Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group Wins CommercialForum Silver Sales Award

— Michele Watson

Denise Raines

HOMEWOOD, Ill. / Mar. 6, 2018 — Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group is proud to announce that CommercialForum has named the Homewood-based real estate agency a 2017 Silver Sales Award winner. The Weichert® affiliate earned the prestigious award for the number of office rental transactions it closed 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 by a professional association that our office has been a member of for years,” said Denise Raines, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group. “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 Weichert, Realtors® – The Raines Group at a March 22 awards banquet at the Theater on the Lake in Chicago. The entire list of 2017 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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