Denise Raines of Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group Wins CommercialForum Gold Sales Award

— Michele Watson

Denise Raines

HOMEWOOD, Ill. / March 21, 2019 — Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group is proud to announce that CommercialForum has named Denise Raines a 2018 Gold Sales Award winner.
Raines, the broker/owner of the Homewood-based Weichert® affiliate, earned the prestigious award for the number of office rental transactions closed in 2018.
This marks the second straight year that Raines has been recognized by CommercialForum after winning a Silver Sales Award last year.
CommercialForum is the commercial division of the Chicago Association of Realtors, the city’s largest commercial real estate community.
“It truly is an honor to be recognized again by a professional association that I have been a part of for years,” said Raines. “As a full service agency we take great pride in offering both our residential and commercial clients the best real estate service in the industry. This award is proof that our commercial clients appreciate our efforts.”
The award will be presented to Raines at an April 11 awards banquet at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. The entire list of 2018 Sales Award winners also will be published in this year’s special Sales Awards edition of Chicago REALTOR magazine.
Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves Homewood, Flossmoor, Olympia Fields and surrounding areas.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group, located at 1820 Ridge Road, Suite 214 in Homewood, contact Denise Raines at 708-960-0470 or visit

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