Laurie Christofano

Laurie Christofano RE/MAX In The Village

189 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Meet Laurie Christofano, Chicagoland Realtor


Laurie Christofano Chicagoland Realtor 630-248-1976

All real estate agents should know the buying and selling process, grasp the market, and have a track record of success. But those qualifications are hardly enough. When you're ready for a move, you deserve more. ⁣

You deserve an agent who:⁣

✅ Makes the process straightforward, enjoyable, and as low-stress as possible.⁣

✅ Understands the intangible, emotional side of making such a major life transition.⁣

✅ Has the heart of a teacher.⁣

✅ Exudes kindness, confidence, and know-how.⁣

✅ Cheers you on and celebrates your success. ⁣

The truth is, not all agents are the same. When you buy or sell, look for an agent who offers “more." ⁣(Spoiler alert 👉 it’s me 🦸‍♀️🏡)

If you’ve read this far, chances are you’ve been at least considering that your current home isn’t working for you. Let’s chat about how to get you into a place more suited to your next chapter!

Laurie Christofano, Realtor
RE/MAX In The Village
☎️ 630-248-1976
📧 laurie@OPRFhomesforsale.com
🌐 OPRFhomesforsale.com 
📍Chicago + suburbs

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Oak Park Area Homes For Sale

$549,000
5 Beds 4 Baths MRD11681945 MLS NEW Status
Completely rehabbed with a new 2nd-floor addition in 2021, this stunning 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home offers close to 2,500 square feet of total interior space, including the full finished basement. Highlights include a completely open and bright main level that accommodates the living room, dining area, and a gorgeous new kitchen boasting quartz countertops, all stainless-steel appliances, and beautiful Maple cabinets with glass doors, under-cabinet lighting, and modern stainless-steel handles. Other great features include a spacious primary bedroom on the 2nd floor featuring a walk-in closet, and a luxurious spa-like private bath with a double-sink vanity, a soaker tub, and a large walk-in shower with dual heads. Downstairs you'll find a full finished basement with a comfortable family room, a wet bar with a stainless steel beverage cooler, a 2nd laundry room, and another full bathroom. Outside enjoy a wide and welcoming front porch, a gorgeous back deck, a relaxing hot tub, and a detached 2.5-car garage with an overhead party door and paved alley access. Recent improvements include a completely new 2nd-floor addition, new kitchen, new plumbing, new electric (including electric service and panel), new furnace and AC, remodeled basement with drain tile, new garage, new water service, new sewer to curb, new sidewalks (backyard, front and side), new siding, new roof and gutters, new back deck, new front porch, new professional landscaping, paved alley, and more! Situated in the highly rated La Grange and Lyons Township school districts, and within walking distance of the Metra train station, elementary school, and well-equipped neighborhood park, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better location. Enjoy easy access to major highways and proximity to Chicago's Midway and O'Hare airports, the world-famous Brookfield Zoo, many forest preserves, parks, and other great surrounding communities. Schedule your showing today!

4170 Deyo Avenue, Brookfield

$385,000
2 Beds 2 Baths MRD11629892 MLS NEW Status
Calling all nature lovers! Live across from forest preserve and watch the deer...from your own covered front porch! The living room welcomes you with an oversized, brick fireplace to cozy up to. The master bedroom has plenty of room with double closets...while the hallway features 3 closets including a kitchen pantry. The number of cabinets in the kitchen is amazing...breakfast bar...granite countertops...stainless steel appliances and more! All with recently refinished hardwood floors. In addition to conventional forced air gas furnace (2020), there is zoned baseboard heat for the living room/kitchen area and each bedroom - each on separate thermostat. Solar panels are a cost saving feature sure to please. Stepping outside thru the glass sliding doors, there is a huge 23x12ft cedar deck with privacy screen, a large fenced dog run, big backyard with composite privacy fence, garden, and a 20x10 ft shed with overhead door, glass slider, A/C and gas line for heat. Downstairs you'll find a spacious family room to gather in, laundry room with sink and a full bath. Plenty of storage in utility room as well as crawl space. The heated garage has an epoxy floor with a drop-down staircase for tons of attic storage! Major items replaced: Roof - 2020, furnace/AC - 2020, water heater - 2019...just move in and enjoy! PER THE SELLER: There is a gas line in the shed that has been shut off at the house for the convenience of the new owner should they want to add heat to the shed. In the garage, the access hatch to the attic is open to see foam insulation as well as hoist for easy lifting to store items in the attic. NO ATTIC ACCESS ALLOWED EXCEPT BY HOME INSPECTOR. The home is equipped with fiber optic cable for internet use should new owner desire.

9119 26Th Street, Brookfield

$725,000
3 Beds 3 Baths MRD11680968 MLS NEW Status
This jewel of a home is finished with classic architectural elements and fresh design ideas. There are gracious archways, French pane floor to ceiling windows, beautiful oak floors and wide oak staircases to both the upper and lower levels. The floor plan lends itself to gatherings with spacious rooms that flow together perfectly. A stone fireplace is the focal point of the recessed living room, enhanced with its tall ceiling. The formal dining room impresses with its spaciousness. Fabulous updated kitchen wows you with the custom cabinets, leathered granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting and a farmhouse sink, a nod to the past that blends with the on trend kitchen. The inspired design of the eating space features a new banquette with custom crafted bench seating with storage and a novel quartz top on a farmhouse table. Two covered patios beckon all to enjoy the seasons, with a choice of sunrise or sunset views. The second floor features bedrooms that are of great scale, with room for large furniture and bright with natural light. The lower level family room does double duty with office space and full bath. Generous storage includes a cedar closet. Full size laundry room and utility room. ALL the NEWS here: KITCHEN - custom cabinetry to ceiling, and custom cabinet fridge surround, NEW pantry, NEW range hood, NEW hardware, NEW tile backsplash, NEW leathered granite countertops, NEW farmhouse sink, installed in-cabinet and under-cabinet lighting, and installed recessed lighting in the kitchen and eating space, EATING SPACE - NEW banquette with bench seating with storage and with custom crafted quartz top table, (banquette and table included in the sale), LIVING ROOM - masonry and drywall repair, freshly painted, and NEW custom window treatments, HVAC - new Unico AC system including compressor and air handler, installed June 2022, ELECTRIC and EV CHARGING - installed 240 volt electric line to garage, installed universal EV charging system, LANDSCAPING - new stone paver pathway, all new sod in backyard. This well tended home is in a favorite location just 2 blocks to school and Taylor Park, featuring tennis courts, playground soccer fields and sledding hill. And it's an easy walk to the Galewood Metra station and green line trains. Love where you live, here and ready for you now!

1134 Rossell Avenue, Oak Park

$699,000
4 Beds 4 Baths MRD11679462 MLS ACTIVE Status
Discover a new lifestyle at this gorgeous NEW CONSTRUCTION two-story forest park home. Truly remarkable views that pleasantly carry over from exterior into the interior of the property. Arrive at the welcoming front porch with above recessed lighting and trex flooring. Walk inside into this complete open concept design, with white wire brushed flooring throughout the first and second floors. Elegant living section combined with the dining area, luxury kitchen and half bathroom. Custom white shaker cabinets with brass hardware, quartz countertop, and alluring tiled backsplash. 12-foot island with a waterfall quartz countertop that can easily seat 4. Stylish matte black fixtures and Samsung's new line of Bespoke appliances. Family room features an electric fireplace ready for a TV placement and leads to the outdoor open wood deck. Find two skylight windows as you are making your way to the second floor with a spacious master suite and three bedrooms. Master bedroom details a Vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting, walk in closet, and private balcony. Astonishing custom-tiled master bathroom with soaker tub, his and hers sink vanity, and glassed stand up shower. Beautiful white tile shower design in the second bathroom with hexagon porcelain flooring and double vanity sink. Laundry is conveniently located next to the master suite. As you make your way to the finished basement, you'll find an 8ft ceiling height, vast entertaining area and half bathroom. Bonus loft in the basement is perfect for children or pets. Sought after wet bar with wine cooler and custom shelves. Walk-out basement leads to the private fenced backyard and all new two car garage. Fantastic location, close to parks, pool, the blue line. Near the I-290 expressway, shopping and fitness centers.

902 Elgin Avenue, Forest Park

$519,900
4 Beds 3 Baths MRD11679007 MLS ACTIVE Status
Complete gut rehab in 2022 w/ top-of-the-line finishes throughout! This spectacular brick octagon bungalow home sitting on double lot shows like new and features an open-concept layout highlighted by quality hardwood flooring, white interior trim and doors, incredible craftsmanship and attention to details throughout! Home has impressive elements for a comfortable, energy-efficient and modern lifestyle. Spacious living room that opens to the dining room and leads to the impressive kitchen with sleek 42" white shaker cabinetry paired with quarts countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a functional eating bar. The kitchen opens up to a spacious rear family room with an electric fireplace and sliding doors that lead to the outdoor deck that makes this an incredible space for entertaining! Opening the sliding doors to the deck to elongate the space by combining indoor and outdoor living into one vast area. This home features a total of five bedrooms, three full bathrooms with Bluetooth connectivity in every bathroom. Stunning iron rail staircase leads to the upstairs bedrooms, hall bathroom, sitting area and a Master bedroom with walk-in closet. The sunny Basement offers plenty of living space with Family-sized recreation room, for entertaining and additional bedroom, full bath, laundry room and a separate exterior entry that's a perfect in-law arrangement. This property offers energy efficient LED lighting, windows, and appliances. The basement features 2 sump pumps, one used for the Drain tile system and the 2nd for the flood control system. The extra-large yard is perfect for kids and pets and the large deck area provides the perfect spot to sit, barbecue and entertain guests. Peaceful fully fenced in large back yard, concrete walkway and oversized 2 1/2 car garage completes the package! The lot also has room to build a second garage add a pool or can be used for additional parking. The location is prime and walking distance to pool, library, community center and Elmwood Park Elementary and Elmwood Park High School. Near the Oak Park Country Club and within walking distance to the Metra station for a quick commute into the city. Nothing to do but move in!! The ideal lifestyle awaits!

2421 N 76Th Court, Elmwood Park

$525,000
3 Beds 3 Baths MRD11678940 MLS ACTIVE Status
A home brimming with character in a prime location! Charming entry opens to your spacious living room and freshly painted separate dining room. The kitchen features a copper sink, butcher block counters, Viking range + refrigerator, cork floor, pot filler, and vintage light fixtures. Two first-floor bedrooms and a full bath with a steam shower. The dormered second story serves as an extra large bedroom with ample room to also have an in-home office, along with a half bath. Opportunity exists given all the additional storage on the second floor to create a spacious master suite if desired. The finished basement was fully rebuilt with a concrete epoxy shine floor, a contemporary staircase opens to a large family room, workout space, and more. You will love the Spa bath with double shower & soaker tub. The backyard features a beautiful vine-covered patio offering you a private sanctuary. Easy to entertain with a gas line to the grill and plenty of space. There is so much amazing storage in this home with many custom closets. A huge garage with second-floor storage & attached oversized carport w/side driveway. High-efficiency York Furnace (2021), custom Gilkey Windows throughout the home, Roof (2019) are some of the many upgrades to this home over the years. You will not find a closer location to Whittier Elementary School! Great neighborhood with parks, library, and Chicago Ave nearby!

732 N Cuyler Avenue, Oak Park

$385,000
3 Beds 3 Baths MRD11672002 MLS ACTIVE Status Elmwood Park Rowhouses BLDG.
This luxury brick Elmwood Park row home will check everything off your wish list and more! Enter your new home via the gorgeous courtyard or directly through your 2.5 car attached garage. Upon entry into the lower level you will find new wood like tile with a radiant heat system throughout the family room, large sunny windows with custom blinds and a jaw dropping Pottery Barn powder room. Upstairs on the main level you can cozy up in front of your gas fireplace, enjoy the open concept living room, drink your beverage of choice on your private balcony and create countless memories and meals in your updated kitchen around the oversized island. The upper level features a well laid out floorplan featuring a nicely sized primary suite with large walk in closet, en-suite bath in addition to the two additional bedrooms, full bath and ample storage. All updates have been done for you with nothing left to make it your home. 2022: LED lighting throughout all 3 levels with updated fixtures, new roof, refinished hardwood floors and staircases, updated lower powder room, radiant flooring installed, updated kitchen, new garbage disposal, new sliding patio door (10 year warranty), updated balcony with Azek decking, refinished french doors on juliet balcony 2021: Water heater, nest system which includes 3 zone control sensors, microwave convection combo, updated kitchen

2419 N 75Th Avenue Unit #E, Elmwood Park

$359,000
3 Beds 2 Baths MRD11674982 MLS ACTIVE Status
Meticulously maintained, classic bungalow with original millwork ready for you to move right in! Located in highly desirable Berwyn location, this charming and character-filled home boasts 3 bedrooms, 1 and a half bathrooms, over 2,000 sq ft of finished space, and TONS of natural light! Stunning crown molding, gleaming hardwood floors, skeleton keys STILL WORK in the door locks, and fresh neutral paint throughout home. Spacious living room stuns with wall-to-wall windows and show-stopping fireplace (in-operable). Separate dining space flows nicely to the kitchen complete with abundant 42" wood cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (all less than 2 years old!), cabinet pantry, and charming spice closet! Two great sized bedrooms share access to full bathroom with brand new vanity and medicine cabinet. Access the 2nd level via enclosed stairway, and find the third bedroom and massive potential to finish the other side into a master suite (currently used as a storage space). Finished all season porch that could easily be used as a 4th bedroom, office space, or playroom! Walkout basement is finished and functions as a fantastic recreation room. Great for a guest/entertainment space with room for a pool table, granite-top wet bar, half bath, and sump-pump with flood control system! Fantastic deck leads you to your backyard with concrete patio, green space, and garage access. 2.5 car garage has limitless potential and boasts dual-side doors (one opens to the alley and one to the yard!), and a sub-panel ready for charging your electric car. NEW Trane furnace and AC! NEW hot water heater! Minutes to CTA, shopping, dining, highway, and more!

2628 Wesley Avenue, Berwyn



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