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After more than 27 successful years in residential real estate, I have built a large repeat and referral business. I have been consistently ranked as one of the top broker/agents on the North Shore, Top 100 @agents and in the top 2% nationally with over $257,000,000 in closed sales and $18,500,000 YTD January 2017 to January 2018. Named #1 @ individual agent in Evanston for production, retention and client satisfaction. Road to Rolex recipient 2012. My extensive experience includes the sale and purchase of single-family, condominium, co-op, townhomes and new construction in all kinds of market conditions.
I understand that the sale of any home is a unique situation. It involves a thorough competitive market analysis, realistic pricing, an individual marketing plan, proper staging and preparation, top-of-the-line marketing materials, effective on-line and print advertising, personal selling ability, timely communication and excellent negotiating skills.
I thoroughly enjoy working with all my clients, from first-time buyers to relocating corporate executives and everyone in between. They all receive my comprehensive, knowledgeable service and strong attention to detail. I have represented Fortune 500 companies and universities, including Northwestern University, on the buying and selling of permanent residences and investment properties by their executives, faculty, staff and students.
I am a problem solver and colaberator. I want to understand my clients needs and concerns. I am a careful listener and an educator. My goal is to help my clients meet their goals in a professional and timely manner while keeping their best interest in mind.
With a degree in design and a love of architecture, I am able to help clients visualize, create and realize what will work best for them. Being well-versed in technology allows me to locate and communicate up-to-the-minute information for both buyers and sellers.
As a 39 year North Shore resident, I have an in-depth knowledge of the geography, school systems, local businesses and institutions as well as an array of excellent contractors, service providers and mortgage lenders.I am consistently ask to speak at Northwestern in their Work-Life Studies Program on Real Estate.
My love and passion of the area also has led to an active and ongoing involvement in civic affairs and non-profit work in the community.
Geographic Areas of Expertise:
North Shore: Evanston, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park.
Chicago: Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Lakeview.and north side neighborhoods.
CERTIFICATIONS & RECOGNITIONS
Constitently in Top 100 @agents
Road to Rolex Recipient 2012
#1 Individual @agent in Evanston
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS)
Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR)
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
COMMUNITY AND BOARD SERVICE
Woman's Club of Evanston¨
Rembrant Chamber Musicians Board
Youth Job Center
Northwestern University Settlement House
Evanston North Shore Hospitals Auxilary Board of Directors
Past McGaw YMCA Board of Directors
McGaw YMCA 125th Gala Co-Chair
McGaw YMCA Camp Echo Board of Directors
McGaw YMCA Project SOAR Benefit Co-Chair
Junior League of Evanston-North Shore
ETHS Volunteer in College and Career Counciling
* To see a comprehensive list of links to many of the above mentioned cities, towns, universites, and organizations, please go to the "Additional Pages" and "Local Resources" tabs on the left.
Clients are saying:
"Outstanding experience with Jan. Amazing market knowledge, flexible, quick to respond, solid guidance at decision points, and very easy to work with."