• Diane M Baer

  • About Me

    Diane M Baer
    Broker Associate

    Bringing buyers and sellers together is not a simple process. I recognize that whether you are a first-time home buyer, trading-up or down, relocating, or purchasing investment property, the process requires a real estate professional who is an expert in every facet of the business. With more than 20 years in real estate and financial services, my background provides this level of expertise.

    Prior to joining The Hudson Company in 2010, my professional experience included client service as a CPA with Deloitte, a commercial banker for American National Bank & Northern Trust, and a contract closing agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company. Additionally, I gained significant construction expertise from the renovation and sale of several personal residences. My clients know me as a trusted advisor, drawing on the depth and breadth of these combined experiences.

    Beyond my understanding of the business, I make it my business to understand people. I get to know my clients well, carefully listening to their needs and investing the time and energy needed to ensure their real estate objectives are achieved. As a result, I have successfully represented buyers and sellers in a wide variety of price ranges and North Shore neighborhoods.

    Since 1993, Wilmette has been my home and where I enjoy raising my family. While actively involved in our schools and many community organizations, I learned first-hand all that our vibrant North Shore neighborhoods have to offer. I welcome the opportunity to assist you with your real estate needs and provide the dedicated, professional service you deserve.

  • Testimonials

    Diane managed every aspect of the sale of our Wilmette home with professionalism and care. Her knowledge of the market and attention to detail helped us go under contract in three days and successfully close the sale. Diane's efforts on our behalf were nothing short of exemplary! Chris & Sherry, Wilmette

    Diane was a pleasure to work with! She really listened to us and cared about our priorities. She really understands the area and was spot on with helping us find a good fit for our needs and price range. We look forward to using her services for our next move! Amy & Lee, Winnetka

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    We chose Diane for our relocation move based on her success selling our neighbor's home in record time in a very tough housing market. As a direct result of Diane's expertise and her familiarity with local market conditions, we had similar success - receiving multiple offers immediately upon listing and ultimately selling our house within one week. Diane not only guided us through the selling process in Winnetka, she was our advocate with the relocation company. We highly recommend Diane for selling or buying your home in the North Shore. She is knowledgeable, dedicated, friendly and helpful. Follow her advice and your home will sell! Karen & Todd, Winnetka

    Diane did a wonderful job marketing our home. The photos were gorgeous and the internet sites promoting our property were perfectly done!  We were so grateful for the time she spent with the buyers and their agent on multiple visits to our home prior to submitting an offer. Her professionalism comes through in everything she does.  We did not expect that the house would sell so quickly given current market conditions and the style of our home. Diane was great to work with and we would highly recommend The Hudson Company. Terri & Keith, Glenview

    Diane has a sincere and personal approach. We found her to be very conscientious and hard working.  Her sellers should appreciate how much she did in order to make their sale happen.  Kathy & Don, buyers' agents

    Diane made buying a new home very smooth, and I am grateful for all of her hard work. Diane's calmness & patience always made me feel we were on an even keel, and all was well.  Frances, Wilmette

    Thanks to Diane, my town home had three offers within 12 days of listing.  She has a wonderful combination of market savvy and intuition. She has an eye for staging and went above and beyond in all of her efforts.  As a Hudson agent, she also brings their stellar marketing support to the table--the company is well-versed in selling online. I highly recommend Diane as an agent and Hudson as a realty company.  Katy, Northfield

    Diane organized the staging of our home and set up an auction when two buyers became interested.  The result was a sale price that was more than we were asking.     Tina & Jim, Wilmette

    In short, Diane helped us get our dream home. Diane is very knowledgeable about the neighborhoods in the area.  She remembered our wish list and pointed out pros and cons of each house including potential modifications and resale value.  Tirelessly took us to tour all the houses we were interested in and multiple times to the final short list.  Guided us through the negotiations and closing process.  Moreover, she gave us tons of information about the are and followed p to see if everything is fine after a few weeks of closing. It was a pleasure to work with Diane.  Xueyun & Jeevaka, Wilmette

    Diane provided extraordinary service as our real estate agent.  From staging our home to checking on our home frequently after we moved out, she did a very thorough job.  We would definitely recommend her to represent your next home purchase or sale.     Joan & Marty, Wilmette