After representing investors, home buyers and sellers, developers, property owners, institutional clients, as well as the courts in Northern and Central Illinois, including many communities in the Greater Chicagoland area, boutique brokerage A.R.E. Partners is now serving clients in Indiana. With an office in Highland, IN, A.R.E. Partners celebrates significant growth in the real estate market and continued representation of clients who are investing, buying, and selling in Indiana as they consider many factors including a lower cost of living and lower taxes.

And because there are still many great reasons to live in Illinois and our kind of town, Chicago, A.R.E. Partners continues assisting its clients with both commercial and residential real estate: single family homes, condos, townhomes, strip malls, restaurants, gas stations, industrial sites, land development. 

A.R.E. Partners was founded by its President and Managing Broker, Antje Gehrken, an accomplished real estate professional with 17 years experience in buying, selling, property management, investment, and development. Ms. Gehrken holds the prestigious CCIM designation and is also a court appointed Receiver as well as a Director on the Board for the Chicago Association of Realtors, on its Executive Committee, Chair of the Professional Development Advisory Group, a mentor for the Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative, and recipient of the Women's Council Of Realtors Chicago Entrepreneur of the Year award. 

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A.R.E. Partners is a full-service, boutique brokerage that developed the MACH3 (M3) approach to real estate. M3 is a combination of steps taken to produce the maximum value for A.R.E.’s clients.

  • With M3, A.R.E. has been able to create bidding wars for its listings and sell for as high as 172% of the asking price.|
  • Our buyers and investors benefit from Mto  acquire properties for as little as 56% of the asking price.

Mcombined with A.R.E.’s integrity and skill have earned us the trust of many real estate buyers, sellers, and investors and has contributed to quickly becoming one of the top brokerages in northern Illinois and now Indiana!.

You need A Real Estate Partner. We A.R.E. your Partners.