Ilene Nye

Ilene Nye

CDPE, ABR - Broker
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Overall 4.9 star rating out of 7 reviews

"THE BEST home buying experience we have ever had (and this is our 4th home purchase)! Ilene loves her job... which in turns makes you really enjoy the home buying experience and at no point did we ever feel like we were not important to her! Ilene was super patient, very knowledgeable and was always there to answer any calls, emails or questions we had. I felt like she always had our best interests as a top priority. She helped us in every aspect of the process from start to finish. I love her honesty and the fact that whenever there was a home I was interested in viewing, she made it happen within hours! I know that there are many realtors out there, but I believe if you want the best, Ilene is the person to help you with your home buying or selling experience. She has become much more than just a realtor to us... a friend! We couldn't be any happier! @properties is very lucky to have such an amazing broker/ realtor!"

"Nice and efficient to work with Ilene. Good communication as well."

"What an amazing experience I had with Ilene! She had great suggestions as to things I should do to help my house sell quicker and for a better price. It worked! Before my search we discussed what I wanted in a townhouse. She had some great ideas to add. She was able to show me townhouses in my price range, and I never felt as though she was pushing for me to spend more. She listened to my likes and dislikes so I could find the perfect home. Once we found the perfect home, her input was invaluable in the negotiations as well as decorating ideas. Even though I was under contract, she went the extra mile to help me choose colors for painting. For such a stressful event, Ilene was always there with words of wisdom and encouragement. I would definitely recommend using her for a house sale or purchase. I am extremely happy with my new home and couldn't have done it without Ilene's help!"

"Ilene is an amazing realtor! We sold our home in three weeks with Ilene(after previously listing it twice with another agent) . I thought our home was ready to show, but Ilene staged our home and it couldn't have looked better! She also helped us find our dream home. She was patient, persistent and the voice of reason when helping us make our decision. Plus she is just a really nice person who cares about her clients. She helped us through every step of the way."

"We recently bought a new condo and sold our townhome using Ilene as our agent on both.  We couldn't have been more happy with her service! We met Ilene in the summer when on a whim we wanted to check out a listing of hers in downtown Palatine, as my husband and I both had the day off.  We hadn't even listed or prepared our existing home and were not at all that serious about moving at that time.  We had called another agent that had a listing in that building also and they were unavailable for showings for several days. We then called Ilene expecting the same response, but were happily surprised when she could find time for us that day. That to me was a great indication of the level of care and service she would provide us in the future.  We met and felt instantly comfortable with her and over the next couple months we kept in contact and she sent us listings that she thought we might like.  There was no pressure at all and in the end we found a beautiful condo with all the bells and whistles we were looking for.  She helped us and gave us direction on preparing and fixing up our existing home for listing and in the end we sold it to the first couple that walked through!!! Our gratitude is huge for Ilene! She is professional and caring and willing to go that extra mile for her clients!  We highly recommend her for your real estate needs!!  Thanks again Ilene!"

"Ilene, was an absolutely wonderful real estate agent in every sense! She helped take the stress out of buying our new home because she was responsive, knowledgeable on the area, and always had our best interest at heart. I would highly recommend her and will undoubtedly referred my family, friends, and colleagues to her!"

"Eileen was wonderful during our house search last year, and she continues to be an amazing asset for us as we upgrade our new purchase. She helped us to identify which neighborhoods would be most suitable for us, worked with us to determine exactly what we wanted in a home, and then tirelessly showed us properties (for what felt like forever probably!). She was great through the closing process and kept in touch with us regarding progress until the day we closed. Since then, I've asked for and received great advice on how to upgrade our home. She has even taken me to look at a couple of homes in our complex, just to look at what remodeling others have done -- even though she knows we won't be ready to buy/sell for another 5+ years. But, I can guarantee that we will give Eileen a call when that time comes!"


"Buying our first house was a scary and intimidating affair. Ilene guided us through the process with patience and grace, and was masterful in negotiating with other parties. She was always quick to respond, and must have shown us 30 houses. I would highly recommend her!"

"My husband and I had an exceptional experience working with realtor, Ilene Nye. She was professional and friendly to work with, and always considered our true needs and desires throughout the process. Ilene has a wealth of knowledge to share about both selling homes and renting/buying homes in the area. She also seemed to have great working relationships with others in the industry. She helped us sell our home at a competitive rate, and also assisted us in finding our new rental home in the area! We learned so much from her, and are so grateful to have worked with her. We couldn't be happier with her services and expertise."

"Ilene is very experienced, a consummate professional, easy to work with and very knowledgeable of the local area in Long Grove, Buffalo Grove and surrounding communities. As part of my work with Ilene, she provided a comprehensive set of comparable homes for sale, evaluated specifics about our home vs. others to help establish and support a higher price than one might have otherwise established for the property. She also assisted in securing bids for a roof repair as a result of our inspection process and ensured that the roofer had the right credentials and referrals. Same held true for painters and another vendor we needed related to sewer inspection. She collaborated and communicated well with my attorney to ensure that everything was ready to go on our side right up through closing and dealt with some of the complexities of the negotiation process when I was unavailable."

"Ilene is the best in her industry. From start to finish she knows what it takes to get a home sold. She came into my house on day 1 and staged my house. She has wonderful taste and knew exactly what needed to be done. Ilene was very responsive to everything that was needed during the process. Once the offer came in, Ilene negotiated a fair price and made sure we had a quick closing. If you are planning on buyer or selling, Ilene is your Agent!"

"We loved working with Ilene! She helped us sell our three-bedroom home in Buffalo Grove and buy a four-bedroom home in Long Grove. She is extremely knowledgeable of the area, which was particularly helpful given how tight the market is right now. It also helped that she knows so many local agents, she was able to get us the first showing of the house we ended up buying. Ilene always responds quickly to emails, phone calls, or text messages and was happy to accommodate our sometimes difficult schedules. She's not at all pushy and really got what we were looking for. It was a pleasure to work with her!"

"Our experience with Ilene was perfect. She was so patient with us and understood all of our needs. We absolutely love our new home and we owe it all to her. She knew when to act quickly and knew exactly what to do to get us our dream home. She is very familiar with the market in this area and was instrumental in getting our old house sold in just 2 days! Thanks llene, you are amazing!"

"Ilene helped us look for our new house late November, thank god we followed her recommendations when putting an offer. Given that they were multiple offers to the same house. Closed on our home early Jan 2014! She's fast thinker and effective! Highly recommend her!!! Also she helped us find a tenant on our rental property. Which just signed lease for the third year."

"We met Ilene when we went to see a rental property in Deerfield. She was friendly and knew exactly what she was talking about... we will use her again when we look to buy a home! She is honest and helpful too!"

"Ilene is very detail oriented. She was great to work with.She knows the ares very well. Whether you are buying or selling from her, Ilene is professional and hard working. She is a seasoned negotiator and knows the process of buying and selling very well."

"I have worked with Ilene Nye on both purchasing and selling. Her dedication and unyielding perseverence are top-notch!!"

"Ilene Nye is a wonderful listener, is resourceful and goes above and beyond! She found us the house of our dreams within our price range. If you are wondering who to use, call her and won't be sorry! If and whenever we move again, we will be calling her right away."

"Ilene is an an extremely professional and competent woman. She is very courteous as well. She follows through on every detail and gets back to you in a timely manner. It has been my pleasure to work with her. I would highly recomment her to anyone."