Ivonne knows the negotiation process from start to finish from hands-on experience. She is a local expert with hundreds of sales closed successfully. Ivonne has the best team behind her to provide you with the top service in the industry and her reviews and testimonials from her past clients can attest to that. In 2021, Ivonne was named to the “20 under 40” list of the Mainstreet Association of Realtors as well as inducted to the MARQUIS'S WHO'S WHO in America for her exceptional leadership as a Woman in business. Other recent accolades include being the youngest president of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) in 2020. As the youngest and only the second woman to be installed into this lead-role position, Ivonne keeps breaking barriers for all young entrepreneurs in the Real Estate industry. For her team’s volume, she was inducted into RE/MAX’s 2021 Titan Club award, and for five consecutive years NAHREP has ranked her team one of the top 50 Latino teams in America as well as being named for 5 consecutive years by Chicago Agent Magazine's -Who's Who in the Chicagoland area.
In 2021 Ivonne also acquired her second Re/Max Franchise which is to open its doors come this fall in Elgin, IL. In 2019 She was named as a 1% agent in the nation by Real Trends, Top 20 Teams in the Nation by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and was inducted to the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. In 2018 She was also inducted in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame in only four short years of her career. In 2017, Ivonne stepped up and challenged herself by becoming the co-owner of RE/MAX American Dream, located in Round Lake Beach, making her one of the youngest owners in the region. Ivonne Payes is your local, one-stop realty expert for all of your buying and selling needs. and specializes in first-time buyers, sellers, luxury, and distressed properties, and has over 15 years of experience in short-sale negotiations.