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Mary Collins
Associate Broker
Exit Strategy Realty
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LIST WITH MARY: Average List Price to Sales Price: 97%, Ave. Market Time 19 days
 
Mary Collins is a top producing, award winning, full time REALTOR® at EXIT Strategy Realty. She has been making her client's dreams a reality for over 6 years. 

A life long Chicagoan, Mary sells residential properties in Lincoln Park, River North/Gold Coast, West Loop, South Loop, and the surrounding areas.

Specializing in first time home buyers, investment purchases, luxury condos, and new construction homes, her multi-faceted expertise is of great benefit to her clients.

Mary truly understands the dynamics of the Chicago real estate market and is an expert at educating her clients so they can make the best decisions for their needs. She uses the latest internet technologies to market and find homes at an expert level. 

Mary believes that education is paramount to success and has completed intense training covering a variety of topics from marketing listings for quick sale to negotiating contracts. Mary also attends ongoing sales training with Johnny Loewy. Johnny was named one of the Top 50 Real Estate Professionals in the US for Closed Sides by The Wall Street Journal. She also holds the SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) designation.

Her constant dedication to service and work ethic has earned her many awards throughout the years. Mary had the honor of receiving EXIT Realty International Corporate's Bronze sales award in 2013 and 2014. Mary also ranked #2 in her office for most closed ends in 2013. Her work ethic didn't start in the real estate industry, but followed her from her past career, she was awarded an employee of the year award during her time as a marketing associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC).

Mary is a member in good standing of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR), Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR), and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) in addition to the Chicago Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Mary feels that being a REALTOR® is about more than joining professional associations, she believes REALTORS® should be involved in the communities where they work as well. Mary has served her community in many capacities from volunteering to attending fundraisers. She and EXIT Realty also support Habitat for Humanity and to date they have donated over $2.25 Million to the charity and built more than 15 Habitat Homes.

Mary prides herself on accountability, attention to detail, and personal service allowing her to build lifelong relationships with her clients. For Mary, it's not about helping you purchase or sell one home, it's about helping you achieve a lifetime of real estate goals.

Additional interesting facts about Mary: Mary has a passion for art, film, fashion and design. She worked as a fashion stylist assistant for photo shoots including: Chicago magazine's March 2011 "50 Most Beautiful Chicagoans", and The Malkovich Sessions with John Malkovich,. She was also an additional art director for "Chicago Overcoat" and a set decorator and art department coordinator for "Bad Meat" a cult classic directed by Scott Dikkers, founder of The Onion.

Her flair for design also includes home staging. With a limited budget, Mary successfully staged a studio apartment model for a rental high rise in lakeview. In turn, the property manager rented the remaining six studios in a matter of two days.  

Recent Sales

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$259,900
CHICAGO, IL
2
beds
1
baths
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$310,000
CHICAGO, IL
1
beds
1
baths
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$375,000
CHICAGO, IL
3
beds
2
baths
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$62,500
CICERO, IL
2
beds
1
baths

Communities Served

Based on information submitted to the MRED as of Nov 18, 2019 6:59:pm. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

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