Buyer Presentation Book

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BHHSChicago.com


OUR PLEDGE TO YOU We extend our warmest welcome to you. Thank you for trusting Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago with this most important decision. Count on us for personal service and integrity that will translate into results. Backed by the most respected name in business combined with our local roots, we are eager to work with you to meet your real estate needs. With strong, local leadership and the resources of a national real estate powerhouse, our name stands for unquestioned financial strength and smart business decisions. Our affiliation with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network

gives us premier international reach from the fastest growing national real estate network. Our brokers are neighborhood experts, offering an unsurpassed level of service to clients. They are equipped with an impressive array of sophisticated technology tools to help you achieve your real estate goals. Additionally, our brokers have access to a comprehensive suite of real estate services including Fort Dearborn Title, HomeServices Insurance, and Prosperity Home Mortgage. We look forward to giving you the luxury of personalized service every step of the way.

Diane Glass

Mark Pasquesi

Joe Stacy

Chief Executive Officer

President of Brokerage

Senior Vice President & General Sales Manager


WE WORK FOR YOU


OUR COMPANY

A globally respected business name, national connections and deep local roots uniquely position Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago to meet the needs of our clients.

LOCAL ROOTS Starting in 1930, we have been a part of the Chicago-area real estate landscape consistently providing high-quality representation and o u t s t a n d i n g s e r v i ce to g e n e r a ti o n s of home buyers and sellers. From our earliest days in Chicago and Glenview, we have

become leaders in the brokerage industry by developing relationships with our clients and our communities. Our affiliation with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network gives us unmatched international alliances with brokerages around the world.

GLOBAL REACH Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is the top real estate brand in the nation. With more than 50,000 agents and almost 1500 offices*, we offer an unmatched national and global network. Our company is built on proven operational excellence, demonstrated integrity and the reputation of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the

*2022

world’s most admired companies. Our powerful Global Network Platform equips our agents to work in a world that is mobile, online and social, complementing our deep industry expertise and unmatched business knowledge.


OUR COMPANY

A GLOBAL NETWORK OF OPPORTUNITY EUROPE

ASIA

MORE THAN

50,000+ NETWORK SALES PROFESSIONALS

MONTRÉAL

ALMOST

1,500+ MEMBER OFFICES UNITED KINGDOM

GERMANY

I TA LY S PA I N PORTUGAL

GREECE

UNITED ARA A B E MIRATES S

THE BAHAMAS

SAN JOSE DEL CABO

INDIA

MONTRÉAL

QUINTANA TANA ROO T

MONTRÉAL

UNITED KINGDOM

GERMANY

I TA LY S PA I N PORTUGAL

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 8, 2022 MAP NOT TO SCALE

50,000+ AGENTS, NEARLY 1,500 OFFICES AND GROWING Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Reach BHHS Network February 2022, map is subject to change along with the rapid growth of the network.


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

No.1

Midwest Region Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices National Network

HomeServices of America

No.1 In the country*

Top Workplace Chicago**

2021

*Real Trends, 2021 closed transaction sides. **Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces, Top 3 large companies, 2019-2021.


OUR COMPANY

BEING GOOD NEIGHBORS The powerful impact that individuals can have when they come together is insurmountable. Through projects like food pantry drives, our annual Toys for Tots effort, and our Community Kindness volunteer event, our agents and employees use their time and talents to serve others.

As good neighbors, we believe in giving back to the communities we serve. The Kindness Foundation was established as the charitable arm of our company. Through fundraising and local volunteer work, we strive to practice kindness and improve the quality of life for all. Thanks to ongoing contributions from our generous agents and employees, we have granted more than half of a million dollars to charitable organizations.

This non-profit organization offers children with cancer opportunities for positive group activities and emotional support.

Chicagoland’s Habitat for Humanity builds homes and strengthens communities through homeownership.


OUR COMPANY

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago’s reach extends beyond real estate to offer clients a full-service experience, with in-house lending, title and insurance partners and home warranty providers. Clients have the confidence of knowing that these affiliated companies share the same high level of commitment and customer service as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago.

Listening to needs Finding solutions Competitive products Superior service

Full service title services ensure a smooth closing 847.853.6000 CustomerCare@FDTitle.com

847.853.6655

Full service agency Connections to leading providers and products Comprehensive range of coverage options 800.277.0013 Insurance@HomeServices-ins.com

Protection, savings, convenience and peace of mind AHS.com/RealEstate


HOME SEARCH

HOME SEARCH IS ONLY THE BEGINNING As a buyer’s representative, your broker has the expertise to help you find the perfect home in the perfect location to meet your real estate goals. Using a blend of high-tech and high-touch tools, we make sure that you get timely information about properties along with local insight, and guide you through the process from offer to closing.

ANALYSIS & SEARCH

NEGOTIATIONS & MANAGEMENT

Needs Assessment

Contract Insight

Property Search

Disclosure Review

Mobile App Search

Offer Strategy

Broker Networking & Tours

Present Offers

Showing Appointments

Counter Offers

Property Viewing & Feedback

Home Inspection

Open House List

Post-Contract Negotiations

New Listing Alerts

Coordinate with Attorney, Lender

Updated Pricing Alerts

Closing Costs Estimate Reviews Inspection Repairs Closing

LOCAL EXPERTISE Neighborhood Research Local Knowledge & Maps School Rankings Market Trends Community Reports


HOME SEARCH

WHERE BUYERS FIND HOMES PRE-MARKET

INTERNET

Coming Soon Properties

Broker Websites

Private Listing Network

Zillow & Real Estate Apps

InTouch Agent App

Open Houses

FOR SALE BY OWNER Co-Operating with Agent No Agent Co-Operation

SHORT SALES + FORECLOSURES

BUILDERS + DEVELOPERS


HOME SEARCH

REPRESENTATION & RELATIONSHIPS BUYER’S AGENT A Buyer’s Agent has a fiduciary responsibility to represent only the home buyer’s best interest throughout the home buying process.

SELLER’S AGENT A Seller’s Agent, also known as a listing agent, has a fiduciary responsibility to represent only the home seller’s best interest through the home selling process. The listing agent is the seller’s designated agent.

DUAL AGENT A Dual Agent represents both the buyer and seller ethically and honestly, safeguarding the confidentiality of both clients. An agent must have the seller’s and buyer’s permission to act as a Dual Agent.


Berkshire Hathaway

No.6

FORTUNE World’s most admired companies

BARRON’S World’s most respected companies

No.3

FORBES World’s largest public companies

*Fortune – World’s Most Admired Companies 2019 **Barron’s – World’s Most Respected Companies 2017 ***Forbes – Global 2000, 2021


FINDING YOUR HOME


HOME SEARCH

BUYER TOOLS POWER SEARCH BHHSChicago.com

PROPERTY & PRICE ALERTS Updates at digital speed

BROKER TOUR & NETWORKING

Connections with the top brokers in the area

OPEN HOUSE LISTS

Plan your weekend search strategy

MOBILE

Take search anywhere

HOTSHEETS PRE-MARKET/INTOUCH

New properties and prices, daily

Exclusive Access

MARKET REPORTS

COMMUNITY GUIDES

NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILES

HOMEMAP

ONE STOP SHOPPING

DOCUAGENT

Market and sales trends

Everything you want to know

Mortgage, Title and Insurance work better together

SATISFACTION SURVEY Your feedback matters

A regional perspective

Know where to shop, dine and play

Digital transaction management


HOME SEARCH

SEARCH BETTER BHHSChicago.com attracts more than 46,000 desktop visits and more than 86,000 mobile site visits each month. Flexible property search, incredibly detailed proper ty information, and fast updates, make it the destination to find a home.

SEARCH Map Search with Drawing Tools 30+ Filters for Precise Results Save Favorites & Social Media Sharing Alerts for New Properties and Prices

DRILL DOWN Everything You Need to Know Full Screen Photo View Room Dimensions Taxes & Assessments Schools & Parking Property Price History Satellite Map View Agent Contact Information

THE NEIGHBORHOOD Population & Economy Area Sales History All Nearby Schools Environment Quality of Life

*Internal website analytics, 2022.

BHHS Chicago.com visitors come from 50 states and 81 countries.


MARKETING YOUR HOME

WE SPEAK YOUR LANGUAGE BHHS.COM BHHS.COM is used by 32 million people around the world. New multilingual search features and pricing conversion for more than 45 currencies helps us connect with buyers around the globe and just down the street.

CHINESE LANGUAGE DESTINATIONS In addition to BHHS.com, we market homes on two international real estate portals to reach Mandarin Chinese speakers. Juwai.com is hosted in China and accessible to an exclusive audience of high net worth Chinese consumers.

*Adobe analytics, June 2021


MOBILE APP

HOMESNAP AN APP THAT IS AS MOBILE AS OUR BUYERS Search anytime, anywhere with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago - branded HomeSnap mobile app. ▪ Instantly see homes for sale or rent nearby ▪ Snap a photo of a home to find it ▪ Search by schools or open houses ▪ Map, satellite and lot line views ▪ Real-time listing information ▪ Agent messaging ▪ Social media sharing ▪ Weekly neighborhood updates Ask your agent for their direct download code, or visit SearchBHHSChicago.com.


AT A GLANCE

OPEN HOUSE & HOTSHEETS Daily Hotsheets deliver new listings and price changes to our agents each morning for all Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago listings. We generate broad exposure for our sellers at these critical marketing moments, and timely updates for our agents working with eager buyers.

Friday afternoon Open House lists help agents map out a weekend viewing strategy for buyers. City and Suburban editions offer sellers a marketing boost to maximize interest in an Open House event.


BROKER NETWORKING

A POWERFUL BROKER NETWORK CONNECTIONS WITH THE TOP BROKERS IN THE AREA Excellence inspires excellence. The power of B e r k s h i re H a th away H o m e S e r v i ce s Chicago is our network of 1,500 real estate professionals and staff. In the company of the most productive brokers in the area, we bring clients together.

INTOUCH | AGENT APP Our industry-leading agent app keeps our agents in the know. Only Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago brokers get exclusive access to select properties in the days before they hit the market - a critical marketing time for both buyers and sellers.

RELOCATION - WE MOVE COMPANIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. Chicago and our surrounding suburbs are top destinations for corporate expansions. We help that growing work-force find their homes here. Allied with the most prestigious relocation providers like HomeSer vices Relocation, we are the broker of choice when companies need to move their most valuable asset.


AT STREET LEVEL

NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILES, COMMUNITY GUIDES, HOMEMAP Getting to know the neighborhood is key to finding your perfect home. Your agent is a local expert, with terrific insight about the community.

COMMUNITY GUIDES Understand the story and distinct features of individual communities in the region. Informative summaries guide you through the region, so you can quickly get to know what makes each one special.

NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILES Take a deep dive into a specific community with data about schools and ratings, real estate sales history, an economic outlook and environmental factors.

HOMEMAP See how close stores, schools, restaurants and community services are to a home. Custom maps show the area features that are most important to you. Prepared By: By: Prepared Agnes Osuchowska Osuchowska Agnes

aosuchowska@KoenigRubloff.com aosuchowska@KoenigRubloff.com

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Locations Near: Near: 900 900 N N Michigan, Michigan, Chicago Chicago Locations Coffee Shops Shops Coffee Starbucks Starbucks 111 E E Chestnut Chestnut St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 111 0.1 miles miles 0.1

Starbucks Starbucks 1003 N N Rush Rush Street, Street, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 1003 0.11 miles miles 0.11

Starbucks Starbucks 39 W W Division Division St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 39 0.36 miles miles 0.36

Starbucks Starbucks 30 W W Erie Erie St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 30 0.41 miles miles 0.41

Starbucks Starbucks 38 E E Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 38 0.43 miles miles 0.43

Starbucks Starbucks 165 E E Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 165 0.43 miles miles 0.43

Stan’s Donuts Donuts Stan’s 259 E E Erie Erie St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 259 0.49 miles miles 0.49

Starbucks Starbucks 750 N N Franklin Franklin St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 750 0.53 miles miles 0.53

Starbucks Starbucks 515 N N State State St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 515 0.56 miles miles 0.56

Starbucks Starbucks 505 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 505 0.56 miles miles 0.56

Starbucks Starbucks 444 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 444 0.63 miles miles 0.63

Starbucks Starbucks 401 E E Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 401 0.63 miles miles 0.63

Dollop Coffee Coffee & & Tea Tea Dollop 345 E E Ohio Ohio St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 345 0.63 miles miles 0.63

Firecakes Donuts Donuts Firecakes 68 W W Hubbard Hubbard St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 68 0.7 miles miles 0.7

Starbucks Starbucks 430 N N Clark Clark St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 430 0.7 miles miles 0.7

Bow Truss Truss Coffee Coffee Bow 406 N N Wells Wells St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 406 0.81 miles miles 0.81

Starbucks Starbucks 35 E E Wacker Wacker Dr, Dr, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 35 0.87 miles miles 0.87

Starbucks Starbucks 414 N N Orleans Orleans St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 414 0.87 miles miles 0.87

Starbucks Starbucks 210 W W North North Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 210 0.91 miles miles 0.91

Goddess and and the the Baker Baker Goddess 225 N N Lasalle Lasalle St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 225 0.94 miles miles 0.94

Starbucks Starbucks 225 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 225 0.95 miles miles 0.95

Starbucks Starbucks 40 W W Lake Lake St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 40 0.96 miles miles 0.96

Starbucks Starbucks 180 N N La La Salle Salle St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 180 1.01 miles miles 1.01

Intelligentsia Coffee Coffee Intelligentsia 53 E E Randolph Randolph St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 53 1.04 miles miles 1.04

Do­Rite Donuts Donuts & & Coffee Coffee Do­Rite 50 W W Randolph Randolph St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 50 1.06 miles miles 1.06

Magnolia Bakery Bakery Magnolia 108 N N State State St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60602 60602 108 1.07 miles miles 1.07

Starbucks Starbucks N. Michigan Michigan Avenue, Avenue, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60602 60602 88 N. 1.19 miles miles 1.19

Starbucks Starbucks 200 W W Madison Madison St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60606 60606 200 1.27 miles miles 1.27

Starbucks Starbucks 600 W W Lake Lake St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60661 60661 600 1.28 miles miles 1.28

Starbucks Starbucks 303 West West Madison, Madison, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60606 60606 303 1.32 miles miles 1.32

Starbucks Starbucks Starbucks Starbucks 111 E E Chestnut Chestnut St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 111 0.1 miles miles 0.1

Starbucks Starbucks 1003 N N Rush Rush Street, Street, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 1003 0.11 miles miles 0.11

Starbucks Starbucks 828 N N State State St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 828 0.16 miles miles 0.16

Starbucks Starbucks 835 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 835 0.17 miles miles 0.17

Starbucks Starbucks 42 E E Chicago Chicago Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 42 0.2 miles miles 0.2

Starbucks Starbucks 39 W W Division Division St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 39 0.36 miles miles 0.36

Starbucks Starbucks 30 W W Erie Erie St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 30 0.41 miles miles 0.41

Starbucks Starbucks 251 E E Huron Huron St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 251 0.42 miles miles 0.42

Starbucks Starbucks 38 E E Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 38 0.43 miles miles 0.43

Starbucks Starbucks 165 E E Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 165 0.43 miles miles 0.43

Starbucks Starbucks 600 N N State State St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 600 0.5 miles miles 0.5

Starbucks Starbucks 750 N N Franklin Franklin St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 750 0.53 miles miles 0.53

Starbucks Starbucks 1230 North North Wells Wells Street, Street, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 1230 0.55 miles miles 0.55

Starbucks Starbucks 505 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 505 0.56 miles miles 0.56

Starbucks Starbucks 444 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 444 0.63 miles miles 0.63

Starbucks Starbucks 401 E E Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 401 0.63 miles miles 0.63

Starbucks Starbucks 430 N N Clark Clark St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 430 0.7 miles miles 0.7

Starbucks Starbucks 424 W W Division Division St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 424 0.79 miles miles 0.79

Starbucks Starbucks 1538 N N Clark Clark St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 1538 0.81 miles miles 0.81

Starbucks Starbucks 470 Merchandise Merchandise Mart, Mart, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 470 0.83 miles miles 0.83

Starbucks Starbucks 35 E E Wacker Wacker Dr, Dr, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 35 0.87 miles miles 0.87

Starbucks Starbucks 414 N N Orleans Orleans St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 414 0.87 miles miles 0.87

Starbucks Starbucks 210 W W North North Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60610 60610 210 0.91 miles miles 0.91

Starbucks Starbucks 225 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 225 0.95 miles miles 0.95

Starbucks Starbucks 40 W W Lake Lake St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 40 0.96 miles miles 0.96

Starbucks Starbucks 180 N N La La Salle Salle St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60601 60601 180 1.01 miles miles 1.01

Starbucks Starbucks 25 E E Washington Washington St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60602 60602 25 1.12 miles miles 1.12

Starbucks Starbucks N. Michigan Michigan Avenue, Avenue, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60602 60602 88 N. 1.19 miles miles 1.19

Starbucks Starbucks 200 W W Madison Madison St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60606 60606 200 1.27 miles miles 1.27

Starbucks Starbucks 600 W W Lake Lake St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60661 60661 600 1.28 miles miles 1.28

Restaurants Restaurants Starbucks Starbucks 1003 N N Rush Rush Street, Street, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 1003 0.11 miles miles 0.11

The Cheesecake Cheesecake Factory Factory The 875 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 875 0.15 miles miles 0.15

Giordano's Giordano's 730 N N Rush Rush St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 730 0.27 miles miles 0.27

Whole Foods Foods Market Market Whole 30 West West Huron Huron St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 30 0.35 miles miles 0.35

Quartino Quartino 626 N N State State St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 626 0.44 miles miles 0.44

Grand Lux Lux Café Café Grand 600 N N Michigan Michigan Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 600 0.44 miles miles 0.44

Shake Shack Shack Shake 66 E E Ohio Ohio St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 66 0.48 miles miles 0.48

Eataly Eataly 43 E E Ohio Ohio St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 43 0.49 miles miles 0.49

Portillo's Portillo's 100 W W Ontario Ontario St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 100 0.5 miles miles 0.5

McDonald's McDonald's 600 N N Clark Clark St, St, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 600 0.52 miles miles 0.52

Timothy O'Toole's O'Toole's Chicago Chicago Timothy 622 N N Fairbanks Fairbanks Ct, Ct, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60611 60611 622 0.54 miles miles 0.54

Rock Bottom Bottom Restaurant Restaurant & & Brewery Brewery Rock W Grand Grand Ave, Ave, Chicago, Chicago, IL IL 60654 60654 11 W 0.58 miles miles 0.58


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