Why choose Annie Alexander and Barbara Laken - AB Homes motto

Buying or selling a home is one of the most important personal and financial decisions you will ever undertake, which is why we make your goals our goals. By consistently staying updated on what drives both buyers and sellers in an ever changing Chicagoland real estate market we are able to advise in ways others can’t. Our negotiation experience is second to none and we have deep relationships with banking, legal and accounting experts to best help you seamlessly navigate every deal. Our primary goal is to position you for maximum financial advantage, no matter which side of the transaction you’re on.

Nearly 90% of all our business comes from referrals and repeat customers. We have been top producers in the listing and sale of townhomes, condominiums, single-family homes, and commercial properties, ranging in value up to $8.3 million. We are proud of our earned a reputation for attentive service and outstanding results. If you are a seller, Annie and Barbara have years of experience preparing properties prior to listing to achieve the top potential price via staging, project management, and design consultation. If you are a buyer, they know what questions to ask to help you make a solid financial purchase. They have the knack for finding that “special home” and negotiating the best deal every time.

We’re not just local! If you find yourself considering a move outside of the Chicagoland area, we can refer you to professional and knowledgeable agents throughout the US and 50 countries.

Contact Annie and Barbara now for all of your real estate needs. Let AB Homes Chicago, manage all the details of your real estate development projects, personal acquisitions and sales.

Annie 312.501.2001 or Barbara 312.282.1087


AB Homes, About Homes - Annie Alexander, Real Estate BrokerPHONE: 312.501.2001
EMAIL: annie@abhomeschicago.com

Annie Alexander is a proud member of the Coldwell Banker network, which offers unsurpassed
global marketing. As a Global Luxury Property Specialist, she grasps the significance of being able to market “Luxury Properties” globally in over 50 countries. Annie truly enjoys her profession and genuinely cares about helping clients exceed their expectations.

Annie has the skills, and takes genuine pleasure in helping people sell and buy Chicago real
estate. Annie has the know-how and the go-to sources to stage homes from her past project
management and design consulting experience. Her neighborhood knowledge is unsurpassed. Being a resident and working in the Gold Coast, Old Town, River North, Lincoln Park, and surround areas for over 25 years gives her area insights few can rival. Always adhering to strict industry standards, Annie brings high energy, integrity, and a strong work ethic to advising and guiding clients through real estate transactions of all types. Annie has been a star producer honored with a number of achievement and leadership awards, including Mega Agent and Team Leader, as well as performance recognition by the Chicago Association of Realtors.

Annie earned SRES and SFR certifications. In addition, she is a former Chase Manhattan officer, executive search principal, and design consultant. Her broad-based experience enables Annie to offer clients a high level of expertise and a rare, opportunistic perspective on residential, new development, and commercial real estate sales and services.



AB Homes, About Homes - Barbara Laken, Real Estate BrokerPHONE: 312.282.1087
EMAIL: barbara@abhomeschicago.com

A licensed broker since 1997, Barbara has been buying and selling real estate since moving to Chicago from the New York area, where she was a third grade teacher and coordinator for advanced placement programs. Having lived in many Chicago communities, including River North, the Gold Coast, Streeterville, Lakeview’s Southport Corridor and Lincoln Park, where she currently resides, Barbara has an experienced, first-person understanding of neighborhood dynamics, and their effect on long term resident satisfaction. Barbara looks forward to expanding the profile of the city where she’s raised two children, run six marathons and operated a successful luxury re-sale business, by celebrating the people and communities that make Chicago a premier location to live, work and play.