Profile:

Rosemary West was born and raised in Chicagoland and following her father’s footsteps, became a licensed Realtor in 1974 and a Broker in 1980. Rosemary has a strong commitment to service and enjoys taking time to get to know her clients. She works closely with sellers to price, prepare and market their homes for the best results. And she spends significant time with her buyers, getting to know their needs and desires, in order to help them find the right home, in the right location, at the right price. Her history of building strong relationships is demonstrated by her clients’ returning to her as their housing needs change over the years; many relationships spanning decades.

 Rosemary focuses on residential real estate, relocation and luxury homes and as a result of her education and outstanding service and sales, she has earned the following related designations and credentials:

 ABR - Accredited Buyers Representative (the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation)
 CRS - Certified Residential Specialist (held by less than 4% of Realtors nationwide)
 CRP - Certified Relocation Professional (Rosemary provides services to National Relocation and Fortune 500 Companies)
 CLHMS - Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
 SFR - Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource
 CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert
 REBAC - Real Estate Buyers Agent Council
 WCR - Women's Council of Realtors
 ERC - Employee Relocation Council Member
 CIAS - Certified Investor Agent Specialist

 Rosemary is committed to continuing education, both for her own business, and giving back to others as a speaker at numerous real estate seminars and events.

 In addition, she has received numerous achievement awards with RE/MAX:
 Top-20 Team-RE/MAX of Northern Illinois
 Circle of Legends
 Chairman Award
 Lifetime Achievement
 Hall of Fame
 Platinum Club
 10% Club
 Million Dollar Sales Club


Chicagoagent magazine.com - 2013 4th, dollar volume with total volume 13.84 million; 2011 3rd

Chicagoagent Who's Who 2011
Relocation Specialist | RE/MAX Professionals Select Rosemary West, of RE/MAX Professionals Select in Naperville, is an inspiration as a seasoned veteran with 30- plus years in the industry. West’s sales exceed $500 million and she received the highest achievable award, the Circle of Legends award, from RE/MAX International in 2007. Her passion for real estate is evident, and she has numerous designations and certifications specializing in corporate relocation, the luxury home market, and as a residential specialist. With success measured in awards, sales and certifications, it’s no surprise that she has been a motivational speaker since 1990; West has spoken at various events, conventions, leadership conferences and midyear meetings for NAR, RE/MAX International, RIS Media, CRS and more. In addition to her speaking success, she has a published feature in a best-selling book, “Leveraging Your Links” by Allan Dalton. “I have a passion for design, both interior and architectural,” West says. “It’s been very helpful in my real estate career over the years in marketing new construction subdivisions, developing floor plans, and staging.” She is constantly working toward protecting the best interests of her clients, which includes saving them from foreclosure, thanks to her CDPE and SFR designations certifying her as an expert in distressed properties and foreclosures. She stays in touch with social media, and embraces any other surfacing trends in today’s challenging economic market. “I believe that my personal relationships with my clients, some that span decades, have helped to develop and enrich my sphere of influence,” she says. “That, to me, is priceless!” - See more at: http://chicagoagentmagazine.com/current-issue/vol-8-2011-2/whos-who-2011/rosemary-west/#sthash.njtbyYel.dpuf

Chicago agent profile

Rosemary West, RE/MAX Realty of Joliet March 10, 2008 What was your first job in the realty industry? In 1974 I started working for Bell Realty, a successful mid-size real estate firm. Who inspires you? Tom Hopkins, who was my first real estate trainer, inspired me and taught me the basic steps of success. How did you learn the business? I was blessed to have parents that had a passion for real estate. That passion was then passed on to me. What was your most difficult sale, and how did you succeed? Most transactions are difficult in today’s market. Staying focused and educated on market conditions and being compassionate is how I remain successful. What was your worst job, and what did you learn from it? The only other job I had aside from real estate was working in a bank and I loved it. I have never experienced a job I did not enjoy. Where do you go to network and meet new clients? I network every day with everyone I meet. What is the most difficult aspect of your job? In our current fragile market, talking to sellers who have to sell their home at a loss is the most difficult part of the job. What has been your greatest accomplishment? Being able to enjoy the work I do and receiving the highest award from RE/MAX, the “Circle of Legends Award.” As of 2007, only 72 individuals have received this award. What is your favorite restaurant? Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak and Stone Crab in Chicago Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? I would have to say the Wrigley Building located on Michigan Avenue What kind of car do you drive? Porsche Cayenne Blackberry, Palm or paper? Blackberry and Palm What is your favorite city after Chicago? New York In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Align yourself with a top producer’s team and become a team member - See more at: http://chicagoagentmagazine.com/agentsnaprosemarywest/#sthash.axDUHT29.dpuf


Rosemary West
Rosemary West
2272 West 95th Street Suite 200 Naperville IL 60564