Tim Shaker

When you choose Tim Shaker to represent you in your home sale or purchase, you can expect:


  • the staff, tools and partnership to deliver truly remarkable service

  • the most comprehensive online marketing strategy to expose your listing

  • a strict attention to detail throughout your entire transaction

  • trusted partners for your Title, Mortgage or Home Warranty needs

  • our Homebase platform, giving you access to your transaction online at anytime

Tim’s communication, client relations, negotiation and analysis skills are remarkable in themselves, but it is those talents in combination with his strong work ethic, honesty, integrity, and ability to work under pressure that sets him apart from his colleagues and earns the respect of his discerning clients. In addition, he utilizes the invaluable experience he gained during more than three decades as a broker in the securities industry to offer unrivaled expertise in market trend analysis, property valuation and pricing.

"Tim has always proven himself to be reliable in all he does. Whether it's filling orders on the trading floor or teaching a class. He brings that same focus to his real estate clients. You can depend on Tim." --Keith Sobbe, Millennium Trust Company

Tim is also available and responsive to his community’s needs. He has served on the Board of Chicago’s 100 Club, a highly respected non-profit organization assisting the families of fallen first responders, and has volunteered with Big Brother and Children’s Memorial Hospital. His community service also extends to his membership in the Wilmette Rotary Club.

Combining his dedication to community, respect for individuals and family, knowledge of the Chicago market, and comprehensive real estate and financial expertise, Tim delivers an unmatched level of service.

Specialties: Real Estate, Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate License, Real Estate Economics

Tim did a great job getting our house sold quickly.
"His marketing materials, competitive market analysis and knowledge of the Evanston market are top notch. If you want the best price and a solid marketing plan around it, Tim is experienced and thoughtful in selling and buying real estate. Also, he was extremely responsive which was a plus, always communicating with all parties and keeping everyone in the loop."

--Yvette, Evanston


Tim did a fantastic job all around!
"We were in the market to purchase a single family home and sell our condo. Tim did a fantastic job all around! He carefully listened to what we were looking for and delivered! Communication via text, email, telephone all outstanding throughout the process. We definitely recommend working with Tim! Very professional and knowledgeable working with his clients. Thank you, Tim!"

--Vicky and Selo, Glenview


I would absolutely recommend Tim Shaker...
"I am so fortunate to know Tim Shaker through an elite networking group on the North Shore. Tim has a very impressive background as a trader prior to his entry into the real estate business so he understands the financial impact of investing and homeowner's equity and properly insuring assets with a customized policy.

Tim's roots are in the North Shore area of Chicago but his representation is not limited to the North Shore exclusively. I would absolutely recommend Tim Shaker to all of my clients, friends and family. He is a seasoned, highly intelligent and passionate real estate agent who will bring tremendous insight and value for a successful sale and/or home purchase."

--Gabrielle Glass, Heil and Heil Insurance Agency


Tim flawlessly guided us through the whole process...
"Tim was really great! He helped me and my family to relocate to IL, rent a place first and then find and buy a beautiful house. If you are looking for an exceptional expert here in North Suburbs of Chicago - Tim is definitely the person to contact. He flawlessly guided us through the whole process of buying a house and was accessible to us anytime we wanted via phone/email/in person. Thank you Tim!"

-- leanid mokin


A personal touch to your housing search...
"Tim was wonderful. He showed me around a few neighborhoods and knew all the local knowledge about nearby parks and building histories. I would really recommend Tim if you wanted a personal touch to your housing search."

-- zuser20140508044547566


Tim was great...
"He helped me find a rental. I know he probably didn't make a lot of money from it, but he was professional and treated me as a high priority. When I look to purchase a home in the next year, I will definitely contact Tim."

--Jeff Oh