Carol Richardson

Carol Richardson

Broker Associate

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • 847-903-5574
  • 847-336-7350
  • 847-336-7333
  • 3425 W Sunset
    Waukegan, IL 60087
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Welcome to my Website

If you’re looking for information about buying a home­ ­or selling a home ­in Illinois or the surrounding area, you’ve come to the right place. I have a deep knowledge of the local real estate market and the experience necessary to guide you through your real estate transaction from start to finish.

Do you know someone who is moving?

Across town... across the country... anywhere around the world?

I can help! Let me connect our network with you.

Whether it's your family in California, your friends in Boston or anyone you know looking to buy or sell real estate, I can connect you with a certified real estate specialist through our membership in the largest broker network


First Time Home Buyers

Hire Me to represent YOU in Your Home Search.

You may have just started to consider buying a home or you are already house hunting review the first 5 step to becoming a homeowner.

Get Pre-Approved

Pre-Approval tends to be much more involved than Pre-Qualified. You'll complete an official mortgage application (and usually pay an application fee), and then supply the lender with the necessary documentation to perform an extensive check on your financial background and current credit rating.  From this, the lender can tell you the specific mortgage amount for which you are approved. You'll also have a better idea of the interest rate you will be charged on the loan.

Credit Score

Evaluate Your Assets and Liabilities 

Organize Yourself

Qualify Yourself

Secure Your Down Payment

Every transaction is different.  Some may require that you do more or fewer tasks give Carol Richardson REALTOR® call to discuss  what steps you need to take to reach your goal of purchasing your home.


Home Sellers

As a seller, I would be happy to determine your home’s value­ ­with a  market analysis of your home, at no cost to you.  This will detail how your home compared to similar homes in the area, call/text 847-903-5574 or ­email me­ for a full report. ­­






Take a look at what I will do to get you home ­SOLD!

It's more than just a yard sign! ­­






Is your home "under water" or are you facing foreclosure?


Deed in Lieu vs. Short Sale

Both Short Sales and Deeds in Lieu can help homeowners avoid Foreclosure. Learn the difference between the two options.



Reach me at 847-903-5574 by phone or email

   I am a REALTOR® serving the Lake County, Illinois and Greater Chicagoland area. 

I would love to help you with your search for a new home and/or sell your present  home. I am dedicated to providing you with high quality service and making sure your buying or selling experience is as stress-free as possible.

    Give me a call and lets discuss all of your real estate needs.

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