“After 25 years in real estate and over 500 homes closed, I have the
experience and market savvy to guide clients to their best buying and selling decisions.”
Ranking in the top 4% producing REALTORS® nationally, Debra Kaden is a people person at heart, and her success is a direct result of her strong client relationships. Her business is 90% referral-based due to the loyalty of past clients who consistently refer their friends and family. From empty nesters moving back to the city or younger families moving to the suburbs, Debra is expert on the nuances of schools, communities, and the many facets of city living.
Debra provides home sellers the tools necessary to sell their home in the shortest amount of time and at the best possible price. With a detailed knowledge of the marketplace, she advises her clients on how to make their home attractive to potential buyers. In addition, her extensive referral network allows her to bring buyers and sellers together. Supported by cutting edge technology, broad-based marketing and print advertising, not to mention the @properties brand and recognition as the #1 independent brokerage in Illinois, Debra is the partner you seek when selling your home.
Home buyers are offered the personalized service needed to find a home they love. Debra works tirelessly to qualify, tour and review potential homes for buyers. Working with a network of attorneys, lenders, and inspectors in order to provide her clients with a smooth transaction and the best purchase terms, repeat clients turn to Debra time and time again when considering a move.
North Shore Roots
Debra was raised on the North Shore and moved to the Gold Coast after graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. She earned her NASD Series 7 license to become a stockbroker and worked on the Chicago Board Options Exchange for three years before venturing into real estate in 1985, serving Chicago and all of the North Shore.
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Clients are saying:
"Debbie Kaden was the listing broker on a home I recently purchased, and I cannot speak highly enough of her: She has been accommodating throughout the process in every possible way. Debbie was responsive to my endless stream of questions, and if she didn't immediately have an answer, she went about finding it promptly. She worked amiably and cooperatively with my agent to create a seamless buying experience. Inevitably, after purchasing a home, more questions arise. Even post-closing, Debbie has continued to be helpful and kind, providing local resources and seeking information from the previous owners of my home when needed. She is knowledgeable, to say the very least, and really a joy to work with. In buying her listing, I have made a new, and very dependable, friend. Debbie redefines the phrase "going above and beyond the call of duty.""
"It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I share a few comments on my 10-year experience of buying, selling and renting homes in Chicago with Debra Kaden.
Each phase of the sales effort was superior, such as innovative efforts in developing prospects, useful insights on renovations and staging, and effective showings. All of these tasks, whether business-related or interpersonal, were accomplished with a noticeable degree of grace, competency and integrity.
Debra’s market knowledge and numerous professional and personal contacts are invaluable. She is a true professional in every sense of the word and puts her client's interests far above her own. Words cannot express the joy and comfort in working with Debra, as she is highly motivated, professional with a strong work ethic, and above all, personable and caring. I give Debra Kaden my highest recommendation for real estate needs.
"Deb Kaden is the most kind and professional real estate agent that any buyer or seller could ask for. Deb is thoughtful and thorough, as well as extremely personable and fun! Deb is a wonderful listener and will provide outstanding advice when asked. Deb goes out of her way and well beyond the norm and routine of her profession."
"Thanks to Debra, we were able to purchase a condo that we never dreamed we would be able to find in an area we love. We were struggling to find homes on our own or with others, but Debra made the process so much smoother. Not only did she exceed our expectations by sending us many lists of potential homes close, but she helped connect us to every other person we needed for the home buying process. Even after we had purchased the condo, she continued to check in on us and help connect us with people that we needed. We have already recommended Debra to everyone we know and we look forward to working with her again in the future!"
"Deb was amazing and I would recommend her to anyone buying or selling a property. As a first time home buyer, her willingness to go the extra mile from beginning to end made the otherwise daunting experience easy and enjoyable."