Sell Your Home with the Garvey Residential Team



The Garvey Residential Team has an unparalleled history of successful home sales in River Forest and Oak Park.


Chris Garvey and the Garvey Residential Team have invested heavily in bringing all aspects of the real estate experience completely in-house. From custom design, professional staging, architectural photography, video, social media to technology, internet optimization, cloud-based transaction management and global listing syndication.

This not only provides the Garvey Residential Team with complete control of

the design, marketing & technology of real estate but also gives us

the look & feel of a true marketing agency.


Our 89 Point Marketing Plan Starts With

  • The Garvey Residential Team
    • A team of local Oak Park/River Forest experts that make the process of selling your home easy and stress free.
    • We provide an experienced in-depth analysis for pricing, timing, and staging your home to achieve your goals.
    • Communication throughout the process. We provide statistics from, Zillow and other social media sites to show you how your home is doing, as well as information on showings and follow-ups.
  • Coming soon postings on Zillow to create a “buzz” prior to listing.
    • This is something only Zillow Premier Agents can offer. Available only for listings that appear on the “Private Network”.
    • Advertising by local postcard your homes grand opening Open House for your neighbors and then public. *Around 20% of homes in OPRF are sold to people from OPRF.
  • Professional Photography and Staging
    • Professionally designed and printed brochures and web spaces.
  • Open Houses hosted by Chris Garvey and the Garvey Residential team of Oak Park and River Forest Natives.
    • We do more than just sell your home; we offer potential buyers understanding of the schools, the community, and everything else that makes your home and this area unique.
    • Broker’s Tour targeting large network of neighborhood professionals.
  • eXp Realty Broker Network
    • eXp Realty has over 250 agents in Illinois and over 18,000 agents nationwide providing an extensive network of referral and relocation opportunities. eXp Realty is the fastest growing real estate brokerage in the United States.
    • Local brokers tour to show your home to the Oak Park/River Forest network of agents.
  • 5 Star Premier Agent Status on Zillow and Trulia
    • Provides exclusive agent profile on listings and direct connect when a potential buyer clicks on your listing.
    • Premier agent Direct expands your homes exposure on Facebook and is exclusively available through GarveyResidential’s Premier status. Only Zillow/Trulia Premier Agents like me provide this feature.
  • “Local Expert” exclusivity in Oak Park/River Forest
    • Chris Garvey is the only broker to own rights to’s “Local Expert”. This provides customized ads that are displayed on the search results and then again on Facebook to further target those same consumers in their News Feeds.
  • ListHub
    • Provides my listings/your home a platform to get broad online exposure across a network of 750+ real estate websites, including top international real estate websites in China, the U.K. and 50+ countries around the globe.
  • Massive Social Networking Platform
    • Adwerx direct advertising to select Chicago neighborhoods such as South and West Loop, Logan, Andersonville, Lakeview and more.
    • Google Ads reaching buyers looking in the OPRF area.
    • Facebook and Instagram ads tailored to a demographic looking in OPRF.
    • Many more exposures through social networking programs hosted by, Zillow, and Yelp
  • Provide a results page on for traffic directed from social media networks to reach Chris directly with chat and text features.
    • This provides potential buyers with a direct link to Chris to hear about your home from a neighborhood expert.
  • Private Listing Network for homes not quite ready to list.
    • This can provide a sale at your predetermined price and time even before your home hits the public market.