November 2019 WSP Newsletter – Wenzel Select Properties

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Happy Thanksgiving from
Wenzel Select Properties!

Be sure to check out our PINTEREST page which includes our favorite recipes, decorates and DIY costumes for Thanksgiving!

Congratulations to Lisa Wenzel
2019 Five Star Real Estate Agent!


Lisa Wenzel has been awarded the Chicago Magazine’s 5-Star Real Estate Agent Award for the ninth year in a row! Click the link to read the full article, including how the winners are chosen. Congratulations, Lisa!

To our past clients….

Be on the lookout! The WSP Elves will be heading your way to spread holiday cheer!


Photo Credit: Brian Barrera

October’s Heat Report

Curious about the housing market? Find out the latest trends in real estate with the Real Estate HEAT Index!

Read about the Housing Market HERE

Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner?
Read These Tips


If you are inviting family and friends over for dinner on Thanksgiving, then you’ve got a lot on your hands. The stress involved with planning, preparing, and executing Thanksgiving can be a bit overwhelming, so here are five tips for hosting a successful holiday dinner:

Offer Simple Appetizers.
You’ve already got a lot on your plate in terms of the food you have to cook and prepare, so skip the fancy appetizers and offer something simple before dinner such as mixed nuts, olives, or a cheese plate.

Don’t Test Out Recipes.
Stick to what works. Even if it’s a side dish or a dessert, Thanksgiving is not the time… Read More

Existing-Home Sales Increase,
but Inventory Shortages Continue


For the second month in a row, existing-home sales increased, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Of the four major regions in the country, three saw their total sales figures climb; only the West reported a slight decline. The rise in sales can be partly attributed to declining mortgage rates. According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR, The desire to take advantage of these promising… Read More

Want to Know What Your Home is Worth?

Featured Testimonial

by Ken & Trisha


Lisa and her staff were excellent to work with throughout the entire sale and closing. Extremely professional and knowledgeable.

October Happenings

Congratulations to Peter & Mary on the sale of their property!

Congratulations to Mike & Ashley on the purchase of their new home!

Congratulations to Dena on the sale of her property!

Congratulations to Elsie on the rental of her new home!

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

Easy Seasonal
Cranberry Desserts


Cranberries are a cherished part of American holiday traditions. Many Americans can’t imagine the Thanksgiving holiday without a bowl of cranberry relish on the table or a dab of cranberry sauce on their plate.

But cranberries deserve a star turn on the dessert menu, too. Try adding cranberries to one of these classic dishes for a holiday treat that could become one of your favorites.

Cranberry-Apple Crisp
A fruit crisp is a simple, homespun dish that’s a snap to make… Read More

Fall Project: Maximize the Space in Your Garage


Often, the garage is designated as a secondary storage area of the house. If the clutter builds up, there can be no space left for a car. To create a more functional garage space, try the following five organization tips:

Declutter: Declutter your garage by using cabinets to store items like tools, spare parts, cleaning supplies, and other items commonly found in the garage… Read More

Use These Tips to Sell Your
Home in the Fall and Winter


Although studies show that April through June are the most prolific months for selling properties in many areas of the country, life doesn’t always cooperate. When you have to sell a home in the fall or winter, you can use the following tips to help quickly turn an open listing into a closed one.

Adjust Your Thermostat
Keep the home temperature comfortable for house hunters. The good news is that you usually… Read More

Featured Listings

4014 Liberty Blvd.
Westmont, IL

3 Bed, 2.1 Bath
Finished Basement

918 Park Ave.
Lake Villa, IL

3 bed, 3.1 bath
Many Updates, Finished Basement

4340 Oakwood Ave.
Downers Grove, IL

Large Lot – Great Investment Opportunity!

Belmont Rd.
Downers Grove, IL

2 bed, 1 Bath
Fenced Yard!
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: 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.