Week of Kindness Huge Success!


We are thrilled to announce our 2015 Week of Kindness was a wonderful success!  Our KoenigRubloff agents & staff made a difference as never before, donating approximately 1000 hours of volunteer hours over the course of last week! Company-wide more than 20 philanthropic events took place across Chicagoland, all under the auspices of the KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Joe Stacy, KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation Chairman, attended many of the events and was impressed by the impact the week of made in our communities!

Here’s a recap of the week!

The Schaumburg office got an early start, raising funds at a bowling fundraiser for their adopted Little City Foundation homes. They then joined the Park Ridge office to add landscaping, flowers and decorative touches to two integrated community living arrangement homes.

Our Hinsdale office braved rain and wind to host a household item drive, partnering with HSC Family Services, Community Nurse Health Center, Sharing Connections, PADS, and Assistance League of Chicagoland.

The Mag Mile and Gold Coast offices participated in the Ronald McDonald House Cookie’s from the Heart program and baked 540 cookies over the course of the week.  The Mag Mile and Gold Coast offices, along with our HomeServices Lending team, also hosted a birthday party extravaganza to celebrate the three year anniversary of the downtown Chicago Ronald McDonald House!

The Wheaton office hosted a cookout at the Winfield Ronald McDonald House where they grilled 90 tenderloin sliders and offered a Make Your Own Sundae bar.

The Lincoln Park | Clybourn office collected donations and helped our feline neighbors find homes with a Tree House Cat adoption event at Petco. They will continue to accept donations through the end of June.

The Lake Forest office collected children’s books for Bernie’s Book Bank and more than 40 volunteers gave their time to the warehouse on two days during the week. Bernie’s distributes 35,000 books each week throughout Chicagoland to children who might not otherwise have their own books.

Libertyville, Naperville, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst and the Northbrook Home Office packed more than 34,000 nutritious meals with Feed My Starving Children in Aurora and Libertyville.

Addressing hunger locally, the Marketing team helped rescue 50,000 pounds of food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository at the National Restaurant Show. Our Evanston, Glenview and Deerfield offices held food drives and donated volunteer time at local food pantries. Plus, twenty-two Evanston office volunteers worked at the Child Care Center of Evanston where they organized the Library and Resource Center, worked in the garden and sanitized toys and furniture.

The Glenview office made more than 30 blankets for the Linus Project, an organization that makes blankets for critically ill children.

Thirteen Webster Avenue office volunteers collected 10,000 pounds of food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

The Winnetka office handed out more than 3,000 refreshing snow-cones and wands of pastel cotton candy and raised significant funds for the Winnetka Community Nursery School. They also handed out 250 Vienna Beef Hot Dogs and 250 bags of popcorn on two days during the week.

The Harbor Country office in New Buffalo is raising money for Relay For Life and will continue to do so until the Berrien County Relay on June 27th.

The Chicago Tribune has a recap of the week on its website here. To see more than 250 Facebook photos from the Week of Kindness, please click here.

Tina Nady’s Historical Astor Street Listing in Crain’s!

1242 N Astor, Chicago, ILExtensively renovated with historical exterior charm, 1242 N. Astor Street is a six bedroom, four-full and three-half bath home featured in Crain’s Chicago Business. Tina Nady, of our Mag Mile office, comments in the piece that the kitchen has been updated, along with the bathrooms and interior painting of the home. To read the entire article, please click here.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Proudly Sponsors National LGBT Real Estate Conference!

iStock_000033269764_FullBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices is proud to be a national, founding sponsor of the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, also known as NAGLREP*.   This year’s conference is October 12 – 15 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Associates may register beginning today, June 16, by using the special code “berkshirehathawayhs100” and save $100 off their registration.  Just click here to register. In addition, KoenigRubloff agents are eligible for a discounted NAGLREP membership thanks to our BHHS affiliation!  To read more, please visit this link.

Also, don’t forget Pride Fest kicks off this weekend here in Chicago!  It’s June 20 – 21, followed by the big parade Sunday, June 28th.  For more information, click here.

*Established in 2007, NAGLREP, is a mission driven trade organization that is part business and part advocacy. On a business level, the 850+ members of NAGLREP share a LGBT and gay friendly REALTOR referral network, in addition to providing our services to over 75,000 LGBT and non LGBT home buyers and sellers.


Paint the Town Print Ads Hit The Presses!

We’re thrilled about how our Paint The Town Cabernet Open House Blitz print ads turned out!  Did you catch these in today’s Chicago Tribune?  What about our custom ads in a recent Pioneer Press near you?

There’s still time to check out an Open in your area! Visit: PaintTheTownCabernet.com

June 14, 2015 - TribNorth Full Page

June 14, 2015 – TribNorth Full Page

June 14, 2015 - TribCity Spadea Front

June 14, 2015 – TribCity Spadea Front

June 14, 2015 - TribCity Spadea Lux Collection (Back)

June 14, 2015 – TribCity Spadea Lux Collection (Back)

June 14, 2015 - TribCity Back Page

June 14, 2015 – TribCity Back Page

Paint The Town Cabernet With Us This Weekend!

Please join KoenigRubloff as we Paint The Town Cabernet during our annual Open House Blitz this Saturday & Sunday, June 13 – 14th. Our agents are hosting 100s of Open Houses across Chicago and suburbs. To find a participating Open House, we invite you to visit: PaintTheTownCabernet.com.

Your dream home is just around the corner!

Paint The Town Cabernet 2015

Week of Kindness Continues!

Deerfield Food Pantry EventWe’ve reached the half-way point of KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation’s Week of Kindness and enthusiasm is reaching new heights as offices are finally getting to attend the events they’ve planned and anticipated for months. In the last few days, our Gold Coast and Mag Mile offices have baked cookies at Ronald McDonald House in Chicago, the Lake Forest office volunteered at Bernie’s Book Bank, the Deerfield office helped stock the Deerfield Township Food Pantry, and the Wheaton office grilled out at the Ronald McDonald House in Winfield!  Our Glenview team made 25 plush blankets for critically ill children for the Linus Project and has started their food drive for the Northfield Food Pantry.  Schaumburg and Park Ridge planted flowers and landscaped at two Little City Foundation homes.  Our Evanston office volunteered at the Child Care Center of Evanston and is conducting a food drive at the office all week.  We love how our agents and staff are embracing #WeekofKindness! You’re incredible! Stay tuned for a final Week of Kindness update on Monday.  Meantime, check out all the great photos on our Facebook gallery!

Glenview Linus Project Blanket Making Event

Home Office Greater Chicago Food Depository EventHinsdale Community Cares EventGold Coast & Mag Mile Visit Ronald McDonald House ChicagoLake Forest Bernie's Book Bank EventHomeServices Lending & Title Event at Ronald McDonald House Chicago
Park Ridge & Schaumburg  LIttle City Foundation Event

Libertyville Feed My Starving Children Event
Evanston Child Care Center Event