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- Agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokera
Specialties: Short-Sale, Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent...
License Number(s): #475106186
About Michele Wilson
Michele Wilson's Clients
- 19% Buyers
- 81% Sellers
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Michele Wilson's Properties
- 80% Single-Family Homes
- 13% Apartments/
- 5% Unknown
- 2% Lot/
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Michele Wilson's Experience & Skills
- Buyer's Agent,
- Listing Agent,
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Michele Wilson's Work Experience
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
November 2000 - present
With more than 25 years’ real estate experience and unparalleled local knowledge, Michele and Art Wilson walk with you every step of the way to make sure your real estate journey is a rewarding one. They listen to your dreams and goals, share insights you won’t get from any Internet search, point out details you might have missed on your own, and help you understand each document you sign. This husband-and-wife team believes in making your adventure interesting and enjoyable. The Wilsons delight in providing reliable information and insights to help you make the educated decisions that will make you happy. They particularly enjoy working with first-time buyers, who sometimes can find the process overwhelming. In addition, the Wilsons' call on their personal real estate buying and selling experiences to adeptly help families who are relocating, upgrading or downsizing. Their motto: “We don’t sell. We help people buy.” Michele is a lifelong resident of Lake Forest and an active participant in school and community organizations, Michele Wilson knows why families come to Chicago’s North Shore and stay. A Certified Residential Specialist, a Certified Relocation Specialist and a Graduate, Realtor® Institute, Michele offers an insider’s knowledge of community dynamics, school systems, local business environments and real estate values. Known throughout Chicagoland as a real estate expert, Michele appeared on WFLD-Channel 32’s “Fox Thing in the Morning” program, in a segment called “Does It Come With a Pool?” She also was featured in an HGTV program, Fantasy Open House. An honors graduate of Denison University in Ohio, Michele worked in finance, marketing and technology before entering the real estate business in 1987. She opened and managed Coldwell Banker’s Lake Forest West office for 11 years. She has worked in tandem with her husband, Art, since 2000. They are part of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the No. 1 real estate brokerage in Lake Forest. Art is a New Jersey native who relocated six times during his corporate career and who has lived on Chicago’s North Shore for 30 years, Art understands what it takes to acclimate to a new home and community. A Certified Residential Specialist, a Certified Relocation Specialist and a Nationally Accredited Buyer’s Representative, Art offers an insider’s knowledge of community dynamics, school systems, the local business environment and real estate values. An acknowledged authority on real estate trends, Art blogs about area market trends on Active Rain as well as on Realtor.com, Google+, Linkedin, and Facebook. He also is one of several experts who answer questions for Trulia users. After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees in marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and New York University, Art held executive positions with several start-up and turnaround companies in the media, furniture, oil, tire and computer industries. He got his real estate license in 2000 and works in tandem with his wife, Michele, as part of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the No. 1 real estate brokerage in Lake Forest. Personal Background Married 20 years, Art and Michele Wilson have a combined family of six grown children and five grandchildren. They love family gatherings—which are frequent, since most of their kids live within an hour’s drive from Lake Forest. They also enjoy tennis and hikes along the Lake Michigan shore. One of their all-time favorite pastimes is reading beside the pool at their vacation home in Tucson, Ariz. They volunteer with various community organizations. They also support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana and Habitat for Humanity Lake County
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sres: Seniors Real Estate Specialist
The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business.
gri: Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
REALTORS® with the GRI designation have in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. Earning the designation is a way to stand out to prospective buyers and sellers as a professional with expertise in these areas.
abr: Accredited Buyer’s Representative
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process.
sfr: Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource
The SFR® certification teaches real estate professionals to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers.
Through NAR's Green Designation, the Green Resource Council provides ongoing education, resources and tools so that real estate practitioners can successfully seek out, understand, and market properties with green features.
crb: Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
The Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) is one of the most respected and relevant designations offered in real estate business management and is awarded to REALTORS® who have completed advanced educational and professional requirements. CRB Designees are better positioned to streamline operations, integrate new technology and apply new trends and business strategies. Join today and discover a new approach to enhancing knowledge and leveraging opportunity.
cpm: Certified Property Manager
CPM designees are recognized as experts in real estate management. Holding this designation demonstrates expertise and integrity to employers, owners, and investors.
crs: Certified Residential Specialist
The CRS designation is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers, and brokers. On average, CRS designees earn nearly three times more in income, transactions, and gross sales than non-designee REALTORS®.
alc: Accredited Land Consultants
The esteemed Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs) are the most trusted, knowledgeable, experienced, and highest-producing experts in all segments of land. Conferred by the REALTORS® Land Institute, the designation requires successful completion of a rigorous LANDU education program, a specific, high-volume and experience level, and adherence to an honorable Code of Conduct.
cips: Certified International Property Specialist
Instantly align yourself with the best in international real estate by earning the CIPS designation. The program includes five full days of study focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions, and an influential network of 2,000 professionals who turn to each other first when looking for referral partners.
epro: Certified Internet Professional
NAR's e-PRO® certification teaches you to use cutting-edge technologies and digital initiatives to link up with today's savvy real estate consumer.
bpor: Brokers Price Opinion
The BPOR certification provides REALTORS® with knowledge and skills to perform accurate and professional broker price opinions (BPOs) and comparative market analyses (CMAs), while reducing risk and increasing opportunities.
pmn: Performance Management Network
This designation is unique to the REALTOR® family designations, emphasizing that in order to enhance your business, you must enhance yourself. It focuses on negotiating strategies and tactics, networking and referrals, business planning and systems, personal performance management and leadership development.
ccim: Certified Commercial Investment Member
The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement, earned through an extensive curriculum of 200 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. CCIMs are active in 1,000 U.S. markets and 31 other countries and comprise a 13,000-member network that includes brokers, leasing professionals, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, investors, lenders, and other allied professionals.
cre: Counselors of Real Estate
The Counselors of Real Estate® is an international group of recognized professionals who provide seasoned, expert, objective advice on real property and land-related matters. Only 1,100 practitioners throughout the world carry the CRE® designation. Membership is by invitation only.
gaa: General Accredited Appraiser
For general appraisers, this designation is awarded to those whose education and experience exceed state appraisal certification requirements and is supported by the National Association of REALTORS®.
mrp: Military Relocation Professional
NAR's Military Relocation Professional certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.
raa: Residential Accredited Appraiser
For residential appraisers, this designation is awarded to those whose education and experience exceed state appraisal certification requirements and is supported by the National Association of REALTORS®.
rce: REALTOR® Association Certified Executive
RCE is the only professional designation designed specifically for REALTOR® association executives. RCE designees exemplify goal-oriented AEs with drive, experience and commitment to professional growth.
rsps: Resort and Second-Home Specialist
This certification is designed for REALTORS® who facilitate the buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination are involved in this market niche.
sior: Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®
The SIOR designation is held by only the most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. To earn it, designees must meet standards of experience, production, education, ethics, and provide recommendations.
srs: Seller Representative Specialist
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria.
awhd: At Home With Diversity
Learn to work effectively with – and within – today’s diverse real estate market. The At Home With Diversity certification teaches you how to conduct your business with sensitivity to all client profiles and build a business plan to successfully serve them.
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4bd, 2 full bafor sale$799,000
4bd, 3 full bafor sale$799,995
3bd, 2 full bafor sale$449,900
4bd, 4 full bafor sale$729,000
1137 Winwood Dr , Lake Forest IL5bd, 4 baSold Sold: 09/01/2011 Represented: Seller$525,000
1309 Inverlieth Rd , Lake Forest IL4bd, 2.5 baSold Sold: 07/09/2012 Represented: Seller$650,000
677 Wortham Dr , Mundelein ILSold Sold: 11/06/2012 Represented: Seller$289,000
710 S Green Bay Rd , Lake Forest IL3bd, 3 baSold Sold: 08/29/2011 Represented: Seller$595,000
135 North Ave , Lake Forest IL4bd, 3.5 baSold Sold: 09/16/2012 Represented: Seller$527,150
966 W Deerpath , Lake Forest IL4bd, 2.5 baSold Sold: 01/03/2013 Represented: Seller$632,000
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test Sold: 12/31/1969 Represented: Buyer and Seller$0
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