Kate has consistently been a top producer since her real estate career began in 2006. Kate was named Chicago Association of Realtors Top 1% Producer in 2009-2012. Additionally, Kate was named in Chicago Agent Magazine Who's Who for 2013. In 2009 and 2010, Kate was named "Top 10 Producer" at Jameson Real Estate. Kate then moved to another local real estate firm, where she was the top producer for the company statewide in 2011 and 2012. Kate was a member of CRF Marketing, the number one sales team in the city, from 2006 until their transition to Jameson Real Estate in 2008. She also sold high-end luxury, new construction condos for a private residential developer at the start of her career.
Kate has been interviewed as an industry expert for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Agent Magazine. She has made many appearances on television venues including NBC 5 with Marion Brooks and The Talk. Kate Dolan is also the Chicago Real Estate Expert for the Townstone Financial Show, on 560AM WIND.
Kate's business expanded to the short sale market in 2008. Being able to provide a service like no other, Kate has successfully closed over 300 short sales, helping people through what can be a very stressful time.
Kate is a Chicago Neighborhoods expert, focusing on the North side of the city in neighborhoods such as Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Logan Square, West Loop, River North, River West, Streeterville, Uptown, Andersonville, Lincoln Square, and Roscoe Village. Kate also works in Chicago's surrounding suburbs such as: Naperville, Bolingbrook, Glencoe, Highland Park, Deerfield, Downers Grove, and Glen Ellyn. Her thirst for knowledge has made her extremely well versed on the Chicago market.
Personal referrals continue to be Kate's main source of business, and she takes her commitment to her clients very seriously. With a proven record for negotiation, and a drive to succeed, Kate has consistently sold her listings in under average market time, netting her clients with the highest possible price. Kate listens to her buyers needs and wants; and then finds them their dream home, all the while making the process straightforward and fun. Kate is a conscientious team player who aggressively works on behalf of her clients, always in the spirit of a win-win for all parties.
Kate graduated with her Masters degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. She began her career in elementary education and taught for five years. Kate is actively involved in supporting the Lakeview Food Pantry, as well as Edge Alliance, and other local charities in Chicago.