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Karin Zawaski

As a lifelong resident of the North Shore, and a mother of 2, Karin Zawaski is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of living in this area. With her sales and advertising background, she knows how to make every transaction a win-win situation for her clients. Karin's sense of fun and love of real estate helps her to make her clients' dreams come true. This attitude combined with her business acumen accounts for her established history of successful sales and record as a top luxury specialist. Karin works out of the number one office in all of the North Shore, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Winnetka and was a top ten agent for 2011. She serves buyers, sellers, and investors in the following communities: Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Glenview, Riverwoods, Deerfield, Northbrook, Northfield, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Highland Park, Evanston, and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Finding Your North Shore Property

Whether you are an established resident of the North Shore or moving from the city, Karin immediately sets to work to assess your needs. She actively listens to you to ensure that she gleans the full picture of what you are looking for. Her knowledge of the current market inventory is unparalleled and this helps her to match her clients with properties that suit their lifestyle and financial goals. Working with buyers is something that she personally really enjoys. She loves to come up with creative and new solutions that perhaps her clients had not thought of yet. She finds it a privilege and a pleasure to get to experience the moment when you walk into a home and you light up because you know it’s the one! Karin negotiates assertively on your behalf to get you the best possible value and is at your side every step of the way through inspection, appraisal, contract and finally a successful close. She enjoys touring relocating buyers through the communities and acquainting them with the unique aspects of each neighborhood, the subtleties, and differences that make up this beautiful North Shore.

Listing and Marketing Your Home

Karin first and foremost is a North Shore market expert. She can confidently price your home to sell and stand out above the local competition. Karin makes it a personal goal to take all the stress off of your shoulders and do her absolute best to ease any burdens, assuage concerns, and make it as easy of a process for you as possible. She assures her clients that she is a professional with integrity. She will never share your personal situations with buyers and employs discretion at all times. Karin is knowledgeable, caring, enthusiastic, and works tirelessly to be sure that she nets you the highest possible price for your most precious investment. She chooses to work with the number one brokerage on the North Shore and provide her clients the marketing strength of an International brand. In addition to custom print materials and unmatched advertising and promotion your home receives an aggressive internet strategy, a must in today’s marketplace. Your home receives placement on over 60 major news and search sites including the top six trafficked websites Zillow, Trulia, Yahoo,, AOL, and MSN, as well as its own professionally designed website with unique domain name. Karin looks forward to working with you to accomplish the goal of selling your home.

Family and Life

Karin grew up in Winnetka attending New Trier schools. After college and traveling in Europe for 2 years Karin returned to the North Shore and built a home in Wilmette where she raised her two wonderful children, also in the New Trier district. Karin’s daughter has graduated college and will be following in her footsteps as a top producing Realtor and her son is pursuing his dream of becoming a professional golfer. Karin enjoys spending time with her family, playing golf and tennis, and traveling. Karin and her family are avid dog lovers and currently have 2 energetic dogs, a Shitzu and a Yorkie.

Awards, Education, Designations

  • Top Ten Producer for 2011
  • International Sterling Society Award
  • Member North Shore-Barrington Board of Realtors
  • B.A. in Advertising

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