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WHY HIRE STEPHANIE?
Stephanie brings a passion for residential real estate and a client-centric approach, plus over 8 years experience negotiating and closing deals, to the Hofman Rutman Real Estate Team. She prides herself on being her clients™ advocate, guide and educator throughout the entire real estate process. From your initial conversation through closing and beyond, Stephanie will provide an unmatched level of personal attention, energy and dedication to the job to ensure that your real estate goals are achieved.
A lifelong native of the North Shore, Stephanie's knowledge of the myriad communities that make up the area has been key to her continued success.
Stephanie is an expert in assisting buyers and sellers of all types, including those of a more sensitive demographic: divorcing homesellers and older adults. Her designations as a Real Estate Divorce Specialist”one of eleven in the state”and a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) enable her help these specific clients navitage their challenging real estate situatons. Stephanie partners with the other members of these clients™ teams to ensure that communicaton is open and the right decisions are being made.
Stephanie graduated from Brandeis University and went on to receive a Master's Degree in Integrative Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. This unique educational experience enhanced Stephanie's skills and understanding of the way marketing messages are delivered and perceived, giving her an edge in marketing her listings.
Born and raised in the North Shore, Stephanie has enjoyed living here her entire life. She has lived in Highland Park for the past 18 years, with her husband, two children that attend Highland Park High School, and two Alaskan Malamutes. Active in her community, Stephanie enjoys giving a portion of every paycheck to local rescue organizations including PAWS, Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter, and the Illinois Alaskan Malamute Rescue Association.
Stephanie is thrilled to be paired with Erin Rutman, creating the Hofman Rutman Real Estate Team, your perfect pair in real estate!
Clients are saying:
"Stephanie Hofman is probably the hardest
working and knowledgable real estate agent
I have come across. She acted in her professional capacity regarding a house I purchased a few years ago. Her advice was
outstanding and we purchased the house
without any problems at -what I believe- was
the best price possible. I would unhesitatingly use her again."