Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)

Art Wilson has enjoyed a successful career as a Realtor with Coldwell Banker for the past 18 years and is an established resource for residential real estate in Chicago’s North Shore communities.

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Certifications and Recognitions

Professional Affiliations:

National Association of Realtors Illinois Association of Realtors North Shore Board of Realtors Real Estate BUYERS AGENT Council Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) Nationally Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Certified Residential Specialists (CRS) Certified Relocation Professionals (CRP)

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Art and his wife, Michele specialize in representing clients in the purchase and sale of single-family residences and investment property within the towns of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Lincolnshire, Winnetka, Highland Park, Glencoe, Wilmette, and Chicago's near north suburbs. They are current on all transactions in these areas, and are also very knowledgeable of the School Districts in these communities.

Michele & Art Wilson are highly regarded on Chicago’s North Shore as one of the area’s most talented real estate teams. They have a reputation for providing their clients exceptional service and outstanding results. Art & Michele clearly understand the importance of being entrusted with the sale of their client’s most valuable asset - their home or investment property.

Michele & Art have more than 25 years experience in sales and marketing and a proven track record. Developed over many years, their extensive negotiation and people skills, and broad knowledge of the local property market, are essential elements in ensuring the sales process works in a way to achieve the best outcomes. The Wilson’s personable nature, high energy and total commitment to their work, combined with a passion for helping both buyers and sellers achieve their property goals, are what drives their focus and success, resulting in over 64% of their business coming from repeat clients or referrals.

Michele & Art work in partnership, selling all types of residential property in every price range, along Chicago’s North Shore.The Wilson’s recognized ability to match the right clients with the right properties, and always focusing on securing every last dollar, has led constantly to outstanding results. Their testimonials confirm their total commitment to keeping the best interests of their clients at heart, and determination to ‘go that extra mile’, creating ‘clients for life’.

Michele and Art’s approach is firmly founded on the principles of
integrity and professionalism at every level, partnering with their clients and working together as a team. While their clients’ experience through the sales process is what is most important, strong communication at all levels for both buyers and sellers alike is critical to achieving a successful result. That's a winning combination.

Michele and Art Wilson would be delighted to assist you in achieving your property goals, or simply for any advice you may need.             


           Coldwell Banker President’s Elite (top 1% internationally), 2010

           Coldwell Banker President’s Circle (top 4% internationally), 2011-13

           Coldwell Banker Chicago Metro Top 150 Club, year 2007-09

           Chicago House and Garden Magazine’s Top Realtors, 2004-05




Professional Designations

           Certified Residential Specialist

           Certified Relocation Specialist

           Graduate, Realtor® Institute

           Accredited Buyer Representative

           Previews Property Specialist

           Certified Negotiation Specialist

           Certified Short Sales & Foreclosure Representative

           Certified e-Marketing Specialist

           State of Illinois Managing Broker License


Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

           Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors/VP/Executive Board

           North Shore-Barrington Association of Realtors®, Board of Directors

           Lake Forest District 67 Middle School Association of Parents & Teachers, President

           Lake Forest High School Association of Parents & Teachers, Board of Directors

           Lake Forest-Lake Bluff American Youth Soccer Organization, Regional Commissioner

           American Youth Soccer Organization, Area Director for Illinois and Wisconsin

           City of Lake Forest, Business Partnership Committee

           National Association of Realtors®

           Illinois Association of Realtors®




Professional Designations

           Certified Residential Specialist

           Certified Relocation Specialist

           Accredited Buyer Representative

           Certified Negotiation Specialist

           Certified Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource

           Certified e-Marketing Specialist

           Broker Associate

           State of Illinois Broker License


Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

           National Association of Realtors®

           Illinois Association of Realtors®

           North Shore Board of Realtors®

           Greater Waukegan Development Coalition


Testimonials for Art Wilson

  • Dave and Trish, Lake Forest, IL Client, Seller

    "In all our dealings with Realtors over the past ten years, we have never met anyone as kind, helpful and energetic as you have been. Without hesitation, we would highly recommend your service to anyone who is looking for experienced, caring Realtors who gets things done! Thanks again for taking such good care of us!"

  • Ernie and Sue, Lake Forest, IL Buyer and Seller

    "Thank you for all your help in selling our home.
    You made a long process work out. Thank you for never giving up!!"

    Service Areas (7)
    • Lake Forest, IL
    • Wilmette, IL
    • Lincolnshire, IL
    • Deerfield, IL
    • Libertyville, IL
    • Highland Park, IL
    • Winnetka, IL
    • Northbrook, IL
    Specialties (13)
    • Buyers
    • Condos/Townhomes
    • Investment Properties
    • Land
    • Luxury Homes
    • New Construction
    • Relocation
    • Renters
    • REO/Bank Owned
    • Residential
    • Sellers
    • Seniors
    • Short Sales
    Languages (1)
    • English