July 2019 WSP Newsletter

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Congratulations goes to Lisa Wenzel for being named a Forbe’s Magazine Five Star Professional Market Leader for 2019!

Each year,Forbes & Five Star Professional name outstanding real estate agents across the country, recognizing no more than 7 percent of all agents in the market! Forbes & Five Star believe this process results in a list of award winners who are focused on the needs of their clients and stand out from their competition.

Lisa is 1 of 13 real estate agents in the Chicagoland area to receive this award!

To see the full list of winners across the country and to read how winners are chosen click HERE

We Hope Everyone is Having
a Fun & Relaxing Summer!

Be sure to check out our PINTEREST page which includes our favorite Summer activities, recipes, crafts, house projects & more!

Prepare Your House Before You
Go on Vacation


If you’re going on vacation for a week or more, you’re probably doing tons of planning. However,it’s also necessary to spend some time preparing your house for your absence. Otherwise, you might encounter some nasty surprises upon returning home. Those surprises could be really serious, such as burglary or fire, or slightly less serious but still quite unpleasant, such as rotting food… Read More

Housing Inventory Increases as
House Prices Moderate


After years of an inventory shortage in the housing market, conditions are finally improving. By the end of April, there were 1.83 million existing homes available for sale, up from 1.67 million a month ago and 1.8 million a year ago. At the current sales pace, it would take 4.2 months for the current housing stock to sell; this is up from the 3.8-month supply of homes on the market in March and the 4-month supply in… Read More

Save on Summer Cooling Costs


As temperatures rise and your air conditioner starts working overtime, your energy bill could skyrocket. Fortunately, there are several small changes you can make to your daily routine that will save on cooling costs. Here are five simple things you can do to help control your cooling costs this summer:

Turn Up the Thermostat. Keeping the overall temperature even slightly warmer than you’re used… Read More


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Featured Testimonial
by Evie


I just wanted to take some time to write you a personal thank you for helping me sell my home. My situation was more than complicated. Not too many real estate agents would have taken the time to understand the stress that can bring to somebody like me. You did. The other agents I worked with were not nearly as caring about my situation. You took all of the stress related “to-dos” off my plate and handled them all. I know how much work that took and I will always be grateful for that. I would also like to thank Melissa in your office for her constant availability to me as well. You have a great employee working for you!

You also were able to get more money than I had expected for the sale. You ended up selling my home for more than the other agent wanted to list it for. You went above and beyond for me on several levels. I had been trying to sell my house for almost two years and you managed to get it sold in about six months in the slow season. Having this finally dealt with is huge for me and I am so glad I found you to help me get here.

I wish you all the best with your new business location for Wenzel Properties. You really work hard for your clients and deserve all the success that comes your way. If you ever need a reference, please put me on top of the list!


June Happenings


Congratulations to Patrick & Elizabeth on the purchase of their new home!

Congratulations to Mary on the
purchase of their new home!

Thank you for allowing WSP to assist you with your most valuable investment.
Lisa M. Wenzel
Managing Real Estate Broker

2019 Outdoor Living and Design Trends


Outdoor living continues to grow in 2019 as homeowners dream of adding spaces that provide tranquility, connection, and touches of nature. More than just a home enhancement, these spaces are meant to inspire people to set digital devices aside and find moments of calm while making memories with friends and family.

Now is the perfect time to enjoy your outdoor space to the fullest. Joe Raboine, director of residential hardscapes at Belgard, offers his expert insight into top outdoor design trends… Read More

What to Keep in Mind When
Searching for Your Ideal Home


When purchasing a home, you can rely on the inspector to answer questions about the condition of the roof, foundation, and plumbing, but there are other important questions the inspector’s report can’t answer because the answers depend on a homebuyer’s preference. Here are some great questions to ask as you search for your future home:

Does the House Layout Work
for Your Lifestyle?

Walk through a potential new home as if you were just starting your day. Does the layout of the house complement your family’s daily activities? Remember, it’s easy to paint walls a fresh color, but it’s not so easy to move them… Read More

Featured Listings

918 Park Avenue
Lake Villa, IL

3 bed, 3.1 bath
New Carpet & Paint!
Finished Basement & Fenced Yard.

1916 Hitchcock Ave.
Downers Grove, IL

4 bed, 1 bath
Huge Lot, Great Location!

1372 Eastwood Dr.
Aurora, IL

3 bed, 2 bath
Split level with great features!

1085 E Cottonwood Way
Palatine, IL

3 bed, 2.1 bath
New Carpet, Fresh Updates!
Rare Full Master Bath.
Managing Broker: Lisa Wenzel – 630 430-4797
Broker: Melissa Mathis – 630 392-5171
Broker: Freddy Wenzel – 630 430-4790
Broker: Danny Reed – 708 703-4653
Broker: Kristine Emmel – 847 489-8965
Broker: Eumeka Aguado – 847 513-4433
Broker: Morgan Pittsley – 815 540-6952
Broker: Catherine Lopez – 630 981-4572
Broker: Michaela Valle – 630 946-4269
Broker: Eric Pieroni – 630 818-0102
Broker: April Stary – 630 962-4820
Broker: Nina Rodriguez – 224 587-0780
Team Wenzel, 1120 Norfolk Street,
Downers Grove IL 60516


The material in this publication is provided for your informational purpose only and is not intended to substitute professional advice.
If your property is currently listed with a Real Estate Broker, this publication is not intended as a solicitation.