Thank You

Our biggest source of success is getting a deal done in a timely manner that satisfies our clients’ financial goals. It’s why we have repeat customers, stellar testimonials, and thrive on word-of-mouth advice of our neighbors. Awards and honors from our peers are a welcome reflection of what we do and how we do it. No matter what, we couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you!

#1 in Arlington Heights

2020 was a banner year for our parent company, @properties, and a record-breaking year for our GetBurbed team, led by Holly Connors. Chicago-based @properties is the top brokerage firm in Chicago residential real estate and Holly Connors is #1 in sales in Arlington Heights, where we live, work, and play. GetBurbed closed 221 transactions bringing in 85 million in sales!

Holly joined @ when she was 20 and helped support us when we were a very small company.. and over the years, we have watched her grow a successful business in the city and now in the Arlington Heights area.

– Mike Golden, Co-Founder of @properties

Holly consistently headlines the 2020’s Top Real Estate Agents in Arlington Heights on US News. 

$580 Million in Volume

Holly Connors eclipsed the $500 million mark in lifetime residential volume in 2020. The achievement, in more than 15 years of business, is a testament to her knowledge, tenacity, dedication, network, and unyielding commitment to her clients.

“We are incredibly proud of the business she has created and very grateful that she chose to do it with @, even when we did not have an office in her area,” Golden said. “Her success is a testament to her talent, dedication and hard work!”

Crain’s Chicago Business’ Notable Residential Real Estate Broker

Crain’s Chicago Business credited Holly Connors as the Notable Residential Real Estate Broker in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Based on nominations from her peers, then vetted by Crain’s Chicago Business editors, Holly was part of a select group. “The 134 brokers on this list are among the Chicago area’s highest-selling producers…closing a minimum of $20 million in home sales in 2018, a year when the housing market slowed,” Crain’s editors wrote of the honor.

Top 50 Agents in Illinois

In 2020, Holly Connors and the GetBurbed team were ranked top 10 by sales volume in Illinois, bringing in over $56 million. Holly Connors earned best real estate agent in Illinois distinction in 2018 by ranking in the top 50 in volume in the state of Illinois, according to

Top 1 percent in Chicago Association of Realtors

The Chicago Association of Realtors, a membership group of more than 15,000 agents in the Chicagoland areas including Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties, ranked Holly Connors in the top 1 percent in sales volume in 2018.

Silver Award Winner

The Chicago Association of Realtors recognized Holly as a silver award winner for both volume and units in 2018, which is a level achieved by only 25 other residential realtors in Chicagoland.

The awards “recognize the hard work, superior market knowledge, mastery of technology, and industry cooperation” necessary “to bring the highest level of professionalism, ethics, commitment and service to buyers and sellers in Chicagoland,” according to the Chicago Association of Realtors.

2020 Who’s Who in Chicago Real Estate

Holly Connors, Noel Walton, Amy Philpott and Holly Kapsa Priestley were all named in Chicago Agent Magazine’s list of Who’s Who in Chicagoland Residential Real Estate, a collection of individuals that are leaders in the industry. 

Leaders Among Leading Real Estate Websites

GetBurbed earned a place as Best of Zillow and Best of Trulia in 2019 and 2020, an honor bestowed based on positive reviews and responsiveness with clients. 

Community Accolades

Holly Connors was named Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Best Realtor 2019 and NextDoor Neighborhood Favorite in 2018, 2019, 2020!

GetBurbed is also a member of the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce for the past 10 years.

It is our pleasure to accept these awards!