This is the second time I've worked with Lee, from Big Shoulders Realty, and I cannot possibly recommend him enough. From the early stages to the closing, Lee brings a level of expertise, commitment, and professionalism that is unmatched!
Carrie is wonderful… accommodating and pleasant…I wish they had a better system to collect the earnest money….!
I would highly recommend Lee Diamond from Big Shoulders Realty. He helped my husband and I both buy and sell a home this past year, where he was incredibly responsive, informative, and supportive through navigating the current marketplace. …
Carrie Weston was an absolute dream to work with! When I needed to sell my condo she was so responsive and went above and beyond to make sure the whole process went smoothly. When things went wrong with a photographer (there's always …
Carrie Weston at Big Shoulders navigated us thru the most important decision we have made together – buying our first property in Chicago. Her experience, professionalism and dedication to helping us find our dream building made us feel at …
We were referred to Carrie @ Big Shoulders and are so glad we chose to work with them! Carrie was always available to email, text or call with questions. And Lee from the Big Shoulders team even filled in when she was out of town to help us…
My partner and I did a quick search and found this real estate company less than a block away from our apartment. As clueless first time buyers with a limited budget, we had a lot of ridiculous questions and strange beliefs about real …
AWWWW! Thanks so much Vesna! You guys were super wonderful to work with and I am so glad you love your place! I hope you guys are staying healthy and happy too! All the best and thanks for the kind words! – Lee
We found Big Shoulders because their office was right across the street from us. They also happened to be the perfect choice of realtor.
We worked with Lee in buying a condo in 2019. It was a particularly dry period for available property…
We worked with Lee Diamond from Big Shoulders both in buying our home in Chicago and selling it 8 years later. Lee has a tremendous depth of real estate knowledge. He understood our unique interests for a 50s ranch style, original home, and…
Thanks so much Wendy! It was so great to work with clients with such a great sense of humor, style and more than a modicum of patience! I enjoyed working with you guys both times and getting to know you over the years and I and Chicago will miss you both!
JOHNNY WAS efficient and friendly!
Had a great experience working with Carrie Weston. She made the process simple and was always available. No request was too much and I felt like she really cared about us even though our listing was on the small end. I would recommend her …
Lee Diamond, of Big Shoulders Reality was referred to us through a colleague. We had been having issues trying to find the right home with a reality company that would take the time to understand us as first time home buyers. Lee was …
Carrie Weston went above and beyond while helping us find a home. Her knowledge and advice were invaluable through all steps of the process and she routinely navigated us away from potential missteps as well as made sure we didn't overlook…
Big Shoulders and Lee were very accommodating and easy to work with! We had two very positive buying experiences with Lee, and his knowledge and expertise regarding Chicago neighborhoods and the structure/details of homes was clear.
Thank you so much Kellen! It was really great working with you guys and it was nice to find you a place right in our neck of the woods! All the best to your family and have a great rest of your summer – Lee
Amy Grosenheider Spotts
We wouldn't have the home we live in today if it weren't for Lee Diamond of Big Shoulders Realty
. He was extremely helpful in guiding us to figuring out what was important to us in a new home and then helping us find it. Lee answered all …
Amy thank you! It was a genuine joy working with you guys and I sincerely appreciate your kind review. Thank you so much and I hope you guys are having a seriously fun summer. – Lee
My wife and I worked with Big Shoulders on the purchase of a two flat in 2014 and then again in 2017 on the purchase of a single family home, where my family and I now live. I can’t say enough how helpful, insightful, dependable, and …
Thank you so much Jason! It has been a great pleasure to be able to work with you guys on both occasions and we are so thankful for your business and your praise. You are very kind. Thanks very much and enjoy the remainder of this summer! – Lee
We've now used Lee Diamond at Big Shoulders Realty twice for a home purchase and I would (and have) 100% recommend him to anyone looking for a good realtor. Lee is fantastic and very knowledgeable in what he does and has a wide net of …
Lee and the team at Big Shoulders helped us find our house and we were very happy with the service we received. Lee was always honest and forthcoming with us and gave us very frank and helpful advice about the many different houses we saw. …
Thank you so much Kieran! I am so happy you are happy with your home and our service and thank you very much for the kind words. It was great working with you guys and enjoy your summer! All the best!
Carrie Weston is a dream! I had very specific things I was looking for and a not especially large budget. Carrie was so patient and worked with me for a year until I found my absolute dream place. I was a first time buyer and had a lot of …
Carrie was a patient and helpful agent and I am so happy I found her! I am on my third home and no other buyers agent I've used ever came close!
We had a great experience with Lee – easy to work with, honest and realistic about options and the process. No bull, went to bat for us when needed, and has recommended other service providers to help with our home after the purchase. Would…
Thank you so much Gavin! We definitely appreciate the review and it was a great experience for me to work with you guys. Thanks again and hope you guys are enjoying the summer.
2023 Update: my wife and I recently worked with Lee again and my review remains the same. Lee helped us navigate buying a new place and also selling our old place. He was always very realistic, attentive, and provided us invaluable guidance…
Thank you for the kind review Patrick! All the best and enjoy the rest of your summer!
We used Big Shoulders Realty when we bought our home, and when we sold it 10 years later. Our realtor, Lee, was awesome! He was very knowledgeable and attentive. What a great experience
Thank you Kevin! It is sincerely appreciated. I hope the family is doing great and that summer has been wonderful. Thank you again – Lee
Lee at Big Shoulders should be your one and only call when looking for a new home. His personal service and attention to detail made a process that my wife and I entered with great fear and stress as stress free as we could have hoped for. …
Thank you Ed! It was great working with you and I know it took a while, but I think you guys got a great house and I hope it has been a good time in it for you both. All the best! – Lee
Lee Diamond from Big Shoulders Realty has guided us through three moves in the Illinois area. You don't go back to any service provider, especially a realtor, three times unless he/she is nothing short of stellar. Moving is stressful, but …
Thanks David! It has been a true pleasure to work with you each and every time and I sincerely appreciate your vote of confidence! All the best to you guys and may you have many happy years together in your LATEST new home! – Lee Diamond
Outstanding agency run by outstanding people. Highly recommended!
Lee is the bomb! Go nowhere else if you’re interested in a super knowledgeable, smart-as-hell, straight-shooting realtor who always has your best interest in mind—not his commission. I’ve successfully bought and sold 4 places with Lee since…
Maureen, thank you so much! It has always been a wonderful experience working with you guys and I wish you guys the best in your new home and city! Thanks for the support – Lee Diamond
Working with Lee and Karen was absolutely amazing. They truly care about you and the house you are getting. I have been telling all my friends and family about Big Shoulders, even those who aren't planning on moving any time soon. You won't…
Alan – thank you very much! We had a great time working with you guys and we think that despite a few hurdles along the way, you ended up in a much better house than "the one that got away". All the best to you guys and may you have many wonderful years together in your new home...also...welcome to the neighborhood! – Lee Diamond