Marina Carney

Marina Carney

Licensed Real Estate Broker
Experience

Specialties

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation

Education

University of Utah - BS, History

Richmond, The American International University in London, American History


Client Testimonials

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★★★★★
"My house was on and off the market for about 4years. Prior to hiring Marina I interviewed three other potential agents. Marina was a good match as she grew up in Lake Forest and was well connected with multiple generations who lived in Lake Forest and Chicago. She had also been in the business for many years prior. She also "got it". I wanted to sell my house, but she understood how difficult it was for me to get make that decision and she understood why. Marina quickly put together a very accurate and beautiful video and brochure of my house. She marketed the house well in many different publications and websites. She is well versed in meshing technology and the real estate worlds. I would say that she worked as hard as she could given the market. She was sensitive to my wishes of showing the house only to those who were qualified buyers. She arrived early for showings turning on lights and whatever to make the house look its best. She was always enthusiastic and willing to stay as long as the prospectives wanted. Marina knew all of the details of the house, the property and its history and was able to answer any question. I knew that when I left for a showing that I had the best possible shot at a potential sale. Showing a house is only part of the job. The most important is making the sale. When that time came, Marina was very professional. She knew when to make a comment and when not. She has a very good sense of strategy and knows how to read people. All of the negotiations and closing went smoothly. As said, she is connected very closely to Lake Forest so she knows who to recommend for a seller's lawyer and also knows many of the buyer's lawyers. When there was a question regarding a platt, utilities, easements etc she either knew the answer or knew where to get it and quickly. Bottom line, I would describe Marina as a very professional, astute, capable, sensitive, knowledgeable agent. I would not hesitate to hire her again. In addition, she was always available and quick to return emails or phone calls."

★★★★★
"Simply the best on the North Shore with market knowledge and better negotiation skills that makes the difference in either side of the transaction. Marina found a tenant for one home, found a new home for my growing family and then helped sell the original home a year later. She's efficient, smart and always working on your behalf."

★★★★★
"Marina did an outstanding job finding the perfect buyer for the house! In addition, she was able advise on appraisers, masons, cleaning services etc. In fact - there was nothing that Marina could not solve! Fantastic real estate experience from start to finish!" - Missy

★★★★★
"Marina clearly knows the market and had an intuitive grasp of what my husband and I were looking for, even though we had never met before. She put together a good list of properties for us to view and planned a very efficient tour in the one day we had with her. From the first day through contract negotiations and closing she has been extremely helpful, and even after closing she has had invaluable recommendations about serves and people in Lake Forest and the area." - Lisa

★★★★★
"Marina is a delight to work with- professional, confidential and attentive to every step of the process. Well connected and resourceful, she has a firm handle on the marketplace, excellent listener and executed on all the requests we made regarding selling our home. We are repeat clients for Marina and look forward to our next transaction with her." - Mary


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About
Marina is a lifelong resident of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff. She has raised 3 children in the Lake Forest Schools, after attending Lake Forest Country Day School and Woodlands Academy herself. She is an active volunteer having served on the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Women’s Board, The Allendale Shelter Club, and as a Trustee for the Village of Lake Bluff. She enjoys the West, having attended the University of Utah, and recently managed a 6,000-acre cattle ranch and agri-business in Wyoming, where she oversaw the wind-down and sale of the property that her family held for 50 years. She has enjoyed practicing real estate in Lake Forest since 1991.

Marina Carney’s Listings

Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
$5,000,000
4 BD
6 BA
6,397 SF
Listed By Compass
Contingent
640 North Mayflower Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$3,750,000
5 BD
4.5 BA
6,291 SF
Listed By Compass
1780 Shore Acres Drive

Lake Bluff, IL 60044

$2,195,000
6 BD
4.5 BA
8,000 SF
Listed By Compass
1187 Hawkweed Lane

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$1,950,000
4 BD
4 BA
4,235 SF
Listed By Compass
1225 West Kennicott Drive

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$1,695,000
4 BD
4.5 BA
4,017 SF
Compass Coming Soon
203 Green Bay Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$1,495,000
4 BD
4.5 BA
Listed By Compass
612 Spruce Avenue

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$1,099,000
5 BD
3.5 BA
4,761 SF
Listed By Compass
740 Buena Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$985,000
5 BD
3.5 BA
3,736 SF
Listed By Compass
Contingent
36719 North Kimberwick Lane

Wadsworth, IL 60083

$724,900
5 BD
5.5 BA
5,783 SF
Listed By Compass
314 East Sheridan Place

Lake Bluff, IL 60044

$629,000
3 BD
3 BA
1,973 SF
Listed By Compass
186 East Winthrop Lane

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$475,000
2 BD
2.5 BA
1,354 SF
Compass Coming Soon
130 Sunset Place

Lake Bluff, IL 60044

$469,000
3 BD
2 BA