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About Donna Nicholson

Real Estate has been a life long passion of mine. As a Licensed Real Estate Agent since 1981, I have the knowledge and experience to effectively guide buyers and sellers through this growing and ever changing market. I have marketed and sold many types of residential real estate, including condo conversions, new construction, and short sales & foreclosures. I am dedicated to continually improving my skills with continuing education to best serve my clients needs, and my commitment to customized attention allows me to personally format a business plan for each client. I also assist buyers with their financing needs. From the beginning to the final walk through and closing, I am with you through all phases.

Member: Real Estate Licensed since 1981. Illinois Real Estate Broker, North Shore-Barrington Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, MRED LLC Multiple Listing Service.

Designations: Certified Negotiation Expert, Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource, Leading Relocation Specialist, e-PRO

What you can expect:

*Committed to providing an exceptional customer experience

*Access to an extensive referral network of top producing agents in the US and Internationally

*Access to the most innovative technology available in the marketplace

*Professionally designed brochures to market your home in the best light

*Expert negotiation skills

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Donna  Nicholson

Donna Nicholson


Real Estate Glossary Terms

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    Legislation establishing the minimum education and experience level required by the state as a prerequisite for a person to become a licensed agent. ...

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    Rule that concerns the distribution of the aggregate surplus among the policies in the same proportion as each respective policy has contributed to the surplus. ...

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    Intent to defraud. An insured is required to answer truthfully all questions on the application. The insurance company can void a contract if it would not have issued a policy had it known the true facts. For example, on a personal automobile policy application, if the insured answers that the car i ...

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