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July 31, 2018

2942 North Wood Street, CHICAGO, IL

2942 North Wood Street, CHICAGO, IL

For Sale

$ Click for current price
3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |

Stunning extra wide town home at Wellington Park in the highly-rated Burley School District. 4 Levels of Living, 3 bedrooms 2.5 bath with 2 car garage and 2 car outside parking spaces. Convenient location walkable to Chi Che Park, Whole Foods, Target, Jewel and the Brown line. Large kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, & tile backsplash. Recent improvements include: interior walls repainted (Summer 2018), master bathroom shower door (Summer 2018), garage door serviced (Spring 2018), carrier variable speed furnaces and humidifiers (Winter 2016), Hunter Douglas living room window treatments (Summer 2016), refrigerator (Summer 2014), newer water heater within the last few years. Master suite features marble bath & separate shower. Additional storage in garage. Enjoy 3 private outdoor spaces!

 
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The Benefits of a Boutique Brokerage

MORE INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
Many times in larger companies, agents feel lost in the crowd. A boutique brokerage offers more individualized attention and more accessibility to coaching, training and advice. For example, if you have a question about working with an investor, you don’t have to wait until the company training in 2-3 weeks. Instead, you can meet with your managing broker or coach to learn the necessary information and skills to meet your client’s needs.

TEAMWORK
Boutique agencies offer a more cooperative environment. Agents work together and share their successes and experiences. The atmosphere is more helpful and encouraging. Everyone is invested in each other’s successes.

MORE OPPORTUNITIES
Boutique brokerages allow agents to market all their listings. Whether it is via social media or an open house, this gives agents opportunities to find buyers as clients.

MORE CREATIVE CONTROL WITH MARKETING
While every brokerage has guidelines for advertising and marketing, rules at boutique agencies are typically less strict. This means that agents have more creative control over their own brand. Agents are able to co-brand their name with the brokerage in order to stand out and increase their name recognition.

MORE FLEXIBILITY
Since there is no corporate office or franchise affiliation to answer to, boutique firms can make big decisions that affect agents quickly and easily. Policies, services and training could be changed efficiently to benefit agents.

LESS EXPENSIVE
Agents don’t pay hefty desk fees or franchise fees. Commissions are competitive and agents can keep more money in their pocket.

If you’re interested in learning more about working at a boutique brokerage, please go to careersatmainstreet.com or contact Paula Calzolari, Managing Broker/Owner at Main Street Real Estate Group at 312-968-9335 or paula@mainstreetreg.com.
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