20 Years...Boy Have Things Changed...But We Are Still Going Strong In Dupage County, Carol Stream, Bloomingdale Real Estate Markets
By Rick and Lynn Orze, Carol Stream, IL RE/MAX All Pro
(RE/MAX All Pro)
Wow....It is hard to believe my mother, Karen Sterba-Carby opened up RE/MAX All Pro in Bloomingdale (Carol Stream), Illinois 20 years ago. I remember her lugging around the big real estate book with all the homes that were for sale. Getting new books every 2 weeks with updated listings. Secretaries took hand written messages instead of transfering calls to a voicemail or cell phone. Everyone had there own special key to open lock boxes instead of electronic lock boxes and keycards . Everything was delivered in person instead of by fax or email. The first computer the office had also had a printer that was a "dot matrix". (What is that???) Talk about the "old days". People actually use to sit at their desks and smoke while working. (Now of course our office is a NO SMOKING office) Althou...