Marilyn Knaus

Marilyn Knaus

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Overall 5 star rating out of 28 reviews

"Marilyn was a fantastic realtor - she listened to what we wanted and was not pushy at all. My husband and I were not in a rush to buy a new home at all but were ready if the right place came along. We felt like she truly got what we were looking for and because of that were able to get a great place at a competitive price!"

"One of the best brokers I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Marilyn was extremely effective and attentive to our needs and time frame. Would highly recomend her to anyone Looking for a property in the future!"

"We had such a great experience working with Marilyn. Moving from a small condo to a single family home is a big transition, and she was so helpful in making the home buying process easy and painless. She helped us to see the potential in all the homes we were looking at and offered honest opinions about how each property would fit our needs. Her knowledge of the market helped us to buy our home significantly under list price. I would highly recommend working with Marilyn!"

"We can’t say enough positive things about our experience with Marilyn.
She came recommended and we will gladly recommend her to anyone we know in the market for a home.
Marilyn helped us find our first single family home. She negotiated a great price for us, and most importantly supported us through the entire process with attentive service.

Some of her strengths:
Helping us develop a vision and putting that into a home.
Taking feedback and putting that towards your search.
Customer service

Again, can’t speak highly enough of our time with her. Started as a referred realtor and now is a friend.

Thanks for everything, Marilyn!"

"Marilyn was extraordinarily helpful, responsive and professional throughout the entire process. I 100% would not have found this apartment if it weren’t for her proactively finding apartments that matched my rental criteria. Thank you so much for seeing me through this (cold) winter rental process!"

"She was really helpful and friendly. She has given me multiple options to choose from. She has taken me to multiple places. She knew what she was doing. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is new to the area."

"Marilyn was a joy to work with. She was patient and professional in finding me a perfect house."

"Marilyn did a great job handling the sale of my two flat. I am an out of state investor which makes simple tasks much harder. Marilyn took on the task of coordinating with my property management to conduct minor curb appeal items and scheduling of all showings and inspections. She also dealt with some difficult tenants who had an opinion to complete showing and inspections after they left. Throughout the entire sales process I was constantly give updates of any issues and how the process was going. Often times during an inspection I would get a call asking a question regarding the property which I was able to respond to eliminating pointless comments from inspectors."

"Marilyn did a great job renting our apartment. Very well organized and willing to go the extra mile!"

"Marilyn was a joy to work with. She was patient and professional in finding me a perfect house."

"Marilyn was great! She found us a place very quickly as we were on a tight timeline. Would recommend her to anyone!"

"Marilyn did a great job renting our apartment. Very well organized and willing to go the extra mile!"

"Marilyn was so wonderful to work with. She is honest, experienced, very responsive and went out of her way to make our rental process as smooth as possible - even after we signed our lease and were preparing to move in. I couldn't recommend her highly enough!"

"Marilyn was great to work with! We immediately felt comfortable sharing our honest feedback with her on each unit we visited, and her insight and feedback was incredibly valuable. We found a great unit, and, thanks to Marilyn, were able to move quickly to ensure we could reserve it before anyone else.

I would highly recommend Marilyn for anyone looking to buy, sell, or rent in Chicago!"

"Marilyn was great! She found us a place very quickly as we were on a tight timeline. Would recommend her to anyone!"

"Marilyn was very organized and worked late nights, helping my roommate and I out to find the right spot. She's very pleasant, extremely flexible and will also "tell you how it is" if she thinks a location isn't up to standards."

"Very Knowledgeable and resourceful."

"We had a great experience working with Marilyn. She went above and beyond and helped us land the place we wanted at a great price even as we were traveling overseas. Her professionalism and responsiveness made the whole process much easier."

"Marilyn was a timely responder, who made sure that we found a place to live that fit our needs very quickly. She listened to our needs, and made sure to tailor the service directly to that. I would highly recommend her to anybody in need of a broker."

"Marilyn was of amazing use to my roommate and I! She sent up many apartments with qualities we were looking for. She was able to find the perfect apartment in our price range with all the amenities we were in hope of finding! She was available when we needed her to be with setting up viewings or just answering questions. I was recommended to use her by a friend and would absolutely recommend her to any friends or family!"

"Marilyn was wonderful! She helped my roommate and I find an apartment that fit all of our needs and didn"

"Marilyn was extremely patient throughout the entire process (which I can say was not always made easy by me). Always willing to answer our questions/concerns in a timely manner. I already have, and will continue to send referrals Marilyn's way when the opportunity presents itself."

"Marilyn was the ideal realtor. Aside from effectively performing the usual duties of a real estate professional, she provided many intangible skills. Namely, being a first-time home buyer, she was able to tell when I was overwhelmed and when I needed a push in the right direction. Overall, she made the whole process seamless and enjoyable."

"During one weekend she arranged a tour of ten open houses including both my own and her selections. Well organized. Always arriving on time for appointments. Always replying promptly to emails. Always walking me thru the steps that needed to be done when I was unsure or confused.. Very supportive of final home choice.. Established a strong business relationship with both association and sellers attorneys thereby making closing go smoothly for me.Always personable. Always looking out for my best interests."

"This was our first home buying experience and I could not imagine a more knowledgeable, well-informed, patient, and honest broker than Marilyn. Marilyn was always available to answer questions and provide advice. At every stage, she was incredibly informative and helpful in a way that made both my fiance and I feel confident and comfortable. Not only is she knowledgeable about real estate, but she also assisted us with finding reliable and educated vendors to work who were also very helpful during the entire process. Marilyn made this a very stress-free process by being very professional and really knowing the market and the industry. Working with Marilyn was an absolute pleasure and we definitely be recommending her to all of our family and friends!"

"As a first-time home buyer, I wasn't really sure what to expect out of the process. From day one, Marilyn exceeded all of my expectations. She displayed an uncanny ability to take what we had envisioned for our first home at a very high level and introduce us to listings that fit exactly what we wanted. Every step of the way, she was able to provide insightful comments to ensure we knew exactly what to consider and how to approach an offer, mortgage, and closing. She provided consistent follow-up to ensure that we never had any outstanding questions or concerns at any point in the process. I'd recommend her to anyone and everyone - can't wait to refer friends her way in the future!"

"Marilyn was amazing!! Down to earth and easy to work with! We were super lucky, she found our home early on and it is perfect!"

"Marilyn Knaus, my realtor is a rock star!"