“My goal is to make buying or selling a home as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. I pride myself in providing steady communication, diligent follow through, and effective negotiating.”
Lea prides herself on her personal one-on-one service to clients whether they are first time buyers, growing families looking for increased space, or those downsizing for a simpler life style. She enjoys helping you find a residence that you can make your home. Her attention to detail and market knowledge has led to a business largely based on client referrals.
A Chicago native; born and raised in the Western Suburb of Hinsdale and a resident of Elmhurst since 2007. Lea has extensive knowledge of: Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Western Springs, LaGrange, Clarendon Hills, Lombard and Downers Grove.
Prior to becoming a REALTOR, Lea built a 10 year career in the financial markets. During those years, she developed a strong work ethic and commitment to open communication. Success in negotiation and a desire to help people reach their goals are among her strengths.
Lea received a B.S. in Marketing from Providence College and an M.B.A. from DePaul University. She also spent a semester studying at the University of Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain.
Clients are saying:
"Lea was amazing to work with, especially as first time homebuyers and being new to the Chicago suburbs. Her knowledge on the various western suburbs made choosing the location that fit our budget, current needs as well as figure plans extremely easy. After just 1 visit with her she was able to tailor listings to our style and send us any which might be a good fit for us to review.After hearing from other friends how their house hunts have gone, we feel even more lucky to have worked with Lea."
"Lea went out of her way to assist me and is still following up with me. She is wonderful!"
"Great attention to details and extraordinary effort to meet my "very specific" requests. Overall Amazing service!"
"Lea was wonderful! She helped us navigate our long distance move with young children and find a great and maybe even the perfect home for our family. Thank you, Lea!"
"After moving from out of state we were apprehensive about who to use as a realtor, but Lea Smirniotis was a perfect fit. She was friendly, responsive, patient, understanding, and quick to get a feel for what we were looking for. She really made the transition to the area so comfortable."