Kim Boente is a Broker/Realtor® for United Country Real Estate | Land & Home Sales and Auction. A native of Carlinville, IL, Kim has been married to her husband, Mark, for 31 years. She has 3 children, Chelsea, Dane and Bryce, and is a proud grandma to Bode and Maelyn. Kim is also an active member of SS Mary & Joseph Church in Carlinville.
Kim began her real estate career in March of 2012. Also, she has worked at Hanson Professional Services in Springfield, IL for the past 24 years where she is currently a land acquisition specialist. Kim gives 110% to her real estate career and always tries to accommodate her buyers and sellers. She works evenings and weekends to take care of all of her clients’ needs and also works very closely with lenders to find the perfect fit for her buyers which helps transactions go smoothly.
In a recent newsletter from the National Association of REALTOR®, there was an article that stated “Your relationship with your real estate agent is the foundation of the home-buying process. (And your agent = your rock.) He or she is the first expert you’ll meet on your journey, and the one you’ll rely on most.” Kim truly takes this to heart and tries to be the agent that buyers, as well as sellers, are looking for. Her main focus is always the needs and wants of her buyers and doing things efficiently and effectively for her sellers.
Give Kim a call today for all of your residential needs at (217) 473-5714.
Gary Dilley, your west-central Illinois real estate contact.
Gary is a lifelong resident of central Illinois and currently resides in Carlinville. Carlinville is the county seat of Macoupin County and is the perfect hub as Gary reaches into the surrounding counties to help his clients. Gary has a management background in banking, mortgage lending, commercial real estate management, bookkeeping and customer service.
Real estate transactions continue to become more and more confusing as technology continues to touch them with ever greater frequency. It can be very intimidating to the person selling or buying a home with little or no experience in these transactions. Gary’s hands on experience navigating this field over the years makes him the go to guy to make sure the transaction is consummated in a seamless manner. A true detail-oriented customer service specialist, Gary reviews every piece of paper that is included in the transaction to ensure that all parties are taken care of in a professional and honest manner.
Managing and negotiating the purchase or sale of commercial real estate has its own set of unique problems. Gary has over 10 years experience working for one of the metro east’s most successful residential and commercial real estate developers. This experience allows Gary to bring insight to any transaction that many other brokers do not have. Experience in negotiating purchases, sales, and leases gives Gary an extremely well-rounded view of the entire world of central Illinois real estate.
Gary is an intelligent, intuitive professional who gets quantitative as well as qualitative results for his clients. Some of the property types that Gary specializes in are farms, country homes, homes in town, lakefront properties, recreational properties and commercial properties. If you are interested in listing or buying one of these property types, give Gary a call today!
Michele has been a lifelong resident of central Illinois. She and her husband live in a lake community in Macoupin County where she is involved in association activities and is familiar with lake real estate and management.
Michele also has strong ties to Carlinville where they own a business. Carlinville is a charming small town and the seat of Macoupin County that boasts a historic downtown, Blackburn College and a beautiful courthouse.
Michele will use her knowledge of the local market and latest internet marketing tools along with social media to expose property to its widest range. Michele applies sincerity and integrity to each client relationship and looks forward to working with you.
*Listing agent, Buyers agent, Lake property specialist.
Pat Wills is a Broker/Realtor® for United Country Real Estate | Land & Home Sales and Auction. He is a lifelong resident of Carlinville, where he resides with his wife, Kate, two children, Claire and Max. While he is a resident of Carlinville and loves his hometown, he is very familiar with all areas in Macoupin and surrounding counties and looks forward to serving clients in many different locations.
He has served his community for over 17 years as a city police officer. He is currently Carlinville School District’s School Resource Officer, a position which he helped to develop after it was unfilled for many years. Pat’s law enforcement and school experience has strengthened his ability to effectively communicate, cultivate relationships, and build trust among all people with whom he associates.
His interest in real estate began with an investment in his own rental property. He knows the value of finding just the right property, whether clients are seeking a first home, a dream retirement residence, land for purchase, or commercial realty. Pat’s knowledge of the local market, along with his up-to-date training in real estate transactions will ensure that each of his clients receives the most seamless experience possible. He works nights and weekends to accommodate busy schedules. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, and regardless of your experience with the often challenging and ever changing world of real estate, give Pat a call. He will devote his time and energy to truly understanding your wants and needs, and answer any questions you may have about your particular transaction.
Contact Pat at 217-556-1285 for all your Real Estate Needs!
Owner - Managing Broker - Auctioneer - Business Broker
Owner - Managing Broker - Auctioneer - Business Broker
Your Farmland and Hunting Property Specialist Throughout Illinois
Brad Graham is an owner, managing broker and auctioneer for United Country Real Estate | Land & Home Sales and Auction. Brad specializes in farmland, recreational/hunting property, commercial, and business sales throughout Illinois.
Brad grew up in Carlinville in rural Macoupin County Illinois on the family farm. He has grown up around farming and hunting his entire life which has given him the insight of what to look for on each unique farm and hunting property. Brad truly loves his community and he serves as the Vice President of the Macoupin County Fair Board, a committee member of the Ducks Unlimited Carlinville chapter, and a committee member of Whitetails Unlimited.
Brad has been selling real estate throughout Illinois for several years. He has completed multiple comprehensive courses that focus on advertising and marketing properties from a local level to a national level. Brad has also been working on advertising larger properties worldwide through the United Country’s corporate office.
Throughout the years, and with the help of others, Brad has established a comprehensive buyer list that are looking for properties from 10 acres to well over 1,000 acres all over central Illinois. Brad prides himself in making sure he knows everything there is the know about each property that he is involved in. He has familiarized himself with 1031 exchanges and programs offered through the USDA and NRCS offices to maximize and utilize all the property has to offer.
Whether you are an experienced investor looking to obtain a targeted ROI, an avid outdoorsman, or a farmer looking to expand your operation, Brad Graham has the ability to find the perfect property to fit all of your needs.