Cathy Anderson

    Cathy Anderson

    YOUR HOME. YOUR VISION. MY PRIORITY.

    My Mission Statement: My commitment to my real estate clients is to ALWAYS communicate promptly and effectively, to understand your needs, to exceed your expectations, and to provide full time, competent and professional representation.

    My Background: I was recently honored to be named the "2020 Realtor of the Year" by the Quincy Association of Realtors! I also achieved the Century 21 Broughton Team award of "2020 Top Quincy Producer Sales Volume and Sides". I enjoyed being involved for many years in my Realtor community as a Quincy Association of Realtors board member, Treasurer, and chairman and member of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) committee. I've attained professional designations of Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®), Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) and Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®). I am most proud to be the consistent annual recipient of the highest Century 21 client satisfaction award, the Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award. Please view my client testimonials at www.realsatisfied.com/cathy-aleman. I attended Quincy University and graduated from Culver Stockton College. I currently volunteer in the Quincy community with Meals on Wheels, the American Red Cross and Horizons.

    Our Community: I really enjoy living and working in Quincy. It truly is the Gem City, with historic neighborhoods featuring stunning homes, gorgeous parks, a lovely riverfront, a vibrant arts presence, and a thriving downtown! Our beautiful community has a wonderful school system, numerous retail establishments both big and small, restaurants for every taste, and many other attractions.

    My passion is to help sellers market their homes and assist buyers in finding their dream homes - and to make those experiences pleasant, seamless and stress free. I have expertise with first time homebuyers, relocation, and downsizers as well as experience with FHA, VA and rural development buyers. If you're considering a change, contact me at 217.430.2433 to discuss your plans and how I can help. I look forward to assisting with your real estate needs!

    Cathy Anderson

    My Client Testimonials

    Especially from not being from the area, working with Cathy was extremely smooth and easy. Her connections for inspections, lenders, and house repair people really set me in the right direction for considering buying a house to gauge more or less how much extra work would be put in the house. She never made me feel pressured to go with a specific house and always asked how I felt about the house before giving her opinions on it. She really cared about making sure I found the right house for me, which was a total of a 3-5 month process from start to finish. She was very patient with me which I greatly appreciated! ~ David Ortega, Quincy IL
    Cathy Anderson was a pleasure to work with when we moved to Quincy, so we knew that we would chose her when we decided to sell our home. She was great, listened to our concerns, and recommended a great staging person to elevate our home. Thanks Cathy! ~ Chris Arter Gulf Breeze, Florida
    Cathy Anderson was honest and hardworking. She was very organized and focused. Stayed in contact with me during the whole process. She answered any questions that came up and made the whole process easy and stress free. ~ Bryan Lamborn Quincy
    Cathy was a great partner in this sale. It was quite challenging at times due to conditions outside of our control. She remained professional and determined to see it through to a successful conclusion. I would recommend Cathy to anyone in the area who is looking for a home or selling a home. Thank you! ~ Jena Schulz
    Cathy is wonderful to work with. She is highly knowledgeable and responsive to communication. Couldn't ask for a better realtor. ~ J. Matthew Ward, Quincy, IL
    Cathy was the listing agent on the home we bought 4 years ago. We met her at an open house for that property. She showed us 15-20 different properties during that time before we decided on the first one, and she was wonderful to work with throughout the whole process. When we decided to buy our second home, Cathy was the natural choice and knocked it out of the park again for us. Same for the sale of our first home. This was our first time as sellers, and Cathy guided us through the process and we accepted an offer on our house within 36 hours of the initial listing. Cathy will be our choice of realtor in Quincy for as long as she's available. ~ Jon Shumaker - Quincy, IL
    Cathy was absolutely incredible to work with. She went above and beyond to help us find our new home, and made sure that we found a safe place for our family. Bob was also instrumental in assisting us with finding our new home, by being available when Cathy was out of town. ~ Andy Trusley, Quincy IL
    Cathy is by far the best realtor I've ever done business with PERIOD!! The most caring. kindness, keeps you informed all the time. The most professional realtor ever dealt with. Thank you Cathy!! Absolutely Love Cathy the best realtor in this part of the state!! ~ Kevin Blewett Quincy Illinois
    Cathy Anderson was patient with us older folks and understanding of our timeline. I would recommend her to anyone. ~ Linda Quirk
    It was an absolute pleasure to work with Cathy. Her knowledge of the area and understanding our needs made it quite easy finding a home in Quincy ~ Joyce Burns, Quincy
    Cathy is very knowledgeable about sales in the area. She is very polite, professional and went above and beyond for us. She is easy to work with and was very prompt with phone calls and emails. I highly recommend her services!! ~ Amanda Adams, Quincy, IL
    I had a great experience working with Cathy previously. I knew we would be able to work well together again. The negotiations and sale were handled well. Cathy was very responsive to my questions and available. This was overall a very positive experience. ~ Chris A, Payson, IL
    Cathy was wonderful throughout the whole process of selling my home. Cathy is very genuine and professional. Being miles away she made the selling process seamless without any stress.. With her skills and knowledge along with her wonderful personality, I truly recommend her to every home seller or buyer! Cathy is a Blessing. ~ Terri Pratt
    very good ~ eddie woodworth
    We originally met Cathy in the Spring of 2017 by attending an open house for our first home. Cathy was the listing agent and was patient as we went through showings of at least 20 homes before coming back to the one where we met her. She was friendly and knowledgeable and made the experience as easy as possible. Choosing Cathy to be our agent for the purchase of our second home was a no-brainer and she made this one even easier than the first. We would highly recommend Cathy for anyone looking to buy or sell in the Quincy area. ~ The Shumakers, Quincy
    Cathy is friendly and communication is excellent! ~ Janice Kirgan
    Found Cathy easy to work with, she kept me informed of the process, even after initial introduction. Always had time to answer any questions, I had. If I were to buy or sell another property she would be the only one to call. ~ Sandra H Barry
    We worked with Cathy Anderson in the past and know how hard she works for her clients. Her knowledge of the local market is second to none. The online marketing campaign quickly generated a lot of interest and our house sold fast. She made the sale of our home extremely easy from start to finish. We highly recommend Cathy for any home buying or selling needs. ~ Mitch and Lili Coval, Quincy, IL
    Cathy made this process quick and painless. While things came up that were unexpected, Cathy did a fantastic job of keeping me informed and updated!! Cathy is very personable and shows you that your thoughts and concerns matter. ~ Paul Landsom, Quincy, IL
    Cathy Anderson was professional all the way through this transaction. She went beyond expectations, calling for info when needed from other sources. Everything went smoothly, she had my back the whole way. The best realtor I've ever worked with! Kind, non-judgmental, funny, and very honest. Very honest! ~ Doreen Hart Quincy, IL
    Cathy Anderson went above and beyond to help us. She listened and found us exactly what we wanted. My husband got sick through this journey and she became a confidant with what we were going through. I would highly recommend her to anyone. Not only as an agent, but as a friend. We couldn't have asked for anyone more suited for us. ~ David & Carol Dolbeare
    Cathy Anderson navigated us thru the details very smoothly and was always prompt with her feedback My wife and I talked together about it being a good experience because of her ~ Gene and Ann Soebbing, Quincy il.
    She was not only respectful of us as buyers, but she was considerate to the owners of the property she showed us. Always shut doors and turned off lights. Very professional!! ~ Terri Stutheit, Quincy, IL
    From our first conversation, Cathy listened carefully and understood the type of house I was looking for. As we visited homes, she quickly honed in on the precise details that were appealing to me and those that I found bothersome. Once I found "my" home, she was very helpful throughout the rest of the process. I strongly recommend Cathy Anderson for anyone looking to buy a home. ~ Liane Hetherington-Ward, Quincy, Illinois
    My husband and I were First Time Homebuyers and Cathy Anderson was the perfect choice for our first experience! Cathy put all of our nerves at ease every single step of the way! She was extremely professional, timely and an excellent communicator. I would recommend Cathy to anyone who is buying a home. Whenever we decide to move or buy another property we will be calling Cathy! She was the absolute best!! ~ Genevieve Bayer, Quincy IL
    Cathy Anderson was effective in all aspects of the sales effort visible to us, i.e., advertising/publicity, seller relations, business acumen, personal demeanor, interagency relations, etc. Although there were more days of effort expended than the four days of product visibility to the buying public, Cathy's coordination of that pre-public visibility effort and the CENTURY 21 Broughton team's able support are assumed to have been equally stellar, the positive end results speaking loads in this regard; the fact of there having been three good offers and an accepted offer within four days. Cathy communicates with a pleasant, pleasing personality and possesses a superior real estate knowledge base that serves her well in the real estate sales arena. We recommend her highly! ~ Rex & Julie Sandidge; Quincy, Illinois
    Cathy Anderson was always on top of letting me know what was going on, what was needed from me and was amazing with communication. ~ Amanda Feeney - Quincy, IL
    Cathy was great to work with!!!! Her communication was top notch .... anytime I had a question she responded right away. Very professional!!! ~ Amanda Feeney, Quincy, IL
    Cathy made a stressful situation of having to relocate in a short time period so easy. She was very helpful with everything and very polite. My wife and I can't thank her enough. We would absolutely use her services again. ~ Chris Arter, Quincy IL
    Cathy was wonderful to work with. She was very professional, and worked well with our quick timeline to find a house that would fit out families needs. I would recommend her to anyone looking to buy a home in the Quincy area. ~ Megan H.
    My husband and I purchased our second home. We just moved to the area and have USAA, who provided us a realtor. Cathy was a great fit for us! We were under contract less than 24 hours after meeting her. Everything from putting in our offer to the closing went very smooth. Cathy was very professional and I would definitely recommend her! ~ Brittany Smith
    Cathy was wonderful when it came to finding homes that fit what I described to her. Cathy kept in touch with me through the whole process. She was very kind, patient, and always made me feel important. Buying a house was a great experience for me, because of Cathy Anderson. If I ever need a realtor again, Cathy will be my first choice. She handles business in a timely fashion, always keeps her clients updated, and strives on making sure you are happy and get exactly what you want. I'm so happy to have a new home, but I will miss working with Cathy! She had more faith in me than I had in myself. I'm very grateful to have met/worked with Cathy! ~ Rachel Crose, Quincy
    By choosing Cathy Anderson and the Century 21 Broughton Team, the sale of my home at 1001 Klondike was incredibly easy for me. Bobette Cawthon, Kassidy Allen, and Cathy Anderson went to work for me. My home sold the same day it was listed - for my full asking price! What more could a seller ask for? The entire process was smooth and concise. Century 21 Broughton Team is made of true professionals! ~ David Goodwin, Quincy IL
    cathy was always professional and on top of things always got back immediately when texted or called and her experience and knowledge in the area was proven when the property sold within 2 weeks of putting on the market! cathy was and is a valuable part of the century 21 team! ~ Roger D Likes /Poa / Ray V Likes
    We loved working with Cathy. She was very attentive whenever we had a concern. She was adaptable with how she handled the sale of there was something we disagreed with or wanted to approach differently. We would highly recommend Cathy! ~ Tim Veihl & Joe Grenlund, Quincy IL
    Because of my job I wasnt able to schedule showings very far in advance but she was always helpful when I would call last minute for a showing. Cathy found us the perfect home in the perfect area and we couldnt be any happier. We would recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. ~ Raymond, Quincy
    Cathy Anderson was fantastic to work with. She takes the time to understand your expectations and will search to find exactly what you are looking for in your new home. Cathy was always easy to get ahold of and would be ready to answer any questions I had about the home buying process. I would highly recommend Cathy Anderson to any of my daily or friends. ~ Jordan Goodwin; Quincy IL
    Just within a few days my house was sold! This happened over a major holiday, as well. The listings for my home were up and running almost before you knew it. Very professional listing and very professional service. ~ Tony V, Quincy, IL
    Cathy sold our investment property quickly and made the process simple! We would definitely recommend her to anyone! ~ Kevin Young Quincy IL
    Cathy was very polite and understanding and was available even on her vacation for final prep of paper work to finish closing on our home! ~ Rosie Whitehead
    Cathy was great!! Very professional and kept me up to date everyday with proceedings and was a delight to work with - would definitely recommend her to others! The sale was not an easy one but her patience and persistence made it a lot easier!! ~ Mark Macanufo Apache Junction, AZ
    Cathy was excellent all around. She made my first home purchases SO easy. I had no idea what to expect and she's handled all of the little details so I could focus on the bigger picture and remain excited about my upcoming purchase. So thankful to have worked with her!! ~ Abby, Quincy, IL
    Cathy Anderson made the whole process of buying a Quincy home proceed with a smoothly, no hitches and no hiccups. She guided us through the offer, counter offers, inspections with competence. I had house purchases and closings before and this was our most stress free and the smoothest. Thank you, Cathy, for your help in this most important purchase. ~ Greg and Connie Weiher, Quincy
    Cathy Anderson's attention to detail was superb. Even though there were various circumstances that delayed our house purchase, Cathy never lost contact with us. She listened to our wants and needs and helped us find the most suitable home. We highly recommend her as a realtor due to her organization, positivity, and professionalism! ~ Stephanie Altgilbers, Mendon, Il
    Extremely professional and eager to help us find the right house. We worked with 2 other agents in her absence and they were a great extension of her services ~ Mike Connolly Quincy Illinois
    This was my first time selling a home,but i just thought Cathy Anderson was very profesional ,nolegible ,very nice ,just a good experiance all around ~ Doug Bandy
    Cathy worked tirelessly to sell our house because we had a bridge loan. Thanks to Cathy, we received an offer for the full asking price in under two months time. ~ Lyle and Jeri Sprinkle, Quincy, IL
    Cathy Anderson at Century 21 Broughton Team was absolutely wonderful to work with! Her attention to detail, knowledge and expertise, and professionalism are impeccable. She was there to help us along every step of the way during both the buying and selling process - she made things as stress free as possible! Cathy goes above and beyond for her clients and thus I would highly recommend Cathy Anderson to anyone looking to buy or sell a home! ~ Ryan and Kara Mote Quincy, IL
    Cathy works harder than any other realtor in the area. I feel like she is available 24/7 if we need her. Her customer service is hands down the best I've encountered. She goes the extra mile to make moving stress free and exciting. Cathy is so knowledgeable about the whole process and organized that we never worry about anything not being completed correctly or being given incorrect information. As busy as she is, she always makes us feel like we are her top priority. ~ Jeri Sprinkle, Quincy
    Cathy was personally recommended from a trusted friend; we knew after our first meeting with her that she was a competent, professional realtor. ~ Quincy, IL
    I have had nothing but a great experience working with Cathy on getting this house sold! I had a realtor before who was absolutely horrible! She's great! Already have recommended her ~ Mike Murphy, Quincy
    We have sold and bought several homes over the past few years, and worked with many agents and brokers. Cathy Anderson is the best in the business. Her attention to detail, patience, availability, and professionalism are second to none! ~ Ted and Amber Trueblood, Quincy
    Cathy Anderson was great to work with. Very professional and knowledgeable. She definitely helped us get an amazing house and I'd recommend her without hesitation. ~ Ali Johnson
    Cathy Anderson went above and beyond. She did a wonderful job. She was on time, helpful, friendly and just a wonderful person to be around. We are happy we bought a house through Cathy. We recommend her to everyone we hear looking for a new home. She helps you get the home that is best for you and fits your needs. ~ Aaron & Sara Coovert, Quincy, IL
    Life is busy, but with Cathy Aleman Anderson as our relator, buying and selling a home was effortless. Cathy was a phone call away and I always felt comfortable and at ease when contacting her for suggestions and/or advice on what to do in this process. She kept us updated on everything and was punctual in all her communications. Cathy made this the best home purchasing experience we have had! ~ Ron and Niki St. Hill, Quincy Il
    Cathy did a great job for us. We had originally listed with another realtor and was unsatisfied with the level of marketing and communications. Cathy came in and did a terrific job marketing the house and keeping us updated regularly. We are very satisfied and would recommend her to others in the Quincy area. Cathy Anderson was a pleasure to work with. We wish we had hired her 1st! ~ David and Eileen Salen
    Cathy was readily available to answer any questions we had, show us properties sometimes at a moment's notice due to our difficult schedule and she was always prompt. She made us aware of properties that might be of interest to us & was forthright in making observations about properties that we might not have been aware of. She has a very nice way of working with people so they feel they can trust her to help them find the right home for them & they do not feel pushed - something a lot of other salespeople do not understand well. Cathy's people skills and her nice personality make her easy to work with and she is someone you can feel comfortable doing business. We would be very happy to work with her again. ~ Dana Shanholtzer, Springfield, IL
    Kathy was friendly, eager to get us answers to our questions and provided us with information concerning the condo. She was thorough and thoughtful. Would recommend Cathy Aleman Anderson to anyone looking to purchase. ~ Judy and Paul Northrup Quincy, IL
    Cathy Aleman really knew the Quincy area. This was critical since we were moving from the Chicago metro area and knew nothing about the Quincy housing market. She was wonderful!! We could not have had a more knowledgeable and patient realtor. She is a true asset to your company. She communicated well with us and the buyer, even when the closing on our house in the Chicago area got delayed and complicated. She was in a dual relationship with us and the seller. When there were complications, she re-did the paperwork numerous times as aspects of the situation changed. She was very patient with us, and negotiated well with the sellers who were out of town. She always answered our questions, and if she did not know, she got answers from those who did. She recommended a lender, and we were very happy with the terms of our mortgage. She was a great spokesman for Quincy, and made us feel very welcome! ~ Marysue Mastey, Quincy, IL
    I interviewed two other brokers; thank goodness I chose Cathy Aleman! Cathy went above and beyond in recommending and coordinating services I needed since I have never lived in the area and was selling the house as the executor of an estate. The whole process was as quick and efficient as it possibly could have been, which was really important to me. She obviously did a great job in pricing the house since it sold very close to asking price. I feel her services were a very good value and it was a pleasure working with her! ~ Kathryn Godley, Altamont NY
    I could not be any happier with the service of Cathy Aleman and Century 21 Broughton Team. Cathy was very professional and knowledgeable. She went above and beyond in communication to me and friendliness to my family as well as showing us multiple properties in a very timely manner. I highly recommend her to anyone that is searching for a home. She definitely helped us purchase the Perfect home for our family. Thanks very much! ~ cheri welte quincy illinois
    I could not be any happier with the service of Cathy Aleman and Century 21 Broughton Team. Cathy was very professional and knowledgeable. She went above and beyond in communication to me and friendliness to my family as well as showing us multiple properties in a very timely manner. I highly recommend her to anyone that is searching for a home. She definitely helped us purchase the Perfect home for our family. Thanks very much!
    Cathy Aleman really knew the Quincy area. This was critical since we were moving from the Chicago metro area and knew nothing about the Quincy housing market. She was wonderful!! We could not have had a more knowledgeable and patient realtor. She is a true asset to your company. She communicated well with us and the buyer, even when the closing on our house in the Chicago area got delayed and complicated.She was in a dual relationship with us and the seller. When there were complications, she re-did the paperwork numerous times as aspects of the situation changed. She was very patient with us, and negotiated well with the sellers who were out of town.She always answered our questions, and if she did not know, she got answers from those who did. She recommended a lender, and we were very happy with the terms of our mortgage. She was a great spokesman for Quincy, and made us feel very welcome!
    Randy Stocker Financial Professional at Prudential Cathy has helped me buy/sell four houses in last two years. I highly recommend you consider working with Cathy on your real estate needs. Randy Stocker
    Parthenia (Parky) Gordon IT Computer Support Specialist I was extremely pleased with Cathy Aleman when we were looking for a house. I know that I probably was her worse case with determining the right home for us. Yet Cathy took every effort in working with us. She knew how to please us with the home of our dreams. I definitely would recommend Cathy when finding a home. Cathy was there for us even after buying the home to make sure we didn't have any problems and were pleased with everything. I give Cathy 5 stars. August 7, 2015, Parthenia (Parky) was Cathy's client

    Awards

      My Experience

      • Realtor with Century 21 Broughton Team since 2011. Administrative assistant with Scholz, Loos, Palmer, Siebers & Duesterhaus Law Firm 1996-2011. Pension benefits administrator with Hicks Pension Services 1990-1996.

      My Credentials and Memberships

      • 2020 "Realtor of the Year" - Quincy Association of Realtors
      • Century 21 Broughton Team, Quincy- Jan. 2021 Top Sales Agent
      • Quincy Association of Realtors Board of Directors 2015-2020; Treasurer 2019-2020; MLS Committee 2013-2020; Chairman 2017-2018; Professional Standards Committee 2014-2016.
      • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation- since 2014 .
      • Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) designation- since 2015
      • Illinois Association of Realtors - Senior Advisory Group Committee 2015-2016.
      • Member - American Business Women's Association.
      • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation - since 2018.

      My Community Involvement

      • Volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels since 2011.
      • Weekly craft class instructor at Bickford Assisted Living Cottage 2011 - 2016.
      • YMCA Board of Directors 2012 - 2015. Program and Membership Committee chairman and member 2012 - 2016.
      • YMCA Annual Campaign volunteer 2012 - 2014.
      • Quincy Humane Society volunteer since 2017.
      • Horizons Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry volunteer since 2021.

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