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Paula Avenaim

Broker & Real Estate Expert
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

Paula has always had a passion for real estate. As an Escrow Officer/Closing Officer and expert in title for 20 years, she has helped thousands of people close loans on both the purchase & refinance side. She has always had a desire to assist in real estate in a more hands-on way. This unique combination adds to her unique ability to really listen & understand the needs of her clients, anyone looking to sell or purchase a property. She has developed a large client base, has been very successful in negotiating on behalf of her clients and supporting them in every way possible.

After college, Paula spent 6 years at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in one of the top clearing houses, Hammer Trading. This required Paula to work in a very fast paced environment while maintaining excellent relationships with all the customers who cleared through Hammer Trading. It led her to work in another fast paced environment, the Title Business. Paula continued on to be one of the top closers/ escrow officers in the business. She worked closely with lenders, attorneys, and her colleagues to ensure that their clients were well informed and satisfied at closing.

Residing in Deerfield for the past 21 years, Paula has the knowledge she needed to become an expert real estate advisor for Deerfield, Riverwoods, Bannockburn, Northbrook, Glenview, Lake Forest, Buffalo Grove, Evanston, Glencoe, Lincolnwood, Rogers Park, Skokie, Chicago, and all surrounding suburbs/ metro areas.

Paula is a member of The National Notary Association, The National Association of Realtors, DBR Chamber of Commerce, Governments & Politics Committee NAR, YPN, Illinois Association of Realtors, Ast. Alumni, EIU Alumni, Hospitality Chair at Caruso, and Committee Head for Real Estate & Trades for JUF.

Paula is a loving mother to three wonderful boys. She spends her free time with her family, friends, and people close to her. She also enjoys working out, reading, volunteering, cooking, music, concerts, traveling, and heading to Chicago often for events.