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Katia Craig

Sales Associate
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
5364 W Devon Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60646

About Me

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Education and trust are the two critical components in a realtor/client relationship. I work hard to achievethese principles by providing knowledgeable market insight, understanding clients expectations and thenworking together to exceed an enjoyable home buying or selling experience.nbsp;AS YOUR REALTOR, I PROMISE TO:- Provide in dept statistics to confirm the latest market information- Advise and support throughout this process, both professionally and personally- Answer any and all questions with honesty and empathy- Tirelessly work to ensure expectations are exceeded- I will advise and negotiate with your interest in mind- I will provide cutting edge market trend data on your property- I will exhaust every marketing effort to generate exposure for your home- I will never make you feel pressured during the transactionnbsp;nbsp;nbsp;
Education and Training- B.A. in Early Education and Psychology
- The Accredited Buyerrsquo;s Representative (ABRreg;)
- Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
- Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)- Cartus Network Certified Agent- Cartus Network Marketing Specialist- Cartus Network Buyers Specialist- Cartus Network Inventory Specialist- Previews Property Certifiednbsp;nbsp;Awards And Designationsbull; Honor Society 2003, 2004, 2008,2015,2016
bull; Leading Edge Society 2005 , 2007
bull; President Circle 2006Personal BackgroundKatia's Decision to join the ever changing world of real estate was actually spurred on her own purchase experience. Having walked away from the transaction feeling less than satisfied, Katia made the decision to not only enter real estate, but committed to bring excellence to an industry which seemed to be lacking in it. Not only did her own purchase persuade her to enter the industry, it educated her to the ups and downs of the process and decisions made. She has utilized these tough lessons for the betterment of her clients.Katia became an accomplished Real Estate Broker with over 18 years of experience buying and selling residential, commercial, development and income properties in and around the Chicago area. Whether she is working for a first-time home buyer on a fixed budget or an experienced seller placing a luxury property on the market, Katia takes pride in providing each and every one of her clients with the same level of personal attention, dedication and expertise.By listening and communicating openly and honestly with her clients, Katia has built a reputation of approachability and integrity. Her clients know she will provide them with the insight they need to make informed decisions while working passionately to get the absolutely best price for their listing.Katia has the local insight and intimate neighborhood knowledge that comes from being a Chicago resident for over 22 years. Despite her deep roots in the city, Katia was born and raised in Bulgaria, where she became fluent in Russian, Bulgarian and English, as well as some Greek. Her eclectic background has made her an agent of chose for clients eager to gain a more global view of the local market.

Skills & Specialities

  • Luxury Homes
  • New Construction
  • Vacation Homes
  • Buyer Representation
  • College/University
  • First-time Home Buyers
  • Land
  • Military Relocations
  • Relocation
  • Retirement Communities
Real Estate Residential
Real Estate Commercial
Fine Homes Specialist
Preview Property Specialist
Relocation Specialist
Inventory Specialist
Income Properties
Short Sales
New Construction Homes
E Team Member
Global Luxury
Luxury Homes

Qualifications

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
The Accredited BuyerÌ¢‰â‰ã¢s Representative (ABRÌâå¨)
B.A. in Early Education and Psychology

Awards & Honors

President Circle 2006
Leading Edge Society 2005, 2007
Honor Society 2003, 2004, 2008

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Credentials

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
The Accredited Buyer_s Representative (ABRÌâå¨)
Luxury Property Specialist

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