We understand that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. That’s why our team of highly-seasoned real estate professionals is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service for all of our clients. We take great pride in the relationships we build and always work relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.

Our team of experts represents the best and brightest in the industry, and we’re always striving to lead the field in research, innovation, and consumer education. Today’s buyers and sellers need a trusted resource that can guide them through the complex world of real estate. With our extensive knowledge and commitment to providing only the best and most timely information to our clients, we are your go-to source for real estate industry insight and advice.

Our Mission Statement:

Our philosophy is simple: clients come first. We pledge to be in constant communication with our clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. We believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, we haven’t done our job. We don’t measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of our clients.

Our Team

Cindy Heckelsberg

Cindy started her career in 1989, when she won Rookie of the Year with Coldwell Banker Primus Realty. Her integrity, market expertise and proficient negotiation skills have earned her a reputation as one of Kendall County’s most knowledgeable and respected Realtors. Her extensive background includes luxury homes, equine properties and farmland. As the co-founder and matriarch behind The Heckelsberg Team, her career sales well exceed $220 million worth of real estate.

Lara Heckelsberg Gawrych

Lara joined the real estate profession in 2004, after graduating from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. She and Cindy have worked in partnership as The Heckelsberg Team ever since, and in doing so, have built a prominent brand as one of the most premier broker teams in Kendall County. She’s won numerous awards as a multi-million dollar producer, and is a Certified Negotiation Consultant, Staging Consultant and Builder Specialist.

Leslie Heckelsberg

Leslie began her real estate career in 2006 and has 6 years of residential appraisal experience in addition to a number of years in brokerage sales. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Aurora University and is The Heckelsberg Team’s full-time real estate marketing expert. She specializes in print and digital property marketing, which often means working behind the scenes, but she’s also an experienced Realtor and Certified Negotiation Consultant.