 days of little or no activity we switched to Helen. Our house sold in a couple days!! Thanks very much to Helen and her team!
Patrick & Lynda Briesemeister- 225 North Trail, Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen is professional, persistent, and a pleasure to work with! She is passionate about real estate and understands the market well. Her team works hard from the photos, to staging, showings, and all the way through the close. Helen and her team are outstanding with quick and helpful responses to any questions along the way.
Jana & Tony Doctor – 14 Eagle Ridge Drive, Hawthorn Woods IL
Thank you Helen and your group for helping us to sell our house . Now we can move on to the next part of our lives. We are very excited to be doing this.
Brenda and Richard Denning – 2 Newbury Ct, Hawthorn Woods IL
I listed my town home with Helen and it sold very quickly. Helen and her team did an excellent job marketing the property and guiding me thru the process. They were always accessible and respectful of our needs.
Katherine Moore – 13 Red Tail Dr, Hawthorn Woods IL
I can’t say enough about Helen and her team! We had a full price offer on our home within 4 days of listing and her team spent hours with us searching to find a new home that we loved in short order. We had delays on our sale and very difficult (this may be the understatement of the century) sellers for our new home and she and her team were fabulous. From dealing with low appraisals, to difficult negotiations, to following up hourly (literally) with our buyers’ lender when they had delays, her team made us feel like we were her only clients and #1 priority. All of their efforts paid off and we LOVE our new home! I would recommend her and her team in a heartbeat! Thanks so much, you made an extremely stressful and difficult situation work for us and we are so grateful!!!!!
Heather & Kenny Benoit – 938 Beverly Dr, Wheeling IL
I cannot recommend Helen and her team enough! They were extremely professional, organized and aggressive in marketing my home and very responsive to all of my inquiries and needs from day one to closing. Well done Helen. You have a great team!
Brian Cunningham- 27 Harborside Way, Hawthorn Woods IL
I feel the weight off my shoulders since this afternoon.It obviously was the right time to leave our home as we have no regrets, only fond memories.You and your team were fabulous and helped me through a challenging time.
I would be more than happy to give a referral by phone to prospective clients.
Thank you for everything and I wish you continued success as you certainly deserve it.
Marlene Olson – 14 Trent, Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen sold our home in only 12 days and we got an incredible price!!Helen and her team were absolutely amazing. Helen’s experience and knowledge of Hawthorn Woods area is incredible and she really knows her business. We were shocked at how soon our home sold and we contribute that success to Helen’s expertise in the Country Club. Communications was key for us and she and her team were outstanding!!We would highly recommend Helen. She is simply the best. We want to thank you and your team for your hard work and commitment to sell our home!!
John and Patty Toogood – 39 Red Tail Drive, Hawthorn Woods IL
Wow! What a whirlwind 5 weeks! I just want to take a moment and thank you both for all the hard work you have put in over the past several weeks. Your professionalism is to be commended. Tim and I both feel, if we had listed with you last summer, our home would have been sold then.
I also want to thank you for the special gift, it was very thoughtful and I look forward to enjoying it! This house was Tim’s favorite home, so he was most thankful. We truly appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Patty and Tim Miller – 50 Carlisle, Hawthorn Woods IL
I look forward to visiting your new office in Hawthorn Woods, it will be a very exciting time for all of your team!
Thank you for your professional and speedy sale of our home in Hawthorn Woods .
We tell all are friends to use you when they put their homes in the market.
Have a great year.
Steve & Mary Jo Pippenger – Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen is very personable and gives you the straight answers that are needed in order to sell your house. She has a plan, and follows through with what she says. Her team is made up of wonderful people who are always pleasant and gets the answers to any questions or concerns that I have had. A member of her team, helped us find our new house. He worked with us and after a few times out looking, he knew what we were looking for and eliminated wasted trips to view homes knowing they were not what we would like. The whole team kept us up-to-date from start to finish on the sale of our home and the purchase of our new one and are still helping us through the upcoming closings. My husband and I are so impressed with Helen and her way of doing business. She is upfront, marketed our house through various medias, brochures, mailings, etc. She is non-stop and got us sold! If you are ever looking for someone to market and sell your home, contact the Helen Oliveri Team. They are extremely knowledgeable on how to buy and sell homes and if you look at her record of sales, you would agree. She listens to her clients, is honest, and addresses all concerns. It has been a pleasure working with her and her team! The word excellent says it all! Start to finish!!!
Pam and Tom Wilkiel – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL and bought a home in Bartlett IL
A lot of things set Helen apart from the other realtors. Her level of expertise in the area, her level of dedication is like nothing I’ve ever seen before, but mostly is clear she loves what she does and that goes a long way in satisfying her customers. She loves her job and she loves her clients. She was not the first realtor we chose, and the experience with Helen was completely different than anyone else we’ve worked with. The reaction time and attention to detail, it was like she was selling her own home. It felt like she was doing everything she could to keep the showings coming.
What I liked best was that she always made us feel like we were her most important customer. She was always available to take calls, even in the evenings and on weekends to make sure we knew exactly what was going on. She wasn’t a realtor, she was our friend. I would send a text message thinking I would get a response the next day, and bam – the response was there.
Her enthusiasm really shined through to even help the buyers see our home in a new way, beyond just the facts. I would rate Helen the highest among the realtors in our area. We were always so glad that we with Helen. We would definitely recommend Helen.
Ania and Steve VanDyke – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen is easy to work with and instills confidence that she can get the job done. All of The Helen Oliveri Team I dealt with were very professional and friendly. In particular, I found Alison to be very efficient and customer-service oriented. My home was marketed quite well in that Helen sold my house in 30 days. Unlike other agents I spoke with or have dealt with in the past Helen focused on the positive aspects of my house and marketed to those strengths instead of dwelling on all the things I had to do to make my house more marketable. Obviously that paid off for me. I would strongly recommend the Helen Oliveri team to anyone wishing to sell their house.BTW, Helen is also a delight and fun to work with.
Jim Capuzzo – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods
Bottom line is she sold our home when I don’t think many others would of as evidence by the other homes for sale in our neighborhood.
Bottom line again, Helen and her team are top notch and if your looking to sell or buy I don’t see how you could go wrong choosing her.
Barry Buchman – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen marketed my property quite well in that she sold my house in 30 days. Unlike other agents I spoke with or have dealt with in the past Helen focused on the positive aspects of my house and marketed to those strengths instead of dwelling on all the things I had to do to make my house more marketable. Obviously that paid off for me. I would strongly recommend the Helen Oliveri team to anyone wishing to sell their house.
Jim Capuzzo – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen and her team operates in a very professional and courteous manner. Everything was handled well from the beginning through the closing process. Would gladly recommend her services to anyone.
Ken and Kathleen Pekala – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
We have just listed our home with Helen. She is very honest and upfront about the listing and selling procedures, very aggressive with getting the house marketed and has a wonderful staff working with her to get things going! My husband and I are very happy with our decision to list with her.
Pam and Tom Wilkiel – Selling a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
Our experience with Helen was excellent. She was always available to answer questions and provide assistance. Her team was very responsive with great follow up. Helen personally provided updates! We feel our property was marketed excellent. This is where Helen and her team truly shine. Their marketing approach is by far the best. I knew Helen and her team would be professional, responsive and go above and beyond to help us sell our home. Ohm and 20 days later, we did. That’s impressive! Helen and her team are amazing. The turnaround from our initial meeting to marketing was 2 days. We were in constant communication regarding showings, feedback, and open house preparation. We were motivated sellers and we certainly had a motivated realtor. Simply stated, Helen showed she cared and helped us to achieve a great outcome.
Dawn and Joe Zavalishin – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
My experience with Helen was excellent and I would recommend Helen to friends and neighbors. Helen’s team was always professional and kept me up to date. Our overall experience with Helen and her team was excellent.
Rachel and Matthew Umhoefer – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen, thanks too, for all your help selling the condo. You were always there to answer our questions and guide us through some difficult issues. All was much appreciated. Hope to see you soon.
Judy and Marios Zenios – Sold a home in Wheeling IL
The property that Helen listed and sold for us was our 6th home we have sold. Our experience was amazing. Helen is an outstanding broker, and knows her business better than any other realtor we have ever worked with. We were not prepared to sign with Helen when we were considering selling, feeling we hadn’t done enough research, however, signed with her our first meeting. Helen is so very professional, and both my husband and I were impressed with her knowledge of her business. She is a top producer for a reason. I very highly recommend using Helen Olivieri as your broker/realtor when selling a home. She is outstanding at what she does.
Patti and Jason Newby – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
From beginning to end, Helen not only set the expectation for success but then followed through on her promise. Helen sets the bar very high for herself and still manages to go above and beyond. With constant contact from either Helen or a member of her team there were no surprises. The transaction was smooth from beginning to end. She was able to sell our condo in less than 30 days when it had been listed two prior times for 3 months or longer. Helen promised to utilize her networking abilities as well as the traditional marketing (flyers, website traffic, etc.) to help us accomplish our goal of selling in the shortest time for the highest price. From beginning to end, the transaction went smoothly. The organization and attention to detail is fantastic. While her team took care of most of the process\logistics, Helen remained completely accessible if my wife or I had any questions. Helen’s team is very professional, courteous and superb in following up. If we had to name one thing to do differently, it would only be that we didn’t utilize Helen’s real estate attorney resource for our transaction.
Even several months later, our respect and appreciation for Helen and her team’s efforts on our behalf cannot be adequately expressed. If you’re considering a move (either buying or selling), Helen truly is your best move!
Justin and Meredith Embree – Sold a home in Evanston IL
Helen was very helpful and honest when listing our house, telling us not what we wanted to hear but she knew would sell our house. She was informative and great with helping us stage our house and get the best from selling it. Helen’s team was always prompt when calling and setting up appointments, were wonderful answering questions we had and were always courteous and helpful when needed. Helen and her team were prompt and right on time with everything that happened with the sale of the house. Our property was listed on most every site we could find for house sales and we loved the color brochures and the pictures that were taken when listing the house. We were very pleased with Helen Oliveri and her real estate team. They helped sell our house in a matter of months and were always on top of things and were there to answer any questions we had. We would refer anyone to Helen and her team.
Mimi and Tom Baumgartner – Sold a home in Mundelein IL
Helen was professional and knowledgeable in her field. Well prepared for first meeting. Helen was warm & friendly. Always kept me really informed. Her team was knowledgeable, supportive and responded quickly to all requests. The team kept me informed through every step of the process. I would highly recommend Helen and her team. They were knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, easily accessible and supportive throughout the entire process.
Maureen Gregory – Sold a home in Mt. Prospect IL
Helen’s personal style and consistent, transparent communication was well beyond my expectations. Helen’s entire team truly made me feel as if we were her sole focus when I know the reality is she multi tasks well and is able to give all clients individual attention and reassurance. The sale of my home occurred during a very difficult time in life and the real estate market decline added to an already stressful situation. I am beyond grateful that it was Helen and her team who carried us through the roller coaster known as our house sale. Without her I am more than sure we would not have sold it and potentially ended up in foreclosure. Helen is exactly what I needed during negotiations. She never made me feel stupid about the process nor did she do anything but lend an ear during a time of strife. Without question, I would recommend and use her services again.
Kathleen Wallis – Sold a home in Hawthorn Woods IL
“Helen, I should have responded sooner but my feet haven’t touched the ground since the good news on the sale of my house. You lived up to all and more than my expectations with the way you’ve handled everything.
I appreciate the double emails to Sally and me. My friends celebrated with me at Maggiano’s on Friday and we were all amazed at the quick sale and at the listing price!
I thank you as does my family.”
Joan Haufschild – Sold in Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen was great during the whole sale process. Every time I would call she would pick up ready to talk about anything. I have never experienced this level of service from a real estate agent. Helen is also very honest, she knows what needs to get done to sell a home. Our home was sold after 8 days of being on the market, even with being an interior town home unit which are not in high demand right now. Want your home SOLD? Talk to Helen.
Alex and Dana Zenios – Sold in Hawthorn Woods IL
Helen is the consummate professional, working tirelessly for her customers, offering objective advice, available 24/7, and with an extensive knowledge of the real estate market. Helen’s staff is equally attentive; well-trained in customer service. We feel we were updated on the sale of our home extremely well. You name it–phone calls, texting, emailing, all modes of communication used to keep us up-to-the minute. Also, our property was marketed excellent. We received two offers in 2 days–need I say more? Helen is “the best of the best”, combining outstanding knowledge of the real estate market, fantastic instincts about negotiation strategy, and an ever-present professional demeanor. Helen obviously enjoys what she does and was a pleasure to work with from the moment we met her until closing. Helen has our highest recommendations!
Barry and Kendra Rosen – Sold in Long Grove, IL and bought in Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen was very knowledgeable, professional and a joy to work with on my home sale. Also, the team kept me informed each step of the way. They were available to answer questions and I was never asked to wait on hold. Great response time. They would call or text (which I think is great) with information. Furthermore, they marketed my property immediately and we had showings immediately. I was sent the links to the online marketing. Very strong marketing skills on behalf of Helen and her team. We are very happy with the results we received. We will use Helen Oliveri next time!
Deanna Hansen – Northbrook, IL
My experience in working with Helen Oliveri was good. She provided very thorough marketing and good advise. It was great on how I was made aware of the process of my home sale. Also, my property was marketed excellently! My overall experience with Helen and her team was excellent. My house was difficult to sell and Helen helped it happen quickly.
Clare Sutherland – Sold a home in Niles, IL
Our experience in working with Helen Oliveri was excellent. She has great knowledge of the local market, great advice on every aspect of the transaction and great service. She and her team were a huge help. The team was always there any time we had a question, wanted to see a house or needed some assistance. We got updates quickly on every issue. Our property was marketed excellent. We had the right price and were visible to anyone in the market which resulted in a lot of showings. Our experience was terrific and I’ll recommend Helen to every buyer or seller I know. We were very pleased with the whole process. We both work a lot of hours and Helen and her team took care of everything. When we had questions she and her team had answers. She’s pulled together a great group of professionals and I will definitely work with her again if we decide to buy or sell another property.
Frank and JoAnn O’Connell – Sold in Hawthorn Woods, IL and bought in Vernon Hills, IL
Helen is very professional, and has a warm personality. Also, her team did a good job. Helen is a great communicator. We emailed, texted, and used the cell phone frequently. Helen used all the social media for marketing. I feel Helen did a great professional job selling our home and keeping the deal together. Helen became a friend of ours during this sales process. She always puts the customer first and understands relationship building. Helen follows the market closely and provides current honest market evaluation and comparison data. She works well with other brokers and attorneys. I would highly recommend her for future real estate business.
Gary L. Meyer and Carol Meyer – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen is a marketing genius. I never expected the response I received on my house. She also answered all my questions and made a stressful experience easy. My experience with the team was terrific. My calls were always returned promptly and actions were followed through quickly. Working with Helen was great and I really felt I was kept informed and given good advice. All I can say is I am glad Helen and her team were the ones selling my house. I have had nothing but good things to say whenever I am asked about my experience. The results speaks for itself.
Laura Dassa – Glenview, IL
Helen is very professional, honest, and her experience shows. Also, her team was very courteous and helpful. I felt that whoever I was speaking with was aware of the property and could help answer my questions. If not, they were quick to find Helen and connect me with her or get my questions answered. I was very impressed with the number of online and print resources created quickly in order to market the house in a timely manner. I also liked the updates of views from the various websites and the online portal so I could track showings and feedback. I’m sure your internal networking also did a lot for moving this property quickly. It was evident in the number of showings that people were seeing the information! Thank you for all your help.
Meghan and Jim Keefer – Morton Grove, IL
We felt that Helen and her team did a terrific job for us. We were very pleased to be able to sell the property so quickly. And appreciate all of Helen’s direction in getting the house staged.
Thanks for all your support and help during the selling process.
Tom and Patti Meyers – Mt. Prospect, IL
We could tell Helen was a busy woman, but she always made time for us when we needed to talk with her. Her whole team was considerate, up-to-date and professional. The photos were excellent and the website coverage (a key) was excellent. They were professional, competent…with a personal touch! Helen and her team have perfected the art of selling a home. From the moment she introduced herself and her marketing plan, we felt confident Helen would sell our townhouse, and she did not disappoint. We received an offer after the second showing.
Thank you, Helen and team. We’re grateful to have been guided by your expertise.
Dan and Laurie Cummins – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Selling your home is stressful but not with Helen. She will guide you completely through the process. Also, working with the team was excellent. The team will keep you updated and help you with any questions or concerns along the way. I felt my home was marketed excellent. Honest and effective marketing. We were interested in selling our home not just listing it.
Reno and Jean Nuara – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen is a pleasure to work with. She is very knowledgeable about the current market and gives good and honest advice regarding pricing. She responds to phone calls and email in a very timely way. She has surrounded herself with a great team of professionals and they get the job done! I will recommend her to anyone looking for a great realtor.
Mark and Bernadette Krzmarzick – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen is an expert at marketing your home and takes full advantage of every marketing channel available. She is responsive and knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. The Helen Oliveri Team is a well oiled machine focused on meeting your needs. They were always quick to respond and make sure that we were aware of whatever was going on in the market and specifically regarding the sale of our home. They gave us weekly updates and a steady stream of potential buyers. They really pull out all the stops to get your home sold. We really appreciated the professionalism of the team and, even when we got cold feet and were in a panic, they talked us off the ledge. The team took us through the sale of one home and the purchase of a new home and we couldn’t be happier. Well done Helen Oliveri Team!!!
Karen and Phil Dickert – Hawthorn Woods, IL and Mundelein, IL
We rate our overall experience with Helen Oliveri and the Helen Oliveri Team as excellent. The team was especially patient and understanding during a time that was emotionally tense for us. Thanks for your help! Everyone from Helen, to Wyn to all the office people were very prompt in helping us with whatever we needed. Thanks!
Karen and Phil Dickert – Hawthorn Woods, IL
My experience working with Helen Oliveri was excellent. She is the pit bull of real estate! Not only knowledgeable and professional but very aggressive when it comes to selling your home. Over all working with Helen and her top notch team was a great experience. I would highly recommend them if you need to sell your home fast! Despite having so many listings she was always easy to get ahold of. Her knowledge of our local market was exceptional! And her enthusiasm towards getting our home sold never let me down. I would highly recommend using Helen for all your real estate needs.
Sarah and Eric Cowden – Sold in Hawthorn Woods, IL and Bought in Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen knows the real estate marketplace for our area and priced our home at a competitive price for the home to sell quickly. Helen’s team was experienced throughout the process both on the marketing side and in working with the legal team assigned regarding the sale. Any questions that I had during the sales process were answered in a timely manner. We had a number of showings on the property due to signs, and the internet postings that Helen provided. From start to completion of the sale of the home, all of the guesswork was handled by Helen and her team, making the process very easy.
Mike and Pam Neri – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Dear HELEN, I just want to thank HELEN OLIVERI, your company is #1. I trust you, HELEN you are the BEST.
Ba Phan – Des Plaines IL
My experience working with Helen Oliveri and The Helen Oliveri Team was excellent. My property was marketed excellent!
Justin Annes and Victoria Pietrasik – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen did a very good job. She was professional throughout the entire experience and always available with an immediate response turnaround time. I felt they had great marketing! It was a pleasure working with you Helen! Thank you for all of your assistance during our home purchase and our rental of our townhome.
Danica and Steve Gulyas – Hawthorn Woods and Barrington, IL
We just wanted to thank the Helen Oliveri Team for all of their hard work and dedication when helping us find our first home! We were beyond impressed with the quality of their service, their accessibility and their willingness to go above and beyond in ensuring that we did not have any issues during the entire buying process. If you are looking for someone to help you find your dream home, Helen and her team are the absolute best people for the job! Thank you again to the entire team. You helped make our dreams a reality!
Thank you again for everything!
Kayla DiMenna – Mt. Prospect, IL
Helen was great! She is a very motivated and knowledgeable professional, and has a sincere interest in helping her clients. She really knows the area, and sets realistic expectations. I can’t say enough about the team as a whole. Everyone I dealt with was very courteous and responsive, as though I were the only client. Communication is key for me, especially following a bad experience with another realtor several years ago. This was not an issue for Helen and her team, as I was continually informed on the status of our listing with detailed email and telephone updates. I also received timely analytics on the web activity of participating listing sites, and helpful feedback following scheduled showings. Our property was appropriately valued throughout the sales term given the conditions of the market along the way. The printed brochures and Internet coverage were great. The marketing materials did a fantastic job of showcasing the property. Overall, the marketing was first rate. We definitely made the right decision to use Helen and her team to sell our home, for all the reasons mentioned above and more.
Jeff Dewey – Glenview, IL
Responsive, caring…just a great team! The entire team was available at every moment. Helen was there for us every step of the way. With the market and appraised value, our home was priced accordingly and sold. The entire process of selling and buying a home was extremely stressful. The Helen Oliveri Team was always quick to respond and meet all of our needs. Thank you! Nick and I would like to sincerely thank Helen Oliveri and her ENTIRE team on the sale of our home along with the purchase of our new home. We put our entire trust in your team and we were impressed with the entire process. The entire team was warm, compassionate to our needs, and always available for us. We are so excited to begin filling our home with memories. May the entire team continue to have great success and blessings. Much love, Nick and Irene Makropoulos and family.
Nick and Irene Makropoulos – Sold in Des Plaines & Bought Mt. Prospect, IL
Helen was very service oriented. We enjoyed working with Helen. Helen did her best to sell the house and did. Helen is the expert in the Hawthorn Woods Country Club and we would recommend her to anybody in the neighborhood to sell their home.
Joe and Nancy Tautges – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Our entire experience with Helen was amazing. Helen works extremely hard for her clients. There are a lot of moving parts with a sale of a home. EVERY step was clearly communicated. From showings, contract offer, negotiations, attorney review, inspections, closing documents, EVERYTHING was handled professionally and smoothly. When it came time to sell our home, we had ZERO hesitations on who we would pick to sell our home. Helen (and her team) is simply the best. We watched the marketplace during our 7 years of ownership. Helen knows the local market better than anyone and this is one of the many reasons she is #1 in sales.
Helen did not just take our “listing”. She made sure we knew all the expectations of this emotional decision. Moving is stressful and we had complete comfort in knowing all along we had the BEST and most professional person to handle our real estate process.
We are talking your HOME here, why on earth would you settle for 2nd best when it comes to selling it?
John and Jaimie Barringer – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen came into our house after we had it listed with other brokers for over a year and she sold it. She was honest, sincere and very direct to the point on what needed to be done to our home sold in this market. She communicates very well and understands how hard the market is. She makes selling seem so easy and even though she does a whole lot of business, she always made us feel like we were her only client. Also, her staff was also terrific in that they were all attentive to the sale of our home. No matter who I spoke to, they all cared so much about me and my home. Also, I can’t believe the amount of marketing Helen and her team does. From professional photography to fabulous brochures, my home looked like a million bucks. What a difference! I was so pleased to be treated like that and felt like my home was #1 in their eyes and in the general public eye. I can honestly say that Helen really surpassed our expectations of what a realtor should be. Getting sold in this market for 96% of asking in 33 days speaks for itself. We are very grateful we called Helen and thanks to all of you for a job well done.
Sheldon and Vicki Goldberg – Morton Grove, IL
We were very pleased to have Helen and her team market our home and find a buyer so quickly in a very difficult sales environment. Our experience was excellent with great follow through and we were sold in two weeks. Working with Helen was excellent, she was very responsive. She and her team are true professionals!
Lori and Kevin Kelleher – Hawthorn Woods, IL
We truly appreciate that Helen’s entire team was engaging, helpful and committed to selling our home. In today’s economy, we were SHOCKED at how quickly Helen had secured a buyer for our home. We would recommend The Helen Oliveri Team to anyone who serious about selling!
Jim and Angela Korompilas – Hawthorn Woods, IL
My house had been on the market off and on for over two years with two different agents of one of the big area firms. The results: open houses where one person came, regular recommendations to lower the price (which they guided me to set in the first place), showings where I got no feedback.
I finally fired them and hired Helen. The first thing she told me is – this is the price you need to be at if you want to sell the house. I gulped a little, but I could live with that number… if it really sold. So we put it on the market. 4 days later, I had an offer, a good offer. 4 days. After almost two years with that other firm with not one offer of any kind, no less much interest.
To be frank, from my experience with the other firm, I wasn’t expecting much. I didn’t really know Helen or her abilities. She seemed smart and capable, but…
So, I was surprised that my house sold so quickly. I had to scramble a bit to find a new place. No problem; Helen’s team found me a great place in a great neighborhood for a great price. I moved out of my old place on a Thursday and into my new place on Friday.
I know this all sounds like a story someone paid me to write, but it’s not. It actually happened just the way I have described. Thanks to Helen and her team.
Dave Hamel – Glenview, IL
Helen and her team are the epitome of professionalism, organization, and efficiency. In the current market, having 35 showings in 10 days and going under contract after 18 days speaks for itself. I have told everyone in the area what a great job they all did and what a pleasure it was working with them. I could not have asked for better service!
Diane Hart – Chicago, IL
Helen was very personable and passionate about wanting to work with us. We were exceedingly happy that our home sold so quickly when all other houses in our neighborhood (NOT being offered by Helen!) have been on the market for months, some for well over a year. Helen and her team are real “go-getters” and seemed to want the house to sell as much as we did.
We GREATLY APPRECIATE all of your combined efforts! THANK YOU for making this such a pleasant experience for us, especially in this poor market. You work so well together, making a terrific team!
Ray & Gail Chapman – Glenview, IL
My sale was not your average sale. I had a number of extenuating circumstances that made my deal difficult. Helen dealt with those circumstances and brought the deal to a successful close. I locked myself out of my house on two occasions and Helen’s team was able to “beam” a code to the lock box and on a real time basis get me access. My overall experience with Helen Oliveri and the Helen Oliveri Team was excellent. We sold at 94% of the asking price.
Kevin Weller – Hawthorn Woods, IL
Helen has a great business model. She does what she knows best, and her team does what they know best. Communication with the office was great, and we always felt that Helen was just a phone call or email away. I would highly recommend Helen for the selling of your home.
Ly Nguyen – Morton Grove, IL
I must tell you, your staff is the kindest, most courtesy, helpful people I have ever run across. It is a pleasure to work with them. Thank you again for your prompt assistance.
Helen is very knowledgeable, very motivated, well organized and personable. Everyone on Helen’s team works well together and with the client to accomplish the objective – sell houses! Helen’s team gave me status reports and updates very frequently. I feel my home in Glenview was marketed excellent and the property sold so quickly. I rate my experience with Helen Oliveri and The Helen Oliveri Team just outstanding. At the end of the day, our house had been on the market for a year with a different agent and had not been sold. The house sold in 28 days after I listed it with Helen Oliveri and The Helen Oliveri Team and that is what it is all about.
Don & Linda Van Dyke – Glenview, IL
Helen’s knowledge of houses in the Countryside area was invaluable when obtaining statistics for my Mom’s house and the eventual sale in Glenview. She always listened to my concerns and suggestions and in turn guided me in the right direction. The rest of the team was very helpful whether on the phone or me stopping by the office. The feedback was great; I was updated constantly. Also, my Mom’s property was marketed very well, and I feel had a lot of exposure through all the realtors. My overall experience was excellent. Helen and her team were great to work with and always had my best interests at heart when it came to selling my Mom’s house. I was very impressed by how they all had a very positive attitude, in spite of the economy. Everyone was very accessible and answered my questions quickly. I would definitely recommend The Helen Oliveri Team to anyone who would be interested in selling their house!
Pattie Sharkey – Glenview, IL
From the moment we met Helen we knew that buying our new condo was going to be a wonderful experience. Helen presents herself in a very professional manner but with “something extra”. That “something extra” is her infectious enthusiasm combined with a rare commitment to providing the best service possible. I found our property while surfing the net early one morning and I called and left a message for Helen. To my amazement Helen called me back an hour later and set up an appointment for that very evening. When my partner and I met Helen and her husband Danny we felt as though we were reconnecting with old friends. I later discovered that was due (in part) to seeing Helen perform many times in “Tony and Tina’s Wedding! We listened as Helen took us through the marketing materials for the property and we were struck by the quality, the number, and the type of amenities offered. To our (and Helen’s) surprise made another appointment and bought the property the next day!
Since our new home was not yet built Helen provided us with weekly updates on the construction progress. Helen had us meet with the project manager to answer all of our questions regarding possibilities for our new condo. We wanted to include as many upgrades as possible and Helen and her team made the process easy. Every time we had a question for Helen about one aspect or another we were provided an answer in very short order. If she did not have the answer Helen promised to get one for us as soon as possible—and she always followed through. Helen even provided us with crucial contacts for the home buying process. She gave us her personal real estate attorney’s contact information as well as a reliable home inspector.
As the closing date drew near and we were anxious to move into our new home we knew that Helen was going to bat for us. As the mortgage industry was going through the crisis Helen was watching the situation carefully and was very proactive in assisting us in finding financing for our new home. If it had not been for Helen’s savvy intervention on our behalf we would have found ourselves without a mortgage! After we closed Helen sent us a basket “new home” goodies came in very handy!
Helen Oliveri and her team rendered the usually painful process of home buying as stress free as possible. Working with Helen wound up being what she and her entire team always says, “My pleasure!” At the end of the day we give Helen and her team a qualified and enthusiastic “rave” review.
Gary Sheehan & Gerald See – Des Plaines, IL
My experience with Helen Oliveri was excellent and she was very in tune with the market. She is a real professional. Helen’s team was also excellent; the staff was constantly aware of what was going on with each individual deal. There was never any back and forth and everyone on the team was on the same page and the weekly calls and updates are great. Helen’s marketing was tremendous! I have never seen anything like it. The brochures and CD’s were great. My construction lender was at the property one day and was so impressed with the marketing materials. It gave me and her so much more credibility. My overall experience with Helen Oliveri and her team was just amazing. I have been building for 15 years and without a doubt she and her team is the best. Being in the business and realizing what the market conditions are, she was phenomenal. She has a true understanding of marketing and is not just going through the motions. She is highly self-motivated which makes me feel at ease as to not having to hound her or her team for answers. It truly feels like she is on my team. When dealing with Helen and her team you feel like she is only working for you. Danny and Alison are probably the best support staff I have ever encountered in the industry. I would recommend The Helen Oliveri Team to anyone with 100% confidence.
Kevin Walsh – Chicago, IL
Helen Oliveri and her team represent the highest professional level of expertise and customer service skills. Helen’s knowledge of the current market helped us sell our house in a very short period of time, which is really amazing in today’s difficult real estate environment. Being a real estate professional (as we own a title company) we can appreciate her expertise in the field. As our title company conducted the closing, we could first hand witness her professionalism. She not only knew the specific requirements of the market, but also handled the transaction with attention to detail to fulfill the needs of her clients. We will recommend Helen and her team to anyone looking for a qualified agent to sell their home.
Helen sold our home in only 12 days and we got an incredible price!! Helen and her team were absolutely amazing. Helen’s experience and knowledge of Hawthorn Woods area is incredible and she really knows her business. We were shocked at how soon our home sold and we contribute that success to Helen’s expertise in the Country Club. Communications was key for us and she and her team were outstanding!! We would highly recommend Helen. She is simply the best. We want to thank you and your team…
I must tell you, your staff is the kindest, most courtesy, helpful people I have ever run across. It is a pleasure to work with them. Thank you again for your prompt assistance.
We would whole heartedly nominate you for “Realtor of the Year”. We are convinced that it was your superior skills as a realtor that enabled you to sell our townhouse so quickly in this extremely difficult market. Hiring you as our agent was really ‘our best move’. Thank you very much.
I really did not know Helen and her team too well, because Helen sold my house in a week! The first thing that Helen impressed me is her punctuality. Before I selected Helen as my realtor, I interviewed several others. One of them was 30 minutes late and did not even bother to call me. Helen’s follow-up is excellent. She kept me informed during the whole process and always returned my calls promptly. I would absolutely refer anyone to Helen for her real estate service.
Helen was very personable and passionate about wanting to work with us. We were exceedingly happy that our home sold so quickly when all other houses in our neighborhood (NOT being offered by Helen!) have been on the market for months, some for well over a year. Helen and her team are real “go-getters” and seemed to want the house to sell as much as we did. THANK YOU for making this such a pleasant experience for us, especially in this poor market.
You and your team were awesome every step of the way. Your weekly updates provided us comfort to know you were working towards our goals and selling our commercial property. Vacant commercial land is not easy to sell but your hard work put a check in our hands! You will receive many referrals as a result of your efforts!
Thank you for your professional and speedy sale of our home in Hawthorn Woods . We tell all are friends to use you when they put their homes in the market. Have a great year.
Bottom line is she sold our home when I don’t think many others would of as evidence by the other homes for sale in our neighborhood. Bottom line again, Helen and her team are top notch and if your looking to sell or buy I don’t see how you could go wrong choosing her.
They were professional, competent…with a personal touch! Helen and her team have perfected the art of selling a home. From the moment she introduced herself and her marketing plan, we felt confident Helen would sell our townhouse, and she did not disappoint. We received an offer after the second showing. Thank you, Helen and team. We’re grateful to have been guided by your expertise.
Helen is easy to work with and instills confidence that she can get the job done. All of The Helen Oliveri Team I dealt with were very professional and friendly. In particular, I found Alison to be very efficient and customer-service oriented. My home was marketed quite well in that Helen sold my house in 30 days. Unlike other agents I spoke with or have dealt with in the past Helen focused on the positive aspects of my house and marketed to those strengths instead of dwelling on all the thing…