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The story of Bill and Rachel Port…

It only makes sense to know the REALTOR your hire.   Bill and Rachel Port have both been selling homes for over 25 years. Here is the story of how they met and created the Port Home Sales Team. Rachel Peers began her Real Estate career in 1993 with Century 21 Dabbs in Homewood, Illinois.  Prior to becoming a REALTOR, Rachel worked in the financial industry. Click here for more about Rachel Peers-Port.

Bill started his Real Estate career in 1994 after a number of years owning a carpentry construction and remodeling company on the North side of Chicago. Bill was an associate at Coldwell Banker & then joined the Top Real Estate office, Realty Executives in South Holland.  Click here for more about Bill Port.

In 1996, Bill Port and Rachel Peers met on the job while working at Realty Executives in South Holland, Illinois. At the time, Bill and Rachel were individually, two of the TOP Real Estate agents in the South Suburbs of Chicago.  Working within the same Real Estate brokerage office, they soon found a commonality in their work ethic and dedication to their clients. While at Realty Executives, their friendship developed into a romance.  As two of the most powerful agents in their market, it didn’t take long for them to soon combine their forces in both their personal and professional careers.   

In the spring of 2000 Rachel and Bill were married and officially combined their real estate businesses. Back then, the internet was new to Real Estate. The Ports were on the forefront of combining the technological advances of website marketing along with the good old fashioned service they had provided happy clients for years. This evolved into their branded website.   

As the Port’s business grew, and as they started to encompass a greater share of the Northwest Indiana Real Estate Market, Rachel and Bill moved their main operations to RE/MAX of Indiana.  As RE/MAX Brokers, the Ports have held offices in Highland, Hammond, Schererville, and currently work from their base office, RE/MAX Realty Associates in Munster, Indiana. 

Today, the Ports continue to sell homes in both Indiana and Illinois. They have built a team of real estate agents and support staff to better serve their clients and to reach a larger service area. For the past three years, the Port Home Sales Team has ranked as #1 RE/MAX real estate sales team in Northwest Indiana.  All members of the Port team are licensed in both Indiana and Illinois.  Their service area extends from the North side of Chicago to Lowell, Indiana. If you are considering buying or selling a home within an hour’s drive from Munster, Indiana or South Holland, IL the Ports are ready to go to work for you!

 “The rest of our story is based on you. We are grateful for all the people who put their trust in us!  Real estate can be hard work, but we feel you’re worth it!  We strive to be the Brokers you call when your friends and family need real estate help.  The only way we’re going to earn that kind of business is by taking care of you, the customer.  When you hire us, we’ll provide you with the good old fashioned service we’ve been providing for years. Try us once and you may never choose another agent again.”   --Bill & Rachel Port

Selling? Call Rachel for a Free Home Market Evaluation! 219-613-7520

Buying? Call Rachel to get qualified to buy your next home! 219-613-7520

Are you looking for an easier and more accurate way to search for a home? Well look no further.  We have put together search pages that will allow you to search nearly every home in the cities and towns we serve.  Take a look at our Indiana search pages for Dyer, Munster, Schererville, Saint John, Crown Point, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Highland, Griffith, Hammond, Hessville, Demotte, Hobart, Hebron, Lakes of the Four Seasons, Merrillville, Whiting and Valparaiso.  And now we are working putting together search pages for many of the popular subdivisions we serve in Dyer, Munster, Schererville and Saint John.  (add links to all of these towns in this paragraph).

Currently we are adding many community real estate search pages to the Illinois cities we serve as well.  Click the links below to view homes for sale in Chicago, Beecher, Crete, Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Dolton, Glenwood, Lansing, Lynwood, Park Forest, Riverdale, Homewood*, Flossmoor*, Tinley Park and Orland Park, Illinois. 



Bill Port, RE/MAX 219-613-7527

Rachel Port, RE/MAX 219-613-7520


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