Buy or sell with an experienced Realtor who "gets it"

Laurie Christofano, Realtor in Oak Park, Chicago and Suburbs

Helping people, families & their pets move up and into their dream homes since 2007.

Laurie Christofano

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
📍Chicago + suburbs

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Near West Suburbs' Newest Listings

2 Beds 2 Baths MRD11491422 MLS NEW Status
Quality abounds in this all brick raised ranch. Everything Updated home 1st floor features beautiful kitchen with newer maple glass faced cabinets, granite counters, Bosch d/w, stainless under mount sink and updated faucets. Dining room has built in glass faced Hutch. Crown molding and nicely trimmed windows through 1st floor. Beautiful oak flooring. High quality tilt-in windows on first floor along with oversized roll out kitchen window. 1st floor bathroom has glass shower doors, stone tile floor, ceramic surround, multi-shower head system, built i. shelving and a very nice surface mount light. Lower level lends itself to add a bedroom. Currently LL has family room with drywall, recessed lighting and acoustical tile drop ceiling. Entire basement flooring is wood grain and gorgeous. Lower Level also has a full bath with stand-up shower. Updated utilities include circuit breakers, high efficiency furnace and h/w heater, copper plumbing and PVC drains. Everything is buttoned down in this home and all the work done is high quality. Home sits on huge fenced lot and has a brick 1.5 car garage with separate poured concrete pad with roll out fencing. The yard is huge and has southern exposure so Sun all day in the yard. Home has 30 year architectural shingle and aluminum soffits, fascia, gutters and down spouts. 500 feet to the Jr High and only blocks to restaurant, CVS, grocery store, gas station, bank and more. Award winning school districts, tree lined streets and a great community. This home has it all. The executor of the estate is selling this home in as-is / where-is condition. Priced to sell and firm on pricing. Better hurry- this will sell quickly. Call today!

9331 Lincoln Avenue, Brookfield

Listing courtesy of Charles Rutenberg Realty of IL.

3 Beds 4 Baths MRD11609248 MLS NEW Status
Live in the Heart of Oak Park in this amazing front-facing luxury townhome! This beautifully finished, open-concept townhome with spectacular upgrades features 3 bedrooms, 3.1 bathrooms, a wrap-around rooftop deck, and a top-floor wet bar. A private 1st floor en-suite is ideal for guests with a custom-fitted queen-sized murphy bed with built-in shelving and lighting. This creates the perfect flex space leaving this room to be used as a home office or gym! A tailored high-end carpet runner, professionally installed on the stairs, leads you to the second level featuring the bright, expansive living/dining room with a large culinary kitchen furnished with an abundance of cabinetry, sleek stainless appliances, and beautiful quartz counters. This area provides table space with a balcony nearby for grilling. The current owners further enhanced this level with crown molding, and a custom-designed fireplace mantle complete with built-ins. Move on up to the 3rd floor featuring the primary suite with a custom-designed closet, and a spa-like bathroom with double vanity, heated floors, a WP tub, and a shower/steamer! You'll also find the second bedroom with a custom built-in window seat/storage bench and a window well showering this room with natural light. There's a laundry center conveniently located on this level as well. Up one more flight, you'll find a wet bar area and access to a spacious wrap-around deck. A perfect place for entertaining and unwinding with far-reaching city views! Numerous stylish upgrades include espresso-colored oak floors thru-out, Hunter Douglas window treatments, Elfa custom shelving and organizer system (including workbench) installed in the attached garage, a custom built-in pantry, and so much more! (see list under additional items) Outstanding location...enjoy many nearby restaurants, coffee shops, endless shopping, movie theater, library, Mills Park, schools, pool, Metra/Green line stops, and literally all that Oak Park has to offer. Unbeatable unit in an unbeatable location!

107 Home Avenue, Oak Park

Listing courtesy of Baird & Warner, Inc..

3 Beds 2 Baths MRD11493258 MLS NEW Status
Welcome home to this large and sunny classic 4 square in the Oak Park Arts District. Sitting on an extra wide corner lot, the yard is filled with native plants, perennials, berry bushes, grapes and organic raised beds. Inside you'll find a welcoming foyer with art glass windows, 1" inch oak hardwood floors, high ceilings and a neutral color palette. The first floor lives large with an oversized living room that flows to the large dining room providing plenty of space for your dinner parties. The office off the dining room makes the perfect work-from-home space with lots of sunlight and built-in shelving. Kitchen features custom cabinets, Ice Stone countertops and newer appliances. Updated half bath includes first-floor laundry and electric radiant heated floors. 2nd fl features 3 good-sized bedrooms and a renovated full bath with heated floors. Substantial basement improvements with 30k in foundation restoration and a full waterproofing system, plumbed for a bath and ready to be finished. Extensive updates throughout with a 5-zone mini-split AC system (2021), cellulose attic insulation (2021), deck and fence (2016), dishwasher (2022), refrigerator (2021), laundry (2019), hot water tank (2019), updated copper plumbing and 200 amp electrical. 2 car garage with an additional parking spot. Close to parks, restaurants, schools, 290, the Blue Line and so much more!

701 S Harvey Avenue, Oak Park

Listing courtesy of Redfin Corporation.

4 Beds 5 Baths MRD11488802 MLS NEW Status
Exquisite. Triple limestone friezes arch over the front windows and another arch graces the front entry. Dark green glazed tile roof has deep overhanging eaves. The curb appeal of this home is equaled by its lovely, well-proportioned interior. Spacious rooms have high ceilings and plaster moldings. Original natural walnut doors with carved surrounding trim are in excellent condition. Recently painted throughout, the home is polished in a soft white, that is both on-trend and compliments the home's original details. The beautifully curated 2021 installation of all new light fixtures, including four statement chandeliers, adds a contemporary note. Luxury kitchen has a sterling silver farmhouse sink, high-end appliances, marble counters and soap stone island. Large mud entry with two closets and bench area off the kitchen. First floor family room addition has a gas fireplace, built-in shelving, new recessed lighting, and a lovely view of the yard through multiple French doors. Four bedrooms and three updated full baths on the second floor. Guest and master bedrooms both have ensuite full baths. The guest ensuite bathroom was a gut remodel in 2020. Oversized Pella thermal pane replacement windows fill the home with natural light. Finished basement with half bath and lots of storage. Professionally landscaped, side driveway with electronic gate and three car garage. Tech improvements include Ring smart video security system, Nest thermostats. Garage has a hardwired EV charging station. Home situated on a high ridge, with expansive views of the park.

927 N Elmwood Avenue, Oak Park

Listing courtesy of Baird & Warner, Inc..

3 Beds 2 Baths MRD11481986 MLS PRICE CHANGE Status
The perfect layout - Center entrance Colonial. This side entrance Colonial offers a spacious and sunny layout! Upon entering the center entrance foyer, you'll find the living room with an adjacent sunroom showering this room with an abundance of light through west-facing windows. There's a powder room conveniently located in the foyer before stepping into the formal dining room. The kitchen can easily be joined with the dining room to create the popular open space concept. There's a large pantry and an enclosed porch off the kitchen as well offering a variety of ideas to make this kitchen shine again. Gleaming Oak floors have just been resanded and the walls have all been painted a soft gray. You'll find three spacious bedrooms upstairs. The large master is also west-facing and has two closets. The second bedroom has a large tandem creating an additional room that can be used as an office, hobby room, or additional sleeping space. The third bedroom is spacious with south-facing windows. There's a family-size bathroom in the spacious upper foyer. The lower level can be used for a host of activities. Guest space, rec space, workspace, or a home gym. It offers plenty of storage and has access to an exterior door for easy access. The home is located within walking distance of the blue line, shops, restaurants, schools, and parks. Your sweat equity will pay off here - being sold AS-IS. Easy to show and quick close.

1022 S Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park

Listing courtesy of Baird & Warner, Inc..

4 Beds 4 Baths MRD11492237 MLS NEW 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

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX 10.

3 Beds 2 Baths MRD11491227 MLS ACTIVE Status
One of a kind building! One of a kind unit. All custom throughout. This luxury unit is all on one floor with a huge 22' balcony! Tall ceilings accentuate the open floor plan. The Living Room features a working fireplace and can be enjoyed from the Dining Room too. This space flows right into the Spacious Kitchen with plenty of room for multiple cooks as your guests gather around the oversized island. Travel down the wide hallway towards the back you will find a generous, full guest bath and two ample guest rooms. This unit also features full sized, side-by-side, washer and dryer and an on demand HW Heater. The exquisite Primary bedroom is at the back of the unit with views of the mature trees. This large bedroom features great wall space, a walk-in-closet and new en suite bath with gorgeous tile and lighting. This building has brand new, stylish and durable carpet front and back in the hallways and stairs. This unit also has a 7 X 22' storage room on the lower level and enjoys two tandem garage spots. This in-town location allows you to park your cars and enjoy all that Oak Park has to offer. It's a very short distance to the Metra, Green Line, favorite coffee shops, restaurants and shopping galore! Want to see a show? How about heading over to The Lake Theater or Shakespeare in the Park? And the main library is close too! What more could you ask for? See it today! Please Exclude all 3 chandeliers from main living area.

328 S Oak Park Avenue Unit #2, Oak Park

Listing courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate.

4 Beds 3 Baths MRD11489764 MLS ACTIVE Status
Your dream home awaits! This frame, open front porch, corner lot Gunderson Brothers American 4 Square is the one you've been looking for! Classic details: stained glass, gorgeous woodwork, beamed dining room ceiling, are met with updated kitchen, complete with island! and two full and one half baths, all updated! In addition, the house has all new windows! The spacious foyer greets you, and the double parlor living room is stunning and filled with sunshine, plenty of room to host big parties and holiday gatherings. The dining room features the classic beamed ceiling and french doors leading to the breakfast room--so perfect! Upstairs, 3 bedrooms await, including a bedroom open to an attached room--an office? a nursery? a dressing room? Whatever your heart desires. Full updated bath with walk in shower on the second floor, and another full bath, with soaking tub, on the third floor, which makes a terrific primary suite! Wow! The unfinished basement offers loads of storage, and the two car garage is in terrific condition as well. The landscaping for this double sized lot has been lovingly tended--plenty of perennials, lots of fruit trees, and a fully fenced yard with a patio for al fresco dining and relaxing. Located on a sunny corner lot, walking distance to so much: train, Maze Library, the Harrison Arts District, parks, playgrounds, the pool, and so much more! This is the life that you have dreamed about for your family--sitting on your front porch with friendly, welcoming neighbors, kids playing up and down the street, dogs being walked. Suburban perfection! Property sold as is, no exceptions.

846 S Elmwood Avenue, Oak Park

Listing courtesy of Baird & Warner, Inc..

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