What Our Clients Are Saying

“Go above and beyond.”

I couldn’t be happier with the way Erika and Joe handled the sale of my house. they were very thorough, professional, responsive, knowledgeable, friendly and truly just wonderful to work with. I would HIGHLY recommend them to my family and friends! My house sold fast, and I was very happy with the final sale price! If anyone is looking for real estate agents who go above and beyond, then look no further!

Mark B.

“Very knowledgeable.”

As first-time home buyers, Erika and Joe were excellent to use from start to finish. They were very knowledgeable on every aspect of the home buying process and made us feel comfortable knowing we were in good hands. We never felt pressured at any point and they were patient with all our questions and needs. Erika and Joe were great at negotiating and we’re so happy to have used them to find our dream home!

Sarah and Adam B.

“Guided us through the process.”

Erika and Joe are a wonderful team! My husband and I were first-time homebuyers. Erika and Joe guided us through the process and were available anytime. They patiently answered all our questions, and they were happy to refer real estate attorneys, home inspectors, and other professionals to help us in our home buying process. When we faced some problems with our home purchase, Erika immediately began focusing on alternative solutions and we were under contract on a new house within days. With their assistance, we ended up in a wonderful home!

Sarah K.

“Leverages technology.”

If Erika can’t get the sale done, no one can. Erika provided updates on my sale before I even thought to ask. She was extremely responsive and understood that selling a home can be a stressful experience. She was able to find me a buyer within a month of listing my home. Erika is a strong negotiator and definitely the best in the biz because she focuses on customer service and leverages technology like no one else out there. P.S. When she recommends her stager, please listen. You’ll get every penny back and more!

Anna Z.

“The right choice with my transaction.”

Living abroad and selling my home back in the states I thought would be very stressful and a logistic nightmare. But I found that Joe & Erika Koscal were the right choice with my transaction. Joe & Erika showed that they have the expertise in the real estate market and put in the necessary effort needed to sell my home quickly. They responded to my calls on a timely basis and answered my questions professionally and thoroughly. I would both recommend and call upon Joe & Erika Koscal again to be my realtors.

Todd B.

“Extremely knowledgeable.”

Selling a house can be very stressful. We could not be happier with our experience with Erika and Joe. Erika went above and beyond working to help us prepare our house,, was a great communicator,, was always quick to answer and ease our worries and truly cared about us as individuals. She was extremely knowledgeable, professional and worked hard to make sure she was fitting our individual family needs. I would HIGHLY recommend this team if you want realtors who will go above and beyond for you, someone who truly knows what they are doing, and someone who truly cares about you as individuals. Thanks Erika & Joe!

Jill and Scott H.

“Great to work with.”

Joe Koscal helped me find a great investment property and also found a wonderful tenant. Two years later Joe and Erika helped me find another great tenant. Joe and Erika are very knowledgeable and are great to work with. I consider them trusted advisers and look forward to working with them again.

Pat S.

“We couldn’t have been happier.”

We couldn’t have been happier with the professional service we received from Erika and Joe. They know how to do their job and they do it very well! Together with the lender and attorney, everyone went out of their way to make the sale of our old house and purchase of our new house efficient and quick. Many thanks!

James M.

“Fantastic at negotiations.”

Erika and Joe Were an excellent team. My family of 4 and my parents talk were looking for a home together. We had a large wish list and they were able to find a home and secure it. They were fantastic at negotiations and we feel we got a fair price on our home. They we’re available when we needed them. When we called they answered right away if not returned our call within the hour or so. They answered all of our questions and never made us feel like we were inconveniencing them by calling to clarify details. They helped keep us calm during the stress of house buying. Looking for a home with Erika felt like shopping for a house with a close friend. I would highly recommend them to any family member or friends.

Jackie O.

“Closing went very smoothly.”

I had the pleasure of working with Erika to sell our home in Naperville. She is very knowledgeable about both the Naperville and neighborhood markets and did a fantastic job explaining all the details of the selling process. She put a lot of time and effort into marketing our house and was very responsive and helpful regarding any concerns we had. We had a contract within three weeks and and the rest of the sales process and closing went very smoothly. I felt totally at ease knowing Erika was handling all the details of the transaction. Erika is a knowledgeable and responsible professional and I’m so glad we chose her to sell our house!

Diane S.

“Made sure that we had nothing to worry about.”

Erika was instrumental in helping us through a remodel, a move and finally the sale of our home in less than 24 hours on the market. When require, she jumped in like a project manager, or even assisted us with task completion. When we were traveling/moving, she made sure that we had nothing to worry about. Feel free to put your home and your trust in Erika. P.S. When she recommends her stager, please listen. You’ll get every penny back and more!

Nolan S.

“Skilled and knowledgeable.”

Erika was my real estate agent for a condo in Lincoln Park. The building was going through some updates during the transaction and I knew the process could involve some risk. Erika was able to help me get a fair price to reflect this risk and helped in navigating through the issues that did pop up. It is helpful having a skilled and knowledgeable team at your back when the unexpected pops up.

Scott J.

“Compassionate, hard working and responsive.”

Joe and Erika stood by me through a difficult personal transition. They were always very compassionate, hard working and responsive. I would definitely use them again and recommend to anyone looking to buy or sell in the area. Thank you.

Matthew K.

“Very responsive.”

Erika is very dedicated to what she does and it shows in the work that she does! She was very responsive to any questions or concerns that we had. Her local knowledge of the area is a great as well. I would definitely recommend her! 

Kristen N.

“Always available to answer questions.”

Erika was always available to answer questions. Helped us find and closes on a new condo and sell our old house. We couldn’t be happier in our new place.

Paula & Bill B.

“Very professional and helpful.”

Erika and Joe were very professional and helpful as we sold our home. We felt comfortable trusting their advice and appreciated their responsiveness to our questions and requests.

Jennifer B.

“Smart, friendly and always available.”

Erika is very smart, friendly and was always available for every question or concern we had through our experience. I felt very comfortable and confident with her as my real estate agent. We would definitely use her in the future!

Lisa C.

“Very thorough in the process.”

Joe and Erika team well. Erika is very thorough in the process, paperwork, timing, comps and pricing, and presentation/staging of the home. Joe gave good counsel during the negotiation, inspection, and buyer demands portions of the process.

Tina & Gary R.

“Professionally guided the process.”

Erika and Joe form a great team.They skills complement each other so that they can handle pretty much any requirements. They professionally guided the process where I didn’t feel pushed. They helped me figure out what were my real needs. I would recommend them to any of my friends or family.

Pawel B.

“Did a fabulous job getting our house sold.”

Erika did a fabulous job getting our house sold. She priced it higher than we originally thought it would sell for and we had a full price accepted offer in two days. Erika also did an excellent job at keeping us informed every step of the way. Her marketing of the house was also impressive. We cannot say enough good things about our selling experience and would highly recommend Erika to anyone selling a home.

Arlene V.

“Guided and educated me.”

As a first time home buyer, I hardly knew where to begin. Luckily, I chose to work with Erika,, and she guided and educated me throughout the search, negotiation and closing process. With Erika’s help, I am excited to begin the next chapter of my life as a homeowner.

Kara M.

“Excellent to work with.”

Erika and Joe were excellent to work with. Erika helped me look at many houses before I found the right one. They helped me close on my first home purchase. They were very knowledgeable about VA loans and the extra steps needed to close. I would recommend anyone who is looking for an agent to pick Erika.

M. Miller

“Intimate knowledge of the area.”

Where do we begin. Erika sold our old house and helped buy our new place… did all that within a month. She had intimate knowledge of the area so it definitely helped narrow down searches. All responses to and from here was on the dot and even goes the extra mile of finding information for us. Will definitely use again!

Jae and Hyunah A.

“Professional, prompt and fun.”

Professional, prompt and fun! We enjoyed working with Erika and Joe! They have great knowledge of the Naperville area and their advise was spot on for staging our home to sell fast – it sold in one day! And we appreciate Erika’s patience as we looked at numerous homes in Glen Ellyn and appreciate her advise and expertise along the way!

Robin S.

“Erika and Joe were so helpful!”

Erika and Joe were so helpful! They made buying a house a lot less stressful. I would highly recommend using their team.

RIchard & Susan W.

“A proven professional team.”

Erika and Joe are a proven professional team. They are very engaged and are always available. Will definitely use them again!

Chicago Trust Company Trust

“Well informed, pleasant and always prepared.”

Erika, this is just a little note thanking you for the wonderful job you did in selling our house. You were well informed, pleasant and always prepared. You made a very stressful experience easier to handle and we greatly appreciate the manner in which you conducted yourself . Professional at every turn.

Carolyn & Jim J.

“Helpful with negotiations.”

Erika and Joe were very knowledgeable, helpful and patient. Will definitely use them again/recommend them to others. Erika was knowledgeable about market information, staging and improvements. Helpful with negotiations, pricing and patient in a difficult personal time.

Mary K.

“Personal and collaborative approach.”

We hired Erika and Joe to sell our home.We live out of state and they made the entire process run very smoothly. They kept us informed throughout the entire process. Erika and Joe did a lot research on the neighborhood and market and then with their personal and collaborative approach priced our home competitively. Erika and Joe’s experience in negotiating,, marketing,, sales and communication were outstanding. We would absolutely recommend Erika and Joe to represent you as their Realtor whether you selling or buying a home.

Kris W.

“Knowledgeable of the market.”

Erika is knowledgeable of the market and knows her area resources well. Erika was available to us 24/7 to answer any questions. Where we saw obstacles, she ascertained solutions. Her honesty and experience was greatly appreciated. She uses a professional photographer and is a professional home stager which was instrumental in the development of stunning home brochures. Our offer came within six days of marketing. We would use her again without hesitation.

Angie and Michael G.

“Well prepared and professional.”

We appreciated how well prepared and professional Erika was throughout the home selling process. She was a good listener who understood our families objectives. Her insight and objective advice during the negotiations was great. We felt she had our best interest top of mind at all times.

Aaron & Karen F.

“Excellent, professional, and very thorough.”

Erika was excellent, professional, and very thorough! Can’t speak enough about how happy we are, she helped us sell and buy our new home. She was able to get us top dollar on the sale of our home, and found us a great property as well.

Ingrid & John S.

“Very thoughtful and proposed several solutions.”

Erika was very patient in understanding my top priorities and find the right house. She was also very helpful explain the process. We came across a unique situation which required extra diligence, research and time. Erika and Joe were very thoughtful and proposed several solutions of how to move forward. Thanks to their help, we have the right house and are extremely happy.

Amber N.

“Extremely responsive and patient.”

We hired Erika to sell our home and she did an amazing job. She is very knowledgeable, extremely responsive and patient. She walked us step by step through the entire process and not only sold our home quicker than what we expected, but for a price we couldn’t have been happier with. We would definitely recommend Erika to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

Stephanie W.

“Responsive to all of our inquiries and very professional.”

Erika provided top notch real estate services. She had a marketing plan in place which was implemented throughout the sale of our property. She was responsive to all of our inquiries and very professional. We would highly recommend Erika for your real estate needs.

Janet & Chris P.

“We couldn’t be happier.”

Thank you so much very much for all your expert advice and assistance in selling our first home so quickly and with purchasing our new home in the location we wanted. We couldn’t be happier. You made the experience for both selling and buying as stress free as possible. Thank you again for everything you have done for us.

Jim & Emily K.

“Very pleasant and knowledgable.”

Dear Erika, it was a pleasure working with you on our house search. You are very pleasant and knowledgable in your field. I would recommend you to family and friends looking for homes.

Doris and Rick E.

“We couldn’t be happier.”

Thank you so much very much for all your expert advice and assistance in selling our first home so quickly and with purchasing our new home in the location we wanted. We couldn’t be happier. You made the experience for both selling and buying as stress free as possible. Thank you again for everything you have done for us.

Jim & Emily K.

“Selling a house, no matter how many times you have done it, is a highly emotional experience.”

Selling a house, no matter how many times you have done it, is a highly emotional experience. Erika Johnson and Joe Koscal made the sale of my home a positive experience, on a financial and a personal level. From day one, I knew that I was working with individuals who would be my strongest supporters but would also serve as the important reality checks necessary in the process. Erika and Joe’s marketing plan focused on capitalizing on the qualities that have always made my house a HOME, while also presenting it in the most effective manner possible in a highly competitive market. I truly appreciated how they respected my sense of what made MY house a home, while encouraging me to see through the eyes of the buyers and what needed to be done to see my house as THE BUYERS home. Their marketing advice, from starting asking price to target audience to the necessary preparations for selling was spot on. As I approach my closing date, I know that Erika and Joe were crucial in achieving the price I needed – while also incredibly helpful as I personally processed the sale of my home. If you want realtors who will give you sound realty advice while providing personal support along the way, than I can think of no better people than Erika Johnson and Joe Koscal.

Kim P.

“Knowledge of the local market is amazing”

Erika did a great job selling our home. Her knowledge of the local market is amazing allowing her to give best advice on selling your home with regards to your competition, pricing and staging your home to best appeal to potential buyers. We received 2 offers within the first couple of days and ultimately sold to the first offer. She also resolved a stressful situation for us that we had after vacating the home (after moving across the country) when the new buyers wanted a refrigerator in the basement removed that would not fit through the doorway.

Veronica W.

“Very professional and easy to reach.”

We can honestly say that we are completely satisfied with the services we received from Erika. She was always ready to help us throughout the process of selling our home that sold in less than a week! Very professional and easy to reach. It was a pleasure working with her.

Juliana S.

“Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value.”

Erika represented my wife and me on the purchase of our home and the sale of the home. She proved to be the ideal counselor, advocate, and market expert on both ends. She listened to our desires, asked thoughtful and pointed questions, and advised us on the proper path. During the negotiation phase, she was able to provide advice and direction on various repairs and refurbishments. Her insights and recommendations during the searching phase and the negotiation phase were proof that she listened and understood our goals. On the sale of our house she was direct and prepared. Her grasp of the market was right on point. She had done her research and it showed. I wish she could represent us on every transaction we have in the future. She proved her worth time and again to us.

Bryan J.

“Experience and expertise”

Working with Erika and Joe was wonderful. I was initially on a fence selling my townhouse and finding a new home but at the end Erika found our Forever Home. We cannot Thank her enough; this was a home that we skipped during our search on line. This is an example that Erika take in account our needs and with her market experience and knowledge she pointed/guided us to a home we now Enjoy and Love. Joe and was very instrumental in providing us expert advise on what needed done in our home to sell including the negotiation side of buying and selling. With their knowledge in the market our home was under contract within 48 hours and sold at the highest price in the neighborhood in the past two years. You cannot go wrong going with Joe and Erika. These two are a great team that has the experience and expertise to get your home sold and locating your new home

Carmen and EJ S.

“Very response and always available.”

I have dealt with Erika before when looking for our house. She is professional and will strive to get the best offer for your house. Erika & Joe are very responsive and always available to discuss your sale or purchase of your house. I enjoyed working with Erika and would highly recommend her for your next purchase or sale!

Doris E.

“Extremely Knowledgeable and Helpful”

Highly recommend Erika and Joe Koscal. They are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They helped us navigate a strong sellers market and multiple offers on our house. We would recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

Denise and Scott K.

“Successfully Attracted Buyers”

Erika Koscal completed a thorough market analysis of our home. After deciding to list our property with her, she used her network of professionals to create an effective marketing plan. Her photographer, drone photographer, stager, and printer provided the materials and services to create exposure and interest in our home. She successfully attracted buyers and made our selling experience uncomplicated and straightforward.

Nancy W.

“Responsive, Trustworthy and Knowledgeable”

Joe and Erika were extremely helpful and patience with us while buying our first home in this crazy market. We had all kinds of questions which they answered throughout the process and made the whole process easy for us. Always kept our best interest first, and we really thankful for it. They are responsive, trustworthy and knowledgeable. I would recommend them to anyone without hesitation.

Deep C.

“We Were Given Great Advice”

We were very happy with the help that we received from Joe and Erika with the sale of our home. We were given great advice as to what amount we should list for. We were thrilled when they told us that we had an offer the day it was listed on the MLS. Actually two offers! They went out of their way to assure the buyers that the concerns they had were taken care of. They even came over and took pictures of the items in question to show the buyer’s realtor that everything was it good working order. We could not have asked for better service!. Thanks for everything Joe and Erika!

Michele and Richard M.

“Made the Entire Selling Process Painless”

Erika was absolutely amazing to work with. She made the entire selling process painless. Her knowledge of the local market and listing strategy was perfect. We received two full price offers and multiple offers far above asking after the first day of showings. Erika was excellent about following up with us on every aspect of the listing and selling process and made sure everything was taken care of in a timely manner. I would highly, highly recommend Erika Koscal

Angela B.

“Highly Recommend”

Worked hard to communicate and come up with the right balance to get the house sold in 48 hours. Took care of making sure all incidentals were done right. Thanks Joe and Erika! Highly recommend!

Steve and Nancy Y.

“Even Takes Care of the Small Things”

She is so kind and wonderful. Make every detail perfectly. So happy with her. From the beginning to close she takes care even small things. Thanks for everything. Really appreciate you.

Young L.

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