Rock River Valley Agents Honored by RE/MAX for Career Achievements in Illinois Real Estate Sales

Elgin, IL, September 25, 2010 --( RE/MAX affiliates in the Rock River Valley of north central Illinois were among the elite agents who recently earned career awards from RE/MAX, the leading international real estate organization. The awards reflected their continued success in one of nation’s most competitive arenas, the Illinois real estate marketplace.

RE/MAX affiliates are eligible to receive awards marking important professional milestones during their career with RE/MAX. These career honors include the Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Award and Circle of Legends awards, which are distinct from the honors that agents can earn each year for their annual sales production.

John Bearrows of RE/MAX Hub City, Rochelle, Ill., and Carla Benesh of RE/MAX of Rock Valley in Oregon, Ill., along with Tina Eisler and Bob Nieman of RE/MAX Property Source, Rockford, Ill., were welcomed into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, which recognizes agents who have completed 350 or more real estate transactions during their career with RE/MAX.

Across the RE/MAX Northern Illinois region, 119 RE/MAX affiliates have earned career achievement honors so far in 2010.

RE/MAX is the leader in northern Illinois real estate sales, closing more than $6 billion in sales last year. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network consists of 2,500 associates and 120 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of brokerage services throughout the northern one-third of Illinois. Its and websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate brokerage brands. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with nearly 100,000 sales associates in 80 nations.

Jim Nathan