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F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate

F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate

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F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate
We are humbled to be Broker Owners of F.C. Tucker Franchise in Northwest Indiana .
F.C. Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - Our Office is Located @ 13 Lincolnway Suite # 203 in Downtown Valparaiso on the Square across from the courthouse! We are Full Time, Full Service Real Estate Brokers serving Lake, Porter, La Porte , Jasper, Newton & Starke Counties in NW IN since 1999.

Our Virtual Office Model allows experienced professional agents to work from home and yet have a central location for record keeping or meeting if needed. The generous compensation package choices resulting from reduced business overhead expense are unlike traditional brokerages models. The business of real estate is best done face to face by house calls :) Working from home allows more client focus and productivity for those serious about building business. Less time in daily travel to the office is not only better for our environment, but frees up time for giving back to our families and the communities we live in and serve. If you are an experienced REALTOR in good standing, a self starter and have interest in finding out more details about joining our TEAM and keeping more of what you earn, call Jeff Safrin Principal Broker of F.C. Tucker 1st Team Real Estate @ 219-309-9930 For a Confidential Interview.

SINCE THE YEAR 2000, JEFF AND GRACE SAFRIN "SPOUSES SELLING HOUSES"TM HAVE SOLD OVER $250 MILLION WORTH OF PROPERTIES IN NORTHWEST INDIANA WITH THOUSANDS OF HAPPY CLIENTS as REALTORS.
F.C. TUCKER - Indiana's Largest Real Estate Company (est. 1918). is part of the Howard Hanna umbrella - the largest private brokerage nationwide!

Our Past Vitae includes:
-Past Corporate Recognitions:
After 18 months at a national chain franchise Jeff and Grace
achieved both local and state honors as Top Sales Agents & Multi-Million Dollar producers finishing Number ONE sales associates in the Valparaiso office for the year 2000 and Top 10 in the State as Rookies of the year for this franchise.

(May 2001) they are proud and excited to affiliate with F.C. Tucker- Indiana's largest and most successful Real Estate Company founded in 1918 on the "Golden Rule" philosophy.
(May 2006) -
With over 48 offices state wide this third generation family owned business is ranked in the Top 25 in the country, with over 3.7 BILLION Dollars sold in 2016.
and Jeff & Grace are Proud to affiliate with its newest NW Indiana Office!
F.C. Tucker's philosophy and core values of HOW
they do business and treat clients & sales associates provides a strong foundation from which to build solid long term relationships for providing Real Estate services to the entire Indiana community.

We look forward to serving your needs with our TEAM of Professionals @ F.C. Tucker 1st Team Real Estate -
We make House Calls :)

Other credentials:

Residents of Northwest Indiana for over a decade,
currently residing in Shorewood Forest, Valparaiso IN.

Members Christ Lutheran Church and Temple Bethel
Bi-Lingual speaking - Movi Po Polsku

College Degrees-

Jeff has a Marketing and Business Major from Indiana University-Bloomington,
Grace has a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Governors State University in Illinois.

Both have over 24 years successful business experience.

Grace has been served as a past director of a local Chamber of Commerce. (St.John Indiana for several years approx 1993-1996)

We have been actively involved in our children's school and sports activities & church / community functions - which include (last few years for brevity).
2008 to present, Currently Facilitator of Ladies Tuesday evening Bible study and 2017 President Church Council a at Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, Indiana
2008-to 2022, Various positions of volunteer service for church and community i.e. Church Council President, VP Church Council, Chair of Nominating committee, Chairperson of Stewardship committee 2 years and Chairperson Evangelism Committee 1 year, Prayer Vigil Organizer, Member Capital Campaign Drive, Member Financial Advisory Committee, Member Hospitality & Outreach Committee, Member Audit Committee, Coordinator of the Welcome Center Table Hosts for all Church Services. Social Media Contributor/Organizer @ CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, VALPARAISO, IN

School Involvement:

Public Law 221 committee membership(2001-2002)

Interview member of committee to select/recommend UTMS School Principal(2002)

Coaching Girl's Softball(2001)

Room Parents-Middle School (2000, 1999, 1998,)

Fund Raising for High School (Andrean Fashion show committee chairperson for raffle 4 consecutive years 1996-2000)

Qualifications

Professional Credentials & Personal Vitae
2009 to present = Broker Owners of F.C. Tucker 1st Team Real Estate in Northwest Indiana -
serving Lake, Porter, La Porte, Jasper, Newton & Starke Counties.

Current Personal STATS: Thousands of clients represented and Hundreds of Millions SOLD since 2000, in Successful transactions as FULL TIME REALTORS - various types of real estate sales throughout all Northwest Indiana.

Jeff Safrin is Certified by The National Association of REALTORS as a Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist.

Grace Safrin achieved the coveted CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) - only 5% of REALTORS nationwide have achieved this Certification.

2014 Award for Most Outgoing Referrals of all F. C. Tucker associates statewide!
2002 thru 2008-Realty Alliance Award-Ranked top 20 % of REALTORS (all companies combined) Nationwide! 2002 thru 2008 Executive Club Award !
TOP PRODUCER AWARD-VALPARAISO OFFICE 2002 thru 2005! Top Producer Award 2006 Rensselaer!
2002 thru 2008=Recipient of F.C. Tuckers Highest Award-PRESIDENT'S CLUB !
2/20/07 Inducted as PRESIDENTS CLUB LIFE MEMBER and earned the Title of "First Vice President".
2002=Broker Agent News Platinum Producer Award-National Award reserved for only the finest real estate professionals!
2003 Broker Agent Magazine Cover Story for "Agents of the Month" Award
2003 Members Realtors Forum and MLS Committee (Multiple Listing Service).
2004-Named 2nd Vice President Residential Sales F.C. Tucker
2006 Member GNIAR Website Revision Committee
2006 Certification from NAR/HUD "At Home With Diversity"
2007 Affiliate Top 10 Award in Residential sales in the State of Indiana company wide!

2009 Featured on ABC News Night-line, Post-Tribune News Paper, Indy Star, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Sand Diego Chronicle and many other syndicated newspapers and magazines for the use of REVERSE Offers in REAL Estate.

-Members National Association of Realtors
-Members Indiana Association of Realtors
-Members Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors (GNIAR)
-Members MLS- Northwest Indiana!