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Carol Best - President's Club - Top 2%

About Carol Best

#1 Closed Transactions: 2011 @ Coldwell Banker Barrington

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#1 in Closed Units for 2011 @ Coldwell Banker’s Barrington, IL office & International President’s Club award winner for 2011.  Carol epitomizes what other Realtors would aspire to become. With 20+ years of real estate management, listing & selling experience serving the greater Chicagoland, North Shore & Northwest suburbs (Cook County, Lake County, DuPage, Kane and McHenry Counties), Carol has established an enviable reputation based on her personable approach, keep business acumen & extensive market knowledge from Chicago’s Gold Coast to Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Bucktown and suburban areas including but not limited to Lake Forest, Barrington Hills, Inverness, Arlington Heights, Long Grove, Kildeer, Lake Bluff, Mt. Prospect, Park Ridge, North Barrington, Village of Barrington, Deer Park and more…

Call or text Carol on her iPhone @ 773-799-5939 or e-mail her at:   **  3 Search Options for Buyers:

Move Up to a Luxury Home in Foreclosure

Search All Foreclosures

Non-Foreclosure:  E-Z No-Hassle MLS Search

Carol is dedicated to providing her clients with a higher standard of service and internet marketing exposure. Carol’s marketing efforts continue to attract clients from around the world, enhancing her tremendous success. She utilizes sound planning, professional ethics, persuasive skills and superior negotiation abilities. Her extensive internet marketing program of homes (she lists) for sale is among the best in the industry.
2 Options for Sellers:
Are You Having Trouble Making Payments – I can Help You

SELLERS:  Find out what Homes have SOLD for in your Neighborhood in the last 6 Months – w/Pictures!


** International President’s Circle Award: 2011 **
ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative
CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist
CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Experts [short sales & foreclosures]
GREEN – Save the Environment
WHO’S WHO in Real Estate Award 2007-2008
CRS – Top 3% of all Realtors Nationwide
CLHMS – Previews & Luxury Marketing Certified – Top 1%
CNHS – Top 1%
ePRO – Expert on Internet Marketing & Communication – Top 1%
RCC – Top 1%
#1 Selling Agent in the Office
#1 Agent Volume – Buyer Controlled Sales – Various Months
Certified Relocation Council Member
International President’s Club – Top 2% of all Realtors Nationwide


20+ years Experience in Residential &  Commercial
Chairperson: Baird & Warner Advisory Council
Assistant Manager @ Baird & Warner Barrington
Branch Sales Manager @ Baird & Warner Highland Park
Director, Business Development/Corporate Relocation – Downtown Corp. Office


Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce – Ambassador Chair Emeritus
Vice-Chair/Village of Barrington Redevelopment Commission
Village of Barrington/Appearance Review Commissioner
Board Member/Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club
ROTARIAN of the YEAR Award/Barrington ~ Long Grove Rotary Club
Co-Chair of Charity Fundraiser @ Biltmore Country Club
President-Elect/Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club
Co-Chair Fundraiser @ Sanfilippo Estate – raised $200,000 for lightning prediction systems for Barrington school yards, soccer & baseball playing fields
Northwest Community & Good Shepherd Hospitals – Volunteer


Highest Degree of Honesty & Integrity w/High Energy & Enthusiasm
Expert in Residential Marketing & Internet Promotion
Personality Professionalism Personalized Service
Excellent Communicator Superior Negotiator
Negotiation Expertise – Knowledge – Wisdom – Guidance


Former Clients, High-Level Business & Community Leaders

Contact Me

address530 North Hough Street; Suite #180
Barrington, IL 60010

Company Info

Coldwell Banker
530 North Hough Street – Suite #180
Barrington, IL 60010

Designations & Awards

International President’s Circle Award for 2011 – Top 2% of all Realtors Nationwide
#1 in Closed Units & #3 in Closed Volume @ Coldwell Banker’s Barrington Office for: 2011
ABR Accredited Buyer’s Representative – Top 2% State of IL
CIPS Certified International Property Specialist – Top 4% of all Realtors Worldwide
CRS Certified Residential Specialist – Top 3% of all Realtors® nationwide
CLHMS Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist – 1 of 19 in the State of IL-Top 1%
CNHS Certified New Home Specialist – Top 1% nationwide
ePRO Expert on Internet Marketing & Communication – Top 1% nationwide
GREEN Designation – Top 1% in IL
RCC Residential Construction Certified – Top 1% nationwide
CDPE Certified Distressed Property Expert – Short Sale & Foreclosure Certified
Ranked in Top 100 Agents in Northern IL by Brokerage – 2009
#1 Selling & Listing Agent in the Office: Numerous Times/Year
#1 Agent Buyer Controlled Sales & #1 in Buyer Volume: Numerous Times/Year
Certified Relocation Council Member – Multiple "Outstanding Service" Awards
Mastermind Group Leader – Luxury Buyers & WHO’S WHO in Real Estate

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