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Janelle Dennis is an agent you can trust with one of the biggest investments of your life and someone you can feel confident in referring to your friends. For each of the past 16 years, she has been one of the Chicago Association of Realtors' and @properties' Top Producers, consistently ranked in the top 1-5% of all Chicago Realtors in sales volume. With more than $240 million and over 600 homes sold, she has succeeded in good markets and bad.
Janelle outperformed the market average and the higher @properties average in all sales results. This means she sells homes faster for more money than most agents.
- Consistently in the Top 1% to Top 5% of Chicago Association of Realtors for the Past 16 Years
- Closed over $19 Million in Sales in 2019
- Short 18 Days Average Market Time in 2019 vs 81 Days Average for Chicago Market -- 63 Days Faster than Average!
- High 99% Closed Sales-Price-to-List-Price Ratio in 2019 vs. 96.2% Average for Chicago Market -- nearly 3% Higher % of Asking Price!
Surpassing her client's expectations in marketing and sales abilities and a proven track record of success have been keys to her strong referral-based business. Her strengths include advertising, marketing & sales of new construction or rehab developments, selling individual property from luxury homes to loft condos, and helping buyers find the perfect new home or investment.
Always expanding her expertise, she's achieved several professional designations, including Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), which is held by less than 5% of Realtors by completing 90-hours of higher education covering real estate law, ethics, investments, marketing, buying, selling, new technologies and more. She is also a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS). Janelle's expertise and knowledge make her a very experienced partner for sellers, buyers, and developers.
Living in Chicago for 27 years, Janelle understands the different personalities of the city's many neighborhoods and can help you navigate the Chicago real estate market, whether you are a native or new to the city. Neighborhoods she most likely is working in right now with buyers or sellers include Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Old Town, River North, Ukranian Village, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Printers Row, West and South Loop, Roscoe Village, Ravenswood, Lincoln Square and Edgewater. Her clients range from first time buyers to those seeking million dollar single family homes and investors seeking multi-unit buildings.
Prior to joining @properties, Janelle achieved a successful, 15-year career in marketing and advertising, working with top-ranked ad agencies, including FCB, BBDO, and Y&R, on leading national brands like Kraft, SC Johnson, Wrigley's Chewing Gum, John Deere, Norwegian Cruise Line and more. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor Degree in Business - Marketing and a minor in Advertising. She lives in the Lakeview neighborhood and, when not working, enjoys hearing live music, going to local festivals and professional sporting events, and traveling.
Clients are saying:
"We worked with Janelle to buy and sell our Chicago condo. To say that she was amazing is an understatement. She was knowledgable, responsive, and honest. We were working with her from out of state when trying to sell our condo and she took care of everything from finding painters and handymen to giving us options of staging.
Janelle was a great consultant as we went through the back and forth in the contract process as well. She gave us good advice and always keep our best interests in mind. I would highly recommend Janelle and her team to help you buy or sell your new home!!"