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Testimonials

Thank you all so much for each of your roles in getting this done. We recognize and appreciate that this deal required SO MUCH special attention from the start – and required you all to go out of process a number of times. We are so grateful for your extra effort and energy here. And we will forever be IMPRESSED that you were able to get an offer (let alone a significantly higher one) while showing the place in the aftermath of the flood, when it was not looking its best.
I’m sure we’re not aware of most of what y’all did to make sure this sale came through – you have our sincere gratitude for all the behind the scenes and overtime work you did to make sure this deal came together and stayed together!
Thank you again!
Best,
Amy and Tim, Winter 2015

 

Dear JM Partners Team,

We wanted to thank you Kate, Sierra and Jim for “getting us across the finish line”.  Selling a home, finding a new home and moving is never easy but your team made the process seamless.
Throughout the past few months, we always felt like your only client.  You got back to us quickly, your recommendations and referrals were excellent and the team was really tuned into what we needed.  Thank you!  We will definitely pass on your name to our friends.

L. Townley and S. Amborn, Fall 2014

 

Jim, Kate and Sierra are a dynamite team. They provide superb guidance on both buying and selling. They helped us go under contract on our house purchase within three days of our first night out looking at properties. And they sold our condo in three days at list price. We knew we were demanding clients and they rose to the occasion, answering 10 pm and 6 am emails and making all of the paperwork and details as smooth and efficient as could be. There are many excellent choices for agents in Chicago but we are certain, absolutely certain, that this team ranks among the very best.

S. and M. Lynch, Spring 2014

 

Having bought and sold several homes, the process can be really stressful. Add a family emergency along with a career change and the stress can become overwhelming. Thankfully I was referred to JM Partners at Jameson Sotheby’s. They had successfully sold other units in my building quickly and for a good price. From the beginning of the process, Jim, Kate and Sierra were prepared. On the first intro meeting, they came with comparable sales, had a price in mind, gave valuable techniques to sell the property and explained how the process would work. I hired them on the spot and cancelled my other interviews with other agents. Within 4 days of listing my property, I had a contract. 45 days later we closed. While I was experienced seller, with all of my life changes, a sale would not have been possible without JM Partners. They managed all the details of the sale, the transaction went smoothly and I am now in Atlanta searching for a home with a Sotheby’s agent they referred me. On top of all of this, they understood and supported me through my personal issues I encountered during the time I was selling my home.

S. Stowell, Spring 2014

 

Thank you for securing a buyer for our property. Today is the big day! It was a pleasure working with you. You have been extremely supportive and great in communicating!

N. Caouki, Spring 2014

 

I cannot say enough good things about my experience with the Jameson Sotheby’s team (Jim Miller, Kate Dolan and Sierra Imwalle). Jim and team are truly experts in the Chicago market, and I really valued their insights and honest opinions throughout the process. My recent condo purchase was my first home buying experience and the team went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable with the process and that all of my questions were addressed. The best part about working with Jim, Kate and team was their dedication to meeting my needs – at no point did I feel any pressure and they did a great job keeping stress to a minimum! After my offer was accepted and negotiations were complete, the team went the extra mile to schedule a home inspection and make sure I was completely prepared for close. I would absolutely recommend Jim and team to anyone considering a property purchase or sale in the Chicago area. Thank you again for all of your help!

Sara Fitzgerald, Spring 2014

 

When I purchased my new condo, Jim Miller was the developers representative. I was so impressed with his knowledge of the building, neighborhood and willingness to ensure my satisfaction as buyer that I reached to Jim to assist with the sale 7 years later. Both Jim and Sierra Imwalle provided white glove services and made the sale of our home an enjoyable, seamless event. Jameson-Sotheby’s effective marketing resulted in a offer within 10 days of listing. I would without reservation recommend Jim and his team to any seller/buyer!

Dave Nelson, Spring 2014

 

Jim Miller started assisting me with my development business in 2010. For over 4 years, Jim has provided important information, statistics and experience that has been invaluable to my business. If Jim doesn’t like the project, I don’t do it. Jim brings with him a terrific team that is extremely well organized and easy to work with during all phases of the project. Jim has become a good friend and will undoubtedly involved on the brokerage side of my business for a long time.

John Garber, John Garber Homes, Developer

 

Working with Jim, Kate, and Sierra was truly a pleasure. My wife and I initially started our search for our first home with another realtor and the experience was stressful and difficult. Being put in contact with Jim, Kate and Sierra saved us. We were running on a very limited time frame to find a place and they made it happen. Each member of the team was prompt, courteous, responsible, pleasant and professional. They work together seamlessly and make the process as easy as it can be. Being our first time purchasing, Jim, Kate and Sierra made us feel comfortable and explained every step of the process. We have already recommended them to friends and will certainly use their services again in the future when we sell or buy.

Dave and Beth McGuffey – Spring 2013

 

As an American expat residing outside of the US, I had to place a lot of trust in my Jameson Sotheby’s Chicago team to work with sensitivity and care in listing my 3-flat. Kate Dolan and Jim Miller did a terrific job in understanding my expectations while finding the right buyers and consulting me during the pricing negotiations. From start to finish, the team was top-notch. I will not hesitate to recommend Jim and Kate to friends. There is no doubt that I would work with Jim and Kate again in the future.

Jason McDannold – Spring 2013

 

I had an exceptionally positive experience working with Jim Miller from start to finish–and beyond. I especially appreciate his solid understanding of building & construction, as well as his deep knowledge of the many, many neighborhoods of Chicago. He helped direct me to a great neighborhood (West Loop) and stayed on top of all the details of buying new construction.

It was a pleasure working with Jim and I highly recommend him for all real estate needs and will definitely use him when it comes time to sell and buy again.

Julie Colbrese – Winter 2013

 

Working with Jim and his team provided clear insight into what it means to receive exceptional service. In an industry that is highly transactional, Jim stands out as a relationship builder and full service provider of all things real estate related.

It took two years for us to find the place that captured my heart. I’m certain that we saw every available vintage two bedroom condo unit in East Lakeview that was on the market during those years and both Jim and Sierra’s commitment to the search remained as steadfast as mine. When I ultimately found the right place, I had an issue with my financing just weeks before the scheduled closing, Jim referred Dean Vlamis, his lending partner, and his team came to the rescue and completed the financing in time to meet the original closing date. My experience with Jim’s entire team has been phenomenal.

Jim, Sierra, Dean and Ben – many thanks! Know that your efforts are very much appreciated. There’s nothing like one stop shopping for a service with so many components.

Maurice Williams – Winter 2013

 

Jim and his team were wonderful to work with in preparing and selling my home. They were very professional and accountable to every commitment that we agreed on. I would highly recommend working with Jim if you are looking to sell or buy a home.

Sara Staggs – Summer 2012

 

Jim! Thank you so much for working with us – you are so knowledgeable, resourceful and a truly gifted professional. You helped us navigate the right path and made the process quick and painless. Thanks also for morale support along the way – you are truly an outstanding professional and human being! We looking forward to working with you again in the future – and in the meantime will send our friends your way!

Amy Harris – June 2012

 

For anyone looking for a great Realtor to help you find a home, we couldn’t more highly recommend Jim Miller. Jim was a great resource for my wife and I for our recent home purchase after moving back home to the Chicago area from Colorado. Most importantly, he couldn’t have been more patient with us during our search and was never “salesy”. My wife and I were extremely specific on what we were looking for and Jim went above and beyond for us. When we weren’t feeling like we had seen “the one” after seeing countless homes, Jim wrote hand-written letters to some home owners in a specific neighborhood we liked trying to see if there was any one on the fence about listing their home. Shortly thereafter, we found the perfect house and really valued Jim’s expertise and input. What could have been a very grueling process worked out amazingly well and was always fun because of Jim. If you’re looking for a highly knowledgeable real estate professional to assist you in purchasing or selling a home, I couldn’t imagine working with anyone but Jim!

Todd and Kelli Marshall – Fall 2012

 

I met Jim several years ago, and knew right away that if I was ever going to buy or sell real estate, he would be my agent. This past spring, I decided that I wanted to sell my town home and upgrade into a single family. This had been a goal of mine for years and I was ready to pull the trigger.

I signed a listing agreement with Jim. He and his team got floor plans and photos completed within a few days. The home was listed on the MLS a few days later and I don’t think it was a week before we received and accepted an offer. Other units in my complex had been on the market for months.

The buyer of my townhome had to close in less than four weeks, and I hadn’t even started looking for a home to purchase. Jim really listened when I told him what type of house I wanted and he set up showings to help me understand the market better. In a matter of two weeks, Jim showed me over a dozen, hand selected homes, several of them more than once. He made himself available to me even at the expense of spending well deserved time with his family.

We narrowed it down to a few choices. I have never talked to anyone that knows as much as Jim about replacement value, school districts, inspection issues, etc. My decision came down to 2 houses. Jim made sure I did not overpay, even if it meant walking away from a house I really liked. I made my choice, we submitted an offer and Jim negotiated the price I was willing to pay. Within 24 hours, we had an accepted offer on my new home.

The amazing part of this story is that Jim, for all intents and purposes, walked the buyers of my town home through the buying process. They used a part time agent who was not engaged in the process. Jim went above and beyond for these buyers, even after two lenders couldn’t get their loan approved on time. Jim was able to avoid many roadblocks, a few potential meltdowns on my part, and got everyone through the process. Jim worked skillfully to get my townhome closed.

When I closed and moved into my new house, Jim had a list of helpful resources that I used extensively to get the place feeling like a home. Even after I moved, he continued to check in with me to make sure that I was getting settled. I would not have expected this level of follow up.

I also have to mention Jim’s assistant, Sierra, who is a superstar. This is a dynamic duo cannot be beat!

To Jim, my “brother from a different mother”, thanks for helping make my dream come true! I hope I never move again, but if I do, you are the first call. You better not change your number!

Gary Mandell – Summer 2012

 

Dear Jim,

Melissa and I want to express our sincere thanks for your help in both finding our new home and renting our old one. I’m certain we tested your patience, yet it never showed. Our search ended up being a complete 180 degree turn from where it began and you were more than fine with that. Every step of the way you made it clear that our happiness and satisfaction was your priority.

Professionalism is the best word I can think of to describe our experience with you. As great a compliment as that would seem, it falls short of telling the whole story. You made it personal. The feeling that we had an expert on our side made the experience enjoyable and our final decision much easier. This is our second home buying experience with you. If and when there is a third, you will be our Agent.

Warmly,

Steve and Melissa Quick – Summer 2012

 

Jim was incredible to work with on my condo purchase in Lakeview. As a first time home owner, who needed a little hand holding, I truly appreciated Jim’s guidance, honesty, and kindness through the whole process – from multiple showings to offer negotiation – to ensure I found the right place for me. What really impressed me was his help didn’t stop after the price negotiation. He was also on hand with several resources to help compile the right inspector, lender, and attorney, which resulted in a flawless closing process. His help with envisioning what I was looking for in my price range was essential in my purchase decision, and it’s great to see it now be a reality. I can’t thank Jim enough for all his help, and would highly recommend him and his team to anyone looking to purchase or sell a property in the Chicago-land area.

Erin Burg – Summer 2012

 

Jim listed our condo in a tough market with picky buyers. He helped us get it ready to show by offering some great pointers on cleaning and staging, and even arranging some repairs. His tireless marketing efforts, including one open house and showing after another, resulted in multiple bids and a great sales price. He was very patient and helpful throughout the process and answered every single one of my (numerous) questions with an honest, thoughtful answer. I found his understanding and analysis of the market and pricing environment to be very strong. I recommended his services to everyone in our condo building, and would do the same to anyone else looking to buy or sell real estate in the Chicago area. Jim’s an expert at what he does, and a great guy – I hope you enjoy working with him as much as we did.

Timo and Heather Connor – Spring 2012

 

My wife and I had been looking at properties for a long time by our self and on and off with another Realtor. We stopped using the other Realtor because they kept showing us units outside of price range and ideal location. We happened upon a listing on Trulia that we wanted to view. Jim happened to be the listing agent and responded to us right away. We struck up a conversation with Jim. We talked about our search, baseball, the real estate market. We felt super comfortable with him right away. With very little pressure, Jim had offered to set us up with an MLS page where we could get regular updates of everything within a certain boundary and price range. Our past realtor had told us nothing of such a tool. That particular property wasn’t for us but we knew that we had just found our new Realtor. We called Jim a few days later and set up showings on 3 places. Jim was professional, knowledgeable and on time. As we walked through the condos, Jim would mention little details about the pros and cons of each unit to help us with our decision. As fate would have it, Condo number 3 would become our new home. Here is where Jim became incredible. After seeing the condo we went home to sleep on it. After deciding to make an offer (and doing so), we quickly jumped on a plane to New Jersey for my Dad’s surprise 60th birthday party. Jim successfully negotiated for us while we were 1600 miles away! It was incredible. Quick phone calls with him discussing pros and cons and back and forth and negotiating points that he was going to bring up with the listing agent. Jim called us every step of the way and eventually we were under contract. The most incredible thing about Jim, is that he truly, honestly cares about his clients. Before making any move, Jim always asked “Does that sound good to you” and “what do you say?” At no point did he try and move us one way or the other. He provided his honest input and aided us when we needed it. I will not hesitate to recommend Jim to my friends and family when it comes time for them to purchase or sell a home.

Kyle and Amanda Brown – Spring 2012

 

My son-in-law was the original listing agent for our family’s condo. When he decided to leave the real estate field to pursue a new career, he encouraged us to use Jim Miller as his replacement. He told us that Jim was very experienced and successful with this type of condo and also that he was familiar with the area and the city overall. That referral alone, from my son’s knowledgeable opinion,is, I believe a very high endorsement as to the quality of professional that Jim is. Over the past few months of working with Jim, I’ve found him to be just what my son said he was and even more than what I’d hoped he would be. Jim is a dedicated and hard working professional. He gave us helpful suggestions on how to improve the attractiveness of our unit to potential buyers. He’s an excellent communicator — very easy to talk with, friendly on the phone, gives weekly email updates from all perspective buyers and their agents. He was extremely responsive to any of our concerns, either answering his phone immediately or calling back promptly. He’s given us good advice regarding contractors if we weren’t sure who to call for certain repairs. My family and I feel very fortunate to have had Jim on our side during the whole process — marketing through closing. Jim reminds me of the slogan from the Allstate Insurance commercials. I can wholeheartedly affirm that “you’re in good hands with Jim Miller.” Thank you, Jim, and God bless you.

Mona Nicholas – Winter 2012

 

If you’re looking for a professional, knowledgeable, no pressure real estate broker, definitely call Jim Miller. I was introduced to Jim through a colleague before I was seriously looking for my next home. He helped sign me up for online notices as new listings occurred, and I conveniently marked which ones I wanted to see. My neighborhood requirements were a tough, six block radius in the heart of Old Town. Jim acted as consistent support while I watched the market. He didn’t hesitate taking me on showings despite my typical “It’s not quite right because…”. We had transparent conversations while looking at units, and he quickly learned what I was looking for. After a year, Jim found the perfect place for me, a foreclosure in good condition, great price in exactly the right location. Better yet, he knew about it before it hit the market. I quickly closed on exactly what I was looking for. I love my new place, and look forward to working with Jim again!

Gina Weldy – Winter 2011

 

Jim was recommended to us by a friend. He helped us with the sale of our old home and purchase of new home in an extremely tough environment. I have worked with numerous realtors before and Jim was by far the most knowledgeable and attentive. He helped us thru every step of the process and even went above and beyond what we would have expected. In this business trust is everything and I had complete trust and confidence in Jim’s advice and opinions. You can just tell you are dealing with a straight forward and honest individual. I would recommend Jim highly to anyone needing help with real estate transactions.

Sean and Julie Gorman – Winter 2011

 

I want to personally thank you for your patience and all your hard work in helping my family sell my family’s property. I want you to know that my sister, brother-in-law, and I interviewed five realtors and were unanimous in selecting you as our agent. You were the first candidate I interviewed, which is usually not the position you’d want to be in. However, my first impression of you, your demeanor and credentials, fit the profile of the agent we were seeking to a tee. My instincts were right on. Thank you for everything.

M. Gard – 2011

 

Jim Miller was recommended to me by a family member who works as a service provider to the real estate industry and I really enjoyed working with Jim. When I hired Jim, he told me exactly how his processes work and what to expect for the commission I would be paying him. He lived up to his promises. He was tireless in getting our condo sold. His communication with clients is excellent and he provided regular weekly reports that let us know what was going on, who was visiting, and what we should expect. Also, he was readily available if I needed him. On our day of closing, he was at my house at 6:30 a.m. assisting me with getting documents signed for my attorney. In a market where follow-through counts, Jim left no stone unturned. Do not hesitate calling Jim should you need help selling or buying real estate in Chicago.

Andrew James – Spring 2011

 

Thank You Jim Miller of Jameson Sotheby’s for doing an incredible job of selling our West Loop condo in 12 days!!!! You are the best!!!!

Brian and Lisa Edgerton – Summer 2011

 

Simply put, Jim Miller is solely responsible for getting us in our new townhome. Jim is, by far, one of the elite agents in Chicago and his credentials speak for themselves. Any real estate agent can just set up viewings tailored to your needs and help to negotiate an offer. Jim’s work ethic, commitment, and experience set him apart from the others. Jim will answer your call at all hours of the day. He will accommodate your schedule and relay information promptly. He will provide expert analysis, recommendations, and invaluable advice for first-time buyers. When we had contract questions and our attorney was unavailable, he provided his expert opinion; he always had the right answer. When we put in an offer, he successfully negotiated a price that we were happy with. As first time home-buyers in a volatile housing market, we could not have asked for a better agent on our team. Jim will quarterback your home purchase from start to finish and will not stop working diligently for you until you are in your home. Through the stressful home buying process, Jim was a knowledgeable guide, provided comfort, and continues to be a friend even after the transaction.

Mike Beach and Brooke Schaefer – Spring 2011

 

Jim was very committed to our overall goals from the beginning of our relationship. We were in a unique situation as we were trying to sell our home but had already moved across the country. We always felt very assured that Jim was looking out for our best interests in Chicago regarding the process of marketing, showing and selling our home, as we were 1,500 miles away. He went out of his way to assist us in any projects we needed done, and was extremely thorough in always staying on top of our home and making sure every aspect was as it should be, especially since we were so far away. We could have felt isolated from the process, but Jim always kept us in the loop, and made us feel like we were back in Chicago during the entire process. He was very professional, and always gave us his straightforward advice. We definitely felt we were in good hands during the entire process’

Layne Marsh – Spring 2011

 

My sister and I started looking for a property in late 2010 and met Jim Miller through Trulia and I’m glad we did! He showed us enough places to get to know our needs and was able to whittle down the possibilities into the places that would actually interest us. He was patient with us, which was important as my sister and I were first time home-buyers. More importantly, he was also patient with my mother, who definitely had her own opinions on the matter! We ended up finding a beautiful place for an awesome price! Thanks Jim!

S. Tsai – Spring 2011

 

Jim Miller recently worked with me on my purchase of a condo in Lakeview and I highly recommend him to anyone who is buying or selling their property. I was most impressed with Jim’s listening skills and his efforts to understand and meet my specific needs. Jim was very responsive and flexible to my schedule and the pace that I wanted to take in my condo search. He set up a customized MLS search website for me that we used to research and manage the prospective properties, which was extremely user friendly and efficient. He has an excellent understanding of the real estate markets both with regard to different product types and value.
Jim’s expertise was critical when it came time to negotiate a purchase price for the property and he was very creative in bringing buyer and seller together on price. Jim has a passion for his profession and truly enjoys his work. His advice during my search was invaluable and he made the whole process of buying a condo fun!

Keith Darin – Spring 2011

 

With so many agents in the market, it can be difficult to find a Realtor that effectively represents their clients. Jim is a true diamond in the rough. It was the first time that my wife and I were purchasing property and Jim held our hand every step of the way. From finding the right place for use to raise a family, to the closing, Jim was there by our side answering any questions that we had, night or day. Jim’s negotiating skills are second to none. In fact, I still owe him a steak dinner for securing the price that he did on the property we purchased. To this day, I still call Jim with any questions about new home ownership and he is always there to lend a helping hand. My wife and I could not be happier with our real estate purchase and we owe it all to Jim. I would strongly recommend Jim Miller to anyone in the Chicago land area that is looking to purchase or sell real estate.

Matt and Jenny Schoenberger – Spring 2011

 

We partnered with Jim to help us (family of 5) in a very big & time sensitive move from California to Chicago at a time when inventories were drying up and the market was extremely competitive (Oct-Nov). He consulted with us on what we were looking for, what was a “need to have” vs. a “nice to have”, what sort of work commute were we comfortable with, etc… With a keen ear, Jim was able to recommend areas that would meet those needs and helped us understand what we were getting into from literally a thousand of miles away. While we were still in CA, Jim would send us listings and provide his thoughts (pros & cons) and if we were interested in seeing the property, he would take videos of his walk-throughs so that we could get a bird’s eye view of the property. This proved to be a HUGE value and allowed us to narrow our search and pick only the properties we were really interested in seeing in person. At the end of the day, Jim did a brilliant job helping us locate and buy a perfect home in a perfect neighborhood. He did so with ease, care and confidence.

The Nelsons – Winter 2010

 

I met Jim more than 5 years ago, and when we reconnected recently, I was impressed with how much he remembered about me. When we decided to buy a new home, my wife and I were thoroughly impressed with his knowledge of the neighborhood and expertise in the real estate deal. Everything was done efficiently and without “surprises” or challenges.

Jim has continued to stay in touch with us to make sure everything with our home is to our satisfaction. When we had some modifications and work to be done on the unit, Jim put us in touch with extremely honest, trustworthy, and capable people (electrician, plumber, etc).

I also used Jim to rent my other condo out, and he successfully found a highly qualified couple to be my tenants for a longer term lease.

Jim has done a great job and I highly recommend him.

Bhavesh Patel, MD – Winter 2010

 

It was a real blessing to have met Jim Miller. I met Jim while viewing another condo in my building. At that time I did not have an agent. Jim spoke to me about his great qualifications and I decided to have him represent me not only in purchasing a new home, but also in renting my previous condominium. He guided me well through both processes, but he also listened to what I needed as a customer and was very respectful of my decisions and choices. He was also very resourceful and quickly provided me with a thorough response. He not only addressed the issues I was presented with, but also had the forethought to anticipate those I would be facing. During this very stressful time, Jim also calmed me tremendously by always being accessible by phone, e-mail, in person. I still contact Jim to ask him questions and his work ethic remains consistent and of a very high standard. He is extremely available, helpful, and his follow up on issues are timely and excellent. He is pretty funny too. Jim, thank you for your help and support throughout this very difficult year.

Angie Oquendo – 2010

 

Thank you for helping make this an easy transition and working with the buyers and their agent to make this deal happen. Since we lived out of state, knowing that you were keeping an eye on the property also was a huge help. Your tenacity, good humor and diligent work is how this transaction was accomplished. I appreciated your honest assessments and your ability to get things done.

L. Frazer – Fall 2010

 

My experience with Jim Miller was fantastic. In February of 2010 we hired Jim to assist with the sale of our condo. His extensive knowledge and strong work ethic was apparent from our first meeting and continued well past our working relationship had ended. Jim kept us informed and we felt completely at ease through the sale of our city condo. After the sale was completed, we thought about using someone who only worked in the community in which we wanted to move. We quickly realized that we needed to work with Jim again for the peace of mind he provided. In no time at all, Jim had helped us purchase a wonderful new home in the suburbs. After both transactions were completed, Jim continued to check on me and my wife to make sure we were completely satisfied. This was just another example of Jim going the extra mile for a client. I would recommend Jim Miller to anyone looking to sell or purchase a home regardless of the area. Thank you, Jim.

Patrick K. – Summer 2010

 

We started a casual search for a home with the hopes of taking full advantage of the “buyer’s market” and the historically low interest rates- from Europe! We started looking on-line and Jim Miller’s profile was very strong. Jim was very helpful in assisting us in setting up the right search criteria. We knew the general location and property type we wanted. With Jim’s assistance, he created an online listing alert program that fed us listings that met our criteria. When we found something that we thought was interesting, Jim would provide us with additional information which was great! One of the strongest services that Jim provided was the video presentations he created specifically for the properties we really liked. In our absence, Jim would set up a showing and video the property for us with his thoughts. We were able to view these properties after he uploaded them to his YouTube account. This allowed us to get the “real feel” of the property that the MLS couldn’t provide. Jim was very willing to work with our friends in Chicago who acted as our “designated eyes”. When we finally met Jim, it was very straight forward. All of the prep work was done. We viewed just the properties we wanted to see and we made a decision quickly- even being so far away. Once we decided on a property, Jim was always available via emails and conference calls to discuss the negotiation and other parts of the transaction. The overall experience with Jim and his team (Sierra) was very good!

Leigh and Sharon – September 2010

 

Jim was very knowledgeable and professional throughout our whole experience. It was our first time selling, can’t say we would have changed anything with Jim’s process. Jim and his staff kept us informed & worked hard behind the scenes to get the process completed in the short time frame we had. We had to move out of state before our property was sold and we would not have trusted this process with anyone else but Jim. The closing procedures were all handled stress free with us being out of state. Great experience overall!

Michael and Alia – December 2010

 

It was an absolute pleasure working with Jim Miller. He always made me a priority in scheduling showings and often put my needs ahead of his own – working a significant number hours to help me find the perfect property. In turn, I found a wonderful home and made new friend in Chicago. I couldn’t be happier with where I’ve landed.

E. Ravelette – Summer 2010

 

I’ve worked with Jim as a business partner and colleague for over 3 years now in the real estate business, and can attest that his level of service, attention to detail and overall client satisfaction is second to none. I would highly recommend Jim’s services and capabilities to anyone looking to purchase or refinance a home in the Chicago-land area.

Dean Vlamis – Mortgage Banker, PERL Mortgage (business partner)

 

As a real estate attorney, I have worked with many real estate agents throughout the past ten years, and Jim, unequivocally, ranks among the best of them. He is not only amiable and extremely knowledgeable, but he can be tenacious with the situation calls for it. I wholeheartedly, without any hesitation, recommend Jim’s real estate services to those looking to buy or sell real estate.

Ben Wong – President, Benjamin W. Wong & Associates, Ltc (business partner)

 

I’ve worked with Jim Miller in a variety of capacities over the past year, including real estate marketing, event planning and new types of co-branding initiatives. Jim’s work ethic, method of collaborating, enthusiasm and follow through is a cut above. I would highly recommend Jim to anyone looking to buy or sell a home!

Sandy Marshall – Founder, Marshall Creative (business partner)

 

My wife and I interviewed over a dozen Chicago-area agents before we met Jim. We could have interviewed 12 dozen more and not found somebody better. Here is why: (1) Knows the market … Jim starts his day early (emails begin around 5am) and ends it late (debriefs showings over beer at 10pm), and is thinking about how to get his clients the best value the entire time in between; (2) Sweats the details … Jim doesn’t leave the biggest purchase of your life to chance, and he doesn’t work with people who do. He knows the laws, he knows the contractors, he knows the mortgage brokers, and he and his team keep them honest and punctual throughout the search and buying process. I have worked with service professionals who I have needed to check up on, and the peace of mind that Jim’s attention to detail brings is phenomenal; (3) Knows who to call … Experience and connections count. Jim is a tireless networker, and it pays dividends for his clients; (4) Makes the process fun … Buying a condo was tiring. 6+ months of Sunday afternoons, weeknights and research. Working with somebody we genuinely liked made a world of difference; (5) Shoots straight … Jim’s business is built upon deep relationships with his clients. My wife and I learned to trust Jim implicitly, because he trusted us. When we questioned whether it was the right time to buy (even though he had already put in 3 months’ worth of work), Jim said he’d be there for us when we decided the time was right for us. When negotiations on our condo got hairy, Jim listened and offered excellent, well-reasoned advice, but didn’t pressure us. He was ready to walk away from the table with us and start looking again with just as much gusto the next morning. We won’t have to do any looking for an agent when it comes time to sell our place.

Dan Reilly – 2008

 

Jim is an extremely professional real estate agent. He’s got a tremendous work ethic and ensures his clients are able to achieve their goals. I’d highly recommend Jim to anyone in the Chicago-land area looking to buy or sell a home.

David Levy – 2009

 

Jim went above and beyond in helping us buy our home – his attention to detail and general attentiveness exceeded our expectations!

Jonna McGinley Reilly – 2008
I was very impressed with and pleased with the service Jim provided as my real estate agent. He operates with the highest degree of integrity at all times. Additionally, Jim was very responsive to all of my requests, which was critical on my timeline and very much appreciated. I would highly recommend Jim to anyone looking for a trustworthy, responsive, and high performing real estate agent.

Karl Darin – 2010

 

When it came time to sell our home in Chicago, choosing to work with Jim Miller was the best possible decision we could have made. Jim got the job done….period! In a time of uncertainty in the real estate market, Jim went above and beyond to make sure we got the showings, feedback and results we were looking for. Jim Miller is a pleasure to work with all around.”

Sarah Krapec – 2010

 

When friends ask me if I know of a good realtor, it’s easy to boast about Jim Miller. I have been working with him for 7 years and have bought and sold 4 properties with him. He has put a lot of time and effort in to marketing our properties and is excellent about giving us updates on showings, making us feel like we are in excellent hands throughout the entire process. He knows the city inside and out which has been helpful when we want to know about different neighborhoods and we always feel like he has our best interest at heart. Not only is Jim a professional that we trust, he’s also become a good friend. We would never work with anyone else.

Sally – 2007

 

Jim Miller has been a most excellent contributor to me and my family when challenged with buying and selling our home. I can say this from experience! This past spring I was laid-off and challenged with either relocating for a new job or perhaps selling my home and downsizing. Jim presented all options to me from renting my existing home to helping me prepare my home for sale (just in case)…

I have worked with other Realtors in the past and never before have I had the experience with them as I have had with Jim Miller. Jim checks in from time to time to find out how my employment search is going and to ask if there is anything he can do to assist me.

When the time comes to sell my home, Jim Miller is the only Realtor that I can rely on. Jim is compassionate with his clients and is aggressive in marketing and showing my home to see that I get the best value out of the sale. He takes on all of the challenges that go along with selling and buying a home. Jim takes full responsibility and leaves his clients with peace of mind, confidence, and Trust. Thank you Jim for all your support of me and my family!

C.K. & Family – 2003

 

Jim Miller was recommended to me by my real estate attorney when I wanted to buy a downtown condo this summer. Jim is a true professional with the highest standards of service and an extremely well-run office. His experience and knowledge together with the conscientious way he conducts his business made my transaction seamless. Having dealt with a number of real estate agents over the years, I’m pleased to give Jim the highest recommendation.

R. Johnson – 2003