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Welcome to Garvey Residential Team (GRT) Homes

 Working with Chris Garvey or a GRT team member can make all the difference in the world in your success. Living in, raising our children in, and being a part of this amazing community is more than just us sharing our local expertise with you; it is giving you an advantage in the outcome of many things. Our in-depth knowledge and professional experience with these often times 100+ year old homes, the neighborhoods, schools and amenities will help you better understand what the fair value of a home is to you and how that knowledge will help you be more successful in making an offer on your future.

GrtHomes.com is interactive and you can ask me about neighborhoods, schools, or just about anything. I was born in Oak Park and raised my children in OPRF. I am proud to say that over 200 families and growing call me their realtor, friend and love the Oak Park/River Forest experience that they enjoy today.  

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We are Oak Park, River Forest natives that are richly bound to the community​

Take your time getting to know Oak Park and River Forest with a Garvey Residential Team (GRT) Guide.  Explore the nuances of these neighborhoods, walk-ability and amenities that make this amazingly diverse community such a great place to live. 

We have helped over 200 families buy or sell their home in Oak Park and River Forest. Chris and Caroline, Jennifer, Jamie, Sean, and Angie – your GRT guide can make the difference in finding and scheduling homes quickly (including homes not listed publicaly) in this very competitive environment. Even more importantly, we and our hyper-local real estate experience provides you with the knowledge and peace of mind to make an offer and win  the home of your dreams.

Four easy steps:

  1. Call me, Chris Garvey, so we can create a custom search.
  2. “Like”& Share your favorite homes
  3. Click “Tour” or “Ask a Question”, I will answer or set it up.
  4. Enjoy the home of your dreams!

Guided Tour of 3 to 5 Homes: About 2 hours
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Explore These Beautiful Neighborhoods Near Oak Park & River Forest

Want to see the newest homes for sale and learn more about the neighborhoods, businesses and activities?

See homes for sale and follow these enjoyable walks through the streets of Oak Park and River Forest. Enjoy pictures, history, and get to know the businesses and the people that run them.

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We help people who sometimes just can’t get a break in their day.

Selling your home is more than just a decision about a real estate agent. It is about a transition of your home to the next OPRF family that will enjoy the effect of an amazing experience.

Many agents have experience. Our team is a lived experience. OPRF is one of the most unique communities on the globe. There is a good reason why people from all over the world are paying a premium for homes here. Give us a call to understand what your home, it’s uniqueness, walkability, and nuances are worth.

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Watching my children grow and learn with their first friends, experience the parks, the activities in the schools, and want in life, I recognize the gift I was given. It truly dawned on me what a beautiful environment it is to be born in and then go on and raise my family here in Oak Park and River Forest. Let’s share this.

 When my grandfather decided to buy a house in Oak Park, to bring my father here, it was purposeful and it was to raise him with this idea that people from all over the world would come here and create a place like no other. A Place that has sought with a purpose to embrace diversity and all of the opportunities that it provides. Now it may have been that he just got lucky, but whatever he did, he found the right answer.

1001 Mapleton, Oak ParkBeautifully Rehabbed Move-in Ready
$585,000Click Here
946 William, River Forest4 Bed, 3 Bath with Main Floor Office Space and Finished Basement
$625,000Click Here
139 S Grove Ave., Oak ParkOne of the Midwests Finest Homes
$1,175,000Click Here


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