Kathleen Whalen

Kathleen Whalen

CNE, CRE - Broker
OFFICE
847.881.0200
FAX
847.881.1300
WINNETKA OFFICE

30 Green Bay Road
Winnetka, IL 60093

In the ever-changing world of real estate, Kathleen provides a constant appreciation and respect for her clients. They trust her and they like her honesty, which makes it impossible not to enjoy working with her.

Kathleen's extensive knowledge of both the city and the surrounding suburbs makes her extremely qualified to assist both buyers and sellers wherever they call home. She assists buyers in weighing the value of a potential home and she assists sellers by marketing their home in the best possible light by adding simple design ideas. Consistently, awarded Top Producer and selling over $37 million in sales.

With years of experience managing her own real estate development company and as a design consultant, Kathleen offers a competitive edge to her clients. She achieves her client's goals by studying the market from a financial as well as a psychological perspective. She believes this approach widens the view of the market by taking everything that affects a purchase or a sale into consideration. Kathleen stays in constant communication with her clients keeping them up to date throughout the process.

Committed to exceeding client expectations, Kathleen achieves success by patiently and effectively assessing her client's needs and desires. Kathleen accomplishes her buyer goals by finding the home that fits their personal lifestyle and budget. She has a keen business sense, is a skilled negotiator, and intense listener. She is available, spot on and works tirelessly to create a bridge between the buyer and/or sellers agent in order to achieve a smooth and successful real estate transaction.

Kathleen enjoys servicing all kinds of buyers and sellers from the savvy, experienced, to the first-time buyers. As an owner of several rental properties, investor clients benefit from her expertise in purchasing or selling investment properties. Kathleen's client relationships start off on a business note and inevitably end up as lifelong friends. 





Clients are saying:



"At a Trustee of a Trust selling a house in difficult circumstances, Kathleen was a tireless champion of her clients. She went the extra mile to take care of clients - supporting them through the real estate process. Her organization and hard work paid off in a smooth closing and happy outcomes for the sellers!"



"From the moment I met Kathleen, I knew that I could trust her with the selling of my home. She is very knowledgeable, honest and helped me throughout this entire process. I was very happy with her dedication and responsiveness. She made this process a lot easier for me. I am very happy with my choice of using Kathleen to sell my home and would recommend her to anyone looking for help to buy or sell a home!"



"If you're looking for an agent, look no further. Kathleen is the best you'll get. She has a wealth of knowledge about the Chicago market and is always aware of what is happening in the industry. She is patient, kind, and has all the resources you'll need to make your purchase/sale a breeze. Not to mention she is very well respected in the industry and her advice allowed us to find the perfect multi-unit home for our family."



"Kathleen was wonderful to work with throughout our process of buying and selling our home. We have been "in the market" for years hoping to find the perfect home. Kathleen was patiently responding to our questions on various listings. Once we were truly motivated by a home that we saw listed, she quickly stepped up to the plate giving us feedback and guidance. She is extremely knowledgeable in the Chicago market and has worked with real estate for several decades! Kathleen gave detailed guidance when it came to preparing our condo for sale. She put us in touch with wonderful stager who respected our need to stick to a budget. Between the two of them our condo was striking. I truly believe her advice made the sale quick and painless."



"If you have a multi unit building to sell Kathleen is hands down the best. We interviewed numerous realtors and not only did she outshine the others by a land slide, she was able to sell our property quickly and for top dollar.
I cannot say enough positive things about Kathleen as a professional or a person. Although I am not big on giving recommendations she is an exception to the rule.
Matthew Bromberek"


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