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Judy Neal-Cell Phone 618-967-7133


Southern Real Estate Group



One might ask, “Why are you working as a real estate broker at your age when most people are enjoying retirement?” After being married for forty-seven years, having three grown sons, traveling around the world with my now retired husband pilot and Air Force career officer,  I  decided it was time to return home to Southern Illinois.  After graduating from Memphis State University in the 60’s, I became an Air Force wife for 21 years; then a Northwest pilot’s wife for 18 years and married to the same guy who is now the managing broker of our office, Chuck Neal.  Since high school I have always been interested in home design so I graduated with a degree in Home Economics (Family and Consumer Science) and taught in two local high schools for 11 years retiring in 2007.  After moving 26 times in our lifetime and building four houses, I have always found it challenging to make a “house a home” whether it be a small apartment, base housing, or a newly built dwelling.  So, now I truly enjoy assisting others in their search for just the right home to fit their needs.  My husband and I pride ourselves in putting others needs before our own since we know how stressful moving and house-hunting can be on the entire family.  As one of our most respected presidents, Abraham Lincoln, once said, “I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives.  I like to see a man live so that his place is proud of him.”  That quote summarizes one of my reasons for being a real estate broker.  Helping families find just the right home brings me great satisfaction.

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