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Congratulations to our Super Sunday Winner for the month of April 2021

Super Sunday Winner April 2021
McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event on April 11, 2021. On the 2nd  Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.
 
Harold Olivey was our Super Sunday winner for the month of April. He won $1,000 + $500 to a charity of his choice! McColly Charities donated on Harold’s behalf to the LGBTQ Outreach of Porter County. LGBTQ Outreach of Porter County is a nonprofit organization that promotes an affirming community to LGBTQ+ youth and adults through empowerment, advocacy, opportunity, and support.
 
Elizabeth Hobbs, McColly Real Estate Agent in the Schererville office hosted the winning Open House that Harold attended. Elizabeth won as the hosting Agent and McColly Charities donated to Elizabeth’s charity of choice to Food Bank of NWI. The Food Bank can provide food assistance to more than 25,000 individuals each month with the support of individuals, groups, and companies of our community. To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, check out Our Listings.

McColly Real Estate Website Recognized for Excellence

SCHERERVILLE, IN – April 2, 2021 – McColly Real Estate has been awarded the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global community of 550 high quality independent real estate firms in 70 countries. The certification was presented in recognition of excellence in website design, content and functionality.

McColly Real Estate’s website received high marks in a variety of critical areas relating to website performance, including usability, design, content, interactivity, customer service and mobile responsiveness. The evaluation was conducted by Virtual Results, LLC, a real estate internet and social marketing firm selected by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® to review the websites of participating members.

The specific measurements for the WQC are updated each year to reflect the most current online marketing strategies, as well as evolving consumer preferences. Companies must be re-certified every two years to maintain the certification.

“We are pleased to recognize the 107 companies that earned the WQC this year. The restrictions of this past year have heightened the importance of having a strong web presence and giving home buyers and sellers easy ways to explore homes and communities online. Our WQC companies provide consumers with valuable resources through well-designed websites that offer relevant local content and up-to-the-minute housing information,” said Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® President/CEO Paul Boomsma.

McColly Real Estate prides itself in constantly evolving mccolly.com to provide consumers with the #1 resource for buyers and sellers to educate themselves about the home buying process and find the latest homes on the market locally, nationally and globally,” said Monica Decker, director of marketing & technology of McColly Real Estate.

McColly Real Estate is the Northwest Indiana and Chicago Southland representative of LeadingRE. With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 550 firms and 135,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. As a member of LeadingRE, McColly Real Estate provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.

McColly Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in Northwest Indiana, Central Illinois, and the Chicago Southland, is part of McColly Companies, which includes Community Title, McColly Bennett Commercial Advantage, McColly New Homes Division, and the McColly School of Real Estate. It is the exclusive member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a prestigious global network that includes Luxury Portfolio International®

For more information about McColly Real Estate please visit our About Us page.

 

Congratulations to our Super Sunday Winner for the month of March 2021

McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event on February 14, 2021. On the 2nd Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.

Elena Moreno was our Super Sunday winner for the month of March. She won $1,000 + $500 to a charity of her choice! McColly Charities donated on Elena’s behalf to the Highland Hurricane Swim Club. 

Mike Borowiec, McColly Real Estate Agent in the Highland office hosted the winning Open House that Elena attended. Mike won as the hosting Agent and McColly Charities donated to Mike’s charity of choice to Shirley Heinze Land Trust. Shirley Heinze Land Trust is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of significant natural areas throughout Northwest Indiana. 

To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, visit mccolly.com.

 

Congratulations to our Super Sunday Winner for the month of February 2021

McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event on February 14, 2021. On the 2nd Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.

Eric Krischke was our Super Sunday winner for the month of February. He won $1,000 + $500 to a charity of his choice! McColly Charities donated on Eric’s behalf to the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, a local animal shelter to help homeless and abused animals.

Terry Wampler, McColly Real Estate Agent in the Valparaiso office hosted the winning Open House that Eric attended. Terry won as the hosting Agent and McColly Charities donated to Terry’s charity of choice to Riley Children’s Foundation. Riley Children’s Foundation is the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and the founding organization that opened Riley Hospital in 1924. 

To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, visit mccolly.com.

Performance Plus Bonus Program: Investing in the Future of Our Agents

InvestingMcColly Real Estate continues to contribute to a growing sense of family and community by offering all McColly Realtors the opportunity to participate in the Performance Plus Bonus Program. 

The innovative program is designed to give agents the option to invest an amount per transaction into a tax deferred program, making it an easy way to save for retirement. The percentage agents choose to contribute is matched in part by McColly. These funds are invested into Berkshire Hathaway B stocks (Warren Buffett’s company), 10-year Treasury Notes, or the S&P 500. This program also helps offset agent’s tax liability at the end of the year.

Read the full article about McColly's Performance Plus Bonus Program.

“2020 was our biggest year since 2006, and the first time we went over $1 billion in sales.” - Ron McColly

Many of our agents have been with the company for over 20 years. If you’d like to learn more about becoming an agent with McColly at one of our 23 office locations, visit our careers page.

Media Releases Congratulations to our Super Sunday Winner for January 2021

McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event on January 10, 2021. On the 2nd Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.

Carmen Aken was our Super Sunday winner for the month of January. She won $1,000 + $500 to a charity of her choice! McColly Charities donated on Carmen’s behalf to the SPCA International, a global animal rescue with a mission to advance the safety and well-being of animals.

Estela Lopez, McColly Real Estate Agent in the Schererville office hosted the winning Open House that Carmen attended. Estela won as the hosting Agent and McColly Charities donated to Estela’s charity of choice to Goodwill Nurse-Family Partnership. Goodwill Nurse-Family Partnership empowers first-time moms to transform their lives by creating better futures for themselves and their babies.

To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, visit mccolly.com.

Congratulations to our Super Sunday Winner for the month of December 2020

McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event on December 13, 2020. On the 2nd Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.

Keana Johnson was our Super Sunday winner for the month of December. She won $1,000 + $500 to a charity of her choice! McColly Charities donated on Keana’s behalf to the ASW Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that has devoted its energy to giving back to the community, and raising awareness to gun violence.

Steve Osika and Trisha Rupp, McColly Real Estate Agents in the Crown Point office hosted the winning Open House that Keana attended. Steve and Trisha won as the hosting Agents and McColly Charities donated to Steve and Trisha’s charity of choice to Humane Indiana.

To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, visit mccolly.com.

Congratulations to our Super Sunday Winner for the month of November 2020

McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event. On the 2nd Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.

Patricia Nurczyk was our Super Sunday winner for the month of November. She won $1,000 + $500 to a charity of her choice! McColly Charities donated to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Patricia’s behalf. Patricia will also be contributing a large portion of her $1,000 winnings to the American Cancer Society!

Maria McShane, McColly Real Estate Agent in the Schererville office, hosted the winning Open House that Patricia attended. Maria won as the hosting Agent and McColly Charities donated to Maria’s charity of her choice to the Planting Possibilities, a non-profit organization that creates meaningful work opportunities for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Lake County, Indiana.

To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, visit mccolly.com

Toys for Tots Bring Joy to Children Less Fortunate

McColly Charities and McColly Companies are proud to join the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for the sixth year in a row to help the Toys for Tots Foundation collect toys for children who are less fortunate. From now until December 4, 2020, new, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at any of our McColly Companies collection sites in Northwest Indiana, Central Illinois and the Chicago Southland from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday.

As some families struggle to bring joy to their children during Christmas, the Toys for Tots program asks for your help in collecting toys to be redistributed to these families. The goal for McColly Charities is to support this program by filling up the Toys for Tots boxes at our 23 McColly Companies office locations with new unwrapped toys. The key is to make this an enjoyable Christmas for as many Children in our local community as possible.

Toys for Tots does not accept realistic looking weapons or gifts that include food. While there are many lists of popular toys for kids of all ages, there is no donation wish list for Toys for Tots. Popular toy categories include sporting equipment, books, backpacks, board games, radio control cars/trucks, hand-held electronics, and skateboards/helmets.

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognizes 501(c) tax exempt not-for-profit charity, is the authorized fundraising and support organization for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The mission of the Foundation is to provide a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children during Christmas. While the Marines coordinate and manage the program, the Foundation’s success depends on the support of the local community and generosity of people who donate today, and that’s why we at McColly Charities have joined this cause.

McColly Charities appreciates your continued support of this very worthwhile charity. To find the nearest official collection office, click here.

Congratulations Teresa Patton – Super Sunday winner!

 
On Sunday, October 11th, McColly Real Estate held their monthly Super Sunday Open House Event. On the 2nd Sunday of every month, anyone who attends a McColly Super Sunday Open House, can enter a chance to win $1,000 for themselves PLUS McColly Charities will donate $500 to the winner’s choice of charity on their behalf.
 
Teresa Patton’ name was drawn as October’s winner of $1,000 for herself + $500 was donated to the Chicago Youth Programs in her name by McColly Charities. Karen Miller, McColly Real Estate Agent in the Portage Rt. 6 office, hosted the winning Open House that Teresa attended. Karen won as the hosting agent of the winning Open House. McColly Charities donated to Karen’s charity of choice to the Toys for Tots in her name. To find properties for sale or McColly Open Houses for any given weekend, visit mccolly.com.
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