Donna Radke

LICENSE: 475.096124


(224) 715-1652
(847) 495-5000 (Office)

About Me

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Striving to be “Your Personal REALTORS®”

“With decades of experience serving home buyers and sellers, I believe in taking time to understand your wants, needs, and expectations, returning calls and emails promptly, and being honest with you at all times.”

Serving home buyers and sellers in Lake and McHenry County.  Some of the communities but not limited to are:  Antioch, Lake Villa, Libertyville, Grayslake, Gurnee, Waukegan, Vernon Hills, Arlington Heights, McHenry, Spring Grove, Wauconda and surrounding areas..… I look out for your best interest.

For buyers, I establish a targeted home search, great communication, smart negotiations, and laser-focused follow-thru to ensure a smooth closing. I am there for you every step of the way to your new home.

For sellers, I help prepare your home for sale, set a price, implement my aggressive marketing plan, negotiate, and navigate the complexities of the escrow process. Best price, best terms, and a fast timeline are my goals for you.

With decades ‘in the biz’, I have a solid network of professionals to support you and your real estate needs. Whether it is a great lender, home inspector or contractor, rest assured I have an excellent referral!

Being the mom in Team Radke, I’m proud to work with my daughter, Jennifer. Together we offer you the utmost in care, attention and skillful representation.  

On the personal side, I enjoy my family and community and have been serving as a Warren Township Trustee since 1992. I’m an active member of the Gagewood Lions.  Team Radke contribute to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.  Each year Team Radke participates doing a local Santa Parade and food drive with the local fire department, distributing food for those in the neighbors who really could use a helping hand during the holiday season.   There’s a special place in my heart for the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital.

A 38-year resident of Wildwood, I’d consider it an honor to answer your real estate questions, and be the proactive real estate pro you put your trust in.

Highlights

  • REALTOR, Broker
  • Former President of Lake County Association of Realtors
  • Past Member of Professional Standards
  • Amazing listener, dedicated agent
  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
  • GRI (Graduate, REALTOR® Institute)
  • SRS (Seller Representative Specialist)
  • SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist)
  • SFR (Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource)
  • Notary Public
  • Warren Township Trustee
  • Gagewood Lions Club Member


 







 


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Helped me buy and sell homes

We have bought and sold many homes with her and her attention to detail has always given us the edge.

Helped me buy home

I was relocating from the Northeast US to Lake County for work, and found this house on the internet. Donna's posting was VERY informative with wonderful pictures of the house. While still back east, I worked with Donna and another realtor in her office to learn what I needed to know about the property, buy the house, negotiate a very non-conventional purchase option with the seller, do all the pre-closing work (inspections etc) and schedule the closing, all through the phone and emails! I arrived in Lake County the day before the closing. My first time entering the house was on the pre-closing walk through! I was very comfortable purchasing the house sight-unseen, and the entire process was smooth and enjoyable! This is a testament to the skill, experience, professionalism, and wonderful personality of Donna and her associate! I LOVE the house and hope to stay here for MANY MANY years, but I will definately call Donna in the future for any real estate needs!

Listed and sold a home

She sold my house in 6 weeks, even though it was around 9/11/01. I did not have to have open houses. Her video of the house is what sold it.

Helped me buy and sell homes

Donna is everything a person could wish for in an agent. Both highly professional and also extremely nice to work with. She has so much experience and knowledge that it would be almost impossible to do better. I whole-heartedly recommend Donna Radke as a trusted real estate partner.

Helped me buy home

My husband and I were very fortunate to work with Donna Radke during our home search. Donna was extremely patient with us and never rushed us to purchase a home. We were able to view a variety of houses and finally find one that fit our needs. We are extremely grateful for Donna's expertise - we would highly recommend Donna as a dependable Realtor that will work with you to make searching for a house less stressful.