Kathleen Whalen

Kathleen Whalen

CNE, CRE - Broker

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 $33 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:

"Kathleen went to the ends of the earth for us to help us sell our place. We could not have asked for more from her. She's also a wonderful person who we hope to keep in touch with for years to come."

"Kathleen was invaluable in our search for a North Side Condominium ... we have been looking for some time and working with Kathleen for over a year until we found the right place ... and with her persistence and help, we did! What a joy to work with."

"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."

"Kathleen is a five star real estate professional, a superb communicator, and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend her for any of your real estate needs."

"Kathleen was an extra-ordinary agent. She worked with us for months to find the best property that met our needs. She is so patient and has many years of experience. She is very knowledgeable of Chicago, Cook County and Illinois state laws. She is dedicated, focused and has great attention to detail. Kathleen is also extremely resourceful. She always has suggestions for home owner service-related inquiries such as contractors, electricians, plumbers, interior design, landscaping, etc... My husband and I trust her and will work with her for many years to come."

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