For over 20 years, I have worked in Lake County real estate along the North Shore helping clients buy, sell and improve their homes. Much of my work with Sellers is during the weeks and months prior to the first showing. In addition to reviewing comparable home sales history, I help clients see their home from a buyers' point of view. I am hands-on as we rearrange furniture and accessorize often without spending money. The "before and after" photos are amazing. I also advise on what items to store or toss, and refer contacts for repairs, painting, carpeting and house cleaning. Depending on how long a seller has lived in a home, several visits may be made and the "to do" list is re-prioritized.
My goal with Buyers has always been to make a "Smart Buy". To find a home with a good location that needs little work but offers the best resale. Over the last few years, my transferees with Abbott Labs, Kraft or AbbVie have been even quicker to make improvements and repairs, sometimes before they move in, so they can enjoy the changes sooner.
Since 1994, I have earned several CENTURY 21® sales awards. The ultimate CENTURY 21® Centurion award is our industry equivalent to the Emmy or Oscar which I have earned almost every year. I have also placed in the top 10 of all agents within the CENTURY 21® Chicagoland Region the last few years and placed in the top 1% of all agents in Chicago. But I am just as proud to have earned several of our top customer service awards over the years within our office based on client feedback compiled from surveys sent to families following each closing.
In June 2006, I finished my MBA at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, during which I elected to take three of the international trips offered to Europe, Asia and Brazil with an emphasis in International Marketing. We competed in teams, not unlike Donald Trump's television show, "The Apprentice", before it got silly, solving real business problems for real companies overseas. The experience was unbelievable and took us to London, Berlin, Warsaw, Cambridge, Beijing, Bangkok, Rio & Sau Paulo.
I think I am lucky in that I am one of those people who get to do what they love for a living. Clients describe me as high-energy and hands-on. I enjoy working with people, solving problems, doing research and playing detective. A decade in advertising and sales has prepared me to do a better job at marketing and negotiating for my clients. My passion for home, garden and architecture gives me great ideas to "stage" homes so they show their best. My experience from moving twelve times with two children and living in six states has given me first-hand knowledge of the stresses and challenges families face when up-rooting their lives.
I look forward to helping you buy or sell and walking you through a stress-free closing. I have helped some families in as many as five transactions. I know what I am doing and do it more than full-time and will personally handle your closing from start to finish.
Please check out my website at ElizabethBryantHomes.com or call my cell anytime.
Gorgeous White Southern Colonial with Wrap Around Front Porch. In back, enjoy Soaring Outdoor Fireplace during Al Fresco Dining after invigorating Swim in Pool. Three Levels of Living Plus Bonus Room over Garage & Finished English Basement. Sun Room. Media Room. 3 Fireplaces. 4 Car Garage. Outdoor Fireplace. In Ground Pool. Paver Patio. Trex-like Deck. New Owners have Refreshed & Refinished. Added hardwood floors second level & Bonus Room & back stairs. Refinished all floors dark. Replaced interior doors/hardware/lights/paint throughout. Kitchen Restyled-new maple butcher block island top, back splash, painted cabinets, new heavy crown. New slate floors Sun Room & Mud Room/Locker Area. Magnificent Home! Room to Roam!
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