As a highly motivated Real Estate Agent serving downtown Chicago and the Chicago suburbs, Lea brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying, selling, leasing, and investing in real estate in the city. She provides top-notch service and treats each client as a priority. Her attention to detail, passion for service, and determination are key to her talent for matching clients with their dream homes. Lea is both a caring advocate and a tough negotiator who consistently achieves superior results for her clients while simplifying real estate transactions.
Prior to joining Corcoran Urban Real Estate, Lea worked in the mortgage industry for three years and has spent the last decade in Projects and Support in one of the Big 4 Accounting firms. While at it, she honed financial, analytical, risk management, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Lea has educated several first-time homebuyers to strategically plan their first home purchase and effectively marketed sellers' properties for top dollar. She understands how to leverage knowledge and relationship building to win deals, but more importantly, she delivers within strict deadlines. Her investor's clientele benefits from her acumen and aptitude with numbers to get the highest ROI at a profitable Cap Rate. Lea is also fluent in French and has helped various French-speaking expats find a home in Chicago.
Having lived in the New Eastside for almost a decade, Lea is familiar with all the residential buildings, luxury properties, and new developments and trends in Lakeshore East and other Chicago neighborhoods. She offers an intimate understanding and familiarity with the Chicago region, which helps her secure the best deals for her clients. Lea has created a vast and established network and a strong bond with community members and other top industry players, all adding value to every real estate transaction. Her connections are many, and that is undoubtedly an asset for her clients. She would love to help you connect what you are looking for in real estate to "Live Who You Are" as Corcoran's commitment to their clients.
Having moved to different countries and cities several times, Lea understands the resources and information needed to confidently select the right neighborhood and property that will suit clients' needs (i.e., dog parks, schools, grocery stores, recreation, gyms, amenities, etc.). Whether they are looking to purchase their next investment property or need to sell their current home and move into one that meets the needs of their growing family, she has the experience and enthusiasm to make the next transaction smooth, simple, and memorable.
When she is not helping her clients turn their dreams into reality, Lea enjoys attending her kids' sports activities, running by Lake Michigan, hiking, traveling with her husband, and listening to podcasts. While purchasing or selling a home can be an emotional journey filled with anxieties and stress, working with Lea makes a difference. Contact her for the most rewarding experience.