Dana knows first-hand that relocating or simply moving to a different home can create new challenges and opportunities. It can be an exciting and/or a daunting experience. Dana is a top producer with a wealth of knowledge who can structure a deal tailored to any client's needs. Dana is dually licensed in North Carolina and Illinois. In her first 9 years she sold over $200M and has been in licensed since 1999. She was consistently ranked in the top 1%. In 2007, the year the market was turning into the recession, Dana's sales closed on 95 properties at $54 Million with no sales force or team. Dana produced these numbers with one assistant. She set market conditions, market days and prices in Chicago's prestigious neighborhood-Lincoln Park. She was awarded by the Chicago Association of Realtors as the top #1 producer in volume coupled with the #1 producer in sales and was the youngest female Realtor® in history to achieve this goal. Dana is both a Realtor® and a Broker, the highest designation and membership status an agent can receive. She holds her primary designations in North Carolina and secondary in Chicago, Illinois. She actively holds membership with the NAR-National Association of Realtors, CAR Chicago Association of Realtors and RRAR-Raleigh Association of Realtors and participates with home builders, real estate investors, Architecture and Design Associations. Dana contributes her obsession with details to her Architecture degree from State University at Buffalo New York. Dana believes simply, delivering exceptional selling power. Which is achieved by skill, talent and knowledge. Dana's goal is to exceed her clients' expectations by taking every detail into consideration and providing expert solutions. With her years of experience in analyzing zip codes, square footages, construction, architecture, design, home sales, ARV's, she knows what needs to be done to solidify a deal. Dana is always striving to surpass industry standards. She has a tireless work ethic and a singular focus on the'win' for her clients. She is an experienced negotiator that provides expert guidance and invests time in a calculated strategy to obtain the best profit and solution for her clients. She has an ongoing drive and desire to build her skills, and attributes her superior selling power by continually learning from the top coaches and producers around the country. Dana is always thinking like a buyer or seller, and manages her own portfolio of income property. She is always looking at interest rates and making sure her property is managed correctly. She is frequently doing a renovation, and constantly keeping up with the market. Dana has been featured on HGTV, in Chicago Magazine, Metro Chicago Real Estate, The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Condos Online. She has participated in panel discussions to mortgage lenders, brokers and real estate agents about current market trends.
Making Extraordinary Moves is our passion! Specialties: full-service agent, pricing, a unique "Staged to Sell" program, and marketing expertise. Listings consistently close at 99% of list price. Service unlike any other top-producing agent in town!