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Melanie Stone
Works at Coldwell Banker
Attended DePaul University
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Courtney and I have been quite cautious for most of our lives. We follow the rules (but disdain legalism), drive the speed limit (well, she does) and tend to avoid all sorts of trouble (except for that time we got suspended from Clarendon Hills Middle Schoo...
Courtney and I have been quite cautious for most of our lives. We follow the rules (but disdain legalism), drive the speed limit (well, she does) and tend to avoid all sorts of trouble (except for that time we got suspended from Clarendon Hills Middle School, but that's a story for a different ...
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msc + teg
June 2012 marked my first day interning at The Everygirl. Back then, TEG was a startup. I'd take the Metra to the L, then walk almost half a mile to get to the co-founders' Lakeview and Lincoln Park apartments. The commute was long, but oh, was it worth it....
June 2012 marked my first day interning at The Everygirl. Back then, TEG was a startup. I'd take the Metra to the L, then walk almost half a mile to get to the co-founders' Lakeview and Lincoln Park apartments. The commute was long, but oh, was it worth it. That summer, I learned invaluable ...
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on living at home
If you know me, you know how much I love home. Over the past few years, I've taken every opportunity to leave Lakeview and drive to Hinsdale -- whether it's for a 24-hour visit or a 3-day vacation. My parents own a renovated 1920s bungalow, and truthfully, ...
If you know me, you know how much I love home. Over the past few years, I've taken every opportunity to leave Lakeview and drive to Hinsdale -- whether it's for a 24-hour visit or a 3-day vacation. My parents own a renovated 1920s bungalow, and truthfully, it's my favorite place to be.
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roxy
Last month, Roxy closed on a sleek two-bedroom condo in the heart of the Cathedral District. A trader by day, Roxy is inquisitive and trusting, and she was an exceptionally detailed client. We'd text each other at midnight -- she'd send listings, and I'd se...
Last month, Roxy closed on a sleek two-bedroom condo in the heart of the Cathedral District. A trader by day, Roxy is inquisitive and trusting, and she was an exceptionally detailed client. We'd text each other at midnight -- she'd send listings, and I'd send my thoughts.
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so you want to buy a condo | spring edition
Now that I have a few condo seminars in my repertoire, one might think that I'd be less nervous beforehand. I wish that were true. Before my seminar on March 2nd, I had another sleepless night, worrying about how the next evening would go. I was well-rehear...
Now that I have a few condo seminars in my repertoire, one might think that I'd be less nervous beforehand. I wish that were true. Before my seminar on March 2nd, I had another sleepless night, worrying about how the next evening would go. I was well-rehearsed (fun fact: I like to practice in ...
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on oakdale avenue
I am historically sentimental about leaving one home for another. Growing up, I cried through every single move -- from Hampton Place to Washington Street to Hampton Place to Washington Street (yes, twice) to Grant Street to Lincoln Street. There were many ...
I am historically sentimental about leaving one home for another. Growing up, I cried through every single move -- from Hampton Place to Washington Street to Hampton Place to Washington Street (yes, twice) to Grant Street to Lincoln Street. There were many Hinsdale houses, but the concept of ...
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himanshu + ambika
Our very first meeting took place at my favorite Starbucks, the one at Diversey and Sheffield. Himanshu and Ambika wanted to buy a two-bedroom condo in Lakeview -- or so they thought. The search began and soon, we found ourselves looking at condos across th...
Our very first meeting took place at my favorite Starbucks, the one at Diversey and Sheffield. Himanshu and Ambika wanted to buy a two-bedroom condo in Lakeview -- or so they thought. The search began and soon, we found ourselves looking at condos across the South Loop.
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on living at home
If you know me, you know how much I love home. Over the past few years, I've taken every opportunity to leave Lakeview and drive to Hinsdale -- whether it's for a 24-hour visit or a 3-day vacation. My parents own a renovated 1920s bungalow, and truthfully, ...
If you know me, you know how much I love home. Over the past few years, I've taken every opportunity to leave Lakeview and drive to Hinsdale -- whether it's for a 24-hour visit or a 3-day vacation. My parents own a renovated 1920s bungalow, and truthfully, it's my favorite place to be.
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msc mag | april/may
After struggling through production of the first issue of MSC MAG , I recruited my best friend and cousin to help me this time around. It was well worth it. We labeled, folded and glue-dotted all evening, and by 10 p.m. last Tuesday, the project was done. T...
After struggling through production of the first issue of MSC MAG, I recruited my best friend and cousin to help me this time around. It was well worth it. We labeled, folded and glue-dotted all evening, and by 10 p.m. last Tuesday, the project was done. To recover, the three of us watched a ...
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at home: matt
My best friend is a videographer/photographer by trade and by passion. Courtney has taken all of my headshots, filmed my listings, and now, she is responsible for my newest marketing project. When I called her about the idea, I wasn't quite sure where I was...
My best friend is a videographer/photographer by trade and by passion. Courtney has taken all of my headshots, filmed my listings, and now, she is responsible for my newest marketing project. When I called her about the idea, I wasn't quite sure where I was going with it.
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so you want to buy a condo | spring edition
Now that I have a few condo seminars in my repertoire, one might think that I'd be less nervous beforehand. I wish that were true. Before my seminar on March 2nd, I had another sleepless night, worrying about how the next evening would go. I was well-rehear...
Now that I have a few condo seminars in my repertoire, one might think that I'd be less nervous beforehand. I wish that were true. Before my seminar on March 2nd, I had another sleepless night, worrying about how the next evening would go. I was well-rehearsed (fun fact: I like to practice in ...
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on oakdale avenue
I have always been sentimental about leaving one home for another. Growing up, I cried through every single move -- from Hampton Place to Washington Street to Hampton Place (again) to Grant Street to Lincoln Street. There were many moves and many Hinsdale h...
I have always been sentimental about leaving one home for another. Growing up, I cried through every single move -- from Hampton Place to Washington Street to Hampton Place (again) to Grant Street to Lincoln Street. There were many moves and many Hinsdale houses, but the concept of packing my ...
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Matt Wilcoski's profile photo
Rima Mandwee's profile photo
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Real Estate Broker
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Writing, blogging, editing, social media, real estate
Employment
  • Coldwell Banker
    Real Estate Broker, 2014 - present
  • Coldwell Banker
    Broker's Assistant, 2014 - 2014
  • Tribune Company
    Metromix Intern, 2014 - 2014
  • Crain Communications
    Social Media Intern, 2013 - 2013
  • The Daily Illini
    Opinions Columnist, 2011 - 2013
  • Tailour Apparel
    Social Media Intern, 2013 - 2013
  • The Everygirl
    Writing Intern, 2012 - 2012
  • Conde Nast
    Bon Appetit Intern, 2012 - 2012
  • ChicagoNow
    Blogger, 2009 - 2012
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Chicago, IL
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Real Estate Broker at Coldwell Banker
Education
  • DePaul University
    Journalism, 2013 - 2014
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Journalism, 2011 - 2013
  • Hinsdale Central High School
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Female