"From the City to the North Shore - for every stage of your life"
Named by Crain's one of Chicago's 2018 Most Respected Residential Real Estate Brokers, Carol Ann Edwards-Nasser excels at the luxury home market with a record of sales that places her in an elite tier of Chicago brokers. Carol Ann serves on the Professional Standards Board for the Chicago Association of Realtors, and has been a guest speaker at the prestigious Kellogg School of Business. She has served as Director of Sales for new developments in both Miami and Chicago”most recently for Lincoln Park 2550.
A professional opera singer for 15 years, Carol Ann brings a diverse background and unique perspective to the upper bracket market. A rare combination of being multi-lingual (fluent in Italian, conversant in French and German), and the unique experience of living abroad and performing for opera companies and symphony orchestras world wide all combine to make Carol Ann excel at the luxury home market in Chicago's Gold Coast and Lincoln Park neighborhoods as well as the North Shore.
Carol Ann serves on the Advisory Board of the Stetson University (DeLand, FL) School of Music and has been awarded the Patron of the Arts designation from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy (Chicago). Active in professional organizations, Carol Ann is accredited by the National Association of Realtors as a mediator in conflict resolution and holds an ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative). Professional affiliations include the Women's Council of Realtors, REBAC (Real Estate Buyers Action Council), and FIABCI (Federation of International Property Specialists. Carol Ann is also a member of The Women's Club of Evanston, The Musician's Club of Women, and The Arts Club of Chicago, Carol Ann is very active in her community. She is a graduate of The Governor's School of North Carolina, and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from Stetson University, where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta. Graduate degrees are from the prestigious Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University (Masters of Music).
Delighting in the responsibility of having raised a child in the city, Carol Ann has first hand knowledge of the public and private school choices available. A 2016 graduate of Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL, Carol Ann's son now attends Stetson University.
A winner in the Metropolitan Opera Voice Competition, whether performing for 10,000 or negotiating for 1, Carol Ann has the skills, training and background necessary to be an effective advocate for her clients.
Clients are saying:
"Carol Ann Edwards Nassar did an outstanding job as our broker. She is very professional, knowledgeable and personable. She has a good eye for presentation of the property. She gives good attention to detail and goes out of her way to take care of any issues that arise. She played a crucial part in the sale of our condo. We have used her as our broker three times."
"Carol Ann listened carefully to my "list of must haves" and found me the perfect home -- something I could never have imagined for myself. She's a tough but fair negotiator and approached the closing that it was her own! Your in great hands with Carol Ann!"
"I recently used Carol Ann to sell a condo and purchase a new one for my growing family. I was struck by how attentive she is to her clients. When working with a very successful agent, you often get an assistant or team member. With Carol Ann, we had her. Her expertise, her market knowledge, her school knowledge, her data gathering and explaining, her negotiating skills, and the follow up which extended until after the closing. I highly recommend Carol Ann."
"Carol Ann is the epitome of a professional and knowledgeable real estate agent. She has extensive experience in the business and her outstanding personality makes her stand out! My family and I are beyond grateful for Carol Ann! She first helped my brother find a home for his family that is both convenient to work and is in a great neighborhood and school district. When it was my turn, Carol Ann did not disappoint. She listened to our needs and oftentimes even our demands. I felt that she looked after us, making sure that we find a home in a great neighborhood and school district to raise our baby. She is very organized and punctual. She is also very sweet and charming that she makes the process of home buying a fun experience. What makes Carol Ann unique from other real estate agents- She cares. She gave her expert and professional advice and support in every step of the home buying process. We highly recommend Carol Ann and believes that she is one of the best real estate agents out there!"
"Carol Ann is very attentive and helpful! She’s quick to return calls and promptly offered suggestions for next steps. She’s knowledgeable and a great resource. We will use her again."