The Agent Locker Room

A requirement of mine for referrals is a fellow professional who does not sit still, who will give free expert advice and who remembers the client is the focal point.  My business friends listed below I would hire over & over for my own work.  Feel free to call for more details.

Financing & Lending

Todd Schwartz, VP of Mortgage Lending
One of the very few financial planner mortgage strategists I know – having a diverse background in financial planning, insurance products & the world of trading stocks, Todd’s diverse breadth of experience is a win for anyone looking for ideas on how to leverage their assets, for home, vacation & investment property purchases across most states in the US.
office 847-327-1713         mobile 847-977-0725             efax 630-261-6751 
t.schwartz@mybbmc.com

Bryan Schmidt | WaterstoneMortgage.com
847.603.4778 OFFICE  877.635.4236 FAX  bschmidt@waterstonemortgage.com
What does any buyer want?  They want to know that their home is going to close on time, and that the loan they’re planning for comes through on time & on budget.  Bryan & crew do this flawlessly because they have a SYSTEM to ensure this happens, and the crew follows up to make sure no one falls overboard.  Bryan is my known quantity lender – a solid resource, business partner & friend.

Larry Steinway, VP of Mortgage Lending
Guaranteed Rate – G-Rate
direct:  (773) 435-7542 | mobile: (224) 595-8600 | fax:  (312) 212-5419
email: larry.steinway@guaranteedrate.com
web:   www.larrysteinway.com
Good follow up, follow through and quick response times.  Personable, knowledgeable and a straight shooter.

Reed Brunzell | Mortgage Banker | NMLS ID 755917
direct  847-226-6791  fax  708-260-0402
RBrunzell@mortgagemaster.com  |  www.mortgagemaster.com/rbrunzell
Perfect lender for first time buyers & buyers who need explanations of all the options.  Reed is a wonderful educator of the many loan products.

Real Estate Attorneys

Holly Miller, 312 391-4566, hollysmiller@yahoo.com  The best real estate atty advocate I know.  She answers her own phone at nights & weekends, goes to the mat for her clients, looks for win-win relationships.  Engaging & entertaining – it will be your best $ spent in a real estate transaction.

Ian B. Berliner, Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC  312.566.9900 Fax – 312.939.1616    iberliner@pbzlawfirm.com  Laid back, non-alarmist, gives attorneys a good name.

Bethany Schols, Hardt, Stern & Kayne P.C.
847-597-2142 – bschols@hardtstern.com   Bethany is small but mighty – a long distance runner – in every sense!

Loan modification/Foreclosure Defense Attorney

Rick Rogers, The Rogers Law Group – An all around good egg.
707 Lake Cook Road, Suite 312, Deerfield, IL  60015
847.607.8570  Office – 847.607.8590  Fax
rrogers@therogerslawgroup.comwww.therogerslawgroup.com

Organizers & Stagers

Nancy Anderson, ASID – Designed2Sell – 847-532-8295
NancyAndersonDesign@comcast.com  Easy to work with, and full of energy & ideas.

Lisa Gruchot – A Place to Start – For the discriminating client, a high-end organizer.
lisa@aplacetostart.com   866-630-3443 office / 847-287-8308 cell/emergency

Ceci Cannon, Staging by CC, 312 860-3390, http://www.homestagingbycc.com/  – An independent stager, low overhead & manageable budget but high class & expert results.

Sharee Pemberton – StageRight2Sell – Classy lady with loads of design experience.
cell/text  847-804-8401 – scpemberton@comcast.net

Painter

Carmina Arroyo, CertaPro Painters
847-376-8215 – carroyo@certapro.com

Roofer – Electrician – Plumber – Landscaping – Tiler – ETC!
Call/email for referrals.  Specialized for job size/location. Come see any many examples of my vendors’ work at any of my project locations.

Mason

Albert @ W&M Builders – bricksmaster@aol.com – Phone: (847) 714-9786 – Alberts guys are simply magicians with any brickwork/pavers/concrete/tuckpointing/masonry.

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