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Cha McDaniel



why Cha is different...

  • Masters in Business Administration & Finance
  • RENE: Certified Real Estate Negotiation Expert
  • @properties Certified Relocation Specialist
  • New Trier Parents Association 2023 Treasurer
  • National Trust School
  • Licensed REALTOR since 2000
  • 1988 – 2000: Northern Trust Company
    • Estate Settlement Administrator: duties included interpretation and explanation of legal documents, home and personal property distributions and sales, communication with all interested parties, tax preparation and filing, negotiation with taxing authorities and benefactors, and case management through the Estate and/or Trust closing
  • Cha limits her client base to five (5) at any given time in order to ensure personalized and exceptional service for each individual


  • 99.6%: Sales price-to-List Price ratio representing sellers over the past 10-years*
  • 11-Days: Average listing market time over the past 10-years*
  • Over 56% of clients have used Cha in more than one real estate transaction*
  • Extremely high level of individualized service
  • Strong understanding of finance: invaluable in determining home values Superb communication skills

Sellers: Cha delivers a holistic real estate experience, combining meticulous pricing analysis with a robust marketing strategy spanning online and print mediums. Her services extend beyond the traditional, including expert staging, professional photography and floorplans, custom property brochures, direct mail campaigns, bold signage, and a commanding social media presence. Cha facilitates instant showing scheduling requests and provides detailed feedback from showing and open houses, ensuring a dynamic engagement with potential buyers. Throughout the process, Cha's clients receive weekly reports on online activity, marketing updates, and advertising progress. Cha's commitment goes above and beyond, offering valuable negotiation and inspection advice, along with continuous support and information even after the closing for a seamless move.

Buyers: Cha initiates the home buying journey by connecting clients with tip-tier mortgage lenders. Beyond property listings, she equips buyers with comprehensive insights into schools, villages, neighborhoods and park districts for informed quality of life decisions. Cha ensures access to the latest listings, both public and private, house details, property backgounds and tax information. Supporting the buyer throughout, Cha offers expertise in negotiation, inspection advice, and offers valuable recommendations for contractors and professionals. Cha's commitment extends beyond the transaction as she continues to provide ongoing information and recommendations even after the closing for a happy homeownship experience.


  • Cha has personal experience in homebuilding/new construction and remodel/renovations that allows for a more complete understanding of the general condition of a house and any inspection items that may arise
  • Cha maintains an extensive list of trustworthy tradesmen based on first-hand or client experiences
  • Cha is her client's primary point of contact. there are no assistants or middlemen involved. When you call Cha – you speak with Cha
  • With the support of @properties|Christies International as a primier global brand and leader in real estate technology, Cha has an extensive network of contacts and support
  • Cha follows-up on all client satisfaction survey comments to continually strive to improve service
  • Cha is highly respected by other professionals and an organized, ethical, and knowledgeable Brokers who has excellent communication skills(REALTORS, attorneys, inspectors, lenders) in the industry

*MRED, LLC, based on closed sales data, 1/1/2013 - 11/19/2023

Fun Facts About Me

Masters, Business Finance

Certified Negotiation Expert

Certified Relocation Specialist

What Clients Are Saying