Love Where You Live! This is Lida's motto and this focus guides her through all of her relations with her real estate clients. Lida is committed to finding the home that best meets the criteria of her purchasers. She also succeeds in getting top dollar for her sellers.
Lida is a Chicago native who has been a longtime resident of Hyde Park and, over the past ten years, Lincoln Park. She holds degrees in Political Science and Economics from the University of Chicago. Lida previously spent five years as an investment broker and transitioned two years ago into real estate sales in order to blend her passion for real estate development with her strong negotiating skills. Lida is very active in community and cultural affairs in Chicago, and currently serves on the boards of several local organizations.
Over the past six years, Lida has rehabbed three condo units in prestigious Lincoln Park. Lida has also worked extensively with the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois in order to qualify property on Chicago's North Side for the Historic Preservation Tax Credit. This experience with vintage property restoration and conversion, and interaction with real estate related government agencies, prompted Lida to pursue a full time real estate career. Lida's background helps her assist her clients in visualizing the aesthetic potential of their new home. Her experience also helps Lida in determining the best staging of a home for sale, and assists her in spotting the unique opportunities that can be found with investment properties.
Lida is totally committed to making her clients feel confident, knowledgeable and secure in their real estate decisions. She understands that the purchase or sale of real estate is often one of the most stressful, and yet exciting, times in a client's life. Lida prides herself on her availability to clients. A good listener, Lida is adept at determining and anticipating her client's needs. Also a strong negotiator, Lida is well-versed in facilitating real estate transactions, always keeping her client's best interests at the forefront while maintaining a high level of professionalism and efficiency. Lida truly enjoys the real estate process, and her positive energy, dedication and enthusiasm come through in her daily interactions with both clients and fellow agents alike.