Gwen Farinella doesn’t just live in Chicago. She lives Chicago. A Windy City native and lifelong resident, Gwen raised her children in Lincoln Park in the 1970s and 80s, and then moved to the heart of Streeterville in 2004. She knows the city better than just about anyone, and is proud to make a career out of helping others find a home here.
For over a decade, Gwen has stayed at the forefront of Chicago luxury real estate. She initially made a name for herself as a key contributor to Related’s development division, selling and marketing some of the city’s most luxurious condominium developments of the past decade. Her projects include 250 E, Pearson, 270 E. Pearson, 840 N. Lake Shore Drive, 340 E. Randolph and 60 W. Erie. With valuable exposure to the design-and-build process, Gwen gained a true understanding of what adds to and detracts from home value, both on the inside and out.
Gwen expanded her reach in 2009, when she began marketing and selling existing homes in addition to development projects. Her abilities were proven quickly, as she earned accolades as a Chicago Association of REALTORS®Top Producer. She had continued success in development as she formed half of the team that sold out the final 11 condominiums in the super-luxury Elysian Private Residences—in fewer than eight months.
In 2012, Gwen joined Related Sales Chicago. With her she brought her extensive knowledge of the company and its history, as well as her expertise on the Chicago real estate market as a whole. While she specializes in luxury residential real estate, Gwen enjoys working with a variety of property types and price ranges and has represented both buyers and sellers alike. She adeptly balances the emotional aspects of home buying or selling with the pragmatic requirements, guiding her clients from the first showing to the closing table.
Gwen is a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.
For more information or to start your search for the perfect home, contact Gwen at:
gwen@gwenfarinella.com or 312-961-9822
My goal is for every one of my clients to look back on their home sale or purchase and feel like they got the best price, the best service and the best experience the real estate industry has to offer. I strive to ensure that my buyers identify a property that meets their full list of needs while assisting them through the whole buying process. All of the details that need attention are handled with my guidance to ensure a smooth closing and a positive buying experience. For my sellers, my goal is to make sure your home sells for the highest price in the shortest amount of time. I do this by working with my clients to make sure their home shows in the most optimal condition, we properly price the home by assessing market value, and we tailor all marketing and advertising efforts specifically to the property being sold.

At the end of the day, client satisfaction is my number one goal. This means returning calls and e-mails the same day, accommodating appointment requests and showings and providing all parties involved in the transaction with the information necessary to make every deal as smooth as possible start to finish.

I have been consulting buyers and sellers through residential real estate transactions since 2001. Born and raised in Chicago, I bring a strong, broad based knowledge of the city and it's many neighborhoods to my business.

Additionally, I have been a new construction expert serving on some of the most successful development teams in Chicago history, most recently, as lead sales consultant for Related Midwest of the larger Related Companies in New York City. My broad scope of experience allows me to constantly stay up to date on all of the micro-markets within Chicago so I can always maintain a pulse on the overall market.

As my business has grown over the years, I have been fortunate enough to build a team of successful agents around me. This team environment allows me to handle a high volume of sales without compromising the exceptional level of service I provide to my clients. Whether you are a first time homebuyer, a CEO looking to sell your house, or a builder looking to purchase land for development, my team has the experience and knowledge to serve all of your real estate needs.

As for additional expertise, I believe it is more important now than ever that consumers have a real estate consultant with a firm grasp on technolgy and all it has to offer for both buyers and sellers. I set all of my buyers up on the best search platforms and I ensure my sellers listings receive the ultimate web exposure, enhancing my efforts with additional advertising and marketing through social platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Lastly, I am not just a transactional agent. When I begin working with a client, my primary goal is to ensure they are pleased with the service they received form the start of the transaction until the closing. Once the deal closes, I make sure the individual, couple or family knows that I cares about them as much as I cared about their transaction. It's more than just the deal - I want my clients to know I value them as much as I value my business.

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