FREE! In Chicago! First Time Homebuyer Seminar!

Please share! Just a few weeks away for the FREE First Time Homebuyer Seminar! FREE info! FREE food and refreshments! Friday, February 16th at 6pm here in Chicago at Kale Realty! Limited space is available, so be sure to RSVP! Lori Dake, an IL licensed broker www.LoriDake.com P: (773) 697-4474 F: (773) 717-5500 E: LDake@KaleRealty.com Your referral […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m heading out the door – super busy day, but before I do that, I wanted to express my gratitude to you. I hope you and yours have a great Thanksgiving, lots of good things to eat, and a fabulous start to the holiday season! https://youtu.be/VsMBhVvI0vc I’ll be with family tomorrow and checking […]

...Bring May flowers (and plants!)

…Bring May flowers (and plants!)

With Mother’s Day just a few days away, some folks are scrambling for just the right gift. It doesn’t have to be expensive, but maybe you want to give the caregiver in your life something that’s longer-lasting than cut flowers and that shows you put some thought into it. Maybe planted flowers or plants would do […]

How fast do apartments rent?

When I say you have about 10 minutes to decide if a rental is right for you, I’m not being pushy. Places do go that fast here in Chicago, especially at this time of year. I recently had a listing that drew dozens of people to view at the same time, and several highly qualified […]

Are you ready for the Spring Hunt?

At this time of year, children may be hunting for eggs, but adults are often hunting for a new place to live. If you’re looking to rent a new apartment, now is a great time to look! The April 1st move-in’s are active, and the ones for May 1st are starting to arrive. Here are […]

Wonderful testimonial!

I received a wonderful testimonial on Kale Realty’s Yelp page! Having recently moved out of the city, I was unable to take care of renting my condo myself. Lori Dake came through like a pro among pros! All “I’s” dotted, all “T’s” crossed! She took care of everything from beginning to end and kept me […]

Question: Why do you do group showings?

Question: Why do you do group showings?

Hi, everyone! So someone asked me yesterday why I schedule many people to attend the same showing of a residential rental at the same time. There are several reasons for this, but the most important reason is fairness – especially for listings that are very popular. This method ensures everyone has an equal opportunity to see […]

A lot can happen in a year!

Feel free to read my article hosted on another site.  I included lots of pictures and such!

I’ve passed my exams! :D

Good afternoon and Happy Friday! I’m excited to inform everyone I passed my exams, completed the paperwork and am now officially a real estate broker! 🙂 I’ve been a leasing agent since the beginning of 2012, and I was content with doing that and office work until I joined Kale Realty this January. What this […]

Personal update time!

So I’ve passed all of my coursework toward receiving my broker license, so next week, I’ll be able to schedule to take my school exam. After that comes THE exam. So I’m almost there! I really do appreciate all of the help, encouragement and support I’ve received. My anxiety is still on the high side, […]