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Welcome to Niche Realty
Melissa Stanley 
Managing Broker
Chicago IL

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Local real estate agent, Melissa Stanley, has lived in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago for the last ten years.  A few years ago she moved her business, Niche Realty/ArtHouse Chicago, to Logan Square as well. 

Ms. Stanley was on the Logan Square Chamber of Commerce board and is also on the park advisory council for Unity Park in Logan Square.   Melissa is committed to the community of Logan Square and that of greater Chicago, and works actively to improve both.

Statement of purpose from Melissa Stanley:
You can trust me to get the job done regardless of price and no matter how long it takes.  I will find your dream home and sell your current home.
And I will still be there for you after the closing.
I bring you top quality service and reliable knowledge of the local real estate market through my extensive experience in property management and real estate.  I have built my reputation on providing the real estate services my clients need in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  90% of my business comes from referrals and repeat customers.
If you want to find out what makes Melissa Stanley so popular with her clients
please call 773-320-9234 or



Vanessa Smith - Broker

Vanessa Smith is passionate about helping her clients find their dream home- in particular, first-time home buyers making the first big investment of their lives. She understands the process of looking for a new home requires attention to details, flexibility and a commitment to see the process through to the end. She provides honest and friendly service with your affordability needs at the forefront.


Ms. Smith brings to Niche Realty/ArtHouse Chicago her knowledge of buying and renovating her own house in Hermosa. She understands the need for flexible, specialized spaces for her client’s creative work - she turned the dark basement unit of her home into a beautiful garden studio and library. Vanessa is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and worked for different art galleries early in her career where she curated and installed exhibitions. As a part of Chicago's early burgeoning alternative spaces scene, she ran an art gallery in a Pilsen attic for two years.


From more information you can contact Vanessa directly at or 773-469-1025