Michelle Hurckes

    Michelle Hurckes

    I have been a licensed Illinois and Indiana Broker for 6 years. I am a top producer of my office and recently received the Quality Service Award for 2016, 2017 and 2018. I am also a team captain for the Illiana Real Estate Team in which we were recognized as a Master Team for 2016 and 2017 and Centurion for 2018. I have a long family member history of military and government service including...
    I have been a licensed Illinois and Indiana Broker for 6 years. I am a top producer of my office and recently received the Quality Service Award for 2016, 2017 and 2018. I am also a team captain for the Illiana Real Estate Team in which we were recognized as a Master Team for 2016 and 2017 and Centurion for 2018. I have a long family member history of military and government service including members of the U.S Navy in the South Pacific in Okinawa and Japan during World War 2. My father in law served in the Us Army during the Korean War. My brother was also in the Army stationed in Honduras. I am a proud of wife of my husband who just retired after 28 years serving the community with 12 of them as a Sergeant and 6 as a homicide investigator for the Illinois State Police.

    My Client Testimonials

    Michelle Hurckes has the patience of a Saint! She not only sold my farm but assisted me in the purchase of my new home. In my eyes they do not come more knowledgeable than Michelle. I have and will continue to recommend Michelle Hurckes to others. ~ Traci Cain, Beecher IL
    Michelle Hurckes is very knowledgeable of all the aspects of the local real estate market. ~ Robert Van Baren, 5648 W 154th Court, Lowell, IN 46356
    Michelle Hurckes was the PERFECT match for us. We live out of state and were searching for a home purchase to rent to our daughter and her two girls. She was very attentive to our wishes and very honest in her appraisals of the homes that were for sale and constantly kept in mind the safety, space and pricing that were our main concerns. Above all, she communicated and connected with our adult daughter in a very personal way...... honestly, empathetically and with great compassion for her desires and wishes, as well. She treated her like family and we are forever grateful. Michelle made sure that all the documents needed were promptly delivered and she was in constant contact with us regarding the entire process. There were no delays and she was able to explain all the things in the documents that I didn't understand. She is so very personable and it was a joy to work with her. She took the stress completely out of our home buying process. I wish there was a button above for 'Over and beyond Excellent' because that would have been boldly chosen. Michelle will be the agent of choice for our other family members that live in her area. Should we hear that someone in her area is looking to purchase a home, she would quickly pop into my mind. Definitely, no second guessing, Michelle is a shining star for your company. :) ~ Elizabeth Schuster, Florida Resident
    A very pleasant and positive experience using Michelle Hurkes in selling our property. Thank you. ~ John Diedam, Bradenton, FL
    Michelle Hurckes is an outstanding Real Estate Agent! She is friendly, trustworthy, and professional in all her transactions. Since I was an out-of-state seller and could not be present always, Michelle took it upon herself to ensure the house was set up for viewing and sales in an outstanding manner. She made valuable recommendations that we appreciated and kept on top of any issues that came up, such as local village inspection requirements. Michelle kept in constant communication with me and my lawyer. She handled issues that came up and was always helpful in processing the house through the selling process. She handled issues to get the house "in order" to sell and took care of some issues for me after advising me what was needed. I have recommended Michelle Hurckes to one of my relatives that is preparing their home for sale. I sold a home in Virginia in 2019 and I wish Michelle could have handled that transaction!. If you are contemplating buying or selling a home, I highly recommend Michelle Hurckes to handle the transaction. You will be extremely happy ! ~ Frank Filipkowski, Arizona
    I was extremely happy with how quickly my house was put on the market and sold. We had over 25 showings in the first weekend and multiple offers. Michelle priced my house right for the market and truly knew her "stuff" when it came to negotiating the sale and the entire process. I would very confidently and proudly refer her to others for home or property sales. ~ Jim Presnak
    Absolutely one of the best. ~ Daniel Welch Valparaiso
    Michelle helped us buy our home and made selling it just as painless. We are grateful for all her help. Thanks so much Michelle! ~ Don & AnnMarie Burton, Bradenton Florida
    Michelle Hurckes did a great job from start to finish. During the whole process, she was accessible and provided great advise. If your in need of a realtor who truly does this on a full-time basis, Michelle, is the perfect agent. ~ John Chomiak, Cedar Lake.
    My agent Brandi is excellent. She is alway available, on top of everything, and very knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable with Brandi taking care of my transactions. ~ Pamela Patrick Dyer Indiana
    Michelle put in a lot of time and hard work selling the house on Rockland Street. I would highly recommend her to anyone and everyone. I look forward to having her as my agent again in the future. T ~ Janette Geresy. Rocklin St. Cedar Lake, IN
    Michelle Hurckes was not only incredibly knowledgeable about the local market, but she was extremely patient and easy to work with. Her friendly demeanor and quick response time made all the difference in what is generally a very stressful experience. I would recommend Michelle Hurckes to anyone in the Illiana area. ~ Jamey Glynn, Crown Point
    Michelle was excellent assisting us. Michelle was attentive, helpful and always eager to help us with any question we might had. Always on top of things. We the Lopez/Blessing Family are grateful to have had Michelle helping us. Thank you Michelle Hurckes ~ Concepcion Lopez 7133 w 63rd place Chicago,Il.
    Michelle was very helpful, she made the sale easy for us. I would highly recommend her to our friends. ~ Nancy Stocker, now a resident of Bloomington, IN
    Michelle is honest and up front. She is someone I would trust to take into account my best interests as well as my family's best interest. She has become a good friend. ~ Philip Chesterton
    extremely professional while maintaining a personalized caring approach. Very knowledgeable support and helpful with preparing the property for sale. Our inspection found a couple roof tiles and a chimney seal which needed repair, we also had a small BB hole in a custom picture window which required it to be replaced. With Michelle's help we were able to get all repairs done within 48 hours well under budget. With her help we sold house at asking price within 72 hours. ~ Shawn and Barbara Cauley -- Munster
    Michelle Hurckes helped me make a home purchase and move not only from out of state but from across the country. I couldn't have done it without her. Her knowlege in the area of Real Estate was priceless. She is a rare gem in the field of Real Estate. ~ Barbara Lippoldt
    Michelle Hurckes was recommended to us by our friends. Michelle was wonderful to work with. Our home sold in 4 days. Cant beat that. ~ Valerie Stupegia, Frankfort
    Michelle was professional, friendly, and supportive. She was amazing through the whole process and we're thankful for having her by our sides while building and selling our homes. She's great at what she does and we're lucky to have her as a friend. Tom and Jes ~ Thomas Reese Lowell, Indiana
    Our agent was Kristina Skinner. She was very professional at all times. Even though we lived out of state, Kristina made the purchase of our home very easy. ~ Robin Y Yetsko
    Michelle Hurckes was timely, professional, and considerate - she helped us find the perfect house for us and patiently worked with us through the entire process, always making us feel comfortable and appreciated. ~ Julie - Chicago
    Goes above and beyond. Absolutely amazing. She was recommended to us and am so grateful that we got to work with her. It was a long process and she continued to fight for us until the very end. ~ Jennifer Dahlman, Lowell
    Great agent! ~ A Robinson
    This was an excellent overall experience. Always a joy to work with such a knowledgeable agent. ~ Brandi Mace - Lowell, IN
    I found Michelle to be quite knowledgeable and experienced and very helpful in every aspect of purchasing my house in Steger Illinois ~ Michael Kelley Sr Steger Illinois
    Exceptionally professional and very accommodating ~ 514w 85th drive merrillville in 46410
    Brandi Mace was fantastic! She was knowledgeable and helpful in helping me understand the whole process from start to finish. She was patient with me and understanding to my needs and crazy work hours. I dont plan on moving again for many years, but when I do I will be looking for her as my realtor again and also recommending her to anyone I know looking to buy a home. ~ Chrissy Berrettoni
    She was amazing at meeting our needs. Very pleasant to deal with. Would absolutely recommend ~ Jennifer Dahlman, Steger
    Michelle did a great job and we really appreciate her professionalism and concern. We will recommend her to anyone in need of her expertise. ~ Lula Martlink, St. John, IN
    Great job with the entire transaction from beginning to end!!! Such a pleasure to work with! ~ Dominic B., Hobart, IN
    Michelle is such a personable person! We immediately felt comfortable with her the moment we met! She is professional, down to earth, great sense of humor, great attention to detail. It was a pleasure to have her handle both the selling and buying ends of our real estate transaction!!! Great Job Michelle! We will refer you to everyone we know!!! Regards, Dominic & Eileen ~ Dominic B., Hobart, IN
    Michelle Hurckes sold our previous home and helped us to find our retirement home in a period of seven months - start to finish. She listened to us and did a superb job of always being available to answer our questions and getting us to the next step. We will recommend Michelle to friends and family for their real estate needs. ~ Art and Lula Martlink, St John, Indiana
    Hard working great personality helpful n great sense of humor ~ JoAnne Neal living in Bridgman MI
    Michelle Hurckes did a fantastic job keeping us on track of OUR needs. ~ Glenn Lapham, Cedar Lake, IN
    good work ~ James P. Bozic, Lowell, Indiana
    She waw tremendous! ~ Homer Hochstetler, North Carolina
    I would recommend anyone to Michelle and her office. Even though I knew Michelle before this transaction, she is an awesome person, and went above and beyond to help us find a house that would fit our needs. She took us under her wing, and made the whole transaction go smoothly ~ Jeff and Tracy, Cedar Lake
    Michelle and Laura did a fantastic job! Highly recommended! ~ Wayne Swart Kouts, IN
    Michelle and Laura are the best! They sold our house and helped us purchase our new house as if we were their family. They both took the time to explain every question or situation we came across.. making sure we were comfortable with the decisions that were made. We could not have asked for better Agents/Brokers... Both are very professional, fast on their feet to respond and honest! Their experience, thoughtfulness, and being personal makes them both the BEST! When we purchased our new home Michelle took the time to develop a punch list, which we went thru, and she followed up on each and every detail. She was very thorough up until the minute we signed the contract. Michelle and Laura truly enjoy what they do... helping people sell and purchase the home of their dreams! ~ Jerry and Candi Reiling/Cedar Lake IN
    From the first time Michelle walked into our home with her partner Laura she was friendly and courteous. She was truthful and always upbeat. When our house landed a contract she was quick to set up showings to find us our dream house. She spent 8 hours listening to not only what my husband and I were looking for but also took into consideration what our children were looking for as we went from house to house. It was a family affair and she was with us every step of the way. If there became a bump or roadblock she was quick to jump in and fix what was needed to be done. Michelle thank you for you honesty, thoughtfulness, knowledge, fairness, and always listening. It was a pleasure to work with you. ~ The Haemkers
    Michelle Hurckes was AWESOME!!! She did not pressure us at any time. Really appreciate how she took the time to listen to what we wanted and could afford, and showed us homes fitting that criteria. Could not picture buying/selling another home without Michelle! Thank you, Michelle, from the bottom of our hearts!!! ~ The Valente Family, Crown Point, In
    Michelle is personable, efficient, knowledgeable and dependable. She clearly put her full attention and effort into selling our home, all the way through closing. She gracefully guided us through the entire process, and even made contacts and wworked out bugs for us that were not part of her own responsibility. We had a viable contract within just a week of listing! ~ Jessie ackerson, Crown Point, IN
    Michelle, listened to all of our dreams and needs and immediately sent us properties that were all a match ! This made our choice so much easier as we are both disabled and have many limitations number 1 being energy and no time to waste . She handled every detail and also took the time to meet all our needs and explain in detail every step of the way Michelle is kind ,energetic and detail oriented .She found and closed our dream home and became a friend. She is a business no non sense dream come true Thank- you Michelle and your entire team for making this exciting and efficient ! See previous page and know words cannot describe the gratitude for her being our special home maker ,again Thank- you Sincerely Gabriella Magisano and Leslie Garness! Michelle made us feel like individuals yet carried herself in a professional manner worthy of a large organized company like yours We met one young lady she accompanied Michelle at the condo we bought and was pleasant and also attentive ~ Gabriella Magisano and Leslie Garness
    Kept in contact with me. Seemed to be able to find out why glitches were present and to fix them and answer my questions. I didn't have to call her to find out status. Friendly. ~ Virginia Lowell IN
    My experience with Michelle was amazing she always puts her best foot forward towards each and every client! I felt like I could call her day and night with any concerns or issues and she'd always be there. Overall I was extremely satisfied with Michelle! ~ Michelle Turner Carolina Beach
    was awesome made everything easy and did a great job ~ Ricnard J Marino Indiana
    you were very understanding willing to bend over backwards for us and was awesome ~ Richard J Marino
    Michelle and Laura never failed to go above and beyond! Selecting this team was easy as they were able to answer every question and provide detailed data to support their findings. Michelle worked tirelessly to get us into our home before our anticipated close date! She ensured our offer was reasonable and considered other things to request that we had not previously considered. When I met Michelle I instantly felt that she and Laura were there to help not to make a commission. This team understood our "wants" and our "needs." They never tried to make us go outside of our comfort level or budget. They have become friends and even my children love to interact with them. You know they say if your dogs and kids like a person then you can trust them...and both our dogs and our kids LOVE Ms. Michelle! ~ Layne & George Platopoulos, St. John, IN
    Michelle Hurckes has gone above and beyond to make sure our home selling experience was the best it could possibly be. I never had to wait on a return call or text from her, she was very professional, and a straight shooter:) I would highly recommend anyone in the Northwest Indiana or Illinois area to make Michelle their realtor, you will not be disappointed:) ~ Carey, Cedar Lake Indiana
    Working with Michelle was great and everything went very smootly. Best broker I have worked with! ~ Aaron Kellogg, Lowell
    She was a great deal of help in navigating us through the process of buying our first home. ~ Christian Laird, Hobart Indiana

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