Licensed since 2005, Julie prides herself on her ability to really listen to her clients and tailor her services to their needs. Her extensive knowledge of the Chicago market and of the near west suburbs, allows her to educate and guide them throughout the entire process of buying, selling, or renting a home. Julie's clientele is almost entirely made up of referrals and repeat customers, a testament to the relationships she builds with her clients and their appreciation for her services.
After graduating from Purdue University where she studied Business, Marketing, and Statistics, Julie lived for a few years in San Francisco. Shortly after moving back to Chicago in 2004, she decided to get her real estate license and found that not only did this career path encompass all three pieces of her education, but that it also satisfied her desire to work with people. Julie is known by her clients for her dedication and ability to truly listen and understand their needs, as well as her meticulous attention to detail and knowledge of the market.
As a resident of Oak Park since 2004, Julie's business started off mainly in the city of Chicago. As time progressed and her clientele's families began to grow, many began to look to her for her expertise in the near west suburbs with which she was so familiar, and her business began to grow to include those areas as well. As a mom of three, she can provide information on school districts, extra curricular activities, transportation, and other details that families new to these neighborhoods need to know. Not only has she rehabbed her own hundred plus year old home, she has worked with both investors and buyers doing their own home renovations, so she brings a wealth of knowledge to anyone looking to do the same.
Julie enjoys spending her free time with her husband, her three children, and their dog Pudge, taking advantage of all that the Chicagoland area has to offer. An avid runner and yoga enthusiast, she also loves experiencing areas outdoors and by foot. She loves to travel and visit new places and in 2015, after her husband was offered an expat position abroad, moved to Singapore where she and her family lived for nearly three years and where their third child was born.
Certified Negotiation Expert, Accredited Buyer's Representative
Purdue University - Marketing and Statistics
Julie was simply awesome. She helped us scope out the market a year before we knew we were going to buy, so that when the time came we were ready. She's very knowledgeable and made the entire process, even in these crazy market, easy.— Troy S
Julie is an incredible agent. She is patient, resourceful, efficient, highly educated related to the market, excellent at her networking, and highly competent. She showed prowess and pose when negotiating in this highly competitive seller's market. She thought creatively and outside of the box. She never made us feel like our MANY showings and multiple offers were an imposition. Any buyer or seller would be lucky to have her represent him/her.— Kim V
I have now had two experiences with Julie over the last ten years or so. She sets the standard for real estate agents. Julie and her team did an amazing job of selling our property from start to finish. From day one, communication was seamless and prompt, the recommendations Julie made in preparation to sell and then marketing were top notch, and all in-person interactions were professional and prioritized the safety of all parties involved during a challenging public health emergency. I would recommend Julie and her team without hesitation.— Krys B
Working with Julie was an experience that made moving across the country smooth and easy. Julie was our eyes and ears to each property, going to the extent of FaceTime to make sure we didn't miss out on our dream home.— Jenny
Julie is phenomenal! She was a true partner from the moment we expressed interest in looking for a home and throughout the entire process. She gave us lots of options, was patient with us, and was excellent at communication to make sure that we got what we wanted. She's a wonderful realtor and truly cared that we found a house that we would love and that could become our home. Can't recommend enough.— Heather
Julie is extremely personable and friendly yet also very professional and realistic about current market conditions. Don't let that great smile fool you - she has the skills to get the job done!— Amy
Julie always had my best interests in mind, communication was great, and I was at no point concerned that my account was not being handled with the utmost professionalism. Thanks Julie!— I.
Julie was very professional and patient with us. Gave us great advice and was very knowledgeable of the area that we were looking at. She responded quickly to all our questions. She made the process less stressful!— A.B.
Julie did a top notch job for us. She was always very prompt in responding to showing requests and questions. She negotiated a great deal for us. We could not have been more pleased and recommend her without reservation.— S.P.
Julie was patient and kind throughout the entire process of finding and purchasing my condo. Julie was a matchmaker, she asked about how I live and what's important to me in my home life. Julie was not only knowledgeable about finding great places but also about the other players and their roles in the purchase process.— D.K.
Julie is a wonderful broker to work with in both selling and buying of property. Her level of professionalism and flexibility in managing all challenging situations makes her very easy to trust. She offers honest feedback and advice to ensure that you feel like the best home and deal is being presented to you. I would highly recommend Julie to anyone looking for a dedicated broker to buy/sell a home.— B.H.
Julie Stanczak was always pleasant, courteous, and above all professional while working with us to sell our condo. It was a difficult market, but Julie persisted and was always optimistic. We had to relocate to India, midway, and left the selling process in Julie's capable hands, since we had full faith in her commitment to get us the best deal possible. Julie took care of the paperwork, coordination, etc, and kept us in the loop at all times and we were very satisfied with her professionalism and attention to detail.— S.S.
Julie Stanczak was an enormous help in the entire home-buying process and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an honest and hard-working Chicago real estate agent. She was great in helping me through the various concerns I had as a first-time buyer. Julie's biggest motivation is making sure her clients are informed and confident in the decisions they make. She has a great knowledge of the many Chicago neighborhoods and made me comfortable with the process from start to finish. Without question, I would recommend Julie to friends or anyone else looking to buy in Chicago.— T.I.
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