The Kilyan Group
As the leader of The Kilyan Group, Cecilia Frakes is an energetic broker with experience providing excellent service to her clients. Having acquired extensive knowledge of condos, high-end and modest single-family home renovations, multi-family dwelling gut rehabs, and buyer-side transactions of distressed properties, she has the ability to provide the necessary information her clients need when researching properties.
Cecilia brings knowledge garnered from working closely with the COO of a top Chicago luxury remodeling company, Dynasty Innovations. Additionally, she has extensive experience working with the community redevelopment organization, Brilliant Future, on both the West Side and South Side of Chicago. Her combination of enthusiasm, passion and knowledge make her a true real estate advisor. Cecilia was featured in this capacity on CNBC's The Deed Chicago, airing September 2019.
Listening attentively to her clients' concerns, Cecilia will help them find the perfect real estate investment to fit their needs. She has built much of her business finding suitable buildings to increase her clients' investment portfolios, enabling them to make the correct decision based on her research and experience. Cecilia works with first-time home buyers to identify the appropriate property, negotiate the right price, find the proper financing and coordinate necessary inspections, diligently following through every step of the way until the property has closed. She is patient, understanding and kind, always there for both clients and colleagues.
Cecilia is here for YOUR real estate needs.
Clients are saying:
"When my fiance and I found out we were moving across the country to Chicago I immediately decided we needed a real estate agent to help us with our search for an apartment. Feeling overwhelmed by the fact that we had no knowledge of the area, I did a search and found Cecilia, and I am so happy we ended up working with her. From the start she was helpful, patient, and friendly, even with us living half-way across the country. She was always available by phone or email to send us different listings and to talk about our needs and wants. Over the course of two months we often changed our minds regarding apartment size, budget and location, and each time she was more than happy to accommodate us. We made a trip out to the area to look at some great options that Cecilia had lined up for us. Upon first meeting her we immediately felt at ease and that we could trust her in our search. She was friendly, kind, and had a great sense of humor. As we went from place to place she was extremely knowledgeable and very thorough at showing the apartments, pointing out both the positives and negatives of each place, and found exactly what we were looking for. She even went out of her way to check up on us once we had moved to make sure we were settling in okay, and has recently sent an email letting us know about upcoming events in Chicago. She was truly a pleasure to work with and I wouldn't think twice about working with her again or recommending her. Thanks Cecilia!!"
"Cecilia has helped me acquire a few multi family properties. She is very diligent and resourceful when agree does not have an answer she will do her research and return with an answer or solution. I HIGHLY recommend her!!"
"Cecilia was, in a word, Fantastic. I moved from another city, had no knowledge of the area, where it's safe, what I can afford, things I would enjoy. She aced every single need, never gave up until we found my dream place.
And I didn't have to wait and wait for replies to questions. She took the time to explain, went out of her way to anticipate my needs, even asked about pets, hobbies, etc."
"Cecilia has been amazing in my home quest. I'm a first time buyer and newer to the area, so I was lost on who or where to go. After just a few showings and talks, Cecilia was able to pinpoint what I was looking for and even help direct me to the right people for financing and other support when it came to the closing. Her patience and dedication to finding just the right place for me clearly showed. I always felt like I was in the right hands and her down to earth personality made it easy for me to tell her exactly what I wanted unlike some agents that tell you what they think you want/need. I've recommended her to my friends as well. I definitely will be going back to Cecilia for my next place."