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We can help buyers and sellers with residential, commercial and investment real estate transactions in Indiana and Illinois. No matter what sign is outside the property, every firm in the Multiple Listing Service cooperates with one another. That is how we can help you with any house, apartment building or commercial property anywhere and anytime.
Willems Realtors is a member of the National, State and Greater Northern Indiana Association of Realtors, Multiple Listing Service, Realtor.com and LoopNet.com
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.