About Alison Buckley

Alison has been helping clients make their home ownership dreams become a reality in Chicagoland since 2001 with Coldwell Banker Realty. Her main goals include providing excellent customer service and being a valuable resource. Her expertise includes all areas of Chicago along the lakefront from Hyde Park to South Loop, The Loop, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Uptown, Edgewater and Rogers Park. She also works on the Northwest Side in West Town, Avondale, Irving Park, Logan Square, Portage Park and Jefferson Park. Alison follows her clients to whatever areas interest them most, even helping people find and purchase houses in the nearby suburbs of Evanston, Skokie and Wilmette.

You can count on Alison for expert guidance on current neighborhood market values and contract negotiation for all types of real estate transactions. She provides buyer consultations, virtual and in-person showings, all with extraordinary assistance for sellers, first time and experienced homebuyers, renters and investors. Alison always strives to convert her customers to "clients for life" by carefully listening to their needs, finding great properties for them, and using strong negotiation skills. Alison receives a majority of new business generated from past clients' referrals. She continues to maintain an optimistic, positive attitude to keep home buying, renting and selling processes running smoothly.

As an experienced real estate agent who lives with her family in Lakeview, Chicago, IL, Alison can help clients with purchase and sales of condominiums, houses, and investment properties anywhere, not just in Chicago and the nearby suburbs. Using her national networks of Realogy and Coldwell Banker realty, plus professional connections made as a Certified Residential Specialist, Alison identifies referrals for her clients to be matched up with expert agents in all major cities and numerous townships across the United States.

Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts/Photography - Haverford College, PA;
Master of Fine Arts, Photography and Related Media - School of Visual Arts, NY; Licensed Realtor - State of Illinois;
Improvisation Program - The Second City Training Center, IL;
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation - Residential Real Estate Council, IL;
NAR GREEN designation - Realtors Real Estate School, IL.

Member of Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce - Ambassadors Committee, and Member of Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce;
Volunteer work: Lakeview Pantry grocery delivery and stock room assistance;
Sierra Club annual beach cleanup with family members over several years;
Annual Fundraising for The Walk to End Alzheimer's (R) - Chicago, IL since 2011;
Condo Board Secretary for townhome community in Lakeview, Chicago 2020-2022;
Member of two parent committees for Lake View High School since 2019