Brooke came to join @properties in 2007 from another small residential real estate brokerage company in Chicago. As part of that change she also partnered up with fellow Top Producer, Robin Miner. This super star duo’s partnership has been going strong for 11 years and they have consistently been recognized as the top 1% of agents in the Chicagoland area. This duo successfully sells between $30-$40 million each year in real estate as a result of their hard work, client dedication, vast market knowledge and strong referral base. Make no mistake, this large success does not come without a team of help behind the scenes. With two additional licensed broker team members with background in sales & design and a licensed assistant (longest running in the city!), every transaction is ensured to run with the utmost efficiency to assure our clients they will get top notch personalized service throughout the entire transaction.
While majoring in accounting at DePaul University and prior to selling real estate, Brooke invested 8 years working for one of Chicago’s top real estate attorneys. During this time Brooke gained an insight into the needs and concerns of both buyers and sellers and learned of client’s desire for an advisor and advocate. Her ability to understand contract terms and the timing of each contingency helps her to effectively educate and guide her clients to make the best informed decision when they have found the home of their dreams.
In today’s world instant information and response time are super important. Brooke prides herself at always being available to clients, regardless of time of time. Her clients would vouch for telling you she is hypersensitive to replying to emails, as she wants every client to feel like they are always her only priority.
In addition, believes it is important to provide her clients with the best and most highly recommended resources (lender, inspector, attorney, contractors, movers & more) to ensure a smooth and successful transaction, which again makes her of a great value to her clients as an advocate and advisor.
Brooke grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago and is currently enjoying her new neighborhood in Logan Square, after moving from being a long time resident of Lincoln Park. When she is not working or at home snuggling with her three very large dogs, Brooke enjoys playing tennis, running, yoga and trying new restaurants throughout the city.
Clients are saying:
"Brooke is, hands down, the BEST in the business. She brings incredible passion to the job and works diligently to find clients exactly what they want. As a first-time homebuyer, she served as an invaluable resource to help me understand every step in the process, what questions to ask, and what was most important to focus on. She has been just as helpful after closing, recommending designers and contractors and handymen, as I've needed them. I cannot wait to recommend her to EVERYONE I know! Janet | River North"
"We worked with Brooke Vanderbok while purchasing our single family home in Lincoln Square, and the experience was great from start to finish. Brooke was always responsive to my emails and phone calls. She asked tough questions during showings and tried to point out potential problems with the homes we saw. She held our hand during the closing process and has recommended contractors to work with now that we're doing some renovations on our home. I highly recommend working with Brooke, you will not be disappointed! Katherine | Lincoln Square"
"We are so delighted to have found the best realtor in Chicago and a best friend. Brooke’s intelligence combined with a determination to get the very best for her clients is second to none. I cant’t recommend Brooke’s services enough. Thank you for helping us get into our dream home! Kelly | Lincoln Park"
"From the beginning, Brooke became a trusted advisor for my wife and I during our home sale and purchase process. Her DILIGENCE, COMMITMENT AND FOLLOW UP were second to none. Not only that but she also made what can be an extremely stressful process fun and enjoyable. At every moment, she was our advocate and worked tirelessly to make sure we were happy. We could not be more grateful for having worked with Brooke. Jack | Lincoln Park"
"I can recommend Brooke to anyone who wants laser-focused, extremely efficient and professional service, both on buying as well as on selling side of transaction. Dominik | Old Irving Park"