Northwest Indiana Real Estate Company

About The Jana Caudill Team

As one of the top producing teams of experts in our field both locally and nationally, our full service team strives hard to make sure your real estate transaction is a truly rewarding experience. We built our businesses and reputations by mastering what we do, each of us specializing in our own area, that provide you with exceptional service and results that shine. It is our mission to make a profound and lasting impact on the people's lives we touch daily, both personally and in business, while maintaining honesty and integrity in all that we do. We believe you win in life by helping others. Thank you for this opportunity. We would love to help you too!

Biographies

  • Jana Caudill
    Broker/Owner
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-661-1256

    Jana is the Owner/Broker for the Jana Caudill Team of Redkey Realty Leaders

    Jana is the top selling agent in NW Indiana. Jana and her team consistently sell 125-444 properties a year ranking her as the #1 agent in the board in either units sold or closed volume year after year. She has been named among the Top 300 Mega Performers in the Nation for 8 years running, being recognized by Lore Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Real Trends and various real estate publications. Jana has been a Star Power STAR since 2002, an elite group of top performing agents in the industry with a servant-heart. In 2006, she was featured as the MREA Role Model Agent Video and ranked #3 in closed volume and #1 in units sold out of 77,000+ agents. Jana earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Purdue University in Organizational Leadership & Supervision. Her past work experiences coupled with her education, helped develop her excellent organizational, communication, creative marketing and negotiating skills. She truly loves her profession and genuinely cares about helping buyers and sellers reach their goals. You will find her high energy level, integrity, and driven work ethic are second to none! A loving wife and mother of 4 boys, Jana understands the importance of family and helping you accomplish your real estate needs. A stickler for high standards, exceptional service, and a reputation for honesty, high integrity & results, you will feel very comfortable with Jana and her team on your side. Jana is the Broker and Co-owner of the Redkey Realty Leaders serving NW Indiana and Chicagoland.  She's also the Broker Associate and Owner of The Jana Caudill Team serving Naples and SW Florida areas.  

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  • Maryann Maki
    Director of Team Operations/ Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-241-8220

    Maryann is our Director of Team Operations/ Broker Associate 

    In 2001, real estate found Maryann after an exciting airline/travel industry career.  A strong work ethic, together with excellent customer service skills resulted in her multi- million dollar sales production immediately, which has continued year after year.  Attention to detail, availability and constant communication provide Maryann with regular referrals from clients, friends and family nationwide. 

    She believes that relationship building together with regular industry education will result in certain success as evidenced by the esteemed designation she earned as Military Relocation Professional (MRP). She works closely with area Veterans in their home search and sales, plus provides resources for acquiring unique VA loans.  In addition, her special and ongoing project “Sharing with Soldiers” has resulted in gift boxes that have been mailed worldwide to our serving and deployed soldiers.

    Sharing skills and knowledge with new agents, helping them formulate their new business endeavor, and watching them succeed, completes the “big picture” for Maryann.

    Family time is paramount for this busy wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, plus her passion for the pups Scottie and Sheltie, quilting, and horseback riding.

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  • Natalie Ayala
    Marketing Director/Listing Coordinator
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-661-1256

    Natalie Ayala is our Marketing Director and Listing Coordinator

    Natalie is a young, outgoing professional looking to make a name of herself in the real estate market, who recently joined The Jana Caudill Team. Natalie attended Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism, Conventions and Event Management. Having worked in the hospitality industry for eight years, she transitioned and excelled as an Event & Restaurant Manager. Gaining great experience with time management and customer service, Natalie is keen to driving guest satisfaction with her attention to detail. With Natalie’s background, she can deliver outstanding results, innovative ideas and marketing tactics, along with unlimited leadership.

    Natalie’s approachable personality is conveyed into a loving mother and wife. Natalie and her husband, Juan, reside in Highland where they care for their precious son, Noah and newborn daughter, Briella. In her down time, Natalie enjoys baking, DIY projects and spending time with her family. 

    Natalie can be reached at: redkeydesk@hotmail.com

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  • Robin Vlassopoulos
    Financial Director/Client Care Manager
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-661-1256

    Robin is our Finance Director

     Robin has joined the Jana Caudill Team with enthusiasm and confidence. She spends her day working as the Front Desk Assistant. She is very conscienious and that is proven by her efficiency in fullfilling client's needs. Robin brings her secretarial skills to the team from 30 years of expereience in her family-owned Crown Point HVAC company. Robin is a Merrillville native and was employed by the Town of Merrillville for many years. Her pride and joy are her four adult children and her two grandsons Kellan and Camden. 

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  • Laurie Pollard
    Public Relations/Listing Coordinator Assistant
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-661-1256

    Laurie is our Public Relations Specialist/Redkey Cares Coordinator

    Laurie comes to us with over 20 years’ of experience as an office administrator with the past 4 years being in real estate. She loves helping people to make sure that the client experience is the best it can be with the belief of treating people the way she would want to be treated and that a smile on the phone is just as important as a smile in person. Laurie's attention to detail and love for making the client experience the best it can be makes her a great addition to our team.  Laurie takes pride in reaching out to needy organizations and/or individuals throughout NW Indiana, on behalf of our charitable organization, Redkey Cares. 

    As a mother of 2, step mother of 1 and a grandmother of 13, Laurie lives a very busy life. She is a life time musician, playing Flute and Piccolo and is an active member of the Valparaiso Community Concert Band; she has also had the privilege or recently playing side by side with the Chicago Philharmonic the past two summers. Laurie just started her own non for profit business to insure music lives on and for the less fortunate children get the chance to play in their community school band. Laurie loves to volunteer and has done so since she was a young child, from being a counselor with an MDA summer camp program for 16 years, to helping with fundraisers, telethons and now riding her bicycle over 400 miles every June to raise money to help fight kids cancer, her own daughter is a long time cancer survivor! 

    Laurie has lived in NW Indiana for the past 18 years and currently lives in Burns Harbor with her husband; she spends her free time, playing concerts, traveling with her husband, doing DYI projects and spending time with their children and grandchildren. 

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  • Jennifer Bilka
    Closing Manager
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-661-1256

    Jennifer is our Closing Manager

    Jennifer comes to The Jana Caudill Team with a vast amount of difference experiences. Married for 25 years with 2 beautiful daughters who are now 25 and 23; Jennifer and her husband currently live in a home they built back in 1994 in Crown Point with their rescue dog Beesley who is 8. Jennifer and her husband started their own Plumbing Contractor Company, Customer Plumbing, back in 1995 where Jennifer worked as a plumber and the office manager. After 16 years of running the family business Jennifer worked in the restaurant industry and then the retail industry before joining us. Jennifer's hobbies are boating, traveling, going to the beach and hanging out with her family!

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  • Cathy Rupcich
    Team Care Coordinator
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-661-1256

    Cathy is our Team Care Coordinator

    Cathy is our Team Care Coordinator. She's our team 'IT GIRL'!  Cathy insures all team brokers have a schedule of events and trainings important to the success of the team.

    Cathy, formerly Cathy Heidbreder, is well liked and respected throughout NW Indiana.  A native of Chicago, and now lifelong resident of NW Indiana, Cathy truly knows the area of which we represent and cares about the people we serve.  Cathy brings fun, smiles and a BIG heart to our organziation.  Cathy's education comes from Valparaiso University, where she earned two coveted degrees in Dietetics & Nutrition and Elementary Education.  Mother of two and grandma to three, Cathy is the ultimate to her family and friends and knows how to turn a house into a home.  

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  • Rosalie Black
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-588-9560

    Rosalie is our Listing Specialist

    Born and raised in Northwest Indiana, Rosalie studied Communications at Purdue University and started her career in business, marketing and sales. As a marketing and sales manager, she led her division in sales each year and was known for her exceptional customer service. Her proven expertise has made for a smooth transition into the real estate industry. She is passionate about offering our clients accessibility, digital marketing techniques, and skilled negotiation strategies.  She exemplifies hard work, integrity, and focus. In her down time, Rosalie enjoys golf, reading and yoga.

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  • Lauren Detamore
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-306-3480

    Lauren is our Listing Specialist

    When you meet Lauren, you will not only be captivated by her grace and style, but her words of knowledge about the real estate industry will assure you that you made the right decision to have her find your dream home!  Lauren is an aspiring broker who comes from a family background of real estate experience.  She carries confidence and detail with all correspondence with her clients.
    Lauren is a life long resident of Northwest Indiana and attended Purdue University in West Lafayette where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management.  After graduation, Lauren started working in banking where she gained the experience to deliver exceptional customer service and results.  She was involved in Junior Achievement for 2 consecutive years.  Junior Achievement involved visiting middle and high schools to educate students on money management, and Lauren spoke about her experiences with school and banking.
    Lauren's love for her career is matched with her committment to her family.  She and  husband, Cory, are proud parents of a beautiful new baby girl.  Lauren is proof that a woman can both take care of family and career.  Your business relationship with Lauren will prove to be a great investment for you.
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  • Kristen Morasan
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-808-5717

    Kristen is our Buyer Specialist

    Feeling proud of becoming a homeowner at the age of twenty-four inspired Kristen to begin her career as a broker.  Kristen is very familiar with real estate and land due to her work at an Illinois based land surveying company.  Her extensive customer service background was enhanced through her years of working at a local restaurant.  Growing up in Griffith, IN, graduating from Crown Point High School, and earning her degree from Indiana University Northwest with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education, has instilled Kristen with the educational background and work ethic needed to be an effective, trusting broker throughout the region.  When you are ready, pick the person who will work for you; that is Kristen Morasan, with the Jana Caudill Team.

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  • Carmen Howard
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-888-8043

    Carmen is our Buyer Specialist

    Carmen has a diverse business background.  She and her husband began as real estate investors and then went on to own and operate several music retail stores. Feeling confident, Carmen decided to fulfill her dream of becoming a broker.  She has been a broker now for 8 years.  Her commitment to Redkey Realty is evident in the style in which she communicates with her clients. Carmen has over 30 years of Sales and Customer Service experience.   After 28 years of living in Northwest Indiana, Carmen's positive attitude and grace assure clients that she will take care of every fine detail.. She takes tremendous pride in helping clients fulfill their dreams of home ownership.  She finds confort in building srong relationships with both buyers and sellers.  Carmen's love for real estate is only surpassed by one:  That is the love she has for her dear grandson, Mathew!

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  • Zoe Georgiefski
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 773-983-7493

    Zoe is our Buyer Specialist

    Zoe comes from a very diverse Real Estate background. She has actively been involved in different facets of real estate from a young age, helping her non-native speaking parents with their various real estate holdings.  She is well-versed with multi-family properties, investment properties, property management, HUD’s, as well as single-family, residential properties.  She also LOVES serving those who have served our country!  It is an honor and a privilege to help area veterans with finding their dream home, and connecting them with competent VA lenders.

    Zoe is fluent in both Serbian and Macedonian languages.  She has called Northwest Indiana home for the past 14 years, previously living in Illinois.  She resides here with her husband, and their 2 daughters.  When she’s not assisting her clients, Zoe enjoys sewing, fishing, and spending quality time with her family.

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  • Angela Fieldhouse
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-776-5696

    Angela is our Buyer Specialist

    Hard working and fiercely dedicated, Angela is a great agent to have by your side. Having grown up in St John, graduating from Kankakee Valley HS, and living her adult years in Crown Point and Schererville, she is knowledgeable and right at home in NWI. She began her college education at IUN and also worked in customer service and sales. After discovering her passion to help people realize their dreams, she decided to dedicate herself to a career in real estate. Being a proud mother of two busy boys, Angela has mastered time management and multitasking. Her exceptional customer service skills coupled with her dedication to hardwork will make for a successful and unmatched business relationship. She will always go above and beyond to ensure her clients are beyond satisfied. She prides herself on building strong, honest and trusting relationships with her loved ones and clients alike. In her free time she enjoys playing ball with her boys, watching sports, cooking and listening to music.

    Hard working and fiercely dedicated, Angela is a great agent to have by your side.
    Having grown up in St John, graduating from Kankakee Valley HS, and living her adult
    years in Crown Point and Schererville, she is knowledgeable and right at home in NWI.
    She began her college education at IUN and also worked in customer service and
    sales. After discovering her passion to help people realize their dreams, she decided to
    dedicate herself to a career in real estate.
    Being a proud mother of two busy boys, Angela has mastered time management and
    multitasking. Her exceptional customer service skills coupled with her dedication to hard
    work will make for a successful and unmatched business relationship. She will always
    go above and be
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  • Dana Salvatore
    Broker Assoicate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-545-8596

    Dana is our Broker Associate

    Dana will be able to assist you with all of your real estate needs because of her experience as a property owner, investor and property manager. Born and raised in Northwest Indiana, Dana is extremely knowledgeable with the various properties and real estate markets in this local region and can guide you with all types of residential and commercial property transactions.  Dana is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Appraiser with over 15 years experience.



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  • Luciano Cruz
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 630-200-6800

    Luciano is our Buyer Specialist

    Luciano was born and raised in Northwest Indiana and studied Psychology at Indiana University; he started a career in the education field in 2004. Luciano spend 3 years serving his county in the United States Army. During his military years he spent time living in Texas & South Korea. He loves music, cooking, physical fitness & Yoga. Luciano received his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Argosy University. He is focused on stellar and immediate customer service. He is professional, friendly and loves working with all different types of people. Luciano got his real estate license as his company closed their door back in 2016. He is passionate about real estate and is loving the entrepreneurial aspect. 

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  • Deborah Jones
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-677-5694

    Debbie is our Buyer Specialist

    Debbie has a vast knowledge in real estate as she is a seasoned Realtor with 18 years of experience. She has a reputation as a reputable and trustworthy agent while serving the public. Debbie has been married for 32 years and has enjoyed raising her three daughters. She is a highly motivated Realtor that carries full time hours, including evenings, for her client's needs. When working with Debbie you are guaranteed the best possible customer service and care due to her diligence in making sure you are satisfied and all your needs are met. Debbie is a team player and extremely committed to make sure that the client always comes first. She wears a smile at the end of each transaction as she hands the client the keys to their new home!

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  • Rhonda DeHaan
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-406-7573

    Rhonda is our Broker Associate

    Rhonda stands out amongst brokers because of her education in the Real Estate world.   She is a Certified Distressed Property Representative and has been BPOR Certified with the NAR.  She specializes in residential resale, new construction, short sales and REO properties.  If you or someone you know are facing a foreclosure, call Rhonda to see if one of the many options available can help with your situation.  Many people facing foreclosure don't know all their options.

    Rhonda served as a mentor and trainer with Redkey for many years.  She spent many hours with our apprentice brokers teaching them the ins and outs of the business. After months with Rhonda, a broker developed confidence and knowledge to spread their wings in Northwest Indiana.  Being a broker is more than simply a job for her.  Rhonda works five counties in Indiana and also has her broker license in the State of North Dakota.   If you want a Pro, Rhonda is someone you can depend on to help you make the right decision.

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  • Joanne Immel
    Broker Associate
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-512-5236

    Joanne is our Buyer Specialist

    Joanne is a full time, hardworking, dedicated agent that has been in the real estate industry for 20 years. She has 3 sons and 2 grandchildren that she adores with love and grace. Joanne's love of life is shared between her love of family & her faith in her church. Joanne is committed to serving her clients to her utmost ability. She has  very comforting personality that will have her clients feeling at home while in her presence. Joanne's knowledge of real estate is profound and will leave her clients feeling confident in all their discussions. When the time come to make that move, make it with Joanne!

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  • Lana Lods
    Team Designer/Project Manager
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 765-337-4353

    The Jana Caudill Team proudly recommends Custom Decorating and Accessorizing by Lana Lods ~ Designer

    Lana's styling & design services include: Furniture & Accessories, Lighting & Window Treatments-Plantation Shutters, Wall, Floor and Bed Coverings, New Construction Design & Selections, Commerical & Residential Decorating and much, much more!

    There are two different homes: ones we live in and ones we are ready to List For Sale! It is difficult to get a home ready to Sell, and we want to take the load off your place. Our Styling services can assist you in provding a quick and addorable - unique design! Lana's design is sure to please to get the maximum amount of buyers interested in your home! 

    Lana's services are included in many of our new construction projects as it plays a crucial role in the designing and selection process for the builders and developers we represent.  Many of our clients appreciate the talent and skill set that Lana brings to the table....all part of our added value.  If you are interested in getting your home styled to sell or help with styling your new home purchase, call our office today for more information!  

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  • Dennis Caudill
    Commercial Director
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    503 East Summit St., Suite 2
    Crown Point
    IN 46307 US

    Phone: 219-712-1366

    Dennis is our Director of The Redkey Commercial Division

    The Commercial Division specializes in sales, leasing and property management.  Dennis is extremely familiar with all types of commercial properties, investment analysis & property selection for investors along with commercial building and development.  Dennis is highly regarded and a trusted advisor in the business community.  His great insight, sound business decision-making skills, strategic planning and financial guidance are not only an asset to Redkey Commercial but also to the local business community he serves.  Dennis is a Purdue University graduate and former Plant Engineeering Manager for Ford Motor Company.  Dennis is always willing to assist wherever needed.  He is a great husband and father of 4 busy boys.

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Contact Information

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The Jana Caudill Team
Redkey Realty Leaders
503 East Summit St., Suite 2
Crown Point IN 46307
219-661-1256
Fax: 219-663-5949