With over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, Lena Bondar has become a trusted name to deliver results when looking to buy or sell a home in the North Shore. Lena enjoys assisting first-time homebuyers find affordable homes in the suburbs, as well as utilizing her Graduate Institute designation (GRI), selling luxury residences and new construction builds to sophisticated investors. Recognized in the top 17% of nationally ranked brokers, Lena is a certified negotiation specialist that tenaciously protects her clients best interests every step of the way.
Lena understands that buying or selling a home can be a stressful and emotional process; one she understands firsthand, having relocated many times, both internationally and locally. Building relationships based on integrity, trust, and communication every step of the way, Lena treats every purchase or sale as if it were her own. She counts every referral or repeat business as a sign of a successful partnership.
Lena joined @properties for their cutting-edge marketing tools and exceptional customer service. When it comes to marketing, Lena is creative and thinks outside of the box. Making use of traditional and nontraditional media, Lena positions sellers homes to maximize the exposure to as large an audience as possible. Lena's extensive knowledge of the diverse North Shore neighborhoods is an invaluable asset for buyers and sellers alike. Her goal is not only to sell her client's property for top dollar and in the least amount of time, but to take the stress out of the transaction and make it a positive experience.
Lena has resided in both Wilmette and Glenview, and she is well versed on New Trier and Glenview schools based on the experiences of her own children. When Lena isn't meeting with clients, she enjoys reading and walking her two English bulldogs. She feels strongly about giving back to the community, she is an avid supporter of pet shelters and rescue efforts, and she is a member of Go Green Wilmette.
Lena gave me outstanding service and assistance with the listing and selling of my home. I recommend her very highly to anyone!
Clients are saying:
"Lena is simply exceptional. We put our trust in her and it was all worth it. We highly recommend Lena for your real estate needs. You can never go wrong. You will be her number one priority and that is why she will always be the best."
"Lena gave us the correct advice at the right time!"
"Very professional broker!"
"Lena was outstanding. She was very professional and was great at keeping me informed of everything. She was excellent at responding to any questions and give excellent advice. I would highly recommend her."
"Lena was so wonderful to work with. She was very knowledgeable and patient with us during out home buying process. She took the time to get all of our questions answered and was really with us through everything. Plus she was an absolute gem with our daughter!"