Why Pic Vic?
Vicki MacKinnon is known as a Realtor® who is always prepared, always on time and always there when you need her. Her dedication to her clients is obvious as she puts in the hours demanded, knows how to get creative when needed, and searches for more innovative ways to serve you better. With most of her business coming from referrals and past clients, there's no doubt Vicki is committed to exceptional service. And Vicki is proud to consider herself the exception in today's real estate market. When she moved to Chicago in 1992, she jumped into her real estate work with both feet and earned the honor of Rookie of the Year for her company. How did she do it? Hard work and a passion for helping others. Vicki's positive attitude is contagious, and her desire to help you succeed is genuine. Helping others make smart choices with one of their life's largest investments is something Vicki takes very seriously.
Listing and Marketing : Going the Extra Mile
With a proven record of sales success, Vicki uses effective marketing strategies to accomplish the goal of an expedient sale. She sets herself apart from other Realtors by providing each client luxury level service. She hires a professional stager to come in and advise you on the preparation of your home to be sure that it stands out a cut above the competition. She aggressively markets your home on every major home search site including: Zillow, Realtor.com, Yahoo, Trulia, Homefinder and over 60 more news websites. In addition, Vicki arranges for professional high end photography of your home so that the buyers that are viewing your home virtually are clamoring to see it in person. Your printed materials are customized and exquisitely designed and every detail of the sale of your home is handled with care by Vicki personally. She is available to you, placing a high priority on accessibility to her clients, and wants you to have an exceptional home sale experience working with her.
Community Involvement and Fun
Vicki has been actively involved in the community in a number of non profit organizations including: former volunteer for the American Cancer Society, responsible for raising over 1M dollars in donated funds, Fmr Board member and Volunteer Chair for Relay for Life - including Ambassador to D.C. for a Relay on the Hill Project. When not working on real estate deals, Vicki loves to travel internationally and is always happy to share her experiences. She also enjoys reading and often shares in her newsletters top 10 book lists. Vicki is passionate about Chicago communities and loves to enjoy everything they have to offer and since cooking is not her passion, she is in-tuned to all of the best local restaurants and loves to give recommendations. Plus she makes a mean bologna sandwich!
Clients are saying:
"I don't give full endorsements very easily, Vicki is one of just a few of professional services people that I can whole-heartedly recommend. She is very honest and very concerned about clients and their overall experience. She is responsive, a work-a-holic, sharp and really knows the real estate processes as well as the NW suburban marketplace. On top of that, she was a marketing professional prior to becoming an agent and that expertise is deep. Amazingly enough, she made the often stressful buying and selling experience fun! We've used her services several times and had all other people we've recommended her to say we were right about her. Truly an A++++ agent!!"