With over 20 years of experience, Wendy Murphy ranks in the top 1% of all Realtors in the United States. Specializing in the luxury Geneva Lakefront market, her transactions range from modest lake homes and condominiums to multi-million dollar estates. Her record-setting achievements include the sale of Villa Hortensia, also known as the Swift Estate, which sold for $17,000,000 in 2022 and The Oak Lodge in Lake Geneva, which sold for $12,750,000 in 2021. These sales represent two of the top three sales of all time on Geneva Lake.
As a mother of four kids, the lakefront was the center of her family’s activities. From walks along the shore path, afternoons at the beach, to sailing camp at the yacht club, there wasn’t a better way to spend the days. She earned her real estate license in the 1990s after graduating from Michigan State and while working at the Chicago Tribune. She had been assigned to the real estate advertising department at the time, and the excitement that surrounded real estate piqued her interest. After leaving the paper, she spent a few years in mortgage banking and then found her way into real estate, eventually owning a national real estate franchise in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.
Her non-profit community website, BestofLakeGeneva.com, was launched in 2013 and serves as a virtual encyclopedia of all that the town has to offer. Locals and visitors alike rely on her site to fill their days with fun. When you work with Wendy, you not only get the highest level of service you would expect from a luxury real estate agent, but you will find she brings energy and excitement to every aspect of the home buying and selling experience.