For the past 9 years, Katie Hackett has represented buyers and sellers on the North Shore and in the City of Chicago. She understands the excitement, opportunities and challenges on every side of a real estate transaction. Katie is a Chicago native: born and raised on the North Shore, and living in Lincoln Park for ten years before moving back to Wilmette where she currently resides. Bringing with her extensive knowledge of both markets, she is confident and proud to work in the area that she has always called home. Her goal is to make the experience of buying or selling property as smooth as possible.
When working with sellers, Katie focuses on appropriate pricing and on average her clients receive within 97% of asking price. Katie also taps into the "market within a market" @properties provides its agents, marketing a home to thousands of brokers before it is live to the public. Using her trained eye, she also understands how to present a home in its best light, highlighting its strengths with appropriate décor.
For buyers, Katie leverages the newest technology to discover the perfect home for her clients. Buyers are invited to add their feedback and build an online profile, allowing the process to be more client driven than ever before.
Katie is a trusted advisor for clients buying and selling homes in the Chicago and North Shore areas.
- Member, Chicago Association REALTORS®
- Experience with national and international corporate relocations
- Market-within-a-market access to "coming soon" listings
- #1 brokerage by market share- Chicago and North Shore
- Maximum online exposure for every listing
An alumna of Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Katie then continued on from there to Georgetown University where she graduated with a bachelor degree in Government in 2005.
Clients are saying:
"We had a wonderful experience with Katie! She sold us our home which we absolutely love. She was super patient and very knowledgeable and made sure we got everything we wanted. We will absolutely use her again!"
"Katie was a pleasure to work with and was very hands on. As a first time home buyer I could not have asked for more. I have personally been in Real Estate for over 10 years and I highly recommend Katie to anyone looking to make a purchase."
"Katie was very efficient in selling our place under a tight timeline and streamlining the process with the buyer to minimize inconvenience to us."
"Katie Hackett you were wonderful and gave me the direction I needed to move the property. Your coordination with showings and open communications with me were superior. You are the greatest!"
"Katie did a great job and was very insightful along the way."