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Vanessa Willey

Broker Associate

Vanessa specializes in Oak Park real estate, her other areas of concentration locally include Forest Park and River Forest. Vanessa is comfortable with every price point and type of home in the villages including condos, single family homes and new construction. Other areas of expertise are luxury real estate and renovation.
Highlights of Vanessa's experience and expertise include:
-Retained by Hughes Development Co. to market the Village Walk Townhomes, a new construction development of six custom town homes in central Oak Park. All townhomes were sold in a reasonable time frame, despite a the stalling of the housing market.
-A certified member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (CLHMS), Vanessa has represented both buyers and sellers of high end homes in the Oak Park market, including two historic renovations in the estate section.
-Accredited Buyers Agent (ABR). Vanessa takes buyers representation seriously and  her goal when working with buyers is to provide them with all the information and time needed to feel confident with their real estate decisions.

- Graduate Realtor Institute designation.(GRI)

-As an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP), home presentation and proper pricing are the cornerstones of Vanessa's marketing program for sellers. She has been trained to make sure your home presents its fullest potential to prospective buyers.
-A member of the Illinois Association of Realtors President's Club. Vanessa has earned the Pearl Award for annual sales volume of $7.5 to 9 million. Consistently ranked in the top 10% of Realtors in the local market for number of transactions and volume, she has the experience that will give you the edge you need in your real estate transaction.
Vanessa and her husband David moved to Oak Park in 1984, raising three now-adult children here, and calling it home ever since. Vanessa's past professional experience includes owning and managing Del's Italian Ice in Oak Park, which distributed a unique frozen beverage to over 50 area venues including Ravinia and Lincoln Park Zoo. A dedicated resident and supporter of Oak Park, Vanessa has logged numerous volunteer hours serving local organizations, especially local schools. Her duties included presiding over both the Oak Park River Forest High School PTOand the Julian Middle School PTO and chairing the high school's Citizens Council.
In choosing Vanessa as an agent, you will appreciate her solid work ethic, honesty, dedication to and knowledge of the markets she serves. She truly embodies her motto of "Moving you with service, integrity and trust".









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