One brave real estate agent promoted her business in our first magazine. Today, lots of real estate agents advertise with us in print and on our website. In fact, our websites have nearly three times as many monthly page views (500,000+) as our magazines have readers (180,000+). And those numbers don’t include our 500,000+ engagement on social media. Altogether, that’s monthly engagement of more than one million of you.

Like all of our neighborhood promotional partners, the real estate agents in this issue believe our readers — their neighbors — want to spend their money with neighborhood businesspeople because neighbors helping neighbors generally works to everyone’s advantage.  Advocate’s fourth annual Top Realtors list recognizes the real estate professionals who promote our neighborhood.

Real estate is typically a family’s most valuable asset, and it shapes the face of the entire neigh