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Alley Ballard


12 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

@properties broker, OVER 125 MILLION SOLD, Top 1% Agents in Chicago, Exceptional Service to Both Buyers and Sellers (13 years experience)

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05/14/2012 - user80912027
Bought a home in 2011 in Near North, Chicago, IL 60654.

I recommend Alley unconditionally. She provided complete transparency about the process, strong leadership/guidance throughout, and made every effort to understand and meet my needs. She is extremely professional, while also being authentic -- that combination was very important to me because I was a first-time buyer in this market and needed candid subjective input coupled with objective expertise on the market. A consultant who can do both well is hard to find. Most importantly, Alley was patient and embodied the \"consultative selling\" approach. In other words, she worked to understand what I needed and did whatever possible to try to help find a place that was truly for me.She never pushed an agenda or rushed decisions/outcomes. One thing that really impressed me about Alley was her calm demeanor,! patience in helping me through the process and ongoing communication. I always felt like i knew what was going on and what i needed to do throughout the process. And, I never felt pressure to do something I wasn't comfortable with or that i didn't understand. I think that was probably challenging since i was a first time condo buyer and there were all sorts of factors to consider in buying a condo (and I didn't know jack about this process before meeting Alley). Incredible! Finally -- she was able to hyper-expedite a closing -- in fact moved it up more than a week during the holidays which i consider nothing short of a Holiday Miracle. On a 10 point scale, Alley is a 1000! She's a star! Thanks Alley

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05/13/2012 - user8416921
Sold a home in 2011.

Amazing! Alley is my go-to realtor in Chicago. She has a very honest approach and will tell you what you need to do to sell your home! The first friend I sent her way sold his place in one week at full price. My second referral was a lost cause - a two flat building in a neighborhood that had depreciated since they bought. Alley sold it in two weeks, setting the new bar for property in the neighborhood! Everyone I have ever referred to her has had an amazing experience.

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05/13/2012 - user4586974
Bought a Other home in 2009 for approximately $250K in Edgewater Beach, Chicago, IL.

I was lucky enough to meet Alley through a referral. Since that time I've referred Alley to many other friends. I'm completely comfortable recommending Alley to others as I truly found her to be exceptional in the expertise she brought to my experience of purchasing a new home.

It may seem a but much that I marked every category above with the highest of ratings, but I thought of each of them and my experience with Alley, and each five-star rating is justified. She earned it.

At every point of the process I felt that Alley had my best intentions at heart and I was grateful to have her "on my side." And she blew me away with her negotiating!

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05/11/2012 - user618262
Bought a Multi Family home in 2012 for approximately $350K in North Center, Chicago, IL.

Alley is the best! In fact, just last night I was having a discussion with friends about realtors that I have used in the past and I was telling them how awesome it was to work with Alley! She is hardworking, knowledgable, patient and I truly feel she always had my back during the process of purchasing a new home and was looking out for my best interest. I cannot say enough good things about her!

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05/11/2012 - Shimmy Braun
Bought a home in 2012 in Edgewater, Chicago, IL 60660.

Alley is a great realtor and even a greater person. She gives total dedication to her clients and sees to it that they have thwe most pleasant and stress free experience they can have. She also goes out of her way to go above and beyond her Realtor responsibilities.

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