New Trier Area Experts - Caponi and Karabas Team

Janet Karabas
Janet's comprehensive knowledge of current market conditions and her excellent negotiation skills give her clients a distinct advantage.
Janet Karabas is a top Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage realtor in Winnetka, Illinois. She has been involved in the Real Estate markets for over twenty years serving as a Broker associate, mortgage broker and property manager. Working out of the Winnetka South Coldwell Banker office, she currently serves clients throughout the entire North Shore – Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Highland Park , Glenview and Evanston. Janet’s experience in real estate includes lending, appraisals, property management and selling. Living in the North Shore for the past 13 years, she is an expert in the school systems, neighborhoods, amenities and can assist you in finding your next home or selling your current home. She has been dedicated to providing clients with the up-to-date real estate information they need in order to make well informed decisions. Her business has continually grown thanks to the unprecedented number of referrals. She is passionate about the client service experience and puts her clients at ease throughout the entire buying or selling process.

Personal Background - Janet lived for many years in Chicago’s Gold Coast prior to moving to the North Shore where she has been a resident for the past 13 years. She currently lives in Winnetka with her husband of 22 years and their three children (ages 15, 12 and 8). Janet and her family are active in many of the park district and community programs in both Wilmette and Winnetka including gymnastics, tennis, dance, baseball and basketball. She loves to walk the lakefront, go to the theatre and enjoys cooking and entertaining with friends and family. She is an active volunteer on numerous committees at her children’s Winnetka Schools. Currently, she serves on the Board of the Winnetka Public Schools Foundation and is involved with the Greeley School PTO. Her personal knowledge and experience with the Winnetka schools – Greeley, Skokie, Washburne and New Trier high School as well as Winnetka Park District and community events on the North Shore has proven to be invaluable to her clients.

Commitment - Janet is devoted to her work and holds personal growth and self improvement as being paramount. This gives Janet a fresh, open perspective of herself as well as of her clients. Her clients describe her as honest, dedicated, determined, hard working, motivated, efficient, and extremely attentive to every detail. Having embraced “technology” she employs the latest tools to keep her on top of a constantly evolving real estate market. Janet feels that every real estate transaction is a unique learning experience and recognizes that it is the single most important purchase or sale that her clients will be a part of. Her comprehensive knowledge of the current market conditions and her excellent negotiation skills put her clients at a distinct advantage. Her vast experience has exposed her to the various difficulties that can arise during the process and her proactive approach anticipates and eliminates the common problems that can sometimes delay the closing.

• University of Illinois Chicago
• Classes, Workshops, and Seminars in continuing education for Real Estate to keep current and updated for professional growth
• While living in the city's Gold Coast she spent five years selling real estate for Coldwell Banker in the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, South Loop, Bucktown, Wrigleyville and Lakeview areas.
Caponi & Karabas Team
Caponi & Karabas Team
312.771.7745 and 847.331.2051
Jiji Caponi
Janet Karabas

"You have really set the bar high for other real estate agents. We are very grateful for the great job you did [selling our] Evanston house."
Jennifer A.

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