Baustad Kaplan Group - Broker Associate
Jennifer Baustad specializes in residential real estate on the North Shore and in Chicago. She has been in the real estate industry for over 15 years and she is a top-producer at Baird & Warner.
Prior to her real estate career, Jennifer earned a B.B.A. in Business Administration from Loyola University and spent eight years as a technology consultant designing software for Big Six consulting firms and their clients.
Jennifer has found that real estate suits both her experience and personality: energetic, warm and witty. She believes that the real estate process can be difficult enough and it shouldn't be a chore to spend time with your realtor. Her sales experience, technical facility and personable approach make it all go!
She and her family live in Evanston and enjoy the lakefront as well as many of activities that the Chicago Metro area has to offer.
Bringing over 7 years experience to the residential real estate market, Alexis Kaplan, a life-long Evanstonian, has a strong background in marketing and public relations. Her passion and natural instinct is what has made her transition into real estate both successful and seamless. Always looking to be a valuable asset to her client’s, she partners with each individual buyer and/or seller to form a team, so that together they can achieve success. While understanding that every situation is unique, and everyone has different budgets and needs, Alexis has the ability to hone in on what the ultimate goal is, and then offer her client’s various options to consider.
With a deep personal knowledge of the community and all of the many neighborhoods Evanston has to offer, Alexis is always looking to see how she can enhance her client’s buying and selling experience. Many of her client’s have noted that going on a house hunt with her is like getting a personal behind the scenes tour of the city, because of her familiarity of each area.This is one of the reasons Alexis has also become a go-to person for her client’s, when they need top-notch referrals for things such as, contractors, designers, gardeners, to tutors, dry cleaners and specialty shops.
Alexis’s ties to Evanston are personal, in the fourth grade, she met (and first dated) her husband, while attending what was known as King Lab (now King Arts). Together, they are raising their two children in the same neighborhood, and attend the same school. Alexis welcomes the opportunity to work with clients who are buying or selling all types of residential properties across the North Shore and the North side of Chicago.
“Strive to not be successful, but rather to be of value.” - Albert Einstein