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Kelly Vanderbilt joined the Sarah Leonard Team in February of 2016. Licensed since 2012, her real estate career began in the city and North Shore area. Having been raised in the city, it was a natural fit. Eventually, Kelly moved to the Northwest suburbs with her husband and began to grow her business from there. Her love of all things real estate started nearly 15 years ago, working at the Cook County Assessor’s Office, helping homeowners with their property taxes and homeowner’s exemptions.

Her ability to negotiate and love of helping others makes a great fit for buyers and sellers, as she has extensive experience with both! Honesty and integrity are two things promised when working with Kelly.

 Kelly’s past clients have noted her tenacity to get the deal do... Read More

As a Buyer’s Agent, Tori prides herself in assisting her clients in finding exactly what they are looking for and making the experience enjoyable while doing so! Her strong work ethic, compassion, availability, and follow-through are what helps make it a smooth process from first meet to closing. 

In addition to being a lifelong resident in the Chicagoland Suburbs, Tori joined our team with an extensive background in New Home Construction. This gives her a versatile view of the market and ability to assist with any home buying process. With a continued hunger to learn and grow as an agent, she is working towards her Accredited Buyer Representative Designation as well as becoming a Negotiation Expert.

When Tori is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her... Read More

Melissa was born and raised in the northwest suburbs. She has a wide-base of knowledge through past experience of the greater Chicagloand area, including the northwest suburbs, western suburbs, northern suburbs, and Chicago. She earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degree at Eastern Illinois University. Melissa is passionate about helping others, whether through her volunteer work in the community or helping someone find their perfect home. Melissa has a strong knack for building relationships and is a true people person. Through her relationship-building ability, she is able to foresee your needs, along with being your confidant through the home buying process. Melissa’s compassion, strong work ethic, commitment, and market knowledge help guide you through every step of the home b... Read More

Carie’s passion for helping others inspired her to pursue a full-time career in real estate. As a Northwest Burbs native, she started her career over ten years ago with a nationwide home builder who offered amazing training with an emphasis on negotiation, in depth mortgage knowledge, home construction, and reading prints. In 2010, she earned her associate appraiser’s license which is beneficial for her sellers when pricing their home, or knowing the right price to offer as a buyer. She also studied home staging and earned her ASP designation in 2011. As her focus shifts towards specializing in seller representation, Carie looks forward to earning her Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation in 2018.

 

In 1998, a college career asses... Read More

Growing up in the Northwest Suburbs, Tammy always had an interest in the real estate market and becoming a Realtor was her dream profession. For ten years, Tammy has successfully helped many buyers purchase homes in the Chicagoland area. She is passionate about finding the best options for her clients, always with their best interest as the top priority. She ensures they are guided and educated throughout the home buying/selling process, so they feel confident in their choices.

A very strong referral base, from both previous and current clients, is a true testament to her clients’ satisfaction and trust.  Tammy has had the pleasure of working with many extended families, and enjoys getting to meet and work with siblings, children, parents and friends of clients year after yea... Read More

June Kim primarily works with buyers to help them achieve their dream of purchasing a home.  Last year, she helped over 70 people purchase their new homes. She has great attention to detail and helps her clients every step of the way, making purchasing a home fun and enjoyable, as it should be! June is always available at any time and prides herself in that. She also has extensive knowledge of the market in different areas, being a lifelong resident of the Northwest Suburbs.  She attended Roosevelt University, where she graduated with a degree in Financing.  With June’s expertise and guidance, she is confident she will make your home buying process a great experience.  She has been designated as a Certified Negotiation Expert, CNE, since 2015.  She is experienced in getting buye... Read More

Laura Parker joined the Sarah Leonard Team in early 2014. With Laura's primary focus as a buyer’s agent, she takes pride in her strong work ethic, attention to detail,and her knowledge of various communities. Her passion for helping people, availability, and prompt follow-up is what Laura's clients’ appreciate most!

In addition to being a lifelong resident of the Chicago land area, Laura has 20 years’ experience in commercial property management, a valuable perspective when dealing with all types of real estate. Laura is currently working on obtaining her ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) Designation, which will provide valuable education, specifically for buyer’s agents.

When Laura’s not working, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling with her hus... Read More

As a lifelong resident of the Chicagoland Suburbs, Sarah Leonard possesses an impeccable knowledge of the local market, its diverse neighborhoods, and everything in-between. Having been in the real estate business for over ten years and bringing a background as a loan processor to the table, Sarah’s expertise makes her the Realtor of choice to handle all your real estate needs.

As your personal Realtor, you can be certain that Sarah will work hard to meet and exceed your expectations while keeping your best interests at heart. Throughout the years working with RE/MAX, Sarah has successfully navigated through a variety of real estate markets and is very proud to say that her team has managed to stay strong by listing and selling over 400 homes in the past 12 months alone, ranki... Read More