Shelby Hasten blends an impressive finance and technology background with a passion for real estate to provide the best counsel for any client in transition.
With over $55 million in volume and an average sales to list the percentage of 98%, Shelby delivers the skills and experience to master a changing real estate market. Prior to real estate, she took a company from beta to established app and website in five major cities with 15,000 unique visitors a month. She knows what drives traffic, how to differentiate a product, and when to tap into the speed and agility of online marketing. Moreover, she brings years of business and investment expertise to her real estate transactions, helping her clients understand how a purchase or sale will affect the entirety of their investment portfolio.
Equally important, as a third-generation REALTOR®, Shelby has seen firsthand what drives long-term property value, how to meet client needs, and the nuances to negotiating and securing a successful transaction. Her grandmother owned a successful Chicago real estate firm for over 50 years and her aunt served as the second female president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®.
Shelby doesn't just listen to her clients, she hears what they need and delivers. Whether clients are transitioning from renting to owning, city to suburbs, Shelby works diligently to meet their needs. She offers a voice of reason in what is often an emotional transaction. She is fastidious and committed to meeting every client's exact wants and needs “ never trying to convince her clients to settle on their expectations.
Time and again, Shelby demonstrated grit and creativity. She doesn't let a challenge or complication stand in the way of success.
Before joining real estate, Shelby worked with several startups, most recently serving as chief operating officer of Taste Savant, the anti-Yelp restaurant discovery website and app. She started her career at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York as an investment banking analyst. She graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a B.S. in Finance. Shelby currently resides in Wilmette with her husband and two daughters, Maude and Nell. She spends her free time chasing her kids at Gillson Beach or checking out the latest restaurants in the city.
If you want passion, know-how and a commitment to exceeding expectations, call Shelby Hasten today.