Carrie Plafchan

Carrie Plafchan

CNE, E-PRO - Broker
   
OFFICE
773.862.0200
FAX
866.324.3940
LAKEVIEW OFFICE

3101 N. Greenview
Chicago, IL 60657

Carrie has sold over $50 millon in real estate in the Chicago area and has been recognized by @properties since 2103 as a Top Producer for $5 Million plus sold per year. Selling luxury single family homes to townhomes, condos, investment properties and rentals through out the city. Carrie is quite versed in Chicago's real estate market. A large part of her business comes from referrals and repeat business from her existing clientele. 

As resident of Chicago for over 20 years and she has lived in Lincoln Park, Lakeview and Ravenswood. She has a strong knowledge of the city and is very familiar with all of Chicago's neighborhoods. Her passion for learning about the individual characteristics of the city's neighborhoods, as well as her interest in investing in the Chicago real estate market, has lead her to pursue a career as a real estate consultant.

Having over 12 years of Management experience prior to real estate, including Sales Training and Development, she found her niche in helping her clients with the home buying and selling process. Carrie is committed to providing honest, professional and customized service at all times. She is highly motivated and dedicated to ensure satisfaction throughout the entire process. It is important to Carrie that she assists her buyers in finding the perfect home that fits their lifestyle and needs. Her Sellers recieve additional assistance from Carrie for preparing their home before it hits the market by her staging recommendations, photography preparation and assistance with understanding the current market. She has been described by her clients as a good educator, hard worker and enjoyable to work with.

In 2008, having earned the ADPR designation (Accredited Distressed Property Representative) through the Chicago Association of Realtors, Carrie has the knowledge to guide homeowners who needed to sell through the Short Sale process and try to help assist Seller's in distress find Foreclosure alternatives before it is too late. Finding the appropriate "exit" strategy was very important in that particular housing market and it was imperative to work with an agent that has an understanding of the options available. 

Carrie is a graduate of Ohio State University and received her B.S. in 1994. In her free time, she enjoys world travel, trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.


Her buying and selling experience includes:

Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Old Town, River North, Bucktown, Logan Square, Edgewater, Pilsen, Hyde Park, South Loop, Uptown, Andersonville, Ravenswood, Rogers Park plus, North Shore - Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Glenview, Glencoe, Highland Park, Evanston and surrounding Chicago suburbs. 

It is her goal to exceed expectations and provide clients with the utmost in customer service.

Credentials: 

CNE, Certified Negotiation Expert

Awarded FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent 

Recognized since 2013 for @properties Top Producers $5 Million plus





Clients are saying:



"Carrie was an excellent agent. We found her through a referral and couldn't have been happier with the service she provided us. She was patient, knowledgeable and most important honest. She knew what to ask and what to look for in each home..which were things we, as second time homeowners, would never have thought of. She picked us up and drove us around the whole entire day explaining the area we were looking in and some landmarks to look out for. I would recommend Carrie to anyone looking for a house in Chicago! She knows the area extremely well and was an absolute pleasure to work with. She followed up with us constantly between putting in an offer, and closing almost 3 months later! Thanks Carrie for all your help. Thanks to you, we found our dream home."



"From start to finish Carrie was wonderful! She gives expert advice for staging that is very doable and makes a huge difference. The amount of traffic she was able to generate was awesome and the communications and follow-up was tremendous."



"Carrie was and continues to be outstanding even after finding us the perfect home. Her professionalism and extraordinanary customer sets her apart from anyone we have ever worked with. She truly cares about finding us the perfect for our needs. I would recommend Carrie and hope to work with her again in the future. We had a fantastic experience!

The Mallace family"



"There aren't enough stars to highlight; Carrie is a "super star"! She is more than a realtor, but rather a partner. We've partnered with Carrie to both sell and buy, and so have other family & friends, multiple times. She is a great listener, will always give you an honest opinion, and provide realistic expectations. Her attention to details, follow-up, and follow-thru are terrific."



"Carrie is the hardest working realtor I have ever worked with. Thank you for making our home buying process so smooth."


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