An award-winning Triple Diamond/Centurion Real Estate Broker, Kristen leads with enthusiasm, passion and expertise. Armed with an Advertising and Journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin/Madison, she moved into the real estate profession in 1991, a field which is "home" to her today. As a seasoned professional, she has sold over $100 million of property to date. Kristen's unique ability to do the seemingly impossible begins with maintaining an "everybody wins" objective. Extensive experience, creative transactions, honest advice, and personal attention define her success. People particularly enjoy working with Kristen because she loves what she does. She finds buying and selling real estate both fruitful and fun!
Other Awards & Recognition:
National Association of Realtors
Illinois Association of Realtors
Chicago Association of Realtors
Active Full-time Realtor since 1993
Outstanding Sales Achievement Awards
Century 21 Excellent Service Awards
Century 21 Centurion Awards
Laurie is a seasoned real estate veteran and is one of the top producers in the country. She has earned the reverence of her clients through her reliability, honesty, integrity, expertise, proficiency, and professionalism. With over 12 years of experience as a Realtor, Laurie brings a high level of energy, personal attention, and customer service to the home buying and selling experience.
Laurie is an aficionado of the Mike Ferry School of Real Estate, North Americas leading Real Estate coaching and training organization. This coaching allows her to operate at a much higher level of intensity and at a much higher level of skill, which makes Laurie a more responsible agent that gets better results.
If youre looking for an effective, efficient, and productive agent, Laurie Jacobson is the Realtor for you.
Buyers and Sellers
First Time Home Buyers and Relocation
Serving all of the Chicagoland area
Born and raised in southern California, Courtney Venable has had a diverse career that provides for a strong business foundation. Before entering real estate, Courtney worked for Anheuser-Busch inBev in Revenue Management and Pricing, Marketing, Sales, and in production in the St. Louis and Houston breweries. She previously worked in Paris in the consumer research and technology development sphere, and gained experience in the advertising industry while in Los Angeles at the largest advertising company in the world.
Courtney received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a minor in French from the University of Illinois. Her time there is a reflection of her driven character, where she was president of her sorority, council member of her business fraternity, and worked closely with College of Business deans and professors to develop and implement the required College of Business course, Professional Development and Corporate Responsibility.
Courtney decided to turn her life-long passion for real estate into a career when she relocated to Chicago. After living in various cities around the world, she understands the stress of selling a home and of finding the perfect house or condo. Courtney strives for excellence, using her analytical and marketing skills, while building a personal relationship with her clients so she can ensure that they are getting the best service possible.
A member of the National Association of Realtors, the Chicago Associate of Realtors and the Junior League of Chicago, Courtney is passionate about giving back to the city. When she is not volunteering at an organization, you can find her exploring the diverse neighborhoods of Chicago at street festivals, farmer's markets, and restaurants, golfing, cooking, and studying French.
Neighborhood Specialties: Gold Coast, Old Town, River North, Streeterville, Near North, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, West Lakeview, Bucktown, Wicker Park, The Loop, South Loop, Wrigleyville, Roscoe Village, River West, West Loop, Ukranian Village, Logan Square, North Center, St. Ben's, Lincoln Square, Uptown, Ravenswood, Buena Park, Edgewater.