Francesca Ciccone began her real estate career in 2001. She initially began her sales career in luxury retail sales. Her extensive background of luxury retail sales, fashion merchandising, with interior decorating and staging skills sets her apart from other agents. Her uncanny ability to understand the market from both sellers and buyers perspective gives her clients the unparalleled service they expect.
Francesca has always enjoyed sales. She got her start in the fashion industry at Neiman Marcus Oak Brook as a beauty stylist and has worked with discerning clients at Nordstrom's, Saks Fifth Ave, and Barney's New York. "I have always had a passion for fashion and people. The worlds of beauty and real estate go hand in hand, so the transition for me to go from retail to real estate was natural."
Francesca offers professional informative service that assists her clients in making smart decisions. Her warmth and down to earth personality enables her to connect with people on a professional and personal level; allowing her to understand her client's needs.
It is Francesca's belief that "every day is an opportunity to make a difference."
When she gets time away, she enjoys traveling, fashion, art fairs and golfing. Coming from a large Italian family (she is one of seven), she relishes the time honored tradition of connecting with her family and friends at Sunday dinner. After all, home is where the heart is.
Clients are saying:
"Francesca was such a pleasure to work with. I had worked with another agent from a different company in the past, but ran into all too common problem of it taking forever to get a response. Francesca was amazingly responsive and helpful throughout my home search. She went out of her way to provide insight, guidance, and candid opinion about the properties I was looking at. In the end, I think we found the perfect starter home for me. I can't thank her enough!"
"Francesca was helpful in all areas when selling our home and buying a new home. She was quick to respond to any questions, and was always available. She was a pleasure to work with! I would highly recommend her!!!"
"Francesca is outstanding at what she does and I was so impressed with her. She is caring, service-oriented, and proactive. I am a first-time buyer in the Northwest Suburbs and sincerely appreciated her patience, insights, coaching, and pressure-free approach. She was very responsive to my many questions and happily showed me properties on as little as 15 minutes notice. Total pro!"
"Francesca did a wonderful job helping us find a condo. She was very professional and went way more than the extra mile to work with us.
We couldn't have been more pleased with her service and we highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home."
"Francesca was indispensable throughout my buying process. Every step of the way she made the process as easy as possible... nailing down my search criteria, working around my schedule for showings, keeping me motivated... you name, she was there all along the way.
Francesca was very patient and really helped find the perfect match for my needs. She was very honest, acted with integrity, and genuinely wanted to help me find the right home. The recommendations she made for inspectors and mortgage broker were top notch and competitively priced. She has a ton connections and will gladly refer you to reputable resources.
Overall, I was very satisfied with the buying experience Francesca provided. I would gladly do business with her again and refer her to friends / family members in the market.
Thank you so much Francesca!"