Mary Opfer, ABR, ASP

RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest

Mailing Address 7107 Pingree Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Office Phone 815-455-5700
  • Direct 847-516-6333
  • Business Fax 815-455-7771
  • Cell 847-308-3724
  • Team Phone 847-308-3723
  • Office Phone 815-455-5700

In today's ever changing landscape in the Real Estate Market, It's more important than ever to have a 30 Year Veteran in the Industry, with Experience, Knowledge and a High Standard of Integrity to navigate you through the process from start to finish! A REALTOR® is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Not every transaction is the same and each one has it's own unique set of circumstances. We listen to your needs and give you the highest level of Customer Service to ensure we get the job done to your standards. I also hold a Managing Brokers license which holds me to a higher standard of training and education. My knowledge of he Real Estate Industry and the culture and dynamics of operating a successful business is and important part of what makes my team a success.I have dedicated myself to the Real Estate business since 1987 as a full time Broker with extensive background in New Construction and Remodeling as well as Sales and Marketing. I use the latest Technology and high quality marketing materials, digital photography, home staging services and more to make sure you have "the edge" over the competition! In addition my company has 5 offices throughout the Northwest Suburbs. I am an ASP Stager and member of the IAHSP which is the Internation Association of Home Staging Professionals. I am also a CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and CNHS (Certified New Home Speicialist). I am also certified as a SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure) Specialist. I believe a higher level of education is beneficial to offering the best possible service to all my clients. With an unpredictable and ever changing market, it's important to be well informed on current trends. My Team and I were ranked #1 in Cary sales 6 years in a row and recognized as one of the Top 100 Teams for Northern Illinois within the RE/MAX Organization and one of the Top 5 Agents in the Mchenry County Area. My sales career exceeds over 255 Million Dollars in closed transactions. I am very dedicated to offering the highest quality of customer service and professionalism. We truly want you as a Customer for Life! Put #1 to work for you!

Code of Ethics

The Code establishes time-honored and baseline principles that come from the collective experiences of REALTORS® since the Code of Ethics was first established in 1913. Those principles can be loosely defined as:
Loyalty to clients;
Fiduciary (legal) duty to clients;
Cooperation with competitors;
Truthfulness in statements and advertising; and non-interference in exclusive relationships that other REALTORS® have with their clients.


To earn a designation, a REALTOR® real estate agent has taken coursework and demonstrated specific skills, performance and knowledge in a particular area of the real estate industry. My dedication, committment and attention to detail are very important to me because I know how important it is to my client. My Team consists of 2 highly qualifed ABR (Accredited Buyer Representatives) that work with all levels of buyers from 1st time home buyers to new construction, rehabbers and investors. Our knowledge in the building of new homes can be very helpful in offering ideas and recommendations to our clients. My SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure) Designation helps us to assist homeowners that are currently in a distressed situation. We can help you through the process. I have received numerous awards through the RE/MAX Organization (Hall of Fame, Platinum Club, 100% Club, Executive and Presidents Awards) and proud to be a part of one of the #1 most recognized Franchise in the industry where every Broker is committed to the highest level of service and experience in the real estate business.

RE/MAX Northern Illinois

RE/MAX of Northern Illinois is one of the largest RE/MAX regions in the system and Chicagoland’s ongoing leader in real estate, closing more than billions in sales. RE/MAX Northern Illinois agents average more experience and have more professional designations than other agents, plus they outproduce the competition in average units sold and dollar volume. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network encompasses the top fourth of the state of Illinois and consists of 160 offices with 3600 agents. My office is the #1 RE/MAX Office in the Mchenry County area. We have 6 offices covering more than 6 counties in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.

Brief History of Staging and The Stage Trademark:

The idea of "Staging" orginated with the the Founder and CEO, Barb Schwarz. Barb is an internationally known creator of Staging. Barb was recently feature on ABC's 20/20, CBS's The Early Show, NBC's The Today Show, and CBS's Evening News. She is the author of "How To List And Sell Residential Real Estate Successfully" . She has written numerous books and articles on the subject of Staging and selling your home for top dollar. I am proud to have been personally trained by Barb and have received my ASP designation. By offering my clients this exclusive service upon listing their homes, I can assure that their properties will be featured in the best possible presentation right from the beginning. Staging is important for our sellers to achieve TOP Dollar and to stand out from the competition. That's our goal for you is to sell your home in the least amount of time for the highest possible price with the minimal amount of stress....It's a great recipe for success!!!