Following in his father’s footsteps, Jim LaHa is a second-generation Realtor, empathetic in dealing with clients of all ages and from all backgrounds and stages of life. Born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, LaHa brings incredible insight to all of his clients in the form of vast industry knowledge and a diverse understanding of condos, single-family homes, new-construction projects and land.
Consistently recognized as a top-producing agent by the Chicago Association of Realtors and the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors, LaHa, of Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty, always prioritizes clients’ goals. He represents their best interests in buying and selling with professionalism, integrity, market expertise and, most importantly, results.
“I take the extra step to drive home a sale by customizing a marketing strategy for each property I list,” he says. With 15 years of experience assisting clients in the city and suburbs, LaHa keeps his finger on the pulse of the housing inventory, financing and market activity data, then maximizes the value of that information for the success of his clients.
“Whether I’m working with a first-time buyer or marketing a seller’s luxury home, I am committed to helping clients through each step of the transaction process, following through on every detail of a contract as it moves forward to a successful closing,” he says. Known for making each client feel as if they were his only one, LaHa has a reputation for being attentive, proactive and inventive.
His record of achievements, market knowledge and expertise place him among the sought-after brokers in the competitive Chicago market. Active in the community, LaHa and his wife, Colleen, either donate to or attend a different charity’s fundraiser each month. Residents of the South Loop, they enjoy being close to the lakefront as well as downtown. When he’s not working, LaHa enjoys watching sports, playing golf, boating and hiking.