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My Client-First Philosophy
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional-Integrity,In-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a hlgh-quallty professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.
That said, in my experience as a Chicago real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling method everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.
So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home In the Chicago or NW Indiana areas, please reach out to me!
- 17 years full time experience
- Relocation certified in Chicago and surrounding suburbs
Licensed in Illinois & NW Indiana -
Eileen currently resides with her husband and 2 dogs Daisy & Bandit in Skokie, Illinois. She works from @Properties 806 N Peoria , Chicago IL office( Goose Island Office).
Eileen volunteers for Sit Stay Read for the last 8 years, a children's literacy program to help "at risk, poverty level" children 1st-4th grades in Chicago Public Schools become interested in reading at critical point in their education. Dogs enable SitStayRead to tackle the serious issue of childhood illiteracy in a fun way and test scores prove that our programs improve reading fluency. We bring dogs & volunteers into the schools for Sit Stay Read 8 week, 1 hour per week programs. Eileen has also been on the committee for the annual "Barkn'Ball" fund raiser the last 3 years. Last year we raised over $150,000 in revenues for the event. It is Eileen's way of giving back to the community.
Eileen has lived in many Chicago/ Northshore neighborhoods & she also owns/owned properties in Lakeview, Lincoln Park, North Center, Gold Coast , Bucktown, Edgewater, Jefferson Park, Evanston and NW Indiana's Miller Beach area. She has lived in 2 areas of Lincoln Park, 2 areas of Lakeview, Evanston, North Center, Jefferson Park and now Skokie. That being said, Eileen has been in your position of buying or selling real estate numerous times and she understands the challenges and frustrations first hand.
She will work with buyers at your pace and budget to help you find the best match. Eileen is well versed in Chicago neighborhoods and she has worked with buyers/sellers in various suburbs and in NW Indiana. Eileen grew up in Arlington Heights. She moved to Chicago after college and worked/ managed an accounting temporary and permanent staffing business in downtown Chicago for 14 years before becoming a realtor. Eileen graduated from Southern Illinois University with a BS in Agriculture with business specialization.
Selling your home requires your price to be within or close to what similiar homes in your neighborhood are selling for in recent months. Stray too far above the median price and you can be in for a big disappointment. Eileen can help you navigate comparable sold properties to help you determine the best list price for your home.
Eileen has been through a rigorous training progam named " Ninja Selling" for Realtors. The program is specific to the real estate business. The system is based on a philosophy of building relationships, listening to the customer, and then helping them achieve ther goals. It's about being of value to her customers.
Eileen enjoys meeting new people. "It's one of my favorite aspects of my career is meeting so many interesting people from all backgrounds and assisting them with one of the most important financial decisions they will make."
Clients are saying:
"Eileen is THE MOST high touch considerate realtor you will ever have the privileged to work with. Although I knew she had many other clients, I always felt like I have 100% of her dedication. She would show my husband and I up to 6 houses a day. It was our first time buying our home and she took the time to teach us and make use feel secure in our purchase. We felt safe and trusted Eileen's guidance. I couldn't image going to through this process with anyone else. I have and will continue to recommend Eileen to all my friends!"