Dona Crane’s extensive knowledge and experience in residential real estate provides her with a unique view of the real estate market and market trends so that she is able to share with her clients to help them make the best decisions for their real estate needs and desires. As a former Broker of an office of 185 agents, she has a deep knowledge of the real estate market, transactions and marketing of property in Chicagoland neighborhoods.
A long time resident of Chicago, Dona primarily sells residential properties in Southern Suburbs of Chicago, Beverly, Chatham, Hyde Park, Bronzeville, the South Loop, downtown, Near North and surrounding neighborhoods. Dona can put her insider knowledge to work to find a special property in the neighborhood of her client’s choice. “I will go anywhere that my clients need me!” Specializing in short sales, foreclosures and traditional residential sales and rentals, her multi-faceted expertise is of great benefit to her clients.
Dona truly understands the dynamics of the Chicago real estate market and is an expert at educating her clients so that they can make the best decisions for their needs. She enjoys taking a direct, hands on approach with her clients and is well supported by her superb office support staff and team at EXIT Strategy Realty. Dona uses the latest technologies at an expert level to find homes for her clients, and also uses the newest Internet marketing tools to showcase properties to the broadest possible range of qualified buyers and renters.
Dona is a member in good standing of the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR), Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in addition to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
Dona feels that being a REALTOR® is about more than joining professional associations, she believes REALTORS® should be involved in the communities where they work as well. Dona has served her community in many capacities from teaching adult literacy to teaching the elderly how to use computers so that they can communicate with their family members. She and EXIT Realty also support Habitat for Humanity and to date they have donated over $2.25M to the charity and built more than 15 Habitat Homes.
Dona understands the stresses and hassles involved in the buying, selling and process and she strives to alleviate the concerns for her clients as much as possible. Why select Dona as your real estate agent? She genuinely listens to you and will work tirelessly on your behalf.
Dona Crane is a long time Harley Davidson motorcycle rider and enjoys watching Indy car races. Dona also has an interest in gemology and designs one-of-a-kind jewelry. She loves dining out and enjoying the company of friends and family. She is an aspiring tech geek and enjoys reading about local, national and international business, news and real estate market trends.
Dona feels that the best path to her success is helping others get what they need to realize their success. Because of her track record of accountability, education, attention to detail and personal attention, Dona’s clients become customers for life. She can’t wait to provide you with the same service that she has provided her past clients, making you a customer for life as well!