For over 20 years, I have worked in Lake County real estate 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. We rearrange furniture and accessorize often without spending money, advise on what items to store or toss, and refer contacts for repairs, painting 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"- one with a good location that needs little work but offers the best resale. Over the last few years, my transferees with Abbott Labs, Kraft Foods or Hospira have been even quicker to make improvements and repairs, sometimes before they move in, so they can enjoy the
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 13 times in the last 20 years. 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. 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 experiences 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 www.ElizabethBryantHomes.com or call my cell
Other Awards & Recognition:
QUALITY SERVICE OFFICE 1993-2005
CENTURION OFFICE 1992-2005
Partnering with the right Real Estate Agent can make all the difference when the time comes to buy or sell your home!
Thank you for reviewing my qualifications. I would sincerely appreciate an opportunity to more thoroughly explain myself and what it takes to buy and sell real estate.
One of the most satisfying feelings a person can experience is to watch someone else full-fill a dream. It would be my privilege to share this time in your life with you. Like a friend you and your family are my priority. A friend would tell you.
"Elena Ford is one of the most caring and generous people you will ever meet! She is kind, honest, fun, funny and always willing to help a friend or stranger in need. She is also smart, creative, hard-working and loyal and there aren't enough words to describe how lucky I feel to call her my friend!"
Sarah Lutz, Friend & Neighbor
I love my career as a Real Estate Professional! I can assist you in one of the largest transactions of your life and enjoy what I'm doing at the same time. Real Estate is the heart and Soul of my life! With me you can count on first class customer care! A professional would tell you.
"Elena is an awesome agent whose drive and determination to deliver the best possible service to her clients is unmatched. Never satisfied with second best, Elena places the highest possible value on her commitment to her clients."
M.J. Seiler Broker/Owner Century 21 Kreuser and Seiler
I believe when you love what you do it shows! It spills over into our everyday life and the people we interact with. I pride myself on.
· Commitment to superior customer service.
· Excellent Communication Skills
· Ability to Listen and Understand
· Stay calm and clear headed during negotiations
· Work diligently to eliminate obstacles
· Establishing strong relationships with diverse clients & friends
· Being both outgoing and easygoing
· Being nonjudgmental and recognizing peoples struggles
I look forward to speaking with you in person. Please contact me at your earliest convenience to begin building a strong and successful relationship.
When you are buying or selling property in today's challenging real estate market, it's important to have confidence in your real estate professional. My commitment as your local REALTOR® is to provide you with the specialized real estate service you deserve.
When you are an informed buyer or seller, you'll make the best decisions for the most important purchase or sale in your lifetime. That's why my goal is to keep you informed on trends in the marketplace using the latest statistics in your local area.
As your REALTOR®, here's what you can expect from me:
I have been a licensed REALTOR® since January of 1995 and have seen the best and worst of times in real estate. I am affiliated with one of the very best offices in the Lake County area and the continued training and support I receive is invaluable to both me and my clients.
With the kind of know-how and experience that comes from many years of marketing and selling real estate, you can rest assured that I can handle the most complicated real estate transactions. I pride myself on my ability to put together smooth, trouble-free transactions. I firmly believe in the old saying; "Where there's a will, there's a way"!
In order to do a phenomenal job for my clients, it's important to stay updated to the ever-changing laws and conditions that impact the real estate market. I continue to attend real estate classes and seminars that help me keep abreast of important changes that ultimately affect my clients.
As a full-time agent you can be guaranteed that I will be working around-the-clock to sell your home, or help you find your dream home. Networking, prospecting, designing eye-catching flyers and brochures of your home is just a small part of the service you can expect from me. I guess you can say my priorities are simple. They're yours. If it's important to you, it's important to me!
It's important to hire a REALTOR® that shares the same amount of enthusiasm about your home as you do. You can't sell something if you don't believe in it. You can count on me to stay upbeat throughout the entire process. And, because buying or selling a home can be quite stressful at times, you will need an agent who can keep you emotionally balanced. That's me!
I believe that being a good REALTOR® means more than just selling homes. It's about people, families, and their hopes and dreams. It's about a relationship based on trust, knowledge, and expertise. My clients can be assured that I will always go that extra mile to make their experience the best they ever had. After all, Your success is also my success!
As a local area REALTOR® with extensive knowledge of the Lake County communities, my objective is to work diligently to assist you in meeting your real estate goals. Whether you are buying or selling a home, you can remain confident that I will be with you every step of the way!
If you are considering buying or selling a home or would just like to have additional information about real estate in your area, please don't hesitate to call or e-mail me. It would be my pleasure to assist you in any way I can.
I look forward to hearing from you. Have a great day!