CENTURY 21 Affiliated

Oak Lawn was incorporated in 1909 and is just 15 miles Southwest of Chicago’s loop. The city has grown by more than 57,000 residents.

Oak Lawn is a warm and friendly community located Southwest of Chicago. Residents of Oak Lawn take pride in the distinctive “home town” atmosphere. The village has award winning schools, a start of the art public library, multiple parks, a walking trail, a public pool and is home to Stony Creek Golf Course. 

In the heart of Oak Lawn you will find many amenities for the community. There is a METRA Train Station servicing commuters to and from Chicago and as far south as Manhattan. The Children’s Museum of Oak Lawn and the 9/11 Memorial are both adjacent to the Metra Train Station and within walking distance of many community events held on the Village Green.

Oak Lawn is home to Advocate Christ Hospital and Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital. Advocate Christ Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center and is a leader among teaching hospitals. Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nations. Recognizing the stress of having a child in the hospital, located right across the street is a 16-bedroom Ronald McDonald House. This facility echo’s the care and compassion you will find throughout the Village of Oak Lawn.

Chicago, IL
Real Estate Market Information
Homes Owned: 491,166
Homes Rented: 585,273
Median Home Price: $242,000
Area Schools: 1,205
Best Score: 5/10
Average Score: 0.9

Our Agents

Meet the CENTURY 21 Affiliated Team

Customer Testimonial

Shirley Regan

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She is very professional, polite, and knows the market well. - Axel Schulz August 2017

John Kmiecik

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I would never use another real estate agent. John Kmiecik was fantastic to work with. He was available at all hours to answer any questions that came up through the purchase process. Being a first time home buyer, John was extremely patient with all questions we had and took his time explaining even the smallest details to make sure we completely understood the answer to our questions.

I would recommend John Kmiecik to anyone looking to purchase or sell a home. - Michael Moles, La Grange August 2017

Nikia Evans

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Nikia was our Real Estate Broker during the process of buying our new home in 2016. We were very satisfied with Nikia's professionalism. In 2017 we decided to sell our old home, and again, we selected Nikia to help us find the right buyer. Nikia was very professional, informative and knowledgeable at all times about the Real Estate process. We would recommend Nikia to anyone as a highly real estate sales professional. Nikia made our real estate experience and so enjoyable.

Nikia's performance was very outstanding! - Eugene And Karen Threatt August 2017

Asta Mikunas

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Asta Mikunis is very knowledgeable of the local market and very professional. A pleasure to do business with. - Albert Vasil July 2017

Beverly Ruminski

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We were so lucky to work with a realtor like Bev! As first time home buyers, she made us feel comfortable and told us what to look for or what kinds of issues would come up later with each home purchase. She always made time for us and always answered our questions in a very timely manner. No question went unanswered. She was very personable and helped us find and close on the best home for us. She was always timely and if for some reason she would be late, she would always let us know way ahead of time. She completely understood what we were looking for right from the start and made sure we were happy with our decision. Because of Bev, the entire process from looking, to making offers, to closing was super easy and painless. I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family.

Thanks so much!! We'll definitely let her know when we are looking into purchasing again. - Anna Klimek, Bridgeview, July 2017

Richard Rudolph

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Mr Rudolph handled the sale of our home several years ago, so, when we decided to return to the Chicagoland area, my husband and I felt that Rich Rudolph would be the perfect real estate agent for our needs. We called Rich quite often to ask him questions about properties, and through out the entire process, his professionalism, caring nature, and patience made the purchase of our property a very pleasurable experience. We would indeed recommend Rich Rudolph to our family and friends.

Thanks Again Rich, and God Bless! - John & Linda B., Lisle,i July 2017

Team Szeremeta

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Stan Szeremeta did an excellent job helping us to find our first home. As first time home buyers, Stan was always available to help and answer all our questions through multiples ways of communication. We went to see some houses, and Stan was always on time. For those future buyers, I recommend Stan Szeremeta for their professionalism, kindness, patience and knowledge in this matter. Stan has all the experience to offer an outstanding service and help you find the perfect home. You will not regret. - Juan Mora, Chicago, Il July 2017

John Wanda

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I would definitely use the services of John Wanda again. I had a small budget and a short deadline, and John made what could have been a nerve wracking experience very pleasant. I couldn't be happier with my purchase. - Alison Nicol Oak Lawn June 2017

Susanna Kampwirth

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Sue was great and was very helpful. we looked at so many houses in the area.

Susanna took the time with us, spending several weekends looking at houses in the Mchenry area. She was with us every step of the way, despite the travel. She was in constant communication with the other relators for the sellers, and any questions we had on a specific property they were always answered. She went above and beyond expectations. I would recommend her to anyone I knew trying to buy or sell.

exceptional !!!!! - Heather / Mchenry June 2017

Richard Ciciora

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Rich Ciciora did an excellent job selling my home taking into account the emotional aspect of how the sale was going to effect me. He was not pushy which I found refreshing. My house sold in one week so he did a great job. I highly recommend him to anyone. He always has your best interest at heart. - Roseanne Porter June 2017

Tammy Kovacs-Taborda

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Lorraine is first and most importantly a genuinely warm person of character. She was not pushy, but always informed me of the facts and her professional opinion. She was always professional and collaborated with me rather than tell me what to do or be overly aggressive. She is very smart and a pleasure to work with.

Lorraine is a very hard worker and very knowledgeable. I would work with her again and refer others to her. - M. Adams, Homewood, Il June 2017

Kathleen Walker

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I have known Kathy for many years and her knowledge in the real estate business is astounding I knew she would get the sale done . I would recommend her to any of my friends looking to sell their property. - Susan Devitt June 2017

Joanna Dlugopolski

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Joanna Dlugopolski is always amazing - very attentive to our needs, very knowledgeable and very detail-oriented. Based off of our previous experiences with her, we would not go with another agent. She is always on top of what's going on with the housing market, she is very reliable and is always on time. I refer her to others any chance I get and for those that have used her for their real estates needs, always thank me for the referral to a great agent. - Mary Gasienica, Chicago May 2017

Valarie Stroud

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Ms.Stroud understood what I needed in a broker and satisfied that criteria.She was always informative and kept me abreast on every issue .I was very pleased with Ms.Stroud professional demeanor and would recommend her if ever asked about her job knowledge,and of the handling your concerns.

Ms.Stroud always showed me the best of the above characteristics when dealing with me .I never had a bad interaction with Ms.Stroud which is why I stated in my last summation that I would re-hire Ms.Stroud if I were to sale another property.

This was my first experience in the sale of property. I did not have any issues or problem ,things seem to go along smoothly .Valarie Stroud made the event non- stressful and no pressure. I have to give Ms.Stroud a BIG THANK YOU.

The above aspects were handled with appropriate decorum and professionalism. If I ever have to sale another property I would hire Ms.Stroud again.

I really only dealt with my broker Ms.Stroud so there is very little I can say about Century 21staff other than the attorney Kathy Rivera who was professional and to the point.I met Ms.Rivera at the closing. I had spoke with Mrs. Riveria by telephone 2-3 times .There were no other interaction. - Marie Jordan Alsip,il March 2017

Dennis Strode

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Just wanted to thank Dennis for his time and patience with us. He is a awesome person to work with. We will definitely use him for ourself and family again. Just a great person! - Freddie Randle March 2017

Julie Miller

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Julie was great always helped out, was always available, went above and beyond to help me in any way possible. - Arttice Allen Evergreen February 2017

Rich Clark

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He helped me and guided me throughout the process he addressed all questions and concerns that I had we are glad we chose him thankyou for your help - Saba Masood January 2017

Barbara Miller

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I am very thankful for the help Barbara "Snow" Miller provided my family and me in selling my parent's home in Palos Heights, IL. She was very helpful in making suggestions in helping us make the house more marketable. I always valued her professionalism and honesty. In our closing, Snow exceeded my expectations as the final closing went very smoothly for both the new buyers and sellers (my family). Snow deserves much of the credit for the success of the final closing.

Thank you ,

Mark R. Willy - Mark R. Willy - Parent's December 2016

Robert Kracke

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Robert Kracke is a TOP NOTCH realtor and made the whole process of selling a home quite easy This had been the only home my parents ever lived in, he listened to them, answered their questions and did it while being patient and understanding,all while gathering all the information he needed to sell their home quickly! From the listing date to multiple offers was only 4 days. He also helped quide them through the whole closing process Thank You! We appreciate all your hard work and would definitely recommend him to any of our friends and family members. - Clark Family November 2016

Yvonne Newberry

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Have known Yvonne for many years. I was confident in her ability to help me sell my property. She did just that.

Thank you Yvonne! - Angela Price - Chicago October 2016

* After the client and agent affiliated with CENTURY 21® Real Estate LLC complete a transaction, the client may be asked to provide feedback to help the CENTURY 21® System and sales professionals continuously improve. The affiliated agent's Overall Rating is an average of all ratings the agent has received. The specific survey responses shown were selected by the agent and were authorized by the client for display purposes. Some customers who provided a testimonial may have received a Starbucks gift card from their CENTURY 21 Sales Professional as a thank you for completing the customer satisfaction survey.

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Oak Lawn Regional Office

5620 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn IL 60453

Chicago, IL

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Demographic Data | Chicago, IL

Median Age: 34.83
Married: 28%
Households: 1,076,439


Population by Sex
1,343,558 Male
1,414,998 Female

Occupancy Types
139,733 Vacant
491,166 Owned
585,273 Rented


White/Blue Collar Jobs
37% White Collar
63% Blue Collar

Transportation to Work
65% Drive
26% Public Transportation
7% Walk/Bike/Other
2% Work from Home