Mae Watts Parrish

Mae Watts Parrish

SRES, GRI - Broker

210 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048

Moving You Closer to Your Dreams

Mae Watts Parrish is a full-time real estate broker in Lake county with nearly 20 years of experience in the real estate business. She is highly regarded by her customers because she knows the community and understands what it takes to successfully buy or sell a home in today’s real estate climate. She holds a GRI designation which gives her expertise in trends and laws. She also holds an SRES which helps her understand the special needs of adults 50+, a fast-growing segment of the population.

She specializes in:

  • Home sellers, who may have been challenged by short sales or foreclosures or simply struggle to get equity out of their home.
  • Home buyers, facing the new rules of lenders as well as the difficulties of finding a property they can call “home”.

She’s passionate about health and fitness which is very helpful when showing multiple properties during showings. Her accomplishments include:

  • Completion of 3 full marathons (26.2 miles)
  • Completion of 10 half marathons (13.1 miles)

Radio has been a big part of her career. As a former radio sales executive for several popular Chicago area radio stations and a former host of a local radio talk show called Real Estate Radio, she has honed her communication skills.


Volunteer work with Rotary International and Alzheimer’s Association has given her opportunities to give back to the community. Mae is a well-rounded professional who has grown her business by building relationships one at a time.

Clients are saying:

"Mae is a very professional yet personal realtor. She is very good at what she does and is very easy to work with. She does make sure she gets everything done correctly and worked closely with us to ensure that we were happy with the progress. She went above and beyond what I have seen in working with another agent previously. I do and will continue to recommend her."

"Mae was extremely kind and concerned for my needs of a home that I was looking to purchase along with answering questions for me that only an experienced realtor could have done, if I had to do it all over again Mae would certainly be my only choice. So when I know of someone that happens to be selling or buying real estate Mae Watts Parrish would come highly recommended by me. THANKS AGAIN MAE"

"I am a home Stager, and have worked with Mae on several occasions to get her listings and her personal home Staged to Sell. We have had great success together, as Mae is very knowledgable and knows what it takes to get a property sold/rented. She has extensive knowledge of the market and thinks outside the box to achieve great success in selling. She is a great person and very easy to work with"

"Mae helped us sell two townhouses after our mother's death. Mae was great, kept us informed, and succeeded in getting our buyers for each place in the same weekend at a good price. I strongly recommend her."

"Our townhouse had to sell using the short sale process which is difficult at best. But our deal had complications which the attorney you recommended, successfully resolved. You took the time to understand our needs, communicate clearly and concisely and showed lots of patience as we progressed through the sale process to the closing table. Thank you very much for helping us to sell the townhouse as quickly as possible. Were grateful and will recommend you to our friends."

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