Chicago Real Estate Resources Residential Group Joins Real Living Real Estate Brokerage Network

Chicago, IL-based brokerage to operate as Real Living City Residential

CHICAGO - May 12, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Real Living Real Estate, one of the nation's leading real estate franchisors and a member of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage networks, today announced that Chicago Real Estate Resources Residential Group has joined the network operating as Real Living City Residential.

Eric Janssen, owner of Real Living City Residential, said Real Living Real Estate is an ideal match for his company. “This brand is refreshing and entrepreneurial; it addresses the ever-changing needs of today’s agents and consumers,” he said about the network, which was recently named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” and “Most Loved” real estate brand based on the 2016 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study. “Real Living’s values underscore the idea that you must be flexible enough to ensure your key business objectives are being met, and the latest Harris Poll EquiTrend® results prove that these values resonate with consumers nationwide.”

Jim Roth, principal broker at Real Living City Residential, added that the brand will help his firm grow and meet the goals they’ve set for the coming year. “Real Living Real Estate is part of a strong parent heritage in HomeServices of America, Inc. and we will leverage that expertise and leadership as we expand our brokerage,” he said. “In 2016, we plan to open a new office in the Lincoln Park area and, at minimum, double our agent count with quality professionals who share our vision.”

With their affiliation, Real Living City Residential agents gain access to a comprehensive and integrated suite of resources aimed at helping sales professionals and their clients successfully navigate the home- buying and selling process. “We’re excited to bring better, updated systems and tools to our team members that will help them stay current with the opportunities and challenges of the Chicago real estate market,” said Janssen. “Some people talk historically about what used to be or reminisce on a time when the marketplace was easier to navigate,” he said. “But at City Residential, we know the future is in front of us, not behind us and we embrace technology, innovation and change in order to move forward.”

Bob McAdams, president of Real Living Real Estate, welcomed Real Living City Residential to the network. “Eric, Jim and the team are well respected throughout the Chicago area for their expertise and ingenuity,” he said. “We’re proud they’ve chosen to join the Real Living family and know they’ve got a very bright future ahead.”

Real Living City Residential bases operations at 932 West Grace St., Chicago, IL 60613; (773) 975-2000.

About Real Living City Residential

Real Living City Residential is a full-service real estate company, providing commercial and residential brokerage and management services. Visit for details.

About Real Living Real Estate

Real Living Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage franchise company with a comprehensive and integrated suite of resources for franchisees and their sales professionals, as well as for consumers who work with them. In 2016, Real Living Real Estate was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” and “Most Loved” real estate brand in the 28th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study. Additionally, the Real Living brand and its innovative concepts were recognized by Entrepreneur magazine; have won Inman Innovator Awards, and been named “the Most Promising New National Brand” by the Swanepoel TRENDS Report. Real Living Real Estate is a network brand of HSF Affiliates LLC, majority owned by HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. For more information, visit

About 2016 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

Real Living Real Estate received the highest numerical Equity Score and the highest numerical score relating to Love among real estate agency brands included in the 2016 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study, which is based on opinions of 97,120 U.S. consumers ages 15 and over surveyed online between Dec. 22, 2015 and Feb. 1, 2016. Your opinion may differ. “Highest Ranked” and “Most Loved” are determined by a pure ranking of a sample of real estate agency brands.

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