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Kepler | Schaefer Team

"The Difference is TEAM Experience" 

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Millie Kepler

Millie Kepler is an experienced agent who has weathered every real estate storm imaginable, having been a Realtor® for 30 years and 15 of those with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago. She has been a resident of Lake County for over 40 years and therefore knows the area, its people and its homes.

She is consistently a top producer having earned several designations and recognition awards including CRS, GRI, Broker Associate, Founders Award, Premier Service Award, Presidents Club and Realtor of the Year Award, plus Who’s Who of Real Estate. She is dedicated to her clients and makes it her top priority to help each of them achieve their goals. She does this by keeping current on market trends and up to date on all new technologies and resources available to her.

For the home seller, Millie will combine her results-oriented business, style and expertise to market your home and achieve the best price and sell the home in the least amount of time.

For the home buyer, Millie applies her experience and ability to understand her clients needs and wants to simplify the process, putting you at ease with the magnitude of the decisions you are about to embark on.

Therese Schaefer

Therese has been involved in the real estate business for the past 24 years and has lifetime sales in excess of $145,000,000.00. She has the patience and focus to worked with multiple clients, having interacted with over 525 client/homeowners, while Marketing Director of a Builder. In this capacity, she worked closely with appraisers, attorneys and municipalities regarding variances, zoning and permitting to aid in the attorney approval process.


While launching seven new home communities, Therese was responsible for formulating ad campaigns, newspaper advertising, web and community relationships, giving her the unique experience needed to market your home. In addition, Therese has designed and decorated 10 model homes, giving her the intimate knowledge to expertly stage and present your home for sale in the best possible light.

Born and raised in Libertyville, Therese has resided in several other communities, including Grayslake, Hawthorn Woods & Vernon Hills. In addition, she also helped develop communities in Gurnee, Kildeer, Lindenhurst and Antioch. This gives Therese the keen insight on not just how a community works, but how the entire County works and plays. As a caring professional who raised her twin daughters in Libertyville for the last 19 years, Therese is completely understanding of the intricacies of family life. She is actively involved with a golf, bowling and a member of St. Joe's Church. Her husband is local Remodeler and also does business all over Lake County.
"[In a home] You're making an investment in what could be the most important asset you'll ever have. The right moment is when you know where you're going to live for a while, when you find the home that fits your family, and when it's at level that fits in with your income and ability to make a down payment and then I would get a very long mortgage... 30-year mortgage and the rate will be fabulous, and there is no sense waiting if those conditions exist."
- Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.