Laurie offers her clients a seasoned knowledge of central Illinois and an understanding of what makes each neighborhood and small town around Bloomington-Normal special and unique. She specializes in all areas of McLean and surrounding counties, with emphasis on Bloomington/Normal homes and condos, and properties with acreage in the more rural areas of central Illinois.
Buyers and sellers have come to expect and admire Laurie’s creative and innovative approach to finding and closing real estate opportunities. Laurie ensures that her client’s best interests are always placed first. Hertime commitment and devotion to each sale coupled with her commitment to hard work, loyalty and high standards have proven Laurie as a valuable and trusted agent.
A resident of Bloomington/Normal for over 30 years, Laurie was raised in Lansing, Illinois. She attended Illinois State University and majored in Music Education. It was during her time at ISU that she fell in love with the Bloomington/Normal area and decided it was where she wanted stay. One of her favorite recreational activities was to go on long bike rides on the Constitution Trail and ride around the new neighborhood of Hawthorne Hills, enjoying the shade filled trail and the fresh wood smell of the newly framed homes.
Laurie is married to Michael Heggie. They have a daughter who attends Unit 5 schools . Laurie can proudly say that her daughter followed in her footsteps and loves music. She is a talented jr high clarinetist and loves being part of the Unit 5 band program.
Laurie is passionate in every aspect of her profession – from negotiating top dollar for her sellers to finding her buyers their dream homes. She will help you to discover the neighborhood or small town that is right for you, provide insight on today’s market conditions, and educate you on the step-by-step process of selling or buying a home. Laurie has robust referral connections and if you are relocating, she can find a real estate professional in your new area that will give you the same level of service that she gives her clients here in Central Illinois.