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Katie Davis Himmel is a licensed real estate broker serving Chicago and near suburbs.

With decades of combined real estate, design, and marketing expertise — Katie has one goal: to make your life easier.

Her strategy for buying and selling begins with actively listening and understanding your individual needs, helping define goals, needs, and wants — and being by your side through this journey with skill and care. She is a skillful negotiator, motivated self-starter, and exceptional manager who can help keep all parties on track for a smooth closing. 

Katie moved to Chicago from downstate Illinois to get her bachelor’s degree in design and fell in love with the city — the people, the architecture, the history, the grit. She cares greatly about our community, which is why she donates to local nonprofits as part of every real estate closing. 

She currently resides in Old Irving Park and has lived and loved all over the city. She is happy to call Chicago home along with her writer husband, boisterous toddler, and wild rescue pup. In her free time, she paints giant paintings, scratches her handy-woman itch in her new home, is a wannabe chef, and adds to her ever-growing spoon collection.​

Whether you are thinking of buying for the first time and need an expert hand to hold, need added design/planning help while searching or selling, or are in a unique situation that requires extra support and care through your journey — reach out to Katie today to get started!

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Client testimonials

Katie was absolutely awesome to work with for my condo search. She is professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure.

Katie worked EXTREMELY hard for my benefit and I appreciated input entirely. I was living out of state and she handled my transaction expertly. I would recommend her enthusiastically.


Katie was awesome!


She was so prompt, personable, responsive, trustworthy and supportive of our thoughts and ideas.


She never steered us wrong! Would HIGHLY recommend her for anyone looking for a broker!


Katie made the home buying process smooth and fun. She found beautiful homes for us. I would highly recommend her to anyone else who is looking for a new home.


We used Katie to help us find a great home in the suburbs, after living in Chicago for 20+ years.


Katie was knowledgeable about the process, kept in constant communication with us, and started with an approach that really helped us identify what was important to us and hone in on our search.


If you're looking for someone who can assist you through this process that can be very stressful, will give you honest advice and help keep you sane, Katie is the realtor for you!


Katie was great!


I was a VERY picky client and she helped me find a great place. Would recommend her to anyone!


Katie is a star! I was relocating from LA to Chicago and was looking for a clean and homey space for my family. I was introduced to Katie by a friend and was super impressed by her professionalism, punctuality, and patience. She took our specifications (we had many) and sent us listings every day. Even gave us a virtual tour of a couple of places! Moving from state to state is incredibly stressful but it was such a relief to have someone like Katie on our side. Couldn't recommend more.


Katie made the home buying process smooth and fun.


She found beautiful homes for us.


I would highly recommend her to anyone else who is looking for a new home.


Fantastic to work with! 

Thoughtful, thorough, and responsive.


When I started to get discouraged, Katie kept positive and continued to send me listings and schedule tours.


I ended up finding a wonderful condo and Katie was with me through the entire closing process. I can't recommend her more!