Linette Thompson

2014 Top Producer, Awarded by the Chicago Association of Realtors


If you are looking for a successful real estate broker that has stood the test of time and delivered outstanding results for her clients, read on. Linette’s real estate career spans over two decades and multiple geographies. Because of her in-depth real estate knowledge, she was recruited as one of Chicago’s Real Estate Experts and can be heard regularly on the “Home Sweet Home Chicago” show on WLS AM 890.

A Chicago native, Linette's real estate career began in Southern California and after a successful career, she returned "home" to Chicago. Linette has successfully handled all of the essentials for her clients and navigated the nuances of buying and selling, implemented strategies for investment-property purchases, worked with executors of estates, negotiated and managed the complex contract process from start to finish in order to achieve countless successful "closings." Her real estate career has witnessed four boom markets and three recessions. She has the experience to guide her clients through quickly changing markets and ensure a positive result.

Whether you are a first-time buyer, a seasoned seller or buyer, someone relocating to Chicago, a client looking to make a sound investment, or an executor of an estate, Linette will be an advocate for you and a trusted advisor throughout the process ensuring you achieve your real estate goals. For some great examples of Linette's performance for her clients, go to

Linette holds a BA from the University of Iowa and is also fluent in Spanish. She is the recipient of over 42 professional and personal awards.

Linette's passion for real estate and commitment to delivering superior results is reflected in her continuing education and affiliations in her field:

  • Chicago Radio Real Estate Market Expert on The Wind, AM, Sweet Home Chicago, WLS and This Mighty House, AM
  • Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR)
  • Graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI)
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
  • Home Staging Expert
  • Certified Feng Shui Specialist


Linette's personal real estate portfolio includes several investment properties and a home on the North side of Chicago which she shares with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys reading Spanish literature, traveling and spending time with her extended family.


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