Elaine has specialized in residential real estate on the Chicago North Shore since 1990. A true professional, she has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer. In 2004, Berkshire Hathaway recognized her abilities naming her Assistant Broker Manager of both offices in Glenview. Two years later, she was appointed Branch Executive of The Glen Office in Glenview. In May 2009, She was made Agent Development Manager for eight Berkshire Hathaway offices on the Chicago North Shore. In 2012, Elaine went back to what she loves best, working with clients.
Her entire career is replete with advance education courses increasing her expertise in support of her clients’ real estate needs. Prominent among her accomplishments are the CRS (Council of Residential Specialists), GRI (Graduated Power Agent-Darryl Davis Seminars), SFR (Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certification) and Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker license on her list of designations.
Over the years, Elaine has served as Director of the Charlemagne Homeowners Association and currently is serving as its Secretary; she has been a Trustee on her church board; is a member of the Glenview Chamber of Commerce; a past Director on the North Shore Barrington Association of Realtors; is a past member of the Women’s Council of Realtors; and has served most recently volunteering for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago’s Foundation in the company’s Week of Kindness.
Elaine and her husband are empty nesters living in Northbrook and have three sons and two daughters residing with their families nearby. While Elaine loves real estate, she also enjoys golfing, walking, counted cross stitching, knitting, cooking, and sitting her grand children.
A Testimonial For Elaine Bykerk Glidden:
“We had the pleasure and good fortune to have Elaine as our Realtor when we sold our Chicago condominium. We sold in record time and she negotiated a very fair price for us. I have no hesitation in recommending Elaine. She is a gracious lady!”
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Desirable Charlemagne 4 bedroom brick ranch. large welcoming foyer. Living room features a vaulted ceiling and a wall of windows. Family room with gas fireplace surrounded with bookcases. Kitchen is bright with large breakfast area. The formal dining room nearby. There is a first floor mud room with a washer and dryer. Four bedrooms with double closets and master with private bath and walk-in closet. Hardwood floors in three bedrooms and family room. large carpeted rec room in basement plus a storage area. Large deck, newly refinished. Roof less than 2 years, newer windows, some new lighting fixtures, and fresh paint. Attractive circular driveway lined with paver bricks. Walk to nearby elementary school.