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    Caroline's expertise in the North Shore area was evident from our first meeting. We were first time buyers from Canada with very specific requirements and she took the time to understand our preferences and lifestyle, and family priorities, demonstrating efficiency and effectiveness. She was incredibly communicative, promptly answering calls and e-...

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    Caroline's expertise in the North Shore area was evident from our first meeting. We were first time buyers from Canada with very specific requirements and she took the time to understand our preferences and lifestyle, and family priorities, demonstrating efficiency and effectiveness. She was incredibly communicative, promptly answering calls and e-mails, keeping us informed of every development. We must commend Caroline's ability to put us in touch with excellent contractors to conduct closing, inspection and title insurance(we did two house inspections inadvertently, as the first house we put a bid on turned out to have a number of structural issues that would have entailed repairs on our part at a considerable cost). Most importantly, in a gentle and unobstrusive way, Caroline guided us back to our priorities those times that we got carried away with homes that were absolutely lovely - but not aligned with our requirements.
    We finally found the home we wanted in a fantastic location in Northfield. Although Caroline was away at a seminar she had a wonderful colleague help us work through the details with the seller's agent. A month later we did the final walk through and closing together with Caroline; she subsequently handed us the keys to our new home, our first in the US.

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    Wow Wow Wow! Caroline is such a pro! We trusted her with our recent buy, sell, sell transactions and she was awesome! Caroline has the experience to give trustworthy advice, and knows how to market a home to its best advantage. She also has mov...

    N.B – seller/buyer

    Wow Wow Wow! Caroline is such a pro! We trusted her with our recent buy, sell, sell transactions and she was awesome! Caroline has the experience to give trustworthy advice, and knows how to market a home to its best advantage. She also has movers and various trades people in her phone to recommend, and when you mention her name, they respond! To top it off, Caroline is expert at calming clients down when the enormity of decisions make them feel overwhelmed. This was my fifth transaction with Caroline Gau, and I highly recomend her!

    N.B – seller/buyer

    Caroline Gau is the calm amidst the storm. She does not overpromise, but she does over deliver. She does not impose her opinion unless asked, but she does listen relentlessly. She is there for crisis management, but most importantly she is grea...

    Luci Gutman

    Caroline Gau is the calm amidst the storm. She does not overpromise, but she does over deliver. She does not impose her opinion unless asked, but she does listen relentlessly. She is there for crisis management, but most importantly she is great at preventing crises because of her experience and connections. She is fair and honest. She understands both the breadth and depth of the industry, the market, and both sides of the buying/selling experience. She did a great job of forming a relationship with our buyerโ€™s realtor and keeping communication open. She has embraced all the technology involved in marketing and communications for the industry but understands and adapts to you if you havenโ€™t. Her response time is consistently short โ€“ weekends, evenings, holidays notwithstanding. Carolineโ€™s curated team of experts in all things house related was an immense help โ€“ because there is so much to know and so little time to learn, shop bids, and get the work done. Working with Caroline was a positive experience from beginning to end. This is such a complicated process, so fraught with emotion, surprises, tedium, and hard work. Caroline will be the best and most used tool in your toolbox. Thank you also to her office team that tracked, followed through, and sweated the details. We did not interact with them directly, but I am sure that they are there. Thank you, Caroline, for getting us to the finish line still standing, on time, and in one piece!

    Luci Gutman

    I highly recommend Caroline Gau for her exceptional professionalism and dedication. She impressed me with her quick responses, thorough research, and always being available for showings. Her realistic pros/cons lists made the decision-making pr...

    Shari Cohen

    I highly recommend Caroline Gau for her exceptional professionalism and dedication. She impressed me with her quick responses, thorough research, and always being available for showings. Her realistic pros/cons lists made the decision-making process smooth. Working with her was a pleasure, and I confidently refer her to anyone seeking a top-notch real estate professional.

    Shari Cohen

    Caroline Gau exceeded all expectations as our realtor in Northbrook, IL. Having moved from London to Chicago four years ago, finding our first home was a significant milestone, and Caroline played a pivotal role in making it a seamless and enjo...

    Nikki Hatfield

    Caroline Gau exceeded all expectations as our realtor in Northbrook, IL. Having moved from London to Chicago four years ago, finding our first home was a significant milestone, and Caroline played a pivotal role in making it a seamless and enjoyable experience. Her boundless energy and dedication were evident from the start. Caroline not only listened attentively to our preferences but also infused her expertise, ensuring each option resonated with our needs. Her knowledge of the local market, combined with a deep understanding of our unique journey from London, proved invaluable. Caroline's unwavering professionalism, clear communication, and genuine commitment to client satisfaction set her apart. We're thrilled to have found our perfect home, thanks to Caroline's guidance, and wholeheartedly recommend her services to anyone seeking a dynamic and effective realtor.

    Thank you so much,
    Nikki, Jake, Jasper and Jovie

    Nikki Hatfield

    Selling a home is a stressful situation. Selling a home you have invested time and energy in, with a renovation and with many unique family memories can be overwhelming.
    Caroline was a fantastic partner as we sold our Northbrook, IL home to re...

    Karen Frum

    Selling a home is a stressful situation. Selling a home you have invested time and energy in, with a renovation and with many unique family memories can be overwhelming.
    Caroline was a fantastic partner as we sold our Northbrook, IL home to relocate to Colorado. She understood our needs right away - the fact that with 4 children we really couldn't do significant repainting or work -- and that an extended showing period would be really difficult. She offered solutions that fit our needs and desires such as showing the home when we were gone over spring break.
    Caroline's early inspection allowed us to quickly isolate any issues that might come up upon a seller's inspection and to remedy these issues. She was always available to advise, make suggestions and keep us moving in the right direction.
    Most importantly we had a difficult negotiation with our buyer. On multiple occasions my husband and I considered walking away as the buyer's demands felt ridiculous and over-the-top considering the great inspection results we received. Caroline kept working towards a solution that would keep us all engaged and happy. In the end, we really would not have been able to make this same sale without Caroline's help.
    Caroline's knowledge of the market, her deep commitment to her clients and her level negotiation approach make her an ideal agent for any family looking to buy or sell in the Northbrook area. We are very grateful for all her assistance and constant support throughout this process!!!

    Karen Frum

    On the advice of our physicians and our adult children we decided to move to an assisted living facility near one our children in South
    Carolina. This required not only selling our home of many years but also finding appropriate means of dispo...

    D. Hensing

    On the advice of our physicians and our adult children we decided to move to an assisted living facility near one our children in South
    Carolina. This required not only selling our home of many years but also finding appropriate means of disposing of its contents accumulated in various locations over almost sixty years of marriage.

    Fortunately, we met and retained the services of Caroline Gau as our real estate agent to list and market our house. She oversaw all the aspects of preparing it for the steps of listing, staging and showing which led to a rapid and fair offer. But beyond this she brought us into contact with numerous honest and skilled service providers to assist in the surprisingly complex tasks associated with such a major move. We would unhesitatingly and strongly recommend Caroline for her extensive knowledge of the real estate field, especially in the Chicago area, her work ethic and her โ€œteamโ€ of skilled associates providing needed services.

    D. Hensing

    We just had Caroline sell our second house in as many years, and it was as positive experience in every way as the first one was. In both cases we had other realtors tamping down our price expectations, but Caroline came in with fresh eyes and ...

    Susan W

    We just had Caroline sell our second house in as many years, and it was as positive experience in every way as the first one was. In both cases we had other realtors tamping down our price expectations, but Caroline came in with fresh eyes and priced both houses at the level she and we thought was warranted. And then she sold them both within days. And she sold the second one twice (when the initial offer fell through), both times in one day. Though she is definitely a Northbrook specialist, she came up to Lake Vila to sell this latest house, and I would argue that she understood that market better than the local specialists.One of my favorite aspects of working with Caroline is her extensive collection of contacts, trades people, and specialists. And she refers enough people to them that the mere mention of her name results in the riveted attention of the person youโ€™re dealing with. They donโ€™t want any negative reports getting back to Caroline that might jeopardize future referrals from her. That phenomenon worked to our benefit MANY times.I canโ€™t say enough good things about Caroline and her team of all-stars, and canโ€™t recommend them all highly enough. Sheโ€™s the best!

    Susan W

    We had a wonderful experience selling our home with Caroline. She sat down with us to walk through our options for selling and brought a variety of research to help us establish our optimal sell price. She handled all the details, was quick to ...

    L Allen- Seller

    We had a wonderful experience selling our home with Caroline. She sat down with us to walk through our options for selling and brought a variety of research to help us establish our optimal sell price. She handled all the details, was quick to respond to any inquiries we had, and kept us fully in the loop throughout the process. Through a variety of marketing and social media, she was able to quickly promote our home and the house sold in a few days for our asking price. Honestly, she made the process so easy - we cannot recommend her highly enough.

    L Allen- Seller

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