New Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ad in Wall Street Journal!

Check out our new ad promoting Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” Harris Poll award. You can find it in the Main News section of today’s Wall Street Journal. This is yet another example of the fantastic marketing and support we receive within the BHHS network! If you miss it today, the WSJ will print it again on May 5th.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group Makes Waves!

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The launch of BHHS KoenigRubloff has been the talk of town! News of the merger has spread to several press outlets over the past few days!

 

Mary Ellen Podmolik of the Tribune’s Business section wrote about the presence of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand in our markets, as well as the combined strength of our leadership team from both companies. You can read the full piece here.

 

The Chicago Tribune also featured an editorial in its Winnetka-Northfield edition. The Winnetka piece mentions the office’s ribbon cutting ceremony, which included members of the Winnetka Chamber of Commerce.

 

Dennis Rodkin of Crain’s Chicago Business wrote an in-depth article discussing how BHHS KoenigRubloff is “Connecting Local Roots”. The piece includes quotes from Ron Peltier, Chief Executive Officer of HomeServices of America and BHHS KoenigRubloff’s very own President, Michael Pierson. Michael is quoted saying, “From a consumer standpoint, you can’t find a more trusted name.” To read the full article, please click here.

 

Other mentions include Justin Greenberg, Vice President and Managing Broker of our Park Ridge office. The Northwest suburban outlet Journal & Topics wrote a piece here. The Niles Herald-Spectator also made note of our merger in a recent mention.  Finally our Harbor Country office made waves along the shore when it launched its new office signage. HarborCountryNews.com featured the office’s ribbon cutting here.

 

Please see below for even MORE merger mentions!

 

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Elmhurst        Naperville
Evanston        Northbrook
Glenview        Wheaton
Hinsdale         Winnetka

 

This is great exposure for all of our markets and we are going to keep the momentum going! We will pass along both company and agent news alerts as they come in.

The Power of The Brand!

As we head into the weekend, we wanted to pass along two fantastic videos from leaders within the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network. Michael Slevin from Denver, Colorado and Linda Sherrer in Jacksonville, Florida have shared their stories about the overwhelming response from consumers to the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand. Please feel free to share your feedback in the comment section below.

Linda Sherrer – Founder, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty

 

Michael Slevin – Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties

Two Magnificent Companies Become One!

Last night, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty group gathered inside Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom for a spectacular awards ceremony and brand launch. The awards honored the 2013 achievements of brokers from the two, now merged organizations. Nancy Nagy, Michael Pierson and Chris Eigel were joined by Ron Peltier, Chairman and CEO of HomeServices of America and Stephen Phillips, Chief Operating Officer of HSF Affiliates.

The ceremony was followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The presentation and festivities have been captured in some great photos. To view the album, please click here. We will be adding more as they come in. Thanks to all who made this such a special night, and congratulations to all of our 2013 award winners!

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Caroline Bošković Mentioned in Huffington Post!

Caroline Bošković of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff’s Mag Mile office is mentioned in Huff Po HOME! The article, entitled “April Pools”, highlights eight amazing indoor pools from across the country. Caroline’s listing, 94 Hawthorne Road in Barrington Hills, is over 33,000 square feet, and also features a 1,300-bottle wine cellar and 6-car garage. To read the full article, please click here.

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Opening Day: April 2, 2014 !

Mag MileToday was Opening Day for our new brand, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group! Throughout this exciting day, our offices celebrated with ribbon cuttings, cake, and plenty of newly branded balloons (and a glass of cabernet or two)!  Thank you to everyone who took part in the festivities. We’re excited for One Magnificent Future together!

You can view all of the event photos on our new Facebook page here and we will keep adding more as they come in. We have also uploaded two very special videos taken at our Chicago Home Office party. You can view those on our new YouTube channel here, or watch them below!

Lead Generation That Works!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices recently released a national video just for agents who are a part of the BHHS Network! It discusses the fantastic suite of digital channels available to increase lead generation. It also introduces REsource Center, and the various tools agents can use to organize and communicate with contacts and clients. Plus, now more than ever, clients can easily navigate real estate properties in our markets via the BHHS website, driving traffic and leads straight to our agents. This technology and support from the top will be invaluable to us at the local level.

To view the video, click here or watch below!

Coming to a TV Near You!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices recently released a new, national TV commercial campaign called “Good To Know”. The :15 and :30 spots have just started to run in our markets on networks like CNN and HGTV. We are receiving a great response from agents and clients alike. The ad’s messaging underscores the confidence the BHHS brand provides to home buyers and sellers during a move. We are proud to be a part of the BHHS network, and to carry on the tradition of providing exceptional customer service to our clients. To view the video, please click here, or watch below!

The KoenigRubloff Reader – March 20, 2014

KRRDear Agents, Employees and Leadership Team,

April is almost here and the excitement throughout our organization is palpable! Behind the scenes our Michigan Avenue and Northbrook Home Office teams are working furiously toward our April launch date.

Let us share some of the latest accomplishments with you:

▪ A beautiful new series of branding ads has been created. Look for ecards to be available very soon.

▪ Our Harbor Country Office has moved into its beautiful new location in the heart of downtown New Buffalo.

▪ Business card proofs have been sent to each office to ensure that all contact information is correct.

▪ Our sign installation company has started to change the black Prudential Rubloff sign posts to white posts in order to make panel conversion a quick operation.

▪ Brochures, HotSheets, and Open House directories have been designed. Stay tuned for exciting news about these hands-free, company-wide programs.

Please begin gathering your open house tent signs for the tent sign swap that will take place next week! Look for more details from your office in the coming days!

Increased showing activity, new listings and open houses all point to the start of a strong spring market!  April 1, 2014 will be here before you know it! We will be Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group!

Please click here to view the full newsletter.

Sincerely,

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