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Why work with Walker Real Estate? Over 25 years of success!

Carla Walker and Jim Walker lead a team of Chicago area Realtors. Together, they offer concierge-style real estate services to clients with a taste for luxury. With a combined experience of over 25 years, they know what it takes to close a deal. Their extensive knowledge of Chicagoland will guide you as you make the largest single investment of your life.

An eye for luxury

Walker Real Estate specializes in luxury properties, second homes, income properties, and new construction. Their expertise on Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods is unmatched. Find everything you need to know about education, leisure, and events. Gain access to exclusive listings. Meet people who share your passion for the high life.

What does your dream home look like? They find listings that complement your lifestyle, whether you’re an avid traveler, a fitness enthusiast, or a culinary expert.

They understand that no two luxury homes are the same. Each home has a unique combination of features that make it a cut above the rest.

Years of experience have helped them capture the tastes of top-tier buyers. They keep a finger on the pulse of the market, staying ahead of the competition with the latest trends and developments in luxury real estate.

We’re in Your Corner

We work hard to exceed your expectations by offering the highest quality of service. Get VIP treatment every step of the way – from contract signing to closing, we remain attentive to all your needs.

We are tenacious when it comes to negotiations, making sure that we secure the best deal for our clients. Flexible in our approach, we can anticipate any issues that may come up while addressing them quickly and appropriately.

Walker Real Estate Group in Chicago, IL

The Walker Real Estate Group serves the needs of buyers and sellers who’ve been captivated by the verve and beauty of Chicagoland. We work with a core group of professionals and neighborhoods.

Specializing in luxury real estate, we bring you the best that the metro area has to offer. As a highly experienced team, we are backed by a full-time executive assistant and marketing staff.

Our brokerage, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, has a global presence in over 43 countries. The company is highly-visible on the local, national and international levels to give their listings maximum exposure.

Koenig Rubloff Realty Group, a part of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, boasts the top share in the high end of the Chicago market.

How We Work

Our intrinsic knowledge of our focus areas sets us apart from the competition – we work in those markets on a daily basis, which means we are up-to-date on the latest trends and developments on the ground.

We continually change our approach to adapt to clients’ changing needs. Our flexibility has helped us execute campaigns flawlessly. Always willing to go the extra mile, we apply new approaches to achieve results.

Why work with a broker

Working with a broker is one of the best decisions you’ll make when buying or selling a home. Here’s why hiring a broker is so important for real estate investors Chicago.

1. Convenience
The broker serves as a liaison between buyer and seller. This means that they can provide access to numerous listings. For instance, if you’re looking to buy a home, the broker will listen to your needs and find listings that match your criteria. They can also get in touch with the seller’s agent and set a schedule for home viewing.

If you’re selling a home, a good broker can help you attract the right buyers and sell your home at a high price.

2. Better access
Many luxury listings tend to be off-market listings. Meaning, they are not publicly advertised in order to protect the seller’s privacy. Most of the time, sellers and their agents will reach out to potential buyers within their networks before scheduling a private home viewing.

Working with a broker who has deep connections in Chicago’s neighborhoods will give you access to these exclusive listings. They can help you set an appointment and view the home. Doing so lets you cast a wider net, increasing your chances of finding the perfect home.

3. Strong negotiations
We know how to negotiate from a vantage point that a consumer doesn’t have. With our vast access to seller information, transaction history, financial information and an ability to network with other professionals, we can present a stronger offer based upon facts and knowledge

4. Protection
We protect our clients’ interests throughout the transaction. Working with us aligns you with an expert who observes a strict code of ethics. This means we are obliged to follow strict rules and laws that have been put in place to protect your seller’s position.

We can help you ensure all conditions of your contract are met and assist you in fulfilling your end of the contract, helping you every step of the way.

5. Legal documentation
There’s a large amount of legal documentation that goes on in real estate processes. If you approach the transaction without a broker, you run the risk of falling short of coming up with all the necessary paperwork. Brokers have flawless command of every legal document needed to move the transaction forward. This saves you a great deal of worry, making the transaction less stressful.

6. Peace of mind
Having peace of mind is priceless, especially when it comes to real estate transactions. The buying and selling process could take weeks or months to complete, and you’ll need the professional guidance of a broker during this protracted period.

If you’re interested in Chicago investment properties, the Walker Real Estate Group would be happy to assist you. Call me, Carla Walker, at 312.342.0078 or send an email to CWalker@KoenigRubloff.com.