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Kevin Dahm
Baird & Warner
About Kevin

Kevin Dahm was born and raised in the western suburbs. A graduate of Naperville Central High School he now calls Plainfield home with his family. Kevin has over 20 years of customer service, sales and marketing experience and built a successful real estate business in a 'down' market. As a full time agent he specializes in the Naperville/Plainfield/Aurora area and has sold homes throughout Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will counties. Kevin has received Chicago Magazine's Five Star award for Top Real Estate Agents in Chicago multiple years in a row. He is consistently ranked in the top 50 in the market area for which he serves and in the top 20 agents in Will County for overall volume. Kevin is also a member of Baird & Warner's Founder's Club for total production and has won several sales awards including Baird & Warner's Family of Services Award, Most Client Care Referrals Closed, Mortgage Partner Award and Top 1% in the Company for both Mortgage and Title. Client satisfaction is Kevin's #1 goal. For buyers it's finding the perfect house and negotiating the best price. Kevin's commitment to communication with his clients helps make every transaction smooth from finding the right house, to contract and close. For sellers it's getting the highest price in the quickest amount of time. Kevin has a detailed marketing and exposure plan that includes professional pictures, virtual tours and extensive web advertising to help showcase your home and separate it from the competition. Kevin is a member of both the Naperville and Plainfield Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors and Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.

Single Family Home Transactions
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Condo Transactions
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Dean Rouso
Baird & Warner Real Estate
About Dean

A former Member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Realtors, Dean Rouso has served the real estate industry in countless ways. In 2010 and 2011, he was President of Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) — one of the nation’s largest Multiple Listing Services, with more than 35,000 members. He is also the past President of the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® (MORe) the sixth largest Realtor Association in the nation with more than 14,000 members. Additional past roles include the board of directors for the LaGrange Business Association of which he also served as president in 2001. Rouso underwent intensive formal training in negotiation strategy and skills, and he continues to make it a priority to attend numerous continuing education courses in negotiations. Over the past 14 years in La Grange and La Grange Park, Rouso has very successfully negotiated more than $327 million dollars of real estate for more than 1000 buyers and sellers. Rouso takes a consultative approach in helping his team’s seller and buyer clients discuss the most effective and efficient options available for meeting their goals. He and his clients design a personalized strategy that will result in the most beneficial client property sale or purchase based on using the power of the “Team” approach. Aside from staying on the cutting edge of the fast-moving real estate industry, Rouso focuses on designing innovative marketing plans for his seller’s properties that yield them the greatest price the market will offer. He uses his vast knowledge of the real estate marketplace to help families and individuals buy homes, sell homes, and take care of the details of their relocation.

Single Family Home Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Christine Thompson
Baird & Warner
About Christine

Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Short-Sale, Staging Meet The Christine Thompson Advantage Team Let's start with the credentials. Here are some of my accomplishments: • Founder's Club (top 1%) level for all Baird & Warner offices • Graduate REALTOR® Institute designation (GRI) • Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® (CLMHS) • Certification in home staging (CSC) • Certified Negotiation Consultant (CNC) But you didn't come here to read a list of bullet points (there's more if you want it!). You came to find out who I am and what makes me stand out from the overwhelming choices of available Chicago brokers. Here's what makes me different: 1. I'm Not Your Average Real Estate Broker. Think of me as your real estate tour guide. You're getting a seasoned expert to guide you through the maze-like Chicagoland area real estate market. The rules of the game are always changing: I'm on a constant quest for up-to-date knowledge of the shifting market trends and practices in the real estate industry. One of the key ingredients in my magic home selling formula is my certification to perform a Broker's Price Opinion (BPOr). It gives both types of my clients a reality check: sellers when deciding how to price their home when first entering the market and buyers when determining a fair final purchase price before even making an offer. In the market for luxury real estate? You're in luck: I was one of the first Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialists in the area and am a forerunner in establishing the luxury market for the Western Suburbs. I provide the expertise, and comprehensive service buyers and sellers of luxury properties are looking for. 2. I'm Not Just a Buyer Agent; I'm a Matchmaker. Home-buying is like online dating. Sometimes you need a little help finding The One. My recipe for success is part market analysis, part intuitive matchmaking. As an Accredited Buyer Resource Specialist (ABR) and Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Specialist (SFR), I have extensive knowledge of how to support you in your pursuit; no matter your budget or your type of purchase. 3. I'm Not Just a Broker; I'm a Marketing Powerhouse. When you work with me, you're not just working with me. My team of experts will have your back every step of the way: you'll have a marketing manager and ad copywriter to capture attention to your listing, a transaction manager to streamline the process from list to close, and a range of industry resources at your disposal. Having a Seller Resource Specialist designation (SRS) and memberships with The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Luxury Portfolio and Real Estate Companies of the World, PLUS my background as an advertising art director provide the marketing tools and networking capabilities that benefit clients of any budget. 4) Even If We're Not the Right Match, I Can Still Help You. Does your real estate desire lie outside of my territory? Not a problem; get in touch anyway. I'll connect you with the perfect broker for your needs via the Baird-Warner Preferred Agent Referral Network. 5) I Work for My Clients Even When I'm Not Working. When I'm not taking out-of-towners on "boot camp home tours" or hauling staging furniture for clients (did I mention I'm a certified stager?), I spend my free time at the yoga studio (the hotter, the better) and working out to mixed aerobics and weight training videos. I do all this to revitalize myself so I can give my all to selling your home or helping you find the perfect property. Most of all, I love catching some well-earned R&R and traveling with my awesome family. I believe in providing passionate, award-winning real estate service with a human touch. If you'd like my help with your home buying or selling needs, let's talk!

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  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Mary Haight Himes
Compass Real Estate
About Mary

With nearly two decades of experience, Chicago real estate broker Mary Haight Himes is both a knowledgeable resource and a passionate client advocate. She's driven and goal-oriented, and both buyers and sellers praise her straightforward, honest approach. In fact, Mary firmly believes that integrity is everything in this business. With elite customer service and a natural talent for deal-making, she's earned a loyal following, from first-timers to seasoned investors, throughout the city and North Shore. Mary's real estate career began shortly after college with a stint in commercial leasing and investment sales. She pivoted to residential in 2003 and has earned an impressive track record of success ever since. With notable enthusiasm and a client-first attitude, Mary is consistently ranked among the top 1 percent of real estate professionals. And, as the proud leader of The Haight Himes Group at Compass, she ensures those same qualities are held in high regard by her entire team. Mary is a Michigan native and graduate of the University of Michigan. When she's not hard at work, she can be found spending time with her husband, their young sons and beloved family dog.

Condo Transactions
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Townhome Transactions
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Single Family Home Transactions
12
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Matt Kombrink
RE/MAX All Pro
About Matt

The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro has been a market leader serving Kane & DuPage counties in all aspects of real estate since 1991. Our team approach guarantees that your needs are handled, and the process of buying or selling a home is a seamless and successful one. We’ve built a team of full-time licensed agents, systems and internet marketing specialists and hands-on administrative support to provide the necessary one-on-one relationship with each client. We’re proud to help over 350 families a year buy or sell a home. As trends in the industry shift, The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro has remained on the cutting edge providing residential sales, property management and short sale/distressed property consultation to clients from St Charles, Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, Sugar Grove, Elburn, Maple Park, South Elgin, Wayne, West Chicago, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn and Naperville. Utilizing the latest home buyer tools, plus a staff of dedicated professionals, we make finding your dream home a success. Looking to sell your home? The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro utilizes innovative and proactive marketing to put your home in front of more home buyers than any other Realtor! When you work with our team, you’ll find honesty, integrity and a genuine interest in helping you! Our efforts have led us to become the #1 selling team in the local area as well as one of the top 3 selling teams in all of Northern Illinois among RE/MAX agents for the past 10 years.

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"Matt Kombrink & his team did an excellent job in selling our home. We were under contract (above ask..."

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Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
190
Condo Transactions
7
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Shane Halleman
John Greene Realtor
About Shane

Raised on a small livestock farm in central Illinois, Shane Halleman acquired a deep-rooted work ethic. “On a farm, you don’t stop until the day’s work is done,” he says. “Just like in real estate, no two days are the same. You are challenged to prioritize the urgent tasks, but still get done the day-to-day chores.” Halleman, a broker with john greene Realtor (jgR), learned from spending 13 years in information technology that he was meant to work with people, not computers. “The part of the job I loved was working with users of our software all over the country,” he says, noting providing customer service and support and solving clients’ problems was a highlight. Assisting buyers and sellers in Naperville and the western suburbs, Shane recently entered jgR’s 100 Million Presidents Club. In 2014, he ranked No. 152 in Real Trends Top 250 Agents Nationally for Transaction Sides with 171 sales. Early last year, Shane showed his ability to adapt to markets outside of his typical market place by assisting an investor with the purchase and resale of 19 homes in Grayslake. “These homes were the remainder of a 59-home portfolio that Waste Management had acquired adjacent to one of their landfills,” he says, noting he had several concerns for both himself and the investor, since Waste Management had been struggling for five years to sell the properties. Undeterred, they set goals for time and sales prices. With a great team rehabbing the homes, they hit the timeline goal and exceeded the financial goal by approximately 50 percent. The project in both its before and after stages was featured in a local business magazine. “I have the ability to keep people calm in an emotionally fueled real estate transaction,” he says. “Usually it takes looking at the situation from both the buyer’s and seller’s point of view.” He gives first- time buyers patience and education, and sellers and move-up buyers a smooth, stress-free process. An outdoor person, Halleman enjoys golf and relaxing by the grill. He is also a licensed drag racer and has competed nationally for a number of years

Townhome Transactions
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Condo Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2019
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Tracy Driscoll
Platinum Partners Realtors
About Tracy

What’s better than one full-time, experienced, knowledgable broker working to make your real estate dreams come true? Two! The real-estate team of Tracy Driscoll and Diane Crisp leverage their combined 30 years of experience in Western Suburban real estate to provide seamless, dynamic, 24-hour service. BOTH agents work with each of their clients to sell or find a home, combining their talents to offer unsurpassed value and success. Tracy and Diane are both life-long residents of the Western Suburbs – working, raising families and participating on school and local boards within the community. They KNOW the area, the people, the neighborhoods and, most of all, the homes. This intimate local knowledge provides their clients unequalled advantage when looking for a new home or tapping into buyers for their own. Tracy and Diane started their careers in account management and sales, industries with client satisfaction at its core. With this background, they have built unique products to ensure their clients receive the best real estate has to offer including: Guaranteed Listing Agreements; free professional staging consultations; offline, online and mobile marketing and more. Their combined talent, local expertise and commitment to client satisfaction have made Tracy and Diane one of the most successful teams in Western Suburb real estate. They are recognized as a Top 3 Producing Platinum Partners Team, one of the Top 10 agents in Downers Grove and have been awarded the Chicago Magazine Five Star Agent title for 7 years running. Additionally, Tracy and Diane were selected for Platinum Partners Partner/Owner status in 2017. But the stat they are most proud of comes from their clients – with 95% of current business from past client referral.

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28
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
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Courtney Monaco
Keller Williams Experience
About Courtney

I am a lifelong resident of Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs. I adore the comfort Chicago’s suburbs offer, with the convenience of being close to the city. I am thrilled to sell homes in this area! I went into real estate, because I was searching for a career where I could help people. I love knowing that I am assisting my clients in making one of the biggest decisions of their lives. Whether in life or business, my goal is to leave every person I encounter happier than they were before I met them. I am devoted to you and the sale of your home, and am truly passionate about my career. My team, Monaco Real Estate Group, offers a proven track record of success. We consistently rank in the top 3% of Chicagoland Realtors. The average days on market for our listings are significantly lower than MLS averages, and the list to sale price percentage is higher. Our goal is to get our sellers the most money possible, while selling their home in the shortest period of time. When working with buyers, we conserve their time by only taking them to homes that fit their needs. After a buyer lifestyle consultation, we scour the MLS to find ideal homes to tour. We focus on finding the right house, eliminating any buyer's remorse. Whether you're thinking of moving in a few years, or tomorrow, we'd love to answer any questions you have. We're devoted to you and your real estate dreams. After all, you can't buy happiness, but you can buy real estate and that's basically the same thing!

Single Family Home Transactions
36
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
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  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Danielle Moy
@properties
About Danielle

Danielle Moy's number one priority is the quality of product she brings to her clients. One of Danielle's biggest attributes is that she always keeps her client's best interest first. Being a very motivated individual, Danielle has become a top-producer in the company. Strong negotiation skills and extensive knowledge of the market are some of the great features that has propelled Danielle forward. Whether selling, purchasing or investing in a home, Danielle will guarantee that buying or selling a home will be a great experience for her clients.

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"Danielle is highly recommended. Excellent with communication and an absolute pleasure to work with...."

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Single Family Home Transactions
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Townhome Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Alice Chin
Compass
About Alice

Alice Chin and her team are truly passionate about real estate. This is what enables them to successfully guide their clients through the real estate transaction process and current conditions. Alice’s goal is to create the perfect real estate experience each and every client. The Alice Chin Team is always here to help! Prior to her career in real estate, Alice attended and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with honors in finance. She worked as an analyst and as an underwriter JP Morgan Chase, previously known as Bank One Corporation. She has been a resident of the Naperville area since 1991, where she lives with her husband and two children. She has over 1300 total career closings and over $415 million in closed career volume, and has consistently been ranked as one of the top real estate agents in and around Naperville. The Alice Chin Team is made up of real estate professionals with a combined 65 years of experience. Team members include a highly experienced appraiser, ensuring you are priced right, as well as a full-time support staff, ensuring each transaction runs smoothly.

Single Family Home Transactions
110
Condo Transactions
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TIC Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Darien

Why you need a top real estate agent in Darien, IL

The top 3% of real estate agents in Darien, IL have worked on 757.28 more transactions than the average agent. With more experience, top Darien agents move homes in 65 days, which is 1.7x times faster than the local average of 109 days.

Top Seller's Agents

San Francisco’s top 3% of agents sell 1.8x more properties than the average agent, and sell homes 43.63 days faster. Even better? A top Darien real estate agent nets you 5.3% more on your list price.

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Top Buyer's Agents

The right buyer's agent in 49.9% can show you more homes and save you up to $41,173 on home purchases, and work 1.8x more homes than the average agent.

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Darien, IL

Orland Park

Active Agents2,754
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$260,000

Bolingbrook

Active Agents3,221
Time on Market61
Avg. Sale Price$232,000

Naperville

Active Agents4,319
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$385,000

Elmhurst

Active Agents1,617
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$407,250

Lombard

Active Agents2,338
Time on Market62
Avg. Sale Price$255,000

Oak Lawn

Active Agents2,624
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$185,000

Glen Ellyn

Active Agents1,488
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$379,000

Romeoville

Active Agents2,744
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$206,500

Wheaton

Active Agents2,027
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$325,000

Lockport

Active Agents1,573
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$219,900

Berwyn

Active Agents1,828
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$229,900

Downers Grove

Active Agents2,549
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$339,900

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Darien?
When you sell a house, your real estate agent becomes your business partner, financial advisor, and emotional support system. It’s crucial to partner with someone you trust, so make sure you’re looking for an agent who can answer all of your questions with confidence during the interview. During this process, you want to get to know the agent’s business and find out how well they know the area. You’re listening for things that signal experience, expertise in your community, and workload. Selling a home takes an enormous amount of work, so you need an agent who’s got a plan for prep, pricing, and marketing and who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
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How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Darien?
Our data shows that the top 5% of listing agents sell homes for as much as (+9%) more than the average real estate agent. A great agent makes a difference when you buy a house, too: We’ve found that the top 5% of buyer's agents on average save their clients 2.5% more on their home purchase. So, whether you’re in the market to find your dream home or sell your house at a great price, the right agent matters. We encourage you to connect with a top real estate agent if you’re buying or selling a home in Darien, IL.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Darien?
The best window to contact an agent to sell your home is anywhere from three to six months in advance of your list date. When you start the search for an agent several months before hitting the market, there’s plenty of time to find the best agent, make key renovations, and market your home effectively, all of which are essential steps in selling your home for a great price. You can also hire an agent based on the best time to sell in Darien to take advantage of seasonal and cyclical trends in the market. The right time to hire a real estate agent depends on the temperature of the housing market. For example, the best time to sell in Darien is in May. And since it takes around 3 months to close on a home, you should list in February. We recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.
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What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Darien?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Darien real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Darien to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Darien real estate agent and will only introduce you to the top performing agents. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. To give you the best object recommendations, we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in. You can trust that we’ll match you with the right agents for your needs.
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