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Definitely Debra!

Debra Kruger is an award-winning real estate broker with Coldwell Banker Realty in Chicago and the North Shore. She has provided elite, professional customer service to home buyers and sellers since 2002. Debra serves Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Glencoe, Evanston, Highland Park, Highwood, Glenview, Northbrook, Deerfield, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Bannockburn, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods, Skokie and surrounding communities. She is consistently recognized by Coldwell Banker Realty for excellence in sales.

Debra specializes in residential property sales, matching buyers and sellers with the utmost of ease, with an in-depth knowledge of the Real Estate industry, neighborhoods and schools. Having an abundance of experience with new construction and luxury homes, land acquisitions, working with first-time buyers, downsizers, rentals, short sales foreclosures - every aspect of residential real estate, she is invaluable to her clients.

For home sellers, Debra creates a customized marketing plan which may include professional photography, glossy brochures, online ads and posts, television ads, direct mail, print ads, notifications to area agents, single property websites, broker's opens and traditional open houses and staging a home to appeal to the ideal buyer.

Debra Kruger ensures home buyers receive up-to-date market condition information, immediate notification of new listings, and exclusive knowledge of listings coming to market before they go online. When housing inventory is low and buyer interest is high, Debra has been able to help her clients succeed in multiple offer situations. Debra's negotiating skills have helped many clients purchase their dream home.

Possessing a professional work ethic with a strong commitment to excellence, ensuring seamless transactions and satisfied clients, some who have suggested her slogan be, "In Debra We Trust!"

Having lived in the North Shore since 1994, Debra knows the community is an excellent place to reside and would love to share with you her enthusiasm for the many neighborhoods that encompass it. Since Debra lived in Chicago's Gold Coast/Lincoln Park areas before moving to the North Shore, she has a keen sense of the real estate market, neighborhoods, schools, and all of the exciting elements of living in and around Chicago. After experiencing her own transition from 'City-to-Shore', she knows how to best help clients acclimate to their new community.

Debra is a full-time Realtor...working hard to make your real estate dreams a reality.

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Education and Designations

  • Member National Association of Realtors
  • Member North Shore Board of Realtors
  • Member Illinois Board of Realtors
  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
  • Member Council of Residential Specialists (CRS)
  • Luxury Property Specialist (LPS)
  • Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist


  • Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society for Sales Volume
  • Top 5% Nationally, Top 8% Internationally
  • International Sterling Society Award Winner: Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society - Represents the top 8% of all sales associates internationally qualified.