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Kim was born in the northwest suburbs and she currently resides with her husband and two sons in Evanston after living in the Ravenswood neighborhood for 11 years. One of the things Kim loves most about Real Estate is exploring new and fascinating neighborhoods throughout the chicagoland area. Kim works in the both the city, and suburbs and does sales and rentals. She has helped many clients with their multiple real estate needs and loves the life long relationships that have come from the deals through the years.
Kim has been in the real estate business for the past 16 years. She worked as an office manager at a large real estate firm in Chicago and became an assistant to a top producing Chicago agent. She joined @properties in 2005 and grew her business fast! She was awarded one of @properties Most Experienced Newcomer in 2006 and continues to grow her business while working from referrals and new clients . She was awarded one of @ properties “Most improved Outstanding Achievement ” and remained a Top Producer with Chicago Association of Realtors in 2009 to Present. She had her sons, Stanley in 2010 and Jameson in 2013 and continues to service her client’s needs as a working mother and a Top Producer. Kim recently got her "MRP" Military Relocation Professional Certification, she will be able to pass along her great service to Military men and women worldwide that are looking to purchase, sell or rent.
Kim’s expertise also comes from her family; her mother, Linda Broznowski has been selling real estate in Chicago for the past 41 years as is a true role model. She understands that real estate is a hard, wonderful business and that client relationships are a lifetime commitment. Kim’s personal drive of enthusiasm and commitment to client services makes her a great Realtor to work with. She understands that dedication, negotiation skills, client communication and availability throughout the transaction are very important. Kim prides herself on client referrals and enjoys helping clients throughout the whole real estate process. Kim’s greatest compliments come from her large referral based business.
Kim works with renters, buyers and sellers. She works well with experienced buyers and sellers as well as 1st time homebuyers and enjoys educating them on the process. She is experienced with condo, town homes, single-family homes sales and managing/owning investment property. She owned investment property in the past and understands the business of being a Landlord. She has also worked on development teams in Chicago, which gave her great appreciation for new construction and rehab work.
She encourages her buyers to create a "wish list" when looking for their perfect home and enjoys helping them find as much criteria as possible to fulfill their dream search! As an active member of her community, Kim is very involved. She volunteered on the Auxiliary Board for the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago by fundraising and planning special events. She also served as an alumni advisor for her sorority Chi Omega at both Northwestern and Depaul Universities.
Kim graduated from Indiana University with a degree in event planning and a Business Minor. While at IU she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority, red steppers dance team and IUSF; where she received a top award for leadership. Kim also served on the Dance Marathon Council, raising money for Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Before graduating, Kim studied Art & History while traveling abroad in 12 countries throughout Europe. She has traveled extensively since her graduation for work and leisure.
Her passion for travel and photography has brought her to another love. For 10 years she was a Creative Memories Consultant, teaching Scrap booking classes and workshops to over 200 people in the Chicagoland area. She enjoyed meeting new people and helping her past customers with Real Estate needs as well. As a CM Consultant she also did a segment on ABC news on photo organization.
Kim’s husband Jason is also licensed and is also a member of her team. She recently added Jennifer Downey to her team. She enjoys co-listing some properties with her mother, Linda Broznowski as they work well together. We all look forward to serving your real estate needs! Kim Loves the “Team” approach, which allows her clients to always feel they are getting great service. Communication is key throught the whole real estate process and Kim always makes sure her clients get the best service.
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Jennifer Downey recently joined @properties, specializing in helping clients sell, buy and rent properties in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Recently going through the home buying process herself, Jennifer excels at helping first-time buyers navigate and understand the process. She carefully explains every detail along the way and understands communication is key to a smooth transaction. Originally from the northern suburbs of Chicago, Jennifer has called the city of Chicago home for the past seven years. She owns a home in Logan Square and is very familiar with the neighborhoods of the city after also living in the Bucktown/Wicker Park area.
Jennifer is a member of the Linda Broznowski and Kim Powers team, both seasoned agents and top producers in the industry. Our team specializes in relocation, buyer and seller representation, development, new construction, investment properties and rentals. The team approach allows our clients constant communication and availability throughout the entire transaction.
Prior to joining @properties, Jennifer was a product marketing manager, overseeing more than $200 million in annual revenue. In addition to being an avid marketer, she is a strong negotiator and knows how to fight for her clients.
Jennifer graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and was a member of the Marching Illini, Illinettes Dance Team and Greek Life. Her interests include biking The 606, working out at Orange Theory Fitness and volunteering at The Ronald McDonald House.
Jennifer would love the opportunity to help you with your real estate needs and is always available to answer any of your real estate questions. Our team looks forward to working with you!