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Lorraine Epperson of CENTURY 21 Purdum-Epperson, Inc.

(4.5) 246 Ratings
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  • 2021 - Quality Service Pinnacle Producer
  • 2020 - Quality Service Producer
  • 2017 - Quality Service Producer

Professional Designations

  • Certified Residential Specialist
  • Graduate, REALTOR Institute

Personal Profile

Lorraine Epperson, a lifelong McDonough County resident, is an award winning real estate broker and owner of Century 21 Purdum-Epperson, Inc. Lorraine entered the real estate business in 1974 with R.B. Purdum Real Estate firm. She has earned the Certified Residential Specialist certificate and Graduate Realtor Institute.

Her real estate achievements include being named Realtor of the year for three different years. For a number of years she was named a top producer in terms of "largest number of transactions" and "highest number of listings sold".

Lorraine and her husband purchased the R.B. Purdum Real Estate firm in 1985 and purchased the Century 21 franchise in 1990, For many years, Lorraine earned the Centurion Producer Award through Century 21 Real Estate Corporation. She has also earned the Quality Service Pinnacle Award for exceptional service. In 2007 she earned The President's Award from Century 21 for earning the Centurion Award and the Quality Service Pinnacle Award for exceptional service in the same year.

Before turning to a business career, Lorraine was in the education field, where she started as a business teacher, She was later Director of Guidance at Macomb High School for twenty years. She earned a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Western Illinois University and has been involved in many of Western's organizations. She serves on the WIU Foundation and is a Past President of the WIU Alumni Council. She served on the Board of Governors Universities that included five of the state's universities. She served as a member of the WIU Board of Trustees for ten tears, where she served as Chairperson for three years.

In the Macomb community, Lorraine is involved in many organizations and activities. She is a member of the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce, Past President of Lamoine Valley Board of Realtors, McDonough County Retired Teachers Association, First Presbyterian Church, Macomb Area Economic Development Board of Directors, Community Quality of Life Advisory Committee, Past President Performing Arts Society, member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Housing Corporation and Western Illinois University Foundation Board. Wesley Village Board of Directors, Macomb Beautiful Association, Macomb Country Club, XXMD, P. E.0., Downtown Residential Development Corporation and MDH Golden Apple Society

In 2019 she received the Performing Arts Society William E. Brattain Distinguished Service Award for significant contributions and support to the Arts in our community.

Hobbies include playing bridge, spectator sports, reading, music.

In earlier years played golf, piano and organ.

Dog lover, especially her sheltie, Skipper III.

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Client Reviews

4.5 out of 5

(4.5) 246 Ratings
  • Seller review
    My wife would give Lorraine the same high marks that I did. Lorraine treated us both with great respect at all times. She is friendly, patient, and always willing to give a professional opinion.
  • Buyer review
    Lorraine both has an excellent reputation in this market and is a long time family friend. Selecting her was a no-brainer. The purchase needed to be completed in a very short time frame. Lorraine made that happen by staying on top of the process and immediately addressing and resolving any potentials for delay. In addition to handling the purchase, Lorraine also had excellent recommendations for the person to handle the financing/mortgage (Brae Huston at Citizens National Bank) and to do the inspection, which made the process even more easy.
  • Seller review
    My family has known Lorraine for a number of years. We knew she would do a great job selling my mom's house because she is an expert in her field and has quite an extensive knowledge of the market. There was never a doubt in our mind who we were going to use to sell the house! Lorraine made the selling of my mom's house a very smooth process! I was in town for the listing and the closing, but all other details were handled very efficiently over the phone and thru email as I live over 8 hours away. Lorraine and her office staff were very quick and very professional in response to our emails and questions. Lorraine has built a very solid and reputable real estate business through the years. If we had another property to sell or if we were going to purchase another property, there is no doubt we would use Lorraine and Century 21 Purdum-Epperson again!
  • Buyer review
    Lorraine was great to work with, she knew exactly what I wanted and found that for me. She was very friendly and made helpful recommendations for what would best fit my needs. I really appreciated her help throughout the process.
  • Buyer review
    Lorraine was so helpful when I sold my house last year, that it was just the smartest choice to contact her again. Lorraine made me feel at easy through the whole process. And she took me to so many houses, until I found one that checked all the boxes. Lorraine was always available when I had a question or needed help, through telephone, E-mail, or a visit to the office. When Lorraine was unavailable for the walk-through she sent another agent that was very helpful and showed us how everything worked . Highly satisfied with your service.
  • Buyer review
    Trustworthy, experienced and efficient Lorraine cares about the area and community

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(4.5) 246 Ratings

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