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For someone who was a first time buyer, and had no knowledge about real estate, Jessie was a godsend. Her knowledge and understanding of the overall business, of the local Hyde Park market, of the process of buying and selling a home, and of the way buyers and sellers think, feel, and make decisions is masterful. She is also very hardworking and caring. Right from the beginning, it was obvious to us that we were getting exceptional service from an expert agent. But what was perhaps most striking is that Jessie is genuinely passionate about real estate.
Working with Jessie was a wonderful experience. She showed me a few rental properties but I ended up purchasing a property that she was involved in selling. The entire process was transparent. I felt completely informed about the whole situation. I naturally trusted her advice and experience. She was always available and answered all of my questions in detail in a way that I could understand, being a first time home buyer. She supported us for the entire process. She has been available to us even after the purchase of the home, as a few things have surfaced. This is no way required but she is just that kind of person. She made sure that everything has been taken care or promptly and with good quality. I would highly recommend working with her if given the opportunity.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 in Kenwood, Chicago, IL.
We met Jessie when she took us to look at condos when we were deciding whether or not we should move to Chicago for a job. She was patient with us as we looked for the right house for us for over two years! She knowledgeably let us through the process of buying our first house. When we made an offer on a short-sale that was too low, she told us what she expected the selling price to be. We decided not to up our offer, but she was exactly right - she knows the market!
Jessie is knowledgeable and professional. We never felt pressured, but she also told us her opinions frankly and openly.
Bought a Single Family home in 2013 in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL.
Jessie did an amazing job helping us find the perfect home. She was quick to respond to emails and supportive of our preferences. We could not have had an easier time buying our first real home. She had a ton of local knowledge. She clearly is an expert in real estate and did a great job negotiating for us.
Bought a Condo home in 2013 in Kenwood, Chicago, IL.
Jessie is fantastic! I'm convinced no one knows Hyde Park better. She knows the area amazing well and knows what's needed to get the job done in this unique area of Chicago. She's also kind, down to earth, and eager to share her knowledge and enthusiasm about Hyde Park, while also being a good reality check (when needed) and flexible with her time. She's also very patient, seeing me through 2 to 3 years of searching on and off. (Thanks, Jessie!) If you're looking in the Hyde Park area, call Jessie first.
Bought a Townhouse home in 2012 for approximately $375K in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL.
My husband and I bought our first home in 2012. We felt that we knew very little about purchasing home at that time, but Jessie was always available to answer our questions. She is also quick to response to our emails/phones. Jessie is a realtor whose words and judgements you can trust. We couldn't be happier with Jessie and the Ultimate Realty Group (we've also met her colleagues; they are all wonderful people).
We wanted to buy an apt. in Hyde Park and Jessie acted as a buyer's agent. Everything went smoothly, from the many places we visited to securing a mortgage and then a renter. I'm planning to use Jessie again when I'm ready to sell or buy.
Jessie is an exceptional real estate agent, and I cannot recommend her highly enough, especially if, like me, you are a first-time buyer. Jessie guided me through the entire process, and was always available to answer all my questions (no matter how basic they were). She is also very familiar with the Hyde Park neighborhood and the other real estate agents that service the area, and arranged visits to many condos that met the requirements I gave Jessie.
When I finally visited that one place that you fall instantly in love with, Jessie was instrumental in making the deal happen. Every piece of advice she gave me along the way, from the choice of mortgage broker to the specific conditions in the sales contract, turned out to be solid advice. I am thrilled that I did not have to compromise and get a place that's just "ok"; instead, I am currently living in a place that I am thrilled about.
Working with Jessie was a pleasure!
I had a brief experience with another realtor before contacting Jessie, and I was quite disheartened by it. When I got in touch with Jessie (a friend of mine recommended her), I thought "Oh! So THIS is what a realtor is supposed to act like!"
Because I had a specific apartment in mind, we did not have to tour the entire neighborhood searching for a place. However, Jessie did send me several listings and discussed the pros and cons of each property with me.
Jessie is very helpful, professional, patient, and responsive. She helped me negotiate a deal on an apartment in Hyde Park, while both of us (Jessie and I) were abroad. She provided with counseling without imposing her opinions, and she was very helpful and patient answering all my questions.
She recommended someone to carry the inspection of the apartment and a lawyer. They both were great.
I was especially impressed on the day of the closing. When we walked the apartment before the closing, Jessie was much better at defending my own interests than me. She made sure that everything turned out smoothly, and guided me through the entire process.
In a nutshell: Jessie is great and I would definitely and enthusiastically recommend her!
Bought a Single Family home in 2012 in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL.
Jessie is an excellent real estate agent and was a lot of fun to work with. She helped us buy our first condo and we were so glad that we found her. She will take you to see countless properties and she will get the price down as low as possible for you. Jessie is super smart and can give you details about specific properties off the top of her head. She also always has her smartphone with her, so she is extremely quick with responses to emails and phone calls. If you are looking for any sort of real estate service contact Ultimate Realty. They are still small and relatively new, but you will be so happy with them!