Janelle Dennis, one of @properties’ top producers, consistently ranks among the city’s best brokers. Serving home sellers and buyers, multi-unit building investors, and developers, Dennis specializes in the Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Bucktown, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, River North, West Loop, South Loop, Andersonville and Lincoln Square neighborhoods in the city. She is a Certified Negotiation Expert, Accredited Buyer’s Representative, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, and has earned the Graduate, Realtor Institute designation.
Prior to entering the real estate industry 15 years ago, Dennis worked at advertising agencies in account management with brands such as Kraft, SC Johnson and Wrigley’s. “That experience honed the skills I rely on today when selling clients’ homes,” she says, adding that her background has influenced her ability to effectively brand and position homes for sellers in order for buyers to see them in their best light.
Since her first year as a broker, Dennis has received recognition for her work, earning the Rookie of the Year award in 2004 and the Road to the Rolex award for selling over $10 million in 2005, just her second year in real estate. She’s consistently ranked among the top 1 to 5 percent in her industry, and was awarded the first-ever @properties Relationship Award for her ability to connect with clients and provide the highest level of customer service. Dennis has an average market time of 11 days, plus an average closed sales price-to-list price of 99.6 percent. “Focusing on my client’s best interests is always at the heart of everything I do,” she says. “If you have this as your goal, work hard and are smart, then success will follow you.”
Dennis supports the Pets Are Worth Saving (PAWS) Foster Program and has fostered dogs, as well as adopted her own.