Home Buyers Relo is an Illinois based real estate agency specializing in relocations and practicing "exclusive buyer representation". We’re set apart from all of the others because as company policy, we never serve sellers and take no listings, as we've been saying here..
Founded in early 1991 by Merrill and Paul Ottwein, the company is in its 21st year without a single listing but has served more than 3000 buyers purchasing homes in southwest Illinois.
Operating a traditional agency and disturbed with the fact that home buyers were usually unrepresented, (but often thought they were,) Merrill and Paul became early advocates of buyer representation…this “exclusive” variety.
Recognizing the strong relationship with relocations, and the growing popularity of several cities in SW Illinois as desirable St.Louis area relocation targets, they opened this 1st, and still only such specialized agency in SW Illinois. They offer service to all of the best communities of SW Illinois, serving companies on both sides of the river and Scott AFB, often working in concert with similar realty firms west of the river.
They pride themselves on their unbounded hospitality and attention to the whole relocation or home-buying experience, and for creating an open, highly-personal relationship that makes home buying a celebration instead of a chore.
Their offices are at 6620 Center Grover Road in Edwardsville, and at 515 W. Highway 50 in O’Fallon.