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Philosophy of Service
A successful Realtor in Chicago for the past eighteen years as both a selling and listing agent, Kathie has a passion for her work and for the success of her clients. She believes in honesty and integrity and consistently goes above-and-beyond to the satisfaction of her clients. Each client with whom she is involved - from a one bedroom condo to the five bedroom single family home - feels personal to her and she cares for each client with the same high level of attention and excellence. Attentive to every detail, what's important to her clients becomes important to her. To that end, she works diligently to fully understand the wants and needs of her clients and to guide them toward a common goal of finding a new home, selling a current home or wisely investing in the Chicagoland real estate market.
Awards And Designations
It's because of that dedication she was awarded the designation of "Rookie of the Year" her first year in Real Estate and has continued to receive honors and awards each year since. Five Star Professional partnered with Chicago Magazine to select real estate agents nominated by their clients who were exceptional in both their ability and their commitment to overall satisfaction. Kathie was among the less than two percent of Chicago Area Real Estate Agents awarded the Five Star Award for Real Estate for the past NINE years. In addition, Kathie is a Certified Global Luxury agent and is an expert in marketing and selling luxury properties.
Areas of Expertise
Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Roscoe Village, North Center, Lincoln Square, Bucktown, Wicker Park, East Village, Logan Square, Andersonville, Irving Park, Albany Park, Portage Park, Ravenswood, Ravenswood Manor, River North, West Loop, South Loop.
Knowledge and Experience
In addition to her philosophy of service, Kathie puts her knowledge, education and experience to work for you. Kathie has a Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in Marketing and a minor in Psychology. Before selling Real Estate Kathie worked for a major consulting firm specializing in client relations, strategic marketing and contract negotiation - developing and honing skills that have great synergy with the work she does in Chicago Real Estate.
Kathie has an excellent knowledge of the Chicago housing markets and neighborhoods. As a long time resident of Chicago's North Side, Kathie lived and works in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and is currently a eighteen year resident of the North Center neighborhood where she lives with her three growing boys. She is an expert in the Chicagoland school systems and has a deep knowledge of both public and private schools. Kathie also actively gives back to her community as a founding member, past president/board member of the "Friends Of Coonley School" and through her contributions to the many local schools around her. She puts her skills, knowledge and dedication to use for the benefit of the neighborhood community at large.
Clients are saying:
"Kathie was absolutely incredible. We've worked with other agents in the past and Kathie is a level above anyone we've worked with prior. We can't recommend Kathie enough! She's experienced, knowledgable, detail-oriented, quick to respond and best of all, gives you peace of mind. She is direct yet respectful and you can fully put your trust in her hands. If any issue arose, no matter how large or small, she quickly and calmly knew how to address it. She has an impressive rolodex of contacts for anything you could need (electrician, handyman, attorney, etc.) and all were just as great. We were out-of-state for a portion of the process and had the utmost faith in Kathie. She used her own items to help stage our home which truly made a difference in both photos & showings. You'd be crazy to use anyone other than Kathie! Amy and Mike - Roscoe Village"