Lydia DeLeo is a top producing real estate broker with Coldwell Banker’s Wilmette office. Lydia’s real estate expertise comprise Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Evanston and the surrounding North Shore communities. Lydia’s success is built on a strong business foundation; having worked in the financial service sector with Fidelity Investments, in their Institutional sales division in both sales and management, and more recently with one of the nation’s premier home design retailers. Lydia is well versed in home renovations, having undergone several of her own. Combined these experiences have proven to be invaluable when working with clients: in readying sellers homes for market for optimal saleability, assisting buyers visualize potential in a property and ultimately negotiate the sale through closing, for each of her clients.
Lydia has a genuine passion for the real estate market and is motivated by helping people achieve their real estate goals. Her focus is to provide a high level of individualized attention to each of her client’s, by understanding their needs and timely capitalizing on opportunities as they present themselves in the market place. She is a proponent of knowledge is power and strives to stay apprised of the latest market trends and inventory, to include short sales and foreclosures and has her SFR designation as well as completed all 5 components of the CFP (Financial Planning Certification), This high level of commitment and dedication, have enabled Lydia to grow her business exponentially by referrals and repeat customers.
Lydia has lived both in the city and more recently the North Shore, for over twenty five years and considers this home. She resides in Wilmette with her husband, two boys and family dog, and understands the decisions that go into selecting the right community and ultimately the right home. As an active member of her North Shore community with children matriculating through the New Trier feeder school system, she has firsthand knowledge of the local neighborhoods and amenities unique to each. Personable, Savvy, Tenacious and Professional are all terms used interchangeably when described by Lydia’s clients which have ultimately led to her success both past and present!