Winnetka broker Kristin Shea has always offered her clients the highest level of service- her loyalty and commitment to them makes her a valuable partner. As the former Advertising Director of Chicago magazine, Kristin has always gone above and beyond for her clients. She brings this drive for excellence to her real estate business, ensuring that the buying and selling of one's home is a successful process.
Kristin knows that every real estate transaction must be meticulously executed. Her attention to detail is evident and she credits it to the start of her career at one of the best advertising agencies in Chicago, Leo Burnett. There, Kristin wrote and presented multi-million dollar media plans to high-profile clients like Philip Morris, Kellogg's, Keebler, and the United States Army. This experience strengthened and substantiated her ability to skillfully analyze data and negotiate contracts. She knows that perseverance and tenacity in her approach is paramount.
Kristin's real estate clients additionally benefit from her keen eye for design. Always passionate about interiors, her years as a Director of Chicago Home + Garden magazine fostered her relationships with builders, kitchen and bath designers, architects, and landscapers across Chicagoland. Kristin's design-savvy vision not only guides prospective homeowners in the right direction, but makes her listing clients' homes stand out in the market too!
Kristin moved from Lincoln Park to Winnetka six years ago with her husband and two children. Her strong North Shore community ties and resources can help you with your move. With her children in area schools, she has a thorough knowledge of the school system and the various programs offered for families. In addition, Kristin is very involved with fundraising for the Winnetka Community House and she plays an integral role in running the nationally recognized Antiques + Modernism Show each year.
Clients are saying:
"Ive had the good fortune to work with Kristin Shea on a number of successful projects. Using her natural intuition and years of client experience, Kristin can think creatively about big picture strategy, but also methodically work through the minutia of business transactions. Polished, intelligent and highly effective, Kristin adds value wherever she goes."
"Kristin is a great partner to have on your side. She will always go the extra mile to get the job done and will not cut corners. Kristin is an excellent communicator and has exceptional negotiating skills."
"Kristin is one of the most creative marketing professionals I have worked with.Â She makes connections, effectively uses all the resources at her disposal, and presents persuasively to sell.Â Kristin is also delightful to work with, collaborative, carefully listens, and builds lasting relationships.Â I highly recommend Kristin!"