"Serving the North Shore with Concierge Level Service"
Born in Lincoln Park, raised in Evanston, and a Winnetka resident for almost 25 years, Chris Veech specializes in residential properties along the North Shore from Evanston to Lake Forest. Chris serves her clients with the highest degree of integrity, dedication and excellence in customer service. Through her extensive contacts and creative networking she’s a natural matchmaker, bringing buyers and sellers together quickly, beyond the boundaries of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
What Sets Chris Veech Apart?
With her corporate sector background negotiating television ads for Leo Burnett Advertising, Chris brings superior negotiating and communication skills to the table for her real estate clients. A degree in economics gives her unique insight behind the forces driving the residential real estate market in the context of the national financial landscape. Chris continually studies local market place trends so she can accurately guide and counsel her clients. Her professional network of experts includes home staging consultants, contractors, lawyers, mortgage experts, and home inspectors, ensuring client transactions are handled smoothly and with the greatest care.
Chris brings her vast knowledge of neighborhoods, schools and local resources and puts it to work helping her clients find the right new house.
Chris has formed many long term relationships and connections growing up on the North Shore, raising her family here, and serving extensively in community leadership positions. She enjoys sharing her resources with her clients to help make their transition here a smooth one. Chris’ engaging, professional and common sense approach makes her very easy to work with. Attentively listening to her buyers’ needs and wishes, she enjoys the thrill of the hunt for their perfect home, whether her clients are looking for a condo, starter home or a custom home of their dreams.
Chris understands that selling a home represents a big step in life and can sometimes feel overwhelming. Guiding her clients through each step in the process, she makes sure they are well-informed and feel confident of their decisions. A key step is helping her sellers prepare their home for the market in order to attain the best possible price.
Chris creates a custom marketing and advertising plan for each of her listings, generating optimal exposure to attract a qualified buyer at the best price as quickly as possible. From competitive market research to home staging to movers, Chris takes her sellers from A to Z.
-Top 15% Brokers on North Shore in 2014
- Top 10% @properties Brokers 2013
- Certified Negotiation Expert
- Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certified
- Chicago Magazine Five Star Realtor 2011 & 2012
- @properties Rookie of the Year 2011
Education and Community Service Background:
- Indiana University Bachelors in Economics
- Loyola Academy Ramble Benefit Chair, raised $1 million for tuition assistance
- Sts. Faith Hope and Charity School Board Vice President
- Willow Wood Preschool Board & served as Renovation Chair overseeing design and
Construction of the school
- Loyola Academy Hockey Club Board of Directors: Thanksgiving Tournament Director, Coach Selection
Committee, Varsity Team Manager
- Pregnant Teen Mentor - LINKS North Shore Youth Health Services
Chris and her husband Pat have three sons who recently graduated from Loyola Academy and now attend college. Outside of real estate, Chris enjoys racquet sports and plays in the North Shore Women's Platform Tennis League and the North Shore Women’s Tennis League. She also loves going to concerts, reading, cooking, scuba diving and continuing her volunteer work.
Clients are saying:
"Chris was an excellent broker, very professional and we followed her advice to the letter from the start of the process. This advice proved invaluable, from the updates and changes that we needed to make to the house, to her recommendations on an attorney. I would highly recommend her to anyone wishing buy or sell their house."
"My husband and I were paired up with Chris through a relocation service provided by our out of state realtor. Chris was truly a perfect match for us. Her positive attitude, attention to detail, availability, and professionalism helped make our house hunting process very enjoyable. She is truly an invaluable resource and we are so grateful for all of her time and efforts. We will highly recommend Chris to our friends and family."
"Chris was very detail oriented and attentive throughout our home buying process. My wife and I truly appreciated all the hard work she put into finding us the perfect home. Thanks Chris!"
"Chris Veech is 5 star plus!!!!Our highest recommendation.She is the complete package with marketing, sales, negotiating, and has numerousresources for any concern. What Chris says she will do, happens!!!She combines a rare ability to communicate, and knowledge of her business.Deb and Larry Hermalyn"
"Chris quickly understood exactly what type of property we were looking for and provided exceptional guidance and counsel throughout the entire process."