An award-winning broker, Debbie Croft has dedicated her career working with and servicing discerning clients across Chicagoland. Founder of the Debbie Croft Team - along with licensed real estate brokers Wes Fakir, Joel Gilbert and Laura Barnes - Debbie is above all an advocate for her clients, providing them with exceptional service. Being an advocate for her clients is a privilege, and finding a home that they love, not just a house, is her mission. Debbie builds relationships founded on honesty, trust and thorough communication throughout the process of buying or selling homes.
Debbie's experience in addition to real estate includes being a financial advisor, school administrator and educator. This background enables her to provide her clients not only with real estate expertise but with an exceptional experience that is catered specifically to them. Debbie knows that no two clients are alike. And in an industry built on service, it's Debbie's steadfast commitment to serving her clients that sets her apart. She brings a vast knowledge of North Shore and City neighborhoods, schools, market trends and local resources and puts it to work helping clients find the home of their dreams. In addition, she understands the selling process and is a Certified Negotiation Expert.
Debbie was born and raised in Glenview and has lived in Buffalo Grove and Lincolnshire. Debbie has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Studies Education and Psychology from University of Illinois and a Master's Degrees from Northwestern (MA in Education and an Administrative Certificate). She and her husband have two daughters who attended Stevenson High School and live in the Chicagoland area. An active community member, Debbie has been involved in school referendums, including co-authoring a book on networking and the referendum process. She is also a strong supporter of pre-school education.
Clients are saying:
"We could not recommend Debbie enough! She was amazing! If you are looking for someone very knowledgeable and easy to work with, I highly recommend Deb. We had a couple of speedbumps in our closing process (The lender's fault), and Deb was right there making calls to make sure we were taken care of. I would give more than 5 stars if possible."
"You know you are with a knowledgeable, caring realtor when Debbie Croft works with you!
She makes wonderful suggestions that help you sell or buy a home.
She explains every step.
We highly recommend Debbie Croft"
"Debbie worked with me for the best part of a year to find me a new home. She and her colleague, Laura showed great patience and did everything possible to help me in my quest to relocate to a new area. Debbie was invaluable when it came to the actual purchase and nothing was too much trouble when it came time to move. I couldn't have asked for more from a realtor."
"Debbie went beyond all the way for us. She is extremely knowledgeable and thorough every step of the way. She haD tremendous patience as we navigated the selection process. We really can’t say enough about Debbie and will trust her with any further home sale or purchase wholeheartedly"
"debbie was extremley helpful in the total discussions in all aspects
in my case she voluntered and took care of details over and above
that she was not required to do
debbie was always accessible and returned calls very promptley
i could not ask for a more responsible agent and would highly