Focusing on your needs
Board Of Directors Mainstreet Association Of Realtors 6th largest in the nation.
Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
Military Relocation Professional (MRP)
Accredited Distressed Property Representative (ADPR)
Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®)
Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Certification
Seniors Real Estate Specialist 55+ and Wiser (SRES)
Member of Mainstreet Association of Realtors Government Affairs Committee 2016/2017 Chair and Mainstreet Senior Services Committee.
Residential and Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate licensed 1990
Broker licensed 1992
Affiliated with Re/Max 24+ Years
90% OF MY INCOME BY REFERRAL
Gurnee, Long Grove and Waukegan
Servicing Lake, McHenry and Cook Counties, Illinois
License Broker Illinois
Resident of Lake County, IL. from 1959
Former Gurnee Fireman
Owner of Camera and Video Charades Lake Bluff
Video Rental, One Hour Photo, Film, Photo Frames, Fun Candy and Other specialty Items.
Sold in 1990
President Glencoe Camera and Photo Service.
Camera Sales, Film sales, Video Rentals
Wholesale Photofinishing Lab
Sale Manager Sundance Photo Service
General Manager Salon Photo Service
Member of GLMV Chamber (Greenoaks, Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills) , Gurnee Chamber, City Of Waukegan Chamber and McHenry Chamber.
People take a lot of time thinking about what they want in a new home and rightly so! We want to make sure we’re buying a home that meets all of our wants and needs. We want to find an affordable place that is near friends and family, but also close enough to work, as well. And, of course, we want to make sure we can find an affordable property that isn’t ...
As a well-established convention in the sphere of real estate, the sight of an open home being hosted by a local real estate agent is not at all uncommon. If you were to drive through an average suburban neighborhood on any given sunny summer afternoon, you’d likely come across a number of these events, extending an open invitation to any and all willing visitors. ...
If you live in a residential neighborhood, there’s a good chance that you’ve had to deal with neighbors who don’t respect your privacy. Whether they’re peering through a pair of binoculars surveilling your Sunday afternoon barbeque or dropping by unannounced to “see how you’re doing”, these unpleasant individuals are the bane of ...
To those of us who’ve gone through the process of moving, it’s no secret that moving can be a hassle and a half, between the stress and substantial financial investments. We usually decide to relocate for various reasons, such as a brand new workplace, the prospect of a brighter future, climate changes, or even the global pandemic. COVID-19 made ...
More than ever, the past dictates our future. The twenty-first century must face the dramatic repercussions of our past heritage concerning environmental issues. We foolishly exposed our planet to threats and insecurity. In practice, we do lots of harm to our immediate environment, and we should pay more attention to do’s and don’ts in nature. Humankind has ...
Jim Smith is, hands down, the best agent to help you navigate a home purchase/sale this year (2021). He just helped me finish a 30 day close on the purchase of my new home for me and my partner.
Jim has been such a great agent to work with. He has helped me sell my townhouse and helped my boyfriend and I purchase a new single family home together. He has been so fantastic every step of the way. ...
Knew what we wanted. Only sent appropriate listings. Quickly lead us to the right home. Expertly guided us through the entire home buying process. Offered suggestions on things we hadn't even though ...