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More about Betty Holmes
Personal Background & Relevant Experience
Born in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood to Greek Immigrants Betty realized the American Dream. She attended Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago where she studied Accounting and Marketing.
After college she worked in small businesses performing accounting and payroll functions. Betty was fortunate enough to be promoted to leadership roles and had the opportunity to be mentored by some wonderful people along the way.
After developing an interest in Real Estate, she obtained her RE Salesperson’s License primarily serving Chicago’s Northwest Side.
Building on a foundation of Real Estate, Betty transitioned into the mortgage industry where she enjoyed a successful and rewarding career. She gained expertise in Conventional, FHA, Alt-A, VA, Construction Loans and Lines of Credit. She grew a business of loyal, satisfied clients who have referred their friends and family time and time again.
Professional Licenses, Designation and Community Involvement
Betty holds an IL Real Estate Broker’s License. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, NSBAR, MLS, and the Wheeling-Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce. Betty has earned the distinction and holds the designation of a skilled Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) which is held by few agents. The CNE program has been implemented in the curriculum of the most prestigious business schools such as Harvard and Wharton School of Business. She is SFR Certified in Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource and works with Fannie Mae foreclosures. She is also a proud member of the North Shore Chapter of 100 Women Who Care and supports local fundraising and charity events.