"I treat every transaction as if it were my own."
While pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from University of Denver, Ila's father suggested to her, getting her real estate license, so she would have something to fall back on, just in case the art thing didn't work out. The art thing did work out and after a successful career in photography, Ila came back to real estate.
With over 22 years experience buying and selling properties in and around Chicago, Ila knows what it takes to get her clients the properties they want. She treats every transaction as her own.
Think of Ila as the consummate matchmaker. Whether you are buying, selling, investing, relocating or even renting, Ila will find you the perfect match, all while making the transaction as easy as possible.
Ila's philosophy is quite simple:
- If you have a question that needs an answer, you will never wait more than an hour for Ila's expert response.
- If you need staging to get your place market ready, Ila has the best resources to make sure it is done as economically as possible.
- If you need help with financing, Ila will guide you to the right person.
- Need an attorney to close, yep she has that too.
After your transaction is over, you can still call on Ila for recommendations for service people, where to get deals on home furnishings and even restaurants. She is a 1 stop shop.
In her spare time, Ila enjoys spending time with her family and also is very involved in 2 not for profits. She is a Chapter Director for Flashes of Hope, a national organization for battling pediatric cancer, and she is proud to be a member of Impact 100, an organization of women that grants $100,000 annually for a selected not for profit.
Clients are saying:
"Ila is simply the best in the trade. From sending me listings at 6 am to accepting calls late into the night, she worked endlessly until we found the exact property I was looking for. Her knowledge of the cultures in each neighborhood is heartfelt and her negotiation at the table is what sets her apart. Ila continues to reach out after the transaction to refer me to responsible craftsmen and genuinely cares about her clients. Thank you for taking my long list of requirements and turning them into an actionable reality. Any one would be happy to have Ila representing them in the arduous homebuying process!"
"Ila is enthusiastic and empathetic. Especially given we are new to town, Ila went above and beyond to consult us on the best place to move and how to get there. I would recommend working with Ila to anyone I know!"
"Ila was insightful and helpful throughout the home searching process. She was knowledgeable about the areas in Chicago and responsive in our requests. While touring apartments she was personable and got a sense of our needs and wants in a home. Ila is also honest and will help find a place that is worth the asking price."
"Ila is the best! She helped my family find the perfect home. She is enthusiastic and resourceful. After buying the home, she helped me get contacts for different contractors for work I wanted done. I never felt like she didn't have my best interest at heart. Everyone should have someone like Ila in their corner when searching for a home."
"Ila is awesome to work with. Responds quickly to all questions and concerns. Very dedicated. Highly recommend."