About Nancy

For over 30 years Nancy has navigated the changing and sometimes challenging neighborhoods of Chicago as a Real Estate Broker. Her substantive background in project management, condominium conversions, new construction, real estate auctions and the resale market has made that experience as diverse as the clients she serves. Having been recognized with the Executive award for sales achievement by the Homebuilders Association, Nancy mentored and trained sales agents in the nationally recognized designation, CSP New Home Sales Professional and was successful in the startup of a Sales & Marketing Council where she was Vice President for several years and chair to the Education Committee.

Having acquired active listening skills while training as a Hospice Volunteer, Nancy places much emphasis on communication. Together with her sales ability and marketing acumen which helps both buyers and sellers achieve their goals, she endeavors to provide the most positive experience possible, while making the process smooth, trouble free and most importantly enjoyable, all while working on your behalf to get the most value for your money

Testimonials:

“My wife and I could not have been happier working with Nancy, she was absolutely fantastic from day 1 to closing and beyond. She not only helped us identify and refine the neighborhoods and types of properties that would work best for us (and we are relocating from New York City to Chicago and so are unfamiliar with Chicago) in an efficient manner, but she was an absolute pleasure to work with- so responsive, friendly and willing to go the extra mile without our even asking. Furthermore, we purchased our apartment in advance of moving to Chicago and Nancy managed to line up renters to move into our apartment the day after we closed all the while managing the small details such as arranging for our place to be cleaned, the locks changed, etc. Usually, even in the best reviews, I would have at least 1 criticism, but we honestly had zero complaints and can't recommend Nancy enough!!” - Joe C

“AMAZING! There are no words to explain how pleasant and comprehensive my experience was with Nancy. I live out of Chicago and she made renting my condo and then years later... selling it, as painless as possible. Thank you Nancy & Don! What a great Team. ” - Sheri H

“Why can't all realtors be like Nancy? After numerous realtors Nancy got the job done. Having a crazy work schedule, Nancy took all the stress away of selling a home. She went above and beyond and I can't thank her enough. She is the diamond in a market and goes the extra mile. Can't wait to refer her and use her again.” - Diane L

“Always kept in the loop by you which was very much appreciated on the Leonard sale and is still, on the Rogers listing.” - Lewis R

“Nothing but exceptional! Attentive, awesome communication, gets the job done!” - Casey S

“Nancy was great! Very communicative and attentive and really helped us understand how things were going at every step of the way. She shepherded us through the (very stressful) process of trying to sell our home with grace and lots of knowledge. We would definitely recommend her to others and use her again!” - Matt L

“Nancy and Don were the best. Very knowledgeable, great listeners and beyond professional and warm. I would highly recommend them to any of my friends or family! ” - Susan N

“Nancy was excellent. I was a first time home buyer on a tight budget and Nancy treated me like I was a prince with unlimited finances. I told her exactly what I was looking for and she helped me find it. Thanks Nancy” - Erik L

“Nancy went above and beyond in every aspect of the purchase process!” - Matt Z

“Nancy and Don provided wonderful service. They are knowledgeable, patient, friendly and we are 100% satisfied with our experience from beginning to end. Thank you! ” - Jennifer K

“Nancy was extremely helpful through the entire process, especially for a first time buyer. Her assistance has not ended at the closing. I consider her not just the realtor, I also consider her a friend.” - Steven S

“Nancy was very thorough, professional, and knowledgeable in guiding us through our first home purchase. We appreciated her quick responses to all of our questions, as well as the time she took explaining each part of the process to us. ” - Erinn D

“Nancy was very supportive and made a difficult process much easier to handle. I would give her a 5 out of 5” - Lavonne C

“Ok where do I start! Nancy has to be the best realtor there is! I had been looking for a place for me and my mom for over a year. Her main goal was to make sure that we were happy with our purchase. Not once did we feel she was trying to sell us a home but yet provided a feeling that we were buying for ourselves. She had become more than my realtor but a person I can look to for guidance in life. My new BFF!! The home we decided to go with was a very tough one due to the association but Nancy stuck with us through all of our hopes, our doubts, our anxiety.... We could have not gotten through our 1st buying experience without her. Every question I had she was able to answer. I've gained so much knowledge from Nancy. She is very professional and responds very quickly! I'm so glad I've had the opportunity to meet Nancy. Thank you beyond words Nancy I truly appreciate everything you have done for us. No one could do it better! Dani” - Danielle R

“I had pretty good experience dealing with Nancy, she has been very professional and prompt in responding to my queries and calls. She was very proactive in finding me a condo which I liked and subsequently we were able to close the deal, the moment the property was in the market. I would definitely refer her to my friends!!Cheers!!-Rammy ” - Rammy R, Near North

“The best real estate agent I ever work with! Highly professional and caring, responsible and attentive to details, the person who will go to the very end to complete the deal and convinst others! I will highly recommend her to my friends and will be happy to do business with Nancy again.” -Svetlana B

“Working with Nancy not only made our home buying experience painless, easy and uncomplicated - it was truly a pleasure! From start to finish (and even after!), Nancy has been the glue that kept everything (including our sanity) in one piece. She managed our stress, answered our questions, helped put out any fires, was supportive emotionally and wrangled the many cooks in the kitchen to keep things moving forward. With lots of moving pieces, we never had to worry about anything falling through the cracks. Why? Because Nancy was there. She was a true professional, a saving grace - and now, a friend. Thank you, Nancy, for everything you have done. We are eternally grateful! ” -Julia F

“5- Nancy was great. She was patient with us and explained every step of the process. ” -Anna R

“Nancy was an incredibly thoughtful realtor who was able to empathize with us and our situation. She went above and beyond to accommodate our crazy schedules and work with us on very quick notice and work within our tight window of finding a place! She followed up to make sure our experience from beginning to end was complete and has helped with a lot of referrals. She was extremely patient and was a joy to work with. ” -Frank C

“Great service, great representation, great coordination. Very personable and professional. You are a star.” - Bill H

“This is our third time using Nancy as our real estate professional. She is a trusted member of our purchase team, and I without hesitation continue to use her expertise and seemingly unlimited service. She provides expert service and advice. ” - Joe K, Chicago

"Nancy and I met through an online real estate inquiry about 6 years ago. It may have been the luckiest “chance” that my inquiry was picked up by her as she has been nothing but an expert, friend, coach, and advocate since! We worked together then, but because I trust her deep knowledge, instinct, and leadership in her field, there was no doubt I’d dial her up for our next Real estate needs. Whether it be the city of Chicago or the suburbs, Nancy will study up and know everything there is to know about the town, school district, taxes, comps, and even other real estate agents. When Nancy recommends something, or someone (i.e. a mortgage broker or a home inspector), use them! They will certainly be the best in the business, like she is! Thanks Nancy for helping us find our perfect home. We can’t thank you enough." -Amy and Dan

"Nancy assisted my wife and I in finding and purchasing a home when we moved to Chicago. We were exceptionally pleased with her friendly manner and highly professional services. She was very knowledgeable about the market conditions and the purchase process. She provided sound advice and insight during the search and purchase process. She provided us with a helpful, informative information package. Her thoroughness and prompt response to our inquiries was impressive. It is a cliche to say someone exceeded our expectations. What we actually experienced was that Nancy on her own initiative made exceptional effort to meet our needs by offering a level of service that I wouldn't have the nerve to ask her to do. I recommend her without reservation to anyone in the market for residential real estate." - Simcha G

"I was looking to purchase for the first time in Chicago and just happened upon Nancy. She was a godsend, very knowledgeable, extremely helpful, personable and honest. Would highly recommend for anyone to use her services! Thanks again Nancy!" - Stacy

"Nancy is one the very few realtors who really and truly tries to help her customers with her real-estate skills. I was very impressed by her honesty when she recommended not to sell my property when I wanted to because the market was not in my best interests. Right away, I decided that she would be the one I would ever want to work with. She called me in a year and suggested this was the time to sell, a true testament of her pro-activeness and market acumen. Since her call, I barely did any work in selling my property. I never even had to show up once, not even for the closing. She took care of the entire process, educated me in every step and was very very patient in answering all my questions. She has been very responsive to my emails and phone calls throughout. Nancy is a realtor who I can trust completely, and she will be the only person I would go to for buying/selling any Chicagoland real estate. The only regret I have is that I have not met her in person, and this says volumes about her efficiency that makes it easy on her clients." - Prabhu A

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