ABR, CRS, GRI, Previews Prop. Spec.
1959 N Halsted St
ballisgroup is one of Chicago’s Top Producing Real Estate Teams serving Chicago’s North Side: Lincoln Park, DePaul, Lakeview, Roscoe Village, Old Town, Gold Coast, River North, Streeterville, Bucktown, Wicker Park, West Loop, and more. In 2011 ballisgroup was awarded Chicago Association of Realtors Platinum Residential Team Sales Award as the #4 Top Producing Team in Chicago. Headed by Elizabeth and Deborah Ballis, ballisgroup combines 40+ years of experience with remarkable accessibility. Our expertise, energy, attention to detail, communication and negotiation skills are paramount to our team’s success. Respected for honesty and professionalism, ballisgroup has the experience to anticipate and eliminate obstacles to successfully complete transactions. Buyers know that ballisgroup listens carefully and skillfully and, at every point, buyers receive top quality advocacy. For Sellers, ballisgroup works closely with our clients from pre-listing preparations through negotiations of contracts. We strategically market each home with customized brochures and floor plans, professional photography, print and digital advertising materials. Along with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, ballisgroup has a large network of agents and internet websites allowing for the utmost exposure in the market. We work diligently to provide comprehensive contract management; Sellers can be confident that ballisgroup remains focused and committed to the best possible outcome. Yourlife, yourstyle, yourhome. ballisgroup remains true to our motto, keeping the focus on you, the client and delivering the highest level of service to meet your market needs. Clients return time after time – the best testimony possible for the exceptional way ballisgroup takes care of our clients.
Education and Designations
ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
GRI - Graduate of the Realtor's Institute
- Chicago Association of Realtors - Realtor Achievement Award 2011
- LUXEHOME25 (Top 25 Luxury Real Estate Brokers in the City of Chicago) 2009-2012
- Top 10 Producer of more than 3400 Coldwell Banker Associates in Chicago Market
- #4 Top Producing Team in Chicago 2011
- Top 86 Producer of 15,000 CAR Members Citywide
- International President Premier's Club (15 years running). Only 1% of the more than 126,000 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation (CB) Sale Associates worldwide qualified for this distinguished award
- Top 500 of 41,000 NRT Sales Associates Nationwide
- Chicago Association of Realtors - Outstanding Sales Achievement Award 2011
- Cartus Network Inventory Specialist
- Cartus Network Marketing Specialist
- Cartus Network Referral Specialist
- NRT Fair Housing Education Specialist
- Previews Property Specialist
Serving All Of Your Real Estate Needs
For more than 30 years, Elizabeth Ballis has brought passion and energy to helping people find a place that will truly be home. Her success has made her one of the top ten Coldwell Banker agents (out of 3,500) in Chicago. Elizabeth understands the difference between a house and a home, and remembers that each client’s interests are unique. Elizabeth provides uncompromising level of service and builds long term relationships with her clients.
Focusing on the North side of Chicago, Elizabeth is an expert on current market conditions, Chicago’s housing values, and the local business climate. Her dedication and market knowledge are unmatched, and she is also recognized as an expert negotiator. Elizabeth has represented her clients in over 1,000 transactions, maintaining communication at every step and ensuring that her client’s needs are met. Even beyond the closing, Elizabeth remains a remarkable resource for countless clients.
In addition to Elizabeth’s professional expertise, she believes strongly in giving back to the community. She is a founder of the Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation and contributes a portion of each of her transactions to help fund housing-related endeavors for those in need. She has also shown strong community involvement with the neighborhood associations as Past President of the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce and public schools.
A resident of Lincoln Park for over 30 years, Elizabeth now calls the Near North Side of Chicago home. Married for over 43 years, Elizabeth has raised two daughters while maintaining her successful real estate career.
Past Trustee: CAR Education Foundation (CAREF)
Past Co-Chair: CAR Grievance Committee (Professional Standards Department)
Trustee: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Charitable Foundation
Past President: Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce
Communities I Serve
Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Gold Coast, Near North, Loop, Roscoe Village, Streeterville.
Chicago Public Schools
Chicago and Surrounding Suburbs
Chicago Blues Festival
Chicago Jazz Festival
The Magnificent Mile
Chicago Transit Authority