Actively in real estate since 2000, Donna Urbikas comes to the business from the corporate consulting world with 20 years experience as an engineering project manager and director. Thus, her approach to real estate has been one of expert consultation, providing well-researched information for her buyers and sellers to be able to make their best informed real estate decisions.
She is a Certified Negotiation Expert and will be able to conclude the most advantageous deal for her clients, along with her passion for real estate making her an indomitable advocate for her clients. Whether working with a first-time home buyer, move-up buyer, or investor, seller, landlord, or renter, Donna brings the same professionalism that she developed working with Fortune 500 companies to her real estate business, which she now practices full time.
As a real estate investor herself, she understands well the value of real estate and the real estate market. As a lifelong Chicago resident, Donna knows the city and its various neighborhoods well, specializing in neighborhoods such as River North where she currently resides, as well as the Gold Coast, Streeterville, the Loop, West Loop, South Loop, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Uptown, Lincoln Square, and many more areas where she has successfully concluded on many transactions both for her clients and for herself. She is also very familiar with suburban areas such as Evanston, Oak Park, Wilmette, Winnetka, Hinsdale, Flossmoor, and others, having worked with many buyers and listings in those areas. Donna is fluent in Polish.
Donna is also an Accredited Distressed Property Representative and has worked with several buyers and sellers of such challenged properties. Conversely, on the other side of the spectrum, she is a Luxury Collection Specialist.
As an Illinois licensed Managing Broker, she is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR), the Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR), as well as the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Donna lives daily by her motto, "Delivering Quality Services of Unmatched Value."
INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A LICENSED BED & BREAKFAST IN THE HEART OF THE GOLD COAST ON FAMED STATE STREET ACROSS FROM THE OLD AMBASSADOR EAST HOTEL AND ONE DOOR SOUTH FROM THE HISTORIC PLAYBOY MANSION. EXTRAORDINARY GOLD COAST HOUSE IS HISTORICALLY & ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT. A CLASSIC ANDREW REBORI STRUCTURE BUILT IN 1930'S, AMENDED BY BERTRAND GOLDBERG IN 1950'S. FULL OF GLORIOUS LIGHT, SOARING CEILINGS IN THE 2-STORY FAMILY ROOM/ STUDIO; VIEWS OF LAKE; 5 GUEST ROOMS WITH 5 RENOVATED EN SUITE BATHS; 1-OF-A-KIND GALLEY KITCHEN + INCREDIBLE LARGE AND PRIVATE SITTING AREA/COURTYARD/LANDSCAPED GARDEN NESTLED BETWEEN 2 WINGS OF THIS HOME ON THE GROUND LEVEL. ATTACHED 2-CAR GARAGE. FINANCIALS ARE 2018 OWNER PROJECTION.