Kit Wilcox

    Kit Wilcox

    Real Estate Broker of CENTURY 21 Affiliated, Inc.,1994 - 2017
    Established the Kit Wilcox Team 2018
    St. Mary's Square Board member & Vice President, 1991 - 1999
    School Board, 1993 - 2001 (Secretary, Vice President - 2, President, 1999-2000)
    Tips Club, 1990 - present (President - 1994)
    City Planning Commission, 1990 - 1996
    Galesburg Area Tourism Council, 1991 - 1993
    Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 1994 - 1999
    Downtown Galesburg Business Association Board Member, 1991 - 1993
    Galesburg 2000 - Founder & board member, 1995 - 2001
    Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers - Founding member, 1996 - 1997
    Galesburg Board of Realtors - Member, 1994 - present (President - 2004)
    Galesburg Multiple Listing Service Committee Member, 1999 - present
    G.R.E.D.A. - Founding board member 2001-2010, Treasurer, Vice President, & President
    Knox Galesburg Symphony - Board member, 2001 - 2004
    Century 21 Regional Broker Council - Board member, 1994 - present
    Century 21 Regional Broker Council - Vice President, 2001 - 2002, President, 2002 - 2009
    Galesburg Cottage Hospital - Board member, January 2008 - present
    2007 Recipient of West Central Illinois Association of Realtors Annual Community Service Award
    2002 Recipient of the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Thomas B. Herring Community Service Award

    My Client Testimonials

    We have dealt with Kit Wilcox a lot over the past 3-4 years. First buying then selling our home. He has consistently gone the extra mile to make our experience positive. He has been patient, professional, and very helpful. From making recommendations to getting us in contact with local contractors, handymen, utility and professional people Kit has always been there. I'm sure it must be frustrating dealing with the demands of so many people but Kit never seemed "put out" or annoyed or inpatient. We could not be more satisfied than we are with Kit. He has our highest recommendation and eternal thanks. Don and Suzanne Beitzel ~ Don and Suzanne Beitzel
    Thank you for make our first home purchase a success! We felt at ease with our agents being there for us when we decided to put an offer up and at closing! Definitely made the process easier for us! Kori was amazing to work with! Made the buying process very easy for us! ~ Katie Wilson
    I found the whole process very smooth and streamlined. Service by Kit and his team was top notch. ~ Phil Fifield
    Excellent service and available to answer questions and to discuss things unknown to me. Thanks to Kori Jensen and to Century 21.. ~ Mary Linda Carter Bluffs, Ill 62621
    The whole process from beginning to end was professional and seamless, Kit sold the house in 4 days. I would recommend Kit and his team to anyone first class service!! ~ April Douglas
    Excellent service, in-depth knowledge of the area. Highly responsive and easy to work with, I would recommend Kit and his team to anyone looking to purchase a home in the Galesburg area. ~ Sara Wood
    Kit & his team did an excellent job. We had a great offer on our house the first week it was listed, we closed on it about a month later. The entire process couldn't have been easier. I highly recommend Kit & his team for all of your real estate needs!!! ~ Shasta S - Galesburg
    Kit was easy to work with and always clear in communication. House was well priced and moved quickly. ~ Debbie Wilson, Galesburg
    Hard working, knowledgable, smart and public-minded. ~ Martin Reichel Glesburg
    Kit Wilcox is fantastic at what he does, very polite and listens to what you want in getting the most from your house. He helps with ideas to capture the top dollar. I can not say in words how happy I was when he said the house is sold. He did everything that was expected and then some. I have worked with Kit before and he never let me down. Keep up the great work. ~ Bob and Carin Franey 1718 W. Losey St. Galesburg Ill 61401
    Kit Wilcox is a pro's pro. He provided excellent service in every way imaginable and was sensitive to and patient with the peculiarities of this particular listing. I can't say enough about how much I appreciated his assistance and valued his counsel. ~ Jeffrey Sandborg, Roanoke, VA
    Thank You Very Much Especially Making it so Easy Sincerely Tim and Pam Way ~ Tim &Pam Way Abingdon Illinois
    Great job Kori! Thanks for all of your help! ~ Jolene Moeller - Oak Run
    Kori Jensen is a very knowledgable, friendly, effective sales person. He is willing to get to the root cause of any problem and if he cant help you he will refer you to his wide range of resources. We highly recommend Kori. ~ Lindsy and Gary Adkins
    Kit has an excellent reputation in the area and I knew he could get the job done. The house sold in a matter of 4 days as they did an excellent job pre open house. Could not ask for a better experience as he assisted us while we were out of town owners. Kit even assisted after the close by depositing the check into our trust account. He went above and beyond expectations. ~ James H. Canada, Chesterfield, MO
    A true professional. Kit asked good questions to understand my interests, communicated clearly and timely throughout the process, helped me with needed referrals in the area, made thoughtful recommendations, and delivered a successful sale. I most highly recommend. ~ Laura, Galesburg
    Kit is truly the best of the best. We originally called Kit Wilcox based off of a recommended by my new employer. Although we were strangers to him originally, he never treated us that way. Right from the beginning he was attentive and patient. He listened to our needs and wants and guided us in the right direction. During the negotiation process, he advocated for us. We never doubted that he was looking out for our best interest. During the entire process, we developed such a trust and respect for Kit. We knew he was serving us, a new young family coming to Galesburg, in the best way possible. We are so thankful for his help during such a pivotal point in our lives! ~ Sarah Byrd, Galesburg
    Kori went above and beyond helping me thru the entire process. Was very pleased and will recommend him to anyone I know. ~ Kevin Keener Avon IL
    We had been looking for a house in the Knoxville school district for 2 years. We had only worked with Kori Jensen for a few weeks. He called us as sooner as something that he thought we would like came on the market. After viewing a few houses with him he found the perfect home for us. We were very pleased with Kori and his team. We would highly recommend him. ~ Hillary Mings, Knoxville, IL
    I appreciate everything Kori did for me. Seeing it's my first purchase in the area, he went above and beyond my expectations. He's a ROCK STAR! ~ Brad Bates, Avon, IL
    Buying this house was very difficult. Kit was very patient, but stuck up for our needs. He got a great on the house.I would recommend Kit Wilcox to my family and friends. ~ Wyman Whipple Dahinda, Illinois
    I have known Kit and his family for years, and I know sometimes people need to be cautious when mixing business with pleasure. As much as I appreciate Kit's friendship, his professional demeanor and overall concern for his customers comes through regardless of prior relationships. For that, I was very grateful to have worked with Kit, as well as Kori. ~ Kane Mastin, Peoria, IL
    Special thanks to Kori and Cassie for all the sale and sales preparation to close the sale of my house. There are alot of pertinent legal forms,etc. to prepare, and I appreciated the promptness and professionalism you both showed! Kit Wilcox was also very prompt in assessing the value of my home. I enjoyed the visit. Im glad I chose the Wilcox team! ~ Gloria Bewley-Avon
    My parents purchased their home through Kit Wilcox and had spoken very favorably of him, so when the time came to sell their estste, he was the logical choice. He and his team were extremely friendly, knowledgeable and professional throughout the entire sales process. They were always available to answer our questions and were speedy about getting back to us when we called or emailed. We would definitely recommend their services! ~ Terri Vanderjack, Downers Grove, Il
    My experience with Kit Wilcox was great. He is a true professional and had the expertise to handle all aspects of the transaction. Kit has a strong network of individuals, and was effective in marketing my property to them. ~ Adam Vitale, Galesburg, IL
    I think Kit Wilcox takes the entire experience very seriously. He is not only selling a home, he is selling a community. Kit was timely in his correspondence, friendly and efficient at all times. We would definitely recommend Kit to anyone who is looking to sell of buy a home. ~ Kathy Martin
    Kit helped us sell our mother's property, in Galesburg. We have no other family members, in the area. Kit was realistic about the selling price and gave a professional presentation. The house sold in four days, and we sold it for exactly what Kit said we would. We appreciated the expertise, as we wanted a quick sale. Which is exactly what we got! ~ Joan Henning Pinckney, Sycamore, Il 60178
    Kit has excellent reputation in area . I felt comfortable working with him. Kit as well as the local Century 21 agency was highly recommended by friends. Kit was very informative especially recommending what to do to make house more desirable to buyers. He was prompt in responding to any questions I had regarding the sale. HE was always accessible. All went very smoothly. He had a plan of action that went well. All went smoothly from preparation before putting house on market to the closing. No problems or hangups. ~ Steve Gore, Galesburg, Illinois
    Kit always provides impeccable service and is a pleasure to deal with! I've worked with him over the years and he has never steered me in the wrong direction. ~ Ryan, Galesburg
    Kit was recomended by close friends who had used him as an agent while selling their home. As my agent he was knowledgeable of area and the market. He was able to sell my home in a short amount of time. He is professional and curtious. I would highly recomend Kit as an agent. ~ Aileen Maggio. Champaign, Il
    I was selling the property of my parents due to both of their passing. Kit was very helpful and understanding of my needs in closing the estate. ~ Rick Johnson, Phoenix AZ
    Very nice man. Would use him again if the need occurred ~ Vicki Goff Galesburg, IL
    It was a wonderful experiance! He knows the market and sold it close to what he thought we could get! Thanks Kit for making this such a smooth process! ~ Cathy Stone Toledo, Ohio
    We picked Century 21 due to them being the listing agent. Kit was professional, accommodating and punctual. Great overall experience with Century 21 and support staff! ~ Terry Colwell - Lake Bracken
    We really enjoyed working with Kit Wilcox. Kit was very thorough during the home inspections and did a great job explaining to us all the steps to buying our new home. Kit was very professional, and easy to reach when we had questions. ~ Rickie & Sarah Jones, Galesburg
    Kit and his team were able to get our home in contract and sold in under two weeks; the market and time of year were not ideal for selling a home, but Kit was able to get it done. Kit is extremely personable and was able to empathetically understand the urgency of our particular situation. We utilized Kit to buy and sell our home, and would not hesitate to utilize his services again in the future. Kit's knowledge of the city and market give him an edge above the rest! ~ Kyla Matheny, Galesburg, Illinois: Now in Ohio.
    Kit did a good job in a bad market. ~ pm schwab Fontana, Wis
    Kit was so helpful, kind and professional during this process. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sale a home. ~ Syndi Johnson
    Kit always kept us informed on the marketing of our home. He was always positive and gave us good suggestions on what was needed to sell our home. Kit is a true professional and great knowledge of the Galesburg market. ~ Mike Doyle Galesburg
    My home sold in 2.5 weeks with no problems. Everything was handled very well and explained when needed. I would use Century 21 again ~ N. Able, Galesburg
    We have known Kit for many years. He has always been the ultimate professional. We had an excellent relationship with Kit and the staff at Century 21. We would recommend Kit to anyone looking to buy or sell a house. ~ Dennis Case Galesburg, IL
    I was with a different agency and had nothing but problems. When I switched to Kit things got a lot easier! Him and his staff did a great job and always kept me informed. ~ Kevin. Galesburg
    Kit is one of a kind, and a true professional! Our home was sold after only five days on the market! Kit helped us determine the best price to list the home. He was always available and went above and beyond his responsibilities as our realtor. The staff at Century 21 Tucker-Swanson were very pleasant. Kits's Assistant, Cassie, is very conscientious and efficient. She made things so easy for us. Most of the paperwork was done online. We would absolutely recommend Kit and his staff to anyone looking for the best realtor in the Galesburg area!, Thank you Kit. ~ Diane Lampe, LaSalle, IL
    Kit provided accurate and detail market analysis that was professional, understandable, and concise. He was knowledgeable and professional in his approach, and proposed a selling price that was aligned with market expectations. He displayed integrity by following up on his promises, making himself available, and provided quick response time. He was also very resourceful in getting a roofer to do work on our home to make minor repairs. I would highly recommend Kit to anyone seeking to sell their home in a timely and professional manner. ~ Cesar Suarez, Galesburg, IL
    Kit, You did exactly what we had discussed and were personable and professional at all times. Cassy was a big help also. I would recommend anyone to you and your staff. I was surprised at how fast the property sold and am pleased with the outcome. Thanks again, Jim and Kay (Anna) RichardS ~ Jim Richards Galesburg
    Kit, handled my property as if it were his own. He made sure that we had a successful outcome. ~ Deborah Harrison, Rock Island, IL
    Kit Wilcox was recommended by a friend who is active in the community and so knew a lot of local realtors. We live out of state, but we still have family and friends living in Galesburg. At the mention of Kit's name the responses was always the same- that he is a top realtor and nice guy with an excellent professional reputation. These are the qualities we were looking for in our realtor. Through the entire process of selling our brother's home, I felt that Kit Wilcox always placed our best interests first. ~ Susan Mills, Norton Shores, Michigan
    Kit was highly recommended from several friends. Truly appreciated Kit's local expertise and professionalism. The house sold quickly and all the details were handled well. We especially liked the frequent communication and ease of the sale. Kit is the best realtor we have dealt with in the sale of property. Our past experiences with other realtors have not been so positive. Great communication and prompt to return calls.... ~ Martha Christensen St. Pete Beach , FL
    Kit Wilcox and his associates were outstanding help in the sale of my mother's house. They went beyond my expectations. I was not in the local area and my mother was in a nursing home so the assistance I received could not have been better. They knew how to price the home, get it ready for open houses, took feedback from those open houses always keeping me aware of everything without me having to deal with any problems. He also knew people to call for maintenance issues like a broken sump pump and a tree that needed cutting down from a storm. Again, I would highly recommend this realtor and associates - very professional and helpful through the entire process of selling a house! ~ Camille Hufnagel, Metamora, IL (selling house in Knox Co.)
    It was a pleasure working with Kit Wilcox to handle the sale of an estate sale house in Galesburg. I was working from out of town so had to rely on Kit to determine what fixing up the house would need and would be worthwhile to maximize the sales proceeds net of fix up costs. Kit did a great job of identifying our market niche and price range target and locating and overseeing local contractors for us to do work needed for the house to show well. I found it helpful that he kept me apprised of scheduled showings by brokers and of the comments of prospective buyers that did not make offers. The pace of showings and comments of prospective buyers and their brokers confirmed that we had the house priced and presented right. When we got an offer he was very professional and knowledgeable in advising me on the counter offer and presented our position well so we got under contract at a price and terms we were happy with. Kit and his staff handled the escrow and closing very smoothly and efficiently, tracking down and obtaining all documentation needed for a successful closing. All in all, one of the smoothest real estate purchase or sale transactions I have experienced. ~ Robert Tomlin, Soquel, California
    Kit Wilcox did an excellent job of marketing our property. He had several open houses and spent a lot of time selling this property. Kit is very knowledgeable and professional in the real estate business. ~ Jim LaDuke
    Before we purchased we went through many open houses over the course of about 2 years. Kit was by far the most personable, patient and had the most knowledge. We could not be any happier with Kit. ~ Ken and Debby Ashby, Galesburg


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