awards & credentials

With a proven track record of success, Laurie Gross is a stand out Realtor on Chicago’s North Shore. In addition to Glencoe, she also serves: Wilmette, Winnetka, Highland Park, Evanston, Kenilworth, Northbrook, Deerfield and Lake Forest.

ASP - Accredited Staging Professional
Accredited ASP Stagers and ASP Real Estate Agents are true professionals trained under strict guidelines using proven staging techniques developed for over 30 years. When you bring your home on the market and prepare your house for sale always hire an ASP because they are the true leaders in the home staging and real estate industries.
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
CRS is the highest designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. The CRS Designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. Less than 4% of all realtors hold the CRS designation. Since 1977, the Council of Residential Specialists has offered in-depth training on negotiating and closing smoother transactions, working in the buyers' and sellers' best interest and building a referral business.
ABR - Accredited Buyer's Representative
The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
e-PRO is a new training program to certify real estate agents and brokers as Internet Professionals. An e-PRO has received extensive training in email communication and marketing practices, internet marketing strategies and practices, and creating and maintaining a Technology Plan of Action. e-PRO is the only certification program of its kind recognized nationwide and endorsed by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR).
Certified Relocation Specialist
This two-year certificate is part of the Certified Agent Advantage program, a professional standard available exclusively to members of the Cartus Principal Broker Network. Cartus requires qualified Network agents to become certified as relocation experts by participating in one or more Certified Agent Advantage courses, passing a written exam upon completion, and undergoing a comprehensive background check. The course covers issues surrounding the purchase of a destination house, as well as the most effective techniques for helping clients research communities, locate their new home, and settle into their new area anywhere in the United States.
Sales Awards
2016 - International Diamond Society
2015 - International Diamond Society
2014 - International Diamond Society
2013 - International Diamond Society
2012 - International Presidents Circle (top 2%)
2011 - International Diamond Society
2010 - Top 2% company, nationwide
2008 - International Diamond Society (top 4%)
2008 - Third Highest Closed Volume
2007 - International Presidents Circle (top 2%)
2007 - Outstanding Production, #1 in Glencoe Sales
2007 - Third Highest Closed Volume
2006 - Greatest Percentage Increase in Sale (79%)
2006 - International Diamond Society