After graduating from Western Illinois University with a degree in Finance I began my career in the insurance industry. When I returned to the work force in 1998 after taking time for my young family, I became a REALTOR, specializing in residential sales in Chicago's North and Northwest Side neighborhoods and the surrounding suburbs. I joined Century 21 McMullen in 2000 and became an award winning, multi-million dollar producer, having been awarded the prestigious Centurion award and Number 1 Quality Service award numerous times. When that agency was purchased by Coldwell Banker Residential Services in 2017, it ensured that the McMullen legacy of exceptional service will carry on for many years to come. Read more
Working with Mary Balcarcel was the best experience I have ever had with a realtor. She frankly did everything right and worked really hard. We are very pleased. I would strong recommend her to any prospective buyers and sellers.
-Dick Barton, Park Ridge, Il, Client
Mary Beth has extensive knowledge of the northwest side / suburban real estate market. (Reposted from Seller Survey)
-Rick Sherman, Park Ridge, Client
"She was just so amazing talking to and understanding our needs. From the second we met her she made us feel like she was going to be able to find us what we were looking for."
"Mary Beth Balcarcel has my highest recommendation to anyone looking for a real estate agent in the Chicagoland area. She put up with my multiple month long search for a condo in 2014; I ultimately got cold feet and didn't buy anything. In the years since, any time I wanted to see a potential home, Mary Beth would always take the time to show it, even if she knew my …
-Ken Hoffmann, Client
Mary Beth Balcarcel was great always calling, giving us feedback. The sale of the house went very smoothly thanks to Mary. Sales experience of Mary excellent, always willing to talk to us if any question and always giving great advice. (Reposted from Seller Survey)
-Marco & Janet Rodriguez, Client