About Lora

Lora is a prominent Chicago real estate broker with a specialty in luxury properties. Ms. Perlman earned her real estate license in 1973 and was one of Chicago's youngest agents in the business at the time. As she moved up the industry ladder, Ms . Perlman consistently strove for success. She is recognized as a leader, with a cumulative record of more than $300 million in sales. Prior to joining Prudential Rubloff Properties, Ms. Perlman served 18 years as a sales associate with Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate and 10 years as an agent with American Invsco Realty. One of the highlights of her career was her work on the original conversion of Lake Point Tower from rentals to condos in 1986. Lora's Client-First Philosophy There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how she works. In her experience as a Chicago real estate professional, she's found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting her clients first. This means keeping herself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to her client's needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been her approach and she strives to continually improve her skills and ways of doing business. In addition, she's found that the latest technologies are enabling her to do everything she's always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also enabled her to extend the range of services she can provide to her clients. She has extensive experience with new construction and rehabbed properties, condominium conversions, residential building management and home staging. In addition to professional affiliations, Lora is a past member of the Illinois Chapter of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), of which her father was a co-founder. VOSH members travel the world, donating time to examining the eyes of the poor in third world countries and fitting them with donated eye glasses. Ms. Perlman and her husband, Bob Blend, also run Home On Time, Inc. a construction company dedicated to rehabbing properties, new construction and building management on the north side of Chicago for the past 12 years. They were presented with a Good Neighbor Award by the Chicago Association of Realtors for outstanding contributions to Chicago area communities for single family rehabbed properties. Lora holds a B.A. in Spanish from Southern Illinois University, attended the Universidad de Valencia in Spain and is a Certified Negotiation Expert.

Languages: English, Spanish

Websites: Website

License #: Lora_Perlman

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Above and beyond
I have known Lora for many years and worked with her on several transactions as a client. She is knowledgeable and helpful. And when there was a problem with the property she went above and beyond what I have seen any other agent do to resolve the issues. Her help was invaluable.
Don - Helped me sell my home/lot/land in 2014
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I bought my condo just before the crash. It is located in a relatively newly desirable location and is worth more now than what I paid for it. Thanks to Lora for her amazing tenacity and incredible knowledge about the market here.
Pamela clifford - Helped me buy a home/lot/land in 2007
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Potential renter
We attempted to rent a place from Lora. We found her to be stuck up and not honest with us. It was a terrible experience.
Potential renter - We talked or met in 2013, but it didn't work
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Response from Lora Perlman
I'm so sorry you feel that way. I take pride in being honest, friendly and professional as I've been in the business for over 30 years and that's very important to me. I don't know who you are but please accept my apologies and feel free to contact me directly to discuss. Thanks.
Unwaivering professionalism and patience
Thanks to your insight and expertise, we were able to sell our home in record time in an uncertain market. We really appreciate the many ways you went above and beyond for us during the sale of our home. Your unwaivering professionalism and patience during our search for a new home is also very much appreciated. You made us feel comfortable with you and your capabilities from Day One and we will definitely be recommending you to family and friends.
Karen and Edwin - Helped me sell my home/lot/land in 2012
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Thank you so much for all your help (and the champagne)!
We wanted to extend our deepest appreciation to you for your efforts in helping to find us our new home. We know that we had a few requirements; a busy schedule and a very short time line. We were confident that with your help our goal was possible. Thank you so much for all your help (and the champagne)!
Jack and Mary M. - Helped me buy a home/lot/land in 2012
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