Joy Berard

Joy Berard

Sales Professional
  • 708-439-3275
  • 708-531-0800
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Welcome to my Website

Searching for your next home? Try our state-of-the-art map search – with it you can quickly search the entire market. Simply type the address, city, MLS ID, or just hit the search button to get started. The large format map allows you to click and drag, zoom in and view detailed information and photos for all properties currently listed on the MLS.

Selling your home? No other website in the market will showcase your listing with up to 50 high resolution photos! In addition to advertising your property on my own website, I syndicate your listing to other real estate websites across the web.

Whether you are selling your home, searching for your next home, or have any questions about the process – I look forward to helping you!

Why Select Me As Your REALTOR®?

Maybe you’re moving to a larger home to accommodate a growing family, relocating for a new career opportunity, or purchasing a townhouse for retirement.  Whatever the reason for the move, you’ll need to take the necessary steps to buy or sell your home for the best possible price, within a reasonable amount of time.  If you’re like most people, you’ll start by seeking assistance from a professional.  A local real estate sales associate, who knows your neighborhood and who can help you determine a fair market price.  You should select a real estate professional who’s right for you. 

Let me be that REALTOR® who can provide that personal touch while assisting you through the home buying or selling process.  A qualified professional who practices a consultative approach and focuses on long-term client relationships, while exceeding client needs and expectations.  

After 25 years of service at the US Postal Service, I left over two years ago and became a full-time REALTOR.  Licensed since 2007, I recently joined the CENTURY 21 Affiliated team because of their long-standing reputation for providing exceptional customer service.        

Professional Background

2015-Present - Office Manager/Tax Professional, HR Block

2007-Present - Real Estate Agent 

1990-2015 - US Postal Service, Consumer Affairs Mgr., Chicago Division

Education

National-Louis University - M.A. Elementary School, K-9 Certification, 2010

Roosevelt University - Paralegal Certificate, 1992

Bradley University - B.S. Business Administration, 1980

Community Involvement

Mentor (former) Chicago Youth Centers;

Cook County Mentoring Network, Circuit Court of IL Juvenile Division

Charter Member, First Class TOASTMASTERS - US Postal Service

Tutor (former) - Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County

 

Personal Interests

Growing house plants, cooking and sewing

Personal Background

A proud Chicagoan who has lived in most every part of the city.  I was born on the Westside, raised on the Southside, and lived on the Northside after graduating from college.  I lived in the Western suburbs for nearly 20 years where I raised my children and recently moved to the South suburbs.  My husband I are “empty-nesters” with 6 children between us and 5 grandchildren.  

Professional Affiliations

National Association of REALTORS®

Illinois Association of REALTORS®

Midwest Real Estate Data LLC

Main Street Organization of REALTORS®

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Communities

Cities
Chicago

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Berwyn

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Broadview

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Neighborhoods
Hyde Park

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Designations

  • Realtor
  • Equal Housing Opportunity

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